May 2000

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Master's degree in education first graduates

Infant/toddler care conference

At 77, graduate makes history

First Hmong nursing graduate

Commencement ceremonies

'Teaching at Its Best' awards

Heirloom plant sale

Phi Kappa Phi new members

Students present work at statewide symposium

Leadership Awards recipients

Chancellor's Medallion recipients

TV meteorologist Tom Mahoney

Art scholarships

Drug-free workshop

Student recitals

May graduates listed

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New master's degree in education has first graduates

GREEN BAY - An innovative new master's degree program serving working teachers of the region has its first two graduates.

Mary Bowers, president of Reading Connections Inc., of Green Bay and Mary Wyman, a language arts teacher at Edison Middle School in Green Bay, were the first to receive degrees from the master's program in Applied Leadership for Teaching and Learning. They crossed the stage at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay spring commencement on May 20.

Wyman has successfully defended her thesis, "Self-Assessment and its Impact on Learning." Bowers will complete her degree work this summer.

The UW-Green Bay master's degree was launched in the fall of 1998, as the first in the state and one of the first in the nation built specifically upon the competencies outlined by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

The 30-credit UW-Green Bay master's degree consists of a 21-credit core of courses with a 9-credit area of emphasis. It requires a competency-based portfolio and learning-based master's thesis. Program goals include fostering each teacher's ability to provide leadership in the improvement of learning for students; preparing the teacher to design, implement and evaluate school-based and learner-focused research; and integrating the teacher's own classroom experiences into the course of study.

The new master's degree is just one element of the Partnership for Learning, a collaboration with businesses, civic leaders, parents and dozens of local school districts. Other aspects of the partnership include programs to offer professional development certificates and enhance research or mentoring opportunities.

(2000-96 / 24 May 2000 / CS)

Infant and toddler care specialists gather for sixth annual conference

GREEN BAY - Registrations are still being accepted for the sixth annual "Current Issues in Infant and Toddler Development and Care Institute," providing specialized focus on infant/toddler development and programming, to be held Thursday, June 8, and Friday, June 9, in the University Union at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

The pre-conference and one-day institute is designed for teachers and other professionals serving infants, toddlers, and their families. The Institute focuses on the latest in childcare research and programming topics crucial during a child's first months and years of life.

Keynote presenters are Abbey Griffin of Zero to Three National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families, presenting "Infant/Toddler Sleep in the Child Care Context"; and Mary Benson McMullen, faculty member at the University of Indiana, presenting "Achieving Best Practices in Infant/Toddler Care and Education." The Institute is designed for, but not limited to, administrators of facilities accepting infants and toddlers, teachers, caregivers, consultants, college and university and technical college instructors, early intervention specialists, child care resource and referral staff and family child care providers.

The 6 to 8 p.m. program Thursday features a dinner and informal conversation with Griffin and McMullen. The program continues from 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, with the morning keynote by Griffin and a presentation by UW-Green Bay faculty member Illene Noppe on grief and very young children. Benson will give the afternoon keynote address followed by a presentation by Karen Recka, executive director of Community Coordinated Care, Inc., on the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Wisconsin scholarship program.

The Institute is sponsored by the UW-Green Bay Office of Outreach and Extension, Brown County UW-Extension, UW Extension, and the Wisconsin Early Childhood Association, representing over 2,000 child care professionals.

The $90 fee includes refreshments, lunch, instructional materials and parking. Fee for Thursday only is $20. Fee for Friday only is $75. Department of Public Instruction clock hours and continuing education units will be available. To register contact the Office of Outreach and Extension, UW-Green Bay, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311-7001 or call 920-465-2462 or 1-800-892-2118.

(2000-95 / 25 May 2000 / SB)

New grad Hirst, 77, will make history at UW-Green Bay

GREEN BAY - When Roger Hirst participates in the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay commencement exercises on May 20, he will have completed a degree that was nearly 60 years in the making.

The 77 year-old Hirst will become the oldest at Green Bay and one of the oldest graduates in the history of the University of Wisconsin System history to receive his diploma.

In 1941, when Hirst was 18 years old and a high school graduate, he didn't have an opportunity to enter college. Instead he was whisked away to defend his country in World War II and then again for the Korean conflict.

When he returned home, providing for his family became his top priority. But following retirement from a long career with Wisconsin Public Service in 1987, he became curious upon seeing an advertisement for UW-Green Bay's Extended Degree Program, which incorporates study both at-home and on campus. He decided "what have I got to lose?" He took a course, then another, and another, finding the experience challenging and invigorating.

Despite a few setbacks, the end result is a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in political science, which culminates as he crosses the stage come Saturday.

Admittedly, it will be a special moment for Hirst, but also for his wife, Kathleen, his five children, his classmates and his instructors. "The 'youngsters,' are more excited than he is," says Kathleen, referring to their five adult children.

Hirst has made an impact within the University walls, earning the reputation of being "somewhat of a character." As a student, he challenged his professors, and awed classmates with his lifetime of experiences.

"He is terrific," says Prof. Bill Laatsch, "an inspiration to all of us, students and faculty members. He is just so alert in mind and in spirit and so well read. He has an enormous thirst for knowledge. His contributions in no way dominate, but when he does say something it is always something of value. His solid foundation reflects his wide experiences."

Hirst reciprocates the compliments.

"I am very happy," he says. "The classes were so interesting and the professors are wonderful - Professors Laatsch and Littig and Sweet - I could go on and on. I loved the interaction with the other students, and the professors even like to be challenged. Some people don't."

Hirst's first course, Basic College Writing, inspired him to be a regular "People's Forum" contributor on the opinion page of a local newspaper.

"Some people only write about a certain subject, I cover lots of different topics," Hirst says. "I call it my irritation of the month." Topics such as freedom of speech and OPEC oil prices inspired past letters. His recently submitted one is about "myths that aren't true."

"People used to adamantly believe the world was flat. Look outside, it looks flat, but it's not true. Last month I wrote about OPEC. I said that they are the rulers. Gas prices are going to be whatever OPEC says they are. If you want to save money on gas, slow down, consolidate your trips."

Hirst is also an avid reader, having subscriptions with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the New York Times and the Press-Gazette.

"I always carry a book with me," Hirst says. "You never know when you are going to have to sit and wait. I love biographies and history. Dee (Sweet) assigned us a fabulous book on Native American poetry. It's very interesting. I don't understand some of it, but it's very good."

As enthused about the Extended Degree Program as he is, the coursework hasn't always come easy. Kathleen recalls some tough times.

"There was a point when he almost dropped out," she says. "He was struggling with a math course and just didn't think he could do it. Then we saw an advertisement for a tutor (Sue Ricecezk) in our tiny paper, the Kewaunee Star, and she helped him get through.

"The unusual thing was that we never saw a tutor advertised in that paper previously, and we haven't seen one since."

Most courses, though, like his most recent, American Ethnic Literature, have been interesting, thought provoking, and well within his capabilities. "This course has given me a new perspective on the mistreatment of Native American people," he says. "I had no idea about all this stuff. It's a terrible, terrible, thing.

"I was born and raised in Chicago and went to school with person of many different ethnic heritages. We played together, and I never gave it another thought. When I was asked what my heritage was, I innocently responded, 'I'm an American,' and I had to go home and ask.

"I wasn't exposed to prejudice until I was in the service. One day I was walking down the street and I was approached by a policeman who said, 'What are you doing, you're walking down the wrong side of the sidewalk.' I looked up and realized I was the only white guy walking on that side of the street. The white people were all on the other side. I told him I didn't mind, but he told me that he did, so I crossed the street. After all, he was the police.'"

It is stories like those that have enriched the classrooms Hirst has shared with younger students the past 13 years.

After graduating, he is looking forward to spending more time writing, and volunteering with two service groups, the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Kathleen, his wife of nearly 56 years and his chief typist and editor, is encouraging him to write his memoirs.

The actual commencement ceremony, he says, won't mean as much to him as it does to those who will be searching for a job.

Don't let him fool you. That will be one proud moment for this older, well-read class-favorite - and graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

(2000-94 / 16 May 2000 / SB)

First Hmong nurse wants to give back to her culture

GREEN BAY - Chua Xiong will graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay this Saturday (May 20) with a bachelor's degree in nursing, even though many people of her culture remain skeptical and even unsupportive of women who choose to continue their education.

In the traditional Hmong culture, pursuit of higher education among Hmong women was not looked upon favorably, with the women and their families sometimes subject to belittling and ridicule.

Despite significant obstacles Xiong became a registered nurse through courses at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. She then chose to further her education with advanced courses and baccalaureate nursing studies at UW-Green Bay. She will graduate from the UW-Green Bay's degree-completion program in nursing with honors. She will continue to commit, as she has since 1997, to making health care issues less trying for the people of her heritage.

Xiong estimates the Hmong population in the Green Bay area is around 5,000, yet she is the only Hmong registered nurse in the area. She is employed by Bellin Hospital and called on frequently to assist in the communication efforts between healthcare professionals and Hmong patients who do not speak English.

Her work is greatly valued.

"I would love to have a couple more of her," says her supervisor, Donna Zelazoski, the Maternity Team Leader at Bellin Hospital.

"It is disappointing when you want to give appropriate care and be compassionate to your patients, but you are unable to communicate with them," Zelazoski said. "She is able to help the Hmong women while they are being admitted and then in the birthing and post-partum stages. In addition she has helped the staff to increase our awareness and knowledge about the Hmong culture. And she even helped us develop an instructional video in the Hmong language on infant care practices.

