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University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 22-28

February 18, 2016
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A reception for “Slow Down,” an exhibition by UW student Cody Anderson, will be Thursday, Feb. 25, at 5 p.m. in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. The event is free and open to the public. (Cody Anderson Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled Feb. 22-28 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Feb. 22-Saturday, Feb. 27 -- African Awareness Week events.

Monday, Feb. 22, 3:10 p.m. -- The Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Graham Kent, director of the Nevada Seismological Laboratory and professor of geological sciences and engineering at the University of Nevada-Reno. He will discuss “How Microwave-Based Seismic Networks Can Change Fire Suppression from Reactive to Proactive -- and Provide a Hardened and Sustainable Backbone for Earthquake Early Warning (EEW)” in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Monday, Feb. 22, 5:30-7 p.m. -- A free gallery walk-through featuring student award winners from the 41st annual Juried UW Student Exhibition will take place in the UW Art Museum.

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1 p.m. -- The Center for Advising and Career Services presents the Business, Government, Nonprofit and Agriculture Job Fair in the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center. Free.

Wednesday, Feb. 24, noon -- The Wellness Wednesday Speaker Series will feature the UW student group Real Women, Real Bodies. As part of Body Image Awareness Week, the group will present “Behind the Filter: The Pressure of Meeting Social Media's Perfect Selfie Standards” in the Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center classroom, Room 115. Free.

Wednesday, Feb. 24, noon -- The School of Energy Resources Speaker Series presents Liping Wang, UW assistant professor of architectural engineering, and Zeng Li, architectural engineering student. Their talk, “Data Mining for Fault Detection and Diagnostics of HVAC Systems in Commercial Buildings,” will be in the College of Engineering Building, Room 3076. Lunch provided. Free.

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1 p.m. -- The Center for Advising and Career Services presents the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Job Fair in the Gateway Center. Free.

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 5:30 p.m. -- A panel discussion on the “Post-Paris Carbon Policy: Implications and Opportunities for the U.S. and the Globe” will take place in Salons D and E of the UW Conference Center. Free.

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 8 p.m. -- Cowboys basketball vs. San Diego State in the Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 8 p.m. -- The Student Activities Council presents a bluegrass show featuring The Lil’ Smokies, The Drunken Hearts and Chain Station in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Thursday, Feb. 25, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. -- The University Store presents “Grad Fair 2016.” Students can register for commencement ceremonies, order caps and gowns, buy graduation announcements and more in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom. Free.

Thursday, Feb. 25, 3 p.m. -- The School of Energy Resources Speaker Series presents Ricardo “Rick” Nogueira, climate finance team leader in the Office of Global Change at the U.S. Department of State. His talk, “The Role of the Green Climate Fund in Implementing the Paris Agreement,” will be in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium. Refreshments provided. Free.

Thursday, Feb. 25, 5 p.m. -- A reception for “Slow Down,” an exhibition by UW student Cody Anderson, will be in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Thursday, Feb. 25, 6:30 p.m. -- A visiting artist talk by Sans façon, an art practice that responds to relationships between people and places, will be in the Visual Arts Building, Room 111. Free.

Friday, Feb. 26, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. -- The University Store presents “Grad Fair 2016.” Students can register for commencement ceremonies, order caps and gowns, buy graduation announcements and more in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom. Free.

Friday, Feb. 26, noon -- The School of Energy Resources Speaker Series presents Michael Pishko, dean of the UW College of Engineering and Applied Science. His talk, “Update: UW College of Engineering and Applied Science,” will be in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Lunch provided. Free.

Friday, Feb. 26, 6 p.m. -- “River of Sorrow,” a film about the Dolores River in Colorado and Utah, will be shown in the Berry Center auditorium. Free and open to the public.

Friday, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever presents “The Danish Girl” in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, Feb. 26, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Galaxies: Island Universes.” A U2 laser light show follows at 8:10 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, Feb. 26, 7 p.m. -- National Geographic writer and UW writer-in-residence Mark Jenkins presents “Burma's Resurrection: An Expedition Deep into a Forbidden Land.” His talk will be in the College of Education auditorium. Free.

Friday, Feb. 26, 9 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever presents “Glow Fest,” a free night of glow-in-the-dark crafts, “mocktails,” music, glow games and more, in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Saturday, Feb. 27, 11 a.m. -- Planetarium show, “Spaceships.” After the show, individuals can design and build model spaceships. 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, Feb. 27, 2 p.m. -- Cowgirls basketball vs. UNLV in the Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Saturday, Feb. 27, 8 p.m. -- The Campus Activities Center presents renowned folk-rock musician Shakey Graves in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Tickets cost $20 with a valid UW student ID and $30 for the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Wyoming Union information desk, the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts box office or online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.


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