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Saturday University

Contact Us

Paul V.M. Flesher - Faculty Director (currently on sabbatical)
Phone: (307) 766-2616
Maggi Murdock - Interim Faculty Director
Phone: (307) 766-5144
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Saturday University

Saturday U is sponsored by the University of Wyoming Outreach School, the Wyoming Humanities Council and the University of Wyoming Foundation, joined by local supporters. In Jackson, these are Central Wyoming College, the National Museum of Wildlife Art, and the Teton County Library Foundation. In Gillette, these include Gillette College and the Campbell County Library.  In Sheridan, this includes Sheridan College and the Ucross Foundation.

Each Saturday U term features lectures from three outstanding University of Wyoming professors. Following the lectures, all three professors will participate in a final roundtable discussion. Participants may attend one, two, three, or all four sessions. No registration is required, and there is no charge.

The UCROSS Pollination Experiment documentary has been released!

The Ucross-Pollination Experiment follows eight academics as they step beyond their disciplines: blurring the boundaries of science, art, and the humanities. The experiment teamed up four pairs from the fields of art and science in an effort to promote collaboration beyond one's academic specialty.  The partners were asked to view the Ucross environment  through both their partner's discipline and their own. Over the course of 11 days, each of the pairs produced a collaborative project that was presented to the public at Saturday U.

To view the documentary CLICK HERE!

For more information about the Ucross Pollination Project and its continuing collaborations and theatrical showings, please visit:

Spring Term 2016:

Spring 2016 - February 6, 2016 Sheridan, WY - MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND CHECK HERE FOR DETAILS!

Spring 2016 - February 11, 2016 Gillette, WY - MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND CHECK HERE FOR DETAILS!

Spring 2016 - March 12, 2016 Jackson, WY - MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND CHECK BACK FOR DETAILS!

Previous Saturday U events

Other Information 

Directions to Sheridan College can be found here.

Directions to the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson can be found here.

Directions to Gillette College can be found here.

Directions to Spear-O Wigwam Mountain Campus can be found here.

University of Wyoming Parking information can be found here.

University of Wyoming Outreach School information can be found here:

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Saturday U returns to Gillette - February 11, 2016

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Go back to college for a day – minus the tests, stress and homework – with three professors from Gillette College and the University of Wyoming who will enlighten and entertain with lectures during Saturday University: The Free One-Day college education on Thursday February 11, 2016 Attend one, two or all three Saturday University lectures from 6:00p.m. to 9:00p.m., February 11, 2016 at Campbell County Public Library (2101 S 4-J Rd, Gillette, WY 82718). There is no pre-registration necessary and the lectures are free and open to the public. The evening will begin with a free buffet-style small meal and end with dessert and conversation during a concluding reception. Saturday University is a collaborative program connecting popular UW and community college professors with Wyoming residents who have a desire to learn. Saturday University is sponsored by the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Humanities Council, Wyoming community colleges, and Wyoming communities. The program is presented locally by the UW Outreach School, the Wyoming Humanities Council and Gillette College.

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