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May 2013 Releases


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Campus Construction Update for June 2-8

May 31, 2013 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 2-8 at the University of Wyoming:

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University of Wyoming Calendar for June 3-9

May 31, 2013 — These are among activities scheduled June 3-9 at the University of Wyoming:

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UW Professor Co-author of Study Explaining Education Gap in Mortality Among U.S. White Women

May 31, 2013 — Less-educated white women were more likely to die than better-educated females from the mid-1990s through the mid-2000s, according to a new study co-written by a University of Wyoming professor.

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UW Students Honored at Torchlight Laurels

May 31, 2013 — University of Wyoming students were recognized and awarded for their community service and academic achievements at the recent Torchlight Laurels ceremony.

Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute to Host Annual CO2 Conference

May 30, 2013 — For the seventh year, the Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) at the University of Wyoming will host its annual CO2 Conference in Casper July 10-11 at the Casper Events Center.

Sheridan Research and Extension Center Field Day Features Producer, Homeowner Sessions

May 30, 2013 — The University of Wyoming Sheridan Research and Extension Center (ShREC) Field Day will include crop variety trial tours and information sessions that cover everything from weed control to backyard composting to growing grapes for wine.

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UW Graduate Succeeds Through TRiO McNair Scholars Program

May 30, 2013 — Growing up in Woodstock, Ill., Chad Gibbs developed a love for history. His grandfather had an amazing collection of historical books, and they would read and watch documentaries together. His grandfather was his first history teacher, Gibbs says.

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UW Hosts Astronomy Experience for Six Undergraduate Students from Across the Nation

May 30, 2013 — Beginning this week, six undergraduate students from across America have gathered for 10 weeks to delve into studying astronomy at the University of Wyoming. And there’s no easing in. Students were scheduled to gaze at stars through a telescope on their first night.

Northern Rockies Sky for June: Ursa Major and the Big Dipper

May 29, 2013 — 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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The Echo Chamber to Perform in UW Summer Concert Series June 5

May 29, 2013 — The Echo Chamber, an ambient rock band, will perform as part of the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, June 5, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in Simpson Plaza.

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UW Graduate Student Earns Grand Teton Fellowship

May 29, 2013 — A University of Wyoming graduate student has been selected by Grand Teton National Park and the Grand Teton Association for the 2013 Boyd Evison Graduate Fellowship.

UW Honors Top Engineering Students

May 29, 2013 — The University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science recently presented its top awards to four students in the college.

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UW Student Receives Fulbright Scholarship to Conduct Research in Lithuania

May 29, 2013 — University of Wyoming student Inga Mileviciute hopes to gain a broad understanding of alcohol use among different populations during a Fulbright U.S. Student internship at Lithuania’s Vilnius University during the 2013-14 academic year.

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Snowy Range Summer Theatre Presents 60th Season

May 28, 2013 — A witty, insightful look at what happens when ordinary life is refracted through the lens of war; a “riotously funny” (Associated Press) comedy about two Irish lads hoping to hit it big as movie extras; and a homegrown, heartfelt tribute to community journalism are all on the marquee this summer for the 60th season of Snowy Range Summer Theatre.

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UW Staff Members Graduate from STEP Training Program

May 28, 2013 — Two dozen University of Wyoming staff members recently graduated from the new Staff Training and Enrichment Program (STEP). The program is designed to enhance performance and motivation of staff through developed leadership.

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UW’s Randi Martinsen President-Elect of World’s Largest International Geological Association

May 28, 2013 — Members of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) have chosen University of Wyoming Senior Lecturer Randi Martinsen as the organization’s incoming president-elect. She will assume the president-elect position July 1 and the president’s position July 1, 2014.

Campus Construction Update for May 26-June 1

May 24, 2013 — These are among the construction activities scheduled May 26-June 1 at the University of Wyoming:

Mining, Reclamation Association Meeting First in Wyoming Since 2007

May 24, 2013 — More than 320 individuals have registered for the American Society of Mining and Reclamation (ASMR) and the Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center (WRRC) conference June 1-7 at the University of Wyoming Conference Center at Laramie’s Hilton Garden Inn.

