Regents reaffirm Confluence Project support, request Towers renovation funding
The regents' capital budget request resolution reaffirmed the board's support for the Confluence Project and directed UW System President Ray Cross to work with the state Department of Administration to implement the project. > Full story.
Surplus Store diverts 250 tons of campus items from landfill
Every other Thursday university trash becomes public treasure at UW-Eau Claire’s Surplus Store. > Full story.
Dr. Abraham Nahm receives Chuck Tomkovick teaching award
The award is named for Dr. Charles Tomkovick, a UW-Eau Claire marketing professor who passed away from cancer in July 2013. Recipients of the teaching award must demonstrate a passion for teaching, connection to alumni and a commitment to servant leadership. > Full story.
Grants support faculty-student research of polymeric materials
Current applications of polymers include adhesives, coatings, foams, packaging materials, textile and industrial fibers, composites, electronic devices, biomedical devices, and optical devices. > Full story.
Alumni land gift to be site of major events center
The approximately $10 million in land and money for a multipurpose events center that would accommodate at least 7,500 people and replace Zorn Arena as UW-Eau Claire's largest events venue. > Full story.
Faculty and staff members recognized for excellence
Seven University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire faculty and staff members were recognized for excellence during the university's academic year opening meeting. > Full story.
Alumni spotlightJournalism graduate Katie Bast has been awarded the Dow Jones News Fund internship at the Sacramento Bee. > Full story.
A sculpture created by Catelyn Mailloux and Pheng Vang has been installed in Centennial Hall. > Full story.