Academic Affairs/Provost News
Blugolds tap into the chemistry of brewing
In one of several recent area industry collaborations with UW-Eau Claire chemistry and biochemistry research teams, Altoona's Modicum Brewery is relying on Blugold student research to help solve quality-control issues through the power of chemistry.
Nursing grad builds holistic care goals around Honors course experiences
Over the course of a nursing education interrupted by a global pandemic, graduating senior Nicole Wolfe is grateful for the educational opportunities presented to nursing students by COVID-19 and for the unique ways Honors courses enhanced her degree.
UW-Eau Claire geography faculty and alumni team up with regional experts on NSF grant study
Several UW-Eau Claire geography faculty, alumni and eventually current students will study the glacial geologic history of the Lake Superior Basin, work funded by a $2.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
After overcoming obstacles, Blugold social work graduate aims to help others do the same
Social work major Finn Hinnefeld is a shining example of the power of perseverance. After taking a needed break from school to address their mental health, Hinnefeld is now set to launch a career in social work.
Alumni faculty research mentors at UW-Eau Claire set a high bar in chemistry research
The chemistry and biochemistry department at UW-Eau Claire boasts many achievements and breakthroughs in collaborative student-faculty research. Now it also boasts a four-generation tradition of excellence.
Central European Travel Seminar: A unique study abroad opportunity
For many UW-Eau Claire students, studying abroad is an important goal, and faculty-led immersion opportunities provide just the right balance of time away and international education.
UW-Eau Claire once again named a 'Best College' by Princeton Review
For the third year in a row, UW-Eau Claire is included among the list of "Best Regional Colleges," one of 158 top schools in the Midwest, according to The Princeton Review, a national education services company.
Regents approve new business major at UW-Eau Claire
The UW System Board of Regents has approved a new bachelor of business administration degree in business communication at UW-Eau Claire, the first degree of its kind among all system universities.
Rooted in theory, informed by experience: Anthony Wallace '22
May graduate Anthony Wallace plans to take the important lessons of critical race theory in his English literature studies and his passion for equity and inclusion in higher education to a career advocating for students of color.
Biology grad dreams of career caring for animals: Kacey Soetebier
Kacey Soetebier will receive her biology degree from UW-Eau Claire on May 21 and hopes to run a zoo someday. As a kid who grew up in foster care, Kacey learned fierce determination and independence that have served her well in her college experiences.
Solving it spatially: Matt Dewitte '22
Earlier this year senior geography major Matt Dewitte was nationally recognized for his research in geospatial technologies. On May 21 he accepts his bachelor's degree and begins a job as an analyst for a global insurance company.
Blugolds receive majority of area K-12 Golden Apple awards for educators
In early April the Eau Claire Public Schools Foundation announced the 2022 Golden Apple awards for excellence in K-12 education, and of the 22 recipients, 15 of them are graduates of UW-Eau Claire.
UW-Eau Claire, Badger Boys State sign agreement to bring annual event to campus
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and Badgers Boys State on Friday officially agreed to have the university host the annual civic leadership program for high school students on campus starting in June 2022.
UW-Eau Claire awarded $150K by National Endowment for the Humanities
A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will allow UW-Eau Claire to offer a new 15-credit certificate that weaves together the humanities and health sciences, improving practices in health care and related fields.
Blugold biochemistry/molecular biology major well positioned for medical school success
Biochemistry/molecular biology major and student-athlete Carolyn Shult combines student employment and collaborative research with Mayo Clinic to become a strong future applicant to medical school.
UW-Eau Claire hosts Wisconsin Technology Council luncheon on rural health care innovation
UW-Eau Claire hosted a meeting of the Wisconsin Technology Council's Innovation Network which took a close look at innovative plans to transform rural health care in the state through a $9.4M state workforce development grant.