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Monday, Oct. 24
sample Blugold cardNew Blugold Cards Issued to Faculty/Staff. UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff will be issued new Blugold Cards from Oct. 24-28. The new Blugold Card, the university's official photo identification card, will be issued Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Willow Lounge, on the upper level of Davies Center. Blugold Cards currently in use will be inactive as of Oct. 31. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring “Common Ground: From Eau Claire to Excellence,” an exhibit of photography by 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.

eye chart and glassesDual Choice Enrollment. 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. See a summary of new information on specific health care plans and a chart listing the available health insurance carriers, premiums, and tier levels for 2006. More information also is available in the Human Resources online newsletter. Through Oct. 28.

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.

Putnam Park Commission Fall Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 4 to 6 p.m.

Appeals Committee of the Faculty Termination Review Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m.

Diversity Week Events. UW-Eau Claire has designated the week of Oct. 24-28 as Diversity Week. A series of presentations will be offered by the University's Peer Diversity Educators. Today's presentation, "Reach Out for Gender Equality," will be held in Towers Hall at 8:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Oct. 25
New Blugold Cards Issued to Faculty/Staff. Willow Lounge, Davies Center, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. See Oct. 24 item.

McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. See Oct. 24 item.

University General Education Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Badger Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 24 item.

'Equality' Meeting. Faculty and staff members are invited to a meeting of Equality, a new organization committed to contributing toward equitable treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning individuals. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, noon; or Eagle Room, Davies Center, 4:30 p.m.

Sabbatical Review Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 175, 1 p.m.

Travel Regulation Information Session. New UW System travel regulations will be reviewed and questions will be answered. The meeting agenda is available online. Schofield Auditorium, 2 to 4 p.m. Also Oct. 27.

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.

NSE 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 Ryan-Miller at ryanmk@uwec.edu or 836-2003. Badger Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2 p.m. Also Nov. 2 and 18.

Student Recital. Featuring Randall Pingrey, trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Ancient Horizons," a show for adults and children 14 and older, which focuses on Egyptian astronomy, mythology, constellations and the creation of the calendar. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Oct. 29.

Diversity Week Events. UW-Eau Claire has designated the week of Oct. 24-28 as Diversity Week. A series of presentations will be offered by the University's Peer Diversity Educators. Today's presentation, "Reach Out to Other Cultures," will be held in Katharine Thomas and Governors Halls at 8:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Oct. 26
New Blugold Cards Issued to Faculty/Staff. Willow Lounge, Davies Center, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. See Oct. 24 item.

McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. See Oct. 24 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 24 item.

"Let's Do Lunch" logo'Let's Do Lunch' Presentation. Raymond Hughes, director of the entrepreneur program in the College of Business, will discuss entrepreneurship in the Chippewa Valley during a noon-hour session hosted by the Alumni Association. The cost is $10 per session and includes the presentation, buffet, beverage, tax and tip. For reservations, contact the Alumni Association at alumni@uwec.edu or 836-3266. Sweetwaters Restaurant, Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. Full story.

Computing Assistance & Training Techno-Lunch. Featuring "Experiencing Pain? Alternative Equipment Can Help." Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. Old Library 1122 (Riverside Conference Room), noon to 1 p.m.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Vicki Snider, special education, will present "American Teaching Myths: Unexamined Beliefs." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Vicki Snider

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

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

Graduate Council Meeting. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 p.m.

University Theatre. Featuring "Everyman," a medieval morality play by an anonymous author. The production will be directed by Richard Nimke, music and theatre arts. 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 and staff, or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 30 at 1:30 p.m. Full story.

Memorial Service for Branden Atherton. A memorial service will be held for Branden Atherton, the UW-Eau Claire senior music education major killed in the Oct. 16 collision of a bus carrying Chippewa Falls High School marching band members, teachers, chaperones and family members. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

'Know Your Rights' Panel Discussion. The UW-Eau Claire Society of Politics will present its first ever "Know Your Rights" panel presentation. Panelists will include David Sprick, University Police; James Tubbs, political science; and state public defenders Mary Liedtke and Laurie Osberg. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Full story.

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

Diversity Week Events. UW-Eau Claire has designated the week of Oct. 24-28 as Diversity Week. A series of presentations will be offered by the University's Peer Diversity Educators. Today's presentation, "Reach Out to Each Other," will be held in Oak Ridge Hall at 8:30 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Thursday, Oct. 27
New Blugold Cards Issued to Faculty/Staff. Willow Lounge, Davies Center, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. See Oct. 24 item.

McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. See Oct. 24 item.

Travel Regulation Information Session. New UW System travel regulations will be reviewed and questions will be answered. The meeting agenda is available online. Schofield Auditorium, 9 to 11 a.m. Also Oct. 25.

UW-Eau Claire sealSeventh Annual Majors Fair. The goal of the fair is to provide information on all of UW-Eau Claire's majors, minors and pre-professional programs. Prospective students, those who have not yet declared a major and those contemplating a change in major or the addition of a minor or other emphasis to their current major are particularly encouraged to attend. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 24 item.

