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Student Development and Diversity seeks acting associate dean

Call for Women of Color award nominees

Faculty/Academic Staff Forums

Academic Skills Center

Foreign Languages/Latin American Studies

Kinesiology

Music and Theatre Arts

Network for Excellence in Teaching

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Student Development and Diversity seeks
acting associate dean

The area of Student Development and Diversity is looking for a UW-Eau Claire faculty or staff member to serve as acting associate dean of student development during the spring semester of 2006. The associate dean will be on leave for the semester. Primary responsibilities include serving as the administrative liaison with Student Senate, administering policies dealing with student misconduct, coordinating assessment within Student Development and Diversity, coordinating Honor's Week and working as part of the administrative team with the other associate dean and the associate vice chancellor in providing leadership and direction to the area. A detailed position description is available from the Student Development and Diversity Office upon request.

Interested individuals are invited to submit a letter of interest outlining the transferable skills and experience they have related to the position and a vita/resume. The deadline for submission is Nov. 18. Materials should be sent, preferably by e-mail, to Jan Sloan, (sloanj@uwec.edu) program assistant in the Student Development and Diversity Office. Go to top of page

Call for Women of Color award nominees
UW-Eau Claire seeks nominations by Nov. 18 for its 2006 UW System Women of Color honoree. In 1994, the UW System Women’s Studies Consortium and the Office of Academic Diversity and Development began an annual practice of recognizing the contributions of women of color to women’s issues throughout the state. Each UW-System campus selects a woman of color it wishes to recognize; all nominees across the system are then honored at an awards ceremony/reception. The 2006 awards will be presented at UW-Eau Claire next March. Read complete nomination details. Go to top of page

Faculty/Academic Staff Forums
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will present the final Faculty/Academic Staff Forum for this semester. The program will be held from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Wednesday in the Presidents Room of Davies Center. Bring a brown bag lunch or tray.

        Nov. 9: Lawrence Martin, American Indian Studies, "Frederic Baraga and 19th-Century Ojibwe Literacy."

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

Academic Skills Center
Patti See and Bruce Taylor (English) presented “Those Movie Moments: Using Film and Literature in an Interactive First-Year Classroom” at Pearson/Prentice Hall’s “Symposium on Student Success: Motivating for Achievement” Nov. 4 in Chicago. Go to top of page

Foreign Languages/Latin American Studies
Analisa DeGrave presented “Utopia and Nature in the Poetry of Ernesto Cardenal” at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Utopian Studies Oct. 28 in Memphis, Tenn. Go to top of page

Kinesiology
Jeff Lindauer and UW-Eau Claire students Brandon Drost and Jesse Kellum presented a session titled “Tactical Games: When do We Get to Play?” at the Northwest Wisconsin Education Association/Wisconsin Association for Physical Education, Recreation and Dance workshop Oct. 14 in Eau Claire. Go to top of page

Music and Theatre Arts
Alexandre Dossin's May performances in Japan were reviewed in the Japanese publications Musica Nova and Ongaku-no-tomo in August. In addition, his second CD, "A Touch of Brazil," recently was reviewed by Fanfare Magazine and American Record Guide, two prominent publications dedicated to musical reviews. Excerpts from the reviews can be found on Dossin's Web site.

Nobuyoshi Yasuda conducted the Wisconsin School Music Association’s High School State Honors Orchestra Oct. 27 at the Overture Center in Madison. A recording of the concert will be broadcast on WUEC, 89.7 FM, at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving Day). Go to top of page

Network for Excellence in Teaching
Linda Carpenter, Donna Raleigh, Jessica Franson and Gene Leisz attended the 2005 Professional and Organizational Development Conference Oct. 27-30 in Milwaukee. Raleigh and Franson gave a presentation titled “Analysis of Faculty Support Staff Remote Office Pilot Program" at the conference. Go to top of page

Philosophy and Religious Studies
Sean McAleer presented a paper titled “An ‘Aristotelian’ Account of Virtue Ethics” at the annual meeting of the Minnesota Philosophical Society Oct. 22 at St. Thomas University in St. Paul, Minn.

Lori Rowlett presented a paper titled "Concepts of Heroism and Constructions of Masculinity in Vietnam War Films" in the film session at the South Central Modern Language Association meeting Oct. 28 in Houston, Texas. She also served as a respondent in the women's caucus session and chaired the southern literature session. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 12 • Twelfth Week • Fall Semester • Nov. 7, 2005

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: November 7, 2005

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