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two people doing modern dance with images projected behind them Celebrated Artist and Musician Dickie Landry to Visit Laramie and Jackson

September 30, 2015 — In conjunction with the exhibition “Dickie Landry: Composer. Saxophonist. Photographer. Artist,” artist and musician Dickie Landry will be at the University of Wyoming until Wednesday, Oct. 7, for an artistic residency to interact with students and present a variety of free public events.

four men in white shirts and ties with a photo of a jet airplane in the background Mission IMPROVable Comedy Night at UW Oct. 2

September 30, 2015 — The public can enjoy a free night of comedy featuring Mission IMPROVable Friday, Oct. 2, at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.

man standing in an aviary full of birds Saturday U Lectures in Jackson Oct. 10

September 30, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s popular free one-day educational program Saturday U returns to Jackson Saturday, Oct. 10, with three lectures at the National Museum of Wildlife Art.

photo of the planet Jupiter and the stars behind it Spooky Side of Space Culminates October Planetarium Schedule

September 30, 2015 — No tricks, just astronomical treats. The Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium offers a look at the spooky side of space and a whole lot more during October.

UW Creative Writing MFA Students to Read in Rawlins Sunday

September 30, 2015 — Five Master of Fine Arts (MFA) candidates from the University of Wyoming Creative Writing MFA Program will read selections from their work Sunday, Oct. 4, at 4 p.m. at the Carbon County Higher Education Center (CCHEC) Career and Tech Ed Center in Rawlins.

three people on a theater set with furniture UW Opens New Theater with Comedy

September 30, 2015 — The 2015-16 University of Wyoming Theatre and Dance fall season opens with “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” Oct. 6-10 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 11 at 2 p.m.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Morality: The Face of Public Christianity

September 30, 2015 — 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 God created the universe, so evolution should not be taught. Sexual activity belongs in marriage, so no premarital sex.

Volunteers Sought for the Big Event and Community Service Day

September 30, 2015 — The University of Wyoming is collaborating with the city of Laramie for a day of community service Saturday, Oct. 10.

man riding a mountain bike on a path through a grove of aspen trees Website Ranks Laramie No. 1 Among Small College Towns

September 30, 2015 — Once again, Laramie ranks highly on a list of the nation’s best college and university communities.

people looking at machinery in a small tunnel New UW Faculty, President to Visit Fremont County This Week

September 29, 2015 — President Dick McGinity and 25 new University of Wyoming faculty and staff members will visit Fremont County Oct. 1-4 as part of a university outreach program.

head portrait of man UW Symphony Presents ‘Porgy and Bess’ Oct. 8

September 29, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra opens the fall season with George Gershwin’s masterpiece “Porgy and Bess” Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the concert hall at the newly renovated Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts.

man playing a piano Ben Markley Trio to Perform at UW Oct. 5

September 28, 2015 — The Ben Markley Trio will join the University of Wyoming Department of Music faculty and students from the string area for a performance Monday, Oct. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts new recital hall.

man sitting in chair by fireplace Mark Greene Honored for Exemplary Service

September 28, 2015 — The Society of American Archivists (SAA) recently presented its Council Exemplary Service award to Mark Greene, recently retired director of the University of Wyoming American Heritage Center.

head portrait of man Noted Poet and Critic Longenbach to Speak at UW-Casper Oct. 1

September 28, 2015 — The University of Wyoming at Casper will host James Longenbach’s “Lyric Knowledge or the Uses of Poetry” Thursday, Oct. 1, at 6 p.m. in Durham Hall, on the third floor of Aley Hall at Casper College.

Public Meeting Scheduled on Ivinson Avenue Redesign

September 28, 2015 — A public open house/meeting to gather public input regarding options for the redesign of Ivinson Avenue and adjacent streets is scheduled Monday, Oct. 5, from 4-6 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Family Room.

