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

Thrice by Zach StensonFoster 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. 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.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs Candidate Open Forum. John Falconer, director, Office of Sponsored Programs, University of Nebraska at Kearney, will give a brief presentation titled "The Role and Future of Faculty/Student Collaborative Scholarly and Creative Activity at a Comprehensive University" and entertain questions from the audience. Phillips 007, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. More information.

Eau Claire Big Read Event. A book discussion will be held in the Join the group to examine questions sparked by reading "Fahrenheit 451." Chippewa Room, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 7 to 8:30 p.m. See related items April 10 and April 11. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, April 10
Diversity Workshop. For more information, contact Kathy Tuttle at tuttlekm@uwec.edu or 836-5992. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 9 to 11 a.m.

dean search graphicCollege of Education and Human Sciences Dean Candidate Open Forum. Tracy Pellett, executive director of University Assessment, Minnesota State University-Mankato, 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?" Schofield Auditorium, 10 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 3 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See April 9 item.

Chancellor Brian Levin-StankevichStrategic Planning Meeting. Chancellor Levin-Stankevich will lead several strategic planning meetings throughout the spring semester. Today an academic staff brown bag lunch discussion will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Hibbard Penthouse. To reserve a seat, contact Corinne Charlson at charlsct@uwec.edu or 836-5607. More information.

University Senate Academic Policies Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 2 p.m.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. An overview of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook will be held. Registration information and Office 2007 demos/tutorials are available online. OL 1122, 2 to 3 p.m.

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

Student Recital. Featuring Sean Hauer, saxophone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Big Read logoEau Claire Big Read Events. "Popping Corn and Burning Books: A Film Showing and Discussion" will be held. The film is Francois Truffaut's 1966 film version of Ray Bradbury's novel "Fahrenheit 451." The short film "The Novel: a Discussion with Author Ray Bradbury" also will be shown. Eau Claire Room, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 6 to 9 p.m. See related items April 9 and April 11. More information.

Solar SystemPlanetarium Show. Featuring "The Top Ten Celestial Objects," a show that illustrates where they are in the night sky and why they are so special. Tickets are $1 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item April 14. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, April 11
Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See April 9 item.

Campus Media Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 1 p.m.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs Candidate Open Forum. Karen Havholm, interim assistant vice chancellor for research and sponsored programs at UW-Eau Claire, and a candidate for the permanent position, will give a brief presentation titled "The Role and Future of Faculty/Student Collaborative Scholarly and Creative Activity at a Comprehensive University" and entertain questions from the audience. Phillips 007, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. More information.

WAGE logoWAGE Reading Discussion. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a reading discussion titled "I Want a 24-Hour Truce During Which There is No Rape." Reading discussion articles can be requested by e-mailing wage@uwec.edu. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 3:30 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Chris Goltz, tenor, and Caitlin Nelson, mezzo-soprano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

COEHS Search and Screen Committee Meeting. Schofield 202, 6 to 8 p.m.

WAGE/Women's Herstory Month Event. Students from Sociology 491 will present "Gender and Higher Education." The discussion will focus on gender issues in higher education, including the role of higher education in people's lives. Schneider 322, 7 p.m. More information.

American Indian Awareness Month logo designed by UW-Eau Claire studentAmerican Indian Awareness Month Event. UW-Eau Claire will celebrate American Indian Awareness Month by hosting activities throughout April. Today Herb Lewis, emeritus professor of anthropology, UW-Madison, will present "Oneida Lives: The Rediscovery of Forgotten Voices." Hibbard 102, 7 to 8:30 p.m. More information.

Eau Claire Big Read Event. A book discussion will be held. Join the group to examine questions sparked by reading "Fahrenheit 451." See related items April 9 and April 10. The Cabin, Davies Center, 7 to 8:30 p.m. More information.

Guest Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Western Michigan Brass Quintet from the School of Music at Western Michigan University. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. 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

Thursday, April 12
Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See April 9 item.

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

EAC Meeting. The Environmental Adventure Center and the Wisconsin DNR will meet to coordinate a trip on invasive species removal in the Tiffany Wildlife Area. UW-Eau Claire and community members are invited to attend. Environmental Adventure Center, 2 p.m. More information.

WAGE logoWAGE Reading Discussion. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a reading discussion titled "A Commentary on Religious Issues in Family Violence. " Reading discussion articles can be requested by e-mailing wage@uwec.edu. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 3:30 p.m.

Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Phillips 124, 3:30 p.m.

Economics Guest Lecture. Scott Leitz, the state health economist for Minnesota and director of the health economics program at the Minnesota Department of Health, will present "Economics and Health Care: Three Applications from State Health Policy." Sponsored by the Student Economics Association and the UW-Eau Claire department of economics. Hibbard 100, 3:45 p.m. More information.

Women's Softball. St. Mary's University at Gelein Field, 4 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. The Oboe Studio of Christa Garvey, music and theatre arts, will present a joint student recital. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

"Persepolis" book coverIran Book Discussion. Karen Bronshteyn, McIntyre Library, will lead a discussion of the graphic memoir "Persepolis," which covers a child's life in Iran during the tumultuous period of 1979 to 1984. Sponsored by the Institute on Race and Ethnicity, UW System. McIntyre Library 2023, 5:20 to 6 p.m. See related item April 13. More information.

