Faculty/Academic Staff Forums
Faculty/academic staff workshops
American Indian Studies/English
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
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
workshops and programs
of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following program
deadlines for faculty and academic staff.
• The UW
System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity
abstract and application deadline is Feb.
Research Experiences for Undergraduates Grants, University Research
and Creative Activity and Kell
Container Corp. Scholarship for Faculty/Student Collaborative Research
deadline is Feb.
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.
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).
Communication and Journalism
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.
had his essay titled "Religious Custom Sparks Humorous Response"
published in the Feb. 4 issue of the Dunn County News.
Geography and Anthropology
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.
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.
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.
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.