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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.
       Nov. 5: Garry Running, geography and anthropology, "Geoarchaeology on the Canadian Prairies: Interdisciplinary Investigations of Human-Environment Interaction. (Held in the Ojibwa Room, Davies Center.)
       Nov. 12: Mehdi Sheikholeslami, accounting and finance, with student collaborator Andrea French, "Form 20-F Reconciliation and the Accuracy of Analysts' Earnings Forecasts." Go to top of page

Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following
program deadline:

        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

Counseling Services
Katherine Schneider 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. Go to top of page

English
John Hildebrand had his article "A Northern Front," on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, published in the November issue of Harper's Magazine. Go to top of page

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. Go to top of page

Educational Opportunity Center
Twink Hanson 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. Go to top of page

Geography and Anthropology
Sean Hartnett 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. Go to top of page

Music and Theatre Arts
Alexandre Dossin 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. Go to top of page

Philosophy and Religious Studies
Charlene Burns 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. Go to top of page

School of Education
Katherine Rhoades 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. Go to top of page

Sociology
Jeff Erger 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. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 9 • Ninth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 27, 2003

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: October 22, 2003

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