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Monday, March 13
Academic Affairs Advisory Committee for Service-Learning Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 8 to 9 a.m.

Foster 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. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Memorial Service for Ronald Satz. The UW-Eau Claire community will honor Provost and Vice Chancellor Emeritus Ronald N. Satz. Satz, 62, died March 7 following a long battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

Sunshine Week logoSunshine Week Videoconference. In conjunction with Sunshine Week, March 12-18, UW-Eau Claire will participate in a 90-minute conversation with national experts titled "Are We Safer in the Dark? A Dialogue on Open Government and Secrecy." The program will be broadcast from the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. 2023A-C McIntyre Library, noon to 1:30 p.m. Full story.

University Senate Physical Plant Planning Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Kathleen FalkGuest Presentation. Kathleen Falk, Wisconsin's last public intervener, will discuss the importance of the position of public intervener on Wisconsin's environment. Sponsored by the department of geography and anthropology, the Geography Club and the Conservationists. Hibbard 103, 4:30 p.m. Full story.

Civil Service Make-Up Exams. Information can be found online by following the “Monthly Exam Center” and "Make-Up Exam Center" links. Schneider Social Science Hall, Room 107, 5 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Claire Tiller, soprano, and Holly Samson, oboe. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

'The Vagina Monologues' Discussion. For information, call January Boten at 836-3442. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m. More information.

"Invisible Children" posterUAC Film Special. "Invisible Children." This documentary brings to light the forced conscription of children in the ongoing rebellion in Uganda. In 2003, University of Southern California film school graduates Jason Russell and Bobby Bailey, along with their friend Laren Poole, traveled to Africa intending to film the humanitarian crisis in Sudan. They found themselves in the northern part of Uganda, witnessing the horrors of a 20-year rebellion in which most of the combatants — an estimated 80 to 90 percent — are children. Davies Theatre, 7 p.m. Also March 14. Full story.

Due to inclement weather, the Women's History Month Prose and Poetry Reading has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 28, at 7:30 p.m. in The Cabin, Davies Center.
Women's History Month Prose and Poetry Reading.
Karen Loeb, English, and Patti See, Academic Skills Center, will read pieces from their personal collections. Both women have had works published in a variety of well-known publications. Books and refreshments will be available for purchase. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. More information.

Diversity Week. UW-Eau Claire has designated the week of March 13 as Diversity Week with the theme of "Reach out for Respect." A series of presentations will be offered by the university's Peer Diversity Educators. A presentation titled "Reach out to Other Cultures" will be held at 8 p.m. tonight in Sutherland and Putnam Halls. Full story. Go to top of page

Tuesday, March 14
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 13 item.

Bridge Coalition Final Meeting. The Bridge Campus Community Coalition on Alcohol Issues in Eau Claire will hold its final meeting for the 2005-06 academic year. The coalition will discuss lessons learned from the recent visit of speaker Tom Workman and discuss new ideas; vote on a mission statement; hear updates from the involved agencies; organize workgroups; and make plans to welcome the UW-Eau Claire's new chancellor. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Full story.

Classified Staff Retirement Information Session. For more information or to register, contact Barbara Bowers at bowersba@uwec.edu or 836-3871. Ho-Chunk Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Also March 15 and 16.

Computing Assistance & Training Techno Lunch. Featuring "E-Newsletter System." Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, noon to 1 p.m.

University Research and Creative Activities Council Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 175, 1 p.m.

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

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

Judy Chicago's "The Dinner Party"Fourth Annual Women's History Month Dinner Party. In 1979, feminist artist Judy Chicago first exhibited "The Dinner Party," a work of art commemorating the overlooked and understudied achievements of women from prehistory to the 20th century. In the spirit of Chicago's piece, students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend the Women's History Month Dinner Party. For more information and to RSVP, contact Patti See at seepk@uwec.edu or 836-4826. Hibbard Penthouse, 4:30 to 6 p.m. More information.

