College of Arts and Sciences
dean candidates announced
The following candidates for the College
of Arts and Sciences dean position at UW-Eau Claire will give presentations
on the future of the liberal arts and sciences in challenging times
from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Schofield
Auditorium. Question and answer sessions
will follow each presentation.
• Thursday, April 29: Donald
Christian, associate dean for the biological sciences division
and professor of biological sciences at the University of Montana.
• Tuesday, May 11: Devinder
Malhotra, professor of economics and associate dean in the Buchtel
College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Akron, Ohio.
• Thursday, May 13: John
Mateja, professor of nuclear physics, director of the McNair
Scholars Program and director of the Undergraduate Research and Scholarly
Activities Office at Murray State University.
• Date to
be determined: John
Skvoretz, Carolina distinguished professor
of sociology and interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the
University of South Carolina.
staff workshops and programs
of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following workshop.
• A Faculty
Development Workshop to discuss the Faculty
Sabbatical Leave Program will be held
from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. as a brown bag lunch session in the Badger
Room of Davies Center.
Susan Lochner and Cheryl
Lochner-Wright, with colleagues from Michigan State University
and the Pennsylvania State University, presented a session titled "Curriculum
Integration on a Shoestring" at the Internationalizing the Curriculum:
International Conference on Study Abroad Curriculum Integration April
15-17 at the University of Minnesota.
Thomas King wrote an invited chapter
titled "The Child Who Is Technologically Dependent" for the
new comprehensive textbook "Pediatric Lifecare Planning and Case
Management," edited by Susan Riddick-Grisham, CRC Press, 2004.
The textbook covers normal growth and development as well as habilitation/rehabilitation,
medical, dental, educational and legal aspects of pediatric care.
Andrew Phillips presented an invited
workshop titled "Computer Security: Pedagogy and Practice"
at the National Science Foundation/American Association for the Advancement
of Science-sponsored NSF CCLI: Invention and Impact conference April
15-18 in Washington, D.C. Phillips was among 40 faculty members invited
to present NSF-funded research results to more than 400 conference participants.
Computer science student William Biwer, who
co-presented the workshop with Phillips, was among 30 students nationwide
selected to attend the conference. Phillips also accompanied representatives
from the NSF and AAAS for a briefing to the U.S. House of Representatives
Committee on Science April 15.
Janice Bogstad edited the April 2004
issue of The
Lion and the Unicorn with co-editor Michael Levy of UW-Stout.
Bogstad also had an editorial titled "Girls and Science Fiction"
published in the same issue.
Paul Kosower performed a piano recital
April 18 with tubist Bob Koepsel at First Presbyterian Church of Chippewa
Falls. Kosower also will have portions of his dedication organ recital
from May 2003 broadcast on WUEC, 89.7 FM April
27 at 7 p.m., April 28 at 1
p.m. and 2 p.m., and April 29 at 9
a.m. In addition, Kosower has been asked to record a portion of his
upcoming May 9 recital for the Minnesota Public Radio show Pipedreams,
a national broadcast program of organists from throughout the world.