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  • Emily Kidd
    Blugold hits nothing but net in dream job with Globetrotters
    Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

    Finding the perfect career is not an easy task, and often people dread the daily grind at work. Emily Kidd is not one of those people. As an athletic trainer for the Harlem Globetrotters, she approaches each day with passion, energy and excitement.

  • Upward Bound summer 2017 cohort
    UW-Eau Claire Upward Bound program to receive Regents Diversity Award
    Monday, Feb. 5, 2018

    Upward Bound at UW-Eau Claire has been named a recipient of the 2018 Diversity Award from the UW System Board of Regents.

  • Dancers at Viennese Ball
    Viennese Ball ticket sales begin Feb. 5
    Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

    Tickets go on sale Feb. 5 for UW-Eau Claire's 44th annual Viennese Ball, to be held April 13-14 in UW-Eau Claire’s Davies Center.

  • Cast members from
    Not to be forgotten: New book chronicles Summer Theater in Eau Claire
    Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

    It’s been 20 years since the final curtain call of a 34-year run for UW-Eau Claire Summer Theater, and Dr. Wil Denson has written “Life Upon the Wicked Stage: Summer Theater in Eau Claire — Director’s Cut," a book that details the theater's history.

  • Confluence Arts Center
    Confluence Arts Center names artistic programming director
    Monday, Jan. 29, 2018

    Brenna St. George Jones, who most recently served as senior director for an arts center at Columbia University, has been named director of artistic programming for the Confluence Arts Center in downtown Eau Claire.

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    Blugolds tell spooky story about Mabel Tainter theater in new children's book
    Friday, Jan. 26, 2018

    A new children’s book, “Mystery at the Mabel Tainter,” written by Mary Heimstead, a 1975 UW-Eau Claire graduate, and Taylor Kysely, a UW-Eau Claire senior, is a mystery story that takes place in the historic theater.

  • Martin Luther King Jr. 1964 image
    On-campus Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration set for Jan. 31
    Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018

    UW-Eau Claire will host a campus-community celebration of the vision and legacy of civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. during the opening week of its spring 2018 semester. The Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration will begin at 5 p.m. Jan. 31.

  • AACSB accredited
    AACSB reaffirms COB accreditation
    Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018

    The College of Business has reaffirmed its accreditation by AACSB International, achieving 37 years of continuous accreditation by this global organization which promotes excellence in business education. Learn what AACSB means and why it is important.

  • RCU Theater Confluence construction Jan 2018
    A peek inside the Confluence Arts Center
    Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018

    Anxious to see the inside of the new $45 million Confluence Arts Center under construction in downtown Eau Claire? Jason Jon Anderson, acting executive director, offers a peek inside the center, which is set to open late in the summer.

  • National Coming Out Day wristbands
    UW-Eau Claire named best in state for LGBTQ student support
    Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

    UW-Eau Claire's recognition as the best college for LGBTQ students in Wisconsin comes from, which partnered with Campus Pride in releasing its list of “Best Colleges for LGBTQ Students in Every State.”

  • UW-Eau Claire observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day April 19 with a day of service and an evening remembrance event.
    Chancellor's Blog: MLK's dream is alive and well
    Friday, Jan. 12, 2018

    As Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018 approaches, Chancellor Schmidt recalls the civil rights leader's dream and stresses the importance of ongoing efforts at UW-Eau Claire toward greater equity, diversity and inclusion.

  • RG Conlee delivers winter 2017 commencement address
    Prepare to keep learning and reinventing, speaker tells UW-Eau Claire graduates
    Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017

    While Blugolds leave college with a specific first job or graduate program in mind, RG Conlee told UW-Eau Claire’s newest grads that learning should be continuous, and reinventing themselves will be necessary sooner than than they may realize.

  • winter commencement graduate in the snow
    Alumni award honorees share words of advice for new grads
    Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

    For the benefit of UW-Eau Claire's newest graduates, this winter’s Alumni Association award recipients share some of the wisdom gained from their valuable life experiences.

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    Six to receive UW-Eau Claire alumni awards
    Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

    Six alumni and friends of the university will receive UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association awards Dec. 16 at an event in conjunction with winter commencement.

  • Garfield Avenue aerial shot November 27, 2017
    UW-Eau Claire construction update: Dec. 1, 2017
    Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire provides an overview of work completed since Nov. 1 and expected in the next 30 days on the UW-Eau Claire Garfield Avenue redevelopment and Karlgaard Towers renovation projects.

  • Chancellor during visit to UW-Barron County
    Chancellor's Blog: A great visit to UW-Barron County
    Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

    Chancellor James Schmidt gives an update on the first official visit by UW-Eau Claire representatives to the UW-Barron County campus since the UW System Board of Regents approved a new UW Colleges alignment that joins the two institutions.

  • Chancellor with veterans support staff and students
    UW-Eau Claire adds to honors for student veteran support
    Friday, Nov. 10, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire has earned the UW System Veterans Education and Transition to Success certification and was honored for the achievement during the system's Board of Regents meeting Nov. 9.

  • Fall colors on campus
    Chancellor's Blog: Welcome, UW-Barron County!
    Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt welcomes UW-Barron County and sets the stage for the new partnership between the two institutions under the UW System realignment plan approved Nov. 9 by the Board of Regents.

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