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Body Image Awareness Week Events Scheduled at UW

February 29, 2016 — Events promoting positive and healthy body image will be offered during Body Image Awareness Week underway this week through Friday, March 4, at the University of Wyoming.

Sexual Misconduct Training Offered at UW

February 29, 2016 — A campuswide effort is underway to offer the training course, “Sexual Misconduct and the Duty to Report,” which is required for all University of Wyoming employees, including student employees and graduate assistants.

UW and Albany County United Way Campaigns Exceed Goals

February 29, 2016 — Donations from University of Wyoming employees helped the United Way of Albany County exceed its 2015 annual campaign goal, with 386 faculty and staff members giving a total of $121,002.

UW Center for Global Studies Logo Contest

February 29, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Center for Global Studies is soliciting designs for a new logo as it continues to expand and engage in further outreach.

person's hands holding open a medieval text UW Podcast Examines Harper Lee, Rare Books

February 29, 2016 — English Professor Jeanne Holland will discuss the worldwide popularity of author Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” on this week’s UW podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

UW United Multicultural Council Sponsors Informational, Fundraising Programs

February 29, 2016 — University of Wyoming United Multicultural Council (UMC) students will host a program to combat hate speech and raise money to help with the Flint, Mich., water crisis.

large building lit up in the dusk UW’s Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center to be Dedicated March 3

February 29, 2016 — A building dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the University of Wyoming’s recently renovated and expanded Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center is scheduled Thursday, March 3, at 10:30 a.m. The celebration will take place in Half Acre’s historic west lobby.

people's hands and feet silhoutted against a background of red and white spheres At UW, Future Teachers Wade Through Molecules to Learn Science Principles

February 26, 2016 — Take a graduated cylinder. Pour in maple syrup, salt water, regular water and some vegetable oil. Describe what you think will happen.

caution sign Campus Construction Update for Feb. 28-March 5

February 26, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Feb. 28-March 5 at the University of Wyoming:

photo of stars and galaxies through a telescope Finding Cosmic Easter Eggs in Space Part of March Planetarium Schedule

February 26, 2016 — An Easter egg hunt in space highlights a series of programs that focus on the search for hidden gems in the sky at the University of Wyoming’s Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium during March.

art month logo UW Art Museum Offers Creative Activities to Celebrate March Art Month

February 26, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will offer several fun, family-oriented, free events for students in grades 1-12 to celebrate March Art Month.

‘Un/Modified’ Dance Concert March 3-5 at UW

February 26, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Un/Modified,” a collaborative dance concert, Thursday, March 3-Saturday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m. on the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts main stage.

man standing in front of trees Comedian Michael Palascak to Perform at UW March 4

February 25, 2016 — Stand-up comedian Michael Palascak is scheduled to perform Friday, March 4, at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. Sponsored by Friday Night Fever, the event is free to UW students.

man walking down street of old city Grammy-Nominated Musician to Perform at UW March 3

February 25, 2016 — Grammy-nominated mandolin player Avi Avital opens the spring Cultural Programs series Thursday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

man standing at front of classroom full of students Publication Ranks UW 71st Among 477 Public Institutions

February 25, 2016 — The University of Wyoming ranks in the top 15 percent of the nation’s public colleges and universities, according to a new study by a national business publication.

man looking thoughtful with mandolin in his lap University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 29-March 6

February 25, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Feb. 29-March 6 at the University of Wyoming:

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

February 25, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators” Wednesday, March 2, from noon-12:30 p.m.

UW Debate Team to Host Discussion on Wyoming Economy

February 25, 2016 — A public debate and roundtable discussion on Wyoming’s fiscal health and economic base will take place Tuesday, March 8, at 7 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Union’s West Ballroom.

African Night Dinner and Dance Feb. 27 at UW

February 24, 2016 — African Awareness Week concludes with the 11th annual African Night celebration Saturday, Feb. 27, at the University of Wyoming.

oil pump silhouetted against the sky New Interactive Tool Offers Wyoming Oil and Gas Data

February 24, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) is making available to the public a new Interactive Data Platform (IDP), a Web-based, interactive mapping application designed to expedite access to publicly available oil and gas data for Wyoming.

head portrait of man Poet Matthew Cooperman to Give Public Reading March 4

February 24, 2016 — American poet Matthew Cooperman will read selections of his poetry at Night Heron Books, located at 107 E. Ivinson St., Friday, March 4, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

UW, Department of Corrections Collaborate on Project with Incarcerated Women

February 24, 2016 — The Wyoming Department of Corrections (DOC) and the University of Wyoming are cooperating on a project that may lead to a long-term plan to provide education and other services to currently and formerly incarcerated women in Wyoming.

