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Modem pool phone number to change

Dental insurance open enrollment announced

Beginning drawing classes for adults to be offered

'Empty Bowls' fund-raiser set for March

CIE announces International Speakers Bureau

Workshops on psychotropic medications set for March


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 — 836-3715. Go to top of page

Modem 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 836-5711. Go to top of page

Dental 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. Go to top of page

man drawingBeginning 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. Go to top of page

'Empty 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 story.Go to top of page

globeCIE 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 Go to top of page

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 story. Go to top of page

2004 new 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.
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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 21 • Fifth Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 23, 2004

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant.
Updated: February 19, 2004

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