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Monday, Nov. 10
School Kits for Iraq Collections. The UW-Eau Claire Geography Club will collect and assemble school kits for children in Iraq and several other countries through Dec. 13 in Room 266 of Phillips Hall. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring "Crossing Dimensions: Differing Views of Power and Solitude," an exhibit of drawings by Robert Stackhouse and sculptures by John McQueen, which show images and vessels that project a ghost-like interplay of strength, isolation and contemplation. The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 26 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.

ITM Workshop. A workshop on Networking Concepts will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.

Student Recital. Featuring Andrei Strizek, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring tenor Justin Lundberg and soprano Brynn Llewellyn. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Nov. 11
School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Nov. 10 item.

Flu Shot Clinic. Health Services will provide flu shots to students, faculty and staff. The fee, due at the time of the injection, is $15 for students or $20 for faculty/staff. For more information, call Health Services at 836-5360. Badger Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Work/Life Initiative Brown Bag Presentation. Joan Kortbein, a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator for Gunderson Lutheran Medical Center will present "The Food and Mood Connection." More information can be found online. Menominee Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

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

Investment Presentation. Ken Kust, an agent and registered representative for a large securities company, will present "Building, Protecting and Preserving Assets: What You Need to Know Now." To reserve a seat, contact Barb Bowers at bowersba@uwec.edu. Ojibwa Room, Davies Center, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Stacy Kern, clarinet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Ninth Annual Tunnel of Oppression. This nationally recognized program will offer free 60-minute tours from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Council Fire Room of Davies Center. Making Our School An Intercultural Community sponsors the program to raise awareness and educate people about the different types of oppression found in today’s society. Participants will be guided through settings aimed at issues of ethnic racism, sexism, homophobia and religious intolerance. Also Nov. 12. Full story.

Veterans Day Program. The theme of tonight's program is "For Those Who Gave Their Lives." Speakers will be Chris Olson, VFW commander; John Miller, VA vocational rehabilitation counselor; and Clifton Sorenson, Eau Claire County veterans service officer. Refreshments will be provided. Davies Theatre, Davies Center, 7 p.m.

Art Trip Informational Meeting. Those interested in participating in the art & design department's trip to New York City March 19-28, 2004, are invited to attend. Haas Fine Arts Center, Room 105, 7 p.m. Full story.

International Dance Instruction. Paul Wagner, computer science, and a member of the Eau Claire International Folk Dancers, will teach dance steps that can be done to klezmer music and folk dances from Israel and the Balkans. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 7 to 8 p.m. See Guest Lecture item Nov. 12 and Jewish Cultural Celebration item Nov. 16.

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 Nov. 18 and 25. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Nov. 12
School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Nov. 10 item.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on Introduction to Macintosh OS X, Publisher Basics and Excel Basics; Dreamweaver Basics; and Photoshop Basics will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Mehdi Sheikholeslami, accounting and finance, with student collaborator Andrea French will present "Form 20-F Reconciliation and the Accuracy of Analysts' Earnings Forecasts." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

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. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2 p.m. Also Nov. 21.

Women on Wednesdays Presentation. Chris Gabel, allied health professions, and Kaia Johnson, a graduate student in environmental and public health, will present “Indoor Air Pollution: Molds and More.” For information about this event or WOW, contact Lisa Theo, geography and anthropology, at theolj@uwec.edu or 836-2316. Hibbard Penthouse, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Full story.

Ninth Annual Tunnel of Oppression. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 5 to 9 p.m. See Nov. 11 item.

Guest Lecture. Andrew Muchon, an award-winning journalist, will present "The Evolution of American Jewish Music." Davies Theatre, 7 p.m. See International Dance Instruction item Nov. 11 and Jewish Cultural Celebration item Nov. 16.

Student Organization Recital. Featuring the women of Sigma Alpha Iota, Epsilon Omicron. 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. Go to top of page

Thursday, Nov. 13
School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Nov. 10 item.

ITM Workshop. A workshop on Dreamweaver Site Maintenance will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.

Instructional Design Workshop. Jonathan Paver, Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center, will present "Active Learning." Learning is an active process and as such our course design should provide opportunities for students to be actively involved in the process of learning. This workshop will explore research on active learning and will allow participants the opportunity to develop activities to bring active learning into the face-to-face or online classroom. Hibbard Penthouse, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Krista Hebel, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Campus Films. "Ararat." (Canada/France 2002, directed by Atom Egoyan, 115 min., rated R, in English, Armenian, French and German, with subtitles.) This film is a provocative story of truth and denial on a personal and international scale. “Writer-director Atom Egoyan tackles the subject of the Armenian genocide — at the hands of the Turks in World War I — which resulted in at least 600,000 deaths. He tells the story of the events and their impact, generations later, using a sprawling and convoluted story line ..." (Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle). Sponsored by the International Film Society. Tickets are $2 at the Service Center for IFS members and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff or $1 for UW-Eau Claire students. Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through Nov. 16.

