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Monday, Sept. 29
Homecoming 2008 logoHomecoming Week. Homecoming Week, one of UW-Eau Claire's largest annual events, will be held this week, highlighted by numerous activities, a parade and football game. Homecoming is expected to draw thousands of alumni back to Eau Claire to join students, faculty, staff and the public in the celebration. More information.

McIntyre Library logoMcIntyre 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 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.

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. 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. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Sept. 30
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Sept. 29 item.

bookworm atop bookChildren's Story Time Session. Kati Tvaruzka, McIntyre Library, will lead a free monthly 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. Lower level, McIntyre Library, 10 a.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 29 item.

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

University Senate Open Discussion on PEEQ. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 p.m.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Sept. 29 item.

"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 Oct. 4. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Oct. 1
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Sept. 29 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Sept. 29 item.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Sept. 29 item.

Artists Series Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5 p.m.

UW-Eau Claire excellence sealAuthors Celebration. UW-Eau Claire will recognize the hard work and self-discipline it takes for university faculty and staff to bring scholarly work to the level of publication or performance with an Authors Celebration. The work of 36 UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff authors will be featured, but the event celebrates the publishing accomplishments of all university staff by highlighting representative successes. Sponsored by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, McIntyre Library and Academic Affairs. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 4:30 to 6 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Thursday, Oct. 2
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.

McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Sept. 29 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. The Art Faculty Show ends today. See Sept. 29 item.

Diversity Resource Center Open House. The Student Senate will sponsor an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today in the Diversity Resource Center in Davies Center. Students and student organizations are encouraged to attend to learn about the center and how organizations can use the space. For more information, call the Student Senate at 836-4872.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Sept. 29 item.

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

Public Lecture on General Education Program Implementation. Paul Gaston, Trustees Professor, Kent State University, will present "Informed and Effective General Education Transformation." Hibbard 101, 6 p.m.

photo from "Little Children"Campus Films. "Little Children." (U.S. 2006, 130 min., directed by Todd Field, rated R.) The mundane, protected lives of two unfulfilled suburbanite parents intersect on the playgrounds, town pools and streets of their small community. Jennifer Connelly and Jackie Earle Haley co-star in the multiple-Oscar nominee, based on the critically acclaimed 2004 novel by Tom Perrotta. 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 Oct. 5. More information.

Vice Presidential Debate Forum. The political science department and the Society of Politics student organization are sponsoring a forum for those interested in watching and discussing tonight's vice presidential debate. Hibbard 102, 8 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Oct. 3
McIntyre Library Exhibit. See Sept. 29 item.

General Education Review Workgroup Town Meeting. UW-Eau Claire staff members are invited to a town meeting about UW-Eau Claire's general education program. The GE Review Workgroup also welcomes feedback online. McIntyre Library 2023, 10 to 11 a.m. Also Oct. 6. More information.

COEHS Academic Curriculum Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 248, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

GE Review Workgroup Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, noon.

Men's and Women's Cross Country. Blugold Open at Whitetail, Colfax, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. "Little Children." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 2 item.

Kelly TaylorHomecoming 'Varsity Night Live!' Show. This annual variety show will feature UW-Eau Claire students and comedian Kelly Taylor as emcee. The coronation of Homecoming royalty will take place immediately following the show. Tickets, available at the Service Center or at the door, are $7 for the general public, $5 with a UW-Eau Claire student ID card or $2.50 for those wearing a 2008 Homecoming button. Zorn Arena, 7 p.m. More information. return to top

Saturday, Oct. 4
McIntyre Library Exhibit. The "Censorship in Schools and Libraries" exhibit ends today. See Sept. 29 item.

Blugold Marching Band memberHomecoming Parade. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. at Grand and First Avenues, proceeding south to Water Street, turning down Water Street and ending at Second Avenue. The Blugold Marching Band will lead the parade, which will include floats and non-musical marching units. More information.

Blugold Fever Fest. The traditional alumni pre-game Homecoming festival, "Blugold Fever Fest," will begin at 11 a.m., with music, food and beverage tents at Carson Park. More information.

"The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket" graphicChildren's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket," 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 Sept. 30.

Volleyball. UW Oshkosh at McPhee, noon.

Blugold football helmetHomecoming Football Game. The Blugolds will play the UW Oshkosh Titans beginning at 1 p.m. in Carson Park. Admission is free at the gate for UW-Eau Claire student ID card holders. Tickets for others, available at the Service Center or at the gate, are $8 for the public; $6 for those 62 and older and UW-Eau Claire faculty/staff; or $4 for those 17 and younger and UW Oshkosh students (ID required). More information.

Men's and Women's Swimming/Diving. Alumni/intrasquad meet at McPhee, 1 p.m.

Women's Soccer. UW-Whitewater at Bollinger Fields, 2 p.m.

Post-Game Party. The Fifth Quarter, a free post-game party hosted by the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association, will follow the game. The Blugold Marching Band will lead fans to the tent below the stadium for a gathering including great music by the band Home-Grown Tomatoes, prizes, tempting snacks, beverages from Leinenkugel's and lots of Blugold fun and camaraderie. More information.

Campus Films. "Little Children." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 2 item. Go to top of page

Sunday, Oct. 5
trash canHomecoming Adopt-a-Block Clean Up. Student teams will work throughout the historic Randall Park neighborhood to pick up trash left from the weekend's festivities. Teams will meet in the Water Street parking lot at 1 p.m.

"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. "Little Children." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 2 item.

"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, Oct. 6
stethoscope2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period Begins. From today through Oct. 24, currently insured employees may switch from one health plan to another or from single to family coverage without a waiting period for pre-existing conditions. More information.


Amnesty International Brown Bag Presentation. Robert Schultz, a field organizer for Wisconsin Amnesty International, will discuss the organization's work and its stance on the upcoming elections. Sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire AIUSA chapter and AIUSA local group 275. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, noon. More information.

General Education Review Workgroup Town Meeting. UW-Eau Claire staff members are invited to a town meeting about UW-Eau Claire's general education program. The GE Review Workgroup also welcomes feedback online. Phillips 276, 1 to 2 p.m. Also Oct. 3. More information.

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

Artists Series Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m.

Student Voter Registration. UW-Eau Claire's Student Senate is encouraging students to register in advance of the Nov. 4 presidential election, an effort that will help reduce the time students will have to wait in line to vote on Election Day. Today students can register from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Sutherland Hall lobby. More information.

Border Angels logoHispanic Heritage Month Presentation. Enrique Morones of Border Angels will present the keynote address to open Latin American Studies Week. Border Angels is an organization dedicated to preventing the deaths of people attempting to enter the United States by traveling through dangerous desert and mountain regions along the border between the United State and Mexico. Morones will discuss the issues involved when this humanitarian mission collides with U.S. law. The Dulany, Davies Center, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More information.

McIntyre Library Tours. See Sept. 29 item. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 7 • Seventh Week • Fall Semester • Sept. 29, 2008

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