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Monday, Oct. 2
Blugold fans at Homecoming 2005Homecoming Week. Homecoming Week, one of UW-Eau Claire's largest annual events, will be held Oct. 2-8, highlighted by numerous activities, a parade and football game. Homecoming is expected to draw thousands of alumni back to Eau Claire to join students, faculty, staff and the public in the celebration. Homecoming buttons are on sale for $1 weekdays through Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the east lobby of Davies Center. Also sold at Homecoming events, Homecoming buttons are required for participation in all activities. More information.

photo by Aaron SchasseMcIntyre Library Exhibit. UW-Eau Claire student Aaron Schasse will present an exhibit titled "Costa Rica: Inside and Out" in the Grand Corridor of McIntyre Library in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month. The exhibit, which will be on display Oct. 2-27, includes photographs and short video poems from Schasse's travels to San Jose in 2005 and is the result of a student/faculty collaborative grant project with Cara Tomlinson, art & design, and Sean Regan, history. An opening reception will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 5, in the Grand Corridor of McIntyre Library. 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. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. More information.

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.

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

Tuesday, Oct. 3
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 2 item.

Diversity Workshop. For more information, contact Katie Strope at hoeschkl@uwec.edu. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 9 to 11 a.m.

Support Service Unit Review: Office of Multicultural Affairs. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 9 to 10 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 2 item.

NET 'Clicker' Presentations. Representatives from e-Instruction 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 Oct. 6. More information.

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 Manuel Fernandez, foreign languages. Badger Room, Davies Center, 2 to 3 p.m.

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. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m.

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

The Forum Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 p.m.

UW-Eau Claire sealAuthors Celebration. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and McIntyre Library will host the first annual Authors Celebration to honor the scholarly and creative achievements of UW-Eau Claire faculty and academic staff. Approximately 40 recently published authors will display their works. Refreshments will be provided. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Remarks by Chancellor Levin-Stankevich at 5 p.m. More information.

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

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Ancient Horizons," a show that explores the sky as interpreted by ancient Egyptians, is recommended for adults and children 13 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 Oct. 7.

Public Forum. A panel of guests including Joan Mandle, executive director of Democracy Matters, Sara Finger, executive director of the Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, and Kerry Kincaid of the Eau Claire City Council will lead a public forum titled "Women, Money and Politics: Who's Winning?" Sponsored by the Progressive Student Association, the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, Democracy Matters, League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Women's Network and Community Shares of Wisconsin. Davies Theatre, 7 to 9 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Oct. 4
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 2 item.

woman reading newspaperChippewa Valley School Press Association Conference. UW-Eau Claire will host the Chippewa Valley School Press Association's annual Fall Journalism Conference. The event is intended for middle and high school students and their school's advisers. It will include the basics of newspaper and yearbook production, advanced journalism techniques, photography for beginners and photojournalism. More information.

Diversity Workshop. For more information, contact Katie Strope at hoeschkl@uwec.edu. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 9 to 11 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 2 item.

University General Education Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Badger Room, Davies Center, 1 p.m.

Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

megaphoneHomecoming 'Yell Like Hell' Pep Rally. Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

Volleyball. UW-Stout at McPhee, 7 p.m.

Jazz at Night. University musicians present the best in jazz. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m.

Latin American Studies Week Film. Alejandro Gonlez's film "Amores Perros" will be shown. Hibbard 314, 8:05 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Thursday, Oct. 5
fruits and vegetablesJeremy's Market (on-campus farmer's market). Featuring fresh flowers, produce and cheesecake. Rain or shine, north sidewalk in front of Zorn Arena, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. More information.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 2 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 2 item. The current exhibit ends today.

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

head sculputure with graduation capNET/COEHS Workshop. Chris Johnston, a UW-Eau Claire alumna and director of Rowan University's Center for the Advancement of Learning, will present "From Mindless Schooling to Mindful Learning" The presentation is co-sponsored by NET and the College of Education and Human Sciences. To reserve a seat, e-mail NET@uwec.edu or call 836-3323. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m. More information.

WAGE Reading Discussion. Participants will discuss "Toward a Theoretical Model of Women's Body Image Resilience." For more information, e-mail wage@uwec.edu. Women's and Gender Equity Center, McIntyre Library, Rooms 2101 and 2103, 3:30 p.m.

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

Chicago Art Trip Informational Meeting. Those interested in participating in the art & design department's art trip to Chicago Oct. 26-29 are invited to attend. Haas Fine Arts Center 101, 6 p.m. More information.

"Arsenic and Old Lace" posterCampus Films. "Arsenic and Old Lace." (U.S. 1944, directed by Frank Capra, 118 min., black and white, not rated.) Beware of nice old ladies offering elderberry wine! A mild-mannered drama critic discovers the shocking truth about his two elderly aunts: the seemingly harmless old ladies have the most disagreeable habit of poisoning their gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate. 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. 8. More information.

McIntyre Library Exhibit Opening Reception. An opening reception for the McIntyre Library exhibit "Costa Rica: Inside and Out" will be held. Grand Corridor, McIntyre Library, 6 p.m. See related item.

