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Monday, April 28
Dining Services Bulk Food Sale. The campus community is invited to purchase bulk food items through Dining Services. Items available include brats, chicken breasts, rib eye steaks, breaded shrimp, hamburgers and soda. Many other items also are available upon request. Those interested should visit the Dining Services office, Davies Center 227, to fill out order forms. Orders may be placed through May 14. For more information, call Dining Services at 836-5261.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring the 46th annual Juried Student Art Show. This year's juror is Amy Arntson, a painter and graphic design faculty member at UW-Whitewater. Also included in the exhibit will be the artwork of Michael Noll, a UW-Eau Claire student who died last fall. The exhibit will be on display through May 11 in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, 1 to 4:30 p.m. weekends and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays.

Student Research Day Presentation. UW-Eau Claire alumna Wendy Kinderman, the recipient of the 2002 Distinguished Master's Thesis Award, will present "Preserving a Rural Ideology in Farm Country Cookbooks: A UW-Eau Claire Alumna's Research Efforts." Kinderman is the marketing editor for Ayres Associates, Eau Claire. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m.

11th Annual Student Research Day. UW-Eau Claire students and faculty mentors will display the results of their collaborative research and independent student research. The event highlights student research accomplishments and the important role faculty and academic staff play as mentors in the scholarly activity process. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, noon to 5 p.m. Full story.

NET Brown Bag Presentation. Brett Greider, philosophy and religious studies, will present "E-Professing: Online Teaching from Latin America. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Christina Burgess, soprano, and Sarah Eichen, mezzo soprano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Irish Film Festival. Twenty feature-length and short Irish films will be screened during the festival. Facilitated discussions will follow each film. More information, including the list of films to be shown, can be found online. Through May 4.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Sean Hanson, trumpet, and Brian Thorstad, trumpet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

University Band Concert. Directed by Randal Dickerson, music and theatre arts, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $3.75 for the public; $2.75 for those 62 and older and 17 and younger; or free for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. return to top

Tuesday, April 29
Dining Services Bulk Food Sale. See April 28 item.

Fourth Annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research. Nearly 300 students from 11 UW System institutions will present the results of their research. Davies Center, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Full story.

Student Recital. Featuring Kara Sorensen, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Featuring “Wonders of Deep Space,” a show about how we learned that galaxies exist, how stars are born and how their lives end. The show is aimed at adults and children 10 and older. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance from the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m.

Irish Film Festival. See April 28 item.

Student Ensemble Concert. Featuring Jazz Ensemble IV and Jazz Pedagogy Ensemble, directed by Robert Baca. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring John Brobst, double bass. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. return to top

Wednesday, April 30
Dining Services Bulk Food Sale. See April 28 item.

Eighth Annual English Festival. This year's festival focuses on communication in popular culture as well as in traditional literature. More information can be found online. Also May 1.

Student Recital. Featuring Andrew Dziuk, trumpet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Literacy Renaissance Festival. Elementary school students and their families will join UW-Eau Claire Reading Partners, Jumpstart and America Reads volunteers to celebrate the enjoyment of reading quality literature. UW-Eau Claire students, storytellers and others will roam as children's book characters. Games and other literature-related activities will be available. Participants are invited to bring a dish to pass for a potluck dinner. Oak and Pine Pavilions, Carson Park, 5 to 8 p.m.

Irish Film Festival. See April 28 item.

Vocal Jazz Ensemble Concert. Featuring Just We Four, directed by Daniel Newman. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $3.75 for the public; $2.75 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or free for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, May 1
Dining Services Bulk Food Sale. See April 28 item.

Eighth Annual English Festival. See April 30 item.

Campus Films/Irish Film Festival. "Bloody Sunday." (U.K. 2002, directed by Paul Greengrass, 122 minutes, rated R.) This film is a documentary-style drama relating the events that led to British soldiers shooting dead 13 unarmed civilians during a civil rights march in Derry, Northern Ireland, Jan. 30, 1972. 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 May 4. See April 28 item for other Irish Film Festival films.

Artist Series Final Performance. An evening of food, music and dance will close the Artists Series season. The double-feature event will begin with Calle Sur — a duo comprised of Panamanian drummer-guitarist Edgar East and Colombian singer-flutist Karin Stein. After intermission, the Afro-Cuban salsa band Orquesta Alto Maiz will take the stage. The variety of musical styles, use of the Spanish language, and foods of Latin and South American and the Caribbean will blend to create a celebration that culturally transcends the ordinary Cinco de Mayo event. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $15 for the public, $13 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $5 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7:30 p.m.

Danceworks 2003. The UW-Eau Claire Concert Dance Company will present its annual spring concert. The group, directed by Toni Poll-Sorensen, music and theatre arts, will present choreography by students, faculty and guest artists. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $7 for the public and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; $4 for UW-Eau Claire students; or $3.50 for those 62 and older and 17 and younger. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through May 3.

Jazz Ensemble I Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $4.75 for the public; $3.75 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; or $1.25 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

University Theatre. Featuring Yamina Reza's "Art," directed by Terry Allen. What is art? What is friendship? These questions are at the center of this hilarious send-up of modern art when the purchase of a white-on-white painting throws the friendship of three people into turmoil. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $9 for the public, $7 for those 62 and older, $6 for those 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Through May 3 and May 6-10 at 7:30 p.m. and May 4 at 1:30 p.m.

