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Monday, March 1
Dental Insurance Open Enrollment. For more information, call Human Resources at 836-2513. Through March 19. See related item March 2.

Foster GalleryFoster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring "Abstraction and Figurative Narrative: Recent Paintings and Drawings by Jil Evans and T.L. Solein" through March 16 in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. Evans' work reflects her interest in the dramatic, ecstatic nature of Baroque art; Solein's art is concerned with the relationships between symbolic presentations of the Self and the existential framework in which the Self operates. 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.

ITM Workshop. A Workshop on D2L: Using the Gradebook will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site. Go to top of page

Tuesday, March 2
Dental Insurance Open Enrollment Presentations. A representative from Dental Blue will be on campus today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Tamarack Room of Davies Center. Presentations will be held at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The representative will be available between presentations to answer questions. For more information, call Human Resources at 836-2513.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on Using SPSS to Enhance Quantitative Research and Dreamweaver: Site Maintenance will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Mr. Genius Tours the Solar System," a lighthearted introduction to astronomy aimed at children 5 and older. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. This show will be presented the first Tuesday of each month. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m.

"Cabaret" logoUniversity Theatre. Featuring the musical "Cabaret," directed by Richard Nimke; choreographed by Toni Poll-Sorensen; and conducted by Mitra Sadeghpour. "Cabaret" depicts the decadence and apathy that paved the way for the Third Reich in pre-World War II Germany. Life in the sleazy Kit Kat Klub and on the streets of Berlin act as a metaphor and a commentary on political and social responsibility. The production is not intended for young audiences. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Through March 6 at 7:30 p.m., and March 7 at 1:30 p.m. Full story.

Women's History Month Poetry Reading. Women's Studies faculty members Janice Bogstad, Kate Hale, Bergine Haakenson, Karen Loeb, Barbara Kernan and Patti See will read their original poetry and prose. Sponsored by the Women's Studies Program and the Women's History Month Planning Committee. For more information, contact Jodi Thesing-Ritter at thesinjm@uwec.edu. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Wednesday, March 3
ITM Workshops. Workshops on Outlook: Calendar, Dreamweaver: Web Forms and Data Collection — Part 2 of 3 and Creating Significant Learning Experiences Mini-Course 2 will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Lori Bica and Marie (Mickey) Crothers, psychology, will present "Campus Sexual Assault Prevention." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Geography Guest Presentation. Hiroshi and Arlene Kanno will give a presentation to the Geography 378 — International Environmental Problems and Policy class on their experiences as rural Wisconsin citizens who successfully stopped Perrier/Nestle from taking over their spring waters to build a bottling plant. Interested individuals are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Zoltan Grossman at grossmzc@uwec.edu. Phillips 265, 2 to 3:15 p.m.

globe International Roundtable. UW-Eau Claire international students will participate in a roundtable discussion titled "Should the United States Care What the Rest of the World Thinks? Foreign Policy and the 2004 U.S. Presidential Election." Political science faculty members Steven Majstorovic and Stephen Hill will facilitate. Sponsored by the Center for International Education. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Women's History Month Business Presentation. Several women from area businesses will participate in a panel titled "How Does She Do It? Making it in the Business World." Panel members include Laura Hopper, Leinenkugel (finance), Cindy Walker, Nestle (Human Resources-training), Maria Herbert, Firstnet Impressions (entrepreneur, Web development) and Kathy Wright, Country Jam USA, (event marketing). For more information, contact Jodi Thesing-Ritter at thesinjm@uwec.edu. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Dialogue on Diversity Film/Discussion. Charles Chou Vue, UW-Eau Claire's first Hmong graduate and a student services coordinator for the Office of Multicultural Affairs, will present "The Hmong Among Us." He will show a film on Hmong native culture and discuss its integration into American culture. For more information, call the Office of Multicultural Affairs at 836-3367. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 4 to 6 p.m.

Peer Guide Informational Meeting. Peer guides assist international students during international student orientation week. Interested students are invited to attend. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 p.m.

Women's History Month Dramatic Readings. Featuring "The Words that Bind: Letters of the Schlegelmilch-Barland Women." The stories of the Schlegelmilch and Barland women are brought to life through dramatic readings of this Eau Claire family's letters and diaries, spanning many generations. Researched and created by UW-Eau Claire graduate Jackie Burk. Call 834-7871 to reserve a seat. The Schlegelmilch-McDaniel House, 517 South Farwell St., Eau Claire, 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.

