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Monday, April 23
Artist Talk. UW-Eau Claire alumnus Scott Stulen will present an artist talk titled 'Humor in Recent Art.' He is a curator of exhibitions at the Rochester Art Center. Everyone is invited to attend and are welcome to bring a sack lunch. Haas Fine Arts Center 105, noon to 12:50 p.m.

TAUWP Forum. The Association of University of Wisconsin Professionals will sponsor a forum titled "What's Wrong with UWEC's Employment of Lecturers?" This campus forum will examine the impact of UW's "low road" employment of non-tenure-track faculty as well as efforts to win positive change on our campus. Refreshments and beverages will be provided. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

Student Research Day15th Annual Student Research Day. UW-Eau Claire students will display their student/faculty collaborative research as well as independent student research. The event, sponsored by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, will highlight student research accomplishments and the important role faculty and academic staff play as mentors in the scholarly activity process. Zorn Arena, noon to 5 p.m. Also April 24. More information.

ORSP Reception. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is hosting a reception honoring faculty and academic staff who received or applied for grants during the past year as well as members of committees that assist ORSP in promoting scholarly activity. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Keith Karns, trumpet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Blugold Dining Committee Meeting. UW-Eau Claire students raised $1,900 for local food pantry through the Blugold Dining program's recent Soup and Bread Night initiative. Emily Moore, executive director of Feed My People, will accept the donation at this evening's meeting. Badger Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m. More information.

'Jerusalem Women Speak' Presentation. Three women from Israel/Palestine, Huda Abu Arqoub, Tal Dor and Amal Nassar, will share their stories, fears and hopes for peace during a presentation titled "Jerusalem Women Speak — Three Women, Three Faiths, One Shared Vision." Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Women's Chorus Concert. Directed by Daniel Newman, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public, $3 for those 62 and older and 17 and younger, or free for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, April 24
Student Research Day. Zorn Arena, 8 a.m. to noon. See April 23 item.

Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Oak Room, Davies Center, 9 to 10 a.m.

Strategic Planning logoStrategic Planning Meetings. Chancellor Levin-Stankevich will lead several strategic planning meetings throughout the spring semester. Today's meetings: Chairs Planning Retreat, Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to noon; and Residence Hall Students, Horan Hall, 7:30 p.m. To reserve a seat, contact Corinne Charlson at charlsct@uwec.edu or 836-5607. More information.

Blugold Athletics logoSteal 'n Score Luncheon. Today's Steal ‘n Score Luncheon will feature Blugold women’s softball coach Leslie Huntington. Huntington will discuss her nationally-ranked softball team, which will 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.

UW-Eau Claire seal35th Annual Honors Week. UW-Eau Claire is celebrating its 35th annual Scholastic Honors Week April 23-29. This week is the time set aside by the university to recognize students of high scholastic achievement. 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.

American Indian Awareness Month logo designed by UW-Eau Claire studentAmerican Indian Awareness Month Event. Tony "Zahw-sko-giina-geejic" DePerry of the Northwestern Ontario Ojibwe will present "Ojibwe Spirituality, Wisdom and Life Principles." DePerry is an elder, traditional teacher and traditional healer with more than 20 years of cultural experience, lifestyle, teaching and healing. The brown bag lunch presentation is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and AIS. Refreshments will be served. Presidents Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

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.

'Stages of Grief' Discussion. This presentation and open discussion will examine the stages of grief when a loved one dies. It is open to anyone who has lost a friend or family member or knows someone who is going through the process of mourning. Hand-outs and future support options will be offered. For more information, contact Roberta Goodman, Counseling Services, at goodmara@uwec.edu. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 p.m.

WAGE logoWAGE Discussion. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will present the video "War Zone" with a follow-up discussion led by Susan Turell, women's studies. In this documentary, filmmaker Maggie Hadleigh-West confronts and questions men who harass her as she is walking down streets in various U.S. cities. The film personalizes the issue of harassment as it shows what harassing behavior looks and feels like to a woman. Schneider 223, 5 p.m. More information.

Guest Speaker. UW-Eau Claire's Spanish Business Association will bring Ricardo Palomo to campus to speak about his experiences as an owner of Renewable Energy Resources and the opportunities one may gain from speaking Spanish. Badger Room, Davies Center, 5 to 6 p.m. More information.

