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Monday, Nov. 17
"New Media Art" graphicFoster Gallery Exhibit. An exhibit titled "Changing the Way We Think ... New Media Art," features works by several artists in a variety of digital platforms. The show, which runs through Dec. 3, is curated by art & design faculty member Jian Luo, whose own work is included in the show. 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.

Vice Chancellor for Administration, Finance and Facilities Open Forum. George Hollins, a candidate for the vice chancellor for administration, finance and facilities position, will speak during an open campus forum. Davies Theatre, 2 to 3 p.m. Also Nov. 18. More information.

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

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

Wisconsin Public Radio logoFaculty on WPR. Mary Jo Wagner, host of Wisconsin Public Radio's "The West Side," will interview chemistry professor Bob Eierman, interim director for UW-Eau Claire’s new Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Eierman will be joined by psychology professor April Bleske-Recheck, CETL fellow, and her student researcher, Kelsey Michels, as well as Beth Preston-Simon, an English faculty member who is developing a course that blends face-to-face and online content. The show begins at 5 p.m. on WHWC, 88.3 FM. More information.

Student Ensemble Concert. Featuring the Wind Chamber Ensembles, directed by Christa Garvey. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

American Indian graphicAmerican Indian Heritage Month Event. "The Way of the Warrior" will screen. The Patty Loew-produced documentary examines the warrior ethic and bravery of Native Americans serving in World War I, World War II, and the Korean and Vietnam wars. Loew, a UW-Madison associate professor, is from the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Ojibwa. Presidents Room, Davies Center, 5 to 6 p.m. See related items Nov. 19 and 24. More information.

Opera Workshop Ensemble Performance. The ensemble will present a free performance of "Mayhem with Mozart." The performance will include operatic scenes composed by the famed composer, with some performed in traditional staging inspired by descriptions of the original productions. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. See related item Nov. 24. More information. Go to top of page

Tuesday, Nov. 18
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 17 item.

Vice Chancellor for Administration, Finance and Facilities Open Forum. George Hollins, a candidate for the vice chancellor for administration, finance and facilities position, will speak during an open campus forum. Davies Theatre, 10 to 11 a.m. Also Nov. 17. More information.

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds logoCourt 'n Rink Luncheon. UW-Eau Claire's head men's hockey coach Matt Loen and head men's basketball coach Terry Gibbons will comment on the current season. 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.

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

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

Student Recital. Featuring Jennifer Tinberg, clarinet. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Dance Master Class. UW-Eau Claire artist-in-residence Cathy "Cat" Manturuk will lead a dance master class. The class, sponsored by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and the department of music and theatre arts, is free and open to the public. McPhee Dance Studio, 6 to 8 p.m. More information.

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Wonders of Deep Space," 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 Nov. 22.

computer mouseWRS Interactive Web Cast. An interactive Web cast about the Wisconsin Retirement System will be held online. Those interested in participating should visit the "What's new?" column on the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds' Web site and click on the link for the Web cast tonight at 7 p.m.

Jazz Ensemble III Concert. Directed by Jeffery Crowell, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public; $3 for those 62 and older, 17 and younger and UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff; or free for UW-Eau Claire students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Nov. 19
newspaperChippewa Valley School Press Association Conference. UW-Eau Claire will host the Chippewa Valley School Press Association's annual conference. The event is sponsored by the UW-Eau Claire department of communication and journalism with support from the Leader-Telegram, Jostens and Lifetouch. The conference is intended for middle and high school students, along with their schools' new and experienced advisers. It will include the basics of newspaper and yearbook production, advanced journalism techniques, photography for beginners and photojournalism. More information.

PEEQ logoComputing Assistance & Training Workshop. LTS staff members will present a PEEQ report formatting workshop titled "Word Tables, Images and Other Objects." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 9 to 10 a.m.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. LTS staff members will present a PEEQ report formatting workshop titled "Open Questions and Work Time." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1100, 10 to 11 a.m.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 17 item.

Computing Assistance & Training Technolunch. Beth Kranz, LTS, will present "Making Community Clips in Word." Register online or by calling 836-5157. OL 1122, noon to 1 p.m.

Faculty/Academic Staff Forum. Kristin Schaupp, philosophy and religious studies, will present "Saints, Heroes and the Supererogatory" for the final Faculty/Academic Staff Forum for this semester. McIntyre Library 2023, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m.

