UW-Stout Launches Esports Program

Building a competitive intercollegiate program from scratch is no small feat, but that is just what Andrew Cleveland and Matthew Gunderson are doing at UW-Stout. Cleveland, the assistant director of ...

That Campus Life

there’s tons of cool stuff you can do at our local colleges–­even if you’re not a student

UW-Eau Claire offers an incredible range of opportunities to experience great music nearly every weekend. The occasional big name will roll through campus and play a show at Zorn Arena ...

Underground Exploration

UWEC students uncover history on summer research trip

For a team of UW-Eau Claire students this summer, ground-breaking research meant literal ground-breaking – or at least ground-penetrating – in a quest to uncover mysteries thousands of miles ...

Super Study Spots

find the serenity you need to blast through your schoolwork with these academic alcoves

Cramming. Hitting the books. Putting your nose to the grindstone. Whatever you call studying, it’s something every college student is familiar with. Whether you treat it like a part-time job or try learning everything ...

What Makes an Educator Exceptional?

teachers who stand out are the ones who humanize their students

Other than Teacher Appreciation Week, there isn’t a time when parents – and maybe even the community at large – appreciate teachers more than the week kids return to school. Facebook is filled with pictures ...

Super Study Spots

find the serenity you need to blast through your schoolwork with these academic alcoves

Cramming. Hitting the books. Putting your nose to the grindstone. Whatever you call studying, it’s something every college student is familiar with. Whether you treat it like a part-time job or try learning everything ...

The Importance of Teaching How to Learn

first-year college students face a rude awakening about studying

As members of society have come to realize, most seniors in high school are more than ready to escape the place they may have called an academic “prison” for the past four years. Through their final days, they ecstatically await their future of universities, community colleges, and working ...

All Hail the New Hall!

private dorm on Water Street will ease UWEC housing shortage

A new, privately built apartment building leased for UW-Eau Claire students will soon open on Water Street. The mixed-use building at 222 Water St. is named in honor of three people who’ve given more than $1 million ...

That Campus Life

there’s tons of cool stuff you can do at our local colleges–­even if you’re not a student

UW-Eau Claire offers an incredible range of opportunities to experience great music nearly every weekend. The occasional big name will roll through campus and play a show at Zorn Arena, but the real heart of the music ...

Happy Hundredth, Blugolds!

UW-Eau Claire is celebrating its centennial this fall, and you’re invited

In case the name of the newish Centennial Hall and the presence of a giant “1916” sign in the middle of campus didn’t tip you off, UW-Eau Claire had a big birthday coming up. The university turns 100 this year, and several celebrations will mark the historic occasion ...

What All First-Generation College Students Must Know

higher education isn’t about memorizing the right facts – it’s about learning how to learn

I began my college career behind the eight ball. While my grades in high school were decent enough (although by no means valedictorian worthy), my SAT scores were embarrassingly low. When I

Supreme Study Spots

find the serenity you need to blast through your schoolwork with these academic alcoves

Cramming. Hitting the books. Putting your nose to the grindstone. Whatever you call studying, it’s something every college student is familiar with. Whether you treat it like a part-time job or try learning everything an hour before the big test ...

Mascot v. Mascot

They’re both blue, made of fuzzy foam, and have the job of boosting school spirit. But which Chippewa Valley university mascot would win in a fight?

UW-Eau Claire NAME: Blu (although known in a prior incarnation as “Chip E. Wa”).ALMA MATER: UW-Eau Claire.OFFICIAL DEBUT: 2013.PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Wingless blue and gold

Teacher Tell-all

High school students, listen up: If you want to stay on your teachers’ good side, check this advice about what annoys them — then don’t do those things.

Ask any high school student (or anyone who’s ever been a high school student), and you’ll hear some stories about how annoying teachers can be. Like the history teacher whose lecture notes about the Civil War were laminated during the Civil War.

Eminent alumni

Do you think all the talented, famous, successful people in the world get educated at Harvard or Yale? Think again!

Do you think all the talented, famous, successful people in the world get educated at Harvard or Yale? Think again!

Academic Etiquette

some tips on how to keep the professor-student relationship smooth

“Yo Teach!” That is how a student addressed me in an email once early in my teaching career. He added that his attached homework was “off the chizain.” I discovered the Urban Dictionary that day. His message has since become a funny ...

Pro Tips: Local Study Nooks

By UWEC expert studier Emily Albrent and Stout expert studier Eric Koeppel

The Hibbard Hall Penthouse: Usually it’s pretty chill to just plant yourself here for a couple of hours, but who knows, rules change all the time. You might have to get ...