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University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 31-Nov. 6

October 27, 2016

These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 31-Nov. 6 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Oct. 31, 2-3 p.m. -- German Consul General Stefan Schlueter will discuss “Immigration, Nationalism and Racism: How is Europe Coping?” in the Wyoming Union Senate Chambers. Free.

Monday, Oct. 31, 3:10 p.m. -- The Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Bryan Shuman, associate professor in the UW Department of Geology and Geophysics. Shuman’s talk, “Droughts, Fires and Abrupt Changes in North American Forests during the Holocene,” will take place in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Monday, Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Dracula: The Legend in Motion” in the Buchanan Center for 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.

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 6-7 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum and the UW Institute for Advanced Study will co-host “Evening Conversations with Curators: Intersections of Art and Science” in the UW Art Museum. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 1, 7-8 p.m. -- The UW Sustainability Club will show the first episode of season two of “Years of Living Dangerously” in the UW Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium. A discussion on climate change will follow. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 2, noon-1 p.m. -- The Fall 2016 Engineering Initiative Speaker Series presents Jonathan Brant, associate professor in the UW Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering. Brant will discuss “Sustainable Brine Management by Integrating Membrane Based Desalination Into Subsurface Irrigation” in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 2, 5:30 p.m. -- The UW Earth, Wind and Water Series presents Patty Limerick, University of Colorado-Boulder’s Center of the American West faculty director and chair of the board. Her talk, “Always Neighbors and Sometimes Strangers: Wyoming, Colorado and the Powers of Comparison When Contemplating the Future,” will be in the Berry Center auditorium. A panel discussion will follow. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 3-Friday, Nov. 4, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. -- A two-day workshop on “Meeting the Needs of Special Education Students in Human Sexuality Education” will take place in the Wyoming Union ballroom. For prices and registration, email Darrel Lang at dlkansas@gmail.com.

Thursday, Nov. 3, 5:30 p.m. -- The UW Earth, Wind and Water Series presents R. Andreas Kraemer, senior fellow in the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, and founder and director emeritus of the Ecologic Institute in Berlin, Germany. His talk, “Hits and Myths of the German Energiewende and Implications for the Resource Landscape,” will take place in the Berry Center auditorium. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 3, 6:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. New Mexico, UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Thursday, Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. -- UW Cultural Programs presents the Cashore Marionettes in the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $15 for the public; $12 for senior citizens, UW faculty and staff; and $10 for students. For tickets, call (307) 766-6666, visit the Performing Arts box office or the Wyoming Union information desk, or go online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Thursday, Nov. 3, 8 p.m. -- Electronic music producer G Jones will perform with opening act Sayer in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free and open to the public.

Friday, Nov. 4, noon -- The Department of Political Science Simpson Speaker Series presents Cheryl Lawther, senior research fellow in the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice. She will discuss “Dealing with the Past: Truth, Transition and the Northern Ireland Case” in the College of Business Building, Room 121. Free.

Friday, Nov. 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m. -- A reception for “Lichen Abstractions,” a photography exhibition by UW chemistry Professor Bruce Parkinson, will take place in the Berry Center lobby. Free.

Friday, Nov. 4, 6:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl basketball vs. South Dakota Tech, Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Friday, Nov. 4, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. -- 7220 Entertainment’s Films Committee and Pokes Vote present the film “Idiocracy” in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music presents “Choral Collage” 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 the Wyoming Union information desk, or go online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Friday, Nov. 4, 8 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Our Place in Time and Space.” A STAR Observatory tour (weather dependent) 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.

Saturday, Nov. 5, 9 a.m. -- Cowboy wrestling hosts the Cowboy Open, War Memorial Fieldhouse. Ticket prices vary.

Saturday, Nov. 5, 11 a.m. -- Planetarium show, “Max Goes to the Moon.” 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.

Saturday, Nov. 5, 1 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Saturday, Nov. 5, 8:15 p.m. -- Cowboy football vs. Utah State, War Memorial Stadium. Ticket prices vary.

Sunday, Nov. 6, 3 p.m. -- Chi-Chen Wu, coordinator of collaborative piano at UW, and Gregory Maytan, violinist and professor at Grand Valley University in Michigan, will perform Beethoven duo sonatas in the Performing Arts recital hall. Free.


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