UW-Eau Claire professor helps make popular app bully-proof

Dr. Justin Patchin, political science, was featured in the March 26 WQOW News 18 story "UW-Eau Claire professor helps make popular app bully-proof."

Wisconsin lawmakers discuss regulation of drones

Dr. Joseph Hupy, geography and anthropology, was quoted in the March 25 Associated Press story "Wisconsin lawmakers discuss regulation of drones." The story appeared on more than 20 news sites nationwide, including the St. Paul Pioneer Press, The Stamford (Conn.) Advocate, The Washington Times, The Fresno (Cal.) Bee, The Kansas City Star, the Miami Herald and the Idaho Statesman.

UW-Eau Claire to open dorms for Eaux Claires fest-goers

UW-Eau Claire's Towers Hall was the topic of the March 26 WEAU 13 News story "UW-Eau Claire to open dorms for Eaux Claires fest-goers."

New salary negotiation workshop offered on campus

Staci Heidtke, Career Services, was interviewed for the March 25 UW-River Falls Student Voice story "New salary negotiation workshop offered on campus."

Eau Claire City Council opposes state aid cut for UW-EC

The proposed 2015-17 state budget cuts to UW-Eau Claire and the entire UW System were the topic of the March 24 Eau Claire Leader-Telegram story "Eau Claire City Council opposes state aid cut for UW-EC."

Building Commission recommends Towers dorm renovations

The renovation of UW-Eau Claire's Towers residence hall was the topic of the March 24 WEAU 13 News story "Building Commission recommends Towers dorm renovations" and the March 25 WQOW News 18 story "State Building Commission OKs plans to renovate dorm on UWEC campus."

The Rise of ISIL & the Political Bankruptcy of Arab Politics in the Levant

Dr. Ali R. Abootalebi, political science, authored the commentary "The Rise of ISIL & the Political Bankruptcy of Arab Politics in the Levant" posted March 24 in the blog "Informed Comment: Thoughts on the Middle East, History and Religion."

When school fights break out in Miami-Dade, cameras are often rolling

Justin Patchin, political science, was quoted in the March 22 Miami Herald story "When school fights break out in Miami-Dade, cameras are often rolling."

UW-EC Rhodes scholar captivated by science

Student Tayo Sanders II, UW-Eau Claire's second Rhodes Scholar, is featured in the March 22 Eau Claire Leader-Telegram article "UW-EC Rhodes scholar captivated by science."

Projected budget cuts prompt chancellor to offer incentives to employees to leave

Dr. Geoff Peterson, political science; Chancellor James Schmidt; Katie Wilson, Student Health Service and academic staff representative to UW System; and Dr. Erica Benson, English, were interviewed for the March 22 Eau Claire Leader-Telegram story "Projected budget cuts prompt chancellor to offer incentives to employees to leave."

Army Band concert features UW-Eau Claire grad

Alumnus Brian Spurgeon is featured in the March 19 Chippewa Herald article "Army Band concert features UW-Eau Claire grad."

UW-EC students, officials speak out against bigotry at rally

Chancellor James Schmidt, vice-chancellor Beth Hellwig, campus police Sgt. Chris Kirchman and students Devin Dawson and Prabha Raja are quoted in the March 20 Leader-Telegram story "UW-EC students, officials speak out against bigotry at rally." International student Toru Yoshikawa is pictured.

The rally was also covered in local television reports from WEAU-TV 13 and WQOW-TV 18.

UW-Eau Claire aims to rally against hate

Senior Blake Thielmann and Dr. Joe Abhold, dean of students office, are interviewed for the March 17 WEAU-TV 13 report "UW-Eau Claire aims to rally against hate."The story is also on WQOW-TV 18, featuring interviews with Abhold and students Allie Simser and Rob Lindforce.
          

Racist comments spur upcoming UW-Eau Claire rally

Chancellor James Schmidt and Dean of Students, Joe Abhold, are quoted in the March 16 Leader-Telegram story "Racist comments spur upcoming UW-Eau Claire rally."

What Do You Do When Your Best Friend Is Better Than You?

Research by Dr. April Bleske-Rechek is cited in the March 15 Cosmopolitan magazine story "What Do You Do When Your Best Friend Is Better Than You?"

'Gruesome Playground’ focuses on relationship

Seniors Sean Porten and Molly Wilson are featured in the March 15 Leader-Telegram story "'Gruesome Playground’ focuses on relationship."