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University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 31-Sept. 6
August 31, 2009 — These are among the activities scheduled at the University of Wyoming from Monday, Aug. 31, to Sunday, Sept. 6.
Monday, Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m. -- UW instructor and flutist Nicole Riner and the piano professor Theresa Bogard will begin this season's faculty recital series in the Fine Arts Concert Hall by performing "Eastern Gems," a culmination of a summer-long recording project of music for flute and piano by Eastern European composers. Tickets cost $5 for students and seniors and $7 for the general public.
Tuesday, Sept. 1, 4 p.m. -- Yale professor Thomas Pogge will give the Kaiser Ethics Lecture on "Health Care Reform for the U.S. and the World's Poor" in Room 133 of the Classroom Building. A reception will follow.
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Club and Organization day gives students a chance to get familiar with the Recognized Student Organizations, Prexy's Pasture.
Thursday, Sept. 3, 10:30 a.m. -- Florida artist Brian Burkhardt will present a gallery walk-through at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. He will hold an art talk at 5:30 p.m., and a panel discussion at 7:30 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.
Friday, Sept. 4, all day -- Wear your brown and gold! College Colors Day is an annual dress-down day where individuals show their school spirit before the first football game.
Saturday, Sept. 5, 1 p.m. -- The UW Cowboys kick off the football season against Weber State at War Memorial Stadium. The Western Thunder Marching Band will perform the first halftime show of year.
Brian Burkhardt's piece "Unidentified Mutated Jellyfish with grocery bag camouflage." Burkhardt will present a gallery walk-through, an art talk, and a panel discussion Thursday, Sept. 3, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.
Posted on Monday, August 31, 2009