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Monday, Oct. 16
stethoscopeDual Choice Enrollment. The 2006 Dual Choice enrollment period runs through Oct. 27. During this 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. See Benefits Fair item Oct. 18. 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.

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.

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." 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.

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.

Rabbi Bob Alper Azhar UsmanThe 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. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Oct. 17
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 16 item.

Diversity Workshop. For more information, contact Katie Strope at hoeschkl@uwec.edu. Chancellors Hall Seminar Room, 9 to 11 a.m.

Explore Your Possibilities Week. Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. See Oct. 16 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 16 item.

Celebration of New Women's Studies Major. Faculty, friends and students of the newly initiated UW-Eau Claire women's studies major are invited to gather. Today's events: Noon-4 p.m., Tamarack Room, Davies Center, "A Day of Learning"; 2-3:15 p.m., Davies Theatre, informal conversation with Marge Piercy, feminist foremother and internationally known author. 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.

Non-Resident Tuition Appeals Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 128, 1 p.m.

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

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

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

University Senate Physical Plant Planning Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 p.m.

portion of globeStudy Abroad Spotlight. UW-Eau Claire students interested in study abroad opportunities are invited to attend. Today's presentation will highlight programs in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Badger Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m. Also Oct. 18 and 19.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Benjamin Lester and Sean Carey, percussion. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Health Care Improvement Forum. Ed Kenny and Joel Nelson, president and CEO, respectively, of Life Care Services LLC, will present "A Conversation about Leadership: A Renewed Focus on Customer Service." Phillips 007, 6 to 7:30 p.m. More information.

11th Annual Tunnel of Oppression. Towers Hall basement, 6 to 9 p.m. See Oct. 16 item.

Chippewa Valley Book Festival Event. Author Marge Piercy will present a reading. Davies Theatre, 7 p.m. More information.

child looking through telescopePlanetarium Program. Tonight's show, "More Than Meets the Eye," for adults and children 10 and older, compares naked-eye views of celestial objects with the views from binoculars, small/medium telescopes and professional observatories. Tickets are $1 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Oct. 21.

Aromatherapy and Self Massage Workshops. This popular two-part course is a hands-on workshop during which participants will explore the consequences of chronic stress and learn therapeutic methods they can use for managing stress and facilitating relaxation. The fee is $18 for UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff and $27 for community members. For more information or to register, contact Vicki Funne Reed at reedvf@uwec.edu or 836-4931. Hilltop Lounge, 7 to 9 p.m. Also Oct. 24. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Oct. 18
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 16 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 16 item.

Explore Your Possibilities Week. Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. See Oct. 16 item.

Benefits Fair. Representatives from health insurance companies, hospitals, long-term care companies and others will be available to discuss benefits with UW-Eau Claire employees. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

Environmental Presentation. Pat Kreitlow, a candidate for the Wisconsin State Senate, will present "Wisconsin's Environmental Past, Present and Future." Sponsored by the Geography 178 "Conservation of the Environment" class. The class has invited all local State Senate candidates to address the community. For more information, contact Lisa Theo, geography and anthropology, at theolj@uwec.edu. Schofield Auditorium, 11 a.m. More information.

Sabbatical Review Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 175, noon.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Won Young Jang, communication and journalism, will present "How do Alcohol Advertising and Drinking Rituals Influence Adolescents' Drinking?" Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Fulbright Program Workshop. The Center for International Education will offer a workshop titled "The Fulbright Program for Faculty and Professionals." For more information, contact Connie Johnson at johnsoncon@uwec.edu or 836-4411. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 2 to 4 p.m.

International Roundtable. UW-Eau Claire students from Serbia, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Romaia, Latvia, Armenia, Croatia and Modova will share their views during a presentation/discussion titled "The European Union and Enlargement: How Big is too Big?" Steven Majstorovic, political science will facilitate the discussion. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

"Cans Across America" logo'Cans Across America' Event. UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff are invited to fight hunger and help those in need in the Chippewa Valley by taking part in a special Cans Across America event. The Blugold Dining program will sponsor the canned food drive. An initiative of the nonprofit Sodexho Foundation, Cans Across America aims to set a Guinness World Record for the most canned food donations raised during a single event in multiple locations across the United States. All of the non-perishable food items collected on the UW-Eau Claire campus will help those in need throughout the Chippewa Valley. The Terrace, Davies Center; and Riverview Cafe, Hilltop Center, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. More information.

Study Abroad Spotlight. UW-Eau Claire students interested in study abroad opportunities are invited to attend. Today's presentation will highlight programs in Australia and Asia. Badger Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m. Also Oct. 17 and 19.

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

Viennese Ball Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

11th Annual Tunnel of Oppression. Towers Hall basement, 6 to 9 p.m. See Oct. 16 item.

Chippewa Valley Book Festival Event. Author Patricia Hampl will present a reading. McIntyre Library Breezeway, 7 p.m. More information.

graphic for "The Adding Machine"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. 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 22 at 1:30 p.m. More information.

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

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

Thursday, Oct. 19
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. 16 item.

Civility Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 8 to 9 a.m.

Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 8 to 9 a.m.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. Judy Hull, LTS, will present "Computing and Pain." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 9 to 10 a.m.

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

Graduate and Professional Fair. "Steps Toward Your Future," UW-Eau Claire's first Graduate and Professional School Fair, will be held. Representatives from more than 30 schools with graduate programs will be at the fair, which is open to everyone in the Chippewa Valley and surrounding areas, including students from neighboring colleges and universities. Zorn Arena, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 16 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 "Sexual Abuse of Men by Women." For more information, e-mail wage@uwec.edu. Women's and Gender Equity Center, McIntyre Library, Rooms 2101 and 2103, 3:30 p.m.

