Faculty/Academic Staff Forums
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will present its final Faculty/Academic Staff Forum for fall semester. The program will be held from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in the Presidents Room of Davies Center. Bring a brown bag lunch or tray.
• Nov. 17: Debra Barker, English/American Indian Studies, "American Indian Captivity — On the Page, In the Classroom."
Communication and Journalism/Academic Affairs/History
Jason Tetzloff presented “From Freshman Seminar to FYE Content in Curricular Courses: A Case for a Curriculum-Based Model” at the Ohio First Year Summit Oct. 29 in Akron, Ohio. Tetzloff also will have a series of small photos published in the December issue of Jane magazine.
Dick Boyum, emeritus, presented a stress management workshop for prison guards and other staff members Nov. 9 at the Stanley Correctional Facility in Stanley . He also gave a presentation titled "Counseling Men" Nov. 11 at the UW-Stout Counseling Center.
Jefford Vahlbusch presented a paper titled "A Comparative Introduction to the New German Poetry Anthologies" in a session on German poetry at the Midwest Modern Language Association Convention Nov. 5-7 in St. Louis, Mo.
Foundations of Education
In a collaboration with colleagues at the University of Colorado-Boulder and Landlocked Productions of Boulder, Colo., Cynthia Gray-Mash co-produced a new video project titled "The Dance of Conversation: Strategies for Encouraging Children's Language Development." The video, Part 2 of a series, provides practical training about the use of Interactive Learning (INREAL) strategies. The INREAL strategies, which use in-depth video analysis of professionals' communicative effectiveness, have been applied and studied in diverse education settings by Gray-Mash and colleagues over the past two decades.
Geography and Anthropology
Research in Israel by Harry Jol and colleagues will be featured in an upcoming NOVA series "Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land" to air on PBS television Nov. 23. More information about the series is available online.
Music and Theatre Arts
The theatre area of the department of music and theatre arts hosted the Northwestern Wisconsin sectional High School Play Festival Nov. 4 and 5 in Riverside Theatre. Cheryl Starr chaired the event; Art Gulig served as technical director; and Richard Nimke and Jill Prushiek (Foundations of Education) served as adjudicators.
Condolences to Susan L. Olson, Custodial Services (Davies Center), whose mother, Iva Olson, died Nov. 1 in Eau Claire.