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University of Wyoming Calendar for April 16-22

April 12, 2018

These are among the activities scheduled April 16-22 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, April 16, 3:10 p.m. -- The UW Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Jacquelyn Gill, an assistant professor at the University of Maine. She will discuss “The Past is Not Dead: Climate change and extinction in the Quaternary fossil record.” Her talk will be in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. A reception will follow in the UW Geological Museum. Free.

Monday, April 16, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music’s Percussion Ensemble will perform a spring concert in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $10 for the public; $7 for faculty, staff and senior citizens; and $6 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.

Tuesday, April 17, 12:15 p.m. -- The Division of Kinesiology and Health Intellectual Community Seminar Series presents Robert Elbin, an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas. He will discuss “A Research Update on Sport-Related Concussion: ‘What’s Going on Here?’” The lecture will be in the High Altitude Performance Center Squad Room. Free.

Tuesday, April 17, 4 p.m. -- UW Latina/o Studies Program and the School of Culture, Gender and Social Justice present Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez, who will discuss “Embodying Resistance: Thriving as Political (A Latinx Story).” This event will be in the College of Business Building, Room 123. Free.

Tuesday, April 17, 7 p.m. -- UW Planetarium full-dome movie, “Dark Matter Mystery.” 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.”

Wednesday, April 18, 4:10 p.m. -- Matt Adams, director of the Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Israel, will give a lecture in the Classroom Building, Room 214. He will discuss “Armageddon and the Sixth Roman Legion: What New Excavations at Legio (Israel) Reveal about Early Relations among Jews, Christians, and Romans.” Free.

Thursday, April 19, 10:30 a.m. -- The UW Art Museum presents a gallery walk-through with visiting artist Jon Lodge. He will discuss his exhibition, “Jon Lodge: Interface,” on view through Aug. 11 at the UW Art Museum. A live materials demonstration will follow the walk-through. Free.

Thursday, April 19, 7 p.m. -- StudioWYO presents The Littlest Birds in concert. Laramie band The Locals will be the opening act. The event will be in The Gardens, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Thursday, April 19, 7 p.m. -- The UW Department of English presents Susan Oliver, from the University of Essex. Her talk, “Travel Thoughts: from East Anglia to the American West,” will be in the Classroom Building, Room 314. A reception will follow. Free.

Friday, April 20, 12:10 p.m. -- The UW School of Energy Resources Faculty Speaker Series presents Shane Murphy, director of the Center for Air Quality. The lecture will be in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Lunch will be provided. Free.

Friday, April 20, 4:10 p.m. -- Bonnie Urciuoli, the Leonard C. Ferguson Professor of Anthropology Emerita at Hamilton College, will give the UW Department of Anthropology’s 22nd annual Mulloy Lecture. She will discuss “What Diversity Talk Really Entails” in the College of Business auditorium. A reception will follow in the Anthropology Building. Free.

Friday, April 20, 6:30 p.m. -- 7220 Entertainment’s Films Committee will host the Student Short Film Festival in the Wyoming Union Family Room. An awards showcase and ceremony will follow the screening. Free.

Friday, April 20, 8 p.m. -- UW Planetarium show, “Into the Wide Blue Yonder.” The STAR Observatory on the rooftop of the Physical Sciences Building will be open from 8-10 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, or by going online at www.uwyo.edu/physics/ and clicking on “Planetarium Schedule.”

Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. -- The UW chapter of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences will host the annual Kaleidoscope Fashion Show in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free.

Saturday, April 21, 11 a.m. -- Students Supporting Veterans at UW, a student veterans organization, will host the COMBAT Color Fun Run at Optimist Park. For more information and to register online, go to www.combatcolor.com.

Saturday, April 21, 2 p.m. -- Cowboy football spring game, War Memorial Stadium. Free.

Saturday, April 21, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music’s Wind Symphony will present its season finale, “Winds of Change,” in the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $10 for the public; $7 for senior citizens; and $6 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.

Sunday, April 22, 3 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series presents “Trios for Viola, Cello and Piano” in the Performing Arts recital hall. Free.

Sunday, April 22, 6 p.m. -- The UW Central Asian Student Association will host Central Asian Awareness Day in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Tickets will be distributed April 18-19 at the Wyoming Union information desk.

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Bureau of Mines Building, Room 137

Laramie

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2929

Email: cbaldwin@uwyo.edu

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