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February 26, 2013 — An eminent psychologist and scholar who currently serves as provost and senior vice president at Oklahoma State University has been named the 24th president of the University of Wyoming.
May 6, 2013 — A committee of University of Wyoming Student Alumni Association members has selected Brett Deacon, Department of Psychology associate professor, as this year’s Outstanding Faculty Award recipient.
May 6, 2013 — For many first-year students at the University of Wyoming, the introductory general biology course (LIFE1010) is one of the most challenging classes they will take during their freshman year.
May 14, 2013 — The University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences has selected its outstanding graduating students for the 2012-13 academic year.
May 10, 2013 — Citing retiring President Tom Buchanan’s dedication to the arts in Wyoming, the University of Wyoming today (Friday) broke ground to begin construction on the new Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts.
May 9, 2013 — Four University of Wyoming students will gain experience teaching science -- to elementary school students in the outdoors -- in Saratoga this summer.
April 12, 2013 — The University of Wyoming will confer its highest award, the honorary doctoral degree, upon two individuals who are recognized internationally as leaders in their professions.
April 15, 2013 — Associate Professor of Law Noah Novogrodsky’s efforts to ensure University of Wyoming students have opportunities to hone their skills in international law have earned him UW’s 2013 Faculty Award for Internationalization.
April 15, 2013 — A workshop using author James P. Owen’s “Cowboy Ethics” book as its organizing concept is being used by the University of Wyoming College of Business and the Center for Cowboy Ethics and Leadership.
April 5, 2013 — Firehole Composites, a Laramie-based company whose origins sprung from the University of Wyoming’s Department of Mechanical Engineering 25 years ago, was recently purchased by Autodesk Inc., which focuses on 3-D design, engineering and entertainment software.
April 2, 2013 — Panel discussions, lectures, performances and other activities to help eliminate social inequality are scheduled during the 17th annual Shepard Symposium on Social Justice April 3-6 at the University of Wyoming.
March 6, 2013 — Wyoming First Lady Carol Mead will host a community literacy forum Friday, March 8, at 11:45 a.m. at the Albany County Library Meeting Room. The meeting is free and open to the public.
March 13, 2013 — Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author David McCullough will speak Tuesday, April 16, at the University of Wyoming. His talk is free and open to the public.
March 13, 2013 — Faculty members at the University of Wyoming received a record $86 million in external funding in the 2012 fiscal year.
March 18, 2013 — Exemplary contributions in teaching and advising of range management students at the undergraduate level has netted a teaching award for a University of Wyoming wildlife habitat restoration ecologist.
March 13, 2013 — The University of Wyoming men’s rodeo team was expected to challenge for a Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR) title this year. What wasn’t expected -- the immediate rise of the Cowgirls’ team.
March 7, 2013 — Steady enrollment growth is continuing at the University of Wyoming, with 12,873 students enrolled for the spring semester.
February 7, 2013 — A grant from ExxonMobil will support science and technology education programs at the University of Wyoming, including research into technologies that improve the production of oil and gas, UW announced today (Thursday).
February 4, 2013 — “Watershed,” Robert Redford’s new film about the threats to the Colorado River Basin, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at the University of Wyoming’s Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium.
January 22, 2013 — The University of Wyoming’s Bim Kendall House has been awarded LEED Gold recognition.
February 22, 2013 — Six will perform. Only one will be chosen as the University of Wyoming’s finest student musician during the Dorothy Jacoby Student Soloist Competition Friday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts concert hall.
February 1, 2013 — A team of scientists led by a University of Wyoming researcher recently reported that the size of trophy horns and antlers of most species of North American big game has declined slightly over the past century, most likely as a result of intensive harvest of males.
January 18, 2013 — Hess Corporation has committed to giving the University of Wyoming $4.4 million to support UW’s Center for Advanced Oil and Gas Technologies Nano Resolution Imaging Laboratory, Governor Matt Mead and UW President Tom Buchanan announced today (Friday).
January 14, 2013 — A Drilling Simulator Teaching Lab is expected to expand course offerings in engineering at the University of Wyoming, provide students and industry personnel drilling experience, and will eventually offer professional well control certifications for drillers.
January 15, 2013 — A $2 million gift commitment from Ultra Petroleum Corp. will support and enhance the University of Wyoming’s energy research and academic program, the university announced today (Tuesday).
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January 7, 2013 — After its first makeover in nearly 60 years, the University of Wyoming’s Geological Museum is ready to reopen to the public.
December 20, 2012 — Jordan Dresser and Amanda King have high praise for the experiences they received in interdisciplinary programs at the University of Wyoming, and both know that future students in the programs will have even greater educational opportunities.
December 14, 2012 — Wyoming residents have given the University of Wyoming its highest marks since polling on UW’s performance began in 1984.
December 5, 2012 — University of Wyoming researchers, students and industry will soon have world-class energy research facilities at their disposal when the Energy Innovation Center (EIC) opens in January.
October 12, 2012 — The University of Wyoming broke ground Saturday on the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center, a dramatic state-of-the-art welcoming center that, among other things, will launch students into successful lives through recruiting and networking opportunities.
October 10, 2012 — Philanthropists and entrepreneurs Mick and Susie McMurry have contributed a $6 million leadership gift toward the University of Wyoming’s Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center. The gift was announced at a special luncheon today (Wednesday).
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.