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Monday, Oct. 6
Dual Choice Enrollment Period Begins.
Through Oct. 24. See related item Oct. 7.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. UW-Eau Claire will celebrate Archives Week in Wisconsin, Oct.12-18, with an exhibit titled “Norwegians in Eau Claire.” The exhibit, on display in the Grand Corridor of McIntyre Library through Oct. 31, features a map of the city and the location of various Norwegian neighborhoods, churches, schools, stores and organizations throughout the years. See related item Oct. 13.

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.

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.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on Word Basics and Desire2Learn for New Users will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.

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

Tuesday, Oct. 7
ITM Workshops. Workshops on FrontPage Basics, Online Research: Moving Your Students Beyond Google and Word: Editing and Tracking Changes will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.

Office/Telephone Etiquette Workshop for Students. A free one-hour workshop for student assistants in basic office and telephone etiquette will be held from 11 a.m. to noon, with a repeat session from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Ojibwa Room of Davies Center. For more information, contact Barbara Bowers at bowersba@uwec.edu.

Dual Choice Information Sessions. Staff members from Human Resources will provide information about changes in health insurance programs. Schofield Auditorium, noon to 2 p.m.; and Hibbard 101, 10 to 11 p.m. Also Oct. 10, 16 and 21.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Mr. Genius Tours the Solar System," a lighthearted introduction to astronomy aimed at children six and older. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. This show is presented the first Tuesday of each month during fall semester. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Oct. 8
ITM Workshops. Workshops on Acrobat: Creating PDF Files, Excel Charting and Desire2Learn Assessments will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.

Soccer. UW-River Falls at Bollinger Fields, 4 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring 14 UW-Eau Claire sopranos and two UW-Eau Claire alumni. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Career Conference Reception. UW-Eau Claire students are invited to meet prospective employers at a pre-conference reception before the Oct. 9 Career Conference. Sponsored by the Student Accounting Society. The Plaza Hotel, Eau Claire, 6 to 9 p.m. See Career Conference item Oct. 9.

Volleyball. UW-River Falls at McPhee, 7 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, Oct. 9
46th Annual Career Conference. Representatives from more than 85 local, state and regional employers will be on hand to discuss internship and career opportunities with UW-Eau Claire students and alumni. Sponsored by Career Services and Beta Upsilon Sigma fraternity. For more information, contact the Career Conference organizers at careerconference@uwec.edu or call 836-5358. Zorn Arena, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Full story.

Sustainability Telecast and Discussion. A telecast titled “Making Sustainability a Foundation of Higher Education Learning and Practice,” designed for academic, operations and facilities administrators, planners, faculty and students will be broadcast by satellite to campus. More information may be found at The Society for College and University Planning Web site. Davies Theatre, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Full story.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on Excel Basics
and
Dreamweaver Basics will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.

ORSP Brown Bag Workshop. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will present a workshop on Professional Development Support Programs to discuss the following programs: Academic Staff Professional Development; Guest Lecturers, Artists and Other Professionals Program; Workshops and Special Projects; and Travel Support for Scholarly Presentations. Badger Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Campus Films. "Bread and Tulips." (Italy and Switzerland 2000, directed by Silvio Soldini, 114 minutes, rated PG-13, in Italian, subtitled.) Frustrated and ignored, a middle-aged mother (Licia Maglietta) impulsively leaves her family and begins living her own life. Bruno Ganz co-stars. Italy's magical fantasy of midlife crisis and rebirth in Venice, the city of lovers, swept the Italian film awards and charmed all of Europe. 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 Oct. 12.

Kuniko YamamotoArtists Series. Kuniko Yamamoto will present an evening of Japanese storytelling — combining pantomime, original music, masks, origami, stylized movements and a touch of magic. Yamamoto, a native of Japan, grew up studying and performing traditional theater and dance. 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. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. A new exhibit titled "Civil Designs: Alumni in the Public Eye," featuring recent works by UW-Eau Claire graphic design alumni, will be on display through Oct. 30 in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. An opening reception will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. tonight 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.

