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Monday, Dec. 5
"Holy Sites/Sights" posterFoster Gallery Exhibits. Two 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.

University Bookstore Food Drive. Bring non-perishable food items to the University Bookstore Dec. 5-9 and receive the following discounts:
   • one canned item = 10 percent off one item.
   • two canned items = 20 percent off one item.
   • three or more canned items = 30 percent off one item.
All donations will support local food pantries. Bookstore hours are Mondays and Thursdays 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. University Bookstore, Davies Center.

McIntyre Library Display. An 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.

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

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.

University Senate Budget Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

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

Tuesday, Dec. 6
McIntyre Library Display. See Dec. 5 item.

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.

Semi-Annual Clay Club Ceramics Sale. Members of the UW-Eau Claire Clay Club will sell their ceramic artwork. Proceeds will be used for visiting artist funding and to assist financially students who wish to attend the National Ceramics Conference. For more information, contact Jeanine Grabowski at grabowj@uwec.edu or 836-3277. Ho-Chunk Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Through Dec. 8. Full story.

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. 5 item.

University Senate Academic Policies Committee 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.

Artists Series Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 p.m.

Tools to Tame Stress Workshop. During this two-part workshop, taught by certified aesthetician Jennifer Peterson, participants will learn therapeutic methods for managing stress. Methods include exploration and use of essential oils for aromatherapy, hand and foot reflexology, facial self-massage and breathing techniques. Cost is $25 for community members or $15 for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. For more information or to register, contact Vicki Reed at reedvf@uwec.edu or 836-4931. Hilltop Lounge, 5 to 6 p.m. Also Dec. 13.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Errin Kilgore, cello, and Mary Heimerman, violin. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Planetarium Program. Featuring "Wonders of Deep Space," a show for adults and children 12 and older. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. Tickets are $1 and must be purchased in advance at the Service Center. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Dec. 10. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Dec. 7
McIntyre Library Display. See Dec. 5 item.

Semi-Annual Clay Club Ceramics Sale. Ho-Chunk Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. See Dec. 6 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibits. See Dec. 5 item.

Support Service Unit Review of Financial Aid Office. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 11 to 11:50 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m.

WOW Brown Bag Presentation. A video presentation titled "Moving On Up — Who's Stopping You?" by Virginia Valian of Hunter College in New York City will be held. A discussion will follow the video presentation. Cargill Lab, Schneider 204, 12:05 to 12:55 p.m.

McNair Colloquia Presentations. UW-Eau Claire McNair scholars Rachel Anderson, Jacquelyn Dumin and Jane-Marie Ovanin will present their research. Anderson, who works with faculty mentor Kim Pierson, physics and astronomy, will present "High Aspect Ratio Trench Fillin Microchips." Dumin, who works with faculty mentor Jane Pederson, history, will present "Women on the Home Front During World War II." Ovanin, who works with faculty mentor Michael Christopherson, art & design, will present "Contemporary Metal Boxes." Presentations also will be given Dec. 14 and 21. See colloquia schedule for details. Nursing Building 227, 5 to 6:50 p.m.

Viennese Ball Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Statue of LibertyNew York Art Trip Informational Meeting. UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to an informational meeting about the art & design department's trip to New York City March 17-26. Haas Fine Arts Center 105, 7 p.m. Full story.

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

Wrestling. UW-La Crosse at McPhee, 7 p.m.

'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. 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 11 at 1:30 p.m. Full story.

Student Ensemble Joint Recital. Featuring the BASSically BRASS tuba/euphonium ensemble, directed by Jerry Young, and the Trombone Ensemble, directed by Phillip Ostrander. Gantner Concert 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, Dec. 8
McIntyre Library Display. See Dec. 5 item.

Semi-Annual Clay Club Ceramics Sale. Ho-Chunk Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. See Dec. 6 item.

Diversity Planning Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

Support Service Unit Review of Financial Aid Office. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 9 to 10 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibits. See Dec. 5 item.

International Education Advisory Board Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 2 p.m.

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

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

The Forum Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 p.m.

