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Monday, May 12
"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 through May 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.

Dean of College of Nursing and Health Sciences Candidate Open Presentation. Julie Johnson, a candidate for the dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences position, will give an open presentation. Davies Theatre, 10 to 11 a.m. More information.

D2L Upgrade Training. D2L will be upgraded May 22-27. After the upgrade, faculty will notice changes to many of the tools. NET is offering D2L training sessions for instructors this week in OL 1100. Today's sessions: 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 4 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

NCAA Softball Championship graphicNCAA Division III Softball Championship. Ticket information is available online. Gelein Field, Carson Park, start time: 11 a.m. More information.

College of Business Faculty Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schneider 100, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

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

Tuesday, May 13
Books for Africa Drive. See May 12 item.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. The "Sanctuaries from Asia to the Americas" exhibit ends today. See May 12 item.

D2L Upgrade Training. D2L will be upgraded May 22-27. After the upgrade, faculty will notice changes to many of the tools. NET is offering D2L training sessions for instructors this week in OL 1100. Today's session: 10:30 a.m. to noon. More information.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs/Dean of Undergraduate Studies Candidate Open Session. Douglas Reimondo Robertson, 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.

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.

spacePlanetarium 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 17. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, May 14
Books for Africa Drive. See May 12 item.

D2L Upgrade Training. D2L will be upgraded May 22-27. After the upgrade, faculty will notice changes to many of the tools. NET is offering D2L training sessions for instructors this week in OL 1100. Today's session: 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Thursday, May 15
Books for Africa Drive. See May 12 item.

D2L Upgrade Training. D2L will be upgraded May 22-27. After the upgrade, faculty will notice changes to many of the tools. NET is offering D2L training sessions for instructors this week in OL 1100. Today's session: 2 to 3:30 p.m. More information.

salad in bowlWHE Potluck. The Women in Higher Education year-end potluck is an opportunity for all campus women to relax, meet new people and exchange ideas on a variety of topics.The event will begin at 5:45 p.m. at the home of Susan Harrison. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, May 16
Books for Africa Drive. The drive ends today. See May 12 item.

D2L Upgrade Training. D2L will be upgraded May 22-27. After the upgrade, faculty will notice changes to many of the tools. NET is offering D2L training sessions for instructors this week in OL 1100. Today's session: 1 to 2:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Saturday, May 17
'Celebrating the Class of 2008' graphicSpring Commencement. Commencement exercises for 1,166 UW-Eau Claire students will be held in Zorn Arena. Candidates from the College of Business, College of Education and Human Sciences, and College of Nursing and Health Sciences will receive degrees during a 9:30 a.m. ceremony. Candidates from the College of Arts and Sciences and candidates for master's degrees will receive degrees during a 2 p.m. ceremony. Jane Schauer, a cardiologist with the Heart Group of Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque, N.M., and a 1976 UW-Eau Claire nursing graduate, will deliver the "Charge to the Class" during both ceremonies. A reception for graduates and guests will follow each ceremony on the Central Campus Mall. (Reception rain site: Spruce-Tamarack Room, Davies Center.) Additional information for degree candidates and guests is available online. 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 13. More information.

UW-Eau Claire sealAlumni Awards Reception and Luncheon. Seven individuals will be honored: James Anderson, Lifetime Excellence Award; Birgitta Kullberg, President's Award; Regi Munro, President's Award; Marci Siker, President's Award; Terrance Craney, Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award; Jane Schauer, Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award; and Jamie Andrews, Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award. For more information or to make a reservation, contact the Alumni Association at alumni@uwec.edu or 836-3266. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. More information. Go to top of page

Sunday, May 18
Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony logoChippewa Valley Youth Symphony Concert. The Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony will perform its final concert of the season. The free concert will feature winners of the Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony Concerto Competition, the student conductor competition and a student composed piece. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Monday, May 19
Three-Week Summer Session Begins. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 33 • Seventeenth Week • Spring Semester • May 12, 2008

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