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Monday, April 27
Foster Gallery Exhibit logoFoster Gallery Exhibit. The 52nd Annual Juried Student Art Show will be on display through May 10. 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.

Clothing Drive/Bake Sale. The UW-Eau Claire Latin American Studies Club will hold a clothing drive and bake sale to benefit Casa de la Mujer, a women's center in Nicaragua. East lobby, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Through May 1. More information.

17th Annual Student Research Day. The event, sponsored by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, will highlight student research accomplishments and the important role faculty and academic staff play as mentors in the scholarly activity process. The diverse nature of research conducted on campus can be viewed through the 277 poster exhibits included in this year's event. Zorn Arena, noon to 5 p.m. Also April 28 and 29. More information.

Krista HebelMaster's Thesis Presentation. Krista Hebel, who was awarded first place in the UW-Eau Claire's Distinguished Master's Thesis Competition in December 2008 and an honorable mention in the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools Distinguished Master's Thesis Competition will present "Wielding 'A Power the Dark Lord Knows Not': Harry Potter and the Heroics of Care." McIntyre Library 2022, noon. More information.

English Festival. UW-Eau Claire's English department will host its annual English Festival — a weeklong celebration of reading, writing and the arts — April 27-May 1 in Davies Center. More information.

University Recreation and Sport Facilities logoUniversity Recreation and Sport Facilities Director Candidate Presentation. Lisa Schuetz, a candidate for the position of director of University Recreation and Sport Facilities at UW-Eau Claire, will give a presentation about leading the unit based on its mission. Badger Room, Davies Center, 1 to 1:45 p.m. More information.

Student Research Day Reception. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is hosting a reception honoring faculty and academic staff who received or applied for grants during the past year as well as the members of the committees that assist the office in promoting scholarly activities. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3:30 to 5 p.m. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Stephanie Dietz, soprano, and Tyler Adam, flute. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Office of Mulicultural Affairs Chili Feed. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 5 to 7 p.m.

Wisconsin Oral History Day Event. UW-Eau Claire will host the 2009 Wisconsin Oral History Day, with several events planned. More information.

Imani WindsArtists Series. A concert by Imani Winds will close this season's Artists Series. Since 1997, the Grammy-nominated Imani Winds has carved out a distinct presence in the classical music world with its dynamic playing, culturally poignant programming, genre-blurring collaborations and inspirational outreach programs. 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

Tuesday, April 28
17th Annual Student Research Day. Zorn Arena, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. See April 27 item.

Clothing Drive/Bake Sale. East lobby, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See April 27 item.

English Festival. See April 27 item.

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.

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 April 27 item.

Pay Inequity Bake Sale. The Eau Claire Chapter of the American Association of University Women will hold its annual Pay Inequity Bake Sale to raise awareness of the issues involved in pay inequity and recognize Equal Pay Day. Baked goods will be priced at $1 for males and 75 cents for females. Hibbard Hall, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information.

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.

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

University Recreation and Sport Facilities logoUniversity Recreation and Sport Facilities Director Candidate Presentation. Troy Terhark, a candidate for the position of director of University Recreation and Sport Facilities at UW-Eau Claire, will give a presentation about leading the unit based on its mission. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 1 to 1:45 p.m. More information.

Student Center Design Charette. Members of the UW-Eau Claire and greater Eau Claire communities are invited to discuss the design of the university's new student center. Spruce/Tamarack rooms, Davies Center, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Amy Stanfield, soprano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Climate Change Presentation. Jim Phillips, chemistry; Sean McAleer, philosophy and religious studies; and Eric Jamelske, economics, will present "Interesting Perspectives on Climate Change: The Science, The Ethics, The Economics." The Cabin, Davies Center, 5 to 6:30 p.m. More information.

Annual Literacy Festival/Potluck. The Eau Claire Area School District Reading Partner Program, EC4T, Head Start Program, UW-Eau Claire Jumpstart, UW-Eau Claire Center for Service-Learning and First Book organizations will partner to host the potluck and end-of-year literacy celebration. Oak and Pine pavilions, Carson Park, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More information.

