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Storm water management plan meeting set for
Dec. 6

NET to present
i-Clicker demonstration

Master Singers to present holiday concert

Counseling Services

Foreign Languages

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Philosophy and Religious Studies

Special Education

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Storm water management plan meeting
set for Dec. 6
rain storm graphicA public informational meeting about the campus storm water management plan will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, in the Presidents Room of Davies Center. The meeting will begin with a 30-minute formal presentation starting at 6:15 p.m. followed by a question-and-answer period. The meeting will discuss the draft storm water management plan completed in March 2006 and will include a slide presentation and exhibits displaying the recommended improvements. A copy of the draft plan can be found online.

The storm water management plan includes maps for existing watershed areas, waterways, banks and shorelines, floodplains, environmental corridors, wetlands, lakes, ponds and detention basins, storm water drainage facilities, drainage problem areas, existing and proposed land use, soils and recommended improvement and/or repairs.

Representatives from UW-Eau Claire, UW System, the Wisconsin Department of Administration/Division of State Facilities and Ayres Associates will be present to answer questions and receive comments. If you have questions or comments prior to the meeting, contact Dean Steines or Greg Adams of Ayres Associates at 715-831-7682. Go to top of page

NET to present i-Clicker demonstration
The Network for Excellence in Teaching is sponsoring an i-Clicker demonstration by physics and astronomy faculty members Doug Dunham and Matt Evans on Thursday, Dec. 21, from 12:10 to 12:40 p.m. in the Alumni Room of Davies Center. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch. More information is available online or by contacting Catherine Artac at artacca@uwec.edu. Go to top of page

Master Singers to present holiday concert
The Master Singers, directed by UW-Eau Claire music and theatre arts faculty member Gary Schwartzhoff, will present "All This Night My Heart Rejoices: Lessons and Carols 2006" Friday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Eau Claire. Several UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff members, including Marcia Van Beek, Development/Alumni Relations; James Boulter, chemistry; Allen Keniston, psychology; and Carter Smith, foreign languages, are members of the Master Singers. Mike Rindo, University Communications, will serve as one of the narrators for the concert. Tickets, available at the door and in advance at several Eau Claire locations, are $12 for the public or $5 for students. More information. Go to top of page

Counseling Services
Dick Boyum (emeritus) presented a stress management and wellness overview titled "Don't Let Stress Incarcerate You" at the annual convention of the Wisconsin Association of Jail Administrators Nov. 9 in Wisconsin Dells. Go to top of page

Foreign Languages
Anne Cummings and Susan Hildebrandt (Longwood University) gave a presentation titled "Teaching Successful Methods Courses" at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages conference Nov. 17 in Nashville, Tenn. Cummings, Leslie Schrier (University of Iowa), David Byrd (University of Iowa) and John Watzke (University of Notre Dame) also presented "How Do Foreign Language Teachers Learn to Teach Culture? A Project in Progress" Nov. 18 at the same conference. In addition, Cummings and UW-Eau Claire alumni Trisha Elliott and Pamela Larson presented "Punto Com: What the Internet Can Do for You and Your Students" at the Wisconsin Association of Language Teachers Conference Nov. 3 in Appleton. Go to top of page

Learning and Technology Services
Rick Mickelson and Bill Hoepner had several winning photos in the October University Photographers Association of America image competition. Mickelson took first place in the sports category with "Stroke, Stroke, Stroke," first place  in the campus environment category with "Students over the Moon" and first place in the personal vision category with "Extra Added Attraction." He also took second place in  portraits with "Freestyler." Hoepner took second place in the news and features category with "Excellence." View photos. Go to top of page

Philosophy and Religious Studies
Charlene Burns had her article titled "Honesty About God: Theological Reflections on Violence in an Evolutionary Universe" published in Theology and Science, Vol. 4.3, November 2006, pages 279-290. Go to top of page

Special Education
David Franks (emeritus) received the Lifetime Service to Young Children and Families Award from the Wisconsin Division for Early Childhood and the Wisconsin Early Childhood Association during the 52nd Annual Wisconsin Early Childhood Education and Care Conference Nov. 2-4 in Wisconsin Dells. Go to top of page

Condolences
Condolences to Vicki Snider, special education, whose mother, Vlasta Lorraine Snider, died Nov. 29 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54 , No. 16 • Sixteenth Week • Fall Semester • Dec. 4, 2006

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