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Monday, Feb. 9
Amanda Hughen artworkFoster Gallery Exhibit. An exhibit titled "Drawing beyond Edges" runs through Feb. 19. Curated by art & design faculty members Jill Olm and Scott Robertson, the show examines the importance that materials and processes play in contemporary drawing approaches in the large-scale drawings of Amanda Hughen, Edward Mayer, Cal Lane and Fraser Taylor. 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 Public Radio logo Faculty on WPR's 'The West Side.' John Hildebrand, English; and Sean Hartnett, geography and anthropology, will discuss land ethic philosophy and the importance of land trusts on Wisconsin Public Radio's "The West Side" today. The show relates to the Aldo Leopold Banquet, to be held Feb. 27. The show will air on WHWC, 88.3 FM, at 5 p.m. More information.

McIntyre Library logoMcIntyre Library Tours. Tours of McIntyre Library will be held today through Feb. 12 at the following times: Mondays at 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays at 3 p.m., Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at noon. Tours start in the Grand Corridor outside the library entrance. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Feb. 10
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 9 item.

WOW Brown Bag Presentation. Gail Scukanec, dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences, will present "Lessons Learned" during this Women of Wisdom event. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon.

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds logoCourt 'n Rink Luncheon. UW-Eau Claire's head women's basketball coach Tonja Englund and head men's hockey coach Matt Loen will comment on the current season. The cost for the luncheon is $7 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.

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

International Education Advisory Board Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Wisconsin Room, Davies Center, 2 to 3 p.m.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Feb. 9 item. Grand Corridor, McIntyre Library, 3 p.m.

University Senate Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:45 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Lifestyles of the Stars," is recommended for adults and children 11 and older. Tickets are $2 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 7 p.m. See related item Feb. 14. More information.

Hubbard Street 2 membersArtists Series. Hubbard Street 2, a vibrant company of young dancers, will perform. The troupe, the second company of the ever-lively Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, is made of seven dancers between the ages of 17 and 25. They present a variety of dance techniques, movement styles and artistic approaches that reflect influences from ballet to hip-hop to improvisation. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $17 for the public, $15 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $7 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Student tickets are half-price ($3.50) until the day of the event. On the day of the event, students will be required to pay the full student ticket price. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Feb. 11
McIntyre Library Tours. See Feb. 9 item. Grand Corridor, McIntyre Library, 10 a.m.

Internship Mania graphicInternship Mania 2009. Students will have the opportunity to explore internship opportunities and gather employment tips during the event. Recruiters will field questions about their companies, accept resumes for internship opportunities and share information about their industries. A complete list of participating employers is available online. Tamarack and Council Fire rooms, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 9 item.

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Faculty/Academic Staff Forums. James Walker, mathematics, and Gary Don, music and theatre arts, will present "Connections Between Mathematics and Music." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Women's Basketball. UW-Stevens Point at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, Feb. 12
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 9 item.

Campus Kitchens Project Ceremony. Beginning this week, UW-Eau Claire student volunteers will join thousands of other students across the United States as they turn the unserved food from their school dining halls into nutritious meals and deliver them to low-income children, families and seniors in their local communities as part of the Campus Kitchens Project. A short ceremony today will mark the launch of the program. Speaking at the ceremony will be Erin Yudchitz, regional development director for the National Campus Kitchens organization; UW-Eau Claire Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich; and Donald Mowry, director of the UW-Eau Claire's Center for Service-Learning and a member of the university's Campus Kitchens Advisory Board. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 11 to 11:50 a.m. More information.

Black History Month Presentation. Selika Ducksworth-Lawton, history, will present "Civil Rights, Martin Luther King Jr. and Barack Obama ... how we got here!" Presidents Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Feb. 9 item. Grand Corridor, McIntyre Library, noon.

The Bridge Campus-Community Coalition Meeting. The Bridge Campus-Community Coalition is a partnership between UW-Eau Claire and the greater Eau Claire community to address and reduce underage and high risk drinking behaviors and associated negative experiences through education, enforcement and environmental changes. For information about joining the coalition, contact Jennifer Lee at leejs@uwec.edu or 836-5111. Hibbard Penthouse, 3 p.m.

