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man standing with labratory in background UW Spin-Out Business Receives Grant to Develop Drug Manufacturing Platforms

August 24, 2016 — GlycoBac LLC’s efforts to create novel, insect cell-based platforms for drug manufacturing continue to be rewarded.

Top Stories

UW Strategic Planning Process to Begin in September

August 25, 2016 — An inclusive, transparent process to develop an integrated, comprehensive strategic plan to guide the University of Wyoming for the next five years will begin in September.

SBDC Receives $100,000 Portable Assistance Grant to Help Small Wyoming Businesses

August 18, 2016 — Small businesses in Wyoming that have been hit hard by the state’s economic downturn will receive additional assistance in the form of a grant that provides training and advising through the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

man standing behind table displaying many spheres UW Professor Determines Prehistoric Stone Objects May Have Served as Hunting Weapons

August 17, 2016 — Prehistoric stone objects, once thought to be used only as tools to shape and grind other materials or process food, are now receiving further analysis: as potential projectile weapons used for hunting to injure or kill large mammals.

two women sitting at computers UW-Led Program Focuses on Increasing Graduation Rates in Natrona County School District

August 16, 2016 — When Natrona County School District (NCSD) leaders and teachers created a strategic plan to increase graduation rates, one area that needed attention was boosting student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

people watching a weather balloon ascend UW Heads Wyoming Outreach Project Using Weather Balloons to Record Eclipse

August 12, 2016 — Two University of Wyoming doctoral students see the August 2017 solar eclipse as a prime opportunity for community outreach, combining weather balloons with student participation to provide a closer look at this once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon.

Jackson Forum to Address Sovereign Wealth Fund Issues

August 12, 2016 — Challenges and obligations facing governments in managing sovereign wealth funds will be explored by international leaders during the Stroock Public Forum on Sovereign Wealth Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 6-8 p.m. in Jackson.

UW Surpasses All Previous Private Giving Records

August 2, 2016 — The University of Wyoming has set a new single-year fundraising record, receiving $63.1 million in private support during the 2016 fiscal year.

Campus Announcements

two men and a woman standing in front of a wall UW Quartet, Australian Storyteller to Give Free Concerts in Big Horn County

August 26, 2016 — University of Wyoming instrumental quartet Lights Along the Shore and Australian master storyteller Paul Taylor will give free concerts in Big Horn County in September.

image of Saturn with moons UW Planetarium Programs During September Focus on Opposites in the Universe

August 25, 2016 — Light and dark. The seen and unseen. Theory and reality. The past and the future. During September, programs at the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium include an air of dichotomy.

UW Research Center in Laramie Combines Family Farm Day, Field Day Activities

August 24, 2016 — Haflinger draft horse team Pistol and Pete sporting brown and gold, children’s games and activities, and scientists presenting research are part of the Laramie Research and Extension Center (LREC) combined field day and family farm day Saturday, Aug. 27, in Laramie.

UW Student-Led 7220 Entertainment Looks for Volunteers

August 23, 2016 — The name has changed, but the goal remains the same: Bring quality entertainment to University of Wyoming students.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

August 22, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during a meeting Wednesday, Aug. 24, via teleconference.

Cowboy Fans Encouraged to Showcase College Colors in Support of UW

August 22, 2016 — As part of the 12th annual College Colors Day celebration, the University of Wyoming is encouraging fan support across social media for the Cowboys. The grand prize is a chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the College Football Playoff National Championship game.

head portrait of woman with label of award beside it UW’s Proctor Wins Wyoming Business Report’s ‘Woman of Influence’ Award

August 22, 2016 — A University of Wyoming nursing faculty member recently received the “Woman of Influence in Health Care” award at the Wyoming Business Report’s “Wyoming Women of Influence” award ceremony earlier this month.

Events

picture of waterfall, seen from a distance Guthrie Teaching Gallery Opens for Fall Semester at UW Art Museum

August 24, 2016 — The Pat Guthrie Special Exhibitions Teaching Gallery will open Saturday, Sept. 3, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. The exhibition will be on view through Saturday, Dec. 17.

head portrait of a man Plight of Homeless Peoples in Phnom Penh Topic of UW Discussion

August 22, 2016 — The plight of homeless peoples in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, because of urban growth, is the topic of a discussion Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the University of Wyoming.

logo for casino night Casino Night Planned for UW Students Aug. 27

August 22, 2016 — A casino night for University of Wyoming students will kick off weekend activities for the fall semester.

This Week at UW

Cowboy Check-In Returns for UW-Sponsored Events

August 26, 2016 — Cowboy Check-In will return to Campus Activities Center-sponsored events for the University of Wyoming’s 2016-17 academic year.

Recognized Student Organization Fair Aug. 31 at UW

August 26, 2016 — University of Wyoming students have the opportunity to learn more about on-campus clubs and organizations, and what some Laramie businesses have to offer, at two coming events.

Registration for UW Outdoor Program Events Begins Aug. 29

August 26, 2016 — Registration for fall Outdoor Program events begins Monday, Aug. 29, at the University of Wyoming.

head picture of laughing man Richardson Receives National Arts Advocacy Honor

August 22, 2016 — Retired University of Wyoming Senior Lecturer Bruce Richardson has been named winner of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies’ (NASAA) 2016 Distinguished Public Service Award.

UW’s FCAC Changes Meeting Schedule

August 22, 2016 — With the beginning of the fall semester, the University of Wyoming’s Financial Crisis Advisory Committee (FCAC) will change its meeting schedule.

UW Homecoming Activities Schedule Deadline Aug. 29

August 22, 2016 — The deadline for campus departments to inform the University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) about activities planned for Homecoming 2016 is Monday, Aug. 29. Events will be listed online, in public calendars, in printed materials and publicity announcements.

UW Regular Hours Begin Aug. 29

August 22, 2016 — University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will observe regular hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) beginning Monday, Aug. 29, the first day of fall semester classes.

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 28-Sept. 3

August 26, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 28-Sept. 3 at the University of Wyoming:

two football players running University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 29-Sept. 4

August 25, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 29-Sept. 4 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

August 22, 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

two pairs of students working at a lab table UW Students Awarded Mini-Grants to Conduct Summer Research

August 19, 2016 — Eleven University of Wyoming students received mini-grants from the Wyoming Research Scholars Program (WRSP) to conduct various research projects earlier this summer.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for Sept. 4-10

August 26, 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: It’s OK to Pray in Your School

August 17, 2016 — The school year is arriving again. This seems like a good moment to revisit that continually confused and confusing issue, prayer in schools. There is a great deal of misinformation and misunderstanding of what kind of prayer is permitted in the public schools of the United States of America. So, let me take this column to review what is and what is not allowed with regard to prayer in public schools.

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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