1. UW-Eau Claire’s Fostering Success interns making connections, building the program

    Photo of a fall 2022 team of UW-Eau Claire undergraduate and graduate students who helped the university’s Fostering Success program reach more current and future Blugolds who were in foster care or experienced homelessness as youth enroll and be successful in college. The Fostering Success leadership team includes, from left, students Molly Urmanski, Mia Johnson and Taz Smith, along with staff member Jodi Thesing-Ritter and graduate student Jessica Brooks. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Fostering Success program is making huge leaps forward thanks to a $70,000 grant it received from the UW System this summer, program leaders say. UW-Eau […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire women’s rugby club team wins national title

    Photo of the UW-Eau Claire women’s rugby club team proudly displays the Division II National Champions pennant. (UW-Eau Claire)

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire women’s rugby club team won the National Collegiate Rugby Division II National Championship on Dec. 4 in Houston. UW-Eau Claire defeated Marquette University 78-0 in […]

  3. Blugold’s research aims to better prepare future teachers to instruct students with disabilities

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire recent graduate

    Maura Laesser saw the passion of special education instructors while she was a classroom assistant as a high school student, and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire senior has developed a […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire research team works with Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market to address food insecurity

    Photo of Eau Claire Farmers Market. A UW-Eau Claire research team working with the Eau Claire Downtown Farmers Market on a program that helps community members who are food insecure buy more fruits and vegetables. Dr. Eric Jamelske, professor of economics, leads the ongoing project, which has included dozens of Blugolds as researchers and/or volunteers. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    As a college student living on his own for the first time, Luke Plagens already was figuring out that it’s hard to eat healthy on a small budget. However, it’s […]

  5. Future teacher hopes to make a difference in nearby classrooms and around the world

    Photo of Blugold, Maisee Yang, who found plenty of learning opportunities in and out of the classroom that will help her be successful in her future teaching career. She will graduate from UW-Eau Claire this month with an elementary education major and a teaching English as a second language (TESOL) minor. She hopes to teach fifth-eighth graders, but she also wants to someday teach abroad in Europe or Asia. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    When Maisee Yang graduates from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire this month, she will take with her a long list of goals that she hopes to accomplish during her future […]

  6. Former exchange student at UW-Eau Claire is broadcaster at World Cup

    Photo of (from left) broadcasters Angus Scott, Ruud Gullit, a former Chelsea and Dutch national team player, and Arsène Wenger, former Arsenal manager, appearing on set at the Qatar World Cup with the Jules Rimet Trophy.

      From the turf at Carson Park to the pitches of Qatar, Angus Scott has seen plenty of football — both the American version and the internationally recognized sport. More […]

  7. Blugolds gain job skills, connections through UW-Eau Claire’s new international internship program

    Photo of Ellie Fernandez’s internship at a film and theater studio in London, which gave her new skills and connections as well as the opportunity to explore a city that’s always interested her. After she graduates, she is considering pursuing a career in marketing, development or production within the film industry. Fernandez is among the first Blugolds to complete internships through UW-Eau Claire’s new international internship program, which offers eight-week summer internships in several parts of the world. (Photo courtesy of Ellie Fernandez)

    When Ellie Fernandez came to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, she knew she’d have plenty of interesting experiences on campus and around the world thanks to the university’s stellar business […]

  8. Driven by data: UW System data science program producing career-ready graduates

    Photo: UW Extended Campus facilitates the data science master's program as a collaboration among UWL, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Green Bay, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Stevens Point and UW-Superior. It is entirely online, making it a good fit for both traditional students and working professionals hoping to take the next step in their career.

    UW-La Crosse graduate student Caleb Waack is ready to launch his career in data science — and he will be joining a fellow program alumnus.  Waack, who will complete UWL’s data […]

  9. UW-Eau Claire’s student Reef Team cares for clown fish, urchins and other marine life in saltwater aquaria

    Photo of Alaina Steinmetz, a member of UW-Eau Claire’s Reef Team student organization, who meets with other team members several times a week in Phillips Hall to maintain two large saltwater tanks and care for the organisms that live in them. Steinmetz has long been fascinated by marine life, so she was happy to discover Reef Team when she came to UW-Eau Claire. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    Several times a week Alaina Steinmetz, Lucas Williams and others who share a passion for all things that live in the ocean gather to observe and learn from clownfish, urchins […]

  10. Blugolds part of NSF study on Hmong STEM experiences

    Photo of Dr. Kong Pheng Pha, an associate professor of critical Hmong studies and women’s, gender and sexuality studies at UW-Eau Claire, is a co-principal investigator on a $2.2 million National Science Foundation study. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire faculty member and students will be involved in a $2.2 million National Science Foundation-funded study aimed at improving education outcomes for Hmong American students in […]