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Campus Construction Update for Aug. 24-30

August 22, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 24-30 at the University of Wyoming:

Laramie Research and Extension Center to Host Field Day Aug. 28

August 22, 2014 — Vegetable and herb production, weed control and forage research are topics at the University of Wyoming’s Laramie Research and Extension Center field day Thursday, Aug. 28.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 25-31

August 22, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled Aug. 25-31 at the University of Wyoming:

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UW Scientist Studies How Ancestors of Today’s Mammals Responded to Climate Change

August 22, 2014 — About 10 million years into the current Cenozoic Era, or roughly 56 million years ago, during a climate that was hot and wet, two groups of mammals moved from land to water. These were the cetaceans, which include whales, dolphins and porpoises, and the sirenians, with its sea cows, manatees and dugongs.

Wyoming Business Tips for Aug. 31-Sept. 6

August 22, 2014 — 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 Teachers Combine Art and Science at UW Workshop

August 22, 2014 — Teachers from throughout the state recently explored how art and science can be combined to provide new areas of exploration for students in Wyoming schools.

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Casper Student Part of New UW Doctoral Program in Nursing

August 21, 2014 — When University of Wyoming student Shawn Snyder of Casper worked in a homeless clinic as an undergraduate nursing student, he realized that health care providers could influence the health and wellness not only of individuals, but of larger populations.

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Cheyenne Doctoral Degree in Nursing Student Wants to Contribute to Patients’ Overall Health

August 21, 2014 — When working for the Wyoming Department of Health, University of Wyoming student Sheriedan Grannan of Cheyenne realized she loved working with patients and wanted to do more to contribute to their overall health.

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Laramie Student Motivated to Pursue Doctoral Degree in Nursing

August 21, 2014 — When University of Wyoming student Chelsea Carter of Laramie visited her personal nurse practitioner as a teenager, she appreciated her kindness and thoroughness.

New Paper Calls for More Carbon Capture and Storage Research

August 21, 2014 — Federal efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions must involve increased investment in research and development of carbon capture and storage technologies, according to a new paper published by the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources (SER) Institute for Carbon Management.

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Rawlins Student Acquires Skills to Improve Health Care in Wyoming

August 21, 2014 — University of Wyoming student Shandra Shepard of Rawlins has always wanted to work with people in the health care field, and she’s realizing her dream by enrolling in the University of Wyoming’s new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.

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Ticket Sales Begin for Comedian Nick Offerman’s UW Performance

August 21, 2014 — Student tickets will be sold beginning Monday, Aug. 25, for comedian Nick Offerman’s performance at the University of Wyoming.

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UW Degree Program Expands Primary and Mental Health Care in Wyoming

August 21, 2014 — Graduates of a new University of Wyoming doctoral degree program in nursing will offer a unique set of skills to profoundly change health care delivery in Wyoming, according to the dean of UW’s nursing school.

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UW Religion Today Column for Week of Aug. 24-30: It’s OK to Pray in Your School

August 21, 2014 — The school year is arriving again. This seems like a good moment to revisit that continually confused and confusing issue of prayer in schools. There is a great deal of misinformation and misunderstanding of what kind of prayer is permitted in the public schools of the United States of America. So let me take this column to review what is and what is not allowed with regard to prayer in public schools.

UW Bulletin Highlights Agriculture Research across Wyoming

August 20, 2014 — Cattle, sheep, traditional and alternative farm crops, weed control and fertilization are among research projects covered in the fourth annual University of Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station (WAES) Field Days Bulletin.

UW College of Education Sets 100th Anniversary Kickoff

August 20, 2014 — The University of Wyoming’s College of Education, which marks its 100th anniversary in the 2014-15 academic year, will kick off a celebration of its centennial with several events Sept. 5-6.

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UW Extends Contract of Athletics Director

August 20, 2014 — Citing successes in coach hiring, academics and fundraising, University of Wyoming President Richard McGinity has extended the contract of UW Athletics Director Tom Burman by one year, through June 2019.

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Bark Beetles Films Explore Changes in Wyoming Forests

August 19, 2014 — Short films exploring the recent bark beetle outbreak in Wyoming will be shown Thursday, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. at Hotel Terra in Teton Village. The event is free and open to the public.

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Former Taco John’s CEO to Speak at e2e Wyoming Meetings in Gillette and Sheridan

August 19, 2014 — The former CEO of Taco John’s International will be the guest speaker at e2e Wyoming’s September meetings in Gillette and Sheridan.

UW to Host Symposium on Historic Big Horn River Adjudication

August 19, 2014 — A lengthy, high-profile and often contentious case involving the adjudication of water rights in Wyoming’s Wind-Big Horn River system is the subject of a Sept. 10-12 symposium in Riverton sponsored by the University of Wyoming.

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Final Week to View Recent Acquisitions Exhibition at UW Art Museum

August 18, 2014 — The final day to view the University of Wyoming Art Museum exhibition “New Acquisitions: UW Art Museum Collection” is Saturday, Aug. 23.

