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Monday, Feb. 6
portrait of David Bowie by Natalie AscenciosFoster 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.

Black 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

Tuesday, Feb. 7
Tom WorkmanGuest Presentations on Underage Drinking/Collegiate Drinking Culture. Tom Workman, an expert on underage drinking and the collegiate drinking culture, will be in Eau Claire Feb. 7-8 to give presentations on high-risk drinking for UW-Eau Claire representatives, public school teachers and community members. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 6 item.

WHC/WASAL Presentations. Dean Bakopoulos, executive director, Wisconsin Humanities Council, will discuss funding opportunities for humanities projects that engage the public; speakers bureau; and other activities promoting the humanities. Michael Strigel, executive director, Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters, will discuss the Future of Farming and Rural Life in Wisconsin Public Policy Initiative (Wisconsin Idea); gallery space for artists; and programs and publications on all aspects of Wisconsin. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 12:30 p.m. and HSS 177, 4:30 p.m.

Black History Month logoBlack History Month Event. Selika Ducksworth-Lawton, history, will host a free showing of the film "February One: The Story of the Greensboro Four." The film tells the story of four college freshmen who changed the course of American history. On Feb.1, 1960, Ezell Blair Jr. (now Jibreel Khazan), David Richmond, Franklin McCain and Joseph McNeil — later dubbed the Greensboro Four — began a sit-in at a Woolworth's lunch counter in a small city in North Carolina. The act of simply sitting down to order food in a restaurant that refused service to anyone but whites is now widely regarded as one of the pivotal moments in the American Civil Rights Movement. Davies Theatre, 1 to 2:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

College of Education and Human Sciences Field Experience Advisory Council Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. McPhee 102, 2 to 3 p.m.

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

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Ancient Horizons," a show for adults and children 12 and older, which focuses on Egyptian astronomy, mythology, constellations and the creation of the calendar. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Feb. 11. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Feb. 8
Guest Presentations on Underage Drinking/Collegiate Drinking Culture. Tom Workman, an expert on underage drinking and the collegiate drinking culture, will be in Eau Claire Feb. 7-8 to give presentations on high-risk drinking for UW-Eau Claire representatives, public school teachers and community members. Full story.

Internship Mania 2006. Students will have the opportunity to explore internship opportunities and acquire employment tips at Internship Mania 2006. Employers from the Chippewa Valley, as well as other Wisconsin cities, Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois, will staff booths to showcase their companies and internship opportunities. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 6 item.

Jack BushnellFaculty/Academic Staff Forum. Jack Bushnell, English, will present "Notes of a Citizen Scientist." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

IMC Open House. Come help celebrate the completion of the move and renovation of McIntyre Library's Instructional Materials Center. Author, lecturer and storyteller Rob Reid, foundations of education, will speak about humor in the library at 5 p.m. McIntyre Library, lower level, 4 to 6 p.m. Full story.

Bill BondMartin Mogensen Education Lecture. Nearly 37 years after UW-Eau Claire alumnus Martin Mogensen was killed by a troubled student at a Wisconsin junior high school, his daughters are helping make it possible for current and future teachers to learn more about school climate and how it relates to bullying and school violence. The lecture will feature Bill Bond, one of the country's preeminent authorities on school violence and related issues. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4:30 p.m. Full story.

Women On Wednesdays Presentation. Sara Bachleitner, Sarah Harder, Lois Helland, Marta Krist, Marion Lang and Karen Pope will discuss the efforts of local women to promote peace throughout the world during a presentation titled "Women's Role in World Peace." Hibbard Penthouse, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Full story.

Women's Basketball. UW-River Falls at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, Feb. 9
Diversity Planning Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

University General Education Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

snowmanWinter Carnival Events. Winter Carnival runs through Feb. 12 at UW-Eau Claire. Today's activities include: scavenger hunt, 10 a.m.; chili and snowshoeing on the campus mall, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; dog sledding behind Governors Hall, 2-4 p.m.; Mr. Freeze competition at Higherground, 7 p.m.; and billiards tournament at the BBC, 7-10 p.m. For more information, call the Activities and Programs office at 836-4833.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 6 item.

Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

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

“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” posterCampus Films. “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.” (U.S. 2004, directed by Michel Gondry, 108 min., rated R.) Joel is stunned to discover that his girlfriend Clementine has had the memories of their tumultuous relationship erased. Out of desperation, he contacts the inventor of the process, Dr. Howard Mierzwiak, to have Clementine removed from his own memory. But as Joel's memories progressively begin to disappear, he begins to discover their earlier passion. 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. 12. Full story.

Joint Faculty Recital. Featuring Tim Lane, baroque flute; Ivar Lunde Jr. (emeritus), baroque oboe; and Nanette Lunde (emerita), harpsichord. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Feb. 10
Winter Carnival Events. Pictures with Mr. Freeze, campus mall, time to be announced; snow sculpture contest, campus mall, noon-2 p.m.; Mr. Freeze Dance Party, Higherground, 10 p.m.

Career Planning Workshop. A free career planning workshop for those considering a return to school or career change will be offered. Sponsored by UW-Eau Claire's Educational Opportunity Center, which is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Dunn County Job Center, Menomonie, 10 a.m. to noon. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 6 item.

University Assessment Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 11 a.m. to noon.

Earth Science Seminar. Robert Hooper, geology, will present "The Critical Role of Colloids and Nanocyrstals in Sequestering Metals in Low-Temperature Environments: New Insights on the Fate of Metals in Environmental Systems." Phillips 281, 4 p.m. Complete Earth Science Seminar schedule for this semester.

Campus Films. “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 9 item.

Gymnastics. UW-Oshkosh at McPhee, 7 p.m.

Men's Hockey. UW-Stevens Point at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

Winter Carnival/UAC Cabin Event. Featuring a singer/songwriter slam. The winner of this new Winter Carnival competition will receive a paid local talent slot in The Cabin this spring. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also Feb. 11.

Johnny WalkerWinter Carnival Entertainment Showcase. Featuring comedian Johnny Walker and the a cappella group Inpulse. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 or $3 for UW-Eau Claire students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 9 p.m.

"Rocky Horror" logoWinter Carnival Film. "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." (UK 1975, directed by Jim Sharman, 100 min., rated R.) When a soon-to-be married couple (Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick) has a breakdown in an isolated area, they must pay a call to the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry). “A fast-paced pastiche of camp, science fiction, rock music, horror, and more camp ... The plot is only semi-comprehensible, ut the nearly nonstop musical numbers — brilliant conflations of glam-rock and show tunes— and transgressive sexual energy keep things moving.” (Keith Phipps, The Onion A.V. Club). Sponsored by the University Activity Commission of the Student Senate. Tickets are $5 at the Service Center for IFS members and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff or $3 for UW-Eau Claire students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11:59 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Saturday, Feb. 11
Winter Carnival Events. Today's events include: a Camp Manitou all-day adventure (sign up in Hilltop basement); Winter Carnival games and events, Towers field, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Higherground dance competition, 10 p.m.; and moonlight capture the flag behind Governors Hall, 1 a.m.

Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the “Test Center” link. Haas Fine Arts Center, Room 101, 8:30 a.m.

Planetarium 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 Feb. 7.

Wrestling. UW-Stevens Point at McPhee, 1 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 6 item.

Campus Films. “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 9 item.

Umbrella Bed logo11th Annual Ska Fest Concert. Popular Minneapolis ska band Umbrella Bed will headline the concert, which is a Winter Carnival tradition. The concert also will feature popular regional ska bands Hired Geeks, Something To Do and Catch of the Day. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $6 or $4 for UW-Eau Claire students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m. Full story.

Women's Hockey. UW-Stevens Point at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7:05 p.m.

Winter Carnival/UAC Cabin Event. Featuring a singer/songwriter slam. The winner of this new Winter Carnival competition will receive a paid local talent slot in The Cabin this spring. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Feb. 12
girl flipping pancakesWinter Carnival Events. Today's events include: a Camp Manitou all-day adventure (sign up in Hilltop basement); TV 10 cartoon festival and pancake breakfast, Davies and Hilltop cafeterias, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; and Valentine card making service project, Higherground, 1-3 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 6 item.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Paul Kosower, cello. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 9 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Feb. 13
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 6 item.

Student Recital. Featuring Jacob Boyle, clarinet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 20 • Third Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 6, 2006

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
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