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  Monday, Nov. 15
grocery cart with jars and bottles University Bookstore Food Drive. Bring non-perishable food items to the University Bookstore and receive the following discounts:
    one canned item = 10 percent off any trade book.
    two canned items = 20 percent off any two trade books or a sweatshirt.
    three canned items = 30 percent off any item in the store.
All donations will support the St. Francis Food Pantry. 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. University Bookstore, Davies Center. Through Nov. 19. Full story.

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.

SWIB logoWisconsin 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 nelsondo@uwec.edu 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.

Fostering Diversity in the Classroom Reading Discussion. The UW-Eau Claire community is invited to a discussion of the essay "Reaching the Congregation, Not Just the Choir: Conquering Resistance to Diversity Issues" by Val Middleton, Colorado State University. The discussion will be facilitated by Susan Turell, Women's Studies/psychology. Hibbard Penthouse, noon to 1 p.m. Also Nov. 16.

Student Recital. Featuring Andrei Strizek, euphonium. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Jennifer Grim, flute, New York Chamber SoloistsArtists 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. Full story. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Nov. 16
University Centers and Programs Open Review Sessions. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 9 to 10 a.m. See Nov. 15 item.

Fostering Diversity in the Classroom Reading Discussion. The UW-Eau Claire community is invited to a discussion of the essay "Reaching the Congregation, Not Just the Choir: Conquering Resistance to Diversity Issues" by Val Middleton, Colorado State University. The discussion will be facilitated by David Jones, English. Hibbard 230, 3 to 4 p.m. See related item Nov. 15.

Student Recital. Featuring Yukiko Fujimura, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

gender symbolsGender Fest: Women and Men in the 21st Century. Today's events: Peer Diversity Educators presentation, Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, noon; Poetry and Prose reading — "They Said: Men and Women on Men and Women" presented by Yvette Flaten, Kate Hinnant, Patti See, Frank Smoot, Bruce Taylor and Ken Szymanski, The Cabin, Davies Center, 7 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Constellations, Myths and Legends." Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Cane Mutiny Bassoon Ensemble. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Opera Workshop Ensemble, directed by Robert Knight and Mitra Sedeghpour. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Nov. 17
Gender Fest: Women and Men in the 21st Century.
Helaine Minkus will present "Visit to Albatross-simulation game on gender roles." Tamarack Room, Davies Center, noon.

Debra BarkerFaculty/Academic Staff Forum. Debra Barker, English/American Indian Studies, will present "American Indian Captivity — On the Page, In the Classroom." This is the final Faculty/Academic Staff Forum for fall semester. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the piano studio of Donald Patterson. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.


Student Recital.
Featuring Kelli Hanson, bassoon. 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. 18
Human Diversity Expo. UW-Eau Claire education and social work students will share results of their diversity research projects during this event. The expo will feature projects, including 12 mini-documentaries, designed by students currently enrolled in the "Social Foundations of Human Relations" and "Ethnic-Sensitive Social Work Practice" courses. For more information, contact Cynthia Gray-Mash at grayca@uwec.edu or 836-5587. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5:15 p.m. Full story.

Gender Fest: Women and Men in the 21st Century. Today's events: Pam Forman will present "Gender and Sport," Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, noon; Jessica Janiuk will present "Transgender Experiences," room to be announced; and Ardyth Krause will present "Gender and Disability," Schofield 202, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Kristine Johnson, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Campus Films. "Amen." (France, Germany and Romania 2002, directed by Costa-Gavras, 132 min., not rated.) Newly commissioned SS officer and respected chemist Kurt Gerstein (Ulrich Tukur) discovers that the Zyklon B pellets he developed to disinfect drinking water are being used to gas interred Jews. Assisted by a Jesuit priest (Mathieu Kassovitz), Gerstein secretly approaches the Swedish consulate, the German Protestant community and Vatican representatives in the hope of exposing the genocide. 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. 21.

Geography Bee. UW-Eau Claire's Geography Club is hosting its annual Geography Bee as part of Geography Awareness Week. For more information, contact Timothy Bawden at bawdent@uwec.edu or 836-5186. Phillips 265, refreshments: 6 p.m., geography bee: 6:30 p.m. Full story.

Jazz Ensemble II Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public; $3 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; or free for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story.

NOTA Open Prose and Poetry Reading. Open mike night for those who wish to share their poetry or prose with a live audience. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Friday, Nov. 19
National 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, 2 to 3 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar. Walter Loope, U.S. Geological Survey, will present “Inland Dunes of Eastern Upper Michigan: Occham's Razor Takes a Holiday." Phillips Hall, Room 265, 3 p.m. Full story.

Campus Films. "Amen." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 18 item.

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

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring local band Waltzes with Bears with Jon Sunde. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Nov. 20
Men’s and Women’s Swimming. WIAC Conference Relays at McPhee, 10 a.m.

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Men’s and Women's Cross Country.
NCAA Nationals at Colfax, 11 a.m. and noon.


Campus Films.
"Amen." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 18 item.

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

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, Nov. 21
Symphonic Choir Concert. 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, 2 p.m. Full story.

Symphony Band/Wind Symphony Concert. Symphony Band, directed by Phil Ostrander; and Wind Symphony, directed by R. Mark Heidel, 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. "Amen." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 18 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Nov. 22
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 15 item.

WUEC-FM Advisory Board Meeting. For information about the meeting, contact Judy Sims, chair of the advisory board, at simsjr@uwec.edu or 836-3267. Hibbard 180, noon.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Phil Snyder, trumpet; and David Yentsch, trumpet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Women's Chorus Concert. Directed by Daniel Newman, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public; $3 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; or free for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 12 • Twelfth Week • Fall Semester • Nov. 15, 2004

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