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Additional new faculty/academic staff appointment for 2005-06

Gold Caps chapter of Mortar Board earns Silver Torch Award

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Geology

Management and Marketing

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New chairs/interim chairs as of summer 2005
The following individuals are newly or recently appointed UW-Eau Claire department chairs or interim chairs (the date each appointment was effective appears in parentheses):
   
Scott Hartsel, chair, chemistry (May 23)
   
Robert Knight, chair, music and theatre arts (July 1)
    Lois Taft, interim chair, nursing systems (May 23)

   
Timothy Vaughan, chair, management and marketing (Aug. 1)
    Edward Young, interim chair, sociology (June 20) Go to top of page

Additional new faculty/academic staff appointment for 2005-06
    Juergen Schaupp, associate lecturer, foreign languages. Go to top of page

Gold Caps chapter of Mortar Board earns Silver Torch Award
The UW-Eau Claire 2004-05 Mortar Board Chapter, Gold Caps, received the National Silver Torch Award at the 2005 National Mortar Board Conference held July 22-24 in Columbus, Ohio. The award was accepted by junior Cassandra Lawler, Mazomanie, president of Gold Caps for 2005-06. Paula Stuettgen, University Centers and Programs, is the group's adviser.

The award recognizes chapters that successfully meet all the chapter standards for the year. Only 40 Mortar Board chapters received this distinguished honor from more than 213 chapters nationwide. Full story. Go to top of page

Business Communication
"The Situation Analysis as a Component in Entrepreneurship Education," a paper coauthored by Jan Connolly
, Business Communication, and Ron Decker, Management and Marketing, was included in the proceedings for the International Council for Small Business (ICSB). Ron presented the paper at the ICSB world conference in June in Washington, D.C. Go to top of page

Geology
Kent Syverson co-led a two-day glacial geology field trip in western Wisconsin on May 21-22. The field trip was affiliated with the North-Central Geological Society of America meeting held in Minneapolis. Syverson also co-authored the field trip guidebook, "Pre-Wisconsinan and Wisconsinan glacial stratigraphy, history, and landscape evolution, western Wisconsin," with R.W. Baker of UW-River Falls, S. Kostka of UW-Madison and M.D. Johnson of Goteburg University in Sweden, published in the Minnesota Geological Survey Guidebook, Vol. 21, pages 238-278, 2005.

Two of Syverson's undergraduate research students presented papers at the North-Central Geological Society of America meeting on May 20, 2005:

  • Student David P. Mans presented a paper he coauthored with Syverson titled "Deglaciation History of the China Lake Area, South-central Maine, Based on Glaciomarine Sediments and Newly Obtained C-14 Ages," published in Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs (North-Central Section), Vol. 37, No. 5, page 84. (The paper was the winner of the fifth place award in the natural and physical sciences category at UW-Eau Claire's Student Research Day, April 2005.)
  • Student Joshua W. Kinsman presented a paper he coauthored with Syverson and E.W. Domack, a professor at Hamilton College in New York, titled "Preliminary Till Provenance Study in the Robertson Island/Cape Marsh Region, East Coast Antarctic Peninsula," published in Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs (North-Central Section), Vol. 37, No. 5, p. 84. Go to top of page

Management and Marketing
"The Situation Analysis as a Component in Entrepreneurship Education," a paper coauthored by Ron Decker, Management and Marketing, and Jan Connolly, Business Communication, was included in the proceedings for the International Council for Small Business (ICSB). Ron presented the paper at the ICSB world conference in June in Washington, D.C.

Rhetta Standifer attended Stephen R. Covey's leadership seminar, "The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness," Aug. 18 in Minneapolis. Go to top of page

Music and Theatre Arts
Donald Patterson presented certificates of participation and prize awards for the second Varna International Piano Competition and piano master class. The award ceremony, held in Varna, Bulgaria, in May 2005, was recorded for broadcast on Bulgarian television. Go to top of page

Philosophy and Religious Studies
Sean McAleer's article, “Kant and Aristotle on the Difficulty of Moral Knowledge: Lessons from the Doctrine of Virtue,” was published in the June 2005 Studies in the History of Ethics. Go to top of page

Sociology
Tarique Niazi made a presentation titled “Distributional Inequalities and Resource Use Behavior” at the annual meeting of the Rural Sociological Society (RSS) Aug. 8-12 in Tampa, Fla. He was invited by the national president of the RSS to present his work. His presentation was supported by the department of sociology, College of Arts and Sciences, and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Earlier, the ORSP funded the research for this project through its University Research and Creative Activity (URCA) program. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53 , No. 2 • Second Week • Fall Semester • Aug. 29, 2005

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