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Monday, Sept. 25
Tax-Sheltered Annuity Counseling. Eric Zeegers, Great-West Retirement Services, will be available to meet with UW-Eau Claire employees about the UW System's TSA program. Call 877-457-9327, Ext. 2, to schedule an individual appointment. Human Resources, Schofield 220, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More information.

Ned Gannon's "To Love Anything"Foster Gallery Exhibit. Works by art & design faculty members Ned Gannon and Jian Luo will be featured through Oct. 5 in the Foster Gallery of the Haas Fine Arts Center. 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.

Men's Golf. Wrigglesworth UW-Eau Claire Invitational, time and location to be announced.

Academic Staff Professional Development Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 175, 11 a.m.

Opening Celebration. UW-Eau Claire students in the public history program and historical organizations in northern Wisconsin will benefit from the Wisconsin Historical Society's new northern field services office at UW-Eau Claire. An event to celebrate the office opening will be held today. Speakers will include UW-Eau Claire Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich and Ellsworth Brown, director of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Menominee Room, Davies Center, 4 to 6 p.m. More information.

Devil Music EnsembleUAC Special Event. The Devil Music Ensemble will perform its original score to John Barrymore's silent film "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." Formed in Boston in 1999, the Devil Music Ensemble is a trio comprised of Brendon Wood on guitars, lap steel and synthesizer; Jonah Rapino on electric violin, vibraphone and synthesizer; and Tim Nylander on drums, percussion and synthesizer. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $4 for the public or $2 for UW-Eau Claire students. Schofield Auditorium, 7 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Sept. 26
NET 'Clicker' Presentations. Representatives from Turning Technologies will give demonstrations on the Student Response System (clickers). Demonstrations begin at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. in Schofield 37A. Also Sept. 28, Oct. 3 and 6. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 25 item.

Problem Solving Presentation. Roberta Goodman, a psychotherapist in Counseling Services, will lead a session on problem solving. She will provide 15 points for helping an individual address problem solving. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 1 p.m.

Blugold football player1st and 10 Luncheon. UW-Eau Claire's head football coach, Todd Glaser, will provide video highlights of the previous week's Blugold football game and offer comments on the upcoming game. Various coordinators/position coaches and Blugold football players also will attend. The cost for the luncheon is $6 per person and includes a sandwich, soup or chips and a beverage provided by Mancino's. Wisconsin Room, Quality Inn, Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, noon to 1 or 1:30 p.m. To be held weekly through Nov. 14. More information.

Spanish Conversation Table. Led by Carter Smith, foreign languages. Maple Room, Davies Center, 2 to 3 p.m.

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

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

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

University Senate Physical Plant Planning Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m.

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

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Constellations, Myths and Legends," is recommended for 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 Sept. 30.

Gloria SteinemThe Forum. Gloria Steinem will open the 65th season of The Forum with a presentation titled "The Longest Revolution." Writer, lecturer, editor and icon of the women's rights movement, Steinem first addressed The Forum in 1971, the year before she co-founded Ms. Magazine. She will return to UW-Eau Claire to reflect on her involvement in the social movements of the past four decades, discussing the politics of gender, the economic power of the female and minority consumer market, and workplace issues. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $7 for the public, $5 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $3 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Sept. 27
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 25 item.

'Let's Do Lunch!' graphic'Let's Do Lunch' Presentation. Justin Patchin, political science, will present "Cyberbullying Among Adolescents: What Parents Need to Know” 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. For reservations, contact the Alumni Association at alumni@uwec.edu or 836-3266. Sweetwaters Restaurant, Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

dollar signTax-Sheltered Annuity Counseling. Jim Egan, Lincoln Financial Advisors, will be available to meet with UW-Eau Claire employees about the UW System's TSA program. Contact Egan at jimegan@charter.net or 715-834-7775 to schedule an individual appointment. Human Resources, Schofield 220, noon to 4:30 p.m. Also Sept. 28. More information.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Tom Hilton, information systems, will present "Right and Wrong: Morality in the Computer Age." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

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

Study Abroad Information Session. Students interested in study abroad opportunities are invited to attend. Badger Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, Sept. 28
fruits and vegetablesJeremy's Market (on-campus farmer's market). Featuring fresh produce and cheesecake. Rain or shine, north sidewalk in front of Zorn Arena, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. More information.


