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Monday, April 17
butterflyUW-Eau Claire April Break. Administrative offices will be open during regular business hours. Classes resume April 18.

2006 National Forensics Association Tournament. The UW-Eau Claire forensics organization is hosting the National Forensics Association tournament, which concludes today. Full story. Go to top of page

Tuesday, April 18
UW-Eau Claire Classes Resume After April Break.

EOC logoCareer Planning Workshop. A free career planning workshop for those considering a return to school or career change will be offered. Sponsored by UW-Eau Claire's Educational Opportunity Center, which is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Dunn County Job Center, Menomonie, 10 a.m. to noon. 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.

Women's and Gender Equity Center Leadership Series. Roberta Goodman, Counseling Services, will present "Choices." WAGE Center, OL 2101, noon. More information.

University Senate Academic Policies 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.

Student Recital. Featuring Hayley Nelson, cello. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

telescopePlanetarium Program. Featuring "More Than Meets the Eye," a show that compares naked-eye views of celestial objects with views from binoculars, telescopes and observatories. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item April 22. Go to top of page

Wednesday, April 19
Foster Gallery Exhibit. The BFA exhibit concludes today. See April 18 item.

Commission on the Status of Women Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 2 to 3 p.m.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs Finalist Presentation. Faculty and staff are invited to an open presentation by Lucinda McCray-Beier, a finalist for the position of assistant vice chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs. McCray-Beier currently is an associate professor of history at Illinois State University in Normal. Phillips 117, 3 p.m. More information.

map of WisconsinGeography Seminar Series. A presentation titled "The Changing Face of Wisconsin Dairy" will feature John Rosenow, a successful and progressive western Wisconsin dairy farmer from Trempealeau County, and Shaun Duvall, the director of Puentes, a non-profit program based in Alma and founded to overcome obstacles and improve the integration of Latino migrants in the region's dairy sector. Phillips 281, 4 p.m. Full story.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the piano studio of Namji Kim. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Spring Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Phillips 326, 6 p.m.

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

Thursday, April 20
University General Education Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. McIntyre Library 3020, 8 a.m.

Tornado Drill. Gov. Jim Doyle has proclaimed April 17-22 as Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin. The governor has asked state agencies, including UW-Eau Claire, to conduct a mock tornado drill today. In Eau Claire County the drill will include a mock tornado watch at 1 p.m. upgraded to a mock tornado warning from 1:40 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Outdoor sirens, broadcast stations and weather radios will sound the warning. More information.

International Education Advisory Board Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Maple Room, Davies Center, 1 p.m.

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

CHASE Annual Banquet. Robyn Stone, a noted researcher and internationally recognized authority on long term care and aging policy, will present the keynote address during UW-Eau Claire's annual Health Care Administration/Center for Health and Aging Services Excellence (CHASE) banquet. Plaza Hotel and Suites, Eau Claire. Social hour: 6 p.m., dinner and banquet: 7 p.m. Full story.

Student Recital. Featuring Laura Barth, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

"Singin' in the Rain" posterCampus Films. “Singin' in the Rain.” (U.S. 1952, Stanley Donen & Gene Kelly, 103 min., black and white, rated G.) In 1927, dashing actor Don Lockwood and blonde bombshell Lina Lamont are one of Hollywood's favorite romantic teams, though Lina mistakenly believes that their on-screen love is for real. 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. Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through April 23. Full story.

Jazz Ensemble II Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public; $3 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or free for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, April 21
NET Presentation. NET staff members will present "Meeting the Needs of Qualitative Researchers." Software demonstrations also will be held. For more information, contact Jessica Franson at fransonj@uwec.edu or 836-4734. LTS conference room, Schofield 30/37, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Chemistry Seminar. UW-Eau Claire chemistry/business graduate Paul Krueger, the business director for Valspar Corp. in Chicago, will present "An Overview of Paint and Coating Industries." Phillips 413, 3 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar. Richard Ojakangas, department of geological sciences, University of Minnesota Duluth, will present "Was North America Once Part of Finland? (2300 Million-Year-Old Glacial Deposits and Palesols)." The complete Earth Science Seminar schedule is available online. Phillips 281, 3 p.m.