UW Saturday U Program Returns to Jackson March 12

February 24, 2016 — Mexican-American workers in wine country, glacier exploration in the Wind River Range and church tithings for the Black Power movement are discussion topics for a University of Wyoming program Saturday, March 12, in Jackson.

UW Students to Present International Research Results Across Wyoming

February 24, 2016 — Three University of Wyoming students next month will visit Cody, Jackson and Sheridan to present results of their international fieldwork.

group of students posing in a science lab Green River High School Students Use Arduinos to Monitor Movement of Invasive Fish

February 23, 2016 — A little gizmo provided by the University of Wyoming is assisting some Green River High School students in an engineering project that involves monitoring movement of an invasive fish species in the Green River.

woman cross-country skiing UW Nordic Teams Prepare for Nationals with a Pair of Wins

February 23, 2016 — As the University of Wyoming Nordic ski club prepares for the national meet in Lake Placid, N.Y., March 8-12, the two UW teams continue to dominate the region.

man sitting at wheel of truck simulator UW Part of Study to Improve Safety, Reduce Traffic Closures on I-80

February 23, 2016 — Last April, a stretch of Interstate 80 between Cheyenne and Rawlins was the scene of two major pile-up crashes that involved 135 vehicles, resulted in two fatalities, and had an economic impact of roughly $23 million.

dark room with glowing cups ‘Glow Fest’ and ‘The Danish Girl’ Film Scheduled Feb. 26 at UW

February 23, 2016 — A free night of glow-in-the-dark activities, mocktails and music will be offered for students Friday, Feb. 26, at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.

five men in black t-shirts sitting by a gray wall ‘Hawaiian Punch Winter Tour 2016’ in Laramie March 2

February 23, 2016 — Free tickets for University of Wyoming students are available for the “Hawaiian Punch Winter Tour 2016,” featuring the bands Iration and Pepper. The bands are scheduled to perform Wednesday, March 2, at 8 p.m. at the Gryphon Theatre.

Cold and Flu Season is Here Again

February 22, 2016 — With the return of the cold and flu season, the University of Wyoming is offering some important recommendations to help stay well and to guide students regarding excused class absences.

man and woman examining a broken piece of concrete Jennifer Tanner Selected as American Concrete Institute Fellow

February 22, 2016 — Jennifer Tanner, a University of Wyoming Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering associate professor, recently was selected as a fellow of the American Concrete Institute (ACI).

Nominations Accepted for UW Student Volunteer of the Year Award

February 22, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Service, Leadership and Community Engagement (SLCE) office is now accepting nominations for the Volunteer of the Year Award.

Opening UW Spring Faculty Recital Series Concert Rescheduled

February 22, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s first spring Faculty Recital Series concert has been rescheduled Sunday, Feb. 28, at 3 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

UW Graduate Education Award Nominations Deadline is Friday

February 22, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Office of Academic Affairs and the Graduate Council are now accepting nominations for the following awards: Distinguished Graduate Faculty Mentor Award, John P. Ellbogen Outstanding Graduate Assistant Teaching Awards, Outstanding Dissertation Awards and Outstanding Master’s Thesis Awards.

old fashioned photo of two men in ties and a sheep standing in front of an old board building UW Podcast Examines Climate Change, Historic Wool Laboratory

February 22, 2016 — Two distinguished professors will discuss legal and international developments involving climate change on this week’s UW podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

man replacing trash bag in recyling bin while another man stands near Campus Construction Update for Feb. 21-27

February 19, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Feb. 21-27 at the University of Wyoming:

man standing in front of wind turbine Marlin Holmes Receives UW’s Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award

February 19, 2016 — Marlin Holmes, of Charlotte, N.C., was named the recipient of the University of Wyoming’s 2016 Willena Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award.

UW Hosts Engineering Society Conference

February 19, 2016 — Up to 60 students from six states will attend the Tau Beta Pi 2016 District 12 Conference Feb. 26-27 at the University of Wyoming.  

