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Monday, Feb. 28
trees with snowJerry Johnson Memorial Lecture. The Jerry Johnson Memorial Lecture, an annual event named for Jerome Johnson, a UW-Eau Claire economics professor who died in 1998, will be held. UW-Eau Claire alumna Deborah K. Wagner, the country director for Land O'Lakes/Albania and a former Peace Corps volunteer, will present "Changing the World Through Cooperatives — Raising Incomes in the Albanian Dairy Industry." A reception will follow Wagner's presentation. For more information, contact Linda Glenna, economics, at glennale@uwec.edu or 836-5743. Davies Theatre, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. This month's McIntyre Library exhibit celebrates authors, celebrities and presidents who were born in February. The exhibit, on display through today 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. Full story. Go to top of page

Tuesday, March 1
Women's History Month/Women in Science Display. A continuous PowerPoint presentation as well as posters and graphical materials on the theme of "Women in Science," will be on display outside Phillips 007 through March 30.

Women Change America logoWomen's History Month/McIntyre Library Exhibit. An exhibit titled "Women Change America" will be featured in McIntyre Library's Grand Corridor through March 30. The display will highlight images and information about 20th-century women from the National Women's History Project.

Administrative Systems Migration Project Listening Session. Listening sessions will be held to update the university community, answer questions and obtain feedback about the conversion of administrative computing systems. Members of the Migration Steering Team will be available to provide a project overview and answer questions. Steering team information, including minutes, agendas, members' contact information and project documents are available online. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m.

TLTDC/NET Book Talk Series. Donald Mowry, Center for Service-Learning; and Melissa Bonstead-Bruns, sociology, will facilitate the first in a three-part book talk about Harry C. Boyte's book "Everyday Politics: Reconnecting Citizens and Public Life." TLTDC Resource Lab, Schofield 30/44, noon to 1 p.m. Also March 15 and 29 — same time and location. Click here for more information.

Alexandre DossinPiano Studio Recital. Featuring Alexandre Dossin and his piano studio students. 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. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item March 5.

Women's History Month 'See Men Speak' Event. This event is an open forum for men to speak openly about gender and sexuality. The event is free, but donations for the Bolton Refuge House and the women of Iraq will be accepted. Racy D'Lene's Very Coffee Lounge, Eau Claire, 8 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Wednesday, March 2
Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Nola Schmitt, family health nursing, will present "Bridges and Benefits: Integrating Family Nursing and Holistic Nursing." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Latina/Latino Open House. Latino/Latina students are invited to an open house with complimentary food, music and door prizes. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs. For more information, contact Stephanie Zighelboim, Latina/Latino student services coordinator, at zighelsd@uwec.edu. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 4 to 6 p.m.

Elizabeth BurmasterWomen's History Month Events. Elizabeth Burmaster, the Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction, will speak from 4 to 5 p.m. in Davies Theatre. A panel presentation on body image will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Wisconsin Room, Davies Center.

Student Recital. Featuring Patrick Bents, trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 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, March 3
teacher with studentsPanel Discussion on Cheating. Faculty and staff are invited to attend a panel discussion titled "What Do We Do About Cheating?" Panelists include Don Christian, College of Arts and Sciences; Tom Miller, history; Susan Harrison, computer science; Jennifer Shaddock, English; Vicki Whitledge, mathematics; and Allen Keniston, psychology. The discussion is designed to share proactive measures for preventing academic misconduct by students. The panel will discuss the issue of academic misconduct and how it affects our campus. Panelists also will share information about activities, syllabus language and honor code statements that have been used successfully in the classroom. For more information, contact Jodi Thesing-Ritter, Office of Development and Diversity, at thesinjm@uwec.edu or 836-2325. Alumni Room, Davies Center, noon.

Computing Assistance & Training "Techno-Lunch." CAT will present "Fed Up With Forms? What Online Forms Can Do for You." Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, noon to 1 p.m.

