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Monday, Nov. 28
UW-Eau Claire Classes Resume After Thanksgiving Recess.

Circle K logoCircle K Gift of Love Project. UW-Eau Claire's chapter of Circle K International is sponsoring its 12th annual Gift of Love project through Dec. 2. The item and cash donation drive provides critical winter necessities for Eau Claire families with limited resources. More information.

McIntyre Library Display. A new exhibit titled "McIntyre Library Puts a Book in Your Hands" traces the process by which a university press publishes a book, and how staff members in collection development, cataloging and circulation areas of the library acquire the book and make it accessible to patrons. The exhibit, designed by Jan Bogstad, McIntyre Library/Women's Studies; Jim Oberly, history/American Indian Studies; Ross Guida, UW-Eau Claire student/Blugold Fellow; and John McCrackin, McIntyre Library, will be on display through Dec. 15 in the Grand Corridor of McIntyre Library.

Women's Studies Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Brewer 55, 8 to 10 a.m.

UW-Eau Claire musiciansUniversity Band Concert. Directed by Randal Dickerson, 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 or 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

Tuesday, Nov. 29
Circle K Gift of Love Project. See Nov. 28 item.

McIntyre Library Display. See Nov. 28 item.

College of Education and Human Sciences Associate Dean Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Brewer 55, 7 to 8 a.m.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 7:30 a.m.

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

Women's Studies Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Brewer 55, 8 to 9 a.m.

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

Academic Staff Subcommittee of the University Senate Executive Committee and the Academic Staff Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. OL 1122, 2 p.m.

University Senate Open Forum for Faculty and Academic Staff. The forum will focus on the role of faculty advising and will include overviews and discussions on how advising is viewed, how it is assessed and how it is acknowledged or rewarded. For more information, contact Wanda Schulner at schulnw@uwec.edu or 836-3419. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:45 p.m.

Joint Student Ensemble Concert. Featuring the Cane Mutiny Bassoon Ensemble and the Eau Claire Oboe Band. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

constellations and planetsPlanetarium 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 Dec. 3.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring tenors Josef Gapko and David Grossman. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Nov. 30
Circle K Gift of Love Project. See Nov. 28 item.

McIntyre Library Display. See Nov. 28 item.

"Let's Do Lunch!" poster'Let's Do Lunch' Presentation. Melodee Hoffner, Center for Alcohol Studies and Education, and Jodi Thesing-Ritter, Student Development and Diversity, will present "Reducing High-Risk Drinking: We All Have a Role to Play" during a noon-hour session hosted by the Alumni Association. The cost is $10 per person 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 "Tasks at Your Fingertips." One-step tips for computer efficiency will be demonstrated. Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, noon to 1 p.m.

Commission on the Status of Women Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

Chancellor's Roundtable. Students are invited to join an open discussion with Interim Chancellor Vicki Lord Larson and her staff. Topics will include policies on resident assistant activities and academic dishonesty. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Guest Artist Master Class. Featuring Megumi Kanda, trombone. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 to 7 p.m.

McNair Colloquia Presentations. UW-Eau Claire McNair scholars Eric Ewan and Shantih Spanton will present their research. Ewan, who worked with faculty mentor Gregory Madden (formerly of the psychology department), will present "Toward an Animal Modeling of Gambling." Spanton, who works with faculty mentor Matthew Evans, physics and astronomy, will present "Tempered Deposition Study of Co on As-rich GaAs(001) c(4x4)." Presentations also will be given Dec. 7, 14 and 21. See colloquia schedule for details. Nursing Building 227, 5 to 6:50 p.m.

Men's Basketball. UW-Stout at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

Jazz at Night. University musicians present the best in jazz. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, Dec. 1
Circle K Gift of Love Project. See Nov. 28 item.

McIntyre Library Display. See Nov. 28 item.

University Bookstore Holiday Open House. Come enjoy coffee, hot cider, cookies and bars. Bookstore hours today are 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Also Dec. 2.

Women's Studies Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Brewer 55, 8 to 9 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibits. Two new exhibits will run concurrently: "Holy Sites/Sights," a selection of photographs by faculty and students of the Hartford Art School documenting archaeological excavations in Israel; and an exhibit of works by five UW-Eau Claire bachelor of fine arts degree candidates. Both exhibits will be on display through Dec. 21. 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 stories about "Holy Sites/Sights" exhibit and BFA exhibit. See related items Dec. 2 and 3.

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

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

"Kitchen Stories" posterCampus Films. "Kitchen Stories." (Norway/Sweden 2003, directed by Bent Hamer, 95 min., subtitled, rated PG.) In post war Sweden it was discovered that every year, an average housewife walks the equivalent number of miles as the distance between Stockholm and Congo while preparing her family meals. So the Home Research Institute sent out 18 observers to a rural district of Norway to map out the kitchen routines of single men. 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 Dec. 4. Full story.

