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
Nov. 5: Garry
Running, geography and anthropology, "Geoarchaeology
on the Canadian Prairies: Interdisciplinary Investigations of Human-Environment
Interaction. (Held in the Ojibwa Room,
• Nov. 12: Mehdi Sheikholeslami,
accounting and finance, with student collaborator Andrea French, "Form
20-F Reconciliation and the Accuracy of Analysts' Earnings Forecasts."
workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored
Programs announces the following program
Guest Lecturers, Artists and Other
Professionals Program and the Workshops
and Special Projects Travel Program deadline
is the first working day of the month.
received the nonmember award from the Wisconsin Association for Education
and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired Oct. 24 at the
WAER annual convention in Wausau. The award recognized Schneider's contributions
to the field.
had his article "A Northern Front," on the Arctic National
Wildlife Refuge, published in the November issue of Harper's Magazine.
Alan Jackson (emeritus)
will lead a discussion series titled "Americans at War," which
will focus on four novels about Americans fighting in the Civil War,
World War I, World War II and Vietnam Wednesdays Oct.
29-Nov. 19 at the L.E. Phillips Memorial
Public Library in Eau Claire. Participants may select morning sessions
from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. or evening sessions from 7 to 8:30 p.m. For
more information or to preregister call the library at 839-5004.
Educational Opportunity Center
presented a workshop titled "Career and Vocational Awareness Across
the Lifespan" at the National Educational Opportunity Center Association
Conference Sept. 28 in San Diego, Calif. Hanson received a grant from
the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs to offset her travel expenses.
Geography and Anthropology
had his reports on the men’s and women’s marathon competitions
at the IAAF World Track & Field Championships published in the September
issue of Track & Field News. He also contributed more than 600 photos
of the week-long competition in Paris for the magazine’s online
coverage of the event. As part of his ongoing research on the geography
of the marathon, Hartnett also wrote the cover story of the May issue
of Track & Field News detailing Paula Radcliffe’s women’s
world record run at the London Marathon.
Music and Theatre Arts
presented a solo recital and gave a master class as the guest artist
for the 2003 Wisconsin Music Teachers Association State Convention Oct.
17-19 at UW-Milwaukee.
Philosophy and Religious
had her article titled "'Soul-less' Christianity and the Buddhist
Empirical Self: Buddhist-Christian Convergence?" published in the
journal Buddhist-Christian Studies,
Vol. 23, 2003, pages 87-100.
School of Education
presented a paper titled “Collaborative Policy Research with Members
of Wisconsin’s Poverty Community” at the Outreach Scholarship
2003 Conference Oct.12-14 at Monona Terrace in Madison. Co-presenters
were Anne Statham and Mary Kay Schleiter of the department of sociology
at UW-Parkside. The conference was sponsored by Ohio State University,
Penn State University and UW Extension.
had a paper titled "Evaluation of a Brief Low-Cost Intervention
to Improve Antiretroviral Treatment Decisions" published in AIDS
CARE. The article looks at the doctor-patient
communication process and shows how a simple graphic card can improve
patient understanding of the risks and benefits of starting or delaying
treatment for HIV. The paper was co-authored by Oscar Grusky, Traci
Mann, Kathleen Johnston-Roberts and William Steers of the University
of California-Los Angeles; William Marelich of California State University-Fullerton;
and Mark Damesyn of Drew University.