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Monday, May 5
"Sanctuaries" exhibit 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 May 13, celebrates the works of several University of Hartford students. The exhibit is housed on McIntyre Library's fourth and fifth floors.

Books for Africa Drive. The UW-Eau Claire chapter of the Golden Key International Honour Society will host a Books for Africa drive. The Society will collect used textbooks May 5-16. Students, faculty, staff and community members are encouraged to drop off their gently used books in the bins located in Davies Center by the Service Center and University Bookstore. More information.

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 a.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.

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.

Springfest logoSpringfest. UW-Eau Claire's Springfest, the annual campus celebration of music and spring, will feature a variety of performers. This year Springfest will include a Pimp My Bike competition. Today's group: Soap. Grilled lunch items will be sold during the shows. Campus Mall, noon to 1 p.m. (rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center). 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

Tuesday, May 6
Books for Africa Drive. See May 5 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See May 5 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See May 5 item.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs/Dean of Undergraduate Studies Candidate Open Session. Lance Grahn, a candidate for the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs/dean of undergraduate studies position, will give an open presentation on the following topic: "This new position brings together student support services and academics to create an integrated undergraduate experience. What do you see as the challenges and opportunities?" Menominee Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. More information.

Springfest. Today's featured group: Snifter. Grilled lunch items will be sold during the shows. Campus Mall, noon to 1 p.m. (rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center). More information.

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

University Senate Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 to 5 p.m.

WAGE Discussion. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a SWATeam Women's Health Series question and answer session titled "What the Health?" WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 4 to 5 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Top Ten Celestial Objects," 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 10. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, May 7
Books for Africa Drive. See May 5 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See May 5 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See May 5 item.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs/Dean of Graduate Studies Candidate Open Session. Colleen Willard-Holt, 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 a.m. More information.

Student Capstone Lecture-Recital. Featuring Sabrina Gilchrist, dance. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 10 a.m. More information.

ORSP Workshop. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will lead a faculty development workshop to discuss the Faculty Sabbatical Leave Program. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Alumni Association Outstanding Student/Scholarship Recognition Luncheon. UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association will host its Outstanding Student/Scholarship Recognition Luncheon. The program is available online. Those interested in attending should contact Jane Larson, Alumni Association, at larsojan@uwec.edu or 715-836-3266. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, noon.

Springfest. Today's featured group: The Bright Life Soundtrack. Grilled lunch items will be sold during the shows. Campus Mall, noon to 1 p.m. (rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center). More information.

Service Recognition and Retirement Reception. The university community is invited to attend a reception honoring employees who are approaching milestone years of service and those who are retiring. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 3 to 5 p.m.; program at 3:30 p.m. More information.

Feminist Book Club Meeting. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a Feminist Book Club meeting on Natalie Angier's "Woman: An Intimate Geography." WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 4 to 5 p.m.

Viennese Ball Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

"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 10. More information.Go to top of page

Thursday, May 8
Books for Africa Drive. See May 5 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See May 5 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See May 5 item.

Dean of College of Nursing and Health Sciences Candidate Open Presentation. Wendy Nehring, a candidate for the dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences position, will give an open presentation. Schofield Auditorium, 9 to 10 a.m. More information.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs/Dean of Undergraduate Studies Candidate Open Session. Joan Poor, a candidate for the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs/dean of undergraduate studies position, will give an open presentation on the following topic: "This new position brings together student support services and academics to create an integrated undergraduate experience. What do you see as the challenges and opportunities?" Davies Theatre, 11 a.m. More information.

Springfest. Today's featured group: Trapper Schoepp Band. Grilled lunch items will be sold during the shows. Campus Mall, noon to 1 p.m. (rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center). More information.

NCAA Softball Championship graphicNCAA Division III Softball Championship. Ticket information is available online. Gelein Field, Carson Park, start time: noon. Through May 12. More information.

Bone Marrow Drive. UW-Eau Claire's Epsilon Omicron chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education, will sponsor the drive. During the drive participants will register for the National Marrow Donor Program. The registry helps doctors find donor matches for patients in need. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon to 7 p.m. More information.