'Ask a Scientist' Presentation. Jim Boulter, chemistry, will present "Atmospheres of Other Planets." Acoustic Café, 505 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire, 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. More information. See related item May 2.

Hunger Banquet. The grant-funded event will raise awareness of hunger and disparities in the world by giving people a sense of what it is like to live in poverty. Participants will experience the differences between typical meals for low-income, middle-income or upper-income global citizens. The Dulany, Davies Center, 7 p.m. More information.

UW System IRE logo Forum on Race and Racial Equity. During the forum, "Can We Talk About It? — A Campus and Community Discussion about Race and Racial Equity in Eau Claire," members of the campus and greater Eau Claire communities will discuss race-related topics, such as the role race plays in American life, how the experiences of people of color differ from white people, how lives and communities are affected by racial bias, and how people should talk with each other about race-related issues. Stella Blues, Eau Claire, 7 to 9 p.m. More information.

Faculty/Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the UW-Eau Claire Low Brass Quartet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, April 29
17th Annual Student Research Day. Zorn Arena, 8 a.m. to noon. See April 27 item.

Clothing Drive/Bake Sale. East lobby, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See April 27 item.

English Festival. See April 27 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 April 27 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.

"Let's Do Lunch!" graphic'Let's Do Lunch!' Presentation. Wayne Carroll, economics, will present "The Great Recession of 2008-09; Starting to Build the Historical Perspective." 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.

LGBTQ Discussion/Gathering. LGBTQ faculty, staff, students and allies are invited to a social gathering to discuss LGBTQ issues. Hibbard Penthouse, 4:30 to 6 p.m. More information.

Student Recital. Featuring Johnathan Turba, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring Jazz Ensembles IV and V. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

Jazz at Night. Featuring the Chris Bresette Octet. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, April 30
English Festival. See April 27 item.

Clothing Drive/Bake Sale. East lobby, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See April 27 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 April 27 item.

Joint Student Lecture/Recital. Featuring mezzo-sopranos Angela Nieman and Andrea Fuss. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Eau Claire County Poverty Simulation. In an effort to raise awareness and encourage civic engagement, several UW-Eau Claire organizations will sponsor the "Eau Claire County Poverty Simulation." During the simulation, participants will take on the roles of a variety of people — a single parent, an ex-offender released from prison, a breadwinner with a sudden terminal illness, or a college student — all living in poverty. Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Eau Claire, 6 to 9 p.m. More information.

"Turtles Can Fly" graphicCampus Films. "Turtles Can Fly." (Iran/France/Iraq 2004, directed by Bahman Ghobadi, 98 min., subtitled, rated PG-13.) Lanky 13-year-old Kak (Soran Ebrahim) is known as Satellite because of his skill at hooking up dishes in his Kurdish village in the northern enclaves of Iraq, where people are anxious for news on the eve of the U.S.-led invasion. He leads a group of refugee children who harvest land mines and sell them for food. 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. Sponsored by the International Film Society. Through May 3. Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. More information.

Jazz Ensemble I Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group will perform its spring concert, "Swing: The Velocity of Celebration." 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, 7:30 p.m. More information.

"The Shadow Box" graphicUniversity Theatre. Michael Cristofer's "The Shadow Box, " directed by Richard Nimke, opens tonight. In this Pulitzer Prize winning play, three terminal cancer patients dwell in separate cottages on a hospital’s grounds.  With a sense of humor and sensitivity, the play dramatizes their anxieties and their coming to grips with the finality of their condition — a preordained future whose only imponderable is its exact length. Tickets, available at the Service Center and at the door, are $10 for the public, $8 for those 62 and older or UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff, $6 for those 17 and younger or $2.50 for UW-Eau Claire students with IDs.  Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through May 2 and May 6-9 at 7:30 p.m. and May 3 at 1:30 p.m. More information.

