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UW Announces Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center Gift of $10 Million

September 7, 2012

The University of Wyoming today (Friday) announced a historic $10 million gift from philanthropist Marian Rochelle that will support the construction of a state-of-the art Gateway Center that will become the signature entrance facility to the university, connecting students, alumni and friends.

January

Grant Targets Higher Education Awareness in Wyoming Schools

Mini-grants for in-state high schools to increase college-going culture and awareness are being offered through the Wyoming College Access Challenge Grant...

January

UW Classroom Upgrades Boost Teaching, Learning

For students in Rachel Watson’s lower-division microbiology classes at the University of Wyoming, there’s little opportunity to be bored.

January

University of Wyoming Offers Reduced Tuition to Tunisian Students

Beginning in fall of 2012, the University of Wyoming will offer up to five Tunisian undergraduate students in-state tuition for the term of their degree...

February

Greybull Student Represents Wyoming at White House Science Fair

Greybull High School senior Travis Sylvester was among a group of students from across America selected to meet with President Obama earlier this week for...

February

Valuable UW Research Collection Revived After 30 Years of Dormancy

When acclaimed biologist Joseph Grinnell captured and preserved two fork-tailed storm petrels and a marbled murrelet while conducting research along the...

March

Governor, UW President, Vietnam Veteran to Speak at Memorial Rededication

A Vietnam veterans’ memorial at the University of Wyoming will be rededicated at 3 p.m. Friday, March 30. The memorial is located on the east corner of Ninth...

March

Legislature Continues UW Investments

The projected downturn in state revenues -- as a result of sinking natural gas prices -- set the tone for the recently completed legislative session. Gov....

April

Chief Washakie Scholarship Recipients Selected at UW

Chief Washakie scholarships recently were awarded to nine University of Wyoming students for the coming academic year.

April

Entomology Doctoral Student Earns UW’s Graduate Student Internationalization Honor

Bits of coincidence here and there prompted a computer science master’s student to switch paths and instead work toward a doctorate in entomology.

April

Michael Day Receives Ellbogen Lifetime Teaching Award

Michael Day received a nice and unexpected retirement present.

May

Guidebook Ranks UW among Nation’s Top Green Colleges

The University of Wyoming is again ranked among the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges, according to a guidebook published by the Princeton...

May

UW Alumni Association Scholarship Auction Nets Record $45,000

The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) netted an all-time record of $45,157 during its 21st annual Scholarship Auction, presented by Infinity...

May

UW Scientist’s Paper Will Have First-Ever Primer Accompany in GENETICS Journal

Editors of the scientific journal GENETICS will have a primer accompany a research paper submitted by a University of Wyoming scientist.

June

Allatorre Named UW Assistant Dean of Students

Helen M. Alatorre will begin duties July 16 as the University of Wyoming’s assistant dean of students for leadership.

June

Sheridan Student Explores Interests in UW Institute

Sheridan High School student Grace Henderson spent some time in jail during her recent visit to Laramie.

June

UW Foundation Board Announces New Leadership

Two University of Wyoming Foundation Board of Directors members will begin new leadership roles effective July 1.

July

Baltimore Ravens Vice President Kevin Rochlitz to Speak at WTBC Event July 18

University of Wyoming graduate Kevin Rochlitz, a vice president for the Baltimore Ravens, will discuss his career path from his roots in Powell to one of the...

July

For Second Year in a Row UW Private Giving Exceeds $40 Million

Private giving to the University of Wyoming exceeded $40 million for the fiscal year ending June 30. It is the second year in a row -- and the first time in...

July

UW Professor’s Volcanic Climate Research Spotlighted in Science Magazine

Laramie is known for its unpredictable weather. Apparently, the local atmosphere may also be affected by volcanic activity originating continents away.

August

Forbes Again Ranks UW among Nation’s Best College Values

University of Wyoming students Jenna Ramunno, Lauren Miller and Chase McNamee were not surprised that the university again is listed among "America's Best...

August

New Resource to Secure Funding from Private Foundations

Before things get busier with the start of a new semester, the University of Wyoming Foundation reminds faculty and staff of the Foundation Resource Center,...

August

Simpson, Ruckelshaus, Turner to Speak on Natural Resource Collaboration

Three nationally influential decision makers next week in Cody will discuss how collaborating across party lines allowed them to achieve meaningful progress...

September

Adventurer Mark Jenkins to Discuss Everest Climb

Author, adventurer and UW faculty member Mark Jenkins will discuss his 2012 expedition to the summit of Mount Everest Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in the...

September

Andrikopoulos Joins UW Faculty as Ultra Petroleum Visiting Chair

Senior energy industry executive Shaun Andrikopoulos has been awarded the Ultra Petroleum Visiting Chair in Energy Management at the University of Wyoming.

September

UW Researcher’s Study of African Spiny Mice Reveals First Documented Case of Tissue Regeneration in Mammals

Sometimes, science can be more serendipitous than scheduled. Just ask Jacob Goheen.

October

Sullivan Plaza Dedicated

An iconic Wyoming family was honored Friday, Oct. 5, by the dedication of a landscaped plaza bordering Prexy’s Pasture at the University of Wyoming.

October

$6 Million McMurry Gift Supports Gateway Center

Philanthropists and entrepreneurs Mick and Susie McMurry have contributed a $6 million leadership gift toward the University of Wyoming’s Marian H. Rochelle...

October

UW Professor and Former Student Receive $1 Million Grant to Start Biotechnology Business

One million dollars will go a long way to help get a Wyoming business off the ground.

November

UW Hosts Events to Combat Hunger and Homelessness

National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week brings several events to the University of Wyoming Nov. 12-16.

November

'Listening to Nature' Program at UW Focuses on Humans and the Natural World

Scientists, artists and writers will share their views of nature during the “Listening to Nature” program Friday, Nov. 9, at 5:15 p.m. at the University of...

November

UW Outdoor Program is a Finalist in $10,000 Competition

The University of Wyoming Outdoor Program has made it to the final four and needs votes on Facebook to win a $10,000 prize.

December

Linda Gore Martin Named New Dean of UW School of Pharmacy

Linda Gore Martin has been selected as the new dean of the School of Pharmacy in the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences beginning in January....

December

Survey Shows Public Gives UW High Marks

Wyoming residents have given the University of Wyoming its highest marks since polling on UW’s performance began in 1984.

December

Wyoming State 4-H Foundation Gives $188,000 in Benefits to County 4-H Programs

Wyoming county 4-H programs have received nearly $188,000 from the Wyoming State 4-H Foundation this past year.


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