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. 12: Mehdi Sheikholeslami, accounting
and finance, with student collaborator Andrea French, "Form 20-F
Reconciliation and the Accuracy of Analysts' Earnings Forecasts."
Nov. 19: Lisa LaSalle, communication disorders,
"Speech Fluency of Preschool-Aged Children: Rate and Self-Repairs."
Faculty and students present
research results at UW System conference
UW-Eau Claire faculty and students presented
results of collaborative research benefiting businesses and government
at the Wisconsin Economic Summit IV Oct. 27-28 in Milwaukee.
Student presenters included
Crystal Jackson, Jumpstart; Sara Chamberlain, physics; Christopher Conklin,
chemistry; Barb Featherly, history; Mitchel Stimers, geography; Angela
Mueller, psychology; and Elizabeth Alden-Anderson, psychology.
Faculty presenters included:
Kevin Klatt (Psychology), Don Mowry
(Service-Learning), Doug Faulkner (Geography and Anthropology), Kim
Pierson (Physics) and Christos Theo (Art and Design). Lisa Theo (Geography
and Anthropology) served as a workshop
moderator. The Wisconsin Economic Summit is sponsored by the UW System
and was attended by more than 800 business, education, labor and government
officials from throughout the state.
Diane L. Brandt, Patricia M. Christopherson
(School of Human Sciences and Services/Social Work)
and Debra R. King
had their paper titled “Applying Partnership Design in the Development
of Continuing Education Curriculum for Professional Social Workers”
published in the fall 2002/winter 2003 special issue of the Journal
of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement.
The article discusses the establishment of the Community-Based Services
Training Partnership for Adults.
joined Peter Ho Davies and Andrew Sean Greer in a panel discussion titled
"Fiction, Fact, Story" at the Eau Claire Book Festival Oct.
16-19. The planning committee for the festival included Ruth
Cronje, Allyson Loomis, Blake Westerlund, Doug Pearson (emeritus)
and Nadine St. Louis (emerita).
Tess Onwueme's play
"Shakara: Dance-Hall Queen" will be broadcast internationally
on the British Broadcasting Co.'s World Drama Service in the coming
year. The play won the Association of Nigerian Authors' Drama Prize
in November 2001.
Paul J. Hoff is
a contributing author to the Spanish textbook "Navegando 1: Annotated
Teacher's Edition," EMC/Paradigm Publishing, St. Paul, Minn.
wrote the cover story for the November issue of Track & Field News
on Kenyan Paul Tergat’s World Marathon record set Sept. 28 in
Berlin. He also contributed an extensive interview of Tergat to the
issue, along with a report and photograph of the Chicago Marathon. Hartnett
has been a Track & Field News correspondent since 1985, and this
month's story is the 10th cover story he has written for the magazine.
In March Hartnett traveled to Kenya and spent a week with Tergat, observing
his training and lifestyle as part of ongoing research on the geography
of the Olympic marathon. A map titled “The Geography of Paul Tergat’s
World Record Marathon” and 65 of Hartnett’s pictures of
the Berlin race were featured on the Track & Field News Web site
and also can also be viewed on Hartnett's
presented a session titled "Physical Education Teacher Educators’
Perceptions of Physical Education Teacher Candidates’ Technology
Competencies and Skills at Colleges/Universities" at the 2003 Wisconsin
Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance conference
Oct. 30-31 in Green Bay.
presented a paper titled "Public Perceptions of Gendered Skills
as They Relate to Occupational Role Assignments" at the 2003 Joint
Meetings of Sociologists of Minnesota and Wisconsin Sociological Association
Oct. 9-10 in St. Paul, Minn.