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April 2010 Releases


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Campus Construction Update for May 2-8

April 30, 2010 — These are among the construction activities scheduled May 2-8 at the University of Wyoming:

Livestock Attendant Is UW's Outstanding Student Employee

April 30, 2010 — A University of Wyoming committee has chosen Luke Lenski of Monument, Colo., a junior in animal science, as UW's Student Employee of the Year.

UW A&S College Names Its Outstanding 2010 Graduates

April 30, 2010 — The University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences has selected its outstanding senior graduates for the 2009-10 academic year.

UW Professor Dan Rodgers Honored for Lifetime Achievement

April 30, 2010 — Sarah Hanlon is asked the same question whenever she meets professional range managers who attended the University of Wyoming. They always ask, "Was Dan still there when you were in school?"

Wyoming Skies for May

April 30, 2010 — A monthly look at the night skies of Wyoming, written by Ron Canterna, professor in the University of Wyoming Department of Physics and Astronomy

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Barghothi Receives UW Alumni Outstanding Faculty Award

April 29, 2010 — A committee of Wyoming Student Alumni Association members has selected A.J. Barghothi as this year's Outstanding Faculty Award recipient. The award recognizes faculty members who are dedicated to student success and make significant impacts in students' lives.

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UW Students Named Bigs of the Year

April 29, 2010 — The Wyoming Big Brothers Big Sisters Association has selected University of Wyoming students Annie Levine of Lyman and Daniel Cooper of Laramie as "Bigs of the Year" for the state of Wyoming.

UW Trustees Set Tentative Agenda for May Meeting

April 29, 2010 — Members of the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will conduct their May meeting beginning Thursday, May 6, in Salon C at the UW Conference Center.

Hill, Hurley Win First Place in Alaska Contest

April 28, 2010 — Rob Hill and Mance Hurley, seniors in the technical education program through the University of Wyoming/Casper College (UW/CC) Center, were awarded first place in a recent instructional unit design contest in Anchorage, Alaska.

Security Measures in Place for Bill Ayers' Appearance at UW

April 28, 2010 — Some security measures will be in place for the Bill Ayers' appearance Wednesday, April 28, at the University of Wyoming.

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UW Employees Honored at Staff Recognition Day

April 28, 2010 — Dora Montez, senior accounting associate for the Department of Psychology, today (Wednesday) was named the University of Wyoming's outstanding employee of the year during annual Staff Recognition Day at UW. Pepsi and UniWyo Federal Credit Union sponsored the award.

UW Religion Today Column for Week of May 2-8: Thinking of God on Earth Day

April 28, 2010 — "Religion Today" is contributed by the University of Wyoming's Religious Studies Program to examine and to promote discussion of religious issues.

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CORE Climbing Film Shows at UW

April 27, 2010 — Director Chuck Fryberger presents his latest rock climbing film, "CORE," Wednesday, May 5, at 7 p.m. in Room 129 of the University of Wyoming Classroom Building with a $5 cover charge at the door.

Court's Ruling Requires UW to Allow Ayers to Appear

April 27, 2010 — In the wake of the decision by U.S. District Judge William Downes issued today in federal court in Casper, the University of Wyoming released this statement.

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Flobots to Perform at UW Wednesday

April 27, 2010 — From Denver, Colo., the Flobots will perform a free concert Wednesday, April 28, at 8:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union ballroom.

Martian Climate Focus of UW Talk Wednesday

April 27, 2010 — Climate implications resulting from recent satellite images of the Martian surface will be the focus of a talk Wednesday, April 28, at 3 p.m. in Room 129 of the University of Wyoming Classroom Building.

UW Cowgirls Need Good Showing in Weekend Home Rodeo for CNFR Berth

April 27, 2010 — If there is ever a time to take advantage of a home arena, it has to be this weekend for the University of Wyoming women's rodeo team, but putting on a home event does have its distractions.

UW Graduate Award Recipients Announced

April 27, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Graduate Council has selected this year's graduate award winners.

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Adrienne Freng Receives WSC Service Award

April 26, 2010 — The Western Society of Criminology presented its Joseph D. Lohman Award for outstanding service to Adrienne Freng, associate professor in the University of Wyoming Department of Criminal Justice.

Barbara Chatton Retirement Reception

April 26, 2010 — A retirement reception honoring Barbara Chatton, professor in the Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education, will be held Wednesday, May 5, in Salons F&G at the Hilton Garden Inn and UW Conference Center. A special presentation is scheduled at 6 p.m.

Mobile Printing Studio Parks at UW

April 26, 2010 — Artists Nick Alley and Laramie native Ryan O'Malley of Drive-By Press, a mobile-printmaking studio, will share their knowledge of contemporary prints and perform relief printmaking demonstrations Monday and Tuesday, April 26-27, at the University of Wyoming.

Staff Recognition Day is Wednesday

April 26, 2010 — Staff Recognition Day is scheduled for Wednesday, April 28, from 10 a.m.-noon in the Crane Dining Hall. President Buchanan is allowing two hours of release time to attend the event.

