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June 2014 Releases


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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 Fall 2015 Applicants

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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Campus Construction Update for June 22-28

June 20, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 22-28 at the University of Wyoming:

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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:

UW’s Van Aken Just Misses CNFR Short Go Bid

June 20, 2014 — There’s no doubt that University of Wyoming senior Clayton Van Aken will be thinking about his missed steer earlier in the week. It cost him a chance to reach the short go in team roping at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR).

Wyoming Business Tips for June 29-July 5

June 20, 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.

University of Wyoming Provides Grants for Legal Writing Institute Conference

June 19, 2014 — The Wyoming Center for the Study of Written Advocacy at the University of Wyoming has awarded grants to individuals to attend the Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Conference June 29-July 2 in Philadelphia, Pa.

UW’s Van Aken Misses Out in Tie Down Roping at CNFR

June 19, 2014 — If University of Wyoming two-event cowboy Clayton Van Aken reaches Saturday’s College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) short go, it will have to be in team roping. But he’ll need a strong effort Thursday night.

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Wyoming Conservation Corps Projects Underway Across Wyoming

June 19, 2014 — University of Wyoming students are gaining valuable leadership and outdoor skills this summer while working on 18 Wyoming Conservation Corps (WCC) projects ranging from constructing trails at Big Horn National Recreation Area and bark beetle spraying in Sinks Canyon State Park to conducting historic restoration work at Fort Bridger.

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Steel Toed Slippers Band Performs for Summer Concert Series at UW

June 18, 2014 — Los Angeles-based band Steel Toed Slippers will perform for the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, June 25, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. on Simpson Family Plaza.

Survey to Seek Input from UW College of Law Stakeholders

June 18, 2014 — The University of Wyoming has initiated a survey of perspectives of its College of Law on the part of its numerous stakeholders.

UW’s Ellerman Jumps into National Team Roping Contention

June 18, 2014 — Now, it’s a waiting game for the University of Wyoming’s Brit Ellerman.

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UW’s Grana Receives International Award for Hydrocarbon Innovation

June 18, 2014 — A University of Wyoming faculty member has received a prestigious international award for developing an innovative method to obtain information about oil and gas reservoirs using seismic techniques.

Sixteen Receive Medical Degrees through UW WWAMI Program

June 17, 2014 — Sixteen students from Wyoming recently took another giant step toward reaching their dreams to become physicians when they were accorded medical degrees from the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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

June 17, 2014 — The University of Wyoming lists the following non-resident students on the 2014 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

UW’s Ellerman Moves into Fourth in Team Roping Average at CNFR

June 17, 2014 — For someone who originally did not receive an automatic College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) bid, Brit Ellerman sure is taking advantage of his second opportunity.

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Summer Solstice Celebration at the UW Art Museum Friday

June 16, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host its annual summer solstice celebration Friday, June 20, from 11:30 a.m-12:30 p.m.

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Tim Robinson Honored as New ASA Fellow

June 16, 2014 — University of Wyoming Professor Timothy Jay Robinson has been named a fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA), the nation’s pre-eminent professional statistical society.

Two UW Team Ropers Open CNFR on a High Note

June 16, 2014 — Going into the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR), University of Wyoming Coach George Howard pointed to his team ropers as the backbone of his four-man qualifying team.

University Store Offers Solution to Reducing E-Waste

June 16, 2014 — As the result of a multi-department collaborative effort, the University Store in the University of Wyoming Union recently began accepting electronic devices for trade-in.

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UW Research: Squirrels Counter Evolutionary Impact of Fire on Lodgepole Pine

June 16, 2014 — Reproductive response of lodgepole pine trees to fire in Yellowstone National Park is countered by the effects of squirrels eating pine seeds, two University of Wyoming researchers have documented.

UW Trustees Select Managers for Construction Projects

June 16, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees today (Monday) selected two Wyoming companies to manage two major construction projects at UW.

UW’s Clark Opens CNFR on Successful Ride

June 16, 2014 — One down, two to go. But three is even better.

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UW’s Lamartine Chosen for China Exchange

June 16, 2014 — A national committee has selected University of Wyoming Choral Activities Director Nicole Lamartine to represent the United States as a conducting fellow June 15-25 in Beijing, China.

