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Visiting Minority Scholar
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MAILED: March 31, 2000

EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire foundations of education department, with the support of the Visiting Minority Scholar/Artist Program, will sponsor a visiting minority scholar April 10-13.
Dr. Sharon L. Holmes, a recent education leadership and policy studies graduate of Iowa State University, will offer four presentations at UW-Eau Claire. The presentation topics cover several of Holmes' research interests. Holmes has a doctorate in education with a focus in higher education administration.
At 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 10, in 255 Brewer Hall, there will be a School of Education presentation and reception. Holmes will present "An Intimate Chat: Research on the Socialization Experience of Female Adult Graduate Students in Higher Education." Refreshments will be served.
From 12 to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in the Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, Holmes will present "Who am I?: Readings from Research," a narrative of bi-racial women in higher education. Attendees may bring their lunches to eat during the presentation.
From 12 to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, also in the Wisconsin Room, Holmes will discuss "Black Women Academicians Speak Out: Narratives on Race, Class and Gender in Higher Education."
From 4 to 5:15 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in the Tamarack Room, Davies Center, Holmes will give a presentation titled "Improving the Learning Community for Students of Color at Predominantly White Institutions" for the foundations of education class "Social Foundations: Human Relations."
Contact the foundations of education department, (715) 836-2635, for more information.
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UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741
newsbur@uwec.edu

Updated: March 31, 2000