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Monday, Oct. 20
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.

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.

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

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.

Student Recital. Featuring Jim Skaleski, clarinet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 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. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Also Oct. 21.

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 and clarinet. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Oct. 21
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 20 item.

Davies Center Redevelopment Steering Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Badger Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. Jeri Weiser and Beth Kranz, LTS, will present a hands-on workshop titled "Visio Org Charts." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 9 to 10 a.m.

Campus Sustainability Days Events. Several UW-Eau Claire student organizations will join colleges and universities around the country for Campus Sustainability Day, recognized Oct. 22, to raise awareness about environmental sustainability on college campuses. The Conservationists, Foodlums, Hobnailers, and Student National Environmental Health Association will provide displays, speakers, bike repair, recycling, live music and Putnam Trail and Chippewa River cleanup opportunities on campus at various times and locations Oct. 21-23. More information.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. Gene Leisz, LTS, will present "Creating Large Format Posters Using PowerPoint." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

dollar sign on end of keyInvestment Counseling. TIAA-CREF consultants will be available to discuss financial matters with UW-Eau Claire employees. You may schedule an appointment online or by calling Dianne at 800-877-6602. Cedar Room, Davies Center, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 20 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. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also Oct. 20.

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds athletics logo1st 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.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. A BITS trainer will present "Dreamweaver Basics." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 2 to 3 p.m.

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

University Senate Executive Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 3 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. 25.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring Voice Area students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Oct. 22
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 20 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 20 item.

Campus Sustainability Days Events. See Oct. 21 item.

Computing Assistance & Training Technolunch. Bill Hoepner, LTS, will present "After the Capture." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, noon to 1 p.m.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Dan Herman, biology, will present "Morphing Yeast." Presidents Room, Davies Center, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

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

Hispanic Heritage Month Event. A Study Abroad Spotlight about programs in Spanish-speaking countries will be held. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 4 p.m. More information.

OcTUBAfest Concert. UW-Eau Claire euphonium and tuba students will present Program I of the 25th annual OcTUBAfest. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Carbon Neutrality Presentation. UW-Eau Claire's "State of the University UWEC Carbon Emissions and Recommendations for Achieving Carbon Neutrality 2008" report will be shared during the presentation. Davies Theatre, 7 p.m. More information.

Peter MyersFaculty Presentation. The UW-Eau Claire Network of Unitarian Universalist Students will sponsor a presentation by political science faculty member Peter Myers titled "Frederick Douglass: The Original Audacity of Hope." Myers will discuss his recently published book, "Frederick Douglass: Race and the Rebirth of American Liberalism." Schneider 100, 7 p.m. More information.

OcTUBAfest Concert. UW-Eau Claire euphonium and tuba students will present Program II of the 25th annual OcTUBAfest. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 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. 23
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. See Oct. 20 item.

fresh vegetablesFresh Start Farmers Mart. Today is the last day the mini farmer's market will be on campus for the fall semester. 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 Oct. 20 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. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also Oct. 20, 28 and 29, and Nov. 6. More information.

Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues for Persons with Disabilities. Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 10 a.m.

Campus Sustainability Days Events. See Oct. 21 item.

Victim Advocate Presentation. Lina Juarbe, a consultant for the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault, and Carmen Pitre, executive director of the Task Force on Family Violence, will present "Speaking the Truth about Sexual Violence, Prostitution, Immigration and Human Trafficking." Davies Theatre, 2 to 4 p.m. More information.

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

"Trainspotting" graphicCampus Films. "Trainspotting." (U.K. 1996, 94 min., directed by Danny Boyle, rated R.) Based on the cult novel by Scottish author Irvine Welsh, "Trainspotting" is an infectiously fast-paced, intriguing and weirdly uplifting drama that follows five junkies who drift in and out of an uncharmed circle of losers, liars and thieves in Edinburgh. 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. 26. More information.

Alexandre TharaudArtists Series. Internationally acclaimed pianist Alexandre Tharaud will present an all-Ravel recital. The pianist will be joined by the University Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Nobuyoshi Yasuda, for the second half of the program. 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

Friday, Oct. 24
2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period. The 2008 Dual Choice Enrollment Period ends today. See Oct. 20 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 20 item.

Chastity BrownUAC Cabin. Alternative folk artist Chastity Brown will perform. With her nose ring and loose dreads sprouting every which way, the 26-year-old singer-songwriter looks like an urban Rastafarian. When she opens her mouth in song, however, she reveals a complex soul — a country-born, gospel-raised, activist poet who sings about women, race, love and politics with an edgy tenderness. The Cabin, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Also Oct. 25. More information.

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

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. Gene Leisz, LTS, will present "Creating Large Format Posters Using PowerPoint." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Professional Development Advisory Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. HSS 175, 2 p.m.

Men's and Women's Cross Country. Lake Wissota Meet, 4 p.m.

Campus Films. "Trainspotting." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 23 item.

Men's and Women's Swimming/Diving. Diving meet with UW-Steven's Point and St. Cloud State University. McPhee, 6:30 p.m. Go to top of page

Saturday, Oct. 25
"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. 21.

Men's and Women's Swimming/Diving. UW-Steven's Point and St. Cloud State University at McPhee, noon.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 20 item.

Campus Films. "Trainspotting." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 23 item.

Men's Hockey. College of St. Scholastica at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

UAC Cabin. Alternative folk artist Chastity Brown will perform. With her nose ring and loose dreads sprouting every which way, the 26-year-old singer-songwriter looks like an urban Rastafarian. When she opens her mouth in song, however, she reveals a complex soul — a country-born, gospel-raised, activist poet who sings about women, race, love and politics with an edgy tenderness. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also Oct. 24. More information. Go to top of page

Sunday, Oct. 26
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 20 item.

International Folk Fair. Davies Center once again will be transformed into a miniature world with many nationalities and groups proudly displaying their cultures at UW-Eau Claire's International Folk Fair. The fair, coordinated by the Center for International Education, is the largest international festival of its kind in the area. Serving as a cultural exchange between exhibitors and visitors to the fair, it includes educational activities for children, live music, colorful cultural exhibits, dancing, art and craft displays, history, language, culture and a variety of ethnic food. Davies Center, noon to 4 p.m. More information.

Chamber Orchestra Concert. The UW-Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra, directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda, will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2 p.m. More information.

Noon-Time Corner Horners Concert. The student horn ensemble will perform a variety of works. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 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. "Trainspotting." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 23 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. 27
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Oct. 20 item.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. Bill Hoepner, LTS, will present "After the Capture." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 2 to 3 p.m.

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

Putnam Park Commission Fall Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 4 to 6 p.m.

Student Recital. Featuring Michelle Kochan, saxophone. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 10 • Tenth Week • Fall Semester • Oct. 20, 2008

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