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Campus Construction Update for June 15-21

June 13, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 15-21 at the University of Wyoming:

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Polar Bear Survival Topic of Thursday Talk at AMK Ranch

June 13, 2014 — How polar bears survive in the Artic Sea’s changing climate is the topic of the first of 10 weekly summer lectures Thursday, June 19, 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 June 16-22

June 13, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled June 16-22 at the University of Wyoming:

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UW Continues Partnership with HBCUs through Watershed Modeling Course

June 13, 2014 — For the second consecutive year, undergraduate students from historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) will have the opportunity to learn about watershed modeling during a one-week course at the University of Wyoming.

UW Trustees Plan Special Meeting Monday

June 13, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 8 a.m. Monday, June 16, by teleconference to take action on a number of construction-related and other matters.

Wyoming Business Tips for June 22-28

June 13, 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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Powell’s Miller Receives NCWIT Computing Award at UW’s Women in Science Conference

June 12, 2014 — Powell’s Moriah Miller is one of two female Wyoming high school students who were named winners of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing.

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Public Programs Offered at Wyoming Humanities Council Summer Classics Institute

June 12, 2014 — Several free public lectures will be offered as part of the Wyoming Humanities Council 15th Summer Classics Institute June 15-19 at the University of Wyoming.

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Rock Springs’ Mehle Receives NCWIT Computing Award at UW’s Women in Science Conference

June 12, 2014 — Rock Springs’ Taylor Joan Mehle is one of two female Wyoming high school students who were named winners of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in Computing.

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UW Graduate Student Again Wins Grand Teton Fellowship

June 12, 2014 — A University of Wyoming graduate student once again has been selected by Grand Teton National Park and the Grand Teton Association for a prestigious graduate fellowship.

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UW Research: Bacteria Show Promise in Restoring Aquifers Used in Uranium Mining

June 12, 2014 — Wyoming’s resurgent uranium industry could get a further boost from University of Wyoming scientists, whose research on post-mining environmental restoration is yielding extremely promising results.

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Country Singer Ashley Buchart to Perform at UW Wednesday

June 11, 2014 — Powerhouse country singer Ashley Buchart and her band will perform for the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, June 18, from 11:45 a.m.–1 p.m. on Simpson Plaza.

Four UW Cowboys Primed for CNFR June 15-21 at Casper Events Center

June 11, 2014 — Stranger things have happened at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR), but none have compared to the early 1990s when the University of Wyoming’s Jimmie Jo Martin single-handedly led the Cowgirls to the national championship, winning the goat tying and all-around titles.

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Special Saturday U Program Pairs UW Scientists and Artists

June 11, 2014 — Four of the University of Wyoming’s top scientists will pair with four accomplished UW artists this month to produce original works that will be presented in a public program Saturday, June 28.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls: Non-resident

June 11, 2014 — The University of Wyoming lists the following non-resident students on the 2014 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls: Resident

June 11, 2014 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2014 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

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UW Religion Today Column for Week of June 15-21: City Lights at Night: What Did Jesus See?

June 11, 2014 — The New Testament Gospels are so focused on Jesus’ teachings and miracles that they give few details of his life experiences. They do not mention that growing up on the ridge of Nazareth, he spent his childhood watching the reconstruction of Galilee’s first Roman-style city, Sepphoris, just five miles away. Or that during the years of his Capernaum ministry, he could see the ongoing erection of Galilee’s second city, Tiberias.

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Laramie Mural Project Public Event Friday

June 10, 2014 — Laramie Mural Project artists and donors will be thanked at “Fishening,” a public event Friday, June 13, from 5-7 p.m. in the parking lot located between First and Garfield streets.

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New Exhibition Showcases Works Selected by UW Art Museum Staff Members

June 10, 2014 — A new exhibition of artwork selected by University of Wyoming Art Museum staff members will open Saturday, June 14.

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UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Presents 'Swingtime Canteen'

June 10, 2014 — The Snowy Range Summer Theatre season celebrates its 61st year with the University of Wyoming production of the Off-Broadway musical hit, “Swingtime Canteen,” a family-friendly 1940s-style USO show that will run nightly June 19-21 and June 26-28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Washington Park band shell.

