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Create a theme basket to benefit United Way

Communication and Journalism

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Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is sponsoring a series of workshops this semester. Deadlines for submitting proposals also are noted.

Presentations/Workshops:

        A brief presentation/discussion on submission of federal grant applications using Grants.gov will be held Aug. 30 at 1 p.m. in the Arrowhead Room of Davies Center.
        A research workshop to discuss the Faculty Sabbatical Leave will be held Sept. 6 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. as a brown bag lunch session in the Presidents Room of Davies Center.


Program Deadlines:
        The Academic Staff Professional Development Program deadline for the first competition is Sept. 1.

        The Faculty/Student Research Collaboration Grants deadline is Sept. 15.
        The Faculty Sabbatical Leave Program deadline is Oct. 2. Go to top of page

Create a theme basket to benefit United Way
picnic basketThis year's campus United Way campaign again includes a fun opportunity for the university community to get creative, all while benefiting the United Way of Greater Eau Claire and its member agencies. Interested? Just follow these simple steps:

  • As a department, office or unit, determine what type of theme basket you would like to create and purchase or make items for the basket.
  • Contact Jodi Thesing-Ritter (thesinjm@uwec.edu or 836-2325) or Jacqueline Bonneville (bonnevjk@uwec.edu or 836-3487) to request raffle tickets and to let them know the theme basket your group is creating.
  • Display the basket in your area and sell raffle tickets to anyone and everyone. Tickets are one for $1 or six for $5.
  • Bring your basket to the "Day of Caring" event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 15 to be displayed along with the other baskets. Also display your basket in the east lobby of Davies Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 28 and Sept. 29, when the lucky winner of each basket will be announced. Go to top of page

Communication and Journalism
Judy Sims had her chapter titled "Globalization and the Privatization of Radio in Greece: Influences, Issues and Consequences" accepted for publication in the book "Negotiating Democracy: Media Transformations and Political Practice in New and Emerging Democracies," edited by I.A. Blankson and P. Murphy, SUNY Press. Go to top of page

Foundations of Education
Rob Reid was invited by Book Links magazine to name the 15 funniest children's book classics (pre-1985) of all time, which resulted in an article for Book Links' July 2006 issue. The 15 titles are "Superfudge," by Blume; "Ramona the Pest," by Cleary; "The BFG," by Dahl; "The Peterkin Papers," by Hale; "Bunnicula," by Howe; "Mrs. Piggle Wiggle," by MacDonald; "Winnie the Pooh," by Milne; "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," by Robinson; "Sideway Stories from Wayside School," by Sachar; "One Fish Two Fish …" by Seuss; "Nate the Great," by Sharmat; "Where the Sidewalk Ends," by Silverstein; "Doctor De Soto," by Steig; "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," by Viorst; and "Ira Sleeps Over," by Waber. Reid is hoping to stir up a good, free-swinging debate from the selections! Go to top of page

Human Development Center/Psychology
William Frankenberger and former undergraduate students (now UW-Eau Claire alumni) Kristina Hall, Krista Bowman and Katie Ley have had their article "Comorbid Diagnosis and Concomitant Medical Treatment For Children With Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities" accepted for publication in a special issue of the International Journal of Special Education. The article will be published in Vol. 21, No. 3 of the journal, which will be available by the end of August. Go to top of page

Learning and Technology Servcies
Jeri Weiser and Jessica Franson co-presented a session titled "Giving Credit Where Credit is Due" at the D2L Users Conference Aug. 1 in in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Go to top of page

Music and Theatre Arts
Donald Patterson had his manual "50 Hymn Tunes Without Words for Sightreading" published by Stipes Publishing LLC of Champaign, Ill. The manual, which also contains 20 Bach Chorales, will be used for class piano sections. Go to top of page

Political Science
Ali Abootalebi will give a presentation titled "Paths to Peace" with UW-Madison professor Nadav Shelef Oct. 11 at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison. The presentation will be one of a special five-part series on issues pertaining to the Middle East. The series is sponsored by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters. More information is available online. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54 , No. 2 • Second Week • Fall Semester • Aug. 28, 2006

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, 715-836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Assistant Editor. Updated: July 28, 2008.

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