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University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 15-21

October 11, 2018

These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 15-21 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Oct. 15-Saturday, Oct. 20 -- Homecoming Week at UW. For a schedule of events, go to  www.uwyo.edu/homecoming .

Monday, Oct. 15, noon -- The Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research presents Daniel Murphy, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Cincinnati. Murphy will discuss “Communities and Climate Change: Forging Collaborative Adaptation Pathways Through Scenario-Building” in the Classroom Building, Room 103. Free.

Monday, Oct. 15, 3:10 p.m. -- The UW Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents John Kaszuba, associate professor in the department. The lecture will be in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. A reception will follow in the UW Geological Museum. Free.

Tuesday, Oct. 16, 7 p.m. -- UW Planetarium full-dome movie, “ DARK the Movie .” 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, Oct. 16, 8 p.m. -- The 7220 Entertainment Films Committee will screen “The Waterboy” in The Gardens, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Wednesday, Oct. 17, noon -- UW Pokes Vote will host a candidate meet-and-greet session at the UW Art Museum. Lunch will be provided. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 18, 4 p.m. -- The UW Criminal Justice Club will host a guest lecture by Michael Rankin, director of the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Rankin will discuss “Reflections on a Career in Law Enforcement” in the Classroom Building, Room 129. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m. -- StudioWYO presents punk rock artists Getbent and So-Called. The show will take place in The Gardens, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m. -- The Wyoming Jazz Ensemble presents “ Ellington in Wyoming ” in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $12 for the public, $8 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, Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. -- The Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research will host its annual conference. Scholars from around the state will present humanities-based research topics at the UW American Heritage Center. Panels will be followed by a reception from 5-7 p.m. Free.

Friday, Oct. 19, noon -- The UW Division of Kinesiology and Health’s Intellectual Community Seminar Series presents William Kraemer, a professor in the Department of Human Sciences at Ohio State University. He will discuss “Human Performance Optimization: Integrated Physiology of Exercise Adaptations” in the UW High Altitude Performance Center’s Squad Room. Free.

Friday, Oct. 19, 3 p.m. -- Cowgirl soccer vs. University of Nevada, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Free.

Friday, Oct. 19, 3 p.m. -- The UW College of Engineering and Applied Science will host Douglas Melton , H.T. Person Distinguished Speaker. Melton is the director of the KEEN (Kern Engineering Entrepreneurship Network) Program at the Kern Foundation. He will discuss integrating entrepreneurial thinking into engineering in the Classroom Building, Room 306. Free.

Friday, Oct. 19, 4 p.m. -- The UW College of Arts and Sciences’ annual  Keith and Thyra Thomson Honors Convocation  will recognize A&S students who have made various honor rolls. The program includes a keynote presentation by UW alumna Caitlin Long, student presentations and an excerpt from “Six Songs from Ellis,” a multimedia dance-theater work. The convocation will take place in the A&S auditorium. Free.

Friday, Oct. 19, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. -- The 7220 Entertainment Films Committee will screen “Ant-Man and the Wasp” in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. -- Folk-style band Steel Betty will perform in the Performing Arts concert hall as part of the UW Presents fall lineup. 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, Oct. 19, 8 p.m. -- UW Planetarium show, “ Dust, Light, Dust .” 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, Oct. 20, 8 a.m.-Sunday, Oct. 21, 8 a.m. -- The UW Tri Delta sorority presents its annual 24-hour pancake breakfast at the Tri Delta house, located at 1616 E. Sorority Row. The fundraiser benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The cost is $5 for a one-time entry ticket and $20 for unlimited entries.

Saturday, Oct. 20, 8 a.m. -- The UW Homecoming parade begins at Ninth Street and Ivinson Avenue.

Saturday, Oct. 20, 12:30 p.m. -- Cowboy football vs. Utah State University, War Memorial Stadium.  Ticket prices  vary. undefined

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Sunday, Oct. 21, 1 p.m. -- Cowgirl soccer vs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Free.

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Sunday, Oct. 21, 1 p.m. -- UW’s Exercise is Medicine presents “Walk with a Doc” in War Memorial Fieldhouse. Free.

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Sunday, Oct. 21, 3 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series presents “Chamber Music for Pianoforte and Cello” in the Performing Arts recital hall. The concert will feature Beethoven’s trio for viola, cello and pianoforte. Free.

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