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Monday, Oct. 8
stethoscope2007 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 and 11 a.m., and 2 p.m. More information.

NET Teaching and Learning Presentation. Jill Markgraf, McIntyre Library; Colleen McFarland, McIntyre Library; Kristin Schaupp, philosophy and religious studies; Karen Havholm, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs; and Kate Lang, history, will present "Applying Research to Learning." Faculty and academic staff are invited to attend. Hibbard Penthouse, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. More information.

Money Smart Week Wisconsin logoMoney 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. See related items Oct. 9, 10 and 11. More information.

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

Tuesday, Oct. 9
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. Rosewood Room, Quality Inn, Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

Money Smart Week Presentations. 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, Wayne Carroll, economics, will present "Does it Make Sense to Pay an Expensive Financial Expert for Advice?" at noon in the Potawatomi Room, Davies Center. Tonight from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Heidi Wheeler and Judy Dachel, Royal Credit Union, will present "Living in the Real World ... Knowing More About Credit Reports, Credit Cards, Budgeting and Checkbook Balancing" in the Towers Hall TV Lounge. Pizza will be provided. See related items Oct. 8, 10 and 11. More information.

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, noon to 1 p.m.

National Student Exchange logoNational Student Exchange Informational Meeting. Students interested in learning about exchange opportunities are invited to attend. The application process, requirements and timelines for participating in a 2008-09 exchange will be explained. Students who have participated in the NSE program will be available to discuss their experiences and answer questions. For more information, contact Mary K. Ryan-Miller at ryanmk@uwec.edu or 836-2003. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2 p.m. Also Oct. 22 and 26; and Nov. 7 and 15.

Financial Aid Open House. UW-Eau Claire's Office of Financial Aid will participate in Higher Education Day by holding an open house. Counselors and advisers will be available to answer questions and meet with students and parents. Schofield 115, 1 to 4 p.m. More information.

University Senate Academic Policies Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Ho-Chunk/Oneida Rooms, Davies Center, 2 p.m.

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

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Kyle Scheible and Heather Patton, trumpet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Blugold Marching Band memberBlugold Marching Band Stage Show. The UW-Eau Claire Blugold Marching Band, America's largest NCAA Division III marching band, will give a special stage performance, which will include a celebration of "Blugold Traditions" as well as the band's exciting new international show, "What's Hot," a collection of the hottest current music from around the world. Zorn Arena, 7 p.m. More information.

Planetarium 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. 13. return to top

Wednesday, Oct. 10
Women's Studies Program Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Brewer 55, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Organ Donation/Transplant Event. An event titled "Raising Awareness About Organ Donation and Transplant: The Gift of Life!" will be held. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. representatives from the UW Health Organ Procurement Organization in Madison will be on the Campus Mall and in Davies Center providing information regarding the donation and transplant of human organs. From 4:30 to 6 p.m., a general presentation will be held in the Council Fire Room, Davies Center. More information.

Support Service Unit Review — Advising and New Student Initiatives. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 11 to 11:50 a.m. and 1 to 2 p.m.

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, representatives from the Financial Aid Office will present "Scholarship Searching." Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon. See related items Oct. 8, 9 and 11. More information.

Strategic Planning Dialogue with the Chancellor. Students, faculty and staff are invited to share their strategic planning ideas with Chancellor Levin-Stankevich. Today's theme: our campus culture. College of Nursing and Health Sciences 227, noon to 1:30 p.m. More information.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Jill Ferguson, Materials Science Center, will present "Materials Science Center at UW-Eau Claire — Stimulating Growth in the Chippewa Valley and Beyond." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

University Recreation and Sport Facilities Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hilltop Lounge, 3 p.m.

Soccer. Wheaton College at Bollinger Fields, 4 p.m.

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

Volleyball. UW-Superior at McPhee, 7 p.m.

