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Monday, Oct. 22
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.

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.

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.

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. More information.

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

Tuesday, Oct. 23
2007 Dual Choice Enrollment. Through Oct. 26. See Oct. 22 item.

Disability Awareness Month Poster Contest. Poster submissions will be showcased in Davies Center through Oct. 27. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 22 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.

Disability Awareness Celebration/Reception. The reception will honor Services for Students with Disabilities Scholarship recipients, Student Senate poster contest winners and faculty awardees Margaret Devine, accounting and finance, and Rosemary Battalio, special education, who have been exceptionally supportive of the needs of students with disabilities. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 1 p.m. More information.

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

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Cultural Constellations," features stories related to the constellations from places around the world. The presentation is geared toward adults and children over 12. 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. 27.

Guest Artist Recital. Valerie Errante, soprano, and Jeffry Peterson, piano, guest artists from UW-Milwaukee, will present "Songs of Love and Longing: New American Art Song." Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Kenneth MillerGuest Speaker. Kenneth Miller, a professor of biology at Brown University, will present "Finding Darwin's God: A Scientist's Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution." Miller, a professor of biology at Brown University, is a preeminent evolutionary scientist and the author of the most widely used high school biology textbook in America, as well as the book "Finding Darwin's God: A Scientist's Search for Common Ground between God and Evolution." Sponsored by the Chippewa Valley Dialogue on Science & Religion. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. More information. return to top

Wednesday, Oct. 24
2007 Dual Choice Enrollment. Through Oct. 26. See Oct. 22 item.

Disability Awareness Month Poster Contest. Poster submissions will be showcased in Davies Center through Oct. 27. More information.

Synergy Conference logoFifth Annual Synergy Conference. The conference brings together business, community, government and education leaders in the Chippewa and St. Croix Valleys to focus on issues and find practical solutions to the challenges that accompany economic growth in the region. Plaza Hotel and Suites, Eau Claire. Also Oct. 25. More information, including registration fees.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 22 item.

children's bookChildren's Story Time Session. Eleven UW-Eau Claire foreign exchange students will serve as guest readers for this month's story time session for children attending the UW-Eau Claire Children's Center. Children/grandchildren of UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students and children from the community also are invited. Instructional Media Center, McIntyre Library, 10 a.m. More information.

Graduate Council Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4 p.m.

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. Hibbard 206, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Also Oct. 26. More information.

The Forum Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 p.m.

WHE/WOW Event. Susan Peck, nursing, will present "Alternative Healing Methods." The campus community is invited to learn about how alternative healing therapies are thought to work, how to find a reputable practitioner and why people might want to try alternative therapies. Sponsored by Women in Higher Education and Women on Wednesdays. Hibbard Penthouse, social: 4:30 p.m., presentation: 5 p.m. More information.

Rally to End Domestic and Dating Violence. The campus and Eau Claire communities are invited to attend the rally, which will include speakers, an open mike and information on campus and community resources. Sponsored by the Women's and Gender Equity Center, SWATeam, Bolton Refuge House, CASA and Counseling Services. Campus Mall (rain site: Alumni Room, Davies Center), 7 p.m. 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. 27. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 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. 25
2007 Dual Choice Enrollment. Through Oct. 26. See Oct. 22 item.

Disability Awareness Month Poster Contest. Poster submissions will be showcased in Davies Center through Oct. 27. More information.

Jeremy's Market logoJeremy's Market. Today is the last day for this season that the mini farmer's market will be held. Rain or shine, north sidewalk in front of Zorn Arena, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. More information.

Fifth Annual Synergy Conference. The conference brings together business, community, government and education leaders in the Chippewa and St. Croix Valleys to focus on issues and find practical solutions to the challenges that accompany economic growth in the region. Plaza Hotel and Suites, Eau Claire. Also Oct. 24. More information, including registration fees.

syringe and medicineFlu Vaccine Clinics. Flu vaccines are available for UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff. The fee, due at the time of injection, is $15 for students or $20 for faculty/staff. Cash or checks will be accepted. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Hilltop Lounge, 5 to 7 p.m. Also Oct. 29 and 31; and Nov. 6. More information.

Majors Fair. The fair offers a relaxed atmosphere where students can speak to department heads, faculty, staff and students representing UW-Eau Claire's majors, minors and pre-professional programs and get answers to their academic and career-related questions. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 22 item.

