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Monday, Sept. 27
UW-Eau Claire fansHomecoming Week Events. A variety of events will be held on campus throughout the week. Homecoming weekend, with the themes "River Falls AGAIN? A Blast form the Past" and "Return to the Northwoods," is Oct. 1-3. Information for alumni and students is available online. Also see Homecoming items, Oct. 1-3.

paint brush and palateFoster Gallery Exhibit. An Art Faculty Show, featuring works by Scott Robertson and Cara Tomlinson of the art & design faculty, will be presented. Robertson will display landscape-based paintings; Tomlinson will show abstract oil paintings. The show will run through Sept. 30 in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays and 1 to 4:30 p.m. weekends. Please note: this week, the Foster Gallery will close at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30. Full story. See related item Sept. 30.

golf ball and flagMen's Golf. Frank Wrigglesworth Tournament at Eau Claire. Time to be announced.

Soccer. Luther College at Bollinger Fields, 4 p.m.


Memorial Service for Sam Larsen.
A memorial service for Sam Larsen, a UW-Eau Claire student who died Aug. 19, will begin at 7 p.m. at the Ecumenical Religious Center at UW-Eau Claire.

Louise HogarthThe Forum. Filmmaker Louise Hogarth will present the first event of this year's Forum series. Her presentation will begin with a screening of her 2003 documentary, "The Gift," which will be followed by a discussion of the issues raised in the film. Filmed in San Francisco, this powerful and evocative documentary explores the phenomenon of "bug chasing" and "gift giving" — the deliberate infection of HIV. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $7 for the public, $5 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $3 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Also Sept. 28. Full story. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Sept. 28
TLTDC Audio Conference. Maryellen Weimer, Berks-Lehigh Valley College, Pennsylvania State University, will present an audio conference about learner-centered teaching. TLTDC Conference Room, Schofield 30, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Constellations, Myths and Legends." Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. Also Nov. 16, 23 and 30.

Mark KelloggGuest Recital. Mark Kellogg, a member of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and a teacher at the Eastman School of Music, will perform on trombone and euphonium. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.



The Forum. Featuring filmmaker Louise Hogarth. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $7 for the public, $5 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $3 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. See Sept. 27 item. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Sept. 29
United Way Basket Display. Raffle tickets will be sold and fund-raising baskets will be on display. West Lobby, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Through Oct. 1.

Paul WagnerFaculty/Academic Staff Forum. Paul Wagner, computer science, will present "Computer and Information Security: Pedagogy and Practice." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

 


Diversity Panel Discussion.
The university community is invited to a diversity panel titled "Locating Diversity in the Classroom." Panel members include Lori Rowlett, philosophy and religious studies; Don Mowry, Center for Service-Learning; Patti See, Academic Skills Center/Women's Studies; and Art Lyons, Academic Skills Center. Hibbard Penthouse, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

smiling person with pom pomsHomecoming 'Yell Like Hell' Pep Rally. Zorn Arena, 7 p.m. Go to top of page


Thursday, Sept. 30
United Way Basket Raffle. Raffle tickets will be sold and fund-raising baskets will be on display. West Lobby, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Art Faculty Brown Bag Presentation. Scott Robertson and Cara Tomlinson, art & design faculty members whose work is featured in the Foster Gallery's Art Faculty Show, will discuss their work. Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center, noon.

Margaret NelsonAuthor's Presentation. Margaret (Mogensen) Nelson, a 1969 UW-Eau Claire political science graduate and veteran journalist, will speak about her book, "Saving Body & Soul: The Mission of Mary Jo Copeland," which was released Sept. 18. Hosted by the College of Education and Human Sciences and the department of communication and journalism. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m. A reception will follow the talk in the Skylight Lounge, Davies Center. Full story.

University Bookstore Bookclub. Join the University Bookstore Bookclub to read and discuss John Stauber's "Mad Cow U.S.A." The group meets Thursdays at 5 p.m., beginning today, in the trade area of the University Bookstore in Davies Center.

poster for "Mystery Science Theatre 3000"Campus Films. "Mystery Science Theatre 3000." (U.S. 1996, directed by Him Mallon, 73 min., rated PG-13.) Have you ever seen a movie so bad that you had to shout back at the screen? In this big-screen version of the Emmy-nominated Comedy Central series, a hapless human and his two robot sidekicks are exiled to the far reaches of space and forced to watch an endless stream of cheesy B-movies as part of a fiendish experiment. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate. Tickets are $2 at the Service Center for IFS members and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff or $1 for UW-Eau Claire students. Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through Oct. 3.

