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Monday, Sept. 15
Dulany Inn/Little Niagara Inn Specials. Dulany Inn is open for breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. and features a regular breakfast menu, including eggs-to-order. Today's Little Niagara lunch specials, served from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., are spaghetti with meatballs, vegetable of the day and breadstick; and chicken, turkey bacon and stir fry hot wraps. Complete menus and other Dining Services information may be viewed online.

Continuing. Foster Gallery exhibit, "Art Faculty Show," featuring works by Christos Theo of the UW-Eau Claire art & design faculty, runs through Oct. 2 in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. 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. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Sept. 16
Dulany Inn/Little Niagara Inn Specials. Dulany Inn is open for breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. and features a regular breakfast menu, including eggs-to-order. Today's Little Niagara lunch specials, served from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., are taco salad with Spanish rice; and chicken, turkey bacon and stir fry hot wraps. Complete menus and other Dining Services information may be viewed online.

Instructional Design Workshop. Jonathan Paver, Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center, will lead a workshop titled "The Syllabus and Beyond: The Importance of Instructional Design." This workshop will provide a hands-on experience with instructional design using materials based on established instructional design models. Participants will identify key concepts to consider when designing or re-designing courses and will utilize various tools to assist with the process. For more information, contact Jonathan Paver at paverjd@uwec.edu. Hibbard Penthouse, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Night Skies and the Equinox," a show on how to find constellations and why the sky is different each time you look at it. For adults and children 8 and older. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. Also Sept. 23 and 30. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Sept. 17
Dulany Inn/Little Niagara Inn Specials. Dulany Inn is open for breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. and features a regular breakfast menu, including eggs-to-order. Today's Little Niagara lunch specials, served from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., are chicken a la king over biscuits; and chicken, turkey bacon and stir fry hot wraps. Complete menus and other Dining Services information may be viewed online.

Women on Wednesdays Wine and Cheese Reception. The UW-Eau Claire community is invited to a reception featuring discussions important to and/or presented by women. Topics for this year's presentations will be discussed. Previous WOW topics have included: addressing sexual assault; mentoring; the family-friendly workplace; discrimination in higher education; Islam in the Middle East; Third Wave feminism; body image; and finding balance. For more information, contact Lisa Theo at theolj@uwec.edu. Hibbard Penthouse, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

P.J. O'RourkeThe Forum. Political satirist P.J. O'Rourke will open the 62nd season of The Forum with a presentation titled "The Politics of Worry — Government vs. the Free Market: Which is Worse?" 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. Go to top of page

 

Thursday, Sept. 18
Dulany Inn/Little Niagara Inn Specials. Dulany Inn is open for breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. and features a regular breakfast menu, including eggs-to-order. Today's Little Niagara lunch specials, served from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., are lasagna with breadstick; and chicken, turkey bacon and stir fry hot wraps. Complete menus and other Dining Services information may be viewed online.

"Rabbit-Proof Fence"Campus Films. "Rabbit-Proof Fence." (Australia 2002, directed by Phillip Noyce, 94 minutes, rated PG.) This film tells the true story of three aboriginal girls who are forcibly taken from their families in 1931 to be trained as domestic servants as part of official Australian government policy. After a daring escape they embark on an epic 1,500-mile journey back home — following the rabbit-proof fence that bisects the Australian continent. Sponsored by the International Film Society. Tickets are $2 at the Service Center for IFS members and UW-Eau Claire staff or $1 for UW-Eau Claire students. Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through Sept. 21.

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, Sept. 19
Dulany Inn/Little Niagara Inn Specials. Dulany Inn is open for breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. and features a regular breakfast menu, including eggs-to-order. Today's Little Niagara lunch specials, served from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., are fish and chips with coleslaw; and chicken, turkey bacon and stir fry hot wraps. Beginning today, Little Niagara will feature soup and bread bowls for $1.99 each Friday. Complete menus and other Dining Services information may be viewed online.

Instructional Technology Workshop. Gene Leisz and Donna Raleigh, Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center, will present a two-part workshop titled "Creating a Web Presence to extend your Classroom: Dreamweaver Basics for Teaching and Learning." For more information or to register, visit the ITM Web site. CITI, Old Library 1100, 1 to 4 p.m. The workshop continues Sept. 26 — same time and location.

57th Annual Meeting of the Wisconsin Geographical Society. The UW-Eau Claire geography and anthropology department will host this annual meeting, which will feature paper and poster sessions. Davies Center. Also Sept. 20. Full story.

Campus Films. "Rabbit-Proof Fence." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 18 item.

Volleyball. UW-Platteville at McPhee, 7 p.m.

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

Saturday, Sept. 20
Mathematics Conference. The mathematics department will sponsor a conference titled "Invariants, Differential Operators and their Relation to Combinatorics and Geometry." More information can be found online. Also Sept. 21.

57th Annual Meeting of the Wisconsin Geographical Society. See Sept. 19 item.

Big Band Benefit Concert. The UW-Eau Claire music and theatre arts department will present “A Salute to the Big Band Era.” This year’s event is a special tribute to all members of the U.S. armed forces, and they are especially invited to attend. UW-Eau Claire’s award-winning Jazz Ensembles I and II, under the direction of Robert Baca, will provide the salute and the swing, performing music popular between 1928 and 1948. Proceeds from “A Salute to the Big Band Era” will provide support for activities in the jazz studies area. Tickets are $15 for the public; $12 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; $11 per person for organized groups of 10 or more; or $10 for UW System students. Zorn Arena, 2 and 7:30 p.m.

Volleyball. UW-La Crosse at McPhee, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "Rabbit-Proof Fence." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 18 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Joel Bowlsby, an acoustic guitarist with an atypical voice. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Sept. 21
Mathematics Conference. See Sept. 20 item.

Faculty Ensemble Recital. Featuring Richard Fletcher, clarinet, Kristine Fletcher, bassoon, and Barbara Wimunc-Pearson, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m.

Soccer. Simpson College at Bollinger Fields, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "Rabbit-Proof Fence." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 18 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Sept. 22
Continuing. Foster Gallery exhibit, "Art Faculty Show." See Sept. 15 item.

Free Physical Exams for Children. The UW-Eau Claire School of Nursing will offer a free health evaluation clinic for infants and children up to age 15 beginning at 3 p.m. Appointments are limited and will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information or to make an appointment, call 836-5515. Full story. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 4 • Fourth Week • Fall Semester • Sept. 15, 2003

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: September 15, 2003

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