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artist's drawing of new engineering building concept Campus Construction Update for Nov. 1-7

October 30, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Nov. 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:

High School Students Sing with UW Choirs at Rocky Mountain Festival of Voices Nov. 6

October 30, 2015 — Regional high school students will join University of Wyoming student choirs in the Rocky Mountain Festival of Voices, a daylong musical event, Friday, Nov. 6.

five men in a row pretending to scream University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 2-8

October 30, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Nov. 2-8 at the University of Wyoming:

two women sitting at conference table littered with materials and name placards UW Designated as ‘Superhub’ to Build Professional Capacity in Education and Health Care

October 30, 2015 — The University of Wyoming this week was designated as one of four ECHO superhubs that will build capacity in education and health care access in the United States and around the world.

UW Expert to Speak on Global Carbon Issues Nov. 13

October 30, 2015 — The director of the University of Wyoming’s Carbon Management Institute will speak at UW Friday, Nov, 13, about international carbon management policy in light of an upcoming United Nations summit.

woman sitting and smiling with chin on hand UW Lecture Program Saturday U Comes to Gillette Nov. 12

October 30, 2015 — Sagebrush rangeland habitats and energy development, the shortgrass prairie ecosystem, and immigration issues in Wyoming are topics of discussion for the Thursday, Nov. 12, fall edition of the University of Wyoming’s popular one-day program -- Saturday U.

abstract art made up of squares of color and texture UW Visiting Artist Group Exhibition on Display Nov. 2-Dec. 11

October 30, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Art and Art History will host a reception for the 2015-16 Visiting Artist Group Exhibition Tuesday, Nov. 3, at 8 p.m. in the Visual Arts Building gallery.

UW Women’s Leadership Conference Nov. 6-7

October 30, 2015 — Registrations are now being accepted for the “Breakin' Through, Find Your Voice, Share Your Voice” Women's Leadership Conference Friday, Nov. 6, and Saturday, Nov. 7, on the second floor of the University of Wyoming Union.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 8-14

October 30, 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.

head portrait of man Fall Follows Fame (Sort of) for Worland Giant Pumpkins

October 29, 2015 — Time is running out for a couple of upstart giant pumpkins in Worland.

moon's surface with stars in background November Planetarium Schedule Heats Up with Variety During Chilly November

October 29, 2015 — Learn more about a few planets, look to the sky to spot a comet, view a movie about telescopes and celebrate the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s theory of relativity during November at the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium.

UW Debate Team Builds a Good Track Record

October 29, 2015 — The University of Wyoming debate team has performed well this season at its first three competitions at Georgia State University, Weber State University and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV).

two women holding hand-made wooden signs UW Programs Lead STEM Students to Teaching Careers

October 29, 2015 — Mendi Maes’ love of science, coupled with a desire to work with children, led her to the Wyoming Interns to Teacher Scholars (WITS) program at the University of Wyoming.

man standing in front of woods UW Researchers Advance Understanding of Mountain Watersheds

October 29, 2015 — University of Wyoming geoscientists have discovered that the underground water-holding capacity of mountain watersheds may be controlled by stresses in the earth’s crust. The results, which may have important ramifications for understanding streamflow and aquifer systems in upland watersheds, appears Oct. 30 in Science, one of the world’s leading scientific journals.

man standing and holding on to a pipe over his head with plants all around him Bright AgroTech CEO Graduates from WTBC, Forges Forward with Successful Business

October 28, 2015 — Nate Storey’s entrepreneurial journey has taken the University of Wyoming graduate from Cheyenne to Milan, and points in between.

Celebrating Diversity Awards Presented at UW

October 28, 2015 — Diversity awards were recently presented to University of Wyoming faculty, staff and students to recognize stellar achievements and contributions at UW.

