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Faculty/Academic Staff Forums
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will present Faculty/Academic Staff Forums this spring semester. The programs will be held from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Wednesdays in the Presidents Room of Davies Center, unless otherwise noted. Bring a brown bag lunch or tray.
      • Feb. 11: Mary Zwygart-Stauffacher, nursing systems, with collaborator Robyn Smith, nursing systems, "Measuring Quality: The Nursing Home Experience."
      • Feb. 18: Tali Lee, biology, with student collaborator Deb Freund, "Plant Growth and Metabolic Responses to Global Change: Insights from Oak Plantations in the Upper Midwest and Poland." Go to top of page

Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following program deadlines for faculty and academic staff.
Program Deadlines:
    The UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity abstract and application deadline is Feb. 13.
    Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Grants, University Research and Creative Activity and Kell Container Corp. Scholarship for Faculty/Student Collaborative Research deadline is Feb. 16. Go to top of page

American Indian Studies/English
Debra K.S. Barker presented a paper titled "Lakota Nationalism, Sovereignty and Resistance Literature: A Lakota Perspective on the Intersection of Aesthetics and Politics" at the Modern Language Association annual conference Dec. 30, 2003, in San Diego, Calif. Go to top of page

Biology
Lloyd Turtinen had his paper titled "Antibody Array-Generated Profiles of Cytokine Release from THP-1 Leukemic Monocytes Exposed to Different Amphotericin B Formulations" published in the February 2004 issue of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Vol. 48, pages 396-403. Co-authors included UW-Eau Claire biochemistry/molecular biology graduates David Prall and Lindsay Bremer, current BMB student Rachel Nauss and Scott Hartsel (Chemistry). Go to top of page

Communication and Journalism
David Gordon, emeritus, led a newsroom workshop on diversity issues in January for the staff of the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. The workshop focused on language sensitivities and the need to broaden the mix of people who are used as sources. Gordon's co-authored article titled "The Academy and Cyberspace Ethics" recently was published in the Journal of Mass Media Ethics as part of a special double issue dealing with virtual reality and communication ethics. The article, based on a paper prepared for a colloquium at the University of Illinois in late 2002, was written with John Michael Kittross. Go to top of page

Counseling Services
Richard Boyum had his essay titled "Religious Custom Sparks Humorous Response" published in the Feb. 4 issue of the Dunn County News. Go to top of page

Geography and Anthropology
Sean Hartnett had his Lake Altoona Bathymetric Map published as a map supplement in the 2003 edition of the Wisconsin Geographer. The issue included a full color print of the double-sided map and a description of the methodology used to produce the map. Hartnett also authored the cover story of the January 2004 issue of Track & Field News on the 2003 NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships. He also had a six-page photo essay about the 2002 NCAA Cross Country Championships published in the fall 2003 issue of American Track and Field. Go to top of page

Geology
J. Brian Mahoney co-authored presentations titled "Regional Controls on the Formation of Eskay Creek-Type VMS Deposits in BC" and "Upper Hazelton Group Stratigraphy in the NE Bella Coola/SE Whitesail Lake Map Areas: Implications for Eskay Creek-Type VMS Mineralization Elsewhere in Stikinia," which were presented at the Geological Survey of Canada Cordilleran Round-Up 2004 Jan. 26-28 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He also co-authored an article titled "Regional Studies of Eskay Creek-Type and Other VMS Mineralization in the Upper Hazelton Group in Stikinia: Preliminary Results," which was published in Geological Fieldwork 2003, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, paper 2004-1, pages 249-262. Go to top of page

Kent Syverson and 2003 UW-Eau Claire geology graduate Rachel Greve recently had the following works published: "Surficial Geology of the Phillips 7.5-Minute Quadrangle, Franklin County, Maine," Augusta, Maine Geological Survey Open-File Report 03-48, 2003; and "Surficial Geology of the Phillips Quadrangle, Maine," Augusta, Maine Geological Survey Open-File Map 03-47, scale 1:24,000, 2003. The publications are based on field work conducted in Maine during summer 2002. Syverson also co-authored a paper titled "Ice-Walled-Lake Plains in North America and Europe — Description, Genesis and Paleoglaciological Implications," which was published in GFF, the Journal of the Geological Society of Sweden, Vol. 126, page 120, and presented at the 26th Nordic Geological Winter Meeting Jan. 6-9 in Uppsala, Sweden. Go to top of page

Honors Program
Ronald Mickel, emeritus, has been reappointed by the president of the National Collegiate Honors Council to serve another three-year term on the NCHC Technology and Distance Education Committee. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 19 • Third Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 9, 2004

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