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.
• Sept. 22: Cheryl Starr, music and theatre arts, "Lively Action: Shakespeare in the Elementary and Middle School Classroom."
• Sept. 29: Paul Wagner, computer science, "Computer and Information Security: Pedagogy and Practice."
A list of all Fall 2004 Faculty/Academic Staff Forums can be viewed online.
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 deadlines for faculty and academic staff.
• 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.
Ronald Satz and Richard St. Germaine (History) have their biographies included in the 11th edition of the "Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian." The biographies are included in Section 4 of the encyclopedia, which focuses on prominent Native Americans and non-Indians active in Indian affairs.
Dick Boyum, emeritus, gave a presentation titled "You Hold the Keys to Your Success" for the UW-Eau Claire freshman football players' study table Sept. 16. Organized by head football coach Todd Hoffner (Kinesiology), the study table meets weekly throughout the academic year. Boyum gave presentations on behavioral change to several UW-Eau Claire kinesiology wellness classes Sept. 16 and presented "Stress Management for Teenagers" to health classes at Colfax High School Sept. 17.
Erna Kelly had her article titled "Playing with Religion: Convents, Cloisters, Martyrdom and Vows" published in the May 2004 issue of Early Modern Literary Studies, a special issue on Margaret Cavendish.
Geography and Anthropology
Harry Jol and co-authors Walter Loope, U.S. Geological Survey; Timothy Fisher, University of Toledo; Ronald Goble, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; John Anderton, Northern Michigan University; and William Blewett, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, had their article titled "A Holocene History of Dune-Mediated Landscape Change Along the Southeastern Shore of Lake Superior" published in the journal Geomorphology, Vol. 61, pages 303-322.
Bill Frankenberger, David Jewett, Kristina Hall (graduate student at Bethel College), UW-Eau Claire graduate Melissa Irwin and UW-Eau Claire student Krista Bowman have been notified that their article titled "Abuse of Stimulant Medication Among College Students" has been accepted for publication in the Journal of American College Health.
Public Health Professions
Dale Taylor, emeritus, has been notified that his book "Biomedical Foundations of Music as Therapy" has been listed as a bestseller for 2004-05 by West Music, a major publisher of music therapy clinical and educational materials. The book is used nationwide and abroad to prepare students and professionals for medical applications of music therapy.