United Way Campaign Kickoff Thursday at UW

September 28, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s 2015 United Way campaign will begin Thursday, Oct. 1, with a campus campaign kickoff from 3-4:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Family Room.

black and white vintage photo of a woman in a cowboy hat and fringed skirt University of Wyoming Homecoming Activities Scheduled

September 28, 2015 — The University of Wyoming 2015 Homecoming is set for Oct. 10-17, with the theme “Once a Cowboy, Always a Cowboy.”

a woman and a man in front of a order window with a menu behind them UW Opens New Cafe in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts

September 28, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Residence Life and Dining Services has opened a new dining location, Encore Cafe, in the newly renovated Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts.

UW Security and Fire Safety Report Now Available

September 28, 2015 — The 2015 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the University of Wyoming is now available.

UW Seeks Honorary Degree Nominations

September 28, 2015 — Nominations for 2016 University of Wyoming honorary degrees are due to the President's Office by Friday, Nov. 6.

UW Women’s Rodeo Team Remains Steady

September 28, 2015 — The University of Wyoming women’s rodeo team continues to be a surprising Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR) contender this season.

two people sitting at tables with phones Wyoming Public Media Seeks Volunteers to Help With Fall Membership Drive

September 28, 2015 — Wyoming Public Media (WPM) seeks volunteers to answer phones during its Fall Membership Drive that continues through Friday, Oct. 9.

artist's view of interior of the new academic center McMurry $6 Million Gift Champions UW Student-Athletes

September 26, 2015 — A $6 million gift from Wyoming philanthropists Mick and Susie McMurry through the McMurry Foundation will elevate Wyoming intercollegiate athletics to new heights of excellence.

man behind a table handing a water bottle to a man with a bike Campus Construction Update for Sept. 27-Oct. 3

September 25, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Sept. 27-Oct. 3 at the University of Wyoming:

dancers practicing in a sunny studio, with one hand on the barre Expanded UW Performing Arts Center Opens with Tours, Performances

September 25, 2015 — Wyoming’s commitment to excellence in the performing arts will be celebrated with symphony and theater performances during the grand opening and ribbon cutting for the expanded and renovated University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thursday, Oct. 8.

First UW Presidential Search Committee to Meet Oct. 2

September 25, 2015 — Following a successful series of sessions in which stakeholders expressed their desired characteristics and qualifications for the University of Wyoming’s next president, UW’s first presidential search committee has scheduled its next meeting.

rock band on a stage SunSquabi Concert at UW Sept. 30

September 25, 2015 — SunSquabi, a three-piece electronic hydro funk band, will perform in the University of Wyoming Union Gardens Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 8 p.m.

man sitting on wooden bleachers University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 28-Oct. 4

September 25, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 28-Oct. 4 at the University of Wyoming:

head portrait of man UW Conference Focuses on Energy Law and Policy Issues

September 25, 2015 — Dave Lawler, the CEO of BP U.S. Onshore, is the keynote speaker for the 2015 Landscape Discussion on Energy Law and Policy in the Rockies Conference at the University of Wyoming Oct. 30.

head portrait of man UW Literacy Center Gains First Director

September 25, 2015 — An elementary literacy specialist with strong experience developing and enhancing clinical tutoring programs is the first director of the University of Wyoming Literacy Research Center and Clinic (LRCC).

two men, one of whom is singing Holladay Brothers Geo-Mapped Music Sept. 29 at UW

September 24, 2015 — “The Holladay Brothers Present Geo-Mapped Music,” a performance that connects music and art, is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium.

dancers in library atrium Improvisational Dance Set Oct. 1 in UW’s Coe Library

September 24, 2015 — University of Wyoming dance students will present an informal improvisational dance performance Thursday, Oct. 1, from 9:45-10:45 a.m. in the Coe Library rotunda. The event is free and open to the public.

UW Trustees Seek Grant for Education Initiative

September 24, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a request for a five-year strategic planning and implementation grant aimed at lifting UW’s College of Education to national prominence in preparing professional K-12 teachers, counselors and administrators.

