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two men in suits shaking hands Hess Increases Commitment to Energy Innovation as UW’s Single Largest Corporate Donor

March 26, 2015 — The University of Wyoming announced today a transformational investment of $15 million from Hess Corporation, bringing its total investment in UW since 2013 to $25 million.

Top Stories

man standing UW Student Selected for Internship at Idaho National Laboratory

March 25, 2015 — A student in the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources’ energy resource management and development program has been chosen for a prestigious internship at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL).

head portrait of man UW Hires Alexander as Law School Dean

March 24, 2015 — An accomplished scholar with experience in the private sector and government has been selected as the new dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Law.

people posing in a large group on a basketball court UW’s Rise on Basketball Court Matched by Academic Success

March 18, 2015 — The return of the University of Wyoming men’s basketball team to the NCAA Tournament marks a remarkable four-year hoops renaissance.

two men looking through a lot of wires UW Researcher Explores Decoding of Complex Neural Circuits

March 17, 2015 — A University of Wyoming faculty member is part of a research team that created a method, using laser, to better decode complex neural circuits in the brain -- a process that eventually may help unlock the mysteries of epilepsy, autism spectrum disorder and Alzheimer’s in humans.

two women posing as if climbing rock climbing wall Half Acre to Open to Campus Monday

March 13, 2015 — After numerous months of anticipation -- and a healthy dose of patience -- Phase I of the University of Wyoming Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center renovation/addition is set to open to campus Monday, March 16, at 6 a.m.

two men looking at a computer display WyGISC and Partners Launch Wyoming Geospatial Hub

March 11, 2015 — Finding geographic information about Wyoming just got a little easier.

man kneeling on floor with boy working on large drawing UW Professors Help Fourth-Graders Connect with Wyoming

March 10, 2015 — The Wyoming fourth-grade experience -- and opportunities for meeting educational standards to learn the state’s history and culture -- have recently expanded, thanks to a new University of Wyoming College of Education project.

Campus Announcements

UW Trustees Act on Construction Projects

March 27, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted today (Friday) to use $11.5 million in operating reserves and other UW resources to complete the renovation and expansion of the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts and the Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center.

UW Alumni Association Celebrates 120th Anniversary

March 26, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) is celebrating 120 years of service.

UW Engineering Task Force to Meet March 30-31

March 26, 2015 — The Wyoming Governor’s Energy, Engineering, STEM Integration Task Force will meet Monday and Tuesday, March 30-31, at the University of Wyoming’s Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

UW Plans New Bus Routes to Replace Gem City Grand

March 25, 2015 — The pending suspension of Laramie’s Gem City Grand bus service has prompted the University of Wyoming to develop plans for a new, more limited bus route that would be open to both students and the public at no charge.

ENR Club Presents the UW Wilderness Festival

March 24, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) Club will host a series of events April 1-4 focusing on wilderness in Wyoming and the Rocky Mountains.

UW College of Education Dean Finalist Presentations Continue

March 23, 2015 — Three finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education are scheduled to give public presentations beginning today (Monday, March 23).


four people using harnesses and wires for vertical dance UW Theatre and Dance Presents Collaborative Dance Concert

March 26, 2015 — Original works that incorporate contemporary modern dance, ballet and vertical dance will be presented Tuesday, March 31-Friday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Studio Theatre.

man seated at control panel looking up at planetarium display Observatory Tours to Augment Planetarium Shows During April

March 26, 2015 — Visitors to the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium will not only be treated to programs about Jupiter and Neptune under the dome in April. They will be able to go outside and observe the night skies as well, perhaps catching a glimpse of those planets.

UW to Host ‘Hunger Games’-Themed Event March 27

March 25, 2015 — The popular book and movie trilogy “The Hunger Games” is coming to the University of Wyoming.

Stand Up Comedy Event April 1 at UW

March 25, 2015 — University of Wyoming Stands Up, a comedy event and competition for students, faculty and staff, will be held Wednesday, April 1, at 8 p.m. in the Wyoming Union lower level. This free event is open to the public, but participants must have valid UW IDs.

Advance Screening of ‘Game of Thrones’ Sunday

March 24, 2015 — An advance screening of HBO’s popular “Game of Thrones” season five premiere will be shown Sunday, March 29, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m. The free event is open to all students with valid UW IDs.

This Week at UW

rock climbing wall Campus Construction Update for March 29-April 4

March 27, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled March 29-April 4 at the University of Wyoming:

woman stretching on stage University of Wyoming Calendar for March 30-April 5

March 27, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled March 30-April 5 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

March 23, 2015 — 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

one woman sitting and one standing at a portable podium set on a table UW Debaters Seek National Title

March 26, 2015 — While fans statewide cheered on the University of Wyoming’s men’s basketball team during its recent conference tournament championship and berth in the NCAA tournament, another UW team has qualified for and is preparing for a national championship run of its own.

Wyoming Students to Compete at State Geography Bee Friday at UW

March 24, 2015 — Which capital city, located about 20 miles from the Adriatic Sea, is a major industrial center for Albania? Which state is larger in area, West Virginia or Florida?

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Graduates: Resident

March 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2014 fall semester.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Graduates: Nonresident

March 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2014 fall semester.

Club Sports

UW Rodeo Teams Off to a Slow Spring Start

March 24, 2015 — University of Wyoming rodeo Coach George Howard had hoped for a better start for his teams when the spring season began last weekend.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for April 5-April 11

March 27, 2015 — 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: A Tale of Two States: Religion and Discrimination

March 18, 2015 — Despite support by the Wyoming Business Alliance, major employers and the Wyoming State Senate, this session, the Wyoming House of Representatives defeated Senate File 115, which prohibited discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation.

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