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If members of the media have interviewed you, e-mail Julie Poquette at, so she may share the news with Summer Bulletin readers. Following are examples of UW-Eau Claire people and programs that recently appeared in the media.

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Dick Boyum (emeritus), Counseling Services, discussed "recipes" for a healthy relationship May 27 on the WEAU-TV morning show. He also discussed coping with fear June 6 and substance abuse June 13 on the same show. Boyum will appear on the show June 16 to discuss strategies for coping with the death of a pet. Go to top of page

Geoffrey Peterson, political science, was quoted in the June 8 Marshfield News Herald article "Council to form survey questions." Go to top of page

John Ridge (emeritus), foundations of education; and Alice Ridge (emerita), communication and journalism; were mentioned in the June 5 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article "Enthusiasts trying to get trail back on the road — Officials want to revive cross-country highway." Go to top of page

UW-Eau Claire graduate Travis Franz was featured and quoted in the June 3 St. Louis (Mo.) Post Dispatch article "On the road with the online mapmakers." Go to top of page

Sister Joel Jacobi, who retired from the UW-Eau Claire family health nursing faculty in 1995, was interviewed on WQOW-TV June 3 for a story about her work in Eau Claire and her upcoming departure. Go to top of page

Steve Tallant, Academic Affairs, was interviewed on WEAU-TV for a story about ROTC programs at UW System schools. Go to top of page

UW-Eau Claire academic staff member Rita Webb, who was working in Sri Lanka when the December 2004 tsunamis occurred, was interviewed on WQOW-TV May 23 for a story about fund raising for Sri Lanka by Altoona and Fall Creek students. Go to top of page

UW-Eau Claire's spring commencement ceremony was covered by WEAU-TV. The piece mentioned Chancellor Emeritus Donald Mash as commencement speaker, the total number of graduates and MBA graduates.

Adam Condit, a May UW-Eau Claire graduate, was featured in the May 20 Leader-Telegram article "A running legacy — Soon-to-be grad sixth member of family to attend UW-Eau Claire." Go to top of page

UW System President Kevin Reilly was interviewed on WQOW-TV May 17 for a story about consolidating UW System campuses. Go to top of page

Kristina Anderson, Admissions, was interviewed on WQOW-TV May 16 for a story about high school class rankings. Go to top of page

Thomas Hilton, management information systems; Gretchen Hutterli, College of Business; and Dawna Drum, management information systems; were quoted in the May Chippewa Valley B2B article "Talking technology: Mending the communication gap that can exist with I.T. staff." Go to top of page

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Summer Bulletin • Vol. 5, No. 1 • First Week • Summer Session • June 13, 2005

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: June 29, 2005

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