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Women's History Month logoMonday, March 14
Women'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.

Women's History Month/Women in Science Display. The university community is invited to view a continuous PowerPoint presentation, posters and graphical materials on the theme of "Women in Science." The materials will be on display through March 30 outside Phillips 007.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring "Inside Looking Out," an exhibit which explores eccentric visual statements outside the mainstream of contemporary art. The exhibit will be on display through April 3 in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. 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.

Iraq War Teach-In. Several workshops will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. in Davies Center. A video titled “Unconstitutional: The War on Our Civil Liberties” will be shown at 7 p.m. in the Menominee Room of Davies Center. Through March 16. Full story, including event times and locations.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring voice students from the studios of UW-Eau Claire voice faculty members. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Women's History Month Panel Discussion. A panel presentation titled "Electing a U.S. Woman President: How Do We Get There From Here?" will be held. Panelists include Ardyth Krause, social work, panel facilitator; Nicholas Smiar, social work; Melissa Bonsted-Bruns, sociology; Margaret Gilkison, political science; Carol Craig, Wisconsin Democratic Party representative; and UW-Eau Claire student Emily Ascher. Ojibwa Room, Davies Center, 6 to 7 p.m.

Jodi CobbThe Forum/Women's History Month Event. Photographer Jodi Cobb will present "Hidden Worlds." As a staff photographer for the National Geographic Society, Cobb has worked in more than 50 countries, primarily in the Middle East and Asia. She was one of the first photographers to cross into China when it reopened to the West, traveling 7,000 miles in two months for the book "Journey into China." Her travels also have taken her into Israel and the West Bank and into Saudi Arabia to document the hidden lives of women in that culture. 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. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Tuesday, March 15
Women's History Month Events. Today is Women’s Health Day of ACTION organized by Planned Parenthood. The day celebrates women's health and family planning, reproductive rights and access to affordable health care. More information is available on the Planned Parenthood Web site. In addition, local author Cathy Sultan will present "Israeli and Palestinian Voices: Dialogue With Both Sides." She will read from her recently published account of visits to and interviews with Palestinian and Israeli citizens and from her soon to be released book on the Lebanese civil war. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

TLTDC/NET Brown Bag Discussion. Featuring a discussion of the NET Teaching Scholars and Technology Innovation for Education (TIE) Fellows programs. For more information about the NET Teaching Scholars program, contact Linda Carpenter at or 836-2298. For more information about the TIE Fellows program, contact Kathy Finder at or 836-2654. TLTDC Conference Room, Schofield 30, noon to 1 p.m.

TLTDC/NET Book Talk Series. Donald Mowry, Center for Service-Learning; and Melissa Bonstead-Bruns, sociology, will facilitate the second 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 29 — same time and location. Click here for more information.

Scene from Arlington West videoIraq War Teach-In. Several workshops will be held from noon to 5:30 p.m. in Davies Center. A video titled “Arlington West” will be shown at 7 p.m. in the Menominee Room of Davies Center. Also March 16. See March 14 item.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Theresa Soules and Kendra Congdon, saxophone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Women's History Month Event. Featuring "Women Behind the News: Students and Professionals Speak About Their Goals, Obstacles and Successes in the Newsroom." Female journalism students will present a panel discussion with women in the journalism field about gender diversity issues in the newsroom. Panelists include Gina Duwe, a UW-Eau Claire print journalism major and editor-in-chief of The Spectator; Tracy Miller, a UW-Eau Claire senior broadcast journalism major and the weekend news director at WQOW-TV; Jan Larson, associate professor, communication and journalism; Lisa Patrow, WQOW-TV; and Susan Barber, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Stars and Constellations for Beginners," a show for adults and children 10 and older who know just a few constellations. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item March 19. Go to top of page

Wednesday, March 16
Women's History Month Events.
The College Feminists will sponsor "Back Your Birth Control Day," featuring literature, information and opportunities for discussion from 10 a.m. to noon on the Campus Mall. A brown bag panel discussion titled "Contemplating Campus Climate for Lesbians, Bisexual and Transgender Women" will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in Brewer 55. For more information about the brown bag discussion, contact Emilie Rabbitt at

Iraq War Teach-In. A peace rally will begin at noon at the clock tower on the Campus Mall. See March 14 item.

La Vonne Cornell-SwansonFaculty/Academic Staff Forum. La Vonne Cornell-Swanson, social work, will present “The Use of Stimulant Medication for Treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A Survey of School Social Workers’ Knowledge, Opinions, Attitudes and Experiences.” Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Student Recital.
Featuring Corey Van Sickle, trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Women's History Month Event. A MOSAIC forum titled "Women and Sex" will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Towers TV Lounge. For more information, contact January Boten at

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

Thursday, March 17
girl in St. Patrick's day costumeDulany Inn St. Patrick’s Day Buffet. Featuring Irish loin of pork, grilled Reuben and Rachel sandwiches, Irish boiled dinner, colcannon, Haggerty, red cabbages and potatoes, assorted salads and complimentary desserts. Cost is $6.50 per person. Call 836-5261 for reservations. Dulany Inn, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

University Recreation Event. Featuring the Blugolds Gone Wild Beach Party. For more information, contact Lisa Schuetz at or 836-21776. Campus Mall, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; St. Patrick’s Day costume judging at noon.

Computing Assistance & Training 'Techno-Lunch.' Featuring a presentation titled "Protecting Your Children from the Dark Side of the Internet." 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 the third in a three-part book talk about Maryellen Weimer's book "Learner-Centered Teaching." Hibbard Penthouse, 12:30 to 2 p.m. Click here for more information.

Student Recital. Featuring Joel Helston, tuba. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Claire Tiller, bassoon, and Holly Samson, oboe. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Mark from Down Lo. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Friday, March 18
History Day Competition. UW-Eau Claire will host the Northwestern Wisconsin Regional National History Day competition. During the event middle and high school students will have their historical documentaries, exhibits, dramatic performances and research papers judged by area teachers, UW-Eau Claire history students, graduate students and local dignitaries.This year's theme is "Communication in History: The Key to Understanding." For more information, contact Melisa Cushing Davis at or 836-5497. Davies Center second floor, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Full story.

UW System logoFaculty College Brown Bag Informational Meeting. Faculty College 2005, to be held May 31-June 3 at UW-Richland Center, will bring together approximately 100 faculty and instructional academic staff members from UW System institutions for three days of intensive exploration of teaching, learning and curricular issues. TLTDC/NET will sponsor a brown bag informational meeting about the program. For more information, contact Catherine Artac at or 836-3323. TLTDC Resource Lab, Schofield 30, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, March 19
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 8. Full story. Go to top of page

Sunday, March 20
No Events Scheduled.
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Monday, March 21
UW-Eau Claire Spring Break. Through March 28. Classes resume March 29. Go to top of page

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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 24 • Eighth Week • Spring Semester • March 14, 2005

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

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