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July 2008 Releases


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UW Karate Club Members Win at State Games of the West

July 31, 2008 — Four members of the University of Wyoming Campus Shorin-Ryu Karate & Kobudo Club earned medals during the recent 2008 "State Games of the West" regional competition held at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.

Primary Debates to Be Broadcast Live On Wyoming PBS and Wyoming Public Radio

July 30, 2008 — Wyoming PBS and Wyoming Public Radio will broadcast live debates featuring the contested primary races for Wyoming's seats in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives Monday, Aug. 4, beginning at 7 p.m. from the Little Theater on the Central Wyoming College campus in Riverton.

SAREC Closer to Fulfilling Integrated Research Mission

July 30, 2008 — Those touring trials at the field day July 24 at the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture's research center near Lingle saw the facility has started hitting on all cylinders - or at least all four feet.

Sculptures from the UW Art Museum Collection Scheduled for Installation in Laramie

July 29, 2008 — Two sculptures from the University of Wyoming Art Museum collection are scheduled to be installed at two locations in Laramie.

UW Extension Offers Business Management Class for Young, New Ag Producers

July 29, 2008 — Young farmers and new agricultural producers will build a set of financial, legal, risk management and strategic marketing skills in Challenge Group 2008, a nine-session University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service (UW CES) program in Park County.

WPR News Receives National Awards

July 28, 2008 — Wyoming Public Radio news received two awards for news coverage in national competition sponsored by Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI).

Automated Defibrillators Being Installed in UW Buildings

July 25, 2008 — Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are being installed at 14 locations on the University of Wyoming campus as part of UW's campus safety initiatives.

Final Summer Series Talk Thursday at Grand Teton National Park

July 25, 2008 — Better informed ecosystem management decisions will be the final topic of the popular summer seminar series Thursday, July 31, 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.

Summer Festival Closes with Dance Concert Saturday

July 24, 2008 — Some of the nation's top professional dancers will perform in the Gala Concert Saturday, July 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

UW Television Honored for Outstanding Productions

July 24, 2008 — University of Wyoming Television in the Outreach School received two Telly bronze awards for outstanding television productions.

Colorado Artist Carl Reed to Install Sculpture on Prexy's Pasture

July 23, 2008 — Colorado sculptor Carl Reed is scheduled to install a new sculpture on the University of Wyoming Prexy's Pasture Monday, July 28. It is the final work to be installed on Prexy's Pasture for the major outdoor exhibition, "Sculpture: A Wyoming Invitational," organized by the UW Art Museum.

Teachers Learn Innovative Engineering Activities

July 23, 2008 — Kindergarten through 12th grade teachers explored innovative engineering classroom activities during a recent summer workshop offered by the University of Wyoming Science and Mathematics Teaching Center (SMTC).

Artist to Give Public Talk Wednesday

July 22, 2008 — Artist Patrick Dougherty will discuss his work Wednesday, July 23, at 7 p.m. at the Albany County Public Library, 310 S. 8th St. Admission is free.

Sculpture Exhibition Brings Artists to Laramie

July 22, 2008 — Two more sculptures are being installed in Laramie this week as part of the University of Wyoming Art Museum's community-wide exhibition "Sculpture: A Wyoming Invitational."

Behavioral Responses of Breeding Birds to Humans, Predators Topic at AMK Ranch

July 21, 2008 — Behavioral responses of breeding songbirds to both predators and humans will be discussed Thursday, July 24, 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.

UW Professors Publish Paper on Genetic Integrity of Two Native Wyoming Fish Species

July 21, 2008 — If you have driven Wyoming Highway 789 between Creston Junction and Baggs, you've seen Muddy Creek.

Leadership Wyoming Program Begins at UW With Orientation Session

July 18, 2008 — An orientation session for the ninth Leadership Wyoming class is July 31-Aug. 1, at the University of Wyoming. Since 2001, more than 300 people from throughout the state have graduated from the program.

UW Trustees Approve Personnel Items

July 18, 2008 — University of Wyoming trustees approved the following personnel items at their meeting Thursday:

Women's Suffrage Workshop Brings Nations Teachers to Wyoming

July 18, 2008 — Nearly 80 public school teachers from across the nation will take part in workshops that feature site studies and expert interpretation that explain why women's suffrage first took root in Western states rather than in the East.

Private Giving to UW Reaches Historic Levels

July 17, 2008 — Private giving to the University of Wyoming reached new heights during the recent fiscal year ending June 30,as the university raised a record-setting $43 million, the single largest fundraising year in the school's 122-year history. Additionally, a total of $19.8 million was committed through the state's facility and endowment matching funds as a direct result of private giving.

UW Energy Research Diversifies

July 17, 2008 — The University of Wyoming is launching research initiatives to enhance Wyoming's long-term position as a leading producer of energy .

University of Wyoming College of Law Honor Roll - In State

July 15, 2008 — The University of Wyoming College of Law lists Kristopher C. Koski, Cheyenne, on the President's Honor Roll for the 2008 spring semester. To be eligible for the President's Honor Roll, students must receive a 4.0.

University of Wyoming College of Law Honor Roll - Out of State

July 15, 2008 — The UW College of Law lists the following students on the Dean's Honor Roll for the 2008 spring semester.

Exhibition Showcases Local Artists

July 14, 2008 — An art exhibition featuring 14 local artists and photographers will be on display through Aug. 8 in the University of Wyoming ASUW Gallery. Admission is free.

International Conference Seeks to Expedite Hydrogen Energy Development

July 11, 2008 — A seminal event in the development of hydrogen's potential as an environmentally clean energy fuel will take place July 22-24 at the University of Wyoming Conference Center.

UW Breaks Ground for College of Business Expansion

July 9, 2008 — A ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday launched the construction of the $54 million renovation and expansion of the University of Wyoming College of Business building. Construction is scheduled to be completed in fall 2010.

Dinosaur Tracks Lead Visitors to UW Geological Museum

July 3, 2008 — Visitors approaching the entrance to the University of Wyoming Geological Museum may find themselves walking in the tracks of prehistoric creatures

Wyoming Conservation Corps Members Work in Uinta County

July 3, 2008 — Students participating in the Wyoming Conservation Corps are working on several conservation projects in Uinta County.

UW to Break Ground for College of Business Wednesday

July 2, 2008 — Groundbreaking for the $54 million renovation and expansion of the University of Wyoming College of Business building is scheduled Wednesday, July 9, at 11 a.m. on the east side of the existing building at the corner of 15th and Ivinson streets. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

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