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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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Get a better understanding of different cultures while in new surroundings! One of the many opportunities you’ll have at UW-Eau Claire is to travel through our cultural immersion programs. Ranging from a week to semester-long, these faculty-led experiences focus on a variety of interesting topics. No matter which one you decide on, the result is the life-changing perspective you will gain.

UWEC provided experiences that molded me into the person I am today. I was able to be immersed in the Somali culture, work in an inner-city school, and develop curriculum that connects cultures and math. These opportunities gave me insight and knowledge of the world, which I wouldn't trade for anything!

Katie (Nestingen) Griffin | Mathematics Teaching Major

Examples of immersion trips

  • Embracing the Somali Experience in Midwestern Public Schools (Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota)
  • Civil Rights Pilgrimage (Alabama, Arkansas, New Orleans, Louisiana)
  • Cultural Identity in Louisiana
  • Hmong Cultural Practices and Ceremonial Immersion (Fresno, California)
  • Yosemite National Park: A Sacred Land
  • Sports Sciences and Kinesiology in Japan
  • Hmong Studies in Thailand
  • Social and Environmental Justice Experience to Guatemala
  • Women's Lives and Experiences in Nicaragua
  • Globalization in China
  • Culture, Society and Economics in Argentina 

Immerse yourself

Become a citizen of the world. Learn about Middle Eastern culture, cuisine and religion at the international market in Minneapolis; study stream ecology in the Andes Mountains, talk to eye-witnesses to history on the Civil Rights Pilgrimage.

Immerse yourself
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