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Jason Reher

Memorial Gift for Beloved Son Supports Next Generations of Archaeologists

Driving through the peaceful rolling grasslands of eastern Wyoming on Interstate 90, you’d never guess the life and death struggle that took place nearby.

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UW Union Ranked No. 27 in the Nation for Student Involvement

February 2, 2016 — With nearly 12,000 students walking through the University of Wyoming Union each day, it is no surprise that it is among the nation’s top college unions and campus centers once again.

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UW’s Saturday U Program Returns to Gillette Feb. 11

February 2, 2016 — Saturday University -- the University of Wyoming’s popular, free college education program -- will take place in Gillette Thursday, Feb. 11.

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‘The Night of the Iguana’ to be Staged Feb. 9-13 at UW

February 2, 2016 — Tennessee Williams’ play, “The Night of the Iguana,” -- a provocative exploration of human struggle, passion and connection -- opens the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance’s spring season for a five-night run next week.

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New Book Describes Wyoming’s Wild Mammals

January 28, 2016 — Wyoming’s 117 native wild mammal species -- ranging from grizzly bears to bats and pygmy shrews -- are the subject of a new book written by Steve Buskirk, University of Wyoming professor emeritus of zoology.

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UW Sponsors Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day Feb. 6

January 28, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Service Leadership and Community Engagement (SLCE) office will host the annual Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service Saturday, Feb. 6.

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Art Collector Jordan D. Schnitzer to Discuss Exhibition at UW Art Museum

January 26, 2016 — Internationally known art collector Jordan D. Schnitzer will lead a gallery walk-through at the University of Wyoming Art Museum Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 3:30 p.m. He then will join UW faculty members for a panel discussion at 5 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.

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Exhibition Opens Thursday in UW Art Department’s Visual Arts Gallery

January 26, 2016 — “The City,” an exhibition of photographs by artist Lori Nix, will be on display Jan. 28-March 25 in the University of Wyoming Department of Art and Art History’s Visual Arts Gallery. Nix will present a visiting artist talk Thursday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. in Room 111 of the Visual Arts Building. A reception will follow. The events are free and open to the public.

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Study Shows Animals with Larger Brains are Best Problem Solvers

January 25, 2016 — Why did some species, such as humans and dolphins, evolve large brains relative to the size of their bodies? Why did others, such as blue whales and hippos, evolve to have brains that, compared to their bodies, are relatively puny?

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UW Researcher Part of Indian Ocean Expedition to Drill to the Earth’s Core

January 21, 2016 — Michael Cheadle describes drilling on the ocean floor similar to using a wet piece of spaghetti -- holding it on one end while trying to push the other end deep into a cake.

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Spring Exhibitions Will Open Jan. 30 at UW Art Museum

January 20, 2016 — Works by African-American artist Kara Walker and Winslow Homer’s Harper’s Weekly illustrations are among exhibitions that can be seen beginning Saturday, Jan. 30, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. An opening reception for the spring exhibitions is scheduled Friday, Feb. 12, from 6-8 p.m.

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Take a look a some of UW's ancient and rare books available for viewing.

The 'Wow' of the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center

This video by Advent captures the excitement of the new Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center! Advent ( is the nationwide branding firm that created the displays in the center.

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