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Monday, Dec. 10
McIntyre Library logoMcIntyre Library Art Display. The works of members of three area art organizations the Eau Claire Area Art League, the Valley Art Association and the Watercolor Club are on display in the Grand Corridor of McIntyre Library through Dec. 19. More information.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. The exhibit, featuring works by December bachelor of fine arts degree candidates, will be on display through Dec. 16. 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.

'Mexico, Migration and Wisconsin' Symposium. The UW-Eau Claire and Eau Claire communities are invited to a student research symposium titled "Mexico, Migration and Wisconsin." The symposium is based on field research conducted by 13 students in a geography capstone class taught by Paul Kaldjian. Phillips Hall and Davies Theatre, 3 to 8 p.m. More information.

Earth Science Seminar. Chris Wallace, Halliburton Energy Services, will present "A Brief Introduction to Hydraulic Fracturing: A Day in the Life of a Hydraulic Fracture Engineer." The complete fall semester earth science seminar schedule is available online. Phillips 265, 4 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.

Deanna GermainM.P. Coffman Nursing Lecture. Retired Lt. Col. Deanna Germain, U.S. Army Reserve, nurse practitioner and co-author of "Reaching Past the Wire: A Nurse at Abu Ghraib" will present "A Nurse at Abu Ghraib" during the 2007 M.P. Coffman Lecture. Germain, who received a master's degree in nursing from UW-Eau Claire, will describe her experiences with the physical and emotional difficulties that she and other nurses endured as they cared for U.S. soldiers and Iraqi detainees at the Abu Ghraib prison hospital. Fanny Hill, Eau Claire, 5 to 7:30 p.m. More information. return to top

Tuesday, Dec. 11
McIntyre Library Art Display. See Dec. 10 item.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See Dec. 10 item.

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds athletics logoCourt 'n Rink Luncheon. UW-Eau Claire's head women's hockey coach Mike Collins and head women's basketball coach Tonja Englund will discuss the current season. 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.

NET Teaching and Learning Presentation. Donna Raleigh, Gene Leisz and Catherine Artac, LTS, will present "D2L and Other Technologies." OL 2023, 2 to 3:15 p.m. More information.

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

Bill FrankenbergerBill Frankenberger on 'The West Side.' Bill Frankenberger, psychology/Human Development Center, will be a guest on the Wisconsin Public Radio show "The West Side." He will discuss the prevalence and effects of overdiagnosing children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. WHWC radio, 88.3 FM, 5 p.m. More information.

prismPlanetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Adventures Along the Spectrum," is a lighthearted multimedia presentation for children 10 and older, which explores the properties of the electromagnetic spectrum. Tickets are $2 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Dec. 15. return to top

Wednesday, Dec. 12
McIntyre Library Art Display. See Dec. 10 item.

University Planning Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schneider 203, 9 a.m. to noon.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See Dec. 10 item.

NET Teaching and Learning Presentation. Matt Evans, physics and astronomy; and Tracy Yengo, kinesiology, will present "i-Clickers and Onenote," McPhee 106, 3 to 4:15 p.m. More information.

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

WAGE Event. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a zine release and potluck celebration. For more information, contact the WAGE Center at wage@uwec.edu or 836-2693. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 5 p.m.

"Prometheus Bound" graphicUniversity Theatre. "Prometheus Bound," the classic Greek play by Aeschylus in which Zeus has decreed that Prometheus be bound and left to the elements of nature as punishment for providing humans with fire, is directed by Richard Nimke. 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 Dec. 15. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. return to top

Thursday, Dec. 13

McIntyre Library Art Display. See Dec. 10 item.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See Dec. 10 item.

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

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

19th Bi-Annual Human Diversity Expo. UW-Eau Claire education and social work students will share results of their diversity research projects during the expo. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5:15 p.m. More information.