University Theatre. Featuring Thornton Wilder's play "The Skin of our Teeth," directed by music and theatre arts faculty member Richard Nimke. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1943, the play follows the Antrobus family’s struggle through 5,000 years of life, including the ice age, a flood and a war. 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. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through Oct. 11 and Oct. 15-18 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 19 at 1:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Friday, Oct. 10
Scholars Day. This program, led by Admissions office staff members, is designed for high-ability high school students. The program includes campus tours, visits to UW-Eau Claire classes and information sessions. For more information, contact the Admissions Office at admissions@uwec.edu or (715) 836-5415. Haas Fine Arts Center, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dual Choice Information Session. Staff members from Human Resources will provide information about changes in health insurance programs. Davies Theatre, 10 a.m. to noon. Also Oct. 16 and 21.

National Student Exchange Informational Meeting. Students who are interested in exploring an exchange opportunity within the United States or Canada are encouraged to attend. The application process, requirements and timelines will be explained. Students who have participated in the National Student Exchange program also will be available to share their experiences and answer questions. For more information, contact Mary K. Ryan-Miller at ryanmk@uwec.edu or 836-2003. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2 p.m. Also Oct. 28, Nov. 12 and 21.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on Computing and Networking Services Orientation and Photoshop: Enhancing Visual Learning will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.

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

NET Family Event. UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff with children are invited to "Pizza, Pop & Parents" from 4 to 6 p.m. at Carson Park's Oak Pavilion. The event will be an opportunity for children to play and faculty/staff to socialize. Pizza and beverages will be provided. Sponsored by the Network for Excellence in Teaching. For more information and/or to RSVP, contact Lisa LaSalle at lasalllr@uwec.edu or 836-3805.

Campus Films. "Bread and Tulips." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 9 item.

University Theatre. Featuring Thornton Wilder's play "The Skin of our Teeth," directed by music and theatre arts faculty member Richard Nimke. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 9 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, Oct. 11
Parents' Weekend Events.This year’s events, sponsored by Housing and Residence Life and the National Residence Hall Honorary, features the Thundermen and Bill Cosby. The Thundermen, who call themselves the Midwest’s original ’50s rock 'n roll band, will perform a free concert in the Council Fire Room, Davies Center, from 5 to 9 p.m. Bill Cosby, often described as one of the most influential stars in America today, will perform at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. in Zorn Arena. Tickets are still available at the Service Center. For ticket prices, call 836-3727. For more information about Parents' Weekend, call the National Residence Hall Honorary at (715) 855-3870, or contact Jodi Thesing-Ritter at thesinjm@uwec.edu or (715) 836-3630.

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, 9 a.m. to noon.

Football. UW-La Crosse at Carson Park, 11:30 a.m.

Choral Festival Concerts. Featuring the Women's Concert Chorale and The Singing Statesmen at 1:15 p.m. and the Concert Choir, Honor Choir, Hudson High School Chamber Choir and outstanding soloists at 7 p.m. Both performances will be held in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center.

Campus Films. "Bread and Tulips." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 9 item.

University Theatre. Featuring Thornton Wilder's play "The Skin of our Teeth," directed by music and theatre arts faculty member Richard Nimke. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 9 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, Oct. 12
Parents' Weekend Events. See Oct. 11 item.

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week. Through Oct. 19. See next week's University Bulletin for specific events.

Faculty Ensemble Recital. Featuring Les Favorites, including music and theatre arts faculty members Tim Lane, flute; Ivar Lunde Jr. (emeritus), oboe; Nanette Lunde (emerita), harpsichord; and Bradley Johnson, baroque viola; and guest artists Lucinda Marvin, baroque violin; and Laura Handler, baroque violoncello. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. "Bread and Tulips." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 9 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Oct. 13
Continuing. McIntyre Library exhibit, "When Did Our Professors Become Buildings?" See Oct. 6 item.

Continuing. McIntyre Library exhibit, "Norwegians in Eau Claire." See Oct. 6 item.

Continuing. Foster Gallery exhibit, "Civil Designs: Alumni in the Public Eye." See Oct. 9 item.

Instructional Technology Workshops. Jessica Holm and Donna Raleigh, Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center, will present a workshop titled "Desire2Learn: Facilitating Interaction with D2L Communication Tools." For more information or to register, visit the ITM Web site. CITI, Old Library 1100, 3 to 5 p.m.

Presentation on Norwegian Immigrants. Heather Muir, McIntyre Library, will present “Norwegians in Eau Claire: the Story of Two Local Families and their Norwegian Roots.” The presentation is related to the new McIntyre Library exhibit noted in Oct. 6 item. For more information, contact Muir at muirha@uwec.edu or 836-3873. McIntyre Library 2023A, 7 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 7 • Seventh Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 6, 2003

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: October 7, 2003

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