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October 2010 Releases


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Campus Construction Update for Oct. 31-Nov. 6

October 29, 2010 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 31-Nov. 7 at the University of Wyoming:

Rides to Polls Available for On-campus Students Tuesday

October 29, 2010 — University of Wyoming residence hall and Greek housing students can take advantage of free rides to vote at the American Heritage Center for Tuesday’s general election. Safe Ride vans will depart from outside the Washakie Dining Center from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 1-7

October 29, 2010 — These are among activities scheduled Nov. 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Debate Team Maintains Winning Streak

October 29, 2010 — The University of Wyoming debate team took its season-opening momentum into the month of October with impressive performances for both the policy and parliamentary halves of the squad, boasting two final four appearances, a top speaker award and 25 total victories and wins against some of the most elite schools in the country.

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UW Social Justice Research Center Hosts Gandhi’s Grandson Nov. 16

October 29, 2010 — The grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Arun Gandhi, peace activist and proponent of nonviolence, will speak at the University of Wyoming Tuesday, Nov. 16, as part of the UW Social Justice Research Center’s semester speaker series. His free public lecture, "Lessons Learned from My Grandfather: Non-violence in a Violent World," -- offering firsthand insights into one of history's most influential leaders -- is from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts main stage.

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A Cappella Group Basix to Perform at UW

October 28, 2010 — The University of Wyoming fall Cultural Programs’ concert series continues with Basix, an a cappella ensemble, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, in the Fine Arts concert hall.

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College of Engineering and Applied Science Awarded Assistive Technology Grant

October 28, 2010 — University of Wyoming engineering students are designing and building devices ranging from alarm clocks to color blindness detection systems to aid individuals with disabilities.

November 2010 Northern Rockies Skies

October 28, 2010 — A monthly look at the night skies of the northern Rocky Mountains, written by astronomers Ron Canterna, University of Wyoming; Jay Norris, Challis Idaho Observatory; and Daryl Macomb, Boise State University

UW Students to Participate in Computer Programming Competition

October 28, 2010 — A group of University of Wyoming students will compete this weekend at a regional qualifying event in Fort Collins, Colo., for the largest and most prestigious computing contest in the world.

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Delta Delta Delta Cooks Pancakes to Fight Cancer

October 27, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Delta Delta Delta chapter will host a 24-hour all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 6 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, to 6 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at the chapter house located at 1616 E. Sorority Row in Laramie. Tickets, available at the door, cost $5 per person.

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Music Ensemble, Telling Stories, Performs Works by UW Composers

October 27, 2010 — New Denver-based music ensemble, Telling Stories will present works by University of Wyoming composers Amber Pollock, Ryan Pendleton, Justin Smith, Joao Machado, Jacob Gunnels and Daniel Galbreath Saturday, Oct. 30, at 3 p.m. in the UW Fine Arts Center concert hall. The free concert is supported by the Douglas B. Reeves endowment for music composition.

UW Department of Economics and Finance Ranked Highly in National Survey

October 27, 2010 — The National Research Council (NRC) ranks the University of Wyoming's Department of Economics and Finance in the College of Business as the nation’s leader in faculty research output and eighth overall in research productivity. The review ranked all 120 United States economics Ph.D. programs.

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UW Graduate Students Begin Work on Historic Preservation Project

October 27, 2010 — Folks who live on the west side of Laramie may soon see University of Wyoming students in their neighborhood, clipboards and cameras in hand. Their mission: To gather information about the oldest part of Laramie.

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UW Pan Band to Perform Nov. 1

October 27, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Pan Band performs a free concert Monday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center concert hall. The program will feature Caribbean steel drum music. International steel drum virtuoso, Tom Miller, will join the band as guest artist. He has performed and recorded with musicians such as Grammy award winners, Allison Krause and the late John Denver.

UW Racquetball Club Places at Colorado Tournament

October 27, 2010 — A pair of University of Wyoming racquetball club team members won their respective divisions at the University of Colorado tournament in Boulder last weekend.

Halloween Creature Feature Show Saturday

October 26, 2010 — Students beware! The UW Student Activities Council is joining forces with Friday Night Fever to present a terrifying, fun and exciting experience Saturday, Oct. 30, starting at 4:30 p.m.

