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SBDC Workshop in Evanston to Focus on Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

June 30, 2016 — Learning the habits of highly effective people will be the subject of a two-day workshop sponsored by the Wyoming Entrepreneur Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

man with backpack on standing in front of rock wall Teton Fault Topic of Presentation at UW Research Center July 7

June 30, 2016 — The Teton fault and its potential hazards are the topic of the Harlow Summer Seminars Thursday, July 7, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

woman in white coat working on large fossil University of Wyoming Calendar for July 4-10

June 30, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled July 4-10 at the University of Wyoming:

two men and two women grouped together outside UW Music Department to Host Retreat, Recitals

June 30, 2016 — Musicians from throughout the country, including students at the University of Wyoming, will participate in workshops and recitals during the Whole Musician Retreat July 10-17. The UW Department of Music hosts the weeklong event.

UW Financial Advisory Committee Taps Bieber as Chair

June 29, 2016 — Longtime University of Wyoming faculty member Stephen Bieber will chair a 13-member committee representing UW administrators, faculty, staff and students to consult with UW President Laurie Nichols in preparing a plan to further reduce spending in the 2018 fiscal year.

photo of night sky with lines and drawings of constellations superimposed on it UW Planetarium Offers Moon-Related Programs in July

June 29, 2016 — There is a lot to see in the state’s summer skies, but the moon takes center stage in a variety of mediums at the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium during July.

young girl cutting paper at a table with other children and art supplies Free Children’s Summer Art Classes Planned at UW Art Museum

June 28, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will offer “Paint Pony Express: Storymakers,” a series of free art classes for children ages 3-11 during two weeks in July.

curved view of rows of computer servers Nine UW Projects Awarded Summer Use of Supercomputer in Cheyenne

June 28, 2016 — Nine projects, a number of which have applications to atmospheric science issues, were recently chosen to receive computational time and storage space on the supercomputer in Cheyenne.

head portrait of a woman Public Event for New UW President July 5 in Riverton

June 28, 2016 — Fremont County residents have an opportunity to meet new University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols during a public event Tuesday, July 5, at Central Wyoming College in Riverton.

 a man wearing a cowboy hat Former UW Department Head Receives Honor for Beef Cattle Improvement Contributions

June 27, 2016 — Former University of Wyoming animal science department head Doug Hixon received a Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Pioneer Award June 16 during the group's annual meeting and symposium in Manhattan, Kan.

UW Budget Reduction Information Available on Website

June 27, 2016 — Information about the University of Wyoming’s budget reductions for the coming biennium is available on a new web page.

UW Closed Monday for Independence Day

June 27, 2016 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed and classes dismissed Monday, July 4, for Independence Day.

man posing with sign UW Director of Orchestral Activities Teaches at Shanghai University

June 27, 2016 — Michael Griffith is in esteemed company at an institution of higher education in a far-away land. However, it is one where he previously taught and with which he is in tune.

room full of people riding stationary bicycles UW Ranks Highly in National Collegiate Fitness Survey

June 27, 2016 — The University of Wyoming ranks No. 4 as a physically active campus among 29 small public universities, according to a recent national survey.

Campus Construction Update for June 26-July 2

June 24, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 26-July 2 at the University of Wyoming:

man in white t-shirt and worn jeans standing Cowboy KICKOFF Returns for Third Year at UW

June 24, 2016 — The Cowboy KICKOFF concert and pep rally is back at the University of Wyoming Friday, Sept. 2, featuring country singer Kip Moore.

UW Team Identifies Invasive Grass of Concern to State

June 24, 2016 — The director of the University of Wyoming’s Sheridan Research and Extension Center (ShREC) expressed concern after a rangeland survey found a little-known invasive grass on 70 acres near Sheridan.

two women wearing safety glasses examining samples on a table UW’s Belmont Awarded NASA Research Grant

June 24, 2016 — A University of Wyoming researcher has received funding from NASA to help understand experiments conducted on the International Space Station.

Wyoming Business Tips for July 3-9

June 24, 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.

