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June 2010 Releases


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Powell Research and Extension Center Field Day July 8

June 30, 2010 — Sugar beets, calf weaning date economics, high tunnels and a solar/wind-powered watering demonstration are only a few of the areas highlighted during the Powell Research and Extension Center field day Thursday, July 8.

Spring 2010 Issue of Rocky Mountain Geology Published

June 30, 2010 — Rocky Mountain Geology Volume 45, Number 1, published by the University of Wyoming, is now printed and ready to order.

UW Releases College of Law Honor Roll

June 30, 2010 — The University of Wyoming lists the following College of Law students on the Dean's Honor Roll for the 2010 spring semester.

Language, Culture and History Conference Starts Thursday

June 29, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Department of Anthropology's Language, Culture and History Conference starts Thursday, July 1, with a keynote talk by Professor Michael Silverstein, MacArthur Award-winning linguistic anthropologist from the University of Chicago.

Wyoming Skies for July

June 29, 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.

ESA Honors Botany Professor Steve Jackson

June 28, 2010 — The Ecological Society of America has presented its Cooper Award for best professional paper to UW Botany Professor Steve Jackson and others.

First WATR Vendor Venue an All-Around Success

June 28, 2010 — For the first time, Wyoming Institute for Disabilities Assistive Technology Resources (WATR) hosted the Vendor Venue at Casper College in early May.

Retirement Reception Set for UWPD Sgt. Anthony Johnson

June 28, 2010 — The All-America guard, Danny Ainge, pounded the court in anguish after his BYU Cougars had lost in double overtime to the UW Cowboys, 86-84, on Feb. 26, 1981, in War Memorial Fieldhouse.

University of Wyoming Calendar for June 28-July 4

June 28, 2010 — These are among the activities scheduled June 28-July 4 at the University of Wyoming: Wednesday, June 30, 11:45 a.m. -- The multicultural band, Chutney, will perform a concert at UW's Simpson Plaza. Free. Thursday, July 1, 9-11 a.m. -- University of Chicago Anthropologist and MacArthur Fellow Michael Silverstein presents the keynote talk during the Wyoming Language, Culture and History Conference, UW College of Education auditorium. Free. A more detailed list of public events on campus can be found on the Daily Planning Calendar at www.uwyo.edu/uwcalendar/month.asp.

UW Summer Theatre Closes with Classic Comedy

June 28, 2010 — The University of Wyoming's 2010 Snowy Range Summer Theatre season closes with "Private Lives," Noel Coward's classic comedy about the people we can't live with -- or without.

Wyoming Business Tips for July 4-July 10

June 28, 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.

Bark Beetle Infestation in Greater Yellowstone Area Subject of Talk at AMK Ranch

June 25, 2010 — Consequences of bark beetle outbreaks in the Greater Yellowstone Area is the topic for the summer seminar series Thursday, July 1, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

Campus Construction Update for the Week of June 27-July 3

June 25, 2010 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 27-July 3 at the University of Wyoming:

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Multicultural Band in Concert Wednesday

June 25, 2010 — The multicultural band, Chutney, will perform a free concert Wednesday, June 30, at 11:45 a.m. at the University of Wyoming Simpson Plaza. The event is open to the public. Chutney is comprised of a lively group of musicians from Iran, Turkey, India, Nepal and the United States. The name reflects the group's special blend of acoustic music styles from around the world. The Campus Activities Center sponsors the concert as part of its summer programs schedule. Photo: The multicultural band Chutney performs a free concert Wednesday. (UW Photo)

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates -- Non-Resident

June 25, 2010 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following non-resident students at the completion of the 2010 spring semester.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates -- Resident

June 24, 2010 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2010 spring semester.

'Birds of Wyoming' Published

June 23, 2010 — "Birds of Wyoming," a 432-page guide to the status and distribution of birds in the state, was recently published.

Spring 2010 Issue of Rocky Mountain Geology Published

June 23, 2010 — Rocky Mountain Geology Volume 45, Number 1, published by the University of Wyoming, is now printed and ready to order.

UW Summer Math Institute Features Scientific Computing

June 23, 2010 — Math educators from Cheyenne, Laramie, Riverton and Rock Springs focused on complex systems and scientific computing during the 30th Summer Math Institute at the University of Wyoming.

Daniels Fund Grant Benefits Adult Learners at UW

June 22, 2010 — The Daniels Fund awarded a $50,000 grant to the University of Wyoming for the Daniels Opportunity Scholarship, a need-based scholarship program that provides financial and academic support to adult learners (over the age of 25). The goal is higher retention of adult learners at UW.

