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Monday, March 5
Faculty Complaint and Grievance Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 8 to 9 a.m.

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.

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. See related item March 6. More information.

McNair Program Information Session. Interested students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to attend. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m. 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 to 4:45 p.m. See related item March 6.


Joy Mighty Guest 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 Amy Stanfield, soprano, and Melissa Kocken, mezzo soprano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, March 6
Campus Civility Team Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

Tax-Sheltered Annuity Program Information Session. A representative from Fidelity Investments will be available to meet with UW-Eau Claire employees. Appointments can be made online or by calling 800-642-7131. Human Resources, Schofield 220, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More information.

Interactive Diversity Workshop. "Teaching for Inclusion: Implications of Diversity for Teaching and Learning at the University," with Joy Mighty, director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Queen's University and a professor at Queen's School of Business. Choose one of two sessions: Presidents Room, Davies Center, 9-11 a.m. or Alumni Room, Davies Center, 2-4 p.m. Advance registration requested by contacting Kathy LaValley at lavallkg@uwec.edu or (715) 836-2025. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 5 item.

Libby LarsenGuest Artist Composition Clinic. Guest artist and composer Libby Larsen will present a composition clinic at 10 a.m. in Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center. At 7:30 p.m., several UW-Eau Claire music and theatre arts faculty members will perform Larsen's works in Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center. See related item March 5. More information.

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.

Office Hours with Provost/Vice Chancellor Candidate. Faculty and academic staff members are invited to meet with provost/vice chancellor candidate Steven Tallant, interim provost and vice chancellor at UW-Eau Claire. Schofield 206A, 1 to 2 p.m. See related item March 5.

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. Schofield 202, 2 p.m.

University Senate Compensation Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. OL 1122, 2 p.m.

University Senate Executive Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meeting. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m.

WAGE Reading Discussion. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a reading discussion on "The Relationship Between Globalization and Militarism.” Reading discussion articles can be requested by e-mailing wage@uwec.edu. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 3:30 p.m.

Maureen MackWomen's Herstory Month Book Chat. Maureen Mack, curriculum and instruction, will host a book chat focusing on her new book "Finding Center: Building Identity and Confidence in Girls and Women." Hibbard Penthouse, 3:30 p.m.

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

Student Recital. Featuring Corey Van Sickle, trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Stardate: Ancient Horizons,” will illustrate how the sky was viewed by the ancient Egyptians. 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 10.

Women's Herstory Month Guest Presentation. Inge Auerbacher, who was born in Germany and spent three years as a child in the Terezin (Theresienstadt) concentration camp in Czechoslovakia, will present “Child of the Holocaust: One Woman's Story of Survival.” Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Wednesday, March 7
Universitywide Administrator Review Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Maple Room, Davies Center, 9 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, 9 to 10 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 5 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, noon to 1 p.m.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. D'Arcy Becker, Ingrid Ulstad and Jim Rundall, accounting and finance, will present “The Ethic of Care and Student Cheating: The Influence of Situational Variables.” Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

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

Michael MillerOpen Forum with Provost/Vice Chancellor Candidate. Michael Miller, dean of the College of Education at Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minn., will present "The Future of Public Higher Education." Phillips 007, 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. See related item March 8.

Jazz at Night. University musicians present the best in jazz. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m.

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

Thursday, March 8
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, 9 to 10 a.m.

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

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 5 item.

Native American Fry Bread Taco Sale. UW-Eau Claire's Native American Student Association will sell tacos and fry bread to benefit the April 28 Pow Wow. Willow Lounge, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

ceramic bowls created by UW-Eau Claire students for last year's "Empty Bowls" fundraiser. (Contributed photo)'Empty Bowls' Event. UW-Eau Claire ceramics students are pitching in to help fight hunger in the Chippewa Valley by donating 200 hand-made ceramic bowls to the Feed My People Food Bank for the organization's "Empty Bowls" fundraiser, a lunch and supper of soup, specialty breads and desserts. Trinity Lutheran Church, 1314 East Lexington Ave., Eau Claire, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. More information.

Women's Herstory Month Brown Bag Lunch Discussion. The Center for Awareness of Sexual Assault will host a discussion titled “Ending Sexual Assault.” WAGE Center, Schofield 30, noon.

Women's Herstory Month Panel Discussion. The Center for International Education will host an International Women's Day panel discussion. Presidents Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

Office Hours with Provost/Vice Chancellor Candidate. Faculty and academic staff members are invited to meet with provost/vice chancellor candidate Michael Miller, dean of the College of Education at Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minn. Schofield 206A, 1 to 2 p.m. See related item March 7.

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, 3 to 4 p.m.

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

Friends of Diversity Network Meeting. Faculty, staff and students interested in diversity are invited to gather in an informal setting to share ideas. Meetings will be held monthly. For more information, contact Kimberly Barrett at barretka@uwec.edu. The Dulany, Davies Center, 4 to 6 p.m.

