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Monday, April 28
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 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.

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. Today a book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Campus Mall. 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.

Dean of Nursing Search Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Student Research Day. More than 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, noon 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

Tuesday, April 29
Student Research Day. Zorn Arena, 8 a.m. to noon. See April 28 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 28 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See April 28 item.

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs/Dean of Students Candidate Open Session. Beth Hellwig, a candidate for the vice chancellor for student affairs/dean of students position, will present "How Will Student Affairs Support Student Learning and the UW-Eau Claire Strategic Plan?" Davies Theatre, 10 a.m. More information.

English Festival. Today a book sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Campus Mall. Also, visiting author Rita Raley will host an interactive workshop on literature and the computer from 4 to 6 p.m. in Hibbard 307 and from 7 to 9 p.m. in Hibbard 103. See April 28 item.

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 p.m.

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

Luis CristoSpanish Business Association Presentation. Luis Cristo, a culture and language consultant for Chipotle Mexican Grill in Minnesota, will discuss the company and how the use of Spanish gave him an opportunity to serve the community. Cristo's presentation will be conducted entirely in Spanish. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 6 to 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 May 3. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, April 30
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 28 item.

WAGE Swap-O-Rama. The Women's and Gender Equity Center is organizing an event to encourage the Eau Claire community to explore alternatives to consumerism. Participants are invited to bring gently used items to give away, and also to take and trade with others. Campus Mall, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. The 51st Annual Juried Student Art Show ends today. See April 28 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.

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: Fred Kolb, economics, and Nancy Hanson-Rasmussen, management and marketing, "Teaching Online." Brewer 255, noon to 2 p.m. More information.

"Let's Do Lunch" graphic'Let's Do Lunch!' Presentation. Eric Jamelske, economics, will present "College Food Purchasing — Local or Not" 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.

Molly Barnes NowlanDistinguished Master's Thesis Presentation. Molly Barnes Nowlan, the recipient of the 2008 Distinguished Master's Thesis Award, will present "Using Performance to Teach Literature in the Constructivist English Classroom." McIntyre Library 2022 (2nd-floor Breezeway), 1 to 2 p.m. More information.

'Venga y coma,' or 'Come and eat'Latin American Studies Dinner. A special five-course dinner to benefit students in the UW-Eau Claire Latin American studies program will be held. The fundraiser is part of an effort to endow the Latin American Studies Scholarship Fund. The $100-a-plate dinner will consist of five courses with wine pairing and featured foods from various Latin American countries. For those who cannot stay for dinner, hors d'oeuvres are available for $25 plus a cash bar. Native Bay Restaurant, Chippewa Falls, 7 p.m. More information.

International Poetry Reading. The department of foreign languages and the Center for International Education at UW-Eau Claire will sponsor the second annual reading. The event also is part of UW-Eau Claire's English Festival. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7 to 9 p.m. More information.

Jazz Ensemble IV and V Concert. Directed by Bob Baca, the groups will perform a variety of works. 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, May 1
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 28 item.

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs/Dean of Students Candidate Open Session. Calvin Phillips, a candidate for the vice chancellor for student affairs/dean of students position, will present "How Will Student Affairs Support Student Learning and the UW-Eau Claire Strategic Plan?" Davies Theatre, 10 a.m. 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: April Bleske-Reckek, psychology, "Teaching Research Concepts." Brewer 255, 1 to 3 p.m. More information.

Human Diversity Expo. UW-Eau Claire education and social work students will share results of their diversity research projects during the expo, which will feature projects designed by 140 students enrolled in "Social Foundations of Human Relations" and "Ethnic-Sensitive Social Work Practice." Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5:15 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Lauren Tompkins, mezzo-soprano, and Chris Goltz, tenor. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Literacy Fair. UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff will participate in the annual fair. Elementary and preschool children and families, their university reading partners and Jumpstart volunteers will celebrate the enjoyment of reading. Storytellers, jugglers and others will provide literacy related entertainment and activities for the children. At the end of the evening, literature will be distributed to all children who attend. For details, contact Lucianne Boardman, Reading Partner Program coordinator, at boardml@uwec.edu or 715-836-5964. Oak and Pine pavilions, Carson Park, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

'Passion into Profit' Program. A program titled "Business Basics for Creative Minds — Turn Your Passion into Profit" will be offered by UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education. The registration fee is $35 per person. Racy D'Lene's Coffee Lounge, Water Street, Eau Claire, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. More information.

"Black Sheep" graphicCampus Films. "Black Sheep." (New Zealand 2006, 87 min., directed by Jonathan King, not rated.) Terrified of sheep and dosed up on therapy, Henry Oldfield returns to his family's farm to sell out to his older brother Angus, unaware that something baaaad is going on: Angus' reckless genetic engineering program. When a pair of inept environmental activists release a mutant lamb from Angus' laboratory onto the farm, thousands of sheep are turned into bloodthirsty predators. 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 May 4. More information.

English Festival. Today an open reading will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in The Cabin, Davies Center. See April 28 item.