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UW Chemistry Professor Earns Teaching Award

April 26, 2010 — Bringing excitement and challenge into the classroom has earned University of Wyoming professor Patricia Goodson the prestigious Golden Apple Award.

UW Competes in National Recycling Contest

April 26, 2010 — The University of Wyoming placed among the top 30 percent of schools participating in a national recycling competition, Recylemania.

Wyoming Business Tips for May 2-May 8

April 26, 2010 — 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.

Campus Construction Update for April 25-May 1

April 23, 2010 — These are among the construction activities scheduled April 25-May 1 at the University of Wyoming:

Christopher MacLellan Earns 2010 Tobin Memorial Award

April 23, 2010 — Christopher MacLellan of Cheyenne, is the 2010 winner of the Tobin Memorial Award as the University of Wyoming's outstanding graduating man.

Daniel Galbreath is UW's Top Music Major

April 23, 2010 — Daniel Galbreath of Laramie received the Presser Foundation Scholarship recognizing the outstanding senior music major in the University of Wyoming Department of Music.

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Ellbogen Center Teaching Colloquium Set

April 23, 2010 — "Designs for Learning" is the theme for the Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning's 2010 Spring Colloquium May 17-19. Registration is free, and early registration is encouraged by May 7.

Lindsay Lozier Capron Named UW's Outstanding Graduating Woma

April 23, 2010 — Lindsay (Lozier) Capron of Cody, who will graduate with honors in May with a B.S. degree in physiology, received the Rosemarie Martha Spitaleri Award as the University of Wyoming's outstanding graduating woman.

UW Calendar for Week of April 26-May 2

April 23, 2010 — These are among the activities scheduled at the University of Wyoming during the week of April 26-May 2.

UW Lecture to Assess Cooking's Influence on Human Evolution

April 23, 2010 — The energy theory of cooking and its significance for human evolution will be the topic of Richard Wrangham's speech during the annual Mulloy Lecture Friday, April 30, at 3:10 p.m. in Room 129 of the University of Wyoming Classroom Building.

UW Marketing Group Recognized at National Conference

April 23, 2010 — The University of Wyoming chapter of the American Marketing Association won a national award for outstanding collegiate chapter planning.

Guidebook Ranks UW Among Nation's Top Green Colleges

April 22, 2010 — The University of Wyoming is ranked among the nation's most environmentally responsible colleges, according to a guidebook published this week by the Princeton Review and the U.S. Green Building Council.

UW to Host Women in Science Conference

April 22, 2010 — Nearly 500 junior and senior high school students from more than 15 Wyoming communities have registered for this year's Women in Science - Expanding Your Horizons (WIS-EYH) Conference scheduled Tuesday, May 11, at the University of Wyoming.

Verizon Phone Service Not Working

April 22, 2010 — A Verizon Wireless spokesman says technicians are working to restore phone service to customers in northern Colorado and southern Wyoming, including the Laramie and Cheyenne areas. He says it appears a switch, which routes wireless calls, failed around 2 a.m. Workers have been trying to fix the problem and say they hope to have it fixed later today.

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Eric Nye Receives Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award

April 21, 2010 — Anna C. O'Rourke believes the John P. Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award recognizes and honors excellence in teaching.

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Kent Becker Recipient of John P. Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award

April 21, 2010 — When it comes to learning about certain topics within the counseling field, Kent Becker has long been highly regarded among University of Wyoming students as "the guy" to learn from.

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Trent Recipient of John P. Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award

April 21, 2010 — In his 10 years at the University of Wyoming, Allen Trent has inspired his students to emulate his passionate teaching style.

UW Faculty Honored for Excellent Teaching

April 21, 2010 — John P. Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Awards are being presented to three University of Wyoming faculty members.

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Balinese Music and Dance Concert

April 20, 2010 — The Wyoming Gamelan Chandra Wyoga with the UW Honors Student Gamelan will perform a free concert of Balinese music and dance Sunday, April 25, at 3 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium.

Research Day Honors UW Undergraduate Students

April 20, 2010 — More than 300 students will present their research findings during the annual Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day Saturday, April 24, from 1-6:30 p.m. on the University of Wyoming campus.

Torchlight Laurels Scheduled Friday

April 20, 2010 — More than 400 students will be recognized for academic excellence, service and campus leadership during the annual Torchlight Laurels Friday, April 23, at 7 p.m. in the Wyoming Union ballroom.

UW Offers Negotiated Gas Rate to Employees and Retirees

April 20, 2010 — The University of Wyoming is offering employees and retirees an opportunity to choose between two special negotiated natural gas rates under the Choice Gas program. Employees who have not selected a supplier and rate have until 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, to sign up for the special UW rate. A spreadsheet to compare last year's UW rate with the pass through rate can be found on the Web here.

Wyoming Debate Hall of Fame to Honor Four New Inductees

April 20, 2010 — The University of Wyoming debate team and the Department of Communication and Journalism will honor four individuals at the second annual Wyoming Debate Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday, May 22.

Campus Sustainability Committee Unveils New Logo during Earth Week

April 19, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Campus Sustainability Committee (CSC) has chosen a logo to symbolize sustainability efforts across campus.

