Students in Dr. Christina Berchini’s English 272 course, "Race as Text: Examining Race and Racism in Text, Schools and Our Own Experiences," were the given the rare privilege of speaking to the author of a young-adult novel they studied in class.
Students take advantage of academic, athletic and extracurricular opportunities provided both on and off campus during the three-week Winterim session.
Students now have two new interdisciplinary degree options within Art & Design--check out the Graphic Communications and Studio Arts degrees and find out if one might be the art degree for you!
A fresh blanket of white welcomed visitors to Wisconsin’s most beautiful campus and made the golden tassels and bright futures of UWEC’s newest alums really pop. While the weather threatened to dampen the mood, nothing could stop Blugolds and their loved ones from filling Zorn Arena to celebrate the centennial class.
UW-Eau Claire alumnus Joseph Webb Jr. shared his personal story Dec. 17 with the university’s newest graduates, delivering a message about the value of tenacity, hard work and making the right decisions.
Due to the winter storm, Saturday morning commencement at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will be moved from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Dec. 17, with the afternoon session to be held as planned at 2 p.m. Both ceremonies will be held in Zorn Arena, with a reception to follow in the university’s Davies Center.
Actress Laila Robins may have made a name for herself on stage and screen in New York City but she’s never forgotten her Midwestern roots. Robins, who graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 1981, has maintained close ties to her alma mater and stays in contact with some of her former professors and mentors. An Eau Claire Leader-Telegram story highlights the highly accomplished actress’ ongoing relationship with UW-Eau Claire, and shares her advice for current students who may be contemplating careers in the arts.
For most students, the last week of senior year is a whirlwind of final exams, saying goodbye to friends and preparing to move away to start your adult life. It’s a period of closure, excitement and a whole lot of uncertainty — especially when it comes to securing a post-college job. But these four soon-to-be UW-Eau Claire alums went above and beyond to obtain full-time positions weeks before graduation day.
When Brandon Cedarblade came to UW-Eau Claire as a freshman, he went looking for the very thing that most of his peers were working hard to avoid — failure. While he worked hard and excelled in his classes, Brandon was determined to make the most of all that UW-Eau Claire offers both inside and outside the classroom.
Like many Blugolds, Judith Jones is looking forward to many members of her family gathering in Zorn Arena to celebrate her Dec. 17 graduation from UW-Eau Claire. But unlike her fellow graduates, it will be Jones’ children and grandchildren in the bleachers cheering and snapping pictures as their mom/grandmother walks across the stage to receive her diploma. This month, Jones, a 76-year-old great-grandmother from Neillsville, will earn her bachelor’s degree in nursing, an accomplishment she hopes will open new doors for her within the nursing profession.
The following was first published in a newsletter by Darcy Luoma, a 1995 UW-Eau Claire mathematics education graduate.
It was the legendary Brett Favre who inspired 70,000+ football fans to travel to Lambeau Field two summers ago to celebrate the quarterback’s induction into the Packers Hall of Fame, but it was a young Blugold who — literally — brought the emotional crowd to its feet early in the ceremony. Maddie Forrest, now a sophomore public relations major at UW-Eau Claire, sang the national anthem at the highly anticipated Hall of Fame event.
Trees will be removed between Dec. 26 and Jan. 20 in preparation for a redevelopment project to begin this spring along the Garfield Avenue corridor on UW-Eau Claire’s lower campus.
Blugold alumna Bridget Osborn has worked for engineering consulting firm HR Green for six years. Her innovative work and commitment to community helped her win the prestigious American Council of Engineering Companies' national Young Professional of the Year award this year.
Chancellor James Schmidt applauds the UW System Board of Regents' passage of a resolution seeking a 2 percent pay plan for faculty and staff in each of the two years of the 2017-19 state budget.
We’re reaching the end of the semester and we know that means you have a lot on your plate. The campus is coming together to make sure you have a comfortable place to study and provide a few opportunities to take a break every now and then!
For the benefit of UW-Eau Claire's newest graduates, December's recipients of Alumni Association awards share some of the wisdom gained from their valuable life experiences.
Commencement exercises for 712 students at UW-Eau Claire will be held Dec. 17 in Zorn Arena.
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