‘Path of Thought’ Exhibition on Display in UW Gallery 234

September 24, 2015 — An exhibition of works by Mexican artist Nacho Rodriguez Bach will be on display through Thursday, Oct. 8, in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union.

head portrait of man with a U.S. flag behind him U.S. Navy Secretary to Speak at UW Sept. 28

September 23, 2015 — Ray Mabus, 75th U.S. secretary of the Navy, will present “Energy Innovation, National Security and the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps” Monday, Sept. 28, at noon at the University of Wyoming Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium.

head portrait of man UW Conference Promotes Technology to Enhance Teaching and Learning

September 23, 2015 — “Innovations in learning environments” is the theme of the annual e-Volution Conference Sept. 28-29 at the University of Wyoming.

UW Television Production Featured in American Theatre

September 23, 2015 — A University of Wyoming Television (UWTV) “Wyoming Signatures” production recently was featured on the American Theatre website.

UW Trustees Plan Special Meeting Thursday

September 23, 2015 — A special meeting of the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is scheduled Thursday, Sept. 24, at 8 a.m., via teleconference.

two men sit at a table with microphones Wyoming Delegation Explores Coal Opportunities in Visit to China

September 23, 2015 — Representatives of the University of Wyoming and one of China’s major coal-producing regions explored the potential for collaborative efforts to advance clean-coal and coal-conversion technologies during meetings in China last week.

man standing and holding a basketball Former NBA Player Chris Herren to Speak at Drug Abuse Conference

September 22, 2015 — Former NBA player Chris Herren will tell his personal story at an educational conference focusing on prescription drug abuse Tuesday, Sept. 29. His free public talk will be at 6 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Conference Center.

two young men playing foosball Free Game Night Sept. 25 at UW

September 22, 2015 — Students can enjoy a free night of board games, video games and karaoke Friday, Sept. 25, at 9 p.m. in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union.

Opportunities for UW Students to Prep for Upcoming Career Fairs

September 22, 2015 — University of Wyoming students will be able to prepare for career fairs by taking part in various “prep week” activities through Monday, Sept. 28.

UW Again Ranks Among World Leaders in Environmental Economics

September 22, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Economics and Finance continues to be ranked among the world’s top programs in environmental economics, according to IDEAS, a prestigious worldwide organization that disseminates economics research. IDEAS is a service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

man holding a saxaphone UW Faculty Recital Series Concert Sept. 25

September 22, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series continues Friday, Sept. 25, at 7:30 p.m. with the “Modern Saxophone Sonata.” The free public performance will be in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts new recital hall.

Jim Scott to Retire, John Davis Named Physical Plant Interim Director

September 21, 2015 — University of Wyoming Physical Plant Director Jim Scott will retire effective Oct. 2, and John Davis, deputy director of Facilities Management, will serve as interim director.

Open Forum for UW Honors Program Review Sept. 29

September 21, 2015 — A university-level committee charged with reviewing the University of Wyoming’s Honors Program has scheduled an open forum for UW students, faculty and staff Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 9-10 a.m. in the Wyoming Union East Ballroom.

four men holding traditional instruments and dressed in red or copper traditional clothing Tuvan Throat Singers Open UW Cultural Programs Series Sept. 29

September 21, 2015 — Huun Huur Tu, a Tuvan throat singing quartet, opens the University of Wyoming's Cultural Programs series that features a variety of world-renowned performers.

UW Presidential Search Listening Sessions Today, Tomorrow

September 21, 2015 — Members of the University of Wyoming community and people around Wyoming have an opportunity to voice their desired qualifications and characteristics for a new UW president today (Monday) and Tuesday, Sept. 22.

UW Restructures Diversity and Employment Practices Office

September 21, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Diversity and Employment Practices Office has been restructured and augmented.

