University Senate Technology Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon.
Academic Staff Professional Development Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 175, 2 p.m.
Men's Tennis. Northwestern University at Eau Claire, 4 p.m.
Student Recital. Featuring Brittany Borofka Zold, percussion. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.
Tuesday, March 27
Diversity Workshop. For more information, contact Kathy Tuttle at firstname.lastname@example.org or 836-5992. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 9 to 11 a.m.
Poster Training for Student Research Day. Featuring PowerPoint training. Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 11 a.m. to noon.
Women's Herstory Month Event. The College Feminists will present "Rally for Choice," a pro-choice rally. Clock Tower, Campus Mall, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information.
Steal 'n Score Luncheon. Steal ‘n Score Luncheons, set for today and April 24, will feature Blugold women’s softball coach Leslie Huntington. Huntington will discuss her nationally-ranked softball team, which will play its home opener against St. Norbert College March 31 and host the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament May 4-5. 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.
UAC Cabin. Featuring UW-Eau Claire students performing classical music during "Classical Cabin Fever." The Cabin, Davies Center, noon to 1 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.
Faculty/Student Lecture and Recital. Featuring music and theatre arts faculty members Mitra Sadeghpour and Barbara Wimunc-Pearson and four UW-Eau Claire students. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.
WAGE/Women's Herstory Month Panel Discussion. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will host a panel discussion titled "What Would Happen if Roe vs. Wade was Overturned?" Panelists include Susan Turell, women's studies/psychology; Cheryl Thiede, a member of the boards of directors for the Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin and Options Fund; and Nicole Safar, the legal and policy analyst for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin. Hibbard 101, 5 p.m. More information.
Spanish Business Association Guest Presentation. Elise Woodward, a public health nurse with the Dakota County (Minn.) Public Health Department, will discuss her experience working with individuals and within communities as a Spanish-speaking health professional. The presentation will be in Spanish. Sponsored by the Spanish Business Association. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 5 to 6 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 31.
Joint Student Recital. Featuring composition students of Ethan Wickman, music and theatre arts. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.
Wednesday, March 28
Diversity Workshop. For more information, contact Kathy Tuttle at email@example.com or 836-5992. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 9 to 11 a.m.
Children'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. During today's session, six UW-Eau Claire foreign exchange students enrolled in ESL 201, "Integrated Skills," will serve as guest readers. Instructional Media Center, McIntyre Library, 10 to 10:30 a.m. More information.
Women's Herstory Month Event. The Student Life and Diversity Committee of the Student Senate will present "Women's Herstory Reflection." The Cabin, Davies Center, noon. More information.
'Let's Do Lunch!' Presentation. Colleen McFarland, UW-Eau Claire head special collections librarian, will present "Preserving Your Personal History through Family Records Management" 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 836-3266. Sweetwaters Restaurant, Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. More information.
Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Eric Jamelske, economics, and Lori Bica, psychology, will present "A Statewide Evaluation of the USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program in Wisconsin Schools." This project is based on an extensive partnership between UW-Eau Claire, the USDA and the Wisconsin departments of Public Health and Family Services. Students, staff and community members are welcome to bring a sack or tray lunch. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.
Poster Training for Student Research Day. Featuring Illustrator training. Registration information is available online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 2 to 3:30.
Provost Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 2:30 p.m.
Women's Herstory Month Event. The Women's Studies Awards and Reception honoring student scholarship will be held. Students will be recognized for their scholastic achievements, scholarship and activism related to women's studies/feminism/gendered analysis. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 4 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.
Hmong Community Banquet. The Eau Claire Hmong Mutal Assistance Association and the UW-Eau Claire Office of Multicultural Affairs present the 18th Annual Hmong Community Fellowship Banquet, "Community Alliance." The event includes a dinner with Hmong dishes, Hmong community updates, a traditional dance performance and Hmong artifacts display. For more information or reservations contact the Hmong Mutal Assistance Association at 715-832-8420. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 5:30 to 8 p.m. More information.
Eau Claire Big Read Event. Jan Bogstad, McIntyre Library; and Phil Kaveny will discuss the content of a number of 1950s science fiction films in light of their implied "red scare" connections. Eau Claire Room, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 7 to 8:30 p.m. More information.
Artist Series. William Bolcom and Joan Morris will present "A Cabaret Evening." The husband-and-wife duo is acclaimed for its finely gauged and vividly imagined interpretations of American popular songs from the late 19th century through the 1920s and 30s as well as the latest cabaret songs by Leiber and Stoller. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $15 for the public, $13 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, and $5 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.
Thursday, March 29
Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. Works by 11 bachelor of fine arts degree candidates will be featured through April 18. The studio art exhibit will include paintings and drawings, ceramic vessels, prints and a large-scale installation. The graphic design exhibit will include photography, posters, booklets, packaging, digital pieces and graphic design pieces. An open reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. March 31 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.
Strategic Planning Meeting. Chancellor Levin-Stankevich will lead several strategic planning meetings throughout the spring semester. Today a faculty brown bag lunch discussion will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in HSS 177. To reserve a seat, contact Corinne Charlson at email@example.com or 836-5607. More information.
Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues for Persons with Disabilities. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion. Mitra Sadeghpour, music and theatre arts; Geoff Peterson, political science; Jan Stirm, English; Kristen Schaupp, philosophy and religious studies; and Karen Havholm, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, will participate in a panel discussion titled "Undergraduate Research in the Humanities, Fine Arts and Social Sciences." Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5:15 p.m.
