Fourth Annual Teaching and Learning Symposium set for Aug. 27
The Fourth Annual Teaching and Learning Symposium will be held Monday, Aug. 27, from 1 to 4 p.m. (location to be announced). The Network for Excellence in Teaching will sponsor the event, which will include presentations by 2006-07 learning community members and poster presentations. The application deadline for poster presentations is July 13. For more information, contact Linda Carpenter at firstname.lastname@example.org or 836-2298.
The early-bird Faculty/Student Collaborative Research Grants deadline is July 16. Please note that the individual college deans' offices may set earlier deadlines for their review processes. The regular deadline for this program is Sept. 15.
Guidelines for writing proposals for this program are available online. For more information, contact Karen Havholm at email@example.com or 836-3405.
Katherine Schneider (emerita) was one of the presenters of the preconference workshop "The Underserved 20%" at the American Library Association meeting June 22 in Washington D.C.
Learning and Technology Services
Rick Mickelson's photo “I SHARE your joy,” at left, earned second place in the sports category of the May 2007 University Photographers' Association of America monthly image competition. The photo depicts UW-Eau Claire softball player Michelle Butkus sharing the joy of a playoff game home run with student coach Rachel Lemon.
Janice Bogstad presented “A Postcolonial 'Borders' Reading of Geoff Ryman’s 'Air,'” at the International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts March 15-18 in
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Charlene Burns had her article titled "Self-Sacrificial Love: Evolutionary Deception or Theological Reality?" published in CrossCurrents, Vol. 57, No. 1, spring 2007, pages 102-115.
Condolences to Joel Pace, English, whose father, Joseph Pace, died June 6 in Providence, R.I. Full obituary.
Condolences to Earl Shoemaker, Student Support Services/history, whose father, Donald Shoemaker, died June 28 in Altoona. Full obituary.