Teton Gravity Research Film ‘Paradise Waits’ at UW Nov. 4

October 28, 2015 — The extreme winter sport Teton Gravity Research (TGR) film “Paradise Waits” will be shown Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. The Student Activities Council event is free and open to the public.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Commanding Morality

October 28, 2015 — It is a tenet of Christian belief that the moral values that God commanded are “good.” By this I do not mean to say that they are a “good job” or that they were “done well” or that God should receive a gold star for creating them.

five men in a row holding funny false mouths on sticks A Cappella Group VoicePlay at UW Nov. 5

October 27, 2015 — VoicePlay, an a cappella group featured on season four of NBC’s “The Sing-Off,” will perform Thursday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. The performance is part of the UW Cultural Programs fall series.

Wyoming Teachers Attend Heart Mountain Professional Development Seminar

October 27, 2015 — Teachers from Casper, Cheyenne, Clearmont, Cody, Dubois, Glenrock, Laramie, Pinedale, Sheridan, Shoshoni and Wheatland attended a recent two-day professional development seminar focusing on the historical and constitutional issues surrounding the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II.

‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ Screening and Discussion Panel at UW Oct. 30

October 27, 2015 — Free screenings of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” will take place Friday, Oct. 30, at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Family Room.

man standing with arms crossed Comedian Jim Gaffigan to Perform Two Shows at UW Nov. 14

October 26, 2015 — Stand-up comedian and actor Jim Gaffigan will present two shows Saturday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Employee Benefit Fair Nov. 5

October 26, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Human Resources will offer an Employee Benefit Fair Thursday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Raffle prizes and give-away items will be available while they last.

head portrait of man International Society Taps UW’s Mark Peterson as Research Fellow

October 26, 2015 — The International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS) has named University of Wyoming marketing Professor Mark Peterson a research fellow for his substantial contribution to quality-of-life (QOL) research.

UW Biodiversity Science and Conservation Award Winners Announced

October 26, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Biodiversity Institute will present lifetime achievement awards to Richard Baldes, of Fort Washakie, and Wayne Hubert, of Laramie, during an award ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 18, at the UW Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center.

overhead view of people working on an excavation site UW Research Backs Human Role in Extinction of Mammoths, Other Mammals

October 26, 2015 — Radiocarbon analysis of the decline and extinction of large mammals in the Americas supports the idea that hunting by humans led to the animals’ demise -- and backs the generally accepted understanding of when humans arrived in, and how they colonized, the Western Hemisphere.

UW Researcher: Cancer Diagnosis Can Lead to Significant Income Losses for Families

October 26, 2015 — A new analysis by University of Wyoming researcher Anna Zajacova indicates that when American adults are diagnosed with cancer, they experience significant decreases in the probability of working, in the number of hours they work and, correspondingly, in their incomes.

head portrait of man UW Summit Chamber Players to Perform with Andrew Todd Oct. 30

October 26, 2015 — The University of Wyoming faculty string ensemble, the Summit Chamber Players, will perform with guest pianist Andrew Todd Friday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall.

river otter standing on back legs and looking at camera with water behind it Zoologist Merav Ben-David to Give UW Faculty Senate Speaker Series Talk

October 26, 2015 — Merav Ben-David, University of Wyoming Department of Zoology and Physiology professor, will give the fall Faculty Senate Speaker Series talk Thursday, Nov. 5.

man standing beside bench outdoors Campus Construction Update for Oct. 25-31

October 23, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 25-31 at the University of Wyoming:

grinning jack o'lantern with UW flag in the background University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 26-Nov. 1

October 23, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 26-Nov. 1 at the University of Wyoming:

UW-Casper Registration Opens Nov. 4

October 23, 2015 — Course registration for the spring 2016 semester at the University of Wyoming at Casper opens Wednesday, Nov. 4.

two young women kneeling beside sandstone monument UW Class Aims to Restore Campus Monument

October 23, 2015 — A University of Wyoming class wants to restore a long-neglected monument to a student who was killed in 1922 while celebrating the arrival of Arthur G. Crane, one of the university’s longest-serving presidents.

UW Department of Anthropology Hosts Fall Seminar Series

October 23, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Anthropology will host a seminar series throughout the remainder of the fall semester.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 1-7

October 23, 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.

people running around a stage with lots of plastic grocery bags on the floor ‘Smoke-Screen’ Performance Investigates Humanity’s Impacts on Earth

October 23, 2015 — A multidisciplinary performance investigating the global impact of human activities on Earth, “Smoke-Screen,” will be held Friday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium. The performance is free and open to the public.

