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head portrait of man Albany County Educator Receives UW Extension Newer Employee Award

November 30, 2015 — Effectiveness in working with educators in several specialty areas is among reasons an Albany County University of Wyoming Extension educator has received the Newer Employee Recognition Award.

bungalow-style house with cottonwood tree in front Holiday Home Tour Scheduled Dec. 6

November 30, 2015 — Three unique homes will be open for the public to enjoy the spirit of the holiday season during the University Women’s Club annual Holiday Home Tour Sunday, Dec. 6, from noon-4 p.m.

solar panels outside a building with vehicles parked under them Solar PV Array at War Memorial Stadium Lot

November 30, 2015 — A new solar photovoltaic (PV) array recently was installed at the Ford Lot at the University of Wyoming’s War Memorial Stadium.

UW Percussion Ensemble and Pan Band to Perform Dec. 3 at UW

November 30, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Percussion Ensemble and Pan Band will perform a free concert Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

UW Podcast Examines Hollywood Blacklist

November 30, 2015 — With the release of the new film “Trumbo,” a modern and classical languages professor will examine how Dalton Trumbo’s screenplay “Spartacus” signaled the end of the notorious Hollywood blacklist on this week’s University of Wyoming podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

telescope photo of outer space with nebula December Planetarium Schedule Provides Introductory Programs for Stargazers

November 25, 2015 — Long December nights provide plenty of opportunities for the public to gaze at the skies during programs scheduled next month at the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium.

Denver Comedy Works Comedians to Perform at UW Dec. 4

November 25, 2015 — Stand-up comedians Brent Gill and Heath Arthur will perform with guest emcee Vinnie Montez Friday, Dec. 4, at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union lower level. The show is free and open to the public.

group of singers clothed in bright colors, singing University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 30-Dec. 6

November 25, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Nov. 30-Dec. 6 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Phi Beta Kappa Chapter Celebrates 75 Years

November 25, 2015 — Thanksgiving 2015 (Nov. 26) marks the 75th anniversary of the University of Wyoming’s membership in Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Is Christianity Successful?

November 25, 2015 — The question of whether or not Christianity is successful depends on how success is measured. Why not treat the question as a horse race and ask, “What is the biggest religion?”

illustration with cartoon figures of U.S. presidents Wyoming Illustrator Zachary Pullen to Speak at UW Dec. 5

November 25, 2015 — Wyoming illustrator Zachary Pullen will discuss his most recent book, “The Presidents,” Saturday, Dec. 5, at 11 a.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Family Room.

Last Fall Semester Faculty Recital Dec. 4

November 24, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Fall Faculty Recital Series concludes Friday, Dec. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall with a performance of Bach’s Brandenburg Concerti Nos. 4 and 5.

head portrait of man Ruckelshaus Receives 2015 Presidential Medal of Freedom

November 24, 2015 — President Barack Obama today (Nov. 24) presents a Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, to William Ruckelshaus, for whom the University of Wyoming’s Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources is named.

group of people singing Soweto Gospel Choir to Perform at UW Dec. 6

November 24, 2015 — The Soweto Gospel Choir will perform at the University of Wyoming Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m. in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium, the final performance of the Cultural Programs fall series.

Speak Like a Girl Poetry Slam Night Dec. 2

November 24, 2015 — Real Women, Real Bodies, a University of Wyoming recognized student organization, will host a “Speak Like a Girl” poetry slam Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. in the UW College of Education auditorium.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 29-Dec. 5

November 24, 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 woman Community Development Educator Receives UW Extension’s Highest Honor

November 23, 2015 — An educator recognized for her efforts to provide training to elected and appointed board members and government has received University of Wyoming Extension’s highest honor.

man standing near office of registrar sign Lane Buchanan is UW’s New Registrar

November 23, 2015 — Lane Buchanan was named the registrar for the University of Wyoming, effective Nov. 1.

UW Announces Thanksgiving Closures

November 23, 2015 — Most University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26-27, for Thanksgiving. Normal business hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) will resume Monday, Nov. 30. UW classes will be dismissed Nov. 25-27.

large room with lit and decorated Christmas trees scattered around it UW Art Museum Hosts Annual Holiday Events Dec. 3-5

November 23, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will launch the holiday season with two free public celebrations, Festival of Trees and 23rd Annual Happy Holidays, Laramie! Thursday, Dec. 3-Saturday, Dec. 5.

table with seasonal decorative items for sale UW Holiday Market Set Dec. 4

November 23, 2015 — More than 70 vendors will sell seasonal items at the annual Holiday Market Friday, Dec. 4, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on the second floor of the University of Wyoming Union.

