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April 17, 2015 — An initiative with the potential to significantly expand the literacy resources available to the state’s school children is heading toward a pilot phase at the University of Wyoming’s College of Education.
April 16, 2015 — A recent University of Wyoming master’s degree graduate will use her knowledge and skills to improve soils research in Nepal starting this summer through a Fulbright U.S. Student Award.
April 14, 2015 — Pikas, those furry little mammals that scurry and skitter between rocks at high elevations, are being studied as a model organism for avoiding temperature stress by a pair of University of Wyoming researchers. Pikas may be more resilient than once thought.
April 13, 2015 — The University of Wyoming unveiled plans today for a $44 million renovation and expansion that will triple the size of Rochelle Athletics Center. This major new addition will be called the High Altitude Performance Center.
April 13, 2015 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity has recommended to the UW Board of Trustees that it initiate a search for a new president to succeed him at the conclusion of his contract in summer 2016.
April 8, 2015 — As we continue to mourn the student deaths suffered by the UW family in recent days, I feel a desire to reach out personally to each one of you -- especially our students.
April 8, 2015 — In June 1985, a group of students who had just completed their sophomore year in high school arrived at the University of Wyoming for a three-week educational experience to expose them to college life. They were the first class selected to attend the UW Summer High School Institute (HSI).
April 2, 2015 — A University of Wyoming researcher directed a study that suggests that, when brains are organized into modules, they are better at learning new information without forgetting prior knowledge.
April 1, 2015 — For more than 38 years, the Beechcraft King Air 200T, the University of Wyoming’s research aircraft, has flown into weather most pilots would rather avoid. For the sake of science, the plane has breached heavy snow and thunderstorms to learn more about how these precipitations occur and act in the atmosphere.
April 1, 2015 — An international research team, including University of Wyoming Professor of Geophysics Steve Holbrook and current and former UW graduate students, has revealed information about how continents were generated on Earth more than 2.5 billion years ago -- and how those processes have continued within the last 70 million years to profoundly affect the planet’s life and climate.
April 17, 2015 — With the weather forecast calling for continuing heavy snow through this evening, the University of Wyoming has joined Albany County School District 1 in an early release today.
April 17, 2015 — A plant scientist experienced in teaching, research and extension will begin May 18 as director of the University of Wyoming Sheridan Research and Extension (R&E) Center.
April 15, 2015 — University of Wyoming Libraries personnel are reporting an increase in thefts, as thieves are targeting unsuspecting students who leave their belongings unattended.
April 15, 2015 — “The Memory of Genocide and Building Reconciliation in Cambodia” is the topic of discussion in a spring seminar series Friday, April 17, at noon in Room 229 of the Cheney International Center at the University of Wyoming.
April 14, 2015 — University of Wyoming students, faculty and staff members can reap the stress-relieving benefits of therapy dogs Wednesday and Thursday, April 15-16, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Prexy’s Pasture.
April 17, 2015 — Comedian Nick Vatterott will perform Wednesday, April 22, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.
April 17, 2015 — Activities ranging from glass recycling to a clothing drive and a sustainability fair are scheduled to celebrate Earth Day Wednesday, April 22, at the University of Wyoming.
April 16, 2015 — The final concert of the University of Wyoming Department of Music’s spring Faculty Recital Series will feature guest fortepianist David Kim Sunday, April 26, at 3 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Cathedral, 104 S. Fourth St. in Laramie. Kim’s performance is free and open to the public.
April 16, 2015 — Want to have a good time dancing and be a part of a world record at the same time? Then join the University of Wyoming Cowboy Country Swing Club as it attempts to break the Guinness world record for the world’s largest swing dance Thursday, April 30, at 8 p.m. at UW’s War Memorial Fieldhouse.
April 15, 2015 — “The Modern Romantic,” a contemporary chamber music concert, is featured in the University of Wyoming Department of Music’s spring Faculty Recital Series Friday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the UW Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts. The performance is free and open to the public.
April 15, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Pan Band will perform Thursday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
April 15, 2015 — To celebrate the Nepali New Year 2072 B.S., Friends of Nepal at the University of Wyoming (FNUW) hosts the annual Celebrate Nepal event Saturday, April 18. This event helps to expose the UW community to Nepali culture through dance, music and food.
April 13, 2015 — Croatian virtuosa classical guitarist Ana Vidovic closes the University of Wyoming Cultural Programs spring series Friday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.
April 13, 2015 — Theresa Bogard, internationally known as a pianist and widely recognized as an outstanding teacher, will present a lecture and performance Wednesday, April 29, at 4:10 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center.
April 13, 2015 — Stephanie Anderson, associate professor in the University of Wyoming Department of Political Science, will give the spring Faculty Senate Speaker Series talk Wednesday, April 22.
April 17, 2015 — Today’s early closure of classes and business operations at the University of Wyoming has not shut down everything on campus for the weekend.
April 15, 2015 — The University of Wyoming is offering employees and retirees an opportunity to choose the negotiated natural gas rate under the Choice Gas program. Employees who have not selected a supplier and rate have until 5 p.m. Thursday, April 23, to sign up for the special UW rate.
April 13, 2015 — Harry Schlegel’s organizational skills and strong desire to make the campus a better place are among the attributes that have earned him the University of Wyoming’s Staff Employee of the First Quarter award.
April 13, 2015 — Members of the Albany County legislative delegation will review the 2015 Wyoming legislative session and answer questions during the April meeting of the University of Wyoming/State Retirees of Albany County Monday, April 20
April 6, 2015 — With warmer spring weather, the University of Wyoming Police Department is asking bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists to follow standards of courtesy and safety.
April 6, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Staff Senate is selling tickets now for a chance to win a mountain bike or a specially prepared barbecue package of meat.
April 17, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled April 19-24 at the University of Wyoming:
April 17, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled April 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:
April 13, 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.
April 17, 2015 — University of Wyoming student Annette Estella Hein, a home-schooled student who became interested in science while hiking and experiencing nature in the geologic formations around Casper, has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship.
April 16, 2015 — Laramie High School graduate Karren Lewis, who is attending the University of Washington School of Medicine through the University of Wyoming WWAMI medical education program, is among 85 doctoral students nationwide selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood.
April 14, 2015 — Certificates recently were presented to 14 new members of the Round Table Honor Society, an organization of honor students at the University of Wyoming at Casper (UW-Casper.)
April 14, 2015 — With just two regional rodeos left in the season, the University of Wyoming men’s club is in danger of not sending a full team to the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) this summer.
April 10, 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.
April 15, 2015 — In research worthy of science fiction writer Isaac Asimov’s “I, Robot,” Bertram Malle is working to design a moral robot.