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people on a stage kneeling around a man wearing a crown Actors From The London Stage to Perform ‘Macbeth’ at UW

February 27, 2015 — Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS), a self-directed ensemble of five professional British actors, will appear in William Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Macbeth,” Saturday, March 7, at the University of Wyoming. The UW Department of Theatre and Dance sponsors the two productions.

Campus Construction Update for March 1-7

February 27, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled March 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:

Musicians Edgar Meyer and Mike Marshall to Perform at UW

February 27, 2015 — Musicians Edgar Meyer and Mike Marshall will perform an Americana and bluegrass concert Friday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

University of Wyoming Calendar for March 2-8

February 27, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled March 2-8 at the University of Wyoming:

UW, K-12 Social Studies Teachers Target Civic Engagement

February 27, 2015 — A new University of Wyoming College of Education faculty member, a nationally renowned author and educators interested in building student interest in civic engagement are working to expand statewide educational opportunities grounded in social studies.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 8-14

February 27, 2015 — 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.

man at planetrium control board with star field displayed above him Asteroids, Mars and Little Green Men Highlight March Planetarium Shows

February 26, 2015 — With programs focusing on asteroids, Mars and little green men, you might think the University of Wyoming was the setting for the newest SyFy Channel movie. Rather, they are just some of the latest subjects that will be discussed during planetarium shows in March.

UW Global Studies Students to Present Research in March

February 26, 2015 — Three University of Wyoming students from the Global and Area Studies Program will present results of their fieldwork during upcoming events in Sheridan, Cody and Jackson.

UW Nordic Ski Teams Wrap Up Conference Championships

February 26, 2015 — Winning conference championships is nice, but the University of Wyoming Nordic ski club teams look at the much larger picture: winning national championships.

man in room full of equipment holding a core sample UW Researcher Named Senior Scientist for NOAA Cruise Near Puerto Rico in April

February 26, 2015 — Over the years, Michael Cheadle has been a team member on a number of research ships that have explored the floor of the world’s vast oceans. The University of Wyoming faculty member has recently taken a step up, being named senior scientist for an expedition in the waters off the coast of Puerto Rico this April.

group of people on a stage ‘Shakespeare Project’ Tour to be Staged in Wyoming Communities

February 26, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance, in partnership with Wyoming PBS and Wyoming Public Media, will bring four of the Bard’s beloved plays to various Wyoming communities in March with the tours of “The Shakespeare Project” and “Macbeth.”

artwork with black background and green and black shapes Art Talk and Panel Discussion at UW Art Museum March 9

February 25, 2015 — H.L. Hix, curator of the current exhibition, titled “Ley Lines: Intersecting Conversations,” will discuss “How We Talk to One Another When We Talk with Art” at the University of Wyoming Art Museum Monday, March 9, at 6 p.m.

man standing in front of trees Latino Outdoors Founder Featured Speaker at UW Berry Center Feb. 26

February 25, 2015 — The founder and director of Latino Outdoors which focuses on promoting a network of volunteers to support outdoor leadership opportunities for youth and young adults, is the University of Wyoming Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources Leadership Series speaker.

man standing in front of a computer screen UW Faculty Members Receive Research Awards to Study Cell Division

February 25, 2015 — Together, Jay Gatlin and John Oakey worked on mitotic spindle assembly research that resulted in a paper published in Science in 2013. The two University of Wyoming faculty members will team up again to continue similar work on a more advanced level this summer.

three women and one man standing in a row UW Programs Mark Wyoming Educational Access Day

February 25, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Office of Student Educational Opportunity TRiO and GEAR UP programs celebrated Wyoming Educational Access Day 2015 in Cheyenne, along with other access programs hosted by Wyoming colleges statewide.

poster of roller  derby women scuffling ‘Peripheries’ Exhibition at UW Gallery 234

February 25, 2015 — An exhibition titled “Peripheries” is on display through Thursday, March 5, in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union.

two men in camoflage uniforms in wooded area UW Army ROTC Receives Cochise Award for Excellence

