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Monday, Dec. 4
kids reading a bookUniversity Bookstore Book Collection. The University Bookstore is working with the Friends of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in its Give a Kid a Book project for 2006. The University Bookstore will begin accepting books today, and will offer discounts on clothing and gift purchases to those who make donations. The bookstore will forward donations to the Friends of the Library on Dec. 14, but will continue to accept donations through Dec. 22. University Bookstore hours are available online. More information.

McIntyre Library logoMcIntyre Library Exhibit. An exhibit of posters illustrating UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff publications from the previous year will be on display in the Grand Corridor of McIntyre Library through Jan. 21. The posters were originally displayed at the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs/McIntyre Library-sponsored Authors Celebration in October. The event featured 40 recently published faculty and staff members and celebrated the publishing accomplishments of all UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff.

BFA show logoFoster Gallery Exhibit. Works by five UW-Eau Claire bachelor of fine arts degree candidates will be on display through Dec. 15 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.

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

Chancellor Brian Levin-StankevichChancellor's Roundtable. Students are invited to discuss campus issues with Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich and his staff. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

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

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the violin and viola studio of Bradley Johnson. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Percussion Ensemble. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Dec. 5
University Bookstore Book Collection. See Dec. 4 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

University Senate Compensation Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. OL 1122, 11 a.m.

Blugold Athletics logoCourt 'n Rink Luncheon. The Court 'n Rink Luncheons will feature Blugold basketball coaches Tonja Englund and Terry Gibbons and hockey coaches Mike Collins and Luke Strand. Two of the four will speak each week about their teams' performances. Strand and Gibbons will speak today. The cost for the luncheon is $6 per person and includes a sandwich, cookie and beverage provided by Mancino's. Wisconsin Room, Quality Inn, Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

Campus Media Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Ho-Chunk Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Spanish Conversation Table. Led by Carter Smith, foreign languages. Badger 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 Executive Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m.

College of Arts and Sciences Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Davies Theatre, 4 p.m.

Physical Plant Planning Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5:30 p.m.

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

Reading Partners Open House. More than 190 UW-Eau Claire and community volunteers, as well as more than 200 Eau Claire Area School District students and their siblings who participate in the Reading Partners program, will celebrate literacy at an open house. Chippewa Valley Museum, 5 to 8 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Rachel Carter, tenor trombone; and Justin Verhasselt, bass trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

McNair Colloquia Presentations. UW-Eau Claire McNair scholars Erin Wetzel, Alison Welin and Lori Scardino will present their research. See colloquia schedule for presentation titles and faculty mentor names. Nursing 227, 6 to 7:45 p.m.

moon and starsPlanetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Legends of the Winter Sky," will explore the constellations of December and their mythology. The show 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 Dec. 9.

Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Cane Mutiny Bassoon Ensemble and the Oboe Band. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

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

Wednesday, Dec. 6
University Bookstore Book Collection. See Dec. 4 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

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

Astronomy Presentation. Charles Woodward, a Deep Impact mission team member at the University of Minnesota, will discuss the NASA mission which crashed a spacecraft into Comet Tempel-1 in July 2005. Phillips 007, 4 to 5 p.m.

Men's Basketball — Faculty/Staff Appreciation Night. UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff will be admitted free to tonight's men's and women's games against UW-River Falls. Zorn Arena, 6 p.m. More information.

Storm Water Management Plan Meeting. A public informational meeting about the campus storm water management plan will be held. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 6 to 8 p.m. More information.

tromboneEnsemble Recital. Featuring the BASSically BRASS and Trombone Ensembles. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Women's Basketball — Faculty/Staff Appreciation Night. UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff will be admitted free to tonight's men's and women's games against UW-River Falls. Zorn Arena, 8 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, Dec. 7
University Bookstore Holiday Open House. Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to enjoy coffee, hot cider, cookies and bars. University Bookstore, Davies Center, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Also Dec. 8.

