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September 2008 Releases

Bruyere Publishes Medical Textbook

September 29, 2008 — University of Wyoming Professor Emeritus Harold Bruyere's new medical case studies textbook is the product of his more than 30 years teaching pathophysiology and pathology.

New UW Certificate Prepares Teachers of American Indian Children

September 25, 2008 — A distance-delivered graduate certificate program for teachers of American Indian children is being offered through the University of Wyoming.

Two women standing by engineering computer UW College of Engineering and Applied Science Honors Francis M. Long

September 24, 2008 — The University of Wyoming has named a program to honor the late UW Professor Francis M. Long, who founded the nation's first accredited baccalaureate program in bioengineering.

Two men looking at poster Petroleum Companies Pleased With Rocky Mountain Rendezvous

September 23, 2008 — Companies in the petroleum industry cite many reasons for attending the annual Rocky Mountain Rendezvous of Geosciences Students and Employers, sponsored by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and hosted by the University of Wyoming.

Man smiling UW Alumnus Appears on 'Army Wives' Episode

September 22, 2008 — Even though University of Wyoming graduate Brian Slaten had already gained some experience on national television, he was excited to appear on a recent episode of the hit Lifetime series "Army Wives."

Pharmacist working UW Pharmacy Students Receive Competitive Public Health Service Appointments

September 22, 2008 — University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy students Esther Jarvis of Douglas and Greg Sarchet of Ogallala, Neb., have received two of eight national appointments in a U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) training program.

UW Police Investigate Death of Student

September 22, 2008 — University of Wyoming Police are investigating the apparent suicide of a UW student early Monday morning.

Three women smiling UW Newcomb Grant Supports Three Wyoming School Teachers

September 19, 2008 — Three recent University of Wyoming College of Education graduates from Pinedale, Worland and Cheyenne returned to campus recently to share their experiences as elementary school teachers.

UW Stroock Forum to Focus on Climate Change, Water Management

September 18, 2008 — Wyoming State Climatologist Steve Gray has a prediction about the future of the state's climate: "We're going to be living in a warmer Wyoming," he says.

Teacher and two students working Newcastle Teacher Named Wyoming History Teacher of the Year

September 17, 2008 — Sheila M. Munger, a social studies teacher at Newcastle Middle School, has been named Wyoming History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Preserve America.

University of Wyoming Summer Semester Graduates - Nonresident

September 17, 2008 — The University of Wyoming awarded degrees to the following out-of-state students at the completion of the 2008 summer semester.

University of Wyoming Summer Semester Graduates - Resident

September 17, 2008 — The University of Wyoming awarded degrees to the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2008 summer semester.

Honorees at Torchlight ceremony UW Mortar Board Receives Chapter Excellence Award

September 17, 2008 — The University of Wyoming Mortar Board Chapter was awarded the Ruth Weimer Mount Chapter Excellence Award, the highest possible honor given in chapter achievement.

Symbolic image depicting US Constitution Constitution Day Events Begin Wednesday

September 16, 2008 — Everyone will have an opportunity to test their knowledge of the United States Constitution by taking a quiz at a table in the University of Wyoming Union breezeway Wednesday, Sept. 17.

Woman and man talking Select Group Recommends Policies For Wyoming Education

September 16, 2008 — A select group of Wyoming educators from Casper, Cheyenne, Kemmerer, Laramie and Worland will use information developed at a University of Wyoming retreat to develop policy recommendation for Wyoming education.

Woman smiling Politics, World Economics Amp UWs 2008 Consumer Issues Conference

September 15, 2008 — Energy and telecommunication issues will be the focus of the 2008 Consumer Issues Conference Sept. 25-26 at the University of Wyoming.

Woman interviewing veteran UW History Class to Contribute to Veterans History Project

September 15, 2008 — When Chance Price, Noelle Robert and 17 other University of Wyoming students enrolled in History 3020 this fall, they had no idea what to expect.

Two men by podium Buchanan: $20 Million Raised for UW School of Energy Resources Building

September 12, 2008 — The University of Wyoming has secured nearly $20 million for the design and construction of a home for its School of Energy Resources (SER) and will move forward to further advance energy research in Wyoming, UW president Tom Buchanan announced today (Friday).

Woman rock climbing REEL ROCK Film Tour to Stop at UW

September 12, 2008 — The University of Wyoming will play host to a stop on the third annual REEL ROCK Film Tour at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 19, in the College of Arts & Sciences auditorium.

UW Institutional Fundraising Priorities Plan Unveiled

September 12, 2008 — The University of Wyoming's goal to raise $150 million during the next four years will support nine identified fundraising priorities.

UW Launches Study of Athletics Program

September 12, 2008 — President Tom Buchanan announced today (Friday) that the University of Wyoming will begin a year-long, campus-wide effort to study its athletics program as part of the NCAA Division I athletics certification program.

Man smiling UW Prepares for Pharmacy Weekend

September 12, 2008 — The executive director of pharmacy operations and therapeutics for the Colorado Region of Kaiser Permanente will be the keynote speaker at the annual Otis L. Hoy Memorial Seminar during Pharmacy Weekend at the University of Wyoming, Sept. 26-27.

UW Trustees Approve Personnel Items

September 12, 2008 — University of Wyoming trustees today (Saturday) approved the following personnel items:

UW Trustees Take Personnel Actions

September 12, 2008 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved the following retirements during their meeting today (Friday):

Man looking into microscope UW Hits Record $78 Million in External Funding

September 11, 2008 — The University of Wyoming logged a record $78 million in external funding during the 2007-08 fiscal year, Vice President for Research and Economic Development Bill Gern announced today (Thursday) to the UW Board of Trustees.

Woman smiling University of Wyoming Announces $1.5 Million Gift and New Partnership with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

September 10, 2008 — The University of Wyoming today announced a $1.5 million gift from the Anadarko Foundation creating the Anadarko Petroleum Corporation Energy Resource Recovery Program Endowment.

Man smiling National Hispanic Heritage Month Begins With Lecture Series

September 8, 2008 — A National Hispanic Heritage Month lecture series at the University of Wyoming begins Thursday, Sept. 11, with a lecture about the difficult times in Chicano education.

Man smiling Top Climate Change Activist Launches Casper Lecture Series

September 5, 2008 — One of the world's top activists on climate change (according to Business Week) will speak from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, in the Wheeler Auditorium, Room 103 of the Wold Physical Science Center at Casper College. The lecture is free and open to public.

Orchestra playing UW Symphony Season Opens in October

September 4, 2008 — Season tickets are now on sale for the 2008-2009 University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra season "Journey with Me."

Woman smiling Buck-and-a-half Lunch Events in Wyoming Communities Spotlight Hunger

September 3, 2008 — The Cent$ible Nutrition Program (CNP) at the University of Wyoming has teamed with the Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies (WFBR) during Hunger Action Month to offer "buck-and-a-half" lunches in several communities this month.

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