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University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 14-20

November 10, 2016
woman shooting basketball over other players' outstretched arms
The UW Cowgirl basketball team will be in action Thursday, Nov. 17, and Sunday, Nov. 20, in the Arena-Auditorium. (UW Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled Nov. 14-20 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Nov. 14-Friday, Nov. 18 -- Geography Awareness Week at UW.

Monday, Nov. 14, noon -- The UW Department of Geography will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a reception in the College of Arts and Sciences lobby.

Monday, Nov. 14, noon -- The Global and Area Studies Program presents Teguh Yuwono, senior lecturer of government science from Diponegoro University in Semarang, Indonesia. The talk, “The Power of Democratization in Indonesia,” will be in the Cheney International Center, Room 229. Free.

Monday, Nov. 14, 3:10 p.m. -- The Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Leonard Sklar, associate professor of geology at San Francisco State University. Sklar’s talk, “The Problem of Predicting the Size Distribution of Sediment Supplied by Hillslopes to Rivers,” will take place in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Monday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m. -- The Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research presents Camilla Stivers, Distinguished Professor of Public Administration at Cleveland State University. Stivers will discuss “Why Can’t a Woman Be Less Like a Man?” in the College of Business Building, Room 129. Free.

Monday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m. -- UW professors Jean Garrison, Jim King and Jerry Webster will discuss “Implications of the Presidential Elections” in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center, Room 138. Free.

Monday, Nov. 14, 6 p.m. -- UW will host a Hunger Banquet to help UW students understand the issue of food inequality. The events will take place in the Wyoming Union Center Ballroom. Free tickets are available at the Wyoming Union information desk.

Monday, Nov. 14, 6:30 p.m. -- The UW Creative Writing Program will host a public reading by Kenny Wiley, visiting writer, at Night Heron Books, located at 107 E. Ivinson Ave.

Monday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Symphonic Band will perform in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. -- The Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC) will host a 20th anniversary open house in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Rooms 301 and 316.

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 4-6 p.m. -- WyGISC and the Department of Geography will sponsor “My Favorite Map,” an event for participants to share their favorite maps on stage in the Wyoming Union West Ballroom. For more information, email wygisc-info@uwyo.edu. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 4-5:30 p.m. -- UW President Laurie Nichols will host a reception to honor UW’s LGBTQ community at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 4:10 p.m. -- The UW Faculty Senate Speaker Series presents Teena Gabrielson, associate professor and head of the UW Department of Political Science. She will discuss “Life at All Costs: The Normalization of Chemotherapy in Contemporary Television and Film” in the Classroom Building, Room 302. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “From Earth to the Universe.” 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.

Wednesday, Nov. 16, noon -- The Fall 2016 Engineering Initiative Speaker Series presents Erica Belmont and Michael Stoellinger, both assistant professors in the UW Department of Mechanical Engineering. Belmont and Stoellinger will discuss “Experimental and Computational Research on Solid Fuel Combustion” in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 4:10 p.m. -- Nell Conti, National Park Service intermountain region GIS coordinator, will discuss “The Next Generation of GIS in the National Park Service” in the Berry Center auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 6 p.m. -- The Geography Bowl will take place in the Classroom Building, Room 219.

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 6 p.m. -- UW’s 7220 Entertainment hosts a Thanksgiving dinner in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Ticket prices are free for students and $10 for the public or free with a donation of three canned goods.

Wednesday, Nov. 16, 7 p.m. -- Author Jennifer Teege will discuss her discovery of her family’s Nazi past. Her grandfather was Amon Goeth, the Nazi commandant depicted by Ralph Fiennes in “Schindler’s List.” Teege’s talk will be followed by a question-and-answer session and book signing in the College of Business auditorium.

Thursday, Nov. 17, 5 p.m. -- Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk will discuss “100 Years of the National Park Service” in the Berry Center auditorium. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 17, 6:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl basketball vs. Denver, Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Thursday, Nov. 17, 7-10 p.m. -- The documentary “Brexit: The Movie” will be shown in the Classroom Building, Room 219. A discussion with professors from the Department of Political Science, and the Global and Area Studies Program will follow. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 17, 7-10 p.m. -- JD Korpitz, from the band Redbush, will perform in the Wyoming Union Gardens, and an open mic night will follow. Sign-up for the event starts at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Symphony Orchestra will perform “Prokofiev 5” with guest pianist Daniel Hsu in the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $10 for the public; $7 for senior citizens; 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. 18, 2 p.m. -- The documentary film “Before There Were Parks” will be screened in the Classroom Building, Room 302. Free.

Friday, Nov. 18, 3:10 p.m. -- Zhangxin Chen, professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Calgary, will discuss “Unconventional Oil and Gas Reservoir Modeling and Simulation” in Ross Hall, Room 247. Free.

Friday, Nov. 18, 6:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. Boise State, UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Friday, Nov. 18, 7:30 p.m. -- UW Cultural Programs presents guest piano soloist Daniel Hsu 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.

Friday, Nov. 18, 8 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Dark Energy, Dark Matter and the Future of the Universe.” 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. 19, 11 a.m. -- Planetarium show, “Our Mother Earth.” 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. 19, noon-5 p.m. -- Sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma hosts their philanthropy event, Chili con Kappa, to raise money for Reading is Fundamental. Members will serve chili at the Kappa house on Sorority Row. Tickets cost either $5 or the donation of two children’s books.

Saturday, Nov. 19, 1:30 p.m. -- Cowboy football vs. San Diego State, War Memorial Stadium. Ticket prices vary.

Saturday, Nov. 19, 7 p.m. -- Cowboy basketball vs. South Dakota State, Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Sunday, Nov. 20, 1 p.m. -- Cowgirl basketball vs. CSU-Fullerton, Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Sunday, Nov. 20, 3:30 p.m. -- Cowboy wrestling vs. Nebraska, UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.


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