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If members of the media have interviewed you, e-mail Julie Poquette at, so she may share the news with University Bulletin readers. Following are examples of UW-Eau Claire people and programs that recently appeared in the media.

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Chancellor Donald Mash was featured in several articles following the announcement of his new appointment as UW System executive senior vice president. Following are links to a sampling of related stories:

    • The Capital Times, Feb. 4: "Eau Claire chancellor is new UW System VP."
    • Duluth News Tribune, Feb. 4: "UW-Eau Claire chancellor gets new job as system VP."
    • WEAU-TV, Feb. 4: "Mash to leave UW-Eau Claire."
    • Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Feb. 4: "UW-Eau Claire head taking new job."
    • Leader-Telegram, Feb. 4: "Mash leaving UW-EC — Chancellor takes UW System job." Go to top of page

Dick Boyum (emeritus), Counseling Services, will be a guest on the Wisconsin Public Radio show "Conversations with Larry Meiller" Feb. 8. The subject of Boyum's segment, which can be heard on 88.3 FM, WHWC, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., is "People and Their Pets — The Human-Animal Bond." Go to top of page

UW-Eau Claire student Isaac Weix, currently serving in Iraq with the U.S. Marines, had his article titled "A day in the life of a Marine in Iraq" published in the Feb. 3 issue of the Dunn County News. Go to top of page

Elaine Wendt, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, was interviewed on WQOW-TV Feb. 1 for a story about the nursing shortage in the United States. Go to top of page

Research on Super Bowl advertising by Charles Tomkovick and Rama Yelkur, management and marketing, received coverage in more than 70 media outlets in the United States and abroad over the past few weeks. Tomkovick and Yelkur did more than 20 interviews, most of them during the past 14 days. Following are links to a sampling of related articles:

    • Adweek, Feb. 4: "Super Bowl Ads Lead to Bigger Box Office."
    • Philadelphia Daily News, Feb. 1: "Madison Ave.'s goal: Avoid a flag by FCC."
    • MSNBC, Jan. 31: "Why the Super Bowl? They have their reasons."
    • Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Jan. 31: "$80,000 per second, and worth it — Super Bowl is still the premier venue of the advertising game."
    • Big News, Jan. 31: "30 second spots during Super Bowl going for $2.4 million."
    • Broadcasting & Cable, Jan. 31: "Why a commercial during the Super Bowl is worth an unprecedented $80,000 a second."

Related articles also appeared on the following Web sites Jan. 24:

    • Minnesota Sports Update
    • CBS MarketWatch
    • KRON 4
    • KVVU-TV
    • National Hispanic Corporate Council
    • PR Newswire
    • Ventura County Star
    • WGCL-TV
    • Yahoo!

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Wayne Carroll, economics, had his article titled "Social Security: There's no easy fix" published in the Winter 2005 issue of the Chippewa Valley Business Report. Go to top of page

Ali Abootalebi, political science, and Selika Ducksworth-Lawton, history, were quoted in the Jan. 29 Leader-Telegram article "Voters threatened in Sunni region." Abootalebi also was quoted in the Jan. 29 Leader-Telegram article "Local opinion split on election." Go to top of page

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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 19 • Third Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 7, 2005

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: February 7, 2005

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