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UW System invites applications for Wisconsin Teaching Fellows, Scholars programs

Fulbright Program workshop to be offered

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UW System invites applications for Wisconsin Teaching Fellows, Scholars programs
The UW System Office of Academic and Student Services and the Office of Professional and Instructional Development are pleased to request applications for two 2007-08 programs: the Wisconsin Teaching Scholars Program and the Wisconsin Teaching Fellows Program. These programs were awarded the prestigious 2005 TIAA-CREF Theodore M. Hesburgh Certificate of Excellence for their development of innovative and diverse communities of teacher-scholars across the UW system. UW-Eau Claire will name one 2007-08 Scholar and one 2007-08 Fellow.

UW-Eau Claire applicants must turn in the necessary paperwork to the Network for Excellence in Teaching office by Nov. 1. Find details on the NET Web site. Go to top of page

Fulbright Program workshop to be offered
Fulbright logoUW-Eau Claire's Center for International Education will offer "The Fulbright Program for Faculty and Professionals," a free workshop, to be held Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Potawatomi Room of Davies Center. Participants will learn about lecture and research options in 150 countries. They also will receive advice on countries in which to pursue fellowships, making contacts abroad, preparing the Fulbright application and hosting visiting foreign Fulbright scholars at UW-Eau Claire.

Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following program deadline.

Program Deadline:
        The Faculty Sabbatical Leave Program deadline is Oct. 2. 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. Attendees are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch or tray.

        Oct. 11: James Oberly, history, "The Scholarship of Replication and Innovation: UWEC's Participation in the ICPSR Social Science Research Community."
        Oct. 18: Won Yong Jang, communication and journalism, "How do Alcohol Advertising and Drinking Rituals Influence Adolescents' Drinking?" This presentation will be held in Arrowhead Room of Davies Center.

A list of all Fall 2006 Faculty/Academic Staff Forums can be viewed online. Go to top of page

English
Ruth Cronje and Owen Williamson (Monash University, Australia) had their article titled "Is Pain Ever "Normal"?" published in the Journal of Clinical Pain, Vol. 22, No. 8, pages 692-699, 2006.

Blake Westerlund, president of UW-Eau Claire’s chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, participated in a Partnering for Success workshop Aug. 5-6 in Portland, Ore. Phi Kappa Phi is the oldest, largest and most selective all-discipline honor society in the United States. Go to top of page

Geography and Anthropology
Harry Jol co-authored a paper titled "Ground Penetrating Radar Investigations of the Tahquamenon River Basin, Michigan: Preliminary Results" with UW-Eau Claire students Theresa Lenon, Michael Molnar and Susan Johnson, Walter Loope (U.S. Geological Survey), Henry Loope (UW-Madison) and Timothy Fisher (University of Toledo), which was presented at the Association of American Geographers 102nd Annual Meeting March 7-11 in Chicago. Go to top of page

Geology
J. Brian Mahoney, in collaboration with colleagues Dominique Weis, B. Kieffer, C. Maerschalk, J. Barling, J. de Jong, G. WIlliams, D. Hanano, W. Pertorius, N. Mattielli, J. Scoates, A. Goolaert and R. Friedman from the Pacific Centre for Isotopic and Geochemical Research at the University of British Columbia, co-authored a paper titled "High-Precision Isotopic Characterization of USGS Reference Materials by TIMS and MC-ICP-MS," which was published in Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems (G-cubed), Vol. 7, August 2006. Go to top of page

History
Jane Pederson presented comments at a session titled "Rural Communities and Landscapes of Memory" at a conference on agrarian societies at the annual meeting of the Agricultural History Society June 15-17 in Cambridge, Mass. Pederson also was invited by the Pepin County Historical Society to present the keynote address, which she titled "Our Courthouse, Our Justice," at the Pepin County Sesquicentennial Sept. 16 in Durand. Go to top of page

Philosophy and Religious Studies
Charlene Burns presented a paper titled "Our Gods are Monsters: Representations of the Evolution of Religion in Popular Culture" and chaired a session titled "Monstrous Images" at the Fourth Global Conference on Monsters and the Monstrous: Perspectives on Human Wickedness Sept. 18-23 at Oxford University in Oxford, England. Go to top of page

Condolences
Condolences to Asha Sen, English, whose husband, Eberth Alarcon, mathematics, died Sept. 26. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54 , No. 7 • Seventh Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 2, 2006

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