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Monday, April 3
Academic Affairs Advisory Committee for Service-Learning Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 8 to 9 a.m.

Welcome reception invitationWelcome Reception. Please join Interim Chancellor Vicki Lord Larson and UW System Executive Senior Vice President Don Mash at a reception to welcome Brian Levin-Stankevich and Debi Levin-Stankevich to UW-Eau Claire. Spruce-Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m.

Faculty member Tamara Lindsey on READ posterNational Library Week Display. McIntyre Library is kicking off a new campaign in honor of National Library Week. Eight campus "celebrities" picked their favorite books and posed with them for UW-Eau Claire's own set of READ posters. Full-size posters will be exhibited in the library's Grand Corridor, with smaller ones distributed and hung around campus. An accompanying display in the library will offer the reasons why the people featured chose their books. Full story.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. Works by 14 bachelor of fine arts degree candidates will be featured through April 19. Studio art exhibits will include watercolors and drawings, illustrations in a variety of mixed media, jewelry, ceramics and sculptures. Graphic design exhibits will include package designs, printed materials, photography and a variety of other works. 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.

image of Native American womanAmerican Indian Awareness Month Opening Reception. This year's theme is Honoring Education. Indian tacos will be served. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 4 to 6:30 p.m. More information.

American Indian Awareness Month Presentation. Members of Native Roots, an intergenerational theatre troupe from Waaswaaganing (Lac du Flambeau), will share stories of the past and their impressions of today. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the flute studio of Tim Lane. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

American Indian Awareness Month Presentation. The Native American Student Association will present "History of Boarding School Education: A Local Perspective.” Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Percussion Ensemble, directed by Jeffery Crowell. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, April 4
National Library Week Display. See April 3 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 3 item.

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

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

College of Arts and Sciences Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield Auditorium, 4 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring sopranos Sarah Leitermann and Amber Hayden. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Brett SokolowPresentation on Campus Health and Safety. Brett Sokolow, a specialist in campus safety, security and high-risk student health and safety issues, will present "Drunk Sex or Date Rape?" Schofield Auditorium, 7 p.m. Full story.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Adventures Along the Spectrum," a lighthearted multimedia show for children 11 and older, which explores the properties of the electromagnetic spectrum. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item April 8.

Student Ensemble Joint Recital. Featuring the Cane Mutiny Bassoon Ensemble, directed by Kristine Fletcher, and the Eau Claire Oboe Band, directed by Christa Garvey. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, April 5
National Library Week Display. See April 3 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 3 item.

Women's History Month/Women on Wednesdays Brown Bag Discussion. Manju Jaidka, an economics department guest lecturer, will present "Women's Studies in India." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:05 to 12:55 p.m.

Hospice Foundation of America logoEnd of Life Pain Management Teleconference. The Hospice Foundation of America's 13th annual Live-via-Satellite Teleconference will be held. Frank Senso, professor of public policy and communication at George Mason University and a special correspondent for CNN will present "Pain Management at the End of Life: Bridging the Gap Between Knowledge and Practice." The program is free for UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff and students or $10 for those not affiliated with the university. To register, contact UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education at (715) 836-3636 or toll-free (866) 893-2423, or e-mail ce@uwec.edu. College of Nursing and Health Sciences, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Full story.

Commission on the Status of Women Meeting. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 2 to 3 p.m.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. Featuring "Creating Posters for Student Research Day: PowerPoint." Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 3 to 4 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Stephanie Holte, soprano, and Kyle Robl, baritone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Viennese Ball Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Steven Hobert, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. 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, April 6
National Library Week Display. See April 3 item.

University General Education Committee Meeting. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

UW System logoWorker's Compensation Training. UW-Eau Claire supervisors are invited to attend a training session about the worker’s compensation program at UW-Eau Claire. Dawn Hass, the UW System worker’s compensation claims examiner, and Sheri Ackley, director of UW System’s Office of Safety and Loss Prevention, will give a short presentation on worker’s compensation and how it pertains to supervisors. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 9 to 10 a.m. More information.

Mock Interview Day. UW-Eau Claire students will have a chance to practice their interview skills at a "Breaking the Ice" Mock Interview Day. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 3 item.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. Featuring "Creating Posters for Student Research Day: Illustrator." Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Women's and Gender Equity Center Presentation. Patti See, Academic Skills Center, will present "Third Wave Feminism and Everyday Activism." WAGE Center, OL 2101, noon to 1 p.m.

American Indian Awareness Month Presentation. Barbara Blackdeer-Mackenzie, Ho-Chunk Nation executive director of education, will present "Plan 2008: Theory and Practice." A UW-Eau Claire alumna, she recently received the UW System Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award. Menominee/Ojibwa Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2:30 p.m. More information.

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

Women's History Month Presentation. Manju Jaidka, an economics department guest lecturer, will present "Gender Issues in Bollywood." She will discuss gender issues and the impact of film on cultural trends. Schneider 107, 4 to 5 p.m.

"Nobody Knows" posterCampus Films. "Nobody Knows." (Japan 2004, directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda, 141 min., rated PG-13.) Four siblings live happily with their mother in a small apartment in Tokyo. The children all have different fathers. One day, the mother leaves behind a little money and a note, asking her 12-year-old boy to look after the others. 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 April 9. Full story.

