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Monday, Nov. 1
penniesUniversity Bookstore Penny Sale. Buy a select convenience or school supply item and get a second of equal or lesser value for only a penny. Bookstore hours are Mondays and Thursdays 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sale runs through Nov. 4. University Bookstore, Davies Center.

Employee Reimbursement Account Enrollment. Information about the program can be found online. Through Nov. 12.

Get Out the Vote Shuttle. The state of Wisconsin allows the public to vote up to two weeks before Election Day, Nov. 2. The UW-Eau Claire College Democrats are sponsoring a new project called Get Out the Vote, which provides free transportation to and from City Hall, where citizens can vote using absentee ballots through Nov. 1. The shuttle will run from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Nov. 1, and departs from the cul-de-sac between Davies Center and Schneider Hall. For more information, call (715) 379-0466. Full story.

map of North AmericaNational Student Exchange Informational Meeting. Students interested in an exchange opportunity are invited to attend. The application process, requirements and timelines for participating in a 2005-06 exchange will be explained. Students who have participated in the NSE program will be available to discuss their experiences and answer questions. For more information, contact Mary K. Ryan-Miller at ryanmk@uwec.edu or Cindy Nevin at nevinck@uwec.edu. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2 p.m.

"Fahrenheit 9/11" poster'Fahrenheit 9/11' Screening. University Activities Commission Films and the Society of Politics will present Michael Moore's documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11." Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $2 for UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff and International Film Society members. Community members must purchase a UW-Eau Claire IFS membership to attend. IFS memberships, available at the Service Center, are valid throughout the academic year and allow community members to purchase tickets for all campus films. Individual IFS memberships are $4 and family IFS memberships are $10. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m.

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

Tuesday, Nov. 2
U.S. FlagsElection Day. City of Eau Claire voting information can be found online by following the "Elections" link.

Investment Counseling Sessions. A representative from Fidelity Investments will be available for individual counseling sessions. Call (800) 642-7131 to schedule an appointment. Human Resources, Schofield 220, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Planetarium 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. See related item Nov. 6.

members of U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America Chamber WindsU.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America Chamber Winds Concert. The U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America Chamber Winds is an entertaining and dynamic ensemble comprised of a double woodwind quintet and a percussion duet. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Nov. 3
Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Obika Gray, political science, will present “Demeaned but empowered: The Social Power of the Urban Poor in Jamaica.” Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

10th Annual Tunnel of Oppression. Making Our School An Intercultural Community sponsors this program to raise awareness and educate people about the different types of oppression found in today’s society. For more information, contact Elizabeth Welle at welleem@uwec.edu or 855-4074. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 6 to 10 p.m. Through Nov. 5. Full story.

Faculty Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Wisconsin Woodwind Quintet, comprised of music and theatre arts faculty members Tim Lane, flute; Christa Garvey, oboe; Richard Fletcher, bassoon; and Verle Ormsby Jr., French horn. For this recital the quintet also will be joined by music and theatre arts faculty member Alexandre Dossin, piano. 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, Nov. 4
Long-Term Care Insurance Seminar. Employees, retirees, spouses and families are invited to attend. For more information or to make an individual appointment, contact Bob or Ginger Wierman at rwier99034@aol.com or (715) 720-9092. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m., noon or 3 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Nancy Coddington, clarinet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

"Distant" posterCampus Films. "Distant." (Turkey 2002, directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 110 min., in Turkish with subtitles, not rated.) This Cannes triple-prize winner tells the story of two men — a bitter photographer and his undisciplined cousin from the country — who share an apartment in Istanbul, a city of wintry melancholy. 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 Nov. 7.

10th Annual Tunnel of Oppression. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 6 to 10 p.m. See Nov. 3 item.

"Cyrano" posterArtists Series. The Milwaukee Repertory Theater will present "Cyrano," a poignant story about the nature of love. A celebration of theatrical creativity and storytelling, "Cyrano" — presented by We Energies and directed by James Edmondson — reinvents the classic French story of Cyrano de Bergerac using only three actors and loads of imagination and panache. 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.

