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Monday, Jan. 28
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students Meeting. See agenda in Late Meeting Notice. Schofield 202, 11 a.m.

UW-Eau Claire sealFreshman Provocation.
The College of Arts and Sciences will sponsor the first Freshman Provocation, an event organizers hope will "provoke" students to seriously consider the concept of liberal education as vital to their futures. Faculty members Evan Weiher, biology; April Bleske-Rechek, psychology; Jim Phillips, chemistry; and Marty Wood, English, will speak about how their own liberal educations have positively impacted their personal and professional lives. Schofield Auditorium, 7 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Jan. 29
11th Annual HOUSE Day. Sponsored by the Student Senate, the event will give students the opportunity to check listings and interact with landlords offering off-campus housing. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More information.

GE Review Workgroup Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hibbard 705, noon to 1 p.m.

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds athletics logoCourt 'n Rink Luncheon. UW-Eau Claire's head women's hockey coach Mike Collins and head men's basketball coach Terry Gibbons will discuss the current season. The cost for the luncheon is $6 per person and includes a sandwich, beverage and cookie provided by Mancino's. Wisconsin Room, Quality Inn, Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

Chancellor's Diversity Advisory Commission Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 1 to 2 p.m.

University Planning Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

University Senate Academic Policies Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Wrestling. UW-La Crosse at McPhee, 7 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Wonders of Deep Space,” will illustrate how we learned that galaxies exist, how stars are born and how their lives end. The show is aimed at adults and children 10 and older. Tickets are $2 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Feb. 2.

Guest Artists' Recital. The Vecchione/Erdahl Duo, featuring Carrie Vecchione on oboe and English horn and Rolf Erdahl on double bass, will perform. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Jan. 30
bookworm atop bookChildren's Story Time Session. Kati Tvaruzka, McIntyre Library, will lead a free monthly story time session for children attending the UW-Eau Claire Children's Center. Children/grandchildren of UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students and children from the community also are invited. Lower level, McIntyre Library, 10 to 10:30 a.m. More information.

Blugold Organizations Bash logoBlugold Organization Bash. The Blugold Organizations Bash, a member recruitment fair for UW-Eau Claire student organizations, will be held. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information.

"Let's Do Lunch!" graphic'Let's Do Lunch!' Presentation. Douglas Faulkner, geography and anthropology, will present "Reconstructing Historical Change of the Lower Chippewa River" during a noon-hour session hosted by the Alumni Association. The cost is $10 per person 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.

Men's Basketball. UW-Superior at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

David MannArtist Series. Professional director, actor and playwright David Mann will present "Revelations of Mann." The one-person play is a comedy about a young actor — a Lutheran teaching in a Catholic high school who faces issues of career, life and faith. 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. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Thursday, Jan. 31
Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues for Persons with Disabilities. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Badger Room, Davies Center, 10 to 11 a.m.

Community Action Fair. The fair is designed to help students locate volunteer and service-learning opportunities in the Chippewa Valley. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information.

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

Men's Tennis. Northwestern University at McPhee, 4 p.m.

WHE Winter Potluck. The Women in Higher Education Winter Potluck is an opportunity for all campus women to renew old acquaintances and to meet new people. The event will be held today from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the home of Linda Spaeth. For more information about the potluck or to RSVP, see the Winter Potluck invitation.

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters graphicCampus Films. "The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters." (U.S. 2007, directed by Seth Gordon, 79 min., rated PG-13.) There's more drama in this small documentary than in most serious Oscar contenders. A marriage is on the line, integrity is tested and friendships falter — all in the name of a video game called Donkey Kong. 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 Feb. 3. More information.

art by Anita Kunz Foster Gallery Exhibit. A new exhibit titled "Meaning and Metaphor," featuring illustrations by internationally recognized illustrators Anita Kunz, Guy Billot, Jason Holley and Daniel Bejar will open today and run through Feb. 21. An opening reception will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. tonight in the gallery. 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. Go to top of page

Friday, Feb. 1
Donald ChristianFirst Fridays Presentation. First Fridays invites senior citizens to a discussion titled "Educating Students for 21st Century Challenges," led by Donald Christian, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at UW-Eau Claire. A free continental breakfast will precede the formal program. Memorial Lounge, Christ Church Cathedral, Lake and Farwell Streets, Eau Claire. Breakfast: 8:30 a.m., presentation: 9 a.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 31 item.

University Senate Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, noon.

University Assessment Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. College of Nursing and Health Sciences 156, noon to 1 p.m.

Steve HasiotisEarth Science Seminar. Steve Hasiotis, department of geology, The University of Kansas, will present "Traces of Life on Land: Using Ichnology to Understand the Diversity and Abundance of Organisms in Continental Strata." The Earth Science Seminar Series schedule for spring semester is available online. Phillips 281, 4 p.m. See related item Feb. 2.

Campus Films. "The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Jan. 31 item.

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

Wrestling. UW-Oshkosh at McPhee, 7 p.m.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring acoustic guitarist Jack O'Connor. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Feb. 2
Wrestling. Blugold Invitational at McPhee, 9 a.m.

Earth Science Workshop. Steve Hasiotis, department of geology, The University of Kansas, will present a workshop titled "Continental Trace Fossils." Haas Fine Arts Center 101, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. See related item Feb. 1.

"Zubenelgenubi's Magic Sky" graphicChildren's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Zubenelgenubi's Magic Sky," features a talking telephone pole and fire hydrant on a whimsical journey through the day and night sky. It is aimed at children 10 and younger. Tickets are $2 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. to noon. See related item Jan. 29. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 31 item.

Campus Films. "The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Jan. 31 item.

Men's Hockey. UW-River Falls at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Drew Brown, a UW-Eau Claire student whose music is an amalgam of folk, rock, pop and alt-country styles. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Feb. 3
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 31 item.

'Blugold Performance of the Air.' Hosted by UW-Eau Claire student Jake Kolstad, today's show will feature the UW-Eau Claire Symphonic Choir. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 5 p.m. See spring 2008 programming schedule.

Wisconsin Public Radio logo'Jazz Blues and Beyond.' Hosted by David Jones, English/Women's Studies, today's show will feature musical selections from American blues guitarist and vocalist Albert King. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 6 p.m. See spring 2008 programming schedule.

Campus Films. "The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Jan. 31 item.

'Local Independence.' Hosted by UW-Eau Claire student Scott Morfitt, this show features local music and interviews with people from the Chippewa Valley. Today's show will feature guest reader Kara Banker and music of local artists Jack O'Connor, Fine and Silverring. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Monday, Feb. 4
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Jan. 31 item.
Tess OnwuemeBlack History Month Reception. The reception will feature the works of Tess Onwueme, the Nigerian-born playwright, novelist, scholar and poet who is the distinguished professor of cultural diversity and professor of English at UW-Eau Claire. She will read from some of her works and present video excerpts, play bills and stories from her many plays. Samples of Nigerian and African American foods also will be offered. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, noon to 3 p.m. More information.
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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 19 • Second Week • Spring Semester • Jan. 28, 2008

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