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Campus closes early

March 11, 2001

UW-Eau Claire closed at 4 p.m. Monday due to unfavorable weather conditions, according to the Chancellor's office. It was the second time this semester that Monday evening classes were cancelled. On Jan. 29, Ron Satz, provost...

Student nurses visit Capitol

March 11, 2001

The Eau Claire Student Nurses Association sent 24 nursing students from Eau Claire and Marshfield to Madison's annual Nurses Day on Tuesday at the Capitol. The event, sponsored by Wisconsin Nurses Association, is held so registered...

Economist presents changing roles in work force and labor

March 11, 2001

Experience is a teacher for many women, as one speaker for Women's History Month illustrated Friday in a classroom in Schneider Hall. Marianne Ferber, professor emerita of economics and women's studies from the University of...

Minority scholar to visit campus

March 11, 2001

The UW-Eau Claire English department, the McIntyre Library and the Visiting Minority Scholar/Artist program are sponsoring several presentations by Dr. Femi Ojo-Ade from Monday to Thursday. "Issues of Culture and Colonialism"...

Council hopefuls cite city’s pressing issues

March 7, 2001

Eau Claire City Council candidates discussed a wide range of topics, from what the council could do to improve street repair to raising property taxes, during a forum Wednesday night at a local school. Eleven candidates took...

UW System `shows off’ for legislators at event

March 7, 2001

In what was termed a celebration of public higher education, the UW System held an event Wednesday in Madison touting its benefits to students, the public and the economy of Wisconsin. All 15 institutions of the UW System planned...

Final Senate meeting discusses United Council

March 7, 2001

With the Student Senate election taking place this week, Monday marked the final regular meeting of the 44th session. President Justin Hentges and Vice President Erin Brandt will remain in office until April 2, when the winner...

Dining services raises $10,000 for charity

March 7, 2001

UW-Eau Claire has raised more than $10,000 in donations for a local food charity since 1995 when it first held the biannual soup and bread night at the Hilltop cafeteria. "Soup's On" is a night when only soup and bread are sold...

Dinner to aid disaster survivors

March 7, 2001

Friday is an opportunity for students to make a big difference for a small price. From 6 to 8 p.m., UW-Eau Claire's India Abroad Association will host a fund-raising dinner with the proceeds going to help victims of the earthquake...

ERC week will promote center’s use

March 7, 2001

For most students, the acronym ERC has little or no meaning. But coordinators of next week's Equality Resource Center Awareness week hope they can change that. The ERC, located in Davies Center, is a resource that Krista Schweiner,...

Simple precautions can reduce risk of house fires

March 4, 2001

Anna NelsonImagine coming home to nothing. Your stereo, CDs, TV, bed and dresser are gone. Except for some clothes, most of your possessions were destroyed by fire. Sophomore Jamie Cleeremans knows what that's like. Cleereman...

3M money covers exam costs

March 4, 2001

Becoming certified in Production Inventory Management is now a little easier on the pocketbook of UW-Eau Claire business majors. 3M gave the business department $5,000, last fall. Theresa Wells and assistant professor Timothy...

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