of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the final
Faculty/Academic Staff Forum for spring
semester. The program will be held from 12:10
to 12:50 p.m. in the Badger
Room of Davies Center. Bring a brown bag
lunch or tray.
7: Sean Bulger, kinesiology and athletics, "Developmentally
Appropriate Sport Education."
workshops and programs
of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following workshops
for faculty and academic staff.
• A Student
Research Day Poster Workshop
focusing on traditional poster layout and design will be held April
1 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Alumni
Room of Davies Center and repeated April
2 from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Wisconsin
Room of Davies Center.
Research Day Poster Workshop focusing
on poster creation using computers for layout and design, and printing
using large format printers will be held April
13 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Phillips
275. You also may contact Rick Mickelson,
Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 836-6005, for information and assistance with poster preparation
using a large format printer.
Activities and Programs
wrote and edited several brochures that received awards at the 84th
Annual Conference of the Association of College Unions International.
The awards recognized publications designed by UW-Eau Claire graduates
Paula Lucas and Derek Wallen. Full
presented a seminar titled "Molecular Excited States Probed by
Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy" March 10 in the department of physics
at UW-La Crosse.
Several faculty members attended the SIGCSE 35th
Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education March 3-7 in Norfolk,
Va. Andrew Phillips
presented a talk titled “Highlighting Programming Language Issues
Using Mixed Language Programming in Maple and C.” Phillips and
presented an NSF Showcase titled ”CLICS: A Computational Laboratory
for Information and Computer Security.” Wagner also presented
a paper titled “Designing and Implementing a Cyberwar Laboratory
Exercise for a Computer Security Course” and co-presented a panel/special
session on “Transitioning to an Objects-Early Three-Course Introductory
Sequence: Issues and Experiences." Daniel
Stevenson presented a paper co-authored
by himself, Michael Wick and
Phillips titled “Seven Design Rules for Teaching Students Sounds
Encapsulation and Abstraction of Object Properties and Member Data.”
Wick presented a workshop titled “Teaching Design Patterns in
CS1/CS2.” Steven Ratering
and Thomas Moore
also attended the conference.
Music and Theatre Arts
Kosower and Paula Kosower performed a
concert with pianist Kuang-Hao Huang Feb. 29 at Silver Lake College
in Manitowoc. The program included the Rachmaninoff Cello Sonata, the
Prokofiev Cello Sonata and the Vivaldi Double Concerto for two cellos.
served as adjudicator and event coordinator for the Wisconsin Federation
of Music Clubs Junior Piano Festival Feb. 29. On March 6 he was the
liaison for the Wisconsin Music Teachers Association district auditions,
which were sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Music Teachers Association.
Both events were held at UW-Eau Claire.
Office of Multicultural Affairs
will serve as coordinator for the 2004 “Opening Doors,”
the Multicultural Affairs Office’s pre-college camp at UW-Eau
Claire. “Opening Doors” or “Abriendo Puertas”
gives economically disadvantaged and Latino youth the opportunity to
experience life at UW-Eau Claire for a week during the summer. Full
Philosophy and Religious Studies
and Jonathan Paradise
conducted a forum on the controversial movie "The Passion of the
Christ" March 14 at Christ Church Cathedral in Eau Claire. The
forum was sponsored by the Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire. Burns, Paradise
and Doug Pearson (College of Arts
and Sciences) also discussed the movie
March 16 on the Wisconsin Public Radio show "The West Side."
Ardyth Krause presented
a paper titled "The Triple-D Challenge: A Conceptual Framework
for Incorporating Disability into HBSE Curriculum" at the annual
meeting of the Council on Social Work Education Feb. 27-March 1 in Anaheim,
Births and Adoptions
to Sara Thommesen, Records and Registration, and her husband, Scott,
whose son, Tyler Steven, was born Nov. 24, 2003. Tyler, who joins big
sister Trynne, 3, weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 21 inches long
when he was born.
Condolences to the family of Wray D. Deacon. Deacon, who was retired
from UW-Eau Claire's facilities planning and management department,
died March 12 in Eau Claire. Full
Condolences to the family of Signe Ortiz. Ortiz,
an associate professor emerita of art at UW-Eau Claire, died March 19
in Walnut Creek, Calif. Full