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McNair Program nominations,
applications
due April 17

Center for International Education

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CETL newsletter available online
CETL logoThe Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce the April issue of Classroom Successes. Faculty and staff are encouraged to think about colleagues who are doing interesting things in the classroom, connecting with students inside or outside the classroom or creating innovative experiences for students. Classroom Successes is about recognizing educators and sharing their stories. Submissions for Classroom Successes should be e-mailed to cetl@uwec.edu. Go to top of page

McNair Program nominations, applications
due April 17

The McNair Program office currently is accepting applications and faculty/academic staff nominations for the McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program. Faculty mentors and student applicants should submit nominations and applications to the McNair Program Office, Old Library 2134, by April 17. For additional information, contact Pam Golden at goldenp@uwec.edu or 836-4912. Go to top of page

Center for International Education 
Susan Lochner presented two workshops and a session at the Wisconsin Association of International Educators conference April 6 and 7 in Madison. She chaired and presented at the Education Abroad 101 and 201 workshops with colleagues from UW-Platteville, ISA, UW-Madison and LaTrobe and James Cook universities. Lochner also chaired and presented a session titled "Go Green to Save Green" that was presented by UW-Eau Claire student Nora Beckstrand, Center for International Education volunteer Jen Harden and colleagues from UW-Madison. Go to top of page

Communication and Journalism
Alice Ridge (emerita) participated in a panel titled "The ILA Story: Founders Review the Past and Advise the Future" at the 30th annual convention of the International Listening Association March 19-21 in Milwaukee. Members from six European and Asian countries joined U.S. members for the event. Go to top of page

Counseling Services
Katherine Schneider (emerita) presented the keynote address for the "Through Their Eyes" conference April 3 at East Stroudsburg University in East Stroudsburg, Pa. Go to top of page

English
Max Garland's poems "Grit" and "Get Right With God" have been published in the spring 2009 issue of the literary journal New England Review.

John Hildebrand presented the keynote address at the annual meeting of the West Wisconsin Land Trust April 2 at the Mabel Tainter Theater in Menomonie. Go to top of page

Philosophy and Religious Studies
Daniel Rice (emeritus) has had a book and several articles published in the past few years. His book “Reinhold Niebuhr Revisited: Engagements With an American Original” was published this year by Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, Mich. In addition, Rice has had the following articles published: “Reinhold Niebuhr and the Philosophers-I: John Herman Randall,” Union Seminary Quarterly Review, Vol. 61: 3-4, 2008; “Reinhold Niebuhr and the Philosophers-II: Sidney Hook,” to be published in the USQR, July 2009; “Reinhold Niebuhr and Hans Morgenthau: A Friendship with Contrasting Shades of Realism,” Journal of American Studies, 42:2, August 2008, pages 255-291; and “Hans Morenthau’s 1955 Walgreen Lectures Invitation to Hans Kelsen” in G.O. Mazur’s “Twenty-Five Year Memorial Commemoration to the Life of Hans Morgenthau, 1904-2005,” New York, Semenenko Foundation, 2006, pages 125-151. Go to top of page

Sociology
Jeremy Hein had his article "Race Relations Stories: How Southeast Asian Refugees Interpret the Ancestral Narratives of Black and White Peers" published in the March 2009 issue of the journal Social Psychology Quarterly. The article was co-authored with Christopher Moore of Lakeland College. View abstract. Go to top of page

Condolences
Condolences to the family of Micky Sitzman. Sitzman, a former library assistant in McIntyre Library, died April 9 in Eau Claire. Full obituary. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 29 • Twelfth Week • Spring Semester • April 13, 2009

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