University Bookstore Book Collection. See Dec. 4 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

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

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

17th Bi-Annual Human Diversity Expo. Students in FED 385: Social Foundations of Human Relations and SW 405: Ethnic-Sensitive Social Work Practice will display their projects. Class instructors are Jill Pastrana, Foundations of Education; La Vonne Cornell-Swanson, social work; and Cynthia Gray, Foundations of Education. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5:15 p.m.

University Artists Series Advisory Committee Meeting. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 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.

WAGE Panel Discussion. The Women's and Gender Equity Center is sponsoring a panel discussion titled "Exploitation in the Media" to raise awareness on the effects of the media on gender. Panelists will include Stacy Thompson, English; and representatives from the Center for Awareness of Sexual Assault, Students Coming Together to Promote Eating Disorder Awareness and Positive Body Image and WAGE. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Flute Choir, directed by Tim Lane. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

photo from "The Chorus"Campus Films. "The Chorus." (France/Switzerland/Germany 2004, 96 min., directed by Christophe Barratier, in French with subtitles, rated PG-13.) Set in 1948 post-war France at a boarding school for troubled boys, a mild-mannered new teacher has just arrived, only to find himself surrounded by prepubescent thieves, inveterate liars, unapologetic rebels and lost souls beyond reach. 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 Dec. 10. More information.

"The Cripple of Inishmaan" graphic University Theatre. Featuring Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan," directed by Terry Allen. Set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland in 1934, the play is a strange comic tale in the great tradition of Irish storytelling. 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 Dec. 9 and Dec. 13-16 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 10 at 1:30 p.m. More information.

UAC Cabin. Featuring the acoustic duo Patchouli. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Through Dec. 9. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Dec. 8
University Bookstore Holiday Open House. Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to enjoy coffee, hot cider, cookies and bars. University Bookstore, Davies Center, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also Dec. 7.

University Bookstore Book Collection. See Dec. 4 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

Campus Films. "The Chorus." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 7 item.

Women's Hockey. UW-Superior at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

University Theatre. Featuring Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan," directed by Terry Allen. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 7 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring the acoustic duo Patchouli. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also Dec. 9. More information. Go to top of page

Saturday, Dec. 9
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the “Monthly Exam Center” link. Haas Fine Arts Center, Room 101, 8:30 a.m.

University Bookstore Book Collection. See Dec. 4 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

rocketChildren's Planetarium Program. With the help of a talking astronomy book and their vivid imaginations, two kids blast off on a journey through outer space during today's show, "Secrets of the Cardboard Rocket." Tickets are $1 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. See related item Dec. 5. More information.

Campus Films. "The Chorus." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 7 item.

Women's Hockey. UW-Superior at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

University Theatre. Featuring Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan," directed by Terry Allen. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 7 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring the acoustic duo Patchouli. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Sunday, Dec. 10
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

University Theatre. Featuring Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan," directed by Terry Allen. Kjer Theatre, 1:30 p.m. See Dec. 7 item.

Holiday Concert graphic32nd Annual Holiday Concerts. The free concerts, which have been the department of music and theatre arts and the UW-Eau Claire Foundation's gift to the Eau Claire community for more than three decades, will feature performances by the Symphonic Choir, Symphony Orchestra, The Singing Statesmen, Women's Concert Chorale, Concert Choir and Wind Symphony. In conjunction with the concert, the UW-Eau Claire chapter of Mortar Board will collect new children's books for the Give-a-Kid-a-Book program. Audience members are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped children's book to donate. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance at the Service Center or online. Zorn Arena, 2 and 5 p.m. Full story.

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: 2005 Holiday Concert, 6 p.m. Complete fall semester schedule.

Campus Films. "The Chorus." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 7 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Dec. 11
University Bookstore Book Collection. See Dec. 4 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Dec. 4 item.

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.

person biking in snow'Bike Through Winter' Workshop. "Bike Through the Winter," a free workshop that will offer tips on safely traveling by bicycle through the winter season, will be held. Sponsored by the Bicyclist and Pedestrian Times e-newsletter and Anybody's Bike Shop. Environmental Adventure Center, 6 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54 , No. 16 • Sixteenth Week • Fall Semester • Dec. 4, 2006

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