Energy Issues Focus of Panel Discussions

April 19, 2010 — Experts on wind, nuclear, and solar energy, plus clean coal and energy policy, will discuss significant energy issues during a series of Earth Week panel discussions April 19, 20 and 22 at the University of Wyoming.

Szabady Wins Wellness Drawing

April 19, 2010 — Adrienne Szabady, an office assistant in the Department of Music, won the $100 prize in the third University of Wyoming Wellness drawing.

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Two selected for CST '20 Under 40' List

April 19, 2010 — A University of Wyoming faculty and staff member are among 20 residents statewide selected for the Casper Star Tribune's sixth annual "20 Under 40" list that honors Wyomingites under age 40.

UW College of Education to Honor Distinguished Alumni, Faculty

April 19, 2010 — The University of Wyoming College of Education will recognize four exemplary members of its extended family Friday, April 23, during its 2010 Distinguished Alumni/Distinguished Former Faculty Awards Luncheon.

UW to Host "Code of the West" Panel Discussion

April 19, 2010 — Cowboy ethicist Jim Owen's "Code of the West" will be the focus of a panel discussion Tuesday, April 27, at the University of Wyoming.

UW Women Have Best Rodeo Performance of the Spring Season

April 19, 2010 — With just two weeks remaining in the regular season, the defending national champion University of Wyoming Cowgirls still have a chance to qualify for this summer's College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper.

Wyoming Business Tips for April 25-May 1

April 19, 2010 — 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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Yarong Ashley Earns UW Faculty Award for Internationalization

April 19, 2010 — The University of Wyoming, for years now, has enjoyed a collaborative, productive and mutually beneficial relationship with Shanghai University in China.

Laramie Team Captures State Mathcounts Competition at UW

April 15, 2010 — Eighth-grader Jingyu Li won first place and led Laramie Junior High School to the team championship at the recent 2010 Wyoming State Mathcounts competition held at the University of Wyoming.

Veterans Task Force Makes Recommendations for UW

April 15, 2010 — A University of Wyoming task force has established a four-part series of recommendations to enhance services for veterans of the U.S. armed services who wish to pursue additional education.

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Buffalo Student Earns Goldwater Scholarship

April 14, 2010 — University of Wyoming physiology student Jacob Michael Peters of Buffalo has won a Goldwater Scholarship.

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LCA Sponsors Laramie Love for Oxfam

April 14, 2010 — The gentlemen of the Lambda Chi Alpha - Delta Rho fraternity at the University of Wyoming are teaming up with Oxfam America to contribute to the organization's global humanitarian efforts with a benefit concert Friday, April 16, at 7 p.m. in the Education Building auditorium.

Local Students Among Leaders at State Geography Bee

April 13, 2010 — Zachery Dubisz of Alpine, an eighth-grader at Star Valley Middle School, took top honors Friday at the 2010 Wyoming state-level Geography Bee, held at the University of Wyoming Conference Center.

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UW's AHC Finishes Major Digitization Project

April 13, 2010 — The American Heritage Center (AHC) -- the University of Wyoming's manuscript repository, university archives and rare books library -- has completed a project to digitize and preserve thousands of photographic negatives from early 20th century Laramie photographer Henning Svenson and his studio, the Ludwig-Svenson Studios.

UW WWAMI Student Wins Prestigious Award

April 13, 2010 — Tyler Quest of Casper, a University of Wyoming medical education student, was named the region's 2010-2011 Magnuson Scholar, available to outstanding students attending the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM).

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KJ Reddy Receives UW's George Duke Humphrey Award

April 12, 2010 — One by one, the student evaluation forms were tabulated. "On a scale of 1 to 5, how do you rate Professor KJ Reddy's workshop presentations on coalbed methane?" The results were unanimous. Every student in the workshop marked 5 in all of the evaluated categories. Many described the training as "excellent" and praised the instructor's enthusiasm for the subject.

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UW Educators Receive Award for Online Teaching Quality

April 12, 2010 — A professor in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming and an extension service emerita educator are being honored for their online community leadership course.

UW's Contributions to Geology Now Electronically Available on GeoScienceWorld

April 9, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Department of Geology and Geophysics recently completed a major electronic conversion of the scientific journal "Contributions to Geology." It is the predecessor journal of "Rocky Mountain Geology" (RMG), a peer-reviewed scientific journal published biannually by UW.

WPR Reporter Earns Murrow Award

April 9, 2010 — The Radio Television Digital News Association has awarded Wyoming Public Radio reporter Addie Goss a 2010 regional Edward R. Murrow award.

Three to Receive UW Honorary Degrees

April 8, 2010 — The University of Wyoming will confer its highest award, the honorary doctoral degree, upon successful businessman and entrepreneur Gus Fleischli of Cheyenne, Renaissance scholar Alvin Kernan and long-time state and federal public servant John Turner of Teton County. They will be recognized during UW commencement ceremonies May 8.

Stickley Accepts World Bank Appointment

April 2, 2010 — The World Bank has appointed Dennis Stickley, visiting professor in the University of Wyoming College of Law, to a panel of experts on mineral development.

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