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Monday, April 7
Eau Claire Big Read graphicEau Claire Big Read. The Eau Claire Big Read is a monthlong community reading event, which includes presentations, book discussions and films. This year's event will focus on Dashiell Hammett's "The Maltese Falcon." In addition to a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, the UW-Eau Claire Foundation has made a substantial donation to help purchase copies of the book to distribute to the public. See news release for event information.

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.

University Planning Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Maple Room, Davies Center, 12:30 to 2 p.m.

Chancellor's Roundtable logoChancellor's Roundtable. Students, faculty and staff 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. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Keith Karns, trumpet and flugelhorn. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Kimberly Drewiske, violin. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, April 8
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 7 item.

dollar sign on end of keyInvestment Counseling. A representative from Dreyfus will be available to meet with UW-Eau Claire employees. One on One Counseling: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Arrowhead Room, Davies Center; Workshop: noon to 1 p.m., Arrowhead Room, Davies Center. To schedule a one-on-one session, contact Dreyfus at retirement@dreyfus.com or 888-358-9505. More information.

Faculty/Academic Staff Spring Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, noon.

Classical Cabin Fever. Featuring UW-Eau Claire students performing classical music. 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 Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 3 to 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Paul Saganski, horn. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Kenny Salwey'The West Side.' Kenny Salwey, who was featured in the documentary “Mississippi, Tales of the Last River Rat,” will be a guest on Wisconsin Public Radio’s "The West Side." He will appear at a UW-Eau Claire viewing of the film April 15. Salwey will be joined by Dan Langlois, University Recreation and Sport Facilities; Sean Hartnett, geography and Anthropology; UW-Eau Claire students Andrew Gullickson and Amy Brickheimer; and several community members. WHWC radio, 88.3 FM, 5 p.m. More information.

'Ask a Scientist' Presentation. Jim Phillips, chemistry, will discuss global climate change. Acoustic Café, 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire, 7 to 8 p.m. More information.

Planetarium 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.

The African Children's ChoirArtists Series. The African Children's Choir will present "Journey of Hope," a family concert of well-loved children's songs, traditional spirituals and contemporary tunes. The choir is made up of African children, ages 7 through 11, many of whom have lost one or both parents through the devastation of war, famine or disease. 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

Wednesday, April 9
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 7 item.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Stephen Hill, political science, will present "Discerning the Effects of the Growth of Paramilitary Policing in U.S. Domestic and Foreign Policy." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Fly Fishing Workshop. See April 7 item.

Student Recital. Featuring Rachel Carter, trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Bethany Van Goor, harp. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Thursday, April 10
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 7 item.

Eau Claire Big Read. See April 7 item.

NET Teaching and Learning Discussion. Faculty and instructional academic staff are invited to join the following peer-led discussion on teaching and learning, sponsored by the Network for Excellence in Teaching: Cheryl Brandt, nursing, "Creating and Using Rubrics," Nursing 260, 1 to 3 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Kristen Sward and Mary Zimmerman, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

"Mean Creek" graphicCampus Films. "Mean Creek." (U.S. 2004, directed by Jacob Aaron Estes, 90 min., rated R.) During this film a group of teenagers devises a practical joke to teach a boy a lesson he will never forget — but the prank goes horribly wrong. 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. Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through April 13. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. Featuring the 51st Annual Juried Student Art Show. The exhibit of works by UW-Eau Claire students as selected by a nationally know artist will be on display through April 30. An opening reception and awards/scholarship presentation 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.

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. Through April 12. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Hayley Nelson, cello. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

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

Friday, April 11
GE Review Workgroup Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hibbard 701, 7 a.m.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 7 item.

EOC logoCareer Exploration/Financial Aid Workshop. A free career exploration and financial aid workshop for those 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.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 10 item.

NET Teaching and Learning Discussion. Faculty and instructional academic staff are invited to join the following peer-led discussion on teaching and learning, sponsored by the Network for Excellence in Teaching: Gary Don, music and theatre arts, "Incorporating Active Learning in the Classroom," Nursing 260, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Mean Creek." Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 10 item.

Viennese Ball logo34th Annual Viennese Ball. The largest social event hosted annually by UW-Eau Claire, the Viennese Ball is documented as the largest of its type presented outside of Vienna. The event funds music scholarships and international study awards while promoting positive university, community and international relations and an appreciation of the culture, history and music of Vienna, Austria. For ticket information, call the Service Center at 715-836-3727. Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Also April 12.

Theatre for Young Audiences. "The Boxcar Children," directed by Cheryl Starr. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See April 10 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, April 12
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 7 item.

Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the Monthly Exam Center link. Haas Fine Arts Center 101, 105 and 169, 8:30 a.m.

Men's and Women's Outdoor Track and Field. Blugold Open at Simpson Track, 10 a.m.

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 8. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 10 item.

Campus Films. "Mean Creek." Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 10 item.

The 34th Annual Viennese Ball. Call the Service Center at 715-836-3727 for ticket information. Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. See April 11 item.

Theatre for Young Audiences. "The Boxcar Children," directed by Cheryl Starr. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See April 10 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, April 13
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 7 item.

Softball. UW-Oshkosh at Gelein Field, noon.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 10 item.

Concert Choir Concert. The choir, directed by Gary Schwartzhoff, 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, 2 p.m. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Noon-Time Corner Horner Ensemble, directed by Verle Ormsby Jr. 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 Opera Workshop. 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 by Chaka Khan. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 6 p.m. See spring 2008 programming schedule.

Campus Films. "Mean Creek." Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 10 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 local percussionist Ben Lester and music from Chippewa Valley musicians Quinn Elizabeth and NSP, and the Minneapolis band The Small Cities. 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, April 14
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 7 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 10 item.

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.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Percussion Ensemble, directed by Jeffery Crowell. 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. 28 • Twelfth Week • Spring Semester • April 7, 2008

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