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UW Student Selected for Washington, D.C., Internship

May 24, 2013 — Emily Beagle of Sheridan, a University of Wyoming graduate student in mechanical engineering, will serve a nine-week internship in Washington, D.C., this summer.

Wyoming Business Tips for June 2-8

May 24, 2013 — 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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UW Names New Registrar

May 23, 2013 — A longtime university registrar’s office professional with both regional and international experience has been named the University of Wyoming’s next registrar.

UW Nursing Graduates Honored

May 23, 2013 — The University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing recognized the school’s top graduating students during its recent convocation.

UW Researcher Studies Anti-Cancer Resource Found in Big Horn Mountains

May 23, 2013 — Wyoming's Big Horn Mountains contain a valuable resource that could help fight cancer.

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UW to Host ‘AstroCamp: Journey to the Stars’ June 16-25

May 23, 2013 — Middle school students from Wyoming, as well as from parts of the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions, will be transformed into star gazers and scientists during the University of Wyoming’s AstroCamp: Journey to the Stars June 16-25.

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Tickets for Colorado Rockies Game Go on Sale June 3

May 22, 2013 — Specially priced tickets go on sale Monday, June 3, for University of Wyoming students and non-students to watch the Friday, June 14, baseball game between the Colorado Rockies and Philadelphia Phillies at Coors Field in Denver.

UW Fishermen Qualify for Regional Championship

May 22, 2013 — Two University of Wyoming teams placed among the top 15 at the recent FLW College Fishing Western Conference event on the California Delta.

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UW Haub School Recognizes 2013 Plummer Interdisciplinary Excellence Scholars

May 22, 2013 — The University of Wyoming Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) awarded Plummer Interdisciplinary Excellence Scholarships to four UW graduate students.

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UW Pharmacy Student Aims to Inspire Others to Pursue Dual Pharmacy/MBA Degrees

May 22, 2013 — Lisa Ohnstad is the type of person to pay it forward.

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UW Religion Today Column for Week of May 26-June 1: Movie Superheroes and Divine Play

May 22, 2013 — When is a human not a human? When he or she is a superhero!

Sheridan College INBRE Students Present Research Work in Washington, D.C.

May 21, 2013 — Three Sheridan College students were among only four community colleges who presented posters at the prestigious Council on Undergraduate Research program in Washington, D.C.

Twenty-Four UW Students to Receive EPSCoR Undergraduate Research Fellowships

May 21, 2013 — Two dozen University of Wyoming undergraduate students will have great opportunities to become involved in scientific research this summer.

Fourteen UW Employees Graduate from UW Leadership Academy

May 20, 2013 — Fourteen University of Wyoming employees graduated from the inaugural UW Leadership Academy May 14. The ceremony took place at the American Heritage Center.

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New Exhibitions Open Saturday at UW Art Museum

May 20, 2013 — Three new exhibitions will open at the University of Wyoming Art Museum Saturday, May 25.

UW Closed Memorial Day

May 20, 2013 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed and summer classes dismissed Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day.

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UW College of Engineering and Applied Science Honors Top Professionals

May 20, 2013 — The University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science recently recognized faculty and staff for outstanding service and accomplishments.

UW in Negotiations for Konica Minolta Copier Provider Services

May 20, 2013 — University of Wyoming is negotiating a new four-year agreement with Konica Minolta to continue as the exclusive copier provider for the campus.

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UW’s Robert Field Invited to Speak at European Environmental Conference

May 20, 2013 — University of Wyoming atmospheric scientist Robert Field will assess the impact of unconventional gas development on air quality at the Green Week 2013 conference June 4-7 in Brussels, Belgium.

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Wyoming Writers Inc. Conference Comes to UW

May 20, 2013 — Award-winning authors will present workshops in fiction, poetry, short stories, children’s fiction and nonfiction during the Wyoming Writers Inc. annual conference June 7-9 at the University of Wyoming Conference Center at Laramie’s Hilton Garden Inn.

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Bluegrass Band Opens Summer Concert Series at UW

May 17, 2013 — The bluegrass band BeatGrass will open the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, May 29, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in Simpson Plaza.

