Differential Tuition Program deadline announced
The deadline for submitting differential tuition funding proposals for the 2005-06 academic year to deans, assistant vice chancellors and associate vice chancellors is Oct. 8. More information is available through the Academic Affairs Web site.
Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following program deadline for faculty and academic staff.
• Faculty/Student Research Collaboration Grants deadline is Sept. 15.
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.
Communication and Journalism/History/Academic Affairs
Jason Tetzloff has completed a published report celebrating the century mark of The Mason Companies, a Chippewa Falls-based national retailer of shoes and clothing. Tetzloff wrote the text, edited the historic photos and took many new photos of the organization for the report. Tetzloff also has had more than 150 photos published in the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram since the beginning of 2004.
Emeriti faculty members Mary Meiser and Rhoda Maxwell had the fourth edition of their textbook “Teaching English in Middle and Secondary Schools” published by Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall in June 2004. The text is used nationwide and abroad to prepare English language arts teachers for grades six through 12. The latest edition contains exemplary material by UW-Eau Claire undergraduate and graduate students in the English department’s methods course and student teaching seminar.
Geography and Anthropology
Zoltan Grossman will lead a discussion relating to Paul Wellstone’s book “The Conscience of a Liberal” Sept. 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Eau Claire Room of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. Grossman will contrast the idea of grassroots community organizing with the reality of electoral politics and will offer examples of grassroots alliances in Minnesota and Wisconsin that Wellstone championed.
Harry Jol and co-author Alan Albrecht, UW-Extension Taylor County, presented their paper titled "Searching for Submerged Lumber with Ground Penetrating Radar: Rib Lake, Wisconsin, USA" at the 10th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar June 21-24 in Delft, The Netherlands. The paper also was published in the conference proceedings.