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Monday, March 8
Dental Insurance Open Enrollment. For more information, call Human Resources at 836-2513. Through March 19.

paint palateFoster 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 Dreamweaver Templates will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

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. Full story.

"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

Tuesday, March 9
ITM Workshops. Workshops on D2L: Working with Small Groups and Student Assignments and Publisher: Intermediate will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Women's History Month Presentation/Discussion. Selika Ducksworth-Lawton, history, and David Jones, English, will present “Race Images and Relationships for Black Women.” Readings on this theme are on reserve at McIntyre Library and on the history and Women’s History Month Web sites. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 2 to 4 p.m.

film reelWomen's History Month Films. The following films will be shown on the campus television station, TV-10: 3 p.m.— “Wit,” 4:45 p.m. — “Evita,” 7 p.m. — “Bridget Jones’s Diary,” 10 p.m. — “Erin Brockovich.”

Joint Student Recital. Featuring trombonists Kenyon Scheurman and Colin Gilliland. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Financial Aid Application Help Night. The UW-Eau Claire Financial Aid Office is hosting a Financial Aid Application Help Night for campus and community members. The event is intended for people who need assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and is available to anyone regardless of the university they plan to attend. Financial Aid Office, Schofield 115, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Full story.

starsPlanetarium Program. Featuring "Constellations for Kids," a 45-minute program for children 4 and older. This show will be presented the second Tuesday of each month. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m.

Women's History Month Film/Presentation. Jason Tetzloff, First Year Experiences, will introduce and discuss “Naturally Native,” the first film about Native American women written, directed, produced and starring Native American women. The movie follows the lives, loves, pain, joy and relationships of three sisters as they attempt to start their own business. Hibbard 103, 7 p.m.

Women's History Month Male Forum. Featuring "See Men Speak," an open mike forum for men to talk openly about gender and sexuality. Sponsored by MOSAIC and The Running Water Poetry Slam. For more information, contact Jodi Thesing-Ritter at thesinjm@uwec.edu. Racy D'Lane's Very Coffee Lounge, 404 Riverside Ave., Eau Claire. Registration begins at 7:30 p.m. for men who would like to participate; forum begins at 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Wednesday, March 10
Women's History Month Women's Conference. A variety of presentations will be held throughout the day. Davies Center and other campus locations, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Full story. Also March 11.

computer imageITM Workshops. Workshops on Successfully Communicating your Research Findings Visually, Dreamweaver Web Forms and Data Collection — Part 3 of 3 and Creating Significant Learning Experiences Mini-Course 3 will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Charlene Burns, philosophy and religious studies, will present "Immoral Acts in the Name of God(s): A View from the Psychology of Religion. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

McNair Program Information Session. Students and faculty members interested in learning about the McNair Program are invited to attend. The program assists talented upper-division students interested in attending graduate school in the arts and sciences. For more information, call 836-4912. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 2 to 3 p.m.

Women's History Month Films. The following films will be shown on the campus television station, TV-10: 3 p.m.— “Bridget Jones’s Diary,” 5 p.m. — “Erin Brockovich,” 7:15 p.m. — “Wit,” 10 p.m. — “Evita.”

Women on Wednesdays Presentation. Members of the UW-Eau Claire Commission on the Status of Women will present "The Status of Women on the UW-Eau Claire Campus: Where Do We Go From Here?" For more information, contact Lisa Theo at theolj@uwec.edu or 836-2316. Hibbard Penthouse, 4 to 6 p.m.

Women's History Month/Women with Disabilities Presentation. UW-Eau Claire students and staff members will discuss how disabilities — sometimes visible, sometimes unseen — can affect students’ social, academic and work life. This panel discussion will be valuable to faculty, staff and students who want to learn more about successful students who live and thrive with a disability. Panelists include UW-Eau Claire students Nancy Olson and Jennifer Prock; staff members Ardyth Krause, social work; and Beth Hicks, Services for Students with Disabilities; and a representative from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. Patti See, Academic Skills Center, will moderate. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4:30 p.m.