Student Organization Recital. Featuring members of Sigma Alpha Iota. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

"The Adventures of Baron Munchausen" posterCampus Films. "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen." (UK/Germany 1988, directed by Terry Gilliam, 125 min., rated PG.) Real-life cavalry officer Baron Munchausen, who fought the Turks in the 18th century, had a penchant for embellishing war stories to the point where he became a mythical figure in European history. His stories included being swallowed by a giant sea-monster, a trip to the moon, a dance with Venus and an escape from the Grim Reaper, hence the reason that a bizarre form of hypochondria is named "Munchausen's Syndrome." 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 Dec. 11. Full story.

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

Joint Student Recital. Featuring voice division students. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

NOTA Open Prose and Poetry Reading. Open mike night for those who wish to share their poetry or prose with a live audience. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Friday, Dec. 9
McIntyre Library Display. See Dec. 5 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibits. See Dec. 5 item.

EOC logoCareer Exploration Workshop. A free career exploration 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. Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Full story.

University Assessment Committee Meeting. Schofield 202, 11 to 11:50 a.m.

Lobby Concert. UW-Eau Claire music ensembles will perform traditional carols of the season. Haas Fine Arts Center Lobby, 11:55 a.m. More information.

Chris LindEarth Science Seminar Series. Chris Lind, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, will present "Travel to the Antarctic Peninsula." For more information, contact Harry Jol at jolhm@uwec.edu or 836-3472. Phillips 281, 4 p.m.


Campus Films.
"The Adventures of Baron Munchausen." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 8 item.

Men's Hockey. UW-Stevens Point 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. 7 item.

UAC Cabin/Open Stage. All talent is welcome to perform. Sign up for a time slot in Davies 132. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m.

Matt SharpUAC Concert. Matt Sharp, of The Rentals and Weezer fame, will headline the concert. Local group The Daredevil Christopher Wright will open the show. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $10 for the public or $7 for UW-Eau Claire students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Full story. Go to top of page

Saturday, Dec. 10
McIntyre Library Display. See Dec. 5 item.

Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk for Arthritis logoFifth Annual Jingle Bell 5K Run/Walk for Arthritis. UW-Eau Claire's Community Action and Lifelong Learning program is a co-sponsor for this year's 5K run/walk to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. The registration fee is $18 for individuals or $22 for teams. Registration begins at 8 a.m.; run/walk starts at 9 a.m. at Davies Center. More information is available online.

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 Dec. 6.

Foster Gallery Exhibits. See Dec. 5 item.

Men's and Women's Swimming. UW-La Crosse at McPhee, 1 p.m.

Women's Basketball. Carroll College at Zorn Arena, 3 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 8 item.

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

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

Sunday, Dec. 11
McIntyre Library Display. See Dec. 5 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibits. See Dec. 5 item.

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

Holiday Concert poster31st Annual Holiday Concerts. UW-Eau Claire's music and theatre arts department and the UW-Eau Claire Foundation will present the 31st annual Holiday Concerts. The free concert, which has been the university's and Foundation's gift to the Eau Claire community for three decades, will feature both individual and combined performances by the Concert Choir, Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, Symphonic Choir, Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra. In conjunction with the concert, the Association of Student Social Workers will be collecting new children's books for the Give-a-Kid-a-Book program. Audience members are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped children's book to donate. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance at the Service Center or online. Zorn Arena, 2 and 5 p.m. Full story.

Campus Films. "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 8 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Dec. 12
McIntyre Library Display. See Dec. 5 item.

Cabaret Platinum XXVIII logoTickets on Sale for Cabaret XXVII. Tickets will go on sale today for Cabaret XXVII, which will be performed Jan. 19-21 and 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Fire Room of Davies Center. Performances also are scheduled for 2 p.m. Jan. 21 and 28. The theme for this year's production is Cabaret Platinum. All the music featured will be from artists' albums that reached platinum status, selling over one-million copies. Tickets for the show and dinner, available at the Service Center, are $30.50 for the public, including UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; $24.50 for those 62 and older or 17 and younger; or $23.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Show-only tickets are $17 for the public, including UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; $11 for those 62 and older or 17 and younger; or $10 for UW-Eau Claire students. Full story.

Foster Gallery Exhibits. See Dec. 5 item.

Men's Basketball. Finlandia University at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 53, No. 16• Sixteenth Week • Fall Semester • Dec. 5, 2005

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