1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

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

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    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, […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. UW-Eau Claire Dean Linda Young inducted into American Academy of Nursing class of 2020 fellows

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    Dr. Linda Young, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, is among the national nursing leaders selected to be part of the […]

  6. UW System schools collaborate on green-energy study

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    Three University of Wisconsin System schools collaborated on a study to identify ways for state manufacturers to develop more products for green-energy technologies. A report released last month, “Advancing Wisconsin’s […]

  7. UW-Superior’s Rios Mendoza, colleagues awarded over $40,000 to study microplastics

    Photo of Dr. Rios Mendoza with colleagues

    University of Wisconsin-Superior associate professor of chemistry Dr. Lorena Rios Mendoza, along with colleagues from UW-Eau Claire, UW-Madison and the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, have been awarded a grant by […]

  8. Grant to fund new UW-Eau Claire certificate in humanities, health research

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    The global pandemic has provided insight into how human behavior affects critical health care decisions, says Dr. Louisa Rice, professor and chair of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s history department. […]

  9. UW-Eau Claire celebrates more than 1,400 spring 2020 graduates

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire campus with daffodils

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is celebrating 1,433 students who will complete academic degrees at the conclusion of the spring 2020 semester.UW-Eau Claire’s spring commencement ceremonies, initially scheduled for May […]

  10. UW-Eau Claire, Mayo Clinic and community makers working together to produce face shields for local hospitals

    Photo of Dr. Doug Dunham, a professor of materials science and engineering and director of UW-Eau Claire’s Materials Science and Engineering Center

    When medical workers everywhere — including the Chippewa Valley — began pleading for more personal protective equipment as they battle COVID-19, Dr. Doug Dunham knew UW-Eau Claire’s Materials Science and […]