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Garfield Avenue project affects travel on lower campus.

The project is expected to be completed in fall 2018, and the footbridge will be closed from late May to late August in both 2017 and 2018.

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  • Beatris Mendez-Gandica
    Blugold on mission to empower women
    Tuesday, July 11, 2017

    Passionate, innovative, determined, inspiring. These are all words that people have used to describe UW-Eau Claire information systems alumna Beatris Mendez-Gandica, who is doing her part to inspire the next generation of women to enter the STEM fields.

  • Patti See
    See shares Circles of Change experience in essay
    Monday, July 10, 2017

    Wondering what it’s like to spend hours with a dozen people — mostly strangers — talking about race relations at UW-Eau Claire and in the Chippewa Valley? In a recent Volume One essay, Patti See shares her powerful experience as a part of a pilot Circles of Change discussion group.

  • Children tinkering, building and playing in a MakerSpace.
    UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education announces July program offerings
    Friday, June 30, 2017

    Check out the creative opportunities for your children with UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education programs. Offerings include Summer Institute, MakerSpace Summer Camp and ACT Test Preparation.

  • Confluence Arts Center final design
    Alumnus named Confluence Arts Center executive director
    Thursday, June 29, 2017

    Kevin Miller, a UW-Eau Claire alumnus, has been named the executive director of the Confluence Arts Center in Eau Claire following a national search.

  • New UW-Eau Claire residence hall concept drawing
    State Building Commission approves new UW-Eau Claire residence hall
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    At its June 28 meeting, the State of Wisconsin Building Commission unanimously approved the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s request for authority to construct a new residence hall on upper campus.

  • Chemistry students in lab with Dr. Hati
    UW-Eau Claire, Mayo Clinic Health System announce research agreement
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire and Mayo Clinic Health System have announced a new agreement that will increase opportunities for research collaboration between the two institutions, create new avenues of learning for UW-Eau Claire students, and make way for projects that will lead to improved health and wellness in the community.

  • Nikki Weiss
    Using science to change the world
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    For many scientists, it is our job to tell the story of those who cannot speak; we advocate for those who cannot do so themselves. For me, science has always been about giving voice to a story that otherwise would have gone untold.

  • Downtown Eau Claire
    Blugold Radio sponsors 'Prex Claires,' a pre-festival downtown celebration
    Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    Blugold Radio and other area sponsors have created an exciting event in anticipation of the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, so be sure to check out the "night before" festivities. A celebration of local music and artists will take place throughout downtown Eau Claire on the evening of June 15. Don't miss out on this nod to Chippewa Valley musicians.

  • Aerial photo of UW-Eau Claire Garfield Avenue redevelopment project, May 24, 2017
    UW-Eau Claire construction update: June 1, 2017
    Thursday, June 1, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire overviews the work completed on the Garfield Avenue redevelopment project as of June 1, 2017.

  • UW-Eau Claire alumna Erin Klaus in her downtown Eau Claire business, Tangled Up In Hue
    Blugold's vision leads to place where artists can thrive
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017

    If not for Erin Klaus’ time in Arizona following her 2005 graduation from UW-Eau Claire, she may not have become a partner in a successful small business in downtown Eau Claire.

  • Mary Laschinger
    Advice to Blugold grads: Keep learning, focus on others in quest for success
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Drawing on personal experience and some impressive career success, Fortune 500 CEO Mary Laschinger told UW-Eau Claire’s spring 2017 graduates that their learning should not end with the completion of their college degree.

  • Centennial 1916 sign
    Chancellor's Blog: A look back at our 100th academic year
    Friday, May 19, 2017

    As UW-Eau Claire's 2016-17 academic year and its Centennial Celebration come to an end, Chancellor James Schmidt takes a look at all that was done to carry on the university's100-year tradition of excellence — and to ensure it continues well into the next century.

  • Dr. Paula Kleintjes Neff
    Researchers find value in using literature to teach science
    Friday, May 19, 2017

    Biology professor Paula Kleintjes Neff introduces literature into classes in addition to textbooks and scientific papers — and finds the innovative teaching strategy makes a difference for students.

  • Spring campus shot with flowers.
    Alumni award honorees share words of advice for new grads
    Friday, May 12, 2017

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

  • UWEC commencement in Zorn Arena
    Ten to receive UW-Eau Claire alumni awards
    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    Ten alumni and friends of the university will receive UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association awards May 20 at an event in conjunction with spring commencement. The awards recognize the recipients' professional and personal successes as well as their contributions to their alma mater, their communities and their professions.

  • UW-Eau Claire spring graduates
    Commencement ceremonies for 1,300 Blugolds set for May 20
    Thursday, May 11, 2017

    Commencement exercises for 1,300 students at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will be held May 20 in Zorn Arena. Candidates from the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Nursing and Health Sciences will receive degrees during a 9 a.m. ceremony. Candidates from the College of Business and the College of Education and Human Sciences will receive degrees during a 2 p.m. ceremony.

  • Garfield Avenue aerial image as of May 1, 2017
    UW-Eau Claire construction update: May 1, 2017
    Monday, May 1, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire overviews the work completed on the Garfield Avenue redevelopment project as of May 1, 2017.

  • Hannah (left) and Lisa (Knuppel) Olejniczak
    New grad follows in her mother's footsteps
    Monday, May 1, 2017

    Hannah and Lisa (Knuppel) Olejniczak are proving that there might just be something to the old adage about the apple not falling far from the tree. After all, when Hannah graduates this spring from UW-Eau Claire — her mother’s alma mater — both will be Blugold alumni, and the mother-daughter duo will have each earned a degree in health care administration.

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