UW-Eau Claire alumnus Justin Vernon appeared on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" May 23. Vernon also was featured in the May 24 Spin magazine article "Bon Iver, Yeasayer Debut New Material on Late Night" and will be featured on the cover of the May 28 issue of Billboard magazine.
Dr. Kate Hale Wilson, UW-Eau Claire's sustainability fellow, and Dr. Joe Hupy, geography and anthropology, were interviewed for the May 20 WEAU-TV story "UWEC helping students with tools to get growing number of green jobs."
Kyle Green, UW-Eau Claire's new men's basketball coach, was featured in the May 20 Leader-Telegram article "Green introduced as UW-Eau Claire men's basketball coach."
UW-Eau Claire alumnus Justin Vernon was featured in the May 28 Billboard magazine cover story "Bon Iver."
UW-Eau Claire alumna Sona Mehring, who received the Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award from the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association May 21, was featured in the May 21 Leader-Telegram article "UW-Eau Claire alumna honored for founding CaringBridge website." Sona Mehring's son, Nick Mehring, and her nephew, James Hunter, who graduated from UW-Eau Claire May 21, also were mentioned in the article. In addition, all May 2011 Alumni Association award-winners were listed in a sidebar to the article. The Leader-Telegram article was reprinted in the May 23 issue of TMCnet.com.
UW-Eau Claire graduate Charlie Soldner was featured in the May 21 WEAU-TV story "UW-Eau Claire graduate has special bond with university."