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Monday, Feb. 23
Earth Science Seminar. Sarah Fortner, of the Byrd Polar Research Center at The Ohio State University, will present "Mountain Glacier Melt Geochemistry: Insights from the Antarctic and the Andes." Phillips 265, 4 p.m.

Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine GroupArtists Series. Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group will perform a combination of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country music. Their band is a renowned live act, performing in a range of venues including the Grand Ole Opry, Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl. 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. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Feb. 24
children's bookChildren's Story Time Session. Kati Tvaruzka, McIntyre Library, will lead a 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 to 10:30 a.m. More information.

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds logoCourt 'n Rink Luncheon. UW-Eau Claire's head women's basketball coach Tonja Englund and head track and field coach Chip Schneider will comment on the current season. Student Matt Winarski, the pep band director for basketball, also will speak. 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.

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

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. Roxie Muldoon, LTS, will present "D2L Attendance Tool." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 3 to 4 p.m.

TRiO logoTRIO Day Ceremony. The Eau Claire City Council has declared Feb. 24 TRIO Day in Eau Claire in recognition of the opportunities that national TRIO programs bring to students of many ages in Eau Claire. UW-Eau Claire will recognize the day with a program and awards ceremony. Awards will be presented to outstanding TRIO students and to staff members who have provided exceptional service for the programs. Oneida/Ho-Chunk rooms, Davies Center, 3:30 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Brian Handeland, alto saxophone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Wisconsin Public Radio logo Faculty on WPR's 'The West Side.' Tom Hilton, information systems, will be one of the panelists discussing computer security on Wisconsin Public Radio's "The West Side" today. The show will air on WHWC, 88.3 FM, at 5 p.m. More information.

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. 28. More information.

'Ask a Scientist' Presentation. Scott Hartsel, chemistry, will present "Natural Product Drugs." Acoustic Café, 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire, 7 p.m. More information.

"That Takes Ovaries" graphic'That Takes Ovaries' Program. UW-Eau Claire's Women's and Gender Equity Center will host a performance of "That Takes Ovaries: Bold Females and Their Brazen Acts." Based on a book of the same name by Rivka Solomon and a play by Solomon and Bobbi Ausubel, the event will feature student volunteers reading "a collection of real-life stories from women and girls about the gutsy, outrageous, courageous things they have done." Davies Theatre, 7 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Chancellor's Roundtable graphicWednesday, Feb. 25
Chancellor's Roundtable. UW-Eau Claire students are invited to discuss campus issues with Chancellor Levin-Stankevich and his staff. Alumni Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

"Let's Do Lunch!" graphic'Let's Do Lunch!' Presentation. Joseph Hupy, geography and anthropology, will present "Assessing the Impacts of War on the Contemporary Landscape" during a noon-hour session hosted by the Alumni Association. The cost is $10 per session and includes the presentation, buffet, beverage, tax and tip. To make a reservation, contact the Alumni Association at alumni@uwec.edu or 836-3266. Sweetwaters Restaurant, Eau Claire, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forums. Erica Benson, English, will present "The dog needs out a lot anymore: Defining Dialect Areas in the U.S." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues for Persons with Disabilities Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Badger Room, Davies Center, 1 to 2 p.m.

Graduate Council Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Student Organization Recital. Members of Sigma Alpha Iota will present "Songs of Springtime." Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Thursday, Feb. 26
Black History Month graphicBlack History Month Panel Discussion. UW-Eau Claire's Black Student Association will present a panel discussion titled "On Being Black at UW-Eau Claire." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information.

Ameriprise Financial logoDiscussion/Lunch with Financial Adviser. Faculty and staff are invited to join an Ameriprise Financial adviser for lunch and a discussion titled "Current Market Volatility and Your Tax-Deferred Retirement Plan." UW-Eau Claire alumnus Adam Mohr, a senior financial adviser for Ameriprise Financial, will lead the discussion. Those interested in attending are asked to call 832-7715 or e-mail kathryn.m.noe@ampf.com to reserve a spot. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Candidate Open Forum. Patricia Kleine, a candidate for the position of provost/vice chancellor for academic affairs at UW-Eau Claire, will present an open forum. Phillips 007, 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. More information.

Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

University Senate Budget Committee Meeting. OL 1122, 4 p.m.

Faculty on WPR's 'Spectrum West.' Bob Gough and Teresa Sanislo, history, will discuss the historical and contemporary ties between Central Europe and Wisconsin on Wisconsin Public Radio's "The West Side" today. The show will air on WHWC, 88.3 FM, at 5 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "The Visitor." (U.S. 2007, 104 min., directed by Thomas McCarthy, rated PG-13.) A humorless economics professor (Richard Jenkins) travels from Connecticut to New York to attend a conference and finds a Syrian man and his Senegalese girlfriend living in the Greenwich Village apartment he rarely uses. The couple has nowhere to go; surprisingly, he is touched by them and allows them to stay. Sponsored by the International Film Society. 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 March 1. More information.

teapot by Joan Bruneau teapot by Sam Chung

Teapots on display at the Foster Gallery Feb. 26 through March 29 include pieces by Joan Bruneau, left, and Sam Chung.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. A new exhibit titled "Teapots: Functional, Formal, Narrative" opens today and will be on display through March 29. The exhibit is co-curated by Susan O'Brien, a ceramist and art & design faculty member at UW-Eau Claire, and Margaret Bohls, a ceramicist and art faculty member at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Both also are exhibitors. 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.

"Albert Herring" graphicUniversity Theatre. Featuring Benjamin Britten's "Albert Herring," directed by Mitra Sadeghpour. The production, a comic chamber opera performed in three acts, is based on a short story by Guy de Maupassant. It is a coming-of-age adventure about a simple English grocer's lad who has been unwittingly selected as Loxford's first-ever May King. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Through Feb. 28 and March 5-7 at 7:30 p.m. and March 8 at 1:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Feb. 27
Foster Gallery Exhibit. 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. See Feb. 26 item.

Aldo Leopold Banquet. The popular banquet — collaboratively hosted by the UW-Eau Claire's Environmental Adventure Center — honors the conservation legacy of Aldo Leopold, celebrates his life and writings, and aims to further foster the idea of developing a land ethic. The banquet's rustic-themed menu includes wild game dishes as well as vegetarian options. The cost is $20 per person for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and community members and $12 for students. Westgate Sportsman Club, Eau Claire, 5 to 10 p.m. More information.

Miriam CookeArab World Lecture. The inaugural presentation of the Arab World Lecture series will feature Miriam Cooke's lecture titled "Feminism in Islam." Cooke — one of the pioneers in the Western academic tradition of Middle East women's studies — currently teaches at Duke University. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5:15 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "The Visitor." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 26 item.

University Theatre. "Albert Herring." Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See Feb. 26 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, Feb. 28
"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. 24. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. 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. See Feb. 26 item.

Campus Films. "The Visitor." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 26 item.

University Theatre. "Albert Herring." Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See Feb. 26 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, March 1
Foster Gallery Exhibit. 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. See Feb. 26 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 UW-Eau Claire's New Music Ensemble. WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, 5 p.m.

"Jazz, Blues and Beyond" logo'Jazz, Blues and Beyond.' Today's show, featuring jazz and blues music, will be hosted by David Jones, English. WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Visitor." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Feb. 26 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 music by Maritime, The Promise Ring and Amateur. Send music requests to localindependence@gmail.com. WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Monday, March 2
Foster Gallery Exhibit. 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. See Feb. 26 item.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. Gene Leisz, LTS, will lead "Open Work Time" for CommonSpot. Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 10 a.m. to noon.

Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Candidate Open Forum. Susan Carlson, a candidate for the position of provost/vice chancellor for academic affairs at UW-Eau Claire, will present an open forum. Hibbard 102, 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. More information.

LGBTQ Discussion/Gathering. LGBTQ faculty, staff, students and allies are invited to a social gathering to discuss the creation of a sense of community for LGBTQ faculty, staff and students at UW-Eau Claire. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4:30 to 6 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Sam Emmons, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 23 • Fifth Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 23, 2009

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, 715-836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Assistant Editor. Updated: March 6, 2009

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