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Monday, Oct. 6
stethoscope2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period Begins. From today through Oct. 24, currently insured employees may switch from one health plan to another or from single to family coverage without a waiting period for pre-existing conditions. More information.


Amnesty International Brown Bag Presentation.
Robert Schultz, a field organizer for Wisconsin Amnesty International, will discuss the organization's work and its stance on the upcoming elections. Sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire AIUSA chapter and AIUSA local group 275. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, noon. More information.

General Education Review Workgroup Town Meeting. UW-Eau Claire staff members are invited to a town meeting about UW-Eau Claire's general education program. The GE Review Workgroup also welcomes feedback online. Phillips 276, 1 to 2 p.m. More information.

University Senate Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 3:30 p.m.

Artists Series Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

'Vote' buttonStudent Voter Registration. UW-Eau Claire's Student Senate is encouraging students to register in advance of the Nov. 4 presidential election, an effort that will help reduce the time students will have to wait in line to vote on Election Day. Today students can register from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Sutherland Hall lobby. Also Oct. 7, 8 and 9. More information.

Border Angels logoHispanic Heritage Month Presentation. Enrique Morones of Border Angels will present the keynote address to open Latin American Studies Week. Border Angels is an organization dedicated to preventing the deaths of people attempting to enter the United States by traveling through dangerous desert and mountain regions along the border between the United State and Mexico. Morones will discuss the issues involved when this humanitarian mission collides with U.S. law. The Dulany, Davies Center, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More information.

McIntyre Library logoMcIntyre Library Tours. Tours of McIntyre Library will be held today through Oct. 9 at the following times: Mondays at 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays at 3 p.m., Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at noon. Tours start in the Grand Corridor outside the library entrance. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Oct. 7
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 6 item.

Academic Skills Center Open House. In honor of National Tutoring Week, the UW-Eau Claire community is invited to stop by and meet tutors, share refreshments and learn about the Academic Skills Center. Academic Skills Center, OL 2112, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Davies Center Redevelopment Steering Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Badger Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m.

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds athletics logo1st and 10 Luncheon. UW-Eau Claire's head football coach Todd Glaser and his staff will provide video highlights of the previous week's Blugold football game and offer comments on the upcoming game. The cost for the luncheon is $7 per person and includes a sandwich, beverage and cookie provided by Mancino's. Rosewood Room, Quality Inn, Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

Higher Education Day Open House. UW-Eau Claire's Financial Aid office will participate in Higher Education Day by hosting an open house. Counselors and advisers will be available to answer questions and meet with students and parents. All questions about financial aid for college are welcome — from details about the application forms to individual eligibility concerns and special circumstances. Financial Aid Office, Schofield 115, 1 to 4 p.m. More information.

Academic Policies Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 2 p.m.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Oct. 6 item.

University Senate Executive Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m.

College of Arts and Sciences Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Davies Theatre, 4 p.m.

Hispanic Heritage Month Event. The student organization Latin American Sustainability, Education and Development will discuss the various fund-raising efforts they have undertaken to benefit the village of El Fortin in Nicaragua. Oneida Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5:30 p.m. See related items Oct. 8 and 9. More information.

Student Voter Registration. UW-Eau Claire's Student Senate is encouraging students to register in advance of the Nov. 4 presidential election, an effort that will help reduce the time students will have to wait in line to vote on Election Day. Today students can register from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Towers Hall lobby. Also Oct. 6, 8 and 9. More information.

Democratic/Republican symbolsPresidential Debate Forum. The UW-Eau Claire political science department is sponsoring a forum for those interested in watching and discussing tonight's presidential debate. Schneider 202; doors open at 6 p.m.; debate starts at 8 p.m. More information.

Wisconsin Education Fair. Counselors from the UW-Eau Claire Admissions office will be available to provide information and answer questions. Zorn Arena, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Also Oct. 8. More information.

John HaughtChippewa Valley Dialogue on Science & Religion Presentation. John Haught, Woodstock Theological Center, Georgetown University, will present "Science, Faith and the New Atheism." Schofield Auditorium, 7 p.m. More information.


Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Cultural Constellations," is recommended for adults and children 11 and older. Tickets are $2 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Oct. 11. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Oct. 8
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 6 item.

Wisconsin Education Fair. Counselors from the UW-Eau Claire Admissions office will be available to provide information and answer questions. Zorn Arena, 9 to 11 a.m.. Also Oct. 7. More information.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Oct. 6 item.