February 24, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Army ROTC has received the 2013-14 Cochise Award for the Best Small Unit in the 5th Brigade, which covers the region from Wyoming to Texas and Arizona to Arkansas. The 5th Brigade consists of 36 host schools and more than 20 smaller or satellite schools.

head portrait of man UW Faculty Recital Series Features Internationally Known Guitarist March 1

February 24, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series continues Sunday, March 1, with internationally acclaimed Brazilian guitarist Flávio Apro, featuring a program of masterworks in the classical guitar repertoire.

man looking at finch sitting on his fingers UW’s Prather Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study Songbirds

February 24, 2015 — Like Mick Jagger or David Lee Roth wooing female fans with their voices, male songbirds use the same technique to get the attention of the female of the species. However, unlike the backstage ritual after a rock concert, it is the female songbird that ultimately chooses her mate based on the quality of the male’s song.

Women’s History Month Events Scheduled at UW

February 24, 2015 — Two events at the University of Wyoming will recognize Women’s History Month.

Wyoming State Science Fair March 1-3 at UW

February 24, 2015 — Nearly 400 students from 42 different Wyoming schools will compete in the Wyoming State Science Fair (WSSF) Sunday-Tuesday, March 1-3, at the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.

Body Image Awareness Events March 3-6 at UW

February 23, 2015 — Events promoting positive and healthy body image will be offered during Body Image Awareness Week March 2-6 at the University of Wyoming.

Judges Needed for State Science Fair at UW March 1-3

February 23, 2015 — University of Wyoming faculty and staff members are being asked to volunteer as judges for the Wyoming State Science Fair March 1-3.

Kenyan Acrobats to Perform at UW Feb. 27

February 23, 2015 — The Kenya Safari Acrobats will perform a show titled, “Googala,” Friday, Feb. 27, at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

Last UW College of Business Dean Finalist on Campus This Week

February 23, 2015 — The final candidate for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Business is scheduled to give a public presentation at UW Tuesday, Feb. 24.

head portrait of woman Mayer Receives UW Milstead Distinguished Librarian Award

February 23, 2015 — Jennifer Mayer, associate librarian in research and instruction at University Libraries, is the recipient of the University of Wyoming’s 2015 Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award.

Public Invited to Review, Comment on UW Historic Preservation Plan

February 23, 2015 — The final draft of the University of Wyoming’s updated Historic Preservation Plan is now available for review by the public.

UW College of Education Plans Research Symposium

February 23, 2015 — The 2015 University of Wyoming College of Education Research Symposium, an annual conference hosted by the UW Department of Professional Studies, is scheduled Friday, March 6, in the Education Annex.

UW Science Professors and Students to Visit Kemmerer Feb. 25

February 23, 2015 — University of Wyoming professors and students, who have begun traveling the state to discuss UW’s Science Initiative, are scheduled to be in Kemmerer Wednesday, Feb. 25.

woman in looking at image on computer screen UW’s Casper Residency Program Receives Highest Medical Home Recognition

February 23, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program in Casper (UWFMRP-Casper) recently received Level 3 patient-centered medical home (PCMH) recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

Campus Construction Update for Feb. 22-28

February 20, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Feb. 22-28 at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of man Dave Ramsey Business Leadership Seminar at UW Conference Center March 5

February 20, 2015 — A Dave Ramsey Business Leadership Seminar will be offered Thursday, March 5, at the University of Wyoming Conference Center.

Global Energy Discussion March 2 at UW

February 20, 2015 — Four international experts on energy and environmental issues are scheduled to discuss global energy challenges Monday, March 2, at the University of Wyoming.

New UW Extension Bulletin Targets Mouse Control

February 20, 2015 — Using integrated pest management (IPM) in and around schools and other facilities can lead to more effective mouse control and provide a safer environment for occupants, says an author of a new University of Wyoming Extension publication.

Band on stage TNERTLE to Perform Free Concert at UW Feb. 25

February 20, 2015 — The electro/funk/hip-hop group TNERTLE will perform Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Gardens. The event is free and open to the public.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 23-March 1

February 20, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Feb. 23-March 1 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Student Poetry Slam Competition March 4

February 20, 2015 — University of Wyoming students can sign up for a poetry slam competition beginning Monday, Feb. 23.

group of people on a stage UW Theatre and Dance to Produce ‘The Shakespeare Project’

February 20, 2015 — A Shakespearean mini-festival is scheduled when the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance presents “The Shakespeare Project.” Three of the Bard’s beloved comedies will be produced in rotation over six nights.