UW Physical Plants Outlines Recommended Cold Weather Procedures

November 23, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Physical Plant has issued recommendations to ensure safety and security in all buildings during lengthy closures or anticipated periods of extremely cold weather.

UW Podcast Examines Childhood Obesity

November 23, 2015 — A new program to combat childhood obesity and a look at the first Thanksgiving are among topics on this week’s University of Wyoming podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

man in a suit sitting by a potted plant UW Professor Cited for Distinguished Research Poster

November 23, 2015 — A poster session describing research led by University of Wyoming College of Education faculty member Chris Haynes earned “Distinguished Research Poster” recognition at the 34th National Agricultural Mechanics Professional Development Blue Ribbon Research Conference.

UW Regulation Requires Annual Motor Vehicle Records Check

November 23, 2015 — Individuals who know they will drive on University of Wyoming business during 2016 need to make a new request by Dec. 1, 2015.

UW Trustees Approve Personnel Items

November 23, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved the following appointments during its meeting Friday, Nov. 20:

close up of bicycles covered with snow Campus Construction Update for Nov. 22-Dec. 5

November 20, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Nov. 22-Dec. 5 at the University of Wyoming:

County Data Now Available on UW Website

November 20, 2015 — Details about the University of Wyoming's interaction with the state's 23 counties are available online.

Laser Light Show and Observatory Tour for UW Students Dec. 2

November 20, 2015 — University of Wyoming students will be able to enjoy free laser light shows synchronized to Daft Punk music, as well as a STAR observatory tour, Wednesday, Dec. 2, in the Harry C. Vaughn Planetarium. The event is for UW students only.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 23-29

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

UW Trustees Approve 4 Percent Tuition Increase

November 20, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted today (Friday) to raise student tuition by 4 percent in the 2016-17 academic year, with half of the revenues generated by the increase going to faculty and staff compensation.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 29-Dec. 5

November 20, 2015 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC), part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

Second UW Presidential Search Committee Narrows List of Candidates

November 19, 2015 — The second committee involved in the search for a new University of Wyoming president has narrowed the list of semifinalists and will now begin the process of conducting in-depth background and reference checks.

UW Meat Judging Team Finishes Season with Reserve National Champion Honor

November 19, 2015 — University of Wyoming meat judging team members broke team records and posted a perfect score in specifications en route to its reserve national championship finish during the fall season.

Turkey Preparation, Roasting Information Available from UW Extension

November 18, 2015 — University of Wyoming Extension nutrition and food safety educators offer Turkey 1.0 information for newbies and those who haven’t prepared the Thanksgiving meal for a while.

UW Art Museum Accepts Works for Juried Student Exhibition

November 18, 2015 — The official call for entries is available online for the University of Wyoming Art Museum’s 41st annual Juried UW Student Exhibition in the spring.

UW Art Show Draws Inspiration from Disney-Pixar’s ‘Good Dinosaur’

November 18, 2015 — An art show that draws inspiration from Disney-Pixar’s new animated film “The Good Dinosaur” is scheduled Friday, Nov. 20, at 5 p.m. in the UW Geological Museum.

woman on horseback UW Equestrian Club to Compete in Semester’s Final Show

November 17, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Equestrian Club will compete in the fall semester’s final western horse show Nov. 21-22 at Laramie County Community College (LCCC) in Cheyenne.

UW International Education Week Underway

November 17, 2015 — International Education Week at the University of Wyoming continues through Saturday, Nov. 21.

UW Wellness Center in Half Acre Now Open

November 17, 2015 — The Wellness Center is now open at the University of Wyoming Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center.

pepsi can Campus Pepsi Machines Accept WyoOne ID Campus $ and Dining $

November 16, 2015 — Pepsi vending machines at the University of Wyoming recently expanded their payment options and now accept Campus $ and Dining $ as a method of payment on campus.

Remaining AHC Director Finalists to Give Public Presentations

November 16, 2015 — Two of the three finalists for the position of director of the University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center are scheduled to visit the university this week.

Sexual Assault Awareness Week at UW Nov. 17-19

November 16, 2015 — Voices of Courage, a University of Wyoming recognized student organization, will offer several events Nov. 17-19 for Sexual Assault Awareness Week.