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

Planetarium at nightPlanetarium Show. Tonight's show, "The Top Ten Celestial Objects," will illustrate how to find celestial objects in the night sky and explain why they are so special. Tickets are $1 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 to 8 p.m. See related item April 28. More information.

Take Back The Night Rally. The event, designed to promote sexual assault awareness, will include music by Audacious, speakers, open mic and a march down Water Street. Clock Tower, Campus Mall, 7 p.m. More information.

Big Read logoBig Read Events. Tonight's events include a Teen discussion of "Fahrenheit 451" at the Boys and Girls Club, 7 to 8 p.m.; and "Censorship and 'Fahrenheit 451: A panel discussion." A panel of experts from across Wisconsin will discuss banned books and intellectual freedom in America as those issues relate to themes of "Fahrenheit 451." Eau Claire Room, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 7:30 p.m. See related April 25 item. More information.

Faculty Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Sonora Reed Trio. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Wood and Strings posterArtist Series. The Wood & Strings Theatre will present "Out of the Mist ... a Dragon." This romantic drama uses elegant reproductions of the classic Bunraku puppets of Japan to tell the story of a young man's journey of self-discovery. His encounters with folk puppets from North America, England, and Indonesia give exotic glimpses of puppetry styles rarely seen in this country. 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. Schofield Auditorium, 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

Wednesday, April 25
Search Committee Meeting for University Centers Technical Operations/Event Coordinator Position. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

children's bookPreschool Story Time. Join kids from the Children's Center for a story time session. The story time is geared toward children ages 2 to 4. Instructional Media Center, McIntyre Library, 10 to 10:30 am. More information.

Strategic Planning logoStrategic Planning Meetings. Chancellor Levin-Stankevich will lead several strategic planning meetings throughout the spring semester. Today's meetings: Deans/Directors Planning Retreat, Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to noon; and Student Leaders Planning Retreat (by invitation), Hibbard Penthouse, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. More information.

Career Services Open House. Explore the multitude of resources Career Services has to offer while enjoying free ice cream sundaes. Schofield 230, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Investment Workshop. A Dreyfus representative will be available to discuss retirement investment planning with UW-Eau Claire employees from noon to 1 p.m. in the Badger Room, Davies Center. Those interested in individual appointments may call 888-358-9505 or e-mail retirement@dreyfus.com . Individual appointments will be held in Human Resources, Schofield 220.

35th Annual Honors Week Events. See Honors Week schedule.

let's do lunch image'Let’s Do Lunch!' Presentation. Maureen Mack, curriculum and instruction, will present "Finding Center: Strategies to Build Strong Girls and Women" 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.

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, 1 to 2 p.m.

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

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs Candidate Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Phillips Hall 007, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Big Read logoBig Read Events. Today's events include "The Big Read at the Senior Center: A Book Discussion" at the Eau Claire Senior Center, 1:30 p.m.; and "The Big Read for Families: A Book Discussion." The Family Resource Center for Eau Claire County, 7 to 8:30 p.m. See related April 24 item. More information.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs Candidate Open Forum. John Pascarella, Valdosta State University, 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.

International Roundtable. The Center for International Education will present "France Assimilating Immigrants: Islam in a traditionally Christian Nation." This discussion will examine discrimination of Muslim immigrants and their French-born children living in France. The faculty facilitator for this event will be Patrick Day, foreign languages. Ojibwa Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Kevin Newell, tenor, and Andrea Fuss, mezzo-soprano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Documentary Screening. The sociology department will host a discussion and screening of the film "The Defenders: A History of the Birth Control Movement in Wisconsin." The discussion will be led by Deborah Hobbins, the regional vice-president of Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Hibbard 102, 7 to 9:30 p.m. More information.

BASSically Brass Concert. Featuring the UW-Eau Claire tuba and trombone ensembles. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 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, April 26
50th Annual Juried Student Art Show. Works by UW-Eau Claire students as selected by this year's juror, acclaimed New York artist Lane Twitchell, will be on display through May 11. Tonight there will be an opening reception as well as juror awards and art scholarship presentations from 7:30 to 9 p.m. 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. Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center. More information.

