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Monday, Nov. 5
Support Service Unit Review — Human Resources. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 11 to 11:50 a.m., 1 to 2 p.m. and 3 to 4 p.m.

keyboard and mouseTechnology Awareness Series Workshop. Faculty and staff are invited to a panel discussion titled "Protecting Your Children" with Douglas Hubbard, University Police; Brian Hogan, LTS; Amber Jefson, LTS; Diane Willer, Human Resources; and Greg Rineck, LTS. Registration information is available online. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Michael Vallez, euphonium. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Mark MatthewsIsraeli-Palestinian Conflict Presentation. Mark Matthews, a former diplomatic correspondent for the Baltimore Sun, will present "The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Is There Hope?" Matthews covered the Middle East for 15 years and served as the Middle East correspondent based in Jerusalem for close to three years. He covered such major landmarks as the Madrid conference of 1991, the Yitzhak Rabin-Yasser Arafat handshake at the White House in 1993, the aftermath of Rabin's assassination and the Intifada of 2000. Hibbard 100, 7:30 p.m. More information.

C.L. LindsayPresentation on Campus Computing and the Law. Student advocate and attorney C.L. Lindsay will present "Trouble Online: Campus Computing and the Law." Lindsay will discuss the essentials about the law in cyberspace, students' rights, how the laws operate and potential liabilities. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. More information. return to top

Tuesday, Nov. 6
Support Service Unit Review — Human Resources. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 9 to 10 a.m.

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. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information.

Workshops on Tax-Sheltered Annuity Program. UW-Eau Claire employees are invited to attend a workshop titled "Cutting Taxes Today and Investing for the Long Term" led by Terry Lauber, a member of the UW System TSA Program staff. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon and 2 p.m. More information.

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.

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.

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

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

College of Arts and Sciences Discussion. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Davies Theatre, 4 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Charles Willcutt, horn. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Journalism Panel Discussion. A four-member panel of UW-Eau Claire alumni will discuss how journalists handle covering disasters on both a professional and personal level. Sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Western Wisconsin Press Club. For more information, e-mail Nathaniel Shuda at shudang@uwec.edu. Menominee Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m. More information.

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 Nov. 10.

Student Recital. Featuring Bobbi Geissler, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. return to top

Wednesday, Nov. 7
Cans Across America graphicCans Across America Event. UW-Eau Claire students are invited to fight hunger and help those in need in the Chippewa Valley by taking part in a special Cans Across America event today. The Blugold Dining program will sponsor the canned food drive all day in all campus dining locations. More information.

WREA logoWREA Pre-Retirement Planning Seminar.UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff are invited to a pre-retirement planning seminar about long-term care led by representatives from the Wisconsin Retired Educators Association. Registration information is available online. Treacy Hall, Sacred Heart Hospital, Eau Claire, 10 a.m. More information.

Technology Awareness Series Workshop. Faculty and staff are invited to a panel discussion titled "Protecting Yourself" with Sarah Brower, LTS; Douglas Hubbard, University Police; Amber Jefson, LTS; and Diane Willer, Human Resources. Registration information is available online. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

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 Nov. 15.

Chancellor's Diversity Advisory Commission Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Jean Pratt, information systems, will present "Are Nonprofits Exploiting the Potential of Internet Fundraising?" Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Commission on the Status of Women Meeting. Schofield 202, 2 to 3 p.m.

WAGE Panel Discussion. Ed Young, economics, and Melissa Bonstead-Bruns, sociology, will lead a discussion titled "Occupational Segregation and Work and Family Conflict." For more information, contact the Women's and Gender Equity Center at wage@uwec.edu or 836-2693. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Native American imageAmerican Indian Heritage Month Events. UW-Eau Claire will celebrate American Indian Awareness Month in November with a variety of activities. Today Tom Jones will give a presentation from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. in Davies Theatre. Born into the Ho Chunk Indian community, Jones has worked closely with his tribe to portray them from the inside out, as opposed to the traditional view of the outsider looking in. Jerry Hawpetoss will give a presentation from 7:15 to 8 p.m. in Davies Theatre. As a Menominee traditional artist from Neopit, on the Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin, Hawpetoss has received a National Heritage Award from the National Endowment of the Arts; was a presenter at the opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian; and continues to teach "Great Lakes Native American Material Culture" on the Menominee and Potawatomi Reservations. More information.

