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June 2011 Releases


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The Lonesome Heroes to Perform at UW Simpson Plaza

June 29, 2011 — Texas band The Lonesome Heroes will perform a free concert from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, at the University of Wyoming Simpson Plaza.

UW Academic Quadrathlon Team Wins Regional Competition

June 29, 2011 — The University of Wyoming Academic Quadrathlon team swept the western regional contest at the recent Western Section American Society of Animal Science meetings in Miles City, Mont.

UW Religion Today Column for July 3-9: Imagine All the People

June 29, 2011 — "Religion Today" is contributed by the University of Wyoming's Religious Studies Program to examine and promote discussion of religious issues.

Northern Rockies Skies for July

June 28, 2011 — 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.

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Sheriff or Outlaw? A Scottish Author in the American West

June 28, 2011 — A new name is added to the list of heroes of the American West such as Wyatt Earp, Doc Holiday, Wild Bill Hickok and Pat Garrett. It’s Sir Walter Scott.

UW Pharmacy Graduates to be Published in First Issue of Online Pharmacy Resource

June 28, 2011 — A case study by University of Wyoming class of 2011 pharmacy graduates has been selected for publication in the first issue of “Remington PharmEd Cases,” which will be released in 2012.

AMK Ranch Talk to Focus on Big Game Management

June 27, 2011 — Management of Wyoming’s big game populations will be the topic for the summer seminar series Thursday, June 30, 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.

Julianne Arthur Hired as STOP Violence Program Coordinator

June 27, 2011 — Julianne (Jules) Arthur has been hired as coordinator for STOP Violence, a program whose mission is to prevent domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking on the University of Wyoming campus.

Students Receive UW Alumni Association Scholarships

June 27, 2011 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association recently awarded scholarships to Wyoming high school graduates. Recipients are selected annually from five districts within the state and will receive $1,500 per year for four years.

UW Closed Monday for Independence Day

June 27, 2011 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed and summer classes dismissed Monday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday.

Wyoming Business Tips for July 3-9

June 27, 2011 — 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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Wyoming Public Media Selects Kuzmych as General Manager

June 27, 2011 — Christina Kuzmych is the new general manager of Wyoming Public Media. She brings more than 20 years of administrative and managerial experience from WFIU-FM, the public radio, television and media service of Indiana University in Bloomington.

Campus Construction Update for Week of June 26-July 2

June 24, 2011 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 26-July 2 at the University of Wyoming.

CHCCW, UW Work to Facilitate Smooth Transition

June 24, 2011 — The Community Health Center of Central Wyoming (CHCCW) and the University of Wyoming Casper Family Medicine Residency Center (UWFMRC -- also known as Wyoming Family Practice) pledged today to work together to facilitate a smooth transition for patients in Central Wyoming.

University of Wyoming Calendar for June 27-July 3

June 24, 2011 — These are among the activities scheduled June 27- July 3 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Provost’s Honor Roll -- Non-Resident

June 24, 2011 — The University of Wyoming lists the following non-resident students on the 2011 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Provost’s Honor Roll -- Resident

June 24, 2011 — The University of Wyoming lists 482 students from Wyoming on the 2011 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

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UW Pharmacy Student Receives National AACP Walmart Scholars Award

June 24, 2011 — University of Wyoming pharmacy student Sara Lookabill, from Scottsbluff, Neb., has received a 2011 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Walmart Scholars Award. She is the first UW recipient in more than eight years.

Wyoming CO₂ Conference July 13-14 in Casper

June 24, 2011 — The fifth annual Wyoming CO₂ Conference, hosted by the University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI), will be July 13-14 at the Casper Events Center.

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Cary Judd to Perform Free Concert June 29 at UW Simpson Plaza

June 23, 2011 — Wyoming musician Cary Judd will perform a free concert from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, at the University of Wyoming Simpson Plaza.

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Gillis Accepts Endowed Chair at UW

June 23, 2011 — Victoria Ridgeway Gillis, former professor of reading education at Clemson University, will join the University of Wyoming College of Education as the second Wyoming Excellence Endowed Chair of Literacy Education this fall.

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Former Soviet Leader Gorbachev to Speak at UW in October

June 22, 2011 — Mikhail Gorbachev, who led the Soviet Union during the historic final years of the Cold War, has accepted an invitation to speak at the University of Wyoming this fall.

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Summer Teaching Institute Explores Figurative Art

June 22, 2011 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum’s 2011 Summer Teaching Institute, “Figurative Art as Story, Metaphor, Presence,” will be offered July 25-29 at the museum. All K-12 teachers and community educators are welcome.

AMK Ranch Talk to Focus on Wind River Indian Reservation Wildlife

June 21, 2011 — The story of the first wildlife biologist to work on the Wind River Indian Reservation is the topic for the summer seminar series Thursday, June 23, 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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Snowy Range Festival Continues June 28 With “Forgiving John Lennon”

June 21, 2011 — The University of Wyoming's 2011 Snowy Range Summer Theatre and Dance Festival continues with “Forgiving John Lennon,” William Missouri Downs’ award-winning new comedy/drama about campus politics and the mine field of misguided political correctness at a university that has committees for everything -- including one to investigate if there are too many committees.

