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Monday, Dec. 1
"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.

WAGE Events. The Women’s and Gender Equity Center will sponsor AIDS Day. For more information, contact WAGE at wage@uwec.edu or 836-2693.

WAGE Events. The Women’s and Gender Equity Center will sponsor "16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence" through Dec. 10. For more information, contact WAGE at wage@uwec.edu or 836-2693.

Vice Chancellor for Administration, Finance and Facilities Open Forum. Greg Garber, 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 Dec. 2. More information.

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

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.


University Band Concert.
Directed by Randal Dickerson, 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 and UW-Eau Claire faculty/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

Tuesday, Dec. 2
Davies Center Redevelopment Steering Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 9 to 11 a.m.

Vice Chancellor for Administration, Finance and Facilities Open Forum. Greg Garber, 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 Dec. 1. More information.

WAGE Events. See Dec. 1 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. See Dec. 1 item.

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds logoCourt 'n Rink Luncheon. UW-Eau Claire's head men's basketball coach Terry Gibbons and head men's hockey coach Matt Loen 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.

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.

College of Arts and Sciences Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Davies Theatre, 4 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Student Voice Ensemble. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Davies Center Redevelopment Building Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Men's Basketball. Finlandia University at Zorn Arena, 7 p.m.

Planetarium Program. Tonight's show, "Adventures Along the Spectrum," 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 Dec. 6.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Violoncello Ensemble, directed by Tulio Rondón. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Dec. 3
WAGE Events. See Dec. 1 item.

Foster Gallery Exhibit. The "Changing the Way We Think ... New Media Art" exhibit ends today. See Dec. 1 item.

WOW Social. Women of Wisdom will host a Customs and Holidays Social. Visiting international faculty members Jin Li, Hongbing Peng, Yongzhong Deng, Xiaoqin Guan and Shi Yu Mei will share information about their customs and holidays. UW-Eau Claire faculty and staff are invited to share their own customs and holidays as well. The Dulany, Davies Center, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the Oboe Studio of Christa Garvey. Phillips Recital Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 5 p.m. More information.

Student Ensemble Recital. Featuring the tuba and euphonium studio BASSically BRASS. Gantner Concert Hall, Haas Fine Arts Center, 7:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Thursday, Dec. 4
WAGE Events. See Dec. 1 item.

Computing Assistance & Training Workshop. Roxie Muldoon, CETL, will present "D2L Gradebook." Register online or by calling 836-5157. McIntyre Library 1033, 2:30 to 4 p.m.

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

Senate Budget Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. OL 1122, 4 p.m.

Biological Sciences Seminar. The fall Biological Sciences Seminar Series, funded by the Mayo Clinic, concludes today with a presentation titled "What Makes a River Run Wild? How Bugs and Slimy Rocks Explain Stream Ecosystem Functioning" by Todd Wellnitz, biology. Phillips 319, 4 p.m. More information.

Search Committee Meeting for Vice Chancellor for Administration, Finance and Facilities. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 5 p.m.

"The Singing Revolution" graphicCampus Films. "The Singing Revolution." (Estonia/U.S. 2006, 94 min., directed by James Tusty and Maureen Castle Tusty, not rated.) Song was the weapon of choice when Estonians sought to free themselves from decades of brutal Soviet occupation. Between 1987 and 1991, hundreds of thousands gathered in public to sing forbidden patriotic songs and to rally for independence. This feature documentary tells the moving story of how the Estonian people peacefully regained their freedom — and helped topple an empire along the way. 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, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Through Dec. 7. More information.

"Almost Maine" graphicUniversity Theatre. Featuring John Cariani's "Almost Maine," directed by Laura Wayth. On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. As the northern lights hover in a star-filled sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways. 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 $2.50 for UW-Eau Claire students with IDs. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Through Dec. 6 and Dec. 10-13 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 7 at 1:30 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Friday, Dec. 5
guitarFirst Fridays Program. The First Fridays program for senior citizens will present the Scotting fiddle group Anam Chara. Anam Chara, which means "soul friend" in Gaelic, is a folk ensemble specializing in 18th century Scottish and Irish music. The quintet is made up of Charles Carter, guitar and vocals; Anna Knutson, bohdran and vocals; Colleen McFarland, tin whistle; Bob Rademaker, violin; and Jeanne Swoboda, violin and vocals. A free continental breakfast will precede the formal program. Memorial Lounge, Christ Church Cathedral, Lake and Farwell Streets, Eau Claire. Breakfast: 8:30 a.m., presentation: 9 a.m. More information.

