Faculty/Academic Staff Forums
Faculty/academic staff workshops
Music and Theatre Arts
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. 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
Feb. 25: Zoltan Grossman, geography and anthropology/American Indian
Alliances: Treaty Conflicts and Environmental Cooperation Between Native
American and Rural White Communities."
workshops and programs
of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following program
deadlines for faculty and academic staff.
Research Experiences for Undergraduates Grants, University Research
and Creative Activity and Kell
Container Corp. Scholarship for Faculty/Student Collaborative Research
deadline is Feb.
• The Academic
Staff Professional Development Program
deadline is March 1.
• The Summer
Extramural Grant Development Program deadline
is March 1.
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.
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.
Geography and Anthropology
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.
Music and Theatre Arts
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’
Births and Adoptions
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.
Condolences to the family of Richard deGrood.
DeGrood, professor emeritus of philosophy and religious studies, died
Feb. 8 in Eau Claire. Full
Condolences to Joanne Mellema, Student Health
Services, whose mother, Josephine Mellema, died Feb. 12 in Sibley, Iowa.