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TIP SHEET   Week of March 29, 2004
Current topics of interest in higher education in western Wisconsin

Story Idea
Many UW-Eau Claire students spent their
Spring Breaks volunteering their time and talents to different projects and organizations. The following are examples of service trips involving UW-Eau Claire students last week:

Don Mowry, director of the Center for Service-Learning, can give you more information about the projects and help you connect with students who participated in the Spring Break activities. You can reach Mowry at (715) 836-4649 or

Story Idea
The coordinator for UW-Eau Claire’s Women’s Studies program will receive a “Voices of Courage” award later this week from Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault. Susan Turell will receive the award recognizing her work in sexual assault education and prevention during an April 2 event at the state Capitol in Madison. Gov. Jim Doyle is scheduled to attend. Susan Turell is available to talk with the media about her work at UW-Eau Claire involving sexual assault awareness and prevention. You can reach Turell at (715) 836-5718 or

Photo Idea
KICK, a professional theatrical event that helps promote understanding among all races, religions and cultures in the United States, will perform at 7 p.m. March 31 in the Schofield Auditorium. There is a pre-show, 40-minute play. KICK is an entertaining production that explores the impact of stereotypes. It is free and open to the public. For details, contact Lauren Demerse at (715) 855-3715 or

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Updated: March 29, 2004