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March 2009 Releases


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Civil Rights Activist is UW Shepard Symposium Keynote Speaker

March 31, 2009 — Influential civil rights leader Elizabeth Birch is the Shepard Symposium on Social Justice featured speaker Thursday, April 2, at the University of Wyoming.

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Norwegian Dance/Theatre Company to Present Free Performance

March 31, 2009 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance Guest Artist Series will host the innovative dance/theatre troupe Jo Stromgren Kompani for a free performance of "POLAROID (What's really going on around the North Pole)" Sunday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

UW Eminent Writer-in-Residence to Read and Sign Books

March 31, 2009 — Pulitzer Prize-nominated writer Joy Williams, the University of Wyoming's Eminent Writer-in-Residence in the Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing, will read and sign her books Monday, April 6, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the UW Art Museum.

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UW Graduate Student Symposium Set for April 6-7

March 31, 2009 — The seventh annual University of Wyoming Graduate Student Symposium, featuring the research findings and works in progress of some 230 UW graduate students, will be Monday, April 6-Tuesday, April 7 on the second floor of the Wyoming Union.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 29-April 4

March 31, 2009 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center, part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming. By Anya Petersen-Frey, Region 6 director

Construction Alert: Boulder Setting at Student Health/Cheney International Center

March 30, 2009 — Construction crews will begin setting boulders at the University of Wyoming Student Health/Cheney International Center beginning Monday, March 23.

Long Range Development Plan Workshop

March 30, 2009 — Everyone is invited to attend the next UW Long Range Development Plan workshops Thursday, April 30, to discuss the Preferred Alternative.

Nancy Freudenthal to Speak at Staff Recognition Day

March 30, 2009 — Wyoming's First Lady Nancy Freudenthal will be the keynote speaker during Staff Recognition Day Wednesday, April 15, from 10 a.m.- noon at the Crane/Hill dining area.

New Web Site Assists Those Seeking Stimulus Funding

March 30, 2009 — A new University of Wyoming Web site offers resources and links for departments, faculty and staff members wishing to submit an application for federal stimulus funds.

Open Sessions for Vice President for Administration Candidates Continue

March 30, 2009 — Three remaining candidates for vice president for administration will be available to meet the public during open sessions at the University of Wyoming

Release Time for the Spring 2009 Faculty Meeting on Wednesday

March 30, 2009 — The spring 2009 faculty meeting will be held Wednesday, April 1, at 4:10 p.m. in Room 302 of the Classroom Building. This is a change from the originally-scheduled meeting location.

Shepard Symposium to Feature Films, Presentations

March 30, 2009 — Academy Award-winning director Debra Chasnoff will screen her newest film "Straightlaced: How Gender's Got Us All Tied Up" from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in the University of Wyoming Union ballroom. The free event will launch the 13th Annual Shepard Symposium on Social Justice.

Speed Limits Reduced to 20 MPH around UW Campus

March 30, 2009 — A new 20 mph speed limit is now in effect on streets surrounding the core University of Wyoming campus.

Staff Senate Sponsors Benefit Drawing

March 30, 2009 — Staff Senate members are selling tickets for a Trek 820 mountain bike drawing to benefit the Staff Senate Endowment.

University of Wyoming Calendar for March 30-April 5

March 30, 2009 — These are among the public events scheduled at the University of Wyoming Monday, March 30, through Sunday, April 5.

UW Alternative Spring Break Slideshow April 1

March 30, 2009 — The 74 University of Wyoming students and community members who participated in the Center for Volunteer Service's Alternative Spring Break will present a slideshow at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in the Wyoming Union family room.

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UW Graduate School Distinguished Speakers Series Welcomes David Klahr

March 30, 2009 — David Klahr, the Walter van Dyke Bingham Professor of Cognitive Development and Education Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, will deliver the keynote address at the seventh annual University of Wyoming Graduate Student Symposium.

UW Women Take Opening Spring Rodeo Title

March 30, 2009 — The message is pretty clear to the rest of the Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR): The University of Wyoming women's rodeo team will not let up this spring.

Wyoming Skies for April

March 30, 2009 — A monthly look at the night skies of Wyoming, written by Ron Canterna, professor in the University of Wyoming Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Campus Construction Update for Week of March 28-April 4

March 27, 2009 — In the existing building, floor preparation for carpet will take place on the third floor, ceiling grid installation on the second floor, painting on the first floor, and drywall installation on the first. Structural steel will continue at the addition.