Free ‘Rocky Horror’ Halloween Event at UW Oct. 31

October 22, 2015 — University of Wyoming students are encouraged to take part in a free interactive “Rocky Horror Picture Show” event Saturday, Oct. 31, at 11 p.m. in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

UW Extension Offers Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training in Laramie

October 22, 2015 — Initial training for commercial pesticide applicators is Monday through Friday, Dec. 14-18, in Laramie.

young woman and young man standing in front of autumn trees UW Students from Rawlins and Cheyenne Win Graphic Design Awards

October 22, 2015 — Two University of Wyoming students won top awards in the “Steal This Idea” graphic design competition at the recent Association of College Unions International (ACUI) Region IV Conference in Corvallis, Ore.

man standing by high tech equipment Casper Doctor Launches State-of-the-Art Surgical Equipment with Help of UW Programs

October 21, 2015 — Dr. Joseph McGinley, a Casper physician, has an interesting background: He has degrees in medicine, mechanical engineering and physiology.

drawing of large building Public Meeting Nov. 4 on Exterior Design of Planned UW Engineering Building

October 21, 2015 — Members of the public will have an opportunity to view plans for, and offer input on, the exterior design of the University of Wyoming’s Engineering Education and Research Building (EERB) during a community meeting Wednesday, Nov. 4.

head portrait of man Serano Systems Co-Founder John Ives to be e2e Wyoming’s Casper Guest Speaker Nov. 17

October 21, 2015 — The co-founder of Serano Systems will be the guest speaker of e2e Wyoming’s meeting in Laramie next month.

Shyatt Invites All UW Employees and Families to Practice Sunday

October 21, 2015 — Head coach Larry Shyatt has invited all University of Wyoming employees and their families to meet the Cowboy men’s basketball team Sunday, Oct. 25.

UW Extension Offers Resources to Help Property Owners Contend with Wildfire

October 21, 2015 — Information that could help landowners and homeowners before, during and after wildfires is available from the University of Wyoming Extension.

two women and a man sitting in concert hall seats Faculty Ensemble Verismo Trio to Perform on Campus

October 20, 2015 — University of Wyoming faculty chamber ensemble Verismo Trio will perform a free concert Monday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The concert is part of the UW Music Department’s Faculty Recital Series.

head portrait of man Kirby, Nance, Woods and Fields Win 63rd Annual Admiral Land Awards

October 20, 2015 — Three outstanding athletes and a dedicated student are the winners of the 2015 Admiral Land Award and Trophy at the University of Wyoming.

large group of people dressed in costumes standing on steps Wyoming Union Hosts Safe Treat Oct. 30

October 20, 2015 — The Wyoming Union will again sponsor the popular Safe Treat, the trick-or-treating event for children at the University of Wyoming, Friday, Oct. 30, from 4-6 p.m.

Cheyenne Magician Aiden Sinclair Performing at UW

October 19, 2015 — A free night of entertainment from “America’s Got Talent” contestant Aiden Sinclair will take place Friday, Oct. 23, at 9 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. The Friday Night Fever event is open to the public.

Free Ghost Hunting Activities Tickets Available for UW Students

October 19, 2015 — Free tickets are now available to University of Wyoming students for a night of ghost hunting tips and paranormal adventures Wednesday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

man holding a moving dolly over his shoulder Lee Kempert is UW Staff Employee of the Quarter

October 19, 2015 — Lee Kempert’s superb customer service skills, energy and work ethic are among the attributes that have earned him the University of Wyoming Staff Employee of the Third Quarter award.

truck decorated with Native American blankets, with Native Americans in traditional clothing UW Homecoming Parade Winners Announced

October 19, 2015 — UniWyo Federal Credit Union was named the overall winner in the University of Wyoming Homecoming parade Saturday, Oct. 17. Sigma Chi Fraternity was named the winner of the student competition.