Women in Sports Panel Discussion Feb. 27 at UW

February 20, 2015 — A panel discussion that ties in with the 29th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) is planned Friday, Feb. 27, from noon-1 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Family Room.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 1-7

February 20, 2015 — 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.

Chamber Music Opens UW Faculty Recital Series Feb. 27

February 19, 2015 — Musicians from Brazil, Puerto Rico, Germany and the United States will perform during an evening of chamber music Friday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. The event is free and open to the public.

bucking horse statue lit up at night, in front of large sandstone and glass building UW Catering & Events Handles Gateway Center, Conference Center Booking

February 19, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s ability to host a wide variety of events has been enhanced with the addition of the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center and the transfer of management of the UW Conference Center to UW Catering & Events.

UW Weed Specialist Invites Teams to Compete in Cheatgrass Challenge

February 19, 2015 — University of Wyoming scientists hope marrying “Top Chef” with “The Amazing Race” and “The Biggest Loser” will be a win in the struggle against cheatgrass in Wyoming.

young woman holding award and standing by photo on easel Natawsha Mitchell Receives UW’s Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award

February 18, 2015 — Natawsha Mitchell of Torrington was named the recipient of the University of Wyoming’s 2015 Willena Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award. Mitchell is a senior majoring in history and is seeking a minor in African American and Diaspora Studies.

UW College of Business Offers Two New MBA Programs

February 18, 2015 — Two new master’s of business administration degree paths for students seeking a distinctive, hands-on graduate experience will be offered beginning in the 2015 fall semester through the University of Wyoming College of Business.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: How to Think about Religious Freedom

February 18, 2015 — The Bill of Rights’ First Amendment aims to prevent the government from restricting the freedom of individuals to believe and worship as they see fit. It says, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.”

UW Science Professors and Students to Visit Sheridan Feb. 20

February 18, 2015 — University of Wyoming professors and students, who have begun traveling the state to discuss UW’s Science Initiative, are scheduled to be in Sheridan Friday, Feb. 20.

UW Students Chosen to Perform in Feb. 26 Jacoby Competition

February 18, 2015 — The worlds of competition and classical music meet head-on Thursday, Feb. 26, as the University of Wyoming’s finest student musician will be chosen at this year’s Jacoby Competition.

man standing with hands on hips Hypnotist chrisjones to Perform at UW Feb. 20

February 17, 2015 — Hypnotist chrisjones will perform at the University of Wyoming Friday, Feb. 20, at 9 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.

UW and Casper College Groups to Perform Combined Concerts Feb. 21-22

February 17, 2015 — The premier vocal groups from the University of Wyoming and Casper College will perform together Saturday, Feb. 21, in Casper and Sunday, Feb. 22, in Laramie.

UW Meat Judging Team Member Notches Record Performance

February 17, 2015 — One team member earned the highest score ever in University of Wyoming meat judging competition, and the team captured reserve champion honors and third place in its first two competitions this semester.

UW Science Professors and Students to Visit Casper Feb. 19

February 17, 2015 — University of Wyoming professors and students, who have begun traveling the state to discuss UW’s Science Initiative, are scheduled to be in Casper Thursday, Feb. 19.

College of Law Dean Finalist Presentations to Conclude

February 16, 2015 — The final candidate for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Law is scheduled to give a public presentation at UW today (Monday, Feb. 16).

man with marker in hand and whiteboard behind him Latest Five Supercomputer Projects Have Direct Application to Wyoming Issues

February 16, 2015 — Five projects that have applications to Wyoming issues -- including water storage, snowpack accumulation and wind turbine efficiency -- were recently chosen to receive computational time and storage space on the supercomputer in Cheyenne.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Provost’s Honor Roll: Nonresident

February 16, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2014 fall semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Provost’s Honor Roll: Resident

February 16, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following resident students on the 2014 fall semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

sketch-like print of horse UW Art Professor’s Exhibition at Plaza Diane Community Center

February 16, 2015 — An exhibition, “Grazer,” by University of Wyoming Department of Art Professor Mark Ritchie, is on display at the Plaza Diane Community Center for the Arts in downtown Powell through March 14.