UW Podcast Examines Significant Wyoming Artifacts

November 16, 2015 — A historic map of early Wyoming and tools used by the state’s earliest humans are among topics on this week’s University of Wyoming podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

young wman sitting on the ground digging on a mountain side UW Researchers Discover Sediment Size Does Matter in High-Elevation Erosion Rates

November 16, 2015 — When it comes to sediment in the High Sierra, size does matter, according to two University of Wyoming researchers.

young woman and man with beard in a crowd, smiling at camera UW Senior Honor Society Selects ‘Top Profs’

November 16, 2015 — Members of the University of Wyoming Cap and Gown Chapter of Mortar Board have named their "Top Profs" for the academic year.

UW Staff Senate Raffles Underway

November 16, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Staff Senate is selling tickets now for both a meat package and a 50-50 drawing. The drawing for both raffles will be held during the Dec. 4 Holiday Market in the Wyoming Union.

microphone and recording device on desk Website Offers Free Audio/Video Production Tools to UW

November 16, 2015 — Thousands of audio tracks, sound effects, stock video clips, motion backgrounds and After Effects templates are now available free to University of Wyoming employees and students.

‘Interstellar’ Movie Screening and Discussion in UW Planetarium Set Nov. 20

November 16, 2015 — Film screenings of “Interstellar” will be shown Friday, Nov. 20, at 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium, located in the basement of the Physical Sciences Building.

Activities Scheduled at UW for Hunger and Homelessness Week Nov. 16-20

November 13, 2015 — Activities are scheduled at the University of Wyoming during Hunger and Homelessness Week Nov. 16-20.

A Message from the President: Diversity and Inclusion at UW

November 13, 2015 — Over the course of the last several months, I have had conversations with a variety of stakeholders, both within and outside the university, regarding diversity and inclusion at the University of Wyoming. Through these conversations and informative dialogues, it has become clear to me that as a university, we must strengthen our commitment to diversity, and we must do more to make UW a welcoming and supportive place for all members of our community.

people on exercise bikes in a gym Campus Construction Update for Nov. 15-21

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

two young women sitting outdoors on and beside a bench Juilliard-Trained Pianist Sisters Perform at UW Nov. 20

November 13, 2015 — Julliard School-trained pianists Christina and Michelle Naughton will perform at the University of Wyoming at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. The sisters’ performance is part of the UW Cultural Programs series.

Second UW Presidential Search Committee Reviews Semifinalists

November 13, 2015 — The second committee involved in the search for a new University of Wyoming president has begun considering a list of semifinalists forwarded by the first search committee, with a charge of identifying finalists to submit to the UW Board of Trustees.

Basketball player shooting the ball University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 16-22

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

two men in heavy jackets sit on rocks on a mountainside UW Alumni Named National Geographic Adventurers of the Year

November 13, 2015 — University of Wyoming alumni Joe Riis and Arthur Middleton have been named 2016 National Geographic Adventurers of the Year for their work studying, photographing and exploring wildlife migrations in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem (GYE).

UW Trustees Set Agenda for Nov. 18-20 Meeting

November 13, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is scheduled to establish tuition rates for the 2016-17 academic year during the board’s regular meeting Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 18-20.

UW Will Develop Diversity Plan, Hire Diversity Coordinator

November 13, 2015 — Seeking to strengthen the University of Wyoming’s commitment to diversity, President Dick McGinity will appoint a committee to develop a plan laying out specific measures to achieve that objective. And he will create a new position to coordinate UW’s diversity efforts.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 22-28

November 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.

whsa logo Wyoming State High School Football Championship Results

November 13, 2015 — The University of Wyoming is playing host to the Wyoming State High School Football Championships Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13-14.

man bending over a lab counter holding lab instruments and reading papers on counter Irish Researcher Collaborates with UW Scientists

November 12, 2015 — A genetic engineer from a university in Ireland says his collaboration with researchers at the University of Wyoming could lay the groundwork to develop hand-held detection devices for use in environmental monitoring and pathogen detection.

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet Nov. 20

November 12, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 20, at the BP Collaboration Center in the Energy Innovation Center on the UW campus.

head portraits of two women close togther with wicker background UW Symphony Orchestra to Perform Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony Nov. 18

November 12, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra (UWSO) will perform Dmitri Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

2015 Wyoming High School Football State Championships Kick Off at War Memorial Stadium Friday and Saturday

November 11, 2015 — The 2015 Wyoming High School Football State Championships kick off at War Memorial Stadium at the University of Wyoming this Friday and Saturday with five title games.

