1. UW-Eau Claire: Building bridges between health care and higher education to enhance patient care

    Photo of Dr. Rajeev Chaudhry, an expert in analyzing large datasets to help health care organizations improve patient care. His expertise will help UW-Eau Claire as it grows its informatics and AI programs.

    Dr. Rajeev Chaudhry has yet to step foot on UW-Eau Claire’s campus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Mayo Clinic physician already is creating opportunities for Blugolds to gain […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire nursing students raise awareness about challenges of returning to community after being incarcerated

    Photo of Brelynn Updike, who is part of a team of UW-Eau Claire nursing students and recent graduates who are raising awareness about the challenges and resources needed to support people as they return to the community after being incarcerated. The research team partnered with several Chippewa Valley organizations on a project that they hope will help give voice to these individuals. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    A team of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire nursing students and recent graduates are working to raise awareness about the challenges and resources needed to support people as they return to […]

  3. High-performance computing workshops scheduled for high school students at UW-Eau Claire

    Photo of Dr. Nora Mitchell, UW-Eau Claire assistant professor of biology, who will direct a workshop for Upward Bound students on using the supercomputing cluster to build evolutionary trees to understand relationships among species. Mitchell is shown in this photo working with UW-Eau Claire students in a biology class lab. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    Some Eau Claire high school students will get firsthand experiences this week in the first summer workshops for high-performance computing, all taught by University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire faculty and staff […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire research project focuses on cybersecurity in businesses

    Photo of senior Sara Hansen, who is working on a research project focusing on cybersecurity in the business world, a longtime interest of the UW-Eau Claire accounting major. She received the College of Business’ 2021-22 James R. and Vicki Lord Larson Undergraduate Research Fellowship. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    Sara Hansen grew up working alongside her father, a self-employed jack-of-all-trades who made his living juggling multiple business projects. “I would help my dad with his many business projects, which […]

  5. Blugold senior Carl Fossum wins state championship for COVID-19 research presentation

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire senior Carl Fossum, who will graduate in May 2022 and is beginning his process of finding graduate programs where he will pursue a Ph.D. in computational chemistry. In addition to a career in research, Fossum hopes to teach at the college level. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    University of WIsconsin–Eau Claire senior Carl Fossum wants to be a university instructor one day to use his knowledge and teaching skills to explain computational chemistry to his students. Fossum’s […]

  6. Blugold’s journey takes her from opera singer to award-winning poet and bestselling novelist

    Photo of Jacqueline Cobian West, who graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 2003 with a major in music and a minor in English. It didn’t take her long to realize that while she loved performing, her passion was writing. The Blugold now is a an award-winning poet and a New York Times bestselling author whose young adult novels are beloved by tweens, teens, parents and teachers.

    acqueline Cobian West came to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a love for music and a passion for writing. As a Blugold, she found plenty of opportunities on and […]

  7. Pursuing a career in biomedical research: UW-Eau Claire May ’21 graduate Jordan Munos

    Photo of Jordan Munos, who as a member of the student research team in the chemistry lab with Dr. James Phillips, found her passion for biomedical research. She is pictured here installing a liquid nitrogen trap on the preparatory vacuum line, just one of many complex instruments Blugold researchers like Munos learn to master.

    As an incoming Blugold four years ago, Jordan Munos knew she wanted to go to medical school, but wasn’t certain what major would be her best route to get there. […]

  8. UW-Eau Claire students work together to capture stories about life during COVID-19 for Spanish-speaking populations

    Photo of nursing students, who helped public history and Latin American and Latinx studies students connect with Spanish-speaking farmworkers they know through their clinical work. (Submitted photo)

    A team of University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire faculty and undergraduate and graduate students who are studying public history, Latin American and Latinx studies, Spanish and nursing are working together to […]

  9. Global perspective: International experiences help shape UW-Eau Claire grad

    Photo of Hannah Javoroski, whose passion for international learning grew thanks to the opportunities offered at UW-Eau Claire.

    Hannah Javoroski traveled the U.S. extensively with her family while growing up in Milwaukee, but it was a high school trip to China that sparked a love for international experiences. […]

  10. UW-Eau Claire grad embraces opportunities to bring her nursing and Spanish majors together

    Photo of Lucy Hobbs, who found opportunities to bring together her nursing and Spanish majors through research, study abroad and other experiences during her years as a Blugold. The May graduate says those experiences are shaping how she sees her future in health care.

    Lucy Hobbs came to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire already knowing she wanted to study nursing so she could make a positive difference in the lives of others. Once she […]