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Monday, Sept. 26
male golferMen's Golf. Frank Wrigglesworth Blugold Collegiate. Eau Claire Golf and Country Club, 8 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. The Art Faculty Show, featuring works by art & design faculty members Li-Ying Bao and Susan O'Brien, currently is on display. The show will be on display through Sept. 29. 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. For more information, contact Foster Gallery director Tom Wagener at wagenetk@uwec.edu or (715) 836-2328. Full story.

'Equality' Meeting. Faculty and staff members are invited to a meeting of Equality, a new organization committed to contributing toward equitable treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning individuals. Presidents Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

Arlington Academy of Hope photo of Ugandan studentGuest Presentation. John Wanda, founder and president of the Arlington Academy of Hope, a U.S.-based nonprofit corporation which seeks to establish and sustain model schools across rural Uganda, will present "Transformation Through Education: A Model School Solution in Uganda." Sponsored by the Center for International Education. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m.

Chancellor Search and Screen Committee Open Forum/State Legislators Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Royal Credit Union Downtown, 200 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire, 4 to 6 p.m.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. Featuring "Faces from Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico, 1971," a double show of color and black and white photography by UW-Eau Claire alumnus Nile Ostenso. The photographs were taken during a monthlong drive through Central America in 1971. The exhibit, presented in celebration of national Hispanic Heritage Month, will be on display in the Grand Corridor of McIntyre Library through Sept. 30. Full story.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. Featuring "IMC on the Move." Over the summer the Instructional Media Center moved from second floor to the lower level of McIntyre Library. Check out the project details, then head over to see the new space for yourself. Grand Corridor, McIntyre Library. Through Sept. 30. More information is available online. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Sept. 27
McIntyre Library Exhibit. Featuring "Faces from Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico, 1971." See Sept. 26 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. Featuring "IMC on the Move." See Sept. 26 item.

University General Education Committee Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 26 item.

University Senate Academic Policies Committee Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 2 p.m.

University Senate Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m.

Chicago River and surrounding buildingsChicago Art Trip Informational Meeting. Those interested in participating in the art & design department's art trip to Chicago Oct. 27-30 are invited to attend. Haas Fine Arts Center 105, 7 p.m. Full story.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Adventures Along the Spectrum," a lighthearted multimedia show for children 11 and older, which explores the properties of the electromagnetic spectrum. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Oct. 1.

Peter BrownThe Forum. Paleoanthropologist Peter Brown, the leader of a team that recently discovered a hobbit-like human ancestor on a remote Indonesian island, will open the 64th season of The Forum with a presentation titled "A Revolution in Evolution: Rewriting Evolutionary History." 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. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Sept. 28
40th Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference. For the first time in more than 20 years, historians will gather in Eau Claire for the conference. Plaza Hotel & Suites Conference Center, Eau Claire. Through Oct. 1. Full story.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. Featuring "Faces from Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico, 1971." See Sept. 26 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. Featuring "IMC on the Move." See Sept. 26 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 26 item.

'Let's Do Lunch!' logo'Let's Do Lunch' Presentation. Scott Hartsel, chemistry, will present "Proteins Gone Wild: Current Research on Alzheimer's and Mad Cow Disease” during a noon-hour session hosted by the Alumni Association. The cost is $10 per session and includes the presentation, buffet, beverage, tax and tip. For reservations, contact the Alumni Association at alumni@uwec.edu or 836-3266. Sweetwaters Restaurant, Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. Full story.

Graduate Council Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Nursing 105, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Guest Artist Master Class. Brian Bowman, a world-renowned euphonium player, will present a master class on musical interpretation for all interested musicians. Haas Fine Arts Center 143, 6 p.m.

Audio AdrenalineUAC Concert. UAC Concerts proudly hosts Rock the Valley Ministries bringing the "Until My Heart Caves In" fall tour. The concert will be headlined by internationally acclaimed Audio Adrenaline and also will include Pillar, Superchic[k], Sanctus Real and Kids in the Way. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $19 in advance or $21 the day of the show. Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

Jazz at Night. University musicians present the best in jazz. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, Sept. 29
Learning and Technology Services Open House. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend. Old Library 1144, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

40th Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference. See Sept. 28 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. Featuring "Faces from Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico, 1971." See Sept. 26 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. Featuring "IMC on the Move." See Sept. 26 item.

"Chocolate Factory" basketUnited Way Basket Display/Raffle Ticket Sale. Raffle tickets for theme baskets will be sold to raise funds for the United Way. Tickets are one for $1 or six for $5. The following baskets will be raffled: "Blugold" basket, Foundation; "Some Beach, Some Where" basket, Human Resources; "Find It All at Your Library" basket, McIntyre Library; "Taste of Italy" basket, News Bureau; "Picnic Party" basket, Student Development and Diversity; "'Just Like Heaven' Movie" basket, Publications Office; "M is for ______" basket, Accounts Payable; "Chocolate Factory" basket, University Centers and Programs; "Go Packers!" basket, Career Services; and "Bouncin' Blugold Baby" basket, Advising/New Student Initiatives. East Lobby (near Service Center), Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also Sept. 30 — same time and location; drawing will be held Sept. 30 at 2 p.m.

Latino Lunch. Featuring "Sabor Latino" — a celebration of Latino foods — in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. The cost of the lunch, which will include avocado salad, beef fajitas, arroz con pollo, paella croquettes, pico de gallo and fresh fruit, is $7.25 per person. Call 836-5261 for reservations. Dulany Inn, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 26 item.

