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Listening to Nature: An evening of artwork and readings at UW

October 26, 2012 — The second annual “Listening to Nature” program will showcase works from scientists, artists and writers reflecting on human perceptions of the natural world on Friday, November 9, at the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center on the University of Wyoming campus. The evening begins with a reception at 5:15 p.m. in the lobby, followed by readings in the auditorium at 6 p.m.

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Listening to Nature: An evening of artwork and readings at UW

October 26, 2012 — The second annual “Listening to Nature” program will showcase works from scientists, artists and writers reflecting on human perceptions of the natural world on Friday, November 9, at the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center on the University of Wyoming campus. The evening begins with a reception at 5:15 p.m. in the lobby, followed by readings in the auditorium at 6 p.m.

Brian Leung to Visit Campus

Brian Leung to Visit Campus

October 9, 2012 — Acclaimed author Brian Leung will be visiting UW on October 24 and 25, 2012. The main event of his visit will be a presentation at on October 25 at 5:00 pm in William Robertson Coe Library, Room 506. His reading is free and open to the public.

UW Department of Art, UW MFA Program in Creative Writing, and Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts Sponsor “Brush Creek Presents”

UW Department of Art, UW MFA Program in Creative Writing, and Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts Sponsor “Brush Creek Presents”

September 4, 2012 — The University of Wyoming’s Department of Art, the MFA program in Creative Writing, and Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts are pleased to present “Brush Creek Presents” on Thursday, September 20, 2012. The event will be held at the University of Wyoming Visual Arts room 111 from 5-7 pm. Brush Creek Presents is a free, one-night presentation featuring the current artists-in-residence at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts. Set up in ten minute segments, each artist, writer or musician will briefly share their talents with time for question and answer at the end of the evening.

Acclaimed Poet to Read His Work at Night Heron Books Sept. 22

Acclaimed Poet to Read His Work at Night Heron Books Sept. 22

September 12, 2012 — Award-winning poet CAConrad will read from his work at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Night Heron Books, located at 107 E. Ivinson St.

Maggie Nelson first UW Fall Semester Eminent Writer in Residence

Maggie Nelson first UW Fall Semester Eminent Writer in Residence

August 21, 2012 — Acclaimed nonfiction writer, poet and critic Maggie Nelson is the first Eminent Writer in Residence for the fall semester at the University of Wyoming.

Graduate student proposal accepted

August 23, 2012 — MFA Graduate Student Chelsea Biondolillo has had her panel proposal 'The Art and Craft of Short-form Nonfiction' accepted for inclusion in AWP's 2013 Conference and Book Fair

UW Writer-in-Residence Reaches Summit of Everest

UW Writer-in-Residence Reaches Summit of Everest

May 25, 2012 — Twenty-six years after he unsuccessfully attempted to climb Mount Everest as a graduate student at the University of Wyoming, Mark Jenkins has reached the summit of the world’s highest mountain.

UW Writer-in-Residence Departs for Everest Expedition

UW Writer-in-Residence Departs for Everest Expedition

April 6, 2012 — The last time Mark Jenkins tried to climb Mount Everest, he was pursuing a master’s degree in geography at the University of Wyoming. He was unable to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain on that 1986 expedition but, as part of his research into acid snow, he collected snow samples at a higher elevation than anyone had before.

Katie Boom’s “Sideshow America” at UW’s Gallery 234

Katie Boom’s “Sideshow America” at UW’s Gallery 234

April 12, 2012 — Katie Boom’s exhibition, "Sideshow America," can be seen through Wednesday, April 25, in Gallery 234, Room 004, in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union.

UW Graduate Award Recipients Announced

April 23, 2012 — The University of Wyoming Graduate Council has selected this year's graduate award winners.

UW-Sponsored Poetry Reading Honors the Memory of Craig Arnold

UW-Sponsored Poetry Reading Honors the Memory of Craig Arnold

March 28, 2012 — Poet Rebecca Lindenberg will read from her first book Monday, April 2, at Second Story Books. Her collection is dedicated to the memory of University of Wyoming Associate Professor Craig Arnold, who disappeared while conducting research three years ago.

UW MFA Creative Writing Program Announces 2012-2013 Eminent Writers in Residence Maggie Nelson and Mark Nowak

March 21, 2012 — The MFA program in Creative Writing will host two Eminent Writers in Residence, Maggie Nelson and Mark Nowak, at the University of Wyoming during the 2012-2013 academic year. During their visits, Nelson and Nowak will work closely with MFA students, visit classes and writing workshops, and give public readings of their work.

D’Agata Latest UW MFA Creative Writing Eminent Writer in Residence

D’Agata Latest UW MFA Creative Writing Eminent Writer in Residence

February 1, 2012 — Acclaimed author John D’Agata is this semester’s first Eminent Writer in Residence in the University of Wyoming MFA Program in Creative Writing.

National Geographic’s Mark Jenkins to Present Cambodian Landmines Photos

National Geographic’s Mark Jenkins to Present Cambodian Landmines Photos

February 21, 2012 — Acclaimed author and National Geographic field staff writer Mark Jenkins will give his photo-illustrated presentation of the devastation and suffering caused by Cambodian landmines Feb. 27-March 22 in Laramie, Cheyenne, Torrington, Riverton, Rock Springs and Powell. The forums are free and open to the public.

Jeff Lockwood interviewed by Radiolab on Killer Empathy

February 4, 2012 — Sometimes being a good scientist requires putting aside your emotions. But what happens when objectivity isn't enough to make sense of a seemingly senseless act of violence? In this short, Jad and Robert talk to an entomologist about the risks, and the rewards, of trying to see the world through someone else's eyes.

UW Writer in Residence Receives European Literary Award

UW Writer in Residence Receives European Literary Award

January 30, 2012 — Rattawut Lapcharoensap, University of Wyoming MFA Program in Creative Writing Eminent Writer in Residence, is the recipient of a major five-year European literary grant from the Abraham Woursell Foundation. He recently accepted the prize in Vienna, Austria.

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