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March 2015 Releases


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Dick Scarlett Banking Leader Scarlett to Speak at UW

March 31, 2015 — Dick Scarlett, a longtime leader in the Rocky Mountain banking community, will discuss his new book Monday, April 6, at 2:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Business auditorium.

Criminal Justice Fair Set April 7 at UW

March 31, 2015 — Job and career opportunities in a variety of professions will be explained during the annual Criminal Justice Job Fair Tuesday, April 7, at the University of Wyoming.

Education Dean Search Committee Seeks Input

March 31, 2015 — The search committee for the dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education is seeking input on the finalists.

man holding violin Trios on Fire Friday at UW

March 31, 2015 — “Trios on Fire!” is the next performance in the University of Wyoming Faculty Recital Series Friday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

Upton Student Wins State Geography Bee

March 31, 2015 — Annika Coberly, an eighth-grade student at Upton Middle School, won the state Geography Bee Friday, March 27, at the University of Wyoming.

UW Men Fourth at EWC Rodeo

March 31, 2015 — The University of Wyoming men’s team had its best outing since last fall’s fourth rodeo, but it was only good enough for fourth place at last weekend’s Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) rodeo in Torrington.

Andrew Solomon sitting in chair Award-Winning Author Andrew Solomon to Speak at UW April 22

March 30, 2015 — Acclaimed author, activist and philanthropist Andrew Solomon will speak Wednesday, April 22, at 1:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium. His presentation is free and open to the public; he will sign books following his talk.

Wild Ducks painting - Hans Kleiber artist New Exhibition of Western Artwork to Open at UW Art Museum

March 30, 2015 — A new exhibition of artwork by three prominent Wyoming artists will open Monday, April 6, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. The exhibition will be on view through Aug. 1.

Trustees Approve Personnel Items

March 30, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved the following appointments during its meeting Friday, March 27.

UW Trustees Approve Salary Distribution Plan

March 30, 2015 — University of Wyoming employees will receive compensation increases in the 2015-16 fiscal year totaling about $6.2 million, under the same approach used for raises in the current fiscal year.

Eric Webb Webb Heads UW Residence Life,Dining

March 30, 2015 — Eric Webb has been named executive director of Residence Life, Dining/Catering and Events, and the Wyoming Union at the University of Wyoming.

rock climbing wall Campus Construction Update for March 29-April 4

March 27, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled March 29-April 4 at the University of Wyoming:

woman stretching on stage University of Wyoming Calendar for March 30-April 5

March 27, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled March 30-April 5 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Trustees Act on Construction Projects

March 27, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted today (Friday) to use $11.5 million in operating reserves and other UW resources to complete the renovation and expansion of the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts and the Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center.

Wyoming Business Tips for April 5-April 11

March 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.

two men in suits shaking hands Hess Increases Commitment to Energy Innovation as UW’s Single Largest Corporate Donor

March 26, 2015 — The University of Wyoming announced today a transformational investment of $15 million from Hess Corporation, bringing its total investment in UW since 2013 to $25 million.

man seated at control panel looking up at planetarium display Observatory Tours to Augment Planetarium Shows During April

March 26, 2015 — Visitors to the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium will not only be treated to programs about Jupiter and Neptune under the dome in April. They will be able to go outside and observe the night skies as well, perhaps catching a glimpse of those planets.

UW Alumni Association Celebrates 120th Anniversary

March 26, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) is celebrating 120 years of service.

one woman sitting and one standing at a portable podium set on a table UW Debaters Seek National Title

March 26, 2015 — While fans statewide cheered on the University of Wyoming’s men’s basketball team during its recent conference tournament championship and berth in the NCAA tournament, another UW team has qualified for and is preparing for a national championship run of its own.

UW Engineering Task Force to Meet March 30-31

March 26, 2015 — The Wyoming Governor’s Energy, Engineering, STEM Integration Task Force will meet Monday and Tuesday, March 30-31, at the University of Wyoming’s Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

four people using harnesses and wires for vertical dance UW Theatre and Dance Presents Collaborative Dance Concert

March 26, 2015 — Original works that incorporate contemporary modern dance, ballet and vertical dance will be presented Tuesday, March 31-Friday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Studio Theatre.

