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.
The Office of Research
and Sponsored Programs announces the following program deadlines.
Staff Professional Development Program
deadline for the first competition is Sept.
Faculty/Student Research Collaboration and
Diversity Mentoring Program Grants deadline
is Sept. 17.
Faculty Sabbatical Leave Program
deadline is Sept. 17.
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
- innovative projects
instructions and application
forms are available online.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.