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Monday, April 5
math symbols13th Annual Mathematics Retreat. Mathematics faculty members and students will give presentations on special topics in mathematics. Presentations will be given at levels appropriate for undergraduate mathematics students, high school teachers and some well-prepared high school students. This year’s distinguished mathematical speaker will be Michael Sullivan, professor of mathematics at Joliet Junior College. Hibbard Hall, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Full story.

Amnesty International logoAmnesty International End Violence Against Women Event. The UW-Eau Claire chapter of Amnesty International is sponsoring an event to collect travel-sized toiletries and sweat suits for Native American women in Oklahoma who have fled violent situations, and for women in Kenya who are escaping genital mutilation. Donations will be collected today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Amnesty International booth near Campus Information in Davies Center and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. through April 8 at the Student Life and Diversity booth on the campus mall. See related event April 6.

ITM Workshop. A workshop on Office XP: Drawings and Graphics will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Virgil WiebeGuest Lecture on Destructiveness of Cluster Bombs. Virgil Wiebe, assistant professor of law at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., and an international legal consultant for the Mennonite Central Committee, will present “Cluster Bombs in Iraq: WMD in Slow Motion.” Sponsored by the Geography Club and the Center for International Education. Phillips 007, 7 p.m. Full story.

Student Recital. Featuring Rebecca Burmesch, oboe. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Tuesday, April 6
Amnesty International End Violence Against Women Event. Campus Mall, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. See April 5 item.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on Creating Significant Learning Experiences Mini-Course, Outlook: Shortcut Keys and Web Editor Comparison Demo: Dreamweaver vs. FrontPage will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Diversity Film/Discussion. The Office of Multicultural Affairs will present the film “Skin Deep,” which chronicles the journey of a diverse and divided group of college students as they awkwardly but honestly confront each other’s racial prejudices. Those viewing the 53-minute film will participate in a discussion about diversity issues after the film airs. For more information, call the Office of Multicultural Affairs at 836-3367. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Kendra Sampson, soprano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Anne Dunn  (top) and Annie HumphreyAmnesty International End Violence Against Women Event. Amnesty International will host Native American storyteller and children's book author Anne Dunn and her daughter, singer/songwriter Annie Humphrey. The women are Anishinaabe (Ojibwe), and are the co-founders of the Sister BraveHeart Lodge, a nonprofit co-op that assists women and their children. More information about the lodge can be found online. Davies Theatre, 7 to 9 p.m.

solar systemPlanetarium 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. Go to top of page

Wednesday, April 7
Amnesty International End Violence Against Women Event. Campus Mall, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. See April 5 item.

ITM Workshop. A workshop on Dreamweaver: Basics will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Sean Bulger, kinesiology and athletics, will present "Developmentally Appropriate Sport Education." Badger Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Panel Discussion on SPSS. Geoff Peterson, political science, Jim Oberly, history, and Allen Keniston, psychology, will participate in a panel discussion titled "Integrating SPSS into Course Curriculum." Jessica Holm, TLTDC, will facilitate. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4 p.m.

Presentation on Eastern European Easter Practices. Students from the Ukraine, Latvia and Macedonia will share and demonstrate the practices, customs and traditions of Easter in their countries. Sponsored by the Center for International Education. The Cabin, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Flute Studio of Tim Lane. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Winona LaDukeThe Forum. Social and environmental activist Winona LaDuke will present “Environmental Justice from a Native Perspective.” LaDuke has won several awards for her social activism, and in 1995 was named one of America’s most promising leaders under 40 by Time magazine. 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.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Trombone Ensemble, directed by Phil Ostrander. 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. Go to top of page

Thursday, April 8
Amnesty International End Violence Against Women Event. Campus Mall, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. See April 5 item.

Foster GalleryFoster Gallery BFA Exhibit. Fifteen bachelor of fine arts in studio arts/graphic design degree candidates will present a senior studio art exhibition April 8-17 in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. A reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. April 17 in the gallery. 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. Full story.

Children's Center Director Search and Screen Committee Meeting. Campus School, Room 108, 3 to 5 p.m.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on D2L: Assessments and Just for Mac: Excel: What's New in OS X will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Softball. College of St. Scholastica at Carson Park, 4 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Adam Boll, trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. Go to top of page

Friday, April 9
flowerApril Recess. No classes scheduled through April 12. Classes resume April 13.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on Photoshop: Basics and Just for Mac: iMovie Creating Video will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Men's Tennis. WIAC Duals at McPhee, time to be announced.

Softball. Hamline University at noon; Northland College at 6 p.m., Carson Park. Go to top of page

Saturday, April 10
Softball. College of St. Scholastica, 10 a.m.; UW-Stevens Point, 2 p.m., Carson Park.

tennis racquetMen's Tennis. WIAC Duals at McPhee, time to be announced. Go to top of page

Sunday, April 11
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Monday, April 12
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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 26 • Eleventh Week • Spring Semester • April 5, 2004

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: April 5, 2004

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