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Program changes in College of Arts and Sciences

Graduate program changes in School of Human Sciences and Services

A call for student speakers for commencement

National Student Exchange meetings announced

Continuing Education office announces extended fall hours

Continuing Education/UW Extension to offer employee training seminar

University Recreation to offer Mall of America trip

 

Employment
Following are new employment opportunities at UW-Eau Claire. A list of all currently available job openings and additional information about each position, including application procedures, may be found on the Academic Affairs employment opportunities Web site.

       Music and Theatre Arts: Assistant professor, piano — 836-4954.
       Psychology: Two positions — one as assistant professor in educational psychology; and one as assistant/associate/full professor in school psychology — 836-5525. Go to top of page

Program changes in College of Arts and Sciences
In accordance with university policy, notification is given of approved changes in the following programs in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Minor: Women's Studies, Liberal Arts (Code 486-401)
From: Page 61 of the 2003-04 University Catalogue
To: In addition to the courses already required for the Women's Studies Minor, add WMNS 311 Discussion Supplement to WMNS 301-Examining Women's Studies (1 cr), and:
       Students must take at least one course from Cluster A and one course from Cluster B
       At least 12 of the 24 credits must be at the 300-400 level
       Three credits must be taken from the Women of Color/Global course offerings (marked with *).

Cluster A Cluster B
PSYC 336 WMNS 100
WMNS/ADTN 265 WMNS/HIST 205
WMNS/BIOL 309 WMNS 210
WMNS 310 WMNS 215
WMNS/CJ 317 WMNS/ENGL 290
WMNS/ECON 337 WMNS 305
WMNS/POLS 351 WMNS/MUSI 306
*WMNS/ANTH 356 *WMNS/ENGL 332
*WMNS/ECON 357 WMNS/ENGL 347
WMNS/SOC 419 WMNS/RELS 353
WMNS 431 *WMNS/RELS 355
WMNS 432 WMNS/PHIL 377
WMNS 433 *WMNS/HIST 385
WMNS 440 WMNS/HIST 394
  WMNS 434
  WMNS/HIST 473
  WMNS/HIST 474
  *WMNS/SPAN 482

Certificate in Women's Studies
From: Pages 61-62 of the 2003-04 University Catalogue
To: In addition to the courses already required, add WMNS 311 Discussion Supplement to WMNS 301-Examining Women's Studies (1 cr).

Major: Religious Studies, Liberal Arts (Code 411-201)
From: Page 134 of the 2003-04 Catalogue
To: (1) Reduce the number of credits required from Section 1 courses from 9 to 6.
(2) Add Rels 348 to the acceptable courses for Section 1.
(3) Increase the number of credits in the Remaining Credits section from 6-8 to 9-11. Go to top of page

Graduate program changes in School of Human Sciences and Services
In accordance with university policy, notification is given of proposed graduate changes in the following program in the School of Human Sciences and Services. This change will be posted for 30 days. If after the 30 days there are no objections, the changes will be in effect immediately.

Communication Disorders
From:
700 Level Elective Courses — 6 required credits.
To: 700 Level Elective Courses — 4 required credits. Go to top of page

A call for student speakers for commencement
The Commencement Committee invites all students eligible for graduation in December 2003 to apply to deliver the Reflections at commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 20.

Manuscripts will be judged on development of a central theme; relevance to all listeners and to the commencement occasion; originality of ideas; and appropriateness of language and style. When read at a normal speaking rate, the Reflections can be no longer than four minutes. Manuscripts must be clearly typed and double-spaced. Name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and school should be included on the cover page only.

Unless the committee has made recommendations for change, Reflections will be given at the commencement ceremony as written and presented to the final selection committee. Professor Judy Sims, communication and journalism, will be available to coach speakers prior to the ceremony.

The deadline for submission of manuscripts is 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10. Manuscripts should be hand-delivered or mailed to Beverly Soll, Activities and Programs Office, Davies 133.

The Commencement Committee will select manuscripts to be given orally before a second screening committee. The oral competition will take place at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, in Davies Theatre.

For more information, contact Soll at sollba@uwec.edu or 836-4419. Go to top of page

National Student Exchange meetings announced
The Office of Student Development and Diversity will be holding informational meetings about the National Student Exchange program. NSE is a program for undergraduate exchange within the United States and Canada. Instead of crossing oceans, NSE students cross state, regional, provincial and cultural borders.

Please encourage students who are interested in exploring an exchange opportunity to attend one of these meetings. The application process, requirements and timelines will be explained. Students who have participated in the NSE program also will be available to share their experiences and answer questions.

NSE informational meetings will be held during the dates and times listed below.

       Oct. 28, 11 a.m. to noon, Potawatomi Room, Davies Center.
       Nov. 12, 1 to 2 p.m., Wisconsin Room, Davies Center.
       Nov. 21, noon to 1 p.m., Wisconsin Room, Davies Center.

For more information, contact Mary K. Ryan-Miller at ryanmk@uwec.edu or 836-2003. Go to top of page

Continuing Education office announces extended fall hours
To further the campus mission of regional service and lifelong learning, the UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension office now has extended fall hours. From Sept. 22 through Dec. 18, the 210 Water Street office will be open from 7:45 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Friday hours are 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. During the holiday break, Dec. 20 through Jan. 4, the office will be open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Full story. Go to top of page

Continuing Education/UW Extension to offer employee training seminar
UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW Extension will present “Training Employees,” a two-day seminar designed for managers and small business owners who conduct one-on-one, on-the-job training. The seminar Oct. 22-23 at Sweetwaters Restaurant in Eau Claire. Full story. Go to top of page

University Recreation to offer Mall of America trip
UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students are invited to join University Recreation's annual trip to the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., Saturday, Nov. 8. A bus will leave Towers Hall at 8 a.m. and return to campus around 5 p.m. The cost is $15 per person. Those interested should register and pay in advance at the University Recreation office in Hilltop Center. For more information, contact Lisa Schuetz at schuetlm@uwec.edu or 836-2176. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 8 • Eighth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 13, 2003

News Bureau
Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: October 8, 2003

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