A Message from the President: Veterans Contribute Much to UW Community

November 11, 2015 — As a military veteran and president of the University of Wyoming, I’m proud to take a few moments on Veterans Day 2015 to salute the men and women who have served and are serving our nation in the armed forces -- and to make note of the importance of veterans who study and work at the university.

head portrait of man laughing Richardson to Give 2015 Buchanan Lecture Thursday

November 11, 2015 — University of Wyoming at Casper faculty member Bruce Richardson, senior lecturer in the Department of English, will give the 2015 Buchanan Lecture Thursday, Nov. 12, at 3 p.m. in the UW College of Agriculture auditorium.

UW Country Swing Dance Fundraiser for United Way Set Nov. 12

November 11, 2015 — The University of Wyoming's Cowboy Country Swing Club is raising money for the United Way of Albany County by hosting a fundraising dance Thursday, Nov. 12, at 8 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Thanksgiving at Plymouth: The Christmas Substitute (or, You Can’t Stop a Good Party)

November 11, 2015 — The celebration of Thanksgiving as a national holiday in late November was not enacted until the 1870s. The official reason was to commemorate the landing at Plymouth of the nation’s Puritan forefathers and foremothers. The holiday’s national designation stemmed from two forces. The first was the unceasing will of author Sarah Josepha Hale, who spent 40 years of her adult life campaigning for the declaration of Thanksgiving as a national holiday.

‘You be the Judge’ Workshop Nov. 18-19 at Albany County Courthouse

November 11, 2015 — The public can learn about the judicial system during a free workshop titled, “You be the Judge,” Wednesday, Nov. 18, and Thursday, Nov. 19, at 6 p.m. at the Albany County Courthouse, located at 525 Grand Ave. in Laramie.

Aragon to Discuss Mestizaje Culture in UW Multicultural Affairs Speaker Series Nov. 11

November 10, 2015 — University of Wyoming Associate Professor Cecilia Aragon will discuss Mestizaje, the racial or cultural mixing of Amerindians with Europeans, Wednesday, Nov. 11, at noon in the University of Wyoming Union West Ballroom.

tractor haying in field Community Members Invited for Input on Agricultural Plan on Reservation

November 10, 2015 — A series of meetings to describe the community-based Wind River Indian Reservation Agricultural Resource Management Plan, and to seek input from residents about agricultural issues and solutions in their region of the reservation, are planned in four Fremont County communities.

man standing by window Hip-Hop Violinist DSharp to Perform Nov. 13 at UW

November 10, 2015 — Hip-hop violinist DSharp will perform Friday, Nov. 13, at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. The concert, free and open to all students and the public, is a Friday Night Fever event.

woman and man in field with flowers UW Assistant Professor to Build Organic Agriculture Curriculum Available to Anyone

November 10, 2015 — A University of Wyoming faculty member who believes organic agriculture is often oversimplified and misrepresented has her opportunity to correct that by building a relevant student curriculum with a $243,000 Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

three men and a woman standing in front of trees UW Quartet and Australian Storyteller to Give Concert and Workshop in Wamsutter

November 10, 2015 — Lights Along the Shore, a University of Wyoming instrumental quartet, and Australian master storyteller Paul Taylor will give a concert and a school workshop Monday, Nov. 23, at Desert School in Wamsutter. The free concert will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the school gym.

head portrait of woman Counseling Association Honors UW’s Jane Warren

November 9, 2015 — The Wyoming Counseling Association (WCA) recently presented its J.F. MacNeel Award to Jane Warren, University of Wyoming College of Education Department of Professional Studies associate professor.

Dinosaur Film, Chili Peppers Among UW Podcast Topics

November 9, 2015 — A promising method that uses chili peppers to manage obesity and a new animated dinosaur movie that takes place in Wyoming are among topics on this week’s University of Wyoming podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

woman talking into a microphone at a podium Powell Physician is UW Outstanding Health Sciences Alumna

November 9, 2015 — Dr. Valerie Lengfelder, of Powell, recently was honored as the University of Wyoming’s College of Health Sciences’ 2015 Outstanding Alumna.

Three of Wyoming’s Top Artifacts are Housed at UW

November 9, 2015 — Three of the state’s top 10 artifacts are housed at the University of Wyoming.