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Campus Construction Update for May 19-25

May 17, 2013 — These are among the construction activities scheduled May 19-25 at the University of Wyoming:

Local Students selected for Summer High School Institute at UW

May 17, 2013 — An opportunity to achieve intellectual and personal growth for 85 talented sophomores throughout the state will be presented in the 29th annual Summer High School Institute June 9-29 at the University of Wyoming.

University of Wyoming Calendar for May 20-26

May 17, 2013 — These are among activities scheduled May 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:

Wyoming Business Tips for May 26-June 1

May 17, 2013 — 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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Casper Woman Receives Inaugural Maggi Murdock Scholars Award

May 16, 2013 — Connie Rodgers of Casper, a nontraditional student who received her Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education through the University of Wyoming/Casper College Center (UW/CC), is one of two recipients of the first Maggi Murdock Scholars Award.

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Cheyenne Woman Receives Inaugural Maggi Murdock Scholars Award

May 16, 2013 — Margaret Welch of Cheyenne, a nontraditional student who completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice through the University of Wyoming’s Outreach Credit Programs, is one of two recipients of the first Maggi Murdock Scholars Award.

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Jackson State University Contingent to Study Hydrology at UW This Summer

May 16, 2013 — Students from the University of Wyoming and Jackson State University will pair up this summer to focus on research projects centered on hydrology, ecology and geophysics in the Laramie and Snowy ranges.

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Longtime Faculty Member Becomes UW Outreach School Dean

May 16, 2013 — A longtime University of Wyoming faculty member, who has served in various leadership capacities and has a record of service around the state, has been named the next dean of UW’s Outreach School.

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Laramie Student Selected for Leadership Academy

May 15, 2013 — Wendy Martinez, a University of Wyoming political science/French student from Laramie, is among 30 students nationwide selected for the first GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy (GUALA) -- a 12-month development program.

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New UW Research Shows Grizzly Diet Shift Hits Elk Herds

May 15, 2013 — A decline in native Yellowstone cutthroat trout due in part to the introduction of nonnative lake trout has driven a shift in the diets of grizzly bears that helps explain losses in some migratory elk herds in the greater Yellowstone area, according to new research published today.

Pepsi-Cola Continues Role as UW’s Exclusive Beverage Provider

May 15, 2013 — Wyoming Beverage Inc., Pepsi-Cola manufacturer and distributor, will continue to be the University of Wyoming’s exclusive beverage provider under an agreement that begins Aug. 1.

UW Launches Automatic Admissions Transfer Policy for Wyoming Community College Graduates

May 15, 2013 — The University of Wyoming has established a policy that will allow students at Wyoming community colleges who earn associate of arts or associate of science degrees to be automatically admitted to the university.

Woman Who Transformed Health Care Delivery Will Share Her Story at UW Event

May 15, 2013 — To commemorate the University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing's first Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) class, Loretta Ford, co-founder of the national nurse practitioner movement, will participate in an interview with UW’s Distinguished Emeritus Professor Pete Simpson Thursday, May 23, at 2 p.m. in the College of Business Scarlett Auditorium.

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Contemporary Japanese Prints Exhibition Ends Saturday

May 14, 2013 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum exhibition featuring contemporary Japanese prints, “Redefining the Multiple: 13 Japanese Printmakers,” ends Saturday, May 18.

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Forest Service and UW Ruckelshaus Institute Offer Open Houses on Forest Recovery

May 14, 2013 — Open houses in Laramie, Saratoga and Steamboat Springs, Colo., will highlight ecological dynamics as local forests respond and move beyond the bark beetle epidemic.

UW College of Arts and Sciences Names 2013 Outstanding Graduates

May 14, 2013 — The University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences has selected its outstanding graduating students for the 2012-13 academic year.

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UW Education Faculty Members Collaborate on Photo Project

May 14, 2013 — A collaborative photo project, "Photovoice: Learning the Immigrant Story," is on display at Everyday Joe's Coffee Shop, 144 S. Mason St. (Old Town), in Fort Collins, Colo., throughout May.

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Global and Area Studies Director Garrison Wins UW President’s Stewardship Award

May 13, 2013 — The University of Wyoming awarded this year’s President’s Faculty Stewardship Award to Jean Garrison, director of the Global and Area Studies program and professor in the Department of Political Science.

