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University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 1-7

January 28, 2016
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UW community members participate in a previous Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue (MLK DOD) march. This year’s MLK DOD events will take place Feb. 1-6 at UW. (UW Photo)

These are among the activities scheduled Feb. 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Feb. 1-Saturday, Feb. 6 -- Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue (MLK DOD) events begin with the annual march and Willena Stanford Community Supper. Free.

Monday, Feb. 1, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. -- The Wellness Center will host an open house in the southwest part of the Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center.

Monday, Feb. 1, 3:10 p.m. -- Department of Geology and Geophysics Distinguished Lecturer Series presents Derek Schutt, Colorado State University. He will discuss “Moho Temperature and Compositional Causes of Plate Strength Variations in the Western U.S.,” S.H. Knight Geology Building, Room 216. Free.

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 3:30 p.m. -- Internationally known art collector Jordan D. Schnitzer will lead a public gallery walk-through at the UW Art Museum. Schnitzer will discuss the featured exhibition, “Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power.” Free.

Wednesday, Feb. 3, noon -- “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators,” featuring Jordan D. Schnitzer, art collector; a gallery walk-through, and a question-and-answer session, UW Art Museum galleries. Free.

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 6 p.m. -- The UW Biodiversity Institute will show “American Serengeti,” a National Geographic film, in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center, Room 138. Free.

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m. -- Cowgirls basketball vs. Air Force, Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Thursday, Feb. 4, 4 p.m. -- The Fisk Distinguished Speaker Series presents Edriss Titi, professor of mathematics at Texas A&M University. He will discuss “Is Dispersion a Stabilizing or Destabilizing Mechanism?” His talk will be in the College of Agriculture Building, Room 1032. Free.

Thursday, Feb. 4, 5 p.m. -- “Latinos in Wyoming -- Cultural Journeys and Devotions” exhibition reception, Gallery 234, Wyoming Union lower level. Free.

Friday, Feb. 5, 12:10 p.m. -- The Department of Animal Science presents Stephanie Wesolowski, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. She will discuss “Metabolic adaptations in the liver of the growth restricted fetus” in the Animal Science/Molecular Biology Building, Room 103. Free.

Friday, Feb. 5, 5:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. -- Friday Night Fever and MLK DOD present “Straight Outta Compton” in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Free.

Friday, Feb. 5, 7 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “The Martian Frontier.” A STAR Observatory tour follows at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for non-students, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in Room 204 of the Physical Sciences Building.

Friday, Feb. 5, 9 p.m. -- Spoken word artist J Mase III will perform in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free and open to the public.

Saturday, Feb. 6, 4 p.m. -- Cowboys basketball vs. Utah State, Arena-Auditorium. Ticket prices vary.

Saturday, Feb. 6, 7 p.m. -- Cowboys wrestling vs. Northern Colorado, UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2 p.m. -- The UW Biodiversity Institute will show “American Serengeti,” a National Geographic film, in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center, Room 138. Free.

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