"She is a wonderful addition to our staff, and I don't just say that because she can speak the Hmong language. She is very caring and compassionate and has an excellent relationship with her coworkers. Sometimes I have to tell her she's got too many things going."

Something Xiong readily admits. On her down time from work and school, she takes care of her three children, aged six months, 9 years and 12 years, with the support of her husband, Ma, whom she lavishes with credit for his efforts.

"My culture does not really value females being educated," she says. "I try to get my culture to see things differently. In the United States you have to have an education. I take my education and the opportunity to be a role model very seriously.

"I wouldn't be able to do this without my husband's support. I have a great deal of respect for him for being strong enough to stand in support of me despite the cultural pressures."

Xiong knows first-hand about the struggles of Hmong women. As expected by her culture and her immediate family, she quit high school at the age of 17. But through self-determination she went back and earned her high school equivalency. As she began to work as an interpreter in the public schools, she was encouraged by teachers to continue with her schooling. As she interpreted for family members who required medical attention, she recognized the cultural conflicts between physicians and nurses and the Hmong, and saw the need for someone who could help bridge the gap.

In Northeastern Wisconsin, that someone is she.

"I believe in quality care for all patients," Xiong says. "But the minority patients, especially the Hmong, tend to be very passive and not vocal. So often their needs aren't being met."

As for her immediate future, Xiong is helping the staff at Bellin to translate much of their written material into the Hmong language. In fall she will begin pursuit of her Master of Science in Nursing Degree in the hopes of teaching some day.

So despite comments from her friends that she is becoming "too Americanized," and despite the condescending remarks that she and her husband endure from much of the community, Xiong forges on.

It's her attempt at bettering the lives of her children and her community.

(2000-93 / 16 May 2000 / SB)

Diplomas for 600, honors for students and faculty to be distributed Saturday

GREEN BAY - Nearly 600 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students are eligible to graduate in commencement ceremonies at noon Saturday, May 20, on the campus at 2420 Nicolet Drive. The event will be in the grassy amphitheater on the main campus entrance drive. In the event of rain, ceremonies will be moved inside the Weidner Center for the Performing Arts.

Chancellor Mark L. Perkins will preside over an event that will recognize the achievements of students, acknowledge an outstanding student award recipient and a student speaker, honor retiring faculty, and welcome a speaker who is a UW-Green Bay alumna.

Speaker Diane L. Ford, vice president and controller of Wisconsin Public Service, earned her 1975 UW-Green Bay degree in Managerial Accounting. She is active in many professional and community organizations, and has received awards for her work with the YMCA. She was named the 1999 Outstanding Business Alumna at UW-Oshkosh, where she completed a Master of Business Administration degree.

The UW-Green Bay Alumni Association selected Ryan C. Johnson, Green Bay, to receive the Outstanding Student Award. Johnson won't be present to receive it, because he is finishing his studies in Mexico, where he spent his final semester. Johnson completed two majors - in Human Biology and Spanish - and will attend medical school.

Student speaker Timothy Marc Skinner, Manitowoc, also earned his degree in Human Biology. He had an exercise science emphasis and will pursue advanced studies to prepare for a career as a physical therapist.

Titles of "Emeritus" will be conferred on seven individuals who are retiring from the faculty. Carol A. Pollis, dean of liberal arts and sciences, and a member of the Social Change and Development and Sociology faculties, will be named Dean Emerita.

Professor Emeritus titles will be awarded to Arthur L. Cohrs, Communication and the Arts and Music; Donald W. Larmouth, Communication and the Arts and Communication Processes; and Richard J. Stevens, Human Biology and Biology faculties. Titles of Associate Professor Emeritus will go to Susan M. Kline-Heim, Communication and the Arts and Theatre; Lorraine Noll, Nursing; and Nikitas L. Petrakopoulos, Natural and Applied Sciences and Mathematics.

Commencement guests are invited to a reception immediately following the ceremony at the Weidner Center terrace and foyer.

(2000-91 / 15 May 2000 / VCD)

Faculty members noted for 'Teaching at Its Best'

GREEN BAY - Four University of Wisconsin-Green Bay faculty members have received "Teaching at Its Best" awards for spring semester 2000. The awards, given by the Faculty Development Council, recognize individual faculty efforts to enhance learning for UW-Green Bay students.

The recipients are:

Aeron Haynie, an assistant professor of Humanistic Studies and Literature, who keeps a teacher's journal to help her improve her course organization and teaching strategies; Andrew Kersten, an assistant professor of Humanistic Studies and History, who encouraged secondary education students in the senior-level History Seminar to produce a Worldwide Web-enhanced or CD-ROM-based learning module instead of the traditional research paper; William Shay, a professor of Information Science and Computer Science, whose assignment in an upper-level course required students to work in groups to design the informational content of a database management system; and Karin Suesser, an assistant professor of Human Development and Psychology, who devised a "family culture scale" to help students in the Counseling Across the Lifespan course explore their own family culture.

Recipients receive a certificate and an honorarium.

(2000-92 / 15 May 2000 / VCD)

Heirloom sale offers new varieties, more plants

GREEN BAY -- New peppers, new tomatoes, and more of them.

In short, that's the news on the fifth annual University of Wisconsin-Green Bay heirloom vegetable plant sale set for 9 a.m. Saturday, May 20 at the Laboratory Sciences building greenhouse on the campus at 2420 Nicolet Dr. The sale continues through 6 p.m., or until plants are gone. If stock remains, the sale resumes during the same hours on Sunday, May 21.

The plants are $1 each, except for a few mature, blooming and fruiting peppers that overwintered in the greenhouse. They'll be sold as pot plants.

The 2000 sale offers 100 different varieties of tomatoes, 60 peppers (40 hot and 20 sweet), seven members of the cabbage family, five eggplants, and tomatillos, the small "husk tomatoes" so important in Mexican cuisine. Sale founder and organizer Jeffrey Nekola, an associate professor of Natural and Applied Sciences, says he and student workers have started 30 percent more plants than last year.

The 1999 sale sold out and the demand surprised even Nekola. "We were wiped out in the first day," he recalls. "The support was overwhelming." In previous years, the sale ran two days and left-over plants were composted.

The sale supports a lecture series that brings scientists from all over the country to speak at UW-Green Bay. As the sale grows, additional profits go to student scholarships.

Sale 2000 includes a greater variety of sweet peppers, more really, really hot peppers, and new tomatoes, including a Brandywine with a "pedigree" that can be traced to the original Brandywine offered by the Johnson and Stokes Seed Co. of Philadelphia in 1889.

"We've responded to demand for sweet peppers by doubling the number this year as well as having more varieties," says Nekola. He likes one new to the sale called Georgescu Chocolate, which originates in Rumania. "It's brown on the outside with a salmon-red interior and it's a good addition to pepper relish," says Nekola. There's a supply of the Wisconsin-bred Wisconsin Lakes pepper, popular in previous sales. Several of the sweet peppers are paprika types, such as Chervena Chujski from Bulgaria and Rabbit Mouth from Hungary.

"More" describes the hot peppers, too. "This year we have full flats of 14 different named habanero varieties," says Nekola. They include three with miniature fruits: Bode, with marble-sized peppers; Maraba, with half-inch long fruits; and Uvilla grande with tiny flame-shaped peppers. The hot pepper array includes Ft. Prescott Tepin, a wild pepper from Arizona that Nekola calls a "prototype" for developed pepper varieties.

On the tomato front, one of the new offerings is Speckled Roman, which Nekola says was the "real find" of his 1999 garden. It's a big, sausage-shaped chance development from a Chicago-area grower that Nekola describes as dark red with bright orange squiggles. "It's juicy, sweet, and spectacular," he says. Other colorful tomatoes include three that show starburst patterns when sliced: Pearl's Yellow Pink and Burrachs Favorite, both from Appalachia, and Oaxacan Jewel, from Mexico.

Among new red tomatoes, Nekola is offering a variety that he brought back from a trip to the Caribbean. He describes Tobago Red as "a good keeper."

Nekola says he expects the Glick's Brandywine tomato to be similar to the Brandywines offered in the past, but this one can be traced to the seed distributor for the company that originally sold Brandywines. The strain was kept alive for 100 years by the Amish in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Except for the cabbages, Nekola grows out all of the vegetables himself in order to get seeds to start plants for the sale. His personal garden this year will have 100 different peppers and 45 new tomatoes to provide seeds for 2001.

Nekola acquires seeds from around the world. He's a member of Seed Savers Exchange in Decorah, Iowa, which gives him access to a thousand other members who have seeds to swap. He tries to connect with people who have "handed down" seeds, and visits farmers markets and ethnic food stores. Friends and colleagues bring him seeds from their travels.

"What we're really doing here is more than just 'fun with vegetables'," Nekola says. "What we're doing is conservation." He explains that once seeds are no longer commercially available, varieties may be kept alive only by individual growers. "What stands between a variety and extinction may be just one or two people," he says. As a conservation biologist, Nekola is concerned about protecting plant gene diversity for the future. Recently, Nekola began researching background on all the varieties of vegetables he offers. In addition to learning about their origin and history, he says, "I'm getting good stories."

