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Garfield Avenue project affects travel on lower campus.

The project is expected to be completed in fall 2018, and the footbridge will be closed from late May to late August in both 2017 and 2018.

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  • Ryan Shaefer, Heidi Hietpas and 60-plus Blugold family and friends at their August 2016 wedding.
    Couple celebrates wedding surrounded by Blugold family
    Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016

    Heidi Hietpas and Ryan Schaefer’s families gathered with them last summer to celebrate their wedding, adding even more love to an already joyful day. So having 60-plus members of their beloved Blugold family at their August celebration was the icing on the cake for the college sweethearts who now are newlyweds.

  • Alyssa Walker
    Recent medical school graduate gives UW-Eau Claire high marks
    Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016

    Alyssa Walker, a 2012 UW-Eau Claire biology graduate who received her medical degree this past May, credits UW-Eau Claire for preparing her for the rigors of medical school.

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    Students from diverse backgrounds dive into research at UW-Eau Claire thanks to NSF grant
    Tuesday, July 26, 2016

    Thanks to a $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation under the Research Experiences for Undergraduates program, eight students are getting the chance this summer to work on research projects in the areas of biophysical/biochemistry, physical chemistry, materials science and biology at UW-Eau Claire.

  • Mother, son to share the stage during May 21 commencement
    Wednesday, May 18, 2016

    Few people have seen as many Blugolds walk across the stage during graduation as Rachel Kohn. For nearly three decades, she’s been the interpreter for the deaf at every UW-Eau Claire commencement. The spring ceremony will be extra special — Rachel’s son, Christopher Kohn, will be among the graduates.

  • Lara Steinike
    immersed in language AND inspired by science
    Tuesday, April 19, 2016

    As one of UW-Eau Claire’s newest Fulbright Scholars, Lara Steinike will spend a year in Germany as an English teaching assistant. Lara studied abroad in Germany as an undergraduate.

  • Blugold Nathaniel Behnke (in blue) during a wrestling match
    Wrestling champ looks forward to career in law enforcement
    Monday, Feb. 22, 2016

    This fall, Nathaniel Behnke became UW-Eau Claire’s all-time wins leader, capping a successful collegiate wrestling career. The biology major now is looking forward to what he hopes will be an equally successful career in law enforcement.

  • Raymond Hatzenbeller
    climbing mountains AND changing lives
    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

    Through his passions for both medicine and adventure, UW-Eau Claire’s Raymond Hatzenbeller is climbing mountains AND changing lives … and that’s pretty powerful!

  • Lucy Ramquist during cross country race
    Excelling on the track and in the classroom
    Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015

    Lucy Ramquist was named the 2015 WIAC Women's Cross Country Athlete of the Year this fall — the first Blugold ever to receive the honor. While her success as an athlete is impressive, so too is her success as a student.

  • Dr. Derek Gingerich, Kari Carothers, Luke Helminiak
    Grad finds dream job in Mayo lab
    Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

    What do Blugolds get from working with professors on meaningful research? A dream job, says one recent UW-Eau Claire graduate.

  • Career Conference
    Advice for the Fall Career Conference
    Friday, Sept. 18, 2015

    The Fall Career Conference is on Sept. 24 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Davies Center. Over 140 companies are looking to recruit Blugolds! Here is some advice on how to look and act like a pro at the career conference.

  • Death Valley
    Biology students practice conservation on a global scale
    Monday, Aug. 17, 2015

    Two senior biology majors have pursued extraordinary opportunities doing national and international undergraduate research through the biology department.

  • Gavin Sunde (left) and Dr. Derek Gingerich (right) extract plant proteins to analyze response to red wavelength light.
    Update on plant light response research supported by NSF funding
    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    Dr. Derek Gingerich and senior microbiology major Kevin Mayer continue a National Science Foundation-supported research project on plant light response. Their findings could help guide future crop breeding and development.

  • UWEC Biology students in field
    Teaming up to take on invasive species
    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    The Beaver Creek Reserve and Blugold biology majors are once again proving to be a perfect match. Allison Ban-Herr is a member of this dream team, which is taking on invasive plant species found in north-central Wisconsin.

  • Utah Canyon group
    Biology students explore, help protect future of Utah watershed
    Monday, June 29, 2015

    Biology students immerse themselves in the rugged beauty of southern Utah’s canyon country and do their part in efforts to protect the future of the region’s Escalante River.

  • tick field study
    Biology researchers publish study on deer ticks
    Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Dr. Lloyd Turtinen and student researchers publish a three-year study on deer ticks and the prevalence of the causative agent of Lyme disease.

  • Recent UW-Eau Claire biology graduates Jared Metropulos, left, and Brandon Stradel have been accepted to the inaugural class of the Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
    Blazing a medical trail
    Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Two recent UW-Eau Claire biology graduates are members of the inaugural class of the Medical College of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

  • Dr. Julie Anderson and Kelsey Stuttgen
    Biology student to strive for 'Excellence' at Johns Hopkins
    Thursday, April 9, 2015

    Kelsey Stuttgen is about to take her passion for biology across the country as she attends Johns Hopkins University to study human genetics. Not only did Kelsey work really hard, she also took full advantage of the unique opportunities at UW-Eau Claire.

  • UWEC Biology professor and student doing research
    Biology research
    Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015

    Many student-faculty research projects are published. Read about that research here!

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