“Sophie Scholl: The Final Days" posterCampus Films. “Sophie Scholl: The Final Days." (Germany 2005, directed by Marc Rothemund, 117 min., in German with subtitles, not rated.) The film tells the true story of Germany's most famous anti-Nazi heroine, based on long-buried historical records of her arrest, interrogation, trial and sentence. In 1943, as Hitler continues to wage war across Europe, a group of college students mount an underground resistance movement in Munich — the White Rose. One of its few female members, Sophie Scholl is captured during a dangerous mission to distribute leaflets on campus with her brother Hans. Her interrogation by the Gestapo quickly becomes a searing test of wills in this multi-award-winning drama. 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 11. 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, March 9
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 5 item.

EOC logo Career Planning Workshop. A free career planning 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, Menomonie, 10 a.m. to noon. More information.

Men's Tennis. YMCA Tournament. Time to be announced. Through March 11.

Geography Presentation. Jeanne Foust, global manager, spatial data infrastructure, ESRI, will give a presentation. Phillips 254, noon.

Earth Science Seminar. Dale Kerner, Brown & Caldwell, Boise, Idaho, will present "Three-Dimensional Geologic Resource Modeling and Development." The full spring 2007 Earth Science Seminar schedule is available online. Phillips 281, 4 p.m.

College of Education and Human Sciences Associate Dean of Teacher Education Program Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Brewer 255, 4 p.m.

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. "Sophie Scholl: The Final Days." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 8 item.

Concert/Magic Show. Featuring the magic of Adam Perry. Tickets, available at the door, are $5 each or $4 each for groups of three or more. Proceeds will benefit the UW-Eau Claire chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America. For more information, contact Nick Adams at adamsnj@uwec.edu or 715-864-1974. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, March 10
Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the “Monthly Exam Center ” link. Schneider 100, 8:30 a.m.

Big Read logoEau Claire Big Read Kick-Off. UW-Eau Claire is one of the sponsors for the Eau Claire Big Read. Today the celebration of reading begins at 11 a.m. with events at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in downtown Eau Claire. More information.

Men's Tennis. YMCA Tournament. Time to be announced. Also March 11.

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 March 6.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 5 item.

Campus Films. "Sophie Scholl: The Final Days." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 8 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. Go to top of page

Sunday, March 11
"running" shamrock Shamrock Shuffle. The Shamrock Shuffle, a 5K run/walk to benefit UW-Eau Claire's NYSP program, will begin at 10 a.m. at the American Legion Post, 634 Water St., Eau Claire. The registration form is available online. More information.

Men's Tennis. YMCA Tournament. Time to be announced.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 5 item.

Wind Symphony/Symphony Band Concert. Wind Symphony, directed by R. Mark Heidel, and Symphony Band, directed by Phillip Ostrander, will perform a variety of works. 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. More information.

American Choral Directors Association 15th Annual 'Celebration of Music.' The concert will feature the Concert Choir, Singing Statesmen, Symphonic Choir, Women's Concert Chorale and Women's Chorus. Call the Service Center at 715-836-3727 for ticket information. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 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 University Band, 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "Sophie Scholl: The Final Days." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 8 item. Go to top of page

Monday, March 12
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 5 item.

UW-Eau Claire Walking Club. McPhee indoor track, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. See March 5 item.

Majors Fair. The fair offers a relaxed atmosphere in which students can speak to department heads, faculty, staff and students representing all of UW-Eau Claire's majors, minors and pre-professional programs. All students are invited and encouraged to attend. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

Sunshine Week logoMcIntyre Library/Eau Claire Big Read Event. McIntyre Library will sponsor a webcast titled “Closed Doors; Open Democracies?” in honor of Sunshine Week 2007, an open government initiative spearheaded by the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Entering its third year, the program encourages newspapers, broadcasters, online content producers, schools, libraries, civic groups and others to engage in discussions about the importance of protecting public access to government information and meetings. McIntyre Library 2033, noon to 1:30 p.m. More information.

Kathleen RountreeOpen Forum with Provost/Vice Chancellor Candidate. Kathleen Rountree, associate provost for undergraduate education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, will present "The Future of Public Higher Education." Phillips 007, 3:30 to 4:45 p.m.

Civil Service Make-Up Exams. Information can be found online by following the “ Monthly Exam Center” and "Make-Up Exam Center" links. Schneider 105, 5 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Mary Heimerman, horn, and Brad March, trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

photo from "Lost in Younkers"Artists Series. Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers" will be presented by the Montana Repertory Theatre. The Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of two young brothers growing up in New York during World War II. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $15 for the public, $13 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $5 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. A dessert reception and discussion hosted by Blake Westerlund, English, will precede the performance. Tortes and cheesecakes, coffees and teas will complement the discussion, which will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Foster Gallery. Tickets are $5 in advance or at the door. 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. 54, No. 24 • Seventh Week • Spring Semester • March 5, 2007

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