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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. 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." Go to top of page

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. Go to top of page

Continuing Education
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. Go to top of page

English
John Hildebrand 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. Go to top of page

Foreign Languages/Honors Program
Paul J. Hoff is a contributing author to the Spanish textbook "Navegando 1: Annotated Teacher's Edition," EMC/Paradigm Publishing, St. Paul, Minn. Go to top of page

Geography and Anthropology
Sean Hartnett 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 Web page. Go to top of page

Kinesiology and Athletics
Jeff Lindauer 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. Go to top of page

Sociology
Melissa Bonstead-Bruns 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. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 11 • Eleventh Week • Fall Semester • Nov. 10, 2003

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: November 6, 2003

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