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Call for support grant proposals from UW System Institute on Race and Ethnicity

Faculty/Academic Staff Forums

Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs

Counseling Services

Geography and Anthropology

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Call for support grant proposals from UW System Institute on Race and Ethnicity
UW System Institute on Race and Ethnicity logoFour 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 of publication.
        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.

Proposal guidelines and grant application forms are available online. For more information, contact Tom Tonnesen, IRE associate director, at tonnesen@uwm.edu or 414-229-4700. The postmark deadline for proposal submission is April 7. Go to top of page

Faculty/Academic Staff Forums
The 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. 27: Michael Carney, chemistry, "Student/Faculty 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. 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

Counseling Services
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. Go to top of page

Geography and Anthropology
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
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, Minn. Full obituary. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 23 • Sixth Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 25, 2008

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: February 22, 2008

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