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Monday, Sept. 29
Homecoming buttonHomecoming 2003 Events. Homecoming Week, one of UW-Eau Claire’s largest annual events, will be held Sept. 29-Oct. 5 — highlighted by numerous activities, a parade and football game. With the theme “Deal ‘Em a Royal Flush,” Homecoming is expected to draw thousands of alumni back to Eau Claire to join students, faculty, staff and the public in the celebration. During the week students will select Homecoming royalty and participate in various activities including window painting, sand sculpture building and competing in games. Homecoming buttons will be sold and information will be provided from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the East Lobby of Davies Center.

Dulany Inn Grand Opening. Dulany Inn now offers new salads and sandwiches. Breakfast — 7 to 9 a.m., lunch — 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Complete menus and other Dining Services information may be viewed online.

Continuing. An exhibit titled "When Did Our Professors Become Buildings?" will be on display through Oct. 31 in the Grand Corridor of McIntyre Library. The exhibit features the history of 18 campus buildings named for former faculty members or administrators. An online version of the exhibit also is available. For more information, contact Heather Muir, McIntyre Library, at muirha@uwec.edu or 836-3873.

Wisconsin Education Fair. Representatives from more than 100 colleges, universities, vocational and trade schools, and military services will be available to answer questions. College-bound students, returning adults, parents and friends are welcome. For more information, contact Joey Bohl, Admissions, at gibbonje@uwec.edu or 836-2311. Zorn Arena, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Also Sept. 30. Go to top of page

Concluding. 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.

Instructional Technology Workshop. Jessica Holm and Donna Raleigh, Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center, will present a workshop titled "Desire2Learn for WebCT Users." For more information or to register, visit the ITM Web site. CITI, Old Library 1100, 3 to 5 p.m.

Chancellor's Roundtable. The roundtable is an opportunity for students to discuss campus issues with Chancellor Mash and his staff. Topics planned for discussion include alcohol-related issues on campus and an update on the Davies Center expansion. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Sept. 30
Wisconsin Education Fair. Zorn Arena, 9 to 11 a.m. See Sept. 29 item.

Homecoming 2003 Events. See Sept. 29 item.

Ergonomics Workshop. Judy Hull, Computing and Networking Services, will present "Working Smarter with Ergonomics." The workshop is designed for UW-Eau Claire employees who are experiencing pain or discomfort due to continued computer use, or for those interested in learning how to prevent pain from developing. More information and registration instructions are available online. CITI, Old Library 1100, 2 to 3 p.m.

University Senate Open Forum. Faculty and academic staff are invited to an open forum moderated by Susan Harrison, chair of the University Senate. Topics to be covered include: employee contributions for health care insurance and pay plan; general education changes including English competency exam and foreign language/foreign culture requirement; 3) revisions to academic program review process; and 4) additional topics of your choice. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:45 p.m.

Chicago Art Trip Informational Meeting. Those interested in more information about the art & design department's trip to Chicago Oct. 23-26 are invited to attend. For more information, contact Bobby Pitts at pittsbl@uwec.edu or 836-3277. Haas Fine Arts Center, Room 105, 7 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. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Oct. 1
Homecoming 2003 Events. See Sept. 29 item.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Marcia Miller-Rodeberg, chemistry, will present "Bioremediation of Azo Dyes." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Instructional Technology Workshop. Gene Leisz and Donna Raleigh, Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center, will present a workshop titled "Desire2Learn for Blackboard Users." For more information or to register, visit the ITM Web site. CITI, Old Library 1100, 3 to 5 p.m.

International Roundtable. UW-Eau Claire international students Intars Salenieks, Latvia; Elina Spule, Latvia; Nikola Naumoski, Macedonia; Daniel Amzu, Romania; Marcin Kepa, Poland; Olga Kostina, Ukraine; and Can Ergen, Turkey, will participate in a discussion titled "A Coalition of the Willing ... or Not so Willing." The students will discuss whether or not their home countries support the U.S. action in Iraq. Steven Majstorovic, political science, will facilitate the discussion. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Guest Recital. Featuring international performer Susan Glaser, flute. Phillips Recital 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.

