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University of Wyoming Calendar for April 17-23

April 13, 2017

These are among the activities scheduled April 17-23 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, April 17, 5 p.m. -- Lawrence Weschler, longtime New Yorker writer and acclaimed author, will discuss art and science in the Business Building, Room 129. Free.

Monday, April 17, 7 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum will host Chinese-American artist Hung Liu. She will give a free public art talk in the UW Visual Arts Building, Room 111.

Tuesday, April 18, 10:30 a.m. -- The UW Art Museum will host a gallery walk-through with guest artist Hung Liu in the museum. Free.

Tuesday, April 18, 1:30 p.m. -- UW Libraries will host award-winning author Timothy Egan. He will discuss his most recent book, “The Immortal Irishman: Thomas Francis Meagher and the Invention of Irish America,” in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free.

Tuesday, April 18, 6:30 p.m. -- The Sustainability Club at UW will present a screening of the documentary film “Merchants of Doubt” in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium. Free.

Tuesday, April 18, 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.

Wednesday, April 19, 7 p.m. -- The European Horizons chapter at UW will host an opening reception for a photo exhibition of European landscapes in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts lobby. Free.

Wednesday, April 19, 7:30 p.m. -- A Take Back the Night candlelight vigil will take place on Prexy’s Pasture in honor of sexual assault and domestic violence survivors. Free.

Wednesday, April 19, 9 p.m. -- UW’s 7220 Entertainment presents comedian Josh Wolf in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Thursday, April 20, 4:10 p.m. -- UW Professor Dimitri Mavriplis will discuss high performance computational science and engineering in the Berry Center auditorium as part of the 2017 President’s Speakers Series. Free.

Thursday, April 20, 4:10 p.m. -- The UW Department of Mathematics presents guest lecturer Yalchin Efendiev, Mobile Chair in Computational Science and professor of mathematics at Texas A&M University, as part of the Fisk Distinguished Speaker Series. Efendiev’s talk will be in the Agriculture Building, Room 1032. Free.

Thursday, April 20, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series features guest chamber musicians Xiao Xue Sun, piano; Fangye Sun, violin; and Daniel Tressel, cello. The concert will take place in the Performing Arts recital hall. Free.

Friday, April 21, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. -- The UW Sustainability Coalition will host the Earth Day Festival on Prexy’s Pasture and Simpson Plaza. Free.

Friday, April 21, noon -- UW will host Relay for Life in the War Memorial Fieldhouse.

Friday, April 21, noon -- The UW Abilities recognized student organization and the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities present guest lecturer John Burman. He will discuss the health care system and its flaws in the College of Agriculture auditorium. Free.

Friday, April 21, 3:30 p.m. -- Ian Sheldon, the Andersons Chair in Agricultural Marketing, Trade and Policy at Ohio State University, will discuss the role of environmental resources in international agricultural trade in the Agriculture Building, Room 137. Free.

Friday, April 21, 7 p.m. -- The UW 7220 Entertainment’s Films Committee presents the 7220 Student Short Film Festival in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, April 21, 7:30 p.m. -- UW Cultural Programs presents improvisational musical comedy Broadway’s Next H!T Musical in the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $23 for the public; $19 for senior citizens, UW faculty and staff; 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.

Friday, April 21, 8 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “The Perfect Planet.” 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 22, 10 a.m. -- The UW chapter of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences will host the Kaleidoscope Fashion Show in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free.

Saturday, April 22, noon -- UW’s Students Supporting Veterans will host a COMBAT Color Fun Run at Optimist Park. The run costs $30 for adults; $25 for students; $20 for children aged 10-15; and free for children under 10.

Saturday, April 22, noon -- “March for Science” will start on the lawn in front of Old Main and will proceed to downtown Laramie.

Saturday, April 22, 1 p.m. -- Cowgirl tennis vs. Colorado State University, UW Indoor Tennis Complex. Free.

Saturday, April 22, 2 p.m. -- Cowboy football spring game, War Memorial Stadium. Free.

Sunday, April 23, 5:30 p.m. -- The UW Central Asian Student Association will host Central Asian Awareness Day in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Tickets will be distributed April 19-20, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Wyoming Union information desk.


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