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moose cow and two calves browsing by river New Research Details How Big Game Follow Spring Green-Up

June 21, 2016 — Most big-game animals in Wyoming and the West can assess the quality of vegetation during the spring green-up to select the best patches of habitat during the growing season, a team of researchers led by University of Wyoming and U.S. Geological Survey scientists has documented.

Top Stories

curved view of rows of computer servers Nine UW Projects Awarded Summer Use of Supercomputer in Cheyenne

June 28, 2016 — Nine projects, a number of which have applications to atmospheric science issues, were recently chosen to receive computational time and storage space on the supercomputer in Cheyenne.

room full of people riding stationary bicycles UW Ranks Highly in National Collegiate Fitness Survey

June 27, 2016 — The University of Wyoming ranks No. 4 as a physically active campus among 29 small public universities, according to a recent national survey.

two women wearing safety glasses examining samples on a table UW’s Belmont Awarded NASA Research Grant

June 24, 2016 — A University of Wyoming researcher has received funding from NASA to help understand experiments conducted on the International Space Station.

small children in blue caps and gowns hugging with ballons overhead UW Literacy Research Center Brings Text Messaging Program to Wyoming

June 23, 2016 — This past spring, parents of nearly two dozen 4-year-olds in Head Start and preschool classes in Teton and Sublette counties took part in an early literacy text messaging pilot program via a partnership among the University of Wyoming Literacy Research Center and Clinic, CEPA Labs at Stanford University and the Children’s Learning Center.

UW Trustees Approve Vendor for New Management System

June 22, 2016 — A transformation of the University of Wyoming’s financial, administrative and research support systems will begin soon, following action by the UW Board of Trustees.

Kate Miller UW Names Kate Miller Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs

June 17, 2016 — An accomplished geophysicist who has led Texas A&M University’s College of Geosciences for the past seven years has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Wyoming.

UW Trustees Back Plan for Budget Reductions

June 15, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a budget that will reduce ongoing spending by about $19 million and internally reallocate about $6 million in one-time funding during the fiscal year that begins July 1.

Mark Gomelsky research papers UW Researcher's Papers Ranked Among 'Most Influential'

June 13, 2016 — Telling bacteria “Stay!” or “Go!” really is like giving commands to man’s best friend to sit or fetch -- you just need to know the key words in micro-speak to unlock the language.

Campus Announcements

UW Financial Advisory Committee Taps Bieber as Chair

June 29, 2016 — Longtime University of Wyoming faculty member Stephen Bieber will chair a 13-member committee representing UW administrators, faculty, staff and students to consult with UW President Laurie Nichols in preparing a plan to further reduce spending in the 2018 fiscal year.

head portrait of a woman Public Event for New UW President July 5 in Riverton

June 28, 2016 — Fremont County residents have an opportunity to meet new University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols during a public event Tuesday, July 5, at Central Wyoming College in Riverton.

UW Budget Reduction Information Available on Website

June 27, 2016 — Information about the University of Wyoming’s budget reductions for the coming biennium is available on a new web page.

man posing with sign UW Director of Orchestral Activities Teaches at Shanghai University

June 27, 2016 — Michael Griffith is in esteemed company at an institution of higher education in a far-away land. However, it is one where he previously taught and with which he is in tune.

UW Closed Monday for Independence Day

June 27, 2016 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed and classes dismissed Monday, July 4, for Independence Day.

man in white t-shirt and worn jeans standing Cowboy KICKOFF Returns for Third Year at UW

June 24, 2016 — The Cowboy KICKOFF concert and pep rally is back at the University of Wyoming Friday, Sept. 2, featuring country singer Kip Moore.

