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Monday, Nov. 29
booksClasses Resume After Thanksgiving Recess.

Computer Science Seminar. Sarah Fluegel, MIDI Ring Tones/AG Interactive, will present "MIDIRingTones: From Inception to Acquisition." Phillips 276, 3 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Kathryn Hurd, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

University Band Concert. Directed by Randal Dickerson, 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 and 17 and younger; or free for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Nov. 30
UW-Eau Claire sealUniversity Senate Open Discussion. Featuring the University General Education Committee and the call for proposals for GE goals. Faculty and academic staff are invited to share ideas about the following: what you expect a GE program should do for your students, your major, your college; what type of connections should exist between majors and the GE program; what type of student experiences should be part of a GE program. For more information, contact Wanda Schulner at schulnw@uwec.edu or 836-3419. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:45 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Margaret Aspinwall, mezzo soprano and Amanda Blaylock, soprano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring David Snyder, cello. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

NOVA "Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land" Program. University and community members are invited to watch tonight's NOVA program with Harry Jol on the big screen. The program follows a group of scientists and biblical scholars, including Jol and a student, to remote cave in the Judean desert. Phillips Hall 007, 7 p.m. See related item.

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. See related item Dec. 4.

Ethan NadelmannThe Forum. Ethan Nadelmann, widely regarded as the outstanding proponent of drug policy reform in the United States and abroad, will present "Building a Political Movement to End the War on Drugs." Described by Rolling Stone magazine as "the point man for drug-policy-reform efforts," Nadelmann is the author of "Cops Across Borders: The Internationalization of U.S. Criminal Law Enforcement" (1993), and a highly regarded expert on the international aspects of crime and law enforcement. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $7 for the public, $5 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $3 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. Full story.

Student Recital. Featuring Jesús Martinez, baritone. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Casey Anderson, composition. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Dec. 1
Chancellor's Roundtable. Students are invited to discuss campus issues with Chancellor Mash and his staff. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Steven Hobert, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Michael Rambo, tenor. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

tubaStudent Ensemble Recital. Featuring the BASSically BRASS Euphonium and Tuba Ensemble, directed by Jerry Young. 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, Dec. 2
Plan 2008 Open Session. Faculty and staff are invited to provide input about the Plan 2008 initiative to increase diversity on campus. For more information, contact Kimberly Barrett at barretka@uwec.edu or 836-5992. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. Also Dec. 7.

Physics and Astronomy Seminar. Physics major Adam Condit will present "Mn/Si and In/GaN Thin Films." Phillips Science Hall 104, 4 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Voice Ensemble, directed by Mitra Sadeghpour. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Ronald E. McNairMcNair Scholars Colloquium. Seniors in the McNair Scholars Program will present research results to fellow scholars and mentors, and interested faculty, staff and community members. The following presentations will be given tonight from 6 to 7:45 p.m. in Room 227 of the School of Nursing:
   
Jennifer Freeland: "Reconstructing the Precontact Chippewa Valley Landscape Using GIS and GLO Township Surveys." Faculty mentors: Robert Barth and Garry Running, geography and anthropology.
   
Tiffany Black: "Simulating Trajectories of Particles from the Moon Enceledus in the Planet Saturn's E Ring." Faculty mentor: Paul Thomas, physics and astronomy.
    Jodi Swanson: "Lytta sayi: Associations with the Federally Endangered Karner Blue Butterfly and Wild Lupine in Wisconsin." Faculty mentor: Paula Kleintjes, biology.
Additional presentations will be given Dec. 9 and 16 — same time and location. Full story.

Campus Films. "The Story of the Weeping Camel." (Germany and Mongolia 2003, directed by Byambasuren Davaa and Luigi Falorni, 90 min., in Mongolian, with subtitles, rated PG. ) Set in the remote desert of Mongolia, this documentary-style drama tells the story of a tribe of shepherds, their animals, and their simple dependence on each other. 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 Dec. 5. Full story.

University Theatre. Featuring Beth Henley's "Crimes of the Heart," directed by Richard Nimke. Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, "Crimes of the Heart," teems with humanity and humor as it examines the plight of three young sisters betrayed by their passions. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $9 for the public, $7 for those 62 and older, $6 for those 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through Dec. 4 and Dec. 8-11 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 5 at 1:30 p.m. Full story.

Jazz Ensemble IV/Jazz Pedagogy Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Madison Greene, a Michigan band that describes its music as "aggressive acoustic with Celtic, Cuban and african undertones." The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through Dec. 4. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, Dec. 3
First Friday's Presentation. A recital of music for clarinet, bassoon and piano by Clearly Three — an ensemble made up of UW-Eau Claire faculty members Richard Fletcher, Kristine Fletcher and Barbara Wimunc-Pearson — will be the third First Fridays presentation for senior citizens this season. A free continental breakfast will precede the formal program at Christ Church Cathedral, located on the corner of Lake and Farwell Streets in downtown Eau Claire. Doors will open for breakfast at 8:30 a.m., and the recital will begin at 9 a.m. in the Memorial Lounge. Full story.

