Faculty and staff invited to lunch and discussion
Faculty and staff are invited to join an Ameriprise Financial adviser for lunch and a discussion titled "Current Market Volatility and Your Tax-Deferred Retirement Plan." UW-Eau Claire alumnus Adam Mohr, a senior financial adviser for Ameriprise Financial, will lead the discussion from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 26 in the Arrowhead Room of Davies Center.
Those interested in attending are asked to call 832-7715 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by Feb. 20 to reserve a spot.
ORSP to select 2009-10 faculty fellow
UW-Eau Claire's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs seeks a faculty fellow for 2009-10. The primary focus of the fellow will be to work on special projects and assist with various aspects of ORSP programming, further detailed in the position description. The application deadline is Feb. 25.
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
• Feb. 18: Deb Pattee, curriculum and instruction, and Lance Dalleck, kinesiology, "Ms. Adventures in SELWT: Self Esteem, Leadership, Wellness and Teaming with Young Women."
• Feb. 25: Erica Benson, English, "The dog needs out a lot anymore: Defining Dialect Areas in the U.S."
A schedule of the Spring
2009 Faculty/Academic Staff Forums can be viewed online.
ORSP program deadlines
of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following program
• The deadline
for Summer Research Experiences for
Undergraduates Grants, University Research and Creative Activity and the Kell Container Corp. Scholarship for Faculty/Student
Collaborative Research is Feb.
Curriculum and Instruction
Sue McIntyre presented "Dividing and Conquering: Basic Tools and Strategies for Adult Writing" at the Wisconsin State Reading Association's annual conference Feb. 6 in Milwaukee. She and Lynn Emmons of the Barron School District also gave a presentation titled "Active Vocabulary Strategies" at the same conference.
Dominique Thévenin's book review of Alain Fleischer's "Quelques obscurcissements" was published in the French Review, Vol. 82, No. 3, February 2009.
Condolences to Gene Decker (emeritus), health care administration, whose father, Eugene "Red" Decker, died Feb. 10. Full obituary.