"The Fountain" graphicCampus Films. "The Fountain." (U.S. 2006, 96 min., directed by Darren Aronofsky, rated PG-13.) Hugh Jackman stars as an oncology researcher determined to prevent the death of his novelist wife (Rachel Weisz) from brain cancer. His search for the fabled Tree of Life reaches back to 16th century Spain — the world where his wife's novel begins — and forwards to a chapter she asks him to write, requiring a 500-year odyssey toward a distant nebula. 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 Feb. 15. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Feb. 13
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 9 item.

University General Education Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Badger Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m.

logo for The DulanyDulany Valentine's Day Buffet. Blugold Dining invites faculty, staff, students and the public to its buffet. The cost is $8.05 per person and includes dessert. Call 836-5261 for reservations. More information, including a menu, is available online. The Dulany, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

SoapUAC Cabin. Soap, a Chicago band currently living in Minneapolis, will perform. The group is an experimental rock fusion jam band whose clean sound has refreshed thousands throughout the country. The Cabin, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. More information. Also Feb. 14.

College of Education and Human Sciences Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 226, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Fountain." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 12 item.

Gymnastics. UW-Oshkosh at McPhee, 6:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Feb. 14
Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving. UW-Eau Claire Diving Meet at McPhee, 10:30 a.m.

"Larry, Cat in Space" posterChildren's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Larry, Cat in Space," 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. See related item Feb. 10. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 9 item.

Campus Films. "The Fountain." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 12 item.

UAC Cabin. Soap, a Chicago band currently living in Minneapolis, will perform. The group is an experimental rock fusion jam band whose clean sound has refreshed thousands throughout the country. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. More information. Also Feb. 13. Go to top of page

Sunday, Feb. 15
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 9 item.

"Blugold Performance of the Air" logo'Blugold Performance of the Air.' Hosted by UW-Eau Claire student Chris Malina, this Wisconsin Public Radio show features UW-Eau Claire student and faculty groups. Today's show will feature the November 2008 "Mayhem with Mozart" performance by the Opera Workshop Ensemble. WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, 5 p.m.

"Jazz, Blues and Beyond" logo'Jazz, Blues and Beyond.' Hosted by UW-Eau Claire English faculty member David Jones and student Chris Malina, today's show will feature a collection of music from UW-Eau Claire’s Jazz Ensemble I.  WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Fountain." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 12 item.

"Local Independence" logo'Local Independence.' Hosted by UW-Eau Claire student David Smuhl, this Wisconsin Public Radio show features local music and interviews with people from the Chippewa Valley. Today's show will feature NOTA's art director, one of the minds behind the bands Farms and O'Israel as well as a solo project by Ben Larson. Send music requests to localindependence@gmail.com. WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Monday, Feb. 16
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Feb. 9 item.

dollar sign on end of keyInvestment counseling. Have you recently reviewed your investment portfolio or taken full advantage of your ability to invest in a 403(b) plan? Andrew Court from Ameriprise Financial will be available to meet with UW-Eau Claire staff members from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today in the Maple Room of Davies Center. For more information or to reserve a specific time, contact Court at Andrew.j.court@ampf.com or 834-7280. Walk-ins also are welcome.

Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Candidate Open Forum. Martin Tadlock, a candidate for the position of provost/vice chancellor for academic affairs at UW-Eau Claire, will present an open forum. Hibbard 102, 3 to 4 p.m. More information.

Rick MillerMartin Mogensen Education Lecture. Education strategies designed to help all children succeed will be the topic of a presentation by nationally recognized child advocate Rick Miller during the sixth annual Martin Mogensen Education Lecture. Miller's lecture, "Kids at Risk, Kids at Hope," lecture will focus on how schools and nonprofit agencies can adopt a cultural strategic framework to support the success of all children. The presentation, sponsored by the College of Education and Human Sciences and the Eau Claire Area School District, is free and open to the public. Schofield Auditorium, 4:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 21 • Third Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 9, 2009

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, 715-836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Assistant Editor. Updated: February 25, 2009

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