Student Senate News
The families we create when far from home: Iman Dikko
International students have support services and resources to reach their academic goals, but missing home and family still can be difficult. One graduating senior from Nigeria, Iman Dikko, is grateful for the Blugolds she now calls a second family.
New EDI training for students to launch July 1 at UW-Eau Claire
Beginning July 1, all new and incoming students at UW-Eau Claire will complete new required training in equity, diversity and inclusion designed to give all Blugolds a base of knowledge in cultural competency and create a more inclusive campus for all.
Student leaders take active role in decision to suspend in-person classes
UW-Eau Claire and UW-Eau Claire--Barron County student leaders support university decision to extend spring break, suspend in-person classes.
New grad finds a job and opportunities in the Chippewa Valley
Gary Butcher II grew up in the Chicago area but is eager to launch his career in the Chippewa Valley after he graduates from UW-Eau Claire this month.
Blugold's work as a regent helps shape UW System's future
Blugold Ryan Ring is in his second year serving as a student representative on the UW System Board of Regents, the 18-member board that is responsible for overseeing the system’s 13 universities and branch campuses.
Internship, campus experiences help new grad find future career path
May grad Amanda Thao found her future career thanks to hands-on learning experiences inside and outside her UW-Eau Claire classrooms.
UW-Eau Claire to celebrate Tree Campus USA honor with April 23 event
The Arbor Day celebration, to be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 23, will begin with a program near the Sprites sculpture between Schofield and Centennial halls. It also will include a tree walk highlighting 15 tree species on lower campus.
Blugolds hired before graduation share experiences, insights
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.
Planting ceremony to launch Centennial 100 Trees Project at UW-Eau Claire
The Centennial 100 Trees Project at UW-Eau Claire will officially be announced during a ceremonial tree planting at noon on Monday, Oct. 24.
Students help redesign campus composting, hope to limit contamination
“The issue with compost contamination is some of the contaminants within the compost that get sent off to the composting location don’t break down. They use that compost in gardens and in landscaping projects, and you don’t want people’s trash in that,” said Ethan Fuhrman, director of Student Senate’s Student Office of Sustainability. “It just messes with the entire composting process, too. It makes it much less efficient.”
'Team Ashley' invites fellow Blugolds to help rock Student Senate
UW-Eau Claire’s Student Senate is one of the most influential student governments in the nation in terms of its responsibilities in shared governance with the University Senate … but both Ashley and Colton said they’re concerned that many students aren’t aware of the mission and responsibilities of Student Senate.
Cross country, track star earns honors for academics and athletics
Josh Thorson transferred to UW-Eau Claire his junior year and quickly made a name for himself as an exceptional student-athlete. An Honors student, he’s earned national honors for his academics and his running.