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University Bulletin
Faculty/Staff News
Vol. 50, No. 16
Sixteenth Week
Fall Semester
Dec. 2, 2002
If members of the media have interviewed you, e-mail Liz Wolf Green at, so she may share the news with University Bulletin readers. Following are examples of UW-Eau Claire people and programs that recently appeared in the media.

Richard Boyum and Katherine Schneider, Counseling Services, were guests on the Wisconsin Public Radio show "The West Side" Nov. 25. They discussed college students' mental health concerns and counseling services used to address those concerns.

Selika Ducksworth-Lawton and Judy Stit, history, were quoted in a Nov. 22 Leader-Telegram article titled "Panel's UW-EC funding decision to be breath of cool air" about the State Building Commission's approval of funding to connect Hibbard Hall to the campus' main chilling system.

Harry Jol, geography, was quoted in the Autumn 2002 issue of Artifax, a newsletter featuring discoveries and developments in biblical archaeology. The story titled "Qumran Cemetery Excavation" is about the investigation work Jol and UW-Eau Claire senior Robert Passow did with a group of researchers in Qumran, Israel, the site where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found in 1947.

Counseling Services
Richard Boyum was the featured speaker on the topic of stress management for farmers in stressful times at the annual meeting of the Lakeshore and Fox Valley Farm Management Associations Dec. 2 in Brillion.

Bruce Taylor's short story, "Pulling Teeth," was published in "The WritersNet Anthology of Prose Fiction," edited by Gary D. Kessler, published by the WritersNet, October 2002.

Kent Syverson received a $10,200 grant from the Maine Geological Survey to study the glacial geology of the Phillips region in west central Maine. Syverson and UW-Eau Claire geology major Rachel Greve spent more than four weeks during summer 2002 working on this field research project in Maine.

Teresa Sanislo, Patricia Turner and James Oberly gave presentations at the 2002 meeting of the Social Science History Association Oct. 23-26 in St. Louis, Mo. Sanislo presented a paper titled "Models of Manliness and Femininity: The New Physical Education and Gymnastics in Germany, 1770-1800." Turner presented a paper titled "Boule-ing Together: Associational Membership and Civil Society in the French Third Republic" and commented on a session, "Politics and Cross-Cultural Representations of Gender." Oberly presented a workshop, "Making History: ICPSR Datasets in the Undergraduate Classroom." Turner is chair of the Women and Gender Studies network of the SSHA.

Music and Theatre Arts
UW-Eau Claire student pianists Yukiko Fujimura and Kristin Yost participated in the piano master class taught by world-renowned pianist Ian Hobson at the state convention of the Wisconsin Music Teachers Association Nov. 10 at UW-River Falls. Fujimura is the student of Alexandre Dossin, and Yost is the student of Donald Patterson.

Richard Mark Heidel recently was invited to serve as a member of the Professional Advocacy Committee of the national chapter of the National Band Association. His role is to coordinate the activities of NBA collegiate chapters throughout the country.

An invitation to exercise
Faculty and staff are invited to join a mid-day exercise class from noon to 12:45 p.m. Monday-Friday in Zorn Arena. Locker rooms are available. For more information, contact Vicki Funne Reed at 836-4931 or

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Published weekly during the fall and spring sessions by the UW-Eau Claire News Bureau. News items and notices 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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Updated: December 2, 2002