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'Class Matters' videoconference set for April 16

Draft minutes from April 5 faculty/academic staff meeting available online

DOA newsletter available online

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'Class Matters' videoconference set for April 16
Betsy Leondar-WrightOn Monday, April 16, the Network for Excellence in Teaching and Computing Assistance & Training will present the UW System-sponsored videoconference "Class Matters: Breaking Down Class Barriers in the Workplace and the Classroom" from noon to 1 p.m. in Old Library 1132.

The keynote speaker will be Betsy Leondar-Wright, author of "Class Matters: Cross-Class Alliance Building for Middle-Class Activists" and co-author of "The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide."

Event co-sponsors are the UW Colleges and UW-Extension Status of Women Committee, the UW System Women's Studies Consortium and the UW System Women and Science Program. More information. Go to top of page

Draft minutes from April 5 faculty/academic staff meeting available online
The draft minutes from the April 5 university faculty and academic staff meeting now are available on the University Senate Web site. The minutes will be approved at the April 24 University Senate meeting. For more information, contact Wanda Schulner, University Senate secretary, at schulnw@uwec.edu or 836-3419. Go to top of page

DOA newsletter available online
Wisconsin DOA logoThe spring 2007 issue of
Safe & Sound
, the Wisconsin Department of Administration 
risk management newsletter, is available online. Go to top of page

Learning and Technology Services
Bill Hoepner's photo "Birth of a DAM  (Digital Asset Management) Photographer” was a second-place winner in the personal vision category of the February University Photographers Association of America image competition. His photo was taken in the UW-Eau Claire server room to illustrate an article for an upcoming UPAA newsletter. Rick Mickelson’s photo “Indie America Hosts” was a third-place winner in the portraits division of the same competition. View photos. Go to top of page

Condolences
Condolences to the family of Dan Miller. Miller, a former equipment manager for the McPhee Recreation Center, died April 5 in Eau Claire. Full obituary. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54, No. 28 • Twelfth Week • Spring Semester • April 9, 2007

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