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Monday, April 21
pennies'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 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.

Scholastic Honors Week. UW-Eau Claire is celebrating its 36th annual Scholastic Honors Week April 21-27. See news release for details.

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. 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.

Faculty and Students on 'The West Side.' Curriculum and instruction faculty members Deborah Pattee, Sue McIntyre and Mickey Kolis as well as UW-Eau Claire students Brendon Hertz and Sarah Larson will be guests on Wisconsin Public Radio's "The West Side." They will discuss the benefits of UW-Eau Claire's collaborative leadership class. WHWC radio, 88.3 FM, 5 p.m. More information.

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

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.

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

Tuesday, April 22
Eau Claire Big Read. See April 21 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 21 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 21 item.

Scholastic Honors Week. UW-Eau Claire is celebrating its 36th annual Scholastic Honors Week April 21-27. See news release for details.

Pay Inequity Bake Sale. The Eau Claire chapter of the American Association of University Women will hold its annual Pay Inequity Bake Sale to raise awareness of the issues involved in pay inequity and recognize Equal Pay Day. Hibbard Hall, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information.

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

Sexual Assault Activism Week Events. Today a panel discussion on the article "No Safe Place: Sexual Assault in the Lives of Homeless Women" will be held at noon in the Arrowhead Room, Davies Center. A screening the documentary "Same" will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Hibbard 101. More information.

Workforce and Graduate School Seminar. In conjunction with Honors Week at UW-Eau Claire, the Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honorary will hold a seminar titled "Where to Next?" Council Fire Room, Davies Center, from 2 to 5 p.m. More information.

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.

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

Student Recital. Featuring Amanda Verstegen, soprano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

B. Alan WallaceChippewa Valley Dialogue on Science and Religion Presentation. B. Alan Wallace will present "The Conscious Universe: Where Buddhism and Physics Converge." He will discuss what is currently known about consciousness and how those ideas fit with Buddhist teachings. Schofield Auditorium, 7 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 26. More information.

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

Wednesday, April 23
Eau Claire Big Read. See April 21 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 21 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 21 item.

Scholastic Honors Week. UW-Eau Claire is celebrating its 36th annual Scholastic Honors Week April 21-27. See news release for details.

logo for The Dulany Dulany Administrative Professional Buffet. Blugold Dining invites faculty, staff, students and the public to its buffet. The cost is $6.75 per person and includes beverage and dessert. Call 836-5261 for reservations. The buffet menu is available online. The Dulany, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Sexual Assault Activism Week Event. Today the documentary "War Zone" will be shown. Susan Turell, psychology/women's studies, will facilitate a discussion after the film. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon. More information.

University Planning Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Maple Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

College of Education and Human Sciences Advisory Board Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Graduate Council Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. McIntyre Library 2022 (2nd floor breezeway), 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Artists Series Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 p.m.

Economic Stimulus Package Debate. UW-Eau Claire's department of economics will host a debate on the 2008 Economic Stimulus Package as part of Honors Week. Hibbard 100, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Ashley Vial and Amy Mutschler, trumpet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Hmong Community Fellowship Banquet. The 19th annual banquet, titled "New Directions: Forging and Building Bridges," will be held. The event will provide community members, nonprofit agencies and businesses with an opportunity to enrich and strengthen relationships within the community. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 5:30 to 8 p.m. More information.

Faculty Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Wisconsin Woodwind Quintet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the UW-Eau Claire Trombone Ensemble and BASSically BRASS Tuba Ensemble. 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 24
Eau Claire Big Read. See April 21 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 21 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 21 item.

Scholastic Honors Week. UW-Eau Claire is celebrating its 36th annual Scholastic Honors Week April 21-27. See news release for details.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs/Dean of Graduate Studies Candidate Open Session. Jeanne Clerc, 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.

Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues for Persons with Disabilities. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Badger Room, Davies Center, 10 to 11 a.m.

Sexual Assault Activism Week Events. Today a lunch discussion titled "Let's Talk About Sex" will be held at noon in the Arrowhead Room of Davies Center. The Student Wellness Advocacy Team will present an interactive dialogue on sexual communication. A rally against sexual assault, "Take Back the Night," will be held at 7 p.m. on the Campus Mall. More information.

Tornado Drill. Gov. Jim Doyle has proclaimed April 21-25 as Tornado and Severe Weather Awareness Week in Wisconsin. The governor has asked state agencies, including UW-Eau Claire, to conduct a mock tornado drill today. In Eau Claire County the drill will include a mock tornado watch at 1 p.m. upgraded to a mock tornado warning from 1:40 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Outdoor sirens, broadcast stations and weather radios will sound the warning. More information.

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: Linda Carpenter, communication sciences and disorders/NET, "Creating Effective Peer-Evaluation Forms." OL 1122, 1 to 3 p.m. More information.

Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 3:30 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Piano Studio of Namji Kim. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

"The Sea Hawk" posterCampus Films. "The Sea Hawk." (U.S. 1940, directed by Michael Curtiz, 127 min., black and white, not rated.) While Queen Elizabeth I haggles over the cost of a navy to protect England from the Armada, she turns a blind eye to privateer Capt. Geoffrey Thorpe (Errol Flynn), who leads his crew of buccaneers in an undeclared war against Spain on the high seas. 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 April 27. More information.