UW Rodeo Teams Remain Steady

September 21, 2015 — If the University of Wyoming rodeo teams are going to contend for regional titles this season, it will be because of both clubs' surprising depth.

head portrait of woman UW’s Dousay Honored by Instructional Technology Organization

September 21, 2015 — University of Wyoming College of Education faculty member Tonia Dousay’s work to enhance the online student learning experience has received national recognition from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT).

head portrait of woman UW’s Fonseca Appointed to Two National Organizations

September 21, 2015 — Vanessa Fonseca, University of Wyoming assistant professor of Latina/o studies and English, has been appointed to a pair of national organizations that focus on minority women’s issues and Chicano/a studies.

stone plaque engraved with always a cowboy set in a stone wall Campus Construction Update for Sept. 20-26

September 18, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Sept. 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:

people wandering around large room New Classroom and Studio Space Enhance Art Program at UW

September 18, 2015 — A new classroom and studio at the University of Wyoming Art Museum will expand learning opportunities for students and teachers from around the state.

UW mascot Pistol Pete pushes young woman on bicycle University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 21-27

September 18, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 21-27 at the University of Wyoming:

woman in the cockpit of an ainplane UW Graduate Student Chases Storms

September 18, 2015 — Storms in the Great Plains have the potential for massive destruction and can endanger many residents of those areas. Dana Mueller’s research might just help keep those people safer in the future.

UW Selected to Study Turning CO2 Storage Water into Potable Water

September 18, 2015 — The University of Wyoming is among five institutions across the nation selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to study the feasibility of using salty water from carbon dioxide storage sites to produce fresh water.

Wyoming Business Tips for Sept. 27-Oct. 3

September 18, 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.

‘Best Worst Movie’ Cult Film Night at UW Sept. 23

September 18, 2015 — A free screening of the “Best Worst Movie,” followed by “Troll 2,” will take place at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.

UW's mascot Pistol Pete riding a bicycle Bike to UW Day is Sept. 22

September 17, 2015 — The second annual Bike to UW Day will take place Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m.-noon at the University of Wyoming Simpson Plaza. The free event encourages individuals to commute to campus by bicycle.

UW Fall Literacy Education Conference for Teachers is Oct. 2-3

September 17, 2015 — Current literacy issues will be discussed at the University of Wyoming during the fall Literacy Education Conference for Wyoming teachers Oct. 2-3.

one young man and two young women stand looking at a stone plaque in a stone wall UW Memorial Plaza to Be Dedicated Sept. 25

September 17, 2015 — A memorial plaza honoring students who have died while attending the University of Wyoming will be dedicated Friday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m.

painting of a man surrounded by stylized greenery UW Art Professor’s Work on Display in Powell Gallery

September 16, 2015 — The Plaza Diane Community Center for the Arts in Powell will feature a free exhibition of works by University of Wyoming painting Professor Ricki Klages through October 17.

man showing off magazine headline UW Professor’s Book Offers New Insight into Puzzling Historical Events

September 16, 2015 — A University of Wyoming professor’s recent book explains a previously misunderstood but highly significant episode in British intellectual history.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: The Great Mutiny: Rifles, Religion and Grease

September 16, 2015 — Sometimes wars are caused by the smallest things. In 1857, it was a new bullet that started the First Indian War of Independence, an attempt by the Indians to rid themselves of British control. The Indians lost, and defeat brought upon them direct rule by London and incorporation into the British Empire -- from which India did not win its freedom until after World War II.

man standing behind lit-up scientific equipment UW Scientists Want to Develop Bloodstream Bacterial Drones to Kill Tumors

September 16, 2015 — Talk of building smart bombs, counterintelligence and infrared light-guided delivery systems may have raised a curious eyebrow from anyone walking by the open conference room door on the sixth floor of the University of Wyoming building.

three young women standing arm-in-arm UW Students from Jackson Participate in Summer Women’s Conference

September 16, 2015 — Three University of Wyoming students from Jackson participated in the Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social (MALCS) Summer Institute that focused on minority women’s issues.

man standing in wheatfield Actor Chaske Spencer to Attend Film Screening at UW

September 15, 2015 — The American Indian Studies Program at the University of Wyoming hosts a screening of “Winter in the Blood,” starring native actors Chaske Spencer (Lakota) and Gary Farmer (Cayuga), Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. in the College of Education auditorium.