Note: The Poetry Showcase will be held in The Cabin, Davies Center.
Dasha Kelly
Poetry Showcase. Spoken word artist Dasha Kelly will be featured. Kelly is a nationally respected advocate for writers and the art of the spoken word. She founded and directs Still Waters Collective, a resource network for language artists and enthusiasts. The event is sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate, in conjunction with UW-Eau Claire's English Festival XIV. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, May 1
PreCollege Pledge Day. The "Line Up for College" program will hold "PreCollege Pledge Day." The program will provide middle school students — including many from low-income families — with strong academic support and early familiarity with the university community. More information.

Wisconsin Woodwind QuintetFirst Fridays Performance. The Wisconsin Woodwind Quintet, the resident faculty ensemble at UW-Eau Claire, will perform. Members are Tim Lane, flute; Christa Garvey, oboe; Richard Fletcher, clarinet; Kristine Fletcher, bassoon; and Verle Ormsby, horn. 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.

English Festival. See April 27 item.

Clothing Drive/Bake Sale. East lobby, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. See April 27 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 April 27 item.

Composer Lecture/Rehearsal. Artist in residence Joel Puckett will give a composer lecture and will rehearse with the Wind Symphony. Lecture: Haas 139, 11 a.m.; rehearsal: Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. See related item May 3. More information.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Emilia Dahlin. The Cabin, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Also May 2. More information.

Interdisciplinary Teaching Presentation. Ryan Balot, University of Toronto, will present "The Unification of Opposites and Other Interdisciplinary Strategies." For more information, contact CETL at cetl@uwec.edu or 836-2385. McIntyre Library 2023, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Campus Films. "Turtles Can Fly." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 30 item.

University Theatre. Featuring Michael Cristofer's "The Shadow Box," directed by Richard Nimke. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See April 30 item.

musical notesSinging Statesmen 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, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Saturday, May 2
Women's Golf. Blugold Spring Invitational at Wild Ridge. Time to be announced. Also May 3.

planetsAstronomy Day. Astronomy-related events are scheduled throughout the day in and near the L.E. Phillips Planetarium. See related item April 28. More information.

SIFE Battle of the Bands 2009. Water Street Commons parking lot, Eau Claire, noon to 8 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 April 27 item.

Campus Films. "Turtles Can Fly." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 30 item.

University Theatre. Featuring Michael Cristofer's "The Shadow Box," directed by Richard Nimke. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See April 30 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring Emilia Dahlin. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also May 1. More information. Go to top of page

Sunday, May 3
Women's Golf. Blugold Spring Invitational at Wild Ridge. Time to be announced. Also May 2.

10th Annual Student Independent Film Festival. Davies Theatre, 1 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 April 27 item.

Symphonic Choir Concert. The Symphonic Choir, along with the University Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Nobuyoshi Yasuda, associate professor of music, will present Joseph Haydn's "Mass in a Time of War (Pauken Mass)" and "Requiem" by Gabriel Fauré. Yasuda will conduct.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, 1 p.m. More information.

University Theatre. Featuring Michael Cristofer's "The Shadow Box," directed by Richard Nimke. Kjer Theatre, 1:30 p.m. See April 30 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 UW-Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra. WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, 5 p.m.

Joel PuckettWind Symphony Concert. The concert will feature guest composer Joel Puckett, an artist in residence from the Peabody Conservatory. Directed by James Colonna, the group will perform world premiere pieces by Colonna and Ethan Wickman as well as a piece by Puckett and others. 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. See related item May 1. More information.

Campus Films. "Turtles Can Fly." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See April 30 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 is broadcast at 6 p.m. on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM. Today's show will feature an interview with Ali Abootalebi, a UW-Eau Claire political science professor who emigrated from Iran. 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. Send music requests to localindependence@gmail.com. WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, 7 p.m. Go to top of page

Monday, May 4
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 April 27 item.

Springfest logoSpringfest. UW-Eau Claire's Springfest, the annual campus celebration of music and spring, will feature a variety of performers. Today's group: Meridene. Grilled lunch items will be sold during the shows. Campus Mall, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center). Through May 8. More information.

Service Recognition and Retirement Reception. The university community is invited to attend a reception honoring employees who are approaching milestone years of service and those who are retiring. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 3 to 5 p.m.; program at 3:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 31 • Fourteenth Week • Spring Semester • April 27, 2009

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