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Monday, March 2
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.

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. An exhibit titled "Teapots: Functional, Formal, Narrative" 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. 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.

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

Tuesday, March 3
the late Eberth AlarcónBone Marrow Registry Drive. A bone marrow donor registry drive will be held as part of the second annual Eberth Alarcón Peace and Justice Lecture Series. Those interested in joining the registry may come anytime during those hours, and all campus and community members between the ages of 18 and 60 are encouraged to take the opportunity to save a life. Oneida and Ho-Chunk rooms, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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 March 2 item.

CETL Drop-In Discussion. Jodi Thesing-Ritter, Dean of Students Office, will lead a discussion about the UW-Eau Claire Civil Rights Pilgrimage experience. CETL, OL 1142, noon.

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

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

David GraysonGuest Lecture. David Grayson, a professor of musicology at the University of Minnesota, will present "Debussy's Ideal Pelléas." An authority on the French composer Claude Debussy, Grayson is on the editorial board of the journal Cahiers Debussy and has written and lectured widely on the composer and his music. Haas Fine Arts Center 159, 3 p.m. More information.

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

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Ancient Horizons," a presentation about ancient Egyptian astronomy," is recommended for adults and children 12 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 March 7. More information.

The Forum/Women's Herstory Month Event. Cathi Tactaquin, director of the California-based National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, will present "Immigration and Race in the Global Era." In her presentation Tactaquin will call for a greater understanding of how the worldwide demographic shift is challenging perceptions, attitudes, policies and laws for race relations and immigration. She will draw upon her own experiences as the daughter of a farm worker, an organizer in the Filipino community and an international migrant activist. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $8 for the public, $6 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $4 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Student tickets are half price ($2) 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.

Guest Artist Recital. Featuring Tenly Williams, oboe. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, March 4
TIAA-CREF logoInvestment Counseling. TIAA-CREF consultants will be available to discuss financial matters with UW-Eau Claire employees today and tomorrow. You may schedule an appointment online or by calling 800-732-8353. Maple Room, Davies Center, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Also March 5. 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 March 2 item.

Student Senate Feedback Session. The UW-Eau Claire Student Senate will host a feedback session. Issues to be considered may include the Davies Center reconstruction project, student fees, the Children's Center or a new academic building project. Student Body President Tim Lauer and Vice President Meghan Charlier will be available to discuss issues and answer questions. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

Computing Assistance & Training Technolunch. Donna Raleigh, LTS, will present "Is Multitasking a Myth?" Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, noon to 1 p.m.

Rita SperstadFaculty/Academic Staff Forums. Rita Sperstad, nursing, will present "Facilitating Students’ Cultural Competence Through Contextual Learning." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.


McNair Program Information Session. Interested students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to attend. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m. Also March 5. More information.

Women's Herstory Month Event. In recognition of Women's Herstory Month, UW-Eau Claire will host a number of events throughout March to highlight the contributions of women. Today Rose-Marie Avin, economics, will present Women's Studies in Nicaragua." Schneider 107, 4 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

Guest Lecture. David Wesley, a professor at the University of Tel Aviv and a scholar of urban planning, land use patterns and power relations between Jewish and Palestinian Israelis will present "Jews, Arabs and Government Officials: Power Relations Inside Israel." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m. More information.

Standup Comedy Competition. An evening of live comedy will lead to the selection of a UW-Eau Claire team that will advance to a regional competition in a national comedy talent search. UW-Eau Claire is one of 32 colleges and universities participating in the national college comedy competition, which showcases the stage talents of aspiring standup comics and features a contest for the best short comedic filmmaker. Higherground, Crest Wellness Center, 7 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Caleb Price, composition. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Thursday, March 5
Investment Counseling. Maple Room, Davies Center, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. See March 4 item.

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 March 2 item.

women interactingCommission on the Status of Women Open Forum. Faculty, staff and students are invited to bring their ideas (and their lunch) to an open forum with current members of the Commission on the Status of Women. Possible topics of discussion include: equity, diversity and inclusivity — how does this impact you?; work life balance for women and men; and domestic partnership benefits. For more information, contact Patti See at seepk@uwec.edu or 836-4826. Presidents Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. Beth Kranz, LTS, will present "Best Practices with Office 2007. Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 2 to 3 p.m.

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

McNair Program Information Session. Interested students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to attend. Birchwood Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m. Also March 4. More information.

Administrator Review Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. OL 1130, 4 p.m.

