Unleash Your AND!

As one of the top ten public universities in the Midwest, UW-Eau Claire gives you a distinct advantage in academics, career and life. You'll earn your degree AND inspiration for a lifetime. The Power of AND is a concept that means Blugolds cannot be pigeon-holed or defined solely by one discipline or profession. Be a scientist and a poet. Be a business leader and a musician. You'll be immersed in academic, cultural and social experiences that will give you the skills, courage and confidence to compete in today's job market ... and will be the foundation of everything that comes after.

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What will your AND be?

Kristen Hathaway studied abroad in Ghana during her time as a UWEC political science major. She taught art to young people there and started a non-governmental organization called Nima: Muhinmanchi Art that changed their lives in that African nation.

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Push the boundaries of learning

A great education is your ticket to a great future. At UW-Eau Claire you’ll have the chance to participate in research, study abroad, intern in your field, and help the community. The world is waiting; explore it now.

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Is the Blugold life for you?

The first reason you’re here is for a top-notch education, but we know a close second is because of what UWEC offers outside of the classroom. Check out all of the things that will help you get that memorable college experience.

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