Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Call for student nominations: Provost's Honors Symposium

excellence medallionThe inaugural Provost's Honors Symposium for Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity, to be held from 1-5:30 p.m. May 6, 2011, in Schneider Hall, will give selected students from across the university a venue in which to present their significant research, scholarship and creative projects to the university community.

Departments and faculty members are invited to complete the nomination form to recommend top-notch projects by student researchers and scholars, and/or creative activity. The nomination deadline is Feb. 18, 2011.

The University Honors Council, in consultation with the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and with nominating faculty and departments, will serve as the selection committee. Final selections will be made by March 4. Please note: The names of all nominees and their abstracts will be published in the symposium program and posted to the symposium website (now in development). More information is available online or by contacting Dr. Jeff Vahlbusch at vahlbujb@uwec.edu or 715-836-4490.

Call for student nominations: 2011 women's studies awards

women's studies logoSince 1982 UW-Eau Claire's women's studies program has recognized exemplary student projects and research nominated by faculty mentors. Emphasizing the contributions and roles of women, these works demonstrate the importance of creative
student-faculty collaboration. In addition to originality, timeliness and contributions to the field, award criteria include emphasis on women and the potential impact of the project. Papers and projects in fulfillment of class requirements during the sessions of spring, summer or fall 2010 are eligible for nomination. Students do not need to be enrolled during the fall 2010 or spring 2011 semesters to be eligible. Information about entry categories and awards is available online. You also may e-mail Theresa Kemp at tkemp@uwec.edu or Judy Gray at grayjm@uwec.edu, or call 715-836-5717 for more information. The entry deadline is Feb. 4, 2011, but early entries are encouraged.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Continuing Education offerings

Connecting campus and community. Continuing Education serves a wide variety of nontraditional students. Following are links to news releases about upcoming Continuing Education programs.
Additional information can be found on the Continuing Education website or by calling 715-836-3636.

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 dongw@uwec.edu or 836-4216 within 15 days of this notice, posted Dec. 6, 2010.

Proposed changes in College of Education and Human Sciences

The following curricular changes were approved by the College of Education and Human Sciences Academic Curriculum Committee on Dec. 3, 2010, and are to be effective with the 2011-12 University Catalog. If you have questions or concerns, contact Dr. Marie Stadler at stadlema@uwec.edu or 715-836-4186 within 15 days of this notice, posted Dec. 6, 2010.