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Monday, Jan. 29
Foster Gallery imageFoster Gallery Exhibit. A show titled "Limited Editions, Infinite Possibilities," is an exhibition by visual and literary artists from Wisconsin and Minnesota who work with various printmaking processes. The exhibition, on display through Feb. 15, combines poetry, prose and stories with woodcuts, wood engravings, linocuts, letterpress broadsides and books, serigraphs and illustrated children's books. 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. More information.

UW-Eau Claire Walking Club. UW-Eau Claire employees and students are invited to walk for fitness Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. For more information, contact Russ Peloquin at peloqurs@uwec.edu or 836-2176. McPhee indoor track, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

grand opening graphicRemodeled Dulany Grand Reopening Ceremony and Buffet. The Dulany, the newly remodeled dining area on the upper level of Davies Center, will celebrate its grand reopening Jan. 29-Feb. 2. The ribbon-cutting ceremony, hosted by Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich, will begin at 11:30 a.m. today in The Dulany. A special Mexican buffet will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More information.

UW System Admissions Videoconference. The UW System will hold a dialogue regarding freshman admissions. OL 1132, 4 to 7 p.m. More information.

Provost Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4:30 to 6 p.m.

McIntyre Library logoMcIntyre Library Tours. The McIntyre Library faculty invite UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students to take a short tour of the library at the start of the spring semester. Tours will be offered during the weeks of Jan. 29 and Feb. 5 at the following times: 5:30 p.m. Mondays; 3 p.m. Tuesdays; 10 a.m. Wednesdays; and noon Thursdays. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Jan. 30
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 29 item.

The Dulany Grand Reopening Buffet. A special Oriental buffet will be served in celebration of the newly remodeled Davies Center dining space's grand reopening. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Dulany.

Blugold Athletics logoCourt 'n Rink Luncheon. The Court 'n Rink Luncheons will feature Blugold basketball coaches Tonja Englund and Terry Gibbons and hockey coaches Mike Collins and Luke Strand. Two of the four will speak each week about their teams' performances. Englund and Strand will speak today. The cost for the luncheon is $6 per person and includes a sandwich, cookie and beverage provided by Mancino's. Wisconsin Room, Quality Inn, Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Jan. 29 item.

University Senate Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m.

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

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "More Than Meets the Eye," will compare naked-eye views of celestial objects with the views from binoculars, small/medium telescopes and professional observatories. The show is recommended for adults and children 12 and older. Tickets are $1 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Feb. 3.

Jabali Afrika memberBlack History Month Event. The popular African rhythms group Jabali Afrika returns to Eau Claire for another free show. Hailing from East Africa's Kenya, Jabali Afrika truly is a multifaceted group. Original compositions and traditional African melodies come alive on a wide variety of instruments, accompanied by vocal harmonies that form the foundation of modern rock, jazz, gospel, blues and more. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Jan. 31
children's bookChildren's Story Time Session. Kati Tvaruzka, McIntyre Library, will lead a free monthly story time session for children attending the UW-Eau Claire Children's Center. Children/grandchildren of UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students and children from the community also are invited. Instructional Media Center, McIntyre Library, 10 to 10:30 a.m. More information.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Jan. 29 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 29 item.

Blugold Organizations Bash. The event will help students find the campus organizations that will give them the best opportunities for friendship, involvement, leadership and job-related experience. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information.

UW-Eau Claire Walking Club. McPhee indoor track, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. See Jan. 29 item.

The Dulany Grand Reopening Buffet. A special Italian buffet will be served in celebration of the newly remodeled Davies Center dining space's grand reopening. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Dulany.

'Let’s Do Lunch!' graphic'Let’s Do Lunch!'/Black History Month Presentation. Mark Clark, foundations of education, will present "Black Baseball and Beyond: Hank Aaron, Jackie Robinson and Other Greats" 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. To make a reservation, contact the Alumni Association at alumni@uwec.edu or 836-3266. Sweetwaters Restaurant, Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

Black History Month Event. Michael Fedo, speaker at tonight's presentation of The Forum (see related Calendar item), will speak to African American history classes. Approximately 20 seats are open in each class to members of the public who wish to attend. To reserve a seat, RSVP to Dr. Selika Ducksworth-Lawton at duckswsm@uwec.edu. Noon and 1 p.m., Hibbard Hall Room 101.

'Dress for Success' Fashion Show. Students are invited to view the latest workplace attire modeled by male and female students. For more information, contact Career Services. Davies Theatre, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Women's Basketball 'Team Night.' UW-Stevens Point at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

Michael FedoThe Forum/Black History Month Event. Duluth, Minn., native Michael Fedo, a former correspondent for The New York Times, will describe the June 15, 1920, lynching of three black men in Duluth, during a presentation titled "A Life Informed by a Lynching." 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. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Thursday, Feb. 1
University Senate Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 29 item.

Professional Development Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 175, 11 a.m.

