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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.

        Sept. 19: April Bleske-Rechek, psychology, "Can (Young) Men and Women Be Just Friends? The Primacy of Human Mating in Cross-Sex Friendships."
        Sept. 26: Eva Santos-Phillips, Latin American Studies, "Latinas Documenting Life."

A list of all Fall 2007 Faculty/Academic Staff Forums can be viewed online. Go to top of page

ORSP program deadlines
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following program deadlines.

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

Call for Proposals: 2008-09 differential tuition
Differential tuition is a student-approved fee that provides UW-Eau Claire with approximately $1.5 million in annual funding to support enhanced student experiences at the baccalaureate level. Proposals are considered this year for funding the following year. Current categories receiving differential tuition support are:

  • faculty/student collaborative research
  • First-Year Experience
  • internships/practical experiences
  • capstone experiences
  • service-learning
  • innovative projects

Eligibility:
All departments/units within Academic Affairs are eligible to apply for differential tuition funding. Funds are awarded annually on a competitive proposal basis. Department chairs and directors must submit proposals by Oct. 5.

Complete proposal instructions and application forms are available online. Go to top of page

College of Education and Human Sciences
Katherine Rhoades (emerita) served as an invited delegate at a Women's Leadership Roundtable Aug. 4-10 at Lincoln College, University of Oxford. She delivered a paper titled "Collaborating for Change: Women, Poverty and Public Policy" in the Debating Chamber at the Oxford Union. Go to top of page

Foreign Languages/Honors Program
Paul Hoff has been named a master oral proficiency tester by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. The designation is based on experience, consistency and accuracy in conducting and rating oral proficiency interviews in Spanish for Language Testing International. Go to top of page

Geography and Anthropology
Harry Jol co-authored a paper titled "Lithological Anomalies in Coastal Dunes: GPR Signal Response and Paleoenvironmental Significance" with Ilya Buynevich (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute). The paper was presented at the American Geophysical Union's Fall Meeting Dec. 11-15, 2006, in San Francisco, Calif., and published in Eos Transactions AGU, Vol. 87, No. 52, Fall Meeting Supplement, Abstract NS24A-06. Go to top of page

Psychology
Kevin Klatt gave a talk at the eighth annual Friends of Autism Golf Classic Aug. 21 at the Silver Spring Country Club in Menomonee Falls. The Friends of Autism donated a $10,000 grant to the UW-Eau Claire Campus Autism Program. Go to top of page

University Police
Officer Doug Hubbard attended Wisconsin's 33rd annual Governors Conference on Highway Safety Aug. 22-23 in Stevens Point. On behalf of the UW-Eau Claire Police Department, he accepted a $4,000 traffic enforcement equipment grant from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation's Bureau of Transportation Safety. The grant was awarded to the department Aug. 23 following its participation in the national "Click It or Ticket" safety belt enforcement campaign May 21-June 3. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 3 • Third Week • Fall Semester • Sept. 4, 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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