Professional Development Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 175, 1:10 p.m.

Listening Session on Diversity. Students, faculty and staff are invited to share how diversity is experienced at UW-Eau Claire. Join Chancellor Levin-Stankevich in looking at the challenges and promise of creating an accessible campus community in which everyone is valued and treated equitably. Sponsored by the Chancellor's Diversity Advisory Commission. College of Nursing and Health Sciences 119, 3 to 5 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 Tiffany Torris, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Night of the Living Dead posterCampus Films. "Night of the Living Dead." (U.S.1968, directed by George Romero, 96 min., not rated.) Along a Pennsylvanian countryside, the dead come back from the grave with the desire to consume human flesh. A group of survivors board themselves up in a farmhouse in order to protect themselves through the night. 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. 28. More information.

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. Through Oct. 30.

University Theatre. "Tobacco Road." Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 24 item. return to top

Friday, Oct. 26
2007 Dual Choice Enrollment. Dual Choice enrollment ends today. See Oct. 22 item.

Disability Awareness Month Poster Contest. Poster submissions will be showcased in Davies Center through Oct. 27. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 22 item.

Memorial Ceremony. A short ceremony to dedicate a living memorial to Eberth Alarcón, a UW-Eau Claire associate professor of mathematics who died in September 2006, will be held. Outside Zorn Arena, noon. More information.

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

U.S. Army Field Band Woodwind Quintet Concert. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, noon.

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

National 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, noon to 1 p.m. Also Oct. 22; and Nov. 7 and 15.

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. Schneider 224, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Also Oct. 24. More information.

University Senate Compensation Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. OL 1122, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "Night of the Living Dead." Davies Theatre, 6 and
8:30 p.m. See Oct. 25 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. 30.

University Theatre. "Tobacco Road." Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 24 item.

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

Saturday, Oct. 27
Disability Awareness Month Poster Contest. Poster submissions will be showcased in Davies Center through today. More information.

Soccer. UW-River Falls at Bollinger Fields, 11 a.m.

'Tidy Up the Town' Activity. UW-Eau Claire students will volunteer their time today to help several elderly community members with yard work and fall cleanup. More information.

"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. 23.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 22 item.

Campus Films. "Night of the Living Dead." Davies Theatre, 6 and
8:30 p.m. See Oct. 25 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. 30.

UAC Concerts. UAC Concerts is proud to host the All That Is Within Me Tour, featuring the popular Christian rock acts MercyMe, Aaron Shust and Monk & Neagle. Call the Service Center at 715-836-3727 for ticket information. Zorn Arena, 7 p.m. More information.

University Theatre. "Tobacco Road." Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 24 item.

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

Sunday, Oct. 28
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 22 item.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Paul Kosower, organ. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Daniel Newman, tenor. 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, "The Words of Music," will highlight older jazz with a focus on the lyrics ranging from silly to heartbreaking. Guest host Jim Egan will play musical selections from artists such as the Mills Brothers, Bix Beiderbecke and Glenn Miller.

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 will feature UW-Eau Claire student compositions.

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. Through Oct. 30.

Campus Films. "Night of the Living Dead." Davies Theatre, 6 and
8:30 p.m. See Oct. 25 item.
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Monday, Oct. 29
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 22 item.

syringe and medicineFlu Vaccine Clinic. Flu vaccines are available for UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff. The fee, due at the time of injection, is $15 for students or $20 for faculty/staff. Cash or checks will be accepted. Hilltop Lounge, 5 to 7 p.m. Also Oct. 25 and 31; and Nov. 6. More information.

NET Teaching and Learning Presentation. Deb Pattee and Sue McIntyre, curriculum and instruction, will present "Active Learning and Tips for Reviewing for Exams." Faculty and academic staff are invited to attend. Brewer 255, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. More information.

Putnam Park Commission Fall Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 4 to 6 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 9 p.m. Also Oct. 30.

Max BrooksThe Forum. Author and self-acclaimed expert on zombie culture Max Brooks will present "Surviving a Zombie Attack: Preparing for World War Z." 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


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 10 • Tenth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 22, 2007

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff,
Editorial Assistant. Updated: December 1, 2007

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