Calendar of Events Banner
Top News Link
*
Calendar Link
*
Faculty/Staff News Link
*
In the News Link
*
Notices Link
*
Archive Link


Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Monday

 

Monday, Feb. 18
art by Anita Kunz Foster Gallery Exhibit. An exhibit titled "Meaning and Metaphor," featuring illustrations by internationally recognized illustrators Anita Kunz, Guy Billot, Jason Holley and Daniel Bejar will run through Feb. 21. 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.

Government Day Forum/Panel Discussion. This event will give students the opportunity to learn about government and politics. In attendance will be members of the Eau Claire City Council, state representatives Jeff Smith and Terry Moulton, political science faculty members Margaret Gilkison and Geoffrey Peterson, student body president Ray French and Eau Claire County sheriff Ron Cramer. For more information, contact the Student Senate at stusen55@uwec.edu or 836-4646. Wisconsin and Presidents Room, Davies Center, 2 to 5 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Kyle Siegrist, trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Feb. 19
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 18 item.

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.

NET/Educause Learning Initiative Web Seminar. Aaron Delwiche, an assistant professor in the department of communication at Trinity University in Texas, will present a Web seminar titled "Powerful but not a Panacea: Virtual Worlds as a Tool for Situational Learning." OL 1118, noon to 1 p.m.

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds athletics logoCourt 'n Rink Luncheon. UW-Eau Claire's head women's basketball coach Tonja Englund 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. Rosewood Room, Quality Inn, Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

College of Arts and Sciences Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hibbard 103, 4 p.m.

Fifth Annual Martin Mogensen Education Lecture. A family of storytellers using dance and language from many cultures will be featured at the event. Sadarri and Rick Saskill and their 13-year-old daughter, Autumn Joy, will present "One World — Many Stories," a series of multicultural stories suitable for all ages. The Mogensen lecture series was established to honor Martin Mogensen, a 1952 UW-Eau Claire graduate. Mogensen became one of the first victims of school shootings in this country when, at the age of 46, he was killed by a student in the Tomah school where he served as principal. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4:30 p.m. More information.

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Ancient Horizons,” explores the astronomy of the ancient Egyptians. It 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. 23. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Feb. 20
TIAA-CREF counseling sessions. A representative from TIAA-CREF will be at UW-Eau Claire for individual, confidential counseling sessions with faculty and staff. Appointments may be scheduled online or by calling Dianne at 800-877-6602. More information. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also Feb. 21.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 18 item.

Rosemary BattalioFaculty/Academic Staff Forum. Rosemary Battalio, special education, will present "Expanding Boundaries: The Impact of Special Education in the Scotland Program." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.


Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean of Graduate Studies Meeting.
See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 2 to 3 p.m.

University Recreation and Sport Facilities Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hilltop Lounge, 3 p.m.

Campus-Community Forum on College Transition. A campus-community forum will give education leaders a chance to talk with teenagers and their parents about how students can prepare to successfully transition from high school to college. Two Rivers Ballroom, Plaza Hotel, Eau Claire, 7 to 8:30 p.m. More information.

Women's Basketball. UW-Platteville at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m. Ticket information.

Faculty Ensemble Recital. Featuring Les Favorites: Tim Lane, baroque flute; Ivar Lunde Jr. (emeritus), baroque oboe; guest artist Lucinda Marvin, baroque violin; guest artist Laura Handler, baroque violoncello; and Nanette Lunde (emerita), harpsichord. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 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, Feb. 21
TIAA-CREF counseling sessions. A representative from TIAA-CREF will be at UW-Eau Claire for individual, confidential counseling sessions with faculty and staff. Appointments may be scheduled online or by calling Dianne at 800-877-6602. More information. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also Feb. 20.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. The "Meaning and Metaphor" exhibit ends today. See Feb. 18 item.

Erin and Matt SmithAlumni Book Signing/Presentation. UW-Eau Claire alumni Erin and Matt Smith will be on campus to promote their novel, "TRIALS: the risk/benefit ratio." Their visit will begin with a book signing from noon to 3 p.m. in the University Bookstore, followed by an author talk at 7 p.m. in The Cabin of Davies Center. More information.

