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Monday, March 23
teapot by Joan Bruneauteapot by Sam ChungFoster 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.

Student Research Day PowerPoint Workshop. Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1106, 2 to 3 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.

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

Tuesday, March 24
Student Research Day Illustrator Workshop. Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1106, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

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 23 item.

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds logoSteal 'n Score Luncheon. Various UW-Eau Claire coaches will discuss their current seasons. 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.

Women's Herstory Month Event. Faye Jones, executive director of the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service, will present "The Role of Women in the Local and Organic Foods Movement." Phillips 319, 2 p.m. More information.

Town Hall Meeting. Members of the UW-Eau Claire campus and greater Eau Claire communities are invited to a town hall meeting to discuss the proposed new student center on campus. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 5:30 to 8 p.m. More information.

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 28. More information.

'Ask a Scientist' Presentation. Paula Kleintjes Neff, biology, will present "Insects: the small things that make the world work." Acoustic Café, 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire, 7 p.m. More information.

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

Wednesday, March 25
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 23 item.

'Let's Do Lunch!' graphic'Let's Do Lunch!' Presentation. Karen Havholm of UW-Eau Claire's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and three UW-Eau Claire students will present "Student Scholars Describe Their Work" 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.

Rose-Marie AvinFaculty/Academic Staff Forum. Rose-Marie Avin, economics, will present "Globalization, Restructuring and Women in Vietnam." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. More information.

Computing Assistance & Training Technolunch. Sue King, News Bureau; Lillian Hillis, LTS; and Deb Klossner, University Centers, will lead a workshop titled "University Event Calendar." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, 1 to 2 p.m.

Women's Herstory Month Event. Kate Hale, English, UW-Eau Claire's sustainability fellow, will present "Knowledge, Inquiry, Action: Obligation and Rights in Carson and Steingraber." Phillips 319, 2 p.m. More information.

Student Research Day PowerPoint Workshop. Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1106, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Robert M. SapolskyThe Forum. Stanford University neurobiologist Robert M. Sapolsky will present "Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers." A recipient of a MacArthur Foundation genius grant, Sapolsky is known for his work on the effects of stress on brain chemistry and human health. In his book, "Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers," he explains the human response to stress and its effects. His lecture will include information on the human capacity for preventing problems associated with stress. 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. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Guest Artist/Alumnus Recital. Featuring UW-Eau Claire alumnus Randolph Fromme, cello. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Donald Patterson, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Thursday, March 26
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 23 item.

Computing Assistance & Training Technolunch. Jeri Weiser, LTS, will present "Online Surveys with Qualtrics." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, noon to 1 p.m.

Student Research Day PowerPoint Workshop. Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1106, 1 to 2 p.m.

Women's Herstory Month Event. Karen Warren, a professor of philosophy at Macalester College, will present "What is Ecofeminism and Why Does it Matter?" Phillips 319, 2 p.m. More information.

CETL logoFirst Provost/CETL Lecture. UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff are invited to the first Provost/CETL Lecture, "Student Evaluations of Instruction at UW-Eau Claire." The event will include a panel discussion by April Bleske-Rechek, psychology; Matt Evans, physics and astronomy; and Kate Lang, history, of the findings of the CETL Student Evaluation of Instruction Learning Community. The panel presentation will be followed by a discussion moderated by Marty Wood, interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs; Andrew Phillips, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs and dean of graduate studies; and Robert Eierman, interim director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m. More information.

Biological Sciences Seminar. The Biological Sciences Seminar Series, funded by the Mayo Clinic, continues today with a presentation titled "The SPE-42 Protein is Essential for Fertilization in the Nematode Caehorhabditis elegans" by Tim Kroft, department of biology, University of Minnesota Duluth. Phillips 319, 4 p.m. More information.

"The Wind That Shakes the Barley" graphicCampus Films. "The Wind That Shakes the Barley." (Ireland/UK 2006, 127 min., directed by Ken Loach, not rated.) This film tells the story of two Irish brothers who find themselves on opposing sides of their country's battle for independence from Britain. It won the Golden Palm at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. 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 29. More information.

Asian American Cultural Extravaganza. This event has been cancelled. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7 to 9 p.m. More information.

DanceWorks 2009. Directed by Toni Poll-Sorensen, the UW-Eau Claire Concert Dance Company will perform a variety of works. 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. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through March 28. More information.