Frontline Connections Offers Information to Help UW Students

August 18, 2014 — Essential information to answer common questions about attending the University of Wyoming will be presented Aug. 20-21 in Room 105 of the UW Classroom Building.

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UW Classes Begin Sept. 3

August 18, 2014 — University of Wyoming fall semester classes will begin Wednesday, Sept. 3.

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UW President Extends Appointment of Vice President for Academic Affairs

August 18, 2014 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity has extended the appointment of Vice President for Academic Affairs David Jones, citing his excellent work as an administrator and a need to move forward on important university initiatives.

UW President Grants Release Time to Vote Tuesday

August 18, 2014 — The 2014 Wyoming primary election is scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 19, from 7 a.m-7 p.m. University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity will allow a maximum of one hour release time to exercise your right to vote.

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Williams Named Interim University Assessment Specialist

August 18, 2014 — Longtime faculty member and administrator Karen Williams will serve as the University of Wyoming interim university assessment specialist until June 30, 2015.

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Campus Construction Update for Aug. 17-23

August 15, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 17-23 at the University of Wyoming:

Final AMK Ranch Talk of 2014 Features Wyoming Stargazing Founder

August 15, 2014 — Insights on viewing objects in the night skies of Wyoming will be discussed Thursday, Aug. 21, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 18-24

August 15, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled Aug. 18-24 at the University of Wyoming:

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UW Professor Studies Communication Patterns of Hyenas in BBC Documentary

August 15, 2014 — Sarah Benson-Amram is a fan of the Disney classic “The Lion King.” However, she takes issue with the animated film’s portrayal of hyenas as skulking scavengers that are none too bright.

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Seville Appointed as Interim UW-Casper Director

August 14, 2014 — A longtime Casper-based faculty member and administrator will serve as interim director of the University of Wyoming at Casper during the search for a new director.

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Symposium at UW to Highlight Clean Coal Research

August 14, 2014 — Some of the nation’s top scientists pursuing advancements in clean coal technology will discuss their research findings during a symposium next week at the University of Wyoming.

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Wyoming Conservation Corps Completes Projects in Fremont County

August 14, 2014 — Members of the Wyoming Conservation Corps (WCC) recently volunteered, alongside State Lands’ staff members, for a 10-day conservation and resource management project sponsored by Devon Energy in Crooks Creek, Middle Cottonwood and Cooper Creek, all located within Fremont County.

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UW-Casper Student Gains Skills, Perspective in Nepal

August 13, 2014 — Hannah Wille of Casper is one of six University of Wyoming early childhood education students who say they will be better teachers as a result of experiences they gained during a three-week visit to Nepal this summer.

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UW Early Childhood Education Students Gain Skills, Perspective in Nepal

August 13, 2014 — Six students in the University of Wyoming’s early childhood education program say they will be better teachers as a result of experiences they gained during a three-week visit to Nepal this summer.

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UW Research Center Open House Near Lingle Aug. 21

August 13, 2014 — Research to help producer livestock and crop decisions and profitability will be offered during an open house Thursday, Aug. 21, at the James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center (SAREC) near Lingle.

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UW Student from Colorado Gains Skills, Perspective in Nepal

August 13, 2014 — Tyler Tresch of Strasburg, Colo., is one of six University of Wyoming early childhood education students who say they will be better teachers as a result of experiences they gained during a three-week visit to Nepal this summer.

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UW Student from Douglas Gains Skills, Perspective in Nepal

August 13, 2014 — Caitlyn Bratt of Douglas is one of six University of Wyoming early childhood education students who say they will be better teachers as a result of experiences they gained during a three-week visit to Nepal this summer.

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UW Student from Gillette Gains Skills, Perspective in Nepal

August 13, 2014 — Nicole Clikeman of Gillette is one of six University of Wyoming early childhood education students who say they will be better teachers as a result of experiences they gained during a three-week visit to Nepal this summer.

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UW Student from Lovell Gains Skills, Perspective in Nepal

August 13, 2014 — Lauren Carlisle of Lovell is one of six University of Wyoming early childhood education students who say they will be better teachers as a result of experiences they gained during a three-week visit to Nepal this summer.

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Cowboy Kickoff Concert and Pep Rally Aug. 29 at UW

August 12, 2014 — Country music star Craig Morgan headlines the University of Wyoming football season opening weekend with the Cowboy Kickoff Concert and Pep Rally Friday, Aug. 29 -- the night before the first Cowboys game.

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UW Faculty Members Interviewed for C-SPAN Wyoming Features

August 12, 2014 — University of Wyoming faculty members were interviewed for programs that will be shown on the C-SPAN public service cable television channel beginning this month.

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Benham Deal Named UW Interim Associate Vice President for Academic Personnel

August 11, 2014 — Tami Benham Deal, University of Wyoming Division of Kinesiology and Health professor, has been appointed as UW interim associate vice president for academic personnel.