UW Religion Today Column for Week of June 27-July 3: The "Mosque" near Ground Zero: Thinking it Through

June 22, 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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Linda Nydahl Retirement Reception Set

June 21, 2010 — When Linda Nydahl started working at the University of Wyoming when she was a student in 1977, she had no idea how fast the decades would slip by. A retirement reception for her is scheduled for Tuesday, June 29, from 2-4 p.m. at the UW Alumni House.

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NASA Crowns UW Science Educator Team as 'Top Stars'

June 21, 2010 — A team of science educators from the University of Wyoming College of Education has been awarded the NASA Hubble Space Telescope 'Top Stars' award.

University of Wyoming Calendar for June 21-27

June 21, 2010 — These are among the activities scheduled June 21-27 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Receives AmeriCorps Grant

June 21, 2010 — The University of Wyoming and Wyoming community colleges are among more than 325 organizations across the country that will share $234 million in federal AmeriCorps grants funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

UW Seiyo Shorin-Ryu Karate Club to Host Clinic

June 21, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Seiyo Shorin-Ryu Karate Club will host a Mudansha Clinic, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 26, at the College of Education gymnasium/dojo.

Wyoming Business Tips for June 27-July 3

June 21, 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.

Donn Wins Wellness Drawing

June 20, 2010 — Linda Donn, office assistant senior in the Office of the Registrar, won the $100 prize in the fourth University of Wyoming Wellness drawing.

UW Registration Under Way for Race for the Cure

June 20, 2010 — University of Wyoming employees are urged to join TEAM UW "Buckin' for the Cure' at the Race for the Cure Saturday, Aug. 14, in Cheyenne. Registration is urged before July 29.

No Goat Tying Title For Steffes Once Again

June 19, 2010 — Nikki Steffes will go down as one of the two greatest Cowgirls in the history of the University of Wyoming women's rodeo program. She's done it all in the arena, but one thing that will elude her illustrious career is an individual event title.

International Advanced Coal Technologies Conference Draws International Experts to UW

June 18, 2010 — On June 23 and 24, Laramie, Wyo., will be the center of attention for advanced coal technologies.

Steffes Takes Over CNFR Goat Tying Lead

June 18, 2010 — A familiar name is atop the goat tying leader board at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper.

University of Wyoming Vice President's Honor Roll - Non-Resident

June 18, 2010 — The University of Wyoming lists the following non-resident students on the 2010 Spring Semester Vice President's Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Vice President's Honor Roll - Resident

June 18, 2010 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2010 Spring Semester Vice President's Honor Roll. The Vice President's Honor Roll consists of undergraduates who have completed at least six but fewer than 12 hours with a minimum 3.5 grade point average for the semester.

UW American Studies Preservation Projects Subject of Talk at AMK Ranch

June 18, 2010 — Historic preservation projects in the area is the topic for the summer seminar series Thursday, June 24, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

UW Men Qualify Five for CNFR Finals; Steffes Remains Tops In Goat Tying

June 18, 2010 — For a group that didn't even qualify as a team for the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR), the University of Wyoming Cowboys will send five individuals into Saturday night's short go round.

Campus Construction Update for the Week of June 20-26

June 17, 2010 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:

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Laramie Municipal Band Offers Free Summer Concert Series

June 17, 2010 — The Laramie Municipal Band's eight-concert season begins at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, at the Washington Park bandshell.

Summer Lecture Series Scheduled In Jackson Hole Area

June 17, 2010 — The Wyoming Humanities Council and local partners are sponsoring a series of outdoor lectures beginning next week in the Jackson Hole area.

University of Wyoming Hosts Event Highlighting Legacy of Business Leader and Philanthropist, Bill Daniels

June 17, 2010 — The University of Wyoming College of Business is hosting an event today (Thursday) highlighting the legacy of Bill Daniels, a business leader and philanthropist, who died in March 2000.

UW's Top Roper Plays Waiting Game

June 17, 2010 — This could be the longest two days for University of Wyoming roper Jordan Steele.

Wyoming Entrepreneur, Casper Area Chamber of Commerce Host Class

June 17, 2010 — A structured class that gives participants practical, working knowledge of QuickBooks software will be offered soon in Casper.

Lonesome Heroes Band Sets UW Concert

June 16, 2010 — The Lonesome Heroes band will perform a free concert Wednesday, June 23, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Simpson Plaza. Free food is available for UW students.

