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photo of rocks against sky BFA Art Exhibition Opens April 4 at UW

March 31, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Department of Art and Art History’s annual Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, “BFA 2016,” can be seen April 4-May 13. A reception for the exhibition will take place Friday, May 13, from 6-8 p.m. in the Visual Arts Building Gallery, on the corner of 22nd Street and Willett Drive.

four middle-school boys and woman teacher holder triangular trophies Cheyenne Team Wins State Mathcounts Competition at UW

March 31, 2016 — Adam McVicker won first place and led Cheyenne’s McCormick Junior High School to the team championship at the recent 2016 Wyoming State Mathcounts competition at the University of Wyoming.

New Guide Shows Wyoming Wildfire Patterns, Includes Safety for Prescribed Burns

March 31, 2016 — University of Wyoming Extension rangeland specialist Derek Scasta offers new insights for landowners, livestock producers and others interested in wildland fire in Wyoming and those planning prescribed fires.

University of Wyoming Calendar for April 4-10

March 31, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled April 4-10 at the University of Wyoming:

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

March 31, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators” Wednesday, April 6, from noon-12:30 p.m.

WTBC Casper Start-Up Challenge Finalists Selected

March 31, 2016 — Five companies will compete for $50,000 in seed funding to help grow their businesses during the Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) Casper Start-Up Challenge.

Annual UW Alumni Association Scholarship Reception and Auction Set April 15 in Casper

March 30, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) 24th Annual Scholarship Reception and Auction, presented by Infinity Power and Controls, is slated for 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 15, at the Casper Petroleum Club. Proceeds from the evening will fund UW student scholarships awarded by the Alumni Association.

head portrait of woman UW Forum to Examine Impacts of Proposed Clean Power Plan

March 30, 2016 — Experts will examine local and national implications of and challenges and opportunities presented by the Clean Power Plan during a forum Monday, April 4, at 5:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Family Room.

a woman and three men standing as a group UW Quartet to Celebrate Spring with Concert April 7

March 30, 2016 — Lights Along the Shore, a University of Wyoming instrumental quartet, will perform a free public concert to celebrate springtime Thursday, April 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Good Friday in Jerusalem: Scenes from Three Religions

March 30, 2016 — Scene 1: The crowd begins to gather at the Lions’ Gate on the east side of Jerusalem's Old City. Outside of Sultan Suleiman's 16th century walls, people converse in many languages: Russian, Slovak, Italian, French, Arabic and English.

UW Symphony to Perform in Casper Sunday

March 30, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra (UWSO) will perform a free concert Sunday, April 3, at 3 p.m. in the Wheeler Concert Hall at Casper College.

woman holding an open book and smiling at camera Annual Shepard Symposium on Social Justice Kicks Off at the UW Art Museum

March 29, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will launch the 20th Annual Shepard Symposium on Social Justice with a reception for Rebecca Peabody from the Getty Research Institute Wednesday, April 6, from 5-6:30 p.m. Following the reception, Peabody will give a keynote address at 7 p.m. in Room 111 of the UW Visual Arts Building.

Major Reorganization of UW Division of Administration Units

March 29, 2016 — A major reorganization of several operational units critical to the success of the University of Wyoming Division of Administration is now in effect, says Bill Mai, vice president for administration.

Japanese style woodblock pirnt of  warrior in Kabuti play holding sword New Exhibitions Will Open April 2 at UW Art Museum

March 29, 2016 — “From Samurai to Geisha: Depictions of Gender in Japanese Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints” and “Beyond the Model: Contemporary Women Artists from the Art Museum Collection (Part I)”will open Saturday, April 2, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

man holding flute Renowned Flutist to Play at UW April 4

March 29, 2016 — Internationally renowned flutist Göran Marcusson will perform at the University of Wyoming Monday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall.

two men shakking hands in a crowd UW Cuts Ribbon on Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility

March 29, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility is a game-changing addition that promises to benefit the entire state by advancing scientific inquiry and education, according to speakers at the building’s dedication ceremony.

man raising arm with mechanical figure opposite him also raising arm while woman watches UW Robot Capable of Helping Patients with Physical Therapy Regimen

March 29, 2016 — For the past two semesters, Debbie Kretzchmar has met with a new friend in a small lab in the University of Wyoming’s Engineering Building. The nontraditional UW student, majoring in computer science, works with Baxter on his motor skills, which includes arm movement and gripping with his hands.

man in white tie and tails with baton raised conducting an orchestra UW Symphony to Perform in Worland Monday

March 29, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra (UWSO) will perform a free concert Monday, April 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Worland Middle School Auditorium.

