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TIP SHEET   Week of Aug. 25, 2003
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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Gears Up for Academic Year
It will be a busy week at UW-Eau Claire as faculty, staff and students return to campus for the new academic year. Here are some highlights of events this week:

Tuesday, Aug. 26

Thursday, Aug. 28

Story Idea
This year’s new freshman class of nearly 1,900 students is the smallest in more than a decade, but also the highest quality (measured by average ACT score and high school rank in class) in UW-Eau Claire history. Contact Kris Anderson at or 836-5415.

Photo Opportunity
CUBEfest (Creating the Ultimate Blugold Experience), 10 days of events to welcome and integrate first-year students to the academic community begins Friday, August 29 at 5:30 p.m. with a picnic in the backyard of Towers Residence Hall. Other activities include special entertainers and concerts, dances, films, fitness activities, athletics events and in-hall activities. Contact Jodi Thesing-Ritter at 836-3630.

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Updated: August 25, 2003