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January 2016 Releases


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Colorado Avalanche logo Avalanche Tickets on Sale for UW Students Feb. 1

January 29, 2016 — University of Wyoming students can purchase tickets beginning Monday, Feb. 1, for the Tuesday, Feb. 9, Colorado Avalanche game.

building sign with bus and building in the background Campus Construction Update for Jan. 31-Feb. 6

January 29, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Jan. 31-Feb. 6 at the University of Wyoming:

Couples Can Look to the Stars During February Planetarium Schedule

January 29, 2016 — Couples who have stars in their eyes for each other also can look up to the ceiling of the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium during February programs, including one titled “Love in the Solar System” that looks at the most romantic celestial bodies and systems in the universe.

black paper sillhouette of 1800s woman running past ink drawings of many people Spring Exhibitions Opening Reception at UW Art Museum Feb. 12

January 29, 2016 — A free reception to celebrate new exhibitions will be held at the University of Wyoming Art Museum Friday, Feb. 12, from 6-8 p.m.

logo for conversations with curators UW Art Museum Will Host ‘Lunchtime Conversations with Curators’

January 29, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host a new series, “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators,” beginning Wednesday, Feb. 3, from noon-12:30 p.m.

UWPD Seeks to Identify Cyclist Who Struck Pedestrian

January 29, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Police Department seeks the public’s help in identifying a bicyclist involved in a collision with a pedestrian at about 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27.

overhead view of person standing by mountain lake UW Study: Ancient Rocks of Tetons Formed by Continental Collisions

January 29, 2016 — University of Wyoming scientists have found evidence of continental collisions in Wyoming’s Teton Range, similar to those in the Himalayas, dating to as early as 2.68 billion years ago.

woman holding two polar bear cubs UW’s Saturday U Program Returns to Sheridan Feb. 6

January 29, 2016 — Saturday University -- the University of Wyoming’s popular, free, one-day college education program -- returns to Sheridan Saturday, Feb. 6.

Wyoming Business Tips for Feb. 7-13

January 29, 2016 — 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.

J-Term Courses Help Fill Special Niche for UW Students

January 28, 2016 — While most University of Wyoming students were enjoying the winter break with traditional holiday events, participating in outdoor activities or generally relaxing, nearly 500 UW students continued their studies in some unique classes.

Latina/o Film Series for UW Students Scheduled

January 28, 2016 — A film depicting a 1954 mine strike in New Mexico kicks off the Latina/o Film Series Tuesday, Feb. 9, for University of Wyoming students.

Martin Luther King Jr. Events Begin Monday at UW

January 28, 2016 — The annual Willena Stanford Community Supper and march open this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue (MLK DOD) celebration Monday, Feb. 1, at the University of Wyoming.

bobcat in the wild crouching on a rock New Book Describes Wyoming’s Wild Mammals

January 28, 2016 — Wyoming’s 117 native wild mammal species -- ranging from grizzly bears to bats and pygmy shrews -- are the subject of a new book written by Steve Buskirk, University of Wyoming professor emeritus of zoology.

Software Vendors to Demonstrate Cloud-Based Systems Next Week

January 28, 2016 — As the University of Wyoming moves forward with a project to improve its fiscal and reporting system, two software vendors will come to campus to demonstrate their cloud-based financial and human resources systems.

group of people carrying a sign and walking down a street University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 1-7

January 28, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Feb. 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:

woman and man at table working on a project UW Sponsors Martin Luther King Jr. Service Day Feb. 6

January 28, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Service Leadership and Community Engagement (SLCE) office will host the annual Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service Saturday, Feb. 6.

man speaking into a microphone Spoken Word Artist J Mase III to Perform at UW Feb. 5

January 27, 2016 — Spoken word artist J Mase III will give a free public performance at the University of Wyoming Friday, Feb. 5, at 9 p.m. in Wyoming Union Ballroom.

UW Livestock Judging Team Posts Best Scores Since 1995 at Stock Show

January 27, 2016 — The University of Wyoming livestock judging team posted its best scores since at least 1995 in all categories at the National Western Stock Show en route to its sixth-place finish among 24 teams, according to Coach Caleb Boardman.

UW Releases College of Law Honor Roll

January 27, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following College of Law students on the President's and Dean's honor rolls for the 2015 fall semester.

