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Mar 22, 2022

EDITORIAL: Science hall funding a must for Legislature

Tommy Thompson, the outgoing president of the University of Wisconsin System, was lauded this week as one of UW-Eau Claire’s biggest cheerleaders during his tenure. A portion of the new science building will be named in his honor. Let’s hope there’s a building to bear the name.

Dec 7, 2021

UW-Eau Claire to break ground on $107M events complex next year with donor support

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire plans to begin work next year on a new event center and fieldhouse after announcing the receipt of a large donation for the project this […]

May 19, 2020

$126M UW gym on Building Commission agenda Wednesday

Plans for a $126 million gymnasium at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus are on the agenda for a meeting of the Wisconsin State Building Commission on Wednesday.

Oct 14, 2019

Officials push for $100M events, recreation center in Eau Claire

Plans for a $100 million event and recreation center in Eau Claire are moving ahead, as project officials look to the example set by another public-private deal that has helped remake the city's downtown.

Aug 27, 2019

BOOKS NOT BETS: Nevada casino hotel to serve as college dorm

Even as UW-Eau Claire officials have dealt with overcrowding in recent years by housing students in hotels, their counterparts at the University of Nevada, Reno have gone them one further by leasing a downtown casino hotel tower for a year and turning it into a college dormitory.

Aug 24, 2018

UW BUDGET BONANZA: Latest building request more than twice as large as previous one

In seeking more than twice as much for building projects than they had asked for in 2017, the UW Regents are coming for criticism from a top lawmaker for letting a $256 million science building for UW-Eau Claire leapfrog other long-standing priorities.

Aug 9, 2017

Building Commission approves UW-Eau Claire dorm project (UPDATE)

Even with a project budget that's $3 million above what was first expected, state officials were moving forward Wednesday with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's plans to renovate its massive Towers Hall dormitory.

Jul 5, 2017

UW System budget calls for fee hikes for UW-Eau Claire dorm (UPDATE)

By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is counting on proposed fee increases in the UW System 2017-18 budget to help cover the costs related to the […]

Jun 28, 2017

Building Commission approves $35M UW-Eau Claire new residence hall

The state Building Commission on Wednesday approved a number of projects on Wednesday, including a few construction and renovation projects for various University of Wisconsin System campuses. The projects included: […]

May 30, 2017

UW-Eau Claire seeks contractor for renovation of massive Towers Hall (UPDATE)

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is seeking a general contractor to make renovations to its largest student residence hall.

Mar 29, 2017

UW-Eau Claire has big construction plans despite budget setbacks

The likely deferral of two major renovation projects at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire may prove a setback to the campus' ambitious long-range building plans, but it will probably not stop the city's construction momentum.

Jan 8, 2016

After holdup, state seeking A&E firm for new UW-Whitewater dorm

About a year and a half after an official schedule called for construction to start on a new dormitory at the University of Wisconsin’s Whitewater campus, state officials are moving toward hiring a firm to design the project.


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