CAMPS logoCampus Solutions Information Session. The CampS Implementation Team will be presenting brown bag information sessions describing implementation of Campus Solutions, the software which will replace our current administrative computing system. Badger Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. Also Oct. 10, 14 and 16.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Lance Dalleck, kinesiology, will present "Evidence-Based Practice: How the UW-Eau Claire Community Fitness Program Improves Health in the Chippewa Valley." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Study Abroad Fair. UW-Eau Claire's study abroad opportunities will be showcased for students and faculty members. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 3 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

Student Voter Registration. UW-Eau Claire's Student Senate is encouraging students to register in advance of the Nov. 4 presidential election, an effort that will help reduce the time students will have to wait in line to vote on Election Day. Today students can register from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Murray Hall lobby. Also Oct. 6, 7 and 9. More information.

Semiannual Meeting of the UW-Eau Claire Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Phillips 326, 6 p.m.

Hispanic Heritage Month Event. Betsy Lorenz, a senior Latin American studies major, will present "Hip Hop in Cuba." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 6 to 7:30 p.m. See related items Oct. 7 and 9. More information.

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

Thursday, Oct. 9
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 6 item.

fresh vegetablesFresh Start Farmers Mart. This on-campus mini farmer's market will feature fresh produce, flowers and locally-made products from the Downtown Farmer's Market Thursdays through Oct. 23. Sponsored by University Centers and the Foodlums. Rain or shine, north sidewalk in front of Zorn Arena, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. More information.

Graduate and Professional School Fair. UW-Eau Claire's third annual Graduate and Professional School Fair will be held today. Representatives from more than 40 schools with graduate programs will be at the fair, which is open to everyone in the Chippewa Valley and surrounding areas, including students from neighboring colleges and universities. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information.

Faculty Termination Review Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Nursing 156, 10 a.m.

Hispanic Heritage Month Events. The fourth annual Sabor Latino Luncheon will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in The Dulany, Davies Center; and "Latino Immigrants in Wisconsin: Myths and Realities," an interdisciplinary forum on the issues, will be held from 4 to 5:15 p.m. in Hibbard 100. See related items Oct. 7 and 9. More information.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Oct. 6 item.

Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 3:30 p.m.

Biological Sciences Seminar. The Biological Sciences Seminar Series, funded by the Mayo Clinic, continues today with a presentation titled "Potential of B Lymphocytes to be Used as Cancer-vaccine Vehicles" by Tony Vanden Bush, University of Iowa. Phillips 319, 4 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Luke DallaGrana, alto saxophone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Student Voter Registration. UW-Eau Claire's Student Senate is encouraging students to register in advance of the Nov. 4 presidential election, an effort that will help reduce the time students will have to wait in line to vote on Election Day. Today students can register from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Bridgman Hall lobby. Also Oct. 6, 7 and 8. More information.

"Casshern" graphicCampus Films. "Casshern." (Japan 2004, 141 min., directed by Kazuaki Kiriya, subtitles, not rated.) Toward the end of the 21st century, life on war-ravaged Earth is threatened by environmental disaster and incurable disease. A geneticist discovers a neo-cell that can rejuvenate the human body, but it is used by an evil corporation to create a race of mutants determined to annihilate humanity. A powerful superhero, Casshern, emerges in the battle against the new menace. Sponsored by the International Film Society. 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 9 p.m. Through Oct. 12. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. A new exhibit titled "Shark's Ink Revisited," featuring prints from the contemporary American print publisher Shark's Ink, opens today and runs through Oct. 30. An opening reception will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. tonight in the gallery. 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. More information.

"Bent" graphicUniversity Theatre. Featuring Martin Sherman's "Bent," directed by Richard Nimke. This play is a gay love story set in Nazi Germany at a time when homosexuals could be arrested and sent to concentration camps. The play centers on Max, a gay man who lives a fast-paced life of drugs, alcohol and promiscuity in pre-war Berlin. One night he and his lover Rudy pick up the wrong man — someone who's on the Nazi's wanted list. Max and Rudy are forced to flee Berlin and live underground in hiding. Eventually, the two are detained and sent to Dachau. Note: This play is for mature audiences only. It contains brief nudity, violence and adult situations. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $10 for the public, $8 for those 62 and older or UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, $6 for those 17 and younger or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through Oct. 11 and Oct. 15-18 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 12 at 1:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Oct. 10
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 6 item.

National Depression Screening Day. UW-Eau Claire's Counseling Services and Employee Assistance Program encourages members of the campus community to use the free depression screening tool available on the counseling office's Web site. More information.

Beverly SollFirst Fridays Program. The First Fridays program for senior citizens will present Beverly Soll and Friends in a performance of American music for voices and instruments titled "Simple Gifts." A free continental breakfast will precede the formal program. Memorial Lounge, Christ Church Cathedral, Lake and Farwell Streets, Eau Claire. Breakfast: 8:30 a.m., presentation: 9 a.m. More information.

Sabbatical Review Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 175, 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 9 item.

CAMPS logoCampus Solutions Information Session. The CampS Implementation Team will be presenting brown bag information sessions describing implementation of Campus Solutions, the software which will replace our current administrative computing system. HSS 177, 10 to 11 a.m. Also Oct. 8, 14 and 16.

