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Monday, April 30
art gallery50th 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. 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.

University Assessment Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 11 to noon.

University Senate Technology Committee Meeting
. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon.

Service Designation Review Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 2 to 3 p.m.

Putnam Park Commission Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, 4 to 6 p.m.

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

Allyson LoomisEnglish 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. Tonight's event features the work of 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. More information.

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

Tuesday, May 1
Investment Counseling. A representative from TIAA-CREF will be available to discuss investment planning with UW-Eau Claire employees. To schedule an individual session, sign up online or call Dianne at 800-877-6602. Human Resources, Schofield 220, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also May 2.

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

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

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

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

Student Recital. Featuring Jesse Orth, tuba. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

WAGE logoWAGE Stitching Event. Bring your own project and join others who enjoy crafting. WAGE Center, 6 p.m. More information.

Planetarium Show. This evening's show, "Adventures Along the Spectrum," will answer questions about light. Professor Photon will explore the properties of the electromagnetic spectrum in this lighthearted multimedia program. The show is aimed toward adults and children over 8. The current night sky also will be discussed. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 to 8 p.m. See related May 5 item.

English Festival Event. Tonight's guest speaker, author Charles Baxter, will read excerpts from his upcoming book. Davies Theatre, 7 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Emily Weber, oboe. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, May 2
Investment Counseling. A representative from TIAA-CREF will be available to discuss investment planning with UW-Eau Claire employees. To schedule an individual session, sign up online or call Dianne at 800-877-6602. Human Resources, Schofield 220, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also May 1.

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

English Festival Event. Guest speaker, author Charles Baxter, will present a lecture on the erotic in literature. Davies Theatre, 10:30 a.m. More information.

WOW Wine and Cheese Event. A Women on Wednesdays wine and cheese event titled "Where Is UW-Eau Claire Along the Road to Campus Leadership?" will be held today from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the McIntyre Library second floor breezeway. The event will begin with a wine and cheese social at 4:30 p.m. and will feature a presentation by Mary Dee Wenniger and Mary Helen Conroy, editors of "Gender Equity or Bust!" at 5:50 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Joshua Becker, trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

globeInternational Poetry Reading. The department of foreign languages and the Center for International Education will sponsor the first International Poetry Reading. Students, faculty/staff and community members are invited to share the beauty of their native or other languages by submitting a favorite short poem to read aloud. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 7-9 p.m. More information.

Jazz Ensemble IV Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group will perform a variety of works. No admission required. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital.
Featuring the flute studio of Emily Sapa. Phillips Recital 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, May 3
Computing Assistance and 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, 10-11 a.m.

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

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

Advanced Diversity Workshop. Today's workshop will focus on privilege. For more information, contact Kathy Tuttle at tuttlekm@uwec.edu or 836-5992. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 2-4 p.m.

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

Chancellor's Roundtable logoChancellor's Roundtable. Students are invited to discuss campus issues with Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich and his staff. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Katie LeBrun, soprano, and Reid Larson, tenor. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Internal Affairs posterCampus Films. "Infernal Affairs" (Hong Kong 2002, directed by Andrew Lau and Alan Mak, 101 min., rated R). This tightly wound thriller centers on two Hong Kong police officers — one an undercover cop in the ruthless Triad gang, and the other a Triad gang mole on the force — who find their destinies intertwined. 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 May 6. More information.

Jazz Ensemble I Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 for the public; $4 for those 62 and older, children 17 and younger and faculty/staff; and $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Much Ado About Nothing imageUniversity Theatre. Featuring William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," directed by Cheryl Starr. 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. Through May 5 and May 9-12. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. More information.

UAC Cabin. Singer-songwriter JoAnna James will present three free concerts May 3-5. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See related May 4 and May 5 items. More information.
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Friday, May 4
University General Education Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hibbard 705, 7:45 a.m.

First Fridays Presentation. Phil Johnson, superintendent of parks for the city, will present "The Building of a Healthy Community" during today's First Fridays presentation for senior citizens. A free continental breakfast will precede the formal program. Christ Church Cathedral, Lake and Farwell Streets, Eau Claire. Breakfast: 8:30 a.m., presentation: 9 a.m. More information.

College of Education and Human Sciences Academic Curriculum Committee. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Human Sciences and Services, 248, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

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

Earth Science Seminar Series. Carrie Jennings of the Minnesota Geological Survey will present "Big Ice — Our Understanding of the Style and History of Glaciation in the Midwest." Phillips 281, 4 to 5 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Internal Affairs." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See May 3 item.

Women's Softball. WIAC Tournament. Gelein Field, time to be announced. See related May 5 item. More information.

