1. UW-Eau Claire expands speech therapy and audiology service options for community

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire campus in fall

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s Center for Communication Disorders (CCD) is expanding its speech-language health care service options to respond to community needs after the announcement that multiple clinics and hospitals are closing in the Chippewa Valley. HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls will close along […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire to offer new major in professional studies

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire students walking across bridge

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will offer a bachelor of science in professional studies major starting in fall 2024 to promote bachelor’s degree completion for students who have either earned an associate degree or have significant college credits. The UW System Board of Regents on Feb. 9 approved the new major that will provide a […]

  3. UW-Eau Claire, Mayo Clinic Health System launch innovative Medical Academy Program to begin April 1

    Photo of students making their way through the lower UW-Eau Claire campus during a snowy winter day.

    Learning about the complexities of the human body and state-of-the-art health care is at the heart of the innovative Medical Academy Program, offered this spring thanks to a collaboration between Mayo Clinic Health System and the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The Medical Academy Program offers a unique learning opportunity for anyone who wants to better […]

  4. Virtual technology allows Blugolds to use digital cadavers in anatomy courses

    Photo of Hannah Geisler, an ad hoc program specialist in kinesiology, using the Anatomage table to instruct Blugolds in an anatomy class.

    Anatomy education is coming to life for University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students who are using new high-resolution digital cadaver tables to see the inner workings of the human body. The College of Education and Human Sciences purchased two life-size 3D tables that are being used by undergraduate and graduate students in the departments of kinesiology […]

  5. WEDC grant helps UWEC students live and teach in rural communities

    Photo of Glenwood Commons, a new housing site in Rice Lake funded through a Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. grant, which provides housing to UW-Eau Claire students completing student teaching and internships.

    Maia Reissner wanted a career in education ever since the third grade. “I had a fantastic teacher who showed me hands-on learning and the social-emotional aspect of education,” says Reissner, a 2023 elementary-middle education graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She chose UW-Eau Claire because of the program’s historic reputation. However, the Rib Lake […]

  6. Blugold marketing grad finds her niche in sports

    Photo of Hannah Hoffmann who says she loves the sports atmosphere and looks forward to a career in either sports marketing or ticketing.

    Hannah Hoffmann grew up playing sports, watching college and professional sports on TV. She routinely traveled the more than two hours from her home in Starbuck, Minnesota, to watch the Twins, Vikings, Timberwolves and Lynx play in the Twin Cities. It’s not surprising that this super fan will graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire […]

  7. UW-Eau Claire Foundation receives national leadership award

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire campus in winter

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Foundation board of directors has received a national award for its leadership and initiative in partnering to develop multiple major real estate projects that transformed campus and helped revitalize the community. The Foundation is among four higher education governing boards nationwide selected to receive the 2024 John W. Nason Award […]

  8. UW-Eau Claire ranks among top universities in study abroad participation

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire students studying abroad. UW-Eau Claire is the top-ranked master’s level university in Wisconsin and Minnesota in the 2023 Open Doors Report, with 254 Blugolds studying abroad.

    University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students’ participation in study abroad programs is among the highest in the nation for master’s-level colleges and universities, according to the 2023 Open Doors Report of the Institute of International Education. In the ranking based on 2021-22 study abroad statistics, 254 UW-Eau Claire students studied abroad, ranking the university 15th in the country […]

  9. UW-Eau Claire’s Chinese program receives national award

    Photo of Dr. Kaishan Kong, right, an associate professor of languages, who says UW-Eau Claire's Chinese program values intercultural learning. The program received the Global Engagement Initiative Award at the 2023 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Convention Nov. 17 in Chicago, Illinois. (UW-Eau Claire)

    The Chinese program at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire has received a national award from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. UW-Eau Claire received the Global Engagement Initiative Award at the 2023 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Convention Nov. 17 in Chicago, Illinois. Orlando Kelm, chair of the Global […]

  10. Future UW-Eau Claire educators create a lasting impact at the Children’s Museum of Eau Claire

    Photo of future UWEC educators whose research is helping a children's museum in Eau Claire

    Research at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire goes beyond the lab. From breweries and dog obedience classes to Europe and South Africa, Blugolds have conducted unique undergraduate research in a wide variety of settings. Recently, nine students and their professor conducted impactful research right here in Eau Claire. After being approached by the Children’s Museum […]