University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 15

November 12, 2010

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

Monday, Nov. 15, 7 p.m. -- Women's basketball vs. Dickinson State, Arena-Auditorium.

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 1:10 p.m. -- UW's 2010 composition class will present new works by 15 different composers in the UW Fine Arts concert hall. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 4-5:30 p.m. -- Arun Gandhi public lecture: "Lessons Learned from My Grandfather: Non-violence in a Violent World," UW Fine Arts Main Stage. Free. For information e-mail Lay-nah Blue Morris at

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 4 p.m. -- Ellen Wohl, professor at Colorado State University, will speak about "What should these rivers look like? Historical variability and human impacts in the Colorado Front Range," College of Business auditorium. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 6-7:30 p.m. -- Kwanzaa celebration, Dick Cheney International Center. For information e-mail Sonia Gahimbare at

Wednesday, Nov. 17, 4:10-5 p.m. -- James Meacham, professor at the University of Oregon, speaks on "Atlas Cartography: Exploration and Experience in the Mapping of Oregon, Yellowstone and the Mongolian Altai," College of Business auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 17, 7-9 p.m. -- Geography Bowl, Wyoming Union Gardens. Registration at 6 p.m. and sign-up sheet at the Wyoming Union breezeway table. Food will be provided.

Wednesday, Nov. 17, 7:30 p.m. -- Double-bassist Renaud Garcia-Fons, joined by guitar and percussion, will perform a Cultural Programs concert at the UW Fine Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $20 for the public and $17 for students and senior citizens. To purchase call (307) 766-6666 or visit

Thursday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. -- Giant National Geographic Society map of Asia will be displayed in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 3-5 p.m. -- International Programs panel: S.O.S. North Korea: Confronting the Nuclear and Human Security Challenges of Kim Jong Il's DPRK, Room 133 of the Classroom Building. Free. For information, e-mail Jeanette Reisenburg at

Thursday, Nov. 18, 4-7 p.m. -- Shalom Garden Orphanage silent auction in Wyoming Union East Ballroom. Purpose is to purchase water tanks and water purifying seeds for an orphanage in Kenya, Africa. For information, e-mail Mary Beth Wood at Refreshments provided.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 4:10-5 p.m. -- Andrew Marcus, professor at the University of Oregon, talks on "New Views of the River: A Geographer's Perspective" in the College of Business auditorium. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 5 p.m. -- Women's volleyball vs. Colorado State. UniWyo Sports Complex.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m. -- Men's basketball vs. North Florida. Arena-Auditorium.

Thursday, Nov. 18, 7:30-10:30 p.m. -- SAC Film Series premiere: "Odine & Surprise Short Film," Room 129 of the Classroom Building. Free and open to the public. For information e-mail Stephanie Long at

Friday, Nov. 19, 5 p.m. -- Swimming vs. TCU, Corbett Pool or Laramie Recreation Center.

Friday, Nov. 19, 6-8 p.m. -- Friday Night Bouldering Series, Half Acre Gym climbing wall. Free for Half Acre members, $5 for non-members. For information, e-mail the Outdoor Program at   

Friday, Nov. 19, 9 p.m. - Saturday, Nov. 20, 1 a.m. -- International Night/Condom Couture Fashion Show sponsored by FaceAids. Wyoming Union Ballroom. For information, e-mail Amy King at

Saturday, Nov. 20, noon -- Football, Cowboys vs. Colorado State University at War Memorial Stadium.

Saturday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m. -- Men's basketball vs. Western Illinois, Arena-Auditorium.

Saturday, Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m. -- A Higdon celebration, UW Fine Arts concert hall. $7 for the public and $5 for students and senior citizens. To purchase tickets visit

For the latest information on campus events vist UW's new calendar, Tzolk'in, at  

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