Monday, March 28
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.
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.
TLTDC/NET Book Talk Series. Donald Mowry, Center for Service-Learning; and Melissa Bonstead-Bruns, sociology, will facilitate the last 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. Click here for more information.
Women's History Month Keynote Speaker. Dr. Mary Jo Kane, director of the Tucker Center for Research on Girls and Women in Sport, University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development, will present "The Federal Law Known as Title IX: What's Fact or Fiction Got to Do with It?" from 3:30-5 p.m. in Davies Theatre. More information.
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 April 2.
Wednesday, March 30
‘Let’s Do Lunch!’ Presentation. Katherine Rhoades, College of Education and Human Sciences, will present "Love, Life and Work: The Challenge of Elder Care in the Era of Hypertasking" during a noon-hour session hosted by the Alumni Association. The cost is $10 per session and includes the presentation, buffet, beverage, tax and tip. To make a reservation, contact the Alumni Association at firstname.lastname@example.org or 836-3266. Sweetwaters Restaurant, Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. Full story.
BITS Research Day Poster Workshop. Students and faculty members are invited to a workshop on using PowerPoint to create research posters. Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, noon to 1 p.m. See related item March 31.
Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Nathan Miller, physics and astronomy, will present "Spacecraft Observations of X-Rays from Hot Stars." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.
Student Economic Association Guest Speaker. Rob Grunewald, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, will give a presentation about the economic returns from early childhood education. Davies Theatre, 4 to 5 p.m. Full story.
Multicultural Women's Panel. The Multicultural College Women's Association will present "A Multicultural Women's Perspective." A group of multicultural women students will participate in the panel discussion about diversity and their experiences at UW-Eau Claire. For more information, contact Nichole Ray at email@example.com. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 6 to 8 p.m. Full story.
"Chippewa Valley Reads" Book Discussion. Charles Vue, Multicultural Affairs, and Kaying Xiong, Eau Claire Area School District, will lead a discussion of Anne Fadiman's book, “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures.” Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1120 Cedar St., 7-8 p.m. More information is available online.
Purim/Holi Celebration. The Jewish and Indian communities of the Chippewa Valley invite the wider community to join them in a joint celebration of the Jewish holiday of Purim and the Indian holiday of Holi. Those attending will be able to participate in the celebration by applying color for Holi, making noise when the name of Haman is uttered during the recitation of the Book of Esther, and eating Indian and Jewish pastries. Participants are encouraged to come in costume and to bring rattles or other noisemakers. The event is co-sponsored by the University Activities Commission, Center for International Education, Indian Abroad Student Association, Jewish Student Association and Temple Sholom. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Full story.
Thursday, March 31
Computing Assistance & Training 'Techno-Lunch.' Featuring a presentation titled "101 Ways to Share Your Digital Pictures." Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, noon to 1 p.m.
Earth Science/Chemistry/Physics Seminar. Jim Boulter, chemistry, and Paul Thomas, physics, will present "The Atmosphere and Surface of Titan." Full story, including a schedule of this semester's seminars. Phillips 224, 4 p.m.
24th Annual Women's Studies Awards Celebration. The campus community is invited to attend this event honoring the 2005 Women's Studies Awards nominees and their faculty mentors. The Cabin, Davies Center, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the voice studio of Mitra Sadeghpour. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.
Campus Films. "Gone With the Wind." (U.S. 1939, directed by Victor Fleming, 238 min., rated G.) Hot-tempered, self-centered, part-Irish Southern beauty Scarlett O’Hara, played to the teeth by Vivien Leigh, loves the gentlemanly Ashley Wilkes. Smug, rebellious, honest blockade-running profiteer Rhett Butler, portrayed gracefully and naturally by Clark Gable, loves Scarlett. Ashley, who is also in love with Scarlett, marries his genteel cousin Melanie because he believes that their quiet similarities will create a better marriage than Scarlett’s passion. Meanwhile, sparks fly between Rhett and Scarlett at their first encounter and continue throughout Scarlett’s first two marriages. Scarlett and Rhett finally wed, but Scarlett continues to pine for her beloved Ashley. 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 p.m. Also April 1 at 6 p.m.; and April 2 and 3 at noon and 6 p.m.
"Chippewa Valley Reads" Book Discussion. Kimberly Barrett, Student Development and Diversity, and Terry Barrett, professor emeritus of psychology at Murray State University in Kentucky, will lead a discussion of Anne Fadiman's book, “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures.” L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire Room, 400 Eau Claire St., 7-8 p.m. More information is available online.