Community Action Fair. The fair is designed to help students locate volunteer and service-learning opportunities in the Chippewa Valley. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

The Dulany Grand Reopening Buffet. A special "Best of the Midwest" buffet will be served in celebration of the newly remodeled Davies Center dining space's grand reopening. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Dulany.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Jan. 29 item.

Alumna Presentation on Peace Corps Experience. Kristina Storck '03 will speak about her Peace Corps work on HIV/AIDS awareness and poverty alleviation in Kenya. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2 p.m. (also Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 p.m.) More information.

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

Black History Month Reception. Hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

Alumna Presentation on Peace Corps Experience. Kristina Storck '03 will speak about her Peace Corps work on HIV/AIDS awareness and poverty alleviation in Kenya. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 p.m. (also Alumni Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2 p.m.) More information.

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

salad in bowlWHE Winter Potluck. The Women in Higher Education winter potluck is an opportunity for all campus women to get re-energized for the coming semester, meet new people and exchange ideas on a variety of topics. The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight at the home of Paula Stuettgen. For more information about the potluck or to RSVP, see the Winter Potluck invitation.

"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" posterCampus/Black History Month Films. "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" (U.S. 1967, directed by Stanley Kramer, 108 min., not rated.) A woman brings the doctor she just met and plans to marry to meet her affluent, liberal parents.The idea of an interracial marriage shakes their household as well as their prospective son-in-law's parents who hastily fly in for dinner. 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 Feb. 4. More information.

Andy ZipfUAC Cabin. Featuring Andy Zipf. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through Feb. 3. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Feb. 2
First Fridays Presentation. Melissa Holmen, community programs coordinator for the Chippewa Valley Museum, will present "Return to Fournier's Ballroom" during today's First Fridays program for senior citizens. Holmen will discuss the former Fournier's Dancing Academy and Ballroom, which operated in Eau Claire for 70 years. A free continental breakfast will precede the formal program. Memorial Lounge, Christ Church Cathedral, Lake and Farwell Streets, Eau Claire. Breakfast: 8:30 a.m., presentation: 9 a.m. More information.

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

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 29 item.

UW-Eau Claire Walking Club. McPhee indoor track, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. See Jan. 29 item.

The Dulany Grand Reopening Buffet. A special "Around the World" buffet will be served in celebration of the newly remodeled Davies Center dining space's grand reopening. The Dulany, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

College of Education and Human Sciences Associate Dean of Teacher Education Program Search and Screen Committee Meeting. Brewer 255, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar Series. Micah Jessup from the department of geosciences at Virginia Tech will present "Kinematic Evolution, Metamorphism and Exhumation of the Greater Himalayan Sequence, Mt. Everest Region, Tibet/Nepal." The full spring 2007 Earth Science Seminar schedule is available online. Phillips 281, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 1 item.

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

Wrestling. Lakeland College at McPhee, 7 p.m.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Andy Zipf. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also Feb. 3. More information. Go to top of page

Saturday, Feb. 3
Wrestling. Blugold Invitational at McPhee, 9 a.m.

solar system graphicChildren's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Solar System Adventure," is aimed at children four and older. Tickets are $1 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. See related item Jan. 30.

Men's and Women's Swimming/Diving. UW-Oshkosh at McPhee, 1 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 29 item.

Men's Basketball 'Youth Night.' Finlandia University at Zorn Arena, 5 p.m.

Campus Films. "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 1 item.

Men's Hockey. Lake Forest College at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Andy Zipf. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Sunday, Feb. 4
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 29 item.

Wisconsin Public Radio logoBlugold Performance of the Air. A weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, featuring the talents of UW-Eau Claire students and faculty. Today's featured group: Symphonic Choir, 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?" Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 1 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Feb. 5
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 29 item.

Earth Science Seminar. Patty Holland, SCA Center for Conservation Science, will present "SCA Internship Opportunities in Geology and Geography." The full spring 2007 Earth Science Seminar schedule is available online. Phillips 117, noon.

Allan G. JohnsonInteractive Presentation. Allan G. Johnson, a writer, teacher and public speaker who has addressed issues of privilege, oppression and social inequality for more than 30 years, will present "Privilege, Power and Difference." Davies Theatre, 3 p.m. More information.


'Stupidity Cubed' Workshop.
Nutritionist Karen Hurd will present a workshop titled "Stupidity Cubed: The Effects of Sugar, 'Snap' and Sleep." Hurd is the author of the recently released book "And They Said it Wasn't Possible." The workshop is aimed at health care professionals and others interested in learning about major aggravators of health and selected aspects of nutritional treatment for illness. Cost is $59. Nursing Building 227, 6 to 9:15 p.m. View additional information and registration form.

image of Mohammed BilalBlack History Month Event. Mohammed Bilal, a former MTV Real World star and diversity consultant, will present "12 Steps Toward Appreciating Diversity." Bilal has helped thousands of people move beyond the sheer tolerance of difference. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54, No. 19 • Second Week • Spring Semester • Jan. 29, 2007

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