Though the plants have a variety of origins, they're all described as "heirlooms." Nekola explains that the term isn't applied consistently. It may describe "old-fashioned" varieties, vegetables grown by Native Americans before the arrival of Europeans, or new strains developed by hobbyists. The UW-Green Bay plant sale offers some of each.

(2000-90 / 10 May 2000 / VCD)

Academic honor society Phi Kappa Phi elects 45 seniors

GREEN BAY - Forty-five graduating seniors at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay have been elected to the campus chapter of the national honorary society Phi Kappa Phi. The 103-year old organization recognizes outstanding achievement in all disciplines.

New members are:

Green Bay - Danielle Nicole Bell, Matthew William Diroff, Erin Marie Gabrielson, Mary J. Hanzel, Nichole Kristine Ihlenfeldt, Matthew Steven Kittell, Carie Leigh Maus, Jason Paul Novotny, Mark R. Powless, Renee Ann Rizzo, Michelle Lee Reif, Connie Christine Sexton, Jeane Marie Smits, Dong-Hyun Shin and Stephanie Marie Williams.

Almond - Jonathon Robert Rohde; Brown Deer - Heather Lynn Godshaw; Custer - Nancy Jene Simon; De Pere - Paula Lynn Beimborn, Barbara Ann Hockers, Patrick Edward Patryn, Vincent Patrick Schamber; Elkhart Lake - Amy Lynn Raeder.

Janesville - Christina Clare Hall; Kimberly - John Matthew Andres; Luxemburg - Janice A. Arendt; Madison - Thomas John Ross; Manitowoc - Timothy Marc Skinner, Michael Lee Tienor; Menasha - Brandon Bennett Hayes.

Milwaukee - Michael Laurence Nabena; New Franken - Martha Gene Friese; Oak Creek - Mandy Mary Dee Vitale; Oconto - Amy Elizabeth Skaggs; Park Falls - Tracy Marie Dietrich; Pulaski - Brent Alan Schroeder.

Shawano - Karen Fenner Palmer, Sharon M. Townsend; Sheboygan - Paul Michael Haag; Spooner - Andrea RenŽe Busch; Thorp - Scott S. Ford; Tomahawk - Tracy Lynn Stark; Waukesha - Patrick Michael Fitzpatrick.

Dawson, Minn. - Charlotte Nordgaard; Statesville, NC - John Jerome Elliot Morris III.

(2000-88 / 9 May 2000 / SB)

Students present scholarly work at statewide symposium

GREEN BAY - University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students will present their scholarly work at the UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research, May 22-23 at UW-La Crosse. Projects reflecting research in areas of biology, human development, psychology, chemistry, education, music education, social change and development, public and environmental affairs, photography and art will be presented by 23 students with leadership from 14 faculty sponsors.

Students involved in research projects and independent studies are selected by faculty for the symposium. Many of the students' projects result in publication in professional journals. Studies range from scientific experiments to presentation of original art and music. UW-Green Bay students with their faculty advisers and project titles are listed below.

Student: Lauret Talley
Faculty adviser: Prof. Angela Bauer-Dantoin
Project title: Northeast Wisconsin Maternity Nurses' Knowledge of Traditional Hmong ChildBirth Practices

Student: Joe Scheffen
Faculty adviser: Prof. Angela Bauer-Dantoin
Project title: Galanin Enhances GnRH-Stimulated Luteinizing Hormone Secretion in Intact Male Rats

Student: Jacqulyn Jahnke
Faculty adviser: Prof. Jerry Dell
Project title: Exploring the Use of Body Language as a Tool for Developing Cross-Cultural Tolerance

Student: Meleesa Johnson
Faculty adviser: Prof. Scott Furlong
Project title: Food Waste to Fodder: Diverting Wastes to Feedlots

Student: Jeane Smits
Faculty adviser: Prof. Anthony Galt
Project title: Symbolism and Transformation in Drag Queen Culture

Student: Amy Malliett
Faculty adviser: Prof. Anthony Galt
Project title: The Mexican American Experience: Implications for HIV/AIDS Health Care Providers and Counselors in Northeast Wisconsin

Student: Todd Pociasu
Faculty adviser: Prof. Curt Heuer
Project title: Series of Ash-glazed Functional Stoneware Vessels Exploring Development of Form and Surface

Student: Leua Latai
Faculty adviser: Prof. Curt Heuer
Project title: Series of Unglazed Stoneware Vessels Focusing on Integrating Figurative Imagery with the Vessel Forms

Student: Jennifer Hunter
Faculty adviser: Prof. Jennifer Mokren
Project title: Cost Effective Fabrication Methods in Production Jewelry

Student: RaeAnn Sersch
Faculty adviser: Prof. Jennifer Mokren
Project title: Cost Effective Fabrication Methods in Production Jewelry

Student: Andrea Stiff
Faculty adviser: Prof. Patricia Ragan Anderson
Project title: The Case Study Approach to Assessment in Early Childhood

Student: Jenny Anderson
Faculty adviser: Prof. Christina Style
Project title: Not given

Student: Kristen Masarik
Faculty adviser: Prof. Janice Cusano
Project title: Unraveling the Myth of the Mozart Effect: An Examination of the Research with Implications for Music Education

Student: Andrea Meyer
Faculty adviser: Prof. Janice Cusano
Project title: Unraveling the Myth of the Mozart Effect: An Examination of the Research with Implications for Music Education

Student: Brent Krause
Faculty adviser: Prof. Carol Emmons
Project title: Experimental Musical Instrument Design and Construction

Student: Jeanelle Vanden Heuvel
Faculty adviser: Prof. Carol Emmons
Project title: Non given

Student: Jesse Frederiksen
Faculty adviser: Prof. Regan Gurung
Project title: Are the Religious More Satisfied in Romantic Relationships?

Student: Sara Herminath
Faculty adviser: Prof. Regan Gurung
Project title: What makes for a Happy Relationship?

Student: Nicole Steiner
Faculty adviser: Prof. Regan Gurung
Project title: Gender as a Predictive Measure of Relationship Satisfaction: How Gender Influences the Link Between Significant-Other Concepts and Satisfaction

Student: T. Marc Skinner
Faculty adviser: Prof. James C. Marker
Project title: The Effect of Cytomax on Lactate Production during Exercise

Student: Chad Dean
Faculty adviser: Prof. Donna Ritch
Project title: Comparison of Vital Capacity between Swimmers and Aerobic Athletes over a Six-month Period

Student: Melissa Stache
Faculty adviser: Prof. Yan Xiang
Project title: Catalytic Thermal Decomposition of Methanol in Zeolites

Student: JoAnn Sutto
Faculty adviser: Yan Xiang
Project title: Catalytic Thermal

(2000-89 / 9 May 2000 / SB)

53 students receive Leadership Awards

GREEN BAY - Fifty-three students at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay have been selected to receive the University Leadership Award for outstanding academic achievement and service to the campus community over the past year. The awards will be presented in a 6 p.m. program on Friday, May 19, in the University Theatre in Theatre Hall on campus.

Students receiving the Leadership Award from Wisconsin are Helen L. Bacon, Sturgeon Bay; Christine L. Barnes, Rosendale; Shawn Beattie, Oshkosh; Teri Berggren, Oneida; Kari L. Bohlman, New Berlin; Carrie C. Carnes, Montreal; Christy L. Cork, Franklin; Michelle R. Cullen, Chilton; Bevan J. Dobberpuhl, Cedarburg; Nicole M. Enz, Wisconsin Rapids; Elaine Gehl, Hilbert; Andrea M. Glyzewski, Green Bay; Heather A. Heesen, Slinger; and Micheal J. Herman, Wisconsin Rapids.

Also Jennifer Hollis, Wausau; Allison K. Jordan, Fremont; Nathan Judnic, Kewaskum; Sarah Klinner, Wittenberg; Georgeann M. Knier, Manitowoc; Kurt J. Kober, Sheboygan; Elisa LaChance, Phillips; David J. Lamers, Little Chute; Laura J. Maar, Medford; Brenda McKee, Green Bay; Bryan Milz, Marinette; Kelly L. Naef, Merrill; Andrea M. Nilsen, Union Grove; Carey O'Kelly, Almond; Karen F. Palmer, Shawano; Shana Pinkalla, Waukesha; Kari Polczynski, New Berlin; Steven Potokar, De Pere; Michael A. Powers, Greenville; and Mark R. Powless, Green Bay.

Also Thomas J. Ross, Madison; Vincent Schamber, De Pere; Sarah S. Shircel, Sheboygan; Cynthia L. Splett, Reedsburg; Andrea Stiff, Fort Atkinson; Christopher Strazishar, Menomonee Falls; JoAnn V. Sutto, Green Bay; Stephanie Valentine, Green Bay; Sousie Vang, Sheboygan; Rachelle A. Vollmer, Mayville; Jessica Winter, Wautoma; Jill M. Wunrow, Hilbert; and Corey Young, New London.

From out of the state are Shannon M. Byrne, Green Oaks, Ill.; Chrissy Stunyo, Grand Rapids, Minn; and Erin Maegdlin, Gainesville, Fla.

From out of the U.S. are: Natalie Archie, Mount Saint George, Tobago; Ngwingmba Ayafor, Yaounde, Caneroon, West Africa; and Gnankang Napoe, Togo (West Africa).