UW Presidential Search Committee Begins Reviewing Applicants

October 19, 2015 — The first committee involved in the search for a new University of Wyoming president began reviewing applicants for the job Friday, Oct. 16, and has scheduled another meeting Nov. 6 for that purpose.

head portrait of man UW Recognized as Top Phi Beta Kappa Chapter

October 19, 2015 — The Phi Beta Kappa Society honored the University of Wyoming as one of the nation’s two top public university chapters during its recent Triennial Council meeting in Denver.

UW’s Hubert and Rahel Named to Inaugural Class of American Fisheries Society Fellows

October 19, 2015 — Wayne Hubert, emeritus professor, and Frank Rahel, professor, both in the University of Wyoming Department of Zoology and Physiology, were named as fellows of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) at the society’s recent meeting in Portland, Ore.

two men talking into suspended microphones across a desk from each other WPM Conducts Successful Statewide Membership Drive

October 19, 2015 — Wyoming Public Media (WPM) met its on-air goal of $250,000 for the Fall Membership Drive one day early.

people in a line cutting a large ribbon Campus Construction Update for Oct. 18-24

October 16, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 18-24 at the University of Wyoming:

man walking in crowd and playing an accordion Free Public Reading by UW Faculty Member is Oct. 24

October 16, 2015 — Award-winning author and University of Wyoming Creative Writing Program Professor David Romtvedt will read selections from his new novel, “Zelestina Urza in Outer Space,” Saturday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. at Night Heron Books, 104 E. Ivinson St.

head portrait of man Guest Pianist Chang-xin Guan to Perform at UW

October 16, 2015 — Guest pianist Chang-xin Guan will perform Friday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts new recital hall. This free concert is open to the public as part of the University of Wyoming Music Department’s Faculty Recital Series.

three people looking down at a curved beach from a hilltop Telluride Mountainfilm Tour at Gryphon Theatre Oct. 22 and 23

October 16, 2015 — The Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour will present outdoor adventure films Thursday and Friday, Oct. 22 and 23, at the Gryphon Theatre, 710 E. Garfield St. The screenings focus on exploring cultures, preserving environments and promoting adventure.

two men and two women holding string instruments and leaning against a wall University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 19-25

October 16, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 19-25 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Collegiate Chorale Presents ‘Human Spirit’ Oct. 21

October 16, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Collegiate Chorale will perform pieces that reflect the essence of humanity in its fall concert Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

UW Gallery 234 Exhibition ‘The Study of Freedom’ on Display

October 16, 2015 — A reception for the exhibition “The Study of Freedom” by artist Kathryn Yarkosky will take place Thursday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 25-31

October 16, 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 and two women in evening dress clothing Attacca Quartet to Perform Oct. 20 at UW

October 15, 2015 — The Attacca Quartet will perform at the University of Wyoming Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall as part of the fall Cultural Programs series.

head portrait of woman Distinguished Scholar from Yale University to Present Public Lecture at UW

October 15, 2015 — A free public lecture reconsidering what Afrofuturism means will take place Thursday, Oct. 22, at 4:10 p.m. in Room 129 of the University of Wyoming Classroom Building.

laughing students seen through the window of an ice-cream shop Laramie Ranks Highly in another ‘Best College Towns’ List

October 15, 2015 — Just a couple of weeks after being ranked No. 1 in a website’s list of the best small college towns in America, Laramie and the University of Wyoming appear near the top of another list that considers larger cities as well.

‘Beauty is Embarrassing’ Screening Oct. 27

October 15, 2015 — To prepare for artist Wayne White’s visit to the University of Wyoming in November, a free screening of the documentary “Beauty is Embarrassing” is Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. in Room 111 of the University of Wyoming Visual Arts Building.