UW to Host Renewable Energy Summit June 12-14

March 29, 2016 — The status of and prospects for further wind and solar energy development will be explored in a Renewable Energy Summit June 12-14 at the University of Wyoming.

man standing between screens showing star and space pictures Astronomer to Discuss Black Holes, Quasars

March 28, 2016 — “The Billion Light-Year Yardstick: Mapping the Universe with Luminous Black Holes” is the subject of the University of Wyoming Spring Faculty Senate Speaker Series talk Tuesday, April 5, at 4:10 p.m. in Room 302 of the UW Classroom Building.

head portrait of man Gaetz Selected as Dean of UW Libraries

March 28, 2016 — An experienced scholar and librarian has been named dean of University of Wyoming Libraries.

man pointing to computer screen UW Podcast Examines Digital Laboratory, High Elevation Gardens

March 28, 2016 — Department of Art and Art History Assistant Professor Brandon Gellis will describe a new digital laboratory that encourages collaboration among scientists and artists on this week’s UW podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

print of horses on a hill UW Staff Senate Raffles Gift Certificate, Limited Frontier Days Print

March 28, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Staff Senate is selling tickets now for a chance to win a gift certificate for two for one night at a bed and breakfast and a horseback ride at the Vee Bar Guest Ranch, or a limited edition print of Brandon Bailey’s “Renegades” from the Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Show.

UW to Host Symposium on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

March 28, 2016 — People interested in learning about the opportunities and constraints concerning the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), or drones, are invited to a symposium at the University of Wyoming.

UW Trustees Approve Personnel Items

March 28, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved the following personnel items during its meeting Thursday, March 24.

man holding viola Violist and Pianist Duo to Perform April 2 at UW

March 28, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series continues Saturday, April 2, with a performance by James Przygocki, UW professor of music, and guest artist Diego Caetano, instructor of piano at Casper College.

head portraits of two men Campus Construction Update for March 27-April 2

March 25, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled March 27-April 2 at the University of Wyoming:

Exhibition ‘Living Fossils’ to Open in UW Gallery 234 March 28

March 25, 2016 — University of Wyoming art student René Williams’ exhibition, “Living Fossils,” will be on display Monday, March 28-Thursday, April 14, in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

Friday Night Fever to Feature ‘The Hateful Eight’ April 1

March 25, 2016 — Friday Night Fever will show “The Hateful Eight” Friday, April 1, at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Family Room.

UW-Casper Fall Registration Opens March 30

March 25, 2016 — Course registration for the fall 2016 semester at the University of Wyoming at Casper (UW-Casper) opens Wednesday, March 30.

a man and a woman measuring ingredients in a large plastic tub UW Extension Program, Casper College Class Boost Elementary Students’ Nutrition During Spring Break

March 25, 2016 — This class project should give Casper College students a warm feeling and a hot, nutritious drink for more than 650 Natrona County elementary students during their spring break.

man sitting at table UW Trustees Designate McGinity President Emeritus

March 25, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday to designate outgoing President Dick McGinity as UW president emeritus, while setting the stage for him to return to the faculty of the College of Business.

spiral galaxy in space with the word home in one arm Planetarium Schedule Packed With Programs During April

March 24, 2016 — April usually brings warmer nights to Laramie, which makes stargazing at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium a more desirable evening option. Plus, there are a number of programs, including one about Earth Day, available for the campus community and general public to learn more about our galaxy, past and present.

man playing trumpet University of Wyoming Calendar for March 28-April 3

March 24, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled March 28-April 3 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Trustees Approve Small Increase in Student Fees

March 24, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a small increase in mandatory student fees for the 2016-17 academic year.

UW Trustees Authorize Contract for Athletics Video Boards, Audio System

March 24, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has selected a firm to install video boards, ribbon boards, scoreboards and audio systems for two UW athletics facilities.

woman in lab smock and gloves handing a brain Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory Earns Reaccreditation

March 24, 2016 — The Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory (WSVL) has achieved full accreditation for its work to diagnose potentially high-stakes animal diseases in the Cowboy State.