Celebration of New Women's Studies Major. Faculty, friends and students of the newly initiated UW-Eau Claire women's studies major are invited to gather today from 4 to 7 p.m. in The Dulany, Davies Center, for "An Evening of Celebration." Refreshments will be served. More information.

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.

Latin American Studies Week Event. The student organization of Latina/os will lead a panel discussion titled "Student Views on Latina/o Immigration." Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4 to 6 p.m. More information.

Search and Screen Committee Meeting for Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Study Abroad Spotlight. UW-Eau Claire students interested in study abroad opportunities are invited to attend. Today's presentation will highlight programs in Spanish-speaking countries. Badger Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m. Also Oct. 17 and 18.

Campus Films. "Ordinary People." (U.S. 1980, 124 min., directed by Robert Redford, rated R.) The accidental death of the older son of an affluent family deeply strains the relationships among the bitter mother, the good-natured father, and the guilt-ridden younger son. A classic portrait of family life in the face of tragedy, Robert Redford's award-winning directorial debut is moving and thought provoking. 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. 22. More information.

Chippewa Valley Book Festival Event. Featuring a poetry reading titled "Six Degrees of Separation: Local Voices Unite" by Ian Jacoby, Andrew Patrie, Eric Rasmussen, Patti See, Jason Splichal and Ken Szymanski. Acoustic Café, Eau Claire, 7 p.m. More information.

University Theatre. "The Adding Machine." Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 18 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring singer-songwriter Emilia Dahlin. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through Oct. 21. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Oct. 20
Celebration of New Women's Studies Major. Faculty, friends and students of the newly initiated UW-Eau Claire women's studies major are invited to attend "A Day of Action."
More information.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 16 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 16 item.

College of Education and Human Sciences Academic Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 248, 10 to 11:30 a.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, noon to 1 p.m. Also Oct. 24; and Nov. 6 and 10.

Chemistry Seminar. Scott Reid, Marquette University, will present "Laser Probes of the Singlet-Triplet Gap and Spin-Orbit Mixing in Simple Carbenes." Phillips 401, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Men's and Women's Cross Country. Lake Wissota Tri-Meet with UW-La Crosse and UW-Stout, 4 p.m.

Chippewa Valley Book Festival Event. Janis Amatuzio, physician and author of "Forever Ours," which explores stories of the spiritual and otherworldly experiences concerning the transition between life and death, will read from her work. Reading with her will be Katherine Schneider, a UW-Eau Claire senior psychologist emerita who recently published her book, "To the Left of Inspiration: Adventures in Living with Disabilities. McIntyre Library Breezeway, 4:30 p.m. See related item Oct. 21. More information.

Chippewa Valley Book Festival Event. Featuring a "Dinner with Authors." Cost is $17 per person. Call 836-2787 for reservations. The Dulany, Davies Center. More information.

Campus Films. "Ordinary People." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 19 item.

University Theatre. "The Adding Machine." Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 18 item.

Chippewa Valley Book Festival Event. Authors Bill Hom and Cathy Sultan will present readings. McIntyre Library Breezeway, 7:30 p.m. More information.

UAC Cabin. Featuring singer-songwriter Emilia Dahlin. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also Oct. 21. More information. Go to top of page

Saturday, Oct. 21
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 16 item.

book cover, "Forever Ours"Chippewa Valley Book Festival Event. Janis Amatuzio, physician and author of "Forever Ours," and Katherine Schneider, a UW-Eau Claire senior psychologist emerita and author of "To the Left of Inspiration: Adventures in Living with Disabilities," will present "Optimism in the Face of Death and Disability." Eau Claire Room, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire, 9 a.m. See related item Oct. 20. More information.

Chippewa Valley Book Festival Events. Numerous readings and events will occur throughout Eau Claire today. More information.

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. 17.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 16 item.

Men's Hockey. Intrasquad game at Hobbs Ice Arena, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "Ordinary People." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 19 item.

University Theatre. "The Adding Machine." Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 18 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring singer-songwriter Emilia Dahlin. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Sunday, Oct. 22
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 16 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 16 item.

University Theatre. "The Adding Machine." Kjer Theatre, 1:30 p.m. See Oct. 18 item.

Chippewa Valley Book Festival Event. Featuring readings by kids and teens who were creative writing competition winners. Eau Claire Room, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Eau Claire, 2 p.m. More information.

Joint Faculty Recital. Featuring Jerry Young, tuba, and Barbara Young, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Faculty Ensemble Recital. Les Favorites, comprised of Tim Lane, baroque flute; Ivar Lunde Jr., baroque oboe; Laura Handler, baroque violoncello; and Nanette Lunde, harpsichord. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 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: The Singing Statesmen, 6 p.m. Complete fall semester schedule.

Campus Films. "Ordinary People." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 19 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Oct. 23
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 16 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 16 item.

Environmental Presentation. Kathleen Vinehout, a candidate for the Wisconsin State Senate, will discuss environmental issues. Sponsored by the Geography 178 "Conservation of the Environment" class. The class has invited all local State Senate candidates to address the community. For more information, contact Lisa Theo, geography and anthropology, at theolj@uwec.edu. Hibbard 100, 11 a.m. 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. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring OctOboe Fest. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54 , No. 9 • Ninth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 16, 2006

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