UW Students Receive Bank of the West Scholarship

June 21, 2011 — The Wyoming Alumni Association has awarded Bank of the West Scholarships to four University of Wyoming students for the 2011-12 academic year.

New Rangeland Resources Extension Educator in Northeast Wyoming

June 20, 2011 — Brian Sebade is the new sustainable management of rangeland resources extension educator for northeast Wyoming. He is based in the Crook County office of the University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service (UW CES) and covers Campbell, Johnson, Sheridan and Weston counties.

UW Men’s Rodeo Team Finishes Third at College Finals

June 20, 2011 — How ‘bout them Cowboys!

UW Student Awarded Platte Valley Bank Scholarship

June 20, 2011 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association has awarded the Platte Valley Bank Scholarship for the 2011-2012 academic year to Duell Petsch of Meriden.

UW Vehicle Policy Changes Take Effect July 1

June 20, 2011 — Several important changes in UW’s vehicle policy will take effect July 1.

Wyoming Business Tips for June 26-July 2

June 20, 2011 — 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 Week of June 19-25

June 17, 2011 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 19-25 at the University of Wyoming.

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The Sunshine House to Perform Free Concert in UW Simpson Plaza

June 17, 2011 — The Sunshine House will perform a free concert from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, at the University of Wyoming Simpson Plaza.

UW Publication Summarizes Four-Year Health Study in Wyoming, Idaho, Montana

June 17, 2011 — A new bulletin from the University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service (UW CES) summarizes a four-year project that focused on helping people take responsibility for their own health and assisted communities in creating environments that foster good health.

Business Planning among Nonprofit Institute Conference Topics

June 16, 2011 — The 10th Snowy Range Nonprofit Institute is scheduled for July 31-Aug. 2 at the University of Wyoming Conference Center at Laramie’s Hilton Garden Inn.

Free Webinar on Creating Jobs

June 16, 2011 — Mike Lambert, manager of the Wyoming Market Research Center, will present a free economic gardening webinar from 2-3 p.m., Thursday, July 7.

University of Wyoming Calendar for June 20-26

June 16, 2011 — These are among the activities scheduled June 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:

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

June 16, 2011 — The University of Wyoming lists the following non-resident students on the 2011 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Roll.

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

June 16, 2011 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2011 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Roll.

UW Religion Today Column for June 19-25: The Oral Character of the King James Bible

June 16, 2011 — Religion Today" is contributed by the University of Wyoming's Religious Studies Program to examine and promote discussion of religious issues.

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Laramie Municipal Band Announces Free Summer Concert Series

June 15, 2011 — The Laramie Municipal Band’s seven-concert season begins at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, at the Washington Park band shell.

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Three-Part Experimental Exhibition to Show at Laramie’s Gallery 211

June 15, 2011 — “Sequencing through Time and Place,” an experimental three-part exhibition, can be seen beginning Wednesday, June 22, at Gallery 211, a University of Wyoming art gallery located at 211 1st St. in Laramie. Each part will be on view for one day from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

UW Pharmacy Students Receive Awards

June 15, 2011 — The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy honored its outstanding students during the school's recent annual honors and awards banquet.

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UW Student Among First Researchers on NASA Flying Observatory

June 15, 2011 — Flying at 41,000 feet elevation aboard the world’s largest airborne astronomical observatory, University of Wyoming student Michael Lundquist gazes into a region of the universe that has never previously been observed in such detail. The data he collects will add valuable information in the scientific quest to determine how and why stars are formed.

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Expert in Mediation Joins UW Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources

June 14, 2011 — The Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming has hired a new public policy mediator and facilitator for its collaborative process program.

Internet Connections Bolster Rural Health Care in Wyoming

June 14, 2011 — Opportunities for Wyoming rural residents to receive additional health services will be bolstered with the addition of high-speed Internet connections in 37 Wyoming hospitals and mental health clinics.

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UW Art Museum to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

June 14, 2011 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host its annual summer solstice celebration from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m, Tuesday, June 21.

Nez Perce National Historic Trail Archaeological Sites Topic of AMK Ranch Talk

June 13, 2011 — The Nez Perce National Historic Trail project within Yellowstone National Park is the topic for the summer seminar series Thursday, June 16, 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.

Union Parking Lot is Now One-Way

June 13, 2011 — The Wyoming Union parking lot has been converted to one-way entrance and exit to and from 15th Street.

UW, CCEDC Partner to Form e2e Gillette

June 13, 2011 — The University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC), in cooperation with the Campbell County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC), has formed “entrepreneur to entrepreneur” (e2e) Gillette.

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UW’s Newell Receives Research Fellowship

June 13, 2011 — The American Council of Learned Societies has awarded a research fellowship to Quincy Newell, associate professor in the University of Wyoming Religious Studies Program.

Wyoming Business Tips for June 19-June 25

June 13, 2011 — 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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Zafft Leads Regional Professional Organization

June 13, 2011 — Kim Zafft looks forward to meeting the challenges of her new position as director for Region 13 of the Association of College Unions International.

