Academic Affairs seeks new IRB chair
UW-Eau Claire Academic Affairs is searching for a tenured faculty member to assume the position of chairperson of the Institutional Review Board (IRB). The IRB chair is responsible for education on and oversight of research involving human subjects, with the goal of protecting the rights and welfare of those subjects. The candidate selected will begin in Summer 2008 as assistant to the chair of the IRB and will assume the chair position in December 2008. The deadline for application is March 3. See position description and application information.
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.
Rosemary Battalio, special education, "Expanding Boundaries: The
Impact of Special Education in the Scotland Program."
Feb. 27: Michael Carney, chemistry,
"Student/Faculty Collaborative Research with an Industrial Partner."
A schedule of the Spring
2008 Faculty/Academic Staff Forums can be viewed online.
staff workshops and programs
of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following program
The deadline for the Academic
Staff Professional Development Program and the Summer
Extramural Grant Development Program is March
The UW-Eau Claire Student Research Day
abstract and application deadline is March
and Journalism/Foundations of Education
Alice Ridge (emerita), communication
and journalism, and John Ridge (emeritus),
foundations of education, presented "Marketing the Yellowstone
Trail in Wisconsin" at the Marketing Historic Roads in Wisconsin
conference Jan. 31-Feb. 1 in Plover. The conference was attended by
representatives of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, Great River
Road, Scenic Byways, Highway 51, American Road Magazine, convention
and visitors bureaus and historical societies.
Sciences and Disorders
Thomas King (emeritus) presented “Sibling
Retrospective on Disability and Assistive Technology: Some Life Lessons”
at the Northern Bridge meeting of Minnesota-Wisconsin vocational rehabilitation
counselors and evaluators Dec. 6 in Superior. He also presented “Applied
Linguistics: Experiments in Acoustic Phonetics” at the public
science for adults Pizza Lab No. 10 Feb. 12 in Solon Springs.