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September 2012 Releases


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Campus Construction Update for Week of Sept. 30-Oct. 6

September 28, 2012 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Sept. 30-Oct. 6 at the University of Wyoming.

Free Firewood Available at UW’s Jelm Mountain Observatory Saturday

September 28, 2012 — Volunteers are needed Saturday, Sept. 29, to help move felled beetle-killed trees near the University of Wyoming Jelm Mountain Observatory.

Holly Petraeus to Visit with UW Military Veteran Students Oct. 4

September 28, 2012 — Holly Petraeus, director of the Office of Service Member Affairs, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will meet with UW veteran students Thursday, Oct. 4.

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Pianist Gabriela Martinez Sets UW Performance

September 28, 2012 — Gabriela Martinez, a rising piano soloist, will perform a Cultural Programs concert Saturday, Oct. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Fine Arts concert hall.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 1–7

September 28, 2012 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Trustees to Discuss Presidential Search

September 28, 2012 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet Monday, Oct. 1, from 1-4 p.m. in the Old Main boardroom to discuss the process of selecting a successor to retiring President Tom Buchanan.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 7-Oct. 13

September 28, 2012 — 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.

Wyoming Entrepreneur Webinar on Hiring Newly Graduated College Students

September 28, 2012 — Jo Chytka, University of Wyoming Center for Advising and Career Services director, will discuss hiring college graduates in a webinar from 2:30-3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4.

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“The Awakening” Shown as Part of the SAC Scary Movie Night

September 28, 2012 — Scary Movie Night will feature the film “The Awakening” Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 8 p.m. in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union.

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Founder of Early UW Spin-off Company Sells His Success

September 27, 2012 — Twenty-five years ago -- in the days before there was a Wyoming Technology Business Center to nurture a business and the Internet to promote it -- Mike Kmetz was a pioneer

Franchising Expert Offers Advice in Casper Oct. 9

September 27, 2012 — Stacy Swift, owner of the FranNet office, which covers a three-state area, will share her expertise about expanding a business in the Casper market.

UW Service Learning Project in Kenya Topic of Sheridan Meeting

September 27, 2012 — Information about a University of Wyoming service learning project in Kenya will be explained during a free meeting Friday, Oct. 19, at 6 p.m. in the C-Tel Presentation Hall in the Whitney Building at Sheridan College. Refreshments will follow.

Northern Rockies Skies for October

September 26, 2012 — 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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Saturday University Professors Examine Heart Mountain, Health Care, Politics

September 26, 2012 — What remains of Wyoming's World War II Heart Mountain Japanese-American Relocation Center? What does health care reform mean for Wyoming residents? How has the Supreme Court reshaped the political landscape for election 2012?

UW Pharmacy Team Plays Role in Health Care Initiative

September 26, 2012 — A team of researchers from the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences has joined an effort to transform the delivery of health care in Wyoming.

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UW Researcher’s Study of African Spiny Mice Reveals First Documented Case of Tissue Regeneration in Mammals

September 26, 2012 — Sometimes, science can be more serendipitous than scheduled. Just ask Jacob Goheen.

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Annual UW Iron Pour is Saturday

September 25, 2012 — Heated to 2,700 degrees, molten iron will flow Saturday, Sept. 29, at 1 p.m. on the north side of the University of Wyoming’s new Visual Arts Building at 22nd Street and Willett Drive.

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Cal Brackin Exhibition in the Wyoming Union

September 25, 2012 — Illustrations by Cal Brackin can be seen Oct. 2- 19 in Gallery 234 in the Wyoming Union lower level.

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Classic Noel Coward Comedy Opens UW Theatre and Dance Season

September 25, 2012 — High spirits and hijinks abound in English wit-master Noel Coward’s classic drawing-room comedy, “Blithe Spirit,” that opens the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance 2012-2013 production season.

Financial Protection UW Consumer Issues Conference Theme

September 25, 2012 — Major consumer financial protection issues will be covered during the 12th annual Consumer Issues Conference Wednesday-Friday, Oct. 3-5, at the University of Wyoming Union. This year’s theme is “Consumer Financial Protection: Who's in Charge?”

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Musician Spencer Bohren to Perform at UW

September 25, 2012 — Master musician, artist and storyteller Spencer Bohren will perform Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in Room 128 of the University of Wyoming Fine Arts Center.

UW Rodeo Teams Sit Second in Region

September 25, 2012 — Both University of Wyoming rodeo teams are hanging tough in the Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR) after two fall rodeos.

