1. Research helps Blugold discover how computer science, health care intersect

    Photo of Nichol He. Thanks to his undergraduate research, Nichol He found a way to bring his passions for computer science and health care together in his future career. After He earns his degree in software engineering, the Blugold hopes to go to medical school while also continuing his research in bioinformatics. (Photo by Jesse Yang)

    Coming into college, Nichol He knew he wanted to study either computer science or pre-med, two very different academic areas that he assumed could only lead to two very different […]

  2. UW-Eau Claire’s COVID-19 archiving project earns Wisconsin Historical Society award

    Photo of Blugolds (from left) Breida Torres Berumen, Lucy Hobbs, and Claire Ganschow, who are capturing and preserving stories shared by people in western Wisconsin about what life has been like during COVID-19. The project is being recognized by the Wisconsin Historical Society for its important contributions to the region and state. (Submitted photo)

    A University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire-led project that captures and preserves COVID-19 stories and artifacts from the campus and surrounding communities is being honored by the Wisconsin Historical Society for its […]

  3. Freshwater research: A collaborative summer at ERIC

    Photo of Britta Larson from UW-Superior, who was one of four students who did field work in Door County.

    A Freshwater Collaborative for Wisconsin grant helped students from six UW campuses train at one of three locations of  UW Oshkosh’s Environmental Research and Innovation Center When Amanda Stickney learned about chemistry in […]

  4. New Blugold becomes fourth generation in her family to study at UW-Eau Claire

    Photo of new UW-Eau Claire freshman Lucy Franklin (center), who is the fourth generation of Blugolds in her family. Her mother, Beth Franklin, (left) and grandmother, Christy Linderholm, (right) both are UW-Eau Claire graduates. Lucy is holding a photo of her great-grandmother, Ruby (Johnson) Hanson, who earned her nursing degree from the precursor to UW-Eau Claire’s nursing program, so also is considered a Blugold.

    Like many families, Lucy Franklin cherishes her family’s traditions, those special experiences shared among generations that help to keep them connected. This fall, Lucy is carrying forward one especially meaningful […]

  5. UW-Eau Claire testing classroom air quality in preparation for fall

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire testing classroom air quality in preparation for fall

    When it comes to making campus safe for the start of the fall semester, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is taking extra measures to improve safety — right down to […]

  6. UW-Eau Claire professor maps elevation for Olympics marathon course

    Photo of Dr. Sean Hartnett, UW-Eau Claire professor of geography, standing with marathoners Paul Tergat, center, and Haile Gebrselassie at a 2011 celebration of world record holders at the 2011 Berlin Marathon.

    For the second time in the past three Olympics, UW-Eau Claire geography professor Dr. Sean Hartnett has produced an elevation profile map of the marathon course for competitors, coaches, media and fans. […]

  7. UW-Eau Claire genetics research connects students with alumni

    Photo of r. Jamie Lyman Gingerich, a UW-Eau Claire associate professor of biology, who works in a Phillips Hall laboratory with students Kati Sadowska, center, and Caterra Leavens.

    Blugolds work together to prepare future scientists, medical leaders Student researchers are getting a glimpse of their potential futures as scientists and medical leaders through a collaborative research project that […]

  8. UW-Eau Claire Blugold builds career and life around caring for and inspiring African American communities

    Photo of Dr. Woubeshet Ayenew, who was still in his medical residency when he found his calling, providing care to underserved populations in Minneapolis. Nearly 20 years later, he’s a respected cardiologist and community advocate in the Twin Cities, providing care while also trying to increase the number of African American physicians.

    Offering care and inspiration Dr. Woubeshet Ayenew was still in the early months of his three-year internal medicine residency at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis when he noticed […]

  9. Lifting up students and closing the gap: Upward Bound at UW-Eau Claire

    Photo of Melady Vue, who grew up in Eau Claire and participated in the UW-Eau Claire Upward Bound program through high school. She later worked as a Blugold student employee in the program, and upon graduating with a degree in social work in 2015, Vue joined the full-time program staff working to help other underrepresented students attend college.

    Growing up, Melady Vue always dreamed of going to college, but she had no idea how to make her dream a reality. A presentation at her Chippewa Valley middle school […]

  10. 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 […]