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Overseas Press Club Honors UW’s Mark Jenkins

May 13, 2013 — The Overseas Press Club of America presented its 2013 Madeline Dane Ross Award to Mark Jenkins, a senior lecturer in the University of Wyoming Department of English.

Retirees to Hear UW Update during Monthly Meeting

May 13, 2013 — All University of Wyoming retirees and near-retirees are invited to attend the May meeting of the UW/State Retirees of Albany County at 10 a.m. Monday, May 20, at the Eppson Center for Seniors, located at 1560 N. Third St.

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UW Biodiversity Institute Announces Research, Art Grant Awardees

May 13, 2013 — The Biodiversity Institute, a division of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming, has selected recipients of its first annual call for proposals for three initiatives this spring. The winners will receive a combined total of $51,000 for their projects.

UW College of Arts and Sciences to Hold Annual Awards Banquet

May 13, 2013 — The University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences will hold its annual awards banquet to honor outstanding former faculty and alumni Saturday, May 18, at the UW Conference Center at the Laramie Hilton Garden Inn. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m.

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UW Entomology Doctoral Student Receives $32,000 Fellowship

May 13, 2013 — A University of Wyoming entomology doctoral student who helped develop a more efficient and less environmentally hazardous method of rangeland grasshopper control has received the $32,000 Lloyd/Kumar Graduate Fellowship in Entomology.

UW Pharmacy Students Receive Awards

May 13, 2013 — 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 Trustees Approve Personnel Appointments

May 13, 2013 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees Approved the following personnel items during its meeting Friday, May 10.

Campus Construction Update for May 12-18

May 10, 2013 — These are among the construction activities scheduled May 5-11 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Calendar for May 13-19

May 10, 2013 — The following is among activities scheduled May 13-19 at the University of Wyoming:

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UW Board Picks Contractor for Arena-Auditorium Project

May 10, 2013 — A Wyoming company has been chosen to manage the first phase of a major renovation of the University of Wyoming Arena-Auditorium.

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UW Breaks Ground on Buchanan Center for Performing Arts

May 10, 2013 — Citing retiring President Tom Buchanan’s dedication to the arts in Wyoming, the University of Wyoming today (Friday) broke ground to begin construction on the new Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts.

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UW Collegiate Chorale Holds Benefit Concert for One of Its Own

May 10, 2013 — The University of Wyoming’s premiere vocal ensemble, the Collegiate Chorale, had a slightly different end-of-year performance Sunday, May 5.

UW Presents Shakespeare in a Trunk

May 10, 2013 — University of Wyoming actors will perform “The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet” May 13-17 in Lander, Jackson, Casper and Wheatland.

Wyoming Business Tips for May 19-25

May 10, 2013 — 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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Former U.S. Ambassador Marc Wall is UW Visiting Senior Scholar in Global Studies

May 9, 2013 — Marc Wall, the U.S. Pacific Command’s foreign policy adviser and a former United States ambassador to Chad, is the new Senior Visiting Scholar in Global Studies at the University of Wyoming.

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Four UW Students Receive Storer Awards, Earn Opportunity to Teach Science Education

May 9, 2013 — Four University of Wyoming students will gain experience teaching science -- to elementary school students in the outdoors -- in Saratoga this summer.

Survey Queries Wyoming Landowner Conservation Easement Opinions

May 9, 2013 — Wyoming landowners may be less likely to accept conservation easements than landowners elsewhere, according to findings in a new University of Wyoming Extension bulletin.

University of Wyoming A Capella Group to Perform Locally

May 9, 2013 — The University of Wyoming's male a capella ensemble, the Happy Jacks, will perform May 13-17 in Billings, Mont.; Idaho Falls, Idaho; Cody and Worland. All performances are free and open to the public.

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UW Education Helps Pioneering Student Land Job in Energy Industry

May 9, 2013 — Carla Moss was a student in an energy exploration class at Riverton High School in 2009 when she heard a presentation about a new degree program at the University of Wyoming by UW School of Energy Resources Director Mark Northam and Deputy Director of Energy Outreach Mary Byrnes.

