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Monday, Oct. 13
eye chart and glasses2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. The 2008 Dual Choice enrollment period runs 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. Changes made during Dual Choice are effective Jan. 1, 2009. More information.

Explore Your Possibilities Week. Career Services will offer a variety of activities related to majors, careers and job searches during the week. The event will be hosted by the well-recognized campus celebrity Possibility Pete. Through Oct. 17. More information.

Hung Liu's "Official Portraits: Proletarian," courtesy of Bud Shark, Shark's Ink, Lyons, Colo.Foster Gallery Exhibit. An exhibit titled "Shark's Ink Revisited," featuring prints from the contemporary American print publisher Shark's Ink, runs through Oct. 30. 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.

Visiting Nurse/Scholar Lecture. Merian Litchfield, a visiting nurse/scholar from New Zealand, will present "The Future of Primary Health Care in New Zealand." Litchfield, author of the 2004 book "Achieving Health in a Rural Community: A Case Study of Nurse-Community Partnership," is self-employed as a researcher, educator and consultant in New Zealand. She established Litchfield Healthcare Associates in 1999 and is an honorary senior lecturer in the School of Nursing, Aukland University. Nursing 104, 4 to 5 p.m. More information.

Civil Service Make-Up Exams. Information can be found online by following the Monthly State Exams and Make-Up Exam Center links. Schneider 107, 5 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Aaron Hedenstrom, saxophone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

University Women's Association Fall Meeting. UW-Eau Claire alumna Laurel Robertson, owner of Dinner's On personal chef service, will give a presentation about her business. For more information, contact Mary Duckworth at duckwomr@uwec.edu. Presidents Room, Davies Center, refreshments at 7 p.m.; program at 7:30 p.m.

Jeffrey SmithThe Forum. Author Jeffrey Smith, a leading voice on the health dangers of genetically modified organisms, will open this year's season of The Forum with "Seeds of Deception: Genetically Modified Organisms and Your Health." Tickets, available at the Service Center or at the door, are $8 for the public, $6 for those 62 and older and UW System/CVTC faculty/staff, or $4 for those 17 and younger and UW System/CVTC students. Student tickets are half-price ($2) until the day of the event. On the day of the event, students will be required to pay the full student ticket price. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Oct. 14
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 13 item.

Explore Your Possibilities Week. See Oct. 13 item.

Benefits Fair. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 13 item.

1st 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.

Academic Policies Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 2 p.m.

Davies Center Redevelopment Steering Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 2 p.m.

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

CAMPS logoCampus Solutions Information Session. The CampS Implementation Team will be presenting brown bag information sessions describing implementation of Campus Solutions, the software which will replace our current administrative computing system. Hibbard 230, 3 to 4 p.m. Also Oct. 16.

University General Education Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4:30 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Loren Endorf, trumpet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Davies Center Redevelopment Building Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 5:30 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Cultural Constellations," 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. 18.

members of "The President's Own" Marine BandU.S. Marine Band Concert. "The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band will perform a free concert. Tickets are available at the Leader-Telegram office and at the Oakwood Mall information desk. Sponsored by the Leader-Telegram. Zorn Arena, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Oct. 15
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 13 item.

Explore Your Possibilities Week. See Oct. 13 item.

Blugold Dining Town Meeting. The campus community is invited to participate in a town meeting about the new Blugold Dining contract that will begin June 1, 2009. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 7 to 8 a.m. Also Oct. 17, 20 and 21. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 13 item.

Fry Bread Taco Sale. Sponsored by the Native American Student Association. Willow Lounge, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

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. Hibbard 101, noon to 1 p.m. More information.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Martha Fay, communication and journalism, will present "Transformational Leadership and Conflict Management." Alumni Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

University Recreation & Sport Facilities Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Hilltop Lounge, 3 p.m.

Women's Soccer. UW-Stout at Bollinger Fields, 4 p.m.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring the Voice Studio of Mitra Sadeghpour. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Viennese Ball Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 5:30 p.m.

Volleyball. UW-Stout at McPhee, 7 p.m.

"Bent" graphicUniversity Theatre. Featuring Martin Sherman's "Bent," directed by Richard Nimke. This play is a gay love story set in Nazi Germany at a time when homosexuals could be arrested and sent to concentration camps. The play centers on Max, a gay man who lives a fast-paced life of drugs, alcohol and promiscuity in pre-war Berlin. One night he and his lover Rudy pick up the wrong man — someone who's on the Nazi's wanted list. Max and Rudy are forced to flee Berlin and live underground in hiding. Eventually, the two are detained and sent to Dachau. Note: This play is for mature audiences only. It contains brief nudity, violence and adult situations. 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 $5 for UW-Eau Claire students. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. More information.

Jazz at Night. University musicians present the best in jazz. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Thursday, Oct. 16
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 13 item.

