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Finals week information

Invitation to participate in review of Housing and Residence Life

Call for nominations for 2005 Women's Studies awards

Proposed graduate degree name change

'Pink Sheet' Notice of Meetings


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Finals Week information
Finals Week at UW-Eau Claire is Dec. 13-17. Test Scoring in Schofield 4 will be open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 13-16 and 7:45 a.m. to 7 p.m. Dec. 17.

The Registrar’s Office (Schofield 128) will collect grades from 7:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 13-17 and Dec. 20- 21. The grade reporting deadline is 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21. Go to top of page

Invitation to participate in review of Housing and Residence Life
A review of the Housing and Residence Life unit will be conducted Dec. 8 and 9 by a committee made up of the following members: Kristina Anderson, Admissions, chair; Kay Magadance, Institutional Planning; Karl Markgraf, Center for International Education; David Sprick, University Police; Kristen Krohmer, student; Chad Roehl, student; and Steve Ciesielski, student. Open sessions to gather feedback will be held in Chancellors Hall. If you would like to participate in a group session, contact Dorothy Nelson at or 836-5182. You also may contact any of the committee members to share comments or suggestions about Housing and Residence Life. Go to top of page

Call for nominations for 2005 Women's Studies awards
Since 1982, the Women's Studies program has recognized exemplary student projects and research nominated by faculty mentors. Emphasizing the contributions and roles of women, these works demonstrate the importance of creative student-faculty collaboration. In addition to originality, timeliness and contributions to the field, award criteria include emphasis on women and the potential impact of the project. Papers and projects in fulfillment of class requirements during the sessions of spring, summer and fall 2004 are eligible for nomination. Students do not need to be enrolled during the fall 2004 or spring 2005 semesters to be eligible.

Entry Categories:
Helen X. Sampson Foundation awards
The Helen X. Sampson Fund was created to support special Women's Studies projects. Helen X. Sampson was a pioneer advocate for Women's Studies and the goals of the women's movement at UW-Eau Claire and in Wisconsin. Awards will be presented for the following:

    Undergraduate Research Papers: A minimum of five pages using primary or secondary sources.
    Undergraduate Projects: Can include but not limited to literary works, original artwork, software, videos, musical performances or compositions.
    Graduate Category: May be projects or papers (at least 15 typed pages). Primary sources (documents, statistical data or interviews) are used in an original project prepared for independent study or a graduate seminar. Projects demonstrate a professional level of execution.

Special awards
Graduate and undergraduate works are eligible for the following five awards:
    Virgiline and Joseph See Award: For an outstanding poetry submission by a male or female first-generation student who knows the risk it takes to call oneself a poet.
Tillie Olsen Award: For an outstanding fiction or creative non-fiction submission by a male or female student whose work explores progressive gender relationships.
Note: Both of the above awards are available for students whose submissions were written for a course or on their own. Faculty nomination is required.
Mary Catherine and Caroline Kessler Award: For an outstanding research paper or project in history.
Donna C. Turell Award: For an outstanding paper/project related to the application of women's studies to one's life.
Cecelia M. Belter Award: Recognizes outstanding service by an undergraduate student to promote women's issues to the university or Chippewa Valley community. The work can be done through, but is not limited to: class project, service-learning, program development or student organization activities.

Nomination Criteria
    • You may nominate as many student projects/papers as you wish. Please use discretion in the number you nominate, and only submit those papers/projects that you believe are outstanding and worthy of an award.
    • Nominations will be screened to assure minimum standards of achievement for all entries recognized at the event.
    • Nominations should include a gendered analysis/women's studies focus.
    • Completeness of Entries — Each entry must include a faculty statement or recommendation and all pertinent attachments before submission to the judge's panel. Please be sure that if you don't attach the student's work, that they submit it by the deadline.

For additional information and/or nomination forms, send e-mail to Susan Turell at or Judy Gray at, or call 836-5717. The entry deadline is Feb. 11, 2005. Early entries are encouraged. Go to top of page

Proposed graduate degree name change
Following is a proposed graduate degree name change. If you have questions or concerns, contact Andrew Phillips at or 836-5262 by Jan. 3, 2005.

Based on a recommendation from the department of communication disorders and with the concurrence of the graduate dean's office, the following graduate degree name change has been proposed:

From: Master of Science — Communication Disorders
To: Master of Science — Communication Sciences and Disorders
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'Pink Sheet' Notice of Meetings
The Notice of Meetings (pink sheet) is available online. Click here to find the link to the current week's meetings. Meetings for the following week will be posted Wednesday afternoon. If you frequently refer to the Notice of Meetings, consider saving the Notice of Meetings link in your Web browser's Favorites. Go to top of page

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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 15 • Fifteenth Week • Fall Semester • Dec. 6, 2004

News Bureau
Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: December 2, 2004

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