Campus Films. "The Graduate." (U.S. 1967, directed by Mike Nichols, 105 min., rated PG.) Dustin Hoffman's portrayal of a clueless college graduate who has an affair with the seductive Mrs. Robinson and then falls in love with her daughter made him a star. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission. Tickets are $2 at the Service Center for IFS members and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff or $1 for UW-Eau Claire students. Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through April 15. More information.

Women's Herstory Month Event. "Shakespeare's Women: Bawdy, Wicked, Winsome, and Wise" will be presented today. The discussion will cover "Hamlet" and/or "Othello." The question for the week: Are they merely pathetic victims, or something more? Board Room, L.E. Philllips Memorial Public Library, 7 p.m. More information.

Gregory PetersonGuest Speaker. Gregory Peterson, philosophy and religion, South Dakota State University, will present "Minds, Brains and Souls: Religions and Neuroscience in Conversation." He will address vital issues related to questions of human uniqueness and the soul. Sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Dialogue on Science and Religion. Hibbard 100, 7 to 9 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Amy Bowen and Andrew Sazama, percussion. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Betrayal posterUniversity Theatre. Featuring Harold Pinter's "Betrayal," directed by Terry Allen. The award-winning play brings new insights to a classic story of love, friendship, lies and deception. 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, or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Riverside Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through April 14 and April 18-21 at 7:30 p.m. and April 15 at 1:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, April 13
Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See April 9 item.

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

EOC logoCareer Planning Workshop. A free career planning workshop for those considering a return to school or career change will be offered. The workshop is 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, 403 Technology Drive East, Menomonie, 10:30 a.m. to noon. More information.

Men's Tennis. UW-La Crosse at Eau Claire, 3:30 p.m.

Iran Book Discussion. Karen Bronshteyn, McIntyrre Library, will lead a discussion of the graphic memoir "Persepolis." McIntyre Library 2023, 5:20 to 6 p.m. See related item April 12. More information.

Jill FergusonEarth Science Seminar Series. Jill Ferguson, Materials Science Center, will present "Ultra-Trace Elemental Analysis by Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry." The complete Earth Science Seminar schedule is available online. Phillips 281, 4 p.m. More information.

Progressive Film Festival. The second annual Eau Claire Progressive Film festival will run through April 22 at UW-Eau Claire. The goal of the festival is to raise awareness and spur activism by showing a variety of progressive films. Each film will be followed by a facilitated discussion. More information.

Campus Films. "The Graduate." Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 12 item.

Viennese Ball logo33rd Annual Viennese Ball. The largest social event hosted annually by UW-Eau Claire, the Viennese Ball is documented as the largest of its type presented outside of Vienna. The event funds music scholarships and international study awards while promoting positive university, community and international relations and an appreciation of the culture, history and music of Vienna, Austria. For ticket information, call the Service Center at 715-836-3727. Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Also April 14 .

University Theatre. "Betrayal." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See April 12 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, April 14
Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the “Monthly Exam Center ” link. Haas Fine Arts Center 101, 8:30 a.m.

Men's Tennis. UW-Oshkosh at Eau Claire, 9 a.m.

Men's/Women's Track and Field. UW-Eau Claire Invitational, Simpson Track, 11 a.m. More information.

telescopeChildren's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Secrets of the Cardboard Rocket," is aimed at children ages 4 to 12. Tickets are $1 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. See related item April 10.

Men's Tennis. UW-Whitewater at Eau Claire, 1 p.m.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See April 9 item.

Progressive Film Festival. See April 13 item.

Campus Films. "The Graduate." Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 12 item.

The 33rd Annual Viennese Ball. Tickets for this evening's Viennese Ball are sold out. Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. See April 13 item.

University Theatre. "Betrayal." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See April 12 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, April 15
Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See April 9 item.

University Theatre. "Betrayal." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 1:30 p.m. See April 12 item.

Progressive Film Festival. See April 13 item.

UW-Eau Claire choirConcert Choir Spring Concert. The UW-Eau Claire Concert Choir will present a spring concert under the direction of Gary Schwartzhoff, music and theatre arts. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 for the general public; $4 for those 62 and older, children 17 and younger and faculty and staff with a university ID; and $1.50 for students with a university ID. Gantner Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Verle Ormsby, French horn. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "The Graduate." Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 12 item.

Faculty Ensemble Concert. Featuring Les Favorites. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Monday, April 16

Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program Meetings. Eric Zeegers, a representative from Great-West Retirement Services will lead group meetings today. For more information, call Zeegers at 877-457-9327, ext. 2. Badger Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Learning & Technology Services — Computer Science Liasion Search Committee Meeting. Old Library 2101, 9 a.m.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See April 9 item.

Betsy Leonar-Wright'Class Matters' Videoconference. The Network for Excellence in Teaching and Computing Assistance & Training will present the UW System-sponsored videoconference "Class Matters: Breaking Down Class Barriers in the Workplace and the Classroom." The keynote speaker will be Betsy Leondar-Wright, author of "Class Matters: Cross-Class Alliance Building for Middle-Class Activists" and co-author of "The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide." OL 1132, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

Softball. UW-Superior at Gelein Field, 3 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Kathryn Hurd, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 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.

Progressive Film Festival. See April 13 item.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring the viola studio of Brad Johnson. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

Percussion Ensemble Concert. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54, No. 28 • Twelfth Week • Spring Semester • April 9, 2007

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