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Monday, March 31
McIntyre Library graphicMcIntyre Library Exhibit. McIntyre Library and the department of geography and anthropology have collaborated to present an exhibit of photographs of archaeological sites provided by the University of Hartford Art School titled "Sanctuaries from Asia to the Americas." The photography exhibit, on display through the end of spring semester, celebrates the works of several University of Hartford students. The exhibit is housed on McIntyre Library's fourth and fifth floors.

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, ends today. 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.

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

Tuesday, April 1
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See March 31 item.

vegetablesLocal Foods Week. UW-Eau Claire will host its first "Local Foods Week" April 1-5, offering a series of events designed to help educate the campus and greater Eau Claire communities about local foods. Today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., local foods and Heifer International information tables will be on display. More information.

UAC Cabin. Featuring UW-Eau Claire students performing classical music during "Classical Cabin Fever." The Cabin, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

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

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

Softball. UW-Stout at Gelein Field, 3 p.m.

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

Student Recital. Featuring Charis Boersma, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean of Graduate Studies Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 5:30 p.m.

telescope, stars and moonPlanetarium Program. Tonight's show, "The Stargazer," about becoming an astronomer, is narrated by Nichelle Nichols, who starred in the original Star Trek TV series and movies as Uhura. The show is recommended for 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 April 5. More information.

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

Wednesday, April 2
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See March 31 item.

potatoesLocal Foods Week. UW-Eau Claire will host its first "Local Foods Week" April 1-5, offering a series of events designed to help educate the campus and greater Eau Claire communities about local foods. Today's events:
    • Lunch buffet featuring local food products, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $7.75 per person, The Dulany, Davies Center.
    • Local foods information tables and food tasting, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Campus Mall.
    • The Foodlums student organization will host its weekly organizational meeting, Phillips Hall, 3 to 4 p.m.
    • Ken Meter of the Crossroads Resource Center will present "Where Does Your Food Come From?" Hibbard 100, 4:30 to 6 p.m.
More information.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Matthew Waters, foreign languages/history, will present "The First World Empire: Genesis of a Superpower." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

WAGE Feminist Book Club Meeting. The book club will discuss "Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities," by Alexandra Robbins. For more information, contact the Women's and Gender Equity Center at wage@uwec.edu or 836-2693. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 4 to 5 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Tara Metcalf, soprano, and Johnathan Turba, baritone/bass. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 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, April 3
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See March 31 item.

NanoDay in the Chippewa Valley. "NanoDay in the Chippewa Valley," a day to share information about nanotechnology with community members will be held at various locations. UW-Eau Claire, UW-Stout and the Chippewa Valley Technical College will jointly coordinate a series of events throughout the day. More information.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Donald Patterson, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

"The Virgin Spring" posterCampus Films. "Virgin Spring." (Sweden 1960, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 89 min., black and white, in Swedish with subtitles, not rated.) This film is a harrowing tale of faith, revenge and savagery in 14th-century Sweden. Starring Max von Sydow, the film is beautiful and cruel in its depiction of a world teetering between paganism and Christianity, and of one father's need to avenge the murder of a child. 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 April 6. More information.

Guest Artist Recital. Featuring Benjamin Pierce, tuba and euphonium. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, April 4
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See March 31 item.

Denise MyersFirst Fridays Presentation. First Fridays invites senior citizens to a recital of art songs titled "The Black Woman's Experience in America" by soprano Denise Myers, director of the Education Opportunity Center at UW-Eau Claire. 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.

photo of Martin Luther King Jr.Roundtable Discussion. The Office of Multicultural Affairs and the history department at UW-Eau Claire are sponsoring a roundtable discussion titled "The World Gone Mad" to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. UW-Eau Claire faculty members Robert Gough, Steven Gosch and Selika Ducksworth-Lawton of the history department and Obika Gray of the political science department, will give personal and historical perspectives on the events surrounding King's assassination, as well as the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy just two months later. Schofield Auditorium, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

University Senate Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, noon.

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

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

Earth Science Seminar. Randall Schaetzl, department of geography, Michigan State University, will present "Geographic Studies on Loess in the Upper Midwest: New Findings and Potentials." Phillips 281, 4 p.m.

Relay for Life logoRelay for Life. Members of Colleges Against Cancer are organizing this year's American Cancer Relay for Life to be held on the McPhee Ade Olson Center indoor track. Relay for Life is an overnight event that unites the community in a common effort to raise funds for cancer research, education, advocacy and patient services. The event begins with an opening ceremony at 6 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Virgin Spring." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 3 item.

UW-Eau Claire Theatre for Young Audiences logoTheatre for Young Audiences. "The Boxcar Children," directed by Cheryl Starr, will be performed. The play, written by Barbara Field, is based on the book series by Gertrude Chandler Warner in which four orphaned children run away to make a home in an abandoned boxcar. 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. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Also April 5 and April 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. and April 6 at 1:30 p.m. More information.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Seaside and The Gilded Spade. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, April 5
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See March 31 item.

Eau Claire Big Read Kickoff Event. The kickoff event for the second annual Eau Claire Big Read will be held today. The event begins the monthlong community reading and discussion of Dashiell Hammett's "The Maltese Falcon." Eau Claire city manager Mike Huggins and Julie Rivett, Hammett's granddaughter, will welcome participants and introduce the work. The public and media are invited to attend this free event and receive their complimentary copies of "The Maltese Falcon." L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 11 a.m. More information.

Children's Planetarium Program. With the help of a talking astronomy book and their vivid imaginations, two kids blast off on a journey through outer space during today's show, "Secrets of the Cardboard Rocket." 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 April 1. More information.

Local Foods Week. UW-Eau Claire will host its first "Local Foods Week" April 1-5, offering a series of events designed to help educate the campus and greater Eau Claire communities about local foods. Today from noon to 2 p.m., grilling and Kubb (a lawn game) will take place at the Peace Park (across from Just Local Foods on 1st Avenue near Grand Avenue, Eau Claire). More information.

Campus Films. "Virgin Spring." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 3 item.

Theatre for Young Audiences. "The Boxcar Children," directed by Cheryl Starr. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See April 4 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

Sunday, April 6
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See March 31 item.

Theatre for Young Audiences. "The Boxcar Children," directed by Cheryl Starr. Kjer Theatre, 1:30 p.m. See April 4 item.

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

Smoking Cessation Program Information Session. An information session for UW-Eau Claire's new smoking cessation program, "Let's Kick Butts," will be held. Students 17-25 are encouraged to attend. To reserve a space, contact Kyle Zander at zanderkj@uwec.edu or Ashley Borman at bormanag@uwec.edu. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 6 p.m. More information.

"Jazz, Blues and Beyond" logo'Jazz Blues and Beyond.' Hosted by David Jones, English/Women's Studies, today's show will feature the blues harmonica. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 6 p.m. See spring 2008 programming schedule.

Campus Films. "Virgin Spring." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 3 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.

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

Monday, April 7
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See March 31 item.

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


Fly Fishing Workshop.
UW-Eau Claire's Environmental Adventure Center will collaborate with the Ojibleau Chapter of Trout Unlimited to offer a two-part "Introduction to Fly Fishing" workshop. Environmental Adventure Center, 4 to 8 p.m. Also April 9 along the Chippewa River. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring the Oboe Studio of Christa Garvey. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Keith Karns, trumpet. 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. 27 • Eleventh Week • Spring Semester • March 31, 2008

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: April 7, 2008

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