UW-Eau Claire receives large grant to support faculty-student research in growing field of astrophysics
Dr. William Wolf, assistant professor of physics and astronomy at UW-Eau Claire, received a five-year, $526,813 CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation to work with undergraduate students on research beginning this summer.
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.
Central European Travel Seminar: A unique study abroad opportunity
For many UW-Eau Claire students, studying abroad is an important goal, and faculty-led immersion opportunities provide just the right balance of time away and international education.
Blugolds travel to Washington, D.C., to lobby for students in higher education with learning disabilities
Student leaders from UW-Eau Claire joined advocates from around the country in Washington, D.C., this summer to lobby for legislation regarding students in higher education with learning disabilities.
Graduating Blugold is nontraditional in multiple ways
Those who know John "Sarge" Baker, who graduates from UW-Eau Claire this month with a degree in physics and math education, see much more than a nontraditional student who wears a cloak every day.
What does it take to be a star during March Madness? Talent, passion and an understanding of physics
So, what does it take to be among those elite athletes who make March Madness so exciting? Talent, practice and a basic understanding of physics, says Dr. Erik Hendrickson, a UW-Eau Claire physics professor.
Blugolds' app project wins statewide business competition
A team of UW-Eau Claire students and recent graduates earned top honors in the 2020-21 WiSys APPStart Challenge, a statewide competition that connects mobile app ideas with the expertise and resources needed to launch them.
Blugold senior Carl Fossum wins state championship for research presentation
A senior chemistry and physics major from UW-Eau Clare was named the WiSys Quick Pitch Champion for 2021, presenting to the judges' panel his summary of team research relating to factors impacting disease severity in COVID-19.
Blugold math phenom Tyler Gonzales is off to Yale
Mathematics standout Tyler Gonzales had his pick of graduate programs. He is headed to New Haven to begin his Ph.D. pursuits in applied mathematics at storied Yale University, and his unprecedented Blugold research career helped him get there.
Chemistry major aims to be a university professor after finding passion for teaching
After Sean Parsons graduates this month with a major in chemistry and minors in physics and mathematics, he will begin a Ph.D. program in aerosol chemistry at the University of Southern California. His goal is to someday be a chemistry professor.
New grad takes research to a new level during her years as a Blugold
Caitlin Hedberg took student research to new levels while at UW-Eau Claire. She was part of five research projects with three professors. She'll graduate in May with a major in physics, minors in math and linguistics and a certificate in Mandarin Chinese.
Research in Yellowstone brings Blugold national attention
Mara Reed remembers being awed by the geysers in Yellowstone National Park when she visited the park for the first time as a girl. The UW-Eau Claire graduate never guessed that nearly 20 years later her research there would bring her national attention.
Honors senior completes his thesis
As the final requirement for honors graduation in physics and astronomy, senior Austin Riedl has presented his honors thesis research at CERCA.