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Antique Lampposts Restored at UW

June 9, 2014 — When members of the class of 1911 donated three lampposts to commemorate the University of Wyoming’s 25th anniversary, none of them could have imagined that visitors would still enjoy their gift more than 100 years later.

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New Book Conveys Engineering Contributions of Einstein's Son

June 9, 2014 — A new book describes Hans Albert Einstein’s pioneering work in the field of river engineering and sheds light on his often tense and complex relationships with his iconic father, Albert, the world’s most famous scientist.

UW Ann Simpson Artmobile to Visit Park County Libraries

June 9, 2014 — Museum-quality artwork is coming to three Park County libraries June 9-13.

UW Employee of the Second Quarter Nominations Due Friday

June 9, 2014 — The deadline to submit nominations for Employee of the Second Quarter is Friday, June 13.

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Campus Construction Update for June 8-14

June 6, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 8-14 at the University of Wyoming:

New UW Publication Highlights Farm and Ranch Succession Strategies

June 6, 2014 — Farm and ranch managers and owners describe how they are bringing in a new generation to the land in a new free publication.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for June 9-15

June 6, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled June 9-15 at the University of Wyoming:

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UW’s Mavriplis Advises NASA on Supercomputing Future

June 6, 2014 — A University of Wyoming professor of mechanical engineering is among authors of a new report that offers guidance to NASA regarding the computational resources it will need to design aircraft and spacecraft in the future.

Veterans in Higher Education Conference June 9-11 at UW

June 6, 2014 — Needs and challenges faced by military and veteran students will be examined at a conference for higher education professionals June 9-11 at the University of Wyoming.

Wyoming Business Tips for June 15-23

June 6, 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.

Hess Makes Second $5 Million Commitment to UW

June 5, 2014 — Gov. Matt Mead and University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity were joined today (Thursday) by Greg Hill, president and chief operating officer of Hess Corporation, to announce Hess’s second commitment to UW in the past two years.

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Jeff Duloz to Perform at UW Wednesday

June 5, 2014 — One-man band Jeff Duloz will perform for the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, June 11, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. on Simpson Plaza.

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Sheridan Field Day Features Horticulture, Forage Production, Lawn and Garden

June 4, 2014 — Field trial tours starting in the morning near Wyarno, then additional tours and lunch at the University of Wyoming Watt Agriculture Center at Sheridan College, are part of the Sheridan Research and Extension Center field day Saturday, June 14.

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UW Summer Programs Offers Trip to Elitch Gardens

June 4, 2014 — University of Wyoming Summer Programs offers a trip to Denver’s Elitch Gardens amusement park Monday, June 23.

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‘Beyond Bark Beetles’ Films Explore Changes in Local Forests

June 4, 2014 — “Introducing Dendroctonus ponderosae, a tiny bug, smaller than a rice grain. For the last 15 years or so, these bugs have been living it up.”

Tree Health, Wildfire Risk Reduction Workshop near Vedauwoo

June 3, 2014 — Tactics homeowners can use to keep trees healthy and reduce risk of wildfire damage to cabins or homes will be shown at a workshop Tuesday, June 10, at 5:30 p.m. near Vedauwoo east of Laramie.

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Wyoming Middle School Students Receive Science Opportunity at UW AstroCamp June 15-24

June 3, 2014 — Middle school students from Wyoming and surrounding states will be transformed into star gazers and scientists during the University of Wyoming’s AstroCamp: Journey to the Stars June 15-24.

University of Wyoming President’s Honor Roll: Non-resident

June 2, 2014 — The University of Wyoming lists the following non-resident students on the 2014 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming President’s Honor Roll: Resident

June 2, 2014 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2014 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

UW Photo Contest Deadline is Friday

June 2, 2014 — The deadline to enter the “I Love UW” photo contest is Friday, June 6. The winning entry will be featured in the September issue of UWyo magazine.

Water Shutdown Wednesday to Affect Two UW Buildings

June 2, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Centennial Complex and the Animal Science/Molecular Biology Building will be without water for approximately eight hours Wednesday, June 4. Restrooms will not be in service.

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