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Monday, Feb. 7
Foster GalleryFoster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring "Light Connections," an exhibit of photographic works by John Carney, Linda Robbenholt and Vagner Whitehead in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. 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.

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 nelsondo@uwec.edu if you would like to participate. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 1 to 1:50 p.m. Also Feb. 8.

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

Tuesday, Feb. 8
Open Review Session for Continuing Education. See Feb. 7 item. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 9 to 10 a.m.

prismPlanetarium Program. Featuring "Adventures Along the Spectrum," a lighthearted multimedia show for children 10 and older, which explores the properties of the electromagnetic spectrum. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Feb. 12. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Feb. 9
Internship Mania 2005. UW-Eau Claire students are invited to explore internship opportunities and acquire employment tips at this free event. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Full story.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Abraham Nahm, management and marketing, with collaborators Lucretia Mattson, accounting and finance; Blaine Peden, psychology; Judith Blackstone, Counseling Services; and Kathleen Sahlhoff, Financial Aid, will present "UW-Eau Claire Students' Credit Card Usage." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

hand with DNA moleculeBlack History Month Film Series. "Race — The Power of an Illusion," a powerful film series first shown on Public Television stations nationwide in spring 2003, will be shown during three consecutive Wednesdays in February as part of a dialogue on diversity for Black History Month. A discussion, facilitated by Jesse Dixon of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and refreshments will follow each episode. For more information, call the Office of Multicultural Affairs at (715) 836-3367. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4:30 p.m. Full story.

Women on Wednesdays Wine and Cheese Event. Randall Beger, political science; Selika Ducksworth-Lawton, history; and David Jones, English, will be panelists for a roundtable discussion titled "Punishment and Democracy — The Prison-Industrial Complex." The discussion will relate to the Feb. 7 Forum presentation by Angela Davis. For more information, contact Lori Rowlett, philosophy and religious studies, at rowletl@uwec.edu. Hibbard Penthouse, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, Feb. 10
2005 Winter Carnival. Several events celebrating winter will be held on campus. Click here for details. Through Feb. 13.

Computing Assistance & Training "Techno-Lunch." CAT will present "Protecting Your Home Computer." Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, noon to 1 p.m.

TLTDC/NET Book Talk Series. Deborah Pattee, curriculum and instruction, will facilitate a three-part book talk about Maryellen Weimer's book "Learner-Centered Teaching." Hibbard Penthouse, 12:30 to 2 p.m. Also Feb. 24 and March 17 — same time and location. Click here for more information.

Campus Films. "Casablanca." (U.S. 1942, directed by Michael Curtiz, 102 min., black and white, rated PG.) In World War II Casablanca, Rick Blaine, exiled American and former freedom fighter, runs the most popular nightspot in town. The cynical lone wolf Blaine comes into the possession of two valuable letters of transit. When Nazi Major Strasser arrives in Casablanca, the sycophantic police Captain Renault does what he can to please him, including detaining Czech underground leader Victor Laszlo. Much to Rick's surprise, Laszlo arrives with Ilsa, Rick's one time love. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate. 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. 13.

NOTA Open Prose and Poetry Reading. Open mike night for those who wish to share their poetry or prose with a live audience. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Friday, Feb. 11
TLTDC/NET WisLine Web Conference. Nancy Chick, associate professor of English at UW-Barron County and former UW Teaching Fellow, will present "Facilitating Effective Discussions When Teaching with Technology." TLTDC conference room, 10 to 11 a.m. Click here for more information.

periodic tableChemistry Seminar. UW-Eau Claire graduate Andrea North, a quality assurance manager for HOMESHIELD in Rice Lake, will present "Building a 'Quality' Career." Phillips 413, 3 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar. Michael Kolis, curriculum and instruction, will present "The Gap Between Science and Science Teaching: New Research on How to Make Science 'Meaningful' to Students." A schedule of this semester's earth science seminars is available online. Phillips 281, 3 p.m.

Campus Films. "Casablanca." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 10 item.

Gymnastics. UW-La Crosse at McPhee, 7 p.m.

Women's Hockey. Lake Forest College at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.

2005 Winter Carnival/UAC Cabin. Featuring flutist Peter Phippen. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m.

2005 Winter Carnival Film. "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." (UK 1975, directed by Jim Sharman, 100 min., rated R.) When a soon-to-be married couple (Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick) has a breakdown in an isolated area, they must pay a call to the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry). "A fast-paced pastiche of camp, science fiction, rock music, horror, and more camp ... The plot is only semi-comprehensible, ut the nearly nonstop musical numbers — brilliant conflations of glam-rock and show tunes— and transgressive sexual energy keep things moving." (Keith Phipps, The Onion A.V. Club). Sponsored by the University Activity Commission of the Student Senate. Tickets are $3 at the Service Center. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11:59 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Feb. 12
Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the "Test Center" link. Haas Fine Arts Center, Room 101, 8:30 a.m.

Planetarium 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. 8. Full story.

Men's Tennis. St. Norbert College at McPhee, noon.

basketball net and ballWomen's Basketball. UW-Stout (Alumnae) at Zorn Arena, 5 p.m.

Campus Films. "Casablanca." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 10 item.

Women's Hockey. Robert Morris College at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.

2005 Winter Carnival/Ska Fest X. Featuring the Madison-based SKA band I Voted for Kodos, Urizen, Catch of the Day and Umbrella Bed. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $5 for the public or $3 for UW-Eau Claire students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7:30 p.m.

Men's Basketball. UW-Stout at Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m.

UAC Cabin/Open Stage. All talent is welcome to perform. Sign up for a time slot in Davies 132. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Feb. 13
Joint Faculty Recital. Featuring Paul Kosower, cello, and Namji Kim, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "Casablanca." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 10 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Feb. 14
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 7 item.

Dulany Inn Valentine's Day Buffet. Featuring London broil, smothered chicken, stuffed cheese shells, baby red potatoes, chocolate-dipped strawberries and more. Cost is $6.50 per person. Call 836-5261 for reservations. Dulany Inn, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 19 • Third Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 7, 2005

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: February 18, 2005

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