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Monday, Sept. 13
Foster GalleryFoster Gallery Exhibit. An Art Faculty Show, featuring works by Scott Robertson and Cara Tomlinson of the art & design faculty, will be presented. Robertson will display landscape-based paintings; Tomlinson will show abstract oil paintings. The show will run through Sept. 30 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. Go to top of page

cartoon person reaching for star and rainbowTuesday, Sept. 14
Planetarium Program. Featuring "Adventures Along the Spectrum," a lighthearted multimedia show for children 10 and older, which explores the properties of the electromagnetic spectrum. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m.

Bakra Bata Drum BandArtists Series. The percussive sounds of Brazil, Africa, Cuba and Haiti will open the Artists Series season, when Bakra Bata Steel Drum Band performs at UW-Eau Claire. Based in Seattle, Bakra Bata is an eclectic, colorful and energetic steel drum and dance ensemble. 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. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Sept. 15
Blugold Organizations Bash. A wide variety of campus organizations will hand out information and discuss the benefits of membership. Students are invited to shop around for the groups that will give them the best opportunities for friendship, involvement, leadership and job-related experience at UW-Eau Claire. Central Campus Mall, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (rain site: Council Fire Room, Davies Center).

Guest Teaching Presentation. Bob Snoke of Central Queensland University in Australia will give a presentation titled "Challenges in Teaching Across Diverse Cultures." A discussion will follow the presentation. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

wine and cheeseWOW Wine and Cheese Reception. The Women on Wednesdays program presents topics by and/or of interest to women. Faculty and staff are invited to an informal gathering to discuss possible topics and speakers for the academic year. For more information, contact Lisa Theo, geography and anthropology, at or 836-2316. Hibbard Penthouse, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Party House Inside Out Event. Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to this interactive program featuring stations that focus on drugs and alcohol, peer pressure, human potential, violence and bullying, self image and other issues college students face. For more information, contact Kimberly Adams, Housing and Residence Life, at or 836-4248. McPhee Ade Olson Addition, 6 to 9 p.m. Full story.

Volleyball. UW-Stout at McPhee, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, Sept. 16
Community Action Day and Service-Learning Fair. The fair is designed to help students locate volunteer and service-learning opportunities in the Chippewa Valley. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Full story.

Cate Edwards Visit. Cate Edwards, daughter of John Edwards, will be on campus visiting with students and others. Sponsored by UW-Eau Claire's College Democrats. The Cabin, Davies Center, noon to 2 p.m.

Ralph Nader Visit. Presidential candidate Ralph Nader will speak to students and others. Sponsored by the Progressive Student Association. Schofield Auditorium, 2 to 3 p.m.

Chancellor's Roundtable. Students are invited to talk directly with Chancellor Mash and other university administrators. Menominee Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

photo from "In America"Campus Films. "In America." (Ireland/UK 2002, directed by Jim Sheridan, 107 min., rated R.) Two young Irish parents (Oscar-nominated Samantha Morton, Paddy Considine) move illegally to Manhattan and rebuild their family. "’In America’ is a wonderfully uplifting story of modern-day immigrants that also serves as a kind of cinematic ode to the diverse joys of life in New York City. It is also about loss, grief and the power of familial bonds.” — Claudia Puig, USA Today. 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 and 8:30 p.m. Through Sept. 19.

Guest Artist Multimedia Presentation. Saxophonist John Sampen and composer/engineer Mark Bunce will present a musical experience featuring projected visuals, interactive electronics and theatrical activities. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, Sept. 17
Campus Films. "In America." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 16 item.

Volleyball. UW-Whitewater at McPhee, 7 p.m.

UAC Concert. Featuring Minneapolis-based funk rock quartet Flavor and Madison-based funk/punk/reggae fusion band The Pipe Circus. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $6 for the public or $4 for UW-Eau Claire students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Full story.

UAC Cabin. Featuring local talent. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Sept. 18
Computer/Appliance Recycling Program. Eau Claire County's annual round-up for computers, appliances and televisions will be held in several locations. See Notices item for details.

Women's Tennis. Luther College at McPhee, noon.

soccer ballBlugold Buddies Soccer Clinic. The UW-Eau Claire women’s soccer team will lead a two-hour clinic for children under 12. The cost is $10 per person with no pre-registration required. The clinic will be directed by the women’s soccer coaching staff and members of the 2004 women’s soccer team. For more information, contact Sean Yengo, head coach of the women's soccer team, at or 836-4097. Bollinger Fields, 2 p.m.

Volleyball. UW-Stevens Point at McPhee, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "In America." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 16 item.

UAC Cabin/Open Stage. All talent is welcome to perform. Sign up for a time slot in Davies 132. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Sept. 19
Donald PattersonFaculty Recital. Featuring Donald Patterson, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. "In America." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 16 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Sept. 20
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 13 item.

Free Health Evaluation Clinic. Graduate students under the supervision of nurse practitioners will conduct health evaluations for children through age 15. A limited number of appointments are available. Call (715) 836-5515 for more information or to make an appointment. College of Nursing and Health Sciences, 4 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 4 • Fourth Week • Fall Semester • Sept. 13, 2004

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: September 15, 2004

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