Stand Up Comedy Event April 1 at UW

March 25, 2015 — University of Wyoming Stands Up, a comedy event and competition for students, faculty and staff, will be held Wednesday, April 1, at 8 p.m. in the Wyoming Union lower level. This free event is open to the public, but participants must have valid UW IDs.

UW Plans New Bus Routes to Replace Gem City Grand

March 25, 2015 — The pending suspension of Laramie’s Gem City Grand bus service has prompted the University of Wyoming to develop plans for a new, more limited bus route that would be open to both students and the public at no charge.

man standing UW Student Selected for Internship at Idaho National Laboratory

March 25, 2015 — A student in the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources’ energy resource management and development program has been chosen for a prestigious internship at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL).

UW to Host ‘Hunger Games’-Themed Event March 27

March 25, 2015 — The popular book and movie trilogy “The Hunger Games” is coming to the University of Wyoming.

Advance Screening of ‘Game of Thrones’ Sunday

March 24, 2015 — An advance screening of HBO’s popular “Game of Thrones” season five premiere will be shown Sunday, March 29, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m. The free event is open to all students with valid UW IDs.

ENR Club Presents the UW Wilderness Festival

March 24, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) Club will host a series of events April 1-4 focusing on wilderness in Wyoming and the Rocky Mountains.

Today’s UW Spring Faculty Meeting to Air Via WyoCast

March 24, 2015 — People unable to attend today’s spring faculty meeting at the University of Wyoming may watch the event, live or recorded, via UW’s WyoCast system.

head portrait of man UW Hires Alexander as Law School Dean

March 24, 2015 — An accomplished scholar with experience in the private sector and government has been selected as the new dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Law.

UW Rodeo Teams Off to a Slow Spring Start

March 24, 2015 — University of Wyoming rodeo Coach George Howard had hoped for a better start for his teams when the spring season began last weekend.

Wyoming Students to Compete at State Geography Bee Friday at UW

March 24, 2015 — Which capital city, located about 20 miles from the Adriatic Sea, is a major industrial center for Albania? Which state is larger in area, West Virginia or Florida?

Tuesday Deadline for Shepard Symposium Awards Nominations

March 23, 2015 — The Shepard Symposium on Social Justice is accepting nominations through Tuesday, March 24, to honor one student and one community member who work to eliminate discrimination, oppression, and injustice locally and globally.

UW College of Education Dean Finalist Presentations Continue

March 23, 2015 — Three finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education are scheduled to give public presentations beginning today (Monday, March 23).

UW Spring Faculty Meeting Tuesday

March 23, 2015 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity invites all faculty members to the annual spring faculty meeting Tuesday, March 24, from 4:10-5 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom.

UW Staff Senate Award Nominations Deadline Extended

March 23, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Staff Senate has extended the deadline to nominate individuals for staff awards to Wednesday, March 25.

Campus Construction Update for March 22-28

March 20, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled March 22-28 at the University of Wyoming:

head portrait of woman Civil rights and Gender Issues Expert to Speak at UW March 24

March 20, 2015 — Karsonya Whitehead, who meets regularly with President Barack Obama to discuss civil rights and gender issues, and has researched race issues in Ferguson, Mo., will be at the University of Wyoming Tuesday, March 24, for a workshop and public talk.

woman sitting at desk Economist to Examine War on Poverty and the Elderly

March 20, 2015 — “50 Years of the War on Poverty: What it Means for the Elderly,” will be the subject of a Phi Beta Kappa visiting lecture Thursday, March 26, at 4 p.m. in Room 123 of the University of Wyoming College of Business Building. The talk is free and open to the public.

head portrait of man wearing a turban and framing his eyes with his fingers University of Wyoming Calendar for March 23-29

March 20, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled March 23-29 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Board of Trustees to Meet March 25-27

March 20, 2015 — A visit from Gov. Matt Mead, updates on a variety of initiatives, and a salary distribution policy for the 2015-16 fiscal year are on the agenda for the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees March 25-27.

man in a suit dancing in a dark background Electro-Soul Band to Perform at UW March 25

March 19, 2015 — The indie electro-soul band Caught a Ghost will perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Graduate Students Will Present Research at UW History Colloquium March 24

