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Plan to attend UW-Eau Claire's Tribute to
Nursing professors receive national honors
faculty members from UW-Eau Claire's department of nursing
systems recently received national honors. In recognition
of her exceptional achievements in nursing education, professor
CeCelia Zorn has been named the 2002 Carnegie Foundation
for the Advancement of Teaching Wisconsin Professor of the
the full story). Mary Zwygart-Stauffacher, professor
and department chair, received one of the nursing profession's
highest honors when she was inducted as a fellow into the
American Academy of Nursing (read
the full story).
CeCelia Zorn (left) and Mary Zwygart-Stauffacher
Feingold to speak on human rights
U.S. Sen. Russell Feingold will
speak at a Human Rights Day forum at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec.12,
in Schofield Auditorium. As a member of the Senate Foreign
Relations Committee, Feingold works to make human rights
concerns a higher priority in U.S. foreign policy. The Humans
Rights Day forum, hosted by the UW-Eau Claire Chapter of
Amnesty International, is an annual event to honor the adoption
of the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and the
founding of Amnesty International. Feingold will speak on
“The Importance of Human Rights Since September 11th.”
The forum, to be followed by a short reception, is free
and open to the public. For more information, contact UW-Eau
Claire Amnesty International president Trever Hagen at email@example.com
or organization adviser Rita Webb at (715) 836-3259.
Grant to help increase
environmental and public health online courses
A grant from the
Centers for Disease Control is helping UW-Eau Claire to
increase its online courses available to students seeking
a master's degree in environmental and public health. Of
a $246,668 grant awarded to the Wisconsin Department of
Health and Family Services for building environmental health
services in the state, UW-Eau Claire, as one of Wisconsin's
four contractual providers, is receiving $90,176 over three
years to enhance its environmental and public health program.
the full story.
Concerts to feature original composition by alumnus
Claire music and theatre arts department and the UW-Eau
Claire Foundation will present the 28th annual Holiday
Concerts at 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Zorn Arena.
the full story. The concerts will feature the
debut performance of “Blizzard Christmas Suite,”
which UW-Eau Claire alumnus Mark McKenzie derived
from the score he has composed for the movie “Blizzard,”
to be released in November 2003. In addition to his
gift of “Blizzard Christmas Suite,” McKenzie
and his wife, Susan, a 1978 UW-Eau Claire music therapy
graduate, have given a financial gift to the UW-Eau
Claire Foundation to establish the Baker, Cunningham
and Lunde Music Composition Fund. Read
the full story.
McKenzies’ gifts are contributions to UW-Eau Claire’s
Fulfilling the Promise of Excellence campaign.
For more information on Fulfilling the Promise of Excellence,
contact Kimera Way, UW-Eau Claire director of development,
by calling (715) 836-5180 or sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org,
or visit the campaign
Winterim session scheduled for January
Winterim has been
a part of the academic calendar at UW-Eau Claire since 1996,
when only 13 courses were offered. The 2003 Winterim session
will offer nearly 60 classroom courses and two Web-based
courses during a three-week session that runs Jan. 2-17.
Most classes meet every day for three hours, and all classes
will meet Saturday, Jan. 4. Currently enrolled students
and special students — including those not currently
enrolled at UW-Eau Claire — can register for Winterim
courses until Dec. 27. For more information, call the Registration
and Scheduling office at (715) 836-2425 or visit the Winterim
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Transport hosts Mondovi alumni event
Forty UW-Eau Claire alumni
from the Mondovi area attended an Alumni Association
event Nov. 18 at Marten Transport, Mondovi. The group
enjoyed a pizza buffet and a university update from
Chancellor Donald Mash. UW-Eau
Claire alumnus Randy Marten '74 (below right), Marten
Transport's president and CEO, led a tour of the company
his father founded in 1946.
See additional photos of alumni events in
the new Alumni Photo Album.
Read more about how the Alumni
Assocation can help you plan an alumni event in your area,
at your workplace, or back on the UW-Eau Claire campus.