Artists Series. Baritone Kurt Ollmann will perform music by Benjamin Britten, Gustav Mahler, Francis Poulenc, Charles Ives, Paul Bowles and Joaquin Nin. Ollmann came to prominence singing the role of Riff in “West Side Story” under Leonard Bernstein, when the composer decided to record the entire score of his great musical with operatic voices in 1984. 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. Full story.

University Recreation Log Rolling. For information, contact Lisa Schuetz at schuetlm@uwec.edu or 836-2176. McPhee Pool, 8 to 11 p.m. Go to top of page

Friday, Nov. 14
School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Nov. 10 item.

ITM Workshops. Workshops on PowerPoint Basics and Word: Forms and Templates will be presented. For detailed information or to register, visit the ITM Web site.

NET/TLTDC Presentation. Bill Cerbin, professor of psychology
and assistant to the provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at UW-La Crosse, will present "Improving Teaching Through Scholarly Inquiry into Student Learning." Cerbin will discuss how to do small- scale projects intended to improve specific aspects of student learning. Gary Don of the UW-Eau Claire music and theatre arts faculty will join Cerbin to discuss a project he is conducting. To reserve a seat, contact the TLTDC front desk at tltdc.net@uwec.edu or 836-2651 by Nov. 12. Hibbard Penthouse, 1 to 3 p.m.

Wrestling. UW-Whitewater at McPhee, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. "Ararat." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 13 item.

The Singing Statesmen Concert. The Statesmen will perform a variety of works at 7 p.m. at the Indianhead Arts & Education Center in Shell Lake. Tickets, available at the arts center, are $8 for the public or $5 for students. More information is available online.

Men's Hockey. St. Olaf College at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.

Tap Dance Performance. The Tap Studio of Toni Poll-Sorensen, music and theatre arts, will present “Tap Fusion,” an all-tap concert. The Tap Studio will perform nine pieces, taking the audience on an historical tour that includes some of the early dance styles that influenced tap, such as the Irish jig, Appalachian clogging and buck dancing. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $6 for the public; $5 for UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff; $4 for those 62 and older; and $3 for those 17 and younger. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story.

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

Saturday, Nov. 15
Women's Cross Country. NCAA Regionals at Eau Claire. Time to be announced.

Hmong New Year Celebration. Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to share in the festivities. Scheduled events include traditional Hmong ball tossing and cultural shows featuring traditional dance performances, folk songs, crafts and food vendors. Tickets, available through the Hmong Mutual Assistance Association and at the door, are $2 for the day program. Tickets to the dance are $8 in advance or $10 at the door. For more information, call the Hmong Mutual Assistance Association at (715) 832-8420. McPhee Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; dance (Nov. 15) at 6 p.m. Full story. Also Nov. 16.

Women's Hockey. St. Mary's University at Hobbs Ice Arena, 2:05 p.m.

Campus Films. "Ararat." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 13 item.

Men's Hockey. Gustavus Adolphus College at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Clayton Brice, a talented solo guitarist who is making his official debut in The Cabin tonight. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Nov. 16
Hmong New Year Celebration. McPhee Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See Nov. 15 item.

Jewish Cultural Celebration. Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to an event titled “Celebrating Jewish Music and Culture,” an afternoon of music, dancing and cultural celebration. The highlight of this celebration will be a concert of Jewish klezmer music. Klezmer music, performed in Eastern Europe at Jewish weddings and festivals, was influenced by Eastern European, Greek, Turkish and Gypsy musical styles. After Jewish musicians immigrated to the United States, jazz also was incorporated. For more information, contact Helaine Minkus, geography and anthropology, at minkushk@uwec.edu or 832-5391. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 1 to 4 p.m. See International Dance Instruction item Nov. 11 and Guest Lecture item Nov. 12. Full story.

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. Full story.

Campus Films. "Ararat." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 13 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Nov. 17
School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Nov. 10 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 10 item.

Teaching and Learning Workshop. Jonathan Paver, Teaching and Learning Technology Development Center, will present "Designing Web-based Assignments: The Webquest Model." A Webquest is defined as an inquiry-oriented activity in which some or all of the information that learners interact with comes from resources on the Internet. This session will explore the Webquest model and how to create Web-based assignments using it as a base. Hibbard Penthouse, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Chancellor Mash on Wisconsin Public Radio. Chancellor Mash will be a guest on the Wisconsin Public Radio show "The West Side," hosted by Mary Jo Wagner. He will discuss the state of affairs in the UW System, given the budget cuts. The show can be heard on 88.3 FM, WHWC, beginning at 5 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Matt Edlund, percussion, and Michelle DeGroot, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Percussion Ensemble, led by Jeffery Crowell. 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. 11 • Eleventh Week • Fall Semester • Nov. 10, 2003

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