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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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  • Mathhew Desmond
    'Evicted' author Matthew Desmond to speak Oct. 19 at The Forum
    Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017

    Matthew Desmond will present “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 Schofield Auditorium as part of UW-Eau Claire's Forum series. His book by the same name won the Pulitzer Prize in 2017, the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Carnegie Medal.

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    'Color' to be theme of Art AND Science program exhibition, events
    Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire’s Art AND Science program will present “Color,” an exhibition that will run Oct. 20-Nov. 15, and weekly events including individual performances, seminars and lectures.

  • Jillian Weise
    Disability rights activist to speak at Schneider Disability Issues Forum
    Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

    National author, speaker and disability rights activist Jillian Weise will present “Permission and Provocation” at UW-Eau Claire’s ninth annual Schneider Disability Issues Forum at 5 p.m. Oct. 26 in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.

  • 2017 AMA 5K logo
    Boo! Let's scare cancer away!
    Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017

    Join us at the 1st "Costumes Against Cancer" 5K Run/1Mile Walk, Sat. Oct. 21 on the UW-Eau Claire Campus Mall. Sign in: 8:30 am. Run: 9 am. Walk: 9:15 am. Sponsored by the American Marketing Association and Colleges Against Cancer.

  • Matt Schrupp
    Sharing the beauty of UW-Eau Claire's campus
    Monday, Oct. 2, 2017

    For the second consecutive year, photos of the UW-Eau Claire campus taken by student Matt Schrupp are included in the USA Today’s College Guide, a magazine that profiles nearly 500 colleges and universities across the country.

  • Garfield Avenue aerial shot Sept 28, 2017
    UW-Eau Claire construction update: Oct. 1, 2017
    Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017

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

  • Marilyn and David Karlgaard in front of Karlgaard Towers
    ‘Towers’ of Blugold support: Residence hall renamed for generous alumni couple
    Friday, Sept. 29, 2017

    Towers Hall, UW-Eau Claire's largest residence hall, became Karlgaard Towers on Sept. 29 in recognition of Marilyn and David Karlgaard, Blugold alumni whose history of giving to the UW-Eau Claire Foundation includes the largest sum in support of student scholarships in university history.

  • Blugold Beginnings mentor and elementary students
    Blugold Beginnings to partner with area schools to celebrate National Youth Science Day
    Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017

    More than 60 UW-Eau Claire Blugold Beginnings mentors will partner with Eau Claire County 4-H to bring 4-H National Youth Science Day science programming to eight Eau Claire area elementary schools in October.

  • Dr. Manuel Fernández and students
    Blugolds from all majors can pursue new Latin American Studies certificate
    Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire's new Latin American Studies certificate program is making it easier for Blugolds from all majors to better understand the histories and cultures of Hispanic and Latino/a Americans, a growing ethnic group that now make up the largest minority population in the U.S.

  • Lauren Weedman
    Award-winning writer, comedian kicks off 2017-18 Artists Series Oct. 3
    Friday, Sept. 22, 2017

    Lauren Weedman will bring her unfiltered, jaw-dropping comedy show to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to kick off the university’s 2017-18 Artists Series.

  • Isaac Mousel
    Thumbs up for internships!
    Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017

    Read the stories of 40 business students who completed internships last summer. We hope their experiences will get you excited about starting your search for an internship.

  • Students in Davies fall 2017
    UW-Eau Claire again ranks in top 5 on U.S. News best-in-Midwest list
    Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire is again ranked among the top five public regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report in its 2018 Best Colleges rankings.

  • Allie Welter
    Brother fuels Blugold's interest in genetics research
    Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017

    A summer internship at Boston Children’s Hospital gave Allie Welter something even more valuable than new research skills and a chance to add to her already impressive resume. It gave the Blugold an opportunity to intern in a research lab that studies myotubular myopathy, the same rare genetic disease that affects her 16-year-old brother.

  • Career conference 2017
    Get ready for Career Conference
    Monday, Sept. 11, 2017

    Get your resume ready! Career Conference is Thursday, September 28 from 10:00 A.M – 3:00 P.M. in Davies Center. Over 140 employers will be in attendance.This is a great place to network with recruiters to learn about the internships and full-time employment opportunities available at their companies.

  • A guitar from the collection of the late superstar Prince.
    Blugold Radio's grand opening Sept. 14-15 to feature guitars from Prince's collection
    Friday, Sept. 8, 2017

    Blugold Radio, located a guitar string away from McIntyre Library, will hold a special grand opening celebration that will give UW-Eau Claire students, faculty, staff and the public the chance to admire two guitars from the collection of the late superstar Prince.

  • Campuswide emergency notification test set for Sept. 21
    Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire will conduct a campuswide test of its emergency notification system between 9 and 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 21.

  • Blugold Sales Challenge
    Students test sales skills at Blugold Challenge
    Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

    Members of the Blugold Sales Team will test their skills at the 16th Annual Blugold Sales Challenge, September 22-23. The 2017 competition is supported by a gift from Northwestern Mutual.

  • Blugolds (from left) Maggie St. Ores, Jenna Washetas, Leah Wagner, Ian Harvatine, Sam Rossmiller, Sebastian Torres (a Memorial High School student), Elizabeth Davis and Dr. Eric Torres spent time in Peru as part of a research project.
    Future teachers learn to create global classrooms
    Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

    When Sam Rossmiller talks about his future teaching career, he describes classrooms filled with diverse learners who readily share their perspectives, ideas and cultural values. He spent time this summer in Peruvian schools as part of a multiyear international research project that aims to better prepare future teachers to build global learning communities.

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