Dana PriestAnn Devroy Memorial Forum. Dana Priest, an investigative reporter who broke the Walter Reed Army Medical Center outpatient care scandal for The Washington Post in 2007, will be the featured speaker at the Ann Devroy Memorial Forum. She will present "Secrecy and the Media: A View From the Trenches." The Ann Devroy Memorial Forum and the Devroy Memorial Fund were established to recognize the outstanding journalistic work of 1970 UW-Eau Claire graduate Ann Devroy, who died of cancer in 1997 at the age of 49. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Jazz Ensemble III Concert. Directed by Jeffery Crowell, 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.

Guest Artist Recital. Featuring guest artist Nathan Knutson. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Danceworks 2008. Under the direction of Toni-Poll-Sorensen, music and theatre arts, the Concert Dance Company will present 11 works featuring the traditions of ballet, tap, jazz and modern dance. Tickets, available at Service Center, are $10 for the public, $8 for UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff, $6 for those 62 and older or 17 and younger, or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through April 26. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, April 25
GE Review Workgroup Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hibbard 701, 7 a.m.

Kaleidoscope of Nursing Scholarship. The UW-Eau Claire College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Sigma Theta Tau and Continuing Education/UW-Extension will present "Linking Practice and Research: 23rd Annual Kaleidoscope of Nursing Scholarship." UW-Eau Claire, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More information.

Sexual Assault Activism Week Event. Today a pledge signing will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Campus Mall. The pledge is a promise to help prevent sexual assault. Information on opportunities to help end sexual violence also will be available. More information.

University Assessment Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. CNHS 156, noon to 1 p.m.

Agenda for the Commission on the Status of Women. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 1 p.m.

Eau Claire Big Read. See April 21 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 21 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 21 item.

Scholastic Honors Week. UW-Eau Claire is celebrating its 36th annual Scholastic Honors Week April 21-27. See news release for details.

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: Kristin Schauff, foreign languages, "Facilitating Effective Class Discussions." OL 1122, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. More information.

Sanjukta ChaudhuriJerry Johnson Memorial Lecture. Sanjukta Chaudhuri will present "Tradition, Economics and Gender Bias in India: Why do Parents Discriminate?" A doctoral candidate at the City University of New York City, Chaudhuri will teach economics classes at UW-Eau Claire in fall 2008. The annual lecture honors the late Jerry Johnson, a professor of economics at UW-Eau Claire from 1967-92 who died in 1998. Schneider 100, 4 to 5 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "The Sea Hawk." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 24 item.

Danceworks 2008. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See April 24 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring one-person plays. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, April 26
Eau Claire Eco Tour graphicEau Claire Eco Tour. In observance of Earth Day and to educate people about the natural venues near campus, the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association, with help from faculty and students, will sponsor the first Eau Claire Eco Tour April 26. Learn more and register for the Eco Tour on the Alumni Association Web site.

Women's Golf. Blugold Spring Invitational at Wild Ridge, time to be announced. Also April 27.

Eau Claire Big Read. See April 21 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 21 item.

Scholastic Honors Week. UW-Eau Claire is celebrating its 36th annual Scholastic Honors Week April 21-27. See news release for details.

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 22. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 21 item.

Softball. UW-Stevens Point at Gelein Field, 2 p.m. Also April 27.

Campus Films. "The Sea Hawk." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 24 item.

Danceworks 2008. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See April 24 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring The New Monarchs. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, April 27
Women's Golf. Blugold Spring Invitational at Wild Ridge, time to be announced. Also April 26.

Softball. UW-Whitewater at Gelein Field, noon. Also April 26.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 21 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 21 item.

Scholastic Honors Week. UW-Eau Claire is celebrating its 36th annual Scholastic Honors Week April 21-27. See news release for details.

Women's Concert Chorale Concert. Directed by Alan Rieck, the group will celebrate the contributions of women in music by performing pieces composed or arranged by female composers. 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.

Symphony Band Concert. Directed by Phil Ostrander, the group 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, 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 Symphony 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 Charlie Parker. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 6 p.m. See spring 2008 programming schedule.

Campus Films. "The Sea Hawk." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 24 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 Jessica Riley, soprano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Monday, April 28
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 21 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 21 item.

English Festival. The UW-Eau Claire English department will hold its annual English Festival, a weeklong celebration of reading, writing and the arts, April 28-May 2 at various campus locations. More information.

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: Donna Raleigh, Gene Leisz and Cindy Albert, NET/LTS, "Course Design from the Ground Up." Brewer 255, 10 a.m. to noon. More information.

Student Research Day. Nearly 400 students will present the results of their research and creative projects during the event. Researchers will represent disciplines across campus, ranging from health care to business to education to the sciences. Zorn Arena, 1 to 5 p.m. Also April 29. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring John Lydon, trumpet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

University Band Concert. Directed by Randal Dickerson, the group will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Adam Braatz, jazz. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Ginger Grace as poet Emily DickinsonArtists Series. "The Belle of Amherst," a one-person play starring Ginger Grace as the beloved poet Emily Dickinson, will be presented. 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. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 30 • Fourteenth Week • Spring Semester • April 21, 2008

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