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University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 29-March 6

February 25, 2016
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Renowned mandolin player Avi Avital will perform Thursday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. (Avi Avital Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled Feb. 29-March 6 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Feb. 29-Friday, March 4 -- Body Image Awareness Week events.

Monday, Feb. 29, 3:10 p.m. -- The Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Greg Tucker, professor of geological sciences at the University of Colorado. He will discuss “Understanding Dryland River Dynamics: Case Study of the Rio Puerco, New Mexico” in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Tuesday, March 1, 12:30 p.m. -- The Wyo-Gold Student Alumni Association and the Center for Advising and Career Services will host the Majors and Minors Fair for students who are undeclared or may be unsure of what to study, Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free.

Wednesday, March 2, noon -- The Wellness Wednesday Speaker Series presents Carole Curry, a graduate student in the UW Department of Counselor Education. She will discuss “I’m Not Broken: Body Image in Women with Disabilities” in the Wyoming Union Senate Chambers. Lunch provided. Free.

Wednesday, March 2, noon -- “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators” will include stories behind art exhibitions and a question-and-answer session at the UW Art Museum. Free.

Wednesday, March 2, 5 p.m. -- The UW Biodiversity Institute will show “Moose – Life of a Twig Eater,” a PBS Nature documentary, in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center. Free.

Wednesday, March 2, 7 p.m. -- Cowboys basketball vs. San Jose State in the Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Thursday, March 3-Saturday, March 5, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Theatre and Dance presents “UN/MODIFIED,” a dance concert, on the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Main Stage. Tickets cost $14 for the public, $11 for senior citizens and $7 for students. For tickets and information call (307) 766-6666, visit the Performing Arts box office or Wyoming Union information desk, or go online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Thursday, March 3, 7:30 p.m. -- Renowned mandolin player Avi Avital will perform “Between Worlds” in the Performing Arts Center concert hall. Tickets cost $23 for the public; $19 for faculty, staff and senior citizens; and $10 for students. For tickets and information, call (307) 766-6666, visit the Performing Arts box office or Wyoming Union information desk, or go online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Friday, March 4, noon -- The School of Energy Resources Speaker Series presents Tom Buscheck, a group leader at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. His talk, “Storing CO2 in the Earth for Enhanced Geothermal Energy and Water Recovery and Utility-Scale Energy Storage,” will be in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Lunch provided. Free.

Friday, March 4, noon -- The Center for Global Studies presents Aysegul Aydin, professor of political science at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Her talk, “Rebellious Zones and the Turkish State,” will be in the Cheney International Center, Room 229. Free.

Friday, March 4, noon-8 p.m. -- The UW Program in Ecology Ph.D. students host the Ecology Student Symposium in the Berry Center. Students will explain their research projects with oral and poster presentations. Free.

Friday, March 4, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever presents “Creed” in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, March 4, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show. 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, March 4, 9 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever presents comedian Michael Palascak in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free to UW students.

Saturday, March 5, 6 p.m. -- The Latter-Day Saint Student Association hosts the Brown and Gold Banquet and Ball in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. The event features a distinguished speaker. Free.

Saturday, March 5, 8 p.m. -- UW Concerts and Convocations and the Student Activities Council present comedian and actor T.J. Miller. He will perform in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Tickets cost $10 for UW students with valid student IDs and $20 for the public. Tickets can be purchased at the Wyoming Union information desk, the Performing Arts box office or online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Sunday, March 6, 2 p.m. -- The UW Biodiversity Institute will show “Moose – Life of a Twig Eater,” a PBS Nature documentary, in the Berry Center. Free.


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