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Unlike most of the Blugolds who will graduate this month, no one expected Bronsen Smith to earn a bachelor’s degree. From being expelled from his high school to overcoming the death of his sister, the odds have been stacked against the Army veteran for a long time.
Community members will gather this month to celebrate a new Blugold-led initiative aimed at making Eau Claire a safer place for LGBTQ+ individuals seeking medical care. Safe Spaces Coalition of the Chippewa Valley will celebrate the first edition of its “Resource Guide to LGBTQ+ Friendly and Competent Service Providers” during an April 17 launch party. The event, open to all members of the community, will run from 6-8 p.m. in the Eau Claire Room of L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in downtown Eau Claire.
Growing up in a Twin Cities suburb, Connor Zielinski was aware that there was a large Somali community in Minneapolis, yet he knew little about the people who live there. As immigration and other issues touching on diverse populations, including his Somali neighbors, became part of the rhetoric in state and national elections last fall, Zielinski — a UW-Eau Claire freshman with an interest in politics — realized he didn’t understand enough about the issues or diverse cultures to join the conversation in a meaningful way. So he decided to do something about it.
Six women who work at Water’s Edge Counseling and Healing Center in Burnsville, Minnesota, come from different backgrounds, but they share a common bond: They're all Blugold alumnae.
Two UW-Eau Claire social work faculty and three undergraduate students have done new research into the impact on caregivers of the use of personalized music with individuals diagnosed with dementia.
Alex DeLakis is helping make Eau Claire a safer place for LGBTQ+ individuals seeking medical care alongside fellow Blugolds Dr. Theresa Kemp, professor of women’s studies and English, and alumna Alison Harder, prevention specialist at the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin Eau Claire and director of Q2.
When Nicole Egan walked across the stage in Zorn Arena during commencement, she became the third generation of Egans to earn their degrees from UW-Eau Claire.
The Collegiate Bridge Research Experience targets an underserved and underrepresented population of students in their freshman year and provides them with a high-impact practice that is normally reserved for upperclassmen and high-performing students.
Forty students from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire attended the National Conference on Undergraduate Research April 7-9 at the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
As a criminal justice major with an interest in equity, diversity and inclusivity issues, Taylor Gosz knows certain people are marginalized within the criminal justice system. An immersion trip to Louisiana gave her an up-close look at some of the conditions she’s only read about.
A unique partnership between UW-Eau Claire, Marshfield Clinic, and Family Health Center of Marshfield Inc. is expanding to reach more medical patients in need of area resources to meet their underlying social needs.
Nikki Hanto and Brie Sweeney have been active student leaders of the Human Trafficking Abolitionists student organization. As the social work majors prepare to graduate, they’re looking for jobs that will allow them to continue to support survivors.
As a Blugold, Monica Weltzien is building her future as a mental health advocate AND a military cadet … and that’s pretty powerful!
As part of the Domestic Cultural Immersion Grant Program, Heather Moody, assistant professor of American Indian Studies, takes students each summer to Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota — and sees profound results.
This summer, those receiving assistance from FoodShare in the Eau Claire community will find it much easier to eat local, thanks to UW-Eau Claire alumna Kate Beaton.
UW-Eau Claire partners with Marshfield Clinic Family Health Center to address patient health care needs related to social, behavioral, environmental factors.
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