Presidential Debate Student Watch Party. The UW-Eau Claire College Democrats will host a Debate Watch Party beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Hilltop Center on upper campus. The party will be held near the big screen TV in the food court area. Andre Heinz — son of Theresa Heinz Kerry/stepson of John Kerry — will join the students for the event. Go to top of page

Friday, Oct. 1
United Way Basket Raffle. Raffle tickets will sold from 8 to 10 a.m. Raffle drawing at 10 a.m. West Lobby, Davies Center.

Roma HoffDedication of Roma Hoff Instructional Resource Center. The campus community is invited to attend a dedication ceremony for the center, named for Roma Hoff, professor emeritus of foreign languages, whose major gift contribution helped make the facility a reality. Open House begins at 2 p.m.; dedication begins at 3:30 p.m., Hibbard 311. Full story.

Men's and Women's Cross Country. NCAA Pre-National Meet at Colfax. Women — 3:30 p.m.; Men — 4 p.m.

Soccer. UW-Oshkosh at Bollinger Fields, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. "Mystery Science Theatre 3000." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 30 item.

Homecoming Alumni Hall of Honor Induction Ceremony. Eight UW-Eau Claire alumni will be honored. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 12:30 p.m. Full story.

Buzz SutherlandHomecoming Varsity Night Live! Show. The variety show will feature student acts and host Buzz Sutherland, who won Comedian of the Year honors on the college circuit 13 times. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $7 for the public, $5 with a UW-Eau Claire student ID, or $2.50 for those wearing a 2004 Homecoming button. Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

Homecoming Multicultural Alumni Gala. Hosts are Gregory Jones '75 (first director of the American Ethnic Coordinating Office) and Gwen Jones '80. It will follow a Student Scholarship Recognition Banquet, honoring diversity scholar winners. For more information contact Christine Webster at websteck@uwec.edu or (715) 836-3015. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 8:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Oct. 2
Homecoming Nursing Alumni Walk. College of Nursing and Health Sciences, 8 a.m.

Homecoming paradeHomecoming Parade. The Homecoming parade will begin at 10 a.m. at Grand and First Avenues, proceed south to Water Street, turn down Water Street and end at Second Avenue. Terry Wells, management and marketing, the recipient of the 2004 UW-Eau Claire Excellence in Advising Award, will be grand marshal. After the parade, shuttle buses will take football game fans to Carson Park beginning at noon from the corner of Second Avenue and Water Street, Fifth Avenue and Water Street, and Towers Hall. Shuttles will run continuously until 30 minutes after the game. Parking is allowed in Carson Park by entering from Lake Street.

Homecoming Pre-Game Festival. The traditional alumni pre-game Homecoming festival will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with music, food and beverage tents in the Oak Pavilion at Carson Park. The UW-Eau Claire Marching Band will perform, and the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association will sponsor an alumni tent. Festival admission is free.

starsPlanetarium Program. Featuring "Astronomy for Kids," a 30-minute program for children ages 4 and older. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. Also Nov. 6 and 13; and Dec. 4 and 11.


Fans at Homecoming gameHomecoming Football Game. The Blugolds will play the UW-River Falls Falcons at the Homecoming football game beginning at 1 p.m. in Carson Park. Admission is free at the gate for those with a UW-Eau Claire student ID; for all others, advance ticket purchase is recommended. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the gate, are $6 for the general public, $5 for UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, $4 for those 62 and older, or $3 for those 17 and younger, and for UW-River Falls students (ID required).

Homecoming Blugold Fever Fest. The festival will feature the Jim Pullman Band and Live Band Karaoke. A new addition to this year's schedule of events, the post-game festival seeks to bring students back to the campus to celebrate Homecoming in a healthy, alcohol-free setting. Haas Fine Arts Center parking lot, 3 to 7 p.m.

party balloonsHomecoming 'Return to the North Woods' Party. The Alumni Association will host a free post-game party. Alumni can meet old classmates, friends and teachers as they view scenes of campus through the decades. The party also will feature Camaraderie cheese curds and a cash bar featuring beverages from Leinenkugel's. Council Fire Room of Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. "Mystery Science Theatre 3000." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 30 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, Oct. 3
person holding trash canHomecoming Adopt-a-Block Clean Up. Homecoming competitions will culminate with the annual Adopt-a-Block neighborhood clean up beginning at 1 p.m. in the Water Street parking lot. Student teams will spread out over the Historic Randall Park Neighborhood to pick up trash left from the weekend's festivities.

Joint Faculty Recital. Featuring Mitra Sadeghpour, soprano; Barbara Wimunc-Pearson, piano; and Alexandre Dossin, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m.

Soccer. Carleton College at Bollinger Fields, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "Mystery Science Theatre 3000." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 30 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Oct. 4
tennis racquet and ballWomen's Tennis. UW-Stevens Point at McPhee, 3:30 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 6 • Sixth Week • Fall Semester • Sept. 27, 2004

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