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New Issue of Rocky Mountain Geology Focuses on Geologic Carbon Dioxide Sequestration

October 26, 2010 — The fall issue of Rocky Mountain Geology (RMG) contributes to the knowledge base required to deploy successful projects for geologic carbon storage using new research and analyses by University of Wyoming faculty and colleagues.

New Scholarship Assists UW Outreach School Students

October 26, 2010 — Beginning next spring semester, the University of Wyoming Outreach School will award a new scholarship to help pay an Outreach School student's living expenses while he or she pursues a college education. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is Dec. 3.

University of Wyoming Safe Treat Oct. 29

October 26, 2010 — The University of Wyoming will provide multiple ways for families to have a safe and warm trick-or-treating experience.

UW Hockey Club Loses Two Games

October 26, 2010 — The University of Wyoming hockey club dropped a pair of games last weekend against Border War rival Colorado State University.

UW Religion Today Column for Oct. 1-Nov. 6: 'Tis the Season for Prophecy

October 26, 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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American Indian Studies Program Celebrates Milestones

October 25, 2010 — Since fall 2005, Wayne C’Hair has commuted from the Wind River Indian Reservation in central Wyoming to teach an Arapaho language course at the University of Wyoming.

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Mobile Laboratory Improves Air Quality Measurements in Sublette County

October 25, 2010 — University of Wyoming researchers have a powerful new instrument to monitor air quality levels in Sublette County. Researchers in the UW College Engineering and Applied Science Department of Atmospheric Science last week unveiled an upgrade of a mobile air quality laboratory that for two years has been used to monitor and help predict high ozone levels in the area.

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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Appoints Four from UW

October 25, 2010 — Four University of Wyoming faculty and staff members were among 16 Wyoming citizens appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Wyoming State Advisory Committee (SAC).

VendingMisers Contribute to Energy Efficiency

October 25, 2010 — Pop machines around the University of Wyoming campus are keeping beverages cold while saving electricity costs.

Winter Travel Resources on UW Web Page

October 25, 2010 — If you are heading out on the road this winter travel season, check the Roads and Weather link on the UW home page.

WPM Has Another Successful Statewide Membership Drive

October 25, 2010 — Wyoming Public Media reached its $265,000 Fall Membership Drive goal Thursday after just 54 hours of on-air fund raising.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 31-Nov. 6

October 25, 2010 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC), part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

Campus Construction Update for Oct. 24-30

October 22, 2010 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 24-30 at the University of Wyoming:

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Pianist Barry Douglas to Perform at UW

October 22, 2010 — No stranger to Wyoming, Irish pianist Barry Douglas will perform a Cultural Programs’ concert Friday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Fine Arts Center concert Hall. It will mark the eighth time he has performed at UW since 1989.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 25-31

October 22, 2010 — These are among activities scheduled Oct. 25-31 at the University of Wyoming:

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University of Wyoming Students Present at National Sustainability Conference

October 22, 2010 — University of Wyoming students Branden Hayes and Ashley Perkins explained UW’s resident hall sustainability efforts during a recent national conference in Denver.

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Wyoming Author Box Donates Papers to UW’s American Heritage Center

October 22, 2010 — Matt Francis’ good idea has turned into a good amount of work. The American Heritage Center’s specialist on the papers of authors and journalists, Francis first approached best-selling Wyoming author C.J. Box in April and encouraged him to donate his papers -- including writing drafts, research files, clippings, interviews and other correspondence -- to the University of Wyoming. The conversation restarted in September when Box toured the AHC and began researching some of the center’s digital collections.

Results from Longstanding Collaboration of UW, Duke Professors Published in Nature

October 21, 2010 — While in graduate school at the University of Washington in the late 1980s, Dan Doak and Bill Morris built a friendship that has continued into their professional careers.

Student Rights Attorney to Speak at UW

October 21, 2010 — C.L. Lindsay, an attorney who specializes in student rights, will speak Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union ballroom.

United Way Campaign at UW Launches Oct. 25

October 21, 2010 — UW President Tom Buchanan has declared the week of Oct. 25-29 to be United Way Week at the University of Wyoming.

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Zombie Guru Comes to UW

October 21, 2010 — Get ready for a night of flesh-eating zombies as Friday Night Fever presents “MADtv’s” Pat Kilbane, the zombie guru, at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. The event is free to UW students.

