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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
July 17, 2014 — University of Wyoming Professor Xiaohong Liu is among the world’s most cited researchers in the field of geosciences.
July 16, 2014 — Consider this a matter of scrambling down the family tree to its roots.
July 16, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting via conference call at 8 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4.
August 1, 2014 — A University of Wyoming assistant professor of zoology will discuss the potential effects of the rapid expansion of natural gas development for fish and wildlife during a public presentation Thursday, Aug. 7, at the historic Berol Lodge at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.
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.
July 31, 2014 — University of Wyoming Extension will offer leadership classes on the Wind River Indian Reservation beginning in September.
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.
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.
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.
August 1, 2014 — The Globe Saxophone Quartet will perform a free concert Sunday, Aug. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium.
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.
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.
July 28, 2014 — University of Wyoming parking permits for 2014-15 can be purchased online at www.uwyo.edu/tap.
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.
July 28, 2014 — A classified advertising service remains available for University of Wyoming faculty, staff and students.
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.
August 1, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 3-9 at the University of Wyoming:
August 1, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled Aug. 4-10 at the University of Wyoming:
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.
August 1, 2014 — As a young child, Grace Gardner of Buffalo would don rubber gloves and, with a toy knife, she pretended to cut into her stuffed animals to perform surgery. Inspired by her grandfather, Dr. Ron Gardner, she wanted to be a doctor some day.
August 1, 2014 — When Tatiana Rice of Casper was a young girl, her pediatrician inspired her to consider a career in the medical profession.
August 1, 2014 — Charleigh Shipley of Douglas felt there was no better way to spend her summer than to find an enjoyable way to search for a future career. She was able to do that by attending the recent Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.
August 1, 2014 — Jaycie Wells of Dubois already was interested in oncology when she attended a recent summer camp at the University of Wyoming, and her experience there reinforced her career plans.
August 1, 2014 — Karah Pantle of Encampment was interested in a variety of careers when she attended a recent summer camp at the University of Wyoming, and health care now is a prominent choice for her career path.
August 1, 2014 — Three students from Campbell County gained first-hand exposure to opportunities in the health care field during the recent Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.
August 1, 2014 — Six students from Lander gained first-hand exposure to opportunities in the health care field during the recent Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.
August 1, 2014 — A weeklong experience has reinforced the medical career plans of two students from Ranchester.
August 1, 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.
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.
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.