Following is a new employment opportunity at
UW-Eau Claire. A list of all currently available job openings and additional
information about each position, including application procedures, may
be found on the Academic Affairs
employment opportunities Web site.
• McIntyre Library: Assistant
or associate professor to serve as assistant director of libraries —
pool phone number to change
The UW-Eau Claire modem pool phone number, 836-5990, will be disconnected
on April 19. A DiscoverNet phone number,
830-1040, will replace the old number.
Modem pool users must update the phone number their modem dials. The
new number is available immediately, and Computing and Networking Services
staff members recommend that users make the change as soon as possible.
The phone number update completes the modem pool outsourcing that began
in May 2003.
If you need assistance or experience problems using
the new number, call DiscoverNet at 830-1500 or the CNS Help Desk at
insurance open enrollment announced
The next open enrollment period for Dental Blue dental insurance will
be March 1-19. Nonrepresented classified
staff, unclassified staff and limited term employees who are eligible
for health insurance will be eligible to enroll for single, two-person
or family coverage. Domestic partners are eligible for coverage.
Three separate plans will be available. The effective
date of coverage is April 1, 2004. Information
will be distributed before March 1. A representative from Dental Blue
will be on campus March 2
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Tamarack Room of Davies Center. Presentations
will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The representative will be available
between presentations to answer questions.
drawing classes for adults to be offered
UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension
will offer beginning drawing classes designed for adults with little
or no drawing experience. Classes will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays,
March 4-April 22,
in Room 201 of the Haas Fine Arts Center at UW-Eau Claire.
Instructor Sara Black will introduce participants
to a variety of drawing tools, materials, and techniques. Students will
explore perspective, value changes and texture through a still life
drawing. Full story.
Bowls' fund-raiser to be held March 11
Ceramics students from the UW-Eau Claire art department
once again are pitching in to help fight hunger in the Chippewa Valley.
The students, under the direction of associate professor of art Mike
Weber, are designing and making more than 400 ceramic bowls to donate
to the Feed My People Food Bank for their upcoming “Empty Bowls”
fundraiser. Student coordinators of this year’s project are seniors
Aimee Rusch, Wauwatosa, and Megan Shanley, Lindstrom, Minn.
“Empty Bowls,” a
benefit supper of soup, specialty breads and desserts, will be held
from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March
11, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1314 East
Lexington, Eau Claire. Full
announces International Speakers Bureau
The Center for International Education
is please to introduce the Spring 2004 International Speakers Bureau,
a group of student speakers from around the world. The students are
excited to share their cultural knowledge and experiences with community
groups, classes, families and students.
The International Speakers Bureau is a valuable resource
which can help broaden cultural perspectives and understanding in Eau
Claire and the surrounding communities.
For more information or to request a copy of
the International Speakers Bureau list, contact Stephanie
Pyykola, Center for International Education at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshops on psychotropic
medications set for March
UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension,
the UW-Eau Claire department of social work and the Community Based
Service Training Partnership for Adults will present “Psychotropic
Medications and the Adult Client,” a one-day workshop for social
workers, educators and other professional staff working with clients
who receive psychotropic medications.
Program dates and locations are Tuesday, March
9, at the Days Inn Hotel & Conference Center in LaCrosse; Wednesday,
March 10, at the Hayward Inn & Suites in Hayward; and Thursday,
March 11, at the Holiday Acres Resort in Rhinelander. Programs in each
location are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Full
freshmen summer orientation dates announced
Following are the dates for the 2004 new freshman orientation program:
• June 16-18, 21-25 and 28-30.
• July 1-2 and 7-8.
• Aug. 23.