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November 2008 Releases

UW President Tom Buchanan's Statement on the Governor's 2009 Supplemental Budget Recommendations

November 29, 2008 — University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan on Saturday issued the following statement in response to Gov. Dave Freudenthal's 2009 Supplemental Budget recommendations:

Woman smiling UW's Bogard Wins CASE Wyoming Professor of the Year Award

November 24, 2008 — Theresa Bogard is internationally known as a pianist. She's building quite a reputation as a teacher, too.

Man smiling UW Professor Awarded for Work With Children's Mental Health Needs

November 24, 2008 — University of Wyoming College of Education faculty member Kent Becker's innovative effort to use photography to raise awareness of children's mental health needs was recently honored by UPLIFT Wyoming, a division of the National Federation of Families.

Two students at merchandise table Cross Cultural Communication Class Helps Kenyan Children

November 20, 2008 — The health and well-being of many children in Kenya depends on the efforts of a University of Wyoming cross cultural communication class taught by Tracey Patton, professor in the Department of Communication and Journalism.

UW to Participate in $12 Million Multi-state Ecological Research Program

November 18, 2008 — The University of Wyoming Science and Mathematics Teaching Center (SMTC) will partner with four other universities in a multi-state ecological research project funded by a $12 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Woman working on photographs Jackson Named New UW Archivist

November 17, 2008 — Laura Uglean Jackson is the American Heritage Center's new university archivist. She replaces Mark Shelstad, who accepted another position in June after serving more than 10 years in the position.

Smith Appointed Director of UW Auxiliary Services

November 17, 2008 — Carolyn Smith, who has worked in Auxiliary Services at the University of Wyoming since 2002, has been appointed as director of the department.

UW Poll: Wyomingites Favor Many Energy Solutions

November 17, 2008 — A University of Wyoming poll shows that Wyoming residents favor a variety of solutions to meet the United States' energy needs, including near-unanimous support for the development and use of renewable energy.

UW Trustees Approve Personnel Items

November 15, 2008 — University of Wyoming trustees approved the following personnel items on Friday, Nov. 15:

Sampson Construction Awarded Contract for War Memorial Stadium Enhancement Project

November 14, 2008 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees today (Friday) awarded Sampson Construction the contract as "construction manager at risk" (CMAR) for the War Memorial Stadium enhancement and prestige seating project.

Survey Shows Wyoming Youth Don't Use Drugs as Much as Peers Believe

November 14, 2008 — Most Wyoming high school and middle school students don't use illegal drugs, binge drink, or smoke tobacco, but mistakenly believe that many more of their classmates do, a new statewide survey reveals.

Woman smiling UW Nursing Dean is National Nurse Practitioners Fellow

November 13, 2008 — Mary E. Burman, dean of the University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing, was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) during the group's meeting in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Farkas New Johnson Career Center Director at UW

November 12, 2008 — Steven W. Farkas is the first director of the newly established Peter M. and Paula Green Johnson Business Career Center at the University of Wyoming.

UW Senior Honor Society Names Top Professors

November 12, 2008 — Members of the University of Wyoming Cap and Gown Chapter of Mortar Board have named their "Top Profs" for the academic year.

National Designation Sought for Laramie Neighborhood

November 10, 2008 — The aged homes, the mature trees, the vintage architecture.

Man speaking Public Input Sessions on UW Long Range Development Plan Begin

November 7, 2008 — Nearly 100 people attended the first two community meetings on the University of Wyoming's Long Range Development Plan Thursday.

Stanford Diversity Award Nominations Being Accepted

November 7, 2008 — Nominations are now being accepted for the diversity award honoring Willena Stanford, a longtime University of Wyoming African American Studies instructor. The nomination deadline for the Willena Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award is Friday, Dec. 5.

Woman smiling Guthrie Honored for Support of Wyoming Arts

November 6, 2008 — Wyoming native and University of Wyoming alumnus Patricia R. Guthrie has been awarded the UW Art Museum National Advisory Board President's Award for 2008. The award recognizes her hard work and dedication in supporting the arts in Wyoming.

UW Pokes Vote Makes Impact on Polling Numbers

November 6, 2008 — Americans' voices were heard loud and clear election day, but no matter who won or lost, one group on the University of Wyoming campus is celebrating a different victory.

Collegiate Readership Program at UW

November 3, 2008 — Letter from ASUW President Kelsey Day Dear Faculty and Staff:

Man smiling UW College of Health Sciences Names Alumni of the Year

November 3, 2008 — The University of Wyoming's College of Health Sciences has announced its alumni of the year.

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