(2000-87 / 3 May 2000 / SB)

Twenty-two receive Chancellor's Medallions

GREEN BAY - Twenty-two graduating seniors at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay have been selected to receive the 2000 Chancellor's Medallion in recognition of sustained campus and community service and leadership during their university careers. The awards were presented in a luncheon program May 3. Recipients will again be recognized in a program that begins at 6 p.m. Friday, May 19, in the University Theatre in Theatre Hall on campus.

Students receiving the Chancellor's Medallion are Danielle N. Bell, Green Bay; Elizabeth M. Drmolka, Almond; Patrick Fitzpatrick, Waukesha; Erin Gabrielson, Beloit; Mary E. Hart, Colby; Ryan C. Johnson, Green Bay; Rachael A. Jushka, Port Washington; Katie Karcz, Green Bay; Jackson M. Kimani, Murang'a, Kenya; Matthew Kittell, Green Bay; Angela Laux, Manitowoc; John Jerome Elliot Morris III, Statesville and Troutman, N.C.; Wendy L. Morris, Oneida; Amanda E. Moschea, Whitefish Bay; Mike Nabena, Milwaukee; Robyn Neff, Manitowoc; Charlotte E. Nordgaard, Dawson, Minn.; Angela J. Olson, Eau Claire; Aaron Richardson, Mt. Horeb and McFarland; Anne Schauer, Milwaukee; Connie Sexton, Waukesha; and Lisa J. Wolgast, Peshtigo and Watertown.

Danielle Bell will graduate summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in psychology and human development. She worked as a teaching assistant in the psychology department and served as a neuropsychological intern at the Residential Care for the Developmentally Disabled where she developed a protocol manual dealing with the cognitive rehabilitation of traumatic brain injured individuals. She is the lead researcher for a senior honors project that proposes to reform the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, a neuropsychological test of executive brain function. Bell was also active in student government, serving on the University Union Board, the Good Times Programming Board and the Executive Board of the Student Government Association.

Elizabeth Drmolka will graduate with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She serves in a volunteer capacity as education coordinator of the Just for Kids shows at the Weidner Center. She is in charge of registration, confirmation, organization and writing of study guides and all the "day-of" activities for the one-day event that reaches over one thousand students and teachers. She also served as an orientation assistant and student ambassador for the Admissions Office. She was a member of the Green Bay YMCA Accreditation Staff, recognized as one of the best after-school childcare sites in the nation.

Patrick Fitzpatrick will graduate with a degree in human biology and a health science emphasis. He was the first UW-Green Bay student and one of only 45 students nationally, to receive the Phi Eta Sigma National Scholarship based on community service and academic performance. He is also very active in student governance, having served as an elected member on the University Union Board and the Segregated Fee Allocation Committee and appointed member of the Academic Actions Committee and the Campus Life for the 21st Century Committee. He also serves as a teaching assistant for Organic Chemistry course and last summer spent over 150 hours shadowing physicians for his internship.

Erin Gabrielson will graduate with a bachelor's degree in social change and development. She is highly involved with the Student Government Association, currently serving as executive director of the Student Government Executive Committee. She served on the Campus Life for the 21st Century Committee and was co-chair of the Phoenix Sports Center Expansion Committee. She is actively involved as a resident assistant, having received a number of programming awards, and is a National Residence Hall Honorary. She spent much of last summer working for the Wisconsin Citizen Action Council.

Mary Hart will graduate with a bachelor's degree in music. She is a leader in UW-Green Bay's Concert Choir, Women's Chorus and Vocal Ensemble. She sang and acted in the 1999 musical Pirates of Penzance, and Old Maid and the Thief. She is an active member and an officer in the American Choral Director's Association and Music Educators National Association. She has spent a great deal of time in the Green Bay area elementary and high schools as a volunteer and helped develop the State Solo Ensemble event held at UW-Green Bay each year.

Ryan Johnson will graduate with a double major in human biology and Spanish. He is currently serving an internship at a medical clinic in Mexico and hopes to attend medical school in the future. At UW-Green Bay he was an active member of the Spanish Club and the Bioscience Club, and serves as a mentor for exchange students who attend UW-Green Bay. He also spent a great deal of time volunteering in the Green Bay Community as a Spanish translator and Hispanic tutor, and as a wheelchair assistant at St. Vincent's Hospital. He is also a martial arts instructor in Green Bay.

Rachael Jushka will graduate with a bachelor's degree in elementary education. She is a manager with the student union and has 17 students in her area of supervision. She serves as a student senator and is on a number of committees in that capacity. She has spent over 400 hours volunteering and observing in the Green Bay area schools, using her Spanish and early childhood education minors to teach a foreign language to children in their free time. She has also done extensive volunteering with the Fort Howard Family Resource Center.

Katie Karcz will graduate with a bachelor's degree in communication processes. Over the past three years she has served as writer, sport editor and editor-in-chief for the campus newspaper, The Fourth Estate. She served as publicity coordinator for "Drawing the Shades," a sexual assault awareness program. As a publicity intern for the American Diabetes Association last year, she helped to promote the Tour de Cure bike ride, which raised $70,000. She currently works with the organization as a team recruitment intern with goals to increase last year's amount raised for that event by $10,000.

A native of Kenya, Jackson Kimani will graduate in just three and one-half years with a bachelor's degree in economics. He is co-founder of UW-Green Bay's Students in Free Enterprise organization and as a part of that organization was involved with Junior Achievement, teaching economics and business courses at the Green Bay Boys and Girls Club and local schools. He speaks about the African culture to local grade-schoolers and is involved with International Student Orientation and the International Dinner on campus. He works over 30 hours per week at Schneider National, and last year worked and volunteered at the Brown County Mental Health Center as a nurse's aide.

Matthew Kittell will graduate with a bachelor's degree in social change and development. He is currently studying in Nagasaki, Japan. He served as president/treasurer of UW-Green Bay's Social Change Club, and is credited with its revival, while reestablishing its monthly newsletter, Social Prizm. He was instrumental in the regional project, Sustainable Green Bay, Inc. As a member of that organization he attended a two-week seminar in England, presented by world-renowned leaders in sustainable development. He also is an active member of the East Timor Action Network and the School of the America's Watch. He served as a Solid and Hazardous Waste Research Assistant last year and was the community organizer of The Clean Water Action Council.

Angela Laux will graduate with a bachelor's degree in communication processes and an emphasis in public relations. She is currently the communications director for the Student Government Association, public relations practitioner for The Fourth Estate, a teaching assistant in the Communication Department and a volunteer in many community organizations including the Green Bay Area Humane Society and the American Cancer Society. At UW-Green Bay she has been a member of the University Union staff, University Ambassadors, and the Segregated University Fee Allocation Committee (SUFAC).

Jerome Morris will graduate with a bachelor's degree in political science. Among his many honors he received the National Collegiate Minority Leadership Award and a number of other regional and local scholarships. On campus, he is a National Residence Hall Honorary, a resident assistant and orientation assistant for new freshmen. He has served as president and member of the Black Student Union and was a senator and multi-cultural issues director for the Student Government Association. He has received recognition for outstanding leadership as music minister at Green Bay's Divine Temple Church of God in Christ. He performed with Dionne Warwick, Denise Williams and Peabo Bryson in the Colors of Christmas concert at the Weidner Center and was one of the founding members of Green Bay's first African-American Gospel Choir.

Wendy Morris will graduate with a degree in nursing. She received five prestigious scholarships and graduated from NWTC with highest honors and a 4.0 grade point average. Through her Community Health class upon continuing at UW-Green Bay, she worked at the Tribal Comprehensive Health Center on the Stockbridge-Munsee Reservation, and worked with an Amish family in the Bonduel area. She has spent a great deal of time in the community, volunteering in her children's schools, at Unity Hospice, as a tutor at NWTC, and as a member of the Pilgrim Physical Support Ministry. She currently works as a registered nurse at the Bellin Health Pediatric Unit, and will attend the Graduate School of Nursing at UW-Milwaukee in fall.

Amanda Moschea will graduate with a bachelor's degree in music. She was selected by the voice faculty to perform in the Student Honors Recital in 1988 and that same year was selected to receive the first Paul Ziemer Vocal Music Scholarship. She participated in Vocal Ensemble, Concert Choir and the Opera Workshop. Her community outreach was extensive, serving as choir director and cantor at Calvary Lutheran Church and as a member of the Green Bay African-American Community Choir. She is a lifetime member of the Service Club of Milwaukee. She is currently self-employed as a private voice instructor and is assistant choir director of the Milwaukee Irishfest Choir.

Mike Nabena will graduate with a double major in public administration and French. He was a member of the UW-Green Bay men's basketball team, played a significant role on the men's volleyball club team and served on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. On campus, he is a co-facilitator and Bible study leader for Campus Crusade for Christ, a member of the Student Senate, a French tutor and peer mentor. He volunteers as a minority mentor for area high school students and in an internship capacity, counsels and mentors at the Ethan House Boy's Home. He is a French instructor for children aged 3 to 6 at a local day care. He also served the City of Green Bay as a delegate for the All-American Cities Award competition.

Robyn Neff will graduate with a bachelor's degree in psychology and human development. At UW-Green Bay she has served as executive director of Good Times Programming Board, co-chair of the Campus Life for the 21st Century Committee, chair of the University Union Board, and in a number of capacities for the Student Government Association. She is also a member of the Alumni Association Scholarship Award Selection Committee. Off campus she works for the Manitowoc Public School District, interning with a school psychologist, and she is a lead therapist for the Wisconsin Early Autism Project.

