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University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 16-22

November 13, 2015
Basketball player shooting the ball
Cowboy senior Josh Adams and his teammates will be in action Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. against New Mexico Highlands in the Arena-Auditorium. (UW Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled Nov. 16-22 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Nov. 16, 3:10 p.m. -- The Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Mostafa Fayek, professor of geological sciences at the University of Manitoba. He will discuss “Uranium Deposits as Proxies for Global Tectonic Events” in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Monday, Nov. 16, 4 p.m. -- “My Favorite Map” in the Wyoming Union Family Room, hosted by the Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center as part of Geography Awareness Week 2015. Refreshments provided. Email wygisc-info@uwyo.edu for more information.

Monday, Nov. 16, 4 p.m. -- “From Nudity Cultures in East and West to Sauna Club Mega Brothels,” presented in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium by Annegret Staiger, associate professor of anthropology at Clarkson University. Free.

Monday, Nov. 16, 6 p.m. -- “40,000 Missing Girls: Sexual Panic, Prostitution and Police Violence During the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.” A free presentation in the UW College of Agriculture auditorium.

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Try to live on $3 a day or $21 a week with the “Food Stamp Challenge,” as part of Hunger and Homelessness Week.

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 4:10 p.m. -- “Refugees in Contemporary Europe: Borders, Fences and the Moral Economy of Compassion.” A free presentation in the UW College of Business, Room 21.

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 5 p.m. -- The UW Geography Club hosts the Geography Bowl in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom.

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 7 p.m. -- UW Campus Ventures hosts the Veritas Forum, a conversation between Notre Dame philosopher Sam Newlands and UW philosophy professor Susanna Goodin. They will discuss “Reckoning with Evil: God, Hope and Philosophy” in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 18, noon -- School of Energy Resources Speaker Series presents John Oakey, associate professor of chemical and petroleum engineering. He will discuss "Biomedical Engineering" in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Lunch provided. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 18, noon -- Wellness Wednesday Speaker Series presents “Happy, Healthy Holidays: How to Eat Well Over the Holiday” in the Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center classroom. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 4 p.m. -- “Storytelling Re-Imagined,” a presentation in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium by Story Clark, founder and CEO of TravelStoryGPS LLC. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 6 p.m. -- Student Activities Council annual Thanksgiving dinner in the Wyoming Union ballroom. UW students can pick up free tickets at the Wyoming Union information desk. Students are highly encouraged to bring canned good donations when picking up their tickets. Non-students can purchase tickets at a cost of $10, or free with a donation of three canned food items. Tickets are limited.

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 6 p.m. -- “You be the Judge” judicial system workshop at the Albany County Courthouse, located at 525 Grand Ave. in Laramie. Open to the public.

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. -- Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 performed by the University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $10 for the public, $7 for seniors and $6 for students. Tickets are available at the Performing Arts box office and the Wyoming Union information desk, by calling (307) 766-6666 or going online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 4 p.m. -- “Tongzhi Living” presented in the Classroom Building, Room 142. Reception to follow.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 5 p.m. -- Rainbow Leadership Series presents “Leadership Project Formation” in the Wyoming Union, Room 202. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 6 p.m. -- “You be the Judge” judicial system workshop at the Albany County Courthouse, located at 525 Grand Ave. in Laramie. Open to the public.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m. -- Studio WYO presents Open Mic Night hosted by JD Korpitz in the Wyoming Union Gardens. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m. -- Cowboys basketball vs. New Mexico Highlands in the Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Thursday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m. -- Trumpet, horn and trombone ensembles in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

Friday, Nov. 20, noon -- School of Energy Resources Speaker Series presents Saman Aryana, an Anadarko Fellowship presentation, in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Lunch provided. Free.

Friday, Nov. 20, 12:10 p.m. -- “Prenatal Programming of Allergy Risk in Experimental Sheep Models,” an Animal Science Seminar presentation by Ph.D. candidate Amy Woodward.

Friday, Nov. 20, 4 p.m. -- Film screenings of “Interstellar” will take place at 4 and 9 p.m. in the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium, located in the basement of Physical Sciences.

Friday, Nov. 20, 5 p.m. -- National Geographic writer and adventurer Mark Jenkins will discuss “Climbing Everest: The Myths, the Madness and the Macabre,” a Geography Awareness Week presentation in the UW College of Agriculture auditorium. Free.

Friday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m. -- Cowgirls basketball vs. St. Mary’s in the Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Friday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “100 Years of General Relativity.” A tour of the STAR Observatory follows at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for non-students, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in Room 204 of the Physical Sciences Building.

Friday, Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m. -- “Marilyn: Finding a Sense of Myself” in the Performing Arts Center studio theater. Admission costs $5 at the door.

Friday, Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m. -- UW Cultural Programs presents pianist duo Christina and Michelle Naughton in the Performing Arts Center concert hall. Tickets cost $17.50 for the public; $14.50 for faculty and staff; and $10.50 for students. Tickets are available at www.uwyo.edu/finearts, by calling (307) 766-6666 and at the Wyoming Union information desk or Performing Arts Center box office.

Friday, Nov. 20, 9 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever and the International Student Association present “International Night.” The event will feature various cultural performances, booths, crafts and games. Lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Saturday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m. -- 2015 Little International Livestock Show, students show livestock from 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., lunch provided, followed by a celebrity show and awards at 1 p.m., Cliff and Martha Hansen Livestock Teaching Arena on Highway 230.

Saturday, Nov. 21, 11 a.m. -- Planetarium full-dome movie “Two Small Pieces of Glass” in the Physical Sciences Building. After the show, individuals will be able to build their own telescope for free. Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for non-students, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in Room 204 of the Physical Sciences Building.

Saturday, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. -- Happy Jacks performance in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Center concert hall. Free.

Saturday, Nov. 21, 7:30 p.m. -- “Marilyn: Finding a Sense of Myself” in the Performing Arts Center studio theater. Admission costs $5 at the door.


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