Michael Perry is a New York Times bestselling author, humorist, singer/songwriter, and self-professed amateur pig farmer. It's a different path than he may have thought he would take when he graduated from UW-Eau Claire with a nursing degree in 1987. But as he tells us, what he learned in nursing college, combined with a love for writing he discovered in a creative writing class, made him realize he could be a healer AND a humorist.
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Celebrating freedom of expression
The event will be held Sept. 27 as part of UW-Eau Claire – Barron County’s weekly lecture and performance series. It will be from noon-1 p.m. in the Blue Hills Lecture Hall (Room 234, Ritzinger Hall) on the Rice Lake campus.
'The Good Nazi' Wisconsin premiere
The Wisconsin premiere of a documentary that includes the work of UW-Eau Claire faculty and student researchers at the site of a Nazi labor camp during the Holocaust will screen at 4 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Woodland Theater of UW-Eau Claire’s Davies Center.
Expanding his world view
Driven by his desire to learn about how environmental issues are addressed in other countries, 2013 UW-Eau Claire graduate Andy Kleist has been on a 364-day trip around the world that began in October 2017 and will end this Oct. 31.