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Monday, Dec. 1
Classes Resume After Thanksgiving Recess.

Give a Kid a Book Collection and Sale. Drop off a new children's book for the Friends of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library drive through Dec. 12. All children's books are 10 percent off. University Bookstore, Davies Center. For more information, see related Notices item.

Gift of Love Collections. Circle K, a university service organization, will hold its 10th annual Gift of Love collection of essential winter items through Dec. 5. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to help provide essential winter items needed by local families with limited resources. Donations can be placed in the “Gift of Love” boxes at the following locations: Kerm’s on Water Street, UW-Eau Claire residence halls (Governors, Horan, Bridgman, Sutherland, Chancellors and Putnam) and in Davies Center near Campus Information from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Full story.

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. 12 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 266 of Phillips Hall. Full story.

Chancellor's Roundtable. An opportunity for students to discuss campus issues with Chancellor Mash and his staff. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

University Band Concert. Directed by Randal Dickerson, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $3.75 for the public, $2.75 for those 62 and older and 17 and younger, or free for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Dec. 2
Gift of Love Collections. See Dec. 1 item.

Give a Kid a Book Collection and Sale. See Dec. 1 item.

School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Dec. 1 item.

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

Northwest Regional Community-Campus Summit. Sponsored by Wisconsin Campus Compact, with support from the Ford Foundation and the national Campus Compact, the summit will provide an opportunity for community-campus teams to exchange ideas and lessons learned through their experience working with partnerships that foster civic engagement. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Bryan Jaeckel, French horn. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Kristine Johnson, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

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.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Piano Studio of Donald Patterson. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Dec. 3
Gift of Love Collections. See Dec. 1 item.

Give a Kid a Book Collection and Sale. See Dec. 1 item.

School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Dec. 1 item.

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

Robert HavemanJerry Johnson Memorial Lecture. Robert Haveman, professor emeritus of economics and public affairs and a research associate at the Institute for Research on Poverty at the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs at UW-Madison, will present "Does Education Matter?: Missing Pieces in the 'Value of Schooling' Debate" at 2 p.m. in Davies Theatre. A reception will be held from 3 to 3:45 p.m. in the Tamarack Room of Davies Center. The presentation is sponsored by the department of Economics and the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.

Student Recital. Featuring Breta Borstad, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the BASSically Brass Tuba Ensemble, directed by Jerry Young. Gantner Concert 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, Dec. 4
Gift of Love Collections. See Dec. 1 item.

Give a Kid a Book Collection and Sale. See Dec. 1 item.

School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Dec. 1 item.

Foster GalleryFoster Gallery BFA Exhibit. Fifteen bachelor of fine arts candidates will present a senior graphic design and studio art exhibition beginning today at 11 a.m. and running through Dec. 14 in the Foster Gallery of Haas Fine Arts Center. Graphic design exhibits will include posters, logos, package designs, manuals, brochures, photographs, Web designs and a variety of other works. Studio art exhibits will include acrylic paintings, drawings and illustrations in a variety of mixed media and ceramics and sculptures in porcelain, stoneware and wood. A reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 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. Full story.

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

Visiting Minority Author. Peter Razor, an Ojibwe man and author of "While the Locust Slept — A Memoir" will make a public presentation at 12:30 p.m. in Davies Theatre. The presentation is sponsored by the American Indian studies program, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs.

McNair Scholars Colloquium. Seniors in the McNair Scholars Program will present research results to fellow scholars and mentors, and interested faculty, staff and community members. The 30-minute presentations will begin at 6 p.m. in Room 227 of the School of Nursing. Also Dec. 11 and 18. Full story.

"The Pianist"Campus Films. "The Pianist." (U.K., France, Germany and Poland 2002, directed by Roman Polanski, 150 min., in English and German with subtitles, rated R.) Winner of three Academy Awards and the Palm d’ Or at Cannes, The Pianist is the story of celebrated Jewish composer and pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman (Oscar-winner Adrien Brody). He was performing a Chopin nocturne when the Luftwaffe bombed the radio station on Sept. 23, 1939. During the brutal Nazi occupation he eluded deportation and remained in the Warsaw Ghetto; aided by pre-war acquaintances, resistance fighters and, most surprisingly, a German officer, Szpilman survived the war. 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 Dec. 7.

