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Monday, April 14
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.

Academic Staff Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 9 to 10 a.m.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs/Dean of Graduate Studies Candidate Open Session. Bruce Petrie, a candidate for the associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs/dean of Graduate Studies position, will present "The Role of the Associate Vice Chancellor/Dean of Graduate Studies in a Comprehensive Liberal Arts Institution." Davies Theatre, 10 to 11 a.m. 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. 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.

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 Recital. Featuring David Fischer, alto and soprano saxophone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Percussion Ensemble, directed by Jeffery Crowell. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

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

Tuesday, April 15
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 14 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 14 item.

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.

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.

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

Health Care Forum. A majority of west central Wisconsin residents worry about health care costs and health care insurance, according to a recent survey by UW-Eau Claire researchers. Members of the research team will share their findings during the forum. Wisconsin state Sen. Kathleen Vinehout also will present information about health care and possible health care reform in Wisconsin. Hibbard 100, 4:30 to 6 p.m. More information.

Soup and Bread Night. The Terrace and Riverview Café, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Lauren Zemlicka, oboe, and Angela Roehl, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

'The West Side.' Thomas Mihajlov, accounting and finance, will be a guest on Wisconsin Public Radio's "The West Side." He will discuss taxes, the housing market and other economic issues in western Wisconsin. WHWC radio, 88.3 FM, 5 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 12. More information.

Kenny Salwey'Last River Rat' Appearance and Documentary. Author, river guide and veteran woodsman Kenny Salwey will make an appearance at the airing of a BBC film celebrating his life. The film screening and appearance by Salwey will be part of the university's Earth Week celebration, which will run April 14-18. Schofield Auditorium, 7 p.m. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the student string quartet The Masterstringers. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring Chamber Music Ensemble I. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, April 16
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 14 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 14 item.

Native American Fry Bread Taco Sale. Proceeds will benefit the April 19 Honoring Education Pow-Wow. Davies Veranda, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Learn at Lunch Presentation. UW-Eau Claire staff and students are invited to a presentation by Terry Roe, a health and safety instructor for the American Red Cross. Roe will discuss simple steps to care for emergencies such as bleeding, burns and broken bones. Sponsored by the Classified Staff Committee for Professional Development. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Mohamed Elgindi, mathematics, will present "An Overview of My Current Research Interests." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

SDD Awards logoStudent Development and Diversity Awards Reception. Faculty, staff and students who have gone to extraordinary lengths to help students and colleagues reach their unique potential will be honored. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m. — refreshments; 3:30 p.m. — awards program.

Winnifred BryantWOW Presentation. Winnifred Bryant, biology, will present "Bioidenticals: A 'Natural' Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy?" The Women on Wednesdays event is sponsored by Women in Higher Education. Hibbard Penthouse, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Andy Rosevold and Nicole Brellenthin, trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Semiannual Meeting of the UW-Eau Claire Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Phillips 326, 6 p.m.

Eau Claire Big Read. See April 15 item.

Student Recital. Featuring Benjamin Lester, percussion. Gantner Concert 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, April 17
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 14 item.

International Education Advisory Board Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 14 item.

Mock Interview/Career Presentation Event. Students are invited to attend the "Breaking the Ice: Mock Interview Day." During the event, Chippewa Valley employers will interview students and critique their performance. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

Presentation on Student Military Veterans. The effects of post-traumatic stress disorder and other issues of concern to university students who are returning military veterans will be the focus of the presentation and panel discussion. Presenters will be Daniel McCann, clinical social worker for the Veterans Health Administration at the Chippewa Valley VA Clinic, and Cynthia Rasmussen of the U.S. Army Reserve Combat Operational Stress Control Program at Fort Snelling, Minn. In addition, a panel of students who also are military veterans will discuss their experiences. Davies Theatre, 2:30 to 4 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Calvin Grier, tuba. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Verle Ormsby Jr., horn. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

"Wizard of Oz/Dark Side of Oz" graphic Campus Films. "The Wizard of Oz/The Dark Side of Oz." (U.S. 1939, directed by Victor Fleming, 101 min., rated G.) Judy Garland stars as Dorothy in a musical based on the classic children's book by L. Frank Baum. Filled with extravagant sets, costumes and rambunctious song and dance routines, Dorothy's adventures in Oz are a pure delight. The Dark Side of Oz will screen at 8:30 p.m. with Pink Floyd's 1973 concept album "The Dark Side of the Moon," replacing the original soundtrack. 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 p.m. — "Wizard of Oz"; and 8:30 p.m. — "The Dark Side of Oz." Through April 20. More information.

