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Monday, Oct. 23
eye chart and glassesDual 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. More information.

"SUPERvision" logoFoster 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.

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.

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

Tuesday, Oct. 24
baked goodsNational Chemistry Week Bake/Book/T-Shirt Sale. Chemistry students will sell baked goods, previously owned chemistry textbooks and American Chemical Society Student Affiliate T-shirts. Proceeds will benefit the UW-Eau Claire's ACS-SA student group. Phillips Hall lobby, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also Oct. 25.

Dual Choice Enrollment. See Oct. 23 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 23 item.

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

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 23 item.

hands holding elderly handCaregiving Brown Bag Lunch Seminar. Today's presentation is titled "Taking Care of Yourself as a Caregiver." Those interested in learning about support groups and caregiving classes are invited to attend. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. 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.

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

University Senate Compensation Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. OL 1122, 2 p.m.

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.

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, 3 to 4 p.m. Also Nov. 6 and 10.

Harold KoenigChippewa Valley Dialogue on Science and Religion Presentation. Harold Koenig, co-director of the Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health at Duke University Medical Center, will present two lectures. The first, titled "Religion, Spirituality and Health: Background, Research and Clinical Applications," will be held from 5 to 6:45 p.m. in Davies Theatre and will be geared toward medical and mental health professionals, nursing and pre-med students. The second presentation, titled "Faith and Health: How Religious Beliefs Influence Mind and Body," will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in Davies Theatre and will be appropriate for the general public. More information. Go to top of page

Study Abroad Spotlight. UW-Eau Claire students interested in study abroad opportunities are invited to attend. Today's presentation will highlight summer programs. Badger Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m. Also Oct. 25.

Planetarium 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. 28.

pianoArtists Series. L'Ensemble Pennetier will perform a concert of music for two pianos and percussion. The celebrated ensemble is a unique two-piano/percussion group made up of world-class musicians from France. The trio will be joined by American percussionist Chris Thompson for the stunning and infrequently heard Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion by Bela Bartok, a tour de force for all players. 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. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Oct. 25
National Chemistry Week Bake/Book/T-Shirt Sale. Chemistry students will sell baked goods, previously owned chemistry textbooks and American Chemical Society Student Affiliate T-shirts. Proceeds will benefit the UW-Eau Claire's ACS-SA student group. Phillips Hall lobby, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also Oct. 24.

Dual Choice Enrollment. See Oct. 23 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 23 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 23 item.

"Let's Do Lunch!" graphic'Let's Do Lunch!' Presentation. Doug Dunham, physics and astronomy, will present "Nanotechnology: The Reality Behind the Hype" 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.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Doug Olson, public health professions, and Mary Zwygart-Stauffacher, College of Nursing and Health Sciences, will present “Exploring the Critical Role of the Director of Nursing,” results of a two state study and sharing plans for a national study with long-term care organizations. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

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

Graduate Council Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:30 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 Austria, Germany, Latvia and Sweden. Badger Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m. Also Oct. 24.

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. 26
Jeremy's Market graphicJeremy's Market (on-campus farmer's market). Today is the last day the farmer's market will be held on campus this semester. It will be open from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. on the north sidewalk in front of Zorn Arena. More information.

Dual Choice Enrollment. See Oct. 23 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 23 item.

Majors Fair. The Majors Fair offers a relaxed atmosphere in which students can speak to department heads, faculty, staff and students representing all of UW-Eau Claire's majors, minors and pre-professional programs. All students are invited and encouraged to attend. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 23 item.

Student Wage Rate and Practices Committee Meeting. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 1 p.m.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. Sarah Brower, LTS, will present "Dreamweaver Basics." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Also Nov. 3.

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

WAGE Film/Discussion. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a screening of the PBS film "People Like Us: Social Class in America." Barbara Kernan, English/women's studies, will lead a film discussion after the screening. Hibbard 102, 4 p.m. More information.

"Primer" graphicCampus Films. "Primer." (U.S. 2004, directed by Shane Carruth, 77 min., rated PG-13.) "Primer" is set in the industrial park/suburban tract-home fringes of an unnamed contemporary city, where two young engineers, Abe and Aaron, are members of a small group of men who work by day for a large corporation while conducting extracurricular experiments on their own time in a garage. 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. 29. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Oct. 27
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Oct. 23 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 23 item.

Dual Choice Enrollment. See Oct. 23 item.

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

Chemistry Seminar. John Enemark, University of Arizona, will present "Molybdenum-Containing Enzymes and the Redox Reactions of Life." Phillips 401, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Professional Development Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 175, 1 p.m.

UW-Eau Claire medallion with ribbonsInauguration of Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich. The inauguration of UW-Eau Claire's new chancellor, Brian Levin-Stankevich, will begin at 3 p.m. today in Gantner Concert Hall of Haas Fine Arts Center. All university faculty and staff, community leaders from the region, and representatives from universities across the state and nation are among those invited for the occasion. The inauguration will be broadcast live via the Internet. More information.

Men's and Women's Swimming. UW-Stevens Point at McPhee, 5 p.m.

Campus Films. "Primer." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 26 item.

UAC Cabin. Indie-acoustic songstress Chris Pureka will perform. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Saturday, Oct. 28
girl looking through telescopePlanetarium Program. Today's show is a children's version of "More than Meets the Eye," a show that compares naked-eye views of celestial objects with the views from binoculars, telescopes and professional observatories. Tickets are $1 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. See related item Oct. 24.

Football. UW-Stevens Point at Carson Park, 1 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 23 item.

Soccer. College of St. Scholastica at Bollinger Fields, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "Primer." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 26 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Sickday Danger with Ben Rouse. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Oct. 29
International Folk Fair logoInternational Folk Fair. Davies Center once again will be transformed into a miniature world with many nationalities and groups proudly displaying their cultures. The fair, coordinated by the Center for International Education, is the largest international festival of its kind in the area. Serving as a cultural exchange between exhibitors and visitors to the fair, it includes educational activities for children, live music, colorful cultural exhibits, dancing, craft displays, history, language, culture and a variety of ethnic food. Davies Center, noon to 4 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 23 item.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the University Chamber Orchestra. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Faculty Recital. Featuring soprano Mitra Sadeghpour. 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: Wind Symphony, 6 p.m. Complete fall semester schedule.

Campus Films. "Primer." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 26 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Oct. 30
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 23 item.

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

Student Recital. Featuring Laura Barth, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54 , No. 10 • Tenth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 23, 2006

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: October 23, 2006

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