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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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  • UWEC Welcome Picnic
    Blugold Welcome Week schedule set
    Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

    A wide variety of events are planned for Sept. 2-14.

  • Students bowling in Hilltop Center
    Hilltop bowling alleys to be replaced with new recreation spaces
    Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017

    In response to student input, Recreation and Sport Facilities at UW-Eau Claire will soon replace its bowling facility in Hilltop Center with reconfigured recreation space for our students, faculty and staff.

  • Drone shot of Garfield Avenue project progress
    UW-Eau Claire construction update: Aug. 1, 2017
    Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017

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

  • KINS Students learning how to test
    New UW-Eau Claire kinesiology degrees to address market demands
    Monday, July 24, 2017

    Two new degrees to be offered through the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s department of kinesiology will ensure Blugold graduates in the field continue to meet market demands.

  • Sophie Topper, 9, is building her math skills and confidence through her work with school psychology graduate student Jill Heitman.
    Summer program helps kids overcome math struggles
    Friday, July 21, 2017

    Math has never been at the top of Sophie Topper’s list of favorite things to do. Yet this summer the 9-year-old is eager to get to her math class every morning and she talks nonstop about what she learned all the way home. Why the sudden interest in story problems, math facts and fractions? The fourth-grader is one of a handful of youth participating in UW-Eau Claire’s summer math intervention program. The program pairs kids — typically elementary school students who need extra help with math — with school psychology graduate students to work on math skills.

  • Students walking on campus mall
    Riley McGrath named director of UW-Eau Claire Counseling Services
    Monday, July 17, 2017

    Dr. Riley McGrath has been named director of Counseling Services at UW-Eau Claire following a national search.

  • Dr. Michael Carney and graduates of the China 1-2-1 program.
    Eleven students graduate from China 1+2+1 program
    Monday, July 17, 2017

    Eleven students graduated with dual degrees from UW-Eau Claire and their home universities in China through the unique China 1+2+1 program. UW-Eau Claire is one of 17 U.S. universities participating in this program.

  • Students walking on campus
    MONEY ranks UW-Eau Claire high for quality, affordability and outcomes
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. universities in terms of educational quality, affordability and alumni success, according to MONEY’s 2017 “Best Colleges for Your Money” rankings.

  • Kim Wellnitz advising a business student
    Success Starts Here: Making major decisions
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    UWEC students make many major decisions throughout their college career. One of the most important one is selecting an academic major. Kim Wellnitz, lead business advisor in the Advising, Retention + Career Center, offers tips for exploring major options and making other important decisions.

  • UW-Eau Claire social work majors on Illinois immersion trip.
    Immersion gives social work majors up-close look at future profession
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    Thanks to a summer immersion program, Emma McIlquham is more certain than ever that she wants to be a social worker so she can help children. The senior was among the eight UW-Eau Claire students considering careers in child welfare who got an up-close look earlier this summer at what it is like to work with high-risk children and their families. The Blugolds, along with Jamie Tester, field director and clinical instructor in UW-Eau Claire’s social work department, spent nearly two weeks in Chicago and Springfield, Illinois, as part of a Child Advocacy Immersion program.

  • Students walking across campus mall
    Findings from the 2017 Eau Claire Longitudinal Student Survey
    Thursday, June 29, 2017

    The first wave of the Eau Claire Longitudinal Student Survey is complete, and the results are in! To find out what we have learned about UWEC students, read on.

  • 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.

  • Construction projects bring new campus traffic changes
    Monday, June 26, 2017

    Starting the week of June 26, UW-Eau Claire construction projects will affect traffic in two new campus locations.

  • Students Molly McIlquham and Kyle Geib
    Research team works to improve air quality near Lake Michigan
    Friday, June 23, 2017

    A UW-Eau Claire faculty-student research team is helping scientists better understand how ozone is produced over Lake Michigan, findings that could help communities and industries in three states identify strategies for improving air quality. Dr. Patricia Cleary, an assistant professor of chemistry at UW-Eau Claire, is working with a team of six students on the project, which involves university researchers from multiple schools and federal and local agencies.

  • Tim Vaughan with students
    Success Starts Here: Who's who in the College of Business
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Teamwork is something we do a lot of in the College of Business. In fact, knowing how to work successfully in a team is one of our learning goals for students. A great team requires effective leadership. Introducing Interim Dean Tim Vaughan, the college’s CEO, and some of the executive staff you work with the next four years.

  • John Jonas of the EPC works on preparation for the Eaux Claires Troix festival.
    Blugold gets hands-on experience at Eaux Claires festival
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017

    Over the last three years, Event Production Crew has been assisting Clearwing Productions with all the set-up and clean-up of the Eaux Claires festival. John Jonas, a UW-Eau Claire business major who graduated this spring, has been a part of all three festivals, and it is something he looks forward to every year.

  • Team SHRM
    Welcome, Class of 2021!
    Monday, June 12, 2017

    Hey, Class of 2021 . . . Welcome to the COB team! We look forward to meeting you on September 5 at our meet and greet event for new students.

  • Eau Claire's Juneteenth celebration
    Local Juneteenth event to celebrate enrichment through diversity
    Friday, June 9, 2017

    Eau Claire's Juneteenth celebration, commemorating African American freedom and emphasizing education and achievement, will begin at 5:30 p.m. June 19 at Carson Park's Pine Pavilion.

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