UW-Eau Claire's student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists; nursing faculty members Dr. Rita Sperstad, Dr. Sue Peck, Melissa Boellaard, Dr. Rachel Merkel and Dr. Charlotte Sortedahl; and Dr. Paul Kaldjian were featured in the Dec. 17 Leader-Telegram article "Around Town Briefs 12/18/11."
UW-Eau Claire alumna Beth Baier was featured in the Dec. 18 Chippewa Valley Post article "Commencement speaker: UW-Eau Claire education provides tools for success."
Art Brandt, athletics, and student Nicole Dorvinen were featured in the Dec. 20 Leader-Telegram article "Her passion: Blugolds' Dorvinen plans to stick with swimming."
Dr. Lee-Ellen Kirkhorn, nursing, wrote an article titled "Nín hâo (Hello), China!"— which was published in the November/December 2011 issue of Nurse Practitioner World News. The article describes Kirkhorn's professional and personal experiences in China during the summer of 2007. In the same issue, UW-Eau Claire nursing alumna and current doctor of nursing practice student Paula Hensel was featured in the article "Health Care in Central Wisconsin."
Dr. Paul Kaldjian, geography and anthropology, and UW-Eau Claire student David Hon created a special poster to illustrate Eau Claire's recent designation as the Kubb Capital of North America. The poster accompanies the Dec. 14 Volume One article "Welcome to the 'Kubb Capital of North America.'"
UW-Eau Claire alumni Justin Vernon and Sean Carey were mentioned in the Dec. 13 Leader-Telegram article "City Council, UW-Eau Claire proclaim Dec. 13 'Bon Iver Day'."
Alumnus Charlie Strey was mentioned in the Dec. 16 Oskaloosa News story "Central College announces key appointments in student development."
Recent graduate Constance Thomson Best-Ashby was featured in the Dec. 16 Leader-Telegram story "Caps & Gowns: After 40 years of study and hardship, Eau Claire woman earns college degree."
Ken Anderson, former men's basketball coach, was featured in the Dec. 15 Chippewa Valley Post story "Zorn Arena Basketball Court To Be Named In Honor Of Former Coach."
Ken Anderson, former men's basketball coach, was featured in the Dec. 15 WKOW story "UW-Eau Claire names court in honor of former coach."
UW-Eau Claire's fall commencement was featured in the Dec. 17 WEAU-TV story "UW-Eau Claire students graduate, commencement held on Saturday" and the Dec. 17 Leader-Telegram article "More than 1,400 degrees awarded Saturday in area."