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Monday, Feb. 19
two walkersUW-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. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Feb. 20
Meeting with Congressman Dave Obey. Congressman Dave Obey, who represents Wisconsin's 7th district, will discuss Pell grants and other issues in higher education. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. A "Stay and Play" workshop on PowerPoint 2007 will be held. Registration information and Office 2007 demos/tutorials are available online. OL 1100, 10 to 11 a.m.

Black History Month Presentation. Selika Ducksworth-Lawton, history, will give a presentation on the influence of veterans on the civil rights movement. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Presidents Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

Blugold Athletics logoFinal Court 'n Rink Luncheon. The final Court 'n Rink Luncheon will be held today. UW-Eau Claire Women's Basketball coach Tonja Englund and Women's Hockey coach Mike Collins 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.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. A workshop on Office 2007 Express will be held. Registration information and Office 2007 demos/tutorials are available online. OL 1100, noon to 1 p.m.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. A "Stay and Play" workshop on Word 2007 will be held. Registration information and Office 2007 demos/tutorials are available online. OL 1100, 1 to 2 p.m.

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.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

John PerriconeMartin Mogensen Education Lecture. This year's lecture will feature John Perricone, an educator and author of "Zen and the Art of Public School Teaching," who will speak on establishing a philosophical identity a sense of mission or purpose that inspires teachers to teach. The lecture series was established four years ago to honor Martin Mogensen, a 1952 UW-Eau Claire alumnus who became one of the first victims of school shootings in this country. His daughters, Marti Mogensen and Margaret Mogensen Nelson, both graduates of UW-Eau Claire, and other family members and friends support the lecture series through the Martin Mogensen Education Lecture and Scholarship Fund of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4:30 p.m. Full story.

Idea Lounge 3. Campus and community members are invited to discuss the question "How can the university and community work together to attract talented and creative people?" Sponsored by Downtown Eau Claire Inc., UW-Eau Claire, Pizza Plus, CTV and Volume One Magazine. Pizza Plus Eatery, 208 South Barstow St., Eau Claire, 7 p.m. More information.

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Wonders of Deep Space,” will illustrate how we learned that galaxies exist, how stars are born and how their lives end. The show is aimed at adults and children 10 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. 24.

McIntyre Library logoMcIntyre Library Research Refreshers. UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students are invited to attend a 30-minute research refresher on the use of the library's Web pages, databases and more. For more information, contact the reference desk librarians at library.reference@uwec.edu or 836-3858. McIntyre Library 1033 (instruction lab), 7:30 and 8 p.m. Also Feb. 22 and March 2. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Feb. 21
Diversity Workshop. For more information, contact Kathy Tuttle at tuttlekm@uwec.edu or 836-5992. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 9 to 11 a.m.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. A "Stay and Play" workshop on Excel 2007 will be held. Registration information and Office 2007 demos/tutorials are available online. OL 1100, 10 to 11 a.m.

UW-Eau Claire Walking Club. McPhee indoor track, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. See Feb. 19 item.

University Senate Technology Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. A workshop on Office 2007 Express will be held. Registration information and Office 2007 demos/tutorials are available online. OL 1100, noon to 1 p.m.

Justin PatchinFaculty/Academic Staff Forum. Justin Patchin, political science, will present "Online Social Networking among Adolescents: A Review of MySpace." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.


Computing Assistance & Training Workshop.
A "Stay and Play" workshop on PowerPoint 2007 will be held. Registration information and Office 2007 demos/tutorials are available online. OL 1100, 2 to 3 p.m.

University Recreation and Sport Facilities Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hilltop Lounge, 3 p.m.

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

Graduate Council Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, immediately following Graduate Faculty Meeting.

Provost Search and Screen Committee Meeting. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Women's Hockey. Hamiline University at Hobbs Ice 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, Feb. 22
ceramic flower brick by Kathryn FinnertyArt Demonstrations/Lecture. Kathryn Finnerty, a nationally acclaimed ceramic artist from Eugene, Ore., whose work was featured in the "Surface Tension" exhibit at the Foster Gallery, will present several workshops and a lecture today and Feb. 23. More information.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. A "Stay and Play" workshop on Word 2007 will be held. Registration information and Office 2007 demos/tutorials are available online. OL 1100, 9 to 10 a.m.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. A workshop on Office 2007 Express will be held. Registration information and Office 2007 demos/tutorials are available online. OL 1100, 11 a.m. to noon.

McIntyre Library Research Refreshers. See Feb. 20 item. McIntyre Library 1033 (instruction lab), 1 and 1:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. A "Stay and Play" workshop on Excel 2007 will be held. Registration information and Office 2007 demos/tutorials are available online. OL 1100, 2 to 3 p.m.