March 19, 2015 — Graduate students will give research presentations at the University of Wyoming Department of History colloquium Tuesday, March 24, from 3-5 p.m. in Room 121 of Coe Library. The event is free and open to the public.

four middle school students holding trophies with a man behind them Laramie Student Wins State Mathcounts Competition for Third Time

March 19, 2015 — Qingfeng Li, an eighth-grade student at Laramie Junior High School, won first place at the recent 2015 Wyoming State Mathcounts competition at the University of Wyoming for an unprecedented third consecutive time.

head portrait of woman Social Justice Authors to Speak at UW Symposium

March 19, 2015 — A writer internationally known for her groundbreaking work on the image of women in advertising, and an author who focuses on a gender-fair curriculum and women’s studies, are the two keynote speakers for the 19th annual Shepard Symposium on Social Justice at the University of Wyoming.

UW Target of Threat; Deemed of Low Credibility

March 19, 2015 — Local law enforcement agencies Thursday were notified of a threat against the University of Wyoming on Friday, but the threat was determined by those agencies to have a low level of credibility.

head portrait of man Jazz Musicians to Perform in UW Cultural Programs Series and Jazz Festival

March 18, 2015 — Famed jazz musicians Tierney Sutton and Lonnie Smith will perform next week as part of the University of Wyoming Cultural Programs Series and the UW Department of Music’s Jazz Festival.

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet March 27

March 18, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet jointly with the UW Board of Trustees at 7:30 a.m. Friday, March 27, in the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center on the UW campus.

head portrait of woman UW Faculty Recital Features Duo March 29

March 18, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music Faculty Recital Series continues Sunday, March 29, with “TO THE POINT!” featuring a duo. The performance is at 1 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall and is free and open to the public.

UW Idol Contestants Needed for April 24 Competition

March 18, 2015 — Applications for UW Idol, a student singing competition, are being accepted beginning Monday, March 23, in the University of Wyoming Campus Activities Center, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: A Tale of Two States: Religion and Discrimination

March 18, 2015 — Despite support by the Wyoming Business Alliance, major employers and the Wyoming State Senate, this session, the Wyoming House of Representatives defeated Senate File 115, which prohibited discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation.

UW Rodeo Teams Open Spring Season in Gillette

March 18, 2015 — It’s been nine years since the University of Wyoming men’s rodeo team won the Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR) title, but Coach George Howard likes to look at the big picture: how well his team does in “the big show.”

UW Survey: Wyoming Supports the Tea Party Movement

March 18, 2015 — A University of Wyoming survey found that nearly 4 in 10 Wyomingites agreed with the tea party movement, just under one-third disagreed, while another third either had not heard of the tea party or had no opinion about it.

people posing in a large group on a basketball court UW’s Rise on Basketball Court Matched by Academic Success

March 18, 2015 — The return of the University of Wyoming men’s basketball team to the NCAA Tournament marks a remarkable four-year hoops renaissance.

displays on podiums at the art museum Final Week to View Student Exhibition at the UW Art Museum

March 17, 2015 — Saturday, March 21, will be the last day for the public to view the popular exhibition “40th Annual Juried University of Wyoming Student Exhibition” at the UW Art Museum.

UW Fraternity and Sorority Life Raises Money for Coe Library

March 17, 2015 — University of Wyoming Fraternity and Sorority Life and Cloud 9 Frozen Yogurt & Gourmet Coffee will raise money for UW Libraries Monday, March 23, from 6-9 p.m. During that time, 10 percent of all sales will be donated to Coe Library. Cloud 9 is located at 3236 Grand Avenue.

head portrait of woman UW Jazz Festival Features Student Performers and Concerts

March 17, 2015 — More than 600 junior and senior high students will be on the University of Wyoming campus Thursday, March 26, and Friday, March 27, to participate in the 2015 UW Jazz Festival. Students will receive instruction at the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts.

two men looking through a lot of wires UW Researcher Explores Decoding of Complex Neural Circuits

March 17, 2015 — A University of Wyoming faculty member is part of a research team that created a method, using laser, to better decode complex neural circuits in the brain -- a process that eventually may help unlock the mysteries of epilepsy, autism spectrum disorder and Alzheimer’s in humans.