Beatrice OjakangasGeography Seminar. Beatrice Ojakangas, a nationally known cook named to the James Beard Foundation Cookbook Hall of Fame in 2005, will present "From Bread to Beard: Grains, Place and Finnish Food" as part of the spring 2006 Geography Seminar Series. Phillips 281, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. “Singin' in the Rain.” Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 20 item.

Viennese Ball logo32nd Annual Viennese Ball. The largest social event hosted annually by the UW-Eau Claire, the Viennese Ball showcases the University Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble I as well as student and faculty ensembles. Documented as the largest Viennese Ball presented outside of Vienna, the event funds music scholarships and international study awards. For ticket information, call the University Service Center at (715) 836-3727. Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Also April 22. Go to top of page

Saturday, April 22
Border Battle Rugby Tournament. Men's and women's rugby teams from Wisconsin and Minnesota will participate. Sponsored by UW-Eau Claire's Men's and Women's Rugby Clubs. For more information, contact Allanna Wood at woodaa@uwec.edu or (715) 497-7457. Bollinger Fields, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

24th Annual AMA Fun Run. The UW-Eau Claire American Marketing Association's 24th annual Fun Run will take place at 9 a.m. in Carson Park's Oak Pavilion. The rollerblade race begins at 9:30 a.m. and the run/walk begins at 10 a.m. Full story.

Earth Day posterEarth Day Celebration. Four UW-Eau Claire organizations, the Conservationists, Biology Club, Student Life and Diversity Commission and the Geography Club, are helping to sponsor "Earth Day Is for Everyone," Eau Claire's Community Earth Day. The celebration will offer food and refreshments, arts and crafts, games, activities for children, educational exhibits, a live snake, public art, guest speakers and five musical performances. Owen Park, Eau Claire, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Full story.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Astronomy for Kids," 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 April 18.

Women's Softball. UW-Stevens Point at Gelein Field, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. “Singin' in the Rain.” Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 20 item.

32nd Annual Viennese Ball. Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. See April 21 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, April 23
Viennese Ball Plant and Souvenir Sale. Plants and souvenir items from the Viennese Ball will be sold. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to noon. Also April 24.

Women's Softball. UW-Whitewater at Gelein Field, noon.

Concert Choir membersConcert Choir Concert. Directed by Gary Schwartzhoff, the group will perform a variety of works. 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/staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. Full story.

The recital below has been cancelled due to the illness of one of the performers.
Faculty Ensemble Recital. Featuring Les Favorites, made up of Tim Lane, baroque flute; Ivar Lunde Jr., baroque oboe; Lucinda Marvin, baroque violin; Bradley Johnson, baroque violin; Laura Handler, baroque violoncello; and Nanette Lunde, harpsichord. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 p.m. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. “Singin' in the Rain.” Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 20 item. Go to top of page

Monday, April 24
"I am UW" logoUW Spirit Day. Gather with alumni, faculty, staff and university friends as UW-Eau Claire joins the statewide celebration of UW Spirit Day in recognition of the impact of the UW System on Wisconsin workplaces and communities. Enjoy coffee, doughnuts and muffins, and register to win UW-Eau Claire door prizes. Central Campus Mall (rain site: Davies Center veranda), 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Viennese Ball Plant and Souvenir Sale. Plants and souvenir items from the Viennese Ball will be sold. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to noon. Also April 23.

UW-Eau Claire seal34th Annual Honors Week. UW-Eau Claire is celebrating its 34th annual Scholastic Honors Week April 24-30. This week is the time set aside by the university to recognize students of high scholastic achievement. Full story.

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

University Academic Staff Spring Meeting. See agenda. Davies Theatre, noon.

American Indian Awareness Month Presentation. Lawrence Martin, director of UW-Eau Claire's American Indian Studies program, will introduce students presenting their American Indian Studies capstone projects. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs Finalist Presentation. Faculty and staff are invited to an open presentation by Michael Schmidt, a finalist for the position of assistant vice chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs. Schmidt currently is the director of the Office of Special Programs at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Schofield Auditorium, 3 p.m. More information.

University Faculty Spring Meeting. See agenda. Davies Theatre, 4 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Jennifer Ritchie, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Women's Chorus Concert. Directed by Daniel Newman, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public, $3 for those 62 and older and 17 and younger, or free for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 29 • Thirteenth Week • Spring Semester • April 17, 2006

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: April 21, 2006

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