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  • MS+E alumnus Kao Yang
    A perfect example: alumni profile of MS+E success
    Friday, June 24, 2016

    Blugold materials science graduate Kao Yang tells the story of how changing his major truly changed his life.

  • Blugold gymnast Liz Stubbs
    May grad soars in gymnastics and in the sciences
    Thursday, June 23, 2016

    Elizabeth Stubbs has been recognized nationally as a scientist and as a gymnast. In 2015, she won a Goldwater Scholarship, given to only the top science, math and engineering students in the country. She’s also a three-time All-American and two-time MVP gymnast.

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    research scientist AND resource for industry
    Saturday, June 18, 2016

    Senior materials science major uses his knowledge of scientific applications to connect the Materials Science and Engineering Center with area industries looking to create or expand production.

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    Materials science student finds undergrad research to be life changing
    Monday, June 13, 2016

    For any Blugold who has the chance to participate in undergraduate research, it’s a life-changing experience. For materials science graduate Kyle Lobermeier, the experience made all the difference in his decision to continue his education.

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    Nontraditional student finds success in materials science department
    Monday, June 13, 2016

    Veteran student and Blugold alum Erik Engness found acceptance, friendship and inspiration in the material sciences department at UW-Eau Claire. By conducting undergraduate research, taking leadership positions in a campus organization and even becoming a co-founder of a nonprofit event, Erik truly found nontraditional levels of success.

  • Marc McEllistrom
    The heart of the matter: Why UWEC for engineering
    Monday, June 13, 2016

    Dr. Marc McEllistrem makes the case for the materials science and engineering program at UW-Eau Claire as the best four-year option in the area.

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    Military engineering AND materials science
    Tuesday, June 7, 2016

    For materials science major Sam Schultz, balancing his desires to both advance his education and serve his country has brought him to the ROTC program at UW-Eau Claire, where his leadership skills and physics knowledge are carving a solid future for him in engineering.

  • Marc McEllistrom
    Research update for semiconductors
    Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016

    Dr.s Marc McEllistrem and Doug Dunham provide the latest findings in their ongoing research into semiconductors.

  • Doug Dunham in lab with Tayo Sanders
    Nanomaterials research update
    Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016

    Dr.s Doug Dunham and Marc McEllistrem provide updates to the research into nanomaterials.

  • Dr. Matt Jewell and student researcher
    Metallurgy and superconductor research updates
    Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016

    This research looks at fracture mechanics of metallic elements, their intermetallic compounds and mixtures called alloys. Superconductors are materials that allow electric current to flow through them with no resistance. Research at UWEC investigates the physical properties of superconductors and the interfaces with other materials.

  • Computational materials
    Research update in computational materials
    Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016

    In the ongoing research into computational materials, Dr. Ma keeps us updated in the most recent discoveries in this area.

  • Art AND Science event
    Art AND Science: Dedicated Desire and Unmatched Reason
    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

    As part of an ongoing effort at UWEC to increase cross-disciplinary engagement, faculty and students from English, Theatre and several science programs have developed an evening of dramatic readings and informative presentations that showcase humankind's creative journey of discovery — whether on a canvas, or a stage, in a laboratory or in the field. This year we will be presenting a reader’s theatre of excerpts from four different science plays, along with transitional contextual (“bridge”) explanations, all performed by students.

  • Photo of Brianna Shoulak, Cristian Naxi, Dr. Elizabeth Glogowski, Elizabeth Laskowski, and Maria Brandel in summer 2016
    Research update for polymers and colloids
    Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

    Dr. Liz Glogowski keeps us updated on her ongoing research in polymers and colloids. Research at UWEC includes synthesizing and characterizing new types of polymers and colloids.

  • Gavriel Deprenger-Gottfried works with the 3-D printer, one of the many state-of-the-art instruments found in UW-Eau Claire's Materials Science Center.
    The 'engineering of stuff' comes to UW-Eau Claire
    Friday, June 5, 2015

    To help students compete in the ever-growing science and technology industry, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire announces a new degree program in materials science and engineering beginning in the fall 2016.

  • Students and faculty at CERCA event
    Scholarship and award recipients honored at CERCA event
    Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    UWEC thinks things like undergraduate research is so important, they are now offering a new scholarship to help more Blugolds have these experiences.

  • UW-Eau Claire Rhodes scholar Tayo Sanders II and Chancellor James Schmidt
    Chancellor's Blog: Sharing our story at the state Capitol
    Wednesday, March 4, 2015

    Chancellor James Schmidt testifies before the Joint Committee on Finance about the proposed 2015-17 state budget and shares the UW-Eau Claire story, including 2015 Rhodes Scholar Tayo Sanders II.

  • Tayo Sanders III teaching and honors course
    Inspiring AND Aspiring: The making of a Rhodes scholar
    Monday, March 2, 2015

    Tayo Sanders’ journey from unsure freshman to Rhodes Scholar.

  • UW System President Ray Cross, Dr. Jennifer Dahl, Chancellor James Schmidt
    Dahl named Regent Scholar for innovative faculty-student research
    Friday, Feb. 20, 2015

    Dr. Jennifer Dahl receives a 2015 UW System Regent Scholar award in recognition of her innovative faculty-student research.

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