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June 2008 Releases


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Leading Solar Energy Researcher to Offer Summer Lecture Series at UW

June 30, 2008 — Renowned solar energy researcher Bruce Parkinson will offer a course on converting solar energy to electricity and fuels July 14-18 at the University of Wyoming.

Ark Regional Services to Create Sculpture for UW Art Exhibition

June 27, 2008 — The artists at the Creative Arts Center of Ark Regional Services in Laramie are working on a large-scale sculpture made of sheet metal for "Sculpture: A Wyoming Invitational."

Baker Hughes Gifts Enhance UW Petroleum Engineering Education and Research

June 27, 2008 — Recent gifts from Baker Hughes Incorporated will bolster the University of Wyoming's resurgent petroleum engineering program.

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Little League Baseball Comedy Closes UW Summer Theatre Season

June 26, 2008 — The big world of Little League baseball comes on stage this summer in Richard Dressers' off-Broadway hit, "Rounding Third," a hilarious take on America's favorite pastime and the fathers who fuel the game.

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NPR's Stamberg to Appear in Jackson

June 25, 2008 — National Public Radio's special correspondent Susan Stamberg will speak Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 6 p.m. at Spring Creek Ranch, 1800 Spirit Dance Road in Jackson.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates Non-Resident

June 25, 2008 — The University of Wyoming awarded degrees to the following students from at the completion of the 2008 spring semester.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates - Resident

June 25, 2008 — The University of Wyoming awarded degrees to the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2008 spring semester.

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UW Mechanical Engineering Student Selected 2008 Tau Beta Pi Laureate

June 25, 2008 — University of Wyoming mechanical engineering student Eli Krahenbuhl of Cheyenne has been selected as a 2008 laureate of the Tau Beta Pi Association.

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UW Scientist Receives Reclamation Researcher of the Year Honors

June 25, 2008 — A University of Wyoming researcher has received the "Reclamation Researcher of the Year" award from the American Society for Mining and Reclamation (ASMR).

UW Professors Present Vertical Dance Performance in Greenland

June 24, 2008 — Two University of Wyoming faculty members recently presented a vertical dance performance at the Katuaq Culture House in Nuuk, Greenland.

Barrett Receives NSPE Engineering Education Excellence Award

June 23, 2008 — The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) presented its 2008 Engineering Education Excellence Award to Steven Barrett, associate professor in the University of Wyoming Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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Artist Linda Fleming Prepares for Sculpture Installation

June 20, 2008 — Artist Linda Fleming's large-scale, laser-cut steel sculpture will be the next addition to "Sculpture: A Wyoming Invitational."

UW's TaNaye Carroll Boosts Cowgirls into CNFR Title Contention

June 20, 2008 — No one wants to talk about it, not quite yet, but the University Wyoming Cowgirls have to be taken seriously as national title contenders once again.

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John P. Ellbogen Foundation President Opening Speaker at UW Institute for Nonprofits

June 19, 2008 — The president of the John P. Ellbogen Foundation will open this year's Snowy Range Nonprofit Institute (SRNI) at the University of Wyoming with her presentation "Leading for Mission."

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Spring 2008 Issue of Rocky Mountain Geology Published

June 19, 2008 — Rocky Mountain Geology Volume 43, Number 1, published by the University of Wyoming, is now printed and ready to order.

University of Wyoming Outreach School Honor Rolls - Non-resident

June 19, 2008 — The University of Wyoming lists the following non-resident students on the Outreach School's 2008 spring semester President's, Dean's and Freshman, and Vice President's honor rolls.

UW's Nikki Steffes Featured on CBS Sports Web Site

June 19, 2008 — University of Wyoming rodeo team member, Nikki Steffes, is featured on a national Web site as its collegiate athlete of the week.

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UW AstroCamp Provides Fun Science Experience for Students

June 19, 2008 — There's more to the University of Wyoming's AstroCamp than physics and astronomy.

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UW Cowgirl Sarah Mulholland Takes National Breakaway Roping Lead

June 19, 2008 — Sarah Mulholland didn't have a chance to let it sink in that she had just moved into the national breakaway roping lead.

UW Completes Northern Arapaho Language Revitalization Project

June 18, 2008 — Amy Crowell and Ronda Norlock use the same word to describe the Northern Arapaho language: Beautiful.

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Robotics Among Television Program Topics Thursday

June 17, 2008 — Scenes from a recent statewide student robotics competition will be among segments during a public affairs program Thursday, June 19, at 7:30 p.m. on KCWC, Wyoming Public Television.

University of Wyoming Outreach School Honor Rolls - Resident

June 17, 2008 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the Outreach School's 2008 spring semester President's, Dean's and Freshman, and Vice President's honor rolls.