Congressional Delegation Representatives at UW Wednesday

September 24, 2012 — Representatives of U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso and U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis are scheduled to hold office hours Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 3-3:30 p.m. in the Senate Chambers, second floor of the Wyoming Union.

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Evolutionary Biologists to Speak at UW Sept. 27

September 24, 2012 — Two of the world’s leading evolutionary researchers, Peter and Rosemary Grant, will speak at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the University of Wyoming Berry Center auditorium.

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New Leader Brings Wealth of Experience to UW Science, Math Teaching Center

September 24, 2012 — Developing and supporting innovative educational programs that engage teachers and students is a primary goal of the new director of the University of Wyoming’s Science and Mathematics Teaching Center (SMTC).

Public Meeting on Planned Grand Avenue Construction

September 24, 2012 — Information about plans to reconstruct a portion of Grand Avenue in 2014 will be presented during an open house from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Wyoming Union West Ballroom.

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UW Faculty Member Receives Honor from Alma Mater

September 24, 2012 — A University of Wyoming faculty member who is renowned for his work in preparing mathematics educators is being honored by one of his alma maters.

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UW Professor’s Book Assesses Progress in Achieving Sustainable Economies

September 24, 2012 — More than 20 years after the landmark book “Blueprint for a Green Economy” presented practical measures for “greening” modern economies, two of the book’s original authors have revisited and updated the 1989 work to assess what is needed to achieve sustainable development.

WPR Seeks Volunteers to Help with Fall Membership Drive

September 24, 2012 — Wyoming Public Radio is seeking volunteers to answer phones during its Fall Membership Drive Oct. 8-19.

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Campus Construction Update for Week of Sept. 23-29

September 21, 2012 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Sept. 23-29 at the University of Wyoming.

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King James Bible: Myths and Realities

September 21, 2012 — Over the centuries, many myths have sprung up about the King James translation of the Bible. Read about some of these, as well as the real answers to questions about the history of this version, in King James Bible: Myths and Realities.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 24-30

September 21, 2012 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 24-30 at the University of Wyoming:

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UW Libraries to Host National Exhibition Celebrating 400th Anniversary of King James Bible

September 21, 2012 — The origins, creation and impact of one of history’s most influential books is the focus of a national traveling exhibition that will be displayed Oct. 7-31 at the University of Wyoming’s Coe Library.

Wyoming Business Tips for Sept. 30-Oct. 6

September 21, 2012 — 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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Andrikopoulos Joins UW Faculty as Ultra Petroleum Visiting Chair

September 20, 2012 — Senior energy industry executive Shaun Andrikopoulos has been awarded the Ultra Petroleum Visiting Chair in Energy Management at the University of Wyoming.

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Commander of U.S. Central Command to Speak at UW

September 20, 2012 — A four-star general who commands U.S. military operations in the Middle East is scheduled to speak Thursday, Oct. 4, at the University of Wyoming.

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Music Composed by Alex Shapiro Headlines UW New Frontiers Concerts

September 20, 2012 — New Frontiers, a celebration of modern classical music and living composers, will feature free nightly concerts Sunday, Sept. 23, through Thursday, Sept 27, at the University of Wyoming.

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Popular Hypnotist Frederick Winters Comes to UW Sept. 28

September 20, 2012 — Comedy hypnotist Frederick Winters, who has hypnotized more than 150,000 people, will perform a free show Friday, Sept. 28, at 9 p.m. in the Arts and Sciences auditorium during Family Weekend at the University of Wyoming.

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Religion Writer Stephen Prothero Will Speak at UW

September 20, 2012 — Well-known religious commentator and writer Stephen Prothero will speak Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Arts and Sciences auditorium.

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UW Hosts High School Band Day

September 20, 2012 — The University of Wyoming welcomed 700 junior high and high school students to War Memorial Stadium for the annual Band Day Sept. 15.

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Mount Moran Arrival Provides UW with a High-Performance Computing Site

September 19, 2012 — The University of Wyoming’s Mount Moran is built and will soon be ready for faculty to ascend new heights. In a manner of high-performance computing speak, that is.

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UW Architectural Engineering Class Developing Site Plan for Historic Carousel in Buffalo

September 19, 2012 — An architectural design class at the University of Wyoming is developing a site plan for a building to house a historic carousel in Buffalo.

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UW Dance Piece Fuses Science with Music and Theater

September 19, 2012 — “Evo-Cete: The Big Blue Journey,” a dance production that teaches the evolution of and scientific facts about whales, will have its premiere at 2:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium.

