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Monday, Jan. 31
notebook and pencilORSP Workshop. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will present a workshop on research and scholarly activity to discuss the following programs: Summer Extramural Grant Development, Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates, University Research and Creative Program, and Kell Container Corp. Scholarship for Faculty/Student Collaborative Research. Badger Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. Featuring "Tea Time @ McIntyre Library," an exhibit highlighting tea-related items from the McIntyre Library collection including books, children's literature, government documents, and historic photographs about tea, tea parties, tea pots and the Boston Tea Party. January is National Tea Month. The exhibit will be open from 1-10 p.m. weekdays in the library's main corridor through Jan. 31. Exhibit photographs are available online.

Men's Basketball. Wisconsin Lutheran College at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Feb. 1
Women's Basketball. UW-Whitewater at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Mr. Genius Tours the Solar System," a lighthearted introduction to astronomy for children 6 and older. The presentation includes an overview of the current sky. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. This show will be presented the first Tuesday of each month. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Feb. 5. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Feb. 2
Blugold Organizations Bash. Representatives from a wide variety of campus organizations will hand out information and discuss the benefits of membership. Students are invited to shop around for the groups that will give them the best opportunities for friendship, involvement, leadership and job-related experience. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Full story.

Microsoft Office 2003 Demos. Sponsored by Computing Assistance and Training. Old Library 1122, 1 p.m.

famous African-American peopleBlack History Month Reception. UW-Eau Claire and community members are invited to learn about famous African-Americans and upcoming Black History Month programs, and sample a variety of traditional foods. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Full story about Black History Month events.

Men's Basketball. UW-Whitewater at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, Feb. 3
Community Action Day and Service-Learning Fair. The fair is designed to help students locate volunteer and service-learning opportunities in the Chippewa Valley. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Full story.

Foster Gallery Artist Lecture and Exhibit. Featuring "Light Connections," an exhibit of photographic works by John Carney, Linda Robbenholt and Vagner Whitehead. Robbenholt and Whitehead will present an artist lecture at 11 a.m. today in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. In addition, an opening reception will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. tonight in the gallery. The exhibit will be on display through Feb. 24. 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.

Campus Films. "Crimson Gold." (Iran 2003, directed by Jafar Panahi, 95 min., in Farsi, subtitled, not rated.) For Hussein, a pizza delivery driver, the imbalance of the social system is thrown in his face wherever he turns. His job allows him a full view of the contrast between rich and poor. He motorbikes every evening to neighborhoods he will never live in, for a closer look at what goes on behind closed doors. But one night, Hussein tastes the luxurious life, before his deep feelings of humiliation push him over the edge. (Yahoo Movies) 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 Feb. 6.

Art Trip Informational Meeting. Those interested in participating in the art & design department's trip to New York City March 18-27 are invited to attend. Haas Fine Arts Center, Room 105, 7 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, Feb. 4
Heather MuirFirst Fridays Presentation. First Fridays for 2005 will begin with a presentation titled "Viking Ships Sailing Down the Streets of Oslo in the Early 1900s." McIntyre Library archivist Heather Muir will take her audience on a visit to Norway, continuing this year's theme for the series of programs for senior citizens: "Bringing the World Downtown: A Passport Season." A free continental breakfast will precede the formal program at Christ Church Cathedral, located on the corner of Lake and Farwell Streets in downtown Eau Claire. Doors will open for breakfast at 8:30 a.m., and the recital will begin at 9 a.m. in the Memorial Lounge. Full story.

Men's and Women's Swimming. UW-Oshkosh at McPhee, 4:30 p.m.

Wrestling. Itasca Community College at McPhee, 5:30 p.m.

Campus Films. "Crimson Gold." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 3 item.

Men's Hockey. UW-Superior at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Feb. 5
Wrestling. Blugold Invitational at McPhee, 9 a.m.

child looking through telescopePlanetarium Program. Featuring "Astronomy for Kids," a 30-minute program for children ages 4 and older. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. See related item Feb. 1.

Campus Films.
"Crimson Gold." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 3 item.

Men's Hockey. College of St. Scholastica at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Feb. 6
Joint Faculty Recital. Featuring Jerry Young, tuba; and Barbara Young, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "Crimson Gold." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 3 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Feb. 7
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 3 item.

Open Review Session for Continuing Education. Faculty and staff are invited to participate in review sessions to help evaluate the Continuing Education unit. Contact Dorothy Nelson at if you would like to participate. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 1 to 1:50 p.m. Also Feb. 8, 9 to 10 a.m. — same location.

Angela DavisThe Forum/Black History Month Presentation. Angela Davis, known internationally for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the United States and abroad, will present "Punishment and Democracy." Davis is a living witness to the historical struggles of the 20th century. Placed on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List in 1970, she was the subject of an intense police search that drove her underground and culminated in one of the most famous trials in recent U.S. history. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $7 for the public, $5 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $3 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 18 • Second Week • Spring Semester • Jan. 31, 2005

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: January 31, 2005

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