Faculty/Student Opera Presentation. Music and theatre arts faculty member Mitra Sadeghpour and voice students Allison Wells and Katie LeBrun will give a lecture presentation on contemporary American opera. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Progressive Film Series Film. The film "Wind that Shakes the Barley," starring Cillian Murphy, will be shown. After witnessing acts of violence committed by paramilitary forces in Ireland in 1920, Damien, a medical student, and Teddy, a guerilla squad leader, team up to fight back until a truce is reached. The peace ends when one faction of freedom-fighters accept a treaty from the British. Sponsored by the Progressive Media Network and the Eau Claire Progressive Film Series. Davies Theatre, 8 p.m. More information.

Jazz at Night. University musicians present the best in jazz. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. return to top

Thursday, Oct. 11
National Depression Screening Day. A confidential, free Online Self-Assessment Screening, is available through the UW-Eau Claire Counseling Services Web site. The tool is available year round. More information.

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.


University Senate Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

Graduate and Professional School Fair. Representatives from numerous schools with graduate programs will be at the fair, which is open to everyone in the Chippewa Valley and surrounding areas, including students from neighboring colleges and universities. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information.

WAGE Event. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a swap-o-rama titled "Finding Alternatives to Consumerism." For more information, contact the WAGE Center at wage@uwec.edu or 836-2693. The Cabin, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Affirmative Action Review Board Meeting. Alumni Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

Money Smart Week Presentations. 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, representatives from the Financial Aid Office will present "Paying for College" at noon in the Potawatomi Room, Davies Center. Tonight from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Heidi Wheeler and Judy Dachel, Royal Credit Union, will present "Living in the Real World ... Knowing More About Credit Reports, Credit Cards, Budgeting and Checkbook Balancing" in the Badger Room, Davies Center. Snacks will be provided. See related items Oct. 8, 9 and 10. More information.

international flagsStudy Abroad Fair. The fair, sponsored by the Center for International Education, will showcase study abroad programs in nearly 50 countries. The newest program offerings are in Pau, France; Leipzig, Germany; Thessaloniki, Greece; and Nagasaki, Japan. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 3 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

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

Student Recital. Featuring Ashley Singer, clarinet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

"The Host" posterCampus Films. "The Host." (South Korea 2006, directed by Bong Joon-Ho, 119 min., rated R). A small food stand worker named Gang-du is horrified when a strange creature emerges from the depths of the Han River and abducts his daughter. 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 Oct. 14. More information.

Chicago Art Trip Informational Meeting. Those interested in participating in the art & design department's art trip to Chicago Nov. 1-4 are invited to attend. Haas Fine Arts Center 101, 6 p.m. More information.

2007 NCCLA Pre-Conference Forum. José Quiroga, Emory University, will lead a forum on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m. See related items Oct. 12 and 13. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. A touring juried exhibition from the Lawton Gallery at UW-Green Bay titled "Refresh Print Biennial II: Global Networks and Intimate Exchanges," will feature printmaking works in traditional and digitally produced media. The exhibit will run through Nov. 1. An opening reception will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. tonight in the gallery. 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.

Stuart ChafetzArtists Series. The acclaimed Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra will perform under the direction of resident conductor Stuart Chafetz, known for his innovative and exciting classical, pops and family concerts. 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. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Friday, Oct. 12
GE Review Workgroup Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hibbard 705, 7 a.m.

Support Service Unit Review — Advising and New Student Initiatives. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 9 to 10 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 11 item.

Hispanic Heritage Month Event. Featuring the 3rd annual Sabor Latino Luncheon. The Dulany, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information.

Ari HerstandUAC Cabin. Ari Herstand will present two concerts today and one concert Oct. 13. Herstand's debut album, "Baby Eyes," has received critical acclaim The Cabin, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. More information.

University Assessment Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. College of Nursing and Health Sciences 156, noon to 1 p.m.

Sabbatical Review Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 175, 3 to 5 p.m.

Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving. UW-Oshkosh at McPhee, 5 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Host." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 11 item.

