Friday, September 16, 2011

Call for nominations: 2012 Distinguished Master's Thesis Award

Graduate faculty members are invited to submit nominations of exceptional quality theses for the UW-Eau Claire's annual Distinguished Master's Thesis Competition. A nominee must have been awarded a master's degree between Oct. 1, 2010 and Sept. 30, 2011. One thesis will be selected. The following nomination materials should be emailed to the Graduate Studies office at by noon Oct. 13:
  • Electronic version of the thesis (as one continuous PDF document).
  • Electronic letter of nomination addressed to Graduate Dean Michael Wick by the faculty nominator.
  • Electronic copy of the abstract, not to exceed 300 words, which describes the research and its significance (PDF only). The abstract must contain the title of the thesis, name of the author, but no mention of UW-Eau Claire.
More information is available on the Graduate Studies website or by calling 715-836-2721.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Mark your calendars: Investment counseling to be offered

TIAA-CREF consultants will be available to discuss financial matters with UW-Eau Claire employees from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Sept. 28 and 29 in the Maple Room of Davies Center. Call 800-877-6602, ext. 45-3102, to schedule an appointment. More information.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

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. Sean McAleer at or 715-836-2975 within 15 days of this notice, posted Sept. 14, 2011.

Comprehensive Major: Computer Science, Liberal Arts Computer Engineering (Code 170-040) and Geographic Information Systems/Remote Sensing (Code 170-020)
From: Page 108 of the 2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog
To: Suspend programs until further notice

Minor: Spanish for Health Professions, Liberal Arts (Code 320-408)
From: Page 123 of the 2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog
To: A minimum of 24 semester credits beyond Span 102, or 16 credits beyond Span 232 or 202, including Span 301, 302, 306, 320, 420, and Span/LAS 312. Span/LAS 352 is highly recommended.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Fire drills scheduled for week of Sept. 19

In accordance with a state directive, UW-Eau Claire must hold a fire evacuation drill in each of its buildings. Residence halls conduct fire drills regularly. Fire drills will be conducted in all other campus buildings during the week of Sept. 19. Please note the following fire drill schedule:

Monday, Sept. 19
8:45 a.m. — Crest Wellness Center
9:45 a.m. — Hibbard Hall
10:45 a.m. — Haas Fine Arts Center
12:10 p.m. — Human Sciences and Services Building
12:45 p.m. — Phillips Hall
2:15 p.m. — Hilltop Center
3:15 p.m. — Schofield Hall

Wednesday, Sept. 21
8:45 a.m. — McPhee and Ade Olson Addition
9:45 a.m. — Campus School, Brewer Hall, Zorn Arena, Kjer Theatre and Children’s Center
10:55 a.m. — Nursing Building
11:45 a.m. — Schneider Hall
1:45 p.m. — McIntyre Library Old Library
2:30 p.m. — Davies Center

For more information, contact Randy Saheim at or 836-3999, or John Baltes at or 836-4414. More information.