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Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
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        The Academic Staff Professional Development Program deadline for the second competition is Dec. 1. Go to top of page

Allied Health Professions
Dale B. Taylor presented "How to Successfully Apply Biomedical Music Therapy in Professional Practice" with four co-presenters at the 2003 American Music Therapy Association Conference Nov. 22 in Minneapolis, Minn. He also served on the International Relations Committee, the Academic Program Approval Committee and as an alternate to the AMTA Assembly of Delegates. Go to top of page

Communications Disorders
Several faculty members gave presentations at the annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Nov. 13-15 in Chicago, Ill. Lisa LaSalle presented "Small Group Consultations: Office Hours 2003: Fluency;" Kristine Retherford presented "Use of Normal Development Data to Facilitate Student Learning;" and Timothy Steele presented "Aural Rehabilitation Effects on Attitudes Prior to Hearing Aid Use," "Qualitative Benefits of Aural Rehabilitation Before Hearing Aid Use" and "Aural Rehabilitation Effects on Participation Restriction Prior to Amplification."

Lisa LaSalle and communication disorders alumnus Jennifer Sue Carlson had their paper titled "Slow Rate Effect on the Fluency of Preschoolers Who Stutter: Clinician-Child Adjacent Utterances" published in the Proceedings of the International Fluency Association Fourth World Congress on Fluency Disorders. Go to top of page

Educational Opportunity Center
Bonnie Isaacson had her article titled "I Did It — You Can Too!" published in the November 2003 issue of the School News. Go to top of page

English
John Hildebrand was a guest at the 12th Annual Native American Writers and Artists Forum Nov. 17-19 at the Rough Rock Community School on the Navajo Nation in Arizona.

Theresa Kemp and Erna Kelly presented papers at the 28th Annual Conference of the University of Wisconsin Women's Studies Consortium Oct. 25 at UW-Stout. Kemp presented "Familial Collaboration: Women’s Participation in the Renaissance System of Patronage" and Kelly presented "Cavendish's Subversive Textile and Cooking Imagery: Transforming and Enlarging Women's Space Through Writing."

Carmen Manning presented a paper titled"Developing Student Teachers' Reflective Practices" at the Annual Convention of the National Council of Teachers of English Nov. 22 in San Francisco, Calif. Go to top of page

Foreign Languages
Irene Lazda, Johannes Strohschänk and Jefford Vahlbusch participated in the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Modern Language Association Nov. 7-9, in Chicago. Vahlbusch proposed and organized three new German sessions for the meeting titled "German Poetry," "Pedagogies in Theory and Practice: Teaching Literature and/or Film" and "Comparative Studies: 'Old Europe/New World': Images of the Transatlantic Other/World in German and American Texts." Lazda presented a paper titled "'Die Mauer im Kopf': Teaching Everyday Life and History through Recent East and West German Films." Strohschänk presented a paper titled "How German is Heimat? Looking in from the Outside." Vahlbusch also was elected secretary for the newly founded MMLA German Caucus, which will be charged with ensuring a strong and permanent presence of German Studies at future MMLA meetings. Go to top of page

Foundations of Education
Cynthia Gray-Mash gave a presentation titled "The Documentary Film Process and Product as a Tool for Academic Inquiry and Change" at the Society of Visual Anthropology Visual Research Conference Nov. 17-19 in Chicago, Ill. She also presented a two-day workshop on "Early Childhood Cognitive Development and Learning Environments" on the Rosebud Reservation Nov. 14-15 in Mission, S.D. Go to top of page

Geography and Anthropology
Harry Jol co-authored a paper titled "Severe Winter Storm Effects Revealed in Stratigraphy of Prograding Coastal Barrier, Southwest Washington, USA," which was presented at the Sixth International Conference on Coastal Sediments May 18-23 in Clearwater Beach, Fla., and published in the conference proceedings. Co-authors were Laura Moore, Oberlin College; George Kaminsky, Washington Department of Ecology; and Sarah Kruse, University of South Florida. Go to top of page

Music and Theatre Arts
Cheryl Starr served as an adjudicator for the state High School Theatre Festival Nov. 21-22 at UW-La Crosse. Two showcase productions and 57 one-act plays were presented, with more than 1,600 high school students in attendance. Go to top of page

Student Development and Diversity
Betty (Twink) Hanson, former director of Upward Bound at UW-Eau Claire, introduced Phillip (Pao) Yang, a UW-Eau Claire Upward Bound student from 1990 to 1993, before a group of 300 TRIO professionals at the regional conference of the Mid-America Association for Educational Opportunity Program Personnel held Nov. 9-12 at the Abbey Resort in Fontana. Yang, an academic adviser at UW-Whitewater, was presented with a TRIO Achiever’s Award during the conference. Full story. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 14 • Fourteenth Week • Fall Semester • Dec. 1, 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 26, 2003

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