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Monday, May 2
yellow flowering plantUniversity Bookstore Plant Sale. Through May 6. University Bookstore hours are available online.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring the 48th Annual Juried Student Art Show, featuring works of UW-Eau Claire students as chosen by a nationally known artist. The works will be displayed through May 15 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.

Continuing Education Director Candidate Presentation. J. Kevin Balog, a candidate for the Continuing Education director position, will discuss trends in continuing education and his vision for connecting campus and community. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Student Documentary Film Festival. The festival, titled "Media Teaches Mini-Doc Film Festival," will feature short documentary films on social issues and local diversity. Davies Theatre, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Full story.

Chancellor's Roundtable. Students are invited to discuss campus issues with Chancellor Larson and her staff. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

tubaStudent Recital. Featuring David Temple, tuba. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Jessica Wahl, violin. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Nicholas Munagian, viola. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Tuesday, May 3
University Bookstore Plant Sale.
See May 2 item.

Dance Master Class. Members of the Bruce Wood Dance Company, in conjunction with their Artists Series performance, will offer a free master class. McPhee 105, 10 a.m. to noon. Full story. See related item.

Continuing Education Director Candidate Presentation. George Kroeninger, a candidate for the Continuing Education director position, will discuss trends in continuing education and his vision for connecting campus and community. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Gerdur OskarsdottirEducation Celebration/Mogensen Lecture. The UW-Eau Claire Center for Collaborative Leadership in Education will recognize National Teachers Day by hosting the second annual Education Celebration and Martin Mogensen Education Lecture. The lecture will feature Gerdur Oskarsdottir, the superintendent of schools at the Reykjavik School District in Iceland. Mogensen Lecture: Dulany Inn, Davies Center, 4 to 5:30 p.m.; Education Celebration: Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 7 to 9 p.m. Full story.

Fulbright Program Informational Meeting. Students interested in learning about the Fulbright Program are invited to attend. McIntyre Library 2023C, 4 p.m.

Softball. St. Mary's College at Carson Park, 4 p.m.

'Tools to Tame Stress' Class. University Recreation will offer a two-part "Tools to Tame Stress: Aromatherapy & Reflexology" class. The cost is $15 for UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff or $25 for community members. Hilltop Lounge, 5 to 6 p.m. Also May 10. Full story.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Jesse Orth, tuba, and Elizabeth Soules, euphonium. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble IV Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "The Stargazer," a show for adults and children 8 and older. It offers astronomical insights and boasts celebrity narrator Nichelle Nichols, who starred in the original Star Trek TV series and movies. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item May 7.

members of the Bruce Wood Dance CompanyArtists Series. The Bruce Wood Dance Company will present the final Artists Series performance of the 2004-05 season. The young Texas-based dance company was established in 1996 as a showcase for the acclaimed choreography of Bruce Wood, the company's artistic director. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $20 for reserved seating or $10 for general admission seating. The State Regional Arts Center, Eau Claire, 7:30 p.m. Full story. See related item. Go to top of page

Wednesday, May 4
University Bookstore Plant Sale. See May 2 item.

Continuing Education Director Candidate Presentation. Joel Jensen, a candidate for the Continuing Education director position, will discuss trends in continuing education and his vision for connecting campus and community. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion on Uninsured Americans. As part of National Cover the Uninsured Week, a panel of healthcare providers from the Chippewa Valley will discuss issues related to the uninsured population in America. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. Full story.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Joanna Fulton, soprano, and Kyle Robl, baritone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the BASSically Brass tuba and euphonium ensemble, directed by Jerry Young. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 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, May 5
University Bookstore Plant Sale. See May 2 item.

