Faculty/Academic Staff Forums
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
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 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.
• 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/Women's
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.
Center for International Education
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.
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.
Richard Boyum gave
a presentation titled "Stress Management in the Workplace"
Sept. 23 at the Forest Products Lab in Madison.
had her article titled "The Man Born Blind" published in the
Sept. 29 issue of America magazine.
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.
had his poems "Springfield" and "Oxygen" published
in the July 2003 issue of the literary journal Maize.
Music and Theatre Arts
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
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.