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University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 13-19

October 10, 2014
Western Thunder Marching Band Homecoming
The Western Thunder Marching Band will lead the UW Homecoming Parade at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18. (UW Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 13-19 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Oct. 13, 1-5:30 p.m. -- Building the Tribal Nations Symposium, looks at nation building with an international focus, Wyoming Union Ballroom.

Monday, Oct 13, 5 p.m. -- Specialists in Latin American history, William Beezley and Steven Bunker, present “Clowning Around and Turning the World Upside Down: History and Satire,” for the annual Cone Family Distinguished Lecture in History, Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center Room 138. Free.

Tuesday, Oct. 14 3-4:30 p.m. -- Klausner Fellow Jeanie Thompson discusses “From Storage to Stage: Using Archives to Research, Create and Perform” in the American Heritage Center Wyoming Stock Growers’ Room. Free.

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 7 p.m. -- Acclaimed New Orleans musician and singer Spencer Bohren performs in the UW Art Museum. Free.

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m. -- The annual Iron Skull Homecoming Sing, Arts and Sciences auditorium. After the sing, dance to Richie Law and the Southern Routes Band in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m. -- Josh Quinlan Quintet featuring Terrell Stafford in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 16, 11:30 a.m. -- “Yell like Hell,” Alumni Association and ASUW will give away pizza and T-shirts at Simpson Plaza.

Thursday, Oct. 16, 3 p.m. -- Car push up the ramp at War Memorial Stadium.

Thursday, Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m. -- Chamber Orchestra plays pieces from Bach’s “Brandenburg Concerto No. 6,” Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall. Free.

Friday, Oct. 17, 11:30 a.m. -- ASUW hosts trivia bowl and annual pig roast at Simpson Plaza. Free.

Friday, Oct. 17, 2:10 p.m. -- Research across Disciplines Seminar Series, “Amending soils for successful reclamation,” by Samantha Day, soil science graduate student, Room 1030 of the College of Agriculture Building. Free.

Friday, Oct. 17, 3 p.m. -- H.T. Person Homecoming Lecture, “Past, Present, and Future of Nanotechnology,” given by Kevin Walsh, Room 129 of the Classroom Building.

Friday, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m. -- UW Cultural Programs presents the Danish String Quartet in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $20 for the public; $17 for faculty, staff and senior citizens; and $10 for students.

Friday, Oct. 17, 6:30, 9 and 11:30 p.m. -- The comedic movie, “Tammy,” Wyoming Union Family Room; at 9 p.m. students bowl free at Laramie Lanes.

Saturday, Oct. 18, 9:30 a.m. -- UW Homecoming parade begins Ninth and Ivinson streets, west to Third Street, south to Grand Avenue, east on Grand Avenue to 13th Street. Rod and Maxine Chisholm are the grand marshals.

Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m. -- To celebrate 75 years, the Wyoming Union will serve birthday cake after the parade, Union.

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2 p.m. -- Homecoming football game, Cowboys vs. San Jose State at War Memorial Stadium. Ticket prices vary.

Saturday, Oct. 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. -- Celebrate National Fossil Day at the UW Geological Museum. Free.


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