University Senate Academic Staff Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m.

Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 3:30 p.m.

Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

ACHCA Reverse Trick-or-Treating. The UW-Eau Claire student chapter of the American College of Health Care Administrators will hold its annual "Reverse Trick-or-Treating!" event. Students dressed in Halloween costumes will gather in the lobby of the Human Sciences and Services building on Water Street at 6 p.m. and then head to Oakwood Villa Nursing Home to distribute candy to its residents. Full story.

"Beetlejuice" posterCampus Films. "Beetlejuice." (U.S. 1988, directed by Tim Burton, 92 min., rated PG.) A ghostly couple (Geena Davis, Alec Baldwin) has to do something when an obnoxious family moves into their New England home. When their own scare tactics only entertain the new owners, they decide to hire "the world's leading bio-exorcist," Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton), to rid them of their human pests. 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. Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through Oct. 30.

Sixth Annual Chippewa Valley Book Festival. The festival will feature readings by authors in locations throughout Eau Claire. UW-Eau Claire is one of the event sponsors. More information, including a schedule of events is available online. Through Oct. 30.

University Theatre. Featuring "Everyman," a medieval morality play by an anonymous author. The production will be directed by Richard Nimke, music and theatre arts. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 26 item.

Diversity Week Presentation. UW-Eau Claire has designated the week of Oct. 24-28 as Diversity Week. Today UW-Eau Claire senior Jessica Janiuk will present "What is your Gender Identity?" at 8:30 p.m. in Hibbard 101. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, Oct. 28
New Blugold Cards Issued to Faculty/Staff. Willow Lounge, Davies Center, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. See Oct. 24 item.

McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. See Oct. 24 item.

University Assessment Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hilltop Lounge, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

College of Education and Human Sciences Associate Dean Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 180, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Chippewa Valley Book Festival logoSixth Annual Chippewa Valley Book Festival. The festival will feature readings by authors in locations throughout Eau Claire. Today Bruce Taylor, English, and Charles Baxter will present a reading at 5 p.m. in Schofield Auditorium; a dinner with authors will be held at 6:30 p.m. in Dulany Inn, Davies Center. Cost for the dinner is $15.50 per person. Call 836-2787 for reservations. A reading by Bruce Weigl and UW-Eau Claire alumna Denise Sweet will be held at 8 p.m. in Schofield Auditorium. More information, including a complete schedule of events is available online. Through Oct. 30.

Campus Films. "Beetlejuice." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 27 item.

University Theatre. Featuring "Everyman," a medieval morality play by an anonymous author. The production will be directed by Richard Nimke, music and theatre arts. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 26 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Matt Wahl. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Oct. 29
McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. See Oct. 24 item.

Admissions Saturday Spotlight. Campus visit for prospective students. More information can be found online. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Sixth Annual Chippewa Valley Book Festival. The festival will feature readings by authors in locations throughout Eau Claire. UW-Eau Claire is one of the event sponsors. More information, including a schedule of events is available online. Also Oct. 30.

child and adult pointing to skyPlanetarium Program. Featuring "Zubenelgenubi's Magic Sky," a new 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. 25.

48-Hour Video Project Screening. This year's theme is "The Undead." Information about the project can be found online. Davies Theatre, noon.

Campus Films. "Beetlejuice." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 27 item.

University Theatre. Featuring "Everyman," a medieval morality play by an anonymous author. The production will be directed by Richard Nimke, music and theatre arts. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 26 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Amy Oppriecht. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Oct. 30
McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. See Oct. 24 item.

University Theatre. Featuring "Everyman," a medieval morality play by an anonymous author. The production will be directed by Richard Nimke, music and theatre arts. Kjer Theatre, 1:30 p.m. See Oct. 26 item.

Faculty Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Wisconsin Woodwind Quintet: Tim Lane, flute; Christa Garvey, oboe; Richard Fletcher, clarinet; Kristine Fletcher, bassoon; and Verle Ormsby Jr., French horn. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Sixth Annual Chippewa Valley Book Festival. The festival will feature readings by authors in locations throughout Eau Claire. UW-Eau Claire is one of the event sponsors. More information, including a schedule of events is available online.

Campus Films. "Beetlejuice." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 27 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Oct. 31
McIntyre Library Display: Hispanic Heritage Month. See Oct. 24 item.

Children's Center Halloween Parade. Children from the UW-Eau Claire Children’s Center will trick or treat from 10 to 11 a.m. on the second floor of Schofield Hall. Staff members are invited to bring treats for the children. trick-or-treater

Dulany Inn Halloween Buffet. The buffet will feature such delicacies as “mummy rag soup,” buzzard bits,” horrifying hay patch,” rattlin’ bones” and more. Cost is $7.25 per person. Call 836-5261 for reservations. Dulany Inn, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Flute Studio of Tim Lane. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 10 • Tenth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 24, 2005

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: October 27, 2005

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