Bureau of Mines Building, Room 137
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-2929
April 1, 2015 — For more than 38 years, the Beechcraft King Air 200T, the University of Wyoming’s research aircraft, has flown into weather most pilots would rather avoid. For the sake of science, the plane has breached heavy snow and thunderstorms to learn more about how these precipitations occur and act in the atmosphere.
April 1, 2015 — An international research team, including University of Wyoming Professor of Geophysics Steve Holbrook and current and former UW graduate students, has revealed information about how continents were generated on Earth more than 2.5 billion years ago -- and how those processes have continued within the last 70 million years to profoundly affect the planet’s life and climate.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
March 11, 2015 — Finding geographic information about Wyoming just got a little easier.
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.
March 31, 2015 — Job and career opportunities in a variety of professions will be explained during the annual Criminal Justice Job Fair Tuesday, April 7, at the University of Wyoming.
March 30, 2015 — University of Wyoming employees will receive compensation increases in the 2015-16 fiscal year totaling about $6.2 million, under the same approach used for raises in the current fiscal year.
March 30, 2015 — A new exhibition of artwork by three prominent Wyoming artists will open Monday, April 6, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. The exhibition will be on view through Aug. 1.
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.
March 26, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) is celebrating 120 years of service.
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.
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.
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).
April 1, 2015 — Author and translator Frederik L. Schodt will discuss Japanese manga (comics) Friday, April 10, from 4-5:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Business auditorium.
April 1, 2015 — “The Beast With Three Backs” troupe will present its critically acclaimed piece "Hell To Pay" April 9-10 at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Studio Theatre.
April 1, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Collegiate Chorale and the Casper College Collegiate Chorale will join together in song for a free concert Monday, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the UW Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.
March 31, 2015 — “Trios on Fire!” is the next performance in the University of Wyoming Faculty Recital Series Friday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.
March 31, 2015 — Dick Scarlett, a longtime leader in the Rocky Mountain banking community, will discuss his new book Monday, April 6, at 2:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Business auditorium.
March 30, 2015 — Acclaimed author, activist and philanthropist Andrew Solomon will speak Wednesday, April 22, at 1:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium. His presentation is free and open to the public; he will sign books following his talk.
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.
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.
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.
March 31, 2015 — The search committee for the dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education is seeking input on the finalists.
March 30, 2015 — Eric Webb has been named executive director of Residence Life, Dining/Catering and Events, and the Wyoming Union at the University of Wyoming.
March 30, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved the following appointments during its meeting Friday, March 27.
March 27, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled March 29-April 4 at the University of Wyoming:
March 27, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled March 30-April 5 at the University of Wyoming:
March 30, 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.
March 31, 2015 — Annika Coberly, an eighth-grade student at Upton Middle School, won the state Geography Bee Friday, March 27, at the University of Wyoming.
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.
March 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2014 fall semester.
March 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2014 fall semester.
March 31, 2015 — The University of Wyoming men’s team had its best outing since last fall’s fourth rodeo, but it was only good enough for fourth place at last weekend’s Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) rodeo in Torrington.
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.
April 1, 2015 — There is a lot of smoke, but the fire is pretty small. The nationwide political tempest around Indiana’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) is much bigger than the law itself deserves.