UW College of Business Dean Finalists on Campus This Week

February 16, 2015 — Two of the finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Business are scheduled to give public presentations at UW this week.

man looking through piano pedal connections like prison bars UW Cultural Programs’ Spring Season Begins Feb. 20 with Musical Satirist

February 16, 2015 — Musical satirist Peter Schickele will kick off the University of Wyoming Cultural Programs’ spring series with “50 Years of P.D.Q. Bach: A Triumph of Incompetence” Friday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

UW’s Mason Explores Benefits, Costs of Hydraulic Fracturing

February 16, 2015 — Hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling have had a transformative, positive effect on the U.S. economy, producing societal gains that likely outweigh negative impacts to the environment and human health from an economic perspective, according to a new paper co-written by a University of Wyoming faculty member.

UW’s Strauss Helps Produce Statement on Humanity and Climate Change

February 16, 2015 — Professor Sarah Strauss of the University of Wyoming’s Department of Anthropology played a significant role in developing a statement issued recently by the American Anthropological Association (AAA) regarding humanity and climate change.

Campus Construction Update for Feb. 15-21

February 13, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Feb. 15-21 at the University of Wyoming.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 16-22

February 13, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Feb. 16-22 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Nordic Ski Team Hosts Fundraising Events This Weekend

February 13, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Nordic Ski Team will offer a benefit dinner and public race opportunities today (Friday) through Sunday.

UW visiting scholar UW Visiting Scholar Brings Expertise on Middle East, Africa

February 13, 2015 — A longtime United Nations peacemaker who most recently worked with Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon is the new Senior Visiting Scholar in Global Studies at the University of Wyoming.

Wyoming Business Tips for Feb. 22-28

February 13, 2015 — 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.

improv dance Improvisational Dance Planned in UW's Coe Library Feb. 18

February 12, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance will present an informal improvisational dance performance Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 12:45-2 p.m. in the Coe Library rotunda. The event is free and open to the public.

Public Art Plan Meetings Scheduled in Laramie

February 12, 2015 — Two public meetings to discuss Laramie's Community Wide Public Art Plan, which will guide choices about how future public art is developed and implemented, are scheduled later this month.

UW Art Museum Spring Exhibitions Open Feb. 13

February 12, 2015 — The opening of the spring exhibitions, including a juried student exhibition, will be on display during a free public reception at the University of Wyoming Art Museum Friday, Feb. 13, from 6-8 p.m.

STEM summer camps UW STEM Opportunities Abound for Wyoming Students This Summer

February 12, 2015 — Approximately 700 middle and high school students -- representing all 23 Wyoming counties -- will engage in diverse STEM experiences at the University of Wyoming May through July. These programs are designed to inspire Wyoming’s youth to further pursue interests in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Banff Mountain Film Festival Tour Includes Laramie

February 11, 2015 — The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to Laramie Wednesday, Feb. 18, and Thursday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Gryphon Theatre, 710 E. Garfield St.

historic sandstone building in the snow UW Historic Preservation Plan Meetings Feb. 18

February 11, 2015 — Members of the community will have an opportunity to hear from specialists updating the University of Wyoming’s Historic Preservation Plan, and provide input, during two public discussions Wednesday, Feb. 18.

print made with orange slices ‘Slices’ Exhibition at UW Gallery 234

February 11, 2015 — Artist Hannah Hughes presents an original exhibition, “Slices,” on display through Thursday, Feb. 19, in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union.

African Awareness Week Events Planned at UW

February 10, 2015 — Informational events are scheduled for African Awareness Week that runs through Saturday, Feb. 14, at the University of Wyoming.

