Monday, Oct. 20
McIntyre Library Exhibit. UW-Eau Claire will celebrate Archives Week in Wisconsin with an exhibit titled “Norwegians in Eau Claire” in the Grand Corridor of McIntyre Library. The exhibit, on display through Oct. 31, features a map of the city and the location of various Norwegian neighborhoods, churches, schools, stores and organizations throughout the years.
McIntyre Library Exhibit. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 836-3873.
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. 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.
National Chemistry Week Event. The American Chemical Society-Student Affiliate at UW-Eau Claire will host several activities Oct. 19-25 to celebrate National Chemistry Week. This year’s theme is “Earth’s Atmosphere and Beyond.” Paul Thomas, physics and astronomy, will discuss the 1908 explosion over Tunguska, Siberia, today at 7 p.m. in Room 007 of Phillips Hall. See related item Oct. 21.
Artists Series. Featuring Tubalaté, one of Britain’s leading professional brass ensembles. The first ever tuba-euphonium ensemble to graduate and be awarded the prestigious professional performance diploma from Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music, Tubalaté has been at the forefront of instrumental and repertory development for more than a decade. 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. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
ITM Workshops. Workshops on Dreamweaver Basics and Publisher Basics will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.
National Chemistry Week Event. Jim Phillips, chemistry, will present a talk about the Earth’s atmosphere, what is happening to it (i.e. global warming, ozone hole), what we can do to stop it, and what the future looks like for the atmosphere at 7 p.m. tonight in Room 007 of Phillips Science Hall. See Oct. 20 item.
Planetarium Program. Featuring "The Stargazer," a show that will explore gravity, light and spectra, and how they help us understand stars. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. Also Oct. 28 and Nov. 11, 18 and 25.
Social Work Guest Brown Bag Presentation. Peter Clarke-McLeod, chairperson of the department of social development, Rhodes University, South Africa, and a guest lecturer in the UW-Eau Claire social work department through Oct. 24, will present “HIV/AIDS in South Africa.” Clarke-McLeod also is a social worker and an attorney. His wife, Jillian Clarke-McLeod, a nurse and teacher, will co-present the lecture. Presidents Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.
Gerontology Lecture. Scott Zimmerman, assistant professor of biology, UW-Stout, will present "The Role of Exercise in Muscle Structure during Aging." Zimmerman will dispel the myth that our muscles have to become stiff and weak as we get older by teaching us how the muscle structure changes in response to the stresses of exercise and aging. Sponsored by the Center for Health and Aging Services Excellence, Red Cedar Medical Center-Mayo Health System, UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stout. For more information, contact Meredith Wolf at email@example.com or 836-3543. Dove Healthcare Nursing and Rehabilitation, Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m.
Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Geoff Peterson, political science, will present "Everything I Learned About Politics I Learned from Jay Leno." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.
Services for Students with Disabilities Student Recognition Awards Presentation. This year's award recipients are Darwin Wittrock, and Faith Bogstad, both of the biology department. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4 p.m. Full story.
WOW Wine and Cheese Reception. This Women on Wednesdays reception will feature a panel discussion titled "What We Learned at the Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership Conference." Panelists will include Rexann Lemke, Rama Yelkur, Robin Leary, Rebecca Matter, Connie Russell, Marge Hebbring, Mary Kuzma and Lisa Theo. For more information, contact Lisa Theo at firstname.lastname@example.org or 836-2316. Hibbard Penthouse, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Guest Presentation on Nomadic Life. Imal Mohamed, a nomad in Niger, West Africa, before immigrating to the United States, will present "The Life of a Nomad: One Man's Incredible Journey from Niger, West Africa, to the USA." Sponsored by Pi Delta Phi and the Center for International Education. Davies Theatre, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Volleyball. UW-Superior at McPhee, 7 p.m.
OcTUBAfest Recital. Featuring the tuba and euphonium studio. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
Men's and Women's Cross Country. UW-Stout Dual at Lake Wissota, time to be announced.
ITM Workshops. Workshops
on Burning CDs (Windows)
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.
Telescope Dedication. Hobbs Observatory ’s new telescope will be dedicated during a “first-light” celebration at 7:30 p.m. tonight at the observatory at Beaver Creek Reserve in Fall Creek. The program will feature several short talks about the telescope and future research that can be done with it. Full story.
Continuing. McIntyre Library exhibit, "Norwegians in Eau Claire." See Oct. 20 item.
Continuing. Foster Gallery exhibit, "Civil Designs: Alumni in the Public Eye." See Oct. 20 item.
University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 8 • Eighth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 20, 2003