Two macroinvertebrates float onto a log ... no, it's not the start of a bad biology joke! Local professors and students are studying how the velocity of flowing water in the Wisconsin River affects how many macroinvertebrates made submerged wood structures their home. Turns out, the faster the water flows, the higher the abundance of these little critters. The wood had five times more invertebrates than the stream bed as well.Read full research article
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Allie and Chloe Knuth, twins from Green Bay, will graduate together this month from UW-Eau Claire, a campus they say is small enough that their lives sometimes overlap as students but big enough that they each could follow their own path.
Research, tutoring inspire new grad
After Sean Parsons graduates this month with a major in chemistry and minors in physics and mathematics, he will begin a Ph.D. program in aerosol chemistry at the University of Southern California. His goal is to someday be a chemistry professor.
Embracing opportunities near and far
Angela Hugunin had great professors and interesting classes as a Blugold. However, the English-creative writing and French major says the fabulous experiences she found outside the classroom made her time at UW-Eau Claire even more extraordinary.