Friday, November 5, 2010

Faculty fellowship application deadlines approach

Three fellowships will be available soon for UW-Eau Claire faculty members. Positions are being offered in Academic Affairs, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Following are the fellowships and their application deadlines:
  • Academic Affairs Faculty Research Fellow: Nov. 8
  • CETL Fellow: Nov. 15
  • ORSP Faculty Fellow: Dec. 3
More information.

Communication sciences and disorders series under way

The UW-Eau Claire communication sciences and disorders department once again is hosting a series of professional seminars throughout the academic year. The seminars include discussions of research by UW-Eau Claire faculty and regional researchers/experts in the field of communication sciences and disorders. All presentations will be held from 1-3 p.m. in Room 226 of the Human Sciences and Services building. The November presentation is as follows:
  • Nov. 12: Departmental pre-convention poster session — Undergraduate students, graduate students and faculty from the communication sciences and disorders department will present their American Speech Language and Hearing Association presentations for this year’s national convention. The seminar will include faculty presentations and faculty-student collaborations.
A complete presentation schedule is available online. Support for the series has been provided by the UW-Eau Claire Academic Affairs Professional Development Program. For more information, contact Jerry Hoepner, assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders, at or 715-836-3980.

Proposed changes in College of Arts and Sciences

Following are proposed changes in the College of Arts and Sciences. If you have questions or concerns, contact Dr. Gary Don at or 836-4216 within 15 days of this notice, posted Nov. 5, 2010.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Institute on Race and Ethnicity announces grant opportunity

IRE logoThe UW System Institute on Race and Ethnicity announces the availability of grant funds for campus reading seminars. Campus reading seminar grants support reading groups and scholarly exchanges on subjects dealing with race, ethnicity, diversity, equity and inclusivity by making funds available for the purchase of books that focus on such themes. Participants in campus reading seminars may include faculty members, academic and classified staff, students and community members. A faculty or academic staff member must submit the proposal. The interdisciplinary composition and diversity of the participants foster intracampus and cross-disciplinary exchanges, stimulate curricular and pedagogical innovations, and encourage campus-community interactions.

Information about the program and proposal format is available online. The application deadline is Nov. 15; electronic submissions are welcome. For more information, contact Franc James, Institute on Race and Ethnicity, at
414-227-3250 or

Monday, November 1, 2010

Faculty/Academic Staff Forums

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will present its final Faculty/Academic Staff Forum for the fall semester. The program will be held from 12:10-12:50 p.m. in the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in Old Library 1142. Attendees are welcome to bring their lunch. The presentation is as follows:
A complete schedule of the fall 2010 forums is available online.