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Laramie, WY 82071
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October 24, 2014 — The University of Wyoming cut the ribbon today (Friday) on the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center -- a dramatic welcoming center with state-of-the-art technological infrastructure -- that is funded entirely through private support.
October 30, 2014 — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has appointed a University of Wyoming professor to serve as a member of the National Coal Council, a federal advisory group that provides recommendations and guidance on policy issues pertaining to coal.
October 28, 2014 — A University of Wyoming student team won the wastewater design category and finished third overall in the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) recent student design competition in New Orleans.
October 27, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Stable Isotope Facility (SIF) is now the go-to laboratory to analyze soil samples from all across the country.
October 22, 2014 — An all-star cast of prominent Wyoming officials will re-create roles related to one of the most famous gun battles in the Cowboy State’s Wild West history.
October 21, 2014 — Lack of precipitation, short growing seasons and saline soils containing relatively few nutrients make for scant vegetation in Wyoming’s high deserts.
October 17, 2014 — A grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the University of Wyoming’s new Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center is scheduled Friday, Oct. 24, at 11 a.m.
October 16, 2014 — A University of Wyoming faculty member was part of a research team that used global positioning system tracking to understand how interactions between impala (an antelope) and their predators shape patterns of Acacia tree distribution patterns across African savannas.
October 15, 2014 — Before Abraham Lincoln was president, he was a lawyer who saved a life. During a murder trial in 1858, Lincoln, using the 1857 Farmers’ Almanac, disproved a witness who claimed he saw the crime and identified the suspect under the light of the moon. According to the almanac, there was very little moonlight that night, which convinced the jury to acquit the accused.
October 14, 2014 — Aiming to significantly boost its student retention and graduation rates, the University of Wyoming has increased its efforts to assist struggling students, improve academic and career advising, and help transfer and first-year students in the transition to UW.
October 30, 2014 — The release of the second edition of "Mountains and Plains: The Ecology of Wyoming Landscapes" will be celebrated Wednesday, Nov. 5, from 5-8 p.m. at the University of Wyoming’s Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center at 10th and Lewis streets.
October 29, 2014 — Volunteers are needed to read the names of military veterans who have died serving their country during a Veterans Day event Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the University of Wyoming.
October 29, 2014 — Services including same day voter registration and transportation to the polls will be offered at the University of Wyoming during Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 4.
October 30, 2014 — Audiences in 12 Wyoming communities will enjoy a “Shakespeare explosion” next March when University of Wyoming students -- directed by and performing in the style of the acclaimed Actors from the London Stage -- perform some of the bard’s outstanding plays during a statewide tour.
October 30, 2014 — A Wyoming neurologist will discuss his experiences with ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease) patients during a seminar Thursday, Nov. 6, at 4 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Berry Center auditorium.
October 30, 2014 — Quilts, garments, purses and other decorative items made of Indian fabric will be available at a silent auction and fashion show Sunday, Nov. 9, at 6:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. Admission is free.
October 29, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Faculty Recital Series continues with a duo performance Saturday, Nov. 8, at 2 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. Admission is free and open to the public.
October 28, 2014 — “After Hours,” a new event for Laramie’s young adults and professionals, will be Saturday, Nov. 1, from 6-8 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.
October 28, 2014 — Photographers Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe will share their experiences of a collaborative project Thursday, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m. in Room 111 of the University of Wyoming Visual Arts Building.
October 24, 2014 — “The Liar,” an uproarious reworking of Pierre Corneille’s classic 17th century farce by American playwright David Ives, runs Nov. 4-8 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Studio Theatre.
October 24, 2014 — University of Wyoming’s Friday Night Fever program serves up a “Murder Mystery Dessert Party” this Halloween in the Wyoming Union Ballroom Friday, Oct. 31, at 9 p.m.
October 27, 2014 — Longtime 4-H advocate Oliver “Ollie” Hill, a former 4-H program administrator for the University of Wyoming, recently was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame in recognition of lifetime achievements and dedication to 4-H.
October 27, 2014 — The Laramie Downtown Clinic presented its Daniel S. Klein “Spirit of Volunteerism Award" to Ann Marie Hart, associate professor in the University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing.
October 27, 2014 — University of Wyoming Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology Tonia Dousay joins a select group of educators participating in the next Google Teacher Academy Dec. 2-3 in Austin, Texas.
October 23, 2014 — University of Wyoming employees and students are invited to take an up-close look at UW’s new “front door” Monday, Nov. 3, from 3-5 p.m.
October 24, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 26-Nov. 1 at the University of Wyoming.
October 24, 2014 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 27-Nov. 2 at the University of Wyoming:
October 27, 2014 — 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.
October 29, 2014 — The five-member University of Wyoming PetroBowl team lost in the third round of the international competition Monday, falling to the eventual champions from the University of Tulsa.
October 28, 2014 — A sophomore agricultural business student at the University of Wyoming is one of five selected to the 2015 National Beef Ambassador Team.
October 24, 2014 — 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.
October 30, 2014 — A monthly look at the night skies of the northern Rocky Mountains, written by astronomers Ron Canterna, University of Wyoming, and Jay Norris, Challis, Idaho Observatory.
October 29, 2014 — This month Wyoming became one of the 32 states that now permit gay marriage. Since the decision, Wyoming’s mood has been upbeat. Newspapers have featured smiling pictures of couples about to tie the knot, while family, friends and neighbors have been happily congratulating them. These scenes are being repeated across the many states where gay marriage has recently been accepted.