‘Straight Outta Compton’ to be Shown Feb. 5 at UW

January 27, 2016 — The hit film “Straight Outta Compton” will be shown in conjunction with Friday Night Fever and the University of Wyoming’s Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue (MLK DOD) Friday, Feb. 5, in the Wyoming Union Family Room.

cut paper sillhouettes of woman in black paper carrying woman in white paper Art Collector Jordan D. Schnitzer to Discuss Exhibition at UW Art Museum

January 26, 2016 — Internationally known art collector Jordan D. Schnitzer will lead a gallery walk-through at the University of Wyoming Art Museum Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 3:30 p.m. He then will join UW faculty members for a panel discussion at 5 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.

photo of abandoned library building with trees growing in it Exhibition Opens Thursday in UW Art Department’s Visual Arts Gallery

January 26, 2016 — “The City,” an exhibition of photographs by artist Lori Nix, will be on display Jan. 28-March 25 in the University of Wyoming Department of Art and Art History’s Visual Arts Gallery. Nix will present a visiting artist talk Thursday, Jan. 28, at 7 p.m. in Room 111 of the Visual Arts Building. A reception will follow. The events are free and open to the public.

‘Latinos in Wyoming’ Exhibition Opens in UW Gallery 234

January 26, 2016 — “Latinos in Wyoming -- Cultural Journeys and Devotions” will be on display through Thursday, Feb. 11, in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union.

Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award Applications Due Feb. 18 at UW

January 25, 2016 — Nominations for the Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award for University of Wyoming faculty will be accepted through Thursday, Feb. 18.

Nominations Accepted for UW Outstanding Graduating Male and Female

January 25, 2016 — Nominations are now being accepted for the Tobin Memorial Award for the University of Wyoming’s outstanding graduating male and the Rosemarie Martha Spitaleri Award for the outstanding graduating female.

Provost Search Consultant Plans Campus Meetings Thursday

January 25, 2016 — University of Wyoming employees and students have an opportunity Thursday, Jan. 28, to voice their opinions on the search for a new provost and vice president for academic affairs.

Public Forum Tuesday for First Dean of Libraries Finalist

January 25, 2016 — One of the finalists for the position of dean of University of Wyoming Libraries is scheduled to give a public presentation at UW Tuesday, Jan. 26.

hyena sniffing at metal box Study Shows Animals with Larger Brains are Best Problem Solvers

January 25, 2016 — Why did some species, such as humans and dolphins, evolve large brains relative to the size of their bodies? Why did others, such as blue whales and hippos, evolve to have brains that, compared to their bodies, are relatively puny?

Transit and Parking Services Adds New STEM Bus Stop to Campus Commuter Route

January 25, 2016 — Starting today (Monday, Jan. 25), the University of Wyoming Campus Commuter shuttle route will begin service at the Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility to coincide with the opening of the building for the spring semester. The new bus stop is located on Lewis Street between 10th and 11th, north of the Energy Innovation Center and south of the STEM facility.

UW Podcast Examines Crude Oil Ban, Solar Energy and More

January 25, 2016 — An oil and gas economist will explain the consequences of lifting the ban on crude oil exports, and an expert will discuss the future prospects of solar energy during this week’s UW podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

magazine cover showing woman in beat up western hat UW Staff Members Honored for Communications Excellence

January 25, 2016 — University of Wyoming communications and marketing specialists received eight awards during the Jan. 21-23 Wyoming Press Association's (WPA) annual associates' group communications contest.

UW Trustees Approve Personnel Items

January 25, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved the following appointments during its meeting Friday, Jan. 22:

UW Trustees Create Position of Special Assistant to President for Diversity

January 25, 2016 — Following through on a commitment made by University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity, the UW Board of Trustees has created a new position to coordinate the university’s diversity efforts.

UW Trustees Revise Smoking Regs to Include E-Cigarettes

January 25, 2016 — With the support of students and employees, the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a change in UW regulations to treat electronic cigarettes the same as other tobacco products.

large group of people seated at tables Welcome Back Bingo Night for UW Students Jan. 29

January 25, 2016 — A welcome back bingo night to kick off the spring semester for University of Wyoming students will be held Friday, Jan. 29, at 9 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Friday Night Fever hosts the free event, and prizes will be awarded throughout the evening.

group of people in coats working on dome-shaped igloo in the snow Campus Construction Update for Jan. 24-30

January 22, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Jan. 24-30 at the University of Wyoming:

head portrait of man Guest Artist to Give Lecture, Performance Jan. 29 at UW

January 22, 2016 — Julliard School-trained dancer and guest artist Pablo Francisco Ruvalcaba will present a lecture and performance Friday, Jan. 29, in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium. Both events are free and open to the public.

Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarship Applications for 2016-17 Available at UW

January 22, 2016 — The Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarship Committee is accepting applications from full-time students for scholarship awards at the University of Wyoming. The scholarships are for the 2016 summer session and the 2016-17 academic year.

woman speaking into microphone UW Trustees Education Initiative Moves Forward

January 22, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees’ initiative to elevate UW’s College of Education to national pre-eminence in preparing K-12 teachers, counselors and administrators was celebrated and advanced during this week’s meeting of the trustees.

Wyoming Business Tips for Jan. 31-Feb. 6

January 22, 2016 — 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.

Lander Student and Teacher Selected for National History Day Institute

January 21, 2016 — Sydney Polson, of Lander, and her teacher, Gayla Hammer, were selected to tell the story of a fallen World War II hero from Wyoming and honor him with a eulogy delivered at the Normandy American Cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 25-31

January 21, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Jan. 25-31 at the University of Wyoming:

UW College of Business Receives Gift of Private Equity Finance Transactions

January 21, 2016 — Thanks to the good work and attentiveness of University of Wyoming trustee and College of Business distinguished alumnus Dick Scarlett and his wife, Maggie, from Jackson, the college has received, as a gift, the record of 200 private equity transactions compiled over 50 years by a recently deceased New York lawyer who lived in Cody.

two men looking at small cylindrical object UW Researcher Part of Indian Ocean Expedition to Drill to the Earth’s Mantle

January 21, 2016 — Michael Cheadle describes drilling on the ocean floor similar to using a wet piece of spaghetti -- holding it on one end while trying to push the other end deep into a cake.

painting of hands reaching out of water and holding sailing ship Spring Exhibitions Will Open Jan. 30 at UW Art Museum

January 20, 2016 — Works by African-American artist Kara Walker and Winslow Homer’s Harper’s Weekly illustrations are among exhibitions that can be seen beginning Saturday, Jan. 30, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. An opening reception for the spring exhibitions is scheduled Friday, Feb. 12, from 6-8 p.m.

head portrait of man U.S. Energy Secretary Appoints UW’s Coddington to National Coal Council

January 20, 2016 — U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has appointed the director of the University of Wyoming’s Carbon Management Institute to serve as a member of the National Coal Council, a federal advisory group that provides recommendations and guidance on policy issues pertaining to coal.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Dean's and Dean's Freshman Honor Rolls: Nonresident

January 20, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2015 fall semester academic Dean's and Dean's Freshman Honor Rolls.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Dean's and Dean's Freshman Honor Rolls: Resident

January 20, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2015 fall semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

UW Could Become Cyber Security Hub

January 20, 2016 — To battle one of the most dangerous issues facing the nation today, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has requested state funding to develop a program at the University of Wyoming to become a center of excellence in cyber defense.

people snowshoeing in woods UW Outdoor Program Spring Sign-Ups Begin Jan. 25

January 20, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Outdoor Program will offer more than 40 different trips, clinics and programs this spring. Sign-ups begin Monday, Jan. 25.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Technology and Christianity

January 20, 2016 — What technological innovation has had the greatest impact on Christianity? We might want to point to the radio or TV, or maybe the airplane or automobile. I would argue that the invention that changed Christianity most was invented in the 15th century, namely, the printing press. Printing not only made books, especially the Bible, affordable for many people, but it helped spread literacy throughout the populace by giving them something to read.

woman sitting Activist is MLK DOD Keynote Speaker Feb. 4

January 19, 2016 — Women’s rights activist Jessica Valenti, from New York City, is the Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue (MLK DOD) keynote speaker Thursday, Feb. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. Her talk is free and open to the public.

head portrait of woman Aquatic Science Group Honors UW Ph.D. Student

January 19, 2016 — A recent University of Wyoming Ph.D. graduate was honored for her research into the metabolism of aquatic ecosystems.

woman sitting at desk and looking at camera Cathy Shuster is UW Employee of the Quarter

January 19, 2016 — Cathy Shuster’s long-standing commitment to excellence and her friendly demeanor and positive attitude are among the attributes that have earned her the University of Wyoming Staff Employee of the Fourth Quarter award.

woman jumping around in a gym Open House, New Programs Available at Renovated Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center

January 19, 2016 — Members of the University of Wyoming community are invited to take advantage of an open house period offered through Monday, Feb. 8, at the recently renovated and expanded Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center.

Software Vendors to Demonstrate Cloud-Based Systems at UW Feb. 2-3

January 19, 2016 — As the University of Wyoming moves forward with a project to improve its fiscal and reporting system, two software vendors will come to campus to demonstrate their cloud-based financial and human resources systems.

girl working on science fair display State Science Fair Seeks Judges

January 19, 2016 — The Wyoming State Science Fair is seeking judges for this year’s event scheduled March 6-8 at the University of Wyoming.