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Geologic History of the Teton Range Topic of Thursday Talk at AMK Ranch

August 11, 2014 — The production of the first geologic map of the rocks that comprise the Teton uplift will be discussed Thursday, Aug. 14, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

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Leadership Wyoming Class Includes Three from UW

August 11, 2014 — Three representatives from the University of Wyoming are members of the 15th Leadership Wyoming class.

UW Employee of the Third Quarter Nominations Accepted Now

August 11, 2014 — The deadline to submit nominations for Employee of the Third Quarter is Friday, Sept. 12.

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Campus Construction Update for Aug. 10-16

August 8, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 10-16 at the University of Wyoming:

Living and Working on the Land Conference Sept. 3-4 in Sheridan

August 8, 2014 — Backyard poultry, horse health and boarding, beekeeping, growing small fruits and alternative energy are among topics at the “Living and Working on the Land: Building Blocks of Success” conference Sept. 3-4 in Sheridan.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 11-17

August 8, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled Aug. 11-17 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Police Caution Against Person Impersonating a Police Officer

August 8, 2014 — University of Wyoming Police Department is cautioning the campus about a person impersonating a police officer who allegedly stole electronic items from a campus building.

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UW Researchers Make Discovery in Fight Against Food Pathogen

August 8, 2014 — University of Wyoming researchers have discovered a substance that greatly increases the survival of listeria monocytogenes, a food-borne bacterial pathogen that contaminates processed meat and milk products, as well as fresh produce.

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UW Student Attends GEAR UP Leadership Training in Washington, D.C.

August 8, 2014 — Isabella Buongiorno of Cheyenne, a University of Wyoming environmental and natural resources student, received training on grassroots advocacy, social media advocacy and leadership skills during the recent GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy (GUALA) in Washington, D.C.

Wyoming Business Tips for Aug. 17-Aug. 23

August 8, 2014 — 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.

Citizens Can Contribute Information about Wyoming Biodiversity

August 7, 2014 — The University of Wyoming offers a website where citizens can contribute information and learn about the state’s biological diversity.

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet Aug. 22

August 7, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet Friday, Aug. 22, at 8 a.m.in the Energy Innovation Center’s BP Collaboration Center on the UW campus.

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Exhibitions Transition at the UW Art Museum

August 6, 2014 — This is the final week to view two exhibitions at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. Saturday, Aug. 9, is the last day to see, “Staff Selects II” and “Traditional/Contemporary: American Indian Artwork.” A new exhibition, “Luz y Colores: Emilio Sanchez’s Caribbean” also opens the same day.

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UW Religion Today Column for Week of Aug. 10-16: Morality: The Face of Public Christianity

August 6, 2014 — A non-Christian who read recent newspapers to learn about Christianity might arrive at the following picture. Christianity believes that marriage is between a man and woman, so no marriage between members of the same sex. Christianity believes life begins at conception, so no abortion and no stem cell research. Christianity believes that that God created the universe, so evolution should not be taught. Sexual activity belongs in marriage, so no premarital sex.

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Wyoming State Fair Reception Marks UW Extension’s 100th Anniversary

August 6, 2014 — University of Wyoming Extension will host a reception commemorating 100 years of helping Wyoming residents to improve their lives Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo in Douglas.

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BP America Donates $25,000 to UW’s Energy Law Center

August 5, 2014 — The University of Wyoming College of Law’s Center for Law and Energy Resources in the Rockies (CLERR) recently received a $25,000 gift from BP America to develop CLERR’s summer energy law institute.

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UW Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Students Learn Various Technologies for People with Communication Difficulties

August 5, 2014 — Alisa Konishi, Brooke Mickelsen and Ashley Fisher huddle around an iPad, punching various buttons. The three University of Wyoming speech-language pathology majors review and critique a software application called “ChatAble” that is designed to help people with communication difficulties communicate more easily.

UW Students Receive Enhanced Classroom Experience with Cellphone Use

August 5, 2014 — When University of Wyoming students in Mary Jo Cooley Hidecker’s Aural Rehabilitation class pull out their cell phones and send text messages, it doesn’t mean they’re not paying attention. Rather, they are using their electronic devices to learn their course material.

UW Trustees Approve Supplemental Budget Request

August 5, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees Monday approved a supplemental budget request for the 2015-16 fiscal year that includes dollars to match private donations for academics and athletics, as well as to expand outreach programs in nursing and counselor education.

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Cowboys Fans Encouraged to Support UW in College Colors Day Spirit Cup Competition

August 4, 2014 — The University of Wyoming seeks fan support for the annual College Colors Day Spirit Cup competition that offers a $10,000 donation toward the school’s general scholarship fund and an all-expenses paid trip to the College Football Playoff (CPF) National Championship game.

Frontline Connections Offers Information to Help Students

August 4, 2014 — Essential information to answer common questions about attending the University of Wyoming will be presented Aug. 20-21 in Room 105 of the UW Classroom Building.