Charlotte Nordgaard will graduate magna cum laude with a degree in public administration. She recently completed her first season as a professional basketball player in Europe. She was a first-team academic All-American, leading the UW-Green Bay women's basketball team to two NCAA tournament appearances. She was named Wisconsin's top amateur athlete, and the Midwestern Collegiate Conference's student-athlete of the year. She served on the University's NCAA Certification and Governing Board and the Men's Basketball Marketing Committee. She volunteered at the YMCA, the Green Bay Boys and Girls Club, Big Event for Little Kids and at local grade schools as a coach and at-risk youth mentor.

Angela Olson will graduate with majors in English and history. She was named the United Council Women's Issues Director of the Year. She was the creator of the Student Government Association's Bachelor Auction in spring of 1998, which raised money for The Family Violence Center and was recognized as Community Service Event of the Year. She received the Alumni Association Service Award. She served on the Student Senate and was vice president and women's issues director of the Student Government Association. She was a student representative to the Chancellor's Leadership Council, and was an actress in the Brown County Domestic Violence Awareness program, He said. She said. She currently interns at the Brown County District Attorney's Office.

Aaron Richardson will graduate with a bachelor's degree in business administration and an emphasis in marketing and management. He has served the Student Government Association in many capacities. He was speaker of the Student Senate, chair of the University Union Board, director of the Dining Advisory Committee and student representative on the Faculty Senate. He was also a member of the Segregated University Fee Allocation Board and Resident Hall and Apartment Association. He was co-founder and president of the Phoenix Fire Squad, dramatically increasing student involvement at athletic events. He volunteered time to the "Drawing the Shades" program on sexual assault. He volunteered in the community, assisting the Green Bay Boys and Girls Club, Salvation Army and the Brian LaViolette Foundation. He initiated student involvement in the Introduction to College program for new freshmen.

Anne Schauer will graduate with a bachelor's degree in environmental science. As co-president of the UW-Green Bay Ambassadors, she has organized outreach activities with local senior citizen recreational groups and highway clean-up initiatives, and coordinated her 40-member group to act as mentors and to lead prospective students on campus tours. She served as a resident assistant, earning RA of the month and program of the semester honors. She is currently a member of Habitat for Humanity, a saxophonist in the Symphonic Band, a historian for the Senior Planning Committee and an employee for the Office of Residence Life.

Connie Sexton will graduate with a bachelor's degree in biology. She was selected by a national search to the Summer Research in Biology Program at Townson University in Maryland where she conducted molecular and cellular techniques to help develop a malaria vaccine. At UW-Green Bay she has been active as president of the Tri-Beta Chapter, sponsoring a number of on-campus events including Earth Week. She also served as a campus tour guide, orientation assistant for new freshmen, as a teaching assistant for Introductory Statistics, and is presently completing an independent study, researching PCBs and immunity. She has volunteered at NEW Zoo and the Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary.

Lisa Wolgast will graduate with a bachelor's degree in elementary education with a pre-kindergarten through sixth grade certification. She was executive director of Good Times Programming Board when it was named organization of the year in 1999. Good Times brought in national acts such as Pauly Shore, Love Line and Eve 6 during her tenure. She has served as a volunteer and mentor at many area elementary schools, childcare centers and churches. She is currently student teaching at Webster Elementary in Watertown, Wis. Her volunteer work includes service with the Jingle Bell Walk/Run for Arthritis.

(2000-86 / 3 May 2000 / SB)

On air or in class, TV meteorologist loves the weather

GREEN BAY - On the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus, WFRV-TV meteorologist Tom Mahoney is quite recognizable, in part because of his public persona, and in part because of his nearly 20-year association with the University and its students.

Since 1993, the longtime TV-5 personality has been moonlighting as instructor for the University's Introduction to Meteorology course. And loving every minute of it.

"Having to present the information on a daily basis keeps me fresh, and I appreciate that opportunity," Mahoney says.

Mahoney is one of more than 60 adjunct instructors who help handle the class load at UW-Green Bay. His appointment to the lecture-hall gig followed many years of involvement as a mentor for UW-Green Bay science students.

In fact, it was a former Mahoney intern turned radar meteorologist, Doug Streu, who recommended Mahoney for the job. Prof. Joe Moran of the Natural and Applied Sciences unit, familiar with Mahoney's credentials and years of experience supervising internships, agreed.

"Tom is an excellent example of a professional who provides a valuable link between the classroom and community," Moran says today.

"Remember the old UW-Green Bay concept of 'communiversity'? Tom is not only a practicing professional meteorologist, he also has a long-term interest and involvement in education at all levels. He has worked with K-12 teachers, pre-college students, and college-level students. He brings a very special and valuable perspective to the classroom because he deals on a daily basis with the practical side of meteorology. And some of that experience has potentially life-saving value, when you're talking about severe weather."

For Mahoney, the draw of sharing on-the-job knowledge and hands-on experience with students at the collegiate level is one of the most challenging but rewarding aspects of his career.

The challenge is working full time, making a large number of personal appearances at local charity events and schools, and teaching a course with more than 100 students. But the task is made a little lighter with the support of his family (who understands his need to sleep in on Saturdays), and management at WFRV-TV, which gives Mahoney the green light to do whatever it takes to do both jobs well.

The payback, Mahoney says, is the opportunity to see students grow and develop.

"Oh, yes, there are the kids who would rather sleep, but there are a couple whom I know are destined for great things," he says.

Two former students he is particularly proud of are Streu and Pam Wright, who is the weatherperson at KCBS of Los Angeles, considered one of the top stations in the country. Mahoney says current UW-Green Bay student Molly Mix, a WFRV intern, is another destined for a bright future. "That's what is neat," says Mahoney. "To look back and see the students you've worked with be successful. I see Molly as the next Pam Wright. She is just exceptional. I'm tickled to death for her."

Mahoney's experience and contacts can give the "Pams" and "Mollys" of the University an edge when it comes to making careers in broadcast meteorology. His humor and ability to relate to others help, too.

"As my internship supervisor, Tom does a great job of allowing autonomy in a project," says Mix. "He lets me try to figure things out on my own, but is quick to help if I need it. He's easy and fun to talk to."

Mix does the mapping and makes the slides that Mahoney will use in his show. Every once in awhile she takes a shot at the forecast and sees how it compares with Mahoney's. "I'm not too bad," she says. "Sometimes I can get pretty close."

"Pretty close" is "pretty good," Mahoney adds, joking, "Hey, if I were a professional baseball player, and I was 1 for 3, I'd be an all-star."

Mix still has two to three years to sharpen her forecasting skills. She's in her second year at UW-Green Bay but is a junior, academically. She's looking at either broadcast meteorology or theatre as possible career choices.

As for Mahoney, his career choices put him in the classroom and on the air -- where the potential audience is nearly one million viewers throughout Northeast Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula -- and make him one of the community's most-recognized figures.

"I was told that as a public figure I could expect to go through three stages," he says. "In Stage One I will go to a supermarket or restaurant and expect everyone to know who I am. In Stage Two I won't be able to stand the attention. In Stage Three I will realize that no matter where I go, some people will know me, some won't, and it doesn't make a bit of difference."

So, at what stage is Mahoney? If his personalized license plates are any indication, he might be in Stage One. They read " Mtrlgst." Nothing like calling a little attention to yourself, huh, Tom?

"Well, I use them to identify myself as a working media member when I have to attend certain events," he says proudly, but yet somewhat apologetically.

Or, judging by his reaction when someone says, " Mahoney, you blew the forecast again," he could be in Stage Three. "I have come to terms that it really means, 'Hey, I watch you,'" he says.

In the end, it seems, teaching and TV weathercasting can be very much alike. It's all about your audience tuning in, and getting the message.

(2000-85 / 5 May 2000 / SB)

UW-Green Bay announces art scholarships

GREEN BAY - Eight University of Wisconsin-Green Bay continuing students have won scholarships in art for the 2000-2001 academic year.

Recipients and the scholarships are:

Jeanelle Vanden Heuval, New Franken-Henry F. Hagemeister Jr. Art Scholarship; Tina Bechtel and Kevin De Wane, both Green Bay-Althea Steele Lederer Scholarships; Jennifer Hunter, Green Bay-William K. Prevetti Scholarship.

Paul Dax and Erin Jean Thomas, both Green Bay, and Julia Durst, Superior-David L. Damkoehler Art Scholarships; Heather Powers, Green Bay-Michael Kazar Memorial Art Scholarship.

(2000-84 / 8 May 2000 / VCD)

Small Business Development Center offers Drug-Free Workplace workshop

GREEN BAY - The UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center, which provides counseling and training to small business entrepreneurs, is sponsoring a workshop on the Drug-Free Workplace Program on Tuesday, June 6, from 9 a.m. to noon in Rose Hall on the UW-Green Bay campus.

The workshop will be presented by Ruth Schroeder, a certified alcohol and other drug counselor with eight years of experience teaching drug education courses. Schroeder will discuss the importance of a drug-free workplace, six steps to a drug-free work environment, assessing needs and policy development, supervisor and employee education, challenges, and resources.

This workshop may be of particular interest to those entrepreneurs who receive or are interested in applying for federal contracts. According to law, any business receiving a federal grant must have a Drug-Free Workplace Program in place.