Biology Seminar. Zeb Hogan, Center for Limnology, UW-Madison, will present "Imperiled Giants of the Mekong." Phillips 319, 4 p.m.

poster for The Terrorist Campus Films. "The Terrorist." (India 1999, 95 min., directed by Santosh Sivan, in Tamil with subtitles, not rated.) Presented by John Malkovich and directed by the award-winning cinematographer Santosh Sivan (Roja, Indira), "The Terrorist" was inspired by the events surrounding the assassination of Indian prime minister Rajiv Ghandi. The film focuses on the making of a suicide bomber marching toward the end of her life. Malli (Ayesha Dharkar) has spent most of her nineteen years in revolutionary training. A hardened killer, she interviews for and wins the coveted bomber position. 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 March 6.

 logo for The Vagina MonologuesWomen's History Month Performance. Featuring Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues," a compilation of women's thoughts, feelings and experiences related to being a woman. Each year MOSAIC holds events to celebrate V-Day, a global movement to stop violence against women and girls. MOSAIC will donate the proceeds of its production to the Bolton Refuge House and the Women of Iraq. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $10 for the public and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; or $7 for all students with an ID. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Also March 4 at 7:30 p.m. and March 5 at 2 p.m. Full story.

Music and Theatre Arts Operas. Featuring Giacomo Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi" and "Suor Angelica," two one-act operas directed by Mitra Sadeghpour, music and theatre arts. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $10 for the public, $8 for those 62 and older, $7 for those 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, or $6 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Through March 5 — same time and location, and March 6 at 1:30 p.m. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring "Inside Looking Out," an exhibit which explores eccentric visual statements outside the mainstream of contemporary art. An opening reception will be held tonight from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The exhibit will be on display through April 3. 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.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Andy Zipf. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through March 5. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, March 4
map of PolandFirst Fridays Presentation. Richard Kozbial will present "Poland: Then and Now." The event continues 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.

Chemistry Seminar. Dave Bormett, director of regulatory affairs; and Mark Radke, kilo manufacturing manager for Tetrionics in Madison, will present "Contract Manufacture of Highly Potent Pharmaceutical Chemicals." Phillips 413, 3 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar. Gordon Medaris, UW-Madison, will present "The Baraboo Interval and Proterozoic Evolution of the Lake Superior Region." Full story, including a schedule of this semester's seminars. Phillips 281, 3 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Terrorist." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 3 item.

Women's History Month Performance. Featuring Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues." Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. See March 3 item.

Tanya Kruse, guest artist for opera Music and Theatre Arts Operas. Featuring Giacomo Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi" and "Suor Angelica," directed by Mitra Sadeghpour, music and theatre arts. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See March 3 item for additional information.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Andy Zipf. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See March 3 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, March 5
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 March 1. Full story.

Men's and Women's Tennis Fund-raiser. A mixed-doubles tennis fund-raiser for the UW-Eau Claire tennis teams, will begin at noon at the Eau Claire YMCA Tennis Center. The entry fee, due at the YMCA Tennis Center by Feb. 28, is $25 per player.

Women's History Month Performance. Featuring Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues." Schofield Auditorium, 2 p.m. See March 3 item.

Judy Chicago's The Dinner PartyWomen's History Month Event. Featuring "The Dinner Party." In 1979 feminist artist Judy Chicago first exhibited "The Dinner Party," a work of art commemorating the overlooked and understudied achievements of women from prehistory to the 20th century. Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend and participate. For more information and to RSVP, contact Patti See at seepk@uwec.edu. Hibbard Penthouse, 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Terrorist." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 3 item.

Music and Theatre Arts Operas. Featuring Giacomo Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi" and "Suor Angelica," directed by Mitra Sadeghpour, music and theatre arts. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See March 3 item for additional information.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Andy Zipf. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See March 3 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, March 6
Music and Theatre Arts Operas. Featuring Giacomo Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi" and "Suor Angelica," directed by Mitra Sadeghpour, music and theatre arts. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 1:30 p.m. See March 3 item for additional information.

Campus Films. "The Terrorist." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 3 item. Go to top of page

Monday, March 7
Vicki Lord LarsonWelcome Reception for Interim Chancellor Vicki Lord Larson. The university community is invited to join colleagues in welcoming Interim Chancellor Vicki Lord Larson to campus. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; remarks at noon.

McNair Program Information Session. The university community is invited to attend an information session about the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program. Staff members will provide an overview of the McNair Program, eligibility requirements and application process. The nomination/application deadline for the McNair program is April 15. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 2 to 3 p.m. Full story.

Flute Studio Recital. Featuring the flute studio students of Tim Lane. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Library Outreach Program. Erica Benson, English, will present "Fun With Our Native Tongue," a discussion series on word origins and regional dialects. The series will be offered through the Elizabeth Morris Library Outreach Program Mondays through April 4 at 7 p.m. in the Chippewa Room of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire. Full story. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 22• Sixth Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 28, 2005

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