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Monday, Sept. 22
Men's Golf. Frank Wrigglesworth Blugold Collegiate, Eau Claire Golf and Country Club, 8:30 a.m.

Foster Gallery imageFoster Gallery Exhibit. This semester's Art Faculty Show, featuring works by art & design faculty members Lia Johnson and Scott Robertson, runs through Oct. 2. 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.

Blugold football player1st and 10 Luncheon. UW-Eau Claire's head football coach Todd Glaser and his staff will provide video highlights of the previous week's Blugold football game and offer comments on the upcoming game. 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.

University Senate Faculty Personnel Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 3:30 p.m.

McIntyre Library logoMcIntyre Library Tours. Tours of McIntyre Library will be held today through Oct. 9 at the following times: Mondays at 5:30 p.m., Tuesdays at 3 p.m., Wednesdays at 10 a.m. and Thursdays at noon. Tours start in the Grand Corridor outside the library entrance.

Auditions for Varsity Night Live. The Cabin, Davies Center, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Sept. 23
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Event. The campuswide "Most of Us" campaign will be featured today. One hundred student leaders will wear T-shirts all day and ask faculty for permission to do a reading in each of their classes. The reading will list statistics from the 2008 CORE survey that found most UW-Eau Claire students who drink do so responsibly. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 22 item.

Academic Staff Professional Development Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 2 p.m.

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

Commission on the Status of Women Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 2:30 p.m.

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

McIntyre Library Tours. See Sept. 22 item.

Harry Jol'Ask a Scientist' Presentation. Harry Jol, geography and anthropology, will present "Biblical Archaeology" to open this year's "Ask a Scientist" series. Geared toward the educated layperson and featuring 30-minute presentations on a variety of scientific topics of current interest, the talks typically will be held the fourth Tuesday of each month. Acuostic Café, 7 p.m. More information.

"More than Meets the Eye" graphicPlanetarium Program. Tonight's show, "More than Meets the Eye," is recommended 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 Sept. 27. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Sept. 24
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Event. The "Jail & Bail" will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today. University Police officers will "arrest" a number of faculty, staff, students and administrators. Those being arrested will be asked to complete a sobriety test as if they were being arrested for drunken driving.
More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 22 item.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Sept. 22 item.

Town Meeting on Davies Center Project. Members of the university community are invited to a town meeting about the Davies Center Redevelopment Project. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. More information.

Panel Discussion on Chinese Culture. Yu Wei, tonight's Artists Series performer; Shi Yumei, foreign languages; Bruce Lo, information systems; and Jian Luo, art & design; will present "A Glimpse of China through Nature, Art, Music and Dance." Presidents Room, Davies Center, noon. See related item. More information.

Winnifred Bryant'Let's Do Lunch!' Presentation. Winnifred Bryant, biology, will present "Environmental Estrogens: Pituitary Effects" 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.

BRIDGE Coalition Opening Meeting. The BRIDGE coalition is a partnership between UW-Eau Claire and the Eau Claire community. The goal of the partnership is to reduce underage and high risk drinking through education, enforcement and environmental strategies. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:30 p.m. More information.

Graduate Council Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Yu WeiArtists Series. Chinese choreographer and solo dancer Yu Wei will open the 2008-09 season of the Artists Series. Yu Wei is influenced by the synergy between dance, poetry and music that flourished during the Tang dynasty (618-907). She uses a combination of natural observation, folk tradition and her classical training to create pieces that are filled with vivid imagery of life. 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. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7:30 p.m. See related item. More information. Go to top of page

Thursday, Sept. 25
fresh vegetablesFresh Start Farmers Mart. This on-campus mini farmer's market will feature fresh produce, flowers and locally-made products from the Downtown Farmer's Market Thursdays through Oct. 23. Sponsored by University Centers and the Foodlums. Rain or shine, north sidewalk in front of Zorn Arena, 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 22 item.

Career Conference logoCareer Conference. The 51st Annual Career Conference, sponsored by campus business fraternity Beta Upsilon Sigma and the Student Accounting Society, offers students and alumni the opportunity to discuss career plans, exchange resumes and make preliminary contacts with participating organizations. Zorn Arena, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More information.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Sept. 22 item.

Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 3:30 p.m.

Hispanic Heritage Month Presentation. Eva Santos-Phillips, foreign languages, will present "Latinas in Film." Presidents Room, Davies Center 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. More information.

Biological Sciences Seminar. The Biological Sciences Seminar Series, newly funded by the Mayo Clinic, will kick off today with a presentation by Daniel Herman, biology, titled "The Role of the Mbp 1 Protein in Regulating Morphogenesis in the Human Pathogen Candida albicans." Phillips 319, 4 p.m. More information.

graphic from "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada"Campus Films. "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada." (U.S./France 2005, 121 min., directed by Tommy Lee Jones, rated R.) The film is a poetic modern-day Western about a veteran cowboy, Pete Perkins (Tommy Lee Jones), living in a small Texas town on the Mexico border. He becomes friends with Melquiades Estrada soon after he hires him as a ranch hand. When Estrada is gunned down in mysterious circumstances, Perkins forces a border policeman (Barry Pepper) to disinter the body and accompany him on a treacherous journey to take his friend's body home. Sponsored by the University Activities Commission of the Student Senate. 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 Sept. 28. More information.