Artwork to be displayed in "Media Frames" exhibitFoster Gallery Exhibit. A new exhibit titled "Media Frames: Video, Installation, Electronic Media," will be on display through Nov. 24. The exhibit is a group show by eight video and electronic artists from New York City and Pittsburgh, Pa., that reflects the transformative nature of media. Diverse in form and content, the show ranges from audio installation, through single-channel video to video installation. An opening reception will be held tonight from 7:30 to 9 p.m. 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

Friday, Nov. 5
Susy Svatek-ZieglerEarth Science Seminar. Susy Svatek-Ziegler, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, will present “Vegetation Change in Minnesota’s Big Woods and Northwoods.” Phillips Hall, Room 265, 3 p.m. Full story.

Women’s Basketball. Blue and Gold Game at Zorn Arena, 6 p.m.

10th Annual Tunnel of Oppression. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 6 to 10 p.m. See Nov. 3 item.

Campus Films. "Distant." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 4 item.

Men’s Hockey. Bethel College at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.

Men’s Basketball. Blue and Gold Game at Zorn Arena, 8 p.m.

Matt WahlUAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Matt Wahl. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Full story. Full story. Go to top of page

Saturday, Nov. 6
Symphony Band/Wind Symphony/Indianhead Honors Band Concert. The Symphony Band, directed by Phillip Ostrander; the Wind Symphony, directed by R. Mark Heidel; and the Indianhead Honors Band, directed by Heidel, will perform a variety of works. Christa Garvey, music and theater arts, will be a featured oboe soloist. Tickets are $4 at the Service Center. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts center, 7 p.m. Full story.

Mall of America/IKEA Excursion. University Recreation is sponsoring a trip to the Mall of America and the IKEA store in Bloomington, Minn. A bus will leave Towers Hall at 8 a.m. and return to campus around 5 p.m. Cost is $15 per person and includes morning refreshments on the bus. The fee must be paid in advance at Hilltop Recreation Center. For more information, contact Lisa Schuetz at schuetlm@uwec.edu or 836-2176.

solar systemPlanetarium 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.

Community Action Tidy up the Town Service Initiative. Students interested in helping homeowners with fall yard cleanup should meet in the East Lobby of Davies Center at 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "Distant." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 4 item.

Men’s Hockey. Hamline University at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Tyler & Andy. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Nov. 7
people dancing around globeInternational Folk Fair. Davies Center once again will be transformed into a miniature world with many nationalities and groups proudly displaying their cultures. The folk fair is the largest international festival of its kind in the area. it includes educational activities for children, live music, colorful cultural exhibits, dancing, art and craft displays, history, language, culture and a variety of ethnic foods. Fair participants will be given "passports" to be stamped as they "travel" from country to country. Davies Center, noon to 4 p.m. Full story.

Symphony Orchestra Concert. Directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda, 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/staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. Full story.

Faculty/Guest Ensemble Recital. Featuring Les Favorites, comprised of music and theatre arts faculty members Tim Lane, baroque flute; Ivar Lunde Jr. (emeritus), baroque oboe; and Nanette Lunde (emerita) harpsichord; and guest artists Lucinda Marvin, baroque violin; and Laura Handler, baroque violoncello. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 p.m.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Jeffery Crowell, percussion. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Campus Films. "Distant." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 4 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Nov. 8
National Nontraditional Student Recognition Week. See next week's University Bulletin for details.

Employee Reimbursement Account Enrollment. See Nov. 1 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 4 item.

handshakeCenter for Service-Learning Career Fair. The UW-Eau Claire Center for Service Learning will present "Careers in the Common Good," a career fair aimed at encouraging students to consider government and non-profit sector career options. Representatives from approximately 20 agencies will be on hand to distribute information and talk with interested students, and a series of speakers will be scheduled to talk on a variety of topics. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Full story.

Student Recital. Featuring Peter Chang, violin. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Israeli Refusenik Presentation. Two young Israeli refuseniks, Noam Bahat and Shimri Zamaret, will speak about their decision to refuse service in the Israel Defense Forces. They are among a group of five students released this past September from an Israeli prison, where they spent nearly two years for refusing, after high school, to enlist in what Bahat refers to in his court testimony as an "army of oppression." The two are members of Shministim, a group of more than 300 high school seniors who have announced they "refuse to be soldiers for occupation." Their collective statements, the "High School Seniors' Letters" can be viewed online. Schofield Auditorium, 7 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 10 • Tenth Week • Fall Semester • Nov. 1, 2004

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