2007 NCCLA Conference. The UW-Eau Claire Latin American studies program has been chosen to host the 2007 North Central Council of Latin Americanists Conference. The conference will be held today and tomorrow in Davies Center. José Quiroga, Emory University, will present a keynote address titled "Bitter Daiquiris: Cuban Cocktails" at 7 p.m. in The Dulany, Davies Center. See related items Oct. 11 and 13. More information.

A Cappella Extravaganza. The event, part of UW-Eau Claire's Choral Fest, will feature six UW-Eau Claire a cappella groups: Chamber Choir, Girls Night Out, Audacious, Fifth Element, Impromptu and Innocent Men Tickets are $5 at the Service Center. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. More information. return to top

Saturday, Oct. 13
2007 NCCLA Conference. See related items Oct. 11 and 12.

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

Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving. Midwest Co-ed Relay Meet at McPhee, 10 a.m.

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. 9.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 11 item.

choirClearwater Choral Festival. The 16th Annual UW-Eau Claire Honor Choir Festival will be held today. The event is a celebration of music and a recruitment festival for high school choral students. The Singing Statesmen and the Women's Concert Chorale will present a free concert at 1:15 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center. An evening concert featuring the Choral Festival Honor Choir and UW-Eau Claire ensembles will be held at 7 p.m. in Gantner Concert Hall. More information.

Hockey Fundraiser for Public Library. UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff members will battle the UW-Eau Claire women’s hockey team in an exhibition match, with proceeds going to the capital campaign of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library. Tickets, available at the library, Riverside Bike & Skate, the UW-Eau Claire Activities and Programs Office and at the door, are $3 for the public, $1 for those 16 and younger or free for UW-Eau Claire students. A silent auction featuring hockey jerseys, tickets and more also will be held. For more information, call the library at 839-5004. Hobbs Ice Arena, 2 p.m.

Women's Tennis. UW-La Crosse at McPhee, 11 a.m.; Alumni match at McPhee, 2:30 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Host." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 11 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Ari Herstand. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See Oct. 12 item. More information. return to top

Sunday, Oct. 14
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 11 item.

i-Lead Student Leadership Skills Workshop. For information, contact Andy Jepsen at jepsenan@uwec.edu or 836-2176. Davies Center, 1 to 5 p.m.

Symphony Band/Wind Symphony Concert. Symphony Band and Wind Symphony, featuring guest conductor Rodney Hudson (emeritus, music and theatre arts), 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, 2 p.m. More information.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Christa Garvey, oboe. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Wisconsin Public Radio logoJazz Blues and Beyond. This show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 5 p.m. Today's show features works by singer/songwriter Tracy Chapman. Host David Jones, English/women's studies, will play some of Chapman's most popular songs including “Fast Car” and “Talkin’ ‘Bout a Revolution.”

Blugold Performance of the Air. This show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 6 p.m., featuring the talents of UW-Eau Claire students and faculty. Today's show features the UW-Eau Claire Women’s Chorus.

Campus Films. "The Host." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 11 item. return to top

Monday, Oct. 15
Explore Your Possibilities Week. Career Services will offer a variety of activities related to majors, careers and job searches during the week. The event will be hosted by the well-recognized campus celebrity Possibility Pete, starring as 007 Pete in "Mission: Possible." Through Oct. 19. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 11 item.

Benefits Fair. Representatives from health insurance companies, hospitals, long-term care companies and others will be available to discuss benefits with UW-Eau Claire employees. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Disability Awareness Month Event. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Hibbard parking lot entrance featuring a universal design concept ramp will be held at noon. More information.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Sue Peck, nursing, will present "Energy Work: Expansion of Health Care." Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 4 to 4:45 p.m.

Civil Service Make-Up Exams. Information can be found online by following the “Monthly State Exams” and "Make-Up Exam Center" links. Schneider 107, 5 p.m. return to top


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 8 • Eighth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 8, 2007

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
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