College of Arts and Sciences
dean candidate open sessions
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. Additional
information about the candidates can be found online.
• Tuesday, May 11: Devinder
Malhotra, professor of economics and associate
dean in the Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences at the University of
• 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.
Candidates announced for associate
dean of student development and director of multicultural affairs positions
Faculty and staff are invited to meet the candidates
for the positions of associate dean
of student development and director
of multicultural affairs in the Office
of Student Development and Diversity. Follow online
links for interview schedules.
For more information, contact the following committee
Lyons, firstname.lastname@example.org, chair of associate dean search.
Hebbring, email@example.com, chair of director of multicultural
staff workshops and programs
of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following program
• The Academic
Staff Professional Development Program
deadline is June. 1.
Skills Center/Women's Studies
Patti See gave two invited presentations
titled “Doing Feminism: The Influence of Thelma and Louise on
Contemporary Feminism” and “‘Not Your Mother’s
Feminism’: A Glimpse at the Third Wave” at the joint state
convention of the American Association of University Women-Wisconsin
and the AAUW-Minnesota April 30-May 1 in Bloomington, Minn.
Alice Ridge, emerita, presented a
retrospective about the formation of the International Listening Association
at its 25th anniversary convention April 14-18 in Fort Myers, Fla. Ridge,
a founder of the organization, played audio tapes of the first business
meeting which formed the organization's constitution and operating procedures.
Ridge currently serves on the newly formed Mentoring Committee for the
Linda Carpenter, graduate students
Kelly Christenson and Amanda
Stanek; undergraduate students Krisha
Hamblin and Jessica Lahti;
and UW-Eau Claire graduate Rebecca Nelson
presented a poster titled "Preparation and Practice with Developmental
Apraxia of Speech: A Survey" at the annual convention of the Wisconsin
Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Association April 23 in Green
Bay. The study was supported by a faculty-student collaborative research
grant from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs during the
2002-03 academic year.
Richard Boyum gave a presentation
titled "Counseling With and Improving Success in Male Students"
at the Wisconsin Association of Practicing Counselors in Higher Education
convention April 29 in Green Lake.
Carmen Manning gave a presentation
titled "Facilitating Engaged Literacies in the English Classroom"
at the Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English Language Arts convention
April 30 in Appleton.
Sue Ausman and Melissa
Vogler gave a presentation and demonstration titled "What’s
New on the WASFAA Web Site" at the 2004 spring conference of the
Wisconsin Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators April
28-30 in Elkhart Lake. The demonstration included two new Web applications
designed and developed with UW-Eau Claire student Christopher
Warren. The first application, a ride-sharing program, is a convenient
way for members to carpool to WASFAA events. The second application,
a WASFAA message board, can be used as a forum for discussion and committee
work. Ausman has served as the association's Webmaster for the past
Patrick Day and UW-Eau Claire graduate
Justin Fleming presented a paper titled “Chile’s Criollismo
and France’s Naturalisme: Representations of National Identity
in Baldomero Lillo’s Sub-terra and Subsole and Emile Zola’s
Germinal” at the Midwest Conference on Latin American Studies
April 29-30 at UW-Eau Claire.
Ronald Mickel, emeritus, was given
special recognition and a plaque by the Upper Midwest Honors Council
and the Wisconsin Collegiate Honors Council for his years of service
to honors education at the annual meeting of the Upper Midwest Honors
Council April 15-17 in Fargo, N.D.
Beth Kilday presented a workshop titled
"Linear Modeling with CBL2, TI-73/83+ and Light, Voltage and Temperature
Probes" at the 82nd annual conference of the National Council of
Teachers of Mathematics April 22 in Philadelphia, Pa.
Jill Markgraf presented a session
titled "Lurking Librarian Tells All: Collaborating with Faculty
in Online Courses" at the Wisconsin Association for Academic Librarians
conference April 20-23 in Elkhart Lake.
to Bonnie Isaacson, Educational Opportunity Center, and Michael Isaacson,
Facilities Planning and Management, on the birth of their first grandchild,
Esther Elizabeth, on April 23 in Winona, Minn. The baby's parents are
the Isaacson's daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Lucas Stutesman.