UW Homecoming Schedule
"Same Ol' Cowboys, Whole New Rodeo" is the theme of the 2009 University of Wyoming Homecoming Week Oct. 3-10, with activities including reunions, seminars, hospitality events, campus tours and open houses.
For more information on Homecoming events, including a complete schedule, visit www.wyoalumni.com or call the Alumni Association at (307) 766-4166. For a schedule of student events during the week visit www.uwyo.edu/homecoming or call (307) 766-6340.
Among the highlights:
Thursday, Oct. 8, at 6 p.m., the annual Iron Skull Homecoming Sing takes place in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. A Homecoming dance open to students and the public will follow at 8:30 in the Wyoming Union ballroom. Live music, activities and free food and drink will be provided.
The UW Symphony Orchestra will open its 2009-2010 season with a performance in the Fine Arts Center concert hall at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Tickets cost $10 for the public, $6 for students and $7 for seniors.
The annual Keith and Thyra Thomson Honors Convocation will feature speaker Dan Haley, editor of the Denver Post, Friday, Oct. 9, at 2:30 p.m. in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.
UW's Homecoming parade is Saturday, Oct. 10, at 9:30 a.m. The parade starts at 9th and Ivinson streets, goes west to 2nd Street, south on 2nd Street to Grand Avenue, then east on Grand to 12th Street.
The Homecoming football game against New Mexico kicks off Saturday at noon at War Memorial Stadium.
The Western Thunder marching band will perform in the UW Homecoming parade at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10.
Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2009