Tri Delta Clothing Drive Underway

November 9, 2015 — The University of Wyoming chapter of the Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta) sorority is sponsoring a clothing drive to benefit the Clothing Cottage Thrift Boutique, a nonprofit organization in Laramie.

UW AHC Director Finalists to Give Public Presentations

November 9, 2015 — Three finalists for the position of director of the University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center have been identified, and they are scheduled to visit the university beginning this week.

UW Research Program Names Inaugural Class of Student Scholars

November 9, 2015 — Twenty University of Wyoming students have been named to the inaugural class of student researchers in the Wyoming Research Scholars Program (WRSP).

UW Wind Symphony to Present New Symphony for Band Nov. 12

November 9, 2015 — Was it the gods’ retaliation and their power to create havoc, or was it Odysseus’ arrogance?

Winter Safety Reminders

November 9, 2015 — The recent snow and colder weather remind everyone of some of the hazards that must be dealt with during the long winter months.

webcam aerial view of mostly completed large building Campus Construction Update for Nov. 8-14

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

First Committee Advances List of Semifinalists in UW Presidential Search

November 6, 2015 — The search for a new University of Wyoming president has moved to the next stage, as the first committee involved in the search has approved a list of semifinalists to advance to the second search committee.

two men and a woman wearing evening clothes and sitting on a wood floor Guest Artists Trio Solis to Perform at UW Nov. 13

November 6, 2015 — Guest artists Trio Solis will perform a variety of classical, pop, jazz and Broadway music Friday, Nov. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. The free concert is part of the UW Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series.

man in a suit and tie standing in between two rows of servers Mount Moran Supercomputer Helps UW Scientists Reach Peak Performance

November 6, 2015 — Grab a pencil and write the number 150.

two women and a man performing on a stage University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 9-15

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

UW College of Business Hosts Successful DECA Day

November 6, 2015 — More than 200 students representing nine high schools recently took part in activities in the first “DECA Day,” hosted by the University of Wyoming College of Business.

group of people with shopping carts standing in a row in front of Wyoming Union building UW Spooky Sprint Students Collect Donated Food Items

November 6, 2015 — University of Wyoming students recently collected more than 200 nonperishable food items for the Laramie Soup Kitchen as part of the fourth annual National Day of Service.

head portrait of man Kemmerer Fellow to Research Climbing and Hunting Permits on National Forest Lands

November 5, 2015 — University of Wyoming student Hunter Bruce, of Dexter, Mo., won the 2015-16 John L. Kemmerer Jr. Graduate Fellowship, an endowed award to recognize and support outstanding students studying natural resources recreation and tourism through the UW Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources.

closeup of cooked turkey on a table SAC-sponsored Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 18

November 5, 2015 — A traditional holiday feast will be served at the annual Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. Tickets will be available beginning Monday, Nov. 9.

rover model with many wheels and scoop on end UW Contingent Selected for Prestigious Engineering Competition

November 5, 2015 — The hard work of a group of engineering students was rewarded recently, as it was announced that a University of Wyoming team was selected to participate in a national rover design and demonstration competition.

man behind a table handing a water bottle to a man with a bike UW Designated as Bicycle Friendly University

November 5, 2015 — The League of American Bicyclists today (Nov. 5) recognized the University of Wyoming as a Bicycle Friendly University.

man with walking stick beside stream in arid landscape UW Doctoral Candidate Among Eight National Scholarship Recipients

November 5, 2015 — University of Wyoming Ph.D. candidate Judd Larson is among eight national recipients of the Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) scholarship.

UW Faculty Recital Series ‘An Evening of Reed Trios’ Nov. 9

November 5, 2015 — “An Evening of Reed Trios” will be performed Monday, Nov. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. The free concert is part of the UW Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series.

man playing a banjo in a junk room Visiting Artist Wayne White on UW Campus Nov. 9-13

November 5, 2015 — Artist Wayne White will visit the University of Wyoming Nov. 9-13 as part of a three-part, grant-funded program, “The Global Arts Education Series,” which seeks to enhance and cultivate diversity while embracing and promoting excellence in art.

four men and a woman standing outside an old movie theater with an empty marquis overhead Portland’s Fruition to Perform at UW Nov. 11

November 4, 2015 — Folk-alternative rock band Fruition will perform at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 8 p.m. in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. The event is free and open to the public.

