Commission on the Status of Women to hold open forum
ORSP program deadlines
Commission on the Status of Women to hold
Faculty, staff and students are invited to bring their ideas (and their lunch) to an open forum with current members of the Commission on the Status of Women Thursday, March 5, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Presidents Room of Davies Center. Possible topics of discussion include: equity, diversity and inclusivity — how does this impact you?; work life balance for women and men; and domestic partnership benefits. For more information, contact Patti See at firstname.lastname@example.org or 836-4826.
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. 25: Erica Benson, English, "The dog needs out a lot anymore: Defining Dialect Areas in the U.S."
• March 4: Rita Sperstad, nursing, "Facilitating Students’ Cultural Competence Through Contextual Learning."
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 Academic Staff Professional Development Program deadline is March 2.
• The Summer Extramural Grant Development Program deadline is March 2.
• The UW-Eau Claire Student Research Day abstract and application deadline is March 11.
Erica Benson's article titled "'Everyone Wants In': Want + Prepositional Adverb in the Midland and Beyond" has been published in the March 2009 issue of the Journal of English Linguistics, Vol. 37, No. 1.
James Walker had his paper "Time-frequency analysis of musical rhythm" published in the March 2009 issue of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society. The paper was co-authored with Xiaowen Cheng and Jarod Hart, students who participated with Walker in the NSF-REU Summer Program (SUREPAM) held in summer 2007 at UW-Eau Claire. Material from that paper will be included in the Mathematics and Music course (Math 307/507) offered by Walker in summer 2009.
Janice Bogstad recently had reviews of "Collection Development Issues in the Online Environment," edited by Di Su, Haworth Press, 2007; and "International Relations, International Security and Comparative Politics: A Guide to Reference and Information Sources," edited by Chad Kahl, Libraries Unlimited, 2008, published in "Collection Building V," 28/1, 2009. She also had seven reference book entries on "Men Writing Women," "China," "Charles DeLint,""D.C. Fontana," "France," "Janus/Aurora/New Moon" (fanzines) and "Natalie Rosinsky" published in "Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy," edited by Robin Anne Reid, Greenwood Press, 2008, Vol. 1 and 2. Bogstad also had eight reference book entries on Spenser’s "Amoretti" published in "The Facts on File — Companion to British Poetry Before 1600," edited by Michelle M. Sauer, Facts on File, 2008.