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Monday, Jan. 30
"Online Comedy" by Tim BowerFoster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring "Figuratively Speaking: Illustrators Who Communicate With the Figure," an exhibit of works by nationally and internationally renowned illustrators Etienne Delessert, John Collier, Tim Bower, Natalie Ascencios and Nathan Fox. The exhibit will be on display through Feb. 16. 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

Tuesday, Jan. 31
University General Education Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

door and windowNinth Annual HOUSE Day. An estimated 800 UW-Eau Claire students are expected to learn about the off-campus housing market during the Ninth annual HOUSE Day (Housing Off-Campus University Student Event). More than 60 landlords representing an estimated 500 Eau Claire rental units will participate in the event. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 30 item.

University Senate Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m.

University Artists Series Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "New Discoveries In Astronomy," a show for adults and children 11 and older. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Feb. 4. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Feb. 1
Teach for America Presentation. Zachary Verriden, the first UW-Eau Claire alumnus to work for Teach For America, will return to campus Feb. 1-3 to try to interest more UW-Eau Claire students in applying to work with Teach for America. Verriden will be in the West Lobby of Davies Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today to distribute literature and answer questions. He also will give a presentation at 7 p.m. in the Wisconsin Room of Davies Center. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 30 item.

Blugold Organizations Bash. The event will help students find the campus organizations that will give them the best opportunities for friendship, involvement, leadership and job-related experience. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Full story.

Opera Master Class. Three guest artists will present an opera master class as part of UW-Eau Claire's Opera Workshop. Seth Keeton, Minnesota Opera resident artist; Jamie Andrews, education director at the Minnesota Opera; and Angie Keeton, teacher-artist for the Minnesota Opera Education Program, will lead the class, hosted by UW-Eau Claire's Opera Workshop Ensemble. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 to 4 p.m. Full story.

Black History Month logoBlack History Month Reception. The Office of Multicultural Affairs will host a reception featuring profiles of famous African-Americans and their contributions to history, as well as samples of African-American foods in honor of Black History Month. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

Men's Basketball. UW-Stevens Point at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

The Flip Side Guest Speaker. The Flip Side, a UW-Eau Claire student publication, will host an event titled "The Flip Side Presents: Student Rights Featuring Greg Lukianoff of FIRE." Greg Lukianoff is the interim president of FIRE, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. Tickets, available at the door, are $3 for students or $5 for community members. For more information, contact Sara Adams at adamssa@uwec.edu or (262) 203-6210. Schofield Auditorium, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, Feb. 2
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 30 item.

Community Action Day/Service-Learning Fair. Campus and community organizations and programs will offer service opportunities to UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff, and the public during the fair. People who wish to offer their time and efforts to area service organizations on a voluntary basis will have a chance to explore such opportunities at the event. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Full story.

Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 3:30 p.m.

"Crash" posterCampus Films. “Crash.” (U.S. 2004, directed by Paul Haggis, 113 min., rated R.) Several stories interweave during two days in Los Angeles involving a collection of inter-related characters: a black police detective with a drugged out mother and a thieving younger brother; two car thieves who are constantly theorizing on society and race; the distracted district attorney and his irritated and pampered wife; a racist veteran cop (caring for a sick father at home) who disgusts his more idealistic younger partner; a successful black Hollywood director and his wife who must deal with a racist cop; a Persian-immigrant father who buys a gun to protect his shop; a Hispanic locksmith and his young daughter who is afraid of bullets, and more. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the UW-Eau Claire 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 Feb. 5. Full story.

Artists Series/Black History Month Event. Break! The Urban Funk Spectacular will open the spring semester of the Artists Series. The Houston Chronicle called Steve Love's colorful ode to break dancing "full-throttle entertainment, a cross between the percussion-oriented Stomp and Savion Glover's tap history ... Ten of the world's most virtuosic break dancers strut their stuff with attitude, humor and loads of personality." Tickets, available at the Service Center, 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.

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, Feb. 3
First Fridays Presentation. The UW-Eau Claire Peer Diversity Educators will present "How to Accept and Relate to Differences in Others" for today’s First Fridays colloquia for senior citizens. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. for a free continental breakfast; program begins at 9 a.m. in the Memorial Lounge of Christ Church Cathedral (corner of Lake and Farwell Streets in downtown Eau Claire). The program is funded in part by the UW-Eau Claire Foundation Community Outreach Program for the Arts. Full story.

Blaine RayTPRS Workshop. Blaine Ray, a pioneer in the area of Teaching Proficiency Through Reading and Storytelling TPRS will lead a five-hour workshop for current and prospective language teachers, reading specialists, ESL teachers and foreign language teachers. Participants will learn how to engage learners and teach language and grammar holistically through storytelling. The workshop is free for UW System students or $20 for practicing educators. Hibbard Penthouse, 9 a.m. Full story.

College of Education and Human Sciences Academic Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 248, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 30 item.

Wrestling. UW-Oshkosh at McPhee, 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "Crash." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 2 item.

Women's Hockey. College of St. Catherine 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

Saturday, Feb. 4
Wrestling. Blugold Invitational at McPhee, 9 a.m.

smiling star characterPlanetarium Program. Featuring "The Friendly Stars," a show for children 4-8. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. See related item Jan. 31.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 30 item.

Campus Films. "Crash." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 2 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Chris Koza. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Feb. 5
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 30 item.

Richard FletcherFaculty Recital. Featuring Richard Fletcher, clarinet. Music and theatre arts faculty members Barbara Wimunc-Pearson, Kristine Fletcher, bassoon, and Paula Smith, harp, also will perform. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Crash." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 2 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Feb. 6
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 30 item.

Black History Month logoBlack History Month Event. UW-Eau Claire will participate in the National Council of Teachers of English 17th Annual African-American Read-In. David Jones, English and Women's Studies, will be the featured reader. For more information, contact Jones at jonesm@uwec.edu or 836-4949, or visit the NCTE Web site. Hibbard Penthouse, 10:30 to 11 a.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 19 • Second Week • Spring Semester • Jan. 30, 2006

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: January 29, 2008

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