Additional new faculty/academic staff appointment
Linda S. Albers (2003); Student
Services Specialist/Gear Up Program — Student Development and
Diversity. B.S., Northland Col.
of Research and Sponsored Programs will present Faculty/Academic
Staff Forums this fall semester. The programs will be held from 12:10
to 12:50 p.m. Wednesdays in the Presidents
Room of Davies Center, unless otherwise noted. Bring a brown bag lunch
Oct. 1: Marcia Miller-Rodeberg,
of Azo Dyes."
Oct. 15: Lori Rowlett, philosophy
and religious studies, with student collaborator
Larry Troyer, "Vodun in New Orleans: The care and Feeding of the
Loa." (Held in the Alumni Room,
workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored
Programs announces the following program
• The Faculty
Sabbatical Leave Program deadline is Oct.
Guest Lecturers, Artists and Other
Professionals Program and the Workshops
and Special Projects Travel Program deadline
is the first working day of the month.
Academic Skills Center/English/Student
was notified by Townsend Press that students in her spring 2003 English
100 class received $100 scholarships for personal essays written as
a class component. Pa Kou Lee, Pa Sia Lor, Yeng Vang, Chou Yang, Janie
Yang and Nkaujntsuab Yang, students who entered UW-Eau Claire through
the Commanding English Program, reveal the decisive steps they have
taken to pursue their dreams, despite facing enormous challenges. The
students' essays will appear in the publication "Taking Charge
of My Life." The students will read excerpts from their essays
in a session titled "Generation 1.5 Students: Dream Catching"
at the Wisconsin TESOL Conference Oct. 18 in Eau Claire.
Adult Health Nursing
Michaelene Mirr Jansen
and Nola Schmitt (Family Health Nursing)
recently had their article titled "Family-focused interventions"
published in Critical Care Nursing
Clinics of North America, Vol. 15, pages
Art & Design
(emeritus), currently teaching at UW-Eau Claire, has two of his works
on display through Oct. 11
in the Wisconsin Artists Biennial at UW-Madison. Another of Shafer's
works is on display through Oct. 18
in the Midwest Biennial in Marshfield.
Analisa DeGrave had her article titled
"Volviendo al Edén para hacer unos cambios: la utopía
y la poesía evaísta de Gioconda Belli" published
in the February 2003 issue of the journal IXQUIC
— Revista Hispánica Internacional de Análisis y
Creación, No. 4, pages 70-89.
Scott Whitfield recently was awarded
a $152,504 National Science Foundation Research at an Undergraduate
Institution grant for his project titled “Photoionization Studies
of Open f-subshell Atoms.” The project will involve experimental
studies of the dynamics of the photoionization process in the lanthanide
atoms. Photoionization is one example of the very fundamental interaction
between light and matter. It involves the emission of electrons from
atoms in the gas phase when irradiated by x rays and ultraviolet light.
The experiments will take place at the Synchrotron Radiation Center
in Stoughton. The SRC is operated by UW-Madison for the National Science
Steven Majstorovic was awarded a Scholar
Access Grant by the Center for European Studies at UW-Madison to research
the integration into the European Union by the new proposed candidate
countries from Eastern Europe.
Tarique Niazi had his article titled
“Land Tenure, Land Use and Land Degradation: A Case for Sustainable
Development in Pakistan” published as the lead article in the
September issue of The Journal of Environment
and Development, Vol. 12, No. 3, pages 275-294. This was Niazi's
second article published with University Research and Creative Activity
funding from summer 2002. The first article, “The Ecology of Genocide
in Rwanda,” was published in the October 2002 issue of The
International Journal of Contemporary Sociology, Vol. 39, No.
2, pages 219-247. Niazi also completed another manuscript, “Modernization,
Modernity and Fundamentalism: The Pakistani Experience” with another
award of URCA funding from summer 2003. It has been accepted for publication
in a special issue of The International
Journal of Contemporary Sociology titled “Intellectuals
and Modern Society” to be published in June 2004.
Condolences to William Haag, chemistry, whose wife, Margaret Haag, chemistry,
died Sept. 16 in Eau Claire. More information about Margaret Haag can
be found in The
Condolences to Dale A. Johnson, College of Business,
whose sister, Alice Johnson, died Sept. 8 in Lake Geneva.