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

"Control" graphicCampus Films. "Control." (U.K./U.S./Australia/Japan 2007, 121 min., directed by Anton Corbijn, black and white, rated R.) The film is a profile of Ian Curtis (Sam Riley), the enigmatic singer of Joy Division, whose personal, professional and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23. 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 May 11. More information.

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

Friday, May 9
Books for Africa Drive. See May 5 item.

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

University General Education Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hibbard 705, 7:45 to 8 a.m.

University Planning Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Maple Room, Davies Center, 8 to 9:30 a.m.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See May 5 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See May 5 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.

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

golf club and ballEarly Birdie Golf Outing. Proceeds from the golf outing will support the Wisconsin Youth Sports Program, an award-winning program for boys and girls ages 10-16, held annually at UW-Eau Claire. Princeton Valley Golf Course, Eau Claire, noon. More information.

NCAA Division III Softball Championship. Ticket information is available online. Gelein Field, Carson Park, start time: noon. Through May 12. More information.

Springfest. Today's featured group: Ada Jane. Grilled lunch items will be sold during the shows. Campus Mall, noon to 1 p.m. (rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center). More information.

Commission on the Status of Women Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Badger Room, Davies Center, 1 p.m.

Academic Affairs Advisory Committee for Service-Learning Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 2 to 3 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar. Rob Nurre, a landscape historian fomerly with the Wisconsin board of Commissioners of Public Lands, will present "Order Upon the Land: A Look at the Pre-Settlement Landscape of Wisconsin Through the Eyes of Alexander Anderson, Deputy Survey, in 1849." Phillips 281, 4 p.m. More information.

'Face the Music' Concert. Three UW-Eau Claire music professors will participate in a donation-based competition that will end with one of them getting a pie thrown in their face. The free "Face the Music" concert is an annual fundraiser for Sigma Alpha Iota, the women's music fraternity at UW-Eau Claire. Several bands will perform during the concert. Owen Park band shell, 4 to 9 p.m. More information.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and
Dean of Graduate Studies Search and Screen Committee Meeting.
See agenda in late meeting notice. Schofield 202, 4:30 p.m.

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

CatchpennyUAC Concert. Minneapolis band Catchpenny will headline a free outdoor concert. With a sound described as "polished, bouncy, harmony-loaded pop-rock" (Minneapolis Star-Tribune), Catchpenny has headlined shows from Los Angeles to Chicago and set record attendance numbers at venues like the Hard Rock Cafe since the band was formed four years ago. South lawn, Davies Center (rain site: Council Fire Room, Davies Center), 7 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 7 item.

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

Saturday, May 10
Books for Africa Drive. See May 5 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See May 5 item.

Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the Monthly Exam Center link. Schneider 100, 105 and 107, 8:30 a.m.

female runnerEl Fortín 5K. All proceeds from the event will be used to purchase books, supplies and uniforms for the children of El Fortín, Nicaragua. The event is organized by several groups of UW-Eau Claire students who have studied in Nicaragua and have formed relationships with the citizens of El Fortín. Registration fees: $12 before May 10/$15 race day. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; race at 9 a.m. in the Nursing building parking lot. For more information, contact Joe Muellenberg at muellerje@uwec.edu.

NCAA Division III Softball Championship. Ticket information is available online. Gelein Field, Carson Park, start time: noon. Through May 12. More information.

Children'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 May 6. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See May 5 item.

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

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

Student Capstone Recital. Featuring Brent Bergstrom, dance. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. More information.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Josh Ingersoll and Adam Thoms, winners of the UW-Eau Claire singer/songwriter slam. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, May 11
Books for Africa Drive. See May 5 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See May 5 item.

NCAA Division III Softball Championship. Ticket information is available online. Gelein Field, Carson Park, start time: noon. Also May 12. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. The bachelor of fine arts degree candidate show ends today. See May 5 item.

Campus Films. "Control." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See May 8 item. Go to top of page

Monday, May 12
Books for Africa Drive. See May 5 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See May 5 item.

NCAA Division III Softball Championship. Ticket information is available online. Gelein Field, Carson Park, start time: 11 a.m. 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. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 32 • Sixteenth Week • Spring Semester • May 5, 2008

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Diane Walkoff, Editorial Assistant. Updated: May 8, 2008

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