Saturday, October 1, 2011


Condolences to the family of Lois Winkler. Winkler, a retired UW-Eau Claire cook, passed away Sept. 24 in Eau Claire. Full obituary.

Friday, September 30, 2011


Condolences to the family of Dr. George Floro. Floro, a UW-Eau Claire professor emeritus of sociology, passed away Sept. 19 in Odessa, Texas. Full obituary.


Condolences to the family of Gordon Miller. Miller, a retired University Recreation & Sport Facilities staff member, passed away Sept. 21 in Blaine, Minn. Full obituary.

Flags to be flown at half-staff Oct. 1

U.S. flag at half-staffAs directed by Gov. Scott Walker, the flag of the United States and the flag of the state of Wisconsin will be flown at half-staff at all buildings, grounds and military installations of the state of Wisconsin beginning at sunrise and ending at sunset Oct. 1, 2011. This will be done as a mark of respect for U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Garrick L. Eppinger Jr. of the U.S. Army Reserve, who lost his life while serving his country during Operation Enduring Freedom-Afghanistan. More information.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Putnam Drive to close morning of Sept. 27

Putnam Drive on the UW-Eau Claire campus will be closed from 6-9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, between the Nursing Building parking lot entrance and the wooden bridge and stairway leading to and from upper campus. The closure is a safety precaution during removal of a cooling tower from the roof of the Nursing Building. Students, faculty and staff are asked to use the Nursing Building's front entrance during the closure.