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Monday, Oct. 1
Homecoming '07 logoHomecoming Week. Homecoming Week, one of UW-Eau Claire's largest annual events, will be held this week, highlighted by numerous activities, a parade and football game. Homecoming is expected to draw thousands of alumni back to Eau Claire to join students, faculty, staff and the public in the celebration. More information.

Photography Exhibit. An exhibit titled "20 Homecomings" features the work of UW-Eau Claire photographer Rick Mickelson. Grand Corridor, McIntyre Library. Through Oct. 6. More information.

Foster GalleryFoster Gallery Exhibit. The "Art Faculty Show" features works by Mike Christopherson and Steve Terwilliger. The exhibit will run through Oct. 4. 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.

Chancellor's Roundtable logoChancellor's Roundtable. Students are invited to discuss campus issues with Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich and his staff. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m. More information.


Jodie SweetinThe Forum. Jodie Sweetin, known for her role as Stephanie Tanner on the television show "Full House," will open the 66th season of The Forum with a presentation titled "A Young Star's Road to Recovery." Tickets, 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. return to top

Tuesday, Oct. 2
Photography Exhibit. "20 Homecomings." See Oct. 1 item.

Tax-Sheltered Annuity Program Information Session. A representative from Fidelity Investments will be available to discuss the UW System's Tax-Sheltered Annuity (403b) Program. Appointments can be made online or by calling 800-642-7131. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. "Art Faculty Show." See Oct. 1 item.

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds athletics logo1st and 10 Luncheon. UW-Eau Claire's head football coach Todd Glaser and his staff will provide video highlights of the previous week's Blugold football game and offer comments on the upcoming game. The cost for the luncheon is $6 per person and includes a sandwich, beverage and cookie provided by Mancino's. Wisconsin Room, Quality Inn, Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.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.

Women's Tennis. UW-River Falls at McPhee, 3:30 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Steven Ethington, viola. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Hispanic Heritage Month Event. Featuring "Teatro del Pueblo" (The People's Theatre) performing "Help Wanted," a one-act play based on a true story of Mexican immigrants who come to Minnesota seeking a better life. Davies Theatre, 6 to 8 p.m. More information.

Organic Food Forum. An organic food forum and dinner will be held to present the many reasons to "go organic" and buy as often as possible from local growers. Environmental Adventure Center, Hilltop Center, 6 to 9 p.m. More information.

celestial objectsPlanetarium Program. Tonight's program, "More than Meets the Eye," discusses the location of celestial objects as well as their view through large telescopes. The show is aimed at adults and children 12 and older. Tickets are $2 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 to 8 p.m. See related item Oct. 6. return to top

Wednesday, Oct. 3
Photography Exhibit. "20 Homecomings." See Oct. 1 item.

Chippewa Valley School Press Association Conference. UW-Eau Claire will host the Chippewa Valley School Press Association's annual Fall Journalism Conference. The event is intended for middle and high school students and their school's advisers. It will include the basics of newspaper and yearbook production, advanced journalism techniques, photography for beginners and photojournalism. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit/Lecture. Mike Christopherson and Steve Terwilliger will present a dialogue on their artwork. Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center, noon to 1 p.m. See Oct. 1 item.

Computing Assistance and Training Workshop. An overview of Microsoft Office 2007 will be held. Registration information and Office 2007 demos/tutorials are available online. OL 1100, 2 to 3 p.m.

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

Authors Celebration. UW-Eau Claire will recognize the hard work and self-discipline it takes for university faculty and staff to bring scholarly work to the level of publication or performance with an Authors Celebration. The work of 35 authors will be featured, but the event celebrates the publishing accomplishments of all university staff by highlighting representative successes. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 4:30 to 6 p.m. More information.

WAGE logoWAGE Discussion and Support Group. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will lead an ongoing discussion and support group for those with loved ones serving in Iraq or Afghanistan. The group will meet biweekly throughout the semester. Days and times will be announced. For more information, contact the WAGE Center at or 836-2693. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 7 p.m.

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Oct. 4
Jeremy's Market logoJeremy's Market. This on-campus mini farmer's market features flowers, fresh produce and cheesecake Thursdays through Oct. 25. Rain or shine, north sidewalk in front of Zorn Arena, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.
More information.

Photography Exhibit.
"20 Homecomings." See Oct. 1 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. The "Art Faculty Show" exhibit ends today. See Oct. 1 item.

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

"The Sting" posterCampus Films. "The Sting." (U.S. 1973, directed by George Roy Hill, 129 min., rated PG). Set in 1920s Chicago, this story is about a group of experienced con men and a young pickpocket plotting to con a notorious crime boss. 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. More information. return to top

Friday, Oct. 5
Photography Exhibit. "20 Homecomings." See Oct. 1 item.