University Theatre. "Cabaret." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See March 2 item.

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

Thursday, March 4
ITM Workshops. Workshops on Tips and Tricks for Effective D2L Use, Excel: Macros (5 of 7) and Solving Digital Image Problems with Photoshop will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Long Term Care Insurance Seminar. UW-Eau Claire employees, retirees and families are invited to attend. For reservations, information or individual appointments, call local agents Bob or Ginger Wierman at (715) 720-9092. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m., noon or 4 p.m.

"Tape"Campus Films. "Tape." (U.S. 2001, 86 min., directed by Richard Linklater, rated R.) Ethan Hawke, Robert Sean Leonard and Uma Thurman star in this articulate real-time drama (adapted by Stephen Belber from his stage play) about three high-school classmates reunited ten years later at a seedy Michigan motel. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate. 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 March 7.

teaching logoWomen's History Month Event/Teaching Celebration. “Celebrate Teaching 2004” is open to teachers from the community and the university, students who are preparing to become teachers and others who are interested in celebrating the education profession. The program will begin with a silent auction of items donated by local businesses. The proceeds will go to the Eau Claire Children’s Museum. Award-winning first-grade teacher and author, Karen Hale Hankins from Athens, Ga., will be the featured speaker. At 7 p.m. she’ll talk about her book, “Teaching Through the Storm: One Teacher’s Journal of Hope.” The book chronicles her experiences with a diverse group of children in a first-grade classroom. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. Full story.

University Theatre. "Cabaret." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See March 2 item.

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. Go to top of page

Friday, March 5
Honors Preview Day. A campus visit for admitted students who are potential Honors Program students. For more information, call Admissions at (715) 836-5415. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on Introduction to Macintosh OS X
and Creating Curricular and Professional Web Pages Using Dreamweaver (Part 2 of 3) will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Campus Films. "Tape." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 4 item.

Women's History Month Benefit Concert. This concert, to benefit Bolton Refuge House, will feature four performers/bands. Tickets, available at the door, are $5 for the public or $3 for UW-Eau Claire students. For more information, contact Jodi Thesing-Ritter at thesinjm@uwec.edu. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7 to 11 p.m.

University Theatre. "Cabaret." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See March 2 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Landfall, a duo that mixes sounds of acoustic and electric guitars. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, March 6
Women's History Month Films. The following films will be shown on the campus television station, TV-10: 2 p.m.— “Erin Brockovich,” 4:30 p.m. — “Evita,” 7 p.m. — “Bridget Jones’s Diary,” 10 p.m. — “Wit.”

Campus Films. "Tape." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 4 item.

Women's History Month Dinner Party. Featuring a potluck costume party, with musical performances of works by female composers and musicians, and performances on the lives of the Schlegelmilch women by UW-Eau Claire graduate Jackie Burk. For more information, contact Jodi Thesing-Ritter at thesinjm@uwec.edu.
Phillips House, 1615 Park Ave., Eau Claire, 6 p.m.

University Theatre. "Cabaret." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See March 2 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. Go to top of page

Sunday, March 7
University Theatre. "Cabaret." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 1:30 p.m. See March 4 item.

string instrumentUniversity String Orchestra Concert. Directed by Paul Kosower, the group will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m.

Women's History Month Films. The following films will be shown on the campus television station, TV-10: 2 p.m. — “Wit,” 4 p.m. — “Erin Brockovich,” 6:30 pm. — “Evita,” 10 p.m. — “Bridget Jones’s Diary.”

Campus Films. "Tape." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 4 item. Go to top of page

Monday, March 8
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 1 item.

Women's History Month Films. The following films will be shown on the campus television station, TV-10: 3 p.m. — “Evita,” 5:15 p.m. — “Wit,” 6:55 p.m. — “Erin Brockovich,” 10 p.m. — “Bridget Jones’s Diary.”

Artists Series Pre-Show Discussion and Dessert. A discussion of tonight's Artists Series presentation of "Richard III" will be led by English faculty member Jan Stirm. Dessert and coffee will be served. Cost is $5 at the door. Dulany Inn, Davies Center, 6:30 to 7 p.m.

"Richard III"Artists Series. Featuring The Acting Company in a performance of Shakespeare's "Richard III." Shakespeare’s masterpiece completes the historical and spellbinding tale of England’s bloody War of the Roses, the triumphs — and failures — of kings. 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. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 22 • Sixth Week • Spring Semester • March 1, 2004

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: March 1, 2004

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