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Diverse Topics Highlight 13th Shepard Symposium at UW

March 27, 2009 — Greet the Dawn, Not the Setting Sun: Shining Light on Human Rights," is the theme for the 13th annual Shepard Symposium on Social Justice April 1-3, at the University of Wyoming.

Exercise Video Set to 'Ragtime Cowboy Joe' Aims to Increase Kids' Physical Activity

March 27, 2009 — A children's exercise video developed by a coalition of agencies and set to the song "Ragtime Cowboy Joe" is intended to create happy feet in elementary schools, preschools and day cares.

University of Wyoming Calendar for April 3-9

March 27, 2009 — These are among the public events scheduled at the University of Wyoming Friday, April 3, through Thursday, April 9.

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UW American Marketing Association Hosts Sustainable Business Practices Forum

March 27, 2009 — Experts and policy makers will discuss land use, climate change and sustainable business practices Thursday, April 9, at a University of Wyoming forum.

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UW Student Group Raises $6,000

March 27, 2009 — The University of Wyoming student group Keep Girls in School has raised $6,000 for the M. Venkatarangaiya (MV) Foundation in Hyderabad, India.

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California Band In Fear and Faith to Play at UW

March 26, 2009 — In Fear and Faith, a six-piece metalcore band from San Diego, will perform in the Wyoming Union Gardens Wednesday, April 1, at 8 p.m.

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Happy Jacks to Perform at UW Saturday

March 26, 2009 — The Happy Jacks, a male a capella group formed out of the University of Wyoming Singing Statesmen, will perform a free concert Saturday, March 28, at 7 p.m. in the UW College of Education auditorium.

Kappa Sigma to Host Chili Cookoff

March 26, 2009 — The University of Wyoming's Kappa Sigma Fraternity will host its first annual chili cookoff Saturday, April 4, from 1-6 p.m. in Fraternity Mall. Tickets cost $5 and will be sold in the Wyoming Union Breezeway each day at lunchtime and at the tent during the event.

UW CES Urges Citizens to Participate in Wyoming Saves

March 26, 2009 — A University of Wyoming educator says accumulating savings and reducing debt are ideal ways to take charge of your personal finances, particularly during the United States' rough economic times.

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UW Student From Evanston Named Truman Scholar

March 26, 2009 — Rey Fuentes of Evanston, a University of Wyoming junior in political science and religious studies, is one of 60 students from 55 colleges nationwide selected as 2009 Truman Scholars.

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UW Theatre and Dance to Present Combined Jazz/Dance Concert

March 26, 2009 — Vertical dance joins ballet, modern and jazz dance and live music on the University of Wyoming stage in "Awaken/Shift," the Department of Theatre and Dance's final dance concert of the 2008-2009 season.

UW to Host African Awareness Week

March 26, 2009 — The University of Wyoming will get a taste of traditional African life and culture during African Awareness Week that continues through Friday, March 28.

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UW to Present Brazilian Music Recital

March 26, 2009 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host a recital of 20th century Brazilian music at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 30.

Fraudulent E-mail Reported

March 25, 2009 — In recent days, an e-mail purporting to be from the UW Alumni Association was sent to UW employees seeking username, password and birth date information.

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National-Leading UW Women's Rodeo Team Back in Action

March 25, 2009 — George Howard thinks positive all the time, so much so that he compares his team against the nation's best.

Public Radio Stations Back on the Air

March 25, 2009 — A powerful snowstorm earlier in the week in parts of Wyoming knocked out power to some Wyoming Public Radio stations, but most were back on the air Wednesday.

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Top Financeer to Speak at UW

March 25, 2009 — Jonathan L. Kempner, former president and CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), will discuss the subprime mortgage crisis and its broader economic consequences Monday, March 30, at 11 a.m. in the Wyoming Union East Ballroom.

Update on Site Selection for Proposed High Plains Gasification-Advanced Technology Center

March 25, 2009 — Evaluation of three sites identified for further review for the proposed High Plains Gasification-Advanced Technology Center will continue into April.

UW Energy Resource Council Meeting Cancelled

March 25, 2009 — The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources' Energy Resource Council (ERC) meeting originally scheduled for Friday, March 27, at the UW Convention Center inside the Hilton Garden Inn in Laramie has been cancelled.

