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Monday, March 30
clothes on hangersWomen'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. More information.

Eau Claire Jazz Festival Lecture. Ryan Jones, music and theatre arts, will present "Chris Potter: a Study of the Man and His Music." Chestnut Room, Ramada Convention Center, Eau Claire, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Also April 2 (different time and location). More information.

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

Tuesday, March 31
T.RowePrice logoInvestment counseling sessions. A retirement specialist from T. Rowe Price will be available to discuss the UW System's Tax Sheltered Annuity (403 (b)) Plan with UW-Eau Claire employees today from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Eagle Room of Davies Center. An informational session about current market conditions will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Eagle Room. You may register for an individual session online. More information.

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.

Women's Herstory Month Event. "Swap-O-Rama: Finding Alternatives to Consumerism" will run from noon to 4 p.m. today and April 1 in the Towers Hall basement and April 2 and 3 in The Cabin, Davies Center. The swap is a way to clean out closets and trade for used goods. Any unclaimed items will be given to local agencies. For more information, contact WAGE at wage@uwec.edu or 715-836-2693. More information.

Computing Assistance & Training Technolunch. Jeri Weiser, LTS, will present "Virtual Storage." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, 1 to 2 p.m.

Student Research Day PowerPoint Workshop. Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1106, 3 to 4 p.m.

Chancellor Brian Levin-StankevichChancellor's Open Discussion on Budget. Chancellor Levin-Stankevich will discuss the status of the budget. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend. Sponsored by the University Senate. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 to 5 p.m.


Joint Student Recital.
Featuring the Flute Studio of Tim Lane. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

'Jump, Jive and Read' Program. The Eau Claire Jazz Festival will host a number of jazz related events preceding the Eau Claire Jazz Festival weekend, iincluding the preschool educational music and art series "Jump, Jive and Read!" Preschoolers and parents can enjoy a reading of children's jazz books while live music is performed by UW-Eau Claire jazz musicians. A take-home art project also will be provided. Eau Claire Room, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 6:30 p.m. Also April 2 (different time). More information.

Women's Herstory Month Comedy Show. Featuring comedians Megan Mooney and Jen Kober. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $6 for the public or $4 for UW-Eau Claire students. Schofield Auditorium, 7 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 April 4.

Artists Series logoArtists Series. The Commonweal Theatre Company will perform Henrik Ibsen's "Hedda Gabler." The play is a dark psychological drama that explores the character of an idealistic, destructive woman who struggles with an existence that she finds devoid of excitement. 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. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, April 1
National History Day Competition. The event is an opportunity for middle and high school students to do history by researching a topic of interest and then producing historical documentaries, exhibits, dramatic performances, Web sites or research papers based on the theme "The Individual in History: Actions and Legacies." Davies Center, second floor, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

logo for The DulanyDulany Local Foods Buffet. Blugold Dining invites faculty, staff, students and the public to its local foods buffet. The cost is $8.05 per person. 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.

Women's Herstory Month Event. "Swap-O-Rama: Finding Alternatives to Consumerism" will run from noon to 4 p.m. today in the Towers Hall basement and April 2 and 3 in The Cabin, Davies Center. The swap is a way to clean out closets and trade for used goods. Any unclaimed items will be given to local agencies. For more information, contact WAGE at wage@uwec.edu or 715-836-2693. More information.

Computing Assistance & Training Technolunch. Jeri Weiser, LTS, will present "Office Communicator 2007." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, noon to 1 p.m.

Student Research Day Illustrator Workshop. Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1106, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Softball. St. Norbert College at Gelein Field, 3 p.m.

Softball. UW-River Falls at Gelein Field, 4 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Corey Cunningham, soprano, alto and tenor saxophone; and electronics. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. This rectial has been postponed. Featuring Lauren Tompkins, mezzo-soprano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Jazz at Night. Featuring Dave Power. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, April 2
'Jump, Jive and Read' Program. The Eau Claire Jazz Festival will host a number of jazz related events preceding the Eau Claire Jazz Festival weekend, iincluding the preschool educational music and art series "Jump, Jive and Read!" Preschoolers and parents can enjoy a reading of children's jazz books while live music is performed by UW-Eau Claire jazz musicians. A take-home art project also will be provided. Eau Claire Room, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, 10:30 a.m. Also March 31 (different time). More information.

