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University of Wyoming Calendar for March 21-27

March 17, 2016
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This image of sensory fibers around hair was taken in a UW neurosciences laboratory. Advances in brain research and treatment of neurological disorders will be explained during a brain awareness night Thursday, March 24, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Room 195 of the new Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility. (UW Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled March 21-27 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, March 21, 3:10 p.m. -- Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Shaun Marcott, University of Wisconsin, discussing “Cirque Glaciation in Western North America,” S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Tuesday, March 22, 3:30 p.m. -- “Big Sky Mindfulness Workshop,” a four-week workshop that teaches skills in mindfulness and meditation, Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center Classroom 115. Free.

Tuesday, March 22, 5:30-8 p.m. -- UW Gender and Women’s Studies celebrates Women’s History Month with a Willful Wyoming Women program featuring numerous presentations at the Library Sports Grille and Brewery, Third and Custer streets. Free, dinner and beverages available for purchase.

Tuesday, March 22, 6 p.m. -- Student organization Abilities presents “FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement,” a documentary that questions commonly held beliefs about disability and normalcy, in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Free.

Tuesday, March 22, 6 p.m. -- Jason Franz, visiting artist talk, Visual Arts Building, Room 111. Free.

Wednesday, March 23, noon -- The School of Energy Resources Speaker Series presents Carl Frick, head of the UW Department of Mechanical Engineering. His talk, “Antibacterial Liquid Crystalline Elastomers for Potential Use as a Glaucoma Drainage Device: Progress to Date,” will be in the Energy Innovation Center, Room 201. Lunch provided. Free.

Wednesday, March 23, noon -- Wellness Wednesday Speaker Series, "The Academic Antibiotic: Resources, Study Strategies, and Self-Care Ideas for How to Succeed in College" presented by representatives from Advising and Career Services, Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center, Classroom 115. Free.

Wednesday, March 23, 6 p.m. -- Temple Grandin, best-selling author, autism activist and animal behavior consultant, will speak about her various life experiences in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, March 23, 8 p.m. -- The Student Activities Council presents “Trivia Night” in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free for UW students.

Thursday, March 24, 4:30-6:30 p.m. -- A variety of fun and interactive activities for children and adults will be offered during Brain Awareness Night in Room 195 of the Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility, 10th and Lewis streets. Free.

Thursday, March 24, 5 p.m. -- A reception for “Electric Kool-Aid Image Nest,” an exhibition by UW art student Robert Bryans, will be in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Thursday, March 24, 6 p.m. -- Students Supporting Veterans Game Night, Pete’s Game Room, lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Thursday, March 24, 6 p.m. -- Student organization Abilities presents “FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement,” a documentary that questions commonly held beliefs about disability and normalcy, in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Free.

Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m. -- UW’s African American and Diaspora Studies program and the UW Department of Athletics present Derrick White, associate professor of history at Florida Atlantic University. His talk, “From Athletic Dreams to Freedom Dreams: Black Athletes, Community and Activism,” will be in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium. Free.

Thursday, March 24, 7 p.m. -- Student group Campus Ventures hosts “The Purpose of Easter.” Doug Bookman, a professor at Shepherds Theological Seminary, will speak about Easter in the College of Education auditorium. Free.

Thursday, March 24, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Symphony Orchestra presents “Rhapsody and Romance” in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $10 for the public, $7 for senior citizens and $6 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 25, noon -- Ecosystem restoration seminar presents, "Reclamation, Restoration, and the Wyoming Department of Agriculture,” Joe Budd, Wyoming Department of Agriculture senior policy analyst, Agriculture Building, Room 1032. Free.

Friday, March 25, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Gravity Waves 100 Years After Einstein.” A Zeppelin Unbound 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, March 25, 7 p.m. -- MFA in Creative Writing Program students will read from original works, Laramie Train Depot. Free.

Friday, March 25, 8 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever presents a “Night Out in Laramie” featuring free laser tag at All Points West Laser Tag Family Fun Center at 8 p.m.; bowling at Laramie Lanes at 9 p.m.; and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” at Regal Fox Theater 6 at 10:30 p.m. Students must pick up tickets at the Campus Activities Center between 5-7 p.m. to participate.

Saturday, March 26, 11 a.m. -- Planetarium show, “Easter Eggs in Space.” 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, March 26, 11 a.m. -- Wyoming Honors Organization will host a community Easter egg hunt on Prexy’s Pasture. Free.


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