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TIP SHEET   Week of March 1, 2004
Current topics of interest in higher education in western Wisconsin

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Community and university teachers, and students interested in education careers will gather to honor the teaching profession this week during “Celebrate Teaching 2004.” The first-of-its-kind event will begin at 6:30 p.m. March 4 in the Council Fire Room of Davies Center. Award-winning first-grade teacher and author Karen Hale Hankins from Athens, Ga., will be the featured speaker. At 7 p.m. she’ll talk about her book, “Teaching Through the Storm: One Teacher’s Journal of Hope.” The book chronicles her experiences with a diverse group of children in a first-grade classroom. For more information about the event celebrating teachers or the many recent successes of UW-Eau Claire’s School of Education, contact Katherine Rhoades, associate dean of the School of Education, at (715) 836-3671 or

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UW-Eau Claire will host numerous events in March recognizing Women’s History Month. Events this week that might interest you include:

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Updated: March 1, 2004