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Tuesday, March 25
Photography Search and Screen Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HFA 212, 8 to 9 a.m.

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.

Transformative Learning Webinar. The Network for Excellence in Teaching will host a Webinar on transformative learning. The Webinar will feature a conversation between Maryellen Weimer, editor of the longstanding newsletter The Teaching Professor and Patricia Cranton, a noted authority on transformative learning. Those interested in attending should send e-mail to net@uwec.edu. OL 1132, 1 p.m. More information.

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

Women's Herstory Month/WAGE Reading Discussion. A discussion of Ellen Bravo's "Taking On the Big Boys: Or Why Feminism is Good for Families, Business and the Nation" will be held. Bravo will be at UW-Eau Claire March 26 to give a presentation and sign books. Reading materials are available online. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 3:30 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Lexi Zunker, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Ramón ColásSpanish Business Association Presentation. Cuban political activist Ramón Colás, founder of the Cuban Independent Libraries Project and director of the Mississippi Consortium for International Development, will give a presentation about how and why he organized Home Family Libraries in his neighborhood in Cuba and the consequences he faced as a result. The presentation will be entirely in Spanish. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 5 to 6 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. See news release for today's events.

'Ask a Scientist' Presentation. Doug Dunham, physics and astronomy, will discuss nanotechnology. Acoustic Café, 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire, 7 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. See related item March 29. More information.

Women's Herstory Month Event. An event titled "Herstory is our Shared Story" will be held. Faculty, staff and students are invited to share a creative reading or performance or enjoy the work of others. The theme is "On the Experience of Womanhood: Yesterday and/or Today." Sponsored by Ardyth Krause, social work. The Cabin, Davies Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Guest Artist Performance. Featuring the Vecchione/Erdahl Duo. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, March 26
National History Day logoNational History Day Competition. The event is an opportunity for middle and high school students to "do" history by researching a topic of interest and producing historical documentaries, exhibits, dramatic performances, Web sites or research papers based on the 2008 theme "Conflict and Compromise in History." Davies Center, 2nd floor, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 25 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.

"Let's Do Lunch!" graphic'Let's Do Lunch!' Presentation. James Boulter, chemistry, will present "Climate Change: A Scientist's Perspective" 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.

University Planning Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Graduate Council Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. McIntyre Library 2nd Floor Breezeway, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Women's Herstory Month Presentation. Author Ellen Bravo, a longtime activist for working women, will give a presentation relating to her book "Taking On the Big Boys: Or Why Feminism is Good for Families, Business and the Nation." Her talk will be followed by a question and answer and book-signing session. Schneider 100, 4 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring sopranos Allison Wells and Amy Stanfield. 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. See news release for today's events.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Ethan Wickman, composition. 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, March 27
International Education Advisory Board Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 25 item.

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.

Physics and Astronomy Seminar. Gretchen Unger, chief scientific officer for GeneSegues Inc. in Minneapolis, will present "Sub-50 Nanometer Capsules for Targeted Delivery of Nucleic Acid-Based Therapies and Diagnostics." Phillips 104, 4 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. See news release for today's events.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring mezzo-sopranos Kathryn Eckes and Kristine Becker. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

"This is England" posterCampus Films. "This is England." (U.K. 2006, Directed by Shane Meadows, 101 min., not rated.) Based on incidents from his own childhood, writer-director Shane Meadows's "This Is England" is a stunning, brutal look at 1983 Britain, during the conservative Margaret Thatcher regime and the controversial Falklands War. 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 30. More information.

Earth Science Seminar. Matthew Nisbet, an internationally known social scientist, speaker and writer from American University in Washington, D.C., will present "Consensus and Conflict in Communicating Science." Phillips 007, 7 p.m. See related item March 28. More information.

Nnenna FreelonArtists Series. Vocalist Nnenna Freelon, a five-time Grammy Award nominee, will perform a concert backed by UW-Eau Claire's award-winning Jazz Ensemble I. The concert will kick off UW-Eau Claire’s 41st annual Jazz Festival, one of the oldest and largest festivals in the nation. 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. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, March 28
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 25 item.

Commission on the Status of Women Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Badger Room, Davies Center, 1 p.m.

Professional Development Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 175, 2 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar. Matthew Nisbet, an internationally known social scientist, speaker and writer from American University in Washington, D.C., will present "Consensus and Conflict in Communicating Science." Phillips 219, 2 to 3 p.m. See related item March 27.

Campus Films. "This is England." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 27 item.

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. See news release for today's events.

Forensics Evening of Champions. A celebration of the award-winning performances of UW-Eau Claire Forensics members will be held. Hibbard 103, 7 to 9 p.m. More information.

13th Annual SkaFest. The University Activities Commission is proud to present regional Ska bands Something To Do, Catch of the Day, Manic Sewing Circle, Offend Your Friends and Car Full of Midgets. Tickets, available at the Service Center or at the door, are $5 for the public or $3 for UW-Eau Claire students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m. More information.

Jazz Festival graphic41st Annual Jazz Festival. UW-Eau Claire's Jazz Festival is one of the oldest and largest jazz events in the nation, with more than 70 college, high school and middle school big bands and combos from the Midwest participating. The College Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the Eau Claire Memorial High School Auditorium. Call the Service Center at 715-836-3727 for ticket information. More information. Go to top of page

Saturday, March 29
Spring Thaw 5K Run/Walk. The event is sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire Student Athletic Training Association and the National Athletic Training Association Research and Education Foundation. Entry fee: $20 before March 17, $25 after March 17 and $15 for UW-Eau Claire students. Registration: 8 to 8:30 a.m.; Race starts: 9 a.m. at the base of the Garfield Avenue hill. More information.

"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 25. 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. See news release for today's events.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 25 item.

Campus Films. "This is England." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 27 item.

41st Annual Jazz Festival. UW-Eau Claire's Jazz Festival is one of the oldest and largest jazz events in the nation, with more than 70 college, high school and middle school big bands and combos from the Midwest participating. The High School Concert will be held at 7 p.m. tonight in the Eau Claire Memorial High School Auditorium. Call the Service Center at 715-836-3727 for ticket information. More information.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring the piano-based band The Crying Eyeballs. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, March 30
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See March 25 item.

University Chamber Orchestra Concert. Directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda, the group will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 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. See news release for today's events.

Joint Faculty Recital. Featuring Mitra Sadeghpour, soprano; Mark Mowry, tenor; and Barbara Wimunc-Pearson and Nicholas Phillips, piano. 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 examples of contemporary American opera. 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 Reggae. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 6 p.m. See spring 2008 programming schedule.

Campus Films. "This is England." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 27 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. 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 31
Foster Gallery Exhibit. The "New Orleans Artists in Exile" exhibit ends today. See March 25 item.

Academic Staff Professional Development Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 2 to 3 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Andrea Fuss, mezzo soprano, and Kevin Newell, tenor. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Sami RasouliEberth Alarcón Peace and Justice Memorial Lecture. Sami Rasouli, founder of the Muslim Peacemakers Team, will present "Eyewitness: Iraq." The inaugural lecture presentation will include a slide show and a question and answer session. Iraqi artwork also will be for sale to support the peace keeping efforts of non-governmental organizations and the artists in Iraq. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. The Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia will present a recital of American music. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 26 • Tenth Week • Spring Semester • March 25, 2008

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