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

stethoscopeAnnual Nursing Honors Luncheon. This event recognizes nursing students enrolled in the Nursing Honors Program. The Program gives students the opportunity to extend the learning they receive in the classroom by requiring them to analyze and critically appraise knowledge from nursing and other disciplines, which develops scholarship skills. Speakers for the luncheon will include senior students who will present their honors research. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More information.

Professional Development Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Human Sciences and Services 175, 1 p.m.

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

Spring Short Play Festival. Featuring a variety of plays, directed and performed by UW-Eau Claire students. Tickets are $2 at the Service Center. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 and 8 p.m. More information.

American Indian Awareness Month logo designed by UW-Eau Claire studentAmerican Indian Awareness Event. NASA will present "Pow-Wow Etiquette" in preparation for the Honoring Veterans Pow-Wow on April 28. Schofield Auditorium, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring saxophonists Ben Cold and Justina Brown. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

TransAmerica PosterCampus Films. "Transamerica." (U.S. 2005, directed by Duncan Tucker, 103 min., rated R). Bree is a pre-operative male-to-female transsexual who learns that she fathered a son 17 years ago. Afraid to tell the rebellious teenager the truth, Bree embarks on a journey with him that will challenge and change both their lives and bring them closer to the truth of their connection. 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. Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through April 29. More information.

35th Annual Honors Week Events. See Honors Week schedule.

Denise SweetAmerican Indian Awareness Event. Anishinnaabe poet and UW-Eau Claire alumna Denise Sweet will present a poetry reading. Sweet is the Wisconsin Poet Laureate and a UW-Green Bay professor of humanistic studies. She has authored five collections of poetry including "Songs for Discharming" which has won multiple awards. Schofield Auditorium, 7 to 8 p.m. More information.

SOPHS logoSOPHS Annual Telethon. UW-Eau Claire's Society of Participating Honor Students will hold its annual telethon to raise money for the Eau Claire Free Clinic. The telethon, which will be broadcast live on TV-10 and in the TV Lounge of Towers Hall from 7 p.m. to midnight, will feature performances, contests, and a raffle. Raffle tickets can be purchased at Hilltop on April 18 and 19 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. SOPHS will sell tickets April 17, 19 and 20 from 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. in Davies Center. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. More information.

Bob Kaiser10th Annual Ann Devroy Memorial Forum. Washington Post editors Bob Kaiser and Bob Woodward will be this year's featured speakers. Before the forum, Kaiser will attend a supper session sponsored by Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich for the local media and invited guests. Kaiser will speak on "The Importance of Learning the Government's Secrets." The Ann Devroy Memorial Forum and Devroy Memorial Fund were established to recognize the outstanding journalistic work of 1970 UW-Eau Claire graduate Ann Devroy, who died of cancer in 1997 at the age of 49. The forum event is free and open to the public. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Jazz Ensemble III Concert. Directed by Jeffery Crowell, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public; $3 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or free for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Emily Sapa, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, April 27
Foreign Language Festival. The UW-Eau Claire department of foreign languages will hold its first ever Foreign Languages Festival, "A Gathering of Friends." Faculty, students, alumni and the public are invited to a weekend of celebration, learning and socializing. More information, including a complete schedule of events. Also April 28.

University General Education Subcommittee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

stethoscope22nd Annual Kaleidoscope of Nursing.
The UW-Eau Claire College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Sigma Theta Tau and Continuing Education/UW-Extension will present "Research into Practice, 22nd Annual Kaleidoscope of Nursing Scholarship." Keynote speaker, Karen Solheim, will present "Evidence-Based Practice in Global Heath." The program fee is $60 for professionals and $30 for current UW-Eau Claire graduate nursing students and includes lunch and a book of abstracts. To register contact UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education, at 715-836-3636/toll-free 866-893-2423 or email ce@uwec.edu. The program begins at 9 a.m. and concludes at 3:30 p.m. Poster presentations will be held in the Council Fire Room, Davies Center, from 10:30-11:10 a.m. The Delta Phi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau will host a reception at 4 p.m. More information.

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

University Senate Academic Staff Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m.

50th Annual Juried Student Art Show. See April 26 item.

