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Communication and Journalism
Andris Straumanis and Mike Dorsher were quoted in the June 2 Leader-Telegram article, “Media changes worry experts, local impact not expected,” about the implications of the Federal Communications Commission's vote to allow broadcast station owners to buy additional stations and share ownership of newspapers in the same cities. In addition, Dorsher has been chosen as the UW-Eau Claire representative on a Madison-based team of online teaching experts for a project titled "Investigating the Pedagogical and Economical Effectiveness of Sharable Content Objects, Using Standards, in Online Instruction." Go to top of page

Counseling Services
Richard Boyum’s article, "Transferring from One College to Another — The Personal Ins and Outs,” and his online video, "Hot Tips for Better Mental Health," recently were added to the University of Chicago Student Counseling Virtual Pamphlet Collection.

Katherine Schneider was elected president of the Friends of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library May 5 at the group's annual meeting. Edward Frederick (Communication and Journalism) is a new at-large member of the board. Continuing officers include Harry Harder (English, emeritus), past president; Paul Vanderheiden (Accounting and Finance), treasurer; and Robert Rose (McIntyre Library), at-large member. Go to top of page

English
Bob Nowlan gave a presentation titled “Teaching ‘Cinematic Representations of Ireland and the Irish’,” at the American Conference for Irish Studies June 4-7 at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn. Nowlan discussed his UW-Eau Claire class, “Topics in Film, Video and Moving-Image Culture: Cinematic Representations of Ireland and the Irish,” and the UW-Eau Claire Irish Film Festival held in spring 2003, which he directed. Go to top of page

Mathematics
R. Michael Howe and UW-Eau Claire alumna Jennifer M. Deitte had their paper, “Motivating Students to Study Mathematics,” published in the April 2003 issue of Mathematics Teacher, a journal of the National Association of Teachers of Mathematics. The paper was the result of a student/faculty collaborative research project.

Political Science
Ali Abootalebi was a guest on "The Todd Feinberg Show" on KFAR 660-AM June 7. Feinberg is a syndicated radio talk-show host whose show reaches 40 stations nationwide. Go to top of page

Psychology/Women’s Studies
Susan C. Turell was one of six presenters at the "Women with CLOUT" conference June 6-8 at UW-Eau Claire. The conference was coordinated by the American Association of University Women-Wisconsin and UW-Eau Claire. Turell gave a presentation on her research regarding women's retrospective observations about the development of leadership skills and specifically focused on the development of mentoring relationships. Go to top of page

Social Work
Gloria Fennell and Susan Turell (Psychology/Women's Studies) served on a proposal review committee in June for the Department of Human Services-Eau Claire County. The proposals reviewed concerned the development of a county-wide crisis intervention center for mental health concerns. Go to top of page

Condolences
Condolences to Ansel Brooks, Publications, whose mother, Cynthia Roth, died June 14 in St. Louis, Mo.


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Summer Bulletin • Vol. 3, No. 3 • Third Week • Summer Session • June 23, 2003

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Updated: June 19, 2003

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