James Howard KunstlerThe Forum. Author James Howard Kunstler, a social critic who argues that declining oil production and climate change will force people to live in sustainable local communities, will present "The Long Emergency: The Converging Catastrophes of the 21st Century." A pre-Forum hors d'oeuvres reception with the speaker, hosted by Wisconsin Public Radio, will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. in The Dulany of Davies Center. 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. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Jazz Ensemble II Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public; $3 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or free for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

'Porn Nation-The Naked Truth.' "Porn Nation" — to be hosted by Michael Leahy — will blend TV, movies, music and advertising into a multimedia presentation designed to help students examine their own attitudes regarding pornography and sexuality. The program will bring the effects of pornography on individuals and relationships to the forefront. Leahy is a recovering pornography addict who lost his wife, kids and job due to his addiction. Schofield Auditorium, 8 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, April 18
17th Annual Mathematics Retreat. Area teachers, their students and parents are invited and encouraged to attend. UW-Eau Claire mathematics students and faculty will lead mathematics presentations. Most of the 42 presentations offered this year — on subjects such as mathematics education, actuarial science, pure mathematics and practical applications of mathematics — are appropriate for a general audience. Hibbard Hall, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 14 item.

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 April 14 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring indie folk artist Chris Jacob. The Cabin, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Also April 19. More information.

Visiting Minority Scholar Presentation. Shoua Yang, a visiting minority scholar and assistant professor of political science at UW-Stevens Point, will present "A Residual Issue of the Cold War: The 8,000 Hmong-Lao in Thailand." Alumni Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

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

Andrew BalasTribute to Andrew Balas. The mathematics department and the Math Club at UW-Eau Claire have planned a tribute to celebrate the life of Andrew Balas, a longtime faculty member who passed away last month. Davies Theatre, 3 to 5 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "The Wizard of Oz/The Dark Side of Oz." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 17 item.

Saturday, April 19
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 14 item.

Hmong artworkHmong Culture Fest. Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to attend the 19th annual Hmong Culture Fest, featuring Hmong art, music and traditional outfits. For more information, e-mail Christine Webster at websteck@uwec.edu. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More information.

Disc Golf Tournament. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in the second annual Campus 9 Disc Golf Tournament. Registration is $10 per person and includes a T-shirt and prizes. For more information, contact Andy Jepsen at jepsenan@uwec.edu or 836-2176. Campus 9 Disc Golf Course, 10 a.m.

Honoring Education Pow-Wow. Doors open to the public at 11 a.m. Grand entries will be at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., and the feast will begin at 5 p.m. Head dancers for the first session will be Robert Hart and Christian Clarquist. Daniel Prescott and Netawn Kiogima will be head dancers for the second session. More information.

Women's Tennis. UW-Stout at McPhee, 1 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 14 item.

Campus Films. "The Wizard of Oz/The Dark Side of Oz." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 17 item.

Aya de LeonPoetry Reading. Slam poet, writer and pop culture feminist Aya de Leon will perform her original poetry. A question and answer session with de Leon will follow the performance. De Leon addresses gender and race issues in her writing. She has been praised by The Washington Post, Village Voice, American Theatre Magazine and The San Francisco Chronicle. Schofield Auditorium, 7 p.m. More information.

UAC Cabin. Featuring indie folk artist Chris Jacob. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also April 18. More information. Go to top of page

Sunday, April 20
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 14 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 14 item.

Symphony Orchestra Concert. Directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda, the orchestra will perform Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 in C minor. 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 and staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 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 Chamber Orchestra. 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 Bela Fleck. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 6 p.m. See spring 2008 programming schedule.

Campus Films. "The Wizard of Oz/The Dark Side of Oz." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 17 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, April 21
'Pennies for Peace' Fundraiser. The UW-Eau Claire branch of the collegiate chapter of the Wisconsin Association for Middle Level Education will host a "Pennies for Peace" fundraiser April 21-25. The organization's goal is for faculty, staff and students to donate one penny per pound of their total weight. Donations will be taken at Jazzman's, Market Place, University Bookstore, Hilltop Food Court, Hibbard Hall's a la carte line, Haas Fine Arts Center and Brewer Hall. More information.

Sexual Assault Activism Week. UW-Eau Claire will recognize Sexual Assault Activism week April 21-25 with events ranging from speakers to film showings. Today a panel discussion about sexual assault in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning communities will be held. Panelists will be Tanya Potter and Dale Larsen from Spectrum and Amanda Mondlock from UW-Eau Claire's Center for Awareness of Sexual Assault. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon. More information.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 14 item.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs/Dean of Graduate Studies Candidate Open Session. Kenneth Paap, a candidate for the associate vice chancellor for Academic Affairs/dean of Graduate Studies position, will present "The Role of the Associate Vice Chancellor/Dean of Graduate Studies in a Comprehensive Liberal Arts Institution." Davies Theatre, 10 to 11 a.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 14 item.

Student Recital. Featuring Benjamin Cold, saxophone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Women's Chorus Concert. Directed by Robert Mondlock, the group will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Tim Lane, flute, and Namji Kim, piano. Phillips Recital 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. 29 • Thirteenth Week • Spring Semester • April 14, 2008

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