Thursday, Oct. 2
Homecoming 2003 Events. See Sept. 29 item.

TLTDC Teaching and Learning Workshop. Jonathan Paver, Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center, will present "If You Teach It, Will They Learn? Simple Techniques to Assess Student Learning." Implementing a continuous flow of feedback from students about learning plays a key role in improving learning and modifying teaching. This workshop presents simple techniques to assess student learning using classroom assessment techniques (CATs) developed by Angelo and Cross. CATs can easily be integrated into the classroom and participants will leave the workshop with a practical strategy for implementing CATs and benefiting from student feedback. Hibbard Penthouse, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Also Nov. 5.

Study Abroad Fair. Students interested in studying abroad will have the opportunity to learn about UW-Eau Claire's 25 study abroad programs in 16 countries. Students and faculty who have participated in study abroad programs will be available to provide information and answer questions. For more information, call the Center for International Education at 836-4411. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 3 to 5 p.m.

Chronic Care Presentation/Panel Discussion. Robert L. Kane, professor and Minnesota chair in long-term care and aging, University of Minnesota, will present "Chronic Care Meets the U.S. Health Care System: Perspective and Professional Responsibility." A panel discussion with leaders in the health care field Dennis Pope, Paul Cook, Jim Deignan and Dianne Rhein, will follow the presentation. Sponsored by UW-Eau Claire and the Center for Health and Aging Services Excellence. For more information, contact Meredith Wolf at wolfm@uwec.edu or 836-3543. Park Inn & Suites, Eau Claire, 3:15 to 4:30 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring sopranos Terra Stefansky and Michelle Angsten. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

"Network"Campus Films. "Network." (U.S. 1976, directed by Sidney Lumet, 120 minutes, rated R.) A TV network cynically exploits the on-air mental breakdown of its anchor (Peter Finch) for the ratings. The movie has been described as "outrageous satire" (Leonard Maltin) and "messianic farce" (Pauline Kael). It is both, and more. The movie caused a sensation in 1976, and stirred up much debate about the decaying values of television. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate. 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. Also Oct. 3 and 5. Go to top of page

Friday, Oct. 3
Men's/Women's Cross Country. Blugold Invitational at Eau Claire. Time to be announced.

First Fridays Program. UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff members will present a program of French and American music at the opening program of the First Fridays colloquium for senior citizens. Christ Church Cathedral, Eau Claire, 9 a.m. Full story.

Instructional Technology Workshop. Gene Leisz and Donna Raleigh, Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center, will present a workshop titled "Acquiring Digital Images for Classroom Use." For more information or to register, visit the ITM Web site. CITI, Old Library 1100, 9 a.m. to noon.

Little Niagara Inn Lunch Special. Little Niagara now features soup and bread bowls for $1.99 each Friday. Complete menus and other Dining Services information may be viewed online. Little Niagara Inn is open 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays.

Alumni Hall of Honor Luncheon. The following UW-Eau Claire alumni will be inducted into the university's Alumni Hall of Honor during an on-campus luncheon at noon: James M. Anderson '63, Stephen Koepp '78, Chih Ping Liu '74, William Febry '74, Peter Scobie '71, Janice Ozzello Wilcox '74, Faye Deich '79, Nancy McKinley '74, Kimberly Hill Phelps '80 and Elmer Winter '51. Detailed biographical information about the 2003 inductees is available online. For more information or to reserve a seat at the luncheon, contact Jane Larson at larsojan@uwec.edu or 836-3266.

NET Presentation. Renee Meyers, coordinator for the UW System Leadership Site for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning; and professor/chair, department of communication, UW-Milwaukee, will present "SoTL and the UW System Leadership Site: Implications for UW-Eau Claire." To reserve a seat, contact the Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center at tltdc.net@uwec.edu or 836-2651 by Sept. 29. Hibbard Penthouse, 1 to 3 p.m.

Women's Tennis. UW-La Crosse at McPhee, 3 p.m.

Campus Films. "Network." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 2 item.

