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Monday, Oct. 10
UW-Eau Claire fansHomecoming Week. Homecoming Week, one of UW-Eau Claire's largest annual events, will be held Oct. 9-16 — highlighted by numerous activities, a parade and football game. With the themes "Battle of the Blues [Blugolds vs. Blue Devils]: Burn, Baby, Burn!" and "Disco Fever Blugold Style," Homecoming is expected to draw thousands of alumni back to Eau Claire to join students, faculty, staff and the public in the celebration. Information for alumni and students is available online. Full story.

Dual Choice Enrollment Begins. During this time currently insured employees may switch from one health plan to another or from single to family coverage without any waiting period for preexisting conditions. Dual Choice information and the Dual Choice booklet are available online. Through Oct. 28. See Benefits Fair item.

McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. The Multicultural Affairs Office will display books and other materials in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Grand Corridor, McIntyre Library. Through Oct. 31.

Homecoming Information and Button Sales. Homecoming is Oct. 14 and 15. East Lobby, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

image of featured photographers in "Common Ground" exhibitFoster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring “Common Ground: From Eau Claire to Excellence,” an exhibit of photography of UW-Eau Claire art and photo journalism alumni Tony Duran, Liz Flores, David Joles and John Noltner. The exhibit will be on display through Oct. 27. 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.

Interim Chancellor Vicki Lord LarsonConversation and Dialogue with Interim Chancellor Vicki Lord Larson. Topics will include building community, campus climate and gender issues. Sponsored by the Chancellor's Advisory Commission on the Status of Women. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4 p.m.


Artaria String Quartet Artists Series. The Artaria String Quartet, winner of the prestigious 2004 McKnight Fellowship for Performing Musicians, will perform works by Mozart, Shostakovich and Dvorak. The group has won critical acclaim in Europe and throughout the United States, with the Boston Globe describing their refined and thoughtful playing as "exquisitely balanced and sonorous." Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, 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. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Oct. 11
McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. See Oct. 10 item.

University General Education Committee Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Badger Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

Homecoming Information and Button Sales. Homecoming is Oct. 14 and 15. East Lobby, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 10 item.

Educational Opportunity Center logoCareer Planning Workshop. A free career planning workshop for adults considering a return to school or a career change will be held. Presented 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, 10:30 a.m. Full story.

University Senate Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "The Stargazer," a show for adults and children 11 and older. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Oct. 15.

Chicago Art Trip Informational Meeting. Those interested in participating in the art & design department's art trip to Chicago Oct. 27-30 are invited to attend. Haas Fine Arts Center 105, 7 p.m. Also Oct. 12. Full story.

College of Education and Human Sciences Associate Dean Search and Screen Committee Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. HSS 151, 7 to 10 p.m. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Oct. 12
McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. See Oct. 10 item.

Homecoming Information and Button Sales. Homecoming is Oct. 14 and 15. East Lobby, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 10 item.

Benefits Fair. Information about the Benefits Fair is available online. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. See related item.

Jennifer Johs-ArtisensiFaculty/Academic Staff Forum. Jennifer Johs-Artisensi, public health professions, will present “Resident Relocation Best Practices." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Jazz Violinist Presentations. Internationally known jazz violinist Randy Sabien will present several string jazz clinics throughout the day. At noon, Sabien will meet with UW-Eau Claire's Jazz Ensemble I in Haas 139. From 2 to 4 p.m. in the Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, Sabien will present another string jazz clinic open to anyone. He also will perform a concert/jam session at 8 p.m. in The Cabin, Davies Center. Full story.

D2L Users Community Meeting. Topic: Summer Online Faculty Panel. For more information, contact Catherine Artac at artacca@uwec.edu or 836-3323. Teaching and Learning Resource Lab, Schofield 30/44, 3 to 4 p.m.

Diversity Planning Committee Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 3:30 p.m.

