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February 2010 Releases

woman smiling McCuskey Leads International Student Housing Foundation

February 26, 2010 — Beth McCuskey, executive director of Residence Life, Dining Services and the Wyoming Union at the University of Wyoming, is the new chair of an international college housing organization's governing board.

Woman smiling Nursing Academy Honors UW's Hart

February 26, 2010 — The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) has selected Ann Marie Hart, associate professor in the University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing, for the AANP State Award for Excellence for the state of Wyoming.

Four volunteers chopping wood UW Receives National Recognition for Community Service

February 26, 2010 — The University of Wyoming has been named to the 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.

Redesigned MBA Program Launched This Fall at UW

February 25, 2010 — The University of Wyoming's Master of Business Administration (MBA) program will soon begin producing students to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world.

New Doctoral Program Prepares Literacy Educators

February 24, 2010 — Providing the next generation of literacy educators is the goal of the University of Wyoming College of Education's newest doctoral program.

UW Center for Volunteer Service Program Helps Nonprofit Organizations

February 24, 2010 — Albany, Natrona and Laramie county nonprofit organizations seeking additional help can use the services of the University of Wyoming and the Center for Volunteer Service (CVS).

Three law students smiling UW Team Makes Finals at National Environmental Law Competition

February 24, 2010 — A team of University of Wyoming students made the final round of the 2010 Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, an annual event that draws more than 200 competitors from the United States and Canada.

Campus Committee Promotes, Assists Sustainability Efforts

February 22, 2010 — The University of Wyoming is among 650 Colleges and Universities participating in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on campuses across the United States.

Man smiling Slater Joins National Science Teachers Association Board

February 19, 2010 — University of Wyoming Professor Tim Slater, the first recipient of the Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair in Science Education, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Science Teachers Association.

woman painting UW Annual Juried Student Exhibition Winners

February 18, 2010 — More than $19,000 was awarded to the winners of the recent Juried Student Art Exhibition at the University of Wyoming.

Skier holding University of Wyoming flag UW Nordic Ski Team Member's Brother Wins Winter Olympic Silver

February 18, 2010 — The brother of one of the University of Wyoming's top Nordic skiers captured a Winter Olympics silver medal Wednesday in Vancouver, British Columbia.

UW Receives $1.385 Million Grant to Assist Ag Efforts in Kenya, Uganda

February 18, 2010 — Researchers at the University of Wyoming will use a five-year $1.385 million grant to become part of what they hope is a new green revolution in Africa.

UW President: Carbon Storage Offers Opportunity for Wyoming

February 16, 2010 — By Tom Buchanan President, University of Wyoming

Man smiling UW Faculty Member Receives Patriot Award

February 15, 2010 — Cary Heck, assistant professor in the UW Department of Criminal Justice, will receive an award for helping a student continue college courses while on military assignment overseas.

UW Geological Museum Accepted into Museum Assessment Program

February 12, 2010 — Two important deadlines have been outlined in the process of reinventing the University of Wyoming Geological Museum.

UW Student Selected for NASA Internship

February 10, 2010 — Tal Wammen of Reva, S.D., a University of Wyoming civil engineering student, was selected to serve an internship this semester at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., where scientists specialize in propulsion studies.

University of Wyoming Lists Fall Semester Graduates - Non-resident

February 8, 2010 — The University of Wyoming awarded degrees to the following non-residents students at the completion of the 2009 fall semester.

University of Wyoming Lists Fall Semester Graduates - Resident

February 8, 2010 — University of Wyoming Lists Fall Semester Graduates - Resident

Jose Rosa and Gus Plumb Two UW Professors Selected for Fulbright Scholars Program

February 4, 2010 — Two University of Wyoming professors are among educators worldwide selected for the Fulbright Scholars Program.

UW College of Law Students Unite for Haiti

February 4, 2010 — University of Wyoming College of Law students raised more than $1,300 and assembled nearly 80 health kits to send to earthquake victims in Haiti.

UW Golden Key Elects New Officers

February 2, 2010 — (Story mentions Casper, Guernsey, Lusk, Rawlins, Sundance and Plevna, Mont.) Feb. 2, 2010 -- The University of Wyoming chapter of Golden Key International Honor Society, the world's largest collegiate honor society, has elected new officers.

UW, AARP Survey Shows Cost of Health Care is Barrier to Older Wyoming Residents

February 1, 2010 — Nearly one in five Wyoming residents age 50 and older skipped needed medical care at least once in the past two years, according to a survey released today by the University of Wyoming's Geriatric Education Center (WyGEC) and AARP.

Book cover UW Professor's Book Selected for Reading Series

February 1, 2010 — University of Wyoming Professor Alyson Hagy's new book, "Ghosts of Wyoming," has been chosen by the Mountains and Plains Booksellers Association as its February selection for the "Reading the West" series.

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