Friday, February 24, 2012

Deadline extended to Feb. 27 for Provost's Honors Symposium nominations

excellence medallionNow in its second year, the Provost's Honors Symposium for Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity gives selected students from across the university a venue in which to present their significant research, scholarship and creative projects to the university community. The symposium will be held from 1-5:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, in Schneider Hall. Departments and faculty members are invited to complete the nomination form to recommend top-notch student work. The nomination deadline is Feb. 27.

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 6. More information is available online or by contacting Dr. Jeff Vahlbusch at or 715-836-4490.

Thursday, February 23, 2012


Condolences to Ruth Casper, Housing and Residence Life, whose husband, Roger Casper, passed away Feb. 17 in Eau Claire. Full obituary.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012


Condolences to Laurie St. Aubin-Whelihan, Continuing Education, whose father, William St. Aubin, passed away Feb. 21 in Eau Claire. Full obituary.