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Monday, April 13
Student Senate Elections. Elections for the 2009-10 president and vice president of the UW-Eau Claire Student Senate, as well as 30 student senator positions, will begin April 13 and run through April 15. UW-Eau Claire students may vote from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 13 in Haas Fine Arts Center and Hilltop Center, and from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 14 and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 15 in the east lobby of Davies Center. Students must show their Blugold card to be eligible to vote. More information.

"Shady Sisters" by Danielle Schmitzare among the works included in the April 3-15 senior BFA art show in Foster Gallery.Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. The current exhibit 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 PowerPoint Workshop. Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1106, 10 to 11 a.m.

Softball. Luther College at Gelein Field, 4 p.m.

sheet musicJoint Student Recital. Featuring Tyler Anderson and Michael Vanderscheuren, alto saxophone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

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

Tuesday, April 14
Student Senate Elections. Elections for the 2009-10 president and vice president of the UW-Eau Claire Student Senate, as well as 30 student senator positions, will begin April 13 and run through April 15. UW-Eau Claire students may vote from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 13 in Haas Fine Arts Center and Hilltop Center, and from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 14 and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 15 in the east lobby of Davies Center. Students must show their Blugold card to be eligible to vote. More information.

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 13 item.

Classical Cabin Fever. Featuring UW-Eau Claire students performing classical music. The Cabin, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

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

newspaper'Future of Journalism' Panel Discussion. Panelists will discuss what the future holds for student journalism majors, educators and the general public given the significant problems facing American journalism. Panelists will be Mark Baker, publisher of Chippewa Valley Newspapers; Scott Libin, news director at WCCO-TV in the Twin Cities; Marissa Helms, a Twin Cities journalist; and Megan Peterson, a UW-Eau Claire broadcast journalism student. Hibbard 101, 7 p.m. More information.

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "More than Meets the Eye," is geared 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 April 18. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Cello Ensemble, directed by Tulio Rondón. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, April 15
Student Senate Elections. Elections for the 2009-10 president and vice president of the UW-Eau Claire Student Senate, as well as 30 student senator positions, will begin April 13 and run through April 15. UW-Eau Claire students may vote from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 13 in Haas Fine Arts Center and Hilltop Center, and from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 14 and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. April 15 in the east lobby of Davies Center. Students must show their Blugold card to be eligible to vote. More information.

Native American History Presentation. UW-Eau Claire students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to gather at scenic Round Hill near Durand to learn about local Native American history. Rick St. Germaine, history/American Indian Studies, and others will provide insights based on ancestry, research and knowledge of the locality. Snacks baked in the brick oven located at Round Hill will be served. Round Hill, 10 to 11:30 a.m. More information.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. The BFA 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 April 13 item.

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.

Classified Staff logoBrown Bag Lunch Presentation. Kristin Scheibe, an American Sign Language and deaf culture instructor at UW-Eau Claire, will present “Cultural Perspectives of the Deaf.” Sponsored by the Classified Staff Professional Development Committee. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

CETL Drop-in Discussion. Fred Poss, English, will lead a conversation about ways to handle plagiarism. CETL, OL 1142, noon to 1 p.m.

puzzle and dollar signTax-Sheltered Annuity Workshops. UW-Eau Claire employees are invited to attend a workshop titled "Cutting Taxes Today and Investing for the Long Term" by Terry Lauber, a member of UW System's Tax-Sheltered Annuity Program staff. For more information or to register, contact Barb Bowers, Human Resources, at bowersba@uwec.edu or 715-836-3871. Walk-ins are welcome. Badger Room, Davies Center, noon and 2 p.m. More information.

Softball. St. Norbert College at Gelein Field, 4 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Kira Zeman and Ashley Zipperer, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

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

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Corner Horner Horn Ensemble, directed by Verle Ormsby Jr. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Thursday, April 16
Men's Golf. UW-Eau Claire Spring Invite at Hillcrest Golf Course, time to be announced.

Spring Short Play Festival. The festival features a variety of plays, directed and performed by UW-Eau Claire students. Tickets are $2 at the Service Center. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 and 7:30. Also April 17 and 18 at 4 p.m.

"La Vie en Rose" graphicCampus Films. "La Vie en Rose." (France/UK/Czech Republic 2007, directed by Olivier Dahan, 140 min., subtitled, rated PG-13.) This film is a portrait of legendary French singer Edith Piaf. Raised in her grandmother's brothel, Piaf was discovered on Paris streets in 1935 by a nightclub impresario who persuaded her to sing despite her extreme nervousness. Tickets are $2 at the Service Center for IFS members and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff or $1 for UW-Eau Claire students. Sponsored by the International Film Society. Through April 19. Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. More information.

