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

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.

UW-Eau Claire Latin American Studies logoLatin 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

Tuesday, Oct. 10
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 9 item.

Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues for Persons with Disabilities. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 9 to 10 a.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. Badger Room, Davies Center, 2 to 3 p.m.

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

Latin American Studies Week Event. A panel of four UW-Eau Claire students from Bolivia will present their interpretations and opinions regarding current events in their native country during a roundtable presentation titled "Bolivia: Perspectives of Bolivian Students Currently at UW-Eau Claire." A questions and answer session will follow. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

tubaOcTUBAfest Recital. UW-Eau Claire euphonium and tuba students will present Part I of OcTUBAfest. Gantner Concert 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. 14.

OcTUBAfest Recital. UW-Eau Claire euphonium and tuba students will present Part II of OcTUBAfest. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Diversity Workshop. For more information, contact Katie Strope at hoeschkl@uwec.edu. Chancellors Hall Seminar Room, 8 to 10 p.m.Go to top of page

Wednesday, Oct. 11
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 9 item.

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

hands holding elderly handCaregiving Brown Bag Lunch Seminar. Today's presentation is titled "Navigating the Social Service Maze/Caregiving Resources/ Finding Community Resources." Those interested in exploring service availability, costs and benefits are invited to attend. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

Online Video Conference. Marjorie Savage, University of Minnesota, and Donna Hauer, College of St. Catherine, will lead an online video conference titled "Assessing and Meeting Needs of Underserved Parent Populations." Sponsored by the Office of Student Development and Diversity. For more information or to register, contact Katie Strope at hoeschkl@uwec.edu. Schneider 105, noon to 1:45 p.m.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. James Oberly, history, will present "The Scholarship of Replication and Innovation: UWEC's Participation in the ICPSR Social Science Research Community." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

University General Education Committee Meeting. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 1 p.m.

National Student Exchange logoNational Student Exchange Informational Meeting. Students interested in learning about exchange opportunities are invited to attend. The application process, requirements and timelines for participating in a 2007-08 exchange will be explained. Students who have participated in the NSE program will be available to discuss their experiences and answer questions. For more information, contact Mary K. Ryan-Miller at ryanmk@uwec.edu or 836-2003. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2 p.m. Also Oct. 20 and 24; and Nov. 6 and 10.

Chancellor Brian Levin-StankevichChancellor's Roundtable. Students are invited to participate in an open discussion with Chancellor Levin-Stankevich and his staff. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Latin American Studies Week Event. Two UW-Eau Claire students will give presentations. Eric Duwe will present "Creating ESL Opportunities in Rural Wisconsin"; and Marcy Reynolds will present "The Latin American Community and Member Interactions with Social Services." Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

Women On Wednesdays Presentation. Dan Freund, a Chippewa Valley attorney and volunteer for Fair Wisconsin, will present "The Constitutional Amendment to Ban Civil Unions and Same-Sex Marriage: A Risky Experiment?" Sponsored by Women in Higher Education with support from the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Refreshments will be provided. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4:30 to 6 p.m. More information.

Faculty Colloquium. Scott Lowe, philosophy and religious studies, will present "The Neo-Hindu Transformation of an Iowa Town." Hibbard 324, 5 p.m. More information.

Burning River BrassArtists Series. Burning River Brass, a chamber ensemble comprised of 12 of the finest brass and percussion players in the country, will perform. The group came together in 1996, and began touring nationally in 1998. The original inspiration behind the ensemble was to give great players who were also good friends a chance to play together on a consistent basis. The Cleveland-based group's name gives a cheeky nod to the notoriety the city received in 1969 when the Cuyahoga River briefly caught fire. 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. 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, Oct. 12
University Planning Committee Meeting. Schofield 202, 7 a.m.

flowersJeremy's Market (on-campus farmer's market). The market, open Thursdays from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. through Oct. 26, features fresh flowers, produce and cheesecake. Rain or shine, north sidewalk in front of Zorn Arena. More information.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 9 item.

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

Career Conference. The conference, sponsored by Beta Upsilon Sigma and the Student Accounting Society, offers students and alumni the opportunity to discuss career plans, exchange resumes and make preliminary contacts with participating organizations. Zorn Arena, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

Latin American Studies Week Event. The university community is invited to a Latino-themed buffet lunch, "Sabor Latino." Cost is $7.50 per person. Those interested should reserve a seat by calling Dining Services at 836-2632. The Dulany, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information.

Study Abroad Fair. The fair, sponsored by the Center for International Education, will showcase study abroad programs in nearly 50 countries. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 3 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

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

University Artists Series Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 p.m.

"Elevator to the Gallows" posterCampus Films. "Elevator to the Gallows." (France 1958, directed by Louis Malle, 88 min., black and white, with subtitles.) Scheming lovers Julien and Florence engineer the "perfect murder" of her husband. But when Julien attempts to tie up one more loose end, he becomes trapped between floors in the title conveyance, with precious minutes ticking away before the police discover the victim's body. 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. 15. More information.

Latin American Studies Week Event. A roundtable presentation/discussion titled "Volunteering, Service Learning and Internship Possibilities in Latin America" will be held. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 6 to 7:30 p.m. More information.

SUPERvision posterFoster Gallery Exhibit. Nineteen artists from across the nation, including Gail Schellinger of Eau Claire, will exhibit works in a variety of media, including paintings, photography and works on paper, to sculpture, video projection, interactive art and installation art during an exhibit titled "SUPERvision: Responding to the Rise of Surveillance Technology." An opening reception will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. tonight in the gallery. The exhibit will be on display through Nov. 22. 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.

