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Monday, Oct. 15
eye chart and glasses2007 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.

Campus Fire Drills. More information. Also Oct. 17.

Possibility PeteExplore 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. 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. 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.

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.

Benefits Teleconference. UW-Eau Claire Human Resources invites employees to a teleconference with representatives from the Department of Employee Trust Funds. Representatives will be available to answer questions or address concerns regarding changes to Humana and other insurance options. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. More information.

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

Tuesday, Oct. 16
Explore Your Possibilities Week. See Oct. 15 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 15 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring UW-Eau Claire students performing classical music during "Classical Cabin Fever." The Cabin, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

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.

CAMPS logoCampus Solutions Kick-Off Information Session. The CampS Implementation Team will be presenting brown bag information sessions describing implementation of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, the software which will replace our current mainframe-based student administrative systems. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. Also Oct. 19, 24 and 26. More information.

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

NET Teaching and Learning Presentation. Carol Koroghlanian, foundations of education, and Blaine Peden, psychology, will present "Organization and Development of your Portfolio." Faculty and academic staff are invited to attend. Hibbard Penthouse, 2 to 3:15 p.m. More information.

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

Student Recital. Featuring Nicholas Handahl, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 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. 20.

Volleyball. University of St. Thomas at McPhee, 7 p.m.

"Stand Up" logoStand Up Speak Out Against Poverty. Stand Up is a global advocacy effort to set an official Guinness World Record today for the greatest number of people ever to stand up against poverty. Within a 24-hour period, a minimum of 10,000 people must physically and symbolically "stand up" to communicate their desire to fight poverty. The film "The Invisible Children" also will be shown. For more information, contact Wendy Weimerskirch at weimerwa@uwec.edu or 763-568-2028. Sutherland Fire Pit, 7:30 p.m. More information. return to top

Wednesday, Oct. 17
Explore Your Possibilities Week. See Oct. 15 item.

Campus Fire Drills. More information. Also Oct. 15.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 15 item.

University Senate Academic Staff Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, noon.

NET Teaching and Learning Presentation. Rick St. Germaine, history, and Terry Wells, management and marketing, will present "Active Learning and Engaging Students in Large Classes." Faculty and academic staff are invited to attend. HSS 220, 3 to 4:15 p.m. More information.

Soccer. UW-Superior at Bollinger Fields, 4 p.m.

Lecture Recital. Donald Patterson will present a lecture recital on the piano music of Vincent Persichetti. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

UW-Eau Claire Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Phillips 326, 5:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, Oct. 18

Explore Your Possibilities Week. See Oct. 15 item.

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.


Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 15 item.

Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues for Persons with Disabilities. Schofield 202, 10:30 a.m. to noon.

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, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

WAGE logoWAGE Reading Discussion. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a reading discussion with guest facilitator Traci Thomas-Card. Reading discussion articles can be requested by e-mailing wage@uwec.edu. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 3:30 p.m.

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

Robotics Presentation. UW-Eau Claire physics student Colin Karpfinger will discuss his robotics project that recently earned second-place honors in the annual DEFCON tournament. Phillips 007, 4:30 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring the oboe studio of Christa Garvey. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

"Rear Window" posterCampus Films. "Rear Window." (U.S. 1954, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 112 min., rated PG). When photojournalist Jeff is housebound with a broken leg, he begins to fill his time by spying on his neighbors. 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 Oct. 21. More information.

"Tobacco Road" graphicUniversity Theatre. Featuring Jack Kirkland's "Tobacco Road," directed by Terry Allen. Set during the Great Depression in the depleted farmlands surrounding August, Ga., "Tobacco Road" is the story of the Lesters, a family of white sharecroppers so destitute that most of their creditors have given up on them. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $10 for the public, $8 for those 62 and older and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, $6 for those 17 and younger or $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Through Oct. 21 and Oct. 24-27. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. More information.

NOTA Open Prose and Poetry Reading. Open mike night for those who wish to share their poetry or prose with a live audience. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Friday, Oct. 19
Explore Your Possibilities Week. See Oct. 15 item.

College of Education and Human Sciences Academic Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 248, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

CAMPS logoCampus Solutions Kick-Off Information Session. The CampS Implementation Team will be presenting brown bag information sessions describing the implementation of PeopleSoft Campus Solutions, the software that will replace our current mainframe-based student administrative systems. HSS 202, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Also Oct. 16, 24 and 26. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 15 item.

Men's and Women's Cross Country. Lake Wissota Junior Varsity meet, Eau Claire, time to be announced.

NET Teaching and Learning Presentation. Harry Jol, geography and anthropology, will present "Active Learning and Engaging Students in Large Classes." Faculty and academic staff are invited to attend. Phillips 267, noon to 1:15 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.

College of Education and Human Sciences Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. McIntyre Library 2023/Old Library 2150, 3 p.m.

