workshops and programs
of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following workshop
for faculty and academic staff. A program deadline also is noted.
• A workshop
on Research and Scholarly Activity
to discuss the following programs: Summer
Extramural Grant Development, Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates,
University Research and Creative Activity Program
and Kell Container Corp. Scholarship
for Faculty/Student Collaborative Research
will be held Jan. 29, 2004,
from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. as a brown bag lunch session in the Badger
Room of Davies Center.
Research Experiences for Undergraduates Grants, University Research
and Creative Activity and Kell
Container Corp. Scholarship for Faculty/Student Collaborative Research
deadline is Feb.
Allied Health Professions
Lee Anna Rasar,
UW-Eau Claire student Jacque Petroni and Paula
Smith (Music and Theatre Arts) gave a
presentation titled “Integration of Harp and Music Therapy: Applications
for Unique Research” at the American Music Therapy Association
national conference Nov. 19-23 in Minneapolis, Minn. Petroni and Rasar
also presented results of two faculty-student collaborative research
projects titled “Assessment of Effects of Musical Respiratory
Interventions for Patients on Ventilator Support” (with assistance
from UW-Eau Claire students Sara Ries and Susie Sundly) and “Assessment
of Therapeutic Effects of Harp for Patients on Ventilator Support.”
Rasar also presented a session with Hospice nurse Sally Johnson titled
“Role of Music with Persons Facing Death, their Music Therapists
and Caregivers.” In addition, Rasar presented the Special Target
Populations Networking session, chaired the Special Target Populations
Committee in its inaugural meeting, served on the Assembly of Delegates
and served as secretary-treasurer for the certification board for music
Irene Lazda gave a presentation on
East German film titled "The Unknown Germany" at the Wisconsin
Association of Foreign Language Teachers conference Nov. 6-8 in Appleton.
Janice Bogstad will present "Coming
of Age With The Hobbit and Tolkien in the Chippewa Valley" as part
of a program on J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis at 7 p.m. Dec.
19 at Crossroads Books, 301 South Barstow Street, Eau Claire.
Carrie Butler Becker recently had
one of her essays published in Salon magazine as part of a series examining
J. Kenneth Davidson Sr. received the
2003 Earnest G. Osborne Award for Excellence in Teaching of Family Studies
at the 65th Annual Conference of the National Council on Family Relations
Nov. 19-22 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The award is given in honor
of Osborne, a three-term past president of NCFR, who established the
first program in family life education at Teachers College, Columbia
University in 1938. The award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated
outstanding leadership and excellence in teaching of family studies.
Among other contributions, Davidson was chair of the NCFR Committee
on Standards and Certification, which served as the foundation of the
current Certification of Family Life Educators Program.
Condolences to the family of John Oliver Collins, a UW-Eau Claire chemistry
professor emeritus, who died Dec. 7 in Columbus, Ohio. Collins was a
professor of chemistry at UW-Eau Claire from 1955-65 and again from
1968-69. He served as dean of the College of Science at Tunghai University
in Taiwan from 1965-68.
Condolences to Phillip Ihinger, geology, and Patricia
Turner, history. Phillip's father and Patricia's father-in-law, Robert
F. Ihinger, died Nov. 23 in Phoenix, Ariz.
Condolences to the family of August "Gus"
Rosolack, a retired electronics technician at UW-Eau Claire, who died
Dec. 10. Full