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University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 10-16

November 7, 2014
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Award-winning a cappella group Basix performs Thursday, Nov. 13, in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

These are among the activities scheduled Nov. 10-16 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Nov. 10, noon -- Pass the Eggnog, a program to help students prepare for returning home for the holidays after being at college, Wyoming Union West Ballroom. Free.

Monday, Nov. 10, 3:10 p.m. -- Geology Distinguished Lecture Series, Basil Tikoff discusses “An Integrated, Lithospheric Approach to the San Andreas Fault System,”  Room 216 of the S.H. Knight Geology Building. Free.

Monday, Nov. 10, 4:10 p.m. -- Faculty Senate Speaker Series presents geologist Ken Sims discussing “Volcanoes on the Verge,” Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 11:30 a.m. -- A panel discussion on “Managing Stress through Belief,” Wyoming Union West Ballroom. Free.

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 5:30 p.m. -- “Art and the Holocaust” exhibit and faculty response panel, UW Art Museum. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 12, noon -- Home for the Holidays, an informational seminar on adjusting back to home after being away at college, Wyoming Union Warm Valley Room 202. Free.

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 5:30 p.m. -- Tony McLeod speaks about “Water Law Reform in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia and Comparisons with the Western United States,” College of Law Room 170. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 13, noon -- Mental Health Awareness Week program, “Who are you? Is acceptance or approval necessary?” Wyoming Union East Ballroom. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 13, noon -- School of Energy Resources speaker series presents Peabody Energy Executive Vice President Jeane Hull on “Technical Talent Pipeline Development -- Students to Future Leaders at Peabody Energy,” Engineering Building Room 3102. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 13, 1-4:30 p.m. -- Grand opening of the Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources’ new lab in Health Sciences Building Room 151. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 13, 4 p.m. -- Clinical psychologist Martha Schilling discusses behavioral health aspects of degenerative diseases as part of the ALS seminar series, Berry Center auditorium. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m. -- Visiting artist Patrick Earle Hammie speaks about painting and drawing, Visual Arts Building Room 111. Free.

Thursday, Nov. 13, 7 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. New Mexico in the UniWyo Sports Complex. Tickets cost $8 adults, $5 youths (ages 3-18).

Thursday, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m. -- A cappella group Basix performs in the Arts and Sciences auditorium. Tickets cost $23 for the general public, $19 seniors, $19 UW staff/faculty and free for UW students. For tickets and information, visit the Wyoming Union information desk or Performing Arts box office, call (307) 766-6666, or go online at

Friday, Nov. 14, 2:10 p.m. -- Research Across Disciplines presents Larry Munn on “Extent of Pre-Bull Lake Glaciation,” College of Agriculture Building Room 1030. Free.

Friday, Nov. 14, 4 p.m. -- An afternoon with Garry Kasparov, Russian pro-democracy leader, global human rights activist, business speaker and author, and former world chess champion, College of Business auditorium. Free.

Friday, Nov. 14, noon -- Mental Health Awareness Week seminar about “Love ‘em or Leave ‘em: Managing Relationships over the Holidays” Washakie Center Shoshone Room. Free.

Friday, Nov. 14, 6:30, 9, 11:30 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever movie, “If I Stay,” in the Wyoming Union Family Room. FNF also hosts comedians Mission IMPROVable in the College of Education auditorium at 9 p.m. Free.

Friday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. -- Choral Collage concert by Singing Statesmen, Bel Canto and the Happy Jacks, Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

Saturday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. -- Novice and experienced livestock showmen compete in the Little International Livestock Show, Cliff and Martha Hansen Teaching Arena southwest of Laramie. Lunch and entertainment at noon, novice competition at 1 p.m. and round robins at 3 p.m. Free.

Saturday, Nov. 15, 1 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. Air Force in the UniWyo Sports Complex. Fans who bring nonperishable food items receive discounted tickets: $5 adults, $3 youths.

Saturday, Nov. 15, 3 p.m. -- Rocky Mountain Festival of Voices Finale Concert, Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2 p.m. -- Men’s basketball vs. Northern Colorado, Arena-Auditorium. Tickets cost $21 for general public, $13 for youths (ages 3-18), free for UW students.

Sunday, Nov. 16, 3 p.m. -- UW Department of Music faculty presents “Masterworks of the Late 19th Century” concert, Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Free.

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