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Tennis racquets and ballsMonday, Oct. 4
Women's Tennis. UW-Stevens Point at McPhee, 3:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Oct. 5
TIAA-CREF Counseling Sessions. Staff members are invited to attend TIAA-CREF individual counseling sessions. Information about enrolling in the UW TSA Plan can be found online. For more information or to schedule a TIAA-CREF counseling appointment, call Sue Muellner at (800) 877-6602 or go to the TIAA-CREF Web site. Human Resources, Schofield 220, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Also Oct. 6.

TLTDC Brown Bag Presentation. Rodd Freitag, political science, will present "Integrating Web Publisheing into Student Projects. Teaching and Learning Resource Lab, Schofield 30/44, noon to 1 p.m.

planetsPlanetarium Program. Featuring "Mr. Genius Tours the Solar System," a lighthearted introduction to astronomy for children 6 and older. The presentation includes an overview of the current sky. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. This show will be presented the first Tuesday of each month. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m.

Lipizzaner StallionsLipizzaner Stallions Show. The world-famous Lipizzaner Stallions will appear during their 34th anniversary tour. Over the years, 23 million people throughout North and South America, Great Britain, Europe, Australia and Hawaii have seen this internationally acclaimed spectacle, which last appeared at UW-Eau Claire two years ago. All new music, choreography and routines have been incorporated into this anniversary edition. The show will emphasize the historical background and foundation of the Lipizzaner breed — from its original breeding and use as a horse of war to a horse of nobility and aristocracy to a living form of equestrian art. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $19.50 for the public; or $17.50 for those 12 and younger, 60 and older or UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Oct. 6
TIAA-CREF Counseling Sessions.
Human Resources, Schofield 220, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. See Oct. 5 item.

School Journalism Conference. The 57th Annual Chippewa Valley School Press Association Fall Journalism Conference is intended for new advisers, editors, reporters, photographers and experienced advisers. It will include the basics of newspaper and yearbook production, advanced journalism techniques, photography for beginners and photojournalism. 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Full story.

International Roundtable. International students from Latvia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Mongolia, Japan and India will participate in a discussion titled "The Bush Policy of Preemption, Iraq and the 2004 U.S. Presidential Election." Steven Majstorovic, political science, will facilitate the discussion. Sponsored by the Center for International Education. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m. Full story.

Career Conference Pre-Conference Reception. Students and faculty members are invited to a reception before the Oct. 7 Career Conference. Sponsored by the Student Accounting Society. Plaza Hotel, 6 to 9 p.m. See related item Oct. 7.

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

Thursday, Oct. 7
Financial Counseling. Jim Egan, a representative for Lincoln Financial Advisors, will be on campus for individual financial counseling sessions. For more information or to make an appointment, contact Egan at or (715) 834-7775. Human Resources, Schofield 220, 8 to 5 p.m.

47th Annual Career Conference. The conference provides an opportunity for students to gain information from more than 125 employers. Employers include companies, graduate schools, and state and federal agencies. Zorn Arena, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. See related item Oct. 6. Full story.

telephoneOffice/Telephone Etiquette Workshop for Students. A free one-hour workshop for student assistants in basic office and telephone etiquette will be held. For more information, contact Amy TeBeest at Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to noon or 1 to 2 p.m..

Study Abroad Fair. The fair will showcase 26 programs in 17 different countries. Tables will be set up with information about each program and staffed by exchange students as well as students who have studied abroad. Interested faculty members also can learn about opportunities for teaching abroad. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 3 to 5:30 p.m. Full story.

"Whale Rider" posterCampus Films. "Whale Rider." (New Zealand 2002, directed by Niki Caro, 105 min., rated PG-13.) In a dwindling Maori coastal community, a 12-year-old girl (Oscar-nominated Keisha Castle-Hughes) is determined to convince its aged patriarch — her obstinate grandfather — that she can serve as chief. Set in the real world in the present day, this inspiring film swept audience awards at the Sundance, Toronto and Rotterdam festivals. 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 Oct. 10.

Genesis 2004 by Liz Miller Foster Gallery Exhibit. A new exhibit, titled "Proliferate: Drawing in Space, Accumulating in Time," will feature unique site-specific drawing installations by eight artists from around the country and UW-Eau Claire art students. The artists will present a panel discussion titled "Proliferate: Expanded Notions of Drawing" at 6 p.m.; an opening reception will follow at 7 p.m. in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. The show will run through Oct. 28. 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

Friday, Oct. 8
ORSP Brown Bag Workshop. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will lead a
professional development and travel support workshop to discuss the following programs: Academic Staff Professional Development; Guest Lecturers, Artists and Other Professionals; Workshops and Special Projects; Travel Support for Scholarly Presentations; and Student Travel for the Presentation of Research Results. Badger Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Campus Films. "Whale Rider." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 7 item.

Jazz instrumentsSalute to Big Band Era. The department of music and theatre arts will present "A Salute to the Big Band Era: 60th Anniversary Tributes, 1944-2004 and 1945-2005," featuring Jazz Ensembles I and II directed by Robert Baca. This year's event is dedicated to veterans of World War II, and they are especially invited to attend, along with all Big Band lovers, alumni and friends of UW-Eau Claire. Proceeds from the concert will provide support for activities in UW-Eau Claire's jazz studies area. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $15 for the public; $12 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; $11 per person for organized groups of 10 or more; or $10 for UW-Eau Claire and UW System students. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. Also Oct. 9 at 1 p.m.

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

Saturday, Oct. 9
Parents' Weekend. Information is available online or by calling Housing and Residence life at (715) 836-3674. Also Oct. 10.

Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the “Test Center” link. Schneider Hall, 8:30 a.m.

Admissions Saturday Spotlight. Campus visit for prospective students. More information can be found online. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Women's Tennis. UW-Oshkosh at McPhee, 10 a.m.

Salute to Big Band Era. Zorn Arena, 1 p.m. See Oct. 8 item.

Football. UW-Stevens Point at Carson Park, 1 p.m.

Campus Films. "Whale Rider." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 7 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Peter Phippen. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m.

Parents' Weekend Show. Featuring hypnotist Sami Dare and comedian HB Sanders. Zorn Arena, 8:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Oct. 10
Parents' Weekend.
See Oct. 9 item.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Paul Kosower, organ. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Verle Ormsby, French horn. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. "Whale Rider." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 7 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Oct. 11
Dual Choice Enrollment.
Each year employees enrolled in one of the state group health insurance plans have the opportunity to change from one health insurance carrier to another, or to add eligible family members who are not currently covered. This year, the Dual Choice enrollment period is Oct. 11-29. The effective date of any change is Jan. 1, 2005. The 2005 Dual Choice book can be found through the Human Resources Web site by following the “Dual Choice Book” link. The Employee Reimbursement Account enrollment period is Oct. 11-Nov. 12. Information about the ERA program will be sent through campus mail during the week of Oct. 11.

Hunger Awareness Week. See next week's University Bulletin for details.

Scholar Day. A personalized visit day for high-achieving prospective students. For more information, call Admissions at (715) 836-5415. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 7 item.

UWA Fall Kickoff Presentation. The University Women's Association will hold its first meeting and presentation of the year. Lew Mallow of Eau Claire will present "The Life of Mary Todd Lincoln." Faculty, staff, emeriti and partners are welcome. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 7 • Seventh Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 4, 2004

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Liz Wolf Green, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: October 11, 2004

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