UW Religion Today Column for Week of Sept. 23-29: King James and His Bible

September 19, 2012 — King James grew up as a king. After Queen Elizabeth executed his mother, Mary Queen of Scots, when he was just one year old, he became King of Scotland and the heir to the English throne after Elizabeth’s death. He was raised by a team of Scottish Presbyterian ministers under the control of his regent, but upon his ascension to the English crown in 1603, he seemed more attuned to English religious politics.

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Evolutionary Biologists to Speak In Casper Sept. 26

September 18, 2012 — Two of the world’s leading evolutionary researchers, Peter and Rosemary Grant, will speak Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. in Room 150 of the University of Wyoming Outreach Building, 951 N. Poplar St. in Casper.

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Po Chen to Be First UW Professor to Use Supercomputer

September 18, 2012 — One day, Po Chen may be referenced in the Wyoming Almanac. For now, he’s likely the envy of many of his fellow University of Wyoming researchers.

UW, Community Colleges Plan Conference

September 18, 2012 — Academic and student affairs leaders from Wyoming’s seven community colleges will join with their counterparts at the University of Wyoming for a daylong conference Thursday, Sept. 20, at the UW Conference Center/Hilton Garden Inn.

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UW Faculty to Perform Vivaldi’s ‘The Four Seasons’

September 18, 2012 — The music most identified with the times of year, Antonio Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons,” will be performed Saturday, Sept. 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Fine Arts concert hall.

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Documentary Depicts Sex Trafficking/Slavery

September 17, 2012 — “Not My Life,” a documentary that depicts the cruel and dehumanizing practices of global human trafficking and modern slavery, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium.

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Greybull Student Excels Through UW Engineering, McNair Program for Research

September 17, 2012 — Even as a Greybull High School (GHS) student, Talysa Stockert knew that she wanted to go onto higher education and achieve something with brother Kajen -- be the first among their family to earn college degrees.

Prominent Philosopher to Speak at UW Thursday

September 17, 2012 — A world-renowned philosopher is scheduled to visit and speak at the University of Wyoming this week.

UW and WWCC Officials to Explain Educational Opportunities in Star Valley

September 17, 2012 — University of Wyoming and Western Wyoming Community College representatives will explain higher education opportunities offered in Star Valley at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Star Valley Community Complex in Etna.

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UW Breaks Ground on Indoor Golf Facility

September 17, 2012 — University of Wyoming officials have broken ground on a new $1.2 million state-of-the-art Cowboy and Cowgirl Indoor Golf Practice Facility that will give UW athletes and community players the opportunity to work on their game year-round.

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UW History Professor Tells Story of Cody Cave’s Shift from National Monument to Hole in Ground

September 17, 2012 — University of Wyoming History Professor Phil Roberts has published a new book exploring a little-known chapter in Wyoming history.

UW Magazine Survey Offers Prizes

September 17, 2012 — Your opinion about UWYO magazine could be worth free tickets to the Cowboys’ Homecoming football game or a $50 gift card to the University of Wyoming Bookstore.

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UW Pride Flags Go On Sale to Public

September 17, 2012 — You’ve seen them on campus and around Laramie. They are even starting to show up on flag posts in other communities around the Cowboy State.

UW Rodeo Teams Off to Rousing Start

September 17, 2012 — It was quite the opening weekend for both the University of Wyoming women’s and men’s rodeo teams.

UW Security and Fire Safety Report Now Available

September 17, 2012 — The 2012 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the University of Wyoming is now available.

Wyoming Business Tips for Sept. 23-Sept. 29

September 17, 2012 — 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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Author Maldonado-Torres to Lead Hispanic Heritage Month Program Monday

September 14, 2012 — Nelson Maldonado-Torres, author of “Against War,” will lecture Monday, Sept. 17, from 4-6 p.m. at the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium.

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Campus Construction Update for Week of Sept. 16-22

September 14, 2012 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Sept. 16-22 at the University of Wyoming.

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Dueling Pianos Offers Music and Comedy

September 14, 2012 — Dueling Pianos will perform Saturday, Sept. 22, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.

Land-Grant Mission Subject of UW TV Program

September 14, 2012 — University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan and History Professor Phil Roberts will examine “What the Land-Grant Mission Means for Wyoming” during the season premiere of the UW informational program “Wyoming Signatures” Sunday, Sept. 23, at 6:30 p.m. on Wyoming Public Television.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 17–23

September 14, 2012 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 17-23 at the University of Wyoming:

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UW to Offer Graduate Minor in Computational Sciences

September 14, 2012 — While discussion of creating a graduate minor in computational sciences at the University of Wyoming traces back to 2005, the presence of a supercomputer in Cheyenne provides some additional motivation for the university’s effort to create a unique skill set and help students across many academic disciplines land jobs in the future.

