Monday, Nov. 8
Employee Reimbursement Account Enrollment. Information about the program can be found online.
Foster Gallery Exhibit. An exhibit titled "Media Frames: Video, Installation, Electronic Media," is a group show by eight video and electronic artists from New York City and Pittsburgh, Pa., that reflect the transformative nature of media. Diverse in form and content, the show ranges from audio installation, through single-channel video to video installation. The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 24 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. See related item Nov. 11.
Center 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 nonprofit 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.
Chancellor's Roundtable. Students are invited to discuss campus issues with Chancellor Mash and his staff. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.
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.
Tuesday, Nov. 9
Gender Fest: Women and Men in the 21st Century. Today's events: Patti See will present "Cellutite Closet: Women and Body Image in Recent American Film," Ojibwa Room, Davies Center, noon; Women's Choir performance, 4:30 p.m., Davies Theatre; and a GenderPAC workshop, Davies Theatre, 5 p.m.
Financial Presentation. Ken Kust, an agent and registered representative for a large securities company, will present "Building, Protecting and Preserving Assets: What You Need to Know Now." Eagle Room, Davies Center, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Diversity Listening Session. The UW-Eau Claire Diversity Planning Committee will sponsor listening sessions to provide campus and community members to discuss diversity issues. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m. Full story. Also Nov. 10.
Library Outreach Program. John Hildebrand, English, will present the second lecture in the series "Writing the American Landscape: The Cultivated and the Wild" as part of the Elizabeth Morris Library Outreach Program at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire. Co-sponsored by the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library and the UW-Eau Claire Foundation. The presentation will begin at 7 p.m. in the Eau Claire Room of the library. Full story.
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. See related item Nov. 13.
Wednesday, Nov. 10
National Nontraditional Student Recognition Week Open House. An open house will be held to recognize and honor UW-Eau Claire's nontraditional students. Sponsored by the Office of Student Development and Diversity and the Nontraditional Student Advisory Committee. Diversity Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pre-Retirement Planning Workshop. The Wisconsin Retired Educators' Association will present a workshop titled "Protect Savings from Long-Term Care Costs." To make an individual appointment, call Linda Grzesik at (715) 365-3600 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Eagle Room, Davies Center, noon.
Gender Fest: Women and Men in the 21st Century. Susan Turell will present "Gender and Relationships — the Power Dynamics." Ojibwa Room, Davies Center, noon.
Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Matt Evans, physics and astronomy, will present "The Effect of Online Assignments in an Introductory Physics Course." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.
WOW Wine and Cheese Reception. Featuring discussions by women who participated in the 2004 Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership Conference. Hibbard Penthouse, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 11
Joint Student Recital. Featuring the Flute Choir. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.
Campus Films. "Man Bites Dog." (Belgium 1992, directed by Rémy Belvaux, 92 min., black and white, in French, with subtitles.) Documentary filmmakers André and Rémy have found an ideal subject in Ben. He is witty, sophisticated, intelligent, well liked — and a serial killer. As André and Rémy document Ben’s routines, they become increasingly entwined in his vicious program, sacrificing their objectivity and their morality. 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 Nov. 14.
Veteran's Day Program. Featuring "Service Before Self: Supporting our Deployed Troops and their Families." Speakers will include Wisconsin Rep. Rob Kreibich; Hal Davis, Eau Claire City Council; and Clifton Sorenson, Eau Claire County Veterans Service Officer. Schofield Auditorium, 7 p.m.
Foster Gallery Artist Lecture. Artists Suzie Silver and Hillary Harp, two of the artists whose work is displayed in the current Foster Gallery exhibit, "Media Frames: Video, Installation, Electronic Media," will discuss their work. Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7 p.m. See related item Nov. 8.
Guest Ensemble Concert. Featuring the Sotto Voce Tuba Quartet. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
UAC Cabin. Featuring Keith Scott. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through Nov. 13. Full story.
Friday, Nov. 12
Women's Hockey. College of St. Catherine at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.
The Singing Statesmen Concert. Directed by Gary Schwartzhoff, 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, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 13
Admissions Saturday Spotlight. Campus visit for prospective students. More information can be found online. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Hmong New Year Celebration. The Hmong Mutual Assistance Association and UW-Eau Claire will sponsor a Hmong New Year's celebration. Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to share in the festivities. Scheduled events include traditional Hmong ball tossing and cultural shows featuring traditional dance performances, folk songs, crafts and food vendors. The admission fee is $2 at the door. McPhee Physical Education Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Full story. Also Nov. 14.
Football. UW-Oshkosh at Carson Park, 1 p.m.
University Theatre for Young Audiences. Featuring Michael Elliot Brill's "The Masque of Beauty and the Beast," directed by Cheryl Starr. The production is a beautiful retelling of the ageless tale of a beast and the young woman who helps him realize that the most important things in life are not necessarily things seen but shared through love and kindness. Tickets are $2 at the Service Center and at the door. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 1:30 p.m. Full story.
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.
Campus Films. "Man Bites Dog." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 11 item.
Women's Hockey. College of St. Benedict at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 14
Concert Choir Concert. Directed by Gary Schwartzhoff, 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.
Women's Concert Chorale. Directed by Alan Rieck, 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, 5 p.m. Full story.
Campus Films. "Man Bites Dog." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 11 item.
Monday, Nov. 15
Wisconsin Retirement System Presentation. Sandy Drew, the legislative and beneficiary liaison for the State of Wisconsin Investment Board, will present "Investing the Assets of the Wisconsin Retirement System — How Does it Affect Me?" Ojibwa Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
University Centers and Programs Open Review Sessions. Faculty and staff are invited to open review sessions about University Centers and Programs. Contact Dorothy Nelson at email@example.com or 836-5182 if you would like to participate. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 10 to 11 a.m. or 1 to 2 p.m. Also Nov. 16, Presidents Room, Davies Center, 9 to 10 a.m.
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 8 item.
Student Recital. Featuring Andrei Strizek, euphonium. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.
Artists Series. The Artists Series will present the New York Chamber Soloists quartet of winds performing music by Mozart, Villa-Lobos, Stravinsky, Milhaud, Debussy, Françaix and others. 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. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.
University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 11 • Eleventh Week • Fall Semester • Nov. 8, 2004