African Awareness Week Events at UW Feb. 22-27

February 18, 2016 — A drumming workshop, informational sessions, a cultural show and a dinner are among activities scheduled during African Awareness Week Monday, Feb. 22-Saturday, Feb. 27, at the University of Wyoming.

four people carrying a deer on a tarp Biologists Plan Landmark Study of Greater Yellowstone Deer Migrations

February 18, 2016 — In mid-March, wildlife researchers will launch a landmark study to map mule deer migration corridors over the entire eastern portion of the greater Yellowstone ecosystem. It will be one of the largest collaring efforts ever conducted in Wyoming, focused on multiple herds and spanning an area from the Wind River valley to the Big Horn Basin.

six people holding instruments in front of their faces Bluegrass Bands to Perform at UW Feb. 24

February 18, 2016 — Three bluegrass bands will perform at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

Panel at UW to Address Post-Paris Carbon Policy Wednesday

February 18, 2016 — A sixth panelist has been added to a group of experts from academia, government and industry to discuss implications and opportunities stemming from the recent international agreement on carbon emissions Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the University of Wyoming.

artwork of a brown van next to a trash dumpster University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 22-28

February 18, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Feb. 22-28 at the University of Wyoming:

drawings and sculptures on display in the UW Art Museum UW Art Museum Hosts Gallery Walk-Through with Student Award Winners

February 18, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host a free gallery walk-through featuring student award winners from the 41st annual Juried UW Student Exhibition Monday, Feb. 22, from 5:30-7 p.m.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Religions, Evangelism and Government Support

February 17, 2016 — Protestantism has long emphasized evangelization, the bringing of new people to Christianity.

UW Students to Lead the Good Mule Conference Feb. 19-20

February 17, 2016 — University of Wyoming students will lead the social justice-focused Good Mule Conference Friday, Feb. 19-Saturday, Feb. 20, in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

man walking across mountaintop UW’s Jenkins to Share Burmese Climbing Adventures

February 17, 2016 — Adventurer and journalist Mark Jenkins, of Laramie, will share his experiences exploring Southeast Asia’s Burma (Myanmar) during a series of public talks scheduled in six Wyoming communities in February and March.

Construction Items on Agenda for Trustees Wednesday

February 16, 2016 — Action is expected on three construction-related items during a teleconference meeting of the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17.

leap into leadership logo Forum to Focus on Women in Wyoming’s Legislature

February 16, 2016 — Efforts to increase the number of women in Wyoming’s Legislature will be the focus of a forum scheduled Thursday, Feb. 25, at 4:45 p.m. at Cheyenne’s Little America Conference Center.

UW Economist Shogren Endorses Change in Reporting Climate Change Benefits

February 16, 2016 — The federal government has a duty to inform Americans about the reductions in domestic climate damages that may result from federal regulation, according to University of Wyoming Professor Jay Shogren and a group of other renowned economists.

man sitting at desk and looking at computer UW Scientist Releases Free Earth Science Software

February 16, 2016 — A University of Wyoming scientist recently released free earth science software that he began developing more than two decades ago.

UW’s Western Wyoming Winter Ag Series Helps with Beef Cows, Hay Production and Pesticide Classes

February 16, 2016 — Beef cow value, better hay production and pesticide applicator training are the focus of the 2016 Western Wyoming Winter Ag Series in six towns Feb. 29-March 3.

Deadline for Internationalization Award Nominations Set at UW

February 15, 2016 — The deadline to nominate individuals for student and faculty awards for internationalization at the University of Wyoming is 5 p.m. Friday, March 4.

UW College of Law Student to Give Black History Month Talk

February 15, 2016 — University of Wyoming College of Law student Debra Bulluck, of Casper, will discuss landmark cases as part of Black History Month at UW.

UW International Programs Director Finalists Presentations Begin Feb. 15

February 15, 2016 — Public presentations are scheduled with three finalists for the position of director of international programs and associate dean of the University of Wyoming Outreach School.

man changing trash bag in large bin UW Joins National Recycling Competition

February 15, 2016 — The University of Wyoming is once again competing in RecycleMania, a collegiate recycling competition managed by Keep America Beautiful.