University Theatre. Featuring Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull," directed by Terry Allen. 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 Dec. 6 and Dec. 9-13.

Jazz Ensemble IV Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

UAC Cabin. Featuring singer-songwriter Chris Koza. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through Dec. 6. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, Dec. 5
Gift of Love Collections. See Dec. 1 item.

Bookstore Holiday Open House. Featuring cookies, treats and book signings by UW-Eau Claire authors. Selected items will be 20 percent off. University Bookstore, Davies Center, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Give a Kid a Book Collection and Sale. See Dec. 1 item.

School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Dec. 1 item.

First Fridays Colloquium. Featuring a holiday music showcase. A free continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m., and the program begins at 9 a.m. in the Memorial Lounge at Christ Church Cathedral, Eau Claire. The First Fridays program provides entertainment and educational experiences for senior citizens of the extended Chippewa Valley community through shared community and university sponsorship. For more information, call 836-2787.

Campus Films. "The Pianist." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 4 item.

Ye Olde Madrigale Dinner. Dinner will be presented in the spirit of the Elizabethan times when the lord of the manor invited his friends into his home to celebrate a successful harvest and the beginning of the holiday season. Gary Schwartzhoff is producer and choral director. Performers include the Court Chamber Choir, Brass Choir, Recorders and Thespians. Tickets, available at the Service Center through Dec. 3, are $26 per person. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. Also Dec. 6. Full story.

Women's Hockey. UW-River Falls at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Also Dec. 6.

University Theatre. Featuring Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull," directed by Terry Allen. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 4 item.

Jazz Ensemble I Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, 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, 7:30 p.m. Full story.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Chris Koza. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also Dec. 6. See Dec. 4 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, Dec. 6
Give a Kid a Book Collection and Sale. See Dec. 1 item.

Women's Basketball. UW-Stout at Zorn Arena, 5 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Pianist." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 4 item.

Ye Olde Madrigale Dinner. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. See Dec. 5 item.

Men's Basketball. UW-Stout at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

Women's Hockey. UW-River Falls at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.

University Theatre. Featuring Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull," directed by Terry Allen. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 4 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Chris Koza. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m.
See Dec. 4 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, Dec. 7
29th Annual Holiday Concerts. Featuring The Singing Statesmen, Concert Choir, Women's Concert Chorale, Symphonic Choir, Symphony Orchestra and Wind Symphony. In the spirit of the holiday season, those who attend the Holiday Concerts are invited to bring a new children's book for collection and distribution to area children in need. The books will be distributed through the Give a Kida a Book program of the Friends of L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. Admission is free, but tickets must be obtained in advance from the Service Center. Sponsored by the department of music and theatre arts and the UW-Eau Claire Foundation. For ticket information, call 836-3727. Zorn Arena, 2 and 5 p.m. Full story.

UAC Special Event. Faculty, staff and students with children are invited to "Christmas with Rudolf," a family comedy concert featuring Dave Rudolf, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Council Fire Room of Davies Center. A used toy swap will be held immediately following the concert in the Alumni Room of Davies Center. Toys will be accepted through Dec. 5 in the Adult Opportunity Office, Schofield 226; outside the Activities and Programs office, Davies 133; and at the Children's Center. For more information about the toy swap, contact Bonnie Isaacson at isaacbj@uwec.edu or 836-3259.

Campus Films. "The Pianist." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 4 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Dec. 8
Give a Kid a Book Collection and Sale. See Dec. 1 item.

School Kits for Iraq Collections. See Dec. 1 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

Turtle Island String QuartetArtists Series. Turtle Island String Quartet will present a concert titled “Solstice Celebration: The Festival of Lights.” Its name derived from American Indian creation mythology, Turtle Island String Quartet has been a singular force in the creation of bold new trends in chamber music for strings. The ensemble fuses the classical quartet aesthetic with 21st-century American popular styles. The concert will showcase music associated with what is referred to in both the Jewish and Hindu traditions as the Festival of Lights. 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. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 51, No. 14 • Fourteenth Week • Fall Semester • Dec. 1, 2003

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: December 2, 2003

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