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Monday, Feb. 26
Chinese flagFoster Gallery Exhibit. An 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. 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.

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

Tuesday, Feb. 27
Universitywide Review Committee Meeting. Schofield 202, 9 a.m.

Support Service Unit Review — Admissions. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 9 to 9:50 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 26 item.

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, noon to 1 p.m.

Support Service Unit Review — Admissions. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 1 to 1:50 p.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, 1 to 2 p.m.

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.

TRIO program logoNational TRIO Day Program. UW-Eau Claire will recognize National TRIO Day with a program and awards ceremony. Awards will be presented to outstanding TRIO students and to UW-Eau Claire staff members who have provided exceptional service for the TRIO programs. Davies Center, 3:30 to 6 p.m. More information.

WAGE Discussion. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a discussion on "The Vagina Monologues." WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 4 to 5 p.m.

Spanish Business Association Guest Presentation. UW-Eau Claire's Spanish Business Association will bring Daniel Marino to campus to speak about his experiences as a human resources manager at North American Trading in Strum and his business relationships with China and other countries. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 4:30 to 6 p.m. More information.

UAC Concert. Featuring The Can't Get Away Tour with Nine Ball, Survive the Drive, Pilot For Kite and The Emberlight. Tickets are $5 in advance at the Service Center or $6 at the door. Schofield Auditorium, 6:30 p.m.

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 March 3.

Environmental Adventure Center logoAldo Leopold Weekend Film. UW-Eau Claire's Environmental Center will host the film "The Greatest Good" beginning at 7:15 p.m. at the EAC in the basement of Hilltop Center. The film, produced as part of the U.S. Forest Service's 100th Anniversary, documents our rich natural heritage from the West Coast to the East and traces the Forest Service's evolving journey from the "wise use" of resources to the idea of a "land ethic." See related item March 1. More information.

Diversity Workshop. For more information, contact Kathy Tuttle at tuttlekm@uwec.edu or 836-5992. Chancellors Hall Seminar Room, 8 to 10 p.m. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Feb. 28
Diversity Workshop. For more information, contact Kathy Tuttle at tuttlekm@uwec.edu or 836-5992. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 9 to 11 a.m.

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.

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, 10 to 11 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 26 item.

UW-Eau Claire Walking Club. McPhee indoor track, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. See Feb. 26 item.

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, noon to 1 p.m.

"Let's Do Lunch!" logo'Let’s Do Lunch!' Presentation. Don Christian, dean of UW-Eau Claire's College of Arts and Sciences, will present "Liberal Education for the 21st Century: Are Universities Delivering?" 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.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Mitra Sadeghpour and Barbara Wimunc-Pearson, music and theatre arts, will present “Try Me, Good King: Last Words of the Wives of Henry VIII”: A Performance Guide and Staged Art Song Recital. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.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, 3 to 4 p.m.

China Forum. The public is invited to attend "Challenges Facing China as a Growing Economy," a public forum about the growing importance of China on the world economic stage. Three UW-Eau Claire professors will join two business professionals with ties to China to discuss how social, cultural and political developments in that country impact those seeking opportunities in international business or education. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

Chancellor's Roundtable. Students are invited discuss campus issues with Chancellor Levin-Stankevich and his staff. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

WOW Event. Marc Goulet, mathematics, will present "Opportunities for Wisconsin Women in Science, Technology and Engineering — An Outreach Project." Goulet will discuss a project aimed at increasing the enrollment of female students in Wisconsin in science, technology and upper level mathematics courses at the secondary and college levels. Hibbard Penthouse, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. More information.

Star ParkerThe Forum. Conservative columnist and author Star Parker will present "Breaking the Cycle of Poverty." Parker is the founder and president of CURE, the Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education, a nonprofit think tank that provides a national voice on issues of race and poverty in the media, inner city neighborhoods and public policy. A syndicated columnist for Scripps Howard News Service, Parker offers weekly op-eds to more than 400 newspapers worldwide. 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.

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

Thursday, March 1
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.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 26 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, 11 a.m. to noon.

WAGE Swap-O-Rama. The Women's and Gender Equity Center is organizing an event to encourage the Eau Claire community to explore alternatives to consumerism. Participants are invited to bring gently used items to give away, and also to take and trade with others. During Swap-O-Rama WAGE also be collecting comfortable clothing donations for sexual assault victims and casual and business wear for the UW-Eau Claire Clothing Closet. The Cabin, Davies Center, noon to 5:30 p.m. More information.

