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University of Wyoming Calendar for March 5-11

March 1, 2018

These are among the activities scheduled March 5-11 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, March 5, 3:10 p.m. -- The UW Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Eric Leonard from Colorado College. He will discuss “Late Pleistocene Glaciation and Deglaciation of the Snowy Range.” His talk will be in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. A reception will follow in the UW Geological Museum. Free.

Monday, March 5, 5-7 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum will host “Night at the Museum,” a family-friendly event to look at and talk about art, and try out art-making activities. Free dinner will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Monday, March 5, 5:30-8 p.m. and Tuesday, March 6, 7-10:30 a.m. -- The annual Wyoming State Science Fair will be at UW once again. The public is invited to view the student research displays in the Wyoming Union Ballroom and Family Room. The public also is welcome to attend the awards ceremony at 8 a.m. Tuesday in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Free.

Tuesday, March 6, 12:20 p.m. -- The UW Division of Kinesiology and Health’s Intellectual Community Seminar Series presents Christine Porter, an associate professor in the division. She will discuss “Significance: Designing Research to Tackle Our Wickedest Health Problems” in the Corbett Building, Room 137. Free.

Tuesday, March 6, 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, or by going online at www.uwyo.edu/physics/ and clicking on “Planetarium Schedule.”

Tuesday, March 6, 7 p.m. -- UW’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success will show a rebroadcast of a talk by Thaddeus Bullard, also known as WWE wrestler Titus O’Neil. Bullard will discuss his role as a philanthropist, father and mentor. The event will be in the UW Classroom Building, Room 118. Free.

Wednesday, March 7, 9 a.m. -- The UW Ceramic Art Guild will host the 29th annual Cup and Bowl Sale in the Visual Arts Building lobby.

Wednesday, March 7, 12:10-12:50 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum will host “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators,” an informal gallery walk-through with museum curators and special guests. March’s event will feature the 43rd annual Juried UW Student Exhibition. Free.

Wednesday, March 7, 8 p.m. -- A UW student comedy night, UW Stands Up, will be in The Gardens, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. The event is free and open to the public, but the competition is open only to UW students.

Thursday, March 8, 7 p.m. -- StudioWYO will host dark pop band The Raven and the Writing Desk in The Gardens, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. MantisGrove and C.J. Boyd will be the opening acts. Free.

Friday, March 9, 12:10 p.m. -- The School of Energy Resources Faculty Speaker Series presents Kipp Coddington, director of UW’s Carbon Management Institute. The lecture will be in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Lunch will be provided. Free.

Friday, March 9, 2 p.m. -- Cowgirl tennis vs. University of Denver, UW Tennis Complex. Free.

Friday, March 9, 3:30 p.m. -- The UW American Heritage Center presents John Waggener, an associate archivist at the center. He will discuss his new book, titled “Snow Chi Minh Trail: The History of Interstate 80 between Laramie and Walcott Junction.” A book signing will follow. Free.

Friday, March 9, 6 p.m. -- A reception for Clayton Simmons and Hannah Fox, UW student artists, will be in the Visual Arts Building, THIS and THAT galleries. Free.

Friday, March 9, 6 p.m. -- UW and the Cowboy Battalion Army ROTC program will host the screening of the documentary film “Apache Warrior” in the UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources auditorium. In the film, Ret. Col. Kevin Christensen, a UW graduate from Casper, and his fellow soldiers tell their stories about a combat mission aboard Apache helicopters during the invasion of Iraq in 2003. Following the screening, Christensen will be available to answer questions. Free.

Friday, March 9, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “To Worlds Beyond: Exoplanets.” 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, or by going online at www.uwyo.edu/physics/ and clicking on “Planetarium Schedule.”

Saturday, March 10, 11 a.m. -- Planetarium show, “Max Goes to the Moon.” After the movie, visitors will have a chance to build their own telescopes. 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, or by going online at www.uwyo.edu/physics/ and clicking on “Planetarium Schedule.”

Saturday, March 10, 4 p.m. -- Bangladesh Night will showcase the culture of Bangladesh through music, dancing and a fashion show in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. The Bangladesh Students’ Association at UW hosts the event. Free.

Sunday, March 11, 10 a.m. -- Cowgirl tennis vs. Iowa State University, UW Tennis Complex. Free.


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