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Fall Saturday University Events-Moved to Virtual Events

Providing a healthy and safe environment is our top priority. In response to concerns regarding the novel coronavirus COVID-19, all Fall Saturday U events will be Virtual. To contact our Office please call 766-5202 or email engage@uwyo.edu.

Saturday University

ABOUT SATURDAY U


Enjoy three intriguing lectures delivered by professors from the University of Wyoming and Wyoming’s community colleges. During the fall and spring terms, Saturday University visits locations throughout  Wyoming discussing today’s most captivating topics. Saturday U events are FREE and all are welcome. 

We’ll see you at the next Saturday U!

 

FALL 2020 Virtual Events


November 5th-Gillette-6:00 pm Zoom Webinar Link

THE HISTORY, ART, AND FUTURE OF WYOMING AS THE EQUALITY STATE

6:00 pm ♦ Wyoming and the Frontiers of Suffrage
Renée Laegreid, Ph.D., Professor of History, UW

6:45 pm ♦ The Visual Propaganda of Wyoming Women's Suffrage and Beyond: What is the Visual Legacy of Women's Suffrage Pioneers in Wyoming, New Zealand and Australia?
Colleen Denney, Ph.D., Professor of Art History/Gender and Women's Studies, UW

7:30 pm ♦ Past as Prologue? Assessing the Legacy of the Equality State in 2st Century Wyoming
Cathy Connolly, Ph.D., Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, UW 

Download the Gillette poster.

 

November 7th-Sheridan-9:00 am Zoom Webinar Link

THE HISTORY, ART, AND FUTURE OF WYOMING AS THE EQUALITY STATE

9:00 am ♦ Wyoming and the Frontiers of Suffrage
Renée Laegreid, Ph.D., Professor of History, UW

9:45 am ♦ The Visual Propaganda of Wyoming Women's Suffrage and Beyond: What is the Visual Legacy of Women's Suffrage Pioneers in Wyoming, New Zealand and Australia?
Colleen Denney, Ph.D., Professor of Art History/Gender and Women's Studies, UW

10:30 am ♦ Past as Prologue? Assessing the Legacy of the Equality State in 2st Century Wyoming
Cathy Connolly, Ph.D., Professor of Gender and Women's Studies, UW 

Download the Sheridan poster.


October 8th-Pinedale-6:00 pm Zoom Webinar Link

6:00 pm ♦ Environmental Conservation in the West: Recognizing the "Radical Center" in a Politically Divided Nation
Drew Bennett, Ph.D., MacMillan Professor of Practice in Private Lands Stewardship, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, UW

6:45 pm ♦ Environmental Solutions: Engaging With Communities Through Place-Based Learning to Address Social-Ecological Challenges
Rachael Budowle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, UW

7:30 pm ♦ When a Crucial Legacy Intersects with Another: A Deer Story
Kevin Monteith, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Natural Resource Science, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, and Department of Zoology and Physiology,  UW 

Download the Pinedale poster.

 

October 10th-Jackson-9:00 am Zoom Webinar Link

9:00 am ♦ Environmental Conservation in the West: Recognizing the "Radical Center" in a Politically Divided Nation
Drew Bennett, Ph.D., MacMillan Professor of Practice in Private Lands Stewardship, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, UW

9:45 am ♦ Environmental Solutions: Engaging With Communities Through Place-Based Learning to Address Social-Ecological Challenges
Rachael Budowle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, UW

10:30 am ♦ When a Crucial Legacy Intersects with Another: A Deer Story
Kevin Monteith, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Natural Resource Science, Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, and Department of Zoology and Physiology,  UW 

Download the Jackson poster.

