Curricular redesign grant proposals sought
The Network for Excellence in Teaching announces the availability of curricular redesign grants sponsored by the UW System.
Faculty and academic staff are invited to submit proposals that will advance the innovative use of technology for teaching and learning, and/or for proposals related to faculty and instructional development in the effective use of technology in teaching and learning. Collaborative multi-institutional projects within and across disciplines are preferred.
All applications must be signed by Donna Raleigh, the UW-Eau Claire Learning and Technology Development Council representative, prior to submission. The deadline to submit proposals to the UW System is March 14.
More information is available online or by contacting Donna Raleigh at firstname.lastname@example.org or 836-5162.
Call for nominations for faculty vacancies on university committees
The University Faculty Nominating Committee seeks nominees for vacancies on university committees to be filled in the spring 2006 election. Membership criteria and functions of the various committees may be found in Chapter 3 of the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook and on the University Senate Web site.
Committees with Vacancies
• University Faculty Nominating Committee
• Faculty Termination Review Committee
• Faculty Complaint and Grievance Committee
• University Senate
• University Senate Faculty Personnel Committee
• Faculty Awards Committee (names will be forwarded to the chancellor for appointment)
If you are interested or know of someone who might be interested in serving on any of the above committees, contact Paul Wagner, computer science, chair of the nominating committee, at email@example.com or 836-5901.
Call for nominations for academic staff vacancies on university committees
The University Academic Staff Nominating Committee seeks nominees for vacancies on university committees to be filled in the spring 2006 election. Membership criteria and functions of the various committees may be found in Chapter 3 of the Faculty and Academic Staff Handbook and on the University Senate Web site.
Committees with Vacancies
• University Academic Staff Nominating Committee
• Academic Staff Complaint, Grievance, and Review Committee
• Academic Staff Professional Development Committee
• University Senate (instructional academic staff vacancy only)
• University Senate Academic Staff Personnel Committee
• Administrative and Professional Academic Staff Awards Committee (names will be forwarded to the chancellor for appointment)
If you are interested or know of someone who might be interested in serving on any of the above committees, contact John Bachmeier, Alumni Relations, chair of the nominating committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 836-5189.
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. Bring a brown bag lunch or tray.
• March 1: Tim Bawden, geography and anthropology, "The Geography of Fans of Professional Baseball and Football."
• March 8: Li-Ying Bao, art & design, "Can the Simplicity of Traditional Chinese Art Be Applied to Contemporary Visual Communication?"
A list of all Spring 2006 Faculty/Academic Staff Forums can be viewed online.
Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following program deadline:
• The Academic Staff Professional Development Program and Summer Extramural Grant Development Program deadline is March 1.
Accounting and Finance
Vladimir Kotomin and Drew Winters (Texas Tech University) had their paper titled "The Impact of the Return to Lagged Reserve Requirements on the Federal Funds Market" accepted for publication in the Journal of Economics and Business.
Art & Design
Several art & design faculty members are prize winners in ArtsWest 27, a major juried exhibit for regional artists that opens Sunday, March 5, at Eau Claire's L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. D. Scott Robertson won best of show for "Survey Marker 1," Sandra Starck won second prize for "Longing for the Big Sea Water," Anders Shafer, emeritus, won third prize for "The Chippewa River on a Stagnant Day" and Jane Herrick received an honorable mention for "After Effect." The awards will be presented at 2:30 p.m. March 5 during the show's opening reception. The show will run through April 11.
Educational Support Services/Women’s Studies
Jack Hoggatt had his article titled "Business Communication — Make it Real!" published in the February issue of Business Education Forum.
Patti See’s essay “Kindness of Strangers: My Living Kidney Donation” was published in the winter 2006 issue of the Mack Messenger.
Max Garland's new book of poems, "Hunger Wide as Heaven," recently was published by the Cleveland State University Poetry Center.
Jan Stirm will lead a four-part reading and discussion series on William Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale" Thursdays March 2, 9, 16 and 30 from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. in the Eau Claire Room of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire. More information is available by contacting the library at email@example.com or 839-5004.
Geography and Anthropology
Harry Jol co-authored and co-presented a talk titled "Qumran Update" with Phil Reeder (University of South Florida) at The Land and People Conference July 5-11, 2005, at the Shrine of the Book, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel.
J. Brian Mahoney, Robert Hooper and Lori Snyder co-authored a paper titled "Geological Setting and Mineralization Potential of the Southwestern Whitesail Lake Map Area (NTS 93E), Western BC: Preliminary Assessment" with co-authors James Haggart and Glenn Woodsworth (Geological Survey of Canada). The paper was published in Geological Fieldwork 2005, British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, Paper 2006-1.
Psychology/Human Development Center
William Frankenberger along with Katarina House, Sara Totten and Steven Carlson (graduates of UW-Eau Claire's school psychology graduate program) and former McNair scholar and UW-Eau Claire graduate Kristina Hall had their article titled "International Perspectives on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Comparison of Teachers in the United States and Sweden" accepted for publication in the International Journal of Special Education, Vol. 21, No. 1.