sought for Classified Staff Excellence in Performance Award
Classified Staff Awards Committee is inviting nominations for the Excellence
in Performance Award to be given in fall 2008. The UW-Eau Claire Foundation
will present $1,500 to the recipient. Faculty, staff or students may
nominate a permanent, full-time or part-time (50 percent or more) member
of the classified staff for the award. Nominations should be forwarded
by April 21
to the Classified Staff Awards Committee, Chancellor's Office, Schofield
204. For additional information or nomination forms, call 836-2327.
Recognition Awards nominations due April 3
Office of Student Development and Diversity invites
UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff to nominate colleagues who exhibit exceptional
commitment to student development and learning for Student Development
and Diversity Recognition Awards, to be presented April 16. This is
the fourth year of the awards program.
These awards recognize people who have shown exemplary
efforts in facilitating the intellectual and personal development of
students and in promoting diversity on campus. Awards will be given
in the following areas: Student Development and Diversity Unclassified
Staff Excellence, Student Development and Diversity Classified Staff
Excellence, Student Organization, University Excellence, Student Assistant,
Diversity Teacher/Scholar and Diversity Advocate.
To nominate someone for any of the awards, complete
the nomination form and attach your recommendation, which should speak
to how the nominee exhibits the criteria listed for that particular
award. Submissions should not exceed three pages. One individual may
make nominations for multiple awards. See
award criteria and nomination form. For additional information,
contact Amy Hobbs at firstname.lastname@example.org
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
April 2: Matthew Waters, foreign languages/history,
"The First World Empire: Genesis of a Superpower."
April 9: Stephen Hill, political science,
"Discerning the Effects of the Growth of Paramilitary Policing
in U.S. Domestic and Foreign Policy."
A schedule of the Spring
2008 Faculty/Academic Staff Forums can be viewed online.
William Jones recently received a
master's degree in education from Grand Canyon University in Arizona.
Jones, the recipient of an honors scholarship, also holds a seminary
master's degree from Trinity Theological Seminary in Indiana. He completed
a peer review to receive his ordination this past fall.
Erica Benson presented a paper titled
“Language Attitudes, Dialect Geography and Language Change in
Wisconsin” at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture
Association Conference March 19-22 in San Francisco, Calif.
Bruce Taylor (emeritus)
had his poem “La Chagallitte” published in Ekphrasis:
A Poetry Journal, Vol. 4, No. 5, spring/summer 2008. His fiction
piece “Exercise” was published in "Best Flash Fiction
of the 21st Century," edited by Tom Hazuka and Mark Budman, Shanghai
Foreign Language Education Press, Shanghai, 2008.
Anne Cummings Hlas had her article
titled "Spanish Teachers' Beliefs and Practices on Computers in
the Classroom" published in Hispania,
Vol. 91, No. 1, pages 73-92, March 2008.
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Sean McAleer had
his paper titled "Pettit's Non-iteration Constraint" published
Cambridge University Press, Vol. 20, 2008, pages 59-64.
Condolences to the family of William Lowry. Lowry,
a retired member of the UW-Eau Claire custodial staff, died March 25
in Eau Claire. Full