Thursday, October 16, 2014


Condolences to the family of Francis "Frank" LaRock. LaRock, a UW-Eau Claire Facilities Management staff member from 1989-2009, passed away Aug. 5 in Eau Claire. Full obituary.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Proposed changes in College of Arts and Sciences

Following are proposed changes in the College of Arts and Sciences. If you have questions or concerns, contact Dr. Louisa Rice at or 715-836-5276 within 15 days of this notice, posted Oct. 15, 2014.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014


Condolences to the family of Stanley Ediger. Ediger, UW-Eau Claire senior lecturer emeritus of mathematics, passed away May 2 in Las Cruces, N.M. Among his survivors is his wife, Dr. Josephine Ingle, UW-Eau Claire professor emerita of mathematics. Full obituary.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Curricular changes in College of Business

The following curricular changes were approved by the College of Business Curriculum Committee on Sept. 15, 2014. If you have questions or concerns, contact Dr. Tim Vaughan, College of Business associate dean, at or 715-836-4408. You also may contact the appropriate department directly: information systems — Dr. Tony Keys at or 715-836-5910; management and marketing — Dr. Kristy Lauver at or 715-836-4427.

Senior receives Classified Staff Student Scholarship

Kendal Krouse, a UW-Eau Claire senior from Cadott, received the 2014-15 Classified Staff Student Scholarship.

Krouse, who is majoring in kinesiology with a minor in business administration, was nominated for the $700 scholarship by Nancy Amdahl, who works in Graduate Studies/Academic Affairs. Each year any classified staff member may nominate an eligible student for the award, and the recipient is randomly selected from the pool of nominees.

More information about the Classified Staff Student Scholarship is available online. For information about donating to the scholarship fund, contact Robin Leary, UW-Eau Claire Foundation, at 715-836-5630 or

Photo caption: From left: Jessica Barnier, Classified Staff Funding Committee member; Kendal Krouse, scholarship recipient; and Nancy Amdahl, Graduate Studies/Academic Affairs.

Open forum on WiSys opportunities set for Oct. 16

Several representatives from the WiSys Technology Foundation, which provides research, patent and licensing support to the 11 comprehensive UW System campuses, will visit UW-Eau Claire Oct. 16. As part of the visit, Arjun Sanga, WiSys executive director, will present an open forum titled "WiSys Opportunities" from 10:15-11 a.m. in Room 3314 of Centennial Hall, with time after the presentation for individual conversations. Those who are interested in learning about WiSys-supported funding opportunities and support services are invited to attend. For more information, contact Dr. Mike Carney at or 715-836-4353.