UW Team Identifies Invasive Grass of Concern to State

June 24, 2016 — The director of the University of Wyoming’s Sheridan Research and Extension Center (ShREC) expressed concern after a rangeland survey found a little-known invasive grass on 70 acres near Sheridan.

head portrait of a woman Wildlife-Vehicle Collisions Topic of UW Talk at AMK Ranch June 30

June 23, 2016 — Migrating animals and the risks posed by encountering vehicles is the topic of the Harlow Summer Seminars Thursday, June 30, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

Events

photo of night sky with lines and drawings of constellations superimposed on it UW Planetarium Offers Moon-Related Programs in July

June 29, 2016 — There is a lot to see in the state’s summer skies, but the moon takes center stage in a variety of mediums at the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium during July.

young girl cutting paper at a table with other children and art supplies Free Children’s Summer Art Classes Planned at UW Art Museum

June 28, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will offer “Paint Pony Express: Storymakers,” a series of free art classes for children ages 3-11 during two weeks in July.

two men sitting on steps holding guitars Summer Concert Series Features Shacktivists at UW June 29

June 22, 2016 — The Summer Programs concert series continues with local band Shacktivists performing on Simpson Plaza at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, June 29, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

women and men in colorful clothing crouching on a stage UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Presents ‘Godspell’ June 28-July 2

June 21, 2016 — The 2016 Snowy Range Summer Theatre season continues with a spirited revival of the beloved Broadway musical “Godspell,” a timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love.

This Week at UW

 a man wearing a cowboy hat Former UW Department Head Receives Honor for Beef Cattle Improvement Contributions

June 27, 2016 — Former University of Wyoming animal science department head Doug Hixon received a Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Pioneer Award June 16 during the group's annual meeting and symposium in Manhattan, Kan.

Volunteers to March in Jubilee Days Parade July 9

June 20, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Pride Committee is looking for volunteers to don their brown and gold and walk with UW’s parade contingent and the president’s vehicle during the Laramie Jubilee Days Parade, Saturday, July 9.

UW Parking Permits Available Beginning June 27

June 20, 2016 — University of Wyoming parking permits for 2016-17 will be available for purchase beginning Monday, June 27.

Campus Construction Update for June 26-July 2

June 24, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 26-July 2 at the University of Wyoming:

geyser shooting up steam University of Wyoming Calendar for June 27-July 3

June 23, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled June 27-July 3 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

June 27, 2016 — 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

Chief Washakie Scholarship Students Selected at UW

June 23, 2016 — Chief Washakie scholarships recently were awarded to 12 University of Wyoming students for the coming academic year.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Resident

June 23, 2016 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2016 spring semester.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Nonresident

June 23, 2016 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2016 spring semester.

UW Students Receive Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarships

June 22, 2016 — Six University of Wyoming students are the recipients of Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarships for the summer session and the 2016-17 academic year.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Provost’s Honor Roll: Resident

June 22, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2016 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Provost’s Honor Roll: Nonresident

June 22, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2016 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls: Nonresident

June 16, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2016 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls: Resident

June 15, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2016 spring semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester President’s Honor Roll: Resident

June 9, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2016 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester President’s Honor Roll: Nonresident

June 9, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2016 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

Club Sports

woman tying up a goat UW’s Vogel Places Seventh in CNFR Goat Tying

June 20, 2016 — University of Wyoming’s Josee Vogel and Jake Smith faced long odds heading into Saturday night’s short go at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in the Casper Events Center.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for July 3-9

June 24, 2016 — 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.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Ramadan in East Jerusalem

June 22, 2016 — The month-long Muslim festival of Ramadan began this year June 5. Two summers ago, I arrived in East Jerusalem, the Muslim section of the city, on the day after Ramadan’s start. Things were quite different from my previous visit, when it had not been Ramadan. Here are my traveler’s tales:

Articulation Agreements

Agreements Benefit CC Students Transferring to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in nine popular degree programs at Casper College now have the assurance that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

young woman in rocking chair, reading Agreements Benefit EWC Students Transferring to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in eight popular degree programs at Eastern Wyoming College now have the assurance that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

students in green coveralls and brown boots watching an animal necropsy Agreements Benefit LCCC Students Transferring to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in 12 popular degree programs at Laramie County Community College now have the assurance that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

Agreements Benefit NWCCD Students Who Transfer to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in 11 popular degree programs offered by the Northern Wyoming Community College District in Sheridan and Gillette are now assured that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

woman in lab coat and goggles working with lab equipment and glassware Northwest College Transfer Agreements with UW Benefit Students

October 9, 2015 — Students in seven popular degree programs at Northwest College now have the assurance that courses they are taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

students going in and out of business building Agreements Benefit WWCC Students Transferring to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in five popular degree programs at Western Wyoming Community College now have the assurance that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

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