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Monday, Feb. 25
WDC logoWisconsin 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. More information.

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. More information.

Mark ClarkFaculty on WPR. Mark Clark, foundations of education, will be a guest on Wisconsin Public Radio's "The West Side" to discuss the history of black professional baseball in America and the incorporation of African-American players on Eau Claire minor league teams in the 1950s. The show begins at 5 p.m. on WHWC, 88.3 FM.

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

Tuesday, Feb. 26
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 p.m. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center. Also Feb. 25. More information.

Strategic 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, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Also Feb. 25 and 27. More information.

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds athletics logoCourt 'n Rink Luncheon. UW-Eau Claire's head women's basketball coach Tonja Englund and head men's hockey coach Matt Loen 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.

TRIO program logoNational TRIO Day Program. UW-Eau Claire will recognize National TRIO Day with a program and awards ceremony. Awards will be presented to outstanding TRIO students and to UW-Eau Claire staff members who have provided exceptional service for the TRIO programs. Davies Center, 3:30 to 6 p.m. More information.

Alejandro VázquezSpanish Business Association Presentation. Alejandro Vázquez will speak about his experiences as editor of the magazine En Caliente, which aims to communicate the news, culture, traditions and face of the Hispanic community. The presentation will be entirely in Spanish. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 5 to 6 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Matthew Tiller, trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 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 March 1. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Feb. 27
"Let's Do Lunch!" graphic'Let's Do Lunch!' Presentation. Crispin Pierce, public health professions, will present "Human Health Effects of Global Climate Change" 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.

Michael CarneyFaculty/Academic Staff Forum. Michael Carney, chemistry, will present "Student/Faculty Collaborative Research with an Industrial Partner." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.


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

Strategic 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. Nursing Building, Room 104, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Also Feb. 26 and 27. More information.

WAGE logoWAGE Reading Discussion. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a reading discussion titled "Multicultural Depression," which will be led by Roberta Goodman, Counseling Services. Goodman will lead a discussion on three journal articles that focus on special issues regarding depression in African-American, Asian-American and Mexican-American women. The articles are available online. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 4 to 5 p.m.

Forum Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Jeffrey Priesmeyer, percussion. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

'The Vagina Monologues.' Local businesses and other donors are sponsoring the student production of this compilation of women's thoughts, feelings and experiences related to being a woman. The topics of the monologues range from coming of age to instances of sexual assault. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $10 for the public or $7 for UW-Eau Claire students. For more information, e-mail Stephanie Hormig at hormigsl@uwec.edu. Schofield Auditorium, 7 p.m. Also Feb. 28. 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. 28
International Education Advisory Board Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

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

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, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also Feb. 25. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring sopranos Katherine Schultz and Emily Worzalla. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Faculty on WPR. David Jones, English/Women's Studies, will be a guest on Wisconsin Public Radio's "Spectrum West." Jones will discuss his upcoming series "Rock & Roll and the Rest of Us: Popular Music and Social Change After Bing, Benny & Basie" at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library in Eau Claire. WHWC, 88.3 FM, 5 to 6 p.m.

"Jesus Camp" graphicCampus Films. "Jesus Camp." (U.S. 2006, directed by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, 87 min., rated PG-13.) This film is an Oscar-nominated documentary about an evangelical boot camp that trains children to take back America for Christ. The film follows Levi, Rachael and Tory to Pastor Becky Fischer’s “Kids on Fire” summer camp in North Dakota, where children as young
as 6 are taught to become dedicated Christian soldiers. 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 March 2. More information.

Third Annual Aldo Leopold Banquet. The banquet honors the conservation legacy of Aldo Leopold and aims to further foster the idea of developing a land ethic. Five guest speakers will be featured. Items on the banquet's rustic-themed menu include elk stew, duck medallions, pan-fried walleye and vegetarian lasagna. Cost is $18 per person. For reservations, contact Dan Langlois at langlodt@uwec.edu or 836-3616. Environmental Education Center, Hilltop Center, 6 to 9 p.m. More information.