UW Cowgirls Take Final Rodeo to Solidify Contender Status

October 14, 2015 — After nearly five years of putting out young clubs each season, University of Wyoming rodeo Coach George Howard may finally have himself a pretty good women’s team after all.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Ancient Readers

October 14, 2015 — When people read the Bible, the works of Homer or any other ancient text, they link themselves to the people who read these works millennia ago. “We have read the same text,” they may think, “so, we are alike.” This happens particularly within religions; modern Christians who read the Bible, for instance, often imagine themselves to be like the ancient Christians who read the same Bible.

line of antelope in the snow crawling under a fence with a town in the background UW to Host Forum on Science and Policy of Big Game Migrations

October 14, 2015 — A forum on the science, management and policy of sustaining long distance big game migrations in the West will take place Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 9-10, at the University of Wyoming Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

UW Trustees Select Firm for Hoyt Hall Renovation

October 14, 2015 — A Laramie firm has been selected to remodel the University of Wyoming’s Hoyt Hall.

UW College of Arts and Sciences’ Annual Honors Convocation Features Keynote Mark Jenkins

October 13, 2015 — Writer and adventurist Mark Jenkins will be the keynote speaker at the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences’ annual Keith and Thyra Thomson Honors Convocation Friday, Oct. 16, at 4 p.m. in the Arts and Sciences auditorium.

UW freshmen in gold shirts grouped in a W formation, seen from above UW Freshman and Full-Time Enrollment Spurs Increase on Campus

October 13, 2015 — Fueled by increases in new freshmen and full-time students, the University of Wyoming’s enrollment on the Laramie campus is up from last year, according to fall 2015 enrollment numbers.

Friendship Families Program Provides Opportunity to Meet International Students

October 12, 2015 — Laramie families can make new friends from around the world by joining the Friendship Families Program offered in conjunction with the University of Wyoming International Students and Scholars office.

head portrait of woman Laramie Downtown Clinic Honors UW Pharmacy Dean

October 12, 2015 — The Laramie Downtown Clinic presented its Daniel S. Klein “Spirit of Volunteerism Award" to Linda Gore Martin, dean of the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy.

woman in cowboy hat running with pony on football field at football game UW Celebrates Homecoming This Week

October 12, 2015 — “Once a Cowboy, Always a Cowboy” is the theme of the 2015 University of Wyoming Homecoming that culminates with the Homecoming parade and football game Saturday, Oct. 17.

UW Fleet Services to Upgrade Fuel System

October 12, 2015 — The scheduled upgrade of the University of Wyoming’s fuel system will make the fueling process for campus vehicle operators easier and provide improved reports for vehicle management.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

October 12, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hear updates on the presidential search, UW’s state budget request and a number of facilities issues during a conference call meeting Wednesday, Oct. 14, beginning at 8 a.m.

bobcat front-end loader scooping basketball off traffic cone UW’s Russell Austin Earns Second Place in National Equipment Competition

October 12, 2015 — Russell Austin maneuvered a Bobcat into a tight space, scooped a basketball off of a traffic cone with his loader, spun around and unloaded the basketball into a tire.

Wyoming Health Fairs at UW This Week

October 12, 2015 — The Wyoming Health Fairs will offer blood screenings and flu shots Thursday and Friday, Oct. 15-16, from 7-10 a.m. in the University of Wyoming Classroom Building west lobby.

Agreements Benefit CC Students Transferring to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in nine popular degree programs at Casper College now have the assurance that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

two young women adjust clothing on mannequin on table Agreements Benefit Community College Students Transferring to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in many popular degree programs at Wyoming community colleges now have the assurance that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between UW and the institutions.

young woman in rocking chair, reading Agreements Benefit EWC Students Transferring to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in eight popular degree programs at Eastern Wyoming College now have the assurance that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

students in green coveralls and brown boots watching an animal necropsy Agreements Benefit LCCC Students Transferring to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in 12 popular degree programs at Laramie County Community College now have the assurance that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

Agreements Benefit NWCCD Students Who Transfer to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in 11 popular degree programs offered by the Northern Wyoming Community College District in Sheridan and Gillette are now assured that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

students going in and out of business building Agreements Benefit WWCC Students Transferring to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in five popular degree programs at Western Wyoming Community College now have the assurance that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

man in a deep muddy hole working on pipe Campus Construction Update for Oct. 11-17

