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University of Wyoming Calendar for March 27-April 2

March 23, 2017
abstract painting with shades of tan and gray
Jon Schueler’s “Winter Storm” is among works that will open Saturday, April 1, at the UW Art Museum. (Arkansas Arts Center)

These are among the activities scheduled March 27-April 2 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, March 27-Thursday, March 30 -- The UW Neuroscience Program will sponsor Brain Awareness Week. Various free public events are scheduled.

Monday, March 27, 3:10 p.m. -- The UW Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents John Curtis, professor emeritus at Colorado School of Mines. He will discuss “Migration Happens: Geochemical Evidence for Movement of Hydrocarbons in Unconventional Petroleum Systems” in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Monday, March 27, 5:30 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum presents a screening of “The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams’ Appalachia.” The screening will be followed by a viewing of the exhibition and a discussion. Free.

Tuesday, March 28, 3 p.m. -- The UW Department of History’s 20th annual Cone Family Distinguished Lecture in History features Irven Resnick, a distinguished scholar in Judaic studies at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. Resnick will discuss the medieval laws governing Jewish dress and the “Jews’ badge” in the Classroom Building, Room 310. Free.

Tuesday, March 28, 5 p.m. -- The UW Persian Student Association will host a Persian New Year celebration in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. The event is free, but tickets are required. Pick up tickets March 23 and 24 from 11 a.m.-noon at the Wyoming Union information desk.

Tuesday, March 28, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show double feature, “Seeing” and “Back to the Moon for Good.” 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, March 29, noon -- Cathy Connolly, professor of gender and women’s studies at UW, will discuss “Post Marriage Equality: Same Sex Couples and the Politics of Family” in Ross Hall, Room 109. Free.

Wednesday, March 29, 5:30 p.m. -- “Strength Gain/Performance Enhancement,” a nutrition education seminar, will be presented in the Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center classroom, Room 115. Free.

Wednesday, March 29, 7 p.m. -- Cowboy basketball vs. Coastal Carolina University in the College Basketball Invitational championship, Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Wednesday, March 29, 8 p.m. -- UW’s 7220 Entertainment presents a poetry slam in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Participants must be UW students. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, March 30, 4:10 p.m. -- The UW Department of Mathematics presents guest lecturer Jess Ellis, assistant professor of mathematics at Colorado State University, as part of the Fisk Distinguished Speaker Series. Ellis will present in the Agriculture Building, Room 1032. Free.

Thursday, March 30, 7 p.m. -- Studio WYO presents open mic night with Seth McGee in the Wyoming Union Gardens. Free.

Friday, March 31, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. -- The UW Veterans Services Center will present “She Served,” an event to recognize and highlight the service of women in the military. Multiple stations with activities will be in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, March 31, 5 p.m. -- Game three, if necessary, Cowboy basketball vs. Coastal Carolina University in the College Basketball Invitational championship, Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Friday, March 31, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. -- The 7220 Entertainment Films Committee will present “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free.

Friday, March 31, 7:30 p.m. -- The Bettys, UW’s female a cappella group, will perform in the College of Education auditorium. Free.

Friday, March 31, 8 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Cosmology.” A free 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, April 1, 10 a.m. -- Three new exhibitions will open at the UW Art Museum. They are: “Hung Liu: American Exodus”; “Jon Schueler: Weathering Skies”; and “Skyscapes: Selections from the Art Museum Collection.” Free.

Sunday, April 2, 3 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music presents guest pianist Lei Weng in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. Free.


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