UW-Casper Hosts Statewide Information Session on Master’s Counseling Program in Casper

November 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming at Casper will hold a statewide information session regarding the master’s degree in mental health or school counseling Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m.-noon in Room 420 of the Union/University Building at Casper College. The session will be offered via video conference to the following locations:

large group of children and a few adults posing on steps of older cinder block building UW Class Offers Bingo, Auction to Support Kenyan Orphanage

November 4, 2015 — Students in a University of Wyoming cross-cultural communication class have organized a charity bingo night and silent auction to raise funds for an orphanage and school in Nakuru, Kenya.

UW Geological Museum Accepting Submissions for Art Show

November 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Geological Museum is calling for artwork exploring a wide range of topics in geologic history and paleontological discoveries from across Wyoming. Selected work will be displayed in a mixed-media show in the museum’s gallery and exhibit space.

red chili peppers UW Promotes Capsaicin as Marketing Opportunity to Manage Obesity

November 4, 2015 — Researchers at the University of Wyoming have found that capsaicin -- the compound that makes chili peppers spicy -- could be developed into a therapeutic strategy to manage obesity.

‘Fabricated Dissolution’ Exhibition on Display in Gallery 234 Until Nov. 19

November 4, 2015 — A new exhibition, “Fabricated Dissolution,” from artist Stacy Stibora will be on display at the University of Wyoming in Gallery 234 until Thursday, Nov. 19.

‘Targeting Conservation Easement Purchases to Benefit Wildlife’ Published

November 4, 2015 — A new publication that seeks to inform how conservation easements are purchased is now available from the University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Open Spaces Initiative.

Governor’s Brucellosis Coordination Team Meeting in Lander Nov. 20

November 3, 2015 — Brucellosis updates and surveillance and action plan results are among topics at the Governor’s Brucellosis Coordination Team meeting Friday, Nov. 20, from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at The Inn at Lander, 250 Grandview Dr. in Lander.

Holocaust Survivor to Speak at UW

November 3, 2015 — As part of the University of Wyoming Holocaust Remembrance Week Nov. 9-13, Holocaust survivor Estelle Nadel will speak Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 4 p.m. in Room 302 of the Classroom Building.

men on a stage sword fighting UW ‘Legacy of Light’ Production Set Nov. 10-15

November 3, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance fall season continues with the comedy “Legacy of Light” Nov. 10-14 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. on the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Main Stage.

Veterans Day Roll Call Event at UW to Honor Fallen Soldiers

November 3, 2015 — Volunteers are needed to read the names of military veterans who have died serving their country during a Veterans Day event Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the University of Wyoming.

two women working in a lab Wyoming INBRE Receives $17.4 Million NIH Grant for Biomedical Research and Education

November 3, 2015 — Biomedical research and education in Wyoming will be strengthened by a $17.4 million grant awarded to the University of Wyoming from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Free Student Movie Night at Regal Fox Theater Nov. 6

November 2, 2015 — University of Wyoming students are invited to a free movie night at the Laramie Regal Fox Theater 6 to watch “Spectre,” the latest James Bond movie, Friday, Nov. 6, at 10:30 p.m.

Release Time for Thursday’s UW Benefit Fair

November 2, 2015 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity has authorized a maximum of one hour of release time to participate in the Human Resources Department Employee Benefit Fair Thursday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

head portrait of man laughing Richardson Selected to Give 2015 Buchanan Lecture

November 2, 2015 — University of Wyoming at Casper faculty member Bruce Richardson, senior lecturer in the Department of English, is the speaker for UW’s 2015 Buchanan Lecture that honors retired UW President Tom Buchanan.

large room with set tables UW Conference Center Sees Increase in Business

November 2, 2015 — Since assuming management of the University of Wyoming Conference Center Feb. 1, UW Catering and Events has hosted 295 events there, serving a total of 33,150 people.

UW Information Technology to Recognize Excellence

November 2, 2015 — University of Wyoming Information Technology is seeking nominations for its semiannual program to recognize individual excellence in the division.

man standing at podium UW Professor Honored for Hydration Research

November 2, 2015 — A University of Wyoming researcher recently received a young researcher award for his work in the field of hydration and health.

woman listening to someone UW’s Bruce Receives National Counselor Education Honor

November 2, 2015 — A longtime University of Wyoming counselor education faculty member’s lifelong commitment to her profession, her students and her peers was spotlighted during the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision’s (ACES) 2015 conference last month.


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