The workshop fee is $25. To register or for more information, call the UW-Green Bay Small Business Development Center at (920) 465-2482.

(2000-82 / 5 May 2000 / JJ)

UW-Green Bay students offer recitals

Flutist Sarah Danek will give a recital at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Admission to the program at Fort Howard Hall of the Weidner Center is free.

The UW-Green Bay junior will perform music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Darius Milhaud, Michael Isaacson and Carl Reinecke. Ellen Hanchek, Arthur Cohrs and Scott Wright will accompany her.

Danek is a music education major studying with Nancy Collins. She has performed with the Wind Ensemble, Woodwind Ensemble, Honors Recital and Jazz Band. She also served as the Jazz Fest Student Coordinator.

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Saxophonists Neil Free and Jessica Freisleben will give recitals at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Admission to the program in Fort Howard Hall is free.

Free, a UW-Green Bay junior, will perform music by Paganini, Eugene Bozza, Robert Muczynski and Maurice Whitney. He will be accompanied by Kelly Olson. Free is a music education major studying with Professor John Salerno. He has performed with the Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble and Saxophone Quartet.

Freisleben, a senior, will perform music by Darius Milhaud, Lawson Lunde and Paule Maurice. She will be accompanied by Ellen Hanchek.

She is an applied music major who also studies with Professor John Salerno. She has performed with the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Saxophone Quartet, New Music Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo and Women's Choir.

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Percussionist Tim Patterson will give a recital at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 7, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Admission to the program in the University Theatre is free.

Patterson, a UW-Green Bay junior, will perform music by Johann Sebastian Bach, Harold Genzmer, Cheryl Grosso and Andrew Schmidt-Neri.

Patterson is a performance and music education major studying with Professor Cheryl Grosso. He has performed with the Contemporary Percussion Ensemble, Hand Drumming Ensemble, New Music Ensemble, Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band.

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Vocalists Christian Peterson and Kristina Zbikowski will share a program of classical music when they present their senior recitals at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 6, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Admission to the program in Fort Howard Hall is free.

Peterson will perform music by Rorem, Faure' Mozart and Parisotti, among others. She will be accompanied by Judy O'Grady and Stas Venglenski.

Peterson is a music education and French major and is studying with Prof. Sarah Meredith. She has performed with Concert Choir, Opera Workshop and the Pamiro Opera.

Zbikowski will perform music by Handel, Hugo Wolf, Salvator Rosa, and others. She will be accompanied by Ellen Hanchek. She is a music education major studying with UW-Green Bay faculty member Linda Parins. Zbikowski has performed with the Concert Choir, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Vocal Ensemble.

(2000-78-80 / 1 May 2000 / SB)

UW-Green Bay announces names of May graduates

GREEN BAY - University of Wisconsin-Green Bay commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 20, will honor nearly 600 graduates who complete their degrees in May or at the end of summer session in August. Those students receiving bachelor's degrees with academic honors are indicated by *cum laude, ** magna cum laude, and ***summa cum laude.

Master of Administrative Science

Susan Benka, Shawano; and Barry Wendricks, Green Bay.

Master of Appled Leadership for Teaching and Learning
Mary Bowers, Oneida; and Mary Wyman, Green Bay.

Master of Environmental Science and Policy
Joanne Chodacki-Finnell, Gillett; Jing Kang, Peoples Republic of China; Mookdawan Kornpitaksak, Thailand; and Dennis Weidemann, Madison.

Brown - Carly McCarey, Green Bay.
Lincoln -- Kimberley Herdt, Merrill.

Brown -- Aaron Day, Jolene Kane, and Vincent Schamber**, De Pere; and Jennifer Baranczyk*, Susan Brecheisen, Amy Breeden**, Kadie Brukardt, and Stephanie Valentine, Green Bay.
Florence -- Thad Larson, Florence; and Jodi Miller, Niagara.
Forest -- Tina Walsh, Laona.
Kewaunee -- Shannon Salentine**, Casco.
Marathon -- Nicole Schultz, Marathon.
Marinette -- Lori Pristelski, Marinette.
Oconto -- Kim Heim, Oconto Falls; and Rebecca Christianson**, Townsend.
Outagamie -- Kelly Van Handel, Kaukauna; and Jaime Niespodzany*, Seymour.
Ozaukee -- Michael Bowman, Port Washington.
Other countries -- Pui Yee Chui, Hong Kong.

Brown -- Sara Huens and Brent Krause*, Green Bay.
Dane -- Susan Riddle, Madison.
Manitowoc -- Sheila Bialek*, Two Rivers.
Oconto -- Tina Morrell, Oconto Falls.
Ozaukee -- Julia Jackson*, Thiensville.
Shawano -- Melissa Suehring, Tigerton.

Brown -- Gregory Friedel, Nichole Ihlenfeldt**, Ernest Luedke*, Michelle Mortensen, Kathryn Parmentier, Lisa Schneider**, and Connie Sexton*** (distinction in the major), Green Bay; and Alisa Riebe*, Oneida.
Fond du Lac -- Kimberly Schouten**, Brandon; and Leslie Wagner, Waupun.
Kewaunee -- William Widmer*, Luxemburg.
La Crosse -- Laura Pitsch, La Crosse.
Manitowoc -- Peter Massart, Kiel.
Marathon -- Christopher Joswick, Mosinee.
Milwaukee -- Mandy Vitale**, Oak Creek; and Jonathon Melk*, Wauwatosa.
Oconto -- Joseph Scheffen, Little Suamico; and Julie Bradshaw**, Oconto.
Portage -- David Marks*, Rosholt.
Rock -- Christina Hall***, Janesville.

Business Administration
Brown -- Kathi Cayemberg, Todd Hansford, and Paul LeCalsey, De Pere; Nicole Batzel, Jami Beno, Bryan Bloemers, Amy Booso, Robert Borowicz, Michelle Burkart, Katherine Buyze, Chad Cornelius, Lya Davidova, Michael Dunlap, Tracy Faccio, Christopher Fochs, Jaicie Greatens*, Rebecca Hanold, Mary Hanzel**, Lynn Jacques, Aimee Johns, Matthew Kapinos, Adam Klimek, David Kozicki, Christina Kurowski, Alan Nast, Joel Piontek, Renee Rizzo**, Jerrod Rogers, Stephen Ruelle, Dong-Hyun Shin, Melisa Sommers, Marnie Staehly**, Shane Vandenplas, and Elizabeth Zdiarstek, Green Bay; Jenny Kiekhaefer, Greenleaf; Jeremy Maricque, New Franken; and Timothy Kubichek, Suamico.
Calumet -- Melissa Bloohm*, New Holstein.
Columbia -- Kristin Kohlwey*, Rio.
Dane -- Aaron Richardson, McFarland.
Door -- Todd Stuth, Baileys Harbor; and Aaron Hartl and Gina Hocevar, Sturgeon Bay.
Eau Claire -- Thomas Dhein***, Eau Claire.
Jefferson -- Pamela Averkamp and Megan Liebmann, Fort Atkinson.
Kewaunee -- William Heling, Casco.
Manitowoc -- David Fricke and Erica Ploeckelman, Manitowoc; Eric Shimon, Two Rivers; and Breauna Jenkins, Valders.
Marinette -- Mark Cudnohoski, Coleman; Jessica Van De Walle, Crivitz; Christopher Cohorst and Eric Gansebom, Peshtigo; Lori Okrasinski, Porterfield; and Jeremy Bader, Pound.
Milwaukee -- Kimberly Czarnecki, Franklin; and Brian Schroeder, Milwaukee.
Oconto -- John Goodwin, Oconto.
Oneida -- Amy Abrahamson, Rhinelander.
Outagamie -- Todd Engelbert and Paul Much, Appleton; Ted Neumann, Greenville; Jennifer Kobs and Kelly Van Handel, Kaukauna; and John Forcey, Seymour.
Ozaukee -- Bevan Dobberpuhl, Cedarburg; and Michael Bowman and Shawn Dimmer*, Port Washington.
Saint Croix -- Brian Lyons, Glenwood City.
Shawano -- Melissa Folkman, Donna Gueths, and Barbara Schmid*, Shawano.
Sheboygan -- Angela Lemberger, Plymouth; Denise Dhein* and Rebecca Leick, Sheboygan; and Paul Steger Jr., Sheboygan Falls.
Washington -- Nicholas Schultz**, Hubertus.
Waukesha -- Christopher Strazishar, Menomonee Falls; Stacy Rosandich, New Berlin; and Matthew Hill, Waukesha.
Waupaca -- Betsy Johnson, Iola.
Wood -- Natasha Schelvan*, Hewitt.
Other states -- Woyen Navti**, Florida; Annette Grobelny, Illinois; Joey Chaltry, Michigan; and Cassandra Craig*, Minnesota.
Other countries -- Maria Reyes, Ecuador; and Mikael Wormen, Sweden.

Brown -- Regan Stoviak and Corie Strange, Green Bay.
Washington -- William Rosenthal, West Bend.
Other countries -- Tomoyuki Yoshida, Japan.

Communication and the Arts
Brown -- Carrie Vissers, De Pere; and Gina Pratico, Jaclyn Shukosky, and Michel Stencil, Green Bay.
Manitowoc -- Julie Erdman, Manitowoc.
Outagamie -- Sean Moderson, Appleton.
Waupaca -- Kristy Ambacher*, Iola.

