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Monday, Dec. 8
Foster Gallery imagesFoster 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. 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.

craftworkInternational Crafts Sale. The sale, an Eberth Alarcon Memorial Fundraiser, will include American Indian jewelry, beadwork, pillows, hats and scarves; purses from India (donated by Asha Sen); Ecuadorean dolls and wall hangings (donated by Alarcon's family); and needlework made by Hmong students. Davies Center near Service Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also Dec. 9. More information.

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.

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

Tuesday, Dec. 9
Davies Center Redevelopment Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Schofield 240, 8 to 8:45 a.m.

International Crafts Sale. The sale, an Eberth Alarcon Memorial Fundraiser, will include American Indian jewelry, beadwork, pillows, hats and scarves; purses from India (donated by Asha Sen); Ecuadorean dolls and wall hangings (donated by Alarcon's family); and needlework made by Hmong students. Davies Center near Service Center, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also Dec. 8. More information.

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

WAGE Events. See Dec. 8 item.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See Dec. 8 item.

UW-Eau Claire Blugolds logoCourt 'n Rink Luncheon. UW-Eau Claire's head women's basketball coach Tonja Englund 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.

Chancellor's Diversity Advisory Commission/Equity Scorecard Team Brown Bag Lunch. The UW-Eau Claire community is invited to join a discussion of the equity scorecard process and the team's draft interim report on access. Presidents Room, Davies Center, noon to 1 p.m.

Davies Center Redevelopment Steering Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Badger Room, Davies Center, 2 to 3 p.m.

International Education Advisory Board Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Potawatomi Room, Davies Center, 2 to 3 p.m.

University Senate Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Tamarack Room, Davies Center, 3 to 4:45 p.m.

University General Education Committee Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 4:30 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. 13.

Dave RudolfHoliday Comedy Concert. The Dave Rudolf Holiday Show, a free comedy concert for families with kids of all ages, will be presented. Rudolf's madcap theatrical production of songs, humor and heavy audience participation makes for an ideal family event. It features kids twisting to the "Candy Cane Twist," hula hooping to "Santa's Got a Zoot Suit," some traditional holiday tunes, Christmas parodies ("Oh Come, Oh Come, I Read the Manual," "The Little Dumber Boy," "Frosty the Slow Man") and lots of yuletide joy. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 7 p.m. More information. Go to top of page

Wednesday, Dec. 10
WAGE Events. See Dec. 8 item.

International Human Rights Day. Events TBA. For information, contact WAGE at wage@uwec.edu or 836-2693.

Ceramics Sale. UW-Eau Claire ceramics students will hold their annual holiday ceramics sale. Proceeds from the sale will help bring visiting artists to campus and assist students in attending the annual National Ceramics Conference. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Also Dec. 11. More information.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See Dec. 8 item.

female symbolsWomen's Studies Capstone Colloquium. The UW-Eau Claire community is invited to celebrate the accomplishments of Women’s Studies student scholars Abby Barnes, Jeni Haddad, Alison Harder, Brian Kroening, Samantha Langan, Angie Neil and Jessica Wiens, who are completing their capstone experiences. Eagle Room, Davies Center, 4 to 6 p.m.

Women's Basketball — 'Pack Zorn Night.' Students at tonight's game against UW-Platteville can register for a chance to take a shooting challenge and win a semester's tuition. At halftime, a student will try to make a layup, free throw, three-point shot and half-court shot. If the student makes all the shots within the time allotted, he or she will win the tuition prize. Zorn Arena, 7 p.m. 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. 13. More information. Go to top of page

Thursday, Dec. 11
Ceramics Sale. UW-Eau Claire ceramics students will hold their annual holiday ceramics sale. Proceeds from the sale will help bring visiting artists to campus and assist students in attending the annual National Ceramics Conference. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Also Dec. 10. More information.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See Dec. 8 item.

Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues for Persons with Disabilities Meeting. See agenda in Notice of Meetings. Clearwater Room, Davies Center, 10 to 11 a.m.

Book Sale/Signing. The co-authors and main illustrator of a children's book with an environmentally friendly message will be available to sign books. The "Riding with Santa" books, by Li-Ying Bao, art & design, and Eau Claire entrepreneur Michael Webb, will be for sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today and tomorrow in the East Lobby area of Davies Center. The co-authors and illustrator, Paul Modjeski, will be available to sign copies of the book from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. today. Also Dec. 12. More information.

Student Senate Meet and Greet. The UW-Eau Claire Student Senate will host a meet and greet with student body president Tim Lauer and vice president Meghan Charlier. Arrowhead Room, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. More information.

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

Human Diversity Expo. UW-Eau Claire education and social work students will share the results of their diversity research projects during the 21st Bi-Annual Human Diversity Expo. The Expo will feature projects designed by 140 students currently enrolled in "Social Foundations of Human Relations," a course taught by Foundations of Education faculty members Jill Pinkney Pastrana, Christin DePouw and Aram deKoven. Council Fire Room, Davies Center, 4 to 5:15 p.m. More information.

"Once" graphicCampus Films. "Once." (Ireland 2006, 85 min., directed by John Carney, rated R.) This modern-day musical set on the streets of Dublin, is about a street musician and a young Czech immigrant who, during an eventful week, meet, write, rehearse and record songs that reveal their unique love story. Winner of the Audience Award at Sundance and the Oscar for Best Original Song. 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 Dec. 14. More information.

University Theatre. Featuring John Cariani's "Almost Maine," directed by Laura Wayth. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 10 item. Go to top of page

Friday, Dec. 12
Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See Dec. 8 item.

Book Sale/Signing. The "Riding with Santa" books, by Li-Ying Bao, art & design, and Eau Claire entrepreneur Michael Webb, will be for sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in the East Lobby area of Davies Center. More information.

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

music and candlesHoliday Lobby Concert. UW-Eau Claire music ensembles will perform traditional carols of the season. Haas Fine Arts Center Lobby, noon. More information.

 

Campus Films. "Once." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 11 item.

Men's Hockey. Augsburg College 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. 10 item.

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

Saturday, Dec. 13
Civil Service Exams. Information can be found online by following the Monthly State Exams link. Haas Fine Arts Center 101, 105 and 169, 8:30 a.m.

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. 9.

Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See Dec. 8 item.

basketballMen's Basketball. UW-La Crosse at Zorn Arena, 3 p.m.

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

Campus Films. "Once." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 11 item.

University Theatre. Featuring John Cariani's "Almost Maine," directed by Laura Wayth. Kjer Theatre, 7:30 p.m. See Dec. 10 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, Dec. 14
Foster Gallery BFA Exhibit. See Dec. 8 item.

"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.' 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. "Once." Davies Theatre, 6 and 8:30 p.m. See Dec. 11 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. 15
Final Exams. Through Dec. 19.

The Dulany Holiday Buffet graphicDulany Holiday Buffet. Blugold Dining invites faculty, staff, students and the public to its buffet. The cost is $8.05 per person and includes beverage and dessert. Call 836-5261 for reservations. The Dulany, Davies Center, 11 a.m. to 1:30 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. Go to top of page


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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 17 • Seventeenth Week • Fall Semester • Dec. 8, 2008

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