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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Summer Bulletin
Faculty/Staff News
Vol. 2, No.1
First Week
Summer Session
June 10, 2002
 Academic Affairs 
Jim Lowe participated in a panel with UW-Madison faculty and staff, and other national representatives, to examine and evaluate design options for UW-Madison's next generation data network June 7 in Madison. The objective of the panel was to examine the potential and constraints of the proposed data network strategies and to provide expert guidance for the design process.

 Art 
"Domesticity," a group art exhibit focusing on household life, the meaning of home, changes in types of families and other related topics, will be on display June 12-Aug. 28 at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in downtown Eau Claire. Works by fifteen area artists will be featured including those by Janet Carson (emerita), Stephen Katrosits, Sangram Majumdar and Deirdre Monk.

 College of Business 
Tom Dock has been named to the UW System Institute for Global Studies Advisory Committee. Through a program of annual conferences and grants, the IGS helps UW System faculty, staff and administrators develop and disseminate curriculum and programming that will better prepare students to respond to contemporary global changes. The IGS was established in 1999 and is housed at UW-Milwaukee.

 Communication and Journalism
A. David Gordon (emeritus) received the 2002 Friend of Wisconsin Newspapers Award May 16 at his retirement reception on campus. Mark Baker, president of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, presented the award on behalf of the WNA and the WNA Foundation. The award was presented to Gordon in recognition of his work as an outstanding journalism educator and administrator, and his support and involvement with the WNA and the WNA Foundation.

 Geography and Anthropology 
Harry Jol and co-authors including UW-Eau Claire student Ryan DeChaine presented and published papers titled "GPR Investigations at Qumran, Israel: Site of the Dead Sea Scrolls Discovery," "Archaeological GPR Investigations at Rennes-Le-Château, France" and "Amplitude and Waveform Analysis of Repetitive GPR Reflections: A Lake Bonneville Delta, Utah" at the Ninth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar April 29-May 2 in Santa Barbara, Calif.

Summer Bulletin
Published weekly during Summer Session by the UW-Eau Claire News Bureau. News items for the University Bulletin should be sent to the News Bureau, Schofield 201, by 10 a.m. Monday for publication in the following week’s issue. E-mail submissions are encouraged. Faculty/staff news items are published on a space-available basis.

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