UW Trustees Set Special Meeting Friday

March 25, 2009 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Friday, March 27, at 8 a.m. in the Old Main Board Room.

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'Remember the Titans' Coach to Speak at UW Wednesday

March 24, 2009 — Herman Boone, the coach depicted in the popular movie, "Remember the Titans," will discuss diversity issues Wednesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. in the Wyoming Union ballroom at the University of Wyoming.

ASUW Primary Election Faces Voter Problem

March 24, 2009 — The Associated Students of the University of Wyoming (ASUW) faced difficulties yesterday with a newly integrated voting system through WyoWeb.

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Pita Pit Opens at the University of Wyoming

March 24, 2009 — Pita Pit, the newest dining option at the University of Wyoming, will open Wednesday, March 25, in the Wyoming Union food court. Pita Pit will be open during the spring semester Monday through Friday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Summer Session Quiz: Win Free Summer Tuition

March 24, 2009 — By completing a Web-based quiz, University of Wyoming students have the opportunity to win free tuition for up to 10 credit hours for the summer semester.

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UW Music Faculty to Perform

March 24, 2009 — The University of Wyoming faculty string quartet and flutist Rod Garnett will present a recital Thursday, March 26, in the Fine Arts Center concert hall at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public

Wyoming Business Tips for March 29-April 4

March 24, 2009 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center, part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming. By Margie Rowell, Region 6 director

Annual Spring Faculty Meeting Set

March 23, 2009 — The annual spring meeting of the University of Wyoming faculty is scheduled Wednesday, April 1, from 4:10-5 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Family Room.

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Anthropology Writers Present Talk at UW March 25

March 23, 2009 — Thermopolis anthropologists Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear will discuss their work Wednesday, March 25, at 3 p.m. in Room 302 of the University of Wyoming Classroom Building.

Open Sessions for Vice President for Administration Candidates Set

March 23, 2009 — Following a nationwide search, four candidates for vice president for administration will be available to meet the public during open sessions at the University of Wyoming.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for March 23-March 29

March 23, 2009 — These are among the public events scheduled at the University of Wyoming Monday, March 23, through Sunday, March 29.

UW Hires Blomfelt as Risk Manager

March 23, 2009 — Eric Blomfelt, a former risk manager at Denver International Airport, has been hired as manager of Risk Management and Insurance at the University of Wyoming.

President Buchanan Outlines Stimulus Funding Opportunities

March 21, 2009 — University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan issued to faculty, staff and administrators the following memo involving stimulus funding opportunities for UW:

Ugandan Musician to Perform at UW

March 20, 2009 — Samite, a world-renowned musician, composer and recording artist from the East African country of Uganda, will visit the University of Wyoming this month as part of African Awareness Week.

University of Wyoming Calendar for March 27-April 2

March 20, 2009 — These are among the public events scheduled at the University of Wyoming Friday, March 27 through Thursday, April 2.

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Author/Professor Ngugi wa Thiongo to Speak at UW

March 19, 2009 — Renowned author and professor Ngugi wa Thiong'o will lecture from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, at the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

UW Energy Resource Council Sets March 27 Meeting

March 19, 2009 — The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources' Energy Resource Council (ERC) will meet at 8:30 a.m. Friday, March 27, at the UW Convention Center inside the Hilton Garden Inn in Laramie.

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Pianist Fliter to Perform April 2 at UW

March 18, 2009 — Ingrid Fliter is following in the footsteps of Piotr Anderszewski, again.

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Wyoming Bouldering Series Championship and Climbing Film Scheduled at UW

March 18, 2009 — The University of Wyoming will host the Wyoming Bouldering Series Championship Saturday, March 28, at the Half Acre Gym climbing wall.

Religion Today Column for Week of March 22-28: What Buddhism Does and Does Not Believe In

March 17, 2009 — "Religion Today" is contributed by the University of Wyoming's Religious Studies Program to examine and to promote discussion of religious issues.

Students Offer Federal Student Aid Assistance

March 17, 2009 — University of Wyoming staff and student volunteers helped more than 50 students and families complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) during a recent "College Goal Sunday" event.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 22-March 28

March 17, 2009 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center, part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

Outstanding UW Ag Students, Producers Receive Gamma Sigma Delta Honors

March 16, 2009 — Outstanding University of Wyoming College of Agriculture students were presented honors and an outstanding agriculturalist and alumnus were honored by the University of Wyoming Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta (GSD), the international honor society of agriculture.