Richard NimkeRichard Nimke on Spectrum West. Music and theatre arts faculty member Richard Nimke, director of the University Theatre production of "Prometheus Bound," will be interviewed on the Wisconsin Public Radio show "Spectrum West." WHWC radio, 88.3 FM, 5 p.m. More information.

"Joyeux Noel" graphicCampus Films. "Joyeux Noël." (France/Germany/UK/Romania 2005, directed by Chrisitan Carion, 116 min., rated PG-13.) On Christmas Eve 1914, the first Christmas of "the war to end all wars," Scottish, French and German troops declare a truce and leave their rifles at the bottom of their trenches in a spontaneous expression of humanity. 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 Dec. 16. More information.

University Theatre. "Prometheus Bound." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Through Dec. 15. See Dec. 12 item.

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, Dec. 14
McIntyre Library Art Display. See Dec. 10 item.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See Dec. 10 item.

University Senate Compensation Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. OL 1122, 10 a.m.

music and candlesHoliday Lobby Concert. UW-Eau Claire music ensembles will perform traditional carols of the season. Haas Fine Arts Center Lobby, noon. More information.


NET Teaching and Learning Presentation. Deb Pattee, curriculum and instruction; and Jill Pinkney-Pastrana, foundations of education, will present "Infusing Diversity Issues into Lessons and the Syllabus. Improving Communication Across and Between Cultures in Departments," Brewer 255, noon to 1:15 p.m. More information.

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

University Senate Executive Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 2 p.m.

Campus Films. "Joyeux Noël." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 13 item.

child playing basketballKids' Night Out Program. Blugold athletic teams and coaches will lead activities and games for children 5-12. The cost is $10 per child. For more information, call Todd Glaser at 836-3093. View additional information and registration form. McPhee Physical Education Center, 6 to 9 p.m.

University Theatre. "Prometheus Bound." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Also Dec. 15. See Dec. 12 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, Dec. 15
McIntyre Library Art Display. See Dec. 10 item.

graduation capWinter Commencement. Winter commencement exercises for 687 UW-Eau Claire students will be held in Zorn Arena. Candidates from the College of Arts and Sciences and candidates for master's degrees will receive degrees during a 9:30 a.m. ceremony. Candidates from the College of Business, College of Education and Human Sciences, and College of Nursing and Health Sciences will receive degrees during a 2 p.m. ceremony. A reception for graduates and guests will follow each ceremony in the Spruce-Tamarack Room of Davies Center. More information.

Children's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Mr. Genius Tours the Solar System," is a lighthearted introduction to astronomy aimed at children four and older. Tickets are $1 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. See related item Dec. 11.

UW-Eau Claire sealAlumni Awards Luncheon. Eight individuals will be honored: Mark Fuhrmann, Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award; Cathy Sultan, Honorary Alumnus Award; Patrick Dennis, Lifetime Excellence Award; Meghan Marx, Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award; Scott Pingel, Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award; Shaun Westphal, Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award; Robert Webb, President's Award; and Randall Wilber, President's Award. Those wishing to attend the luncheon should call the Alumni Association at 715-836-3266. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. More information.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See Dec. 10 item.

Campus Films. "Joyeux Noël." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 13 item.

Women's Hockey. UW-River Falls at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

University Theatre. "Prometheus Bound." Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 12 item. return to top

Sunday, Dec. 16
McIntyre Library Art Display. See Dec. 10 item.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. The BFA Exhibit ends today. See Dec. 10 item.

Chippewa Valley Youth Symphony graphicChippewa Valley Youth Symphony Concert. Directed by Eugene Power, the group will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 3 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Joyeux Noël." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 13 item. return to top

Monday, Dec. 17
Final Exams. Through Dec. 21. More information.

McIntyre Library Art Display. See Dec. 10 item. return to top


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University Bulletin • Vol. 55, No. 17 • Seventeenth Week • Fall Semester • Dec. 10, 2007

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff,
Editorial Assistant. Updated: December 11, 2007

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