October 9, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 11-17 at the University of Wyoming:

head portrait of man Nepal’s Earthquake Topic of Talk at UW-Casper

October 9, 2015 — George Varughese, senior visiting scholar in global studies at the University of Wyoming, will discuss last April’s devastating earthquake in Nepal Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 6 p.m. in Room 420 of the Union/University Building at Casper College. The talk is free and open to the public.

woman in lab coat and goggles working with lab equipment and glassware Northwest College Transfer Agreements with UW Benefit Students

October 9, 2015 — Students in seven popular degree programs at Northwest College now have the assurance that courses they are taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

man waving UW flag in parade University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 12-18

October 9, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 12-18 at the University of Wyoming:

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 18-24

October 9, 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.

woman sitting on the edge of a small bed Exhibition on Denver Women in the Sex Industry Opens Thursday

October 8, 2015 — A photo exhibition depicting Denver women in the sex industry opens with a public reception and presentations Thursday, Oct. 15, from 7-9:30 p.m. in Room 506 of the University of Wyoming Coe Library.

Free Bingo Night for UW Students Oct. 16

October 8, 2015 — All University of Wyoming students are invited to participate in a free bingo night Friday, Oct. 16, at 9 p.m. in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

woman on a stage doing a presentation on a screen UW Botany Professor Wins Society for the Study of Evolution’s Dobzhansky Prize

October 8, 2015 — A new University of Wyoming faculty member recently took home a prestigious young investigator award from the Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE).

UW Law Week Features Presenters from Northern Ireland

October 8, 2015 — The University of Wyoming College of Law will feature “The Resolution of Conflict in Ireland,” a presentation by Northern Ireland civil leaders Tom Frawley and the Rev. John Dunlop, during Law Week Oct. 12-16.

woman looking at large book in hands UW School of Nursing Honors Community Partners

October 8, 2015 — he University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing has named clinical agencies in Casper, Rock Springs, Saratoga and Sheridan as community partners.

two older men in ties and jackets standing beside each other Northern Ireland Leaders to Speak in Jackson

October 7, 2015 — Two Northern Ireland government and religious leaders will discuss the challenges of building community amid differences during a brown-bag presentation Friday, Oct. 16, at the Teton County Public Library in Jackson.

UW Homecoming Dance Features Ryan Chrys and the Rough Cuts

October 7, 2015 — This year’s annual University of Wyoming Homecoming dance will feature a performance from Ryan Chrys and the Rough Cuts Wednesday, Oct. 14, in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. The event will begin at 8 p.m. with free country swing dance lessons, followed by live music at 9 p.m.

young woman in helmet holding onto a zip line bar UW Student Represents State as Miss Wyoming USA

October 7, 2015 — Being from the nation’s least populated state suits University of Wyoming student Autumn Olson, of Saratoga, just fine, as she represents Wyoming as the 2016 Miss Wyoming USA.

four men and one woman in military dress uniforms with flags behind them UW Army ROTC Cadets Rank Among Top in the Nation

October 6, 2015 — Five University of Wyoming seniors rank among the nation’s leading Army ROTC cadets.

UW Presidential Search Committee Incorporates Input, Sets Next Meetings

October 6, 2015 — Based upon input received from a variety of stakeholders in recent listening sessions, the first committee involved in the search for a new University of Wyoming president has updated the position profile used in advertising the job.

UW Rodeo Teams Wrap up Fall Season This Weekend

October 6, 2015 — With just one rodeo remaining on the fall schedule, the University of Wyoming Cowboys and Cowgirls attempt to solidify their positions as regional contenders heading into the spring season.

UW to Honor Four Outstanding Alumni at Homecoming

October 6, 2015 — Four University of Wyoming alumni will be honored during this year’s Homecoming for exhibiting great achievements throughout their professional careers.

head portrait of woman Clan Scott Society Honors UW Professor

October 5, 2015 — The Clan Scott Society recently presented its highest award, the Order of the Stag, to Caroline McCracken-Flesher, a professor in the University of Wyoming Department of English.

photo of woman looking up at camera Colorado Chamber Orchestra Chooses Composer-in-Residence from UW

October 5, 2015 — Anne Guzzo, associate professor in the University of Wyoming Department of Music, is serving as composer-in-residence with the Colorado Chamber Orchestra (CCO).