Explore Your Possibilities Week. See Oct. 13 item.

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.

Art Trip to Chicago. Participants will leave today and return the evening of Oct. 19. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 13 item.

United Way Basket Raffle. Raffle tickets will be sold and fundraising baskets will be on display. East Lobby, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information.

CAMPS logoCampus Solutions Information Session. The CampS Implementation Team will be presenting brown bag information sessions describing implementation of Campus Solutions, the software which will replace our current administrative computing system. Schneider 224, 1 to 2 p.m. Also Oct. 14.

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

Biological Sciences Seminar. The Biological Sciences Seminar Series, funded by the Mayo Clinic, continues today with a presentation titled "How Do Developing Axons Find Their Ways to Their Targets?" by Paul Letourneau, University of Minnesota. Phillips 319, 4 p.m. More information.

"Perfume" graphicCampus Films. "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer." (Germany/France/Spain/U.S. 2006, 147 min., directed by Tom Tykwer, rated R . ) Jean-Baptiste Grenouille (Ben Whishaw), born with no smell of his own, is endowed with a superior olfactory sense that he uses to craft the world's finest perfumes. His work turns to obsession and then to murder as he tries to create the ultimate perfume by capturing the scent of a young woman. 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 9 p.m. Through Oct. 19. More information.

University Theatre. "Bent" by Martin Sherman, directed by Richard Nimke. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 15 item. Go to top of page

Friday, Oct. 17
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 13 item.

Explore Your Possibilities Week. See Oct. 13 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 13 item.

United Way Basket Raffle. Raffle tickets will be sold and fundraising baskets will be on display. East Lobby, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More information.

College of Education and Human Sciences Academic Curriculum Committee Meeting. HSS 248, 10 a.m.

Majors Fair. The fair offers a relaxed atmosphere where students can speak to department faculty, staff and students representing UW-Eau Claire's majors, minors and pre-professional programs. All students are invited and encouraged to attend. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More information.

Blugold Dining Town Meeting. The campus community is invited to participate in a town meeting about the new Blugold Dining contract that will begin June 1, 2009. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also Oct. 15, 20 and 21. More information.

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

Campus Films. "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer." Davies Theatre, 6 and 9 p.m. See Oct. 16 item.

Hispanic Heritage Month Event. Latin dance. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 7 to 11 p.m. More information.

Volleyball. UW-Stevens Point at McPhee, 7 p.m.

University Theatre. "Bent" by Martin Sherman, directed by Richard Nimke. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 15 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Vinny Bex Dae. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Oct. 18
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 13 item.

"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 Oct. 14.

Volleyball. UW-Whitewater at McPhee, noon.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 13 item.

Football. UW-River Falls at Carson Park, 1 p.m.

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

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds athletics logoBlugold Hall of Fame Banquet. Seven former Blugold athletes who earned All-American first- or second-team honors are among the eight individuals to be inducted into the UW-Eau Claire Blugold Hall of Fame. The inductees will be recognized at halftime of today's Blugold football game against UW-River Falls and at an evening banquet in the Tamarack Room, Davies Center. A social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the program at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the banquet, which will also include presentation of the Blugold Super Six Salute award winners from 2007-08, are $20 and can be obtained by contacting the UW-Eau Claire Alumni Association at 715-836-3266 or larsojan@uwec.edu. More information.

Campus Films. "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer." Davies Theatre, 6 and 9 p.m. See Oct. 16 item.

University Theatre. "Bent" by Martin Sherman, directed by Richard Nimke. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 15 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

Sunday, Oct. 19
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 13 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 13 item.

Joint Faculty Recital. Featuring Christa Garvey, oboe, and Namji Kim, piano. Phillips Recital Hall, 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 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. "Perfume: The Story of a Murderer." Davies Theatre, 6 and 9 p.m. See Oct. 16 item.

"Local Independence" logo'Local Independence.' 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. 20
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 13 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 13 item.

syringeFlu Shot Clinic. Student Health Service will provide flu shots to students, faculty and staff. The fee, due at the time of the injection, is $15 for students or $20 for faculty/staff. For more information, call Student Health Service at 836-4311. Hilltop Lounge, 5 to 7 p.m. Also Oct. 23, 28 and 29, and Nov. 6. More information.

Blugold Dining Town Meeting. The campus community is invited to participate in a town meeting about the new Blugold Dining contract that will begin June 1, 2009. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Also Oct. 15, 17 and 21. More information.

salad in bowlWHE Fall Potluck. The Women in Higher Education fall potluck is an opportunity for all campus women to renew old acquaintances, meet new people and exchange ideas on a variety of topics. The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. tonight at the home of Linda Spaeth. For more information about the potluck or to RSVP, see the fall potluck information form.

Student Recital. Featuring James Geddes, saxophone. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 9 • Ninth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 13, 2008

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