Three UW-Eau Claire faculty members receive excellence awards
Three accomplished UW-Eau Claire faculty members have received recently established $10,000 donor-supported excellence awards, recognizing their outstanding teaching in computer science, physics and mathematics, and their commitment to their students.
Couple establishes new research grant to improve lives of people with primary progressive aphasia
A retired UW-Eau Claire nursing professor and her husband are funding a new grant to support research they hope will improve the lives of people diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia (PPA) and advance the understanding of the disease.
New University Fellows program rewards, celebrates high-achieving UW-Eau Claire faculty
UW-Eau Claire has named 10 educators as University Fellows, a new donor-supported initiative that aims to recognize and celebrate high-achieving members of the university’s faculty and instructional staff.
New internship fund will financially assist Blugolds in unpaid internships
The UW-Eau Claire Foundation has launched the Eau Claire Internship Fund to provide financial support to students choosing to accept an unpaid internship. Senior Nik Carpenter is the first to receive funding as he interns at an area hospital.
Blugold history class creates digital exhibit about women who changed societal norms after WWII
A team of Blugolds created a digital exhibit that tells the story of a group of talented women who changed societal norms and gender expectations in the years following World War II.
Ecology and environmental biology grad eager to help protect the natural world
When Leandra O’Connell came to UW-Eau Claire, she brought with her a passion for and curiosity about the world around her. As she graduates with a degree in ecology and environmental biology, she’s even more determined to protect the natural world.
Special alumna to receive Blugold Spirit Award during Homecoming Week
On Oct. 6, UW-Eau Claire alumna Susan Tietz will receive a special award from the Alumni Association, the Blugold Spirit Award. Tietz is being recognized for her steadfast support for all things blue and gold since her graduation in 1971.
Helping shape what shaped you: Young alum supports two key programs at UW-Eau Claire
Alex Brown, a 2016 actuarial science graduate of UW-Eau Claire, has established a forensics fund and scholarship through the UW-Eau Claire Foundation and provides ongoing financial support to the university's Civil Rights Pilgrimage.
Lifting as we climb: Blugold alum creates endowed scholarship for LGBTQ+ students
Matthew Beasley is grateful for the assistance he received as a UW-Eau Claire undergraduate and wants to give back to the university.
Alum honors former faculty member with endowed scholarship supporting international experiences in arts and sciences
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire College of Arts and Sciences recently received a $30,000 gift to create and endow a fund supporting annual international education experiences for a student in the college.
Construction to begin on County Materials Complex
The transformation is underway for a 21-acre brownfield site along the Chippewa River to become the largest indoor event venue in northwest Wisconsin — the $107 million state-of-the-art County Materials Complex — when it opens in spring 2024.
Groups contribute $12 million toward sustainability efforts in Sonnentag Event Center, fieldhouse
Pablo Foundation, UW-Eau Claire and its students, the city of Eau Claire and Xcel Energy are investing more than $12 million to reduce the carbon footprint in the Sonnentag Event Center and John and Carolyn Sonnentag Fieldhouse.
Hotel will be built adjacent to County Materials Complex
Eau Claire-based Pablo Group will begin building a 128-suite hotel adjacent to the County Materials Complex site this summer, with the building scheduled to open in 2024.
Mary L. Hilfiker Scholarship Fund for Rice Lake High School students
The Mary L. Hilfiker Scholarship Fund is a permanently endowed scholarship for graduates of Rice Lake High School who have been accepted to and plan to attend UW-Eau Claire, including the Barron County campus.
Blugold biology alumna promotes colon cancer awareness and screening
UW-Eau Claire biology graduate and Seattle-based clinical researcher Dr. Rachel Issaka reminds us that March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time to learn the facts about the disease, the risk factors and when to begin routine screening.
UW-Eau Claire Foundation receives gift to endow largest scholarship in College of Business
The William “Bill” Bingham Memorial Scholarship Fund, made to the UW-Eau Claire Foundation in memory of Anna K. Bingham, Dr. Roy W. Bingham and William A. Bingham, will provide up to $80,000 in scholarships for students in the College of Business.