ALS Informational Meeting Monday

September 13, 2012 — Information about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease) will be presented Monday, Sept. 17, from 4-5:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences Complex.

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Country Music Breakthrough Artist Easton Corbin to Perform at UW Sept. 29

September 13, 2012 — Country music artist Easton Corbin will perform Saturday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Arts and Sciences auditorium.

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Free Bowling for UW Students

September 13, 2012 — University of Wyoming students will be able to bowl for free Friday, Sept. 21, from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. at Laramie Lanes on Third Street.

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Acclaimed Poet to Read His Work at Night Heron Books Sept. 22

September 12, 2012 — Award-winning poet CAConrad will read from his work at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Night Heron Books, located at 107 E. Ivinson St.

United Way Campaign Kickoff Sept. 18 at UW

September 12, 2012 — The University of Wyoming’s 2012 United Way campaign will begin Tuesday, Sept. 18, with a campus campaign kickoff at 3 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Family Room.

UW Ag Student Barbecue Raises Money for Scholarships, Organizations

September 12, 2012 — Proceeds from a barbecue prepared and served by students affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will provide scholarships and fund agriculture college student organizations at the University of Wyoming.

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UW Cultural Programs' Concert Series Offers 11 Performances

September 12, 2012 — The Pacifica String Quartet will open the University of Wyoming’s Cultural Programs series at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, in the UW Fine Arts concert hall. Tickets cost $17 for students and senior citizens and $20 for the public.

UW Rodeo Teams Open Fall Season at CWC

September 12, 2012 — After 30 years as a rodeo coach -- 15 as the head man for the University of Wyoming -- George Howard’s ultimate goal remains the same today: Win a national championship.

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Adventurer Mark Jenkins to Discuss Everest Climb

September 11, 2012 — Author, adventurer and UW faculty member Mark Jenkins will discuss his 2012 expedition to the summit of Mount Everest Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium.

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E2e Conference at UW Focuses on Energy-Related Topics

September 11, 2012 — Opportunities in the fossil fuels industry and developing successful energy-related businesses are the topics for the second annual e2e conference Sept. 20-21, at the at the University of Wyoming Conference Center inside the Hilton Garden Inn.

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Litigation Expert to Present 2012 William D. Griffith Speaker Series

September 11, 2012 — Karen Jo Koonan, an expert on jury selection, will speak as part of the William D. Griffith Series Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 1:20 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Education Building auditorium.

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Supreme Court Justice Hill Leads UW Constitution Day Program

September 11, 2012 — Wyoming Supreme Court Justice William Hill will discuss “Selecting Judges under the U.S. and Wyoming Constitutions: A Study in Contrast” Friday, Sept. 14, at 11:30 a.m. in the University of Wyoming American Heritage Center's Wyoming Stock Growers’ Room. His talk is part of UW’s observance of Constitution Day.

UW Helps Shape National Teacher Assessment

September 11, 2012 — After successfully participating in both the pilot phase and an expanded field test of a new, national-level assessment, University of Wyoming teacher education programs are ready to implement that comprehensive process with their 2013 graduates.

UW Police Arrest Suspect in Sexual Assault

September 11, 2012 — A tip from a person who’d received an emergency campuswide text message Tuesday led to the arrest of a man suspected of sexual assault.

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Ridership Increases on UW Campus Shuttle System

September 10, 2012 — Students Chris Thompson, Heidi Montano and Rian Wilfong say it’s a no-brainer why ridership on the University of Wyoming shuttle buses has increased dramatically this semester: It’s convenient, free and the buses quickly get them directly to where they want to go.

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UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Names 2012 Award Recipients

September 10, 2012 — An expert in finding and controlling biothreat agents and a 32-year former faculty member are outstanding alumni award recipients from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.

UW Departmental Directory Updates Due

September 10, 2012 — Institutional Communications reminds all University of Wyoming departments that the updates for the University of Wyoming Departmental Directory are due by Friday, Sept. 14.

UW Family Weekend Registration Deadline Sept. 14

September 10, 2012 — Deadline to register for the University of Wyoming’s annual Family Weekend is Friday, Sept. 14.

UW Information Technology Recognizes Excellence

September 10, 2012 — University of Wyoming Information Technology is seeking nominations for its semiannual program to recognize individual excellence in the division.