Leadership Wyoming Class to Hold Orientation Session at UW

August 4, 2014 — Forty-six residents representing 12 Wyoming communities are members of the 15th Leadership Wyoming class.

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Mobile Sketchbook Project Comes to Laramie

August 4, 2014 — Thousands of handmade sketchbooks from around the world can be seen at the family-friendly Sketchbook Project Mobile Library Saturday, Aug. 16, from 1-5 p.m. at Laramie’s First Street Plaza.

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Campbell County Students Explore Health Care Career Options

August 1, 2014 — Three students from Campbell County gained first-hand exposure to opportunities in the health care field during the recent Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.

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Campus Construction Update for Aug 3-9

August 1, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 3-9 at the University of Wyoming:

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Casper Student’s Career Choice Inspired by Pediatrician

August 1, 2014 — When Tatiana Rice of Casper was a young girl, her pediatrician inspired her to consider a career in the medical profession.

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Dubois Student Considers Career as an Oncologist

August 1, 2014 — Jaycie Wells of Dubois already was interested in oncology when she attended a recent summer camp at the University of Wyoming, and her experience there reinforced her career plans.

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Globe Saxophone Quartet to Perform Sunday

August 1, 2014 — The Globe Saxophone Quartet will perform a free concert Sunday, Aug. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium.

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Grandfather Inspires Buffalo Student to Pursue Health Care Career

August 1, 2014 — As a young child, Grace Gardner of Buffalo would don rubber gloves and, with a toy knife, she pretended to cut into her stuffed animals to perform surgery. Inspired by her grandfather, Dr. Ron Gardner, she wanted to be a doctor some day.

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Lander Students Consider Careers in Health Care Field

August 1, 2014 — Six students from Lander gained first-hand exposure to opportunities in the health care field during the recent Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.

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Summer Camp Prepares Encampment Student for Career in Health Care Field

August 1, 2014 — Karah Pantle of Encampment was interested in a variety of careers when she attended a recent summer camp at the University of Wyoming, and health care now is a prominent choice for her career path.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 4-10

August 1, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled Aug. 4-10 at the University of Wyoming:

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UW Camp Influences Douglas Student’s Career Plans

August 1, 2014 — Charleigh Shipley of Douglas felt there was no better way to spend her summer than to find an enjoyable way to search for a future career. She was able to do that by attending the recent Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.

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UW Camp Reinforces Ranchester Students’ Plans in Health Care Field

August 1, 2014 — A weeklong experience has reinforced the medical career plans of two students from Ranchester.

UW Professor to Discuss Effects of Natural Gas Development Thursday

August 1, 2014 — A University of Wyoming assistant professor of zoology will discuss the potential effects of the rapid expansion of natural gas development for fish and wildlife during a public presentation Thursday, Aug. 7, at the historic Berol Lodge at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

Wyoming Business Tips for Aug. 10-Aug. 16

August 1, 2014 — 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.

Public, Private Partners Drive New General Aviation Building at Laramie Airport

July 31, 2014 — Passengers and pilots of private, corporate and charter aircraft flying to and from Laramie soon will see an attractive, state-of-the art “front door” to the city as a result of an unprecedented public-private partnership.

UW Extension Offers Leadership Course on Wind River Indian Reservation

July 31, 2014 — University of Wyoming Extension will offer leadership classes on the Wind River Indian Reservation beginning in September.

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Seattle Songwriter Ian McFeron to Perform at UW Wednesday

July 30, 2014 — Prolific songwriter and recording artist Ian McFeron will perform for the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, Aug. 6, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Simpson Family Plaza.

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UW Author Wins International PEN Book Award

July 30, 2014 — University of Wyoming Department of English Lecturer Nina McConigley is the recipient of a $5,000 PEN Open Book Award. The prestigious international organization announced the winners Wednesday.

Northern Rockies Skies for August

July 29, 2014 — 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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Two UW Art Museum Exhibitions End Saturday

July 29, 2014 — This is the final week to see the exhibitions, “Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography,” and “Cyrus Baldridge: An American Artist in China” at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. The exhibitions will close Saturday, Aug. 2.

Parking Permits Available Online

July 28, 2014 — University of Wyoming parking permits for 2014-15 can be purchased online at www.uwyo.edu/tap.

Photocopier Training Offered Wednesday and Thursday

July 28, 2014 — After completing the first year of the University of Wyoming’s current four-year copier agreement with Konica Minolta Business Solutions (KMBS), UW Copier Services and KMBS will offer a follow-up training and product seminar for Konica Minolta products this week.

Sidewalk Closure Between Classroom Building and Health Sciences

July 28, 2014 — The sidewalk between the Health Sciences Building and the Classroom Building will be closed starting Thursday, July 31, while workers remove concrete and make repairs to a water leak at the southeast corner of Health Sciences.

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Special Evening Hours and STARLAB at UW Art Museum Today

July 28, 2014 — The Laramie community is invited to explore the STARLAB, a portable planetarium providing night sky views, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum during special evening hours Monday, July 28, from 6-9 p.m.