'The Vagina Monologues.' Local businesses and other donors are sponsoring the student production of this compilation of women's thoughts, feelings and experiences related to being a woman. The topics of the monologues range from coming of age to instances of sexual assault. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $10 for the public or $7 for UW-Eau Claire students. For more information, e-mail Stephanie Hormig at hormigsl@uwec.edu. Schofield Auditorium, 7 p.m. Also Feb. 27. More information.

"The Threepenny Opera" graphicUniversity Theatre. Music and theatre arts students and director Terry Allen will present "The Threepenny Opera" by dramatist Bertolt Brecht and composer Kurt Weill. Brecht and Weill transformed the old-fashioned opera and operetta forms to create the story, which blends bourgeois capitalism and morality to tell the story of Macheath (Mack the Knife), who secretly marries the daughter of an underworld boss. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $10 for the public, $8 for those 62 and older and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, $6 for those 17 and younger or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Through March 2 and March 5-8. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. An exhibit titled "New Orleans Artists in Exile," featuring works by New Orleans artists who lost their homes and studios as a result of hurricanes Katrina and Rita, will run through March 31. 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. 29
GE Review Workgroup Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hibbard 701, 7 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 28 item.

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Luncheon. The UW-Eau Claire Foundation and Campus Campaign 2007-08 co-chairs Donna and Jim Weber invite UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff to the seventh annual Faculty/Staff Appreciation Luncheon. Door prize drawings will be held throughout the luncheon. Council Fire Room/Willow Lounge, Davies Center, 11:30 to 1 p.m.

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. CNHS 156, noon to 1 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar. Julie Sexton, a graduate student at Colorado State University, will present "College Students' Conceptions of Rivers: A Case Study of Canyon Formation." The Earth Science Seminar Series schedule for spring semester is available online. Phillips 276, noon.

Earth Science Seminar. UW-Eau Claire alumna Kate MacLaurin, a graduate student at Simon Fraser University, will present "A Preliminary Assessment of the Sedimentology and Stratigraphy of the Lower Cretaceous Jackass Mountain Group, Chilko Lake area, British Columbia." The Earth Science Seminar Series schedule for spring semester is available online. Phillips 281, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. "Jesus Camp." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 28 item.

University Theatre. "The Threepenny Opera." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See Feb. 28 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, March 1
"Larry, Cat in Space" graphicChildren's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Larry, Cat in Space," is a playful, imaginative cartoon presentation about an inquisitive cat who takes a trip to the moon. 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. 26. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 28 item.

Campus Films. "Jesus Camp." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 28 item.

University Theatre. "The Threepenny Opera." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See Feb. 28 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Chris Koza. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, March 2
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 28 item.

University Theatre. "The Threepenny Opera." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 1:30 p.m. See Feb. 28 item.

Faculty Ensemble Recital. Featuring Clearly Three: Richard Fletcher, clarinet; Kristine Fletcher, bassoon; and Barbara Wimunc-Pearson, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

"Blugold Performance of the Air" logo'Blugold Performance of the Air.' Hosted by UW-Eau Claire student Jake Kolstad, today's show will feature the UW-Eau Claire Concert 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" logo'Jazz Blues and Beyond.' Hosted by David Jones, English/Women's Studies, today's show will feature musical selections from Stevie Wonder. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 6 p.m. See spring 2008 programming schedule.

Campus Films. "Jesus Camp." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 28 item.

Comedy Competition. During a live show, a comedy team from UW-Eau Claire will be selected to advance to a regional competition in a national comedy talent search. Higherground, Crest Wellness Center, 7 p.m. More information.

"Local Independence" 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 Paul Brandt, lead singer of the local band Cranes and Crows. The music of Amateur Love and musicians from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan 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. Go to top of page

Monday, March 3
WAGE Panel Discussion. Eva Santos-Phillips, foreign languages/Latin American Studies, will lead a discussion on Latina/o students in the U.S. education system. Presidents Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring the composition studio of Ethan Wickman. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Student Organization Recital. Featuring the Sigma Alpha Iota women's music fraternity. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 23 • Sixth Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 25, 2008

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