Varsity Night Live! Billy Burr, a comedian who has appeared on NBC’s “Comedy Showcase” and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” will host the show. The lineup includes Jazz Ensemble I; Joe Schneider, piano and vocals; Alan Hunt and Dave Brown, guitar duo; a martial and healing arts demonstration by the student organization Hwa Rang Do/Tae Soo Do; the Singing Statesmen; the UW-Eau Claire Dance Team; a monologue by Sarah Chiodo; and a cappella group The Innocent Men. The coronation of Homecoming royalty will take place during intermission. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $7 for the public, $5 for UW-Eau Claire students or $2.50 for those wearing a 2003 Homecoming button. Zorn Arena, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Oct. 4
Homecoming Parade. The parade begins at 10 a.m. at the intersection of First Avenue and Water Street and proceeds west to Ninth Avenue. The Blugold Marching Band will lead the parade that includes floats and non-musical marching units. High school bands will perform and compete along the parade route. Tim Coburn, former president of the Alumni Association, will be grand marshal. After the parade, shuttle buses will take football game fans to Carson Park beginning at 11 a.m. from the corner of Second Avenue and Water Street, Fifth Avenue and Water Street, and Towers Hall. Shuttles will run continuously until 30 minutes after the game. Parking is allowed in Carson Park by entering from Lake Street. No carry-ins or tailgating are permitted in Carson Park.

Homecoming Pre-Game Festival. Music, food and beverage tents will be featured from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the pavilions of Carson Park. Howard “Guitar” Luedtke and Blue Max, a blues-rock Eau Claire favorite, will perform, and the Alumni Association will sponsor an alumni tent. Festival admission is free.

Men's/Women's Swimming. Blugold Alumni Meet at McPhee, noon.

Homecoming Football Game. The Blugolds will play the Bethel College Royals at 1 p.m. in Carson Park. Tickets, admitting holders to the festival and game, are $6 for the public, $5 for UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, $4 for those age 62 and older, $3 for those age 17 and younger and Bethel College students (with ID), or free for UW-Eau Claire students. Advance ticket purchase at the Service Center is recommended.

Women's Tennis. UW-Whitewater at McPhee, 1 p.m.

Women's Soccer. Wheaton College at Bollinger Fields, 2 p.m.

'The Camaraderie Revisited.' The Alumni Association will host this event to honor the Eau Claire establishment that was destroyed by fire in January 2001. A number of alumni who were Camaraderie bartenders, cooks and waitresses will be back to “work” during the event. Items from the Camaraderie’s eclectic décor that survived the fire — including the large wooden sign that hung over the front door — will be displayed at the gathering. Cheese curds prepared from the original Camaraderie recipe will be among the foods and beverages for sale, and complimentary popcorn and peanuts in the shell also will be served. For more information, call the Alumni Association at 836-3266. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Trumpet Ensemble/Jazz Ensemble I Concert. Trumpet Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble I will present a concert featuring guest artists and trumpet greats Bob Platt and Charley Davis. The concert, being held in conjunction with UW-Eau Claire’s first annual Trumpet Conference, also will feature William Adam, one of the world’s foremost trumpet pedagogues, and UW-Eau Claire’s own Bob Baca. Tickets are $8 at the Service Center. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Sunday, Oct. 5
Campus Films. "Network." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 2 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Oct. 6
Dual Enrollment Period Begins. Through Oct. 24.

Continuing. McIntyre Library exhibit, "When Did Our Professors Become Buildings?" See Sept. 29 item.

ASPRO Brown Bag Presentation. Academic staff members are invited to a brown bag information session about the Academic Staff Public Representation Organization. Esther Olson, ASPRO president, and Janet Swandby, a professional lobbyist, will discuss ASPRO’s successes in representing the interests of the UW System's 12,000 academic staff members — the system’s largest employee group. More information about ASPRO is available online. If you are unable to attend this program, but would like more information, contact one of the following UW-Eau Claire members of ASPRO: Connie Russell, Jean Wilcox or Jesse Dixon. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

Instructional Technology Workshops. Jessica Holm and Donna Raleigh, Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center, will present a workshop titled "Desire2Learn for New Users." For more information or to register, visit the ITM Web site. CITI, Old Library 1100, 3 to 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Amy McFarlane, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 6 • Sixth Week • Fall Semester • Sept. 29, 2003

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