Andrea Mitchell to speak at
Dennis Jacobs to give presentation March 11
UW-Eau Claire to host several
activities to highlight Women's History Month
Artists Series to present
Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’
Campus Campaign: 2003-04
Kappa Delta Pi chapter receives
Andrea Mitchell to speak
at the Devroy Forum
Mitchell will be the featured speaker at UW-Eau Claire’s Devroy
Forum April 22.
Mitchell’s formal presentation, titled “The 2004 Presidential
Campaign: New Challenges for Broadcast News,” will begin at 7:30
p.m. in Zorn Arena.
Mitchell is chief foreign affairs correspondent for
NBC News, a position she has held since November 1994. She reports on
foreign policy issues in the U.S. and abroad for all NBC News broadcasts,
including “Nightly News with Tom Brokaw,” “Today”
and CNBC and MSNBC.
Throughout 2002 and 2003, Mitchell covered the United
Nations debate leading to the Iraq war and reported on questions surrounding
pre-war intelligence and weapons of mass destruction.
The Ann Devroy Memorial Forum and Devroy Memorial
Fund were established to recognize the outstanding journalistic work
of the 1970 UW-Eau Claire graduate who died of cancer in 1997.
The fund awards a scholarship and helps defray the
cost of a three-week residency at The Washington Post for Devroy winners.
Winners also have paid internships at Wisconsin daily newspapers.
Watch for additional information on Mitchell's visit
in the University Bulletin.
Dame’s Dennis Jacobs to give presentation March 11
Network for Excellence in Teaching and the department of chemistry will
host Dennis Jacobs, professor of chemistry at Notre Dame, March 11.
Jacobs is the 2002 U.S. Professor of the Year for Doctoral and Research
Universities and the 1999-2000 Carnegie Scholar of the Carnegie Foundation
for the Advancement of Teaching. His presentation, “Reinventing
the Flat Tire: Why we Need a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning,”
will be held Thursday, March 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Hall 401.
Jacobs will present some of his scholarly investigations
into student learning, and he will reflect on how this form of scholarship
has impacted his teaching and professional life.
For more information, contact
Bob Eierman. To reserve a seat
at the university-wide presentation, send e-mail to TLTDC.
Claire to host several activities to highlight Women's History Month
In honor of National Women’s History Month, UW-Eau Claire will
host a series of events in March. This year’s theme is “Women
Inspiring Hope and Possibility.” The events are free and open
to the public unless otherwise noted.
This week's events begin with a Women's Studies faculty reading Tuesday,
March 2, at 8 p.m. in The Cabin of Davies Center. Janice Bogstad, Kate
Hale, Bergine Haakenson, Barbara Kernan, Karen Loeb and Patti See will
read their poetry and prose. For details on other events planned for
this week, go to the Calendar or read the
to present Shakespeare’s ‘Richard III’
Claire will present The Acting Company’s production of William
Shakespeare’s “Richard III” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March
8, in Zorn Arena.
The Artists Series presentation is part of Shakespeare in American Communities,
a 50-state, 100-community tour of Shakespeare’s plays by six of
the nation’s finest theater companies.
Honored with a 2003 Tony Award nomination for Excellence in Theater,
The Acting Company was founded in 1972 by John Houseman and current
producing artistic director Margot Harley, with members of the first
graduating class of the Juilliard School’s drama division. The
ensemble has performed 100 plays for more than two million people in
the United States and abroad and has received the Obie, Audelco and
Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards.
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Co-chairs thank Campus Campaign participants
In a letter to the UW-Eau Claire campus community, Thomas and Debra
King, co-chairs of Campus Campaign 2003-04, extend thanks to faculty
and staff for their generosity during this year's campaign. As of the
end of February, 319 faculty and staff members had participated either
through outright gifts, pledges, planned gifts or payroll deduction.
Kings' letter. All gifts from faculty and staff through June 30
will be recognized as contributions to Campus Campaign 2003-04, as well
as to the UW-Eau Claire Foundation's ongoing comprehensive campaign,
the Promise of Excellence.
Pi chapter receives national recognition
UW-Eau Claire Epsilon Omicron Chapter of Kappa
Delta Pi, an international honor society in education, recently received
the Achieving Chapter Excellence Award at the national Kappa Delta Pi
conference in St. Louis.
Former chapter officers and recent graduates Elizabeth Rae Meyer and
Ashley Murray, both from Minnetonka, Minn., accepted the award along
with Mark Clark, dean of the College of Professional Studies, on behalf
of the UW-Eau Claire chapter. Full