Amstel Saxophone Quartet Performs Thursday

October 20, 2010 — Winners of the Concert Artists Guild Award along with chamber music awards in France and the Netherlands, the Amstel Saxophone Quartet performs Thursday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Fine Arts Center concert hall.

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Speaker to Explain Global Population Trends

October 20, 2010 — “Global Population Trends and How They Shape Our Future Well-Being” is the subject of a talk by George Mason University Public Policy Professor Jack A. Goldstone Monday, Nov. 1, at 4 p.m. in Room 133 of the University of Wyoming Classroom Building.

UW Professor: Trade-offs Necessary to Achieve Biodiversity Targets

October 20, 2010 — Significant reductions in the rate of biodiversity loss worldwide must recognize trade-offs, timing and complexity, according to an article published Oct. 15 in the journal Science, co-written by John Tschirhart, a professor in the University of Wyoming Department of Economics and Finance.

Art Museum Receives Award from the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund

October 19, 2010 — The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund awarded $25,000 to the University of Wyoming Art Museum for “Sculpture: A Wyoming Invitational.” Funds will be used to add several new works of modern or contemporary art to the outdoor exhibition in the coming year.

Fall Rodeo Season Comes to an End for UW Teams

October 19, 2010 — Both University of Wyoming teams did enough last weekend at the Laramie County Community College (LCCC) rodeo to remain among the top five teams in their respective divisions at the conclusion of the fall schedule.

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Inspirational Speaker, Morgan Fawcett, to Visit UW Oct. 25

October 19, 2010 — Morgan Fawcett, a victim of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, speaks Monday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium.

Patent Conference Oct. 29 in Casper

October 19, 2010 — Why do patents exist and how do they protect inventors? A detailed explanation of the patent application process will be offered Friday, Oct. 29, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Wyoming Workforce Services Center, 851 Werner Court, Room 120 in Casper.

Schulz-Led UW Hockey Club Splits Season-Opening Series

October 19, 2010 — The University of Wyoming hockey club split two games against Montana State University last weekend to open its 2010-11 season.

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“Ghosts of Katrina” Exhibition in UW Gallery

October 19, 2010 — Rebecca Skinner's exhibition "Ghosts of Katrina: Five Years Revisited" can be seen through Thursday, Nov. 11, in Gallery 234, Room 004 of the University of Wyoming Union.

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Barbara Powell is UW Employee of the Quarter

October 18, 2010 — Barbara Powell, office associate, senior in the Department of Geography, has been selected as UW’s Outstanding Staff Employee of the Quarter. A reception is scheduled Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 11:30 a.m. in Room 202 of the College of Arts and Sciences Building.

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Don Roth Takes on New Role at SER

October 18, 2010 — Don Roth has added another title to his already impressive resume at the University of Wyoming. The director of the university's Science Posse and Biomedical Science Program, Roth took over July 1 as associate director for academics in the UW School of Energy Resources (SER).

Flu Shots Available for Benfited Faculty and Staff

October 18, 2010 — The Student Health Service still has seasonal flu shots for faculty and staff. This shot will protect against seasonal flu (and includes protection against H1N1 influenza.

Retirement Reception Honors Six Physical Plant Employees

October 18, 2010 — Six individuals who have contributed a combined 178 years of service to the University of Wyoming Physical Plant will be honored during a retirement reception Wednesday, Oct. 20, from 1-3 p.m. in the Wyoming Union West Ballroom. A plaque ceremony begins at 1:30 p.m.

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UW Homecoming Parade Winners Announced

October 18, 2010 — Phi Kappa Alpha and Delta Delta Delta had the most outstanding float and the Office of the Registrar and Financial Aid was judged as the runner-up in the 2010 University of Wyoming Homecoming parade. The parade, with the theme, “Poke Pride is UW Pride" featured more than 70 entries.

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UW Receives Channel 5 Sustainability Award

October 18, 2010 — Cheyenne television station KGWN channel 5 has presented its first sustainability award to the University of Wyoming and will feature UW sustainability efforts in its “Growing Green” news series this week.

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WTBC Officer Completes Incubator Management Certificate Program

October 18, 2010 — Christine Langley, Chief Operating Officer of the Wyoming Technology Business Center at the University of Wyoming, recently completed the National Business Incubation Association's Incubator Management Certificate Program.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 24-Oct. 30

October 18, 2010 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC), part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

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“Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout” performance Oct. 26-31

October 18, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance continues its 2010-2011 production season with “Ernestine Shuswap Gets Her Trout.” Tomson Highway’s sly and dark comedy depicts four First Nations women as they prepare for the 1910 visit of the Canadian prime minister to their traditional lands.

