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Monday, March 3
Foster GalleryFoster 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. 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.

Women's Herstory Month/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. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring the Composition Studio of Ethan Wickman. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Senior Americans' Day Discussed on WPR. Senior Americans' Day, to be held March 18 at UW-Eau Claire, will be discussed today on Wisconsin Public Radio's "The West Side." The show begins at 5 p.m. on WHWC, 88.3 FM.

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

Tuesday, March 4
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 3 item.

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

Senate Executive Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m.

Women's Herstory Month/WAGE Post-Discussion. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a post discussion of The Vagina Monologues. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 3:30 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Bryce Bielec, trombone, and Andrew Bader, bass trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "More Than Meets the Eye,” explores where various celestial objects are located in the night sky as well as what they look like through large telescopes. 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 8. More information.

Juan ColeThe Forum. Juan Cole, one of the world's foremost Islamic historians, will present "The Iraq Crisis and the Future of America." A pre-Forum hors d'oeuvres reception with Cole, hosted by Kate Lang of the UW-Eau Claire history department, will take place in The Dulany of Davies Center from 6 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance or at the door. Tickets for The Forum presentation, available at the Service Center, are $7 for the public, $5 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $3 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, March 5
David WardAnnual Community Breakfast. David Ward, president and founder of NorthStar Economics, will present "The I-Q Corridor: Economic Opportunity for the Chippewa Valley" at this year's breakfast, which is sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire College of Business, Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce and UW-Eau Claire Foundation. For more information, contact Gretchen Hutterli hutterga@uwec.edu or 715-836-5930. Spruce-Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 7 to 8:30 a.m. More information.

UW System Posters in the Rotunda Event. The UW System will celebrate the 5th Annual Posters in the Rotunda: A Celebration of Undergraduate Research at the state capitol in Madison. Outstanding undergraduate researchers and their faculty advisers from throughout the UW System will showcase their research at the event.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 3 item.

Rhetta StandiferFaculty/Academic Staff Forum. Rhetta Standifer, management and marketing, will present "Interorganizational Conflict and Organizational Power Relationships Within Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce."
Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Women's Herstory Month/People of Substance Discussion on Size Acceptance and a Healthy Lifestyle. The first meeting of this new group, facilitated by Petra Mohr, will be held. The purpose of the group is to facilitate, support and encourage size diversity among UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff with a goal of increasing awareness of size discrimination and fat phobia at UW-Eau Claire. Meetings will be held at the same time and location every other Wednesday. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 2 to 3 p.m. More information.

McNair Program Information Session. Interested students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to attend. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 2 p.m. Also March 6. More information.

Peer Guide Informational Meeting. Students interested in becoming peer guides for international students are invited to attend. For more information, call the Center for International Education at 836-4411. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4 p.m.

WAGE logoWomen's Herstory Month/WAGE Feminist Book Club Discussion. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a Feminist Book Club discussion of Robert Jensen's "Getting Off — Pornography and the End of Masculinity." WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 4 to 5 p.m. More information.

Women's Herstory Month/WAGE Discussion and Support Group. A discussion and support group for those with deployed loved ones will meet. This week's discussion will focus on reintegration issues. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 5 to 6 p.m. More information.

Angela "Bay" BuchananAngela "Bay" Buchanan Presentation. Angela "Bay" Buchanan, president of The American Cause, an educational foundation dedicated to advancing traditional conservative issues, will present "The Failures of Feminism." Buchanan began her political career as the national treasurer of Ronald Reagan's presidential campaigns in 1980 and 1984. She then was appointed U.S. Treasurer by Reagan in 1981. Schneider 100, 6:30 p.m. 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. The production's creators transformed the old-fashioned opera and operetta forms to create the story, which blends bourgeois capitalism and morality. 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 8. Riverside Theatre, 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, March 6
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 3 item.

Career Services Open House. Students are invited to Career Services for career planning information and free ice cream sundaes. Career Services, Schofield 230, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

ceramic bowls created by UW-Eau Claire students for last year's "Empty Bowls" fundraiser. (Contributed photo)'Empty Bowls' Fundraiser. UW-Eau Claire ceramics students are pitching in to help fight hunger in the Chippewa Valley by donating 200 handmade ceramic bowls to the Feed My People Food Bank for the organization's "Empty Bowls" fundraiser, a lunch and supper of soup, specialty breads and desserts. Trinity Lutheran Church, 1314 East Lexington Ave., Eau Claire, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. More information, including ticket prices.

Women's Herstory Month/International Women's Day Events. The Center for International Education at UW-Eau Claire will celebrate International Women's Day with a noontime panel discussion, reception and library display. More information.

McNair Program Information Session. Interested students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to attend. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 2 p.m. Also March 5. More information.

"Paris, je t'aime" graphicCampus Films. "Paris, je t'aime." (France 2006, multiple directors, 120 min., subtitled, rated R.) This film, an anthology feature with the world's most romantic city as a backdrop, is made up of 18 short films by 22 directors from around the world. 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 March 9. More information.

