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University of Wyoming Calendar for March 23-March 29

March 23, 2009
Ugandan musician Samite performs Saturday at 4:30 p.m. in the Wyoming Union ballroom.

These are among the public events scheduled at the University of Wyoming Monday, March 23, through Sunday, March 29.

Tuesday, March 24, POSTPONED -- The Simpson Speaker Series Program, "A Conversation with Chris Matthews, The Presidency of Barack Obama," originally set for March 24, has been postponed and is rescheduled for April 15 in the Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Tuesday and Wednesday, March 24-25, 5 p.m. -- An education job fair, open to all interested teacher candidates, will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn (2229 Grand Avenue). Candidates will visit with school district representatives and sign up for individual interviews from 5-7 p.m. n March 24 and interviews will be scheduled for March 25 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, contact Tami Browning at or (307) 766-2398.

Wednesday, March 25, 3 p.m. -- Wyoming authors Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear will discuss their writings about Wyoming prehistory in Room 302 of the Classroom Building. Free.

Wednesday, March 25, 4:10 p.m. -- The UW Women's Studies Program will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a free public lecture by Professor Susan A. McKay. She will discuss her award-winning research about the importance of leadership and reintegration of girl mothers in the aftermath of war. Read more:

Thursday, March 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m -- Local and regional agencies will interview job candidates during the 2009 Criminal Justice Job Fair, Wyoming Union ballroom. This event is open to all students. For more information, contact Kayleigh Nutter at or (307) 766-2988.

Thursday, March 26, noon-2:30 p.m. -- UW Libraries will host an afternoon luncheon and book signing with author and financial adviser James P. Owen. Ticket information is available by calling (307) 766-2430. Space is limited and reservations are required.

Thursday, March 26, 1-7:30 p.m., and Friday, March 27, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. -- A UW workshop featuring Department of Energy-funded research on geologic carbon sequestration in the UW Conference Center, Salon C. Free.

Thursday, March 26, 2:30-3:30 p.m. -- Bob Wynn, the American Heritage Center's 2009 George A. Rentschler Distinguished Lecturer, will discuss his career as a network television producer in the AHC's Wyoming Stock Growers' Room. Free. For more information, contact Rick Ewig at or (307) 766-6385

Friday, March 27, 8:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m. -- The University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences will holds its 15th annual research day, "Grand Rounds," in the Wyoming Union Family Room. For more information visit

Saturday, March 28, 4:30 p.m. -- Samite, a world-renowned musician, composer and recording artist from the East African country of Uganda, will perform in concert in the Wyoming Union ballroom. Free.

Saturday, March 28, 9 a.m. -- The honor society of Alpha Epsilon Delta hosts the Laramie MS Walk/Run, Wyoming Union Breezeway. For more information, contact Sandy Smylie at or (307) 351-8340.

Saturday, March 28, noon -- The Wyoming Bouldering Series Championship, Half Acre Gym climbing wall. For more information, contact the Outdoor Program office,, (307) 766-2402.

Saturday, March 28, 7:30 p.m. -- UW Faculty Recital Series presents Duo Sonora and Friends, Fine Arts Center concert hall. Tickets cost $5 for students and senior citizens, and $7 for others.

For updates on UW events and activities call (307) 766-5000 or go online at Visit for Department of Theatre and Dance and Department of Music event information and tickets.

Posted on Monday, March 23, 2009

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