Millward First UW CNFR Short Go Qualifier

June 16, 2010 — It probably was not the best effort he has ever had, but University of Wyoming team roper Riley Millward will gladly take what is given to him.

Flooding Update: UW Volunteers Not Needed Now

June 15, 2010 — University of Wyoming volunteers are not needed at this time to assist with local flood relief efforts. The university is in contact with the City of Laramie to monitor the situation.

University of Wyoming Radio News -- Groundbreaking for Supercomputing Center- Buchanan Audio Clip

June 15, 2010 — UW President Tom Buchanan speaking at the supercomputing center groundbreaking.

University of Wyoming Radio News -- Groundbreaking for Supercomputing Center -- Freudenthal Audio Clip

June 15, 2010 — Gov. Dave Freudenthal speaking at the supercomputing center groundbreaking.

UW Summer Theatre Presents 'Three Days of Rain' June 22-26

June 15, 2010 — The University of Wyoming 2010 Snowy Range Summer Theatre and Dance Festival continues with "Three Days of Rain," Richard Greenberg's deft exploration of how the private words of one generation are reinterpreted by the next.

Energy Resource Council to Meet Friday

June 14, 2010 — Members of the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER) Energy Resource Council (ERC) will hold their regularly-scheduled quarterly meeting Friday, June 18 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Aspen Room of the Denver Airport Marriott Courtyard.

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ENR Moves into New Home

June 14, 2010 — Personnel in the Environment and Natural Resources Program, including the Haub School, the Ruckelshaus Institute and the Wyoming Conservation Corps, are moving today (Monday) to the new Bim Kendall House, located at 8th and Fremont Streets.

Laramie Flooding Update from Albany County Public Health

June 14, 2010 — Areas of Laramie are reporting record-breaking floodwaters. Most of the damage is occurring along Spruce Street and the Greenbelt Trail near Optimist Park.

Three UW Team Members Compete on Opening CNFR Event

June 14, 2010 — Three University of Wyoming rodeo team members opened up in fairly good shape on the first day of the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) Sunday at the Casper Events Center.

Tim Slater Selected to National Board

June 14, 2010 — Tim Slater, the University of Wyoming's Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair of Science Education, has been appointed to the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) for a three-year term.

Tuesday Flooding Update

June 14, 2010 — President Tom Buchanan has authorized four hours of release time per employee for any University of Wyoming employee who volunteers to assist with local flood relief efforts, as long as volunteers are being requested.

UW Rodeo Teams Try to Find Footing at CNFR

June 14, 2010 — If the University of Wyoming rodeo teams are to contend for top honors at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) this week in Casper, they will have to find more consistency in the arena.

Wyoming Business Tips for June 20-June 26

June 14, 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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CAC Sponsors Trip to Rockies Game June 24

June 11, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Campus Activities Center sponsors a bus trip to the Colorado Rockies vs. Boston Red Sox game Thursday, June 24, at Coors Field in Denver.

Campus Construction Update for the Week of June 13-19

June 11, 2010 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 13-19 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Dean's and Freshman Honor Roll - Non Resident

June 11, 2010 — The University of Wyoming lists the following non-resident students the 2010 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean's Freshman Honor Roll.

Kemmerer Scholarships Awarded

June 10, 2010 — The University of Wyoming recently awarded John L. Kemmerer Jr. Scholarships to superior students studying in several disciplines.

Printmaking Exhibition at Gallery 211

June 10, 2010 — "Origins," an exhibition by University of Wyoming printmakers, will be displayed through July 9 in downtown Laramie's Gallery 211. A reception is scheduled Thursday, June 17, from 6-8 p.m.

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Registration Opens for the UW Fall Outdoor Experience

June 10, 2010 — Registration is now open for the University of Wyoming Fall Outdoor Experience, a wilderness-type orientation program exclusively for incoming freshmen.

University of Wyoming Dean's and Freshman Honor Roll - Resident

June 10, 2010 — The University of Wyoming the following students on the 2010 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean's Freshman Honor Roll.

UW Rodeo Teams Head to Casper for CNFR

June 10, 2010 — The story lines for the University of Wyoming rodeo teams are as diverse as the Cowboys and Cowgirls who will compete June 13-19, at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper.

Wind, Solar Demonstration Project Learning Tool for Wyoming's Rural Families

June 10, 2010 — A Casper demonstration project converting Wyoming wind and sunshine into electricity will help transfer those emerging technologies to rural families, according to organizers.

