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December 2011 Releases
December 22, 2011 — The USA Cycling Development Foundation has awarded one of two national John Stenner Memorial Scholarships to University of Wyoming standout bicyclist Jill Behlen.
December 22, 2011 — With backing from industry and elected officials and a focus on research, academics and work force development, the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources (SER) has established itself as a key institution just five years after its creation.
December 21, 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.
December 21, 2011 — Paralysis seems to have hardly slowed this Powell man who ranched after his accident and now assists others and organizes hunts for those with disabilities.
December 21, 2011 — Pesticide issues, rangeland and crop pests are among topics for weed management professionals at the Wyoming Weed Management Association (WWMA) meeting Jan. 17-19 in Casper.
December 21, 2011 — Kali Fagnant can recall the personal gratification she felt when she helped serve a Thanksgiving Day meal to those in need.
December 20, 2011 — Hour after hour, mile after mile, Josh Fuller pushed himself as he made his way around the University Wyoming’s outdoor running track. Supporters cheered him on as music blared from the public address speakers throughout the night and into the morning.
December 20, 2011 — Film, television and stage actor Hill Harper is the keynote speaker for the 2012 Martin Luther King Jr./Days of Dialogue at the University of Wyoming.
December 19, 2011 — Greg Jordan is the new associate state director for the Wyoming Entrepreneur network.
December 19, 2011 — Joanna McCormick has been selected as the University of Wyoming's director of Student Financial Aid. Her appointment is subject to approval by the UW Board of Trustees.
December 19, 2011 — Two professors in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources have received Outstanding Educator Awards at the University of Wyoming.
December 19, 2011 — Most University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 23-Monday, Jan. 2, for the Christmas and New Year's holidays and winter break. Normal business hours resume Tuesday, Jan. 3.
December 19, 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.
December 16, 2011 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Dec. 18-Jan. 7 at the University of Wyoming.
December 16, 2011 — The Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust is estimated to have generated more than 500 jobs annually and $20.9 million in labor earnings in Wyoming since 2006.
December 15, 2011 — The final day to see exhibitions on display at the University of Wyoming Art Museum is Thursday, Dec. 22.
December 15, 2011 — The University of Wyoming has the ability to send instant cell phone text messages to more than 90 percent of its students and half of its employees in the event of an emergency.
December 14, 2011 — The University of Wyoming is collaborating with community colleges across the state to extend international studies opportunities beyond UW.
UW Religion Today Column for Week of Dec. 18-24: Speaking Internationally: The Languages of Joseph, Mary and the Wise Men
December 14, 2011 — The stories of Jesus’ birth are stories of travel. In the Gospel of Luke, Mary and Joseph travel through the national territory, from Nazareth in Jewish Galilee to Bethlehem in Jewish Judea.
December 12, 2011 — An educational game for kids has earned a Laramie man the National Communicator Award for Educational Package from the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents.
December 12, 2011 — A vehicle gate has been installed at the alley entrance near the Berry Center off Lewis St. midway between 9th and 10th streets.
December 12, 2011 — Judges have selected winners in the University of Wyoming's annual College of Engineering and Applied Science Senior Design Symposium.
December 12, 2011 — The University of Wyoming hockey club dropped a pair of games last weekend against the Cheyenne Stampede of the Western States Hockey League (WSHL).
December 12, 2011 — UW Information Technology has recognized individuals who demonstrate excellence in the division. Winners were selected from nominations by UW faculty and staff members both inside and outside of IT.
December 12, 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.
December 12, 2011 — Due to changes in the University of Wyoming’s computer system, the classified advertising service on the WyoWeb system will be suspended after Dec. 16.
December 9, 2011 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Dec. 11-17 at the University of Wyoming:
December 9, 2011 — The Japan Environmental Education Forum (JEEF) will select two graduate student educators to intern this spring with the Teton Science Schools in Jackson.
December 9, 2011 — A special meeting of the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is scheduled Tuesday, Dec. 13, for board members to hear the university’s response to requests for three possible budget-cutting scenarios.
December 8, 2011 — Costs will be reduced and light quality improved at University of Wyoming greenhouses after switching from conventional high-intensity discharge lamps to LED-based systems.
December 8, 2011 — University of Wyoming Department of Ecosystem Science and Management students swept the three competition categories at the joint meeting of the Wyoming Section of the Society for Range Management (SRM) and the Wyoming Association of Conservation Districts.
December 7, 2011 — College credit, information on how to use pesticides and pesticide certification can be acquired at the commercial pesticide applicator short course at the University of Wyoming.
December 7, 2011 — Mental health care for Wyoming’s domestic abuse victims is expanding with a grant from the Verizon Foundation to the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences’ Center for Rural Health Research and Education (CRHRE). The grant will be used to expand an existing psychotherapy service provided by the Department of Psychology.
December 6, 2011 — The state's Enhanced Oil Recovery Commission will meet from 2-3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, via teleconference. The special meeting is open to the public at the Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) office in the UW S.H. Knight Geology Building.
December 6, 2011 — Artist Alanna Catherine Reed’s senior exhibition, “Bare Questions,” can be seen through Dec. 16 in the University of Wyoming Department of Art’s UP Gallery in the Fine Arts Building. An opening reception is set for Thursday, Dec. 8, from 6-8 p.m.
December 6, 2011 — The University of Wyoming debate team members were consistently in the elimination rounds of tournaments throughout the country during the fall semester, collecting victories against several prestigious schools and many of UW’s district rivals.
December 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.
December 5, 2011 — Three candidates for the position of director of Student Financial Aid at the University of Wyoming will give public presentations and answer questions from the audience beginning Tuesday, Dec. 6.
December 5, 2011 — Lessons learned from building the University of Wyoming’s sustainably constructed Bim Kendall House are now available online at the UW Environment and Natural Resources website.
December 5, 2011 — The University of Wyoming College of Law plans to examine the responsibilities of the extractive industry during a symposium in the spring.
December 5, 2011 — Members of the University of Wyoming Cap and Gown Chapter of Mortar Board have named their "Top Profs" for the academic year.
December 2, 2011 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Dec. 4-10 at the University of Wyoming:
December 2, 2011 — One of the joys of the holiday season in Laramie is taking part in the Holiday Home Tour, offering residents an opportunity to tour historic and modern homes, adorned with decorations for the holidays.
December 2, 2011 — The holiday season is a time to celebrate with friends, family and co-workers. While having alcohol at parties can enhance the holiday experience, it also can place you and others at risk if drinking gets out of hand.
December 2, 2011 — These are among the activities scheduled Dec. 4-10 at the University of Wyoming.
December 2, 2011 — The residency of the University of Wyoming’s 2011-2012 Eminent Artists-in-Residence, the celebrated Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, culminates with an evening-length dance concert, “Continuous Momentum: The Works of Bill T. Jones” Dec. 10-13 in Riverton, Gillette, Torrington and Lusk.
December 2, 2011 — Sabrina Forbis from Riverton and Kyle McDonald of Jackson have earned their place in University of Wyoming history: They are the first UW students to receive bachelor’s degrees in energy resource science offered by the School of Energy Resources.
December 1, 2011 — Increased demands for higher education opportunities in Wyoming will require even greater cooperation between the University of Wyoming and the state’s community colleges, UW President Tom Buchanan says.
December 1, 2011 — University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan today issued the following statement in reaction to Gov. Matt Mead's 2013-14 budget recommendations: