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Commission on the Status of Women to hold open forum

Faculty/Academic Staff Forums

ORSP program deadlines

Mathematics

McIntyre Library

Commission on the Status of Women to hold
open forum

women interactingFaculty, 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 seepk@uwec.edu or 836-4826. Go to top of page

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.

    • 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. Go to top of page

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

    • 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. Go to top of page

English
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. Go to top of page

Mathematics
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. Go to top of page

McIntyre Library
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. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 23 • Fifth Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 23, 2009

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Assistant Editor.
Updated: March 3, 2009

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