Yan Li Jerry Johnson Memorial Lecture. Yan Li, economics, will give a presentation titled "Monetary Policy and Liquidity Effects." The Jerry Johnson Memorial Lecture is an annual event named for a UW-Eau Claire economics professor who died in 1998. The event is sponsored by the department of economics and the UW-Eau Claire Foundation through a fund established by Johnson after he retired. Schneider 100, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.

Spring Short Play Festival. See April 26 item.

Campus Films. "Transamerica." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 26 item.

Project Eye-to-Eye Art Show. The national director of Project Eye-to-Eye, David Flink, will be in town to have dinner and attend an art show with the family of Delong Middle School sixth graders and their UW-Eau Claire student mentors. Project Eye-to-Eye is a national initiative that uses art and the power of one-on-one mentoring. For more information, contact Teri Sisulak at 715-855-2902 or sisulatm@uwec.edu. Delong Middle School Library, 6 p.m. More information.

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.

UAC Cabin. Featuring local pianist/singer Kyle Robl. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, April 28
Foreign Language Festival. The UW-Eau Claire department of foreign languages will hold its first ever Foreign Languages Festival, "A Gathering of Friends." Faculty, students, alumni and the public are invited to a weekend of celebration, learning and socializing. More information, including a complete schedule of events. Also April 27.

35th Annual Honors Week Events. See Honors Week schedule.

Women's Golf. Blugold Spring Invitational. Wild Ridge, time to be announced. More information.

rocketChildren's Planetarium Program. Today's show "Secrets of the Cardboard Rocket" provides an excellent introduction to the Solar System. The show 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. to noon. See related item April 24.

American Indian Awareness Month logo designed by UW-Eau Claire studentAmerican Indian Awareness Event. Today's event is "The 2007 Honoring Veterans Pow-Wow." Lance Tallmadge, Native American student services director for Wisconsin Dells Schools and a Ho-Chunk dancer and storyteller, will serve as the master of ceremonies. Events will include the 4th Annual Hand Drum Competition and men's fancy and grass dance specials. Grand entries will be at 1 and 7 p.m. and the feast is at 5 p.m. Admission (including the feast) is $5 or free for those younger than 5 or older than 55. Zorn Arena, 11 a.m. More information.

50th Annual Juried Student Art Show. See April 26 item.

Women's Softball. UW-La Crosse at Gelein Field, 3:30 p.m.

Spring Short Play Festival. See April 26 item.

Campus Films. "Transamerica." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 26 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, April 29
35th Annual Honors Week Events. See Honors Week schedule.

50th Annual Juried Student Art Show. See April 26 item.

Women's Golf. Blugold Spring Invitational. Wild Ridge Golf Course, time to be determined. More information.

Women's Softball. UW-Platteville at Gelein Field, 1 p.m.

Wind SymphonyWind Symphony Concert. Directed by Richard Mark Heidel, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 for the public; $4 for those 17 and younger, 62 and older and UW-Eau Claire Faculty/Staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Women's Concert Chorale Concert. Directed by Alan Rieck, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 for the public; $4 for those 17 and younger, 62 and older and UW-Eau Claire Faculty/Staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. 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: Cane Mutiny, 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "Transamerica." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 26 item. Go to top of page

Monday, April 30
50th Annual Juried Student Art Show. See April 26 item.

Student Recital. Featuring David Hurd, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

stack of booksEnglish Festival. This annual event features guest authors, lectures from English faculty members, student panels, capstone presentations, an International Poetry Reading and live music each day on the campus mall. This year's theme is "Comma Sutra: Let Language Touch You." Many of the presentations are centered around this theme and will explore issues of love, romance and sexuality in texts. The English Festival will run from April 30 to May 4. Tonight's event will feature UW-Eau Claire writers Allyson Loomis and Jon Loomis. The Cabin, Davies Center, 7 p.m. More information.

'The Latest and Greatest Concert.' The Student Radio Initiative will sponsor "The Latest and Greatest Concert" to raise money for next year's club members. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. Contact Carrie Price at pricecl@uwec.edu for more information. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m.

University BandUniversity Band Concert. Directed by Randal Dickerson, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public; $3 for those 17 and under and seniors 62 and older; or free for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

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