Cody, Riverton Workshops Provide ‘Good Agricultural Practices’ Information

March 23, 2016 — Ways to increase food safety through on-farm practices is the focus of good agricultural practices (GAP) workshops next week in Cody and Riverton.

group of three men and two women sitting and looking at camera Jazz Musicians to Continue UW’s Cultural Programs Series

March 23, 2016 — Jazz musicians The Real Group and Brian Lynch will continue the University of Wyoming Cultural Programs spring concert series Thursday, March 31, and Friday, April 1.

head portrait of woman Television Program Looks at Medical Marijuana, Economic Forecast

March 23, 2016 — University of Wyoming economist Anne Alexander will provide an economic forecast for 2016 on the UW news and information program “Wyoming Signatures” Sunday, March 27, at 5:30 p.m. on Wyoming Public Television.

Temple Grandin Talk Rescheduled for Thursday

March 23, 2016 — A public talk by renowned livestock handling specialist Temple Grandin has been rescheduled to Thursday, March 24, due to the winter storm.

man sitting and holding trophy Annual Shepard Symposium on Social Justice Scheduled at UW

March 22, 2016 — One of the founders of the Shepard Symposium on Social Justice will return for the event’s 20th anniversary at the University of Wyoming.

Applications for UW Gallery 234 Exhibitions Due by April 15

March 22, 2016 — Gallery 234 exhibition applications for the fall semester will be accepted through 5 p.m. Friday, April 15, at the University of Wyoming Campus Activities Center.

group of students talking around a table Grand Opening for Enzi STEM Facility Scheduled March 29

March 22, 2016 — Two months after it opened to students, the Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility will have its official grand opening with its namesake present.

Tough Weekend for UW Teams at Gillette College Rodeo

March 21, 2016 — A rough outing at last weekend’s Gillette College rodeo dropped the University of Wyoming women out of one of the top two positons in the overall standings just when the Cowgirls were on their best roll in four years.

Tuesday’s UW Spring Faculty Meeting to Air Via WyoCast

March 21, 2016 — University of Wyoming employees and students who are unable to attend the spring faculty meeting Tuesday, March 22, may watch the event, live or recorded, via UW’s WyoCast system.

UW Information Technology to Recognize Excellence

March 21, 2016 — University of Wyoming Information Technology is seeking nominations for its semiannual program to recognize individual excellence in the division.

UW Podcast Examines Minimum Wages, El Nino Effects

March 21, 2016 — Department of History Associate Professor Renee Laegreid will explain Italy’s connection with the American West on this week’s UW podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

bicycles in a rack UW Police Offer Suggestions to Deter Theft

March 21, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Police Department (UWPD) typically sees an increase in property thefts, including bicycles, toward the end of spring semester.

‘Night Out in Laramie’ Set March 25

March 21, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Friday Night Fever program will host a “Night Out in Laramie” Friday, March 25.

head portrait of man Black Athletes’ Ties to Community Support Topic of Discussion at UW March 24

March 18, 2016 — An Ivy League professor will discuss how community involvement plays an important role in the success for black student-athletes during a free public discussion Thursday, March 24, at the University of Wyoming.

Flutist and Cellist Duo to Perform March 29 at UW

March 18, 2016 — Naomi Seidman, flute, and Jonathan Dexter, cello, will perform as JANO Duo when the University of Wyoming Department of Music Faculty Recital series resumes Tuesday, March 29.

man looking at a 3-D printing unit and small figurines UW Professor Develops Digital Maker Lab to Encourage Creative Collaborations

March 18, 2016 — A new digital maker laboratory on campus is set up to encourage multidisciplinary teams of students to brainstorm and generate creative research using emergent “maker” techniques; develop emerging technologies that will enhance existing creative practices; and gain a better overall understanding of how art and science can support each other.

UW Trustees Set Agenda for March 23-24 Meeting

March 18, 2016 — Discussion on the university budget, campus construction, the presidential transition and a host of other issues is scheduled for the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees during its regular meeting Wednesday and Thursday, March 23-24.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 27-April 2

March 18, 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.

woman looking under plastic sheet at plants Laramie Garden Study Shows Strong Productivity at 7,200 Feet

March 17, 2016 — Some Laramie gardeners know that the common wisdom that nothing will grow on the wind-swept high plains is, actually, not very wise. So, in partnership with the University of Wyoming and Feeding Laramie Valley (FLV), more than 30 local gardeners weighed each and every harvest from their home and community garden plots, some for two or even three seasons.

black and white x-ray type image with colored lines all over it University of Wyoming Calendar for March 21-27

March 17, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled March 21-27 at the University of Wyoming:

woman sitting by computer UW Event Promotes Brain Awareness for Children and Adults

March 17, 2016 — Advances in brain research and treatment of neurological disorders will be explained during a brain awareness night Thursday, March 24, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Room 195 of the new Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility located at Lewis and 10th streets.

