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University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 24-30

October 20, 2016
women dancing on stage
Students rehearse a scene from the UW Department of Theatre and Dance’s production of “Dracula: The Legend in Motion.” The dance-theater twist on Bram Stoker’s masterwork will run Oct. 25-31 in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre. (Don Turner Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 24-30 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Oct. 24, 3:10 p.m. -- The Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Lindsay Worthington, professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of New Mexico. Worthington’s talk, “Glaciers, Tectonics and a Mountain’s Race Against Time: A Quaternary History of the St. Elias Orogen, Southern Alaska,” will take place in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Monday, Oct. 24, 5 p.m. -- A reception for “From Beyond,” an exhibition by UW student Zach Bath, will be in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Monday, Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music Jazz Studies presents “Jazz Combos Concert” in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. Colorado State University, UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System.” Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for non-students, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in the Physical Sciences Building, Room 204.

Tuesday, Oct. 25-Saturday, Oct. 29, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m. -- The UW Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Dracula: The Legend in Motion” in the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre. Tickets cost $16 for the public; $13 for senior citizens, UW faculty and staff; and $8 for students. For tickets, call (307) 766-6666, visit the Performing Arts box office or Wyoming Union information desk, or go online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. -- The UW Nursing and Health Professions Career Fair will take place in the Wyoming Union ballroom.

Wednesday, Oct. 26, noon-1 p.m. -- The Fall 2016 Engineering Initiative Speaker Series presents Len Lutz, College of Engineering and Applied Science Dean’s Office, presenting on “Statics, An Active Learning Approach.” Following Lutz, Jeff Clune, Department of Computer Science, will discuss “The Laramie Robotics Club: Actively Learning STEM, Programming and Robotics” in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 12:30-3:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Theatre and Dance hosts a blood drive in conjunction with “Dracula: The Legend in Motion.” Donations will be made in the Performing Arts east parking lot.

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m. -- CNN political commentators Sally Kohn and Tara Setmayer will speak in the UW College of Education auditorium. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 27, 5:30 p.m. -- Botanist and plant explorer Robert Dorn will discuss “The Historical Journey of Wyoming’s Plant Explorers, from Horseback to Satellites.” The talk will be in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center. A tour of the Rocky Mountain Herbarium on the third floor of the Aven Nelson Building will take place at 4:30 p.m. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 27, 6:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. Utah State, UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Thursday, Oct. 27, 7 p.m. -- Studio WYO presents open mic night hosted by Joseph Daniel Korpitz in the Wyoming Union Gardens. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Collegiate Chorale presents “Enjoy the Silence” in the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $10 for the public; $7 for senior citizens, UW faculty and staff; and $6 for students. For tickets, call (307) 766-6666, visit the Performing Arts box office or Wyoming Union information desk, or go online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Friday, Oct. 28, noon-1 p.m. -- The Center for Global Studies hosts Peter Harris, assistant professor of political science at Colorado State University. He will discuss “The Meaning of Brexit” in the Cheney International Center, Room 229. Free.

Friday, Oct. 28, 3 p.m. -- The American Heritage Center presents Eric Nystrom, the 2016 Majewski lecturer. Nystrom, a historian at Arizona State University, will discuss “Examining the Visual Culture of Mining: Seeing Underground Through the Anaconda Collection” in the American Heritage Center’s Stock Growers Room. Free.

Friday, Oct. 28, 3 p.m. -- Cowgirl soccer vs. Colorado State University, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Friday, Oct. 28, 4-6 p.m. -- Safe Treat, UW’s trick-or-treating event for children, will take place in the Performing Arts Center. Free.

Friday, Oct. 28, 4:10 p.m. -- The UW Department of Anthropology Fall 2016 Seminar Series presents Marissa Smith from De Anza College. She will discuss “Shifting Scales for Belonging: Old and New Economic Intimacies of the 2016 Commodities Bust in Mongolia and Wyoming.” The talk will take place in the Anthropology Building, Room 150.

Friday, Oct. 28, 5 p.m. -- UW swimming and diving vs. New Mexico State, Corbett Building.

Friday, Oct. 28, 8 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “The Spooky Side of Space.” A Halloween party follows at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for non-students, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in the Physical Sciences Building, Room 204.

Friday, Oct. 28, 9 p.m. -- UW will host “Nightmare on Ivinson,” a variety of Halloween events and entertainment for UW students. Free.

Saturday, Oct. 29, 5 p.m. -- Cowboy football vs. Boise State, War Memorial Stadium. Ticket prices vary.

Sunday, Oct. 30, 4-8 p.m. -- Role for Initiative, a UW recognized student organization, presents a Halloween party in the Wyoming Union Gardens. The Dungeons and Dragons-themed party will have popcorn, prizes, board games and a costume contest. Free.

Sunday, Oct. 30, 7-11 p.m. -- A Halloween dance in the Wyoming Union ballroom will include a costume contest, dance lessons and live music. Free.


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