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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. 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."
      • Feb. 25: Zoltan Grossman, geography and anthropology/American Indian studies, "Unlikely Alliances: Treaty Conflicts and Environmental Cooperation Between Native American and Rural White Communities." 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:
    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.
    The Academic Staff Professional Development Program deadline is March 1.
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Summer Extramural Grant Development Program deadline is March 1. Go to top of page

English
Nadine St. Louis, emerita, and UW-Eau Claire English education student Jenna Hovind presented a poetry workshop for seventh- and eighth-graders Feb. 4 at South Middle School in Eau Claire. Go to top of page

English/Women's Studies
Barbara Kernan had her article titled "The Parson Weems 'Weighed' But Not 'Disposed of': The Use of Biography in Early Children's Literature" published in The CEA Critic, a journal of the College English Association. Go to top of page

Geography and Anthropology
Roger Thiede, emeritus, had his chapters on Russia and the Eurasian states of the former Soviet Union published in "World Regional Geography: A Development Approach," edited by David Clawson and Merrill L. Johnson, Pearson/Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, N.J., 2004. Go to top of page

Music and Theatre Arts
Jody Sekas' theatrical design work is on display in a show titled “Willing Suspension of Disbelief” through Feb. 25 at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire. The exhibit shows some of the “behind-the-scenes” design processes that Sekas has employed in the past to help transport audiences into other periods, times, locations and characters’ lives. Go to top of page

Births and Adoptions
Lauryn Michele JonesCotsy Jones, McIntyre Library, is proud to announce the birth of her granddaughter, Lauryn Michele Jones, born Jan. 22 in Mauston to Russ Jones and Nikki Turner. Lauryn, Cotsy's third granddaughter and 12th grandchild, also is the niece of Andrea Jones, Records and Registration. Go to top of page

Condolences
Condolences to the family of Richard deGrood. DeGrood, professor emeritus of philosophy and religious studies, died Feb. 8 in Eau Claire. Full obituary. Go to top of page

Condolences to Joanne Mellema, Student Health Services, whose mother, Josephine Mellema, died Feb. 12 in Sibley, Iowa. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 20 • Fourth Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 16, 2004

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: February 16, 2004

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