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University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 13-19

February 9, 2017
male student and female student rehearsing a play
UW students Daniel Daigle and Paige Miller rehearse a scene from “Sonia Flew.” The UW production runs Feb. 14-18 at the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts. (Donald P. Turner Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled Feb. 13-19 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Feb. 13, 1:15 p.m. -- Rafael Luna, executive director of the National Research Mentoring Network, will discuss networking among biomedical professionals and the collaboration of institutions in Coe Library, Room 506.

Monday, Feb. 13, 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. -- UW African American and Diaspora Studies and the 7220 Entertainment Films Committee will present “Birth of a Nation” in the Wyoming Union Family Room. A panel discussion will follow the 6 p.m. showing. Free.

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 7 p.m. -- Cowboy basketball vs. Colorado State, Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “This Month’s Sky: Love in 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, Feb. 14-Saturday, Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Sonia Flew” in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre. Tickets cost $14 for the public; $11 for senior citizens; and $7 for students. Tickets are available at the Performing Arts box office and the Wyoming Union information desk, by calling (307) 766-6666 or going online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. -- UW Cultural Programs presents Savion Glover in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Tickets cost $25 for the public; $20 for senior citizens; and $10 for students. Tickets are available at the Performing Arts box office and the Wyoming Union information desk, by calling (307) 766-6666 or going online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Wednesday, Feb. 15, noon-12:30 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum will host “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators.” Free.

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 4 p.m. -- The UW Division of Kinesiology and Health presents guest lecturers Shaochen Huang, UW graduate student, and Domen Novak, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering. Huang will discuss perceptual motor learning of bimanual coordination, and Novak will discuss competitive and cooperative exercises for arm rehabilitation in the Corbett Building, Room 137. Free.  

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. -- The UW Center for Global Studies presents National Geographic contributor and UW writer-in-residence Mark Jenkins. He will discuss “Tea, Trade, & Tyranny: Tibet & China Over Time” in the Arts and Sciences auditorium. Free.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 4 p.m. -- The UW Department of Anthropology presents a lecture and book signing by Robert Kelly, a UW professor of anthropology, in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center. Free.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music presents “Festival of Winds: Jazz Faculty with Jazz Ensembles I and II” in the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $10 for the public; $7 for senior citizens; and $6 for students. Tickets are available at the Performing Arts box office and the Wyoming Union information desk, by calling (307) 766-6666 or going online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Friday, Feb. 17, all day -- The Cowboy and Cowgirl track and field teams will host the Rocky Mountain Classic in War Memorial Fieldhouse. Free.

Friday, Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. -- The 7220 Entertainment Films Committee will present “Office Christmas Party” in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music’s Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band will perform in the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

Friday, Feb. 17, 8 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Overcoming Armageddon.” 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, Feb. 18, 11 a.m. -- Cowgirl tennis vs. UTEP, UW Indoor Tennis Complex. Free.

Saturday, Feb. 18, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. -- A Fossil Fish Festival to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the designation of Knightia, Wyoming’s state fossil, will take place at UW’s Berry Center. The event will include hands-on activities and tours. Free.

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2 p.m. -- Cowgirl basketball vs. Boise State, Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Saturday, Feb. 18, 6:30 p.m. -- ACRES Student Farm will host a fundraiser dance and raffle at the Laramie Railroad Depot. Free.

Saturday, Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music presents guest cellist Lynn Harrell in the Performing Arts recital hall. Free.

Saturday, Feb. 18, 9 p.m. -- The 7220 Entertainment Late Night Events Committee presents Mardi Gras Night at the Wyoming Union. A variety of activities and entertainment will be available to UW students. Free.


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