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Workshop on assessment plans for programs and departments to be offered

Motivational speaker Tom Kidd to present wellness program in January

Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs

News from system Institute on Race and Ethnicity

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Geology

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Workshop on assessment plans for programs and departments to be offered
Barbara E. WalvoordAcademic Affairs and the Network for Excellence in Teaching are sponsoring a workshop titled "Developing Assessment Plans for Programs and Departments" on Friday, Feb. 23, 2007, from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Council Fire Room of Davies Center. The workshop will be led by Barbara E. Walvoord, chair of the Provost's Advisory Committee on Assessment at the University of Notre Dame.

Walvoord will discuss feasible, practical and simple strategies for assessing student learning outcomes at programmatic and departmental levels. Workshop participants will receive a copy of her book "Assessment Clear and Simple."

Walvoord also will be available to meet with department teams from 1 to 4:30 p.m. in the Council Fire Room.

To schedule an afternoon consultation for your department, call 836-3323 by Dec. 15. To register for the morning workshop, e-mail NET@uwec.edu by Jan. 12, 2007. More information. Go to top of page

Motivational speaker Tom Kidd to present wellness program in January
Tom KiddUW-Eau Claire faculty and staff are invited to a morning of wellness and humor by Tom Kidd, a professional motivational and educational speaker, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2007, in Davies Center. The schedule for the morning is as follows:

Social time with refreshments, Skylight Lounge, 8 to 8:30 a.m.
"A Morning of Health, Wellness and Humor," part 1, with Tom Kidd, Davies Theatre, 8:30 to 9:45 a.m.
Break, 9:45 to 10:15 a.m.
"A Morning of Health, Wellness and Humor," part 2, with Tom Kidd, Davies Theatre, 10:15 to 11:30 a.m.

The program is sponsored by the Classified Staff Committee for Professional Development. For more information, call Greg Rineck at 836-6017 or Vickie Gardner at 836-4528. Go to top of page

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

Program deadlines:
        The deadline for Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Grants, University Research and Creative Activity and the Kell Container Corporation Scholarship for Faculty/Student Collaborative Research is Feb. 15, 2007. Go to top of page

News from system Institute on Race and Ethnicity
race/ethnicity graphicThe UW System Institute on Race and Ethnicity, which serves as a catalyst for scholarly research and curricular innovation in racial/ethnic studies, has published its December E-Bulletin containing the latest news and information from the institute. Read the December E-Bulletin.

The institute also has issued a call for proposals for presentations at its statewide conference, "Immigration: Many Faces; Many Facets,” to be held April 26-27, 2006, at UW-Milwaukee. The deadline for proposal submissions is Friday, Dec. 22. More information. Go to top of page

English
Jack Bushnell had his memoir essay, "Laboratory Notes," about growing up with a biologist father, published in the literary journal Tampa Review, issue 31/32, 2006.

Joel Pace is the eighth recipient of the Maxwell Schoenfeld Distinguished Professorship at UW-Eau Claire. Pace also co-edited a collection of essays with professors Lance Newman (California State University, San Marcos) and Chris Koenig-Woodyard (University of Toronto) that recently was published in University of Maryland's MLA-indexed, peer-reviewed online series "Sullen Fires Across the Atlantic: Essays in Transatlantic Romanticism," Romantic Circles Praxis Series, Romantic Circles, College Park, Md., 2006. Go to top of page

Geology
J. Brian Mahoney and co-authors R.J. Enkin and J. Baker recently had their paper titled "Paleomagnetic Signature of the Silverquick/Powell Creek Succession, South-Central British Columbia: Reaffirmation of Late Cretaceous Large-Scale Terrane Translation" published in "Paleogeography of the North American Cordillera: Evidence For and Against Large-Scale Displacements," edited by J.W. Haggart, J.W., R.J. Enkin and J.W.H. Monger, Geological Association of Canada, Special Paper 46, pages 201-220, 2006. Go to top of page

Condolences
Condolences to Duane Oyen, economics, whose father-in-law, Carl H. Meyers, died Dec. 5 in Oshkosh. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54 , No. 17 • Seventeenth Week • Fall Semester • Dec. 11, 2006

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