Powerful supercomputing capabilities reshape undergrad research and teaching at UW-Eau Claire
The Blugold Center for High Performance Computing has grown not only in terms of hardware and technology capabilities, but also with a new full-time administrator, training workshops and daily coursework.
Ancient Technique May Provide New Solutions in Affordable Housing
Materials Science student Greylan Larson tested the compression strength of compacted earth, a potential new building material for local construction start-up Earth Origin Building to create long-lasting, affordable, low-carbon homes.
Battery research opens door to graduate study in electrochemical technologies
Materials Science and Engineering student Ziyan Yang is working on computational design of novel materials for energy storage, which inspired her to pursue a master’s degree in electrochemical technologies at the University of Oregon.
Second degree in MSE leads to a new role in Andersen Corporation
Non-traditional student in Materials Science and Engineering, Kellan Michaelson, is eager to begin a new career in engineering roles as his second bachelor’s degree concludes.
Rust-Oleum internship gives biomed engineering student inside look at industry
At her summer internship with Rust-Oleum, junior biomedical engineering major Katie Feuker has learned not just about the chemistry of paint, but also about the dynamics of industry employment.
Dual-diploma students who ‘seized the opportunity’ prepare to graduate
Students from China enrolled in UW-Eau Claire’s dual-degree program had to make a decision in spring 2020 whether to continue their education in the U.S. or return to their homeland during the pandemic. Those who stayed are graduating in May.
Blugold still swinging for the fences after spinal cord injury changed his life
Zach Caterer was volunteering at a summer youth camp when a water accident left him with a spinal cord injury, changing his life forever. Now at UW-Eau Claire, he's excelling in and out of the classroom as he embraces his "new normal."
First milestone reached for Science and Health Sciences Building project
A predesign and programming study for the building to replace the aging Phillips Hall was submitted to the state Department of Administration this month.
UW-Eau Claire, HPE collaboration a powerful partnership
Students and faculty can engage in more high-performance, data-driven research thanks to a new public-private collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise that dramatically increases the university’s supercomputing processing power.
Leading the state in research-based innovation: Elizabeth Glogowski
Honored once again for statewide excellence in innovative research discoveries, Dr. Elizabeth Glogowski exemplifies the UW-Eau Claire commitment to undergraduate research and providing students with the kinds of experiences that set Blugolds apart.
Blugold student researchers win award for medical innovation
Aaron Ellefson and Cuyler Monahan didn’t let COVID-19 deter their collaborative research into developing a clinical foam to protect cancer patients during treatment.
Green-energy research gives undergrads real-world consulting experience
Undergraduate research shows UW-Eau Claire students what future employers will expect.
UW System schools collaborate on green-energy study
Researchers from UW-Eau Claire, UW-Milwaukee and UW Oshkosh evaluated market conditions and opportunities for Wisconsin manufacturers to further develop products and processes to become involved in the green-energy sector.