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College of Arts + Sciences

Alumni + Community

Building community connections 

Through research and education, the College of Arts and Sciences helps build a stronger regional economy and community. We offer diverse opportunities for faculty and students to engage with the community and bring people together to enhance social, cultural and economic opportunities for individuals and businesses. From politics to economics, we work to build lasting relationships between the university and area businesses as well as regional public officials and non-profit agencies.

Tracking trends in the local economy

The Chippewa Valley Center for Economic Research and Development (CVCERD) provides local/regional economic data as well as research and analysis as a service to the community. Our mission is to help foster economic development in the region.

Learn more about CVCERD

Analyzing our local economy

The Political Research Institute (PRI) is a non-partisan organization dedicated to connecting local governments, nonprofit organizations, and other groups to experts in political science and law to assist with finding and analyzing data.

Connect with PRI

Bringing science to you

At UW-Eau Claire, science is more than just courses and labs for college students. Many of our faculty offer special science outreach programs to introduce children of all ages to the marvels of science. Programs can come to you or be done on campus.

See science outreach options

Help build a stronger university

Contribute to the growth and progress of the College of Arts and Sciences by making a donation. Giving opportunities range from scholarships to donor-directed support of a department, program or initiative. Your support will help build a stronger university, benefiting future students, faculty and alumni for decades. 

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Blugolds after UW-Eau Claire

When a Blugold walks across the stage to accept their diploma, we know their experience at UW-Eau Claire has prepared them for whatever is next. See some of the ways our alumni are taking what they learned at UWEC and applying it to their careers and lives.

Music grad strikes a chord

Computer science minor Zach Halmstad now provides innovative solutions to companies using Apple products around the world. His inspiration for founding JAMF Software, one of the country’s fastest growing technology companies, came during his student employment at UWEC.

Read Zach's story

research AND restoration

When Quinn Collins enrolled in a conservation biology class he didn't realize the impact the class would have on his future as well as the future of one of the university's most treasured natural areas. His work to manage the invasive plants in Putnam Park helped him land a job working with the U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service at the Great Basin Institute in Nevada.

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Student sitting in Putnam Park
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