Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following program deadlines for faculty and academic staff.
• The Academic Staff Professional Development Program deadline for the second competition is Dec. 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.
Academic Skills Center/Student Support Services
Patti See's article about tattooing, titled "Written on the Body," was published in the November 2004 issue of Volume One.
Dick Boyum, emeritus, gave presentations titled "The Psychology of Health and Wellness" and "The Psychology of Human Relationships" Nov. 18 at Western Wisconsin Technical College in La Crosse.
Robin Leary received the Eau Claire County Partner in 4-H Award for 2004 at the 4-H Leaders Annual Awards Banquet Nov. 13 in Altoona. The award, presented to one individual each year, recognized Leary's outstanding service to 4-H.
Bruce Taylor had his story titled "Favorite Parts" published in the November 2004 issue of Unlikely Stories.
English/American Indian Studies
Debra K.S. Barker had her article titled "Kill the Indian, Save the Child: Cultural Genocide and the Boarding School" reprinted in "Introduction to Ethnic Studies," edited by Brian Baker et al., Kendall/Hunt Publishing, 2004, pages 135-152.
Dominique Thévenin presented a paper titled "Parlez-vous cyber?" at the annual conference of the Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers Nov. 4-6 in Appleton.
Several faculty members and students gave presentations at the 116th annual meeting of the Geological Society of America Nov. 7-10 in Denver, Colo. The following faculty members gave presentations and/or were co-authors for presentations: Colin Shaw, J. Brian Mahoney, Phillip Ihinger and Karen Havholm. Robert Hooper and Lori Snyder also attended the meeting. The following UW-Eau Claire students gave presentations: Breck Johnson, Kevin Gostomski and Jeremy Treague. UW-Eau Claire alumna Lisa (Hansen) Johnson also presented at the meeting. Detailed information about the presentations can be found on the GSA conference Web site. In addition, a related UW-Eau Claire news release can be viewed online.
Management and Marketing
Abraham Nahm's paper titled "The Impact of Organizational Culture on Time-Based Manufacturing and Performance," which was published in the Decision Sciences Journal, Vol. 35, No. 4, received the Best Empirical Paper Award at the Decision Sciences Institute meeting Nov. 21 in Boston. The paper was co-authored by Mark Vonderembse, University of Toledo, and Xenophon Koufteros, Florida Atlantic University.
Beth Kilday presented a workshop for middle school and high school mathematics teachers titled "Modeling Lines with CBL2, TI-73/83+, and Light, Voltage and Temperature Probes" at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics regional conference Nov. 11-13 in Minneapolis.
Janice Bogstad had her paper titled "Shifting Ground: Subjectivities in Cherryh's Slavic Fantasy Trilogy" published in "The Cherryh Odyssey," edited by Edward Carmien, Wildside Press, 2004, pages 113-121.
Condolences to Dennis Hughes, Mail Services, whose mother, Irene Hughes, died Nov. 11 in Eau Claire.
Condolences to the family of Helen Luchsinger. Luchsinger, a former librarian at UW-Eau Claire, died Nov. 15 in Eau Claire. Full obituary.
Condolences to Randy Wampole, Central Stores, whose brother, Roland Wampole, died Nov. 12 in Racine.