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University of Wyoming Calendar for April 23-29

April 19, 2018
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The UW Department of Theatre and Dance will close its spring season with “Six Songs from Ellis,” an original work that captures the voices of immigrants who passed through Ellis Island. The production will run Tuesday, April 24, through Sunday, April 29, on the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts main stage. (Donald Turner Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled April 23-29 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, April 23, 3:10 p.m. -- The UW Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Po Chen, an associate professor in the department. He will discuss “Mapping the Subsurface at High Resolution.” His talk will be in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. A reception will follow in the UW Geological Museum. Free.

Monday, April 23, 6 p.m. -- Former FBI special agent and CNN contributor Asha Rangappa will present “Bonding, Bridging, and Social Media: Facebook’s Role in Preserving Democracy.” Her talk will be in UW’s Coe Library, Room 506. The evening will include a Q&A session and a reception. Free.

Monday, April 23, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music’s Civic Chorus and Community Band will perform in the Buchanan Center for 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.

Tuesday, April 24, noon -- Former FBI special agent and CNN contributor Asha Rangappa will present “Making Sense of the Mueller Investigation” with Stephanie Anderson, head of the UW School of Politics, Public Affairs and International Studies. The talk will be in the UW College of Law Building, Room 170. Free.

Tuesday, April 24, 12:20 p.m. -- The UW Division of Kinesiology and Health Intellectual Community Seminar Series presents Paul Thomas, a professor emeritus in the division. He will discuss “Does the Pericardium Restrict Extent of the Left Ventricular Hypertrophy and Consequently VO2 Max Changes?” The lecture will be in the Corbett Building, Room 137. Free.

Tuesday, April 24, 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.”

Tuesday, April 24-Saturday, April 28, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 29, 2 p.m. -- The UW Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Six Songs from Ellis” on the Performing Arts main stage. Tickets cost $14 for the public; $11 for faculty, staff and senior citizens; and $7 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.

Wednesday, April 25, 8:15 a.m. -- Kathleen McCauley will be the Whitney Distinguished Lecturer at UW’s Nursing Scholarship Day. McCauley, a professor emerita of cardiovascular nursing at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Nursing, will discuss the Transitional Care Model. Her talk will be in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Following her talk, UW Doctor of Nursing Practice students will present quality improvement projects. Free.

Wednesday, April 25, 4:10 p.m. -- The UW Faculty Senate Speaker Series presents Jake Goheen, an associate professor in the UW Department of Zoology and Physiology. He will discuss “Wildlife conservation in human-occupied landscapes: three improbable stories from East Africa.” His talk will be in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, April 25, 6:30 p.m. -- Student group Christians United for Israel at UW presents Kasim Hafeez, a Muslim Zionist. He will share his story about why he supports Israel. His talk will be in the UW College of Business auditorium. Free.

Thursday, April 26, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. -- The UW College of Business will host the annual Entrepreneurship Summit at UW’s Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center. The day will include panel discussions, a keynote speaker, networking opportunities and business idea pitches from the John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition finalists. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To RSVP, go to www.uwyo.edu/business/entrepreneurship.

Thursday, April 26, 3-6 p.m. -- The UW School of Energy Resources will host an open house for it Centers of Excellence on the second floor of the Energy Innovation Center. Free.

Thursday, April 26, 4 p.m. -- UW Associate Archivist John Waggener will read from his book, “Snow Chi Minh Trail.” The reading will be in the McMurry Reading Room, located in UW’s Coe Library. To RSVP, call (307) 766-3279. Free.

Thursday, April 26, 4 p.m. -- The UW Speaker Series in the Spatial Sciences presents Jason Rentfrow, from the University of Cambridge. He will discuss “Geographical Psychology: Causes and consequences of the spatial clustering of psychological traits.” The talk will be in the Classroom Building, Room 214. Free.

Thursday, April 26, 4:10 p.m. -- Scottish scholar and poet Alan Riach will discuss “Arts & the Nation” in Coe Library, Room 506. Riach is a professor of Scottish literature at the University of Glasgow. A reception will follow his talk. Free.

Thursday, April 26, 7 p.m. -- UW and Laramie organizations will host a free public art storytelling event with Charles Blanc and Tristan Surtees, collectively known as Sans façon. The event will take place at the Visual Arts Building.

Thursday, April 26, 7 p.m. -- StudioWYO presents the last open mic night of the semester. Shawn Hess, from the band Elk Tongue, will host the event in The Gardens, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Sign-ups will begin at 6:30 p.m. Free.

Thursday, April 26, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music’s Symphony Orchestra and UW choirs present “A Choral Trio Finale” 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.

Friday, April 27, all day -- The Cowboy and Cowgirl track and field teams will host the 7220 Invite in the Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Free.

Friday, April 27, 12:10 p.m. -- The UW School of Energy Resources Faculty Speaker Series presents Jonathan Brant, director of the Center of Excellence for Produced Water Management. The lecture will be in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Lunch will be provided. Free.

Friday, April 27, 1:30 p.m. -- Maggi Murdock, a UW professor emeritus of political science, will give the 2018 Buchanan Lecture. She will discuss “Lessons from an Unexpected Life” in the Wyoming Union Center Ballroom. Free.

Friday, April 27, 6 p.m. -- A reception for UW student artists Allegra Castro and Jamie Lindsey will be in the Visual Arts Building, THIS and THAT galleries. Free.

Friday, April 27, 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 28, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sunday, April 29, 11 a.m. -- The UW rodeo team will host the 69th annual Laramie River Rendezvous at UW’s Cliff and Martha Hansen Livestock Teaching Arena. Admission is $8 for tickets purchased in advance or $10 at the door. Tickets are available at Murdoch’s Ranch & Home Supply and Martindale’s Western Store in Laramie. Admission is $5 for UW students who bring their IDs to the rodeo.

Friday, April 27, 7:30 p.m. -- UW Presents brings the Lysander Piano Trio to the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $15 for the public; $12 for faculty, staff and senior citizens; and $10 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.

Friday, April 27, 8 p.m. -- UW Planetarium show, “Through the Eyes of Galileo.” 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 28, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. -- UW and Wyoming community college undergraduate students will participate in Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day. Students will give oral presentations in the Classroom Building from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Poster presentations will take place from 3:30-5:30 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Saturday, April 28, 11 a.m. -- UW Planetarium show, “The Center of Our Galaxy: Stars and Black Holes.” 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 28, 7 p.m. -- 7220 Entertainment’s Fine Arts and Lectures Committee presents a performance by Eco-Wakening. The group is a theatrical circus production that uses performance art as a way to bring awareness about environmental issues to audiences. The event will take place in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Free.

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Laramie

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2929

Email: cbaldwin@uwyo.edu

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