woman paddling a canoe Apply for Outdoor Leadership Series

September 15, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Outdoor Program is accepting applications for this year’s Outdoor Leadership Development Series (OLDS), a yearlong program dedicated to developing outdoor student-leaders.

dog in work harness sitting with dust cloud behind him Free Laser Tag for UW Students Sept. 18

September 15, 2015 — Friday Night Fever’s event for students will be laser tag Friday, Sept. 18, from 9 p.m.-midnight in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.

three men leaning against a pool table Jalan Crossland Band to Perform at UW Sept. 16

September 15, 2015 — Wyoming’s Jalan Crossland Band will perform Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Gardens. The event, sponsored by the Student Activities Council, is free and open to the public.

UW Mortar Board Chapter Receives National Award

September 15, 2015 — The Cap and Gown chapter at the University of Wyoming was among 45 collegiate chapters honored for its excellence at the recent 2015 Mortar Board National Conference in Phoenix, Ariz.

two people in water near huge cave entrance Adventurer to Discuss World’s Largest Cave at Cheyenne Program

September 14, 2015 — Adventurer Mark Jenkins will describe his journey to the depths of Earth’s biggest cave Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 5:30 p.m. at the Laramie County Community College Center for Conferences and Institutes Union Pacific Centennial Room 129.

Release Time Granted to Attend UW Fall Convocation

September 14, 2015 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity has authorized two hours of release time to attend the Fall Convocation Thursday, Sept. 17, from 3-5 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom.

Students Can Connect with Nonprofits at UW Service Expo

September 14, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Service, Leadership and Community Engagement (SLCE) office will sponsor its Service Expo Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 11 a.m.-l p.m. in Simpson Plaza.

head portrait of man UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Honors Reddy

September 14, 2015 — Professor KJ Reddy in the University of Wyoming Department of Ecosystem Science and Management will be among award recipients who will be recognized on Ag Appreciation Weekend Sept. 25-26 during the Wyoming-New Mexico football game.

UW Libraries Open House for Faculty

September 14, 2015 — Faculty members are invited to a University of Wyoming Libraries open house Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 3-6 p.m. in Room 506 of Coe Library.

UW Presidential Search Listening Sessions Sept. 21-22

September 14, 2015 — Members of the University of Wyoming community and people around Wyoming have an opportunity to voice their desired qualifications and characteristics for a new UW president Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 21-22.

UW Trustees Approve Personnel Items

September 14, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved the following appointments during its meeting Friday, Sept. 11:

UW Trustees Approve Retirements, Acknowledge Resignations

September 14, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved the following retirements during its meeting Friday, Sept. 11:

UW Women Second, Men Third in Opening Rodeo

September 14, 2015 — It’s been a long time, but perhaps the University of Wyoming women’s rodeo team will be a contender this season in the Central Rocky Mountain Region.

woman and man talking across a table UW’s Rocky Mountain Rendezvous to Draw 325 Students, 14 Companies

September 14, 2015 — Every September, petroleum industry recruiters and geoscience students from across the United States come to rendezvous in Wyoming.

woman attaching colored paper to a metal arch Campus Construction Update for Sept. 13-19

September 11, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Sept. 13-19 at the University of Wyoming:

head portrait of man Expert to Discuss Aftermath of Nepal Earthquake in Cody, Powell and Worland

September 11, 2015 — A University of Wyoming visiting scholar who has aided in the reconstruction of Nepal following last spring’s devastating earthquake will speak this month in Cody, Powell and Worland.

large sandstone building Trustees Approve UW Historic Preservation Plan

September 11, 2015 — A plan aimed at preserving the University of Wyoming’s historical character has been approved by UW’s Board of Trustees.

two women and a man sitting in concert hall seats University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 14-20

September 11, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 14-20 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Trustees Name Construction Manager for RAC Expansion

September 11, 2015 — A Wyoming firm has been selected as construction manager at-risk for a $44 million renovation and expansion that will triple the size of the University of Wyoming’s Rochelle Athletics Center (RAC).