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UW Summer Theatre Continues with Old-fashioned Romance

June 17, 2008 — The University of Wyoming's 2008 Snowy Range Summer Theatre and Dance Festival continues June 24-28 with "Last Train to Nibroc," an old-fashioned love story set against the backdrop of World War II.

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UW Project Combines Photography, Advocacy

June 16, 2008 — A new and innovative University of Wyoming research project has dual goals: To help young people and parents tell their stories through the camera lens and to use those stories to raise public awareness of children's mental health issues.

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Newcastle Teacher Named Wyoming History Teacher of the Year

June 13, 2008 — Newcastle Middle School social studies teacher Sheila M. Munger is the Wyoming History Teacher of the Year.

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Fall Course Offers Expedition to Galapagos Islands

June 12, 2008 — Students can explore the birthplace of evolutionary theory in a winter session expedition to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands National Park, following the fall course "Charles Darwin and the Galapagos Islands: The Evolution of Evolution" (A&S 4900).

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National Publication Cites Contributions by UW's Science Posse

June 12, 2008 — Contributions by graduate students in the University of Wyoming's Science Posse are cited in a new national publication on the benefits of a graduate education.

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WyGEC Launches Online Resource Center

June 11, 2008 — The Wyoming Geriatric Education Center (WyGEC) at the University of Wyoming has launched a Web site to provide information for health care practitioners, long-term care facility staff and caregivers.

Wyoming Students Benefit from Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grant

June 11, 2008 — The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation awarded $34,000 to the University of Wyoming for education and research programs and scholarships for entering freshmen.

University of Wyoming Vice President's Honor Roll - Non-resident

June 10, 2008 — The University of Wyoming lists the following non-resident students on the 2008 spring semester Vice President's Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Vice President's Honor Roll - Resident

June 10, 2008 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2008 spring semester Vice President's Honor Roll.

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WyoCARE Program Director Hired at UW

June 10, 2008 — A new director to help expand a program that covers a wide range of mental health, substance abuse and wellness issues has been hired at the University of Wyoming.

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Bat Species in Greater Yellowstone Area Subject of Talk at Grand Teton National Park

June 9, 2008 — Results of the first and only comprehensive bat inventory of the Greater Yellowstone Area will be the first topic of the popular summer seminar series Thursday, June 12, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

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Artist Steven Siegel Creates Sculpture near Greenbelt

June 6, 2008 — New York artist Steven Siegel is on location through June 21 on the Laramie Greenbelt near the Commerce Street access to create a site-specific sculpture.

UW Dean's and Freshman Honor Roll -- Non-Resident

June 5, 2008 — The University of Wyoming lists the following non-resident students on the 2008 spring semester academic Dean's and Freshman Honor Roll.

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UW Professor Signs Consulting Agreement with Kraig Biocraft

June 5, 2008 — Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc. announced June 4 University of Wyoming Professor Don Jarvis has agreed to a formal consulting relationship with the Lansing, Mich.-based company.

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UW Wins First Place in Environmental Competition

June 5, 2008 — A team of University of Wyoming students won the 2008 Disappearing Roads Competition.

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Keynote Speaker Connects Nonprofit Generations

June 4, 2008 — Daniel Condon, founder and principal consultant of Boulder-based Innovation Matters, will present the keynote talk on "Connecting the Generations" at the 2008 Snowy Range Nonprofit Institute (SRNI).

UW Dean's and Freshman Honor Roll -- Resident

June 4, 2008 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2008 spring semester Dean's and Freshman Honor Roll.

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UW Science Posse to Host Summer Workshop Series

June 4, 2008 — The University of Wyoming Science Posse will host free, hands-on sessions for students and teachers during its 2008 Exploring Science Summer Workshop Series.

UW Professor, Equipment Aid Amputee Sprinter's Victorious Olympics Appeal

June 3, 2008 — Oscar Pistorius' hopes of competing in the Olympics were revived last month, thanks to a little help from University of Wyoming professor Matthew Bundle and a piece of equipment from his laboratory.

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Hubble Space Telescope Spies Galaxy/Black Hole Evolution in Action

June 2, 2008 — A set of 29 Hubble Space Telescope (HST) images of an exotic type of active galaxy known as a "post-starburst quasar" show that interactions and mergers drive both galaxy evolution and the growth of super-massive black holes at their centers.

UW President's Honor Roll -- Non-Resident

June 2, 2008 — The University of Wyoming lists the following non-resident students on the 2008 spring semester President's Honor Roll.

UW President's Honor Roll -- Resident

June 2, 2008 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2008 spring semester President's Honor Roll.

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Wells First Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholar to Earn Ph.D. Degree at UW

June 2, 2008 — After many years of sacrifice and balancing studying, researching and writing, not to mention family life and a full-time job, Vonda Wells is the first Northern Arapaho Endowment scholarship recipient to earn a doctoral degree from the University of Wyoming.

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