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Communication and Journalism
David Gordon (emeritus) organized and participated in a panel discussion honoring John Merrill at the Ethics Across the Professions conference March 19-21 at the University of South Florida-St. Petersburg. Merrill, professor emeritus at the University of Missouri, was a leader in establishing journalism media ethics as an academic subject. The panel included seven of Merrill's co-authors and focused on his half-century of scholarly leadership in ethics, philosophy and international media.

Judy Sims' manuscript, "The Interplay of Politicians and Media Owners in Greek Radio: Pluralism as Diaplokì," was accepted for publication in the winter 2003 issue of the Journal of Radio Studies. Sims' manuscript, "Pluralism as Diaplokì: The Interplay of Politicians and Media Owners in Greek Radio Broadcasting," has been published online at "www.media.net.gr,
The complete source for Greek radio and television."
The manuscripts are based on research conducted during Sims' spring 2001 sabbatical. Go to top of page

Mathematics
Beth Kilday presented a workshop titled "Hands-On Workshop Investigating Integrated Mathematics/Science/CBL/TI-83+ Activities for Middle School" at the Mathematics Education for Elementary Teachers annual conference March 8 at UW-Waukesha. She also presented a workshop titled "Examining Linearity Using the Light, Voltage and Temperature Probes with the TI-73 and CBL2" at the Wisconsin Mathematics Council's annual conference May 2 in Green Lake. Go to top of page

McIntyre Library
Betsy Richmond chaired the Metadata Group of the American Library Association Government Documents Round Table and co-authored a report titled “Digitization of Government Information.” Go to top of page

McNair Program
Monty Kozbial Ernst presented a paper titled "Form as Illusion and Mirage: Dreiser from Sister Carrie to An American Tragedy" at the American Literature Association annual conference May 22-25 in Cambridge, Mass. Go to top of page

Music and Theatre Arts
Alexandre Dossin recently performed several concerts in Brazil. He performed Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 with the Porto Alegre Symphony Orchestra May 27, which was broadcast live for radio and TV. Dossin led a piano master class for graduate and undergraduate piano students at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and in Porto Alegre May 28. He also performed solo recitals at the conservatory of music in Pelotas May 29 and in Santa Maria May 30. Go to top of page

Kristine Fletcher and UW-Eau Claire students/members of the Cane Mutiny Bassoon Ensemble Kelli Hanson, Stacy Kern, Beth Anne Scherer and Amy Van Maldegiam performed a collaborative concert with University of Iowa School of Music bassoonists March 31 at the University of Iowa. Cane Mutiny then hosted the UI bassoonists in a reciprocal concert April 22 at UW-Eau Claire. Cane Mutiny also performed a concert for music students at Eau Claire's Memorial High School May 12. Go to top of page

Political Science
Ali Abootalebi was a guest on the National Public Radio show, “Talk of the Nation,” June 3. He discussed the Arab states' economies and the role the United States can play in light of events in Iraq. Go to top of page

Sociology
Jianjun Ji presented a paper titled "Intergenerational Effect on Marital Quality" at the 2003 annual meeting of the Population Association of America May 1-3 in Minneapolis, Minn. Go to top of page

Condolences
Condolences to John Bachmeier, Alumni Relations, whose brother, Patrick Bachmeier, died June 14 in Colfax. Go to top of page


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Summer Bulletin • Vol. 3, No. 2 • Second Week • Summer Session • June 16, 2003

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Updated: June 16, 2003

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