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Monday, Feb. 14
birthday candlesMcIntyre Library Exhibit. This month's McIntyre Library exhibit celebrates authors and celebrities who were born in February. The exhibit, on display through Feb. 28 in the library's Grand Corridor, includes books by James Joyce, Judy Blume, Charles Dickens, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Sinclair Lewis, Jules Verne, Carson McCullers and Gertrude Stein. For more information, contact Heather Muir at muirha@uwec.edu or 836-3873.

Foster 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. Full story.
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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

Tuesday, Feb. 15
Pilates Classes. Beginning today, Pilates classes will be offered through University Recreation. For additional information, including cost and class locations, see the full story.

National Trio Day. UW-Eau Claire will recognize National TRIO Day with a program and awards ceremony. Awards will be presented to outstanding TRIO students and to UW-Eau Claire staff members who have provided exceptional service to the programs. TRIO programs, funded by the U.S. Department of Education to promote the academic achievement of eligible students, serve students whose parents do not have a college degree, students from families of limited income and students with disabilities. Davies Center, 3:30 to 6 p.m. Full story.

UAC/Black History Month Concert. Featuring Jabali Afrika, a multi-faceted group from Kenya, with a unique blend of fusion and African rhythms. Original compositions and traditional African melodies come alive on a wide variety of instruments, accompanied by vocal harmonies that form the foundation of modern rock, jazz, gospel, blues and more. Schofield Auditorium, 7 p.m. Full story.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Ancient Horizons," a new show for adults and children 12 and older, which focuses on Egyptian astronomy, mythology, constellations and the creation of the calendar. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Feb. 19. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Feb. 16
Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Helaine Minkus, geography and anthropology, will present "The Contribution of the Host Family Program to International Education." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

hand with photosBlack 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 836-3367. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4:30 p.m. Full story.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Jon Lanctin and Kyle Scheible, trumpet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

MOSAIC Forum on Racism. The UW-Eau Claire community is invited to a forum titled "Racism: Does it Exist at UW-Eau Claire?" For more information, contact Elizabeth Welle at welleem@uwec.edu or (218) 205-7081. Towers TV Lounge, 7 to 8 p.m. Full story.

BuckwheatArtists Series/Black History Month Event. Four-time Grammy Award nominee Buckwheat Zydeco, a group lauded coast to coast as "one of the best party bands in America" (The New York Times) for its "otherworldly power to set the feet a-stomping" (Vancouver Sun) will perform. Now a man and a band with an international following, Buckwheat Zydeco occupies a unique position in the music world. Fourteen zydeco and soul-flavored records and incessant touring have won the group a reputation for some of the hottest music since James Brown. The live show alone has kept fans on their feet since 1979, when Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural first launched his zydeco career. Tickets, available at the Service Center, 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. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. Full story.

Jazz at Night. University musicians present the best in jazz. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, Feb. 17
Computing Assistance & Training "Techno-Lunch." CAT will present "Buying a Digital Camera." Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, noon to 1 p.m.

Biology Seminar. Dan Janik, biology, will present "Food, Drugs, Sex and Resetting the Circadian Clock." Phillips 319, 4 p.m.

Student Leadership Awards Ceremony. The accomplishments of student leaders, organizations and organization advisers will be celebrated. Charles Grossklaus, president and chief executive officer for RCU, will give a presentation titled "Thoughts on Leadership." Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m. Full story.

Goldfish Memory posterCampus Films. "Goldfish Memory." (Ireland 2003, directed by Elizabeth Gill , 85 min., not rated.) "Goldfish Memory" is a light-hearted look at the dangers and delights of dating in contemporary Dublin. When Clara sees her boyfriend Tom kissing Isolde, it sets off a chain reaction of romances and heartbreaks until the entire cycle has turned full circle, each character trying to solve the pressing question of what is the perfect relationship! 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. 20.

UAC Cabin. Featuring folk, soul, classical and alt-country singer JoAnna James. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through Feb. 19. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, Feb. 18
Celebrating Our Success logoFourth Annual Appreciation Luncheon. The UW-Eau Claire Foundation invites all UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff to the fourth annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Luncheon. All are invited to come when they can and stay as long as they wish for a complimentary luncheon buffet. Chancellor Mash will speak at 12:30 p.m. Skylight Lounge and Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 11:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Chemistry Seminar. Jason Halfen, chemistry, will present "Oxidations and Alkylations of Metal(II)-Thiolate Complexes Inspired by the Active Site Chemistry of Superoxide Reductase." Phillips 413, 3 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar. Harvey Thorliefson, director, Minnesota Geological Survey, will present "Indicator Mineral Methods in Mineral Exploration and their Application to the Discovery of Diamonds in Canada." A schedule of this semester's earth science seminars is available online. Phillips 281, 3 p.m.

Campus Films. "Goldfish Memory." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 17 item.

hockey puck and sticksWomen's Hockey. Finlandia College at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m. Also Feb. 19.

UAC Cabin. Featuring folk, soul, classical and alt-country singer JoAnna James. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See Feb. 17 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, Feb. 19
High School Math Meet. Students from 14 western Wisconsin high schools are registered to participate in the 23rd annual regional Mathematics Meet. Registration begins at 8 a.m. in Hibbard Hall. Full story.

Admissions Saturday Spotlight. Campus visit for prospective students. More information can be found online. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

child and 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. 15. Full story.


Campus Films. "Goldfish Memory." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 17 item.

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

UAC Cabin. Featuring folk, soul, classical and alt-country singer JoAnna James. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See Feb. 17 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, Feb. 20
Faculty Recital. Featuring Bradley Johnson, viola. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "Goldfish Memory." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 17 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Feb. 21
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 14 item.

Diversity Reading Discussions. Members of the UW-Eau Claire community are invited to attend one of two reading discussions of excerpts from "Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice." The book by Paul Kivel helps readers look at how they learn racism, what effects it has on their lives, its costs and benefits to white people, and what they can do about it. More information about the book and author is available online. Today's discussion will be facilitated by Jodi Thesing-Ritter, Office of Student Development and Diversity. For more information, call the Office of Multicultural Affairs at 836-3367. Eagle Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. Also Feb. 22. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 20 • Fourth Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 14, 2005

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: February 17, 2005

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