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University of Wyoming Calendar for April 4-10

March 31, 2016

These are among the activities scheduled April 4-10 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, April 4, noon -- The School of Energy Resources Speaker Series presents Richard Reavey, vice president of public affairs at Cloud Peak Energy. His talk, “Failure of the Clean Power Plan and Why Congress Needs to Act,” will be in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium, Room 201. Lunch provided. Free.

Monday, April 4, 3:10 p.m. -- The Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Lisa Stright, assistant professor of geosciences at Colorado State University. She will discuss “Characterization and Modeling of Deep-water Slope Channels Using Digital Outcrop Data” in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Monday, April 4, 5:30 p.m. -- “A Conversation on the Clean Power Plan's Impact on Wyoming: Understanding the Challenges and Opportunities” will take place in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Refreshments provided. Free.

Monday, April 4, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music presents internationally renowned flutist Göran Marcusson in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. Free.

Tuesday, April 5, 10 a.m. -- The College of Education’s Literacy Education Program presents visiting research scholar Mary McVee. Her talk, “Uncovering Diversit(ies) through Multimodal Composing and Research: What Multimodality Brings to Teacher Education and Literacy Research,” will be in the Education Annex, Room 308. Free.

Tuesday, April 5, 10 a.m. -- The Criminal Justice Club will host its annual job fair in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free.

Tuesday, April 5, 4:10 p.m. -- UW astronomer Adam Myers will give the Spring Faculty Senate Speaker Series talk. He will discuss “The Billion Light-Year Yardstick: Mapping the Universe with Luminous Black Holes” in the UW Classroom Building, Room 302. Free.

Tuesday, April 5, 5 p.m. -- The UW Biodiversity Institute will show “Only the River Knows,” a fly fishing film, in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center. Free.

Tuesday, April 5, 6 p.m. -- Alex Freid, founder and director of the Post-Landfill Action Network, will discuss the trials and successes of starting a business. His talk will be in the College of Business Building, Room 129. Free.

Wednesday, April 6, noon -- “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators” will include stories behind art exhibitions and a question-and-answer session at the UW Art Museum. Free.

Wednesday, April 6, noon -- The Engineering Initiative Seminar Series presents Jonathan Naughton, UW professor of mechanical engineering. He will discuss “Collecting Data for Wind Farm Planning” and “Dynamic Testing of Airfoils for Wind Energy and Helicopter Applications” in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium, Room 201. Lunch provided. Free.

Wednesday, April 6-Saturday, April 9 -- 20th Annual Shepard Symposium on Social Justice.

Wednesday, April 6, 5 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum will kick off the Shepard Symposium on Social Justice with a reception for Rebecca Peabody from the Getty Research Institute. Peabody will give a keynote address at 7 p.m. in the Visual Arts Building, Room 111. Free.

Thursday, April 7, noon -- The three-part Literature and the Environmental Imagination series with Susan Oliver, visiting fellow in English, continues with a discussion of environmental justice and slow violence in Coe Library, Room 123. Free.

Thursday, April 7, 5:30-7 p.m. -- UW Extension will host an open house of the Albany County office at the Albany County Fairgrounds. Refreshments provided. 

Thursday, April 7, 7:30 p.m. -- Lights Along the Shore, a UW instrumental quartet, will perform a concert in the Performing Arts Center recital hall. Free.

Thursday, April 7, 8 p.m. -- The Student Activities Council and Studio WYO present hip-hop DJ RJD2 with special guest Late Night Radio in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Friday, April 8, 11:30 a.m. -- Omowale Akintunde, one of the founders of the Shepard Symposium on Social Justice, will provide a keynote address in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free.

Friday, April 8, noon -- The School of Energy Resources Speaker Series presents Joanna Underwood, founder and chair of Energy Vision. Her talk, “Making Our Way Toward a Sustainable Energy Future,” will be in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium, Room 201. Lunch provided. Free.

Friday, April 8, noon -- UW faculty members Barbara Logan, associate lecturer in the Department of History, and Ruth Bjorkenwall, assistant lecturer in the Global and Area Studies Program, will discuss “Mapping Migration: Contemporary European Policy Debate and the History of Nation-State Interventions in the Movement of Labor.” The talk will be in the Cheney International Center, Room 229. Free.

Friday, April 8, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “The Universe is Big, Really Really Big.” A Pink Floyd 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.

Saturday, April 9, 11 a.m. -- Planetarium show, “Astronomy for Your Young Stars.” 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, April 9, noon-5 p.m. -- The Fly Fishing and Biodiversity Expo will be at the Berry Center. The entry fee is $5; children ages 12 and under get in free.

Sunday, April 10, 2 p.m. -- The UW Biodiversity Institute will show “Only the River Knows,” a fly fishing film, in the Berry Center. Free.

Sunday, April 10, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Vocal Jazz Ensemble will perform a concert in the Performing Arts Center concert hall. Free.


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