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August 2008 Releases


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UW to Host Seventh Annual Rocky Mountain Rendezvous

August 29, 2008 — Students will have the opportunity to meet with prospective petroleum industry-related employers Sept. 19-22 at the seventh annual Rocky Mountain Rendezvous (RMR) at the University of Wyoming.

Energy Economics Summit Sept. 4 at UW

August 28, 2008 — Experts will discuss the economics of the region's oil and gas, coal, uranium and extractive energy industries during the Energy Economics Summit Thursday, Sept. 4, at the University of Wyoming.

Groundbreaking Choreographer's Work to be Recreated at UW

August 28, 2008 — The artistic director of the Sokolow Dance Foundation will be in residence at the University of Wyoming through Aug. 31 to help reconstruct one of late choreographer Anna Sokolow's most popular dance works.

Inaugural Literacy Education Conference Targets K-12 Issues

August 27, 2008 — An intensive opportunity to explore a range of targeted topics awaits K-12 educators who attend the first annual University of Wyoming Literacy Education Conference, scheduled for Sept. 19-20 in Laramie.

Renowned Ecologist Named Director of UW's Environment and Natural Resources Program

August 26, 2008 — Ingrid (Indy) Burke, a renowned ecologist who has had a distinguished career in teaching and research, has been named director of the Haub School and Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) at the University of Wyoming.

Haynes Among National Cowboys of Color Museum Inductees

August 25, 2008 — Taylor Haynes of Cheyenne is among seven individuals to be inducted this week into the National Cowboys of Color Museum and Hall of Fame located in Fort Worth, Texas.

UW College of Agriculture Announces 2008 Honorees

August 25, 2008 — A long-time Johnson County agricultural producer, a Cheyenne native who operates a consulting firm near Jackson, a vigorous educational foundation in Sheridan and an animal foundation will be honored during Ag Appreciation Weekend at the University of Wyoming.

UW Community Enrichment Program Prepares for Fall Classes

August 22, 2008 — The University of Wyoming Community Enrichment Program will offer many old favorites and several new classes this fall. The catalogs were recently mailed to Laramie residents.

Monumental Work Completes UW Art Museum Sculpture Exhibition

August 21, 2008 — Internationally known artist John Henry will be onsite Monday, Aug. 25, and Tuesday, Aug. 26, to install his new sculpture, "River High," near the Laramie Recreation Center on Boulder Avenue.

New Bicycle Rules To Be Enforced on UW Campus

August 21, 2008 — Several new bicycle dismounts zones have been created throughout the center core of the University of Wyoming campus, and the UW Police Department will start enforcing new policies when classes begin Aug. 25.

New York Times Reporter to Speak at UW

August 21, 2008 — Felicity Barringer, a national correspondent for The New York Times, will give a free talk Thursday, Sept. 25, at the University of Wyoming. She will discuss "What Would a Green Economy Look Like?" from 12:20-1:15 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom.

Fall Semester Brings New Choices at Union Food Court

August 20, 2008 — Students returning to the University of Wyoming this fall will find many new dining options in the Wyoming Union with more on the way.

UW Fans Encouraged to Show Spirit for National College Colors Day

August 20, 2008 — For its Aug. 30 season opener against Ohio University, the University of Wyoming is calling for its students, alumni, faculty and staff and fans to wear UW merchandise Friday, Aug. 29.

UW Art Museum Announces Tour Schedule for Sculpture Exhibition

August 15, 2008 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will offer free guided tours of "Sculpture: A Wyoming Invitational" on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, beginning Aug. 20 and continuing through September.

Wyoming Community Foundation Receives Grant Funding to Address Nursing Shortage

August 15, 2008 — The Wyoming Community Foundation (WCF), in partnership with major nursing organizations around the state, including the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences and Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing, has received a two-year grant to help fund the launch of the Nursing Workforce Project of Wyoming.

UW Signs Cooperative Education Agreement with German University

August 7, 2008 — The University of Wyoming has signed a cooperative agreement with Hochschule Pforzheim University (Pforzheim, Germany) focused on engineering research, education and technology transfer.

UW Publishes Bulletin on Water Quality Pertaining to Livestock and Wildlife Health

August 1, 2008 — The University of Wyoming's College of Agriculture, in collaboration with two state agencies, has published a comprehensive bulletin on water quality as it pertains to the health of livestock and wildlife.

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