Artists Series. Trumpet virtuoso Byron Stripling will perform. With a contagious smile and captivating charm, Stripling enjoys a global reputation. Millions have heard his trumpet and voice on television commercials, TV theme songs (including 20/20 and CNN), soundtracks of favorite movies, and as featured soloist on the worldwide telecast of the Grammy Awards. He has played and recorded extensively with Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Herman, Lionel Hampton, Clark Terry, Buck Clayton, the Lincoln Center Classical Jazz Orchestra and the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band. UW-Eau Claire's Jazz Ensemble I, directed by Robert Baca, will perform with Stripling to open the 2005 Jazz Festival. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, 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.
Wisconsin Woodwind Quintet Concert. Featuring music and theatre arts faculty members Kristine Fletcher, bassoon; Richard Fletcher, clarinet; Christa Garvey, oboe; Timothy Lane, flute; and Verle Ormsby, horn. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 1
Chemistry Seminar. Vicki Grassian, University of Iowa, will present "Surface Chemistry of the Atmosphere." Phillips 413, 3 p.m.
Earth Science Seminar. Kent Syverson, geology, will present "Glacier Bay as a Modern Analogue for the Deglaciation of Maine." Full story, including a schedule of this semester's seminars. Phillips 281, 3 p.m.
Jazz Festival Concert. Featuring performances by Jazz Ensemble I; Honor College Big Band and Combo; and guest artists. Additional information is available online. For ticket information, call the UW-Eau Claire Service Center at (715) 836-4741. Eau Claire Memorial High School Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Matt Wahl. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m.
Deadline to Purchase Women's Basketball Banquet Tickets. Tickets for the April 9 Women's Basketball banquet are $16 and must be purchased by today at the Service Center. More information is available in the Notices section of this week's University Bulletin.
"Chippewa Valley Reads" Book Discussion. Roberta Goodman, Counseling Services, will lead a discussion of Anne Fadiman's book, “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures.” Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 421 S. Farwell St., Buddha Room, 7-8 p.m. More information is available online.
Saturday, April 2
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 29. Full story.
Campus Films. "Gone With the Wind." Davies Theatre, noon and 6 p.m. See March 31 item.
Final Four Fun Fest. This event, a UW-Eau Claire athletics fund-raiser, will include basketball contests throughout the day and large screen televisions showing the NCAA Division I men's basketball semi-final games. Tickets, available through the athletics department at 836-2546, are $100 each and admit two people. Free food and beverages will be provided. McPhee Physical Education Center, 4 p.m. Full story.
Jazz Festival Concert. Featuring performances by Jazz Ensemble I; Honor Middle School and High School Big Band and Combo; and guest artists. Additional information is available online. For ticket information, call the UW-Eau Claire Service Center at (715) 836-4741. Eau Claire Memorial High School Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 3
Faculty Recital. Featuring Namji Kim, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 p.m.
Spanish Dinner. Spanish Week 2005 activities kick off with this annual event hosted by UW-Eau Claire's Delta Psi Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the national Hispanic honor society. The dinner will feature a variety of appetizers and desserts, along with a cash bar; "Medical Mission Experiences in Peru," a presentation by Raquel Reiter, R.N., and Tom Reiter; and songs with Carter Smith, foreign languages professor. Tickets, available from the Service Center, are $12.50 for faculty, staff and the general public; $7 for children and UW-Eau Claire students; and $6 for Sigma Delta Pi members. Dulany Inn, Davies Center, 6 p.m. Full story.
Monday, April 4
Chancellor's Roundtable. The UW-Eau Claire community is invited to discuss campus issues with Interim Chancellor Vicki Lord Larson and her staff. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.
Dialogue on Diversity Presentation. Odawa White, Multicultural Affairs, will present "Circle of Seasons; Mino-bimaadiziwin" (Ojibwe for "Living a good life.") Menominee and Oneida Rooms, Davies Center, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
"Chippewa Valley Reads" Book Discussion. Cynthia Gray-Mash, foundations of education, will lead a discussion of Anne Fadiman's book “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors and the Collision of Two Cultures.” Hibbard Penthouse, 7-8 p.m. More information is available online.
University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 25 • Tenth Week • Spring Semester • March 28, 2005