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

Earth Science Seminar Series. Jill Krezoski, School of Geography and Earth Sciences, McMaster University, will present "Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of Human Impacts on Ancient Coastal Environments:  Alexander's Causeway, Clazomenae, Turkey." The full spring 2007 Earth Science Seminar schedule is available online. Phillips 265, 4 p.m.

WAGE logoWAGE Reading Discussion. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a reading discussion on "Political Prescriptions" and "Shopping Fever" from "Affluenza." Reading discussion articles can be requested by e-mailing wage@uwec.edu. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 5 p.m.

Student Leadership Recognition Awards Ceremony. The accomplishments of student leaders, organizations and organization advisers will be celebrated at the campus wide program, which is free and open to all. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m. More information.

image from "Little Miss Sunshine"Campus Films. "Little Miss Sunshine." (U.S. 2006, directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, 101 min., rated R.) No one among the Hoovers quite has it together, but it's not for lack of trying. Father Richard, a hopelessly optimistic motivational speaker, is desperately attempting to sell his nine-step program for success — without much success. Meanwhile, the Hoovers' "pro-honesty" mother Sheryl is constantly harried by her family's eccentric secrets, especially those of her brother, a gay suicidal Proust scholar fresh out of the hospital after being jilted by his gay lover. 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. 25. More information.

Black History Month Presentation. Carlos Wiley, director of the Multicultural Educational Resource Center and dean of students at UW-Platteville, will present "Hip-Hop Generation." The presentation will cover the roots of hip-hop, societal influences on the earliest generation of hip-hop artists, and how and why hip-hop has changed over the past 20 years. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7 p.m. More information.

"The Merry Widow" logoUniversity Theatre. One of the world's most popular operettas, "The Merry Widow," will be presented. Directed by Mitra Sadeghpour, music and theatre arts. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $10 for public; $8 for those 62 and older; $7 for those 17 and younger or UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; or $6 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Through Feb. 24 and March 1-3 at 7:30 p.m. and March 4 at 1:30 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. A new exhibit titled "The Perspective of Chinese Art at Sichuan Fine Arts Institute" features photographic works by art faculty and students from the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute of Sichuan, China. The exhibit will run through March 15. An opening reception will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. tonight in the gallery. 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.

Women's 'Herstory' Month Event. Women's 'Herstory' Month will be jump started with the annual presentation of "The Vagina Monologues." Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $10 for the public or $7 for UW-Eau Claire students. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Through Feb. 24. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Feb. 23
University General Education Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

Art Demonstrations. See Feb. 22 item. More information.

University Senate Academic Staff Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. OL 1122, 10 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 22 item.

UW-Eau Claire Walking Club. McPhee indoor track, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. See Feb. 19 item.

Earth Science Seminar. Jim Miller, department of geological sciences, University of Minnesota Duluth, will present "The Precambrian Research Center: A New Initiative at the University of Minnesota Duluth to Satisfy the Demand for Field Geologists." The full spring 2007 Earth Science Seminar schedule is available online. Phillips 281, noon. See related item.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. A workshop on Office 2007 Express will be held. Registration information and Office 2007 demos/tutorials are available online. OL 1100, 1 to 2 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar. Jim Miller, department of geological sciences, University of Minnesota Duluth, will present "The Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Duluth Complex — The (second) Largest Gabbro Complex in the World." The full spring 2007 Earth Science Seminar schedule is available online. Phillips 281, 4 p.m. See related item.

child playing basketballKids' Night Out Program. Blugold athletic teams and coaches will lead activities and games for children ages 5-12. The cost is $10 per child. For more information, call Todd Glaser at 836-3093. View additional information and registration form. McPhee Physical Education Center, 6 to 9 p.m.

Campus Films. "Little Miss Sunshine." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 22 item.

University Theatre. "The Merry Widow." Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See Feb. 22 item.

Women's 'Herstory' Month Event. Featuring "The Vagina Monologues." Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. See Feb. 22 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, Feb. 24
sunChildren'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 Feb. 20.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 22 item.

Campus Films. "Little Miss Sunshine." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 22 item.

University Theatre. "The Merry Widow." Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See Feb. 22 item.

Women's 'Herstory' Month Event. Featuring "The Vagina Monologues." Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. See Feb. 22 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, Feb. 25
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 22 item.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Kristine Fletcher, bassoon. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Little Miss Sunshine." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 22 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Feb. 26
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 22 item.

UW-Eau Claire Walking Club. McPhee indoor track, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. See Feb. 19 item.

Strategic Planning Candidate Open Forum. Rhonda Thorson, a candidate for the position of special assistant to the chancellor for strategic planning, will speak during an open forum. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 2:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54, No. 22 • Fifth Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 19, 2007

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