Campus Construction Update for June 12-18

June 10, 2011 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 12-18 at the University of Wyoming:

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Carbon Storage Project Moves into Deep-Drilling Phase

June 10, 2011 — Drilling of the remaining 12,000 feet of the Wyoming Carbon Underground Storage Project’s (WY-CUSP) stratigraphic test well on the Rock Springs Uplift in Sweetwater County will begin in the next few days.

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Free Bluegrass Concert at UW Simpson Plaza Wednesday

June 10, 2011 — Colorado musicians, Eric Thorin and David Richey, will perform a free bluegrass concert from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, at the University of Wyoming Simpson Plaza.

University of Wyoming Calendar for June 13-19

June 10, 2011 — These are among the activities scheduled June 13-19 at the University of Wyoming:

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Saturday U: Free One-Day College Education Program June 18 in Jackson

June 9, 2011 — Building partnerships through art, science in the movies and an Indian tribe’s resistance to American assimilation are among topics Saturday, June 18, for the summer term of Saturday U -- the University of Wyoming’s free one-day college education program.

Scholarships Available for Non-Traditional Students at UW

June 9, 2011 — Two scholarships for non-traditional students are available at the University of Wyoming.

Winston-Salem Students Return to Laramie for Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities

June 9, 2011 — The Wyoming NASA Space Grant Consortium and the University of Wyoming Science Posse selected three students for the 2011 summer undergraduate research fellowship program with Winston-Salem State University (WSSU).

Playwright Deborah Brevoort Wins Wyoming National Theatre Essay Competition

June 8, 2011 — New York playwright and librettist Deborah Brevoort is the winner of the University of Wyoming’s national 2011 Amy and Eric Burger Essays on Theatre competition.

Summer Programming Plans Water World Trip to Denver

June 8, 2011 — A trip to Water World offered through the University of Wyoming’s summer programming is planned Tuesday, June 21, in Denver. Tickets go on sale at 9 a.m. Friday, June 10.

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UW Summer Festival Opens with Backstage Comedy June 14

June 8, 2011 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance launches the 2011 Snowy Range Summer Theatre and Dance Festival with “The Understudy,” Theresa Rebeck’s witty new comedy that celebrates and pokes affectionate fun at one of the most underrated players in the world of theatre: the understudy.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester President's Honor Roll -- Nonresident

June 7, 2011 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2011 spring semester President's Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Calendar for June 6-12

June 6, 2011 — These are among the activities scheduled June 6-12 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Spring Semester President's Honor Roll -- Resident

June 6, 2011 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2011 spring semester President's Honor Roll.

UW President Tom Buchanan Statement on the Death of Kevin White

June 6, 2011 — University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan issued the following statement upon learning of the death this weekend of former UW police officer and Wyoming State Legislator Kevin White:

UW Trustees Approve Exception Budget Request for Casper Family Medicine Residency Center

June 6, 2011 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees today (Monday) unanimously approved a budget exception request to the State Budget Office for the Casper Family Medicine Residency Center (FMRC).

Wyoming Business Tips for June 12-18

June 6, 2011 — 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 June 5-11

June 3, 2011 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 5-11 at the University of Wyoming:

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Keener Fry Named UW Alumni Association Executive Director

June 3, 2011 — Keener Fry has been named executive director of the University of Wyoming Alumni Association. He was selected following a national search led by Dan Haley, the association’s past president.

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Megan Burtt to Perform Free Concert in Simpson Plaza

June 3, 2011 — Colorado musician Megan Burtt will perform a free concert from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, at the University of Wyoming Simpson Plaza.

UW Trustees to Consider Exception Budget Request for Casper Family Medicine Residency Center

June 3, 2011 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. Monday, June 6, to consider approval of an exception budget request for the Casper Family Medicine Residency Center.

AMK Summer Seminar Series Begins in Grand Teton National Park

June 2, 2011 — The interaction effects of wolves to coyotes to rodents is the first topic for the summer seminar series Thursday, June 9, 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.

Public Lecture Series Focuses on Rome and Augustus

June 2, 2011 — The Wyoming Humanities Council will host a series of free public lectures and mini courses about different aspects of Rome during the reign of Augustus.

UW College of Education Honors Alumni and Former Faculty

June 2, 2011 — The University of Wyoming College of Education honored alumni and former faculty members at its recent 2011 Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Former Faculty Awards luncheon.

UW Professors Nominated for High Plains Book Award

June 1, 2011 — Two University of Wyoming professors are finalists in the fiction category for High Plains Book Awards.

UW Religion Today Column for May June 5-11: Harold Camping and William Miller: Soul Mates?

June 1, 2011 — "Religion Today" is contributed by the University of Wyoming's Religious Studies Program to examine and promote discussion of religious issues.

UW Student Loan Default Rate Well Below National Average

June 1, 2011 — The University of Wyoming has achieved a remarkably low 3.1 percent default rate on loans borrowed by its students, less than half the national average for public colleges.

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