"The Underpants" graphicUniversity Theatre. Featuring "The Underpants," directed by Richard Nimke. The play is an adaptation by Steve Martin of Carl Sternheim's classic satirical play. Theo Maske, a conservative civil servant, fears he will lose his job and will be disgraced after his wife Louise's bloomers fall down in public. Fortunately for Theo, the incident does not cost him his job but instead brings boarders for the extra room he plans to rent. Tickets, available at Service Center, are $10 for the public, $8 for those 62 and older and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff, $6 for those 17 and younger, or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Through May 3 and May 7-10 at 7:30 p.m. and May 4 at 1:30 p.m. More information.

Jazz Ensemble I Concert. Directed by Bob Baca, the award-winning group will perform a concert celebrating the release of its 13th CD, "Jazz in Clear Water — Buleria, Solea' Y Rumba." The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's national award-winning Jazz Ensemble I will present a CD release concert at 7:30 p.m. May 1 in Gantner Concert Hall of the Haas Fine Arts Center. 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, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, May 2
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 28 item.

Helaine MinkusFirst Fridays Presentation. First Fridays invites senior citizens to a presentation titled "Culture Shock: The Experiences of Students Studying in a Foreign Land," by Helaine Minkus, a faculty member in the UW-Eau Claire geography and anthropology department. 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.

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs/Dean of Students Candidate Open Session. Gar Kellom, a candidate for the vice chancellor for student affairs/dean of students position, will present "How Will Student Affairs Support Student Learning and the UW-Eau Claire Strategic Plan?" Davies Theatre, 10 a.m. More information.

University Assessment Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. CNHS 156, 11 a.m. to noon.

Men's and Women's Track and Field. WIAC Outdoor Conference at Simpson Track, noon.

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: Erik Hendrickson, physics and astronomy, "Engaging Students in Large Classes," Brewer 255, 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. More information.

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

Earth Science Seminar. Doug Hallum, a hydrogeologist with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources, will present "Streambed Elevation Uncertainty and Implications for Modeling Stream Baseflow." Phillips 281, 4 p.m.

Continuing Education Art Class Exhibit. The opening for "The Art of Pastels," an exhibit of works by artists in UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education's "An Introduction to Pastels" class, is slated for 5:30-7 p.m. tonight at the Goat Coffee House on Water Street in Eau Claire. The exhibit will continue through the end of May. More information.

Campus Films. "Black Sheep." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See May 1 item.

Student Recital. Featuring Sarah Chmielewski, dance. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. More information.

University Theatre. Featuring "The Underpants," directed by Richard Nimke. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See May 1 item.

The Singing Statesmen Concert. Directed by Gary Schwartzhoff, 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 and staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

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

Saturday, May 3
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 28 item.

Men's and Women's Track and Field. WIAC Outdoor Conference at Simpson Track, 9 a.m.

Astronomy Day. Astronomy related events, presentations and displays will be available to the public. Phillips Hall north entrance, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

moon and starsChildren's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Mr. Genius Tours the Solar System," is a lighthearted introduction to astronomy aimed at children four and older. 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 29. More information.

Battle of the Bands. Students in Free Enterprise at UW-Eau Claire will host the first annual Battle of the Bands on Water Street. The street will be blocked off from 3rd Avenue to 5th Avenue, and the stage will be in front of the Pioneer Tavern. The event runs from noon to 6 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. The exhibit opening today features works by May 2008 bachelor of fine arts degree candidates. The works will be on display through May 11. 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.

Campus Films. "Black Sheep." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See May 1 item.

University Theatre. Featuring "The Underpants," directed by Richard Nimke. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See May 1 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring A B & the Sea. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, May 4
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 28 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See May 3 item.

Wind Symphony Concert. Directed by R. Mark Heidel, 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 and staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 1 p.m. More information.

Student Independent Film Festival. Featuring films by UW-Eau Claire students. Davies Theatre, 1 p.m. More information.

University Theatre. Featuring "The Underpants," directed by Richard Nimke. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 1:30 p.m. See May 1 item.

Symphonic Choir/Symphony Orchestra Concert. Directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda, the groups will perform Mendelssohn's Elijah: An Oratorio. 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, 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 UW-Eau Claire senior recitals from fall 2007 and spring 2008. 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 guest host Jim Egan, today's show will feature musical selections by Ella Fitzgerald. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 6 p.m. See spring 2008 programming schedule.

Campus Films. "Black Sheep." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See May 1 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, May 5
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See April 28 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See May 3 item.

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

Springfest logoSpringfest. UW-Eau Claire's Springfest — the annual campus celebration of music and spring — will feature a variety of performers. The free festival will run from noon to 1 p.m. May 5-9 on the Central Campus Mall (rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center). This year Springfest will include a Pimp My Bike competition. A variety of grilled lunch items will be sold during the shows. More information.

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs/Dean of Students Candidate Open Session. Celestino Jose Limas, a candidate for the vice chancellor for student affairs/dean of students position, will present "How Will Student Affairs Support Student Learning and the UW-Eau Claire Strategic Plan?" Davies Theatre, 1:30 p.m. More information.

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. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 31 • Fifteenth Week • Spring Semester • April 28, 2008

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