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University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 14-20

September 11, 2015
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The Verismo Trio will perform as part of the Department of Music’s Faculty Showcase Friday, Sept. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. (UW Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 14-20 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Sept. 14, 3:10 p.m. -- The Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Mark Clementz, a UW associate professor of paleobiology. He will discuss “Middle Ears of Living and Fossil Whales: A Novel Archive of Ecological and Evolutionary Information” in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Wednesday, Sept. 16, noon -- “Women in STEM Fields 2015,” an event hosted by Women in Math, Science and Engineering (WiSME), will take place in the Wyoming Union, Room 221. Free.

Wednesday, Sept. 16, 8 p.m. -- Student Activities Council presents a musical performance by Jalan Crossland in the Gardens, lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Thursday, Sept. 17, 3-5 p.m. -- UW President Dick McGinity will discuss key issues and initiatives, and outline future plans during the Fall Convocation in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free.

Thursday, Sept. 17, 3:30 p.m. -- Kelly Richmond Pope will discuss her documentary, “All the Queen’s Horses,” in the College of Business Building, Room 123. The documentary chronicles the story of Rita Crundwell, a former city comptroller who embezzled $53 million. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Tim Mazur, UW’s Bill Daniels Chair in Business Ethics, at tmazur@uwyo.edu.

Thursday, Sept. 17, 5 p.m. -- UW Institute for Healthcare Improvement presents “Wyoming’s Largest Water Balloon Fight” on Prexy’s Pasture. All participants are required to sign a waiver. The event is free, and food will be provided.

Thursday, Sept. 17, 6:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. Idaho State in the UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Thursday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m. -- Studio WYO hosts musical artists Shotgun Shogun and Savage Cabbage in the Gardens, lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Thursday, Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m. -- Eminent artist James Kim performs with UW choirs in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

Friday, Sept. 18-Saturday, Sept. 19 -- UW College of Law’s Center for the Study of Written Advocacy and the UW Department of Psychology sponsor the Psychology of Persuasion Conference. On-site conference registration begins at noon Friday, Sept. 18, and sessions continue through 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19.

Friday, Sept. 18, noon -- The Center for Global Studies’ Human Rights, Justice and Ethics Research Cluster presents “Representing Nazism and the Holocaust at Spanish Civil War Museums.” The seminar will be in the Cheney International Center, Room 229. Free.

Friday, Sept. 18, noon -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. McNeese State in the UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Friday, Sept. 18, 4 p.m. -- Cowgirl soccer vs. Idaho State, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Friday, Sept. 18, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever presents “Max” in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free to UW students with ID.

Friday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Messier Tour.” A Led Zeppelin laser light show follows at 8:10 p.m. Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for nonstudents, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in Room 204 of the Physical Sciences Building.

Friday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. Pepperdine in the UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Friday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m. -- The Outdoor Program sponsors the Reel Rock Film Tour, featuring climbing and adventure films, in the College of Business Building auditorium. Free.

Friday, Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m. -- The Department of Music presents its Faculty Showcase in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. Free.

Friday, Sept. 18, 9 p.m.-midnight -- Friday Night Fever presents a night of free laser tag in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Spaces for the event are limited and filled on a first-come, first-served basis. UW student ID is required for entry. Each UW student ID is only good for one entry to the event.

Saturday, Sept. 19, 11 a.m. -- Planetarium show, “Moons.” Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for nonstudents, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in Room 204 of the Physical Sciences Building.

Saturday, Sept. 19, 9 p.m. -- Pi Kappa Phi sponsors UWDUB, a dance party, in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. The event aims to raise awareness for the Ability Experience, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of those with mental and physical disabilities. Free, but donations to the Ability Experience will be accepted.

Sunday, Sept. 20, 2 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. Shanghai, China, in the UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.


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