Continuing Education Director Candidate Presentation. Joan Sosalla, a candidate for the Continuing Education director position, will discuss trends in continuing education and her vision for connecting campus and community. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

ORSP Workshop. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will offer a faculty development workshop to discuss the Faculty Sabbatical Leave Program. Badger Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Terra Stefansky and Jonathan Sunde, voice. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Campus Films. “Good Bye Lenin!” (Germany 2003, directed by Wolfgang Becker, 121 min., in German with subtitles, rated R.) When his mother, a steadfast Communist, has a heart attack and falls into a coma while watching him being arrested during a protest in Berlin in 1989, a young East German man becomes concerned that when she wakes up, the excitement of the fall of the Berlin Wall may be too much for her. 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 May 8. Full story.

Laughter on the 23rd Floor logoUniversity Theatre. Featuring Neil Simon’s “Laughter on the 23rd Floor,” directed by Terry Allen. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $9 for the public, $7 for those 62 and older, $6 for those 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Through May 7 and May 10-14 at 7:30 p.m.; and May 8 at 1:30 p.m. Full story.

Jazz Ensemble I Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 for the public; $4 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Chris Pureka. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also May 6. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, May 6
University Bookstore Plant Sale. See May 2 item.

First Fridays Presentation. First Fridays will conclude this season's series of programs for senior citizens with a presentation titled "Home Again!" Beth Kranz, Computing and Networking Services, will demonstrate how to create digital photo albums at the event. A free continental breakfast will precede the formal program. Christ Church Cathedral, Lake and Farwell Streets, Eau Claire. Breakfast: 8:30 a.m., presentation: 9 a.m. Full story.

Fifth Annual Aging Summit. UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education and Advisors on Gerontological Education will present "Aging Summit V — Boomers and Beyond: Living Healthy, Aging Well." The workshop fee is $35 and includes lunch and refreshments, .4 CEUs and program materials. Best Western Trail Lodge (formerly Park Inn & Suites), Eau Claire, 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Full story.

Earth Science Seminar. Featuring a presentation by Chris Swezey, U.S. Geological Survey. Full story, including a schedule of this semester's seminars. Phillips 281, 3 p.m.

Campus Films. “Good Bye Lenin!” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See May 5 item.

The Singing Statesmen logoSinging Statesmen Concert. Directed by Gary Schwartzhoff, the a cappella group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 for the public; $4 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story.

University Theatre. Featuring Neil Simon’s “Laughter on the 23rd Floor,” directed by Terry Allen. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See May 5 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Chris Pureka. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See May 5 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, May 7
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 May 3. Full story.

Student Dance Recital. Featuring Crystal Pelletier and Cerissa Murray. Kjer Theatre, 2 p.m. Full story.

Club Baseball Mid American Regional Championship. The UW-Eau Claire Club Baseball team will play the Cornhuskers of Nebraska. Carson Park, Eau Claire, 5 p.m. Full story.

Good Bye Lenin posterCampus Films. “Good Bye Lenin!” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See May 5 item.

University Theatre. Featuring Neil Simon’s “Laughter on the 23rd Floor,” directed by Terry Allen. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See May 5 item.


UAC Cabin/Local Talent.
Featuring Nick Johnson. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, May 8
University Theatre. Featuring Neil Simon’s “Laughter on the 23rd Floor,” directed by Terry Allen. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 1:30 p.m. See May 5 item.

Choral Union Concert. Featuring the Concert Choir, Symphonic Choir and University Symphony Orchestra. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 for the public; $4 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Zorn Arena, 2 p.m. Full story.

Symphony Band membersSymphony Band Concert. Directed by Phillip Ostrander, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 for the public; $4 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. Full story.

Campus Films. “Good Bye Lenin!” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See May 5 item. Go to top of page

Monday, May 9
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See May 2 item.

Spring Fest logoSpringfest. Featuring live music on the Central Campus Mall. (Rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center.) 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Through May 13.


Service Recognition and Retirement Reception.
The university community is invited to attend a reception honoring retiring faculty and staff, and those who have worked at UW-Eau Claire for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 or 40 years. A list of honorees can be found online in the May 2005 issue of Human Resources News. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 3 to 5 p.m.; ceremony at 3:30 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Nicole Peters, soprano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 30 • Fifteenth Week • Spring Semester • May 2, 2005

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