 

SPRING 2020 EVENTS


March 28th-Cody-Cancelled

Buffalo Bill Center of the West-Coe Auditorium

Doors open Saturday at 8:30 am for coffee and donuts

9:00 am ♦ The Visual Propaganda of Women’s Suffrage: Legacies in Wyoming,
New Zealand and Australia
Colleen Denney, Ph.D.,Professor of Art History and Gender and Women's Studies, UW

10:00 am ♦ The Armed Man: A Figure in Mexican Cultural Politics
Nicholas Crane, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Geography and International Studies, UW

11:00 am ♦ Fragmenting Habitats and Human-Elephant Conflicts in Coimbatore,
Tamil Nadu, India
Ramesh Sivanpillai, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center

Download the Cody poster.

January 23rd-Pinedale

Sublette County Public Library-Lovatt Room

Doors open Thursday at 5:30 pm for a free, light dinner and snacks. 

6:00 pm ♦ The Coming Energy Transition: Implications for Wyoming and the Globe-Mark Northam, Executive Director, School of Energy Resources

6:50 pm ♦ Technological Challenges and Opportunities for Wyoming: Ongoing Projects Advance by the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources- Scott Quillinan, Geologist and Director of Research, School of Energy Resources

7:40 pm ♦ What SER's New Policy Center is Doing to Help the State of Wyoming- Kipp Coddingtion, Director of Energy Policy & Economics, School of Energy Resources

Download the Pinedale poster.

January 25th-Rock Springs

Western Wyoming College-Room 1302

Doors open at 8:30 am for coffee and donuts. 

9:00 am ♦ The Coming Energy Transition: Implications for Wyoming and the Globe-Mark Northam, Executive Director, School of Energy Resources

10:00 am ♦ Technological Challenges and Opportunities for Wyoming: Ongoing Projects Advance by the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources- Scott Quillinan, Geologist and Director of Research, School of Energy Resources

11:00 am ♦ What SER's New Policy Center is Doing to Help the State of Wyoming- Kipp Coddingtion, Director of Energy Policy & Economics, School of Energy Resources

Download the Rock Springs poster.

 

April 16 & 18 - Gillette/Sheridan-Postponed

Wyoming Women’s Suffrage Focus

 

FALL 2019 EVENTS


October 19 Jackson:

Doors open at 8:30 am for coffee and donuts. 

9:00 am ♦ College in Prison: Transforming the Lives of Incarcerated Wyomingites- Susan Dewey, Professor of Gender & Women's Studies/Associate Director, School of Culture, Gender & Social Justice, University of Wyoming

10:00 am ♦ "Fake news! Fake news!" What is it? Why do we fall for it? What can we do about it?- Kristen Landreville, Associate Professor of Communications and Journalism, University of Wyoming

11:00 am ♦ Energy Transitions and Legacies: The Changing Structure of Wyoming's Energy Portfolio and Its Policy Implications- Roger Coupal, Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics, University of Wyoming

You can download the poster. 

PARTNERS


Saturday University is sponsored by the University of Wyoming, Wyoming community colleges, and Wyoming communities.

Cody: Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Gillette: Campbell County Library and Gillette College
Jackson: Central Wyoming College, the National Museum of Wildlife Art, IC21, and the Teton County Library Foundation
Pinedale: Sublette County BOCES, Sublette County Library 
Rock Springs: Western Wyoming Community College
Sheridan: Sheridan College


New Director-Kent Drummond

Saturday U is pleased to announce that Dr. Kent Drummond, UW professor of English, has been named as the new director for UW’s Saturday University Program. You’ll recall that Dr. Paul Flesher, professor of Religious Studies and director of the American Heritage Center, stepped down from this role in 2019. We look forward to continuing Saturday University under Kent’s leadership under the auspices of the Office of Engagement and Outreach.

You can view a conversation between Kent and Paul on the UW YouTube channel regarding the past and future of Saturday University. 

See our FaceBook page for more details and view Kent's 2012 Saturday University Program in Jackson on our YouTube Channel.

 


 

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Saturday University is appreciative of all gifts. For questions, please contact the UW Foundation at 307-766-6300 or foundation@uwyo.edu.

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