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UW's Grana Honored for Petroleum Research with Students

July 28, 2014 — A University of Wyoming faculty member honored internationally for his petroleum engineering research now is being recognized for his research work with students.

UW Classifieds Available to Employees, Students

July 28, 2014 — A classified advertising service remains available for University of Wyoming faculty, staff and students.

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UW School of Pharmacy Dean to Advise International Journal

July 28, 2014 — University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy Dean Linda Gore Martin has been named to serve a three-year term on the International Advisory Board of the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy.

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Campus Construction Update for July 27-Aug. 2

July 25, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled July 27-Aug. 2 at the University of Wyoming:

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New Issue of Western Confluence Magazine Explores Forest Issues in West

July 25, 2014 — Energy production from beetle-killed trees and impacts of wildfires are among stories in the second issue of Western Confluence magazine, published by the Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for July 28-Aug. 3

July 25, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled July 28-Aug. 3 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Professor to Discuss Extinction of Ice Age Mammals at AMK Ranch

July 25, 2014 — A University of Wyoming anthropologist will argue that human predation caused the extinction of Ice Age mammals in Wyoming and elsewhere during a public presentation Thursday, July 31, at the UW-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

Wyoming Business Tips for Aug. 4-Aug. 9

July 25, 2014 — 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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Historic Hell Gap Dig Site Provides Community Tours, Bolsters Local Economy

July 24, 2014 — Hell Gap’s primary function may be to serve as a field camp for University of Wyoming students to gain real-world archaeology experience. But that doesn’t mean the public can’t participate.

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UW Researchers, Students Comb Hell Gap for Clues to Early Paleoindian Culture

July 24, 2014 — Under the cover of a protective structure, Cole Schmitz gingerly uses a dental pick and paintbrush to remove excess soil and expose a bison bone.

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Reggae Band to Perform at UW Wednesday

July 23, 2014 — Denver band Rastasaurus will bring its new reggae sound to the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, July 30, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Simpson Family Plaza.

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UW Collaborates on Educational Leadership Effort

July 23, 2014 — Efforts to improve the performance of Wyoming’s public education system depend significantly upon developing strong leaders to guide teachers in the classroom.

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UW Religion Today Column for Week of July 26-Aug. 1: Can this War End? The Battle over Gaza

July 23, 2014 — United States Secretary of State John Kerry and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon are in the Middle East trying to bring about a cease-fire between Israel and the Gaza Strip. Perhaps by the time you read this, they will have succeeded. The real question is not whether they can end the present battle, but whether they can set up conditions for an end to the simmering war between the two. Otherwise, another conflict will occur in a year or two.

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Wyoming High School Students Create Art in a Virtual World

July 22, 2014 — Some high school students cringe at the thought of science, mathematics and computer programming activities. Typically, many avoid taking courses in these disciplines and justify their decision by saying, “This isn’t for me.”

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David Lopez is UW Staff Employee of the Quarter

July 21, 2014 — David Lopez’s contagious positive attitude and high quality work in an area used by thousands of students each day have earned him recognition as the University of Wyoming’s Outstanding Staff Employee of the Second Quarter.

Expert on Addressing Sexual Violence to Hold Open Meeting With UW Faculty

July 21, 2014 — W. Scott Lewis, a nationally recognized expert on addressing sexual violence on campus, will hold an open meeting with University of Wyoming faculty members Friday, Aug. 1.

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Jason Shogren Honored as New AERE Fellow

July 21, 2014 — University of Wyoming Professor Jason Shogren has been named a fellow of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE), the nation’s pre-eminent professional society for environmental economists and policy.

Open House Scheduled Aug. 1 for UW Employees on Historic Preservation Plan

July 21, 2014 — University of Wyoming faculty and staff members are invited to an open house Friday, Aug. 1, from noon-1:30 p.m. in the East Ballroom of the Wyoming Union, Room 220C, to learn about and provide feedback on UW’s efforts to update the university’s 1999 historic preservation master plan.

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Science Storytelling Topic of Thursday Talk at AMK Ranch

July 21, 2014 — Tips on how to relate scientific discoveries to the public will be discussed Thursday, July 24, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

UW Trustees Approve Appointment, Promotion

July 21, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved the following personnel items during its business meeting Thursday, July 17:

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Campus Construction Update for July 20-26

July 18, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled July 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:

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University of Wyoming Calendar for July 21-27

July 18, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled July 21-27 at the University of Wyoming:

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UW Professor Listed as One of World’s Most Cited Researchers

July 17, 2014 — University of Wyoming Professor Xiaohong Liu is among the world’s most cited researchers in the field of geosciences.

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UW’s Megan Saunders Named Finalist for National Pharmacy Award

July 17, 2014 — Recent University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy graduate Megan Saunders of Chinook, Wash., has been selected as a finalist for the Next-Generation Pharmacist award.

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Cheyenne East Student Participates in UW Summer Program

July 16, 2014 — Even though she will be only a junior at Cheyenne East High School this fall, Heather Peters already knows what she wants to major in at the next level of her academic career. But first, she’s not afraid to try something new academically.