Gatekeepers Offer Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training at UW

October 5, 2015 — As part of Mental Health Awareness Week activities, the University of Wyoming Counseling Center will offer a Gatekeepers training session this week to educate students, staff and faculty members about the importance of suicide awareness and prevention.

people carrying a University of Wyoming banner in a parade Join the UW Homecoming Parade

October 5, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Pride Committee is looking for volunteers to don their brown and gold, and walk with UW’s parade contingent and the president’s vehicle during the Homecoming parade Saturday, Oct. 17.

graphic for podcast UW Launches Weekly Podcast

October 5, 2015 — The University of Wyoming now offers a weekly podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

UW Police, Coe Library Offer Advice to Prevent Theft

October 5, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Police Department (UWPD) reports an increase in thefts of belongings left unattended by students.

man standing by mountain lake holding large tubes of sediment UW Researchers: History Shows More Big Wildfires Likely as Climate Warms

October 5, 2015 — The history of wildfires over the past 2,000 years in a northern Colorado mountain range indicates that large fires will continue to increase as a result of a warming climate, according to a new study led by a University of Wyoming doctoral student.

man standing at a podium outdoors, talking Campus Construction Update for Oct. 4-10

October 2, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 4-10 at the University of Wyoming:

man standing and taking off headphones Comedian Kevin Yee to Perform as Part of UW Ally Week

October 2, 2015 — Pop-comedy singer Kevin Yee will perform Friday, Oct. 9, at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom as part of UW Ally Week.

man holding a saxaphone Guest Saxophonist Clifford Leaman to Perform at UW Oct. 13

October 2, 2015 — Classical saxophonist Clifford Leaman will perform with guest pianist Joseph Rackers Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. as part of the University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series.

Mental Health Awareness Week Oct. 5-9

October 2, 2015 — A variety of mental health awareness events are scheduled Oct. 5-9 as part of Mental Health Awareness Week at the University of Wyoming. All events are free and open to the public, and no registration is needed.

man standing on set for play, with arm extended in front of him University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 5-11

October 2, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 5-11 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Extension Offers Food Preservation Publications

October 2, 2015 — University of Wyoming Extension educators put the “can-do” in high-altitude home canning via food preservation publications and in-person expertise.

man standing by bookshelf UW Professor Listed Among Most Highly Cited Researchers for Second Consecutive Year

October 2, 2015 — For the second consecutive year, Xiaohong Liu has made Thomas Reuters’ list as one of the world’s most highly cited researchers in the field of geosciences.

UW Student Trivia Night Set Oct. 7

October 2, 2015 — University of Wyoming students can participate in a free trivia night Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 8 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Gardens.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 11-17

October 2, 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.

little girl looking into mouth of T-rex skull Earth Science Week Oct. 10-16 Features ‘Passport Earth’ Activities

October 1, 2015 — “Visualizing Earth Systems,” this year’s theme for Wyoming Earth Science Week Oct. 10-16, explores what it means to see our planet through eyes informed by the geosciences.

group of men sitting on stairs Jazz Ensemble to Perform ‘The Music of Michael Jackson’ at UW Oct. 10

October 1, 2015 — San Francisco’s SFJAZZ Collective will perform “The Music of Michael Jackson” Saturday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. The performance is part of the UW Cultural Programs fall series.

man sitting London Expert to Discuss Politics of Exhibiting Native American Art

October 1, 2015 — Adrian Locke, senior curator for the Royal Academy of Arts in London, will discuss “The Politics of Exhibiting Native American Art” Monday, Oct. 5, at 4 p.m. in the University of Wyoming American Heritage Center Stock Grower’s Room.

head portrait of woman UW Marketing Professor Finds Charity Logos May Influence Perception of Food in Package

October 1, 2015 — An organization's logo on a food product can trigger quick perceptions by consumers about an item's healthiness and influence their decision making, according to a University of Wyoming researcher.


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