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University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 7-13

November 3, 2016
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Cowboy senior Jason McManamen and his teammates will be in action Friday, Nov. 11, at 8:30 p.m. against Western State in the Arena-Auditorium. (UW Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled Nov. 7-13 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Nov. 7-Friday, Nov. 11, 9 a.m-2:30 p.m. -- The reading of Holocaust victims’ names for Holocaust Remembrance Week will take place in the Wyoming Union breezeway.

Monday, Nov. 7, 3:10 p.m. -- The Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Alexis Ault, assistant professor from Utah State University. Ault’s talk, “Paleo-nanoearthquakes on Exhumed Fault Mirrors with Fault Rock Textures and Thermochronometry,” will take place in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Monday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m. -- The UW Department of Art and Art History presents a visiting artist lecture by Mariel Versluis in the Visual Arts Building, Room 111. A reception will follow. Free.

Monday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music hosts a Community Band and Civic Chorus concert in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “This Month’s Sky.” 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, Nov. 8, 7-9 p.m. -- Pokes Vote hosts an election night watch party in the Wyoming Union skylight lounge. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 11 a.m.-noon -- The UW “Disability Matters” Series presents Domen Novak, assistant professor in the UW Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Novak’s talk, “Playing Games for Therapy: How virtual reality is transforming rehabilitation,” will be in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 9, noon-1 p.m. -- The Fall 2016 Engineering Initiative Speaker Series presents Rob Erikson, associate lecturer in the UW College of Engineering and Applied Science. Erikson will discuss “Multidisciplinary Engineering Capstone Design Sequence” in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 9, noon-1 p.m. -- Lali Asali, a Ph.D. candidate in the UW College of Education, will present the Susan McKay International Research Fund Lecture. Asali’s talk, “Palestinian Girls: Accessing Education and Human Rights,” will take place in Ross Hall, Room 109. The UW Gender and Women’s Studies Program sponsors the free event.

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 5:30-7 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum will host a reading and book signing to celebrate Wyoming artist Neltje’s memoir, “North of Crazy.” Free.

Thursday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m. -- Studio WYO presents DéCollage, a pop band from Denver, in the Wyoming Union Gardens. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Wind Symphony will perform 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, Nov. 11, noon-1 p.m. -- The Center for Global Studies hosts Emily Van Houweling, visiting assistant professor at the University of Denver. Houweling’s talk, “Gender and Water in Africa,” will be in the Cheney International Center, Room 229. Free.

Friday, Nov. 11, 12:10 p.m. -- As part of Holocaust Remembrance Week, Holocaust survivor Estelle Nadel will speak in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. A kosher lunch will be provided at 11:30 a.m. Free.

Friday, Nov. 11, 5:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl basketball vs. Chadron State, Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary. 

Friday, Nov. 11, 6-8 p.m. -- A reception for Jacob Harkins and Ken Burnette, student artists, will take place in the Visual Arts Building, THIS and THAT galleries. Free.

Friday, Nov. 11, 8 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Dwarf Planets.” 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.

Friday, Nov. 11, 8:30 p.m. -- Cowboy basketball vs. Western State, Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Saturday, Nov. 12 -- Final day to see “Audubon & Van Hoesen: Illustrating Animals” in the UW Art Museum. Free.

Saturday, Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. -- UW Jazz Studies presents “Pop Hits!” in the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

Sunday, Nov. 13, 3 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music presents the Helios Trio: John Fadial, violin; Beth Vanderborgh, cello; and Chi-Chen Wu, piano. The trio will perform in the Performing Arts recital hall. Free. 


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