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Monday, Dec. 11
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.

Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues for Persons with Disabilities Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 9 to 10:30 a.m.

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.

Academic Staff Complaint, Grievance and Review Hearing Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 1 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.

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

Tuesday, Dec. 12
University Bookstore Book Collection. See Dec. 11 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Dec. 11 item.

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

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Dec. 11 item.

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. Collins 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.

Spanish Conversation Table. Led by Manuel Fernandez, 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.

Planetarium 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. 16.

Men's Basketball. College of St. Scholastica at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

Wrestling. Lawrence University at McPhee, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Dec. 13
University Bookstore Book Collection. See Dec. 11 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Dec. 11 item.

Ceramics Sale. UW-Eau Claire ceramics students will sell their works. Proceeds will help fund visiting artists and student fees at the National Ceramics Conference. Ho-Chunk Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Also Dec. 14.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Dec. 11 item.

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

Electronic Communications and Publications Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Badger Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m.

Graduate Council Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 3:30 p.m.

"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. 16 at 7:30 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, Dec. 14
University Bookstore Book Collection. See Dec. 11 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Dec. 11 item.

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

Ceramics Sale. UW-Eau Claire ceramics students will sell their works. Proceeds will help fund visiting artists and student fees at the National Ceramics Conference. Ho-Chunk Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Also Dec. 13.

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 Dec. 11 item.

holiday dessertThe Dulany Holiday Buffet. Blugold Dining invites UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff, students and the public to its Holiday Buffet, which will feature smoked pit ham, Szechwan beef, chicken Kiev, lasagna Bechamel, holiday pinwheels and more. The cost is $7.50 per person and includes beverage and dessert. Call 836-5261 for reservations. The Dulany, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

WAGE Reading Discussion. Participants will discuss "More and More Young Women Choose Surgical 'Perfection.'" 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.

"Howl's Moving Castle" graphicCampus Films. "Howl's Moving Castle." (Japan 2004, directed by Hayao Miyazaki, 119 min., rated PG.) Sophie, a quiet girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. 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 Dec. 17. More information.

University Theatre. Featuring Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan," directed by Terry Allen. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 13 item.

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, Dec. 15
University Bookstore Book Collection. See Dec. 11 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Dec. 11 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.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. The BFA exhibit ends today. See Dec. 11 item.

music and candlesAnnual Foyer Concert. UW-Eau Claire music ensembles will perform traditional carols of the season. Haas Fine Arts Center Lobby, noon.


Chemistry Seminar.
UW-Eau Claire alumnus Nick Manesis will present "Development of Next Generation Contact Lenses: Silicone Hydrogel Materials." This is the final seminar for the fall semester. Phillips 401, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

University Senate Compensation Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 37A, 2 p.m.

COEHS Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 180, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

child playing basketballKids' Night Out Program. Blugold athletic teams and coaches will lead activities and games for children ages 5-12. The cost is $10 per child. For more information, call Todd Glaser at 836-3093. View additional information and registration form. McPhee Physical Education Center, 6 to 9 p.m. Go to top of page

Campus Films. "Howl's Moving Castle." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 14 item.

University Theatre. Featuring Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan," directed by Terry Allen. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 13 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, Dec. 16
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Dec. 11 item.

University Bookstore Book Collection. See Dec. 11 item.

graduation capWinter Commencement. Winter commencement exercises for 740 UW-Eau Claire students will be held in Zorn Arena. Candidates from the College of Business, College of Education and Human Sciences, and College of Nursing and Health Sciences will receive degrees during a 9:30 a.m. ceremony. Candidates from the College of Arts and Sciences and candidates for master's degrees will receive degrees during a 2 p.m. ceremony. A reception for graduates and guests will follow each ceremony in the Spruce-Tamarack Room of Davies Center. More information.

Children'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. 12. More information.

UW-Eau Claire sealAlumni Awards Luncheon. Five individuals will be honored: David and Vicky Crane, Lifetime Excellence Award; Carter Wahl, Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award; Lynn Frank, President's Award; and Linda Clark, Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award. Those wishing to attend should call the Alumni Association at 836-3266. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. More information.

young female violinistChippewa Valley Youth Symphony Concert. The Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony will present its winter concert. It will be Eugene Power's first concert as conductor and director of the group, which is comprised of area students in grades 6-12 and UW-Eau Claire student section leaders. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 3 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Howl's Moving Castle." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 14 item.

University Theatre. Featuring Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan," directed by Terry Allen. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 13 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, Dec. 17
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Dec. 11 item.

Lorie LineUAC Special Event. Lorie Line and her Pop Chamber Orchestra will present a show titled "The Traditions of Christmas." This year's concert will be a traditional show, with the most popular Christmas carols highlighted throughout the evening. Call the Service Center at 715-836-3727 for ticket information. Zorn Arena, 3 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Howl's Moving Castle." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 14 item. Go to top of page

Monday, Dec. 18
Final Exams. Through Dec. 22. More information.

University Bookstore Book Collection. See Dec. 11 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Dec. 11 item.

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

Academic Staff Complaint, Grievance and Review Hearing Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 1 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 54 , No. 17 • Seventeenth Week • Fall Semester • Dec. 11, 2006

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff,
Editorial Assistant. Updated: December 1, 2007

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