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UW’s ‘What in the World?’ Summer Program Scheduled in Centennial

June 6, 2017

University of Wyoming students and faculty members will give three presentations during the fifth annual “What in the World?” summer program at the Albany County Public Library Centennial branch. All discussions are free and open to the public.

A student presentation is scheduled Wednesday, June 14, followed by a faculty discussion Wednesday, July 12, and a guest lecture Wednesday, Aug. 30. All sessions, moderated by Jean Garrison, UW Center for Global Studies (CGS) director, highlight the work that recent UW graduates completed for their international research projects and the innovative research of UW-affiliated faculty.

The summer CGS schedule is:

-- Wednesday June 14, at 5:30 p.m., Centennial Fellow presentations: Ashkia Campbell, zoology and physiology senior, from Casper, “Nest Predation in Ecuador”; and Jeremy Goldsmith, international studies, and environment and natural resources master’s degree candidate, from Louisville, Ky., “How and Why Gambians Migrate.”

-- Wednesday, July 12, at 5:30 p.m., faculty research presentation: Mark Ritchie and Leah Hardy, both Department of Art and Art History professors, “Riding the Range in Mongolia and Australia: Art, Insights and Impressions.”

-- Wednesday, Aug. 30, 5:30 p.m., faculty research presentation: Thomas Risse, Department of Political Science, Free University of Berlin, “Europe, the U.S. and the Transatlantic Relationship during Tumultuous Times.”

“Special thanks to the Centennial Branch Library, Ruth R. Ellbogen Foundation and our UW partners for making this series possible,” Garrison says.

For more information about CGS, call Garrison at (307) 766-6119, email garrison@uwyo.edu, or visit www.uwyo.edu/globalcenter.


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