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. 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.
CASA 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 11 a.m. to noon. More information.
University Research and Creative Activities Council Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 175, 2:30 p.m.
Chancellor'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.
UW-Eau Claire Staff and Student on WPR. Craig Mey, Learning and Technology Services, and UW-Eau Claire student Aaron Brewster, student chair of the Information Technology Commission, will be guests on Wisconsin Public Radio's "The West Side." The topic of today's show is the idea of outsourcing university e-mail to private companies. The show begins at 5 p.m. on WHWC, 88.3 FM.
Joint Student Recital. Featuring Nicole Wolf, soprano, and Jonas Hacker, tenor. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.
Guest Artist Lecture/Recital. Featuring Brendan Kinsella, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.
The Forum. Ingrid Mattson, 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., will present "The Story of the Qur'an: Its Relevance and Impact on Society." 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.
Tuesday, March 11
University Senate Academic Policies Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 2 to 3 p.m.
University Senate Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 to 5 p.m.
Women's Herstory Month Workshop. Author Robert Jensen will discuss his slide show, "Who Wants to be a Porn Star? Sex & Violence in Today's Pornography Industry." To attend the 3:30 p.m. workshop, e-mail WAGE. See related item. More information.
Student Recital. Featuring Lindsey Bertz, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.
Jazz in the Valley Events. Jazz in the Valley, a citywide jazz celebration, will continue throughout March and culminate with UW-Eau Claire's 41st annual Jazz Festival March 27-30. Today's events are: State Theatre, "Jazz at 5," featuring the Brian Claxton Collective, 5 p.m.; and Racy D'Lenes, The John Raymond Project, 6:30 to 8 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. More information.
Author Presentation. Robert Jensen, an associate professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, will present "The Paradox of Pornography: Sex, Intimacy & Communication." The event will include a lecture, question-and-answer session and book signing. Sponsored by the Women's and Gender Equity Center and the English department. Davies Theatre, 7 p.m. See related item. More information.
UAC Concert. Los Angeles-based independent, eclectic rock-folk band Raining Jane will perform. Live shows are marked by the swapping of instruments, the incorporation of the cello, cajon, sitar and rapping, and Raining Jane’s unique, chill-inducing three-part harmonies. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. More information.
Women's Herstory Month Event. Today is "Back Up Your Birth Control Day." Visit the information booth in Davies Center or the Campus Mall for free condoms and literature on accessing emergency contraception. The event is sponsored by College Feminists, SLD Commission, Students for Choice, SWATeam and WAGE. Davies Lobby, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information.
Support Service Unit Review — Center for International Education. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 10 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m.
Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Ethan Wickman, music and theatre arts, will present "Writing Pieces from Pieces: A Postmodern Composer's Experience." Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.
Student Recital. Featuring Anna Torgerson, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.
Women's Herstory Month Event. The 25-minute film "The Defenders: A History of the Birth Control Movement in WI" will be shown. A panel discussion will follow. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 5 to 6 p.m. More information.
Viennese Ball Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 5:30 p.m.
Jazz in the Valley Events. Jazz in the Valley, a citywide jazz celebration, will continue throughout March and culminate with UW-Eau Claire's 41st annual Jazz Festival March 27-30. Today's events are: Acoustic Café, vocalist Jo Alexander and The Alex Chilsen Band, 7 to 8:30 p.m. More information.
Thursday, March 13
St. Patrick's Day Buffet. Blugold Dining invites faculty, staff, students and the public to its buffet. The cost is $7.75 per person and includes beverage and dessert. Call 836-5261 for reservations. The buffet menu is available online. The Dulany, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 3:30 p.m.
Student Recital. Featuring Brandon Covelli, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.
Friday, March 14
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 10 item.
Career Exploration/Financial Aid Workshop. A free career exploration and financial aid workshop for adults considering a return to school or career change will be offered. Sponsored by UW-Eau Claire's Educational Opportunity Center, which is funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Chippewa Valley Technical College, Menomonie, 10 a.m. to noon. More information.
University Senate Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, noon.
Jazz in the Valley Events. Jazz in the Valley, a citywide jazz celebration, will continue throughout March and culminate with UW-Eau Claire's 41st annual Jazz Festival March 27-30. Today's events are: Oakwood Mall food court, UW-Eau Claire's Jazz IV Ensemble, 6:30 p.m.; and Shanghai Bistro, Jeremy Boettcher Trio, 6:30 to 9 p.m. More information.
University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 25 • Eighth Week • Spring Semester • March 10, 2008