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Fort Bridger Student Participates in Academic Program at UW

July 16, 2014 — When Holden Bindl of Fort Bridger attends a University of Wyoming academic camp, he knows that he will receive a good education.

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Green River High School Student Benefits from UW Summer Program

July 16, 2014 — Hearing second-hand about a University of Wyoming summer program got Brian Nussbaum interested in doing scientific research, something that will help him once he gets into college.

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HEM Student Part of UW Summer Research Program

July 16, 2014 — Savanna Umberger has learned that mother knows best.

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Local High School Students Conduct Research in UW Labs

July 16, 2014 — Recently graduated Riverton High School students Bradley Branson and Virgil Morrison are taking part in an intensive research program at the University of Wyoming designed to promote interest in science careers.

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Natalie Blaise Conducts Research at UW

July 16, 2014 — Like many small-town Wyoming students, Natalie Blaise says she relished the idea of going away for the summer and meeting new people.

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Rawlins Student Participates in UW Research Program

July 16, 2014 — Kim Barrios has never been on the University of Wyoming campus even though she lives less than 100 miles away.

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UW Scientists Study How Complexity Developed from Simple Cell

July 16, 2014 — Consider this a matter of scrambling down the family tree to its roots.

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UW Summer Program Prepares Rock Springs Student for Research Work

July 16, 2014 — Jason Edman made his official University of Wyoming visit count.

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WoolEye to Perform for UW Summer Concert Series

July 16, 2014 — The eclectic band of musicians, WoolEye, will perform for the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, July 23, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Simpson Family Plaza.

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Exhibition Highlights UW Research on Hunting and Fishing

July 15, 2014 — Having worked as a public folklorist in the Intermountain West for more than two decades, Andrea Graham knew something about Wyomingites’ connection with the outdoors and the state’s strong hunting and fishing heritage.

McNair Scholars Present Summer Research Projects at UW

July 15, 2014 — Students will present their summer research projects during the University of Wyoming’s 22nd annual McNair Scholars Research Symposium Monday, July 28, in the Wyoming Union Family Room.

UW Extension Bulletin Explains Using Native Plants, Adapted Seed Sources for Reclamation

July 15, 2014 — Using native plants and adapted seed sources to help reclaim severely disturbed lands is the subject of a new bulletin from University of Wyoming Extension.

Annual Steam Shutdown Begins July 25 at UW

July 14, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Physical Plant reports that the annual campus steam shutdown will begin Friday, July 25, at 5 p.m., and continue through the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 25.

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Pharmacy Association Chooses UW Faculty Member for Leadership Program

July 14, 2014 — University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy Associate Dean Tonja Woods is among 30 faculty members nationwide selected for the American Association of College of Pharmacy’s (AACP) 2014 Academic Leadership Program.

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UW Fills Plant Sciences Department Head Position

July 14, 2014 — A plant scientist with years of experience teaching students and conducting studies at research and extension centers is the new head of the Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Wyoming.

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UW Researchers Publish on Creative Thinking in Robots

July 14, 2014 — Jeff Clune and his students are not only getting robots to think, but to think creatively.

UW Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium July 21

July 14, 2014 — A summer opportunity for undergraduates and community college students to improve their research skills will be offered Monday, July 21, from 8:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.

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Campus Construction Update for July 13-19

July 11, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled July 13-19 at the University of Wyoming:

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Ungulate Migration Patterns Topic of Thursday Talk at AMK Ranch

July 11, 2014 — Alteration of Wyoming’s ungulate migrations is the topic of the weekly Harlow Summer Seminars Thursday, July 17, 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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University of Wyoming Calendar for July 14-20

July 11, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled July 14-20 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Trustees Plan Retreat July 15-17 in Casper

July 11, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold its annual retreat July 15-17 at the new UW-Casper facility on the Casper College campus.

Wyoming Business Tips for July 20-26

July 11, 2014 — 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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‘Sequencing Through Time and Place: Venice’ to Open in Jackson

July 11, 2014 — A new exhibition by University of Wyoming artists Wendy Lemen Bredehoft, Susan Moldenhauer and Margaret Wilson will be featured July 18-Aug. 22 at the Jackson Hole Center for the Arts in Jackson. An opening reception is scheduled Friday, July 18, from 5:30-7 p.m. The public is invited to this free event.

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Astronomy Research Opportunity Draws Top Students to UW

July 10, 2014 — Alan Hatlestad’s decision to attend the University of Wyoming can be traced to his middle school years, when the Casper student attended UW’s annual summer AstroCamp aimed at stimulating interest in science, mathematics, engineering and technology.

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UW Religion Today Column for Week of July 12-19: Israel and Gaza: How a War Starts

July 10, 2014 — As I write this column, bombs and rockets fall in Tel Aviv and Gaza. Half the population of the nation of Israel has cowered in bomb shelters the past four days. The people of the Gaza territory have no bomb shelters. By the time you read this, a ground invasion may have begun.