NOTA Open Prose and Poetry Reading. Open mike night for those who wish to share their poetry or prose with a live audience. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. return to top

Friday, May 2
Dining Services Bulk Food Sale. See April 28 item.

Eighth Annual Spring Rec Fest Event. The Early Bird Golf Tournament will be held at Princeton Valley Golf Course. Cost is $20 per person and includes nine holes, a T-shirt and food. Participants must register by May 1 at Hilltop Recreation Center. For more information, contact Lisa Schuetz at 836-2176 or schuetlm@uwec.edu.

Grammar Usage Workshop. Led by Gloria Hochstein, English. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Sean Solberg, trombone, and Nathan Medsker, trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Campus Films/Irish Film Festival. "Bloody Sunday." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through May 4. See May 1 item. Also, see April 28 item for other Irish Film Festival films.

Danceworks 2003. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See May 1 item.

Singing Statesmen Concert. This year marks the ensemble's 35th anniversary season. Directed by Gary Schwartzhoff, the group will perform choral music from the Renaissance through the Contemporary Period. A performance by Innocent Men also will be featured. 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/staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

University Theatre. Featuring Yamina Reza's "Art," directed by Terry Allen. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See May 1 item.

UAC Cabin/Open Stage. All talent is welcome to perform. Sign up for a time slot in Davies 132. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. return to top

Saturday, May 3
WSMA State Music Festival. Several thousand students will visit UW-Eau Claire to participate in the Wisconsin School Music Association State Music Festival. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Full story.

Eighth Annual Spring Rec Fest Event. Featuring the 19th annual Putnam Love Run/Walk. The 5K competitive run and the 2-mile noncompetitive walk begins at 9:30 a.m. at Putnam Hall. The registration fee is $15 and will benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. For more information, contact Evan Trad at tradem@uwec.edu or 855-4737.

Eighth Annual Spring Rec Fest Event. Featuring the Southbound Six Canoe Race on the Chippewa River. Cost is $8 per person or $16 per team and includes a T-shirt. Participants must register by May 1 at Hilltop Recreation Center. For more information, contact Lisa Schuetz at 836-2176 or schuetlm@uwec.edu.

Campus Films/Irish Film Festival. "Bloody Sunday." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through May 4. See May 1 item. Also, see April 28 item for other Irish Film Festival films.

Danceworks 2003. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See May 1 item.

University Theatre. Featuring Yamina Reza's "Art," directed by Terry Allen. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See May 1 item. return to top

Sunday, May 4
Women's Basketball Banquet. The UW-Eau Claire athletics program is hosting a banquet for the women’s basketball team. The banquet is in honor of the team ending its season with a 32-2 overall record. The team also was the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Champion and placed third at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $15.25 and include a buffet lunch, beverage and dessert. For ticket information, call 836-3727. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, noon.

University Theatre. Featuring Yamina Reza's "Art," directed by Terry Allen. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 1:30 p.m. See May 1 item.

Choral Union Concert. Conducted by Alan Rieck, five UW-Eau Claire music ensembles –— University Orchestra, Symphonic Choir, Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen and Women’s Concert Chorale — will come together to perform a choral and orchestral rendition of “Carmina Burana” by Carl Orff. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $4.75 for the public; $3.75 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; or $1.25 for UW-Eau Claire students. Zorn Arena, 2 p.m.

Campus Films/Irish Film Festival. "Bloody Sunday." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through May 4. See May 1 item. Also, see April 28 item for other Irish Film Festival films.

Student Ensemble Concert. Featuring Percussion Ensemble, directed by Jeffery Crowell. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Joint Faculty Recital. Featuring Rodney Hudson, trombone, and Andrew Parks, horn. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. return to top

Monday, May 5
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 28 item.

Kent State Memorial Re-dedication. May 4 marked the 33rd anniversary of the 1970 shootings that left four anti-Vietnam War protestors dead and nine wounded at Kent State University in Ohio. On May 8, 1970, four crabapple trees were planted next to Davies Center as a memorial to the young people killed at Kent State. One of the four trees died and was removed. Today, representatives from the university will plant a new tree to re-dedicate the Kent State Memorial. Chancellor Mash will preside over the ceremony that will be held between Davies Center and Phillips Lot at 11 a.m (rain site: Tamarack Room, Davies Center).

UAC Springfest. The campus community is invited to celebrate spring with musical performances throughout the week. Central Campus Mall, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (rain site: The Cabin and East Lobby, Davies Center.)

Caregivers Support Group Final Meeting. The Employee Assistance Program's support group for caregivers will hold its last meeting of the semester. For more information, contact Katherine Schneider at 836-5521 or schneiks@uwec.edu. Counseling Services group room, noon.

Budget Forum. Chancellor Donald Mash, Provost Ronald Satz and Vice Chancellor Andrew Soll will lead a discussion of campus budget issues. Schofield Auditorium, 4 p.m. return to top


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University Bulletin • Vol. 50, No. 32Fifteenth Week • Spring Semester • April 28, 2003

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: April 9, 2003

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