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Academic Affairs seeks new IRB chair

Faculty/Academic Staff Forums

Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs

Communication and Journalism/
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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. Go to top of page

Faculty/Academic Staff Forums
UW-Eau Claire sealThe 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.

        Feb. 20: 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. 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 the Academic Staff Professional Development Program and the Summer Extramural Grant Development Program is March 1.
        The UW-Eau Claire Student Research Day abstract and application deadline is March 12. Go to top of page

Communication 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. Go to top of page

Communication 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. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 22 • Fifth Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 18, 2008

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: February 18, 2008

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