News at UW-Eau Claire


Fewer area youth to go hungry this summer thanks to student, faculty community project

Working with several community organizations, a university team is leading a project that will make it possible for young people with food insecurity issues to access Feed My People Food Bank's Weekend Kids' Meals at more locations in Eau Claire. > Full story.


Service in small Costa Rican fishing village shapes students' thinking, future plans

The Blugold Visiting Writer Series announces that fiction writer Phong Nguyen will read in the Hibbard Penthouse at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 9. The reading is free and open to the public. > Full story.


English professor wins Council of Wisconsin Writers nonfiction prize 

B.J. Hollars, assistant professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Wisconsin Writers Award for nonfiction. > Full story.

20140407_Paint_011-webAlumni take on campus spruce-up project through employer's outreach program

Several UW-Eau Claire alumni who now work in management for Sherwin-Williams in Eau Claire have found a way to give back to their alma mater through their employer's annual community outreach initiative. > Full story.

CronjeRuth-2014webEnglish professor, literacy program get civic engagement awards

Dr. Ruth Cronje has received WiCC's Sister Joel Read Civic Engagement Practitioners Award, which recognizes outstanding faculty and staff members who have made significant contributions to the area of civic engagement on their campuses. > Full story.

20121118_WomensConcert_4392Women's Concert Chorale surprises Irish pub patrons

Singers from the UW-Eau-Claire Women's Concert Chorale surprised locals of Peadar O'Donnell's bar in Derry with their beautiful rendition of The Parting Glass. > Full story.

DrEconomics graduate chosen to present research on Capitol Hill

Laurelyn Sandkamp, a 2013 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire economics graduate from Lake Geneva, is one out of 60 presenters chosen from more than 600 applications to present her research to top decision-makers in the nation's capital. > Full story.


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Derek-Gingerich-in-lab1x1 Dr. Derek Gingerich has received a National Science Foundation grant to study plant light response. > Full story.

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StrenkeAward_cropped1x1David Strenke has received the Duncan Award for Best Paper in Philosophy. > Full story.

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