workshops and programs
Music and Theatre Arts
School of Education
New faculty/academic staff appointments for
• Kimberly S. Adams (2003);
Residence Hall Director — Housing and Residence Life. B.S., Southwest
Texas State U.; J.D., Oklahoma City U.
• M. Reza Asdjodi (2002);
Lecturer — Chemistry. B.S., National U. of Iran; M.S., U. of Alabama;
Ph.D., Clemson U.
• Kimberly A. Barrett (2003);
Associate Vice Chancellor — Student Development and Diversity.
B.A., Pfeiffer Col.; M.S., Murray State U.; Ph.D., Southern Illinois
• Erica J. Benson (2003);
Assistant Professor — English. B.A., U. of South Florida; M.A.,
U. of South Carolina.
• Catherine M. Berry (2003);
Clinical Instructor — Family Health Nursing. B.S.N., Alverno Col.;
M.S.N., U. of Texas at Austin.
• April Bleske-Rechek (2003);
Assistant Professor — Psychology. B.A., UW-Madison; Ph.D., U.
of Texas at Austin.
• Jacqueline K. Bonneville (2003); Coordinator
of New Student Programs — Advising, Academic Testing and New Student
Orientation. B.B.A., U. of Minnesota-Duluth; M.S., UW-Whitewater.
• Nancy E. Bowers
(2003); Associate Lecturer — Geology. B.S., U. of Washington,
Seattle; M.S., U. of Wyoming; Ph.D., U. of California, San Diego.
Nathalie N. Brandes (2003); Associate
Lecturer — Geology. B.S., M.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining
Glenn F. Caruso (2003); Assistant
Football Coach — Kinesiology and Athletics. B.A., Ithaca Col.
Scott Christopherson-Schorn (2003);
Assistant Director for Operations — University Centers and Programs.
B.S., UW-Superior; M.A., Bowling Green State U.
T. Cook (2003); Assistant Professor —
Kinesiology and Athletics. B.M., M.S., Ph.D., U. of Utah.
Analisa E. DeGrave (2003); Assistant
Professor — Foreign Languages. B.A., Gustavus Adolphus Col.; M.A.,
Dawna Drum (2003); Information
Processing Consultant — Computing and Networking Services. B.B.A.,
UW-Eau Claire; M.B.A., Edgewood Col.
Monty Kozbial Ernst (2003); McNair
Research Coordinator — Academic and Career Services. B.A., UW-Parkside;
M.A., Marquette U.; Ph.D., U. Of Toledo.
Manuel Fernandez (2003); Lecturer
— Foreign Languages. B.A., Florida International U.; M.A., Ph.D.,
The Pennsylvania State U.
Christa N. Garvey (2003) ; Assistant
Professor — Music and Theatre Arts. B.M., Indiana U.; M.M., U.
• Pamela L. Guthman
(2003); Outreach Specialist — Continuing Education. B.S.N., UW-Eau
Andrew S. Gutshall (2003); Production
and Technical Operations Coordinator — University Centers and
Programs. B.S., Illinois State U.; M.F.A., U. of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Margaret J. Haag (2003); Associate
Lecturer — Chemistry. B.A., Hamline U.; B.S., Lake Superior State
Joel R. Helms (2003); Counselor
— Admissions. B.A., UW-Oshkosh.
Justin D. Hentges (2003); Associate
Advisor — Admissions. B.A., UW-Eau Claire.
Thomas S. E. Hilton (2003); Professor
— Management Information Systems. B.A., Ph.D., Brigham Young U.
Jessica L. Holm (2003); Instructional
Technologist — Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center.
B.A., UW-Eau Claire.
• Won Yong Jang
(2003); Assistant Professor — Communication and Journalism. B.A.,
M.A. Sogang U., Seoul, Korea; M.A., Marquette U.; Ph.D., State U. of
• Marilyn Janzen
(2003); Clinical Instructor — Family Health Nursing. B.S., Missouri
Southern State Col.; M.S., U. of Oklahoma.
• Tomomi Kakegawa
(2003); Assistant Professor — Foreign Languages. B.A., International
Christian U., Tokyo, Japan; M.A., The Pennsylvania State U.
• Jack A. Kapfer
(2003) ; Assistant Professor — Communication and Journalism. B.A.,
UW-Eau Claire; M.A., UW-Madison.
Alice B. Knutson (2003); Clinical
Instructor — Adult Health Nursing. B.S.N., Loyola U.; M.S.N.,
• Ardyth L. Krause
(2003); Assistant Professor — Social Work. B.A., M.S.W., Ph.D.,
U. of Illinois at Chicago.
Kristy J. Lauver (2003); Assistant
Professor — Management and Marketing. B.A., Kansas State U.; M.L.H.R.,
The Ohio State U.; Ph.D., U. of Iowa.
Donna Lehmkuhl (2003); Eau Claire
Jumpstart Site Manager — Center For Service-Learning. B.S., M.S.,
South Dakota State U.; Ed.D., U. of South Dakota.
Jonathan R. Loomis (2003); Lecturer
— English. B.A., Ohio U.; M.F.A., U. of Virginia.
John W. W. Mann (2003); Visiting
Assistant Professor — History. B.A., Bowdoin Col.; M.A., Ph.D.,Washington
• Colleen C. Marchwick
(2003); Study Abroad Coordinator — International Education. B.A.,
Col. of St. Catherine; M.A., Ohio U.
Sean McAleer (2003); Assistant
Professor — Philosophy and Religious Studies. B.A., Shimer Col.;
Ph.D., Syracuse U.