UW Podcast Examines Popular Culture Collections, Immigration Reform

February 15, 2016 — A law professor will explain aspects of immigration reform, and an archivist will discuss the American Heritage Center’s popular culture collections on this week’s UW podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

UW Trustees Plan Wednesday Teleconference Meeting

February 15, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during a meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, via teleconference.

head portrait of woman UW’s Hilaire Named Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacists

February 15, 2016 — University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy Clinical Associate Professor Michelle Hilaire recently was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacists (ACCP).

four men standing in a row with big old fashioned light bulb glowing in the middle of them Alternative Rock Band X Ambassadors to Perform at UW April 1

February 12, 2016 — Free tickets for University of Wyoming students will be available beginning Monday, Feb. 15, for the alternative rock band X Ambassadors. The band is scheduled to perform Friday, April 1, at 9 p.m. in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Campus Construction Update for Feb. 14-20

February 12, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Feb. 14-20 at the University of Wyoming:

man in a gray top hat holding a tea cup and staring at the camera Comedian T.J. Miller to Perform at UW March 5

February 12, 2016 — Comedian and actor T.J. Miller is scheduled to perform Saturday, March 5, at the University of Wyoming.

Mobile Apps for Ranchers, Getting Better Prices Topics at WESTI Ag Days in Worland

February 12, 2016 — More than 35 sessions, including presentations on soil health, native grasses for range and pasture, and composting with worms, are part of WESTI Ag Days for agriculture producers Friday, Feb. 19, and small-acreage landowners and gardeners Saturday, Feb. 20, in Worland.

UW Trustees Plan Wednesday Teleconference Meeting

February 12, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during a meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, via teleconference.

Wyoming Business Tips for Feb. 21-27

February 12, 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.

Free Ice Skating for UW Students Feb. 19

February 11, 2016 — Friday Night Fever will host a free night of ice skating for University of Wyoming students Friday, Feb. 19, at 9 p.m. at the Laramie Ice and Events Center, located at 3510 Garfield St.

National Engineers Week Highlights Importance of Field

February 11, 2016 — Students in third-grade classrooms across Wyoming will learn about the global impact of engineering during DiscoverE’s Engineers Week Feb. 21-27.

Panel at UW to Address Post-Paris Carbon Policy Feb. 24

February 11, 2016 — Experts from academia, government and industry will discuss implications and opportunities stemming from the recent international agreement on carbon emissions Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the University of Wyoming.

person airborn on mountain bike silhouetted against sky University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 15-21

February 11, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Feb. 15-21 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Graduates: Nonresident

February 11, 2016 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2015 fall semester.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Graduates: Resident

February 11, 2016 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2015 fall semester.

UW-Casper Offers Application Information Sessions

February 11, 2016 — The University of Wyoming at Casper will offer two opportunities for community members to learn about its application processes and deadlines.

overhead view of man climbing up an ice wall with picks Banff Mountain Film Festival Tour Arrives at UW Feb. 17-18

February 10, 2016 — The Student Activities Council and the University of Wyoming Outdoor Program will host the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour Wednesday, Feb. 17, and Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. The event is free and open to the public, and is sponsored by the Student Activities Council.

man with guiltar slung over his shoulder Musician Shakey Graves to Perform at UW Feb. 27

February 10, 2016 — Renowned folk-rock musician Shakey Graves will perform Saturday, Feb. 27, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

rows of computer servers Seven UW Projects Awarded Use of Cheyenne Supercomputer

February 10, 2016 — Seven projects, many of which have applications to Wyoming issues -- including wind farm efficiency, aerosol impacts on snowpack and snow melt, and cloud formation -- were recently chosen to receive computational time and storage space on the supercomputer in Cheyenne.

UW Nordic Ski Team to Take Part in Laramie Nordic Festival Feb. 12-14

February 10, 2016 — Fresh off another successful outing on the ski trails, the University of Wyoming Nordic ski club turns its attention to its only home meet of the season Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 13 and 14, at the Pole Mountain Nordic ski trails.

half excavated bones with measuring stick beside them for size reference UW Research: Fossil Record Disappears at Different Rates

February 10, 2016 — Statistical analysis by University of Wyoming researchers shows wide variation in the rates at which the bones of ancient animals in the Americas have been lost.

head portrait of woman Bridget Burke Named Director of UW American Heritage Center

February 9, 2016 — Bridget Burke has been named director of the University of Wyoming American Heritage Center (AHC), one of the nation’s premier repositories of manuscript collections. She begins the position July 1.