Faculty Ensemble Recital. Featuring Tim Lane, flute; Owen Lovell, piano; and Tulio Rondón, cello. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, March 27
Joint Committee on Finance Meeting. The Wisconsin State Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance will hold a public hearing on the proposed state budget. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts 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 23 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Skittish. Also March 28. The Cabin, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. More information.

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.

Women's Herstory Month Event. Paula Kleintjes Neff, biology, will present "Women Keeping Nature in the Nurture of the 21st Century Child." A professor of biology, Kleintjes Neff teaches courses in environmental science, conservation biology and entomology. She also is interested in citizen science and the role of families and environmental educators in nurturing a love for nature in young children. Phillips 319, 2 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "The Wind That Shakes the Barley." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 26 item.

Relay for Life logoRelay for Life. Members of Colleges Against Cancer are organizing this year's American Cancer Society's Relay for Life to be held on the McPhee Ade Olson Center indoor track. Relay for Life is an overnight event that unites the community in a common effort to raise funds for cancer research, education, advocacy and patient services. The event begins with an opening ceremony at 7 p.m. More information.

DanceWorks 2009. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See March 26 item. More information.Go to top of page

Saturday, March 28
Blugold bear runningSpring Thaw Run/Walk. The UW-Eau Claire Student Athletic Training Association will host Spring Thaw 2009, a 5K run/walk. Participants may sign in beginning at 8 a.m. in the Council Fire Room of Davies Center. The 5K race begins at 9 a.m. and a 1/2-mile race for children begins at 9:45 a.m. Registration fee: $15 for UW-Eau Claire students; $20 for the public. Additional information is available on the event's Web site. 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 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 March 23 item.

teapot and tea cups'Teas of the World' Presentation. Activities will include tea tasting, a tea bazaar, and presentations on culture, customs, traditions and tea service from around the world. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "The Wind That Shakes the Barley." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 26 item.

DanceWorks 2009. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See March 26 item. More information.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Skittish. Also March 27. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Sunday, March 29
Hmong Culture Fest. The theme of this year's event is "Hmong Generation Y." The culture fest is held annually at UW-Eau Claire to offer information about the Hmong culture and provide an opportunity for people from different cultures to meet and socialize. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 1 to 6 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. The "Teapots: Functional, Formal, Narrative" exhibit ends today. 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 23 item.

Wind Symphony/Symphony Band Concert. Symphony Band, directed by Phillip Ostrander, and Wind Symphony, directed by James Colonna, 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/staff; or $1.50 for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Anna Anderson and Kristen Anderson, dance. Kjer Theatre, 2 p.m. More information.

"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. WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, 5 p.m.

Sylvia (left) and Claudia Lozano Aguirre, who were interviewed recently for “Culture Talk.”'Culture Talk' Radio Series. Communication and journalism faculty member Judy Sims is conducting a faculty-student collaborative research project titled "International Awareness Through Intercultural Radio Interviews." For the project, UW-Eau Claire student researchers are conducting 20 interviews with people of diverse cultural backgrounds. The interviews will be aired as a radio series called "Culture Talk, which resumes today at 6 p.m. on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM. More information.

Campus Films. "The Wind That Shakes the Barley." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See March 26 item.

Student Research Day PowerPoint Workshop. Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1106, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

"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. Send music requests to localindependence@gmail.com. WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Monday, March 30
Women's Herstory Month Event. A clothing drive sponsored by the Women's and Gender Equity Center will be held. WAGE seeks donations of new clothes and underwear to be given to Sacred Heart Hospital for victims of sexual assault, as well as quality used clothing to donate to the professional clothing closet for nontraditional students interviewing for jobs. Schofield 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More information.

Student Research Day PowerPoint Workshop. Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1106, 10 to 11 a.m.

Terry GipsSustainability Presentation. Sustainability expert Terry Gips will present "Taking the Natural Step to Sustainability: A Win-Win-Win for Business, Communities and the Earth." Gips, the president of Sustainability Associates, is an agricultural economist, sustainability business consultant, independent Natural Step Framework instructor, speaker and author. Schofield Auditorium, 5 to 6:30 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring the piano studio of Nicholas Phillips. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring the composition studio of Ethan Wickman. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 26 • Ninth Week • Spring Semester • March 23, 2009

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
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