Women's Herstory Month Event. Student Health Services will host a panel discussion titled "Women's Reproductive Health." The discussion will take a closer look at new products (like Implanon) and new trends (like increased use of IUDs) and answer women's questions related to their reproductive health. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m. More information.
Student Recital. Featuring Matthew Lichtenwald, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.
Women's Herstory Month Events. "Shakespeare's Women: Bawdy, Wicked, Winsome, and Wise" will be presented at 7 p.m. in the Chippewa Room at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. Also, "Women in History: A Jeopardy Game" will be held in the Putnam Hall lobby at 7 p.m. Contact hall director January Boten at firstname.lastname@example.org for details. More information.
Eau Claire Big Read Book Slam. Audience members are invited to read selections from favorite books. Coffee Traders, 2163 East Ridge Center, Eau Claire, 7 to 9 p.m. More information.
'Danceworks 2007.' The UW-Eau Claire's Concert Dance Company will present its annual spring concert, "Danceworks 2007." Under the direction of Toni Poll-Sorensen, music and theater arts, the group will present 13 works showcasing the traditions of ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical and modern dance. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $9 for the public, $7 for those 62 and older, $6 for those 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff and $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through March 31. More information.
UAC Cabin. Featuring Vanessa Peters and Ice Cream on Mondays. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through March 31. More information.
First Fridays Presentation. UW-Eau Claire professor emeritus of music and theatre arts Wil Denson will present "The History of the American Musical" 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.
University Senate Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m.
Career Services Open House. Students, faculty and staff are invited to drop in for ice cream sundaes and opportunities to win valuable prizes. The open house is a great time for students to explore Career Services' offerings. Career Services, Schofield 230, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Earth Science Seminar. Anna Courtier, department of geology and geophysics, University of Minnesota, will present "Seismic Evidence of Mantle Water in Regions of Active and Ancient Subduction." The complete Earth Science Seminar schedule is available online. Phillips 281, 4 to 5 p.m.
Campus Films. "Water." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 29 item.
40th Annual Jazz Festival. Featuring Kevin Mahogany, Stanley Jordan, and Benny Green. A complete Jazz Festival schedule is available online. Tickets for Friday and Saturday evening concerts are $12 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. Memorial High School auditorium, 7 p.m. More information. Also March 31.Women's Herstory Month Drop-In Hours. The LGBT Community Center holds their Weekly Drop-in Night every Friday evening. Anyone is welcome to stop into the center for a soda or light snack, to enjoy a game or interesting conversation or to browse the library. Non-members are invited to stop in and see what the center has to offer. LGBT Community Center, 7 to 10 p.m. More information.
Dragstock II. UW-Eau Claire student organization Making Our School an Intercultural Community will sponsor Dragstock II. Performers will include Felicia, Ivanna Bangcock, Ophelia Junke, Miss Big Kitty, Samantha Stone, Gildra, and Miss Dee Lovely. Tickets are $2 and will be available at the door. Half of all proceeds will go to the Eau Claire chapter of the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin. Higherground, 7 to 10:30 p.m. More information.
'Danceworks 2007.' Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See March 29 item.
UAC Cabin. Featuring Vanessa Peters and Ice Cream on Mondays. Also March 31. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. More information.
Saturday, March 31
Softball. St. Norbert College at Gelein Field, 1 p.m.
Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit/Opening Reception. An opening reception for the BFA Exhibit will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. today in the Foster Gallery. See March 29 item.
40th Annual Jazz Festival. Featuring Kevin Mahogany, Stanley Jordan, and Benny Green. A complete Jazz Festival schedule is available online. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. Memorial High School auditorium, 6:30 p.m. See related item March 30.
UAC Cabin. Featuring Vanessa Peters and Ice Cream on Mondays. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. More information.
Sunday, April 1
University Chamber Orchestra Concert. Directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda, the group will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.
Faculty Ensemble Concert. Featuring the Wisconsin Woodwind Quintet. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.
College of Education and Human Sciences Dean Candidate Open Forum. Gail Scukanec, interim dean for the College of Graduate Studies at Central Michigan University, and a candidate for dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences at UW-Eau Claire, will present "How would your leadership values and approaches as dean help the college realize the goals and outcomes of the strategic plan?" Davies Theatre, 10 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. More information.
Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See March 29 item.
Fly Fishing Workshop. The UW-Eau Claire Environmental Adventure Center will collaborate with the Ojibleau Chapter of Trout Unlimited to offer a two-part "Introduction to Fly Fishing" workshop. The workshop will introduce participants to the basic components of fly fishing, familiarizing students with equipment, teaching them to cast and tie basic flies, and practicing fishing on the river. The cost is $5. For more information, contact Dan Langlois at email@example.com or 836-3616. Environmental Adventure Center, Hilltop Center, 4 to 8 p.m. More information. Also April 4.
Joint Student Recital. Featuring clarinetists Kim Drewiske and Jennifer Tinberg. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.
Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil. The vigil will be held to honor and remember those affected by domestic violence. The all-female a capella group Audacious will perform to kick off the event. Guest speakers Sarah Harless, domestic violence advocate for the Women's and Gender Equity Center at UW-Eau Claire, Jessica Bryan, from the UW-Stout Campus Violence Prevention Project, and Laurel Kieffer, a UW-Eau Claire Women's Studies lecturer, will discuss domestic violence and their work as advocates. Sponsored by WAGE and the Eau Claire Progressive Film Festival. Campus Mall, 7 p.m. More information.
University Bulletin • Vol. 54, No. 26 • Tenth Week • Spring Semester • March 26, 2007