UW Theater Students Shine at Regional Festival

March 17, 2015 — Two University of Wyoming students won first-place honors at a regional theater festival and will compete for national honors at next month’s national festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

UW College of Education Dean Finalist Presentations Continue

March 16, 2015 — Three finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education are scheduled to give public presentations beginning Monday, March 23.

UW Information Technology Nomination Deadline Approaches

March 16, 2015 — The deadline is Friday, May 1, to nominate someone for the University of Wyoming Information Technology program to recognize individual excellence in the division.

UW Range Management Students Third at International Competition

March 16, 2015 — The University of Wyoming placed third and five team members placed in the top 10 percent among the 158 students from 25 colleges and universities competing in the International Society for Range Management’s (SRM) Undergraduate Range Management Exam (URME).

UW Staff Senate Award Nominations Deadline Friday

March 16, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Staff Senate is accepting nominations until Friday, March 20, for annual awards. Voting also is open for Employee of the Year.

UW Student Affairs Announces Administrative Personnel Changes

March 16, 2015 — Three administrative changes have taken place within the University of Wyoming Division of Student Affairs.

man on ladder working on door frame overhead Campus Construction Update for March 15-21

March 13, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled March 15-21 at the University of Wyoming:

two women posing as if climbing rock climbing wall Half Acre to Open to Campus Monday

March 13, 2015 — After numerous months of anticipation -- and a healthy dose of patience -- Phase I of the University of Wyoming Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center renovation/addition is set to open to campus Monday, March 16, at 6 a.m.

two dinosaur skulls featuring a tyranosaur biting a triceratops University of Wyoming Calendar for March 16-22

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

Wyoming Business Tips for March 22-28

March 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.

UW Offers Series for Caregivers of People with Dementia

March 12, 2015 — An education series to assist caregivers for people with dementia will be offered 10:15-11:30 a.m. each Wednesday April 1-May 20 at the Eppson Center for Seniors, 1560 N. Third St. in Laramie.

UW Student Receives Immigrant Student Award

March 12, 2015 — Jose Rivas, a University of Wyoming senior in criminal justice, is a recipient of the Immigrant Student Beca Award from the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS). Rivas also is seeking a minor in Latino studies.

UW Online Graduate Education Programs Ranked among Nation’s Best

March 11, 2015 — A national teaching careers website, Teach Tomorrow, ranks the University of Wyoming among the nation’s top online master’s degree programs in education.

two men looking at a computer display WyGISC and Partners Launch Wyoming Geospatial Hub

March 11, 2015 — Finding geographic information about Wyoming just got a little easier.

Drinking, Smoking Decline Among Wyoming Students; Marijuana Use Stays Flat

March 10, 2015 — Wyoming continues to see overall significant declines in junior high and high school students saying they use alcohol and cigarettes, according to new survey results.

Patio Vegetable Gardening Topic of Retirees Meeting March 16

March 10, 2015 — “Patio Vegetable Gardening from Seedling to Sprout to Planting” will be discussed during the March meeting of the University of Wyoming/State Retirees of Albany County Monday, March 16.

UW President’s Statement on Passing of Mick McMurry

March 10, 2015 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity issued the following statement today on the death of philanthropist and businessman Mick McMurry:

man kneeling on floor with boy working on large drawing UW Professors Help Fourth-Graders Connect with Wyoming

March 10, 2015 — The Wyoming fourth-grade experience -- and opportunities for meeting educational standards to learn the state’s history and culture -- have recently expanded, thanks to a new University of Wyoming College of Education project.

man speaking into microphone Miller, Levy Honored for Research

March 9, 2015 — Professor Scott Miller and Assistant Professor Dan Levy won outstanding research and early career research awards from the Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station. Miller is in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management and Levy in the Department of Molecular Biology.

two men shaking hands UW Breaks Ground on High Bay Research Facility

March 9, 2015 — The University of Wyoming broke ground today (Monday) on the $53.5 million High Bay Research Facility, a novel, state-of-the-art facility with flexible laboratory space that will allow UW’s energy programs to achieve distinction in areas of strategic importance to Wyoming and the nation.

