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UW Researchers, Students Comb Hell Gap for Clues to Early Paleoindian Culture

July 24, 2014 — Under the cover of a protective structure, Cole Schmitz gingerly uses a dental pick and paintbrush to remove excess soil and expose a bison bone.

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UW Author Wins International PEN Book Award

UW Author Wins International PEN Book Award

July 30, 2014 — University of Wyoming Department of English Lecturer Nina McConigley is the recipient of a $5,000 PEN Open Book Award. The prestigious international organization announced the winners Wednesday.

Historic Hell Gap Dig Site Provides Community Tours, Bolsters Local Economy

Historic Hell Gap Dig Site Provides Community Tours, Bolsters Local Economy

July 24, 2014 — Hell Gap’s primary function may be to serve as a field camp for University of Wyoming students to gain real-world archaeology experience. But that doesn’t mean the public can’t participate.

UW Collaborates on Educational Leadership Effort

UW Collaborates on Educational Leadership Effort

July 23, 2014 — Efforts to improve the performance of Wyoming’s public education system depend significantly upon developing strong leaders to guide teachers in the classroom.

Wyoming High School Students Create Art in a Virtual World

Wyoming High School Students Create Art in a Virtual World

July 22, 2014 — Some high school students cringe at the thought of science, mathematics and computer programming activities. Typically, many avoid taking courses in these disciplines and justify their decision by saying, “This isn’t for me.”

Jason Shogren Honored as New AERE Fellow

Jason Shogren Honored as New AERE Fellow

July 21, 2014 — University of Wyoming Professor Jason Shogren has been named a fellow of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE), the nation’s pre-eminent professional society for environmental economists and policy.

UW Professor Listed as One of World’s Most Cited Researchers

UW Professor Listed as One of World’s Most Cited Researchers

July 17, 2014 — University of Wyoming Professor Xiaohong Liu is among the world’s most cited researchers in the field of geosciences.

UW Scientists Study How Complexity Developed from Simple Cell

UW Scientists Study How Complexity Developed from Simple Cell

July 16, 2014 — Consider this a matter of scrambling down the family tree to its roots.

Campus Announcements

Public, Private Partners Drive New General Aviation Building at Laramie Airport

July 31, 2014 — Passengers and pilots of private, corporate and charter aircraft flying to and from Laramie soon will see an attractive, state-of-the art “front door” to the city as a result of an unprecedented public-private partnership.

UW Extension Offers Leadership Course on Wind River Indian Reservation

July 31, 2014 — University of Wyoming Extension will offer leadership classes on the Wind River Indian Reservation beginning in September.

UW School of Pharmacy Dean to Advise International Journal

UW School of Pharmacy Dean to Advise International Journal

July 28, 2014 — University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy Dean Linda Gore Martin has been named to serve a three-year term on the International Advisory Board of the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy.

UW's Grana Honored for Petroleum Research with Students

UW's Grana Honored for Petroleum Research with Students

July 28, 2014 — A University of Wyoming faculty member honored internationally for his petroleum engineering research now is being recognized for his research work with students.

Sidewalk Closure Between Classroom Building and Health Sciences

July 28, 2014 — The sidewalk between the Health Sciences Building and the Classroom Building will be closed starting Thursday, July 31, while workers remove concrete and make repairs to a water leak at the southeast corner of Health Sciences.

New Issue of Western Confluence Magazine Explores Forest Issues in West

New Issue of Western Confluence Magazine Explores Forest Issues in West

July 25, 2014 — Energy production from beetle-killed trees and impacts of wildfires are among stories in the second issue of Western Confluence magazine, published by the Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.

UW Professor to Discuss Extinction of Ice Age Mammals at AMK Ranch

July 25, 2014 — A University of Wyoming anthropologist will argue that human predation caused the extinction of Ice Age mammals in Wyoming and elsewhere during a public presentation Thursday, July 31, at the UW-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

Events

Seattle Songwriter Ian McFeron to Perform at UW Wednesday

Seattle Songwriter Ian McFeron to Perform at UW Wednesday

July 30, 2014 — Prolific songwriter and recording artist Ian McFeron will perform for the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, Aug. 6, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Simpson Family Plaza.

Two UW Art Museum Exhibitions End Saturday

Two UW Art Museum Exhibitions End Saturday

July 29, 2014 — This is the final week to see the exhibitions, “Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography,” and “Cyrus Baldridge: An American Artist in China” at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. The exhibitions will close Saturday, Aug. 2.

This Week at UW

Parking Permits Available Online

July 28, 2014 — University of Wyoming parking permits for 2014-15 can be purchased online at www.uwyo.edu/tap.

Photocopier Training Offered Wednesday and Thursday

July 28, 2014 — After completing the first year of the University of Wyoming’s current four-year copier agreement with Konica Minolta Business Solutions (KMBS), UW Copier Services and KMBS will offer a follow-up training and product seminar for Konica Minolta products this week.

UW Classifieds Available to Employees, Students

July 28, 2014 — A classified advertising service remains available for University of Wyoming faculty, staff and students.

No Parking on Willett Drive West of 15th Street July 9-Aug. 24

July 7, 2014 — All parking spaces along Willett Drive south of Wyoming Hall will be closed July 9-Aug. 24 to facilitate increased construction traffic and movement of materials associated with the Half Acre Gymnasium addition and renovation project.

Campus Construction Update for July 27-Aug. 2

Campus Construction Update for July 27-Aug. 2

July 25, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled July 27-Aug. 2 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 28-Aug. 3

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 28-Aug. 3

July 25, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled July 28-Aug. 3 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

July 28, 2014 — 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

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Wyoming

July 2, 2014 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2014 spring semester.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Non-resident

July 2, 2014 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2014 spring semester.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for Aug. 4-Aug. 9

July 25, 2014 — 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.

Northern Rockies Skies for August

July 29, 2014 — A monthly look at the night skies of the northern Rocky Mountains, written by astronomers Ron Canterna, University of Wyoming; Jay Norris, Challis, Idaho Observatory; and Daryl Macomb, Boise State University.

UW Religion Today Column for Week of July 26-Aug. 1: Can this War End? The Battle over Gaza

UW Religion Today Column for Week of July 26-Aug. 1: Can this War End? The Battle over Gaza

July 23, 2014 — United States Secretary of State John Kerry and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon are in the Middle East trying to bring about a cease-fire between Israel and the Gaza Strip. Perhaps by the time you read this, they will have succeeded. The real question is not whether they can end the present battle, but whether they can set up conditions for an end to the simmering war between the two. Otherwise, another conflict will occur in a year or two.

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