Lorie LineUAC Special Event. Lori Line and her Pop Chamber Orchestra will present a show titled "My Favorite Things: The 2005 Holiday Extravaganza." The show will showcase Line's personal favorite styles in fashion and music. This holiday extravaganza will have a vintage feel to it and the music will feature many favorites of the 1940s and 50s. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $47 (main floor/reserved), $40 (bleachers/reserved) or $24 (gallery/general admission). All main floor and bleacher seats are $30 for children 4 to 15. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble IV and V Concert. Directed by Robert Baca and several student conductors, the groups will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

'Little Women' posterUniversity Theatre for Young Audiences. Featuring "Little Women: Meg, Jo, Beth & Amy," an adaptation based on the first volume of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel. The production is directed by Cheryl Starr, music and theatre arts. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $9 for the public, $7 for those 62 and older, $6 for those17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff, or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through Dec. 3 and Dec. 7-10 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 11 at 1:30 p.m. Full story.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Brianna Lane. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through Dec. 3. Full story. Go to top of page

Friday, Dec. 2
Circle K Gift of Love Project. See Nov. 28 item.

McIntyre Library Display. See Nov. 28 item.

University Bookstore Holiday Open House. Come enjoy coffee, hot cider, cookies and bars. Bookstore hours today are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

First Fridays Presentation. The Clearwater Trombone Quartet, made up of UW-Eau Claire students Josh Becker, Matt Caine, Brad March and Corey Van Sickle will perform music for the winter season for 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.

Foster Gallery Exhibits/Lecture/Opening Reception. Christine Dalenta of the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, curator of the "Holy Sites/Sights" exhibit, and Harry Jol, associate professor of geography and anthropology, will give a lecture about the exhibit at 3 p.m. today. An opening reception will follow from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the gallery. See Dec. 1 item.

College of Education and Human Sciences Academic Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 248, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

University Assessment Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 11 to 11:50 a.m.

Campus Films. "Kitchen Stories." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 1 item.

Wrestling. UW-Whitewater at McPhee, 6 p.m.

Madrigale Dinner performersYe Olde Madrigale Dinner. The evening features a 15th-century-style banquet with music and entertainment by the Chamber Choir, directed by Gary Schwartzhoff, music and theatre arts. Tickets, available at the Service Center through Dec. 2, are $26 for the program and a full meal or $10 for the program and dessert only. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. Also Dec. 3. Full story.

Men's Hockey. College of St. Scholastica at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

University Theatre for Young Audiences. Featuring "Little Women: Meg, Jo, Beth & Amy." Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 1 item.

Jazz Ensemble I Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group will perform a variety of works. Guest artist Brian Grivna will be featured on clarinet. 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, 7:30 p.m. Full story.

Brianna LaneUAC Cabin. Featuring Brianna Lane. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also Dec. 3. Full story. Go to top of page

Saturday, Dec. 3
McIntyre Library Display. See Nov. 28 item.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Constellations 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 Nov. 29.

Foster Gallery Exhibits/Opening Reception. An opening reception for the BFA exhibit will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. in the gallery. See Dec. 1 item.

Women's Hockey. Lake Forest College at Hobbs Ice Arena, 2 p.m. Also Dec. 4.

Women's Basketball. UW-La Crosse at Zorn Arena, 5 p.m.

Campus Films. "Kitchen Stories." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 1 item.

Ye Olde Madrigale Dinner. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. See Dec. 2 item.

Men's Hockey. UW-Superior at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

Men's Basketball. UW-La Crosse at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

University Theatre for Young Audiences. Featuring "Little Women: Meg, Jo, Beth & Amy." Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 1 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Brianna Lane. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Sunday, Dec. 4
McIntyre Library Display. See Nov. 28 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibits. See Dec. 1 item.

Symphonic Choir/Symphony Orchestra Concert. The Symphonic Choir, directed by Alan Rieck, and the Symphony Orchestra, directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda, will perform Handel's "The Messiah." 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.

Women's Hockey. Lake Forest College at Hobbs Ice Arena, 2 p.m.

"Christmas with Rudolf" graphicUAC Special Event. Featuring "Christmas with Rudolf," a comedy concert for families with kids of all ages. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 3:30 p.m.

Singing Statesmen Bon Voyage Concert. In preparation for their upcoming performance tour of Brazil, the group will perform a variety of works. First Congregational Church, 3rd Ave. and Broadway, Eau Claire, 5 p.m. Full story.

Campus Films. "Kitchen Stories." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 1 item.

Chancellor's Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Outback Steakhouse, Bloomington, Minn. Go to top of page

Monday, Dec. 5
McIntyre Library Display. See Nov. 28 item.

Chancellor's Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Marriott Hotel, Bloomington, Minn., 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibits. See Dec. 1 item.

holiday greeneryChancellor's Holiday Reception. All faculty, academic and classified staff, and emeriti are invited to enjoy food and fellowship with colleagues and friends from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Council Fire Room, Davies Center.

Student Ensemble Concert. Featuring the Flute Choir, directed by Tim Lane. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Cowboy Hors D'Oeuvres and Pre-Event Discussion. Cowboy hors d'oeuvres (buffalo wings, fried okra, s'mores and other campfire favorites) will be served and a discussion with Blake Westerlund, English, will be held before Baxter Black's Forum presentation. Cost is $5 per person at the door. Dulany Inn, Davies Center, 6 to 7 p.m.

Baxter BlackThe Forum. Baxter Black, described by The New York Times as "probably the nation's most successful living poet" will present "Horseshoes, Cowsocks & Duckfeet: An Evening of Cowboy Philosophy." Everything about Black is cowboy — his cartoonish mustache, his personality and his poetry — and it is the truth in his humor that makes it funny, as he exploits the flaws and foibles of everyday cowboy life. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $7 for the public, $5 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $3 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. Full story.

Student Ensemble Concert. 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


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 15 • Fifteenth Week • Fall Semester • Nov. 28, 2005

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