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UW Researchers Study How Well Greater Sage Grouse Habitat Protects Other Species

April 18, 2018

Researchers in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Zoology and Physiology and Program in Ecology discovered that size does matter -- as it pertains to the effectiveness of secondary species’ wildlife protection relative to the size of a wildlife reserve set aside for an umbrella species.

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UW Scientists Find Excess Mitochondrial Iron, Huntington’s Disease Link

Scientists at the University of Wyoming have found that mice...

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Wyoming to Receive Support for Higher Educational Attainment Efforts

Efforts to increase postsecondary educational attainment of Wyoming citizens have received a significant boost, as the state has been chosen to participate...

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Annual UW Ram Tests Offer Producers Firm Data

Utah sheep producer Lanny Frampton has definite opinions about data versus word of mouth when he makes production decisions.

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UW Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center Receives National Award

After transferring from a different school, Hali Lewis says...

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Mule Deer Doe’s Epic Migration, Reappearance Stun UW Researchers

University of Wyoming wildlife biologists recently tracked...

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UW College of Law Ranked Among Best Schools for Practical Training

For the fourth year running, the University of Wyoming College of Law has been ranked as one of the best law schools for practical training by preLaw and...

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Jafari Receives UW’s Ellbogen Lifetime Teaching Award

University of Wyoming Department of Mathematics Professor Farhad Jafari was recognized in 2015 with UW’s George Duke Humphrey Award, the university’s top...

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Weatherford Receives UW’s George Duke Humphrey Distinguished Faculty Award

In his 27 years with the University of Wyoming Department of Management and Marketing, Larry Weatherford has consistently exemplified the qualities of...

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UW Team that Revolutionized Grasshopper Control Recognized

A University of Wyoming Extension team that changed how grasshopper outbreaks are treated around the world has received the 2018 Western Extension Directors...

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UW College of Business Dean Finalists Selected

Finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Business have been identified, and they’re scheduled to give public...

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UW VP for Administration Finalists to Visit Campus

Finalists for the position of vice president for administration of the University of Wyoming have been identified, and they’re scheduled to give public...

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Listening Session Wednesday on UW Engagement Task Force Report

The University of Wyoming’s Engagement Task Force has completed its draft report and is seeking input on the document from the UW community.

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UW Signing Days Scheduled at Local High Schools in May

Local athletes are not the only students who have the opportunity to be recognized for signing on to attend the colleges of their choice.

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Whitman Leads UW Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute Engagement Efforts

The University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) is undertaking a number of activities to enhance connections with the industry in Wyoming,...

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UW Students Elect New President, Senators

University of Wyoming students have elected Seth Jones, a current junior in communications and political science, from Upton, as president of the Associated...

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RSO Awards of Excellence Banquet April 23 at UW

The 16th annual Recognized Student Organization (RSO) Awards of Excellence banquet will take place Monday, April 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the University of...

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Search Planned for UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Dean

A national search is planned for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, as longtime Dean Frank Galey...

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UW President to Visit Newcastle, Lusk May 2

University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will meet with local residents at two events Wednesday, May 2, in Newcastle and Lusk.

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UW College of Business to Host Entrepreneurship Summit April 26

Current and potential entrepreneurs from throughout Wyoming are invited to the University of Wyoming College of Business’s annual Entrepreneurship Summit...

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UW President to Visit Rawlins April 30

University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will meet with local residents Monday, April 30, from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Econo Lodge dining room, 1801 E....


UW Undergraduate Research Day Scheduled April 28

More than 500 University of Wyoming students will participate in the 18th annual Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day Saturday, April 28.


Speakers Bring Experience for Native Wellness Workshops at UW

Three presenters for a Native Wellness Institute (NWI) workshop at the University of Wyoming will bring a wealth of experience that focuses on positive...


UW to Host Business Innovation Summit April 26-27

Business leaders and entrepreneurs are invited to the University of Wyoming Business Innovation Summit Thursday and Friday, April 26-27.


UW to Host Symposium on Drone Technologies in May

Experts in the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), or drones, will discuss recent developments in the industry, along with the future of drone technology,...


Native Wellness Institute Training Offered at UW April 23-24

Representatives from the Native Wellness Institute (NWI) will be at the University of Wyoming April 23-24 for training workshops intended to bring positive...


Theatrical Circus and Workshop at UW April 28

Eco-Wakening, a theatrical circus production that uses performance art as a way to bring awareness about environmental issues to audiences, is coming to the...


UW Presents End-of-Season Piano Trio April 27

The Lysander Piano Trio closes UW Presents’ spring season with a performance at the University of Wyoming Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan...


Year-End Union Fest for UW Students May 4

Union Fest, the annual year-end celebration for University of Wyoming students, will be Friday, May 4, with various activities planned throughout the day....


Oil and Gas Executive to Meet with UW MBA Students Friday

The environmental health and safety director of U.S. onshore exploration and production for Anadarko Petroleum will discuss his career with University of...


UW Theatre and Dance Season Closes with ‘Six Songs from Ellis’

The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance closes its “Finding Freedom” season with “Six Songs from Ellis,” an original work that captures the...

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Second UW College of Health Sciences Dean Finalist to Speak Today

The second finalist for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Health Sciences is scheduled to give a public presentation this...

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UW Information Technology Seeks Award Nominations

University of Wyoming Information Technology is seeking nominations for its semiannual program to recognize individual excellence in the division.

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Survey Open Through Friday on UW’s WyoCloud Human Capital Management

University of Wyoming employees are reminded that they have the opportunity to share their expertise and experience to help build and improve UW’s WyoCloud...

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UW Offers Negotiated Gas Rate to Employees and Retirees

The University of Wyoming is offering employees and retirees an opportunity to choose the negotiated natural gas rate under the Choice Gas program.

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Campus Construction Update for April 22-28

These are among the construction activities scheduled April 22-28 at the University of Wyoming:

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University of Wyoming Calendar for April 23-29

These are among the activities scheduled April 23-29 at the University of Wyoming:

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UW in the News

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...

Students in the News

Phi Beta Kappa Names New Members to UW Chapter

The nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa (PBK), has selected 42 new members for the University of Wyoming chapter....

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WWAMI Students Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha

Three students in the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WWAMI) Medical Education Program have been elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)...

Club Sports

UW Men Second, Women Sixth at CSU Rodeo

The University of Wyoming men’s rodeo team put together its strongest performance of the season in taking second place at the Colorado State University (CSU)...

Initiatives for the Future of the University of Wyoming

 Top-Tier Science Initiative, Tier-1 Engineering Initiative and Trustees Education Initiative

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