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Monday, Aug. 28
Third Annual Teaching and Learning Symposium logoThird Annual NET Teaching and Learning Symposium. During the symposium, faculty and instructional academic staff will showcase their work related to improving teaching and learning. More information is available online. To register, send e-mail to NET@uwec.edu. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 1 to 4 p.m.
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Tuesday, Aug. 29
young woman writingRoundtable Discussion. UW-Eau Claire faculty members April Bleske-Rechek, psychology; Tom Hilton, information systems; Kate Lang, history; Paul Kaldjian, geography and anthropology; Roger Tlusty, foundations of education; and CeCelia Zorn, nursing systems, will discuss their reasons and strategies for including writing in their major or general education courses. More information is available online or by e-mailing Karen Welch at welchka@uwec.edu. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 9 to 11 a.m. See related item Aug. 30.

Academic Affairs Personnel Workshop. This workshop is for department chairs, DPC chairs and DPC secretaries. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 12:30 to 4 p.m.

Non-Resident Tuition Appeals Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Registrar's Conference Room, Schofield 128, 2 p.m.

telescope, stars and moonPlanetarium Program. Tonight's show, "The Stargazer," about becoming an astronomer, is narrated by the voice of Uhura from the original Start Trek series. The show is recommended for adults and children 10 and older. Tickets are $2 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Sept. 2. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Aug. 30
Writing Workshop. Karen Welch, English, will lead a writing workshop on designing effective writing tasks to help students meet course learning goals. More information is available online or by e-mailing Karen Welch at welchka@uwec.edu. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 9 to 11 a.m. See related item Aug. 29.

'Let's Do Lunch' graphic‘Let’s Do Lunch!’ Presentation. Timothy Bawden, geography and anthropology, will present "The Geography of Fans of Professional Baseball and Football" 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.

ORSP Presentation/Discussion. Karen Havholm, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, will present "Federal Grant Applications Using Grants.gov." Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2 p.m.

McIntyre Library Open House. This event is for faculty and academic staff. McIntyre Library first floor, 1 to 3 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, Aug. 31
Residence Halls Open for New Freshmen. Beginning at 7 a.m.

doveAnnual Prayer Luncheon. All members of the UW-Eau Claire community are invited to a prayer luncheon sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire Christian Network. Terry Balding (emeritus), biology, will present "Reflections of a Christian Teacher and a Green Worm." Box lunches will be available at the door for $7. Register online by noon Aug. 28. Dulany Inn, Davies Center, 11:45 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.

Phase II Orientation. Campus picnic — Campus Mall, 6 p.m.; Convocation — Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Sept. 1
Residence Halls Open for Upperclassmen. Beginning at 8 a.m.

Faculty/Staff/Mentor Breakfast. This event is part of Phase II Orientation. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Phase II Orientation. Various locations, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Women's Volleyball. Labor Day Tournament at McPhee, 3:30 p.m. More information. Also Sept. 2.

First Year Experience Senior Mentor Training for Phase II Orientation Assistants. Schneider 306, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

CUBEfest Picnic for First-Year Students. Towers Hall backyard, 4:30 p.m.

Campus Films. "Empire Records." (U.S. 1995, directed by Allan Moyle, 107 min., rated PG-13.) Empire Records is an independent music store in dire trouble of being sold out to a large chain. After a failed attempt by Lucas, one of its employees, to raise money to buy the store — using revenues from a day of business, they all have to band together to stage a wild party and raise the cash. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate. Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through Sept. 3.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Tonight's show will feature Quinn Elizabeth. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also Sept. 2. Go to top of page

Saturday, Sept. 2
Women's Golf. UW-Eau Claire Invitational at Wild Ridge, 9 a.m. Also Sept. 3.

Women's Volleyball. Labor Day Tournament at McPhee, 10 a.m. More information. Also Sept. 1.

Women's Tennis. St. Norbert College at McPhee, 11 a.m.; Edgewood College at McPhee, 3 p.m. More information.

"Larry, Cat in Space" posterPlanetarium Program. Featuring "Larry, Cat in Space," a show for children 4 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 Aug. 29.

Campus Films. "Empire Records." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 1 item.

Dragstock. UW-Eau Claire's student organization Making Our School An Intercultural Community (MOSAIC) will sponsor a free drag show as part of CUBEfest. For more information, contact Evan Trad at tradem@uwec.edu. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7:30 p.m.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Tonight's show will feature Quinn Elizabeth. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also Sept. 1. Go to top of page

Sunday, Sept. 3
Women's Golf. UW-Eau Claire Invitational at Mill Run, 8 a.m. Also Sept. 2.

'Fiesta del Blugold' Party. This CUBEfest event, featuring Mexican food and Latin-themed activities, is for first-year students. Putnam Field, 5 to 9 p.m.

Campus Films. "Empire Records." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 1 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Sept. 4
fall leavesLabor Day Holiday. UW-Eau Claire administrative offices closed.

'Labor of Love' Community Projects. A number of UW-Eau Claire students will spend Labor Day helping with community projects at Big Falls County Park, the Chippewa and Eau Claire County humane associations, and Bolton Refuge House. For more information, contact Paula Stuettgen at stuettpj@uwec.edu. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54 , No. 2 • Second Week • Fall Semester • Aug. 28, 2006

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: August 25, 2006

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