Earth Science Seminar. John Beck, geology, will present “Ask Not What Copper Can Do For You, But What You Can Do For Copper.” The complete fall semester earth science seminar schedule is available online. Phillips 281, 4 p.m.

Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving. Minnesota State University-Mankato at McPhee, 5 p.m.

Timothy EricsonGuest Lecture. Timothy Ericson, senior lecturer emeritus, UW-Milwaukee, will present "Discovering Forgotten Stories: Northwestern Wisconsin's First African American Community." Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5:15 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Rear Window." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 18 item.

Haunted Castle. The UW-Eau Claire Water Ski Team is sponsoring the "scary and interactive" Haunted Castle. Admission is $7 or $6 with a food item to donate to the Feed My People Food Bank. For more information, call 836-2328. Eau Claire Expo Center, 6 to 11 p.m. Through Oct. 21 and Oct. 25-30.

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

University Theatre. "Tobacco Road." Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 18 item.

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. return to top

Saturday, Oct. 20
"Larry, Cat in Space" graphicChildren's Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Larry, Cat in Space," follows an inquisitive cat on his journey to the moon. 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. 16.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 15 item.

Football.
UW-Platteville at Carson Park, 1 p.m.

Soccer. UW-Platteville at Bollinger Fields, 2 p.m.

Volleyball. UW-La Crosse at McPhee, 2 p.m.

Men's Hockey. Blugold intrasquad game at Hobbs Ice Arena, 2 p.m.

Haunted Castle. The UW-Eau Claire Water Ski Team is sponsoring the "scary and interactive" Haunted Castle. Admission is $7 or $6 with a food item to donate to the Feed My People Food Bank. For more information, call 836-2328. Eau Claire Expo Center, 6 to 11 p.m. Also Oct. 21 and Oct. 25-30.

Campus Films. "Rear Window." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 18 item.

University Theatre. "Tobacco Road." Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 18 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Eric Doane. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. return to top

Sunday, Oct. 21
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 15 item.

University Theatre. "Tobacco Road." Kjer Theatre, 1:30 p.m. See Oct. 18 item.

Guest Piano Performance. The 100-year anniversary of the death of Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg will be marked with a performance by three notable guest pianists: Kazuha Nakahara, Matthew Gianforte and Gregory Martin. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. See related item Oct. 22. More information.

Soccer. University of St. Thomas at Bollinger Fields, 2 p.m.

Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony Concert. Under the direction of Eugene Power, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the door, are $8 for the public or $5 for students. State Theatre, Eau Claire, 4 p.m. More information.

tromboneUpper Midwest Trombone Summit. Today marks the second annual Upper Midwest Trombone Summit, a day filled with rehearsals, classes and performances by and for trombonists. The summit concludes with a performance by trombone ensembles from UW-Eau Claire (Phil Ostrander, director), the University of Minnesota (Tom Ashworth, director) and Lawrence University (Nick Keelan, director). Concert: Gantner Concert 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 will feature the musical genre Hippie Hop. Host David Jones, English/women's studies, will play musical selections from artists De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest and Jazzmatazz.

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 highlights from OcTUBAfest 2006.

Haunted Castle. The UW-Eau Claire Water Ski Team is sponsoring the "scary and interactive" Haunted Castle. Admission is $7 or $6 with a food item to donate to the Feed My People Food Bank. For more information, call 836-2328. Eau Claire Expo Center, 6 to 9 p.m. Also Oct. 25-30.

Campus Films. "Rear Window." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 18 item. return to top

Monday, Oct. 22
Disability Awareness Month Poster Contest. Poster submissions will be showcased in Davies Center through Oct. 27. 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, 9 to 10 a.m.

Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program Overview. Representatives from the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program will be available to discuss the program with UW-Eau Claire employees. Educational presentations will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; and employees may stop in from 10:45 a.m. to noon or 1:45 to 4 p.m. in the Potawatomi Room, Davies Center. More information.

Guest Master Class/Lecture. Guest pianists Kazuha Nakahara, Matthew Gianforte and Gregory Martin will give a master class for UW-Eau Claire piano students from 10 a.m. to noon today in Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, as well as a lecture on the piano music of Grieg from 1 to 2 p.m. today, also in Phillips Recital Hall. See related item Oct. 21. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 15 item.

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. Badger Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4 p.m. Also Oct. 26; and Nov. 7 and 15.

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 academic mission. Hibbard 101, 4 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

OcTUBAfest Concerts. Featuring tuba/euphonium soloists and ensembles. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 and 7:30 p.m. More information.

University Women's Association Fall Gathering. The featured speaker will be Terrie Hanke, a retired North High School physical education teacher who served as the "Teacher on the Trail" for the 2006 Iditarod Race in Alaska. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m. return to top


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 9 • Ninth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 15, 2007

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