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woman sitting in rocking chair reading Surveys Show High UW Student Satisfaction

January 21, 2015 — More than 90 percent of University of Wyoming students are pleased with their UW education and would recommend the university to friends and relatives, according to the latest UW Student Satisfaction Survey (UWSSS).

Top Stories

head portrait of man Leading Biomedical Researcher Joins UW Faculty

January 23, 2015 — One of the world’s foremost experts in the science of how conditions during fetal development shape the lives of humans and animals has joined the faculty of the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of man UW Taps Texas A&M’s Michael Pishko as Engineering Dean

January 21, 2015 — An accomplished chemical engineer and experienced administrator at Texas A&M University has been appointed as dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Applied Science.

license plate with gold background and brown bucking horse and numbers Success of UW License Plate Program Means More Scholarships

January 16, 2015 — Since the program started in 2008, more than 6,200 brown-and-gold license plates have been sold to Wyoming motorists, generating $624,000 for scholarships that have helped dozens of students attend the University of Wyoming.

UW Trustees Select Construction Manager for Engineering Project

January 16, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has selected a Wyoming firm to serve as construction manager at risk for a major upgrade of facilities for UW’s College of Engineering and Applied Science.

group of people watching planetarium show, with planets shown above them UW Cuts Ribbon on Newly Renovated Harry C. Vaughan UW Planetarium

January 16, 2015 — The University of Wyoming cut the ribbon today (Friday) on the Harry C. Vaughan UW Planetarium, which has undergone a comprehensive renovation of the existing space and extensive technological upgrades, thanks to a gift from the Windy Ridge Foundation.

underwater photo of submersible collecting rock UW Researcher Contributes to Better Understanding of Earth’s Geological Evolution

January 14, 2015 — Changing conditions on the Earth’s surface can have a major influence on the composition of its overwhelmingly more massive interior.

man holding a basketball Former NBA Player Jason Collins is Featured Speaker at UW Days of Dialogue

January 9, 2015 — Jason Collins, the first openly gay NBA player, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue (MLKDOD) at the University of Wyoming.

man sitting at desk and looking at camera UW: An Exciting Present and a Very Bright Future

January 8, 2015 — It has been about a year since I was appointed by the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees as UW’s 25th president. On the occasion of that anniversary and, at the midpoint of the 2014-15 academic year, it’s worth taking a few moments to make note of where the university stands -- and what the future may hold.

Campus Announcements

four old photos of babies and toddlers with words embroidered on them New Spring Semester Exhibitions to Open at UW Art Museum

January 22, 2015 — Four new exhibitions featuring artwork that includes hand-sewn quotes on photographs, words or lettering as the subject, historical maps, and pop art will open Saturday, Jan. 31, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

UW College of Law Dean Finalists Plan Public Presentations

January 22, 2015 — Finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Law have been identified, and they’re scheduled to give public presentations at UW beginning Monday, Jan. 26.

Natrona County Extension Office Offers Landowner Solution Seminars

January 22, 2015 — Landowner solutions to issues including feeding horses, and fences and water, are addressed at free monthly seminars in Casper and Glenrock.

MLK Days of Dialogue Events Feb. 2-7 at UW

January 21, 2015 — Panel discussions, a community supper and a keynote address by the first openly gay athlete in any of the four major professional American sports highlight this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue (MLKDOD) at the University of Wyoming.

UW Staff Members Honored for Communications Excellence

January 20, 2015 — University of Wyoming communications specialists and a UW professor received 15 awards during the Jan. 16-17 Wyoming Press Association's (WPA) annual associates' group communications contest.

Events

group of men with a green background Trampled by Turtles to Perform at UW

January 16, 2015 — Renowned bluegrass-folk band Trampled by Turtles is scheduled to perform Saturday, Feb. 28, at the University of Wyoming.

This Week at UW

Kara Carnes-Holt American Counseling Association Honors UW's Carnes-Holt

January 20, 2015 — Kara Carnes-Holt, University of Wyoming assistant professor of professional studies, has received the American Counseling Association (ACA) 2015 Best Practice Award for her research and publication of the journal article, “The Efficacy of Child Parent Relationship Therapy for Adopted Children with Attachment Disruptions.”

UW Trustees Approve Personnel Items

January 20, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved the following appointments during its meeting Friday, Jan. 16.

University Directory Now Available

December 22, 2014 — The 2014-15 edition of the University Directory is now available for download. This PDF is designed to be downloaded and printed rather than used on a computer. It contains an information section, a departmental directory and a faculty/staff directory.

Campus Construction Update for Jan. 25-31

January 23, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Jan. 25-31 at the University of Wyoming.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 26-Feb. 1

January 23, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Jan. 26-Feb. 1 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

January 20, 2015 — State, national and international media frequently feature the University of Wyoming and members of its community in stories. Here is a summary of some of the recent articles where UW is making the news.

Students in the News

Albany County 4-Hers Earn Top National Western Stock Show and Rodeo Catch-a-Calf Honors

January 23, 2015 — Two Albany County 4-Hers recently corralled top honors at the catch-a-calf show at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo (NWSS) in Denver.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester President’s Honor Roll: Resident

January 22, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2014 fall semester President’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester President’s Honor Roll: Nonresident

January 22, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2014 fall semester President’s Honor Roll.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for Feb. 1-Feb. 7

January 23, 2015 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC), part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

man sitting in front of planets and space background Northern Rockies Skies for December: The Rich Winter Skies

November 25, 2014 — A monthly look at the night skies of the northern Rocky Mountains, written by astronomers Ron Canterna, University of Wyoming, and Jay Norris, Challis, Idaho Observatory.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Charlie Hebdo’s True Goal

January 21, 2015 — The Muslim terrorists who murdered the staff at Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine, claimed to be retaliating for the magazine’s attacks on Islam and on Muhammad, its founding prophet. Islam was not Charlie Hebdo’s only religious target. Jews, Catholics, the Pope and even Jesus were often subjects of the publication’s cartoons.

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