UW Spring Faculty Meeting Tuesday

March 17, 2016 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity invites all faculty members to the annual spring faculty meeting Tuesday, March 22, from 4:10-5 p.m. in the Wyoming Union ballroom.

people in a park with splotches of color all over them Support Veterans through COMBAT Color Run April 23

March 16, 2016 — Luke Cloud and the Students Supporting Veterans, a University of Wyoming Recognized Student Organization, want you to dust off your running shoes to support combat veterans at an April event.

man standing in front of trees UW Economist Makes Case for Inclusive Green Economy

March 16, 2016 — The global problems of environmental degradation and income inequality will continue to worsen without international efforts to transition to a more inclusive green economy, a University of Wyoming economist argues.

UW-Led Habitat Restoration Workshop April 19-20 in Casper

March 16, 2016 — Advancements and challenges in Wyoming’s efforts to conserve wildlife habitat, while promoting natural resource production, will be explored in a workshop in Casper next month.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Proverbs and Creation

March 16, 2016 — If someone were to ask us what the Bible says about creation, most of us would give one of two answers.

Six Wyoming Students to Represent Wyoming at International Science Fair

March 15, 2016 — Six senior division students from four area schools will represent Wyoming at the 2016 International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix, Ariz., this May.

man in white tie and tails with baton raised conducting an orchestra UW Symphony ‘Rhapsody and Romance’ Concert March 24

March 15, 2016 — A homecoming will take place for the guest conductor of the University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra’s concert Thursday, March 24.

three women sitting on top of a vehicle ‘Wyoming Goes Global’ Conference March 28-29

March 15, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s connections with the world will be on display during a March 28-29 conference in the Wyoming Union ballroom.

view of sculptures and paintings in art museum room Final Week to View 41st Annual Juried UW Student Exhibition

March 14, 2016 — This is the final week to view the 41st annual Juried UW Student Exhibition that ends Saturday, March 19, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

head portrait of woman with neck scarf blowing in wind Livestock Handling and Welfare Expert Temple Grandin to Speak at UW

March 14, 2016 — Temple Grandin, who revolutionized humane livestock handling, will speak Wednesday, March 23, at the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

man on Nordic skis waving a University of Wyoming flag UW Nordic Men’s Team Repeats as National Champion, Cowgirls Second

March 14, 2016 — The University of Wyoming men’s Nordic team finished a perfect week, sweeping all four events to capture its second straight title at the 38th annual United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) national championships Saturday in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Campus Construction Update for March 13-26

March 11, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled March 13-26 at the University of Wyoming:

Three to Receive UW Honorary Degrees

March 11, 2016 — The University of Wyoming will confer its highest award, the honorary doctoral degree, upon three individuals who will be recognized during UW commencement ceremonies in May.

UW Men March Toward Nordic National Title; Women Hold Narrow Lead

March 11, 2016 — The University of Wyoming men’s Nordic ski team continued its dominance Friday at the 38th annual United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association national championships, almost assuring itself of a second straight national title.

UW Receives Grant for Alcohol Awareness Training

March 11, 2016 — The University of Wyoming has received a $13,600 grant from the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association to implement various alcohol wellness trainings for the UW community.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 20-26

March 11, 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.