Kelly L. Murray (2003); Associate
Lecturer — Biology. B.S., UW-River Falls; M.S., Montana State
Karen M. O’Day (2003); Assistant
Professor — Art & Design. B.A., Skidmore Col.; M.A., Ph.D.,
• Phillip A. Ostrander
(2003); Assistant Professor — Music and Theatre Arts. B.M., Eastman
School of Music, U. of Rochester; M.M., M.M., New England Conservatory
Jonathan D. Paver (2003); Instructional
Designer — Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center.
B.A., Judson Col.; M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
• Crispin H. Pierce
(2003); Assistant Professor — Allied Health Professions. B.A.,
U. of California, Santa Cruz; M.S., California State U., Hayward; Ph.D.,
U. of California, San Francisco.
• Ronald H. Planz II
(2003); Assistant Football Coach/Event Management — Kinesiology
and Athletics. B.A., Carthage Col.; M.E.P.D., UW-Eau Claire.
• Steven Ratering
(2003); Assistant Professor — Computer Science. B.A., Central
Col.; M.S., Ph.D., U. of Minnesota.
Mark W. Sipple (2003); Asst. Weight
Room Coordinator; Asst. Football Coach/Defensive Coordinator —
Kinesiology and Athletics. B.S., UW-Eau Claire; M.S., U. of North Dakota.
Robyn L. Smith (2003); Assistant
Researcher — Nursing Systems. B.S.N., UW-Eau Claire.
Bonnie J. Solem (2003); Clinical
Instructor — Family Health Nursing. B.A., Col. of St. Scholastica;
M.S., U. of Illinois.
Laurie A. St. Aubin-Whelihan (2003);
Marketing Manager — Continuing Education. B.S., UW-Stout; B.A.,
• Elizabeth A. Tillotson
(2003); Clinical Instructor — Family Health Nursing. B.S.N., Loyola
U.; M.S.N., UW-Eau Claire.
Cara K. Tomlinson (2003); Assistant
Professor — Art & Design. B.A., Bennington Col.; M.F.A., U.
Shelly M. Voegeli (2003); Student
Services Coordinator — Upward Bound Program. B.S., UW-Stout.
staff workshops and programs
As a special service to faculty and academic staff, the Office
of Research and Sponsored Programs is sponsoring a series of workshops
to describe the various programs available to them. Program deadlines
also are noted.
• A Research
Workshop to discuss the Faculty
Sabbatical Leave will be held Sept.
8 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. as a brown
bag lunch session in the Badger Room of Davies Center.
• A Research
Workshop to discuss the following programs:
Faculty/Student Research Collaboration,
Student Travel for the Presentation of Research Results and
Small Research Grants will be held Sept.
11 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. as a brown
bag lunch session in the Badger Room of Davies Center.
Academic Staff Professional Development Program
deadline for the first competition for submitting proposals is Sept.
Research Collaboration Grants deadline
is Sept. 15.
• The Faculty
Sabbatical Leave Program deadline is Oct.
• The Guest
Lecturers, Artists and Other Professionals Program
and the Workshops and Special Projects
Travel Program deadline is the first
working day of the month.
and Steven Majstorovic (Political
Science) recently were awarded honorary
memberships in the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society.
They were recognized by the organization as individuals who have made
notable contributions to society and whose influence extends beyond
the university or college. Buiser and Majstorovic were nominated for
the honor by members of the UW-Eau Claire chapter of Mortar Board.
Jim Phillips attended
the Gordon Research Conference on the Chemistry and Physics of Matrix-Isolated
Species July 20-25 in Lewiston, Maine. He gave two presentations at
the meeting, including an invited "short talk" titled "What
is the Structure of CH3CN–BF3 in Solid Argon?" and a poster
titled "Structure and Bonding in the Nitrile Complexes of Boron
Trifluoride: Matrix Isolation IR Spectroscopy, Crystallography and Computations."
was a member of a panel discussion titled "Experiences with Integrated
Development Environments and Java Teaching: What Works and What Doesn’t”
at the Eighth Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer
Science Education in June in Thessaloniki, Greece. Wagner also presented
two position papers that he and Tom
had been awarded the 2003 Arts and Letters Poetry Prize by the literary
journal Arts and Letters
for his poems "The Pigs Hold Up the Dawn" and "Goldfinches."
Garland will receive $1000 and publication of the winning poems in Arts
and Letters, and will be honored at an
award ceremony and poetry reading at Georgia College and State University
in Milledgeville, Ga., in October.
Joel Pace organized
a panel titled "Race, Gender and Transatlantic Romanticism"
and presented a paper titled "The Influence of Transnational Discourses
of Race and Ethnicity on Romantic Gothic" for the joint conference
of the transatlantic studies journal Symbiosis
and the University of Edinburgh's Scottish Transatlantic Relations
Project July 18-21 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Pace was a respondent
to three papers on parenting and gender in Romantic literature for the
Romanticism and Parenting Conference July 29-31 in New York City. He
also organized two special sessions, chaired a panel and co-delivered
a paper (on revising influence theory to account for transatlantic literary
and cultural exchange in the nineteenth century) for the joint conference
of the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism and the British
Association for Romantic Studies Aug. 1-5 at Fordham University in New
Karen Welch presented
a paper titled “Preparing Students for College English”
at the annual conference of the Wisconsin Council of Teachers of English-Language
Arts May 3 in Appleton. She also presented on a panel titled “Radical
Transformations” at the annual Council of Writing Program Administrators
national conference July 11 in Grand Rapids, Mich.
David Knowlton will have his paintings
displayed in an exhibit titled "Landscapes + Icons" Sept.
7 through Oct. 15 at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau
Claire. Sculptures by UW-Eau Claire alumnus Bob Gehrke also will be
part of the exhibit. An opening reception will be held Sept.
7 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the gallery on the library's second
Katherine Rhoades presented a case
study at the annual American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education
Women in the Deanship Conference July 24-26 in Denver, Colo.