Student Recital. Featuring Kenyon Scheurman, tenor and alto trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

University Theatre. Elmer Rice's "The Adding Machine," directed by Richard Nimke, tells the story of Mr. Zero, an anti-hero caught in a dehumanizing technological world. Mr. Zero learns that he is being replaced by an adding machine. In response, he kills his boss and embarks on an expressionistic journey through life and after-life. 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. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through Oct. 14 and Oct. 18-21 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 22 at 1:30 p.m. More information.

NOTA Open Prose and Poetry Reading. Open mike night for those who wish to share their poetry or prose with a live audience. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Friday, Oct. 13
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 9 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 12 item.

Writing Workshop. Dan Melzer, California State University, Sacramento, will present "Responding More Effectively and Efficiently to Student Writing in Any Discipline." For more information or to register, contact Karen Welch at welchka@uwec.edu or Dianne Lund at lunddm@uwec.edu. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, noon to 2 p.m.

"Millennial Tools" workshop logoMillennial Tools Brown Bag Workshop. CA&T/McIntyre Library and NET are co-sponsoring a workshop titled "Blogs for Learning." OL 1132, noon to 1 p.m.

University Senate Academic Staff Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Old Library 1122, 1 p.m.

Campus Films. "Elevator to the Gallows." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 12 item.

Latin American Studies Week Event. An event featuring popular Latin American music and dance will be held. Higherground, Crest Wellness Center, 7 to 10 p.m. More information.

A Cappella Extravaganza. The event, part of UW-Eau Claire's Choral Fest, will feature six UW-Eau Claire a cappella groups: the Chamber Choir, Fifth Element, Girls Night Out, Impromptu, Innocent Men and Audacious. Tickets are $5 at the Service Center. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. More information.

University Theatre. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 12 item.

UAC Cabin/Open Stage. All talent is welcome to perform. Sign up for a time slot in Davies 132. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Oct. 14
Eberth AlarconMemorial Ceremony. A memorial ceremony will be held for Dr. Eberth Alarcon, a UW-Eau Claire mathematics faculty member who died Sept. 26 after a valiant battle against acute leukemia. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. in Schofield Auditorium. At approximately 4 p.m. the service will move in a silent procession from the auditorium to the Council Fire Room of Davies Center for a more informal gathering. More information.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 9 item.

Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the “Monthly Exam Center” link. Schneider 100, 8:30 a.m.

Men's and Women's Swimming. Midwest Coed Relay Meet at McPhee, 10 a.m.

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. 10.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 12 item.

Choral Festival logoChoral Fest. The festival will feature performances by UW-Eau Claire choral groups including Women's Concert Chorale, the Singing Statesmen and Concert Choir as well as the Rice Lake High School Concert Choir and the Honor Choir. More information.

Campus Films. "Elevator to the Gallows." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 12 item.

University Theatre. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 12 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Chris Koza. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Oct. 15
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 9 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 12 item.

Symphony Band/Wind Symphony Concert. Symphony Band, directed by Phillip Ostrander, and Wind Symphony, directed by R. Mark Heidel, will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Women's Chorus/Master Singers Concert. The UW-Eau Claire Women's Chorus, directed by Daniel Newman, and the Master Singers, a community group directed by Gary Schwartzhoff, will perform a concert titled "Songs of Freedom and Hope," which will feature the works of American composer/arranger Moses Hogan. Tickets, available at Morgan Music, Schmitt Music and First Congregational Church, are $12 for the public or $5 for students. First Lutheran Church, 1005 Oxford Ave., Eau Claire, 2 p.m.

booksChippewa Valley Book Festival. The Seventh Annual Chippewa Valley Book Festival will be held Oct. 15-22 at various locations around Eau Claire. UW-Eau Claire is one of the event sponsors. Today's event will be a reading and book signing by local favorite Mike Perry as he launches his latest work, "Truck: A Love Story." The event will include music by Billy Krause and by Perry's band, the Long Beds. Masonic Temple, 616 Graham Ave., Eau Claire, 3 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: Jazz Ensemble I, 6 p.m. Complete fall semester schedule.

Campus Films. "Elevator to the Gallows." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 12 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Oct. 16
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 9 item.

Explore Your Possibilities Week. Career Services invites students to presentations on a variety of career and job related topics. Presentations will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Davies Center through Oct. 18. Career Services will have open house events Oct. 19 and 20. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 12 item.

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

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

Latin American Studies Week Event. Enrique Figueroa, adviser to the provost for Latino Affairs at UW-Milwaukee, will present "The Future of Latinos in Higher Education." A light buffet reception will follow. Hibbard 103, 4 to 6 p.m. More information.

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

Civil Service Make-Up Exams. Information can be found online by following the “Monthly Exam Center” and "Make-Up Exam Center" links. Schneider 224, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Katie Salo, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

MOSAIC logo11th Annual Tunnel of Oppression. Making Our School an Intercultural Community will sponsor this interactive program to raise awareness and educate people about the different types of oppression found in today's society. Participants will be guided through settings aimed at issues of body image, sexual assault, non-native English speakers and oppression of Native Americans. Towers Hall basement, 6 to 9 p.m. Through Oct. 18. More information.

Azhar UsmanRabbi Bob Alper The Forum. Rabbi Bob Alper and Azhar Usman will present an evening of non-political laughter during a program titled "One, Muslim, One Jew, One Stage." As a comedian, Rabbi Alper performs nationally and has appeared on many national television news shows. He is the author of "Life Doesn't Get Any Better Than This," an inspirational book now in its fifth printing, and the award-winning full-color cartoon book "A Rabbi Confesses." Azhar Usman's standup comedy is a smart, clean blend of wit, satire, and social commentary, dealing with everything from what it's like to be a Muslim in America, to ethnic stereotypes, pop culture, topical issues, and everyday observational humor. 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. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54 , No. 8 • Eighth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 9, 2006

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