Thursday, July 23, 2009
Now you know
Associate biology Professor Tim Lyden's (and
others, see below) abstract on the UWRF TCIC/Marshfield Clinic Human
Tumor Project has been accepted for a poster presentation at the
"Journal of Cell Biology Meeting, Cell Biology of Disease: Chromosomes,
Cancer, and Stem Cells" conference at the New York Academy of Sciences
The abstract's citation reads:
"Modeling Human Cancer Cell Behavior Within Complex 3D Cultures Using
Rudimentary Tissue Engineering Methods. Timothy Lyden, Phd1, Raymond
Haselby, DO2, Michael Pickart, PhD3, Peter
Dahlberg, MD4, 1University of Wisconsin-RF, River Falls, WI, 2
Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield, WI, 3University of Wisconsin-Stout,
4River Falls Cancer Center, River Falls Hospital, River Falls, WI."
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UWS in the News
teachers school could lose accreditation; DPI, college working to fix
problems," La Crosse Tribune,
of services for veterans," Inside Higher Ed, July 22.
County farm hosts state technology expo," Fond du Lac Reporter,
set to approve 3 percent tuition hikes," Associated Press,
State approves 20% fee hike," Los Angeles Times, July 21.
reaches budget deal, with billions cut," New York Times, July 21.
To see news about
the UW System from around the state, visit
System’s clip sheet site to
read the stories or to subscribe to the daily briefing.
The following is a
digest of links to critical news and
information sources for UWRF employees:
This is a daily listing of all news stories, editorials and press
releases affecting public issues in Wisconsin.
State public policy news with a political interpretation.
Wisconsin’s version of C-Span, with live coverage of the Legislature,
with the State Supreme Court and Executive Branch soon to follow.
UW System Board of
The Regents web cast their monthly meetings held on the first Thursday
and Friday of each month.
A handy index to the UW System executive and legislative advocacy
information on our budget proposals, analyses, and maps, charts and
graphs to support our positions.
This site contains legislators’ profiles, committees, bill digests,
hearing schedules and links to Web casts of floor and committee
"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation
determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."
- Raymond Chandler
Out with the orange, in with the blue
All of the 300 orange seats in Davis Theatre,
KFA, were removed Tuesday to make way for new seating to be installed
August 7. The old seats, installed in 1973, will be replaced with 282
bluish seats which are wider and more comfortable. New carpet will
finish out the revamped theater. Some 100 of the old seats are being
reused by the River Falls Community Theatre. For information about
"naming rights" for the new seats, contact Robin Murray at ext. 3097 or
the Foundation office at ext. 3505. Photo by
Cernohous retirement reception
Alice Cernohous is retiring after 36 years of service to UWRF. Please
join us to celebrate Alice’s career and contributions on Friday, July
31, from 2 to 4 p.m., with a brief presentation at 2:30 p.m. Visit http://www.uwrf.edu/pa/fd/AliceCRetirmentInvite.pdf
for an invitation. If it’s a nice day, we’ll gather at picnic tables on
the North Hall lawn. Rain location will be North Hall conference room.
Contact Lisa Wheeler at ext. 3737.
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Thursday, July 23
* Outdoor grill, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., south
near fire pit. Fresh off the grill items include
hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie burgers, cheeseburgers, and Falcon brats.
Combo options include a bottled beverage and choice of cookie, bar,
chips, or fresh fruit.
UWRF spirit day is every Friday.
Everyone is encouraged to
wear clothing with the UWRF logo each and every Friday.
Friday, July 24, 1:15 - 2 p.m.
in Room 119 WEB, open interview meeting for campus and community
Sociocultural position. Thank you
for your attendance and feedback. Contact Brenda Landrum at ext. 4444.
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The application deadline is Friday, July 24.
eSIS unavailable until July 27
IT Services will be upgrading eSIS from version 8.9 to version 9.0 and
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