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University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 28-Sept. 3

August 24, 2017
people hauling cart-fulls of belongings in front of buildings
Students move into the UW residence halls last fall. Students can move in starting at 7 a.m. Monday, Aug. 28. Fall semester classes will begin Wednesday, Aug. 30. (UW Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 28-Sept. 3 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Aug. 28, 7 a.m. -- UW residence halls open for the fall semester.

Tuesday, Aug. 29, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter.” 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, Aug. 30 -- Fall semester classes begin.

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. -- The Recognized Student Organization Club and Organization Fair will take place on Prexy’s Pasture.

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 5-7 p.m. -- The President’s Welcome Back Picnic for UW students will be held on Prexy’s Pasture. The evening will include free food, live music and outdoor games.

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 5:30 p.m. -- Thomas Risse, professor of international relations at the Free University of Berlin, will present “Europe, the U.S. and the Transatlantic Relationship during Tumultuous Times.” His talk is part of the “What in the World?” summer program at the Albany County Public Library Centennial branch. Free.

Friday, Sept. 1, 4:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl soccer vs. University of Texas-El Paso, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Friday, Sept. 1, 6:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. Eastern Michigan University, UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Friday, Sept. 1, 8 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Gravity Waves.” 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, Sept. 2, 10 a.m. -- “Pat Guthrie Teaching Gallery Exhibition” will open at the UW Art Museum. Free.

Saturday, Sept. 2, noon -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. Jacksonville University, UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Saturday, Sept. 2, 7 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. Purdue University, UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Sunday, Sept. 3, 1 p.m. -- Cowgirl soccer vs. McNeese State University, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Dinosaur skeletons, ancient mammal fossils and other exhibits are on display in the UW Geological Museum, open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

The UW Department of Botany’s Williams Conservatory is open to the public Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.


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