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Dale Feinauer, a human resources professor in the College of Business, received $5,000 from UW-Green Bay for a project funded by the Oshkosh Community Foundation titled “Life Studies: Oshkosh.” Feinauer also will talk about strategic planning July 15 at the next Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce Small Business Connection at Marian University in Appleton.

“Beast on the Moon,” a prize-winning play written by associate professor of theatre Richard Kalinoski, will be performed Sept. 9 and 10 at the Marilyn Monroe Theatre at the Lee Strasberg Creative Center in Hollywood, Calif., under the direction of Paul Lampert. The play about an Armenian mail-order-bride shipped to a Milwaukee photographer includes productions in 17 countries and 12 languages.

Catherine Arentsen received a $4,059,681 grant for UW Oshkosh’s Head Start program, 2010-2011, from the Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families.

Art professor Gail Panske will attend the Isle Royale Artist Program, July 23 to August 7, in Houghton, Mich. She received support through the Faculty Development Program’s off-campus component.

Project co-directors Donald Hones and Kathryn Henn-Reinke, both of the College of Education and Human Services, received $299,924 for year four of a five-year, $1.45 million grant from the United States Department of Education under the English Language Acquisition: National Professional Development Program for ESTRELLA: Excellent Schools, Teaching and Research for English Language Learners. Visit to learn more about ESTRELLA.

Jaslyn Gilbert, photography services manager with Integrated Marketing and Communications, earned third place for her photo essay of the construction of the University’s new academic building in the University Photographers’ Association of America annual print competition. See the photo gallery.

Associate professor of journalism Miles Maguire will attend a Computer-Assisted Reporting Boot Camp, Aug. 16 to 20, in San Diego, Calif. He received support through the Faculty Development Program’s off-campus component.

Ciara Healy, a librarian at Polk Library, guest edited the latest issue of the journal Library Trends, which focused on academic library media collections and services. She also contributed an article to the issue: a case history of the introduction of NetFlix into an academic library media collection. Read more.

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