UW Trustees Approve Faculty Retirements, Acknowledge Resignations

September 10, 2012 — University of Wyoming trustees approved the following faculty retirements during their business meeting Friday, Sept. 7:

UW Trustees Approve Personnel Appointments

September 10, 2012 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved the following appointments during its September meeting.

Wyoming Business Tips for Sept. 16-Sept. 22

September 10, 2012 — 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 Sept. 9-15

September 7, 2012 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Sept. 9-15 at the University of Wyoming.

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Comedian and Magician Derek Hughes Sets UW Performance

September 7, 2012 — Comedian and magician Derek Hughes will perform Friday, Sept. 14, at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 10-16

September 7, 2012 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 10-16 at the University of Wyoming:

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UW Announces Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center Gift of $10 Million

September 7, 2012 — The University of Wyoming today (Friday) announced a historic $10 million gift from philanthropist Marian Rochelle that will support the construction of a state-of-the art Gateway Center that will become the signature entrance facility to the university, connecting students, alumni and friends.

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Wyoming Firm Will Renovate, Expand Half Acre Gym

September 7, 2012 — A Wyoming firm has been selected to transform the University of Wyoming’s Half Acre Gym into a modern student recreation and wellness center.

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Brush Creek Artists-in-Residence to Present Works at UW Sept. 20

September 6, 2012 — Seven current artists-in-residence from the Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts will discuss their works at a free public presentation from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the University of Wyoming.

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Unique UW Engineering Program Gains Accreditation

September 6, 2012 — An innovative University of Wyoming program -- which aims to produce engineers to address the nation’s energy challenges -- is the first of its kind in the United States to receive national accreditation.

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UW President Announces He’ll Retire Next Year

September 6, 2012 — University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan announced today (Thursday) that he will retire as president at the end of summer 2013, concluding a lengthy UW career that saw him preside over a period of tremendous progress.

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Comedians Ali Wong and Michael Palascak to Perform at UW

September 5, 2012 — Comedians Ali Wong and Michael Palascak will perform at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, in the University of Wyoming Arts and Sciences auditorium.

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Experts to Examine American Foreign Relations at Cody, Jackson and Laramie Meetings

September 5, 2012 — A panel of experts will examine the future of American foreign relations during programs Sept. 11-13 in Laramie, Cody and Jackson.

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Opening Reception for UW Visual Arts Galley Exhibition Friday

September 5, 2012 — A free opening reception for the University of Wyoming Department of Art’s first fall exhibition is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at the Visual Arts Gallery at the corner of 22nd Street and Willett Drive. The Gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

UW Board of Trustees Sets September Agenda

September 5, 2012 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will conduct its September meeting beginning Thursday, Sept. 6, in Room 506 of Coe Library.

UW Will Host 11th Rocky Mountain Rendezvous Job Fair

September 5, 2012 — The 11th annual Rocky Mountain Rendezvous (RMR), one of five regional job fairs sponsored by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society for Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), will be Sept. 21-24, at the University of Wyoming Conference Center and Hilton Garden Inn.

Cowboy Challenge Mud Run Friday at UW

September 4, 2012 — A race through mud and water obstacles is part of the Cowboy Challenge Mud Run at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, at the University of Wyoming.

Enjoy the New York Times for Free

September 4, 2012 — The New York Times is available on campus free of charge during the fall semester. Academic sponsors provide more than 600 copies of the newspaper every class day.

Nominations Accepted for Staff Employee of the Third Quarter

September 4, 2012 — The UW Staff Senate is seeking nominations for Outstanding Staff Employee of the third quarter. Sept. 14 is the nomination deadline.

State of the University Address Scheduled Sept. 6

September 4, 2012 — University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan will host his annual "State of the University" address Thursday, Sept. 6, starting at 3 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom. He will discuss key issues facing the university and outline future plans.

UWPD to Auction Abandoned Property

September 4, 2012 — The University of Wyoming Police Department annual Abandoned Property Auction is scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 5, beginning at 4 p.m. in the police department parking lot, 1426 E. Flint St. Viewing for the auction will begin at 3:30 p.m.

UW Religion Today Column for Week of Sept. 9-15: Political Conventions and Revival Meetings

September 4, 2012 — Americans have just endured two weeks of political conventions with speechifying cheering, waving, interviews and smiles. It is an old-time political event, a gathering designed for the people present rather than the larger TV viewership or an Internet audience. For decades, news people have lamented that the convention is just not made for television, and that the parties' efforts to jazz it up simply emphasize how far it falls short.

Wyoming Business Tips for Sept. 9-Sept. 15

September 4, 2012 — 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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