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University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 7-13

October 3, 2019

These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 7-13 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, Oct. 7, 5 p.m. -- Francesca Arnone, a lecturer of flute at the University of South Florida, will teach a master class featuring student performers from UW’s flute studio. A representative from Altus Handmade Flutes, the event’s sponsor, will be present with an array of flutes for audience members to try. The event will take place in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. Free.

Monday, Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m. -- The Graduate Student Network will host its first lightning talks of the semester in the UW Engineering Education and Research Building atrium. UW graduate students will give seven-minute presentations about their research projects. Free.

Monday, Oct. 7, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Department of Music presents a chamber recital in the Performing Arts recital hall. Zach Buie, an assistant professor of trumpet and music history at Boise State University, will perform with UW faculty members Theresa Bogard, piano, and Sarah Herbert, trumpet. Free.

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 6-8 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum and UW Creative Writing MFA Program will host the 5x5 Reading Series. Featured writers are from the graduate creative writing programs at Colorado State University, the University of Denver, the University of Colorado-Boulder, Naropa University and UW. Topics will cover a range of genres, including fiction, poetry and nonfiction. Free.

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 7 p.m. -- UW Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium full-dome movie, “Dark Matter Mystery.” Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for non-students, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in the Physical Sciences Building, Room 204, or by going online at www.uwyo.edu/physics and clicking on “Planetarium Schedule.”

Wednesday, Oct. 9, noon -- Sam Mihara, a former prisoner at Heart Mountain and national lecturer, will speak in the Wyoming Union Family Room. Mihara will discuss “Mass Imprisonment in America: Experiences from Heart Mountain.” Lunch will be provided. The UW School of Culture, Gender and Social Justice, UW Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology, and the UW College of Law sponsor the talk. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 10, 5 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum will host the opening and awards ceremony for the Albany County School District 1’s Premier Elementary Art Exhibition. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 10, 5:30 p.m. -- Klaus Mühlhahn, vice president of the Free University of Berlin, will give a talk in the Classroom Building, Room 129. He will discuss “China’s Rise in Historical Perspective.” The UW School of Politics, Public Affairs and International Studies sponsors the talk. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 10, 6 p.m. -- Turning Point USA at UW presents Lucas Botkin, CEO of T.REX ARMS. He will give a talk on the Second Amendment in the UW College of Agriculture auditorium. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 10, 6:30 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. San Diego State University, UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary. 

Thursday, Oct. 10-Friday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m. -- UW’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources will host a Mountainfilm on Tour series at the Gryphon Theatre, located at 710 E. Garfield St. in Laramie. Mountainfilm on Tour shares a selection of the films from the annual festival with audiences around the world and offers Mountainfilm for Students, a free educational outreach initiative for K-12 schools. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m. -- StudioWYO presents Speed the Pilgrim, an alternative rock band, and Not From Here, an indie-folk group. The concert will be in The Gardens, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 10, 7 p.m. -- The UW Department of Visual and Literary Arts presents Chris Ramsay, a professor at Oklahoma State University’s Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History. Ramsay will discuss metalsmithing in the Visual Arts Building, Room 111. A reception will follow at 8 p.m. Free.

Thursday, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m. -- The UW Symphony Orchestra presents the opening concert of its 2019-2020 season in the Performing Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $12 for the public, $8 for senior citizens and $6 for students. Tickets are available at the Performing Arts box office and the Wyoming Union information desk, by calling (307) 766-6666 or going online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.

Friday, Oct. 11, noon-1 p.m. -- The UW School of Energy Resources Speaker Series presents Craig Hart, a lecturer at Johns Hopkins University’s Energy Policy and Climate program. He will discuss “Energy Transition and its Implications for Competitiveness and Communities” in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium. Lunch will be provided. Free.

Friday, Oct. 11, 3 p.m. -- Cowgirl soccer vs. San Jose State University, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Free.

Friday, Oct. 11, 8 p.m. -- UW Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium show, “You Are a Star.” Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for non-students, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in the Physical Sciences Building, Room 204, or by going online at www.uwyo.edu/physics and clicking on “Planetarium Schedule.”

Saturday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m. -- UW Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium show, “The Center of Our Galaxy.” Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for non-students, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in the Physical Sciences Building, Room 204, or by going online at www.uwyo.edu/physics and clicking on “Planetarium Schedule.”

Saturday, Oct. 12, 1 p.m. -- Cowgirl volleyball vs. Fresno State University, UniWyo Sports Complex. Ticket prices vary.

Saturday, Oct. 12, 5 p.m. -- The UW Department of Visual and Literary Arts and the Wyoming Sculpture Society will host the 16th annual UW Art Department Iron Pour in the north parking lot of the Visual Arts Building. Donated iron will be melted down so it can be poured into molds containing future artwork. Wyoming PBS will film this year’s event. Members of the public can make tiles in iron. The cost is $10 per mold. For those wanting molds, email Ashley Hope Carlisle at ahc1@uwyo.edu.

Saturday, Oct. 12, 8 p.m. -- UW Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium laser show, “Fright Light.” Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for non-students, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in the Physical Sciences Building, Room 204, or by going online at www.uwyo.edu/physics and clicking on “Planetarium Schedule.”

Sunday, Oct. 13, noon -- Cowgirl soccer vs. Fresno State University, Louis S. Madrid Sports Complex. Free.

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Institutional Communications

Bureau of Mines Building, Room 137

Laramie

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2929

Email: cbaldwin@uwyo.edu

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