GE Review Workgroup Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, noon.

Guest Presentation. Jasmine Alinder, UW-Milwaukee, will speak about her research on photographic images of Japanese American internment camps during World War II during a presentation titled "Concentrating Smiles: Confronting the Photographic Archives of the Japanese American Incarceration." Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5:15 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Casshern." Davies Theatre, 6 and 9 p.m. See Oct. 9 item.

University Theatre. "Bent" by Martin Sherman, directed by Richard Nimke. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 9 item.

Clearwater Choral Fest A Cappella Extravaganza. The UW-Eau Claire Chamber Choir, the Eau Claire Memorial High School Madrigals/Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Fifth Element, Girls Night Out, Impromptu, Audacious and Innocent Men will perform. Tickets are $5 at the Service Center or at the door. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. More information.

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

Saturday, Oct. 11
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 6 item.

Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the Monthly State Exams link. Schneider 100, 105 and 107, 8:30 a.m.

"The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket" graphicChildren's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket," is aimed at children 4-12. Tickets are $2 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. See related item Oct. 7.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 9 item.

Women's Soccer. UW-Stevens Point at Bollinger Fields, 1 p.m.

Clearwater Choral Fest Concert. The Women's Concert Chorale and The Singing Statesmen will perform a free concert. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 1:15 p.m. More information.

hockey stick and puckCharity Hockey Game. The Hockey Profs will face off against UW-Eau Claire student athletes today. The proceeds will go to the Future of Ice, an effort by a consortium of community groups to raise funds for the renovation and expansion of Hobbs Ice Arena. Tickets are $4 for adults, $1 for those16 and younger or free for UW-Eau Claire students. Tickets can be purchased after Oct. 3 in the Activities and Programs office in Room 133 of Davies Center or at Riverside Bike and Skate in Eau Claire. Tickets also will be available at the door. Hobbs Ice Arena, 3 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Casshern." Davies Theatre, 6 and 9 p.m. See Oct. 9 item.

Clearwater Choral Fest Concert. The Concert Choir, Chippewa Falls High School Cardinal Choir, Clearwater Festival Choir and soloists will perform. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7 p.m. More information.

University Theatre. "Bent" by Martin Sherman, directed by Richard Nimke. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 9 item.

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

Sunday, Oct. 12
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 6 item.

Women's Soccer. Alumni game at Bollinger Fields, 1 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 9 item.

University Theatre. "Bent" by Martin Sherman, directed by Richard Nimke. Kjer Theatre, 1:30 p.m. See Oct. 9 item.

Symphony Band/Wind Symphony Concert. The Symphony Band, directed by Phillip Ostrander, and the Wind Symphony, directed by James Colonna, will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 for the public; $4 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Women's Chorus Performance. The UW-Eau Claire Women's Chorus, directed by Robert Mondlock, will join The Master Singers for its fall concert, "America My Home: Shenandoah." Tickets, available at Morgan Music, Schmitt Music, First Congregational Church or at the door, are $12 for adults or $5 for students. First Lutheran Church, 1005 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire, 2 p.m. More information.

"Blugold Performance of the Air" logo'Blugold Performance of the Air.' Hosted by UW-Eau Claire student Chris Malina, this Wisconsin Public Radio show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 5 p.m.

"Jazz, Blues and Beyond" logo'Jazz, Blues and Beyond.' Hosted by David Jones, English/Women's Studies, this Wisconsin Public Radio show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "Casshern." Davies Theatre, 6 and 9 p.m. See Oct. 9 item.

"Local Independence" logo'Local Independence.' Hosted by UW-Eau Claire student Scott Morfitt, this Wisconsin Public Radio show features local music and interviews with people from the Chippewa Valley. Send music requests to localindependence@gmail.com. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 7 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Monday, Oct. 13
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 6 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 9 item.

Civil Service Make-Up Exams. Information can be found online by following the Monthly State Exams and Make-Up Exam Center links. Schneider 107, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Aaron Hedenstrom, saxophone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

University Women's Association Fall Meeting. UW-Eau Claire alumna Laurel Robertson, owner of Dinner's On personal chef service, will give a presentation about her business. For more information, contact Mary Duckworth at duckwomr@uwec.edu. Presidents Room, Davies Center, refreshments at 7 p.m.; program at 7:30 p.m.

Jeffrey SmithThe Forum. Author Jeffrey Smith, a leading voice on the health dangers of genetically modified organisms, will open this year's season of The Forum with "Seeds of Deception: Genetically Modified Organisms and Your Health." Tickets, available at the Service Center or at the door, are $8 for the public, $6 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $4 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Student tickets are half-price ($2) until the day of the event. On the day of the event, students will be required to pay the full student ticket price. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 8 • Eighth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 6, 2008

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