Local Students, Educators Selected for UW Energy Summer Institute

June 9, 2010 — Local students and teachers are participating in the fourth annual Energy Summer Institute through June 19, sponsored by the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER).

UW Calendar for Week of June 6-12

June 9, 2010 — These are among the activities scheduled at the University of Wyoming during the week of June 6-12:

UW Student from Evanston Named to USA Today's College Academic First Team

June 9, 2010 — University of Wyoming student Rey Fuentes of Evanston was among 20 students named today (Wednesday) to USA Today's All-USA College Academic First Team.

Botanical Inventories in the Rocky Mountains Subject of Talk at AMK Ranch

June 8, 2010 — Plant species, especially those in the Greater Yellowstone Area, are the topic of the first summer seminar Thursday, June 17, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

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New Students Get Oriented at UW

June 8, 2010 — New Student Orientation is under way at the University of Wyoming, as incoming students and their parents spend time learning about what UW has to offer.

University of Wyoming Goes Paperless with Pay Stubs

June 8, 2010 — Starting in July, University of Wyoming employees will be able to access their payroll information online. UW will no longer issue paper pay stubs to employees.

University of Wyoming Outreach School President's Honor Roll -- Non Resident

June 8, 2010 — The University of Wyoming lists the following non-resident students on the Outreach School's 2010 spring semester President's Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Outreach School President's Honor Roll -- Resident

June 8, 2010 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the Outreach School's 2010 spring semester President's Honor Roll.

UW Art Museum Celebrates Summer Solstice

June 8, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum's annual summer solstice celebration will be held Monday, June 21, at 11:30 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.

UW Religion Today Column for Week of June 13-19: Why Does the State of Israel Exist?

June 8, 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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UW Trip to Westword Music Showcase

June 8, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Campus Activities Center offers a bus trip to the Westword Music Showcase Saturday, June 19, in downtown Denver, Colo.

Reception Honors Ilona Reif

June 7, 2010 — A reception honoring Ilona Reif, College of Arts and Sciences student affairs coordinator, will be held Wednesday, June 16, from 2-4 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Family Room. A presentation is scheduled at 3 p.m.

Walt Cook Coordinates Brucellosis Research Within UW, Other Universities

June 7, 2010 — Walt Cook has been hired to coordinate brucellosis research within the University of Wyoming and among several universities across the country where research is being conducted.

Wyoming Business Tips for June 13-June 19

June 7, 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.

LRDP to Be Distributed this Week

June 6, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Long Range Development Plan (LRDP) final printing has been completed and the volumes will be distributed to campus departments and local government entities this week.

Campus Construction Update for the Week of June 6-12

June 4, 2010 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 6-12 at the University of Wyoming:

State Department Selects Two UW Students to Study in Russia

June 4, 2010 — University of Wyoming students Tyler Neasloney of Cheyenne and Jerod Smith of Meeker, Colo., have been selected for U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships to study in Russia this summer.

Summer Classics Institute Set for June 13-17 at UW

June 4, 2010 — "Making Rome Great: How Roman Culture and Power Grew" will be the focus of this year's Summer Classics Institute June 13-17 at the University of Wyoming, conducted by the Wyoming Humanities Council.

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Cary Judd to Perform Lunchtime Concert at UW

June 3, 2010 — Singer/songwriter Cary Judd will perform a free concert Wednesday, June 9, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Simpson Plaza. Free food is available for UW students.

Saturday U in Jackson Weaves Together the Nai, Obama and Shakespeare

June 2, 2010 — How do leaders use theatrics to acquire and protect their power? Who plays the Nai? How is Obama doing on the world stage?

UW Files Air Permit Application for High Plains Gasification Advanced Technology Center

June 2, 2010 — The University of Wyoming filed a minor source air permit application on Wednesday (today) with the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality for the High Plains Gasification Advanced Technology Center.

Cameron Wright Honored at Bioengineering Symposium

June 1, 2010 — Cameron Wright, associate professor in the UW Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received the Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium (RMBS) President's Award for 2010. This award recognizes longstanding contributions to the RMBS.

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Dining Services Works with ACRES, Community to Increase Composting

June 1, 2010 — UW Residence Life & Dining Services is working with the Agricultural Community Resources for Everyday Sustainability (ACRES) student farm to compost fruit and vegetable scraps and coffee grounds from the Washakie Dining Center and Wyoming Union.

Professor Emeritus Receives Lifetime Achievement Honor

June 1, 2010 — Jack Lloyd, Professor Emeritus in Entomology, received a lifetime achievement award from the West Central Mosquito and Vector Control Association.

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