Campus Construction Update for Oct. 17-23

October 15, 2010 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 17-23 at the University of Wyoming:

Six Students Selected for UW Gold Designation

October 15, 2010 — Six University of Wyoming students were selected as UW Gold winners for 2010. They were announced during Thursday’s annual Homecoming Sing.

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University of Wyoming Art Museum Hosts Annual Gala Ball Oct. 23

October 15, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host its 17th annual Gala Benefit Ball, "Gala 2010: A Magical Mystery Tour," at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 18-24

October 15, 2010 — These are among activities scheduled Oct. 18-24 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Participating in National Make-A-Difference Day

October 15, 2010 — Volunteers will collect canned goods to benefit Albany County families Saturday, Oct. 23.

UW Student Wins National Rural Intelligent Transportation System Contest

October 15, 2010 — Vijay Kumar Sabawat Krishna of India, a University of Wyoming civil engineering student, placed first in the 2010 National Rural Intelligent Transportation System (NRITS) Conference written paper contest.

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UW’s Commitment to Safety

October 15, 2010 — Recently, the University of Wyoming has become aware of two alleged sexual assaults that have taken place in the same location, the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Let me be clear: sexual assault is a vile crime. Violence of any kind conflicts with every purpose of a university and will not be tolerated at the University of Wyoming. UW takes any complaint of sexual assault extremely seriously; the safety of every member of our community is my paramount concern.

Baltimore Ravens Executive and UW Graduate Rochlitz to Speak on Campus Oct. 29

October 14, 2010 — University of Wyoming graduate and Powell native Kevin Rochlitz, a vice president with the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens, will speak Friday, Oct. 29, at the University of Wyoming.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Short Course Dec. 14-17 at UW

October 14, 2010 — College credit, knowledge of the use of pesticides and pesticide certification can all be acquired at a commercial pesticide applicator short course offered at the University of Wyoming.

English Matters Symposium Oct. 21

October 14, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Department of English will showcase its undergraduate work and programs during a symposium Thursday, Oct. 21, at 5:30 p.m. in Rooms 212 and 215 of Hoyt Hall.

Marrow Donor Registration Oct. 21 at the University of Wyoming

October 14, 2010 — A marrow donor registration will be held Thursday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Senate Chambers, second floor of the Wyoming Union.

UW Launches Facebook Page for Student Well-being

October 14, 2010 — The University of Wyoming is holding a contest to promote its new Facebook page devoted to the health, safety and general well-being of UW students and the university community.

UW Receives Funding for Solar Energy Conversion Research

October 14, 2010 — The University of Wyoming recently received $3.2 million to conduct research on novel materials for solar energy conversion in the newly formed Center for Photoconversion and Catalysis (CPAC) in the School of Energy Resources (SER).

UW Text Alert Test Successful

October 14, 2010 — More than 11,600 University of Wyoming students, faculty and staff received a text message on their cell phones within minutes after it was sent Thursday in a system-wide test of the university's text notification system, UW Alert.

Jazz Radio Comes to Riverton

October 13, 2010 — A non-commercial jazz station, with news headlines from National Public Radio, can now be heard 24 hours a day in Riverton.

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Rod Garnett Receives Student Fulbright to Study in Moldova

October 13, 2010 — Things will be a little different when Rod Garnett returns to Moldova for the third time.

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UW Celebrates Opening of Encana Integrated Simulation Data Center

October 13, 2010 — The newest laboratory in the University of Wyoming's College of Engineering and Applied Science was funded through a generous gift from Encana Oil & Gas USA.

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UW Hockey Club Sets Sights on Return to National Tournament

October 13, 2010 — When University of Wyoming club hockey coach Shawn Rockey looks at his roster, he sees more than names and numbers.

UW Police Seek Information on Alleged Sexual Assaults

October 13, 2010 — In the last month, the University of Wyoming Police Department has received information about two alleged sexual assaults at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house at the University of Wyoming.

