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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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  • Garfield Avenue aerial shot November 27, 2017
    UW-Eau Claire construction update: Dec. 1, 2017
    Friday, Dec. 1, 2017

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

  • Ryan Swenson
    Gilman Scholarship paves way for Blugold to study in South Africa
    Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

    Ryan Swenson, a biology and pre-professional health sciences major from Jim Falls, is fulfilling his goal this semester by studying abroad in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

  • Kendra Harding
    Blugold's support system spans three continents
    Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

    Sometimes it takes a village to raise a Blugold. Just ask Kendra Harding, a UW-Eau Claire senior who credits her village — a support system that spans the campus and three continents — with helping her discover her passions and prepare for her future.

  • Kronholm family
    December commencement is a family tradition
    Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017

    Gathering in Zorn Arena is a December tradition for the Kronholm family. When she walks across the stage next month, Kelsey Kronholm will become the fourth member of her family to graduate from UW-Eau Claire — all during winter commencement ceremonies.

  • Chase Kazmierkoski with Backwards Thinkers Society fall 2017
    Business and comedy prepare Blugold for career in sales
    Friday, Nov. 24, 2017

    A natural performer and a veteran of many theater productions, Chase Kazmierkoski loves to be at center stage. As a Blugold, he found ways to use his talents for showmanship to prepare for a career in business.

  • Dawson Redenius at 2017 Jazz Fest
    Freshman Blugold hits the road with Lorie Line's Pop Chamber Orchestra
    Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017

    Dawson Redenius — a UW-Eau Claire freshman trumpet player — is the youngest member of Lorie Line’s Pop Chamber Orchestra, touring with the popular entertainer’s annual holiday extravaganza.

  • Garfield Avenue new sidewalks map as of Nov. 20, 2017
    New Garfield Avenue sidewalks to open Nov. 20
    Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

    Sidewalks providing more direct routes between the UW-Eau Claire footbridge, campus hill and the rest of lower campus will open the afternoon of Nov. 20.

  • Darin Lau runs during fall 2017 cross-country meet
    Lau takes top honors at national championship, makes university history
    Monday, Nov. 20, 2017

    Senior Darin Lau made history twice this weekend when he took top honors during the NCAA Division III cross-country championships. He is the first Blugold runner to win an individual national championship and the university’s first four-time All-American.

  • Chancellor during visit to UW-Barron County
    Chancellor's Blog: A great visit to UW-Barron County
    Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

    Chancellor James Schmidt gives an update on the first official visit by UW-Eau Claire representatives to the UW-Barron County campus since the UW System Board of Regents approved a new UW Colleges alignment that joins the two institutions.

  • Mark Vang, an officer with the Eau Claire Police Department
    UW-Eau Claire researchers help police department address issues with back pain
    Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017

    A UW-Eau Claire research team is working to help address a common problem among police officers in Eau Claire and elsewhere — lower-back pain.

  • Landscape in Peruvian mountains
    UW-Eau Claire continues to be a national leader in study abroad
    Monday, Nov. 13, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire continues to be a national leader among master’s-level colleges and universities when it comes to sending students to study abroad, according to the 2017 Open Doors Report of the Institute for International Education.

  • Chancellor with veterans support staff and students
    UW-Eau Claire adds to honors for student veteran support
    Friday, Nov. 10, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire has earned the UW System Veterans Education and Transition to Success certification and was honored for the achievement during the system's Board of Regents meeting Nov. 9.

  • Fall colors on campus
    Chancellor's Blog: Welcome, UW-Barron County!
    Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017

    UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt welcomes UW-Barron County and sets the stage for the new partnership between the two institutions under the UW System realignment plan approved Nov. 9 by the Board of Regents.

  • Fall leaves outside Davies Center
    UW-Eau Claire, UW-Barron County realignment approved
    Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017

    A realignment that will partner University of Wisconsin two-year colleges with nearby four-year UW campuses across the state — including joining UW-Barron County with UW-Eau Claire — was approved today by the UW System Board of Regents.

  • Gabrielle White
    Blugold shares family's traditions, culture through dance
    Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017

    Like many Blugolds, Gabrielle White values the traditions — as well as the heirlooms — her family has passed down from generation to generation. However, unlike most of her Blugold peers, Gabrielle gets to share her cherished family traditions and treasures with the UW-Eau Claire campus and greater Eau Claire communities. Since she was a teen, the junior psychology major from Black River Falls has been among the dancers at UW-Eau Claire’s annual Honoring Education Powwow. This year, she was the head dancer at the powwow on her campus.

  • Blugold Bobbie Schultz
    A birthday gift grows into thriving business for local Blugold
    Friday, Nov. 3, 2017

    Sometimes a gift really does keep on giving. Just ask Bobbie Schultz, a soon-to-be UW-Eau Claire graduate who has been running her own business for years thanks to a long-ago birthday present from her mom. The Blugold — who will graduate in December after just 2½ years with a degree in business management — was turning 7 when her mom gave her a chinchilla, a lovable creature that quickly captured Bobbie’s heart. Fourteen years later, the Blugold entrepreneur is a certified chinchilla breeder who sells more than 300 of the animals a year through her business, “Bobbie’s Chinchillas.”

  • Dorn-Fernandez family
    Study abroad plays special part in mother, daughter college experiences
    Friday, Nov. 3, 2017

    Turns out there might just be something to that old proverb, "Like mother, like daughter." At least if you are Amy Dorn-Fernandez and Miranda Fernandez and you are thinking about your futures. Both came to UW-Eau Claire — though decades apart — because of the university’s reputation for offering exceptional study abroad programs. Amy got more than she expected from her time studying in Spain — she fell in a love, eventually marrying a young Spaniard. Twenty-plus years later, their daughter, Miranda, is a Blugold and already looking forward to studying abroad in Spain.

  • Limitless: B.F.A. Senior Show
    There is no limit for December 2017 Art & Design B.F.A. graduates
    Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017

    Fall 2017 graduating B.F.A. seniors will be featuring their capstone work in the gallery in December. The exhibit runs from Dec. 1-Dec. 17 with a reception on Saturday, Dec. 9.

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