International Education Advisory Board Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 2 p.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, 2 to 3 p.m.

McNair Program Information Session. Interested students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to attend. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m. Also March 5. More information.

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

"The Last King of Scotland" posterCampus Films. "The Last King of Scotland." (U.K. 2006, directed by Kevin MacDonald, 123 min., rated R.) A Scottish doctor on a Ugandan medical mission becomes irreversibly entangled with one of the world’s most barbaric figures, Idi Amin. Impressed by the doctor's brazen attitude in a moment of crisis, the newly self-appointed Amin hand picks him as his personal physician and closest confidante. 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 March 4. More information.

The Cat in the HatDr. Seuss Party. McIntyre Library and the Reading Partners program will co-host a Dr. Seuss party event celebrating the 50th birthday of "The Cat in the Hat" to support literacy in the community. K-5 children who participate in the Reading Partners program have been invited to attend with their partners, but the entire UW-Eau Claire community, including students, faculty and staff with children, are welcome to attend. Instructional Media Center, McIntyre Library, 6 to 7:30 p.m. More information.

Aldo Leopold Banquet. The Second Annual Aldo Leopold Banquet, to be held from 6 to 9 p.m., will honor the conservation legacy of Aldo Leopold and further foster the idea of developing a land ethic. Items on the banquet's rustic-themed menu will include smothered venison steak, elk stew, walleye and duck breast. A vegetarian option also will be available. The cost is $10 per person. For reservations, contact Dan Langlois at langlodt@uwec.edu or 836-3616. See related item Feb. 27. 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 March 3 at 7:30 p.m. and March 4 at 1:30 p.m. More information.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Tony Brown. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through March 3. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, March 2
The First Fridays presentation has been canceled because of concerns about the weather.
First Fridays Presentation. Donald Patterson, music and theatre arts, will present "Paris and Music " during today's First Fridays program for senior citizens. 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.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 26 item.

University Senate Academic Staff Personnel Committee Meeting. OL 1122, 10 a.m.

COEHS Academic Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 248, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

University Senate Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m.

UW-Eau Claire Walking Club. McPhee indoor track, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. See Feb. 26 item.

McIntyre Library logoMcIntyre Library Research Refresher. 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), noon and 12:30 p.m.

COEHS Associate Dean of Teacher Education Program Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Brewer 255, 2:45 to 4 p.m.

Hurricane Katrina Recovery Presentation. UW-Eau Claire graduate JoAnn Parks will give a presentation on her efforts using geographic information systems during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. For more information, contact Lisa Theo, geography, at theolj@uwec.edu of 836-2316. Phillips 265, 3 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Last King of Scotland." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 1 item.

Mustard PlugSka Fest. Internationally recognized ska-punk band Mustard Plug will headline UW-Eau Claire's 12th annual Ska Fest concert. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m. More information.

University Theatre. "The Merry Widow." Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See March 1 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Tony Brown. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also March 3. More information. Go to top of page

Saturday, March 3
Children's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Stories About the Stars," 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. 27.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 26 item.

Campus Films. "The Last King of Scotland." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 1 item.

University Theatre. "The Merry Widow." Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See March 1 item.

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

Sunday, March 4
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 1 item.

University Theatre. "The Merry Widow." Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 1:30 p.m. See March 1 item.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Les Favorites. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 p.m. More information.

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: UW-Eau Claire Opera Workshop Ensemble, 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Last King of Scotland." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 1 item. Go to top of page

Monday, March 5
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 26 item.

UW-Eau Claire Walking Club. McPhee indoor track, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. See Feb. 26 item.

Guest Artist Master Class/Lecture. Guest artist and composer Libby Larsen will conduct a master class titled "Working with Recital Performers" at 2 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. At 7:30 p.m. she will present a lecture titled "Composing in the 21st Century," also in Phillips Recital Hall. More information.

McNair Program Information Session. Interested students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to attend. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m. Also March 1. More information.

Steven TallantOpen Forum with Provost/Vice Chancellor Candidate. Steven Tallant, interim provost and vice chancellor at UW-Eau Claire, will present "The Future of Public Higher Education." Phillips 007, 3:30-4:45 p.m.


Joy MightyGuest Diversity Presentation.
Joy Mighty, director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Queen's University and a professor at Queen's School of Business, will present "The World is in Your Classroom: Challenges and Opportunities of Diversity at the University." Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences Diversity Advisory Committee. Hibbard 102, 4 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring sopranos Amy Stanfield and Melissa Kocken. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54, No. 23 • Sixth Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 26, 2007

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