Jim Knutson-Kolodzne presented a workshop
titled “Using the Teaching Method of ‘Art Forming’
with American Indian Culture" at the Wisconsin Indian Education
Association Annual Conference April 1-4 in Baraboo. The hands-on demonstration
is designed to enrich self-awareness, awareness of others and awareness
of the world in an attitude of accepting and affirming differences.
Knutson-Kolodzne, who represents the west district, was elected WIEA
president for the 2004-05 term. In addition, he facilitated a workshop
titled “Co-Curricular Volunteer Opportunities” at the American
Democracy Project regional conference April 7-8 at St. Cloud State University
in St. Cloud, Minn. His presentation included discussions of UW-Eau
Claire's Service-Learning program and the use of The New York Times
in the classroom.
Amy Krist co-authored a paper titled
"Genotypic Versus Condition Effects on Parasite-Driven Rare Advantage"
which recently was accepted for publication in the Journal of Evolutionary
Biology. The first author on the paper is Mark Dybdahl of Washington
State University in Pullman, Wash.
Judy Sims presented a paper titled
"Researching HDTV: Experiential Learning in the Undergraduate Research
Course” and served as a respondent for the panel "Ready or
Not, Here It Comes: Assessment on College Campuses and in Media Programs"
at the Broadcast Education Association convention April 16-19 in Las
Geography and Anthropology
Tim Bawden presented
a paper titled “Competing Visions of Nature, Land Use and Settlement:
Northern Wisconsin's Lost Reserve" at the American Society for
Environmental History conference April 4 in Victoria, British Columbia.
Sean Hartnett had
his report on the men's U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials published as the
cover story in the March 2004 issue of Track & Field News. The article,
show of the competition may be viewed online. That publication marks
the 12th cover story that Hartnett, who has been a correspondent since
1984, has written for Track & Field News.
Janice Bogstad presented a paper titled
"Women of Power in John Crowley's ‘Little, Big’"
at the International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts March 24-29
in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Bill Frankenberger, Blaine Peden,
undergraduate students Kristi Frankenberger
and Jaclyn Peterson, and graduate
students Heather Hunt, Christopher Raschick
and Emily Steller had their article
titled "Effects of Information on College Students' Perceptions
of Antidepressant Medication" accepted for publication in the Journal
of American College Health.
Gloria Fennell presented a paper titled
“Indicators of Identity Complexity as Identified in a Client's
Journal: A Qualitative Study of Mental Health” at the first Brazilian
International Conference on Qualitative Research March 24-27 in Taubate,
Congratulations to Todd Hoffner, kinesiology and athletics, and his
wife, Melodee, whose son, Brady Christian, was born April 12 in Eau
Claire. Brady weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 20 inches long when
he was born. He joins 14-month-old sister Kiaya Elizabeth at home.