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If members of the media have interviewed you, e-mail Liz Wolf Green at greenew@uwec.edu, 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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Tess Onwueme, English, was interviewed on the BBC World Service arts and entertainment show "The Ticket" Aug. 17. She discussed her play "Shakara: Dance-Hall Queen," which will be aired on BBC in September. Go to top of page

Todd Hoffner, kinesiology and athletics, was quoted in the Aug. 13 Leader-Telegram article "Blugolds expect field to be ready," about the new artificial turf on Carson Park's football field. Go to top of page

Deborah Newman, Housing and Residence Life, was interviewed on WQOW-TV Aug. 12 to discuss how college students can cut down on costs. A summary of the story can be viewed online. Go to top of page

Ali Abootalibi, political science, was interviewed on WEAU-TV Aug. 12 and WQOW-TV Aug. 11 to discuss Iran and Iraq. Abootalebi recently returned from Iran, where he studied that country's progress toward democracy. A summary of the WQOW story can be viewed online. Go to top of page

Art Lyons, Academic Skills Center, and UW-Eau Claire student Justin Vernon were quoted in the Aug. 12 Leader-Telegram article "Study: Women do better in college setting," about findings of the Male Student Study Group at UW-Eau Claire. Lyons also was interviewed on WEAU-TV Aug. 11 on the same topic. Go to top of page

Chancellor Mash was a guest speaker on the WPVL radio show, "Food for Thought," Aug. 11 in Platteville. The chancellor was interviewed by the show's host, Bob Middendorf, whose daughter, Tracy, will be a freshman at UW-Eau Claire this fall. Middendorf, who attended orientation and heard the chancellor's presentation about succeeding in college, felt that the chancellor's remarks should reach a broader audience. Go to top of page

Katherine Rhoades, School of Education, was interviewed on television stations WEAU and WQOW Aug. 9 about the new Praxis II content tests. Education students will be required to take the tests for teaching licensure under the new PI 34 legislation. A summary of the WQOW story can be viewed online. Go to top of page

Susan Turell, Women's Studies, was interviewed on WQOW-TV Aug. 9 about the small number of women running for political office. Go to top of page

Scott Kilgallon, Athletics, was featured and quoted in the Aug. 8 Leader-Telegram article "On the job," about Kilgallon's first month as director of Intercollegiate Athletics at UW-Eau Claire. Kilgallon and Leslie Huntington, Athletics, were interviewed on WQOW-TV Aug. 5 about the academic success of UW-Eau Claire's student-athletes. The students' average grade-point average was 3.02 for the 2003-04 academic year. Go to top of page

Beverly Soll, Activities and Programs; Judy Berthiaume, News Bureau; and recent UW-Eau Claire graduates Adam Coolidge and Brian Woodhull were quoted in the Aug. 5 Leader-Telegram article "Students warm to summer ceremony," about the benefits of UW-Eau Claire's summer commencement ceremonies. Go to top of page

Michael Cunningham, music and theatre arts, was featured and quoted in the August Dunn County News article "Want to start making music? UW-Eau Claire teacher writes 'A Musician's Primer,'" about Cunningham's new book. Go to top of page

Geoff Peterson, political science, was interviewed on WQOW-TV Aug. 3 for a story about the importance of how political candidates dress. A summary of the story can be viewed online. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 1 • First Week • Fall Semester • Aug. 23, 2004

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: August 23, 2004

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