UW College of Education Dean Finalist Presentations This Week

March 9, 2015 — Two of the finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education are scheduled to give public presentations at UW this week.

UW Spring Faculty Meeting March 24

March 9, 2015 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity invites all faculty members to the annual spring faculty meeting Tuesday, March 24, from 4:10-5 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom.

Wyoming Public Media Seeks Volunteers to Help with Spring Membership Drive

March 9, 2015 — Wyoming Public Media seeks volunteers to answer phones during its Spring Membership Drive March 21-April 3.

UW Men’s Nordic Ski Team Wins National Title

March 7, 2015 — The University of Wyoming men’s Nordic ski team went wire to wire in capturing the United States Collegiate Ski Association (USCSA) national championship Saturday in Bend, Ore.

Campus Construction Update for March 8-14

March 6, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled March 8 -14 at the University of Wyoming:

man standing in front of blue and white background CMA New Artist of the Year Brett Eldredge to Perform at UW April 14

March 6, 2015 — Tickets go on sale Monday, March 9, at the University of Wyoming for Country Music Association New Artist of the Year award winner Brett Eldredge.

man playing a guitar and singing into a microphone Singer-Songwriter Iron & Wine to Perform at UW May 1

March 6, 2015 — Singer-songwriter Sam Beam, better known by his recording name Iron & Wine, will perform a solo acoustic concert Friday, May 1, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

University of Wyoming Calendar for March 9-15

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

UW Men’s Nordic Ski Team Close to National Title

March 6, 2015 — Simply put, the University of Wyoming men’s Nordic ski team was perfect Friday at the United States Collegiate Ski Association (USCSA) national championships in Bend, Ore.

UW Projects Benefit from State Supplemental Budget

March 6, 2015 — The state supplemental budget approved by Wyoming lawmakers includes significant investments in University of Wyoming employee compensation, UW’s Science Initiative, athletics, and public-private partnerships in energy research and literacy education.

UW Student Pop-up Gallery Exhibition March 7

March 6, 2015 — A University of Wyoming student-produced art show will be exhibited Saturday, March 7, above the Pedal House, 207 S. First St.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 15-21

March 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.

Youth Art Month Classes Available at UW Art Museum

March 6, 2015 — To celebrate “Youth Art Month” in March, the University of Wyoming Art Museum is offering free Saturday classes for children ages 4-11. Classes are scheduled March 7, 14 and 28 from 1-3 p.m.

UW Extension Bulletin Explores New Farm Bill, Importance to Wyoming Producers

March 5, 2015 — An overview of the new farm bill and its importance to Wyoming is explored in a new bulletin from University of Wyoming Extension.

UW Nursing School Receives Second Grant to Help Transform Health Care

March 5, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing has been chosen to continue participation in a national initiative aimed at transforming nursing education.

UW’s Dale Among Professors Selected to Recruit Physics Teachers

March 5, 2015 — Daniel Dale is one of nine higher education faculty members to receive recruiting grants to explore new approaches for bolstering the number of high school physics teachers.

Ski Bus to Snowy Range Ski Area Available Saturday

March 4, 2015 — Seats are still available to ride the University of Wyoming bus to the Snowy Range Ski Area Saturday, March 7.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Graduates: Nonresident

March 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2014 fall semester.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Graduates: Resident

March 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2014 fall semester.

UW Board of Trustees Gains Five New Members

March 4, 2015 — A retired school administrator, a former legislator, an attorney, a banking executive and philanthropist, and an education innovator and advocate have been named to the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees.

UW Extension Offers Wyoming Bee College

March 4, 2015 — Learn the craft of caring for bees at the 2015 Wyoming Bee College Saturday and Sunday, March 21-22, at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne.

UW Men Maintain Lead at National Nordic Ski Competition

March 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming men’s Nordic ski team kept a firm grip on the overall team lead after Wednesday’s competition in the United States Collegiate Ski Association (USCSA) championships at Mount Bachelor in Bend, Ore.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Preventing Terrorism by Studying Humanity

March 4, 2015 — The big news on the ISIS front last week was the identity of “Jihadi John,” the guy who has been cutting off heads in the ISIS videos. He is Mohammed Emwazi, who grew up in London, immersed in British culture. He attended the University of Westminster, earning a degree in computer science.