Communication Processes
Brown -- Theresa Fonder, Holly Foth, Andrea Glyzewski, Thomas Grimm, Katrina Holschbach, Michael Jarvela, Katie Karcz, Ellyn Kurtz*, Wendy Nuthals*, Patrick Patryn, Steven Prasser, Tracy Tesch, Tiffany Timm, and Kevin Wood, Green Bay.
Calumet -- Aaron Lisowe* (distinction in the major), Chilton; and Jennifer Campbell, Hilbert.
Door -- Amber Heise, Sturgeon Bay.
Fond du Lac -- Scott Thern, Fond du Lac.
Kewaunee -- Andrew Bosdeck, Luxemburg.
Manitowoc -- Angela Laux, Manitowoc.
Marinette -- Anthony Giese, Pound.
Oconto -- Amy Skaggs*, Oconto.
Outagamie -- Molly Frank**, Meghan Hanley, and Sarah Peterson, Appleton.
Racine -- Marie Peasley, Racine.
Shawano -- Linda Gray, Shawano.
Sheboygan -- Amy Alsheskie, Plymouth; and Jennifer Justus and Carrie Perkins, Sheboygan.
Winnebago -- Carla Hales, Menasha.
Other states -- Matthew Wiebel, Florida; and Lea Compney, Michigan.

Computer Science
Brown -- Ryan LeSage, Jason Novotny*, Ryon Roskom, and Travis Smith, Green Bay; and Heather Dorner, New Franken.
Manitowoc -- Jordan Marsicek*, Whitelaw.
Marinette -- Adam Schmidt**, Pembine.
Price -- Tracy Dietrich* and William Schmidt*, Park Falls.
Vilas -- Wendy Miller, Eagle River.

Brown -- Ryan Godin, Yia Moua, Joseph Orsini, Timothy Sieck, and Patrick Williquette Jr., Green Bay.
Forest -- Mark Ratty, Laona.
Outagamie -- Gabriel Koch, Kaukauna.
Other countries -- Casiano Benicio, Guinea-Bissau; and Jackson Kimani, Kenya.

Elementary Education
Brown -- Barbara Hockers**, De Pere; and Carissa Bodart, Kim Clark, Jessica Gallenberger*, Kristin Haws, Shara Krause**, Tammy Kroll, Donna Mead*, Amy Parmentier, Michelle Pelishek, Michelle Swick, Jessica Twombly, Daniel VerBruggen**, and Rose Wenzel**, Green Bay.
Columbia -- Ivy Read*, Arlington.
Dodge -- Terra Henkel, Mayville.
Door -- Rebecca Lardinois*, Sturgeon Bay.
Jefferson -- Lisa Wolgast*, Watertown.
Kewaunee -- Tracie Lipsh, Luxemburg.
Langlade -- Elizabeth Fonder, Antigo.
Lincoln -- Tracy Stark**, Tomahawk.
Manitowoc -- Jacquelyn Preston, Cato; Jennifer Sleger, Manitowoc; and Laura Tomchek, Two Rivers.
Marinette -- Cindy Chrisman and Heidi Schoen*, Marinette.
Oconto -- Ruth Frank, Suring.
Oneida -- Rebecca Knutson, Rhinelander.
Outagamie -- Kerry Schink*, Appleton.
Ozaukee -- Rachael Jushka**, Port Washington.
Portage -- Elizabeth Drmolka and Jonathan Rohde**, Almond.
Price -- Jennifer Halmstad, Catawba.
Sheboygan -- Lisa Hilbelink** (distinction in the major), Sheboygan.
Waupaca -- Abby Schwede, Clintonville.

Brown -- Jenny Agamaite, Robert Buhr, Timothy Hoffman*, and Gregg Mixdorf, Green Bay; Martha Friese**, New Franken; Donna Kaminski*, Pulaski; and Karen Kurtenacker, Suamico.
Eau Claire -- Angela Olson, Eau Claire.
Marinette -- Stacie Serrano, Amberg; and Nicole Olson**, Marinette.
Marquette -- Jaclyn Parker, Westfield.
Milwaukee -- Erin Knoche (distinction in the major), South Milwaukee.
Outagamie -- Lori Steiner*, Appleton.
Price -- Wanda Sinnott, Phillips.
Shawano -- Brent Schroeder**, Pulaski.
Washington -- Kristine Walden and Jacquelyn Weber, West Bend.
Waupaca -- Isaac Mezera, Iola; and Teresa Mikulski**, Marion.
Winnebago -- Sarah Loessel, Neenah; and Kim Zeller, Oshkosh.

Environmental Policy and Planning
Brown -- Kathrine George, Green Bay.
Manitowoc -- Dena Mleziva, Francis Creek.
Menominee -- David Waupoose, Keshena.
Milwaukee -- Kathryn Goffard* (distinction in the major), Milwaukee.
Oconto -- Emily Otto, Lena.
Outagamie -- Kyle Burton, Shiocton.
Shawano -- Roy Brodhagen**, Bonduel.
Waukesha -- Kevin Kopplin, Pewaukee.

Environmental Science
Brown -- Christopher Blan, Green Bay; and Matthew Logan, Pulaski.
Calumet -- Kari Welhouse**, Kaukauna.
Fond du Lac -- Kimberly Schouten**, Brandon.
La Crosse -- Laura Pitsch, La Crosse.
Manitowoc -- Peter Massart, Kiel; and Michael Tienor**, Manitowoc.
Marinette -- Philip Richards, Marinette.
Milwaukee -- Anne Schauer, Milwaukee; and Mandy Vitale**, Oak Creek.
Oconto -- Andrew Birch, Gillett.
Outagamie -- Paul Much, Appleton; and Michelle Vandehey, Kaukauna.
Price -- Russell Japuntich, Phillips.
Racine -- Cynthia Draves, Racine.
Rock -- Christina Hall*** and Sonja Stenli, Janesville.
Shawano -- Roy Brodhagen**, Bonduel; and Theodore Hopfensperger, Shawano.
Waukesha -- Laura Treadwell*, Brookfield.
Waupaca -- Lisa Brewer, Waupaca.
Waushara -- James Hoffa***, Coloma.

Milwaukee -- Michael Nabena* (distinction in the major), Milwaukee.

Shawano -- Jason Thyen, Shawano.

Brown -- Kathi Cayemberg, De Pere; and Chad Goeden* (distinction in the major) and Jacqueline Nourse, Green Bay.

Brown -- Stephanie Williams** and Benjamin Wustrack, Green Bay.
Dane -- Thomas Ross**, Madison; and Charles Flad, Sun Prairie.
Door -- Lena Negley* (distinction in the major), Sturgeon Bay.
Eau Claire -- Angela Olson, Eau Claire.
Oconto -- Erin Rank, Lakewood; and Francesca Uhl, Oconto.
Shawano -- Linda Gray, Shawano.

Human Biology
Brown -- Nicholas Van De Yacht, De Pere; Leslie Pribyl, Denmark; and Gabe Barnes, Jennifer Brei, Chad Dean, Brent Janaky, Ryan Johnson**, Erin Kremzar, Heidi Limburg*, Brenda McKee, Nicole Robertson*, and Anne Stoychoff, Green Bay.
Dodge -- Samuel Klietz, Mayville.
Fond du Lac -- Sharon Crites, Fond du Lac.
Green -- Terry Rehm, Albany; and Micah Zimmerman, Monroe.
Manitowoc -- Timothy Skinner***, Manitowoc; and Jill Buchner*, Reedsville.
Marathon -- Joshua Tesch, Wausau.
Milwaukee -- Kristina Moy*, Hales Corners; and Chad Dall, Milwaukee.
Oconto -- Lorinda Shaw*, Oconto.
Price -- Andrew Weddle*, Phillips.
Racine -- Steven Wowzynski, Waterford.
Sauk -- Cynthia Splett, Reedsburg.
Shawano -- James Rodowca, Bonduel; and Jennifer Kriesel, Tigerton.
Waukesha -- Tobin Chambers*, Hartland; Christin Kiesner*, Menomonee Falls; Jacalyn Blaha, New Berlin; and Patrick Fitzpatrick**, Waukesha.
Waupaca -- Michael Fetter, Marion.
Winnebago -- Amanda Weiss, Appleton.
Other states -- Garrett Jones, California.
Other countries -- Gnankang Napoe, Togo.

Human Development
Brown -- Paula Beimborn, Kassandra Calaway, Craig Linzmeier, and Anthony Tibaldo, De Pere; Gabe Barnes, Danielle Bell***, Sally Coppersmith, Icelica DeLaTorre, Mark Fischer*, Jeff Friedrich, Jessica Griesbach, Lisa Hering, Pamela Koeller, Erin Kremzar, Carie Maus*, Tabitha Pigeon, Mark Powless***, Michelle Reif, Laura Sandt, Kimberly Schmidt, Marisa Singer, and Diane Wright, Green Bay; and Carey Mraz, Suamico.
Calumet -- Jennifer Jacobs, Hilbert.
Dane -- Amy Beiersdorf and Claire Edler, Madison.
Fond du Lac -- Staci Smith, Waupun.
Manitowoc -- Robyn Neff and Jessica Sinor, Manitowoc; and Jennifer Jansky, Two Rivers.
Marathon -- Brooke Hardt (distinction in the major), Wausau.
Marinette -- Stephanie Lenczuk, Pembine.
Milwaukee -- Heather Godshaw*, Brown Deer; Cynthia Kochanski, Cudahy; and Christine Praedel, Hales Corners.
Oconto -- Brant Weeden, Oconto; and Heidi Marquardt, Oconto Falls.
Outagamie -- Katrina Manning, Appleton; and Pamela Lardinois, Seymour.
Shawano -- Jennifer Pieper, Bowler.
Taylor -- Jeana Toftum, Medford.
Washington -- Holly Fredrickson, Hartford.
Waukesha -- Tracy Zubarik*, West Allis.
Wood -- Laurissa Felch, Wisconsin Rapids.
Other states -- Heidi Schoenleben, Minnesota.