Black History Month Event. Selika Ducksworth Lawton, history, will present "1968: The Year that Changed Everything." Presidents Room, Davies Center, noon to 1:30 p.m. More information.

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

Black History Month Dialogue on Diversity Film. Episode three, "The House We Live In," of the three-episode film series "Race — The Power of an Illusion" will be shown today. For more information, contact Jesse Dixon, Office of Multicultural Affairs, at dixonjl@uwec.edu or 836-3367. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. More information.

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

Student Leadership Recognition Awards Ceremony. The accomplishments of student leaders, organizations and organization advisers are celebrated at this program. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m. More information.

WAGE logoWAGE/SWATeam Women's Health Series. The Women's and Gender Equity Center and the UW-Eau Claire Student Wellness Advocacy Team will sponsor a Q&A event on human papillomavirus and Gardasil. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 6 to 7 p.m.

"The Lookout" graphicCampus Films. "The Lookout." (U.S. 2007, directed by Scott Frank, 99 min., rated R.) This film is an intelligent crime drama starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a once-promising athlete responsible for a fatal car accident that leaves him with a severe head injury. Still struggling years later with disorientation and an unreliable memory, he takes a job as a night janitor at a small Kansas bank — and finds himself caught up in a planned heist. 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. 24. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Feb. 22
Earth Science Seminar. Geoffrey Pignotta, geology, will present "Magma Chamber Construction and Evolution in the Sierra Nevada Batholith: Constraints from the Jackass Lakes Pluton."
The Earth Science Seminar Series schedule for spring semester is available online. Phillips 281, 4 p.m. More information.

Men's Tennis. St. Norbert College at McPhee, 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Lookout." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 21 item.

Gymnastics. UW-Whitewater at McPhee, 7 p.m. Ticket information.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Cabin. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also Feb. 23. More information. Go to top of page

Saturday, Feb. 23
Men's Tennis. Lawrence University at McPhee, 8 a.m.

"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 Feb. 19. More information.

Student Dance Recital. Featuring Kari Sederstrom. Kjer Theatre, 2 p.m. More information.

Women's Basketball. UW-Stout at Zorn Arena, 3 p.m. Ticket information.

Men's Tennis. Bethel College at McPhee, 4 p.m.

Men's Basketball. UW-Stout at Zorn Arena, 5 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Lookout." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 21 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Cabin. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also Feb. 22. More information. Go to top of page

Sunday, Feb. 24
University Symphony Orchestra Concert. The University Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Nobuyoshi Yasuda, will perform its inaugural Concerto Concert. The performance will feature the winners of the Student Concerto Competition held by the music and theatre arts department this past December. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $5 for the public; $4 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

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

'Jazz Blues and Beyond.' Today's show, hosted by UW-Eau Claire student Scott Morfitt, will feature musical selections from Clifford Brown, the Bad Plus and selections from the Verve Remixed series. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 6 p.m. See spring 2008 programming schedule.

Campus Films. "The Lookout." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 21 item.

Wisconsin Public Radio logo'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 an interview with Mei-Ling Anderson of the Minneapolis band The War of 1812. The music of Meridene and Cranes and Crows also will be featured. Send music requests to localindependence@gmail.com. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 7 p.m. More information.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Nicholas Phillips, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Monday, Feb. 25
Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program Overview. Faculty and staff are invited to learn about the WDC Program. Presentations will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Representatives also will be available to answer questions from 10:45 a.m. to noon and 1:45 to 3:30 p.m. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center. Also Feb. 26.

Strategic planning logoStrategic Planning Forum. The University Planning Committee will host campus information and discussion sessions to review the draft strategic plan. Committee members and Chancellor Levin-Stankevich will answer questions about the draft plan and welcome comments and suggestions. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Also Feb. 26 and 27. More information.

Town Meeting. UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a town meeting to provide comments and concerns for consideration during the review process for the new University Bookstore contract that will begin July 1. University Centers staff members Charles Farrell and Candy Wilson will host the conversations. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Also Feb. 28.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring saxophonists John Uhrich and Ben Kunselman. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. Go to top of page


return to top
Top News l Calendar l Faculty/Staff News l In the News l Notices l Archive

University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 22 • Fifth Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 18, 2008

News Bureau
Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: February 21, 2008

UW-Eau Claire Home
Excellence. Our measure, our motto, our goal.