Public Invited to Enjoy Day at Laramie Research Farm

September 10, 2015 — Kids can pet calves, lambs and piglets -- and adults can catch up on the latest genetic research on heifers, ewes and swine.

group of young men and women outdoors in front of rocky background UW and Community Colleges to Celebrate National GEAR UP Week

September 10, 2015 — The University of Wyoming and state community colleges will celebrate the success of the GEAR UP college access program with events beginning Monday, Sept. 21.

head portrait of man holding a clarinet UW Faculty Showcase Recital Opens Music Season Sept. 18

September 10, 2015 — Some of the University of Wyoming’s acclaimed faculty chamber players will perform in the Department of Music’s Faculty Showcase Friday, Sept. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the newly opened Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The program is free and open to the public.

UW Community Activities Set for 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance

September 9, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Service, Leadership and Community Engagement (SLCE) office is partnering with the Laramie Fire Department for a National Day of Service and Remembrance Friday, Sept. 11.

UW Hosts Ethics Discussion Sept. 17

September 9, 2015 — The University of Wyoming is among 10 universities to take part in a series of public ethics discussions sponsored by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy Center for Public Trust (CPT).

two men display electronic device UW Named a National Computational Sciences Research Center

September 9, 2015 — The University of Wyoming has been named a GPU Research Center by NVIDIA, the world leader in visual computing. The designation, which took effect earlier this summer, makes UW one of only 50 such centers in the nation.

Young UW Rodeo Teams Open Season at CWC

September 9, 2015 — University of Wyoming veteran rodeo Coach George Howard might have to look at his roster sheet a few times to figure out who is who this season.

two people in water near huge cave entrance Adventurer to Discuss World’s Largest Cave at Torrington Program

September 8, 2015 — Adventurer Mark Jenkins will describe his journey to the depths of Earth’s biggest cave Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Eastern Wyoming College Fine Arts Auditorium in Torrington.

Fall Convocation is September 17

September 8, 2015 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity will provide updates on key issues and initiatives, and outline future plans during the Fall Convocation Thursday, Sept. 17, from 3-5 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom.

sandstone house with trees in front UW Alumni House Marks Silver Anniversary

September 8, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association will mark the 25th anniversary of the Alumni House Friday, Sept. 11.

man standing outside in snowfall with cattle and silos in the background UW Right Fit for New Animal Science Department Head

September 8, 2015 — It didn’t take long for a department of people armed with ample expertise and opportunities for growth to change a 30-year Buckeye into a Cowboy.

three men at a table examining a plastic head with electrode-looking things on it UW’s Jeff Clune Receives Prestigious NSF Award to Evolve Artificially Intelligent Robots

September 8, 2015 — Jeff Clune studies how to harness the power of evolution to make artificially intelligent robots.

group of people in hard hats and neon vests listening to a man talk in a lab under construction Campus Construction Update for Sept. 6-12

September 4, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Sept. 6-12 at the University of Wyoming:

man reaching into rushing stream Event to Highlight UW Water Research

September 4, 2015 — For the past three years, the Wyoming Center for Environmental Hydrology and Geophysics (WyCEHG) has conducted valuable water research around the state and throughout the nation. That work will be discussed next month during the 2015 Water Interest Group (WIG) meeting.

smiling man in front of yellow painted brick wall Hypnotist chrisjones to Perform at UW Sept. 11

September 4, 2015 — Popular hypnotist chrisjones returns Friday, Sept. 11, to perform a free show at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.

two men looking at paperwork on the sidelines of a football game Kevin Rochlitz: Baltimore Ravens Executive and UW Graduate on Campus Sept. 10-11

September 4, 2015 — Winning a Super Bowl in 2012 and knowing it all started at the University of Wyoming is one of the most memorable moments in Baltimore Ravens executive Kevin Rochlitz’s life.

women playing volleyball in a gym University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 7-13

September 4, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 7-13 at the University of Wyoming:

abstract image with winding white lines over sections of various colors UW Art Department Opens Visual Arts Gallery Exhibition

September 4, 2015 — An exhibition titled “Richard Notkin & Phoebe Toland” can be seen Sept. 7-Oct. 16 in the University of Wyoming Department of Art and Art History’s Visual Arts Gallery. An opening reception will be held Thursday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the gallery, located in the Visual Arts Building on the corner of 22nd Street and Willett Drive.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Sept. 9-11

September 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hear a proposed revision to UW’s historic preservation plan, consider selection of a construction manager for the expansion of the Rochelle Athletics Center and receive a variety of updates during the board’s regular meeting Sept. 9-11.