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Classic Rock Band Performs for Summer Concert Series at UW

July 9, 2014 — The classic rock band The Flashbacks will perform for the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, July 16, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Simpson Family Plaza.

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Casper Fair Exhibition Highlights UW Extension’s 100th Anniversary

July 8, 2014 — A traveling exhibition on display at Casper’s Central Wyoming Fair and Rodeo through July 12 highlights 100 years of Wyoming residents striving to improve their lives.

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UW Art Museum Hosts Star-Gazing Party Wednesday

July 8, 2014 — Music, storytelling, telescopes and art will blend together during a star-gazing party Wednesday, July 9, from 8:30-10 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Art Museum galleries and sculpture terrace.

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UW Students Help Discover New Mosaics in Galilee Synagogue Excavations

July 8, 2014 — Excavations in a Late Roman (fifth century) synagogue at Huqoq, an ancient Jewish village in Israel’s Lower Galilee, have brought to light stunning mosaics that decorated the floor. University of Wyoming students and a faculty member are among those participating in the digs.

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Comedian Nick Offerman to Perform at UW in September

July 7, 2014 — Comedian Nick Offerman will perform Friday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

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Influences on Mammalian Diversity Topic of Thursday Talk at AMK Ranch

July 7, 2014 — “Mammals on Mountaintops: How Climate and Geography Drive Diversity in the Alpine” will be the topic of the weekly Harlow Summer Seminars Thursday, July 10, 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.

No Parking on Willett Drive West of 15th Street July 9-Aug. 24

July 7, 2014 — All parking spaces along Willett Drive south of Wyoming Hall will be closed July 9-Aug. 24 to facilitate increased construction traffic and movement of materials associated with the Half Acre Gymnasium addition and renovation project.

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Stephen Jackson Chosen as Ecological Society Fellow

July 7, 2014 — University of Wyoming Professor Emeritus of Botany Stephen Jackson has been selected as a 2014 fellow of the Ecological Society of America (ESA).

UW Students May Attend Rocky Mountain HPC Symposium at Reduced Rate

July 7, 2014 — University of Wyoming students and post-doctoral researchers have the opportunity to attend the Rocky Mountain High Performance Computing Symposium, scheduled Aug. 12-13, at a reduced rate.

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Research Highlighted at Powell Research and Extension Center Field Day

July 3, 2014 — Sugar beets, high tunnels, cover crops and grape rootstock are among research topics to be highlighted at the University of Wyoming Powell Research and Extension Center Field Day Thursday, July 17.

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Rodi Named Interim Dean of UW College of Engineering and Applied Science

July 3, 2014 — University of Wyoming Professor Al Rodi will lead UW’s College of Engineering and Applied Science while the search for a new dean moves ahead.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for July 7-13

July 3, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled July 7-13 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Medical Students Honored

July 3, 2014 — The Wyoming Medical Society (WMS) recently awarded scholarships to three students in the University of Wyoming medical education program, WWAMI.

Wednesday Meeting on Planned Closure of 15th Street

July 3, 2014 — An informational meeting regarding a planned closure that will disrupt traffic on a portion of 15th Street is set for Wednesday, July 9, from 4-6 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union East Ballroom. Free parking will be available in the lot east of the union.

Wyoming Business Tips for July 13-19

July 3, 2014 — 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 Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute to Host Eighth Annual CO2 Conference

July 3, 2014 — More than 250 industry professionals from across the state and country will convene for the eighth annual Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) CO2 Conference in Casper July 9-10 at the Casper Events Center.

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Electronic Band Performs for Summer Concert Series at UW

July 2, 2014 — The Denver-based electronic band Tnertle will perform for the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, July 9, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Simpson Family Plaza.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Non-resident

July 2, 2014 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2014 spring semester.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Wyoming

July 2, 2014 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2014 spring semester.

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UW Researcher’s Work to Engineer Light-Controlled Proteins Published in PNAS

July 2, 2014 — A University of Wyoming professor has engineered proteins that can be activated by near-infrared light as a way to control biological activities in deep tissues of small mammals.

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UW Summer Programs Offers Trip for Tim McGraw Concert at Cheyenne Frontier Days

July 2, 2014 — Both University of Wyoming students and non-students have the opportunity to attend country singer Tim McGraw’s July 26 concert at Cheyenne Frontier Days.

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Torrington Student Named UW’s First Jonas Scholar

July 1, 2014 — Improving the relationships between physicians and nurse practitioners is the goal of Marcella (Marci) Wildeman of Torrington, the University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing’s first Jonas Scholar.

UW Closed Friday for Independence Day

June 30, 2014 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed and summer classes dismissed Friday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday.

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UW Law Professor Receives Visiting Scholar Grant

June 30, 2014 — University of Wyoming College of Law Professor Michael Smith is one of two professors nationwide to receive a Legal Communication and Rhetoric Visiting Scholars Grant from the Association of Legal Writing Directors (ALWD).

