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woman and small child walking on mountain trail Citizens Team with UW to Chart Wyoming’s Flora and Fauna

September 1, 2015 — Rebecca Walsh, of Laramie, and her family hit the Blair Wallis Trail east of Laramie before sunrise July 18 to participate in the family’s first citizen science project, Summer Moose Day. The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute sponsored the inaugural event.

Top Stories

two men in suits talking Collaboration Involves $24 Million to Support UW’s Cutting-Edge Research

August 28, 2015 — Scientific and technical instrument manufacturer FEI will provide state-of-the-art imaging equipment, software and support for cutting-edge digital rock research that will have far-reaching impacts for Wyoming’s oil and gas industry -- and its economy, the University of Wyoming announced today (Friday).

young girl working at table UW Education Programs Receive Highest Possible Ratings

August 27, 2015 — Two University of Wyoming College of Education academic programs received the highest possible rating during a comprehensive set of reviews conducted in preparation for its 2016 reaccreditation process.

woman sitting at table with young boy who is reading Private Giving Continues to Advance UW

August 26, 2015 — Private giving to the University of Wyoming topped $46 million in fiscal year 2015, accomplished with the assistance of nearly 23,000 donors.

A man sitting at a table and holding up a framed set of illustrations of a duck UW Researcher Aims to Improve Recognition of Language Disabilities in Spanish-Speaking Children

August 25, 2015 — Due to a shortage of bilingual providers and a lack of psychometrically sound screening tools, there is a critical need for telehealth language screening measures to determine whether young Spanish-speaking children are developing language skills appropriately.

First UW Presidential Search Committee to Seek Public Input

August 20, 2015 — The first of two committees charged with identifying candidates for the University of Wyoming presidency plans to seek input from the public and UW stakeholder groups regarding desired qualifications and characteristics of a new president.

woman walking across the prairie with mountains in the background UW’s WyCEHG Researchers Travel the Country to Assess Critical Zone Observatories

August 20, 2015 — For the price of gas, food and lodging, University of Wyoming hydrology and geology researchers have traveled across the country the past two summers to examine Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs), projects that have created significant use of UW’s hydrology instrumentation and built important collaborations with scientists from major universities.

man standing in front of tree with arms crossed World Should Heed Lessons from Hurricane Katrina, UW Economist Says

August 19, 2015 — A decade after Hurricane Katrina hammered America’s Gulf Coast, measures are being taken there to protect against similar devastation from natural disasters -- as well as against long-term, gradual impacts resulting from climate change.

man in cowboy hat squatting beside plant, holding large zucchini UW, Wind River Reservation Project to Grow Health with Gardens

August 18, 2015 — With a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), University of Wyoming and Wind River Indian Reservation partners will evaluate the health impacts of food gardens with 100 Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho families who would like to try home gardening.

Campus Announcements

Cowboy Check-In Encourages UW Student Participation

September 1, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Campus Activities Center (CAC), for the second year, sponsors the opt-in Cowboy Check-In program that encourages student attendance and participation in CAC events.

Half Acre Gym with dawn light reflected on it UW Closed Labor Day

August 31, 2015 — Most University of Wyoming offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, for the Labor Day holiday. Regular hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) will resume Tuesday, Sept. 8.

young men wearing UW tee-shirts in a crowd Celebrate College Colors Day at UW

August 31, 2015 — As part of the 11th annual College Colors Day celebration, the University of Wyoming is participating in the inaugural College Colors Challenge and 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.

Annual UW Police Auction Sept. 2

August 31, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Police Department's (UWPD) annual found property auction will be held Wednesday, Sept. 2, beginning at 4 p.m. at the UWPD parking lot, 1426 E. Flint St. Viewing for items sold will start at 3 p.m.

UW Engineering Task Force to Meet Via Teleconference

August 28, 2015 — The Wyoming Governor’s Energy, Engineering, STEM Integration Task Force will meet Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 8 a.m. via teleconference.

person using the climbing wall Sign-Up for UW Outdoor Programs Begins Monday

August 27, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Outdoor Program will offer nearly 40 different trips, clinics and programs this fall. Sign-up begins Monday, Aug. 31, at 9 a.m. in the new Outdoor Program office on the northeast corner of Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center.

bicycles in racks UW Police Emphasize Bicycle Safety

August 26, 2015 — With hundreds of bicyclists on campus as fall semester classes begin, the University of Wyoming Police Department (UWPD) reminds riders to keep safety and courtesy in mind.

Events

French Film Series Begins Thursday, Sept. 3

September 1, 2015 — Bénédicte Sohier, a University of Wyoming Department of Modern and Classical Languages assistant lecturer, will host a series of six French films this semester. All films are free and open to the public.

graphic image with four men at the bottom and the words Grant Farm at the top Grant Farm to Perform during Wednesday Barbecue at UW

August 31, 2015 — Colorado Front Range-based Grant Farm will perform during the Welcome Week barbecue for University of Wyoming students Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 5 p.m. in Prexy’s Pasture.

three men with guitars and drum set on an outdoor stage Wyoming Union Gardens to Open Three Days Weekly

August 31, 2015 — Following discussions on whether it should remain open, the Wyoming Union Gardens will be open three days a week with emphasis on special events and programs beginning Wednesday, Sept. 2.

picture of sky with constellations outlined Celestial Sky Exploration Kicks Off Fall Planetarium Schedule

August 28, 2015 — An exploration of the primary celestial objects in the sky will kick off the fall schedule at the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium.

vintage photo of a man holding on to a sheep and showing if off Laramie Fiber Festival Celebrates Sheep Industry Contributions to Wyoming

August 25, 2015 — Fiber craft, craftspeople and sheep will be celebrated with workshops and demonstrations during the WyoFiber Live! Festival Friday through Sunday, Sept. 18-20, at the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site (WTP), according to Debbie Gorski of the Wyoming Women’s Business Center (WWBC) at the University of Wyoming.

This Week at UW

Add-Drop Class Deadline Sept. 10 for UW Students

September 1, 2015 — The last day for University of Wyoming students to add or drop semester-long classes is now on the same day: Thursday, Sept. 10, which corresponds to the eighth business day of the fall semester.

head portrait of woman Scott Appointed as Acting UW International Programs Director

August 31, 2015 — An international art historian and University of Wyoming graduate and instructor has been appointed as acting director of UW’s International Programs Office.

two buses paused at bus stop Campus Construction Update for Aug. 30-Sept. 5

August 28, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 30-Sept. 5 at the University of Wyoming:

football players with football on football field University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 31-Sept. 6

August 28, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 31-Sept. 6 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

August 31, 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

drone with camera flying with clouds behind it UW-Casper Teaches With Drone

August 28, 2015 — The addition of a new drone will enhance the educational experiences of students at the University of Wyoming at Casper.

woman holding up guitar Guitar-Building Project Aids Wheatland Teacher

August 26, 2015 — Wheatland High School ninth grade physical science teacher Janet Jorgensen says her school district is focused on the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concept and how to better educate its students.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for Sept. 6-12

August 28, 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: It’s OK to Pray in Your School

August 19, 2015 — 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.

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