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Academic Affairs/administrative committee vacancies announced

Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs

Biology

Chemistry

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Academic Affairs/administrative committee vacancies announced
The following committees currently have vacancies. Please contact Linda Baumeister, Office of Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, at baumeill@uwec.edu by Sept. 5 if you are interested in serving on any of the committees.

Volunteers are needed for the following Academic Affairs committees:
     • Academic Affairs Advisory Committee for Service-Learning — one non-teaching academic staff member needed.
     •
Art Accessions Committee — one faculty member needed.

Volunteers are needed for the following administrative committees:
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Advisory Committee on Nontraditional Students — one faculty member needed.
     •
University Health Issues Committee — three academic staff or faculty members needed. Go to top of page

Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is sponsoring a series of workshops this semester. Deadlines for submitting proposals also are noted.

Presentations/Workshops:
        A session providing information on the Faculty Sabbatical Leave Program will be held Aug. 22 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Arrowhead Room of Davies Center.
        • A session providing information on
grant-writing tips and strategies will be held Aug. 29 from 3 to 4 p.m. in McIntyre Library 5022.

Program Deadlines:
       The Academic Staff Professional Development Program deadline for the first competition is Sept. 4.
       The Faculty/Student Research Collaboration and Diversity Mentoring Program Grants deadline is Sept. 17.
       The Faculty Sabbatical Leave Program deadline is Sept. 17. Go to top of page

Biology
UW-Eau Claire biology students and faculty presented seven posters and three oral presentations at the Ecological Society of America/
Society for Ecological Restoration joint meeting Aug. 5-10 in San Jose, Calif. The students and their mentors who attended and presented were
Michael Fell, Kristin Haider, Kristopher Hennig and Dylan Thomas (Evan Weiher, mentor); and Katelin Holm, Jess Kinnally and Matt Troia (Todd Wellnitz, mentor). Biology faculty members David Lonzarich and Evan Weiher also gave oral presentations. A complete list of presentations and their authors is available on the biology department Web site. Go to top of page

Chemistry
David Lewis recently received a grant from WiSys for his project titled "Rational Molecular Design of New Warfarin Derivatives Based on Genetics and Metabolism."

Jim Phillips recently received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation for his project titled "Continued Studies of Condensed-Phase Effects on the Structural Properties of Nitrile Donor-Acceptor Complexes." Go to top of page

Sociology
Tarique Niazi had his op-ed piece titled "How dictatorship in Pakistan helped al-Qaida surge" published in the July 30 Wisconsin State Journal. Go to top of page

Condolences
Condolences to Rita Kisting Sparks (emerita), nursing systems, and Bill Sparks (emeritus), mathematics, whose son, Steven Sparks, died Aug. 2 in Eau Claire. Full obituary.

Condolences to Astrid Nilsen, College of Arts and Sciences, whose father, Haakon Nilsen, died Aug. 4 in Eau Claire. Full obituary.

Condolences to Judy Sims, communication and journalism, whose father, James Sims, died Aug. 2 in Eau Claire. Full obituary.

Condolences to CeCelia Zorn, nursing systems, and her husband, Wayne Zorn. Wayne's father, Orval Zorn, died Aug. 4 in Eau Claire. Full obituary. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 1 • First Week • Fall Semester • Aug. 20, 2007

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, 715-836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Assistant Editor. Updated: July 28, 2008.

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