UW Parking Permits Available Online Starting Tuesday

June 30, 2014 — University of Wyoming parking permits for 2014-15 will be available for purchase online beginning Tuesday, July 1.

UW’s Calkins and Kvenild Edit Second Book for Librarians

June 30, 2014 — ractical, step-by-step instructions useful to librarians everywhere are offered in a new book edited by University of Wyoming librarians Kaijsa Calkins and Cassandra Kvenild.

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Air Quality in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Topic of Thursday Talk at AMK Ranch

June 27, 2014 — Air quality issues within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem will be examined during the weekly Harlow Summer Seminars Thursday, July 3, 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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Campus Construction Update for June 29-July 12

June 27, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 29-July 12 at the University of Wyoming:

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University of Wyoming Calendar for June 30-July 6

June 27, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled June 30-July 6 at the University of Wyoming:

Wyoming Business Tips for July 6-12

June 27, 2014 — 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.

Northern Rockies Skies for July: The Stars of Summer

June 26, 2014 — 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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UW Summer High School Institute Students Aid Fire Relief Effort

June 26, 2014 — University of Wyoming Summer High School Institute participants have raised funds for Laramie’s downtown fire relief program and will present a check to the Laramie Main Street Alliance Saturday, June 28, at 10:30 a.m. at the Crane-Hill dining area.

Wyoming Forage Field Day July 10 at Farson

June 26, 2014 — Alfalfa establishment, weed management and marketing options will be among topics examined during morning sessions at the Wyoming Forage Field Day Thursday, July 10, at Farson.

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Band Angel Adams and The Suits Performs for Summer Concert Series at UW

June 25, 2014 — The New Orleans style dance band Angel Adams and The Suits will perform for the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, July 2, from 11:45 a.m.- 1 p.m. in Simpson Family Plaza.

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UW Faculty Member Named American Academy of Nursing Fellow

June 25, 2014 — A faculty member in the University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing has been selected as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN).

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UW Religion Today Column for Week of June 29-July 5: The Enigma of Bethsaida

June 25, 2014 — On the road around the north end of the Sea of Galilee, just east of the Jordan River’s mouth, stands a sign pointing to the location of Bethsaida. It recalls the town mentioned in the gospels that was the home of the disciple Philip and a fishing community on the shore of the fresh-water lake.

UW Students Receive Wyoming Landman Scholarships

June 25, 2014 — Three students in the University of Wyoming’s Professional Land Management Program have received scholarships from the Wyoming Association of Professional Landmen (WAPL).

UW Summer Programs Offers Water World Trip

June 25, 2014 — Tickets will go on sale at the University of Wyoming beginning Monday, June 30, for a July 17 trip to Denver’s Water World.

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UW Professor Jay Gatlin Named a Pew Scholar

June 24, 2014 — Jay Gatlin has been named a 2014 Pew Scholar, marking the first time a University of Wyoming faculty member has received this prestigious award.

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UW Waives Application Fee in July for High School Seniors

June 24, 2014 — High school students scheduled to graduate in spring 2015 can get an early start on the college application process at no cost in July to attend the University of Wyoming.

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Wheatland Students Win National Competition with UW Backing

June 24, 2014 — With support from the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Applied Science, a team of Wheatland Middle School (WMS) eighth-graders has won a national competition for future scientists and engineers.

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AMK Ranch Talk to Highlight Geological Evidence of Climate Change

June 23, 2014 — Lessons about climate change found in ancient rocks of southwest Wyoming are the topic of a public lecture Thursday, June 26, 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.

Inaugural Humenick Research Grants Awarded to UW Nursing Faculty

June 23, 2014 — Two professors in the University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing have been awarded grants for their research work.

Search Dog Training Planned on UW Campus Friday

June 23, 2014 — A training exercise for search dogs and their handlers will take place Friday, June 27, on the University of Wyoming campus.

UW's Wyatt Clark Finishes Fifth In CNFR Bareback Riding

June 23, 2014 — Standing right behind the bucking chutes, University of Wyoming bareback rider Wyatt Clark watched higher-seeded cowboys fall one by one. And with just four riders left in the championship round, the UW senior was the leader in the event.

UW Summer Programs Offers Trip to Rockies Game

June 23, 2014 — Specially priced tickets go on sale today (Monday) for University of Wyoming students and non-students to watch the Monday, July 7 baseball game between the Colorado Rockies and San Diego Padres at Coors Field in Denver.

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New Exhibition of American Indian Artwork to Open at UW Art Museum

June 20, 2014 — A new exhibition of contemporary and traditional American Indian artwork will open Saturday, June 21, at the UW Art Museum.

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New Report Quantifies UW’s Economic Impact

June 20, 2014 — The University of Wyoming receives nearly $130 million in external funding annually, creating more than 2,200 jobs and stimulating $129 million in value-added economic activity around the state, according to a new study.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for June 23-29

June 20, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled June 23-29 at the University of Wyoming:

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