Additional new faculty/academic staff appointments for 2004-05
• Deborah K. Pattee (2004); Assistant Professor — Curriculum and Instruction.
B.A., Calif. State U., Fullerton; M.S., UW-Milwaukee.
• Kelly Conroy (2004) Lecturer — Foreign Languages. B.A., UW-River Falls; M.A., U. of Minnesota.
Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following workshops for faculty and academic staff. Program deadlines also are noted.
• A Research Workshop to discuss the Faculty Sabbatical Leave will be held Sept. 10 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. as a brown bag lunch session in the Alumni Room of Davies Center.
• A Professional Development and Travel Support workshop to discuss the following programs: Academic Staff Professional Development; Guest Lecturers, Artists and Other Professionals; Workshops and Special Projects; Travel Support for Scholarly Presentations; and Student Travel for the Presentation of Research Results will be held Oct. 8 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. as a brown bag lunch session in the Badger Room of Davies Center.
• The Academic Staff Professional Development Program deadline for the first competition for submitting proposals is Sept. 1.
• Faculty/Student Research Collaboration Grants deadline is Sept. 15.
• The Faculty Sabbatical Leave Program deadline is Oct. 1.
• The Guest Lecturers, Artists and Other Professionals Program and the Workshops and Special Projects Travel Program deadline is the first working day of the month.
Guidelines for writing proposals for each of the above programs are available on the ORSP Web site or by calling 836-3405. If you cannot attend a workshop, please contact Betty Feia at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an appointment with Chris Lind or Don Zeutschel to discuss the programs. ORSP staff members also are willing to schedule departmental or school workshops on any or all of its programs upon request.
Evan Weiher, Tali Lee and Stephen Bentivenga, UW-Oshkosh, received a grant for $395,000 from the National Science Foundation for their project titled “Multivariate Controls on Community Assembly and Ecosystem Function.”
Tess Onwueme's award-winning play, "Shakara: Dance Hall Queen" (2001), will be broadcast on BBC World Service Drama as part of the Play of the Week strand Sept. 4-5. Locally, the one-hour radio play can be heard on WHWC-88.3 public radio at 3:06 a.m. Sept. 4, or it can be found on the Internet beginning Sept. 5 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/programmes/playwk.shtml.
Human Development Center
La Vonne Cornell-Swanson (Social Work/HDC), Bill Frankenberger (Psychology/HDC) and UW-Eau Claire students Kim Johnson, Melissa Irwin and Krista Bowman had their article titled "The Use of Stimulant Medication for Treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Survey of Social Workers' Knowledge, Opinions/Attitudes and Experience" accepted for publication in the School Social Work Journal.
Music and Theatre Arts
Michael Cunningham has been chosen by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers as a 2004-05 ASCAP Award recipient. Awards, granted by an independent panel, are based on the prestige value of each composer's original compositions and recent performances in areas not surveyed by ASCAP.
Condolences to Lark Keating-Hadlock, McIntyre Library, whose son, James, died Aug. 25 in an automobile accident in Menomonie.