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University of Wyoming Calendar for April 24-30

April 20, 2017

These are among the activities scheduled April 24-30 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, April 24, noon -- The UW Honors Program presents guest lecturer Sumbul Ali-Karamali, author of “The Muslim Next Door: The Qur’an, the Media and that Veil Thing.” She will discuss “Who’s Afraid of Shari’a?” in the UW Honors Red House, Room 114. Space is limited; interested individuals can RSVP to aronstei@uwyo.edu.

Monday, April 24, 3:10 p.m. -- The UW Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Estella Atekwana, Boone Pickens School of Geology department head at Oklahoma State University. She will discuss the continental rift initiation in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Monday, April 24, 4:30 p.m. -- The Study Abroad Student Association presents Gabe Selting, a recipient of the Undergraduate Student International Excellence Award. Selting will speak about his time in France, Israel, Morocco and more in the Business Building, Room 110. Free.

Monday, April 24, 7 p.m. -- Campus Trust Ministries will host guest lecturer Bill Jack from World View Academy. Jack will discuss gay pride and Christian prejudice in the College of Education auditorium. Free.

Monday, April 24, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music’s Civic Chorus will perform in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

Tuesday, April 25-Wednesday, April 26, all day -- The Spring Cleaning Art Sale will take place in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

Tuesday, April 25, noon -- Rachel Watson, associate lecturer in the UW Department of Molecular Biology, will discuss the intersectional identities that one person can embody through the interplay between athletes’ experiences and feminist, queer and ability lenses in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Tuesday, April 25, 3 p.m. -- The UW Honors Program presents guest lecturer Sumbul Ali-Karamali, author of “The Muslim Next Door: The Qur’an, the Media and that Veil Thing.” She will discuss how stereotypes permeate film, television, books, media and the internet in the UW College of Business, Room 127. Free.

Tuesday, April 25, 4:10 p.m. -- Jonathan Naughton, UW professor of mechanical engineering, will give the spring Faculty Senate Speaker Series talk. Naughton will discuss the benefits and liabilities of wind energy in the Classroom Building, Room 310. Free.

Tuesday, April 25, 5:30 p.m. -- Tashi Phuntsok, Tibet Museum director in Dharamsala, India, will discuss “Tibet: The Story and Struggle of a Nation,” as part of the UW Center for Global Studies lecture series in the College of Business, Room 127. Free.

Tuesday, April 25, 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.

Tuesday, April 25, 7 p.m. -- Campus Trust Ministries will host guest lecturer Bill Jack from World View Academy. Jack will discuss how some people live their lives in a manner that is analogous to “whatever.” His talk will be in the College of Education auditorium. Free.

Tuesday, April 25-Saturday, April 29, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Company” on the Performing Arts main stage. 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.

Wednesday, April 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. -- World-renowned photographer Robert Fogarty and his team from Dear World will photograph campus and community members during the Open Shoot in the Wyoming Union Gardens. A closing storytelling event will take place at 7 p.m. in the College of Business Building atrium.

Wednesday, April 26, 1 p.m. -- The UW Department of Anthropology presents guest lecturer Debra Martin, a professor of anthropology from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. Martin will discuss culturally sanctioned and gendered forms of violence in ancient America in the Engineering Building, Room 4066. Free.

Wednesday, April 26, 4 p.m. -- The UW Division of Kinesiology and Health presents UW Associate Professor Derek Smith. He will discuss HIIT programs and their effect on aging as part of the division’s Intellectual Community Seminar Series in the Corbett Building, Room 137. Free.

Wednesday, April 26, 7:10 p.m. -- The UW Biodiversity Institute and the Laramie Audubon Society present Melissa Hill, from the Draper Museum Raptor Experience at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Hill will present a live raptor program in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center. Free.

Thursday, April 27, 4:10 p.m. -- Debra Martin, a professor of anthropology from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, will give the UW Department of Anthropology’s 21st annual Mulloy Lecture. She will discuss contextualizing violence in the past and preventing violence in the future in the College of Business auditorium. Free.

Thursday, April 27, 4:10 p.m. -- The UW Department of Mathematics presents guest lecturer Phil Hopkins, assistant professor of theoretical astrophysics at the California Institute of Technology, as part of the Fisk Distinguished Speaker Series. Hopkins’ talk will be in the Agriculture Building, Room 1032. Free.

Thursday, April 27, 5:30 p.m. -- The UW Biodiversity Institute and the Rocky Mountain Herbarium will host guest lecturer Brian Elliott, vice president of Elliott Environmental Consulting. Elliott will discuss “Edible Plants of Wyoming” in the Berry Center. Free.

Thursday, April 27, 7 p.m. -- Studio WYO presents the last open mic night with Seth McGee in the Wyoming Union Gardens, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Thursday, April 27-Saturday, April 29, 7 p.m. -- The UW rodeo team will host the 68th annual Laramie River Rendezvous at the Cliff and Martha Hansen Livestock Teaching Arena. Admission is $10 and $5 for UW students with ID, only Thursday evening.

Thursday, April 27, 8 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Aboriginal Skies: Land of the Lightning People.” 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, April 28, all day -- The Cowboy and Cowgirl track and field teams will host the 7220 Invite in the Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Free.

Friday, April 28, 1:30 p.m. -- Harold Bergman, UW professor emeritus of zoology and physiology, will give the 2017 Buchanan Lecture. He will discuss “Lessons My Students Taught Me About Life” in the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center, Salons C and D/E. Free.

Friday, April 28, 5:30-8 p.m. -- Erin Irick, an assistant professor in the UW Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, will present a collection of apparel featuring images of microscopic plants found in Wyoming. The show and reception will be in the Berry Center. Free.

Friday, April 28, 6 p.m. -- A reception for Hailey Woodall and Katrina Smith, student artists, will be in the Visual Arts Building, THIS and THAT galleries. Free.

Friday, April 28, 6:30 p.m. -- ACRES Student Farm will present a screening of “Inhabit,” a documentary film introducing permaculture design, in the UW College of Agriculture auditorium. Free.

Friday, April 28, 6:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. -- The UW 7220 Entertainment’s Films Committee presents “The Lego Batman Movie” in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, April 28, 8 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Aboriginal Skies: Land of the Lightning People.” 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 29, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. -- UW and Wyoming community college undergraduate students will participate in Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day. Students will give oral presentations in the Classroom Building from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Poster presentations will take place in the Wyoming Union Family Room from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Free.

Saturday, April 29, 11 a.m. -- Planetarium show, “Light, Camera, Action: Space.” 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 29, 11 a.m. -- The UW College of Law presents the Ambulance Chase fun run, beginning at the College of Law at Willett and 22nd streets. Registration for the 5K costs $20 for adults and $15 for children. The 10K costs $30 for adults and $20 for children. To preregister, visit https://ambulancechaserace.com/ or register the day of the event.

Saturday, April 29, 6:45 p.m. -- Cowboy Country Swing Club will host a dance to take back the Guinness world record for swing dance participants. The dance will take place in the UW War Memorial Fieldhouse. Free, but a $5 donation to United Way is suggested.

Sunday, April 30, 3 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music will present faculty flutist Nicole Riner in the Performing Arts recital hall. Free.


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