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University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 22-28

September 19, 2014
People working with molten iron
The fourth Biennial Western Cast Iron Conference begins with an opening ceremony Wednesday in the Visual Arts Building. (UW Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 22-28 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Sept. 22, 8 a.m. -- The Wyoming Union celebrates its 75th anniversary with a retrospective exhibition in Gallery 234. It can be seen through Oct. 23. Free.

Monday, Sept. 22, 3:10 p.m. -- Geology Distinguished Lecturer Series: Colorado School of Mines Distinguished Scientist Warren Hamilton discusses the “Evolution of the Terrestrial Planets -- Without Groupthink,” S.H. Knight Geology Building Room 216. Free.

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 7 a.m.-noon -- The first-ever Bike to UW Day to promote and encourage bicycle commuting as a safe, fun and inexpensive alternative to driving, Simpson Plaza. Free giveaways while supplies last include breakfast burritos, bike maps, water bottles and other items.

Tuesday, Sept. 23, 11:10 a.m.-12:40 p.m. -- The William D. Griffith Speaker Series presents Douglas B. Marlowe talk on “Evidence-Based Sentencing for Drug-Addicted and Mentally Ill Offenders,” College of Business auditorium. Free.

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. -- To celebrate 75 years, the Wyoming Union will serve soda from a replica of an old soda fountain in the breezeway. Free.

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 6:30-9 p.m. -- Fourth Biennial Western Cast Iron Art Conference begins with opening ceremony in the Visual Arts Building. Free.

Wednesday, Sept. 24, 7:30 p.m. --The Faculty Recital Series presents Ben Markley with Steve Kovalchek, jazz piano and guitar, Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

Thursday, Sept. 25, and Friday, Sept. 26 -- “Digital Communication in the 21st Century” is the theme of the annual e-Volution: Innovations in Learning Environments Conference at various campus locations. A complete schedule of programs, registration details, live streaming opportunities and other information can be found at

Thursday, Sept. 25, 4 p.m. -- Anthropologist Jon McVey Erlandson presents the annual George C. Frison lecture, “From Coast to Coast: New Insights into the First Peopling of the Americas,” College of Agriculture auditorium. From 5-6 p.m., Frison will sign his book “Rancher Archeologist” in the Anthropology Building lobby. Free.

Thursday, Sept. 25, 4:30 p.m. -- “Memories of Heart Mountain” as experienced by former internee Sam Mihara, Classroom Building Room 310. Free.

Thursday, Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m. -- John Grade is the keynote speaker for the fourth Biennial Western Cast Iron Art Conference in the Visual Arts Building. Free.

Friday, Sept. 26, noon -- School of Energy Resources Speaker Series presents Greg Poulos, "Wind Energy, Grid Parity, and Strategic Links to Natural Gas" in the Energy Innovation Center, Encana auditorium. Boxed lunches available to first 250 attendees.

Friday, Sept. 26, 2:10 p.m. -- Research Across Disciplines Seminar Series, “Elevated CO2 Further Lengthens the Growing Season Under Warmed Conditions,” by Melissa Reyes-Fox, College of Agriculture Building Room 1030. Free.

Friday, Sept. 26, 3 p.m. -- Cowgirl Soccer vs. Nevada, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. $8 public, $5 youth (3-18 years).

Friday, Sept. 26, 6:30 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever shows movie, “A Million Ways to Die in the West.” Free to UW students with ID.

Friday, Sept. 26, 9 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever brings in mentalist Christopher Carter for a show that has audience involvement and consists of mind readings, predictions, and Carter’s famous "light bulb illusion," Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free to UW students with ID.

Sunday, Sept. 28, 1 p.m. -- Cowgirl soccer vs UNLV, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. $8 public, $5 youth (3-18 years).


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