Room 137, Bureau of Mines Building
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-2929
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 13, 2014 — Twenty-five small plots in a mixed-grass prairie northwest of Cheyenne may very well provide the clues that Wyoming ranchers and land managers need to make grassland ecosystems more resistant to wide fluctuations in rainfall and temperatures that are forthcoming with future climate change.
October 13, 2014 — Business Insider lists anthropology/archeology as Wyoming’s leader in an article titled “Here’s the College Major That Defines Each State.” The publication explains that anthropology/archaeology is disproportionately represented as a college major in Wyoming in comparison to other states.
October 9, 2014 — If this was March Madness, the safe pick would be to go for a big-name school. But athletic prowess has nothing to do with this bracketed tournament. Smarts do.
October 8, 2014 — A University of Wyoming faculty member contributed to the discovery of a long-extinct group of mammals previously thought to have originated in Africa.
October 7, 2014 — The number of University of Wyoming students on the Laramie campus increased by 109 to 10,520, up 1 percent from last year, according to fall 2014 enrollment numbers.
October 22, 2014 — Warren Lauer, a member of the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees since 2005, died Tuesday at his home in Laramie after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 62.
October 22, 2014 — “Public Opinion on Natural Resource Conservation in Wyoming” is now available from the Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.
October 22, 2014 — University of Wyoming students are adding their own spin to the traditional canned food drive.
October 21, 2014 — Members of the community will have an opportunity to hear from specialists updating the University of Wyoming’s historic preservation master plan, and provide input, during two public discussions Thursday, Oct. 30.
October 21, 2014 — University of Wyoming alumni, friends, educators and others in the Big Horn Basin have opportunities to meet with UW College of Education Interim Dean Michael Day and mark the college’s 100th anniversary next week.
October 20, 2014 — With the first phase of improvements to the University of Wyoming’s Arena-Auditorium nearing completion, UW’s Board of Trustees today (Monday) authorized a contract with Laramie-based Haselden Wyoming Constructors for the second phase of improvements to UW’s basketball facility.
October 20, 2014 — The Staff Senate received the Grand Award for the most outstanding float in the 2014 University of Wyoming Homecoming parade Saturday, Oct. 18.
October 20, 2014 — Twenty years after the first edition was published, author and University of Wyoming Professor Emeritus Dennis Knight is happy to see the second edition of “Mountains and Plains: The Ecology of Wyoming Landscapes” on his desk -- this time with color illustrations, additional chapters and new maps.
October 17, 2014 — The University of Wyoming has joined the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and Idaho’s three research universities as a member of an energy research consortium.
October 17, 2014 — “Planet of the Bugs: Evolution and the Rise of Insects” by Scott Shaw of the University of Wyoming has drawn glowing comments from national and international reviewers, but bugs may be his final critics.
October 22, 2014 — Musical duo Cherub entertains at the University of Wyoming at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in the UW College of Education auditorium. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for the free event, but space is limited.
October 21, 2014 — National Public Radio humorist and best-selling author David Sedaris will speak at the University of Wyoming’s College of Arts and Sciences auditorium Friday, Oct. 31. The event, sponsored by Wyoming Public Media, features new and unpublished readings of Sedaris's work and a book signing and optional Halloween costume contest.
October 21, 2014 — Implications from the famed Johnson County War will be the focus of a mock trial Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. at the University of Wyoming.
October 21, 2014 — University of Wyoming Collegiate Chorale singers will perform a “Wind, Sun and Moon” fall concert Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.
October 21, 2014 — People interested in viewing Thursday’s partial solar eclipse safely and in detail are invited to do so from Prexy’s Pasture at the University of Wyoming.
October 17, 2014 — University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance students have an opportunity to learn and perform with the nationally recognized Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company Saturday, Oct. 25, as part of the fall UW Cultural Programs series.
October 17, 2014 — Key challenges to building a sustainable energy future will be examined by a panel of experts Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 3- 5 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium.
October 16, 2014 — Atlanta a cappella quartet KaZual will perform a free concert Friday, Oct. 24, at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.
October 16, 2014 — An episode of the Peabody Award-winning series ART21 “Art in the Twenty-First Century” will be shown Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. in Room 111 of the University of Wyoming Visual Arts Building.
October 20, 2014 — James Myers, University of Wyoming Department of Geology and Geophysics professor, is serving a one-year term as president of the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NGTA).
October 20, 2014 — University of Wyoming Department of Family and Consumer Sciences Head Bruce Cameron in 2015 will become the first male president in the 105-year history of Phi Upsilon Omicron.
October 20, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Campus Sustainability Committee has launched Eco-Pokes, an initiative to provide easy tips for how students, staff and faculty can reduce their impact on the environment -- and wallets.
October 20, 2014 — In light of recent thefts of computer equipment from the Engineering Building, the University of Wyoming Police Department offers the following suggestions to prevent and mitigate the impact of property crimes on campus:
October 20, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Residence Life and Dining Services Department now offers mobile ordering to its list of services available to restaurant guests. UW has partnered with a San Francisco-based company -- Tapingo -- to enhance students’ and guests’ dining experiences.
October 20, 2014 — University of Wyoming Libraries is leveraging open access publishing through UW’s new Wyoming Scholars Repository (WySR) to host professional peer-reviewed journals.
October 17, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 19-25 at the University of Wyoming:
October 17, 2014 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:
October 20, 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 22, 2014 — University of Wyoming dual professional degree program student Lisa Ohnstad is among 10 new members selected for the 2014-15 American Association of University Women’s (AAUW) student advisory group.
October 17, 2014 — The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation awarded $35,000 to the University of Wyoming during the past fiscal year for education and research programs and for scholarships for entering freshmen from Wyoming communities.
October 16, 2014 — Undergraduate students in the University of Wyoming Department of History will present results of their research Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 3:10 p.m. in Room 1055 of the UW College of Engineering Building. The program is free and open to the public.
October 14, 2014 — Halfway through the two-part rodeo schedule, the University of Wyoming men’s team is in serious contention for its first regional title since the 2005-06 season.
October 17, 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.
September 25, 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 15, 2014 — Writing in the Oct. 3 Washington Post, Andrew Bacevich points out that United States soldiers have been fighting in the “Greater Middle East” almost continuously since 1980. By bombing the so-called Islamic State (ISIS), we make Syria the 14th country in which we have fought.