WAGE Events. See Dec. 1 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.

UAC Cabin. Featuring New York City-based singer/songwriter Derek James. The Cabin, Davies Center, 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Also Dec. 6. More information.

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

University Planning Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 202, 3 p.m.

Search Committee Meeting for Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Brewer, Room TBA, 5 to 7 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Singing Revolution." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 4 item.

Madrigale Dinner performersYe Olde Madrigale Dinner. The evening features a 15th-century-style banquet, show and selections of madrigale style music performed by the Court Chamber Choir, directed by music and theatre arts faculty member Gary Schwartzhoff. Tickets, available at the Service Center, are $25. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. Also Dec. 6. More information.

Audacious Concert. The female a cappella group Audacious will perform popular music from the 1980s, 90s and today. Composed of 13 students from many majors, Audacious was started in 2005 by a senior who wanted to create an all-female a cappella group that exemplified strong, beautiful women through music. Schofield Auditorium, 7 p.m. More information.

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

Jazz Ensemble I Concert. Directed by Robert Baca, the group 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, 7:30 p.m. More information.

University Theatre. Featuring John Cariani's "Almost Maine," directed by Laura Wayth. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 4 item. Go to top of page

Saturday, Dec. 6
WAGE Events. See Dec. 1 item.

Children's Planetarium Program. Today's show, "Constellations, Myths and Legends," 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 Dec. 2.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. Works by five UW-Eau Claire bachelor of fine arts degree candidates are featured in an exhibit titled "Which Way from Here" through Dec. 14. An opening reception will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. today in the gallery. 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.

Men's Basketball. UW-Stout at Zorn Arena, 3 p.m.

Women's Basketball. UW-Stout at Zorn Arena, 5 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Singing Revolution." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 4 item.

Ye Olde Madrigale Dinner. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 6:30 p.m. See Dec. 5 item for more information and ticket prices.

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

University Theatre. Featuring John Cariani's "Almost Maine," directed by Laura Wayth. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 4 item.

UAC Cabin. Featuring New York City-based singer/songwriter Derek James. The Cabin, Davies Center, 8 p.m. Also Dec. 5. More information. Go to top of page

Sunday, Dec. 7
WAGE Events. See Dec. 1 item.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See Dec. 6 item.

University Theatre. Featuring John Cariani's "Almost Maine," directed by Laura Wayth. Kjer Theatre, 1:30 p.m. See Dec. 4 item.

Holiday Concert graphic34th Annual Holiday Concerts. The free concert will feature performances by The Concert Choir, The Singing Statesmen, the Wind Symphony, the Symphony Orchestra and the Women's Concert Chorale. In conjunction with the concert, the Association of Student Social Workers will collect new children's books for the Give-a-Kid-a-Book project. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance through the Service Center at 715-836-3727. Zorn Arena, 2 and 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.

"Jazz, Blues and Beyond" logo'Jazz, Blues and Beyond.' Today's show will be guest hosted by student Chris Malina. This Wisconsin Public Radio show is a weekly broadcast on WUEC radio, 89.7 FM, at 6 p.m.

Campus Films. "The Singing Revolution." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 4 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, Dec. 8
WAGE Events. See Dec. 1 item.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See Dec. 6 item.

WAGE Book Club Meeting. The Women's and Gender Equity Center will sponsor a meeting to discuss the book "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan" by Lisa See. For more information, contact WAGE at wage@uwec.edu or 836-2693. WAGE Center, Schofield 30, 6 p.m.

John PerkinsThe Forum. John Perkins, bestselling author of "Confessions of an Economic Hit Man," will discuss his plan for a sustainable and stable world during a lecture titled "Geopolitics, the Future and You: A Call to Action." John Perkins has lived four lives: as an economic hit man; as the CEO of an alternative energy company; as an expert on shamanism and indigenous cultures; and as a writer, who, through his 2004 book about his experience as an economic hit man, revealed the corruption turning the American republic into a widely despised global empire. 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. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 16 • Sixteenth Week • Fall Semester • Dec. 1, 2008

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