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University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 28-Oct. 4

September 25, 2015
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Former NBA player Chris Herren will share his story of prescription drug abuse and recovery during an educational conference Tuesday, Sept. 29, at the UW Conference Center. (Hoop Dreams with Chris Herren)

These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 28-Oct. 4 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Sept. 28-Tuesday, Sept. 29 -- Annual e-Volution Conference, Coe Library. Registration and a schedule of events can be found at Free.

Monday, Sept. 28, 11 a.m. -- “Drop-in Resume Critiques,” Wyoming Union Vedauwoo Room and College of Business Peter M. and Paula Green Johnson Career Center, Room 124.

Monday, Sept. 28, noon -- School of Energy Resources Speaker Series presents U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus. He will discuss "Energy Innovation, National Security and the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps" in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Lunch provided. Free.

Monday, Sept. 28, 3:10 p.m. -- The Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Brian Toelle, UW professor. He will discuss “Shale Sweet Spot Detection with Surface Seismic” in the S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2 p.m. -- The Business, Government, Nonprofit and Agriculture Job Fair will take place in the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center. This event is sponsored by the UW Center for Advising and Career Services.

Tuesday, Sept. 29, 6 p.m. -- Former NBA player Chris Herren will tell his personal story at an educational conference regarding prescription drug abuse in the UW Conference Center. Free.


Tuesday, Sept. 29, 7 p.m. -- “The Holladay Brothers Present Geo-Mapped Music,” a performance that connects music and art, is in the College of Education auditorium. Free.


Tuesday, Sept. 29, 7:30 p.m. -- Cultural Programs presents Huun Huur Tu, a Tuvan throat singing quartet, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $15.50 for the public; $12.50 for senior citizens, UW faculty and staff; and $10.50 for UW students. Tickets are available at www/ or by calling (307) 766-6666. Tickets also are available at the Wyoming Union information desk.

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2 p.m. -- The Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Job Fair will take place in the Gateway Center. This event is sponsored by the UW Center for Advising and Career Services.

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 6 p.m. -- The Wyoming Center on Aging presents “The Genius of Marian,” a documentary about Alzheimer’s disease. Discussion will follow the film screening in the Wyoming Union East Ballroom. Free.

Wednesday, Sept. 30, 8 p.m. -- Student Activities Council presents SunSquabi, an electronic hydro funk band, in the Wyoming Union Gardens. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 1-Friday, Oct. 2, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. -- Wyoming Institute for Disabilities provides an on-site streaming location for the 16th annual Chronic Illness and Disabilities Conference in Health Sciences Building, Room 449.

Thursday, Oct. 1, 4:10 p.m. -- The Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research presents Harvard professor Louis Menand. He will discuss “Hannah Arendt on Totalitarianism” in the Classroom Building, Room 310. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 1, 9:45 a.m. -- Student dancers from the Department of Theatre and Dance will present an informal improvisational dance performance in the Coe Library rotunda. The event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, Oct. 1, 5 p.m. -- Rainbow Leadership Series presents “Leadership and Self” in the Wyoming Union, Room 202. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m. -- Studio WYO presents singer-songwriters Leftmore and Illustrated Manual in the Union Gardens. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m. -- The Department of Art and Art History presents Eminent Artist in Residence Lucy Lippard. She will discuss “Undermining: A Wild Ride Through Land Use, Politics and Art in the Changing West.” This event will take place in the College of Education auditorium, with a reception to follow in the Visual Arts Building.

Friday, Oct. 2, 10:30 a.m. -- Visiting artist Dickie Landry will guide a gallery walk-through and perform a solo saxophone concert at the UW Art Museum. Free.

Friday, Oct 2, 4 p.m. -- Director of Transatlantic Networks and UW alumnus Andrew Denison will speak on “The United States and German Reunification: Hopes and Fears in Retrospect” in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium. Free.

Friday, Oct. 2-Saturday, Oct. 3 -- The fall Literacy Education Conference for Wyoming teachers takes place in the UW College of Education Annex and Education Building auditorium. For more information, including online registration and the conference agenda, visit

Friday, Oct. 2, 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever presents “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation” in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free to UW students with ID.

Friday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “This Month’s Sky: October.” A Daft Punk laser light show follows at 8:10 p.m. Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for nonstudents, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in Room 204 of the Physical Sciences Building.

Friday, Oct. 2, 9 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever presents comedy troupe Mission IMPROVable in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free.

Saturday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. -- The UW Art Museum hosts “Art, Music and Imagery,” a family Saturday class. For more information, call (307) 766-6622 or email

Saturday, Oct. 3, 11 a.m. -- Planetarium show, “Light, Camera, Space!” There will be an after-show optional activity where participants will have the chance to discover light. Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for nonstudents, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in Room 204 of the Physical Sciences Building.

Saturday, Oct. 3, 2 p.m. -- The UW Sustainability Club sponsors “Solar Fest,” a solar-powered music festival featuring three local bands, at Fraternity Mall West. Speakers will discuss the pros and cons of solar power in between musical performances. Free.

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