Julianne BairdArtist Series. Internationally acclaimed soprano Julianne Baird will present "The Musical World of Benjamin Franklin." Baird will be joined by harpsichordist John Chappell Stowe and narrator Edward Mauger. 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. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Harp Ensemble under the direction of Paula Smith. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 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,
Nov. 8
Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 3:30 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Corey VanSickle, trombone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

"Children of Men" graphicCampus Films. "Children of Men." (Japan/U.K./U.S. 2006, directed by Alfonso Cuarón, 109 min., rated R.) It is 2027 and women have been infertile for the past 18 years. Former London peace advocate Theo Faron agrees to escort a young, miraculously pregnant woman on a dangerous journey to a sanctuary outside of the city. 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 Nov. 11. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. An exhibit titled "Rome is Burning/The New School" will open today. The show will showcase art from outside the mainstream contemporary art world, including works in underground comix, rock posters, graffiti art, Kustom Kulture and graphic design. The exhibit will run through Dec. 2. 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. return to top

Friday, Nov. 9
GE Review Workgroup Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hibbard 705, 7 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit/Talk. Artist Rob McBroom of the OX-OP gallery in Minneapolis, Minn., will discuss his artwork, currently on display in the Foster Gallery. Foster Gallery, Haas Fine Arts Center, 11 a.m. See Nov. 8 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring singer-songwriter Brenda Weiler. The Cabin, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Also Nov. 10. More information.

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

Campus Films. "Children of Men." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 8 item.

Women's Hockey. University of St. Thomas at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

Singing Statesmen Concert. Directed by Gary Schwartzhoff, the group 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, 7:30 p.m. More information. return to top

Saturday, Nov. 10
Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the “Monthly State Exams” link. S chneider 100, 105 and 107, 8:30 a.m.

Hmong New Year Celebration. The Hmong Mutual Assistance Association and UW-Eau Claire will sponsor the celebration. Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to share in the festivities. Scheduled events include traditional Hmong ball tossing and cultural shows featuring traditional dance performances, folk songs, crafts and food vendors. Admission is $2 at the door. A dress code will be enforced at the door (no torn jeans, athletic jackets or caps). For more information, contact the Hmong Mutual Assistance Association at 715-832-8420 or Pao Choua Lee, New Year chairperson, at 715-379-3153. McPhee Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Also Nov. 11. 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 Nov. 6.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 8 item.

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

Genealogical Workshop. Lori Bessler, microforms librarian and outreach coordinator for the Wisconsin Historical Society, and Colleen McFarland, university archivist and head of special collections at UW-Eau Claire, will lead three programs in a single workshop designed to provide information on locating and organizing family history. The class fee is $35 for WHS members or $40 for non-members. For more information or to register, see the Wisconsin Historical Society Web site or contact Bessler at 608-264-6536 or McFarland at 715-836-3873. McIntyre Library, 1 to 4:30 p.m. More information.

Women's Hockey. Alumni Game at Hobbs Ice Arena, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. "Children of Men." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 8 item.

Women's Hockey. St. Mary's University at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

UAC Cabin. Featuring award winning singer/songwriter Brenda Weiler. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. See Nov. 9 item. More information. return to top

Sunday, Nov. 11
Hmong New Year Celebration. McPhee Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. See Nov. 10 item.

American Indian Heritage Month Event. UW-Eau Claire will celebrate American Indian Awareness Month in November with a variety of activities. Today the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the American Indian Studies program is sponsoring a bus trip to the Lac Courte Oreilles Veteran's Day Pow-Wow. Sign up in the AIS Office, Hibbard 150. The bus fee is $5 per person. Bus will leave Kjer Theatre at 11 a.m. and return to campus at 6 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 8 item.

Concert Choir Concert. Directed by Gary Schwartzhoff, the group 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.

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 Diane Schuur, known as one of the leaders of contemporary jazz. Host David Jones, English/women's studies, will play some of Schuur’s most famous songs, including “It Had To Be You,” “Sweet Georgia Brown” and “’Round Midnight.”

Faculty Recital. Featuring Verle Ormsby Jr., horn. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Children of Men." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Nov. 8 item.

University Chamber Orchestra Concert. Directed by Paul Kosower, the group will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. return to top

Monday, Nov. 12
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 8 item.

"Toss a Turkey" graphic'Turkey Toss' Event. The event will kick off the University Bookstore's sale on Champion fleece clothing. Students who hit a bull's-eye with a frozen "miniature turkey" will win a chance to receive one of five Champion sweatshirts. Campus Mall, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information.


NET Teaching and Learning Presentation. LTS staff members Donna Raleigh, Gene Leisz and Catherine Artac will present "D2L Tips, Using Clickers in Small and Large Classes." Faculty and academic staff are invited to attend. OL 2150, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. More information.

Technology Awareness Series Workshop. Faculty and staff are invited to a panel discussion titled "Protecting Your Computer" with Brian Hogan, LTS; UW-Eau Claire student Andrew Dercks; and Mike Skarp, LTS. Registration information is available online. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 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.

Student Ensemble Presentation. The Opera Workshop Ensemble, directed by Mitra Sadeghpour, will present "Didas and Aeneas" by Henry Purcell. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Also Nov. 13.

Student Ensemble Concert. Featuring the Wind Chamber Ensemble I, directed by Christa Garvey. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. return to top


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 12 • Twelfth Week • Fall Semester • Nov. 5, 2007

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