Students Serve Teacher Practicum at a Denver Public School

March 16, 2009 — The opportunity to teach in an urban setting is rare for students enrolled in the Wyoming Teacher Education Program (WTEP), but a new option has been created to provide students with an intensive practicum experience at a Denver public school.

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Residence Life & Dining Services Area Coordinator Named Adviser of the Month

March 13, 2009 — The National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH) has presented its January Adviser of the Month award to University of Wyoming Residence Life & Dining Services Area Coordinator Sharleen Jenniges.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for March 20-26

March 13, 2009 — These are among the public events scheduled at the University of Wyoming Friday, March 20 through Thursday, March 26.

UW's Alpha Epsilon Delta to Sponsor MS Walk

March 13, 2009 — The University of Wyoming chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED), a national honorary for students interested in pre-professional health careers, will sponsor an MS Walk in Laramie Saturday, March 28.

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UW Celebrates 30 Years of Women's Studies

March 13, 2009 — The University of Wyoming Women's Studies Program will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a free public lecture by Professor Susan A. McKay.

UW Equestrian Club Qualifies Two for National Championships

March 13, 2009 — A year ago, the University of Wyoming equestrian club qualified just one competitor for the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Championships.

UW Equestrian Club to Compete at Hunter Seat Regionals

March 13, 2009 — The University of Wyoming equestrian club will send at least four contestants into the arena this weekend at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Zone 7, Region 1 Hunter Seat Regionals in Colorado Springs, Colo

$3,000 Grant for RSO Service Project Now Available

March 12, 2009 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association is offering $3,000 to encourage service projects by UW Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs).

UW Art Museum and Wyoming Arts Council Host Public Art Symposium

March 12, 2009 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum, in partnership with the Wyoming Arts Council, will host a symposium, "Public Art and Community: Inspiration and Reflection," April 2-4 at the UW Conference Center.

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UW College of Law Students Among Leaders in Regional Competition

March 12, 2009 — The University of Wyoming finished in third place and was the only school to have two teams win on the defense side of cases during a recent regional student trial advocacy competition in Seattle, Wash.

UW Text Alert Test Successful

March 12, 2009 — More than 11,100 University of Wyoming students, faculty and staff received a text message on their cell phones Thursday in a system-wide test of the university's text notification system, UW Alert.

University of Wyoming College of Law Honor Roll

March 11, 2009 — The University of Wyoming lists the following College of Law students on the Dean's Honor Roll for the 2008 fall semester.

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UW Business Students Place First in Case Competition

March 11, 2009 — A four-person University of Wyoming College of Business team placed first in a competition that introduced students to the realities of decision making.

UW Racquetball Club Team Finishes Spring Season Play

March 11, 2009 — The University of Wyoming club racquetball team closed out its season with several individual wins at the University of Colorado tournament in Boulder last weekend.

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UW Law Students Improve in Moot Court Competition

March 10, 2009 — University of Wyoming College of Law students showed much improvement during the recent Jessup Cup moot court competition in Portland Ore.

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UW Professor Part of Study Identifying Major Issues Facing Coal Production

March 10, 2009 — George Vance, a University of Wyoming J.E. Warren Distinguished Professor of Energy and the Environment, was a member of a National Commission on Energy Policy (NCEP) study that identified seven major issues facing the future of coal production in the United States.

Annual Islamic Cultural Awareness Week

March 9, 2009 — The University of Wyoming's Muslim Students Association (MSA) will host a variety of discussions and events during the annual Islamic Cultural Awareness Week March 10-13. All events are non-ticketed and open to public.

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Both UW Nordic Ski Club Teams Win National Championships

March 9, 2009 — This was a great 10th anniversary gift for University of Wyoming Nordic Ski Club coaches Christi Boggs and Rachel Watson -- double national champions.

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Deadline Nears for Staff Award Nominations

March 9, 2009 — Staff Senate is seeking nominations for a variety of awards worth up to $1,000 each to be presented during the 2009 Staff Recognition Day. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 13.

Funding Continues for High Plains Gasification - Advanced Technology Center

March 9, 2009 — Wyoming lawmakers have approved the second major installment of the state's portion of funding for the proposed High Plains Gasification - Advanced Technology Center.