Exhibition ‘Slow Down’ to Open in UW Gallery 234 Feb. 15

February 9, 2016 — A student exhibition, “Slow Down,” will be on display Monday, Feb. 15- Thursday, March 3, in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union.

deer crossing creek UW Science Inspires Mule Deer Conservation at Fremont Lake

February 9, 2016 — Mule deer migrating in the Green River Basin this spring will have an easier path, thanks in part to research conducted at the University of Wyoming.

woman and man standing in front of piano with man holding clarinet UW Spring Faculty Recital Series Begins Feb. 21

February 9, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s spring Faculty Recital Series opens with “Old and New: Pivotal Masterworks for Clarinet and Piano” Sunday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

Deadline Extended to Feb. 12 for UW Outstanding Graduating Man and Woman Nominations

February 8, 2016 — Nominations are now being accepted for the Tobin Memorial Award for the University of Wyoming’s outstanding graduating man and the Rosemarie Martha Spitaleri Award for the outstanding graduating woman.

Learn About the NSF CAREER Program

February 8, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Office of Research and Economic Development will host a panel discussion on “Developing an NSF CAREER Proposal” Thursday, Feb. 25, from 3-5 p.m. in the Energy Innovation Center’s Encana Auditorium.

Nominations for 2016 UW Staff Awards Open Until Feb. 29

February 8, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Staff Senate seeks nominations for the awards to be presented during its 2016 Staff Recognition Day.

Public Forum Tuesday for Final Dean of UW Libraries Candidate

February 8, 2016 — The final candidate for the position of dean of University of Wyoming Libraries is scheduled to give a public presentation at UW Tuesday, Feb. 9.

UW Information Technology: Avoid Phishing Fraud Attempts

February 8, 2016 — As tax season draws near, University of Wyoming Information Technology offers some guidelines to protect your personal information and identity.

UW Podcast Examines Cyber Security, Southern Icons

February 8, 2016 — A professor will explain why Southerners place so much importance on icons, such as the Confederate battle flag, on this week’s UW podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

Campus Construction Update for Feb. 7-13

February 5, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Feb. 7-13 at the University of Wyoming:

LCCC Students Transferring to UW Benefit from New Agreement

February 5, 2016 — Students transferring from Laramie County Community College to the University of Wyoming may now count more of their community college courses toward their bachelor’s degrees, thanks to new articulation agreements between LCCC and UW.

firefighter aiming fire hose at a huge blaze New Report Suggests Strategic Land-Use Planning Can Increase Firefighting Efficiency

February 5, 2016 — Building houses far apart and in locales beyond town -- the wildland-urban interface -- increases firefighting costs in the Rocky Mountain West, according to a new report from the Open Spaces Initiative at the University of Wyoming.

Wyoming Business Tips for Feb. 14-20

February 5, 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.

man playing trumpet Trumpet Player Peter Olstad Featured in Upcoming Jazz Concert at UW

February 4, 2016 — The Wyoming Jazz Ensemble, directed by J. Scott Turpen, and the UW Jazz Ensemble II, directed by Ben Markley, will perform Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

woman standing and talking by porch rail with man sitting in background University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 8-14

February 4, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Feb. 8-14 at the University of Wyoming:

UW-Casper Open House Will Answer Questions for Potential Students

February 4, 2016 — The University of Wyoming at Casper will host an open house Thursday, Feb. 18, from 3:30-6 p.m. on the fourth floor of the Casper College Student Union/University of Wyoming at Casper Building.