Guest Artist Recital. Featuring Frank Sidorfsky, basset horn. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Oct. 6
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 2 item.

NET 'Clicker' Presentations. Representatives from Quizdom 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 Oct. 3 . More information.

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

Campus Films. "Arsenic and Old Lace." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 5 item.

Lee CampHomecoming 'Varsity Night Live!' Show. The variety show will feature UW-Eau Claire students and host Lee Camp, a comedian whose clean, hilarious observations leave audiences gasping for breath. The coronation of Homecoming royalty will take place immediately following the show. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $7 for the public, $5 for UW-Eau Claire students or $2.50 for those wearing a 2006 Homecoming button. Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

Volleyball. UW-Whitewater at McPhee, 7 p.m.

Homecoming 'Bounce with the Blugolds' Dance Party. A valid university/college ID is required. Admission is $1 or free to anyone wearing a 2006 Homecoming button. Higherground, 10 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Oct. 7
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 2 item.

Blugold Marching Band membersHomecoming Parade. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at Grand and First Avenues, proceeding south to Water Street, turning down Water Street and ending at Second Avenue. The Blugold Marching Band will lead the parade, which will include floats and non-musical marching units. High school bands will perform and compete along the parade route. Charles Tomkovick, professor of marketing and two-time winner of the Excellence in Teaching Award, including the award for 2006, will be grand marshal. After the parade, shuttle buses will take football game fans to Carson Park beginning at noon from the corner of Second Avenue and Water Street, Fifth Avenue and Water Street, and Towers Hall. Shuttles will run continuously until 30 minutes after the game. Parking is allowed in Carson Park by entering from Lake Street. No carry-ins or tailgating is permitted in Carson Park.

'Blugold Fever Fest.' The traditional alumni pre-game Homecoming festival will begin at 11 a.m. with music, food and beverage tents at Carson Park. The Blugold Marching Band will perform, and the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association will sponsor an alumni tent. Festival admission is free; proof of age is required to purchase beer at the festival.

Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Zubenelgenubi's Magic Sky," is recommended 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 Oct. 3.

Men's and Women's Swimming. Alumni/intrasquad meet at McPhee, noon.

Homecoming 2006 logoHomecoming Football Game. The Blugolds will play the UW-River Falls Falcons beginning at 1 p.m. in Carson Park. Admission is free at the gate for all UW-Eau Claire student ID card holders; for all others, advance ticket purchase is recommended. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the gate, are $6 for the public, $5 for UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, $4 for those age 62 and older, or $3 for those age 17 and younger or UW-River Falls students (ID required).

Soccer. UW-Oshkosh at Bollinger Fields, 2 p.m.

Volleyball. UW-Stevens Point at McPhee, 2 p.m.

Alumni Association Homecoming flag'The Fifth Quarter.' This free post-game party will be hosted by the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association. Following the game, the Blugold Marching Band will lead fans to the tent below the stadium for a gathering including great music, prizes, snacks, beverages from Leinenkugel's and lots of Blugold fun and camaraderie.

Campus Films. "Arsenic and Old Lace." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 5 item.

Homecoming Club Mercury 'Coyote-Ugly' Dance Party. A valid university/college ID is required. Admission is $1 or free to anyone wearing a 2006 Homecoming button. Higherground, 10 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Oct. 8
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 2 item.

trash canHomecoming Adopt-a-Block Clean Up. Student teams will work throughout the Historic Randall Park neighborhood to pick up trash left from the weekend's festivities.


Faculty Recital.
Featuring Christa Garvey, oboe. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Soccer. Augsburg College at Bollinger Fields, 2 p.m.

Joint Faculty Recital. Featuring Robert Knight, baritone; Barbara Young, piano; and Martin Wood, narrator. Several UW-Eau Claire student musicians also will participate in the recital. 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: Symphony Orchestra, 6 p.m. Complete fall semester schedule.

Campus Films. "Arsenic and Old Lace." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 5 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Oct. 9
stethoscopeDual Choice Enrollment Begins. The 2006 Dual Choice enrollment period will be held from Oct. 9 through Oct. 27. During that time currently insured employees may switch from one health plan to another or from single to family coverage without any waiting period for preexisting conditions. More information.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 2 item.

University Assessment Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to noon.

Provost Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Latin American Studies Week Opening Speech/Reception. Thomas Walker will present "Latin America in the Talons of the Eagle: Reflections of a Grumpy Old Academic." The Dulany, Davies Center, 5 to 7 p.m. More information.

UWA Fall Conclave. The University Women's Association invites all UW-Eau Claire women employees to their fall gathering. Cathy Sultan, author of "A Beirut Heart: One Woman's War" and "Israeli and Palestinian Voices: A Dialog with Both Sides" will present "Lebanon, from the Inside Out." Presidents Room, Davies Center, refreshments — 7 p.m.; program — 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54 , No. 7 • Seventh Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 2, 2006

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
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