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University of Wyoming Events for March 9-15

March 9, 2009 — These are among the public events scheduled at the University of Wyoming Monday, March 9, through Sunday, March 15.

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UW College of Health Sciences Graduate Student Selected for International Meeting

March 9, 2009 — An abstract of University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences Ph.D. student Jingying Wang, was selected to be presented at an international meeting in Scotland March 17-21.

UW Trustees Approve Personnel Actions

March 9, 2009 — University of Wyoming trustees approved the following personnel items during their meeting Friday, March 6.

Women In Science Workshop Presenters Needed

March 9, 2009 — The Wyoming NASA Space Grant Consortium is seeking individuals willing to present workshops during the 10th Annual Women in Science - Expanding Your Horizons (WIS-EYH) conference to be held in the Wyoming Union Ballroom Thursday, May 14.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 15-21

March 9, 2009 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center, part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming. By Margie Rowell, Region 6 director

UW President's Message on Stimulus Funding Opportunities

March 8, 2009 — University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan issued the following message involving stimulus funding opportunities for UW:

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Lab School Student Heads to Washington, D.C., as Wyoming's Top Speller

March 7, 2009 — Sage Weber, a 13-year-old student from the University of Wyoming Lab School in Laramie, won the Wyoming State Spelling Bee Saturday by correctly spelling capricious.

Amnesty International to Continue Jamnesty Concert Series

March 6, 2009 — The University of Wyoming chapter of Amnesty International will continue its weekly Jamnesty concert series with musical groups the Patti Fiasco and the Neo-Nostalgics from 8-10 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in the Wyoming Union Gardens. Admission is free.

Casper Educators Prepare Policy Recommendations

March 6, 2009 — A select group of Casper educators discussed legislative issues and developed policy recommendations and action plans during a recent meeting with state educational leaders in Cheyenne. The Wyoming Teacher Policy Institute (WTPI) met with faculty from the University of Wyoming, members of the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) and the State Board of Education.

Cheyenne Educators Prepare Policy Recommendations

March 6, 2009 — A select group of Cheyenne educators discussed legislative issues and developed policy recommendations and action plans during a recent meeting with state educational leaders in Cheyenne. The Wyoming Teacher Policy Institute (WTPI) met with faculty from the University of Wyoming, members of the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) and the State Board of Education.

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Meng Xu Wins UW's Jacoby Soloist Competition

March 6, 2009 — Piano virtuoso Meng Xu of Shenyang, China, was named the winner in the University of Wyoming's Dorothy Jacoby Student Soloist Competition, held March 5 at the UW Fine Arts Center.

University of Wyoming Calendar for March 13-19

March 6, 2009 — These are among the public events scheduled at the University of Wyoming Friday, March 13 through Thursday, March 19.

UW Students to Present $10K Business Plans March 27

March 6, 2009 — Five University of Wyoming student-led teams will present their business plans to a panel of judges March 27, in the College of Business' annual $10K Entrepreneurship Competition.

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Worland Educator Prepares Policy Recommendations

March 6, 2009 — Shauna Bruckner from West Side Elementary School in Worland discussed legislative issues and developed policy recommendations and action plans during a recent meeting with state educational leaders in Cheyenne. The Wyoming Teacher Policy Institute (WTPI) met with faculty from the University of Wyoming, members of the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) and the State Board of Education.

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Wyoming Educators Prepare Policy Recommendations

March 6, 2009 — A select group of educators from across the state discussed legislative issues and developed policy recommendations and action plans during a recent meeting with state educational leaders in Cheyenne. Members of the Wyoming Teacher Policy Institute (WTPI) met with faculty from the University of Wyoming and members of the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) and the State Board of Education.

2009 Wyoming State Spelling Bee Contestants

March 5, 2009 — The following students are scheduled to compete in the Wyoming State Spelling Bee Saturday, March 7, at the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium.

Film Launches Public Program Series at UW Art Museum

March 5, 2009 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will present a free screening of the film "Missing" in conjunction with the international touring exhibition "The Disappeared/ Los Desaparecidos."

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One-Woman Show Examines Aftermath of Incarceration

March 5, 2009 — A one-woman show that examines the impact of incarceration on families can be seen Tuesday, March 10, at 7 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Fine Arts studio theatre. The performance is free and open to the public.

