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Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following workshop for faculty and academic staff. A program deadline also is noted.

Workshop:
    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.

Program Deadline:
    Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Grants, University Research and Creative Activity and Kell Container Corp. Scholarship for Faculty/Student Collaborative Research deadline is Feb. 15, 2004. Go to top of page

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 therapists. Go to top of page

Foreign Languages
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. Go to top of page

McIntyre Library
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. Go to top of page

Records and Registration
Carrie Butler Becker recently had one of her essays published in Salon magazine as part of a series examining marriage. Go to top of page

Sociology
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. Go to top of page

Condolences
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 obituary. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 16• Sixteenth Week • Fall Semester • Dec. 15, 2003

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: December 29, 2003

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