Chief Washakie Scholarship Students Selected at UW

June 23, 2016 — Chief Washakie scholarships recently were awarded to 12 University of Wyoming students for the coming academic year.

geyser shooting up steam University of Wyoming Calendar for June 27-July 3

June 23, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled June 27-July 3 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Nonresident

June 23, 2016 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2016 spring semester.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Resident

June 23, 2016 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2016 spring semester.

small children in blue caps and gowns hugging with ballons overhead UW Literacy Research Center Brings Text Messaging Program to Wyoming

June 23, 2016 — This past spring, parents of nearly two dozen 4-year-olds in Head Start and preschool classes in Teton and Sublette counties took part in an early literacy text messaging pilot program via a partnership among the University of Wyoming Literacy Research Center and Clinic, CEPA Labs at Stanford University and the Children’s Learning Center.

head portrait of a woman Wildlife-Vehicle Collisions Topic of UW Talk at AMK Ranch June 30

June 23, 2016 — Migrating animals and the risks posed by encountering vehicles is the topic of the Harlow Summer Seminars Thursday, June 30, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

Committee Named to Consult with President on UW Financial Plan

June 22, 2016 — A 13-member committee representing University of Wyoming administrators, faculty, staff and students has been appointed to consult with UW President Laurie Nichols in preparing a plan to further reduce spending in the 2018 fiscal year.

Enhanced Oil Recovery Conference Canceled

June 22, 2016 — Low registrations and sponsorship have prompted the University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) to cancel the 10th annual EORCO2 Conference July 12-14 in Casper.

two men sitting on steps holding guitars Summer Concert Series Features Shacktivists at UW June 29

June 22, 2016 — The Summer Programs concert series continues with local band Shacktivists performing on Simpson Plaza at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, June 29, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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

June 22, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2016 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

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

June 22, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2016 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Ramadan in East Jerusalem

June 22, 2016 — The month-long Muslim festival of Ramadan began this year June 5. Two summers ago, I arrived in East Jerusalem, the Muslim section of the city, on the day after Ramadan’s start. Things were quite different from my previous visit, when it had not been Ramadan. Here are my traveler’s tales:

UW Students Receive Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarships

June 22, 2016 — Six University of Wyoming students are the recipients of Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarships for the summer session and the 2016-17 academic year.

UW Trustees Approve Vendor for New Management System

June 22, 2016 — A transformation of the University of Wyoming’s financial, administrative and research support systems will begin soon, following action by the UW Board of Trustees.

moose cow and two calves browsing by river New Research Details How Big Game Follow Spring Green-Up

June 21, 2016 — Most big-game animals in Wyoming and the West can assess the quality of vegetation during the spring green-up to select the best patches of habitat during the growing season, a team of researchers led by University of Wyoming and U.S. Geological Survey scientists has documented.

head portrait of a woman Public Events for New UW President June 29 in Afton, Jackson

June 21, 2016 — Residents of Lincoln and Teton counties will have an opportunity to meet new University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols during public events Wednesday, June 29, in Afton and Jackson.

logo UW Art Museum’s Annual Gala to Celebrate Wyoming

June 21, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host its 23rd annual gala fundraiser, “Wyoming Rocks! Celebrating Wyoming Resources & Wonders,” Saturday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. in the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

UW MBA Program Deadline Extended for Residents Affected by Economic Downturn

June 21, 2016 — The application deadline for the University of Wyoming’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program has been extended to Monday, Aug. 1, for those recently affected by the state’s economic downturn.

women and men in colorful clothing crouching on a stage UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Presents ‘Godspell’ June 28-July 2

June 21, 2016 — The 2016 Snowy Range Summer Theatre season continues with a spirited revival of the beloved Broadway musical “Godspell,” a timeless tale of friendship, loyalty and love.

Meeting on UW Financial Situation Wednesday in A&S Auditorium

June 20, 2016 — A meeting for University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols to discuss her declaration of a financial crisis has been moved to UW’s Arts and Sciences auditorium Wednesday, June 22, at 3 p.m.

two men posing with bison skulls UW Faculty Member Co-Edits New Book That Honors Frison and Haynes

June 20, 2016 — A University of Wyoming professor is co-editor of a new reference book that explores early American hunter-gatherers and bison -- a publication that also honors two anthropology colleagues he has worked with in the field for decades.

