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University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 17-23

August 14, 2015
picture of the planet Saturn
Saturn and its moons are projected on the dome ceiling of the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium. The planetarium hosts numerous shows for students and the public. (UW Planetarium Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 17-23 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Aug. 17, noon -- School of Energy Resources Speaker Series presents Rob Godby, associate professor in the Department of Economics and Finance, and Stephanie Anderson, associate professor in the Department of Political Science. They will discuss “Greek Odyssey, European Tragedy: The Eurozone Crisis” in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Lunch provided. Free.

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 11 a.m. -- Planetarium show, “A Journey to Absolute Zero.” Patrons are welcome to make and eat liquid nitrogen ice cream after the show. Tickets cost $2 for students and $3 for nonstudents, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in Room 204 of the Physical Sciences Building.

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 5:30 p.m. -- UW “What in the World?” Lecture Series presents Roger Coupal, professor and head of the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics. He will discuss “Modeling Sustainable Agriculture Practices in Guatemala” at the Albany County Public Library Centennial branch. Free.

Friday, Aug. 21, 8 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Water, Water Everywhere.” A U2 laser light show follows at 9:10 p.m. Tickets cost $2 for students and $3 for nonstudents, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in Room 204 of the Physical Sciences Building.

A variety of exhibitions can be seen at the UW Art Museum in the Centennial Complex, 2111 Willett Drive in Laramie. The museum is open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Dinosaur skeletons, ancient mammal fossils and other exhibits are on display in the UW Geological Museum, open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

The UW Department of Botany’s Williams Conservatory is open to the public Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.


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