UAC Film Special. Featuring the film "Invisible Children," a documentary brings to light the forced conscription of children in the ongoing rebellion in Uganda. Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 13 item.

Women's History Month Presentation. Eau Claire County Board member Colleen Bates, business owner Sandy Wagner and Eau Claire School Board president Carol Olson will present "Ready to Lead! Successful Leadership Models for Women." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 7 to 9 p.m. More information.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Constellations, Myths and Legends," a show for adults and children 8 and older. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m.

Diversity Week Presentation. UW-Eau Claire has designated the week of March 13 as Diversity Week with the theme of "Reach out for Respect." A series of presentations will be offered by the university's Peer Diversity Educators. A presentation titled "The Holocaust: Its Relevance Today" will be held at 8 p.m. tonight in Schofield Auditorium. Full story. Go to top of page

Wednesday, March 15
National History Day logoNational History Day Competition. UW-Eau Claire will host the Northwestern Wisconsin Regional National History Day competition. The event is an opportunity for middle and high school students to "do" history by researching a topic of interest, and then producing historical documentaries, exhibits, dramatic performances or research papers based on the 2006 theme, "Taking a Stand in History: People, Ideas, Events." Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 13 item.

Computing Assistance & Training Techno Lunch. Featuring "Digital Media Players & Other Gadgets." Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, 1 to 2 p.m.

Graduate Council Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Nursing 119, 3 to 5 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Alex Krukowski, tenor, and Jill Redding, soprano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Guest Presentation. Turkish historian Taner Akçam, a visiting scholar at the University of Minnesota, will present "Turkey: Between National Identity and European Integration." He will discuss genocide and the place and past of Anatolia's Armenian and Kurdish minorities. Sponsored by UW-Eau Claire's Society of Politics. Hibbard 102, 7 p.m. Full story.

Student Organization Recital. Members of the UW-Eau Claire chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota will present a recital featuring women composers in honor of Women's History Month. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

clasped handsDiversity Week Presentation. UW-Eau Claire has designated the week of March 13 as Diversity Week with the theme of "Reach out for Respect." A series of presentations will be offered by the university's Peer Diversity Educators. A presentation titled "Reach out to Each Other" will be held at 8 p.m. tonight in Oak Ridge Hall. Full story.

Jazz at Night. University musicians present the best in jazz. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m.

Classified Staff Retirement Information Session. For more information or to register, contact Barbara Bowers at bowersba@uwec.edu or 836-3871. Hibbard 106, 10:30 p.m. Also March 14 and 16. Go to top of page

Thursday, March 16
University General Education Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. The "Surface Tension" exhibit ends today. See March 13 item.

Classified Staff Retirement Information Session. For more information or to register, contact Barbara Bowers at bowersba@uwec.edu or 836-3871. Schofield Auditorium, 11 a.m. Also March 14 and 15.

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

International Education Advisory Board Meeting. Maple Room, Davies Center, 1 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.

Women's History Month Panel Discussion. The Women and Gender Equity Center will host a panel discussion titled "Birth Control is Basic Health Care." Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 5 to 6 p.m. More information.

Cantus42nd Intercollegiate Men's Choruses National Seminar. Headline performers for the seminar are the United States Army Chorus and the male vocal ensemble Cantus, a Minneapolis-based group that in the past 10 years has become a full-time touring ensemble, performing with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and other Midwestern venues. The Army Chorus of 28 soldiers regularly performs for top military and civilian leaders in Washington, D.C., as well as for the public. Through March 18. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, March 17
College of Education and Human Sciences Academic Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 248, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

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

42nd Intercollegiate Men's Choruses National Seminar. See March 16 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, March 18
42nd Intercollegiate Men's Choruses National Seminar. See March 16 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, March 19
No Events Scheduled. Go to top of page

Monday, March 20
Spring Break. Through March 24. Classes resume Monday, March 27. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 25 • Eighth Week • Spring Semester • March 13, 2006

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: March 13, 2006

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