for support grant proposals from UW System Institute on Race and Ethnicity
categories of grant support are being made available by the UW System
Institute on Race and Ethnicity for implementation during the 2008-09
fiscal year. The categories are as follows:
Category A — Research:
To support scholarly research on racial and ethnic topics with the intention
Category B — Curriculum Development:
To support the development and teaching of new courses pertaining to
racial and ethnic topics.
Category C — Campus Activities:
A miscellaneous category designed to support campus activities, guest
lectures, fine arts performances and/or other events regarding race,
ethnicity and diversity.
Faculty Diversity Research Awards
— To provide release time and
support for categories of individuals who are tenure-track faculty members
for their scholarly research and writing, thus enhancing their opportunities
for achieving tenure.
guidelines and grant application forms are available online. For
more information, contact Tom Tonnesen, IRE associate director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 414-229-4700. The postmark deadline for proposal submission is April
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
Feb. 27: Michael Carney, chemistry,
Collaborative Research with an Industrial Partner."
March 5: Rhetta Standifer, management
and marketing, "Interorganizational Conflict and Organizational
Power Relationships Within Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce."
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
Claire Student Research Day abstract and application deadline
is March 12.
Katherine Schneider (emerita) had her story "Why I Love My Library" published in the March 6, 2007, issue of Woman's Day magazine. It currently can be found on the ilovelibraries.org Web site.
Harry Jol and co-authors Charlie
Bristow (Birkbeck College, University of London), Paul Augustinus (University
of Auckland) and Irene Wallis (University of Auckland) presented a paper
titled "The 'Whaleback’ Dunes of Victoria Valley, Antarctica:
A Ground Penetrating Radar Perspective" at the Geological Society
of America Annual Meeting Oct. 28-31 in Denver, Colo. An abstract of
the paper was published in the conference Abstracts with Programs, Vol.
39, No. 6, page 143.
Condolences to the family of Gladys Cairns. Cairns, who worked in academic
administration at UW-Eau Claire from 1988-94, died Feb. 1 in Burnsville,