Chicago Art Trip Informational Meeting. Those interested in participating in the art & design department's art trip to Chicago Oct. 27-30 are invited to attend. Haas Fine Arts Center 105, 7 p.m. Also Oct. 11. Full story.

Homecoming 'Yell Like Hell.' Come join the annual Homecoming pep rally. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m.

Jazz at Night. University musicians present the best in jazz. Tonight jazz violinist Randy Sabien will be featured. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See related item. Go to top of page

Thursday, Oct. 13
McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. See Oct. 10 item.

Homecoming Information and Button Sales. Homecoming is Oct. 14 and 15. East Lobby, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 10 item.

University Senate Academic Staff Personnel Committee Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m.

National Student Exchange logoNational Student Exchange Informational Meeting. Students interested in learning about exchange opportunities are invited to attend. The application process, requirements and timelines for participating in a 2006-07 exchange will be explained. Students who have participated in the NSE program will be available to discuss their experiences and answer questions. For more information, contact Mary K. Ryan-Miller at ryanmk@uwec.edu or 836-2003. Badger Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. Also Oct. 21 and 25; and Nov. 2 and 18.

Migration Project Listening Sessions and Demo. The Migration Steering Project team will be holding sessions today to demonstrate the new course searching and student advising applications on the Web. In addition, the team is interested in gathering feedback on the project involving migration of administrative computing systems. For more information, contact Sue Moore at sheltose@uwec.edu or 836-3887. McIntyre Library 2023B, noon and 3:30 p.m.

Computing Assistance & Training Techno-Lunch. Featuring “Storage Space, Download Time and More.” Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. Old Library 1122 (Riverside Conference Room), noon to 1 p.m.

Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 3:30 p.m.

Dr. William KlishMarshfield Clinic Biological Science Speaker Series. UW-Eau Claire alumnus Dr. William Klish, chief of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition service and head of the department of medicine at Texas Children's Hospital, will present "Childhood Obesity: A Public Health Crisis." Schneider 100, 4 p.m. Full story.

Campus Films. "Mondays in the Sun." (Spain 2002, directed by Fernando Leon de Aranóa, 113 min., in Spanish, subtitled, rated R.) This is the story of a group of former dock workers living in the gritty north of Spain left unemployed and looking for work after the local dock yard closes. 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 Oct. 16.

Joel PughGuest Recital. Guest artist Joel Pugh, Bemidji State University, will present a euphonium recital. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, Oct. 14
McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. See Oct. 10 item.

Homecoming Information and Button Sales. Homecoming is Oct. 14 and 15. East Lobby, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 10 item.

Simulcast from UW-Milwaukee. The simulcast will feature human rights activist Rigoberta Menchú Tum, a leading advocate of indigenous rights and ethnocultural reconciliation, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992. For more information, contact Analisa DeGrave at degravae@uwec.edu. Phillips 265, 11 a.m.

University Assessment Committee Meeting. Agenda can be viewed in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 11 to 11:50 a.m.

Earth Science Seminar Series. Tiit Raid, professor emeritus, art & design, will present "Observation in Art and the Everyday." Phillips 245, 3 p.m. Full story.

Women's Tennis. UW-Whitewater at McPhee, 3 p.m.

Campus Films. "Mondays in the Sun." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 13 item.

H.B. SandersHomecoming Varsity Night Live! Show. Horace "H.B." Sanders, a nationally noted comedian who has shared the stage with entertainers such as Chris Rock, Aretha Franklin and an international tour with Sinbad, will host the show. Sanders will preside over a lineup that includes Jazz Ensemble I; a martial and healing arts demonstration by the student organization Hwa Rang Do/Tae Soo Do; the Singing Statesmen; and many other student acts that have competed for slots on the show. The coronation of Homecoming royalty will take place during intermission. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $7 for the public, $5 for UW-Eau Claire students or $2.50 for those wearing a 2005 Homecoming button. Go to top of page

Saturday, Oct. 15
Blugold Marching BandHomecoming Parade. The Homecoming parade will begin at 10 a.m. at Grand and First Avenues, proceeding south to Water Street, turning down Water Street and ending at Second Avenue. The UW-Eau Claire Blugold Marching Band, conducted by assistant professor of music and theatre arts Randy Dickerson, will lead the parade that includes floats and non-musical marching units. High school bands will perform and compete along the parade route. Roger Selin, professor of accounting and recipient of the 2005 UW-Eau Claire Excellence in Teaching Award, will be grand marshal.

McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. See Oct. 10 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 10 item.

Planetarium 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 Oct. 11.

Homecoming Pre-Game Festival. The traditional alumni pre-game Homecoming festival will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with music, food and beverage tents in the Pine Pavilion at Carson Park. The UW-Eau Claire Marching Band will perform, and the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association will sponsor an alumni tent. Festival admission is free.

Blugold Football TeamHomecoming Football Game. The Blugolds will play the UW-Stout Blue Devils beginning at 1 p.m. in Carson Park. Admission is free at the gate for those with a UW-Eau Claire student ID; for all others advance ticket purchase is recommended. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the gate, are $6 for the general public, $5 for UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, $4 for those 62 and older, or $3 for those 17 and younger, and for UW-Stout students (ID required).

"Disco Fever Blugold Style" logoHomecoming 'Disco Fever, Blugold Style' Party. The Alumni Association will host a free post-game party. Alumni can meet old classmates, friends and teachers as they step back in time to the days of polyester, platform shoes and 1970s disco music. There will be door prizes, as well as prizes for the best men's and women's costumes. The party will feature appetizers and a cash bar of beverages from Leinenkugel's. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Swimming and Diving. Midwest Co-ed Relay Meet at McPhee, noon.

Campus Films. "Mondays in the Sun." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 13 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, Oct. 16
McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. See Oct. 10 item.

Photo by Ryan Prechel of students picking up trash after Homecoming 2004Homecoming Adopt-a-Block Clean Up. UW-Eau Claire students will do a post-Homecoming clean up of local neighborhoods. Water Street Parking Lot, 1 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 10 item.

Wind Symphony/Symphony Band Concert. Wind Symphony, directed by R. Mark Heidel, and Symphony Band, directed by Phillip Ostrander, 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 and staff; or 1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. Full story.

Campus Films. "Mondays in the Sun." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 13 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Oct. 17
McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. See Oct. 10 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 10 item.

Explore Your Possibilities Week. Sessions for students on career options, resume preparation, interviewing skills, study abroad, internships and more will be offered by Career Services. Today's sessions (all in Davies Center): 10 a.m. — "Get the Blugold EDGE," Badger Room; "IN's of INternships," Clearwater Room; "Careers in Biology: Putting Your Degree to Work," Eagle Room; "Resumes & Cover Letter: Put Your Best Foot Forward," Wisconsin Room. 11 a.m. — "I like SCIENCE! Now what?" Badger Room; "Librarian/Knowledge Worker/Information Specialist: The MLS degree is your key," Clearwater Room; "The Do's and Don'ts for Interviewing," Eagle Room; "Get the Blugold EDGE," Wisconsin Room. Noon — "Explore Opportunities in Political Science," Badger Room; "Life Beyond Ramen Noodles: Career Search Tips," Clearwater Room; "IN's of INternships," Eagle Room; "Explore Your World – Peace Corps," Wisconsin Room. 1 p.m. — "Starting a Career in a Financial Institution," Badger Room; "Exploring the Kinesiology Major: Career Possibilities and More!" Clearwater Room; "Is Operations Management for Me?" Wisconsin Room; "Health Care Administration: A Noble Profession," Presidents Room. Through Oct. 21. More information is available online.

Student Recital. Featuring Jessica Moebius, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 8 • Eighth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 10, 2005

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
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