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Monday, April 10
Herbert Hethcote15th 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. Herbert Hethcote, a professor of mathematics at the University of Iowa, is this year's distinguished visiting speaker. Full story.

University Senate Compensation Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

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.

Broadcast of Human Rights Activist Speech. A speech by human rights activist Rigoberta Menchú Tum 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. Davies Theatre, noon to 1:30 p.m. Full story.

Student Development Council Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 1:30 p.m.

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

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

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

Tuesday, April 11
Eighth Annual Service-Learning Recognition Breakfast. The event will recognize students, project supervisors from service-learning community partners and faculty/academic staff mentors for demonstrated excellence in service-learning. This year a new award category will recognize alumni for excellence in service-learning. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 7:30 to 9 a.m. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 10 item.

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.

Hmong story clothHmong Studies Panel Discussion. A panel discussion titled "Dialogue on Hmong Studies" will feature Mark Pfeifer, director of the Hmong Resource Center at the Hmong Cultural Center in St. Paul, Minn., and five UW-Eau Claire panelists. Ho-Chunk Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m. See related item April 12. Full story.

Women's and Gender Equity Center Movie Discussion. Members of Sigma Tau Delta, the University Activities Commission and WAGE will discuss "Nobody Knows." WAGE Center, OL 2101, 4 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. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Wednesday, April 12
Campus Media Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 8 to 9 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 10 item.

Hmong Studies Lectures. Mark Pfeifer, director of the Hmong Resource Center at the Hmong Cultural Center in St. Paul, Minn., will present "Hmong Studies 101." Davies Theatre, noon and 1 p.m. See related item April 11. Full story.

Julie AndersonFaculty/Academic Staff Forum. Julie Anderson, biology, will present "From Genes to Ecosystems: A Molecular View of Microbial Diversity in Different Plant Communities." This is the final Faculty/Academic Staff Forum for the semester. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

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

Faculty and Academic Staff Meeting. Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor Steven Tallant will lead an open discussion on the goals of the baccalaureate degree. Menominee/Oneida Rooms, Davies Center, 3 to 4:30 p.m. More information.

Student Development and Diversity reception logoStudent Development and Diversity Awards Reception. Faculty, staff and students who have gone to extraordinary lengths to help students and colleagues reach their unique potential will be honored. Tamarack Room, Davies Center. Refreshments at 3:30 p.m.; awards ceremony at 4 p.m. Full story.

Author Presentation. C.K. Lucyk, author of the historical novel "Deep Wells, Burning Forests," will conduct a reading and workshop presentation on the oral histories and research she conducted on the Ukrainian experience during World War II. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Full story.

Women's Softball. UW-Stout at Gelein Field, Carson Park, 4 p.m.

Toni Poll-SorensenWomen on Wednesdays Wine and Cheese Presentation. Toni Poll-Sorensen, music and theatre arts, will present "Waking Up to Your Body: Lessons in the Alexander Technique." Hibbard Penthouse, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.


Joint Student Recital. Featuring tenors Ryan Summers and Dan Trelfa. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Colin Gilliland, trombone. 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 13
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 10 item.

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

Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Phillips 124, 4 p.m.

Women's and Gender Equity Center Forum. Student Health Services and Planned Parenthood will lead a forum discussion titled "Birth Control is Basic Health Care." McIntyre Library 2023A, 5 p.m.

UW-Eau Claire footbridge and Chippewa River2006 National Forensics Association Tournament. The UW-Eau Claire forensics organization will host the National Forensics Association tournament April 13-17. The tournament is expected to attract 800 to 1,000 participants and judges. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, April 14
UW-Eau Claire April Break. Through April 17. Administrative offices will be open during regular business hours during the break. Classes resume April 18.

2006 National Forensics Association Tournament. See April 13 item.

runnersMen's and Women's Track. Blugold Open at Simpson Field, noon.

Women's and Gender Equity Center Discussion. Featuring a post-event discussion of Brett Sokolow's April 4 presentation. McIntyre Library, 2023A, noon to 1 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, April 15
2006 National Forensics Association Tournament. See April 13 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, April 16
2006 National Forensics Association Tournament. See April 13 item. Go to top of page

Monday, April 17
2006 National Forensics Association Tournament.
See April 13 item. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 28 • Twelfth Week • Spring Semester • April 10, 2006

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: April 7, 2006

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