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. 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,
Oct. 22: Geoff Peterson, political science,
"Everything I Learned About Politics I Learned from Jay Leno."
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.
• 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.
will discuss the American Democracy Project on Wisconsin Public Radio's
"The West Side" Oct. 7.
The show can be heard on WHWC, 88.3 FM, beginning at 5 p.m.
Allied Health Professions
Dale B. Taylor
presented "Applications of Music Therapy in Neonatal and Pediatric
Care" at the 14th Neonatal Perinatal Pediatric Progress Conference
Sept. 27 in Racine. The conference was sponsored by All Saints Healthcare
and Southeastern Neonatology Associates, Ltd.
Amy Krist presented
a talk titled "The Genetic Basis of
Host Parasite Coevolution: Condition and Genotypic Control of
Resistance" at the Midwest Conference of Parasitologists Meeting
in June at Michigan State University. The talk was co-authored by Mark
Dybdahl of Washington State University.
had a paper titled "Chromium(II) and Chromium(III) Complexes of
Tris(2-pyridylmethyl)amine: Synthesis, Structures and Reactivity"
accepted for publication in the journal Inorganic
Chemistry. The paper was co-authored by
UW-Eau Claire student Nicholas Robertson and chemistry faculty member
had his article titled "Making Resolutions for Behavioral Change"
published in the autumn 2003 issue of Counselink, a publication of the
Wisconsin School Counselor Association.
Music and Theatre Arts
served as chair of a panel discussion titled "Theatre Education
as a Career" at the state conference of the Alliance for Wisconsin
Theatre Educators Sept. 26 at UW-River Falls.
Physics and Astronomy
had a paper titled “High Resolution Synchrotron Radiation-Based
X-Ray Photoemission Spectroscopy Study of the Si-rich b-SiC(100) 3x2
Surface Oxidation" published in the July/August 2003 issue of the
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology
B, Vol. 21, No. 4, pages 1876-1880. Co-authors
were UW-Eau Claire student Sara Chamberlin; UW-Eau Claire graduate Sandra
Mehlberg; P. Soukiassian, Université de Paris-Sud; J.D. Denlinger
and E. Rotenberg, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; B. Tonner,
University of Central Florida; and Z. Hurych, Northern Illinois University.
Condolences to Larry Schnack, chancellor
emeritus, whose granddaughter, Victoria Schnack, died Oct. 4 in Eau
Claire. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8,
at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Fall Creek. Friends may call from 4
to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Augusta and
one hour before services at the church. Read more in the Leader-Telegram
Condolences to the family of Robert Fetvedt,
the director of McIntyre Library from 1965 to 1980. Fetvedt died Sept.
30 in Eau Claire.