Wyoming Entrepreneur and Casper Area Chamber of Commerce Present "Basic Bookkeeping Seminar," Oct. 26

October 13, 2010 — Nobody likes to keep books, but what if the IRS decides to take a look at your business records? A class on bookkeeping basics will be offered Tuesday, Oct. 26, in the Small Business Development Center classroom, 300 S. Wolcott, Ste. 300 in Casper. Registration fee is $15, and deadline to register is Oct. 19.

Homecoming Bingo Oct. 15

October 12, 2010 — Students can win prizes at the Friday Night Fever Homecoming Bingo Friday, Oct. 15, at 9 p.m. in the Wyoming Union lower level.

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International Geologic Research Project Yields Abundant Results

October 12, 2010 — Nearly 100 scientific publications have resulted from a six-year international geological research project co-led by University of Wyoming Professor Carol Frost.

Student Speakers to Present at Friday’s Keith and Thyra Thomson Honors Convocation

October 12, 2010 — Two undergraduate scholars, Thomas Gregory, a senior majoring in geography, and Robert David Weatherford, a senior majoring in English and Spanish, will discuss their research during the College of Arts and Sciences Keith and Thyra Thomson Honors Convocation, Friday, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m., in the University of Wyoming Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Three to Receive UW Distinguished Alumni Awards

October 12, 2010 — Three University of Wyoming graduates will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards during UW Homecoming Oct. 16.

UW Religion Today Column for Oct. 17-23: In Religious Knowledge, Education Trumps All

October 12, 2010 — "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 Oct. 17-Oct. 23

October 12, 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 Sustainability Day Oct. 20

October 11, 2010 — The University of Wyoming's efforts to address climate change will be among information available during Campus Sustainability Day Wednesday, Oct. 20.

Chancey Williams to Perform at UW Thursday

October 11, 2010 — Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers Band will perform at the University of Wyoming Homecoming dance Thursday, Oct. 14, at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom at 9 p.m. Admission is free.

Converse County Employee Receives UW Extension's Secretary of Year Award

October 11, 2010 — A Converse County University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service (UW CES) administrative secretary has received the secretary of the year award.

International Travel Advisory

October 11, 2010 — The U.S. Department of State issued a travel advisory earlier this month to U.S. citizens, advising travelers to take care when traveling to European countries including France, the United Kingdom and Germany because of a heightened danger of attacks targeting Americans through Jan. 31, 2011.

Introducing Tzolk’in, UW’s New Calendar System

October 11, 2010 — The University of Wyoming has launched a new central calendaring system, Tzolk’in.

Online UW Alumni Web Site Launched

October 11, 2010 — Alumni and friends of the University of Wyoming now have a one-stop shop for university resources, including links to campus events, community links and news.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 11-17

October 11, 2010 — Upcoming events at the University of Wyoming

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UW Launches New, Improved Web Site

October 11, 2010 — The University of Wyoming today (Monday) launched a new official Web site that captures the university’s branded image and showcases its projects, people and priorities.

Campus Construction Update for the Week of Oct. 10-16

October 8, 2010 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 10-16 at the University of Wyoming:

George Frison Receives UW Medallion Service Award

October 8, 2010 — George Frison, one of America's most highly-respected anthropologists, has added another award to his impressive list of honors.

Gubernatorial, State Superintendent Candidates to Debate at UW Tuesday

October 8, 2010 — Candidates for Wyoming governor and state superintendent of public instruction will debate Tuesday, Oct. 12, at the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.

UW Celebrates Opening of Encana Integrated Simulation Data Center

October 8, 2010 — The newest laboratory in the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Applied Science was funded through a generous gift from Encana Oil & Gas USA.

UW Doctoral Program Graduates Receive Education Association's Top Award

October 8, 2010 — Oct. 8, 2010 -- Four recent University of Wyoming Department of Educational Leadership doctoral program graduates received top honors from the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association (NRMERA).

UW Gold Semifinalists Announced

October 8, 2010 — Top University of Wyoming students have been designated as semifinalists for UW Gold distinction, which replaces traditional Homecoming royalty.

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Offshore Well Drilling Topic of UW Lecture

October 7, 2010 — Offshore well drilling, thrust into the international spotlight this year following the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, will be the focus of a lecture Friday, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture auditorium.

UW MFA Creative Writing Program, Albany County Library Honor Wyoming Writers

October 7, 2010 — Three Wyoming writers will read from their works at a free public event at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct., 13 at the Albany County Public Library.

