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Monday, Feb. 20
University Senate Physical Planning Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Feb. 21
Computing Assistance & Training Techno Lunch. Featuring "Time On Task." Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, noon to 1 p.m.

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

Planetarium Program. Featuring "More Than Meets the Eye," a show that compares naked-eye views of celestial objects with the views from binoculars, small/medium telescopes and professional observatories. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. See related item Feb. 25. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. Full story.

Nancy ZeltsmanArtists Series. Marimba virtuoso Nancy Zeltsman will perform works by Thomas Oboe Lee and Steven Mackey, as well as her own compositions. Described by the Boston Globe as playing "with sparkling rhythmic inflection, stamina, speed, accuracy, and a full spectrum of colors," Zeltsman is a leading performer, recording artist, teacher, author, and festival director. 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. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Feb. 22
"Let's Do Lunch!" logo'Let's Do Lunch!' Presentation. Ed Young, economics, will present "Earnings and Incomes in Eau Claire and Other Wisconsin Cities" during a noon-hour session hosted by the Alumni Association. The cost is $10 per person and includes the presentation, buffet, beverage, tax and tip. For reservations, contact the Alumni Association at alumni@uwec.edu or 836-3266. Sweetwaters Restaurant, Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. Full story.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Teresa Sanislo, history, will present "Embodying Germanic Masculinity: Patriotism, Physical Culture and the Politics of Style in the German Gymnastics Movement 1810-1820." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Dennis BiddleBlack History Month Guest Speaker. Dennis Biddle, president of Yesterday's Negro League Baseball Players Foundation LLC, will present "Experiences in Negro League Baseball." Biddle, who was born in Arkansas in 1935, played with the Chicago American Giants in 1953 and 1954. He was known as "the man who beat the man who beat the man," after he out pitched Gerald McKinnis, one of the few pitchers to beat Satchel Paige. Davies Theatre, 1 p.m. More information.

Electronic Communications and Publications Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2 p.m.

Graduate Council Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m.

Peer Guide Informational Meeting. Students interested in becoming peer guides to international students are invited to attend. More information is available through the Center for International Education. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4 p.m.

Vicki Lord LarsonChancellor's Roundtable. Students are invited to discuss campus issues with Interim Chancellor Vicki Lord Larson and her staff. Today's topics will include the Putnam Parking Lot/Park Entry Proposal, residence hall security and academic integrity/the "honesty survey." Eagle Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5:30 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, Feb. 23
University General Education Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

Professional Development Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 175, 11 a.m.

Guest Presentation on Mac Products. Apple representatives will highlight announcements made at the recent MacWorld Expo, where new Mac products and trends were presented. More information is available online. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, noon.

Computing Assistance & Training Digital Photography Series. Session 2: Capturing the Image. Session 3 will be held March 2. Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, noon to 1 p.m.

University Senate Faculty Personnel Committee Open Forum. An open forum on proposed procedures for dismissal of faculty in special cases (disciplinary process for serious criminal misconduct) will be held. More information is available online. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

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

"Merci Docteur Rey" posterCampus Films. Merci Docteur Rey.” (France/U.S. 2002, directed by Andrew Litvack, 91min., subtitled, rated R.) Thomas Beaumont is recruited into an illicit love triangle to watch a much older man’s sexual liaison, but ends up witnessing what turns out to be his murder. 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 Feb. 26. Full story.

Virginia Scotchie's sculpturesFoster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring "Surface Tension," an exhibit highlighting works of 10 nationally acclaimed ceramic artists. The exhibit will be on display through March 16. An opening reception will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. tonight 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.

Student Recital. Featuring Elizabeth Wilson, clarinet, with assistance from student soprano Nicole Peters and pianist Beverly Soll, Activities and Programs. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Galen RazzaqBlack History Month Jazz Poetry Slam. Featuring poet and jazz flutist Galen Razzaq. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7:30 p.m.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Family Groove Company, a four-piece groove-oriented band. Through Feb. 25. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, Feb. 24
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 23 item.

Chemistry Seminar. UW-Eau Claire chemistry/business graduate Maureen Montbriand, a regulatory affairs specialist for Boston Scientific in Minneapolis, will present "Regulatory Affairs in the Medical Device Industry." Phillips 413, 3 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar. Valetta Scott, a project manager for Hosky, Barton & Wyatt Inc. Consulting Engineers, will present "Feasibility Study for an Earthfill Dam in a Seismic Zone." The complete Earth Science Seminar schedule for this semester is available online. Phillips 281, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. “Merci Docteur Rey.” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 23 item.

Family Groove CompanyUAC Cabin. Featuring Family Groove Company, a four-piece groove-oriented band. Also Feb. 25. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page


Saturday, Feb. 25
boy looking through telescopePlanetarium Program. Featuring a children's version of "More than Meets the Eye," a show that compares naked-eye views of celestial objects with the views from binoculars, small/medium telescopes and professional observatories. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. See related item Feb. 21. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 23 item.

Campus Films. “Merci Docteur Rey.” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 23 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Family Groove Company, a four-piece groove-oriented band. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Sunday, Feb. 26
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 23 item.

Campus Films. “Merci Docteur Rey.” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 23 item.

Daniel NewmanFaculty Recital. Featuring Daniel Newman, tenor, with assistance from pianist Barbara Young, music and theatre arts. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Monday, Feb. 27
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 23 item.

Computing Assistance & Training Techno Lunch. Christine Webster, Multicultural Affairs, will discuss the creation of attractive e-mail messages during a presentation titled "Your Image Through E-mail." Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, noon to 1 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring sopranos Nicole Peters and Elsa Lacher. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Lt. Gov. Barbara LawtonCampus-Community Discussion. The role that colleges and universities should play in preparing students for the future will be a topic of discussion during a campus and community "town hall" meeting. Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton and Eau Claire County Circuit Judge Lisa K. Stark will be among the discussion participants. Two Rivers Ballroom, Plaza Hotel, Eau Claire, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 22 • Fifth Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 20, 2006

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