"The Vagina Monologues"Women's History Month Event. Featuring “The Vagina Monologues,” Eve Ensler’s famous presentation about and by women. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $10 for the public, $7 for UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff or $5 for UW-Eau students. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Through March 12.

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

Thursday, March 11
Jane Hamilton-MerrittThird Annual First Nations/New Nations Conference. Reporting about Hmong news will be the featured topic at the conference. Topics for the conference include Hmong history, culture and lifestyles and reporting in the media. Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Jane Hamilton-Merritt will present a lecture titled “Covering the Hmong Story: Honest Media Mistakes or What?” Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Full story. See related item March 13.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on Dreamweaver: Basics, Excel: PivotTables and Filters (7 of 7) and Word Basics will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Women's History Month Women's Conference. A variety of presentations will be held throughout the day. Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Full story.

Learn at Lunch Presentation. Walt Schaffer, retired UW-Eau Claire greenhouse manager, will present "Vegetable Gardening." Sponsored by the Classified Staff Committee for Professional Development. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, noon to 12:45 p.m.

Visiting Minority Scholar/Artists Presentation. Cassandra Thomas, a visiting scholar at UW-Eau Claire, and Selika Ducksworth-Lawton, history, will present "Racism and Sexual Assault." Sponsored by Women's Studies, psychology, Housing and Residence Life and the Center for Awareness of Sexual Assault. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Women's History Month Films. The following films will be shown on the campus television station, TV-10: 3 p.m.— “Erin Brockovich,” 5:05 p.m. — “Evita,” 7:20 p.m. — “Wit,” 10 p.m. — “Bridget Jones’s Diary.”

'Empty Bowls' Fund-Raiser. 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 “Empty Bowls” fund-raiser. The event, a benefit supper of soup, specialty breads and desserts, will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1314 East Lexington, Eau Claire. Full story.

"Bound"Campus Films. "Bound." (U.S. 1996, 113 min., directed by Andy Wachowski and Larry Wachowski, rated R.) Two women (Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon) team up to swindle a mobster (Joe Pantoliano) out of a cool $2 million. “There's real talent behind Bound, and it's obvious from the first shot … Sure to be described as the first mainstream Hollywood film to put a lesbian relationship at its center without the relationship itself being the point of the story… the debut film of the Wachowski brothers is not some routine noir knockoff with a gal gimmick. It's a complex, satisfying piece of entertainment, a succession of unexpected, outrageous scenes” (San Francisco Chronicle). Sponsored by the University Activity 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 14.

Alexandre DossinFaculty Autobiographical Concert. Featuring pianist Alexandre Dossin, music and theatre arts. Dossin will perform classical pieces dedicated to the countries that have played important roles in his life including Italy, Brazil, Russia and the United States. This will be Dossin’s first solo concert in Eau Claire since winning first prize at the prestigious Martha Argerich International Piano Competition last fall in Argentina. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

Dennis JacobsTLTDC/NET Presentation. Dennis Jacobs, professor of chemistry at the University of Notre Dame, will present "Reinventing the Flat Tire: Why We Need a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning." Jacobs was selected as the U.S. Professor of the Year for doctoral and research universities in 2002. During the 1999-2000 academic year he was named a Carnegie Scholar of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. To reserve a seat, call the TLTDC front desk at 836-2651 by March 9. Phillips 401, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Women's History Month Event. Featuring “The Vagina Monologues,” Eve Ensler’s famous presentation about and by women. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. See March 10 item. Go to top of page

Friday, March 12
Men's and Women's Tennis. YMCA Tournament at McPhee, time to be announced. Through March 14.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on D2L: Assessments and Creating Curricular and Professional Web Pages Using Dreamweaver (Part 3 of 3) will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Women's History Month Presentation. Susan Turell, women's studies/psychology, and Cassandra Thomas will present "Audre Lorde’s Legacy: Friendship Across Differences.” Hibbard 202, noon to 1 p.m.