University Senate Academic Staff Personnel Committee Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m.

Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4 p.m.

Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 3:30 p.m.

Chancellor's Roundtable. Chancellor Vicki Lord Larson will lead a discussion about the impact state budget cuts are having on UW-Eau Claire, where dollars come from to fund faculty positions and what is planned for the First Year Student Alcohol Awareness grant. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar Series. Basil Tikoff, associate professor in the UW-Madison department of geology and geophysics, will present "Baja-BC at Last: Deformation in the Western Idaho Shear Zone." All are welcome, refreshments will be provided. Phillips 281, 4 p.m.

"Rebel Without a Cause" posterCampus Films. Featuring “Rebel Without a Cause” (U.S. 1955, directed by Nicholas Ray, 111 min., rated PG-13) at 6 p.m. and "The James Dean Story" (U.S. 1957, directed by Robert Altman and George W. George, 81 min., not rated, black and white) at 8:30 p.m. The films are being shown to mark the 50th anniversary of James Dean's death. 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, through Oct. 2.

Wisconsin Education Fair. Zorn Arena, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Also Sept. 30. Go to top of page

Friday, Sept. 30
College of Education and Human Sciences Associate Dean Search and Screen Committee Meeting. HSS 151, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

Wisconsin Education Fair logoWisconsin Education Fair. Zorn Arena, 9 to 11 a.m. Also Sept. 29.


40th Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference.
See Sept. 28 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. Featuring "Faces from Honduras, Guatemala and Mexico, 1971." See Sept. 26 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. Featuring "IMC on the Move." See Sept. 26 item.

United Way Basket Display/Raffle Ticket Sale. East Lobby (near Service Center), Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; drawing at 2 p.m. See Sept. 29 item.

University Assessment Committee Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 11 to 11:50 a.m.

Men's and Women's Cross Country. Blugold Open at Colfax, 3:30 and 5 p.m.

Campus Films. “Rebel Without a Cause” at 6 p.m. and "The James Dean Story" at 8:30 p.m., Davies Theatre. See Sept. 29 item.

Volleyball. UW-Platteville at McPhee, 7 p.m.

Brian BowmanEuphonium Concert. Guest artist Brian Bowman, widely recognized as one of the foremost euphonium soloists in the world, will perform. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story. See related item Sept. 28.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring acoustic rock musician Chester Bay. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Oct. 1
40th Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference. See Sept. 28 item.

Women's Tennis. UW-La Crosse at McPhee, 9 a.m.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Zubenelgenubi's Magic Sky," a new show for children 4 and older. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. See related item Sept. 27.

Women's Tennis. Alumni match at McPhee, 1 p.m.

Volleyball. UW-La Crosse at McPhee, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. “Rebel Without a Cause” at 6 p.m. and "The James Dean Story" at 8:30 p.m., Davies Theatre. See Sept. 29 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Oct. 2
OctSOBERfest Events. In observance of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, Oct. 2-8, a wide variety of activities will focus on the dangers associated with alcohol and will remind students of the many ways to have fun without alcohol. Today there will be specials on bowling and billiards in Hilltop Center and the climbing wall in McPhee will be open from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. today through Oct. 6. Full story.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Paul Kosower, cello. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. “Rebel Without a Cause” at 6 p.m. and "The James Dean Story" at 8:30 p.m., Davies Theatre. See Sept. 29 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Oct. 3
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week logoNational Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Events. In observance of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, Oct. 2-8, a wide variety of activities will focus on the dangers associated with alcohol and will remind students of the many ways to have fun without alcohol. Today "A Day to Remember" will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with students sharing information with other students about alcohol-related deaths and accidents. Student volunteers will wear special T-shirts, and crosses will be displayed on the campus mall representing people who died in Wisconsin in alcohol-related deaths last year. Throughout the day, students will read statements during their classes about problems associated with alcohol abuse. From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., students, faculty and staff are invited to share a name or a story about someone who either died in an alcohol-related incident or whose life has been impacted by alcohol use in an "Open Mic" session on the Central Campus Mall. From 6 to 8 p.m. in Schofield Auditorium, there will be showing of the video "Smashed," followed by a presentation by Luke Smith, who is performing community service following his involvement in an AODA accident. Another "Open Mic" session will follow. Full story.

McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. The Multicultural Affairs Office will display books and other materials in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Grand Corridor, McIntyre Library. Through Oct. 31.

Lt. Gov. Barbara LawtonWOW Presentation. Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton will discuss her Wisconsin Women Equal Prosperity initiative during a special Monday Women on Wednesdays brown bag lunch. For more information, contact Lisa Theo at theolj@uwec.edu or 836-2316. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. See related item. Full story.

Wisconsin Governor's Office Presentation. Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton will discuss recent environmental initiatives of the Governor's Office. Davies Theatre, 3 p.m. See related item.

Latin American Studies Week Keynote Speaker and Reception. For information, contact Analisa DeGrave at degravae@uwec.edu or 836-4546, or Stephanie Zighelboim at zighelsd@uwec.edu or 836-3033. Dulany Inn, Davies Center, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

University Women's Association Fall Meeting. Featuring a presentation by Interim Chancellor Vicki Lord Larson. Presidents Room, Davies Center. Refreshments, 7 p.m.; program, 7:15 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 6 • Sixth Week • Fall Semester • Sept. 26, 2005

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: September 29, 2005

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