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Saturday U March 6, 2014  |  By Admin

Join us this Saturday March 8th in the Cook Auditorium for an exciting learning opportunity! This event sponsored by the University of Wyoming, is a one day college education lecture series and is free and open to the public! Come join us for a day of engaging lectures followed by a free lunch and round-table discussion!

Schedule of Events:

8:30-8:45 a.m. – Free coffee & donuts

8:45-9:00 a.m. – Welcome & opening remarks

9:00-10:00 a.m.  – Obamacare: Where do we go from here?

Insights into the state of healthcare reform and addresses ongoing concerns about access, quality and cost.

By Professor and Dean Mary Burman, School of Nursing, University of Wyoming

10:15-11:15 a.m. – Make 100 of Them?

The Contemporary Artist Print in the American West. Exploring the artist of the rural west building on the traditions of Thomas Moran and Albert Bierstadt, who popularized images of the Tetons through inexpensive prints.

By Professor Mark Ritchie, Department of Art, University of Wyoming

11:30-12:30 p.m. – The Solar House, Then and Now.

Solar houses, a widely-publicized phenomenon of the 1940s and 50s (the early era of solar heating), have improved over the decades and shape our approach to building today.

By Professor Anthony Denzer, Associate Professor of Civil and Architectural Engineering, University of Wyoming

12:30-1:30 p.m. – Free lunch and Q & A in the Wapiti Gallery

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