Ron KindTown Hall Meeting. In an effort to gather feedback from the faculty and students of western Wisconsin's colleges and universities, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind of Wisconsin will be on campus to discuss the Higher Education Act. Sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire Student Senate. Davies Theatre, Davies Center, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.


Women's History Month Films.
The following films will be shown on the campus television station, TV-10: 3 p.m.— “Wit,” 4:45 p.m. — “Evita,” 7 p.m. — “Bridget Jones’s Diary ,” 10 p.m. — “Erin Brockovich.”

Campus Films. "Bound." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 11 item.

Women's History Month Event. Featuring “The Vagina Monologues,” Eve Ensler’s famous presentation about and by women. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. See March 10 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring singer Alice Peacock, who has been compared to Joni Mitchell, Sheryl Crow and Shawn Colvin. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also March 13. Full story. Go to top of page

Saturday, March 13
Men's and Women's Tennis. YMCA Tournament at McPhee, time to be announced. Also March 14.

Civil Service Exams. More information can be found online. Exams begin at 8:30 a.m.

Admissions Saturday Spotlight. Campus visit for prospective students. For more information, contact the Admissions Office at 836-5415. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Hmong Cultural Festival. This annual event celebrates both the traditions and transitions of the Hmong culture. The festival features lectures, exhibits, performances, demonstrations, food and handicrafts. Jane Hamilton-Merritt, the featured speaker at the March 11 "First Nations/New Nations" conference, will give a presentation at 11 a.m. For more information, contact Charles Vue, Office of Multicultural Affairs, at 836-3017. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Heather HuyckWomen's History Month Presentation. Historian Heather Huyck will present “Beyond John Wayne: Using Historical Sites to Interpret Women’s History.” Co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities. L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire, 1 p.m. Reception to follow at the Schlegelmilch-McDaniel House, 517 South Farwell St., Eau Claire.

Campus Films. "Bound." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 11 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring singer Alice Peacock. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See March 12 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, March 14
Men's and Women's Tennis. YMCA Tournament at McPhee, time to be announced.

Shamrock ShuffleShamrock Shuffle. UW-Eau Claire and Eau Claire community members are invited to participate in this fun run/walk to benefit the National Youth Sports Program and Safe & Sound. The first 200 individuals to register will receive a short-sleeved T-shirt. Cost for individuals is $12 in advance or $15 on event day. For teams of six or more, cost is $17 per team member. Teams will receive long sleeved T-shirts with team name and team “goodie bag.” Additional registration information is available online. American Legion Post 53, 634 Water Street, Eau Claire. Registration starts at 9 a.m.; event begins at 10 a.m.

Choral Concert. The American Choral Director’s Association Student Chapter is sponsoring this concert, which will feature the Singing Statesmen, Symphonic Choir, Women’s Chorus and Concert Choir. 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, 2 p.m. Full story.

Wind Symphony/Symphony Band Concert. Featuring Symphony Band, directed by Phillip Ostrander, and Wind Symphony, directed by R. Mark Heidel. 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, 5 p.m. Full story.

Spanish Dinner. The Delta Psi chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the national Hispanic honor society, invites campus and community members to its annual Spanish Dinner. The menu will feature a variety of appetizers and desserts from throughout the Spanish-speaking world. The dinner program includes songs performed by Carter Smith, foreign languages, and a presentation by photographer Mark Aumann titled "Cuba in Castro's Twilight." Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $10 for the public and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, $7 for UW-Eau Claire students, or $5 for Sigma Delta Pi student members. For more information, contact Paul Hoff at hoffpj@uwec.edu or 836-4287. Dulany Inn, Davies Center, 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "Bound." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 11 item. Go to top of page

Monday, March 15
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 8 item.

Michael AlbertThe Forum. Michael Albert, co-founder of Z Magazine, an independent monthly magazine of critical thinking on political, cultural, social and economic life in the United States, will present "Radical Visions for Radical Change." Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $7 for the public, $5 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $3 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. 23 • Seventh Week • Spring Semester • March 8, 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 8, 2004

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