Women in Math, Science and Engineering Programs Set at UW

September 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Women’s Center this fall will support undergraduate and graduate women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields through various Women in Math, Science & Engineering (WiMSE) programs.

Wyoming Business Tips for Sept. 13-19

September 4, 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.

abstract picture with orange leaf shapes Gallery 234 Displaying Exhibition ‘Inspired by Botanicals’

September 3, 2015 — An exhibition, titled “Inspired by Botanicals,” is on display through Thursday, Sept. 17, in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union.

man swinging a sledgehammer at a graffiti-painted mock-up of the Berlin Wall as others look on UW Celebrates German Unification with Fall Events

September 3, 2015 — Activities ranging from a wire arch representing the Iron Curtain to Berlin’s influences on pop icon David Bowie will be among a series of University of Wyoming fall programs celebrating 25 years of German unity.

two people suspended with harnesses performing with trio of musicians in the background Vertical Dance and Lights Along the Shore Present ‘Set on Stone’ Sept. 9

September 3, 2015 — A first-of-its-kind vertical dance concert, titled “Set on Stone,” will take place Wednesday, Sept. 9, on the north face of the University of Wyoming Physical Sciences Building.

black and white vintage photo of woman Fall Semester Exhibitions Open at UW Art Museum

September 2, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will celebrate the opening of its fall semester exhibitions with a free public reception Friday, Sept. 11, from 6-8 p.m.

Friday Night Fever Opens with Student Craft Night

September 2, 2015 — Friday Night Fever will host a craft night open to all University of Wyoming students at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

schematic diagram Material Surfaces Are Not Just Two-Dimensional, UW Researcher Discovers

September 2, 2015 — A physical science process that may yield a profound understanding for developing future nanomaterials -- such as those used in cellphones or computer chips -- was recently demonstrated and confirmed by a University of Wyoming researcher.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: King James and His Bible

September 2, 2015 — King James grew up as a king. After Queen Elizabeth executed his mother, Mary Queen of Scots, when he was just 1 year old, he became King James VI of Scotland and the intended heir to the English throne after Elizabeth’s death. He was raised by a team of Scottish Presbyterian ministers under the control of his regent but, upon his ascension to the English crown in 1603, he seemed suddenly more attuned to English religious politics than Scottish beliefs.

young American men dancing within a circle of young Chinese men UW Students Form Ties to China

September 2, 2015 — Thirteen University of Wyoming students did more than just tour China this past summer -- they helped some of the region’s poorest families through a series of charity work projects.

Add-Drop Class Deadline Sept. 10 for UW Students

September 1, 2015 — The last day for University of Wyoming students to add or drop semester-long classes is now on the same day: Thursday, Sept. 10, which corresponds to the eighth business day of the fall semester.

woman and small child walking on mountain trail Citizens Team with UW to Chart Wyoming’s Flora and Fauna

September 1, 2015 — Rebecca Walsh, of Laramie, and her family hit the Blair Wallis Trail east of Laramie before sunrise July 18 to participate in the family’s first citizen science project, Summer Moose Day. The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute sponsored the inaugural event.

Cowboy Check-In Encourages UW Student Participation

September 1, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Campus Activities Center (CAC), for the second year, sponsors the opt-in Cowboy Check-In program that encourages student attendance and participation in CAC events.

French Film Series Begins Thursday, Sept. 3

September 1, 2015 — Bénédicte Sohier, a University of Wyoming Department of Modern and Classical Languages assistant lecturer, will host a series of six French films this semester. All films are free and open to the public.


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