International Folk Fair Planning Meeting.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a planning meeting for the Oct. 29 International Folk Fair. For more information, contact Fay Bobb, Center for International Education, at bobbfa@uwec.edu. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. or 3:30 p.m.

COEHS 'Jitter Jitter Bang Bang' basketUnited Way Basket Display. Raffle tickets will be sold and baskets will be on display. Following are the basket sponsors and themes: News Bureau: "Mexican Fiesta!"; College of Education and Human Sciences: "Jitter Jitter Bang Bang"; McIntyre Library: "Your Information Advantage"; UW-Eau Claire Foundation and Alumni Office: "Blugold Basket"; University Centers: "Chocolate Is Better Than … "; Business Services: "The Letter "B" is for …"; Student Development and Diversity: "Around the World"; Advising and New Student Initiatives: "Put the 'Gold' Back in 'Blugold'"; Athletics: "All Sports, All the Time"; Recreation and Sport Facilities: "Let's Recreate!"; Multicultural Affairs: "Ethnic Foods"; Career Services: "Chippewa Valley Harvest"; and Educational Support Services: "A Romantic Italian Dinner." West Lobby, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drawing will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 29.

NET 'Clicker' Presentations. Representatives from i-Clicker will give demonstrations on the Student Response System (clickers). Demonstrations begin at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. in Schofield 37A. Also Sept. 26, Oct. 3 and 6. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 25 item.

Tax-Sheltered Annuity Counseling. Human Resources, Schofield 220, noon to 4:30 p.m. See Sept. 27 item.

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

WAGE Reading Discussion. Participants will discuss "Trial By Fire: A Tale of Gender and Leadership." For more information, e-mail wage@uwec.edu. Women's and Gender Equity Center, McIntyre Library, Rooms 2101 and 2103, 3:30 p.m.

William PonderStudent Feedback Session. William Ponder, vice president for student affairs at Eastern Washington University, will visit UW-Eau Claire Sept. 27-30 to examine the effectiveness of the way resources are currently expended for recruitment and retention of minority students. He also will review the effectiveness of the current organizational structure of student life functions in relation to supporting diversity on campus. Ponder will be available to meet with students wishing to provide feedback today and tomorrow. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Also Sept. 29.

Earth Science Seminar. Keith Brugger, department of geology, University of Minnesota Morris, will present "Cold Facts, Imaginary Glaciers and Visions of Paleoclimate in the Colorado Rocky Mountains." The complete Earth Science Seminar Series schedule for fall semester is available online. Phillips 265, 4 p.m.

Friends of Diversity Network Meeting. Faculty, staff and students interested in diversity are invited to gather in an informal setting to share ideas. Meetings will be held monthly. For more information, contact Kimberly Barrett at barretka@uwec.edu. The Dulany, Davies Center, 4 to 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "Schultze Gets the Blues." (Germany 2003, directed by Michael Schorr, 114 min., subtitled, rated PG.) Schultze has spent his whole life in a small town in Saxon-Anhalt near the river Saale. His life, divided between work and the pub, the allotment, folk music and fishing, is rudely interrupted when he and his mates Manfred and Jürgen are made redundant. As entropy sets in and maintaining the daily routine deteriorates into a farce, Schultze discovers a life on the other side of the hill. Sponsored by the International Film Society. 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 Oct. 1. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Sept. 29
United Way Basket Display. West Lobby, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drawing at 2 p.m. See Sept. 28 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 25 item.

