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University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 9-15

October 5, 2017

These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 9-15 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Oct. 9, 9 a.m. -- The UW Division of Kinesiology and Health presents Conrad Earnest, an exercise physiologist. He will discuss “Tour de France or Tour de Folly: A Scientific and Historical Perspective of the Tour de France” in the Corbett Building, Room 138. Free.

Monday, Oct. 9, 3:10 p.m. -- The UW Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Dan Schrag, a professor of geology, environmental science and engineering at Harvard University. He will discuss “A Theory of Atmospheric Oxygen” in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. A reception will follow in the UW Geological Museum. Free.

Monday, Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Chamber Orchestra and the Wyoming Jazz Ensemble will perform “The Music of Antonio Carlos Jobim” in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $10 for the public, $7 for seniors and $6 for students. Tickets are available by calling (307) 766-6666 or going online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m. -- Zach Mercurio, an international speaker, trainer and adjunct faculty member at Colorado State University, will present “College with a Purpose.” His talk will be in the Wyoming Union. Free.

Tuesday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “From Earth to the Universe.” 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, Oct. 10-Saturday, Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 15, 2 p.m. -- The UW Department of Theatre and Dance opens the 2017-18 production season with “Other Desert Cities” in the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre. Tickets cost $14 for the public, $11 for seniors and $7 for students. For tickets and information, call (307) 766-6666, go online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts, or visit the Performing Arts box office or the Wyoming Union information desk.

Thursday, Oct. 12, 1 p.m. -- The UW Global Engagement Office presents Jimin Kim, deputy consul general of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco. He will discuss “Enduring ROK: U.S. Alliance and Partnership” in the Wyoming Union Center Ballroom. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 12, 4:30 p.m. -- Peter Hatch, a former director of gardens and grounds at Monticello, will discuss “Thomas Jefferson’s Revolutionary Gardens” in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 12, 5 p.m. -- A reception for “MicroEcos,” an art and science collaboration, will take place in the UW Geological Museum. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. University of Nevada, UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Thursday, Oct. 12-Friday Oct. 13, 7 p.m. -- The UW Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources will host the Tellluride Mountainfilm on Tour at the Gryphon Theatre, located at 710 E. Garfield St. in Laramie. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m. -- The UW Department of Art and Art History presents Ian van Coller, a visiting artist in photography. He will give an artist talk in the Visual Arts Building, Room 111. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m. -- Studio WYO presents musical artists Gem Sent, Rhydical and Cur in the Wyoming Union Gardens, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music presents a concert by UW Jazz Combos and Jazz Ensemble II in the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

Friday, Oct. 13, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. -- The 2017 Landscape Discussion on Energy Law and Policy in the Rockies will take place at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center. To register, go to www.uwyo.edu/ser/engagement/events/law-conf-2017.html.

Friday, Oct. 13, 3 p.m. -- Cowgirl soccer vs. Utah State University, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Friday, Oct. 13, 4:30 p.m. -- The UW chapter of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement will host panel speakers and small group discussions about pertinent health care topics. The event will take place in the Wyoming Union Center Ballroom. Free.

Friday, Oct. 13, 6:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. -- 7220 Entertainment will screen scary movies (to be determined) in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, Oct. 13, 8 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Cosmic Superstitions.” 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, Oct. 14, 7:30-11:30 a.m. -- The UW student chapter of Phi Lambda Sigma will host the “Fall into Good Health” health fair on the second floor of the Wyoming Union. Most services are free or low cost.

Saturday, Oct. 14, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. -- The UW Geological Museum and the Wyoming State Geological Survey will host “Wyoming ROCKS! To the Moon and Back” at the Geological Museum. Activities include a museum scavenger hunt, Wyoming mapping and learning about rocks. Free.

Saturday, Oct. 14, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Wyoming Rocks to the Moon and Back.” Advance tickets are available in the Physical Sciences Building, Room 204. Free of charge as part of the UW Geological Museum’s outreach event.

Saturday, Oct. 14, 1 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. San Jose State University, UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Saturday, Oct. 14, 1 p.m. -- Cowboy and Cowgirl swimming and diving vs. University of Denver, Corbett Building. Free.

Sunday, Oct. 15, 1 p.m. -- Cowgirl soccer vs. Boise State University, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Sunday, Oct. 15, 3 p.m. -- “Singing Theologies: Luther and Church Music,” a musically illustrated lecture/ concert discussing the effect Martin Luther’s Protestant Reformation had on church music, will take place in the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.


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