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Faculty/Academic Staff Forums
The Office 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 or tray.

       Oct. 1: Marcia Miller-Rodeberg, chemistry, "Bioremediation 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, Davies Center.)

Faculty/academic 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.

Workshops:
    A workshop on Professional Development Support Programs to discuss the following programs: Academic Staff Professional Development; Guest Lecturers, Artists and Other Professionals Program; Workshops and Special Projects; and Travel Support for Scholarly Presentations will be held Oct. 9 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. as a brown bag lunch session in the Badger Room of Davies Center.

Program Deadlines:
    The Faculty Sabbatical Leave Program deadline is Oct. 1.
    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. Go to top of page

Academic Skills Center/Women's Studies
Patti See had her story "Happiest I've Never Been" published in the summer 2003 issue of Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers. She also had her essay "Notes on Being (Hu)Man" published in the fall 2003 "Grow-up" issue of Hip Mama magazine. Go to top of page

Center for International Education
Susan Lochner gave a presentation on "Maximizing Study Abroad," a new textbook series designed to help students better prepare for their study abroad programs, at the Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition Summer Institute in August at the University of Minnesota. Lochner discussed UW-Eau Claire's use of the textbook in pre-departure orientation. Go to top of page

Communication Disorders
Thomas W. King recently was invited by a technology reporter for Suddeutsche Zeitung in Munich, Germany, to consult on an article about assistive technology for the publication's science section. Go to top of page

Counseling Services
Richard Boyum gave a presentation titled "Stress Management in the Workplace" Sept. 23 at the Forest Products Lab in Madison.

Katherine Schneider had her article titled "The Man Born Blind" published in the Sept. 29 issue of America magazine. Go to top of page

English
Erica Benson had her article titled "Folk Linguistic Perceptions and the Mapping of Dialect Boundaries" published in the fall 2003 issue of American Speech, Vol. 78, No. 3, pages 307-330.

Max Garland had his poems "Springfield" and "Oxygen" published in the July 2003 issue of the literary journal Maize. Go to top of page

Music and Theatre Arts
Paul Kosower, his daughter, Paula Kosower, a faculty member at the Merit School of Music in Chicago; and Kuang-Hao Huang, an accomplished pianist and doctoral student at Northwestern University, were featured performers on the Wisconsin Public Radio show "Sunday Afternoon Live from the Elvehjem" Sept. 14. Paul Kosower performed the Rachmaninoff Cello Sonata, Paula Kosower performed the Brahms Cello Sonata No. 1, and Huang accompanied on piano. Go to top of page

Condolences
Condolences to Cotsy Jones, McIntyre Library, whose mother, Marion Romano, died Sept. 17 in Augusta.

Condolences to Judy Knoll, English, whose father, Robert Englebretson, died Sept. 16 in Eau Claire. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 6 • Sixth Week • Fall Semester • Sept. 29, 2003

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: September 29, 2003

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