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Faculty College 2005
Faculty College 2005, a UW System faculty development event sponsored by the UW System Office of Professional and Instructional Development, will be held May 31 to June 3 at UW-Richland Center. Faculty College will bring together approximately 100 faculty and instructional academic staff members from UW System institutions for three days of intensive exploration of teaching, learning and curricular issues.

TLTDC/NET will sponsor a brown bag informational meeting about Faculty College 2005 Friday, March 18, from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in the TLTDC Resource Lab, Schofield 30. For more information, contact Catherine Artac at artacca@uwec.edu or 836-3323. Go to top of page

Faculty/Academic Staff Forums
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will present Faculty/Academic Staff Forums this semester. The programs will be held from
12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Wednesdays in the Presidents Room of Davies Center, unless otherwise noted. Bring a brown bag lunch or tray.
       
March 16: La Vonne Cornell-Swanson, social work, “The Use of Stimulant Medication for Treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A Survey of School Social Workers’ Knowledge, Opinions, Attitudes and Experiences.”
       
March 30: Nathan Miller, physics and astronomy, "Spacecraft Observations of X-Rays from Hot Stars."

A list of all Spring 2005 Faculty/Academic Staff Forums can be viewed online. Go to top of page

College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Elaine Wendt was a panel member for a presentation titled "Establishment of the Wisconsin Center for Nursing: A Panel of Stakeholders" at the Fourth Annual Conference of the Wisconsin Nursing Redesign Consortium, "The Wisconsin Nursing Workforce: A Continuing Challenge," March 4 in Waukesha. Go to top of page

Computer Science
Several faculty members presented papers and workshops at the 36th Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education Symposium on Computer Science Education Feb. 23-26 in St. Louis, Mo. Sue Harrison presented a paper titled “Opening the Eyes of Those Who Can See to the World of Those Who Can’t — A Case Study.” Dan Stevenson, Mike Wick and Paul Wagner presented a paper titled “Using Testing and JUnit Across the Curriculum.” Steve Ratering, Stevenson and Wick presented a paper titled “Steganography and Cartography: Interesting Assignments that Reinforce Machine Representation, Bit Manipulation and Discrete Structures Concepts." Wick also presented a paper titled “Teaching Design Patterns in CS1: a Closed Laboratory Sequence Based on the Game of Life." Wagner, Andrew Phillips, Jason Wudi (CNS/Computer Science), Tom Paine (CNS) and Daren Bauer (CNS) presented a two-part workshop sequence on “Computer Security Essentials." Phillips and Wick also attended a day-long program evaluator workshop for ABET/CAC accreditation. Go to top of page

Geography and Anthropology
Harry Jol co-authored several papers which were presented at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Nov. 7-10, 2004, in Denver, Colo. The paper titles and co-authors are as follows: "Paleo Super Windstorms (2000 Year Events) Interpreted from Holocene Deltaic Stratigraphy," co-authored with Derald Smith (University of Calgary) and Norm Smith (University of Nebraska-Lincoln); "Archaeological Geophysical Investigations at a Late Woodland Effigy Mound Site, Jefferson County, Wisconsin," co-authored with Kira Kaufmann, Bill Kean and Andy Mumpy (all from UW-Milwaukee); "A Dune-Building Signature of Outbursts of Glacial Lake Agassiz Across Eastern Upper Michigan," co-authored with Walter Loope (United States Geological Survey) Ron Goble (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Timothy Fisher (University of Toledo), Henry Loope (University of Toledo) and Robert Regis (Northern Michigan University); and "A Geoarchaeological Investigation for an 1805 Lewis and Clark Site, Coastal Oregon," co-authored with UW-Eau Claire student Jeremy Treague and Curt Peterson (Portland State University). Go to top of page

Music and Theatre Arts
Donald Patterson served as the campus coordinator and adjudicator for the 2005 Junior Music Festival of the Wisconsin Federation of Music Clubs Feb. 27 at UW-Eau Claire. The festival provides a venue for young students of piano, voice and other instruments to perform and receive evaluation. Go to top of page

Public Health Professions
Dale B. Taylor (emeritus) presented a session titled "Biomedical Music Therapy: Fulfilling Tomorrow's Promise Today" at "Music Therapy: The Melody Within," the 52nd Annual Conference of the Great Lakes Region of the American Music Therapy Association March 4 in Milwaukee. Go to top of page

University Centers and Programs
Ada Bors (emerita) recently was appointed to serve as a public member of the Certification Board for Music Therapists for a two-year term. Bors will assist the seven-member board with publications, publicity and marketing efforts. The CBMT is a nonprofit certifying agency whose mission is to nationally certify qualified individuals to practice in the music therapy profession. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 24 • Eighth Week • Spring Semester • March 14, 2005

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: March 10, 2005

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