UW Podcast Examines David Bowie, New STEM Facility

January 19, 2016 — An American Studies Program professor will examine a creative period during the career of the late David Bowie, and a mathematics professor will describe the modern teaching and improved laboratory training that will take place in a new STEM facility on campus, during this week’s UW podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

man in white tie and tails with baton raised conducting an orchestra UW’s Michael Griffith Places Third in National Competition

January 19, 2016 — Michael Griffith, University of Wyoming director of orchestral activities and a Department of Music professor, won third place in a recent national competition for conductors.

Campus Construction Update for Jan. 17-23

January 15, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Jan. 17-23 at the University of Wyoming:

Community Meeting Tuesday on Exterior Design of Athletics Facility

January 15, 2016 — 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 Rochelle Athletics Center/Mick and Susie McMurry High Altitude Performance Center (RAC/HAPC) during a community meeting Tuesday, Jan. 19.

men's wrestling University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 18-24

January 15, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Jan. 18-24 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Trustees Set Agenda for Jan. 20-22 Meetings

January 15, 2016 — Updates on construction projects, budget issues and the transition to a new president are among the issues slated to come before the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees during its regular meeting Thursday and Friday, Jan. 21-22.

Wyoming Business Tips for Jan. 24-30

January 15, 2016 — 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.

Four Movies Scheduled for Spring UW Latina/o Film Series

January 14, 2016 — Four different films that delve into generations of Latino culture will be shown this spring semester during the University of Wyoming Latina/o Film Series.

overhead view of Apatosaurus skeleton Historical Society Seeks Top Wyoming Artifacts

January 14, 2016 — Wyoming’s cultural institutions are invited to nominate what they consider to be their most significant artifacts for the Wyoming State Historical Society’s (WSHS) “2016 Top Ten Artifacts” project.

MLK Days of Dialogue Feb. 1-6 at UW

January 14, 2016 — Panel discussions, a community supper and a keynote address highlight this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue (MLK DOD) at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of man New UW-Casper Director Brings Outreach, Land-Grant Experience

January 14, 2016 — An experienced scholar and administrator who has directed and taught at land-grant and branch campuses in Kentucky and Georgia has been selected to lead the University of Wyoming at Casper.

logo with three pictures of young people engaged in science and math activities Schedule Changes Made for STEM Saturday at UW

January 14, 2016 — Due to a change in the start time for the Jan. 23 University of Wyoming-Boise State men’s basketball game, the STEM Saturday schedule for that day has been altered.

two men in suits examining belt in one man's hands Malcolm Wallop Papers Available at UW’s American Heritage Center

January 13, 2016 — The personal papers of three-term Wyoming U.S. Sen. Malcolm Wallop are available for research at the University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center (AHC).

head portrait of man OptiEnz Sensors CEO to be e2e Wyoming’s Laramie Guest Speaker Jan. 27

January 13, 2016 — The CEO of OptiEnz Sensors LLC will be the guest speaker of e2e Wyoming’s meeting in Laramie this month.

Report: SBDC Clients Inject $13 Million into Wyoming’s Economy

January 13, 2016 — This past year, Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) clients injected more than $13 million in financial capital into Wyoming’s economy, according to the center’s 2015 annual report.

2015-16 University Directory Now Available

January 12, 2016 — The 2015-16 edition of the University Directory is now available. The PDF, designed to be downloaded and printed, contains an information section, a departmental directory and a faculty/staff directory.

three pictures of starfields UW Researchers Discover Runaway Stars Leave Infrared Waves in Space

January 12, 2016 — In the last year, astronomers from the University of Wyoming have discovered roughly 100 of the fastest-moving stars in the Milky Way galaxy with the aid of images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), and use of the Wyoming Infrared Observatory (WIRO) on Jelm Mountain near Laramie.

Hoverboard Use Prohibited on UW Campus

January 11, 2016 — Self-balancing personal scooters known as “hoverboards” are not allowed in University of Wyoming buildings or outdoor pedestrian pathways, under existing UW regulations and policies.

exterior photo of building NCAR to Install New Supercomputer at Wyoming Center

January 11, 2016 — University of Wyoming researchers will have a new, powerful computational tool with the installation of a new supercomputer at the National Center for Atmospheric Research-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC) in Cheyenne.

