Faculty/academic staff spring election results
The spring 2005 faculty/academic staff committee election results are available online.
Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following program deadline:
• The Academic Staff Professional Development Program deadline is June 1.
Dick Boyum (emeritus) gave a presentation titled "Core Values as Determinants of Lifetime Behavioral Patterns" May 13 at the L.E. Phillips Senior Center in Eau Claire.
Manuel Fernández was an invited speaker at the Cuban Film Festival April 12 at North Central College in Naperville, Ill.
Geography and Anthropology
Harry Jol gave a research presentation titled "Where Jesus Played and Bathed?: Results from a Ground Penetrating Radar Investigation at the Cactus Coffee House, Mary's Well Plaza, Nazareth" at the 6th Annual Batchelder Biblical Archaeological Conference Oct. 28-30, 2004, at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Jim Oberly recently had his book "A Nation of Statesmen" published by the University of Oklahoma Press. The book provides a history of the Mohican people during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Management and Marketing
Kathryn Ready recently had her article titled "The Motorcoach Travel Industry: Traveling in an Uncertain Environment" published in the Journal of Transportation, Law, Logistics and Policy, Second Quarter 2005, Vol. 72, No. 8, pages 185-198. The article was co-authored by Kathryn Dobie, a former UW-Eau Claire faculty member, now at North Carolina A&T State University.
Music and Theatre Arts
Kristine Fletcher and colleague Susan Bawden (Augustana College, Rock Island, Ill.) presented a session titled "Bassooner the Better: Troubleshooting" at the annual conference of the Iowa Bandmasters Association May 13 in Des Moines.
The Wisconsin Wind Quintet (Tim Lane, flute; Christa Garvey, oboe; Richard Fletcher, clarinet; Kristine Fletcher, bassoon; Verle Ormsby, horn) presented a concert/clinic, "Build a Better Band Through Chamber Ensembles," at the Iowa Bandmasters Association Conference in Des Moines on May 13. On May 12, the quintet presented two concerts/clinics at Stillwater (Minn.) Area High School and a concert and instrumental clinics at Woodbury (Minn.) Junior High School
Condolences to the family of Victor Johnson. Johnson, a retired University Recreation employee, died May 10 in Eau Claire. Full obituary.