‘Created Equal’ Documentary and Discussion Series March 5 at UW

March 4, 2015 — A documentary about the Freedom Riders -- the civil rights activists who in 1961 rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States to challenge the non-enforcement of the U.S. Supreme Court decision which ruled that segregated public buses were unconstitutional -- will be shown Thursday, March 5, at the University of Wyoming.

woman sitting at grand piano Sarah Kim Wins UW Jacoby Soloist Competition

March 3, 2015 — Pianist Sarah Kim was named the winner of the University of Wyoming’s Dorothy Jacoby Student Soloist Competition last week at the UW Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

head portrait of man Trihydro Executive to Speak at March e2e Laramie Meeting

March 3, 2015 — The head of what is considered one of Laramie’s most successful start-up companies will be the guest speaker at this month’s e2e Laramie meeting.

Two UW Nordic Skiers Win National Titles on Opening Day

March 3, 2015 — It was a good day to be a University of Wyoming Cowgirl and Cowboy.

students cheering at a basketball game UW Spring Semester Enrollment Rises

March 3, 2015 — Enrollment at the University of Wyoming has risen in the spring 2015 semester, with significant increases in Laramie campus, full-time and graduate student numbers.

UW Students to Learn from Etiquette Dinner

March 3, 2015 — The transition from college student to professional can include a host of challenges, not the least of which is learning how to handle oneself in the social situations that accompany many business interactions.

artist's drawing of front of large buidling High Bay Research Facility Groundbreaking March 9

March 2, 2015 — University of Wyoming and state elected officials will break ground Monday, March 9, for a new facility that will allow for large-scale, high-technology research in energy and other fields.

Survey Seeks Statewide Engagement Details

March 2, 2015 — A report released in 2014 quantified the statewide economic footprint of the University of Wyoming, including details of the wide variety of university activity around Wyoming.

UW-Casper Director Finalists to Visit

March 2, 2015 — Finalists for the position of director of the University of Wyoming at Casper have been identified, and they are scheduled to take part in community forums in Casper beginning Tuesday, March 3. Events on the Laramie campus are planned as well.

UW College of Education Dean Finalists Selected

March 2, 2015 — Finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education have been identified, and they’re scheduled to visit UW beginning Sunday, March 8.

head portrait of man UW Picks Putrevu as College of Business Dean

March 2, 2015 — An accomplished marketing professor with significant international and administrative experience has been appointed as dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Business.

bee upside down on flower UW Professors Receive NSF Grant to Collaborate on Bumblebee Research, Art

March 2, 2015 — Ecology and art will converge for two University of Wyoming professors who want to create a little buzz about the science of bumblebees by using a little creative expression.

two people behind moose climbing to its feet after capture UW Researchers Plan Wildlife Captures in March

March 2, 2015 — Seeking insights to help moose, elk, mule deer and bighorn sheep populations, researchers from the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the U.S. Geological Survey and other partners will spend much of March capturing animals on their winter ranges in western and southern Wyoming.

UW Staff Senate Welcomes Award Nominations

March 2, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Staff Senate is accepting nominations for 20 annual awards. Voting also is open for Employee of the Year. Deadline is Friday, March 20.

woman seated at table with boxes and teaching electronics of it UW’s Saturday U Scheduled March 7 in Jackson

March 2, 2015 — The spring term of Saturday U, the University of Wyoming’s free one-day college education program, comes to an end Saturday, March 7, in Jackson.

woman standing in front of library Vaske Receives UW Libraries Outstanding Staff Award

March 2, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Libraries has presented its Outstanding Staff Award to Deisy Vaske, senior library assistant in technical services. The award recognized her contributions during 2014.

‘Pink Prom’ Dance Friday at UW

March 2, 2015 — “Pink Prom,” an LGBTQ friendly dance, is scheduled Friday, March 6, at 9 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. The free event is open to both students and the public.

man with back to camera staring at sunset sky ‘To Make a Farm’ Film Screening at UW Kicks off Laramie Conservation Expo

March 2, 2015 — A film, which offers a hopeful look at small-scale food production, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, at the University of Wyoming Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium. The film is part of the Laramie Conservation Expo.


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