1. Blugolds come together to provide hearing screening to young children in Arcadia

    Photo of Carissa Phelps, a CSD second-year graduate student, Hope Wachholz, an undergraduate Spanish interpreter, and Arcadia Childcare Center director Jolynn Bourland working together to complete a young boy’s hearing screening. (Submitted photo)

    Earlier this month, a team of Blugolds — including future speech-language pathologists and Spanish interpreters — worked together to give hearing screenings to young children in Arcadia, where more than […]

  2. Men, women often divide child care and house care tasks by attitudes rather than expectations, UW-Eau Claire researcher says

    Photo of Dr. April Bleske-Rechek, who conducted a study with her student research team looking at whether the often talked about disparity in how women and men divide child care and home care tasks is influenced by their own preferences, rather than by entrenched expectations around gender roles. Their findings have recently been highlighted in professional journals.

    Countless stories have been written in recent years about research that finds that women — including those in dual-income households — continue to spend more time than their spouses caring […]

  3. Freshwater science: A knockout for mercury?

    Photo of Working in a lab made Ashley Lutzke realize how much she loved science.

    When Elizabeth Johnson, graduated with a Biology degree from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire in May 2021, she had a big advantage in the job market. She knew how to […]

  4. High schoolers jump into freshwater science

    Photo of high school student Quienten Anger measuring nitrate value in the Chippewa River with Professor J. Brian Mahoney. Willow Anderson in the background.

    Summer program provides hands-on experiences studying lakes, rivers and streams throughout Wisconsin. What’s the best way to get high school students interested in water sciences? Get their feet wet, literally. […]

  5. Collaboration at the heart of UW-Eau Claire’s $9.4 million Workforce Innovation Grant

    Photo of Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers' press conference announcing UW-Eau Claire’s $9.4 million Workforce Innovation Grant

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire received a $9.4 million grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. through the agency’s Workforce Innovation Grant program. Gov. Tony Evers announced UW-Eau Claire’s award […]

  6. New UW-Eau Claire grad ‘pays it forward,’ works to make computer science field more equitable and inclusive

    Photo of Alexis Lappe, who has excelled in the classroom as a UW-Eau Claire computer science major, but she also worked hard as a Blugold to make the STEM fields more inclusive and equitable. After she graduates in December, she plans to continue her efforts to bring more women and minorities into computer science and related fields. (Photo by Shane Opatz)

    “Pay it forward” may have become a popular saying in recent years, but it’s long been a way of life for Alexis Lappe, a University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire senior who […]

  7. UW-Eau Claire launches BluBox reusable container system for food service

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire campus scene

    Starting in December, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will take a significant sustainability step with the introduction of the BluBox Program, reusable food containers in the Hilltop and Davies Center […]

  8. Blugolds’ app project wins statewide business competition

    Photo of UW-Eau Claire campus

    A team including University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students and recent graduates earned top honors in the 2020-21 WiSys APPStart Challenge, a statewide competition that connects mobile app ideas with the […]

  9. Multiple research projects help Blugold gain skills, direction as she looks to future

    Photo of Avi Devy Mohan, who has had multiple research experiences as a Blugold after transferring to UW-Eau Claire from a university in Malaysia. A computer science and mathematics major, Mohan has worked alongside faculty research mentors from three academic areas on campus as well as with physicians at Mayo Clinic Health System. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    The opportunity to do undergraduate research is among the reasons Avi Devy Mohan decided to transfer to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire from a university in her native Malaysia. Still, […]

  10. UW-Eau Claire College of Business alumna honored for national leadership in STEM

    Photo of Posing for her 3D statue image with the tools of her trade at Microsoft, Beatris Mendez Gandica is honored to have been selected as a STEM ambassador in the "IF/THEN" campaign.

    It’s not unusual for Blugold alumni around the U.S. and the globe to be recognized for major accomplishments in their fields. Yet some alumni success stories stand out — literally, […]