UW Nordic Ski Teams Take Opening Conference Races

February 4, 2016 — Both University of Wyoming Nordic club ski teams took the season’s opening United States Collegiate Ski Association (USCSA) race last weekend at the Colorado Mesa University (CMU) meet.

woman in traditional dance Indian dance costume Global Education Series Features Indian Dance Scholar at UW Feb. 11-12

February 3, 2016 — Indian scholar Ananda Shankar Jayant will present a lecture and a traditional dance performance Thursday, Feb. 11, and Friday, Feb. 12, at the University of Wyoming. Both programs are free and open to the public.

woman talking with people in a crowd Incoming UW President to Appear on Wyoming PBS

February 3, 2016 — Incoming University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will share her views on a range of topics when she is a guest on the information program “Wyoming Signatures” Sunday, Feb. 14, at 5:30 p.m. on Wyoming Public Television.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Selling Charity: Making Giving a Common Activity

February 3, 2016 — London is an international shopping destination, with travelers flocking to well-known areas such as Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Street and Harrods department store like pilgrims to sacred shrines. These areas stand forth as consecrated precincts of consumption, full of glamour, bright lights, crowds and, of course, expensive things to buy. Few Londoners shop there regularly.

man sitting on the back of a bench Visiting UW Writer to Give Public Reading Feb. 12

February 3, 2016 — Australia-based fiction author Nam Le will give a public reading from his book, titled “The Boat,” at the University of Wyoming Alumni House Friday, Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. A free public reception will follow his reading.

Continued State Matching Funds Key to UW Athletics Success

February 2, 2016 — You might have heard or read about a proposal before the Wyoming Legislature to allocate a total of $8 million to match private donations in support of University of Wyoming Athletics over the next two years. We feel that the people of Wyoming deserve to have the facts about this proposal, which would maintain a highly successful matching program that has been instrumental in helping UW’s teams remain competitive in a rapidly changing intercollegiate athletics landscape.

man speaking Speaker: Private Sector Models Damage Public Universities

February 2, 2016 — An overview of how privatizing public colleges has made them more expensive for students while lowering their educational value will be the focus of a talk Thursday, Feb. 4, at 4:15 p.m. in Room 214 of the University of Wyoming Classroom Building.

UW Awards Top Scholarship to 72 Wyoming Students

February 2, 2016 — Seventy-two outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2016 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of Wyoming's top academic scholarship.

man riding a mechanical bull while other people watch UW Union Ranked No. 27 in the Nation for Student Involvement

February 2, 2016 — With nearly 12,000 students walking through the University of Wyoming Union each day, it is no surprise that it is among the nation’s top college unions and campus centers once again.

head portrait of woman UW’s Saturday U Program Returns to Gillette Feb. 11

February 2, 2016 — Saturday University -- the University of Wyoming’s popular, free college education program -- will take place in Gillette Thursday, Feb. 11.

stage set with woman standing and man in hammock talking ‘The Night of the Iguana’ to be Staged Feb. 9-13 at UW

February 2, 2016 — Tennessee Williams’ play, “The Night of the Iguana,” -- a provocative exploration of human struggle, passion and connection -- opens the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance’s spring season for a five-night run next week.

newspaper stand containing copies of the New York Times New York Times Distributed Free on UW Campus

February 1, 2016 — The New York Times is available on the University of Wyoming campus free of charge during the spring semester. Academic sponsors provide more than 500 copies of the newspaper every class day.

Reminder: Don’t Use UW Email Accounts to Express Personal Views to Legislators

February 1, 2016 — With the 2016 budget session of the Wyoming State Legislature approaching, University of Wyoming employees are reminded of UW’s guidelines for communicating with state and federal elected officials, agencies and other authorities.

Student Employee of the Year Nominations Accepted Now

February 1, 2016 — Nominations are being accepted now for the University of Wyoming’s Student Employee of the Year.

Two Finalists for Dean of Libraries Visit UW This Week

February 1, 2016 — Two of the finalists for the position of dean of University of Wyoming Libraries are scheduled to give public presentations at UW this week.

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

February 1, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2015 fall semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

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

February 1, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2015 fall semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

UW Alumni Association Solicits Award Nominations

February 1, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for its two major awards, the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Medallion Service Award.

UW Podcast Examines Hunting Culture, Wyoming Mammals

February 1, 2016 — Artistic hunting and fishing traditions in Wyoming are among topics examined on this week’s UW podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

UW Professor Explores Wyoming Producer 2014 Farm Bill Participation

February 1, 2016 — The 2014 Farm Bill eliminated prior farm safety net programs and introduced a suite of new ones.

UW Sets New Accessibility Policy for Technology Purchases

February 1, 2016 — The University of Wyoming has adopted a policy that requires technology-based products and services bought by UW to have built-in accessibility for individuals with disabilities unless one of the limited exceptions to the policy applies. The policy takes effect Feb. 15.


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