Guest Lecture. Zaneta Ozolina, professor and chair of the department of political science at the University of Latvia, will present "Russia after Putin: Consequences for Its Neighbors" at 6:30 p.m. in Hibbard 101. A reception will follow at 8 p.m. at 504 E. Grant Ave., Eau Claire. The event is funded by the UW-Eau Claire Foundation's Friends of the East European Symposium.

University Theatre. "The Threepenny Opera." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See March 5 item. Go to top of page

Friday, March 7
Patti SeeFirst Fridays Presentation. First Fridays invites senior citizens to a presentation titled "My Experience as a Good Samaritan Kidney Donor" by Patti See, an author and lecturer at UW-Eau Claire. In 2005 See donated one of her kidneys to a stranger at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, in Minneapolis. 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.

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. See March 3 item.

University Assessment Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. CNHS 156, noon to 1 p.m.

Presentation on Community Response to Binge Drinking. Drew Gavrilos, a police officer in La Crosse, will present "United We Stand — A Comprehensive Community Response to Binge Drinking in La Crosse, Wis." After the 10th alcohol related death of a college-age person in 10 years, the La Crosse community came together to take a stand against binge drinking. Learn how La Crosse untilized new legistlation, nontraditional enforcement techniques, alcohol education and an aggressive public information campaign to raise awareness and gain community support. For more information, contact Jennifer Lee, Center for Alcohol Studies and Education, at leejs@uwec.edu or 836-5111. Hibbard Penthouse, 3 p.m. More information.

GE Review Workgroup Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hibbard 701, 3 p.m.

Academic Affairs Advisory Committee for Service-Learning Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4 p.m.

Ben GalluzzoEarth Science Seminar. Ben Galluzzo, department of mathematics, University of Iowa, will present "Hydrogeological Modeling." The Earth Science Seminar Series schedule for spring semester is available online. Phillips 281, 4 p.m. See related item March 8.

child playing basketball
Kids' Night Out Program.
Blugold athletic teams and coaches will lead activities and games for children 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.

Campus Films. "Paris, je t'aime." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 6 item.

University Theatre. "The Threepenny Opera." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See March 5 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, March 8
Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the Monthly Exam Center link. Schneider 100, 105 and 107, 8:30 a.m.

Earth Science Workshop. Ben Galluzzo and Joe Eichholz, University of Iowa, will present a workshop titled "Introduction to Groundwater Modeling Using Finite Difference Methods." Phillips 186, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. See related item March 7.

"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 March 4. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 3 item.

Campus Films. "Paris, je t'aime." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 6 item.

Women's Herstory Month Fundraiser. Local tribal belly dancing group Peanut Butter & Gypsy will give a fundraising performance. The group is an example of the beauty and strength of women dancing together and celebrates life through ancient and modern belly dancing. Proceeds will benefit the Bolton Refuge House in Eau Claire. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; performance begins at 7 p.m. in Schofield Auditorium. More information.

University Theatre. "The Threepenny Opera." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See March 5 item.

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

Sunday, March 9
"running" shamrock Shamrock Shuffle. The Shamrock Shuffle, a 5K run/walk to benefit UW-Eau Claire's Wisconsin Youth Sports Program, will begin at 10 a.m. at the American Legion Post, 634 Water St., Eau Claire. The registration form is available online. More information, including registration fees.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 3 item.

American Choral Directors Association Celebration of Music. The concert will feature performances by the Concert Choir, Singing Statesmen, Symphonic Choir, Women's Concert Chorale and Women's Chorus. 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.

Symphony Band/Wind Symphony Concert. The Symphony Band, directed by Phillip Ostrander, and Wind Symphony, directed by R. Mark Heidel, will perform a variety of works. 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, 5 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 University Band. 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 women in Motown. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 6 p.m. See spring 2008 programming schedule.

Campus Films. "Paris, je t'aime." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 6 item.

"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 Wayne Zank of "The Minstrel Cycle," a rock opera spectacle that Zank and friends produced. 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 10
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 3 item.

CASA logoCASA Reading Discussion. The Center for Awareness of Sexual Assault will host a brown bag lunch discussion on Andrea Dworkin's "I Want a 24-Hour Truce During Which There Is No Rape." Reading discussion articles can be requested by e-mailing wage@uwec.edu. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 11 a.m. to noon. More information.

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


Heather HillEarth Science Seminar. Heather Hill, department of geological sciences, University of Michigan, will present "Abrupt Climate Change during the Last Ice Age. The Earth Science Seminar Series schedule for spring semester is available online. Phillips 119, 4 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 105, 5 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Nicole Wolf, soprano, and Jonas Hacker, tenor. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Guest Artist Recital. Featuring Brendan Kinsella, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m.

Ingrid MattsonThe Forum. Ingrid Mattson will present "The Story of the Qur'an: Its Relevance and Impact on Society." Mattson is a professor of Islamic studies and director of Islamic chaplaincy at the Macdonald Center for Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations at Hartford Seminary in Hartford, Conn. A pre-Forum hors d'oeuvres reception with Mattson, hosted by Helaine Minkus of the UW-Eau Claire geography and anthropology department, will be held in The Dulany of Davies Center from 6 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 in advance or at the door. Tickets for The Forum presentation, available at the Service Center, are $7 for the public, $5 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $3 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 24 • Seventh Week • Spring Semester • March 3, 2008

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