Textbook order deadline
is March 19
Submitting orders for rental and purchase textbooks
now allows the bookstore to do the following:
call for student speakers for commencement
Manuscripts will be judged on development of a central theme; relevance to all listeners and to the commencement occasion; originality of ideas; and appropriateness of language and style. When read at a normal speaking rate, the Reflections can be no longer than four minutes. Manuscripts must be clearly typed and double-spaced. Name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and school should be included on the cover page only.
Unless the committee has made recommendations for change, Reflections will be given at the commencement ceremony as written and presented to the final selection committee. Mickey Crothers, psychology, will be available to coach speakers prior to the ceremony.
The deadline for submission of manuscripts is 4 p.m. Monday, April 5. Manuscripts should be hand-delivered, e-mailed or mailed to Beverly Soll, firstname.lastname@example.org, Activities and Programs Office, Davies 133.
The Commencement Committee will select manuscripts to be given orally before a second screening committee. The oral competition will take place at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 22, in Davies Theatre. For more information, contact Soll at email@example.com or 836-4419.
lecture set for March 24
The presentation is sponsored by the Center for Health and Aging Services Excellence, Red Cedar Medical Center-Mayo Health System, The Advisors on Gerontological Education, UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stout.
For more information, contact Meredith Wolf at firstname.lastname@example.org or (715) 836-3543. The presentation is free and open to the public.
communication conference to be offered
The conference will run from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 25, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 26. The theme of the conference is “Participation and Communication: Joining in Across the Lifespan.” Keynote speaker Denise DeCoste will present “Literacy and Language Connections for AAC Communicators.” Full story.
sought for Classified Staff Excellence Award
Nominations should be forwarded to the Classified Staff Awards Committee, Chancellor's Office, Schofield 204, by April 13. For additional information, contact any of the following Classified Staff Awards Committee members: Mike Alred, email@example.com, co-chair; Sylvia Emerson, firstname.lastname@example.org, co-chair; Shelle Manning, email@example.com; Patricia Imbery, firstname.lastname@example.org; or Steve Slind, email@example.com.
Supervisory management seminars
Workshop facilitators Ken De Meuse and Scott Lester will focus on working towards more effective coaching, establishing job expectations and critical skills in the coaching process. The program also includes practice conducting face-to-face coaching sessions. Full story.
curricular changes in College of Business
MIS Major and Minor
Add to MIS Minor (Business
Information Systems Emphasis), Code 831-401.
The following change, approved by the School of Nursing Graduate Curriculum and Admission Committee and the nursing graduate faculty, is proposed by the dean of graduate studies for the master of science in nursing program.
• Discontinue written comprehensive examinations as one component of graduate student exit requirements, effective with the 2004 summer term. Thesis/scholarly project requirements that include an oral presentation will continue.
If you have questions or concerns, contact Mark Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org within 30 days of this notice publication in the University Bulletin. If there are no objections to the proposed change in requirements, the change will take effect for students beginning the degree program in September 2004.
University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 24 • Eighth Week • Spring Semester • March 15, 2004