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Maggie Beeber, education, and a colleague from Mid-State Technical College co-presented at the state WACADA state conference, Save Your Energy by Making Connections.
Michael Steffes, English, published an article, “The Wilderness Metaphor in The Duchess of Malfi,” in “Cahiers Elisabethains: A Biannual Journal of English Renaissance Studies.”
Paula DeHart and Lisa Bardon, education, presented a poster session, “Differentiating Assessments in Social Studies to Include All Learners” at the annual conference of the National Council for the Social Studies in Washington, D.C.
Christine Gould, education, had an article, “The Right Fit for Henry,” published in “Education Leadership.”
JoAnne Katzmarek and Pat Shaw, education, co-presented, “Cohort Based Teacher Preparations, A Collaborative Design that Addressed the Concerns of Non-traditional Students and Geographic Difficulties,” at a session on the design and implementation of the first cohort group for the Central Wisconsin Alliance for Early Childhood Education at the Association of Teacher Educators Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas. The presentation addressed the concerns of nontraditional students and geographic difficulties.
Katzmarek and Lisa Bardon, education, co-presented with a colleague from the Wisconsin Rapids School District on their research at the Wisconsin State Reading Association Convention.
Pat Shaw, education, had an article, “Are You Good Enough to Teach our Grandchildren,” accepted for a future issue of “The Kappa Delta Pi Record.”
Yomi Ogunnaike-Lafe, education, presented “Inculcating Human Factor Qualities in Early Childhood Education” at the Association for Early Childhood International 2012 Global Summit on Childhood in Washington, D.C.
Gregory Fisher, Northern Aquaculture Demonstration Facility, $32,950 from Safe Harbor investment Holdings, LLC for “Effects of Temperature Manipulation and Density on Arctic Char (Salvelinus alpinus) Growth, Processing Attributes and Sexual Maturity in a Freshwater Recycle System.”
Michael Hansen, water resources, $112,740 from the UW-Sea Grant Institute for “Effectiveness of a Lake Trout Refuge at Gull Island Shoal, Lake Superior.”
Terese Barta, biology, $23,102 from UW-Madison for “Genetic Improvement of Potato for Tuber Calcium Uptake.”
Christopher Hartleb, NADF/biology, $101,275 from the UW-Sea Grant Institute/UW-Madison for “GIS-based Analysis of Sustainable Domestic Aquaculture Development in Wisconsin.”
Henry Wojnicki, Upward Bound, federal award $401,568 for 2011-2012 year, from USDOE, representing the fifth year of a five-year grant cycle. The program will serve 80 low-income and first generation high school youth from the surrounding area that embark upon a college education, serving 11 target high schools.
Jason D'Acchioli, chemistry, $23,492 (year one) from the American Chemical Society for "Hydrogen Production via Homogeneous Catalysis: Investigations of the Water-Gas-Shift Reaction." This research will find ways of making efficient use of petroleum resources in the production of clean and renewable hydrogen fuel. The undergraduates involved in this work will make compouds that effectively produce hydrogen, thus stemming our dependence on petroleum as fuel.
Tracy Feldman, biology, $3,400 from Wis. Dept. of Natural Resources for “Demography and Population Monitoring of a Rare Endemic Plant, Fassett’s Locoweed.”
Anthony Ellertson, $24,878 from UW-Oshkosh for “Home-Based Virtual Reality system for Manual Rehabilitation After Stroke.”
University Personnel Development Committee Grants
Robert Michitsch, soils, $5,000 for “Polylactic Acid Cups Versus Paper Cups: A Composting Efficiency Comparison.”
Wade Mahon, English, $4,983 for “The Art of Reading in Late 18th-Century Ireland; Applying Elocutionary and Belletristic Theory in Samuel Whyte’s English Grammar School.”
Caren Heft, art and design, $4,797 for “Research into Flax and Cotton Handmade Paper.”
Amy Gervasio, psychology, $1,701, for “Psychological Principles Involved in Imbuing Emotion and Relationships to Dance Performance.”
Karl Ryavec, geography and geology, $4,580 for “Land Use/Cover Patterns in Relations to the Collection of Wild Edible Fungi in Tibet.”