Chemistry Seminar. Bob Eierman, chemistry, will present "The New Quant Project: If You Build It, Will They Learn?" Phillips 413, 3 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar. J. Elmo Rawling, UW-Platteville, will present "Quaternary Research Opportunities in the Badlands National Park." University and community members are invited to attend. Phillips 265, 3 p.m.

plate of cookiesUniversity Bookstore Holiday Open House. The university community is invited to shop, participate in a raffle and enjoy coffee, hot cider, cookies and bars. University Bookstore, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. Eight bachelor of fine arts degree candidates will present "Envision," a senior graphic design and studio art exhibition. Graphic design exhibits will include posters, logos, package designs, brochures, photography, stationery, magazine layout and a variety of other works. Studio art exhibits will include figurative paintings and drawings, illustrations in a variety of mixed media, ceramics and sculptures. The exhibits will be on display through Dec. 12 in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. An opening reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 11 in the gallery. 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.

Campus Films. "The Story of the Weeping Camel." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 2 item.

Ye Olde Madrigal Dinner performersYe Olde Madrigal Dinner. The evening features a 15th-century-style banquet with music and entertainment by the Court Chamber Choir, Court Brass Choir, Court Recorders and Court Thespians. Gary Schwartzhoff is producer and choral director. Tickets are $26 at the Service Center. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. Also Dec. 4.

Men's Hockey. UW-River Falls at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble I Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, 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. Full story.

University Theatre. Featuring Beth Henley's "Crimes of the Heart," directed by Richard Nimke. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 2 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Madison Greene. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See Dec. 2 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, Dec. 4
moonPlanetarium 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. See related item Nov. 30.

Men's Basketball. UW-Stevens Point at Zorn Arena, 3 p.m.

Women's Basketball. UW-Stevens Point at Zorn Arena, 5:30 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Story of the Weeping Camel." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 2 item.

Madrigal Dinner. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. See Dec. 3 item.

Men's Hockey. UW-Stout at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.

University Theatre. Featuring Beth Henley's "Crimes of the Heart," directed by Richard Nimke. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 2 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Madison Greene. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See Dec. 2 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, Dec. 5
University Theatre. Featuring Beth Henley's "Crimes of the Heart," directed by Richard Nimke. Kjer Theatre, 1:30 p.m. See Dec. 2 item.

Holiday Concert poster30th Annual Holiday Concerts. The concerts, featuring six UW-Eau Claire music ensembles, will be presented as a gift to the community by the music and theatre arts department and the UW-Eau Claire Foundation. In the spirit of the holiday season, those who attend the Holiday Concerts are invited to bring a new children's book for collection and distribution to area children in need. The books will be distributed through the Give-a- Kid-a Book program of the Friends of L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. Admission is free, but tickets must be obtained in advance from the Service Center. Sponsored by the department of music and theatre arts and the UW-Eau Claire Foundation. Ticket information is available online or by calling 836-3727. Zorn Arena, 2 and 5 p.m. Full story.
caricature of Dave Rudolf

Family Concert. Featuring "Christmas with Dave Rudolf," a comedy concert for families with kids of all ages. Donations of nonperishable food items for local food pantries are requested. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Story of the Weeping Camel." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 2 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Dec. 6
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Dec. 3 item.

festive food and candlesChancellor's Holiday Reception. All UW-Eau Claire employees and emeriti are invited to enjoy food and fellowship with colleagues and friends. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Human Rights Awareness Week Presentation. Robert Sarra, co-founder of Iraq Veterans Against the War, will be the keynote speaker for UW-Eau Claire's annual observance of Human Rights Awareness Week, Dec. 6-12. He will present "Supporting the Warrior, Not the War." Sarra is a nine-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and an urban warfare instructor who served as an infantry sergeant in last year's invasion of Iraq. He supported the war before his deployment, but after witnessing it firsthand, he joined his mother, a member of Military Families Speak Out, in fighting to end the occupation. Davies Theatre, 7 to 9 p.m. Full story.

Los Angeles Piano QuartetArtists Series. The Los Angeles Piano Quartet, regarded as the premier ensemble of its kind, will perform Mozart's Piano Quartet in G minor, Brahms' Piano Quartet, op. 60, and Faure's Piano Quartet in C minor. The quartet has been praised by the public and press in American cities coast to coast and internationally for its concert and festival performances. Members of the ensemble are Michi Wiancko, violin; Katherine Murdock, viola; Peter Rejto, cello; and Xak Bjerken, piano. 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


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University Bulletin • Vol. 52, No. 14 • Fourteenth Week • Fall Semester • Nov. 29, 2004

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