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UW System Institute on Race and Ethnicity announces grant opportunity

Women invited to join WHE

Faculty/Academic Staff Forums

UW-Eau Claire faculty members present at ISSOTL conference

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UW System Institute on Race and Ethnicity announces grant opportunity
UW System logoThe UW System Institute on Race and Ethnicity Campus Reading Seminar grants support reading groups and scholarly exchanges on racial/ethnic subjects by making funds available for the purchase of books that focus on racial/ethnic themes. Participants in the seminars may include faculty members, academic and classified staff, students and community members. Each seminar should include between six and 15 participants. The maximum grant request is $400, which can be used only for the cost of books.

Proposals should be sent to the UW System Institute on Race and Ethnicity and postmarked by Friday, Nov. 11. For more information, contact Thomas Tonnesen at tonnesen@uwm.edu or (414) 229-4700. Go to top of page

Women invited to join WHE 
The Eau Claire Chapter of Women in Higher Education invites all women on campus to join its organization. WHE’s purpose is to provide ongoing interaction among members to consider and to act on common issues and interests relating to women in higher education, promote equal opportunities for women in higher education and to provide professional and social activities. A Fall Potluck is in the works for Nov. 2, and the WHE scholarship fund-raising process is about to begin. For a membership application or more information about WHE, contact Linda Spaeth at spaethlj@uwec.edu or 836-3019. Go to top of page

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, unless otherwise noted. Bring a brown bag lunch or tray.
       
Oct. 26: Vicki Snider, special education, "American Teaching Myths: Unexamined Beliefs."
       
Nov. 2: Scott Lowe, philosophy and religious studies, "Chinese Millennial Movements."

A list of all Fall 2005 Faculty/Academic Staff Forums can be viewed online. Go to top of page

UW-Eau Claire faculty members present at ISSOTL conference
Several UW-Eau Claire faculty members gave presentations at the 2005 Conference of the International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Oct. 14-16 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The faculty members' names and presentation titles follow: Linda Carpenter, communications sciences and disorders/Network for Excellence in Teaching, "Building Capacity for SoTL through Faculty Learning Communities"; Simei Tong, mathematics, "Evidence of Effective Learning Mathematics — Team Based Self Teaching and Self Learning"; Deb Pattee, curriculum and instruction, "SoTL in the Disciplines: Investigating Core Teaching/Learning Questions on Communication, English and Women's Studies"; Lois Taft, nursing systems, "Investigating the Impact of Online Teaching Using Quantitative and Qualitative Methods"; and LaVonne Cornell-Swanson, social work, "Reflections on White Privilege and Racism in the Classroom." Go to top of page

Biology
Sasha Showsh and graduate student Cathy Pohl presented a poster titled "Analysis of Enterococcus faecalis plasmids pAM368 and pAM369" at the 65th Annual Meeting of the North Central Branch American Society for Microbiology Sept. 22-24 at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Go to top of page

English
Carmen Manning presented a session Oct. 14 at the Wisconsin Council of Teacher of English Language Arts conference in Madison titled "Online Literature Circles: A Collaboration Between High School Students and Pre-Service Teachers." Her co-presenter was UW-Eau Claire alumnus Tom Pamperin, a teacher a Chippewa Falls High School. Tom is a 1998 English and music graduate of UW-Eau Claire and is now a graduate student in the English department.

Bruce Taylor recently had his book titled "Pity the WorldPoems Selected & New" published by Plain View Press. Go to top of page

Music and Theatre Arts
Alexandre Dossin gave a master class and performed a solo recital Oct. 16 at Central Michigan University.

Condolences
Condolences to Lark Keating-Hadlock, McIntyre Library, whose father, Lloyd A. Keating, died Sept. 23 in Chippewa Falls. Funeral services, with full military honors, were held Oct. 11 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 10 • Tenth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 24, 2005

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: January 31, 2006

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