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Company’s Spin-Out Agreement with UW Targets Algal Biomass Industry

May 8, 2013 — PlanktOMICS Algae Bioservices recently finalized a spin-out agreement with the University of Wyoming in a deal that will allow the company to further its goal to be an innovative leader in providing biotechnological services and products for the emerging algal biomass industry.

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Multicultural Graduation Ceremony Friday

May 8, 2013 — More than 80 students have confirmed they will participate in the University of Wyoming multicultural graduation ceremony Friday, May 10, at 3 p.m. at the UW Conference Center at the Hilton Garden Inn.

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Two New Exhibitions Start May 11 at UW Art Museum

May 8, 2013 — Art connoisseurs can have their pick of paintings and prints to view at the University of Wyoming Art Museum, with two new exhibitions opening this weekend and three others finishing their run this week.

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UW Religion Today Column for Week of May 12-18: The Nature of Belief

May 8, 2013 — Canadian pop star Justin Bieber’s fans are known as “Beliebers.” According to Wikipedia, this pun, based on Bieber’s name and the word “believer,” refers to his most rabid fans. These fans go beyond typical actions, such as covering their bedrooms with posters and constantly playing his music to sending death threats to women who date Bieber; defacing Wikipedia when he failed to win a Grammy; and (horror of horrors!) putting “biased content on Justin Bieber-related pages on Wikipedia.”

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UW Student Earns College Women’s Leadership Award

May 8, 2013 — Maggie Moran of Warrington, Pa., who will graduate this spring with a Master of Public Administration degree, was selected as one of 21 recipients of the College Women’s Leadership Award -- a national award for social activism and political engagement.

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Cheyenne’s Marquardt to Receive NCWIT Computing Award at UW’s Women in Science Conference

May 7, 2013 — Cheyenne’s Blake Marquardt is one of five female Wyoming high school students who have been named winners of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing.

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Cody’s Marron to Receive NCWIT Computing Award at UW’s Women in Science Conference

May 7, 2013 — Cody’s Rylee Marron is one of five female Wyoming high school students who have been named winners of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing.

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Hulett’s Ike to Receive NCWIT Computing Award at UW’s Women in Science Conference

May 7, 2013 — Hulett’s Korina Ike is one of five female Wyoming high school students who have been named winners of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing.

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Laramie’s Eggleston to Receive NCWIT Computing Award at UW’s Women in Science Conference

May 7, 2013 — Laramie’s Lia Eggleston is one of five female Wyoming high school students who have been named winners of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing.

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Laramie’s Li to Receive NCWIT Computing Award at UW’s Women in Science Conference

May 7, 2013 — Laramie’s Jingyu Li is one of five female Wyoming high school students who have been named winners of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing.

UW Board of Trustees Will Meet May 9-10

May 7, 2013 — An update on the University of Wyoming’s 6 percent budget reduction, plans for a major upgrade of the College of Engineering and Applied Science, and action on several planned construction projects are on the agenda for the UW Board of Trustees Thursday and Friday, May 9-10.

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Brett Deacon Receives UW Student Alumni Association Faculty Award

May 6, 2013 — A committee of University of Wyoming Student Alumni Association members has selected Brett Deacon, Department of Psychology associate professor, as this year’s Outstanding Faculty Award recipient.

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McCarthy Earns UW’s Milstead Distinguished Librarian Award

May 6, 2013 — Deborah McCarthy, head of Technical Services at University Libraries, is the recipient of the University of Wyoming’s 2013 Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award.

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RecycleMania 2013 Final Results for UW

May 6, 2013 — The University of Wyoming once again placed among the top 30 percent of schools participating in the annual RecycleMania national recycling competition.

UW Ends Job Reductions at 54, Continues Staff Position Management Process

May 6, 2013 — The University of Wyoming has eliminated 54 faculty and staff positions as part of its plan to meet a 6 percent reduction in state funding. University officials say they can accommodate the remainder of the budget reduction without eliminating even more positions, by reducing non-personnel support budgets and scholarships.