Sonora Reed TrioFirst Fridays Program. The First Fridays program for senior citizens will present the Sonora Reed Trio, a UW-Eau Claire faculty ensemble made up of Christa Garvey (oboe), Richard Fletcher (clarinet) and Kristine Fletcher (bassoon). Sonora showcases the expressive instrumentation of the reed trio and performs compositions by 20th and 21st-century composers. 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.

AVC for Academic Affairs and DGS Search and Screen Committee Meeting. Schofield 202, 10 to 10:30 a.m.

University Assessment Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. College of Nursing and Health Sciences 156, 11 a.m. to noon.

GE Review Workgroup Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hibbard 705, 3 p.m.

Women's Tennis. UW-Whitewater at McPhee, 3:30 p.m.

David MickelsonEarth Science Seminar. David Mickelson, department of geology, UW-Madison, will present “Putting Geomorphology to Work: Developing a Legally Defensible Setback Distance for Construction on the Great Lakes shorelines.” The complete fall semester earth science seminar schedule is available online. Phillips 281, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Sting." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 4 item.

Homecoming 'Varsity Night Live!' Show. This annual variety show will feature UW-Eau Claire students and comedian Rob Paravonian as emcee. The coronation of Homecoming royalty will take place immediately following the show. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $7 for the public, $5 with a UW-Eau Claire student ID or $2.50 for those wearing a 2007 Homecoming button. Zorn Arena, 7 to 9 p.m. More information. return to top

Saturday, Oct. 6
Photography Exhibit. "20 Homecomings." The exhibit ends today. See Oct. 1 item.

Blugold Marching Band memberHomecoming Parade. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at Grand and First Avenues, proceeding south to Water Street, turning down Water Street and ending at Second Avenue. The Blugold Marching Band will lead the parade, which will include floats and non-musical marching units. More information.

Blugold Fever Fest. The traditional alumni pre-game Homecoming festival, "Blugold Fever Fest," will begin immediately following the parade, with music, food and beverage tents at Carson Park. More information.

Children's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Solar System Adventure," features a virtual adventure through the solar system with a couple of goofy crew mates. The show is aimed at children 4-12. 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 Oct. 2.

Blugold football helmetHomecoming Football Game. The Blugolds will play the UW-La Crosse Eagles beginning at 11:30 a.m. in Carson Park. Admission is free at the gate for all UW-Eau Claire student ID card holders. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the gate, are $6 for the public, $5 for UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, $4 for those age 62 and older, or $3 for those age 17 and younger or UW-La Crosse students (ID required). More information.

Post-Game Party. The Fifth Quarter, a free post-game party hosted by the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association, will follow the game. The Blugold Marching Band will lead fans to the tent below the stadium for a gathering including great music by the band Home-Grown Tomatoes, prizes, tempting snacks, beverages from Leinenkugel's and lots of Blugold fun and camaraderie. More information.

Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving. Alumni/intrasquad meet at McPhee, 1 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Sting." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 4 item.
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Sunday, Oct. 7
Homecoming Adopt-a-Block Clean Up. Student teams will work throughout the historic Randall Park neighborhood to pick up trash left from the weekend's festivities. Teams will meet in the Water Street parking lot at 1 p.m.

Steinway pianoAll-Steinway Campaign Concert. A concert featuring UW-Eau Claire piano faculty members and piano performance students will kick off the first phase of a UW-Eau Claire Foundation campaign to make the university's department of music and theatre arts an All-Steinway School. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Women's Soccer. Loras College at Bollinger Fields, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Sting." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 4 item. return to top

Monday, Oct. 8
2007 Dual Choice Enrollment. The 2007 Dual Choice enrollment period will be held Oct. 8-26. During this time, currently insured employees may switch from one health plan to another or from single to family coverage without a waiting period for preexisting conditions. Changes made during Dual Choice are effective Jan. 1, 2008. More information.

Travelport logoTravelport Orientation Sessions. Employees who book airline reservations online for themselves or for other employees are encouraged to attend an orientation session on Travelport, the online booking product recently contracted by the UW System. Schofield Auditorium, 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. More information.

Money Smart Week Presentation. Money Smart Week, a public awareness initiative, is aimed at building financial knowledge for dealing with one's own money quickly, confidently and shrewdly. Today, Fred Kolb, economics, will present "Protecting Yourself Against a Dollar Collapse When Studying or Retiring Abroad." Alumni Room, Davies Center, noon. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the voice studio of Mitra Sadeghpour. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information. return to top

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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 7 • Seventh Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 1, 2007

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff,
Editorial Assistant. Updated: September 26, 2008

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