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two people behind moose climbing to its feet after capture UW Researchers Plan Wildlife Captures in March

March 2, 2015 — Seeking insights to help moose, elk, mule deer and bighorn sheep populations, researchers from the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the U.S. Geological Survey and other partners will spend much of March capturing animals on their winter ranges in western and southern Wyoming.

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bee upside down on flower UW Professors Receive NSF Grant to Collaborate on Bumblebee Research, Art

March 2, 2015 — Ecology and art will converge for two University of Wyoming professors who want to create a little buzz about the science of bumblebees by using a little creative expression.

artist's drawing of front of large buidling High Bay Research Facility Groundbreaking March 9

March 2, 2015 — University of Wyoming and state elected officials will break ground Monday, March 9, for a new facility that will allow for large-scale, high-technology research in energy and other fields.

man in room full of equipment holding a core sample UW Researcher Named Senior Scientist for NOAA Cruise Near Puerto Rico in April

February 26, 2015 — Over the years, Michael Cheadle has been a team member on a number of research ships that have explored the floor of the world’s vast oceans. The University of Wyoming faculty member has recently taken a step up, being named senior scientist for an expedition in the waters off the coast of Puerto Rico this April.

man standing in front of a computer screen UW Faculty Members Receive Research Awards to Study Cell Division

February 25, 2015 — Together, Jay Gatlin and John Oakey worked on mitotic spindle assembly research that resulted in a paper published in Science in 2013. The two University of Wyoming faculty members will team up again to continue similar work on a more advanced level this summer.

man looking at finch sitting on his fingers UW’s Prather Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study Songbirds

February 24, 2015 — Like Mick Jagger or David Lee Roth wooing female fans with their voices, male songbirds use the same technique to get the attention of the female of the species. However, unlike the backstage ritual after a rock concert, it is the female songbird that ultimately chooses her mate based on the quality of the male’s song.

woman in looking at image on computer screen UW’s Casper Residency Program Receives Highest Medical Home Recognition

February 23, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program in Casper (UWFMRP-Casper) recently received Level 3 patient-centered medical home (PCMH) recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

group of people on a stage UW Theatre and Dance to Produce ‘The Shakespeare Project’

February 20, 2015 — A Shakespearean mini-festival is scheduled when the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance presents “The Shakespeare Project.” Three of the Bard’s beloved comedies will be produced in rotation over six nights.

Campus Announcements

UW College of Education Dean Finalists Selected

March 2, 2015 — Finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education have been identified, and they’re scheduled to visit UW beginning Sunday, March 8.

woman seated at table with boxes and teaching electronics of it UW’s Saturday U Scheduled March 7 in Jackson

March 2, 2015 — The spring term of Saturday U, the University of Wyoming’s free one-day college education program, comes to an end Saturday, March 7, in Jackson.

UW-Casper Director Finalists to Visit

March 2, 2015 — Finalists for the position of director of the University of Wyoming at Casper have been identified, and they are scheduled to take part in community forums in Casper beginning Tuesday, March 3. Events on the Laramie campus are planned as well.

UW, K-12 Social Studies Teachers Target Civic Engagement

February 27, 2015 — A new University of Wyoming College of Education faculty member, a nationally renowned author and educators interested in building student interest in civic engagement are working to expand statewide educational opportunities grounded in social studies.

group of people on a stage ‘Shakespeare Project’ Tour to be Staged in Wyoming Communities

February 26, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance, in partnership with Wyoming PBS and Wyoming Public Media, will bring four of the Bard’s beloved plays to various Wyoming communities in March with the tours of “The Shakespeare Project” and “Macbeth.”

Wyoming State Science Fair March 1-3 at UW

February 24, 2015 — Nearly 400 students from 42 different Wyoming schools will compete in the Wyoming State Science Fair (WSSF) Sunday-Tuesday, March 1-3, at the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.

Women’s History Month Events Scheduled at UW

February 24, 2015 — Two events at the University of Wyoming will recognize Women’s History Month.