UW Professor's Work on Global Warming Published in Nature

October 7, 2010 — In recent decades documented biological changes in the far Northern Hemisphere have been attributed to global warming, changes from species extinctions to shifting geographic ranges. Such changes were expected because warming has been fastest in the northern temperate zone and the Arctic.

UW Symphony Orchestra: Elgar Cello Concerto Oct. 14

October 7, 2010 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra will perform an Elgar cello concerto Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center concert hall.

Author to Discuss Thrashing of Margaret Mead

October 6, 2010 — Author Paul Shankman will discuss his new book, "The Trashing of Margaret Mead: Anatomy of a Controversy," Friday, Oct. 8, at 4 p.m. in Room 150 of the University of Wyoming Anthropology Building.

UW College of Arts and Sciences Keith and Thyra Thomson Honors Convocation Oct. 15

October 6, 2010 — The University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences will honor its top students at the Keith and Thyra Thomson Honors Convocation Friday, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m. in the A&S auditorium.

UW Debate Team Off to a Strong Start

October 6, 2010 — The University of Wyoming debate team has had one of its most dominating beginnings in several years, as both the policy and parliamentary debate teams have found tremendous success to start the season.

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UW Enrollment Increases

October 6, 2010 — Fall enrollment at the University of Wyoming is 12,992 students, an increase of 454 students from the previous fall semester and the highest 15th day total in the school's history.

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UW Homecoming Schedule

October 6, 2010 — "Poke Pride is UW Pride" is the theme of the 2010 University of Wyoming Homecoming week, Oct. 11-16. Activities for the week will include reunions, pig roasts, comedians and the time-honored parade and football game.

Jane Austen Scholar to Speak at UW Thursday

October 5, 2010 — Renowned Jane Austen scholar Joan Klingel Ray will speak Thursday, Oct. 7, at 4:10 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Business auditorium.

UW Men's Team Climbs Up Regional Rodeo Standings

October 5, 2010 — With just one fall rodeo left on the Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR) schedule, the University of Wyoming men's team is making a serious run for the top position.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 10-16

October 5, 2010 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz Network, a partnership of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

Health Fairs Scheduled Thursday and Friday

October 4, 2010 — The UW Human Resource Benefits Office reports that the Wyoming Health Fairs will be on campus Thursday and Friday, Oct. 7-8, from 7-10 a.m. both days in the west entrance lounge of the Classroom Building. Some tests require fasting for 12 hours unless diabetic. Participants should drink plenty of water and take medications as usual. Great West Insurance will cover the chemistry panel once a year. Please provide your insurance card. For a list of tests offered and costs, go here.

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Persichitte Elected to Regional Educational Laboratory

October 4, 2010 — Kay Persichitte, dean of the University of Wyoming College of Education, recently was elected to serve a four-year term beginning in January as the Wyoming educator representative on the Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL) Board of Directors.

Record Number of Students to Participate in Annual Rocky Mountain Rendezvous Job Fair

October 4, 2010 — More than 225 geoscience students from across the country are registered for the ninth annual Rocky Mountain Rendezvous of Geosciences Oct. 8-11 at the University of Wyoming.

UW's Accredited Status Continues

October 4, 2010 — The University of Wyoming has received formal notice of its continuing accreditation from The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (HLC).

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UW Exhibition Depicts Music Festival Culture

October 4, 2010 — Lydia Renneisen's exhibition "Music in the Wind: Revealing the Diversity of Wyoming" can be seen through Friday, Oct. 15, in Gallery 234, Room 004 of the University of Wyoming Union.

Campus Construction Update for the Week of Oct. 3-9

October 1, 2010 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 3-9 at the University of Wyoming:

Jazz Pianist to Perform at UW

October 1, 2010 — Internationally acclaimed jazz pianist Ellen Rowe will perform at the University of Wyoming Fine Arts Center concert hall at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 4-10

October 1, 2010 — These are among activities scheduled Oct. 4-10 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Faculty Members/Administrators Visit Sweetwater County

October 1, 2010 — Twenty-five University of Wyoming faculty members and administrators were in Sweetwater County Friday touring two different trona mines and meeting with local legislators and community leaders.

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UW Nordic Ski Club Invited to Compete at World University Games in Turkey

October 1, 2010 — The University of Wyoming's nationally-recognized Nordic Ski Club has been invited to compete at the Winter World University Games Jan. 26-Feb. 6, in Erzurum, Turkey.

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