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Monday, April 12
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.

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

Tuesday, April 13
Classes Resume After April Recess.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on Creating Significant Learning Experiences Mini-Course 2 and HTML: Basics will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

male symbolsBrown Bag Discussion on Retention of Male College Students. The campus community is invited to join a discussion titled "Keeping Men in College — What UW-Eau Claire Can Do." Sponsored by the Male Student Study Group, a working group of the retention/transitions subcommittee of the campus Enrollment Planning Advisory Committee. For more information, contact Art Lyons at lyonsaj@uwec.edu. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. Also April 21 and 26.

ORSP Workshop. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is sponsoring a Student Research Day poster workshop focusing on poster creation using computers for layout and design, and printing using large format printers. You also may contact Rick Mickelson, Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center, at mickelra@uwec.edu or 836-6005, for information and assistance with poster preparation using a large format printer. Phillips 275, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Nathan Abuan, violin. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

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. Go to top of page

Wednesday, April 14
ITM Workshop. A workshop on PowerPoint: Basics will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

WOW Presentation. The campus community is invited to a Women on Wednesdays presentation about the UW-Eau Claire Center for Awareness of Sexual Assault. Erica Eul, CASA director, will lead the discussion. For more information, contact Lisa Theo at theolj@uwec.edu or 836-2316. Hibbard Penthouse, 4:30 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Laura Barth, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Sean Solberg, trombone. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, April 15
ITM Workshops. Workshops on Excel: Basics and Word: What's New in OS X will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Softball. UW-La Crosse at Carson Park, 4 p.m.

woman sittingAlexander Technique Class. Alexander Technique is a hands-on approach to movement reeducation. During a lesson, the teacher and student work together to discover the student's habits associated with everyday tasks like sitting, standing and walking. The teacher gently guides the student away from patterns of tension and holding into patterns of ease. Cost is $12 for community members or $8 for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. For more information, contact instructor Toni Poll-Sorensen at pollsotl@uwec.edu.

Student Recital. Featuring Jacob Karkula, saxophone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

"Straw Dogs"Campus Films. "Straw Dogs." (U.K. 1971, directed by Sam Peckinpah, 117 min., rated R.) A young American mathematician (Dustin Hoffman) and his English wife (Susan George) move to a Cornish village, seeking a quiet life as he works on his thesis. Beneath the seemingly peaceful isolation of the pastoral village lies a savagery that culminates in a bloody battle to the death. Sam Peckinpah’s most disturbing film deals with two themes: that violence is sometimes inescapable, and that violence is necessary to the achievement of manhood. 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. Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through April 18.

University Theatre. Featuring "Vanities" by Jack Heifner, directed by Kelly Lee Kriesel. The play tells the story of an innocent America coming of age as seen through the lives of three Texas girls from the early 1960s to the mid-1970s. As aggressively vivacious high school cheerleaders, college sorority sisters and cynical, disenchanted adults, the girls ultimately discover that you can't go home again. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $9 for the public, $7 for those 62 and older, $6 for those 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Through April 18 and April 20-24 — same time and location. Go to top of page

Friday, April 16
ITM Workshop. A workshop on Photoshop Intermediate Selection Techniques will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Workshop Web site.

Viennese Ball logo30th Annual Viennese Ball. An elegant evening of music and dancing. Davies Center, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. More information is available online. Also April 17.

Campus Films. "Straw Dogs." Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 15 item.

University Theatre. Featuring "Vanities" by Jack Heifner, directed by Kelly Lee Kriesel. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See April 15 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, April 17
rugby ball and footBorder Battle Rugby Tournament. Men's and women's rugby teams from throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota will participate in this fund-raiser for Special Olympics. For more information, contact Anthony Frick at frickac@uwec.edu or 379-2107. Bollinger Fields, 8 a.m.

 

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

Men's and Women's Track. UW-Eau Claire Invitational at McPhee, 11 a.m.

Foster Gallery Reception. Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 to 4 p.m. See April 12 item.

30th Annual Viennese Ball. Davies Center, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. See April 16 item.

Campus Films. "Straw Dogs." Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 15 item.

University Theatre. Featuring "Vanities" by Jack Heifner, directed by Kelly Lee Kriesel. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See April 15 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, April 18
Concert Choir Concert. Directed by Gary Schwartzhoff, the group will perform a variety of works. 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.

martial artistChinese Cultural Celebration. Performers from Jinan University in Guangzhou, China, will present a demonstration of traditional Chinese folk singing, folk dancing and martial arts. In celebration of their partnership in international educational exchange, Jinan University and UW-Eau Claire join with the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in sponsoring the performance. Translators will be on hand to assist members of the audience in a question and answer session following the performance. Eau Claire Room, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Faculty Ensemble Recital. Featuring Les Favorites, made up of Ivar Lunde, baroque oboe; Nanette Lunde, harpsichord; Tim Lane, baroque flute; Lucinda Marvin, baroque violin; and Laura Handler, baroque cello. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. "Straw Dogs." Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 15 item.

University Theatre. Featuring "Vanities" by Jack Heifner, directed by Kelly Lee Kriesel. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See April 15 item. Go to top of page

Monday, April 19
computer mouseModem Pool Phone Number Change. The UW-Eau Claire modem pool phone number, 836-5990, will be disconnected today. A DiscoverNet phone number, 830-1040, will replace the old number. Modem pool users must update the phone number their modem dials. For more information or assistance, call the CNS Helpdesk at 836-5711.

Native American Awareness Week Events. This week's events celebrate Native American culture with speakers, music, food and discussions on contemporary and historical issues. Gordon Thunder, a tribal elder and language instructor from the Ho-Chunk Nation, will lead a ceremony today at 10 a.m. near the Council Oak Tree between the School of Nursing and Davies Center. Ada Deer, director of the American Indian Studies program at UW-Madision, will speak about her experiences, including her role in reversing the termination of the Menominee Nation, at noon in the Potawatomi Room of Davies Center. For more information, contact Odawa White, Office of Multicultural Affairs, at 836-5840. Through April 24.

32nd Annual Honors Week. Through April 24. See next week's University Bulletin for specific events.

NET/TLTDC Brown Bag Presentation. Leonard Gibbs, social work, Susan Moch, family health nursing, and Gloria Fennell, social work, will present a seminar titled "Practical Application of Evidence-Based Practice: Experience Teaching an Interdisciplinary Course." They will discuss how students from various majors were able to apply evidence-based practice to their disciplines. A video of the course final exam also will be shown. Badger Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring David Snyder, cello. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Israeli Refusenik Presentation. Muli Linder, a physician and officer in the Israel Defense Forces, will give a presentation about the costs of war and peace in Israel. Linder was the 67th Refusenik — one who refuses to perform military service in the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the interest of peace — to sign what has become known as “The Combatant’s Letter.” Sponsored by the Geography Club and the Refuser Solidarity Network, with support from the Center for International Education. Schneider Auditorium, 7 p.m. Full story.

Women's Chorus Concert. Directed by Gary Schwartzhoff and Alan Rieck, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $3.75 for the public, $2.75 for those 62 and older and 17 and younger, or free for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 27 • Twelfth Week • Spring Semester • April 12, 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 16, 2004

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