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  • More UW Employees Receive COVID-19 Vaccine; Plans Underway for Others

    January 15, 2021

    More than 100 University of Wyoming employees have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in recent days, and plans are in the works to make the vaccine available to other members of the UW community.

    Read More: More UW Employees Receive COVID-19 Vaccine; Plans Underway for Others

  • UW Prepares for Spring Semester Start

    January 14, 2020

    With the Jan. 21 start of the spring semester just one week away, University of Wyoming students returning to campus are reminded that a limited contact period begins today (Thursday) and extends through Jan. 31. The semester will begin with two days of online-only instruction Thursday and Friday, Jan. 21-22, and face-to-face classes will start Monday, Jan. 25.

    Read More: UW Prepares for Spring Semester Start

  • UW Employees Among First to Receive COVID Vaccine; More Coming Soon

    December 23, 2020

    As shipments of the first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines began arriving in Wyoming last week, health care workers at the University of Wyoming’s two clinic/residency programs in Cheyenne and Casper were among the first in line to receive their shots.

    Read More: UW Employees Among First to Receive COVID Vaccine; More Coming Soon

  • UW Trustees Approve Spring Semester Plan

    December 16, 2020

    The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a plan for the spring 2021 semester that includes 10 weeks of in-person instruction, a three-day spring break and five weeks of fully online classes to conclude the term.

    Read More: UW Trustees Approve Spring Semester Plan

  • UW to Move to Phase 4 of Fall Semester a Week Earlier

    November 11, 2020

    The University of Wyoming will transition to Phase 4 of its fall semester Monday, Nov. 16, a week earlier than scheduled, because of the significant increase in COVID-19 cases among the UW community and in the state.

    Read more: UW to Move to Phase 4 of Fall Semester a Week Earlier

  • UW Survey Finds COVID-19 Anxiety Continues to Climb as Cases Spike Statewide

    November 6, 2020

    Wyoming residents are again reporting more anxiety about the spread of COVID-19 in the state, according to a new survey by the University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center (WYSAC).

    Read more: UW Survey Finds COVID-19 Anxiety Continues to Climb as Cases Spike Statewide

  • UW Sees Increase in COVID-19 Cases, Urges Adherence to Guidelines

    November 5, 2020

    Like much of Wyoming, the University of Wyoming is contending with a continuing increase in cases of COVID-19 among its students and employees.

    Read more: UW Sees Increase in COVID-19 Cases, Urges Adherence to Guidelines

  • UW Supports Albany County Face Protection Order

    November 5, 2020

    The University of Wyoming supports an order that goes into effect Friday, Nov. 6, requiring face protection in many public settings in Albany County.

    Read more: UW Supports Albany County Face Protection Order

  • UW Plans Virtual Ceremony for Winter Commencement Dec. 12

    November 2, 2020

    The University of Wyoming will not hold its traditional winter commencement ceremonies in December, due to concerns about large gatherings and travel related to COVID-19. Instead, the university is making plans for a virtual ceremony to be broadcast live Saturday, Dec. 12, at 10 a.m. The ceremony is scheduled to last about 45 minutes and will include all colleges and degree levels.

    Read more: UW Plans Virtual Ceremony for Winter Commencement Dec. 12

  • UW Makes Plans for Spring Semester Amid Uncertain Pandemic Situation

    October 23, 2020

    With public health experts saying the COVID-19 pandemic will continue into the next calendar year, the University of Wyoming is taking steps to continue delivering as much of an on-campus experience as possible in the spring 2021 semester.

    Read more: UW Makes Plans for Spring Semester Amid Uncertain Pandemic Situation

  • ‘Cowboys Can’ Reinforces Responsible Behavior in UW Community

    October 16, 2020

    In order to maximize the opportunity for a successful in-person campus experience, the University of Wyoming has introduced a new campaign to encourage responsible behavior. “Cowboys Can” will emphasize key steps students, staff and faculty can take to limit the spread of COVID-19.

    Read more: ‘Cowboys Can’ Reinforces Responsible Behavior in UW Community

  • ‘Cowboy Cash’ Program Benefits UW Students, Local Businesses

    October 30, 2020

    The University of Wyoming has formed a partnership with Laramie Main Street Alliance to boost the Gem City’s small-business economy. The “Cowboy Cash” program will provide $50 in gift certificates to each student who lives on UW’s campus and has purchased a university meal plan. Students will be provided with five certificates, broken out in $10 increments.

    Read more: ‘Cowboy Cash’ Program Benefits UW Students, Local Businesses

  • UW Set to Move to Phase 3 of Fall Return Monday

    September 25, 2020

    The University of Wyoming will move to Phase 3 of its fall return plan Monday, with more on-campus classes and activities -- along with heightened efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19.

    Read more: UW Set to Move to Phase 3 of Fall Return Monday

  • UW Develops Set of Indicators, Tactics to Guide COVID-19 Decisions

    September 16, 2020

    As the University of Wyoming moves forward with its phased return plan for the fall semester, it has developed a set of indicators to be monitored daily to inform decisions related to COVID-19.

    Read more: UW Develops Set of Indicators, Tactics to Guide COVID-19 Decisions

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