Big Read logoBig Read Event. Featuring Sam Weller, author of "The Bradbury Chronicles:The Life of Ray Bradbury." He will discuss his experiences with Bradbury, how the biography came to be written and the cultural relevance of "Fahrenheit 451." A question-and-answer period will follow the presentation. Schneider 100, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Singing Statesmen Concert. Directed by Gary Schwartzhoff, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 for the public; $4 for those 62 and older, children 17 and younger and faculty/staff; and $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

University Theatre. "Much Ado About Nothing." Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See related May 3 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring singer-songwriter JoAnna James. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See related May 3 and May 5 items. More information.Go to top of page

Saturday, May 5
Strategic Planning logo
Strategic Planning Meeting. Chancellor Levin-Stankevich will lead several strategic planning meetings throughout the spring semester. Today's meeting is the Invitational Planning Retreat breakfast. To reserve a seat, contact Corinne Charlson at charlsct@uwec.edu or 836-5607. Royal Credit Union Corporate Center, 200 Riverfront Terrace, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More information.

flags75th Annual Festival of Nations. The Center for International Education is sponsoring a trip to the Festival of Nations at the River Centre in downtown St. Paul, Minn. More than 90 different ethnic groups from all around the world will share their foods, crafts and traditions. Tickets, available at the Center for International Education until May 3 at 4:30 p.m., are $8.50 for UW-Eau Claire students/faculty/staff and $15 for the public. The bus will depart from the Towers Hall lobby at 9 a.m. and return at approximately 7:30 p.m. For more information contact Nikki at bevernd@uwec.edu.

Spring Wildflower Walk. A Beaver Creek Reserve staff naturalist will lead a wildflower tour of Putnam Park today. Bring a notebook, field guides and binoculars. The cost is $5 for friends of the BCR or $7 for nonmembers. For more information contact Rick Koziel at 877-2212 or bcr@beavercreekreserve.org. The tour will begin at 9:30 a.m. in parking lot # 4 behind Phillips Hall at the footbridge.

Astronomy Day. The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society, the L.E. Phillips Planetarium and the department of physics and astronomy will present displays, handouts and presentations. There will also be planetarium shows, solar telescopes and astrophotography. Phillips Science Hall, near the planetarium, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

Children's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Larry, Cat in Space," is a playful, imaginative cartoon presentation about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the moon. The show is aimed at children ages 4-12. Tickets are $1 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. to noon. See related May 1 item.

Women's Softball. WIAC Tournament. Gelein Field, time to be announced. See related May 4 item. More information.

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

Campus Films. "Internal Affairs." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See May 3 item.


University Theatre. "Much Ado About Nothing." Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See related May 3 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring singer-songwriter JoAnna James and special guest Fran King. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See related May 3 and May 4 items. More information. Go to top of page

Sunday, May 6
Student Independent Film Festival. UAC films presents: The ST.I.F.FE. Awards Screening. UW-Eau Claire students will present entries from the 8th annual ST.I.F.FE. for a chance to win an award. Davies Theatre, 1 p.m.

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


Choral Union 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 62 and older, children 17 and younger, and faculty/staff; and $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Zorn Arena, 2 p.m. More information.

Symphony Band Concert. Directed by Phillip Ostrander, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 for the public; $4 for those 62 and older, children 17 and younger; and faculty/staff; and $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 show will feature senior recitals, senior Open Stage performances and senior Forensics team members, 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "Internal Affairs." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See May 3 item.
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Monday, May 7
50th Annual Juried Student Art Show. See April 30 item.

SpringFest 2007. UAC brings you music on the campus mall all week with SpringFest 2007. Central Campus Mall, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center. More information.

Service Recognition and Retirement Reception. The university community is invited to attend a reception honoring retiring faculty and staff and those who have been with the university for 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, or 40 years. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 3-5 p.m. Reception program.

Documentary Tribute. UW-Eau Claire students Cassie Lawler and Elizabeth Wilson will present their documentary, "Eberthian: The Life of Eberth Alarcón." The film serves as a tribute to the life of Dr. Eberth Alarcón, associate professor of mathematics, who died in September 2006, after a battle against leukemia. Davies Theatre, Davies Center, 7 p.m. More information.

Guest Artist. Violinist and composer Piotr Szewczyk will present a guest artist recital and two master classes. He will present a violin master class today and a composition master class on May 8. Both classes will be held at 4 p.m. in Phillips Recital Hall. The concert program, titled "Violin Futura," will feature 14 works composed by living composers especially for Szewczyk, and he will open and close the program with two of his own compositions. Phillips Recital 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. 31• Fifteenth Week • Spring Semester • April 30, 2007

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