College Advising Corps Helps Students Pursue Higher Education

February 10, 2015 — Nearly 400 Wyoming high school seniors received encouragement and help to apply for post-high school education in late 2014 during events at seven high schools sponsored by the Wyoming College Advising Corps (WyCAC).

three people at a table looking at colored patterns in the middle of the table New UW Program Targets Hands-On Learning

February 10, 2015 — New opportunities to engage students in creative projects drawing on design and problem-solving skills have been opened at the University of Wyoming’s College of Education as a result of a new program called WyoMakers.

opening of huge cave looking out, dwarfing people standing in water inside cave UW’s Jenkins to Share Vietnamese Cave Adventures

February 10, 2015 — Adventurer and journalist Mark Jenkins will share his experiences exploring Vietnam and the largest cave ever discovered during a series of public talks around Wyoming in March.

Valentine’s Day Dance at UW Feb. 13

February 10, 2015 — In celebration of the day of love, Friday Night Fever and the Wyoming Swing Club will host a Valentine’s Day dance Friday, Feb. 13, at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. The free event is open to students and the public.

four old photos of babies and toddlers with words embroidered on them Artist Jane Waggoner Deschner Art Talk, Gallery Walk-Through Set at UW Art Museum

February 9, 2015 — Artist Jane Waggoner Deschner, known for hand-embroidering quotes and images onto snapshots and studio portraits, will present two programs at the University of Wyoming.

College of Law Dean Finalist Presentations Continue

February 9, 2015 — One of the finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Law is scheduled to give a public presentation at UW Thursday, Feb. 12.

campus sustainability committee logo UW Committee Offers Tips to Reduce Drain on Energy, Money

February 9, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Campus Sustainability Committee (CSC) is offering tips to save energy and money while in the classroom, in the office or at home.

UW Science Professors and Students to Visit Worland Feb. 11

February 9, 2015 — University of Wyoming professors and students, who have begun traveling the state to discuss UW’s Science Initiative, are scheduled to be in Worland Wednesday, Feb. 11.

World Bank Publishes UW Research on Poverty in Rural Areas

February 9, 2015 — People living in remote, less-productive agricultural lands in developing countries need particular attention in any efforts to reduce poverty, two University of Wyoming researchers have concluded.

Campus Construction Update for Feb. 8-14

February 6, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Feb. 8-14 at the University of Wyoming.

two men and a woman at a conference table Indian Educators Visit UW to Learn About Assistive Technology for Disabilities

February 6, 2015 — Naval Pant gazes at a table in a Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) lab and intermittently picks up various objects that are new to him -- or grazes his fingers over familiar learning tools.

New Exhibition Opens Feb. 9 in UW Visual Arts Building

February 6, 2015 — The work of Denver artist Chris Dacre is featured in an original exhibition, “Crossing the Delaware Line,” Feb. 9-March 20 in the Visual Arts Gallery located in the University of Wyoming’s Visual Arts Building at the corner of 22nd and Willett Drive.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 9-15

February 6, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Feb. 9-15 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Students Plan ‘One Billion Rising’ Events Feb. 10

February 6, 2015 — University of Wyoming students will join activists around the world this month in an effort to end violence against women and girls.

UW Trustees Plan Monday Teleconference Meeting

February 6, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during a meeting at 8 a.m. Monday, Feb. 9, via teleconference.

Wyoming Business Tips for Feb. 15-21

February 6, 2015 — 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.

Deadline Extended to Submit Presentation Proposals for UW Shepard Symposium on Social Justice

February 5, 2015 — The deadline to submit presentation proposals for the annual Shepard Symposium on Social Justice at the University of Wyoming has been extended to Monday, Feb. 16, by midnight. The 19th annual event is April 8-11.

Farm and Ranch Days Features Brucellosis, Many Other Topics

February 5, 2015 — Brucellosis in Wyoming and more than 36 sessions -- ranging from heifer selection, cheatgrass and rangelands to the new farm bill -- are part of the 31st annual Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days in Riverton.

man working with high tech equipment Saturday U Program Feb. 12 at Gillette College

February 5, 2015 — Area residents have the opportunity to go back to college for an evening, with three professors from the University of Wyoming lecturing Thursday, Feb. 12, in Gillette for the spring term of Saturday University -- UW’s popular, free, one-day college education program.