Nominate UW Employees for More Than $15,000 in Cash and Prizes

January 11, 2016 — Nominations are being accepted now for an opportunity to win some of the more than $15,000 in cash and prizes to be awarded at this year’s University of Wyoming Staff Recognition Day event.

UW 4-H Educators Receive National Honors

January 11, 2016 — University of Wyoming Extension 4-H educators received national recognition during the recent National Association of Extension 4-H Educators conference in Portland, Ore.

UW Announces MLK/Equality Day Closure

January 11, 2016 — Most University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Wyoming Equality Day. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, Jan. 19.

UW Dean of Libraries Finalists to Participate in Public Forums

January 11, 2016 — Finalists for the position of dean of University of Wyoming Libraries have been identified, and they’re scheduled to participate in public forums at UW beginning Tuesday, Jan. 26.

UW Master of Educational Administration Degree Program Ranked Among Nation’s Best

January 11, 2016 — The Online Schools Center ranks the University of Wyoming among the nation’s top online Master of Educational Administration degree programs.

Vice President for Academic Affairs Search to Begin

January 11, 2016 — Following the successful completion of the search for the University of Wyoming’s next president, work has begun to recruit and hire the university’s chief academic officer.

man moving empty boxes beside shelves Campus Construction Update for Jan. 9-16

January 8, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Jan. 9-16 at the University of Wyoming:

man examining shiny mechanical apparatus Mechanical Properties of Nanomaterials Are Altered Due to Electric Field, UW Researchers Find

January 8, 2016 — Mechanical properties of nanomaterials can be altered due to the application of voltage, University of Wyoming researchers have discovered.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 11-17

January 8, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Jan. 11-17 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Extension Publications Recommend Best Shrubs and Trees for Wyoming

January 8, 2016 — Publications offering information on the best shrubs and trees for Wyoming are available from University of Wyoming Extension.

Wyoming Business Tips for Jan. 17-23

January 8, 2016 — 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.

young woman being strapped into a low to the ground go cart like vehicle Apply Today for the UW Engineering Summer Program

January 7, 2016 — Applications are now being accepted for the University of Wyoming's Engineering Summer Program (ESP) June 19-25 at UW. Applications are due by March 31.

logo with three pictures of young people engaged in science and math activities STEM Saturday to Showcase New Facility to State K-12 Students

January 7, 2016 — Before the Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility opens to University of Wyoming students, nearly 200 K-12 students and their parents from many of the state’s elementary, middle and high schools will receive the opportunity to participate in three hands-on science, technology, engineering and math activities in the new facility.

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

January 7, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2015 fall semester President’s Honor Roll.

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

January 7, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2015 fall semester President’s Honor Roll.

man removing a box from another box beside shelves UW to Take Major Step Forward with Enzi STEM Facility Opening

January 7, 2016 — When the Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility opens its brand-new laboratories and large classrooms to University of Wyoming students Jan. 25, it will change the dynamics of campus, says one UW academic.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Prophets and Prophecy

January 6, 2016 — Have you ever thought about the meaning of the term “prophet?” Today, we often use the word simply to refer to someone who attempts to tell the future. However, the term has meant much more than that.

Casper Faculty Publish Article in National Publication for Family Medicine Physicians

January 4, 2016 — The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) recently published a 48-page article written by three faculty members at the University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program in Casper.

woman holding plaque and standing beside older man Katy Hartman Receives Simpson A.P.N.F. Award

January 4, 2016 — Katy Hartman, a physician with the University of Wyoming Student Health Service, is the 2015 Peter K. Simpson A.P.N.F. (Advanced Practice Nursing Fan) awardee.

Nichols, UW Trustees Finalize Presidential Contract

January 4, 2016 — Laurie Nichols will assume the office of president of the University of Wyoming Monday, May 16, under the terms of a contract between her and the UW Board of Trustees.

highway patrolman and  woman with patrol car between them with teddy bears leaning on windshieldl Teddy Bears Donated to Wyoming Highway Patrol

January 4, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s University Store recently donated 100 teddy bears to the Wyoming Highway Patrol Association. They will be distributed to patrol cars to provide comfort to children who have experienced life-threatening or tragic events.

UW Offers Training on Duty to Report Sexual Misconduct

January 4, 2016 — University of Wyoming employees soon will have the opportunity to receive training on issues related to responding to sexual misconduct.

UW Podcast Examines Beetle-Killed Trees’ Potential as Gasoline

January 4, 2016 — The economic, environmental, social, health and safety, and educational aspects of a project to assess whether millions of acres of beetle-killed trees can be used to convert biomass into high-grade gasoline will be discussed during this week’s UW podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”


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