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August 28, 2014 — For the fiscal year ending June 30, private giving to the University of Wyoming reached $50.7 million, the second year in a row that UW fundraising has exceeded $50 million.
August 29, 2014 — A half-century of wilderness in Wyoming will be recognized during a panel discussion and reception Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture auditorium.
August 29, 2014 — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in a groundbreaking essay published in The New York Times Magazine, is the speaker for an immigration symposium at the University of Wyoming.
August 28, 2014 — Nell Russell, a former University of Wyoming administrator who designed and developed UW’s first diversity program, has returned to the university as its associate vice president for human resources and diversity.
August 27, 2014 — A new federal designation for the University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Programs in Casper and Cheyenne will allow them to focus on increasing access to care for thousands of medically and financially underserved residents in Wyoming’s two most populated areas, Laramie and Natrona counties.
August 26, 2014 — A University of Wyoming researcher leads a National Science Foundation (NSF) research project funded with a $2.89 million grant to study water sustainability, land-use management and climate in the Panama Canal watershed.
August 25, 2014 — Gov. Matt Mead has appointed a group of accomplished scientists, industry leaders and other professionals to focus on upgrading the science programs and laboratories at the University of Wyoming.
August 22, 2014 — Teachers from throughout the state recently explored how art and science can be combined to provide new areas of exploration for students in Wyoming schools.
August 22, 2014 — About 10 million years into the current Cenozoic Era, or roughly 56 million years ago, during a climate that was hot and wet, two groups of mammals moved from land to water. These were the cetaceans, which include whales, dolphins and porpoises, and the sirenians, with its sea cows, manatees and dugongs.
August 21, 2014 — Graduates of a new University of Wyoming doctoral degree program in nursing will offer a unique set of skills to profoundly change health care delivery in Wyoming, according to the dean of UW’s nursing school.
August 29, 2014 — The Wyoming Union will celebrate its 75th anniversary this fall and is seeking personal memories to include in an exhibition.
August 28, 2014 — A “topping-off” ceremony to mark a milestone in construction of the University of Wyoming’s Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility will take place Friday, Sept. 5.
August 27, 2014 — The University of Wyoming’s nationally recognized Nordic ski team will hold its annual “Trash 2 Treasure” (T2T) fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 6, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the west end of Fraternity Mall.
August 25, 2014 — A new Campus Commuter bus route begins at the University of Wyoming Tuesday, Sept. 2, replacing both the Campus Shuttle and Classroom Express routes.
August 25, 2014 — Volunteers are being sought for the annual Laramie Community Service Day on Saturday, Sept. 13.
August 25, 2014 — The annual Household Item Giveaway for international students attending the University of Wyoming is set for Saturday, Aug. 30, just south of the Cheney International Center. Donations can be dropped off between 7:30-8 a.m., and the students will be allowed to take items beginning at 8 a.m.
August 28, 2014 — “Real Women, Real Bodies” is the first exhibition of the fall semester opening Wednesday, Sept. 3, in Gallery 234, located on the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union. It runs through Thursday, Sept. 11.
August 25, 2014 — Three University of Wyoming professionals have been nominated for the Wyoming Women of Influence designation, according to the Wyoming Business Report.
August 25, 2014 — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has appointed University of Wyoming Professor Sherrill Shaffer to serve a three-year term on the State Banking Board.
August 25, 2014 — Most University of Wyoming offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, for the Labor Day holiday. Regular hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) will resume Tuesday, Sept. 2.
August 29, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 31-Sept. 6 at the University of Wyoming:
August 29, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled Sept. 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:
August 25, 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.
August 29, 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.
August 26, 2014 — A monthly look at the night skies of the northern Rocky Mountains, written by astronomers Ron Canterna, University of Wyoming; Jay Norris, Challis, Idaho Observatory; and Daryl Macomb, Boise State University.
August 21, 2014 — The school year is arriving again. This seems like a good moment to revisit that continually confused and confusing issue of 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.