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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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  • BJ Hollars
    Mentor inspires successful writer to pursue career in teaching
    Tuesday, June 6, 2017

    B.J. Hollars, a successful author and an associate professor of English at UW-Eau Claire, says he would not be a professor or writer today if it were not for his mentor, author Ray Bradbury. The two corresponded for a decade, trading letters from B.J.'s senior year in high school until Ray's death in 2012. In all that time, Ray shared insights not only on the writing life, but on life generally. Specifically, the importance of giving what you can to those who need it.

  • UW-Eau Claire geography students and faculty.
    Studying tourism geography in Scotland
    Monday, June 5, 2017

    When a dozen Blugolds visited popular tourist destinations in Scotland this spring, they were doing much more than sightseeing. The UW-Eau Claire geography majors, along with two of their professors, were gathering information and other data necessary to analyze how effectively Scotland is marketing itself to visitors from abroad, specifically millennials.

  • 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.

  • Human Sciences and Services building
    UW-Eau Claire signs agreements for NTC, WITC social work transfers
    Monday, May 22, 2017

    Students holding an associate's degree in from two area technical colleges now have improved options for transferring to UW-Eau Claire and pursuing a bachelor's in social work, thanks to newly signed articulation agreements.

  • 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.

  • Dr. Ezra Zeitler
    Geography professor wins prestigious national teaching award
    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire geography professor with a talent and passion for creating learning experiences in his classroom and around the world has received a prestigious national teaching award. Dr. Ezra Zeitler, an associate professor of geography and anthropology, is the recipient of the 2017 Higher Education Distinguished Teaching Award. Each year the National Council for Geographic Education recognizes one to three educators from throughout the country for outstanding teaching in higher education. Zeitler is the first UW-Eau Claire faculty member to receive the award, and the sixth educator from a UW System school to receive the honor since it was established in 1982.

  • Students walking on footbridge
    UW-Eau Claire footbridge closure, parking changes start May 22
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017

    The summer closure of UW-Eau Claire's Chippewa River footbridge starting May 22 will result in parking parking changes for the university's students, faculty and staff.

  • 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.

  • Bronsen Smith
    Blugold family helps veteran make dream come true
    Monday, May 8, 2017

    Unlike most of the Blugolds who will graduate this month, no one expected Bronsen Smith to earn a bachelor’s degree. From being expelled from his high school to overcoming the death of his sister, the odds have been stacked against the Army veteran for a long time.

  • Davies Center at UW-Eau Claire
    Center for Service-Learning honors educators, students
    Monday, May 8, 2017

    The UW-Eau Claire Center for Service-Learning recently recognized those who have volunteered countless hours of service to the Eau Claire community.

  • Dave Kochendorfer (left) and Luke Kempen accept Wisconsin's 2017 Small Business Development Center of Excellence and Innovation Award.
    UW-Eau Claire SBDC, Luke Kempen and Dave Kochendorfer honored by Small Business Administration
    Monday, May 8, 2017

    Wisconsin’s 2017 Small Business Development Center of Excellence and Innovation Award was given to UW-Eau Claire’s SBDC office for playing a critical role in the state’s small business community. Luke Kempen and Dave Kochendorfer worked together to develop a financial projection template that is used throughout the Wisconsin SBDC network. Last year, the office’s consulting assisted 192 clients and led to 23 new businesses and 95 new jobs with a capital investment of $8.4 million.

  • Meredith Watson
    Persistence, patience help psychology student land dream internship
    Friday, May 5, 2017

    A strong interest in addiction research drove UW-Eau Claire junior, Meredith Watson, to land a prestigious paid internship at the University of Missouri’s Summer Alcohol Research School.

  • 1916Sign-centennialsign-052016.jpg
    Students, faculty, staff invited to May 12 Centennial Grand Finale event
    Friday, May 5, 2017

    The Centennial Grand Finale, a UW-Eau Claire centennial wrap-up event for students, faculty and staff, will begin at 11 a.m. May 12 at the amphitheater on the campus mall.

  • Elizabeth Glogowski
    Faculty, students collaborate to make research thrive at UW-Eau Claire
    Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    Faculty and students come together to help UW-Eau Claire gain national recognition for outstanding undergraduate research.

  • Spring campus shot with flowers.
    Academics, diplomats to debate peace and security in Eurasia
    Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    Academics and diplomats from the United States and Europe will gather this week at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to debate how peace and security can best be achieved in Eurasia — a region that includes Europe and Asia — and what policies the U.S. should adopt to promote those actions. The Lazda Symposium on Global Issues will host the two-day event, titled “U.S. Foreign Policy and the Future of Eurasian Security.” The symposium, free and open to the public, will include a series of discussions Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, in Hibbard Hall and Schneider Hall on UW-Eau Claire’s lower campus.

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