Programs + Events
Our 49th season begins with a new play that explores the cultural disconnect felt by an isolated Hmong American family living in rural Minnesota, where two siblings seek to blend traditional Hmong family values with modern life. Other events include a classical concert by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra; dance vignettes set to songs by Rodgers and Hart, performed in period costume by James Sewell Ballet; and a jazz concert featuring vocalist Denise Donatelli, pianist Geoffrey Keezer, and UW-Eau Claire Jazz Ensemble I.
Get in touch with other students who share your goals and interests at this member recruitment fair, presented at the beginning of each semester. Discover the campus organizations that will give you the best opportunities for friendship, involvement, leadership and job-related experience.
Show your Blugold Card or International Film Society membership card as you enter Woodland Theater and enjoy a free film nearly every weekend. Seating 200 people, the theater is outfitted with a state-of-the-art 7.1 surround sound system and a high-output digital light processing projector. We project only the best, from classics and cult favorites to contemporary award winners.
The CALL program connects UW-Eau Claire students with volunteer service opportunities in the community. The mission of the program is twofold: helping students learn through community service, and helping community organizations find talented, educated volunteers.
The 72nd season of this prestigious lecture series opens with a presentation by Gerda Weissmann Klein, Holocaust survivor and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Other topics include the American obsession with virginity and why it is problematic for girls and women; the embarrassing blend of bland optimism, blind nationalism and plain misinformation found in leading American history textbooks; the first-person story of a notorious con artist who became one of the world's top authorities on identity theft and fraud prevention; the influence of the pharmaceutical industry in medicine; and the role of gender, race and socioeconomic status in the quest for social justice.
Since 1956 the UW-Eau Claire International Film Society has represented a wide variety of countries, cinematic styles, directorial methods, genres and points of view in films that foster a better understanding of other peoples and cultures, and instill a lifelong appreciation for the art of film.
Free outdoor concerts and films are presented throughout the summer term.