Chancellor's Roundtable graphicChancellor's Roundtable. Students, faculty and staff are invited to discuss campus issues with Chancellor Levin-Stankevich and his staff. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

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

Women's Herstory Month Event. "Swap-O-Rama: Finding Alternatives to Consumerism" will run from noon to 4 p.m. today and April 3 in The Cabin, Davies Center. The swap is a way to clean out closets and trade for used goods. Any unclaimed items will be given to local agencies. For more information, contact WAGE at wage@uwec.edu or 715-836-2693. More information.

Eau Claire Jazz Festival Lecture. Ryan Jones, music and theatre arts, will present "Chris Potter: a Study of the Man and His Music." Haas Fine Arts Center, Room 159, 2 to 2:45 p.m. Also March 30 (different time and location.) More information.

Biological Sciences Seminar. The Biological Sciences Seminar Series, funded by the Mayo Clinic, continues today with a presentation titled "Modern Neurosurgery and the Smart Operating Room" by Kamal Thapar of the neurosurgery department of Sacred Heart Hospital in Eau Claire. Phillips 319, 4 p.m. More information.

Eau Claire Jazz Festival logoEau Claire Jazz Festival Kick-Off Event. The Eau Claire Jazz Festival will host a kick-off concert featuring jazz vocalists Christine Salerno and Woody Mankowski. The performance will feature a relaxed, jazz-club feel, complimentary Haymarket appetizers and chocolates compliments of Seroogys Chocolates. Tickets for this and all Jazz Festival concerts are available for purchase through the Eau Claire Jazz Festival Web site and at Festival Foods and Mega Foods East and West. Tickets also will be sold at the door for all concerts, when available. Tickets for the Haymarket event are $10 for the public, $9 for those 62 and older or $5 for students. Haymarket Grill, Eau Claire, 5 to 7 p.m. More information. Also April 3, 4 and 5.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Rebecca Czachor and Lauren Lamers, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Brandon Covelli, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

"Grave of the Fireflies" graphicCampus Films. "Grave of the Fireflies." (Japan 1988, 89 min., directed by Isao Takahata, subtitled, not rated.) "Sept. 9, 1945 ... That was the day I died." So begins an animé masterpiece regarded as one of the greatest anti-war films of all time. In the final days of World War II, Japan is firebombed incessantly by Allied planes. A 14-year-old boy and his four-year-old sister lose their home and their mother and take refuge in an abandoned bomb shelter in the countryside. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate. This film is free. Through April 5. Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, April 3
First Fridays Presentation. First Fridays invites senior citizens to a presentation by Karen Alexander and Nancy Hanson-Rasmussen who will discuss the warmth and humor in all of our struggles to be humane with each other, whether we are able-bodied or disabled. 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 BFA Exhibit. The exhibit opening today features works by May 2009 bachelor of fine arts degree candidates. The exhibit includes a variety of drawings; oil and acrylic paintings and watercolors; digital photography, photo and performance art installations; ceramics; and graphic design pieces, including posters, packaging, brochures, identity systems and inkjet prints. The works will be on display through April 15. 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 Illustrator Workshop. Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1106, 11 to 12:30 p.m.

Women's Herstory Month Event. "Swap-O-Rama: Finding Alternatives to Consumerism" will run from noon to 4 p.m. today in The Cabin, Davies Center. The swap is a way to clean out closets and trade for used goods. Any unclaimed items will be given to local agencies. For more information, contact WAGE at wage@uwec.edu or 715-836-2693. More information.

11th Annual Symposium on East Europe. Seven professors and diplomats from Europe and the United States will lead discussions during the 11th annual Symposium on East Europe today and April 4 at UW-Eau Claire. The topic of this year's symposium is "East of East Europe: Russia's Economic, Political and Strategic Relations with its Neighbors in East Europe." The symposium begins at 2 p.m. today with remarks and welcomes by history faculty member Paulis Lazda, chair ofthe symposium, and Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich. Haas Fine Arts Center, Room 101. More information.