Attention former University
Did you participate in University Recreation programming
while attending UW-Eau Claire? (This might have included
activities such as intramurals; working out at the Crest
Fitness Center; using the Bowling and Billiards Center;
sport clubs; Great Escape programs; or aerobics, yoga, Tai
Chi or Chinese-18 postures classes.) If so, take a look
at the University
Recreation Web site and find out how you can get a NEW
Rec Champion T-shirt. Also, watch for your team photo to
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Alumni living or visiting in the
following areas are invited to attend one of these upcoming
alumni receptions. Meet with fellow alumni, enjoy complimentary
hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, and hear a UW-Eau Claire campus
update. Also sign up for a drawing for great Blugold door
prizes. If you'd like to attend, send e-mail to email@example.com
or call (715) 836-3266.
reception (including UW-Eau Claire update from
Chancellor Donald Mash): Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, 5-7
p.m. at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel Club House, 333
West College Ave., Appleton.
- Pensacola, Fla., alumni reception
(including UW-Eau Claire update from Provost Ronald
Satz): Friday, Feb. 7, 2003, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Trader Jon's
Restaurant, 511 S. Palafox St., Pensacola.
- Ellis Island, N.Y., alumni reception:
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2003, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Ellis Island
Immigration Museum. (Reception ticket price of $19 includes
a performance by UW-Eau Claire's award-winning Singing Statesmen,
a UW-Eau Claire update from Chancellor
Donald Mash, lunch, a self-guided tour of the
museum, and roundtrip ferry service to Ellis Island.)
- San Francisco alumni reception (including
UW-Eau Claire update from Chancellor Donald Mash): Friday,
Feb. 28, 2003, 5-7 p.m. at The City Club, 155 Sansome St. (10th
Fl.), San Francisco.
Tribute to Champions
Players from 14
conference championship Blugold teams will be honored during
UW-Eau Claire's Tribute to Champions on Saturday, Jan. 25,
at UW-Eau Claire. The following championship teams will
be recognized as they celebrate their 30th, 25th, 20th,
15th and 10th anniversaries: women's swimming, 1983, 1988
and 1993; men's swimming, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988 and 1993;
men's tennis, 1978; men's golf, 1988 and 1992; women's volleyball,
1987; men's basketball, 1973; and women's basketball, 1993.
(View the championship team photos
online.) The day's events will include the women's and men's
alumni basketball games at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., respectively,
in Zorn Arena; a 3 p.m. "Tailgate Party" for alumni
and friends in the Spruce-Tamarack Room, Davies Center;
and the UW-Eau Claire men's and women's basketball "doubleheader"
against UW-Stout (men's game at 5 p.m., women's game at
7 p.m.). To make reservations for the afternoon Tailgate
Party, contact the Alumni Association by calling (715) 836-3266
or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art trip to New York
Alumni and friends
are invited to join the UW-Eau Claire art department's annual
spring trip to New York March 14-23, 2003. The trip is an
opportunity for students, faculty, alumni and friends to
explore art, music, theater, food and the sights of Manhattan
and the Burroughs. The cost of the trip — $500 with
student ID (quads), $550 for all others (quads) or $750
for doubles — includes round-trip motor coach transportation
and seven nights in a mid-town hotel within blocks of Central
Park. Call the art department at (715) 836-3277 for details.
TV-10 alumni formal
A TV-10 formal for alumni once
involved with the UW-Eau Claire campus television station
will take place on Saturday, May 3, 2003. A 6:30 p.m. dinner
will be followed by a dance from 8-12 p.m. Tickets are $20
and will go on sale beginning Feb. 1. For more information,
call station manager Sarah Clark at (715) 855-4272 or send
e-mail to email@example.com.
For more information
. . .
the Alumni Association for more information about any
of the events above or about planning an alumni event in
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The following is a sampling of events this month at UW-Eau
Claire. For a complete listing and links to ticket information,
see the university's online
Calendar of Events.
Foster Gallery Exhibit
You Find Work," Senior BFA Exhibitions
Dec. 5-15 (Opening reception: Saturday, Dec. 7, 2-4 p.m.)
10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday,
1-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center
Dec. 5-7 and 10-14, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 8, 1:30 p.m.
Ye Olde Madrigale Dinner
Friday, Dec. 6
and Saturday, Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m.
Council Fire Room, Davies Center
Dec. 8, 2 and 5 p.m.
Tours the Solar System"
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 7 p.m.
L.E. Phillips Planetarium, Phillips Hall
Chance: A Chamber
Tuesday, Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m.
College of Business and College of Professional Studies,
College of Arts and Sciences and Graduate Studies, 2 p.m.
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