Following is a new employment opportunity at UW-Eau Claire. A list of all currently available job openings and additional information about each position, including application procedures, may be found on the Academic Affairs employment opportunities Web site.
• Children's Center: Student services specialist to serve as preschool teacher — 836-2178.
Call for nominations for resident assistants
Do you know a student who would make an outstanding resident assistant? Housing and Residence Life is issuing a "call for nominations" to all faculty and staff members who wish to nominate students who would make outstanding applicants.
Nominations should be directed to Deb Newman, associate director of Housing and Residence Life, by phone (836-3674) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Monday, Feb. 6. All nominees will receive a letter and application from Housing and Residence Life and will be encouraged to apply. Applications currently are available in the Housing and Residence Life office, 112 Towers Hall, or from any Hall Director.
New Blugold cards required at McIntyre Library
As of Jan. 1, McIntyre Library will no longer accept old Blugold cards to check out library materials. The new Blugold cards, first made available during the fall 2005 semester, will be required. For information on obtaining a new Blugold card, call the Blugold Card Office at 836-4070.
Tax forms available at McIntyre Library
U.S., Wisconsin and Minnesota tax forms are available in the Grand Corridor of McIntyre Library. Forms are for personal use only, as supplies are limited. The Reference/Government Publications desk on the library's first floor will have forms that can be duplicated for 10 cents each. Forms also may be downloaded from the following Web sites: www.irs.ustreas.gov, www.dor.state.wi.us and www.taxes.state.mn.us.
Steam and electrical outage schedule announced
The spring 2006 steam outage will occur from 6 p.m. May 20 through 4 p.m. May 30. The outage will result in the following:
• No air conditioning in Hilltop Center.
• No potable hot water except in Chancellors, Thomas and Murray Halls, all hall directors' apartments, Zorn Arena, Brewer Hall, Human Sciences and Services, McIntyre Library, Nursing and Haas Fine Arts Center (isolated areas).
The summer 2006 planned electrical outage will occur May 24. As a result of the outage, Haas Fine Arts Center, Human Sciences and Services, Towers Hall, Murray Hall and Hilltop Center will be without electrical power for a portion of the day.
The annual utility outages allow for preventive maintenance and repairs that help prevent outages due to breakdowns. An additional notice about the 2006 maintenance periods will be sent by e-mail in late April or early May. For more information, contact Terry Classen, Facilities Planning and Management, at email@example.com or 836-5278.
Proposed changes in Graduate Studies
Following are proposed program changes in Graduate Studies. If you have questions or concerns, contact Andrew Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org or 836-2721 within 30 days of this notice in the University Bulletin.
The following change (approved by the graduate English faculty) is proposed by the dean of Graduate Studies for the MA, MAT and MST-English programs:
• Reduce the option from three credits of independent study and three credits of directed study to three credits of either independent study or directed study. Independent and directed study requests must be approved by the Graduate Executive Committee.
Proposed changes in College of Arts and Sciences
Following are proposed program changes in the College of Arts and Sciences. If you have questions or concerns, contact James Phillips at email@example.com or 836-5399 within 15 days of this notice in the University Bulletin.
Major: German, Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts Emphasis (Code 280-201) and Business/Professions Emphasis (Code 280-203)
From: Page 102 of the 2005-06 University Catalogue
To: Include 494 and 498 as German literature options from which students may select.
Minor: Spanish, Liberal Arts (Code 320-401)
From: Page 102 of the 2005-06 University Catalogue
To: Eliminate Span 325 as a required course and include it in the list of courses with 355 or 356 and Span/LAS 352 from which nine credits are to be selected.
Proposed changes in College of Education and Human Sciences
Following are proposed program changes in the College of Education and Human Sciences. If you have questions or concerns, contact Larry Solberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 836-3671 within 15 days of this notice in the University Bulletin.
View proposed changes to BME — Instrumental and General Music Teaching degree (#060-057) and BME — Choral and General Music Teaching degree (#060-058).
Continuing Education offerings
Connecting campus and community — Continuing Education serves a wide variety of nontraditional students. Following are links to news releases about upcoming programs offered by UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education.
• UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education to Offer Arts for All Ages Programs.
• Preparatory and Fine Arts Program Adds Saxophone, Voice and Viola Lessons.
• UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education to Present National Expert on Compassion Fatigue.
• UW-Eau Claire to Offer Math for Young Achievers.
Additional information can be found on the Continuing Education Web site or by calling (715) 836-3636.
Call for nominations for 2006 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 2005 or spring 2006 semesters to be eligible.
For additional information, including entry categories and awards, send e-mail to Susan Turell at email@example.com or Judy Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 836-5717. The entry deadline is Feb. 13.
'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.