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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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  • Towers Hall
    UW-Eau Claire launches Towers Hall renovation project
    Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017

    Work has begun on the renovation of Towers Hall, the largest residence hall at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, as of Wednesday, Sept. 6.

  • Two women proudly standing in front of cafe counter with a bright yellow open sign.
    Small Business Development Center's Entrepreneurial Training Program begins Sept. 19
    Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017

    Whether you're wondering what it would be like to start your own business or already own one and would like to take it to the next level, the Entrepreneurial Training Program is for you.

  • UW Meets EC 2016
    Fifth Annual UW Meets EC walking tour set for Sept. 8
    Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017

    For the fifth year, new students to UW-Eau Claire have the chance to experience downtown Eau Claire in a special event tailor-made for them. Take the UW Meets EC walking tour to see all that downtown offers.

  • John Naser
    UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education announces September program offerings
    Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education will present a variety of programs in September, including beginning sign language, supervisory training and management, grant writing and more.

  • 2017 Excellence Awards recipients
    Seven faculty and staff recognized for excellence
    Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017

    Seven UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff members were recognized for excellence during the university's academic year opening meeting Aug. 22.

  • Robert Baca playing trumpet
    History project showcases icons of local music scene
    Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

    A team of UW-Eau Claire public history students is working to share the stories of the artists, producers, publicists and others who are longtime contributors to the city of Eau Claire’s thriving, eclectic music scene.

  • Emma Nickerson works with a young girl at a California hospital during a summer immersion program.
    Blugolds learn to help children with trauma return to the classroom
    Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017

    Blugolds Nicole Fox and Emma Nickerson are pursuing different majors, but a UW-Eau Claire summer immersion program that took them to a children’s hospital in California helped them discover how closely their paths may interact in the future. Fox, Nickerson and eight other Blugolds were part of the Shriners Children’s Hospital-Northern California immersion program that gave the students hands-on experiences working with diverse youth who had a significant burn or orthopedic trauma.

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

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

  • Aspenson Mogensen aerial view
    New Water Street mixed-use building named for local business owners
    Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

    A new mixed-use building at 222 Water St. in Eau Claire has been named for three local individuals in recognition of their gifts of more than $1 million in support of people, programs and facilities at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

  • Dr. Paul Thomas (right) will travel to Missouri to experience the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. UW-Eau Claire will host a viewing event on campus, helping people safely view the partial eclipse.
    Astronomy lovers plan for 'The Great American Eclipse'
    Monday, Aug. 7, 2017

    A total solar eclipse will sweep across the United States for the first time in decades, creating what many astronomers are describing as the biggest astronomical event in the United States in many years. UW-Eau Claire will host an eclipse-viewing event from noon-2:30 p.m. Aug. 21 in the outdoor amphitheater in front of Davies Center. Astronomy faculty will have two or three telescopes set up for viewing. They also will have eclipse glasses (required for anyone viewing the partial or total eclipse) for visitors to use. They expect the best viewing in Eau Claire — maximum eclipse — to be a little after 1 p.m.

  • 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.

  • Katie Albin, a fifth-grade teacher at an Eau Claire elementary school, was one of three teachers who were part of this summer’s Blugold Beginnings coding camp. She hopes to incorporate coding into her classroom.
    Area students, teachers learn coding at summer camp
    Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Students and teachers from Eau Claire schools spent a week learning coding as part of UW-Eau Claire’s coding camp, a summer program that introduces campers to computer science. Blugold Beginnings has offered the coding camp for several years, but this year for the first time three Eau Claire Area School District teachers are joining the 50 Chippewa Valley 6th-12th graders who participate. The teachers hope to learn how they can incorporate coding into their own teaching, something they say would be valuable given the level of interest their students have in technology.

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