Student Feedback Session. William Ponder, vice president for student affairs at Eastern Washington University, will visit UW-Eau Claire Sept. 27-30 to examine the effectiveness of the way resources are currently expended for recruitment and retention of minority students. He also will review the effectiveness of the current organizational structure of student life functions in relation to supporting diversity on campus. Ponder will be available to meet with students wishing to provide feedback today and tomorrow. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to noon. Also Sept. 28.

"birdie" and golf ballEarly Birdie Golf Outing. The Early Birdie Golf Outing, part of UW-Eau Claire's annual Rec Fest, will be held at the Princeton Valley Golf Course beginning at noon. The cost is $25 per person. Proceeds will benefit the National Youth Sports Program. For more information to to register, contact Andy Jepsen, at jepsenan@uwec.edu or 715-836-2176. The registration deadline is Sept. 28. More information.

Chemistry Seminar. Franz Geiger, Northwestern University, will present "Environmental Chemistry at Interfaces: New Views from Nonlinear Laser Spectroscopy." Phillips 401, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

University Senate Academic Staff Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Riverside Conference Room, OL 1122, 1 p.m.

Women's Tennis. UW-Stevens Point at McPhee, 3:30 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar. Karen Campbell, National Center for Earth-Surface Dynamics, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory, University of Minnesota, will present "Big Science, Big Education." The complete Earth Science Seminar Series schedule for fall semester is available online. Phillips 281, 4 p.m.

Men's and Women's Cross Country. Blugold Open at Colfax. Women's race — 4 p.m.; Men's race — 5 p.m.

Bill CosbyAn Evening With Bill Cosby. Two comedy performances by Bill Cosby will kick off Parents Weekend. Cosby is, by any standards, one of the most influential stars in America today. Whether it be through concert appearances or recordings, television or films, commercials or education, Cosby has the ability to touch people's lives. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $40 (main floor, reserved seating), $35 (bleachers, reserved seating), or $30 (gallery, reserved seating). Zorn Arena, 5 and 8 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Schultze Gets the Blues." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 28 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring the Clearwater Roots Fusion, made up of UW-Eau Claire faculty members Max Garland, Duffy Duyfhuizen and Joel Pace. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Sept. 30
Women's Tennis. College of St. Scholastica at McPhee, 11 a.m.

"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 Sept. 26.

Football. UW-Whitewater at Carson Park, 1 p.m.

Soccer. UW-Stevens Point at Bollinger Fields, 1 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 25 item.

Women's Tennis. Alumni game at McPhee, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "Schultze Gets the Blues." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 28 item.

Vanessa PetersUAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Vanessa Peters. Hailing from Austin, Texas, Peters will bring her honest, driving, alt-country, folk-rock to her first Wisconsin show ever. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page


Sunday, Oct. 1
Alcohol Choices Presentation. Featuring mother and son Chris and Toren Volkmann, who will share their experience concerning alcohol abuse. Davies Theatre, 10 a.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 25 item.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Paul Kosower, cello. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Soccer. St. Olaf College at Bollinger Fields, 2 p.m.

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 performer: Brian Bowman and Jerry Young, 6 p.m. Complete fall semester schedule.

Campus Films. "Schultze Gets the Blues." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 28 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Oct. 2
Homecoming Week. Through Oct. 8. More information.

Barbara MillisNET Workshops. Barbara Millis, director, Excellence in Teaching Program, University of Nevada, Reno, will lead a workshop titled "Conducting Effective Classroom Observations." To reserve a seat, e-mail NET@uwec.edu or call 836-3323 by Sept. 25. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 25 item.

Support Service Unit Review: Office of Multicultural Affairs. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 11 to 11:50 a.m.

Support Service Unit Review: Office of Multicultural Affairs. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2 p.m.

Search and Screen Committee Meeting for Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Schofield 202, 4 p.m.

Dance Master Class. Dancer and choreographer David Appel, currently an artist in residence in the department of music and theatre arts, will hold a master class. McPhee 105, 6 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54 , No. 6 • Sixth Week • Fall Semester • Sept. 25, 2006

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: September 26, 2006

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