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

Joint Student Recital. Featuring sopranos Erica Cosson and Rebecca Kidnie. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Wade FernandezAmerican Indian Heritage Month Event. Wade Fernandez, the Native American Music Awards' 2006 Male Artist of the Year, and The Black Wolf band will perform a blend of blues, rock, folk, jazz, Latin, country, jam, spoken word and traditional American Indian music. Schofield Auditorium, 6 to 7:30 p.m. See related items Nov. 17 and 24. More information.

Tarique AliThe Forum. Writer, journalist and filmmaker Tariq Ali will present "U.S. Foreign Policy: Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan." Ali's presentation will center on Pakistan, the likely home of Osama Bin Laden and safe house for the Taliban forces fighting NATO in Afghanistan. His most recent book, "The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power," was published in September. Tickets, available at the Service Center, 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.

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

Thursday, Nov. 20
houseHOUSE Day. The UW-Eau Claire Student Senate will hold its 12th annual Housing Off-Campus University Student Event. Students will have the opportunity to check listings and meet and talk with landlords offering off-campus housing to students. More that 50 landlords typically attend and as many as 700 students have taken advantage of this opportunity at past events. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More information.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 17 item.

International Education Advisory Board Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to noon.

CETL Organizational Meeting. The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning will sponsor a meeting title "Educating Students Together: Student Affairs and Academic Affairs." CETL, OL 1142, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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

"The Unbearable Lightness of Being" graphicCampus Films. "The Unbearable Lightness of Being." (U.S. 1988, 171 min., directed by Philip Kaufman, rated R.) This film is a lyrical, erotic and allegorical drama set in Czechoslovakia on the eve of the 1968 Soviet invasion. A surgeon and compulsive womanizer divides his time between a free-spirited painter, who is one of his lovers, and the politically conscious photographer he marries. 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. Davies Theatre, 7 p.m. Through Nov. 23. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Nov. 21
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 17 item.

College of Education and Human Sciences 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 to 1 p.m.

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

Campus Films. "The Unbearable Lightness of Being." Davies Theatre, 7 p.m. See Nov. 20 item.

Men's Hockey. UW-River Falls at Hobbs Ice Arena, 7 p.m.

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, Nov. 22
Swing Dance Workshops/Concert. Two to Tango, UW-Eau Claire's social dance club, will host two swing dance workshops and a concert featuring a New Orleans-style jazz band today in the Council Fire Room in the Davies Center. More information, including workshop/concert times and registration fees.

Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving. WIAC Conference Relays at McPhee, 10 a.m.

"Larry, Cat in Space" graphicChildren's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Larry, Cat in Space," 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 Nov. 18.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 17 item.

Campus Films. "The Unbearable Lightness of Being." Davies Theatre, 7 p.m. See Nov. 20 item.

UAC Cabin/Local Talent. Featuring Philip Grey. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Go to top of page

Sunday, Nov. 23
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 17 item.

Symphonic Choir Concert. Directed by Alan Rieck, the group will perform with the University Symphony Orchestra, directed by Nobuyoshi Yasuda. 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, 2 p.m. More information.

Wind Symphony/Symphony Band Concert. Wind Symphony, directed by James Colonna, and Symphony Band, directed by Phillip Ostrander, 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, 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 features UW-Eau Claire student and faculty groups. It is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 5 p.m.

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 first six interviews will be aired as a radio series called "Culture Talk, which concludes today at 6 p.m. on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM. More information.

Campus Films. "The Unbearable Lightness of Being." Davies Theatre, 7 p.m. See Nov. 20 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, Nov. 24
Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Nov. 17 item.

Opera Workshop Ensemble Recital. The ensemble will perform a Mozart aria recital. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 2:15 p.m. See related item Nov. 17. More information.

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

James OberlyAmerican Indian Heritage Month Event. James Oberly, history, will discuss the more than 150 years of political turmoil faced by the Stockbridge-Munsee Mohican Indians. This Native group migrated from New York to Wisconsin from the 1820s through the post-World War II generation. Alumni Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5:30 p.m. See related items Nov. 17 and 19. More information.

Joint Student Recital. Featuring sopranos Collean Scanlon and Erin Kenneavy. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

WAGE Book Club Meeting. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a meeting to discuss the book "Their Eyes Were Watching God," by Zora Neale Hurston. For more information, contact WAGE at wage@uwec.edu or 836-2693. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 6 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Wind Chamber Ensemble II, directed by Christa Garvey. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information.

music and batonWomen's Chorus Concert. Directed by Robert Mondlock, the group will perform a variety of works. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $4 for the public; $3 for those 62 and older or 17 and younger; or free for UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff and students. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 14 • Fourteenth Week • Fall Semester • Nov. 17, 2008

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