Jazz Ensemble II Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group will present "The Lost Music of Sam Kenton." Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public; $3 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or free for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, April 17
Guest Art Lecture. John Garrett, the juror for the Juried Student Art Show April 22-May 10 in the Foster Gallery, will give a lecture today. Garrett is a fibers/3-D artist from Albuquerque, N.M. Haas 101, 10 to 11 a.m. More information.

Earth Science Seminar. Colin Belby, a geography graduate student at UW-Madison, will present "Impacts of Post-Settlement Hydrology and Land Use Change on Upper Mississippi River Floodplain Sedimentation and Nutrient Sequestration." Phillips 281, 4 p.m. More information.

Spring Short Play Festival. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 p.m. See April 16 item.

Campus Films. "La Vie en Rose." Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 16 item.

Viennese Ball logo35th Annual Viennese Ball. The largest social event hosted annually by UW-Eau Claire, the Viennese Ball is documented as the largest of its type presented outside of Vienna. The event funds music scholarships and international study awards while promoting positive university, community and international relations and an appreciation of the culture, history and music of Vienna, Austria. For ticket information, call the Service Center at 715-836-3727. Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Also April 18.

Tribal Belly Dancing Performance. UW-Eau Claire's Women's and Gender Equity Center will host a performance by Peanut Butter and Gypsy, Eau Claire's original tribal belly dancing troupe. The performance is a fundraiser for Bolton Refuge House. Grand Little Theatre, 102 West Grand Ave., Eau Claire, 7 to 9 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Saturday, April 18
Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the "Monthly Exam Center" link. Note: Some exams may require preregistration. Haas 101, 105, 160 and 169, 8:30 a.m.

"Puddle Jump" graphic'Puddle Jump' 5K. A number of UW-Eau Claire students will assist with the third annual "Puddle Jump," a 5K fun run/walk that will benefit Longfellow Elementary School in Eau Claire. Participants in the race can register in advance or starting at 7:30 a.m. the day of the race. The race, which begins at 9 a.m., will follow the Chippewa River trail in a 5K loop back to Phoenix Park. A quarter-mile children's race will begin at 10 a.m. at Phoenix Park. Registration information, including fees, is available online. Phoenix Park, Eau Claire, 9 a.m. More information.

Children's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Cricket and Friends See a Comet," is geared for 4- to 9-year olds. Tickets are $2 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. See related item April 14. More information.

Spring Short Play Festival. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 4 p.m. See April 16 item.

Campus Films. "La Vie en Rose." Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 16 item.

35th Annual Viennese Ball. Tickets for tonight's ball are sold out. Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. See April 17 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, April 19
Tee Off for The Arc Eau Claire graphicTee Off for The Arc Eau Claire. The UW-Eau Claire chapter of Beta Upsilon Sigma will host the fifth annual Tee Off for The Arc Eau Claire golf tournament. The tournament is a fundraiser for The Arc Eau Claire. The Arc — Advocating Rights of Citizens with Cognitive Disabilities Inc. — is a national organization committed to the welfare of all children and adults with cognitive disabilities, as well as their families. Wild Ridge Golf Course, Eau Claire, 9 a.m. More information.

Concert Choir Concert. Directed by Gary Schwartzhoff, the group 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.

Student Recital. Featuring Kalyn Hanrath, dance. Riverside Theatre, Haas Fine Arts Center, 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. Today's show will feature the University Band. WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, 5 p.m.

University Symphony Orchestra Concert. Directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda, the group 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, 5 p.m. More information.

Campus Films. "La Vie en Rose." Schofield Auditorium, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 16 item.

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.

"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 Minneapolis indie group Halloween Alaska as well as an exclusive reading by former Local Independence host, Scott Morfitt. Send music requests to localindependence@gmail.com. WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Monday, April 20
Civil Service Make-Up Exams. Information can be found online by following the "Monthly Exam Center" and "Make-Up Exam Center" links. Schneider 105, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Angela Roehl, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m.

Wisconsin mapPublic Forum on State Government Reform. A public forum titled "What Ever Happened to Good Government in Wisconsin? How We Can Fix It and Why It Matters in a Recession" will be held. Speakers will include state Reps. Kristen Dexter and Jeff Smith of Eau Claire; state Sen. Pat Kreitlow of Chippewa Falls; Tom Giffey, editorial page editor of the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram; and Jay Heck, executive director of Common Cause in Wisconsin. Hibbard 102, 6:30 to 8 p.m. More information.

Women's Chorus Concert. Directed by Robert Mondlock, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public; $3 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or free for UW-Eau Claire students. 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. 29 • Twelfth Week • Spring Semester • April 13, 2009

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