Chicago Art Trip Informational Meeting. This year's cultural adventure to the Windy City will be held Oct. 16-19, with a stop at the Milwaukee Art Museum on the return trip. The informational meeting will begin at 6 p.m. in Room 101 of the Haas Fine Arts Center. More information.

Guest Artist Recital. Featuring Jessica Timman, mezzo-soprano, with piano accompaniment by Martha Saywell. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Event. The Higherground on upper campus will host the "Virgin Bourbon Street" from 8 to 11 p.m. tonight. Each residence hall will compete in a contest for the best alcohol-free cocktail. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Sept. 26
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 22 item.

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Event. An Interactive Resource Fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information.

GE Review Workgroup Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, noon to 1 p.m.

Noon Tunes Concert. Featuring Little Willie, made up of Jim Phillips, chemistry, Billy Angel, alumni Levi Felling and Bill Hamilton, and student Elise Wood. Campus Mall (rain site: The Cabin, Davies Center), noon. More information.

General Education Review Workgroup Town Meeting. UW-Eau Claire staff members are invited to a town meeting about the general education program at UW-Eau Claire. The General Education Review Workgroup also welcomes feedback online. Hibbard 100, 1 to 2 p.m. More information.

Women's Tennis. UW-Stevens Point at McPhee, 3:30 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 25 item.

UAC Cabin/Open Stage. All talent is welcome to perform. Sign up for a time slot in Davies 132. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Sept. 27
Children's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Lifestyles of the Stars," is aimed at children 6-12. Tickets are $2 and will be sold at the planetarium before the show. L.E. Phillips Planetarium, 11 a.m. See related item Sept. 23.

Women's Tennis. College of St. Scholastica at 11:30 a.m., and Bethel University at 3 p.m. at McPhee.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 22 item.

Campus Films. "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 25 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring the Menomonie-based indie, acoustic, electronica act The New Audrey. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Sept. 28
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 22 item.

Students performing in previous 'Big Band' concertSalute to Big Bands Concert. The UW-Eau Claire department of music and theatre arts will present "A Salute to the Big Bands: Let Freedom Ring," honoring Wisconsin's military veterans. In recognition of the many dedicated servicemen and women who have served the United States, this year's music will pay tribute to the Big Band Era and America's freedom. Nachito Herrera will make a guest appearance to support the benefit concert. Tickets, available at the Service Center or at the door, are $14 for the public; $10 for those 62 and older or 17 and younger; $12 for UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; or $8 for organized groups of 10 or more, UW System students or those who have served in the armed forces. Zorn Arena, 2 p.m. More information from first and second news releases.

"Blugold Performance of the Air" logo'Blugold Performance of the Air.' Hosted by UW-Eau Claire student Chris Malina, this Wisconsin Public Radio show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 5 p.m.

"Jazz, Blues and Beyond" logo'Jazz, Blues and Beyond.' Hosted by David Jones, English/Women's Studies, this Wisconsin Public Radio show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Sept. 25 item. Go to top of page

"Local Independence" logo'Local Independence.' Hosted by UW-Eau Claire student Scott Morfitt, this Wisconsin Public Radio show features local music and interviews with people from the Chippewa Valley. Send music requests to localindependence@gmail.com. The show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 7 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Monday, Sept. 29
McIntyre Library Exhibit. McIntyre Library will display a new exhibit titled "Censorship in Schools and Libraries" today through Oct. 4. The exhibit will be displayed in the Instructional Media Center on the lower level of McIntyre Library in observance of the American Library Association's Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read. More information.

dollar signInvestment Counseling. Have you recently reviewed your investment portfolio or taken full advantage of your ability to invest in a 403(b) plan? Andrew Court from Ameriprise Financial will be available to meet with UW-Eau Claire staff members from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in the Maple Room of Davies Center. To reserve a specific time, contact Court at Andrew.j.court@ampf.com or 834-7280. Walk-ins also are welcome. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 22 item.

Hispanic Heritage Month Presentation. A movie and discussion on Latina immigrants in Los Angeles, will be facilitated by Manuel Fernandez, foreign languages. Tamarack Room, Davies Center 2 to 5 p.m. More information.

Chancellor's Roundtable logoChancellor's Roundtable. Students, faculty and staff are invited to discuss campus issues with Chancellor Levin-Stankevich and his staff. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m. More information.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Sept. 22 item. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 6 • Sixth Week • Fall Semester • Sept. 22, 2008

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, 715-836-4741
Diane Walkoff,
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