system shutdown to begin Feb. 8
UW-Eau Claire's shared financial system, PeopleSoft (SFS), will be shut
down beginning Friday, Feb. 8, for software upgrades and the addition
of new system capabilities. The estimated down time will be 10 business
days, and it is hoped the system will be back in operation by Feb. 22,
said Jacqueline Kriesel, Business Services.
During the outage, Business Services will be unable
to process any payments to vendors or reimbursements to employees. Also,
purchase orders cannot be issued during the outage. The Business
Office will continue to accept deposits during the outage period and
WISDM will be available for viewing DeptIDs.
Account managers should make every effort to process
critical transactions prior to the outage. Additional information will
be provided as the outage schedule is finalized.
staff workshops and programs
of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following workshop and program
A workshop on the Course,
Curriculum, Laboratory and Instruction (CCLI) funding program
for interdisciplinary programs will be held Feb.
6 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. as a brown bag lunch session in the
Presidents Room of Davies Center.
System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity
abstract and application deadline is Feb. 5.
for Summer Research Experiences for
Undergraduates Grants, University Research and Creative Activity
Kell Container Corp. Scholarship for Faculty/Student
Collaborative Research is Feb.
Art & Design
Anders Shafer (emeritus)
has his paintings featured in a one-person
exhibition at Viterbo University in La Crosse through Feb. 19. One of
his works also was selected for "Paper in Particular," a national
juried competition at Columbia College in Columbia, Mo. The show runs
through Feb. 29.
English/College of Arts and
and his band, Davey J and the Jones Tones, will celebrate the release
of a new CD on Saturday, Feb. 9. The celebration will begin at 9 p.m.
at the James Sheeley House Saloon, 236 West River Street, Chippewa Falls.
The CD, "Bridgewater Blues," was recorded live in Chippewa
Falls in 2007 and includes traditional and original blues recordings.
Members of the Jones Tones are: Jones; John Lebrun; Bernard
"Duffy" Duyfhuizen, College of Arts and Sciences/English;
psychology. See the Jones
Tones Web site for photos and more information.
Geography and Anthropology
Harry Jol, UW-Eau
Claire graduate Jake McDonald,
Phil Reeder (University of South Florida) and Paul Bauman (WorleyParsons
Komex) presented a paper titled “Har Karkom, Israel — A
Proposed Site for Mt. Sinai: Recent Geophysical and Mapping Research”
at the Ninth Annual Batchelder Conference for Biblical Archaeology Nov.
8-10, 2007, at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.
Learning and Technology Services
was awarded second place in the news and features category of the University
Photographer’s Association of America monthly image contest for
his photograph “Noting the Score,” at right. The photo shows
Jessica Riley, music and theatre arts,
making score notations during a rehearsal of "Dido and Aeneas"
in November 2007. The January contest recognizes images produced during
November and December 2007.
co-authored an article with Sameer Hinduja (Florida Atlantic University)
titled “Personal Information of Adolescents on the Internet: A
Quantitative Content Analysis of MySpace,” which was published
in the Journal of Adolescence,
Vol. 31, No. 1, pages 125-146.
Condolences to the family of Virginia Kjelstad.
Kjelstad, who worked in several administrative office positions at UW-Eau
Claire before her retirement, died Jan. 30 in Menomonie. Full