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Pianist Bogard to Perform Music by Women Composers

March 5, 2009 — Pianist Theresa Bogard, interim chair of the department of music at the University of Wyoming, will perform "Music by Women Composers" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, in the Fine Arts Center concert hall. Tickets cost $5 for students and seniors and $7 for others.

Summit Leadership of Wyoming to Host Todd Skinner Video

March 5, 2009 — The University of Wyoming student organization Summit Leadership of Wyoming will show a short film on the life and adventures of UW graduate and outdoorsman Todd Skinner Saturday, March 7, at 8 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Family Room.

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UW Discovery Day is a Hit with NWC Gear UP Wyoming Students

March 5, 2009 — Fifteen high school students from the Northwest College GEAR UP Wyoming program participated in the University of Wyoming's recent Discovery Day.

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UW Grad Leads Gov. Schwarzenegger's Communications Efforts

March 5, 2009 — Lara Azar, a University of Wyoming graduate from Casper, says her job as California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's special assistant for executive communications is everything she has ever wished for.

Roller Derby Benefit Show Saturday

March 4, 2009 — Three bands will perform Saturday, March 7, beginning as 7:30 p.m. in a benefit show for the Naughty Pines Derby Dames, Wyoming's first roller derby team.

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UW Art Museum Reopens with The Disappeared/ Los Desaparecidos

March 4, 2009 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum galleries, after being closed for over a year, will reopen Friday, March 6, with the international touring exhibition "The Disappeared/Los Desaparecidos." The exhibition will be on view through May 9.

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UW License Plate Sales Fuel Scholarships for Three Students

March 4, 2009 — Three University Wyoming students are the first recipients of UW Alumni Association (UWAA) License Plate Scholarships.

UW Nordic Club Skier Wins National Title

March 4, 2009 — Daniel Lewis, a University of Wyoming junior from Jackson, became the UW ski club's first national champion at this week's United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSSA) Nationals at Devil's Thumb Ranch near Frisco, Colo.

UW Nordic Ski Club Teams Take Over National Lead

March 4, 2009 — Both University of Wyoming Nordic ski club teams are in first place after Wednesday's competition at the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) Nationals at Devil's Thumb Ranch near Frisco, Colo.

UW Theatre and Dance Changes Dance Performance Dates

March 4, 2009 — The performance dates for the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance dance/jazz concert "Awaken/Shift" have been changed from April 2-4 to April 1, 2 and 4. The Friday, April 3, performance has been cancelled.

Design Team Selected for Wyoming Supercomputer

March 3, 2009 — The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and its managing organization, the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), announced today (Tuesday) the selection of an architectural design team for a supercomputing center dedicated to advancing scientists' understanding of climate, weather, and other Earth and atmospheric processes.

Religion Today Column for Week of March 8-14: Organized Religion and Everyone Else

March 3, 2009 — "Religion Today" is contributed by the University of Wyoming's Religious Studies Program to examine and to promote discussion of religious issues.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 8-14

March 3, 2009 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center, part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

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Wyoming Native to Perform at UW

March 3, 2009 — Jalan Crossland, a Wyoming-born country music sensation, will play a free concert in the University of Wyoming Union ballroom at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 11.

Theatre Department to Showcase Jeff Daniels Play

March 2, 2009 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance will present actor/playwright Jeff Daniels' "Super Yooper" comedy "Escananba in da Moonlight."

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University of Wyoming Events for March 2-8

March 2, 2009 — These are among the public events scheduled at the University of Wyoming Monday, March 2, through Sunday, March 8.

UWPD Announces New Hires, Promotions

March 2, 2009 — The University of Wyoming Police Department (UWPD) recently hired five new officers and announced two promotions.

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UW to Host Health Screening March 7

March 2, 2009 — The University of Wyoming Academy of Student Pharmacists, along with students from other campus groups, will offer a diabetic and osteoporosis screening Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on the second floor of the UW Union.

UW to Host Long Range Development Plan Workshop March 5

March 2, 2009 — The University of Wyoming will host the second of four campus workshops on its Long Range Development Plan (LRDP) Thursday, March 5, at the Rendezvous Room inside the Washakie Center.

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Wyoming Law Students Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple at Pace Competition

March 2, 2009 — University of Wyoming second-year law students Maryt Fredrickson of Jackson, Christyne Martens of Watkins, Minn. and Temple Stevenson of Laramie brought home honors from the recent Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition at Pace Law School in White Plains, N.Y.

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