Men's Tennis. Northwestern and Augustana at Eau Claire, 3:30 p.m.

Campus Films. "Grave of the Fireflies." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 2 item.

Eau Claire Jazz Festival logoEau Claire Jazz Festival Concert. The Eau Claire Jazz Festival, a partnership of UW-Eau Claire and the Eau Claire community, will host the 42nd annual jazz festival. The festival, formerly known as the UW-Eau Claire Jazz Festival, is one of the oldest and largest jazz events in the nation, with more than 80 college, high school and middle school big bands, combos and vocal jazz groups from around the Midwest participating. Tonight's concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Memorial High School auditorium. Ticket information is available online. More information.

UAC Cabin. Featuring local talent. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, April 4
Viennese Ball Dance Workshop. Two to Tango, a UW-Eau Claire student dance organization, will offer a Viennese Ball dance workshop. The workshop will help patrons brush up on or develop their ballroom dancing skills before the 35th Annual Viennese Ball April 17 and 18 at UW-Eau Claire. Tickets for the workshop are $20 per couple for Two to Tango members and $25 for non-members. Students, faculty and community members are invited to attend. L.E. Phillips Senior Center, Eau Claire, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

11th Annual Symposium on East Europe. The symposium resumes today at 10 a.m. Haas Fine Arts Center, Room 101. See April 3 item. More information.

Children's Planetarium Program. Today's show to be announced. Tickets are $2 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. See related item March 31.

Women's Tennis. College of St. Catherine at the YMCA Tennis Center, Eau Claire, 12:30 p.m.

Softball. UW-La Crosse at Gelein Field, 1 p.m.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. An opening reception for the BFA exhibit will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. 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 April 3 item.

Campus Films. "Grave of the Fireflies." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 2 item.

Women's Tennis. UW-Stout at the YMCA Tennis Center, Eau Claire, 6:30 p.m.

Eau Claire Jazz Festival Concert. Tonight's concert begins at 7 p.m. in the Memorial High School auditorium. Ticket information is available online. More information.

UAC Cabin. Featuring The Cloud Hymn and Wake Up Poland, It's 9 O'clock. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, April 5
Softball. UW-Platteville at Gelein Field, noon.

Foster Gallery BFA 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 April 3 item.

Eau Claire Jazz Festival Concert. Featuring jazz violinist Randy Sabien. Today's concert begins at 2 p.m. at the Heyde Center for the Arts in Chippewa Falls. Ticket information is available online. More information.

Faculty Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Wisconsin Woodwind Quintet. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Faculty Recital. Featuring Nicholas Phillips, piano. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 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. Today's show will feature the Symphonic Choir. 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 airs at 6 p.m. on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM. More information.

Campus Films. "Grave of the Fireflies." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 2 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 an in-studio performance by Madison-area band Polydream as well as a short interview with the group. Send music requests to localindependence@gmail.com. WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, 7 p.m.

Student Research Day PowerPoint Workshop. Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1106, 7 to 8 p.m.  Go to top of page

Monday, April 6
Foster Gallery BFA 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 April 3 item.

Student Research Day Illustrator Workshop. Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1106, 11 to 12:30 p.m.

fishing rodFly Fishing Workshop. The UW-Eau Claire Environmental Adventure Center and the Wisconsin Clear Waters Chapter of Trout Unlimited will offer a two-part "Introduction to Fly Fishing" workshop. The workshops will run from 4-8 p.m. today in the EAC, located in the basement of Hilltop Center on upper campus, and April 8 along the Chippewa River near Haas Fine Arts Center. The workshop fee is $10 for students and $15 for faculty/staff and the general public. The fee includes a membership in the local chapter of Trout Unlimited. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Lexi Zunker, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Percussion Ensemble. 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. 27 • Tenth Week • Spring Semester • March 30, 2009

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