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Vol. 50, No. 29Twelfth Week • Spring Semester • April 7, 2003

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UW-Eau Claire to hold 12th annual Mathematics Retreat

UW-Eau Claire to host Media Ethics Day April 9

Retiring Music Professor Ivar Lunde Jr. to present composition recital

It's not too late to register for Summer Session 2003


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Chancellor Donald Mash will lead a delegation of UW-Eau Claire alumni representing the university at UW Day Wednesday, April 9, in Madison.

The University of Wisconsin System will host the event, which will involve the 15 institutions of the UW System. Members of the Board of Regents and invited guests from the institutions will visit with members of the Wisconsin State Senate and Assembly.

Local community leaders, elected officials, donors, foundation members and alumni are among those who will participate in UW Day at the State Capitol. Delegations will meet with legislators to discuss the potential effect of the proposed state budget cuts, the importance of maintaining vibrant UW System campuses across the state and other related issues.
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UW-Eau Claire to hold 12th annual Mathematics Retreat April 7
The UW-Eau Claire mathematics department will sponsor the 12th annual UW-Eau Claire Mathematics Retreat Monday, April 7.

Presentations by faculty, students and guest speakers on special topics in mathematics will replace all mathematics classes that day and take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Hibbard Hall. Presentations will be made at levels appropriate for undergraduate mathematics students, high school faculty and some well-prepared high school students.

This year's distinguished speaker will be Georgia Benkart, a professor of mathematics at UW-Madison. Full story. Go to top of page

UW-Eau Claire to host Media Ethics Day April 9
The UW-Eau Claire chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will host two programs April 9 to discuss ethics in the media.

"News Media Ethics" is the topic of a discussion from 4:15-5:45 p.m. in the Hibbard Hall Penthouse. A. David Gordon, professor emeritus of communication and journalism at UW-Eau Claire and a senior author of a media ethics textbook, and Gary Hill, co-chair of the national SPJ Ethics Committee and director of investigations and special segments at KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, will lead the discussion.

The evening session, titled "You Done Me Wrong: Ethics in Journalism," will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Phillips Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The session will focus on how the media deal (or should deal) with individuals or families who find themselves in newsworthy and stressful situations, such as in accidents, court proceedings or criminal investigations.

Both sessions are free and open to the public. For additional information, contact A. David Gordon at Full story. Go to top of page

Retiring Music Professor Ivar Lunde Jr. to present composition recital April 13
Ivar Lunde Jr.Ivar Lunde Jr., professor of music at UW-Eau Claire, will present a composition recital Sunday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. This will be Lunde's final recital as an active faculty member before he retires at the end of this semester.

The concert will open with "Chromos, Op. 109," performed by associate professor Tim Lane on flute and Beverly Soll on piano. Other compositions by Lunde to be performed are "Three Lullabies for horn and piano, Op. 9," with associate lecturer Andrew Parks on horn and assistant professor Alexandre Dossin on piano, and "Six Norwegian Poems, Op. 40," performed by soprano Mitra Sadeghpour, assistant professor of music, and professor Barbara Wimunc-Pearson on piano. Full Story. Go to top of page

It's not too late to register for Summer Session
Encourage your students to make their summer work for them
Student on campus mall lawnThere are still openings in some of the more than 220 undergraduate and graduate courses, including 21 Web-based courses, offered during UW-Eau Claire’s 2003 Summer Session.

Jan Morse, administrative officer for academic affairs, said currently enrolled students and special students — including those not currently enrolled at UW-Eau Claire — can register up until the first day of class for each session. The three-week session runs May 19-June 6 and the eight-week session runs June 9 to Aug. 1. Two four-week sessions also are offered during the eight-week session.

The courses offered range from the study of human anatomy and physiology to technical writing to painting or photography. Students also may earn credits at off-campus locations, studying biology, for example, at the Pigeon Lake Field Station in Chequamegon National Forest in northern Wisconsin or marine biology and geology at the Gulf Coast Research Lab in Ocean Springs, Miss.

Information about these and other course offerings are on UW-Eau Claire’s Web site. To check seat availability, go to Blugold Online. For more information, call the Registration and Scheduling office at (715) 836-2425. Go to top of page


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