UW Awards Top Scholarship to 88 Wyoming Students

February 5, 2015 — Eighty-eight outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2015 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of Wyoming's top academic scholarship.

UW Creative Writing Students Present Workshops, Readings

February 5, 2015 — Three students in the University of Wyoming Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program are leading writing workshops at the Wyoming Girls’ School in Sheridan.

Cheneys to Visit UW Feb. 17 for Book Discussion

February 4, 2015 — To promote her book about founding father James Madison, Lynne Cheney and her husband, former Vice President Dick Cheney, have held public discussions across the country at places including the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas, the Richard Nixon Foundation Library in Yorba Linda, Calif., and the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation in Simi Valley, Calif.

head portrait of man Death Penalty in Wyoming Topic of Discussion Feb. 5

February 4, 2015 — It has been more than 20 years since Mark Hopkinson was the last person executed in Wyoming. But talk of the death penalty in the state continues, most recently when Sen. Bruce Burns, R-Sheridan, introduced a bill last month that would allow use of a firing squad if the state was ever prevented from using lethal injection.

UW Faculty Recital Series Feb. 9 Concert Postponed

February 4, 2015 — “An Evening of Reed Trios,” planned as the spring opener of the University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series Monday, Feb. 9, has been postponed.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: How Constantine Created the Christian Church

February 4, 2015 — What marks the beginning of the Christian Church, the social organization uniting Christians? The answer depends on the definition of “church.”

group of young men and a woman standing in a semi-circle UW’s Singing Statesmen to Tour, Perform Starting Feb. 5

February 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Singing Statesmen have been selected to sing Feb. 14 at the 2015 National Association for Music Education Northwest Division conference in Spokane, Wash. Leading up to that event, the group will tour several communities to conduct a series of concerts and clinics.

excavator by dug out trench Road-Mapping Project Will Help Prevent Damage from Digging

February 3, 2015 — Wyoming contractors, utilities, governments and members of the public will have access to detailed, computerized information about the state’s roads as a result of a grant awarded to One-Call of Wyoming (OCW) in conjunction with the Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC) at the University of Wyoming.

notes on small pieces of paper spread over a table UW Sponsors National Day of Service Saturday, Feb. 7

February 3, 2015 — Volunteers can choose to work from a variety of projects during the Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service Saturday, Feb. 7, from 9 a.m.-noon in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union. The event is open to UW students, faculty and staff, and community members.

College of Law Dean Finalist Presentations Continue

February 2, 2015 — One of the finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Law is scheduled to give a public presentation at UW Thursday, Feb. 5.

Reminder: Don’t Use UW Email Accounts to Express Personal Views to Legislators

February 2, 2015 — With the 2015 general session of the Wyoming State Legislature underway, University of Wyoming employees are reminded of UW’s guidelines for communicating with state and federal elected officials, agencies and other authorities.

Tickets on Sale at UW for Avalanche Hockey Game

February 2, 2015 — Tickets are now on sale at the University of Wyoming for the Colorado Avalanche and New York Rangers hockey match Thursday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. The event is open to both students and the public, but space is limited.

UW College of Business Dean Finalist Interviews Begin Tuesday

February 2, 2015 — One of the finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Business is scheduled to give a public presentation at UW Tuesday, Feb. 3.

UW Gatekeepers Training Sessions Offered This Spring

February 2, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Counseling Center is offering Gatekeepers training sessions this spring to educate students, staff and faculty members about the importance of suicide awareness and prevention.

UW Librarians Receive Award to Digitize Historic UW Documents

February 2, 2015 — University of Wyoming Associate Librarians David Kruger and Chad Hutchens received an $8,000 Project Ceres award from the Center for Research Libraries to digitize historic UW Agricultural Experiment Station bulletins.

head portrait of man UW’s Flesher Receives Distinguished Professorship Honor

February 2, 2015 — Professor Paul Flesher of the University of Wyoming’s Department of Religious Studies has received a prestigious award that includes funding for a four-and-a-half month residency in Jerusalem in spring 2016. The Seymour Gitin Distinguished Professorship award is given by the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research (AIAR) in Jerusalem.


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