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Monday, Feb. 27
ceramic piece by Matthew MetzFoster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring "Surface Tension," an exhibit highlighting works of 10 nationally acclaimed ceramic artists. The exhibit will be on display through March 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.

Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

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.

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

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

Eau Claire County Circuit Judge Lisa K. StarkWisconsin 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

Tuesday, Feb. 28
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 7 to 8:30 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 27 item.

McNair Program Information Session. Interested students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to attend. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 2 to 3 p.m. Also March 1. More information.

University Senate Academic Policies Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 2 p.m.

TRIO program logoNational TRIO Day Program. Awards will be presented to outstanding TRIO students and UW-Eau Claire staff members who have provided exceptional service to the TRIO programs. TRIO programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Education to promote the academic achievement of eligible students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center. Reception: 3:30 to 4 p.m.; awards ceremony: 4 to 4:45 p.m. Full story.

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 March 4. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Wednesday, March 1
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 27 item.

Tim BawdenFaculty/Academic Staff Forum. Tim Bawden, geography and anthropology, will present "The Geography of Fans of Professional Baseball and Football." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.


McNair Program Information Session. Interested students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to attend. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 2 to 3 p.m. Also Feb. 28. More information.

Jazz at Night. University musicians present the best in jazz. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, March 2
University General Education Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

University Senate Academic Staff Personnel Committee Meeting. OL 1122, 10 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 27 item.

Computing Assistance & Training Digital Photography Series. Session 3: The Output. Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, noon to 1 p.m.

MEPD Program Informational Meeting. An informational meeting about UW-Eau Claire's new master of education in professional development programs for fall 2006 will be held. Media Center, Memorial High School, Eau Claire, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Full story.

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

"Some Like it Hot" posterCampus Films. “Some Like It Hot.” (U.S. 1959, directed by Billy Wilder, 120 min., black and white, not rated.) This film is a whirl through the flamboyant settings of Chicago and Miami Beach in 1929. Marilyn Monroe sings in an all-girl band that is joined by a pair of bumbling, out-of-work musicians (Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon) who don make-up and dresses to hide their identity from the mobsters chasing them. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the 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 March 5. Full story.

University Theatre. Featuring "Bat Boy: The Musical," directed by Richard Nimke, with musical direction from Mitra Sadeghpour and choreography by Toni Poll-Sorensen. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $10 for the public, $8 for those 62 and older, $7 for those 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, or $6 for UW-Eau Claire students. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through March 4 and March 8-11 at 7:30 p.m. and March 5 at 1:30 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, March 3
First Fridays Colloquium. The Very Rev. Bruce Gardner, interim dean and rector at Christ Church Cathedral in Eau Claire, will present a poetry reading 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.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 27 item.

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

Reanae McNealWomen's History Month Events. Playwright and performing artist Reanae McNeal will visit campus today and March 4 to give several presentations. At noon today McNeal will give a brown bag presentation titled "The Women Gathered" in the Tamarack Room of Davies Center. At 6:30 p.m. McNeal will perform her one-woman play, "Don't Speak My Mother's Name in Vain," in Schofield Auditorium. Immediately following the performance, a dessert reception will be held in the Tamarack Room of Davies Center until 9 p.m. Full story.

Jerry Johnson Memorial Lecture. UW-Eau Claire alumnus Kevin Neuman, an assistant professor of economics at UW-Stevens Point, will present "The Economics of an Aging America: The Growing Storm." A reception will follow Neuman's presentation. This annual event is named for Jerry Johnson, a UW-Eau Claire economics professor who died in 1998. Davies Theatre, 3 to 4 p.m. Full story.

Chemistry Seminar. Stephen Fisher, a technical manager for Johnson Polymer LLC in Sturtevant, will present "Practicing as an Industrial Chemist in Today's Environment." Phillips 413, 3 p.m.

James KnoxEarth Science Seminar. James Knox, department of geography, UW-Madison, will present "Living with Uncertainty: Changes of Climate, Land Cover and Floods in the Upper Mississippi River System." The complete Earth Science Seminar schedule for this semester is available online. Phillips 281, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. “Some Like It Hot.” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 2 item.

University Theatre. Featuring "Bat Boy: The Musical," directed by Richard Nimke, with musical direction from Mitra Sadeghpour and choreography by Toni Poll-Sorensen. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See March 2 item.

Women's History Month Event/UAC Cabin. Featuring Audacious, a new UW-Eau Claire a cappella group made up of 18 female vocalists. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m.

Women's History Month Event/Fundraiser. Making Our School An Intercultural Community will sponsor a "Benefit for Bolton" at Higherground in Crest Wellness Center. Events will include ballroom dance lessons from 8-11 p.m. with campus group Two to Tango. At 11 p.m. there will be a drawing for two tickets to the Viennese Ball. From 11 p.m. until 2 a.m. there will be a dance party with DJ E-Dubs. Tickets are $3, and all proceeds will be donated to the Bolton Refuge House. Go to top of page

Saturday, March 4
"Larry, Cat in Space" posterPlanetarium Program. Featuring "Larry, Cat in Space," a show for children 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 Feb. 28.

UW System logo11th Annual Outstanding Women of Color in Education Awards Luncheon. This year the UW System recognizes 16 women from around the state for their extensive contributions to their campuses and communities. The list of awardees includes former UW-Eau Claire communication and journalism faculty member Barbara Blackdeer-MacKenzie, who came to UW-Eau Claire in 2001 as a Knight Journalist in Residence. The luncheon speaker will be performing artist and playwright Reanae McNeal. See related item March 3. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 27 item.

Campus Films. “Some Like It Hot.” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 2 item.

University Theatre. Featuring "Bat Boy: The Musical," directed by Richard Nimke, with musical direction from Mitra Sadeghpour and choreography by Toni Poll-Sorensen. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See March 2 item.

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, March 5
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 27 item.

University Theatre. Featuring "Bat Boy: The Musical," directed by Richard Nimke, with musical direction from Mitra Sadeghpour and choreography by Toni Poll-Sorensen. Kjer Theatre, 1:30 p.m. See March 2 item.

Christa GarveyFaculty Recital. Featuring Christa Garvey, oboe, assisted by Tim Lane, flute; Beverly Soll, piano; and Mark Mowry, tenor. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.


Campus Films.
“Some Like It Hot.” Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 2 item. Go to top of page

Monday, March 6
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 27 item.

Spanish Business Club Presentation. Amparo Rodríguez Asian, an artist, mother, educator and professional translator, will share her work and life experiences in the United States after immigrating from Spain in 1981. The presentation will be in Spanish. For more information, contact Andrew Reigel at reigelaj@uwec.edu or Juan Carlos Chávez chavesjc@uwec.edu. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Full story.

Financial Aid Application Night. The UW-Eau Claire Financial Aid Office will host a Financial Aid Application Help Night for campus and community members. Financial Aid Office, Schofield 115, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Full story.

Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre of New ZealandArtists Series. Featuring the Kahurangi Maori Dance Theatre of New Zealand. "The Kahurangi performers, in traditional grass and beaded costumes with elaborate skin markings, [offer] an engaging window into both the warlike and peaceable customs of the Maori people," wrote Canada's National Post. 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. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 23 • Sixth Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 27, 2006

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