‘Pink Prom’ Dance Friday at UW

March 2, 2015 — “Pink Prom,” an LGBTQ friendly dance, is scheduled Friday, March 6, at 9 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. The free event is open to both students and the public.

man with back to camera staring at sunset sky ‘To Make a Farm’ Film Screening at UW Kicks off Laramie Conservation Expo

March 2, 2015 — A film, which offers a hopeful look at small-scale food production, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, at the University of Wyoming Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium. The film is part of the Laramie Conservation Expo.

people on a stage kneeling around a man wearing a crown Actors From The London Stage to Perform ‘Macbeth’ at UW

February 27, 2015 — Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS), a self-directed ensemble of five professional British actors, will appear in William Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Macbeth,” Saturday, March 7, at the University of Wyoming. The UW Department of Theatre and Dance sponsors the two productions.

Musicians Edgar Meyer and Mike Marshall to Perform at UW

February 27, 2015 — Musicians Edgar Meyer and Mike Marshall will perform an Americana and bluegrass concert Friday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

man at planetrium control board with star field displayed above him Asteroids, Mars and Little Green Men Highlight March Planetarium Shows

February 26, 2015 — With programs focusing on asteroids, Mars and little green men, you might think the University of Wyoming was the setting for the newest SyFy Channel movie. Rather, they are just some of the latest subjects that will be discussed during planetarium shows in March.

artwork with black background and green and black shapes Art Talk and Panel Discussion at UW Art Museum March 9

February 25, 2015 — H.L. Hix, curator of the current exhibition, titled “Ley Lines: Intersecting Conversations,” will discuss “How We Talk to One Another When We Talk with Art” at the University of Wyoming Art Museum Monday, March 9, at 6 p.m.

poster of roller  derby women scuffling ‘Peripheries’ Exhibition at UW Gallery 234

February 25, 2015 — An exhibition titled “Peripheries” is on display through Thursday, March 5, in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union.

head portrait of man UW Faculty Recital Series Features Internationally Known Guitarist March 1

February 24, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series continues Sunday, March 1, with internationally acclaimed Brazilian guitarist Flávio Apro, featuring a program of masterworks in the classical guitar repertoire.

This Week at UW

woman standing in front of library Vaske Receives UW Libraries Outstanding Staff Award

March 2, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Libraries has presented its Outstanding Staff Award to Deisy Vaske, senior library assistant in technical services. The award recognized her contributions during 2014.

UW Staff Senate Welcomes Award Nominations

March 2, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Staff Senate is accepting nominations for 20 annual awards. Voting also is open for Employee of the Year. Deadline is Friday, March 20.

Survey Seeks Statewide Engagement Details

March 2, 2015 — A report released in 2014 quantified the statewide economic footprint of the University of Wyoming, including details of the wide variety of university activity around Wyoming.

three women and one man standing in a row UW Programs Mark Wyoming Educational Access Day

February 25, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Office of Student Educational Opportunity TRiO and GEAR UP programs celebrated Wyoming Educational Access Day 2015 in Cheyenne, along with other access programs hosted by Wyoming colleges statewide.

Campus Construction Update for March 1-7

February 27, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled March 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Calendar for March 2-8

February 27, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled March 2-8 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

March 2, 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

UW Global Studies Students to Present Research in March

February 26, 2015 — Three University of Wyoming students from the Global and Area Studies Program will present results of their fieldwork during upcoming events in Sheridan, Cody and Jackson.

two men in camoflage uniforms in wooded area UW Army ROTC Receives Cochise Award for Excellence

February 24, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Army ROTC has received the 2013-14 Cochise Award for the Best Small Unit in the 5th Brigade, which covers the region from Wyoming to Texas and Arizona to Arkansas. The 5th Brigade consists of 36 host schools and more than 20 smaller or satellite schools.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Provost’s Honor Roll: Resident

February 16, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following resident students on the 2014 fall semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Provost’s Honor Roll: Nonresident

February 16, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2014 fall semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

Club Sports

UW Nordic Ski Teams Wrap Up Conference Championships

February 26, 2015 — Winning conference championships is nice, but the University of Wyoming Nordic ski club teams look at the much larger picture: winning national championships.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for March 8-14

February 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.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: How to Think about Religious Freedom

February 18, 2015 — The Bill of Rights’ First Amendment aims to prevent the government from restricting the freedom of individuals to believe and worship as they see fit. It says, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.”

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