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Art & Design
Anders Shafer (emeritus) will have his artwork on display at the Wright Museum, Beloit College June 1-Aug. 26 in Beloit. He was invited to exhibit his work as a result of winning Best of Show in the 50th Beloit and Vicinity Exhibition. He also curated the exhibit titled "Rivers — A Group Exhibit," on display at the L.E. Phillps Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire through Sept. 5. Along with Shafer, Bill Benson, Charles Campbell, Janet Carson (emerita), Michael Christopherson, Ned Gannon, Robert Gehrke, Jane Herrick, David Knowlton, Tiit Raid (emeritus), Scott Robertson, Barbara Shafer, Sandra Starck and Steve Terwilliger will have their work exhibited at this show. Go to top of page

Communication Sciences and Disorders
Thomas King (emeritus) presented the keynote address titled "Assistive Technology: A Human Factors Perspective" and also moderated panel presentations during the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College-Superior's first Northland Assistive Technology Conference April 27-28. He also was the featured author at the Joan Salmen Memorial Library April 26 in Solon Springs, where he read six of his newest published essays on aspects of aging. King and Joanne Zosel (Solon Springs High School) also co-presented "Acoustics: sound Science" at the public science "Pizza Lab" for area adult learners April 10 at the Solon Springs Community Center. Go to top of page

Counseling Services
Dick Boyum (emeritus) presented "Using a Values Approach to Behavioral Change" for inmates at the Dunn County Jail April 27. Go to top of page

Financial Aid
Scott Siegenthaler is UW-Eau Claire's new student employment coordinator. Due to a reorganization of duties in the Financial Aid office, Siegenthaler assumes student employment coordinator duties from Dale Johnson, who served in the position for the past nine years. Siegenthaler's duties as student employment coordinator include coordinating federal work study and nonfederal work assistance programs on campus, ensuring that the programs operate within legislative mandates; maintaining the university job postings Web page; coordinating UW-Eau Claire's Job Fair; and maintaining scheduling and site location of off-campus employers for recruitment purposes. Go to top of page

Geography and Anthropology
Several geographers presented the results of their research at the Chippewa Valley Environmental Forum May 2 at Beaver Creek Nature Reserve. Garry Running and UW-Eau Claire student Ryan Werner presented a poster titled "Soil Geomorphology of Sand Dune Landscapes in the Lower Chippewa River Valley: An Investigation of Upper Putnam Park, Eau Claire, WI." Harry Jol, Doug Faulkner, Garry Running and UW-Eau Claire students David Peer and Phil Larson presented the poster "Post-glacial History of the Lower Chippewa River Valley, Western Wisconsin: A Progress Report." Harry Jol, Doug Faulkner and UW-Eau Claire students Craig Sternberg and Neil Trombly presented the poster "Geomorphic Analysis of Historical Sedimentation in Half Moon lake, Eau Claire, WI."

Harry Jol, Doug Faulkner, Garry Running and UW-Eau Claire students Dave Speer and Phil Larson presented a poster titled "Post-glacial History of the Lower Chippewa River Valley, western Wisconsin: A Progress Report" at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers April 17-20 in San Francisco, Calif. Go to top of page

Geology
Kent Syverson and UW-Eau Claire student Emilia Teige presented a research poster titled "Origin of the convex longitudinal valley profile, Blue Hills Felsenmeer State Natural Area, Rusk County, Wisconsin" at the North-Central/South-Central meeting of the Geological Society of America April 12 in Lawrence, Kan., with the abstract published in the Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 3, page 60. UW-Eau Claire student Steven Hoaglund, who won the meeting's Outstanding Undergraduate Student Poster Presentation award, presented a poster from research he conducted with Syverson and Teige. The poster was titled "Potential meltwater incision of the Blue Hills Felsenmeer valley, Rusk County, Wisconsin, during the late Wisconsin Glaciation," and the abstract is published in the Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 3, page 60. Chad Wittkop and UW-Eau Claire student Jeremy Hinke presented a poster titled "Detailed surficial geologic mapping and terrain analysis of the Blue Hills Felsenmeer valley, Rusk County, Wisconsin" at the same meeting, with the abstract published in the Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 39, No. 3, page 61. Go to top of page

Learning and Technology Services
Brian Hogan and Curt Hibbs co-authored "Rails on Windows," a guide to developing with Ruby on Rails, published by O'Reilly Media. Go to top of page

Social Work
Leonard Gibbs (emeritus) presented "Evidence-Based Practice in Developmental Disability Nursing" at the15th Annual Conference of the Developmental Disability Nursing Association May 6 in Albuquerque, N.M. Go to top of page

Condolences
Condolences to Ellen Hon, communication and journalism, whose father, George P. Masologites, died May 24 in Columbus, N.C.

Condolences to Mike Hagmann, Business Services, whose sister, Kathleen A. Smith, died May 9 in Roberts. Full obituary. Go to top of page


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