UW Information Technology Recognizes Excellence

May 6, 2013 — University of Wyoming Information Technology has recognized individuals who demonstrate excellence in the division. Winners were selected from nominations by UW faculty and staff members. The winners are:

UW Release Time to Vote in Tuesday’s School Bond Election

May 6, 2013 — A special election regarding the bond issue for the new Laramie High School is scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, from 7 a.m-7 p.m.

UW Rodeo Teams Send Nearly Full Squads to CNFR

May 6, 2013 — It might not have been the outcome the University of Wyoming rodeo teams wanted this season, but Coach George Howard is looking at the larger picture -- the College National Finals Rodeo.

UW Summer Hours Begin May 13

May 6, 2013 — University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will observe summer hours (7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) beginning Monday, May 13, through Friday, Aug. 23. Fall semester classes will begin Monday, Aug. 26.

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UW’s Harbour to Chair National Community College Research Organization

May 6, 2013 — Cliff Harbour, University of Wyoming associate professor of professional studies, is the new president-elect of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC).

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UW’s Prather Receives Freshman Teaching Honor

May 6, 2013 — For many first-year students at the University of Wyoming, the introductory general biology course (LIFE1010) is one of the most challenging classes they will take during their freshman year.

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UW’s Whitman named ASEE Fellow

May 6, 2013 — David Whitman, a University of Wyoming professor of electrical and computer engineering, was recently named an American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Fellow.

Campus Construction Update for May 5-11

May 3, 2013 — These are among the construction activities scheduled May 5-11 at the University of Wyoming:

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Construction, Renovation Project at UW Promises Boost for Performing Arts

May 3, 2013 — Talented trumpeter Stephen Wadsack of Gillette says he chose to study music education at the University of Wyoming largely because of the close contact he would have with outstanding music faculty members.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for May 6-13

May 3, 2013 — These are among activities scheduled May 6-13 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Offers Free Shuttle Service for Commencement

May 3, 2013 — With parking space expected to be limited near some commencement ceremony venues, the University of Wyoming will offer free shuttle service beginning one hour before scheduled events May 10-11. Commencement shuttles run on 7- to 10-minute intervals.

Wyoming Business Tips for May 12-18

May 3, 2013 — 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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Anthropology and Environment Natural Resources Master’s Work on Display

May 2, 2013 — Kit Freedman’s “Contamination on Wind River: Perception, Science and the Riverton UMTRA Site” will be displayed through May 10 in the University of Wyoming Union Gallery 234. A reception is scheduled Monday, May 6, from 6-8 p.m.

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BFA Exhibition, Reception at UW Visual Arts Gallery

May 2, 2013 — Works by 12 students in the University of Wyoming Bachelor of Fine Arts program can be seen through Wednesday, May 15, at the Visual Arts Gallery on the corner of 22nd Street and Willett Drive in Laramie. A reception for the exhibition is scheduled Friday, May 10, from 6-8 p.m.

Chief Washakie Scholarship Recipients Selected at UW

May 2, 2013 — Chief Washakie scholarships recently were awarded to 14 University of Wyoming students for the coming academic year.

Three UW Students Receive NCAR Summer Internships in Parallel Computational Science

May 2, 2013 — Three University of Wyoming students will work at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) this summer. Specifically, they will contribute to research projects by making computer code work faster and/or allow higher resolutions of computer models.

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Cody Student Named UW Student Employee of the Year

May 1, 2013 — Troy Axthelm, a senior in computer science from Cody, has been chosen as the University of Wyoming’s Student Employee of the Year.

Cowboys Need Strong Finish at This Weekend’s Home Rodeo

May 1, 2013 — It’s pretty simple: Win and you’re in. If not, only certain individuals are automatic qualifiers.

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Liu named Wyoming Excellence Chair in Climate Science at UW

May 1, 2013 — An internationally recognized scientist in climate modeling, aerosol-cloud reactions and aerosol modeling is the newest endowed chair at the University of Wyoming.

UW Energy Resources Council, Advanced Conversion Technologies Task Force to Meet

May 1, 2013 — Members of the University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) and the Advanced Conversion Technologies Task Force (ACTTF) will meet at 8 a.m. Friday, May 17, in the BP Collaboration Center of the Energy Innovation Center at 1020 Lewis St. on the UW campus in Laramie.

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