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UW Literacy Center Promises Statewide Impact

April 3, 2014 — A University of Wyoming facility vision that began as a focal point for literacy education research is now open as an outreach hub designed to initiate and support programs across the state -- and to host collaborative research with scholars around the nation and the world.

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UW Expands Access to Papers of Conservation Movement Leaders the Murie Family

UW Expands Access to Papers of Conservation Movement Leaders the Murie Family

April 10, 2014 — As the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the University of Wyoming has expanded accessibility to the legacy of the Murie family’s 80 years of commitment to protect wildlife and wilderness.

UW Professor Receives Fulbright Award to Teach in Romania

UW Professor Receives Fulbright Award to Teach in Romania

April 7, 2014 — Linda Kidwell, associate professor in the University of Wyoming College of Business Department of Accounting, has received a Fulbright Scholarship to study and teach next spring semester in Romania’s Bucharest University of Economic Studies.

UW’s Piri Named Wyoming Excellence Chair in Petroleum Engineering

UW’s Piri Named Wyoming Excellence Chair in Petroleum Engineering

April 7, 2014 — A University of Wyoming professor who is an international leader in the study of the flow of fluid in porous media has been appointed to a prestigious endowed professorship at UW.

Wyoming, UW Finish Collecting Cloud Seeding Statistical Information

Wyoming, UW Finish Collecting Cloud Seeding Statistical Information

April 4, 2014 — A cloud-seeding research project originally commissioned by the state of Wyoming nearly a decade ago and involving the University of Wyoming has been completed -- at least on the statistical gathering front. Now, it’s time to crunch the collected data before results are presented to state legislators at the end of this year.

GlycoBac Receives NIH Grant to Expand Research of Glycoprotein Drugs

GlycoBac Receives NIH Grant to Expand Research of Glycoprotein Drugs

April 1, 2014 — A University of Wyoming spin-out business has received a $150,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to improve the effectiveness of drugs that can potentially help diabetes and cancer patients.

UW’s King Air Provides Research Opportunity for Embry-Riddle Faculty and Students

UW’s King Air Provides Research Opportunity for Embry-Riddle Faculty and Students

April 1, 2014 — The University of Wyoming’s King Air research aircraft is providing a two-week research opportunity for students, staff and faculty of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Meteorology Department through April 9.

UW’s Martinez del Rio Collaborates on Article Touting Natural History

UW’s Martinez del Rio Collaborates on Article Touting Natural History

March 31, 2014 — The director of the University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute is one of the co-authors of an article in a prestigious scholarly journal making the case for the study of natural history.

Campus Announcements

April 21 Webinar Targets Technology in Online Instruction

April 21 Webinar Targets Technology in Online Instruction

April 15, 2014 — Two instructional technologists in the University of Wyoming’s Outreach School will demonstrate ways to use innovative technologies in online classrooms during a webinar Monday, April 21, at 11 a.m.

Architecture Will Add ‘Wyo-Wow’ to Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center

Architecture Will Add ‘Wyo-Wow’ to Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center

April 11, 2014 — The University of Wyoming’s new Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center will be a technical and architectural marvel that combines the traditions of the past with the innovations of the future.

Grand Opening to Celebrate QEP Energy’s Land, Building Donation to 4-H

April 10, 2014 — Gov. Matt Mead is among those scheduled to speak at the grand opening near Pinedale of land and facilities valued at $400,000, and donated by QEP Energy to Sublette County 4-H.

Events

UW Celebrates Earth Day 2014

UW Celebrates Earth Day 2014

April 14, 2014 — To celebrate Earth Day, students and organizations at the University of Wyoming are planning a campus cleanup, glass recycling drop-off and clothing drive, plus speakers, forums, film screenings and numerous other activities.

UW Theatre and Dance Season Closes with Musical for and about Workers

UW Theatre and Dance Season Closes with Musical for and about Workers

April 11, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance 2013-14 production season draws to a close with “Working,” the popular musical adaptation of Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers.

Spring Recital Series Comes to a Close at UW April 17

April 9, 2014 — “River of Light” closes the University of Wyoming Department of Music Faculty Recital Series spring season Thursday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. The free public program is in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

This Week at UW

Release Time for UW Staff Recognition Day Wednesday

April 14, 2014 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity has granted up to two hours of release time to attend Staff Recognition Day that begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, in the Crane-Hill dining hall. More than 275 employees will be honored at the event.

WyoWeb Changes to Be Explained at Town Meetings

April 14, 2014 — Information Technology will present a series of informational town meetings to explain new features and how to obtain information on the University of Wyoming’s new WyoWeb page that will be launched Friday, May 16.

Framed Print Added to UW Staff Senate Raffle

Framed Print Added to UW Staff Senate Raffle

April 14, 2014 — A framed print of Laurie Lee’s “High Country Oasis” has been added to the list of items being raffled by University of Wyoming Staff Senate. The drawing will be held during Staff Recognition Day Wednesday, April 16.

Retirees to Hear UW Extension Educator

Retirees to Hear UW Extension Educator

April 14, 2014 — Services and programs offered by the local UW Extension Office will be presented during the April meeting of the University of Wyoming/State Retirees of Albany County Monday, April 21, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Eppson Center for Seniors, 1560 N. Third St.

Campus Construction Update for April 13-19

Campus Construction Update for April 13-19

April 11, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled April 13-19 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Calendar for April 14-20

University of Wyoming Calendar for April 14-20

April 11, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled April 14-20 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

April 14, 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

UW College of Arts and Sciences Names 2014 Outstanding Graduates

April 15, 2014 — The University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences has selected its outstanding graduating students for the 2013-14 academic year.

UW Students Receive Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarships

April 15, 2014 — Eight University of Wyoming students are the recipients of Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarships for the coming summer session and the 2014-15 academic year.

Wyoming State 4-H Foundation Announces $62,000 in Scholarships

April 15, 2014 — The Wyoming State 4-H Foundation has awarded more than $62,000 in scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year.

UW Graduate Award Recipients Announced

UW Graduate Award Recipients Announced

April 14, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Graduate Council has selected this year's graduate award winners.

UW Student Studies Dry Lines in Southeastern Wyoming

UW Student Studies Dry Lines in Southeastern Wyoming

April 11, 2014 — In southeastern Wyoming, people are more than ready this time of year to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather. Then, suddenly, they feel the wind pick up and the temperatures cool signs of an impending thunderstorm.

UW Medical Students Receive White Coats in Ceremony

UW Medical Students Receive White Coats in Ceremony

April 11, 2014 — Twenty students from across Wyoming are completing their first year of medical studies at the University of Wyoming. They will move in the fall to the University of Washington School of Medicine as part of the WWAMI Medical Education Program.

Phi Beta Kappa Elects New Members at UW

April 9, 2014 — America's original scholastic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa (PBK), has selected 33 new members for the University of Wyoming chapter, based upon their demonstrated excellence in the liberal arts and sciences.

Club Sports

UW Men Third Again in Weekend Regional Rodeo

April 15, 2014 — It’s tough to catch the top two teams when both place ahead of you in the standings.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for April 20-April 26

April 11, 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 April: The Zodiac in April

March 26, 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 the Week of April 6-12: Unfettered Capitalism and the United States’ Marketplace of Religion

UW Religion Today Column for the Week of April 6-12: Unfettered Capitalism and the United States’ Marketplace of Religion

April 2, 2014 — Our pilgrim forebears came to America in 1620 for freedom of religion. They sought the ability to worship and believe according to their conscience. They were Separatists who fled the England of King James I, who had restricted religious freedom for those who did not follow his religious ideals, whether Separatists, Puritans or Catholics.

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