workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored
Programs announces the following program
• The Academic
Staff Professional Development Program
deadline for the second competition is Dec.
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.
Allied Health Professions
presented an educational session titled "What Do You Mean You Don't
Want to Play Bingo?" at the 2003 Care Providers of Minnesota Convention
and Expo Nov. 17 in Minneapolis, Minn.
Communication and Journalism
Judy Sims presented
a paper titled "Pluralism as Diaploki: The Interplay of Politicians
and Media Owners in Greek Radio Broadcasting" at the Competitive
Papers on Politics in the Media session at the National Communication
Association Convention Nov. 21 in Miami, Fla. The paper abstract
can be viewed online.
Rula Qalyoubi Kemp
presented a paper titled "Effectiveness of Internet Pricing Models
over a QoS Architecture" at the 28th Annual IEEE Conference on
Local Computer Networks Oct. 20-24 in Bonn, Germany.
presented a paper titled "The Cave and the City: Reading the Urban
in Two Contemporary Peninsular Novels" at the Ninth International
Culture and Power Conference Nov. 4-7 in Lisbon, Portugal.
José A. Valero
had his article titled "Manuel José Quintana y el sublime
moral" published in Hispanic
Review, Vol. 71.4, Autumn 2003, pages
Several UW-Eau Claire faculty members and students gave presentations
at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Nov. 2-5 in Seattle,
Wash. UW-Eau Claire student and faculty names and presentation titles
follow. Student Nick Freiburger, Kristina
Beuning (Biology) and colleagues, “Widespread Drought in
Tropical East Africa During the Grand Solar Maximum.” UW-Eau Claire
graduate Sarah Gordee, J. Brian Mahoney
and colleagues, “Magmatic Episodicity in the Eastern Coast Plutonic
Complex, Bella Coola, British Columbia.” Mahoney,
student Sarah Prindiville and colleagues, “Geochemical Characteristics
of Glaciogenic Sediments, Puget Lowland, Washington.” Mahoney
and colleagues, “Belt Supergroup Detritus in the Nanaimo Group:
a Robust Provenance Tie to Northern Latitudes” and “Ongoing
Isotopic Characterization of USGS Standards: MC-ICPMS and TIMS Data
from the Pacific Centre for Geochemical and Isotopic Research, University
of British Columbia.” Karen Havholm
and colleagues, “Mineralogy of Beach and Dune Sand, Southeastern
Shore of Lake Michigan.” Student Jeremy Treague and colleague,
“Geological Context of Peat Deposition in Cumbebin Swamp, Northeastern
New South Wales: A Geological Framework for Carbon Sequestration Studies.”
Music and Theatre Arts
Paul R. Kosower
performed an organ recital Nov. 9 at First Presbyterian Church in Chippewa
Births and Adoptions
Jim Franklin, Facilities
Planning and Management, is the proud grandparent of Jessica Ann Conover,
born Nov. 14. in Brighton, Colo., to his oldest daughter, Chris and
her husband, Darren. Jessica joins her sister Raeanna.
philosophy and religious studies, announces grandchild No. 12. Richard
Samuel (Sam) Kennedy was born Oct. 8. His oldest cousin, Will Swanson,
is a UW-Eau Claire freshman.
Strehlau, Facilities Planning and Management,
and her husband, Daniel, are the proud parents of Logan Daniel Strehlau,
born May 29.
Condolences to the family of George Henderson,
who died Nov. 16 in Eau Claire. Henderson was a faculty member in the
mathematics department from 1976-87. Full