1. UW-Eau Claire, HPE collaboration a powerful partnership

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt talking about a new public-private collaboration between Hewlett Packard Enterprise and the university at a Monday press conference. Pictured in the video screen is Mayo Clinic Health System Dr. Rajeev Chaudhry.

    Students and faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire can engage in more high-performance, data-driven research thanks to a new public-private collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise that dramatically increases the […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire pilot program aims to save students money by reducing textbook and materials costs

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire, which is continuing a pilot program that supports faculty who want to incorporate into their courses more teaching, learning and research materials that reside in the public domain or have been released under an open license that allows them to be used at no cost. The project aims to reduce costs associated with buying textbooks or other course materials.

    In the 11 years that Dr. Lisa Quinn-Lee has been teaching an Introduction to Social Welfare class at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, she has yet to find a textbook […]

  3. Blugolds in sports industry to discuss COVID’s effect on business

    Photo of Curt Krizan, the Fiesta Bowl’s chief financial and ticket revenue officer, who says people working in the sports industry had to remain flexible, have an open mind and be creative during the past year dealing with COVID-19.

    University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire alumni who work in the sports industry will discuss during an upcoming webinar how COVID-19 has radically affected their businesses. The webinar, titled “COVID’s Effect on […]

  4. UW-Eau Claire students help Blugold Brain Injury Group members tell their stories to health care providers

    Photo of undergraduate and graduate students in UW-Eau Claire’s communication sciences and disorders programs who assisted Blugold Brain Injury Group members in developing a presentation for Mayo Clinic Health System providers. In the presentation, BBIG members told providers what it’s like to live with a traumatic brain injury. Blugolds helping with the project include (seated from left) Bailey Harder and Crystal Zehm, and (standing from left) Dr. Jerry Hoepner and Hannah Yingst.

    Photo caption: Undergraduate and graduate students in UW-Eau Claire’s communication sciences and disorders programs assisted Blugold Brain Injury Group members in developing a presentation for Mayo Clinic Health System providers. In […]

  5. UW-Eau Claire students research economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic

    Photo of Dr. Thomas Kemp teaching an economics class this semester that focuses on the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The class gives students an opportunity to research and analyze topics and data relating to the pandemic even as the crisis continues.

    As the COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping across the world last spring, closing schools, shuttering businesses and overwhelming hospitals, Sara Patoka struggled to see how she might use her knowledge and […]

  6. UW-Eau Claire nursing alumna recognized for work in public health

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire nursing alumna

    Selfless and devoted individuals stepped forward in 2020 with heroic efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, serving as a continuous source of hope during such difficult times. Among the devoted public […]

  7. UW-Eau Claire research team studies effects of alcohol on older people

    Photo of Dr. Doug Matthews and Quinn Petersilka, a freshman research assistant, collaborating with Mayo Clinic on research about the effects of alcohol on aging brains.

    While many senior citizens assume that having two or three drinks is harmless, a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire research team has found that alcohol significantly affects older brains in ways […]

  8. Spanish immersion class helps UW-Eau Claire Blugolds build connections in western Wisconsin

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire Spanish immersion class

    What do a western Wisconsin farm, a local coffee shop, a free medical clinic and a Catholic church have in common? They all attract Spanish-speaking community members from the Eau […]

  9. UW-Eau Claire student researchers win award for medical innovation

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire student researchers

    University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students Aaron Ellefson and Cuyler Monahan didn’t let COVID-19 deter their collaborative research into developing a clinical foam to protect cancer patients from radiation during treatment.Ellefson, […]

  10. UW-Eau Claire senior is first-known student to curate outside exhibition at Foster Gallery

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire senior Caleb Carr, who is passionate about art and feels a social responsibility to speak up about sustainability and the future of our planet.

    Caleb Carr grew up on a southwest Wisconsin farm and, from a young age, understood the importance of natural resources and the environment in his family’s rural lifestyle. The University […]