Programming for September 15

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Sep. 10, 2013––Blugold Radio will include a feature on Blugold Marching Band and an interview with UW-Eau Claire sports photographer Rick Mickelson this Sunday from 5-8 pm on WUEC 89.7 FM.

During hour one, Jessica Sharpee will spotlight the Blugold Marching Band in her Student Orgs segment. Sharpee will sit down with the band’s director, Randall Dickerson, and the drum majors to discuss their plans for the season.

Chi Ab Vang will sit down with Student Senate President Bryan Larson to learn about the role the student government plays on campus and what can be expected throughout the year.

In the second hour, Rachel Minske will talk with Dr. Matt Jewell, an assistant professor at UW-Eau Claire. Jewell has been given a five-year, $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for a research project that aims to improve superconductor technology in scientific fields.

Elliot Etzkorn will interview Eau Claire band Softly, Dear who released their debut EP “Portico” on June 7. The band is very active throughout the city and recently played at The Cabin in UW-Eau Claire’s Davies Center.

Hour three will include a report by Kelsie McMahon on the Faculty Arts Show being held in Haas Fine Arts Center’s Foster Gallery. The show will be on display until September 26 and features the works of studio faculty in UW-Eau Claire’s Department of Art and Design.

In James Pfitzinger’s weekly sports feature, he will talk with UW-Eau Claire’s sports photographer Rick Mickelson. Mickelson’s work is currently being displayed outside the Ojibwe Ballroom in the Davies Center. “Game Face: The Sports Photography of Rick Mickelson” features UW-Eau Claire athletes of all sports from as early as 1988 and will be on display until October 31.

During Blugold Radio News, Shelli Adamczyk will explore Eau Claire’s Farmers Market where sellers are getting kicked out if less than 51 percent of their products are made locally.

Glenn Olson will report on the construction being done to the Water Street Bridge and Chi Ab Vang will talk about the new online Communications Sciences and Disorders degree that UW-Eau Claire is offering.

Zhen Wei Yap will cover the changes being made to UW-Eau Claire’s Printing Services Department which will be printing for UW-Stout this year as well.

WUEC student programming is broadcast from Hibbard Humanities Hall on the UW-Eau Claire campus Sunday nights from 5 to 8 p.m. on 89.7 FM. For more information on Blugold Radio, please visit and



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