University of Wyoming Calendar for March 14-20

March 10, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled March 14-20 at the University of Wyoming:

students using stairs in atrium of large building UW Full-Time Student Enrollment Holds Steady

March 10, 2016 — Full-time and on-campus student enrollment at the University of Wyoming has held steady for the spring 2016 semester, with significant increases in the number of freshmen and hours of instruction through the Outreach School.

man in helmet holding a live captured deer, with mountains in background UW Researcher Receives Prestigious Wildlife Publication Award

March 10, 2016 — University of Wyoming biologist Kevin Monteith is co-recipient of a 2015 Wildlife Publication Award from the Wildlife Society for a 62-page monograph describing groundbreaking research on mule deer nutrition.

head portrait of man College Basketball’s ‘KenPom’ Analyst Leans on UW Education

March 9, 2016 — In March of each year, Ken Pomeroy works on developing forecasts. With a master’s degree in atmospheric science from the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science, he’s used his education wisely over the years.

group of students in green t-shirts listening to a woman at a booth Local Students Claim First Place at World Languages Day

March 9, 2016 — Junior high and high school students from throughout the state showcased their language talents during the annual World Languages Day March 4-5 at the University of Wyoming.

logo with numerals 7220 and mountains New Campus Activities Group Debuts at UW

March 9, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Campus Activities Center (CAC) has developed a new campuswide activities group called 7220 Entertainment.

UW Nordic Teams Stay Atop Fields at Nationals

March 9, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Nordic ski teams continued their drives toward national championships with strong performances at the 38th annual United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association national championships at Lake Placid, N.Y., Wednesday.

logo with title of competition on it WTBC to Introduce Fisher Innovation Challenge to Aid Startup Companies

March 9, 2016 — The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) has created a new opportunity for budding entrepreneurs to move their promising technology ideas into full-fledged businesses.

head portrait of man ‘Making a Murderer’ Attorney to Speak at UW April 22

March 9, 2016 — Defense attorney Dean Strang, known from the popular Netflix documentary “Making a Murderer,” will speak Friday, April 22, at 7 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

person in a stretched and bent over ballet pose Contemporary Ballet Company to Perform at UW March 9

March 8, 2016 — Renowned contemporary ballet company Complexions will perform at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, March 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium as part of the UW Cultural Programs series.

UW Art Student’s Work on Display at Gallery 234

March 8, 2016 — University of Wyoming art student Robert Bryans’ exhibition, “Electric Kool-Aid Image Nest,” can be seen through Thursday, March 24, in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

two men, one at a microscope, the other leaning over and talking to him UW Extension Entomologist Says Warmer Climate Could Boost Grasshopper Numbers

March 8, 2016 — University of Wyoming Extension Entomologist Alex Latchininsky says a wetter, warmer climate may contribute to future locust outbreaks like that harassing Argentinians, and also could boost future grasshopper infestations in Wyoming and the West.

UW Math Department Receives Grant to Enrich Doctoral Program

March 8, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Department of Mathematics is cooperating with Colorado School of Mines on a three-year project to enhance the education of doctoral students.

UW Nordic Ski Teams Claim Early National Leads

March 8, 2016 — Lake Placid, N.Y., host of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics, should be the University of Wyoming Nordic ski teams’ home away from home.

man sitting at desk in front of a computer UW’s Liu Named Co-Chair of NCAR Working Group

March 8, 2016 — Recognizing his contributions to an NCAR climate model, a University of Wyoming professor has been named co-chair of the national organization’s working group on climate science.

man sitting against a wall and smiling Award-Winning Author Erik Larson to Speak at UW April 20

March 7, 2016 — Erik Larson, a master writer of narrative nonfiction, will speak Wednesday, April 20, at 1:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium. His presentation is free and open to the public; he will sign books following his talk.

Cellular Research, Grapevine Studies Receive University of Wyoming Honors

March 7, 2016 — The professor who is head wrangler at the Wyoming Worm Lab in the University of Wyoming’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and an assistant professor gaining national attention for grapevine research, received research awards from the Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station (WAES).

Employee of the Quarter Nominations Due March 11

March 7, 2016 — The deadline to submit nominations for University of Wyoming Employee of the First Quarter is Friday, March 11.

head portrait of woman Frost to Discuss National Science Foundation at UW March 10

March 7, 2016 — The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) contributions to society will be the subject of a talk Thursday, March 10, at 4 p.m. at the University of Wyoming’s Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium.

Legislature Funds UW Projects, Reduces Block Grant

March 7, 2016 — University of Wyoming initiatives to upgrade its financial accounting and reporting systems, improve science and engineering programs and facilities, and match private donations for academics and athletics were supported with funding by the Wyoming State Legislature during the 2016 budget session that ended Friday.

