UW-Eau Claire research team works with Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market to address food insecurity
A UW-Eau Claire faculty-student research team is collecting and analyzing data relating to a community initiative that helps people who are food insecure to purchase more fresh, local and healthy foods at the Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market.
Guatemalan immersion program helps Blugolds build Spanish skills, cultural awareness
Fifteen Blugolds were part of the 2022 “Guatemala: Social and Environmental Justice Winterim Immersion Program” during UW-Eau Claire's Winterim session. They learned about Latin American history, as well as social and environmental justice.
Using Art to Serve the Community
When passion and service intersect, that’s where magic happens. For junior Kate Netwal, a graphic designer with the student run magazine NOTA, that’s exactly what’s happening for her.
Providing Vaccines and Making New Connections
When Ceaglske first started settling into Eau Claire, she felt the need to immediately start looking for volunteer opportunities. One of the first options that she found was an opportunity with the Mayo Health Clinic helping distribute Covid vaccines.
Cultural and Historical Understanding through the lens of Service-Learning
History is a topic that can both be inspiring and positive but also a topic that can be violent and distressing. This is why Ethan Teow, an Actuarial Science major from Penang, Malaysia, decided to become a coordinator with the Civil Rights Pilgrimage.
Dusting off the Skates: A Blugold’s Return to Hockey
It’s not often when work and play combine, but for Jack Frederick, a second year Blugold from Mankato, Minnesota, that’s exactly what happened when he combined his childhood passion for hockey with Service-Learning.
Blugolds help native Spanish speakers better access health care in the Chippewa Valley
Two Blugolds are making it easier for Spanish-speaking people to access health care more easily in the Chippewa Valley. Erin Fitzgerald and Breida Torres Berumen are translating some of the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic’s written materials into Spanish.
Blugold Fights Fires and Provides Essential Services for Community
Emily Decker, a fourth year Environmental Geography major, hailing from Tomahawk, Wisconsin used her passion for helping people as well as her long time connection to her hometown volunteer fire department to create a unique service-learning project.
Blugold Helps Connect Local Resident to Health Resources
Bethany Schweiner, a third year Kinesiology-Rehabilitation Science major, turned her interest in the healthcare industry into a unique way to serve the community.
UW-Eau Claire students giving back to hometowns during COVID-19
Since the COVID-19 moved classes online and sent many students home for the semester, Blugolds near and far are finding ways to give back to their hometowns during the pandemic.
Blugold with Passion for Service Becomes a Camp Counselor
Senior Alexa Shelton, a business administration major and economics minor——interested in working with nonprofits after graduation—decided to work with Camp Odayin to complete her service-learning.
Blugold Gains More From Translation Experience
Cimiaskaite, a marketing analytics major and a Spanish minor, wanted to put her language skills to use and volunteered as a translator to help the Health Care Network provide care to Hispanic members of the Racine community.
Blugold provides valuable research to Department of Natural Resources
“The wildlife around us and the natural resources we use are very important. It is dire that we continue to care for our wildlife and know that there is always more we can be learning about the animals, plants, and so on.”
Blugold spreads Awareness for Veterans
For Payton Sullivan, a senior majoring in illustration, she knew that she wanted to turn her passion, art, into something that could benefit her community.
Blugold tackles food insecurity with local food bank
Kaitlin Mattis, a fourth year ceramics major with a Chinese certificate, is volunteering her time and talent with Feed My People Food Bank in Eau Claire to raise funds for individuals impacted by food insecurity.
Blugold reaches out to young boy in community through Big Brothers Big Sisters
Blugold Malachi Dornfeld. Dornfeld, a sophomore environmental public health major at UW-Eau Claire, is completing his service-learning project at Big Brothers Big Sisters in Eau Claire.