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

Biological Sciences Seminar. The Biological Sciences Seminar Series, funded by the Mayo Clinic, continues today with a presentation titled "South Africa, Succulent and Floral Paradise" by Steven Brack, owner of Mesa Garden, a New Mexico nursery that houses about 15,000 species of dry-climate plants. Brack, a 1970 UW-Eau Claire alumnus, owns the nursery with his wife, 1973 alumna Linda (Morrill) Brack. Phillips 319, 4 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Philip Nesbit, saxophone, and Kristin Freedlund, clarinet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

"Let the Right One In" graphicCampus Films. "Let the Right One In." (Sweden 2008, 114 min., directed by Tomas Alfredson, subtitled, rated R.) Adapted by John Ajvide Lindqvist from his own best-selling novel, the film weaves friendship, rejection and loyalty into a darkly disturbing yet unexpectedly tender tableau of adolescence. 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 8. 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 March 7 at 7:30 p.m. and March 8 at 1:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, March 6
University Senate Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Badger Room, Davies Center, 8 a.m.

Jonathon HalbeslebenFirst Fridays Presentation. First Fridays invites senior citizens to a presentation by Jonathon Halbesleben, a marketing and management faculty member at UW-Eau Claire, who will discuss common sources of stress and research-supported ways to reduce stress. A free continental breakfast will precede the formal program. Memorial Lounge, Christ Church Cathedral, Lake and Farwell Streets, Eau Claire. Breakfast: 8:30 a.m., presentation: 9 a.m. 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 March 2 item.

CETL Drop-In Discussion. UW-Eau Claire's equity, diversity and inclusivity fellow David Shih, English; and Wendy Genuisz, American Indian studies, will lead a discussion on creating equity, diversity and inclusion in the classroom. CETL, OL 1142, noon.

Majors and Student Services Fair. Two events formerly separate have been brought together. The fair offers a relaxed atmosphere where students can speak to department faculty, staff and students representing UW-Eau Claire's majors, minors and pre-professional programs. Representatives from student services departments also will be available to describe the full range of services offered to students. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, noon to 1:30 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "Let the Right One In." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 5 item.

Women's Herstory Month Event. Today "The Vagina Monologues" will be presented. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $10 for the public or $7 for UW-Eau Claire students. For more information, e-mail Dacia Miller at millerdl@uwec.edu. Also March 7 at 7:30 p.m. and March 8 at 1:30 p.m. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. More information.

University Theatre. "Albert Herring." Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See March 5 item.

Student Recital. Featuring Lani Lutz, dance. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Saturday, March 7
Literacy Workshop. Students who are part of literacy programs at two Eau Claire middle schools will participate in a literacy workshop at UW-Eau Claire. Campus School, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More information.

Children's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Constellations, Myths and Legends," 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 March 3. 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 March 2 item.

Campus Films. "Let the Right One In." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 5 item.

University Theatre. "Albert Herring." Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See March 5 item.

Women's Herstory Month Event. Today "The Vagina Monologues" will be presented. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $10 for the public or $7 for UW-Eau Claire students. For more information, e-mail Dacia Miller at millerdl@uwec.edu. Also March 6 at 7:30 p.m. and March 8 at 1:30 p.m. Schofield Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Sunday, March 8
"running" shamrockShamrock Shuffle. The Shamrock Shuffle, a 5K run/walk to benefit UW-Eau Claire's Wisconsin Youth Sports Program, will begin at 10 a.m. at the American Legion Post, 634 Water St., Eau Claire. The registration form is available online. More information, including registration fees.

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 March 2 item.

Women's Herstory Month Event. Today "The Vagina Monologues" will be presented. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $10 for the public or $7 for UW-Eau Claire students. For more information, e-mail Dacia Miller at millerdl@uwec.edu. Also March 6 and 7 at 7:30 p.m. Schofield Auditorium, 1:30 p.m. More information.

University Theatre. "Albert Herring." Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 1:30 p.m. See March 5 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 Symphony Band. 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. "Let the Right One In." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 5 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 new music from the Eau Claire band Laarks as well as a surprise interview with an influential community member. Send music requests to localindependence@gmail.com. WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Monday, March 9
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 March 2 item.

Women's Herstory Month Event. In recognition of Women's Herstory Month, UW-Eau Claire will host a number of events throughout March to highlight the contributions of women. Today is Back Up Your Birth Control Day. Information and protection will be available. East Lobby, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information.

people interacting in front of world mapMiddle East Delegate Forum. A National Peace Foundation program titled "Islam in America: New Dimensions in Activism, Pluralism and Thought" will bring 12 citizen delegates from the Middle East to UW-Eau Claire. The delegates are visiting the United States for meetings and experiential workshops. A panel discussion titled "Islam, Civil Society and the Future of U.S. Relations with the Arab Gulf States" will be moderated by Ali Abootalebi, political science. Davies Theatre, 1 to 2 p.m. More information.

Computing Assistance & Training Technolunch. Charles Probst and Brandon Knuth, LTS, will present "What to Look for When Buying a Computer." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, 1 to 2 p.m.

Provost/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Candidate Open Forum. John Wells, 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.

Women's Herstory Month Event. A "Vagina Monologues" discussion will be held. Schofield 30, 3 p.m. More information.

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

Student Recital. Featuring Brian Claxton, percussion. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 24 • Sixth Week • Spring Semester • March 2, 2009

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