Humanistic Studies
Brown -- Steven Allen*, Elaine Gehl* (distinction in the major), David Heideman, and Joleen Kahr, Green Bay; and Stacy Lewis*, Suamico.
Dane -- Thomas Ross**, Madison.
Dodge -- Jolene Golesh, Horicon.
Door -- Lena Negley* (distinction in the major), Sturgeon Bay.
Fond du Lac -- Lindsey Badtke*, Rosendale.
Kewaunee -- Christopher Ditzman, Luxemburg.
Langlade -- Beth Drinkwine, Elton.
Manitowoc -- Bonnie Valleskey, Two Rivers.
Washington -- Kristine Walden, West Bend.
Winnebago -- Kim Zeller, Oshkosh.

Individual Major
Brown -- Michael Hartman (Health/Fitness Facility Management) and Brenton Watzka (Preprofessional Prosthetics), Green Bay.
Washburn -- Andrea Busch*, Spooner (International Business).
Other states -- Rebecca Parks, Indiana (Preprofessional Midwifery).

Information Sciences
Brown -- Dan Mitchell*, Green Bay.
Outagamie -- Timothy Schmidt, Appleton.

Interdisciplinary Studies
Brown -- Kentin Eggen, Green Bay.
Calumet -- Lynn Brandt, Sherwood.
Clark -- Scott Ford**, Thorp.
Door -- Patricia Bartmann, Baileys Harbor.
Kewaunee -- Roger Hirst, Kewaunee; and Janice Arendt*, Luxemburg.
Marinette -- Nancy Polkinghorne, Marinette.
Oconto -- Richard Beyer, Sobieski.
Outagamie -- Patrick Melman, Appleton; and Michael Weaver and Stephen Wikel, Kaukauna.
Shawano -- Karen Palmer*, Shawano.
Waupaca -- Nanci Simon, Custer.

Milwaukee -- Benjamin Royten, Waukesha.
Outagamie -- Michael Wells, Appleton.
Winnebago -- Jamie Michalkiewicz, Neenah.
Other states -- Luke Kiss, Illinois.

Brown -- Mark Budwit, Matthew Diroff**, Michael Kurland, Kyle Swan*, and Christine Wilke*, Green Bay.
Clark -- Mary Hart, Colby.
Dane -- Zachary Schroeder, Sun Prairie.
Fond du Lac -- Stephen Cooper, Fond du Lac.
Milwaukee -- Amanda Moschea, Whitefish Bay.
Ozaukee -- Shawn Dimmer*, Port Washington.
Richland -- Jill Eggers, Lone Rock.
Waukesha -- Kristin Sponcia*, Brookfield.

Brown -- Elana Quirk, De Pere; Janice Lange, Heidi Lund, Susan Pasowicz, and Chua Xiong*, Green Bay; and Wendy Morris**, Oneida.
Door -- Helen Bacon, Sturgeon Bay.
Kewaunee -- Tara Bohn, Casco.
Marinette -- Kristine McClain, Marinette.
Outagamie -- Andorra Foley*, Kaukauna.
Shawano -- Lealisa Stefl, Shawano.
Sheboygan -- Carmen Torres (distinction in the major), Sheboygan.
Other states -- Sharon Fellion, Michigan.

Nutritional Sciences
Sheboygan -- Gina Schramm, Sheboygan.

Brown -- Steven Allen*, Green Bay.
Outagamie -- Keith Pomeroy, Kaukauna.

Political Science
Brown -- Dawn Ducas, Jennifer Eggert, Yua Thor, and David Vickman (distinction in the major), Green Bay.
Marathon -- Kyle Veenstra, Schofield.
Marinette -- Bryan Milz, Marinette.
Sheboygan -- Amy Raeder**, Elkhart Lake.
Waupaca -- Betty Ray*, Iola.
Other states -- Jeremiah Pfister*, Indiana; and John Morris III*, North Carolina.

Brown -- Kassandra Calaway, Craig Linzmeier, Tara Robertson, and Anthony Tibaldo, De Pere; and Tracey Ascher, Danielle Bell***, Jonathan Crooks, Mark Fischer*, Jeff Friedrich, Pamela Gauerke, Todd Hanrahan, Bradley Johnson, Pamela Koeller, Emily Koller, Carie Maus*, Christina Oettinger, Michelle Reif, Kimberly Schmidt, Marisa Singer, Nicole Steiner*, Amanda VanDenBogart, and Jason Weier, Green Bay.
Calumet -- Jennifer Jacobs, Hilbert.
Dane -- Amy Beiersdorf, Madison.
Douglas -- Jennifer Rude, Superior.
Fond du Lac -- Staci Smith, Waupun.
Manitowoc -- Melissa Jacquette, Georgeann Knier***, Robyn Neff, and Jessica Sinor, Manitowoc; and Shelley Reif, Two Rivers.
Marathon -- Brooke Hardt (distinction in the major), Wausau.
Milwaukee -- Cynthia Kochanski, Cudahy.
Outagamie -- Leah Lutzow, Appleton.
Sauk -- Cynthia Splett, Reedsburg.
Sheboygan -- Paul Haag (distinction in the major), Sheboygan.
Washington -- Amy Burgardt and Holly Fredrickson, Hartford; and Kelly Helsell, West Bend.
Waukesha -- Kelly Hendzel*, New Berlin; and Tracy Zubarik*, West Allis.
Winnebago -- Brandon Hayes**, Menasha.
Other states -- Jean Marble*, Michigan; and Cassandra Craig* and Heidi Schoenleben, Minnesota.

Public Administration
Brown -- Jennifer Eggert, Cullen Peltier, and David Vickman (distinction in the major), Green Bay.
Manitowoc -- Curt Arkens, Two Rivers.
Milwaukee -- Kathryn Goffard* (distinction in the major) and Michael Nabena* (distinction in the major), Milwaukee.
Outagamie -- Jason Vick*, Appleton; and Matthew Andres, Kimberly.
Shawano -- Elizabeth Dillenburg, Shawano.
Sheboygan -- Amy Raeder**, Elkhart Lake.
Washington -- Jennifer Thurin, Hubertus.
Other states -- Charlotte Nordgaard** and Angie Rowley, Minnesota.

Social Change and Development
Brown -- Steven Gucwa and Alan Long**, De Pere; and Carrie Jordan, Matthew Kittell**, Daniel Launer, Amy Malliett* (distinction in the major), Jessica Smith, and Jeane Smits***, Green Bay.
Door -- Calvin Peters, Sturgeon Bay.
Green Lake -- Emily Johnson, Princeton.
Kewaunee -- Marisa O'Neil, Kewaunee.
Marinette -- Bryan Milz, Marinette.
Racine -- Melvin Seeton, Racine.
Rock -- Erin Gabrielson*, Beloit.
Shawano -- Wayne Malone, Bowler.

Social Work
Brown -- Heather Lewison, De Pere; and Sally Beyers, Lyndsay Cahak, Jennifer Doucette, Mary Riha**, Tina Sheehan, and Amanda VanDenBogart, Green Bay.
Kenosha -- Heather Beasy, Kenosha.
Manitowoc -- Georgeann Knier*** and Kris Skyberg, Manitowoc; and Tanya Eichhorst, Reedsville.
Marathon -- Dana Senn* (distinction in the major), Wausau.
Marinette -- Tina Kassha, Marinette.
Oconto -- Dawn Brabant, Oconto.
Outagamie -- Stephanie Davey and Juliet Kaminske, Appleton.
Shawano -- Alissa Koss and Sharon Townsend**, Shawano.
Washington -- Sarah Ritger, West Bend.
Winnebago -- Diane Glaza**, Neenah.
Other states -- Meghan Dames*, Illinois.
Other countries -- Mizuho Iwaoka, Japan.

Brown -- Erin Hanrahan*, Green Bay. Outagamie -- Allisen Krueger and Leah Lutzow, Appleton.
Waupaca -- Allison Jordan, Fremont.
Other states -- Cassandra Craig*, Minnesota.

Brown -- Steven Bartelt II, Green Bay.
Walworth -- Aaron Stinebrink, Lake Geneva.
Wood -- Micheal Herman**, Wisconsin Rapids.

Urban and Regional Studies
Brown -- Christian Jensen, De Pere; and Dawn Ducas and Sarah Neumann, Green Bay.
Calumet -- Bradford Alt, Menasha.
Dane -- Patrick Casey*, Verona.
Kewaunee -- Rio Demers, Casco.
Menominee -- Joshua Schedler, Keshena.
Racine -- Kristina Hoerres, Racine.
Shawano -- Julie Beversdorf and Jason Thyen, Shawano.
Washington -- John Somenske, Cedarburg.
Other states -- Nathan Barnes, Illinois.

(2000-81 / 8 May 2000 / BBP)

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