UW Faculty Senate Speaker Series Award Nominations Accepted

March 7, 2016 — Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016-17 Faculty Senate Speaker Series. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. Friday, April 8.

man speaking into a microphone UW Podcast Examines Scalia Replacement, Public Land Control

March 7, 2016 — College of Law Professor Stephen Feldman will explain how the lengthy delay in replacing the late United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia could influence the outcome on some important decisions coming before the court, on this week’s UW podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

head portrait of woman UW Professor Receives Western Heritage Award

March 7, 2016 — The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum presented its Western Heritage Award for Best Magazine Article to Renee Laegreid, a professor in the University of Wyoming Department of History.

UW Women Open Spring Season with Second-Place Finish

March 7, 2016 — “Contender” is now a legitimate way to describe the University of Wyoming women’s rodeo team.

Wyoming EPSCoR Creates New Award for UW Women in STEM

March 7, 2016 — In an effort to support woman in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Wyoming EPSCoR has created the Own It! Awards.

ASUW Representatives Plan Trip to China During Spring Break

March 4, 2016 — While some of their University of Wyoming classmates will be basking in the sunshine or volunteering in projects across the country during spring break, eight Associated Students of UW (ASUW) representatives will be in China as part of a leadership exchange program.

line of people cutting a large ribbon in a building Campus Construction Update for March 6-12

March 4, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled March 6-12 at the University of Wyoming:

three men posing outside Reggae-Folk Bands to Perform at UW March 9

March 4, 2016 — Two reggae-folk bands will perform at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, March 9, at 8 p.m. in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 13-19

March 4, 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.

two women and a man standing with arms around each other Powell Students Plan Trip to China as Part of UW Contingent

March 3, 2016 — While some of their University of Wyoming classmates will be basking in the sunshine or volunteering in projects across the country during spring break, three Powell High School graduates will be in China as part of a leadership exchange program.

University of Wyoming Calendar for March 7-13

March 3, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled March 7-13 at the University of Wyoming:

man leaning against counter watching man in chair work in lab UW Cuts Ribbon on Pharmacy Research Laboratory

March 3, 2016 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity and College of Health Sciences Dean Joe Steiner cut the ribbon on the new L.S. Skaggs Research Laboratory today (Thursday).

UW Student Business Teams Place First in Case Competitions

March 3, 2016 — Two University of Wyoming College of Business teams recently placed first at separate national competitions in Lexington, Ky., and Orlando, Fla.

woman with four children beside a classroom bulletin board Liz Byrd Collection Accessible at UW

March 2, 2016 — Documents and photos of Harriett Elizabeth “Liz” Byrd, the first African-American to serve in the Wyoming State Legislature, are now accessible online through the University of Wyoming American Heritage Center (AHC).

Tribal Liaisons Meet with UW American Indian Studies Students, Staff

March 2, 2016 — Sergio Maldonado’s message to University of Wyoming American Indian Studies Program students was direct and to the point, stressing the value of an education and becoming lifelong readers.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: The Alphabet: The Heritage of the Canaanites

March 2, 2016 — When Christians think about the Canaanites, it is usually to recall their supposed disappearance after the Israelites conquered their land in the 13th century B.C. The Canaanites were supposedly one of the many small peoples of the Mediterranean world who vanished without a trace during the great movements of peoples at this time.

UW Rodeo Club Teams Back in Action for Spring Season

March 2, 2016 — It has been a few years since University of Wyoming rodeo Coach George Howard has felt confident that both his women’s and men’s teams could challenge for at least the top two positons in the Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR).

UW Trustees Education Initiative Board to Hold First Meeting

March 2, 2016 — The inaugural meeting of the University of Wyoming Trustees Education Initiative Board is scheduled Friday, March 4.

small bronze figure of an animal head UW Art Museum Receives Gift of Ancient Small Bronzes

March 1, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum recently received a gift of 35 small bronzes, dating from the 13th to first centuries B.C.

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet March 11

March 1, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 8 a.m. Friday, March 11, at the BP Collaboration Center in the Energy Innovation Center on the UW campus.

UW to Host World Languages Day

March 1, 2016 — Approximately 350 junior high and high school students are expected to attend the fourth annual World Languages Day March 4-5 at the University of Wyoming. The annual event provides a venue for students to showcase their language talents in judged competitions.

Wyoming State Science Fair March 6-8 at UW

March 1, 2016 — Qualified Wyoming students will showcase their original projects during the Wyoming State Science Fair March 6-8 at the University of Wyoming.


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