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August 2008 Releases
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.