Student Recital. Featuring Margaret Aspinwall, mezzo soprano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Battlefield BandArtists Series. Battlefield Band, the premiere representative of Scottish music on the world music scene today, will perform. Under the banner "Forward with Scotland's Past," Battlefield Band has performed on the international scene for more than three decades. 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. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Full story.

'Danceworks 2006.' The UW-Eau Claire Concert Dance Company will present its annual spring concert, "Danceworks 2006." Under the direction of Toni Poll-Sorensen, music and theater arts, the group will present 11 works showcasing the traditions of ballet, tap, jazz and modern dance. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $9 for the public, $7 for those 62 and older, $6 for those 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through April 8. Full story.

Guest Presentation. Jeffrey Kaplan, an associate professor of religion at UW-Oshkosh, will present "The War of the Cartoons," a scholarly multimedia presentation examining the controversy over the Danish cartoons portraying the Prophet Muhammad. Hibbard 101, 8 p.m. Full story.

UAC Cabin. Featuring folk singer Julie Loyd. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through April 8. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, April 7
Rick KozielFirst Fridays Presentation. Rick Koziel, director of the Beaver Creek Reserve, will give a presentation about the programs and activities at the reserve during 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.

National Library Week Display. See April 3 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 3 item.

Career Services Open House. Schofield 230, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Tenth Annual Symposium on Eastern Europe. Numerous presentations will be given throughout the day. For more information, contact Paulis Lazda, history, at lazdapi@uwec.edu. Hibbard 100, 1 to 9 p.m. Also April 8. Full story.

Michael KnetterEconomics Presentation. UW-Eau Claire alumnus Michael Knetter, currently the dean of the UW-Madison School of Business, will present "Higher Education in Wisconsin." Davies Theatre, 3 p.m. Full story.


History of Science Seminar. Richard Bellon, visiting assistant professor in the Lyman Briggs School of Science, Michigan State University, will present "A Considerable Revolution in Natural History: The 19th-Century Triumph of Evolution and the 21st-Century Failure of Intelligent Design." Phillips 007, 4 p.m. Full story.

Relay for Life logoRelay for Life. Members of Colleges Against Cancer are organizing this year's American Cancer Relay for Life to be held on the McPhee Ade Olson Center indoor track. Relay for Life is an overnight event that unites the community in a common effort to raise much-needed funds for cancer research, education, advocacy and patient services. The event begins with an opening ceremony at 6 p.m. Full story.

Campus Films. "Nobody Knows." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 6 item.

'Danceworks 2006.' Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See April 6 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring folk singer Julie Loyd. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See April 6 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, April 8
National Library Week Display. See April 3 item.

Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the “Monthly Exam Center” link. Haas Fine Arts Center, Rooms 101 and 171, 8:30 a.m.

Tenth Annual Symposium on Eastern Europe. Numerous presentations will be given throughout the day. For more information, contact Paulis Lazda, history, at lazdapi@uwec.edu. Davies Theatre, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also April 7. Full story.

Planetarium 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. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. See related item April 4.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 3 item.

Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission logoAmerican Indian Awareness Month Presentation. Jim St. Arnold (Nigaanigiizhik), a member of the Wolf Clan from the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community in Michigan, will present "Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission and Tribal Natural Resource Protection." Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:30 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Nobody Knows." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 6 item.

Benefit Concert. A benefit concert for the citizens of Northern Uganda will be held. The following local artists will perform: The Daredevil Christopher Wright, Prihoda, and Seth & Tessa. Tickets, available at the door, are $5. Proceeds will benefit the Northern Uganda Humanitarian Outreach. Schofield Auditorium, 7 p.m. Full story.

'Danceworks 2006.' Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See April 6 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring folk singer Julie Loyd. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See April 6 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, April 9
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 3 item.

Nobuyoshi Yasuda. Photo by Giles Photography.University Symphony Orchestra Concert. The orchestra, directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda, will perform Mahler's Symphony No. 3 in D minor with the Women's Concert Chorale, directed by Alan Rieck. Mezzo soprano Kathryn Proctor Duax will perform as a guest soloist. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 for the public; $4 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. Full story.

Campus Films. "Nobody Knows." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 6 item. Go to top of page

Monday, April 10
15th Annual Mathematics Retreat. The faculty, staff and students of the department of mathematics at UW-Eau Claire will celebrate the fifteenth annual Mathematics Retreat beginning at 8 a.m. in Hibbard Hall. Area teachers, their students and parents are invited to attend. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 3 item.

Rigoberta Menchú TumBroadcast of Human Rights Activist Speech. A speech by human rights activist Rigoberta Menchú Tum, of Quiché Maya heritage, will be broadcast from UW-Milwaukee. Tum, who has become widely known as a leading advocate of indigenous rights and ethnocultural reconciliation, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992. For more information, contact Analisa DeGrave, foreign languages, at degravae@uwec.edu or 836-4546. Davies Theatre, noon to 1:30 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. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 27 • Eleventh Week • Spring Semester • April 3, 2006

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: April 4, 2006

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