UW Parking Permits Available Beginning June 27

June 20, 2016 — University of Wyoming parking permits for 2016-17 will be available for purchase beginning Monday, June 27.

woman tying up a goat UW’s Vogel Places Seventh in CNFR Goat Tying

June 20, 2016 — University of Wyoming’s Josee Vogel and Jake Smith faced long odds heading into Saturday night’s short go at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in the Casper Events Center.

Volunteers to March in Jubilee Days Parade July 9

June 20, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Pride Committee is looking for volunteers to don their brown and gold and walk with UW’s parade contingent and the president’s vehicle during the Laramie Jubilee Days Parade, Saturday, July 9.

Campus Construction Update for June 19-25

June 17, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 19-25 at the University of Wyoming:

man riding a bull in a rodeo arena Tough Go for Pair of UW Team Members at CNFR

June 17, 2016 — A pair of University of Wyoming team members is up Friday with short go bids on the line at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) at the Casper Events Center. The competition ends the third round.

Kate Miller UW Names Kate Miller Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs

June 17, 2016 — An accomplished geophysicist who has led Texas A&M University’s College of Geosciences for the past seven years has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a man UW Television Program Examines Diversifying State Revenues

June 17, 2016 — University of Wyoming economist Rob Godby will discuss options on how to diversify Wyoming’s tax revenues on the UW news and information program “Wyoming Signatures” Sunday, June 19, at 5:30 p.m. on Wyoming Public Television.

Wyoming Business Tips for June 26-July 2

June 17, 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.

three teen girls and one man outside with small solar cars Energy Summer Institute at UW Begins June 19

June 16, 2016 — Twenty students from Wyoming and two other states will engage in energy-related, hands-on activities during the Energy Summer Institute at the University of Wyoming June 19-24.

bee on a flower University of Wyoming Calendar for June 20-26

June 16, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled June 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:

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

June 16, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2016 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

man outside sitting with large dog beside him UW Summer Lecture Series at AMK Ranch Begins Thursday

June 16, 2016 — Pete Coppolillo, the executive director of Working Dogs for Conservation (WD4C), is the first speaker of the Harlow Summer Seminars Thursday, June 23, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

UW’s Vogel Moves into Seventh in CNFR Goat Tying Standings

June 16, 2016 — Better believe that University of Wyoming Cowgirl Josee Vogel will be watching the final two performances of goat tying at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR).

four men, three of them standing Dyrty Byrds to Perform at UW June 22

June 15, 2016 — The duo Dyrty Byrds and its band will perform Wednesday, June 22, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. on Simpson Plaza at the University of Wyoming as part of the Summer Programs concert series. The event is free and open to the public.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls: Resident

June 15, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2016 spring semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

UW Trustees Back Plan for Budget Reductions

June 15, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a budget that will reduce ongoing spending by about $19 million and internally reallocate about $6 million in one-time funding during the fiscal year that begins July 1.

logo 11 Finalists Announced for Fisher Innovation Challenge

June 14, 2016 — Sometimes, it’s not easy to make a decision -- especially when the quality is so close.

Meetings Planned to Update Cattle Producers on Brucellosis

June 14, 2016 — Meetings to update cattle producers on brucellosis are in Cody Monday, July 18; Pinedale Tuesday, July 19; Sheridan Monday, July 25; and Greybull Tuesday, July 26.

head portrait of a woman Public Event for New UW President June 20 in Cheyenne

June 14, 2016 — Laramie County residents will have an opportunity to meet new University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols during a public reception Monday, June 20, in Cheyenne.

young man wearing helmet in atv with two other men looking on Students Selected for Engineering Summer Program at UW

June 14, 2016 — Incoming high school seniors from Wyoming and six other states will explore various fields of engineering during the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science’s annual Engineering Summer Program June 19-25.

UW Art Museum Presents ‘Love Motel for Insects and Pollinator Garden’ in Laramie’s Depot Park

June 14, 2016 — Artist and biologist Brandon Ballengée will install the temporary public artwork, “Love Motel for Insects: Laramie Railroad Depot Variation and Pollinator Garden,” the week of June 20 at Laramie’s Depot Park.

head portrait of a woman wearing a cowboy hat UW’s Webb Places Third in Second Round at CNFR

June 14, 2016 — This time, Kailee Webb and her horse “Flying for Perks” were up to the task.

Susan McCormack McCormack Honored for Years of Service to UW Engineering

June 13, 2016 — An office dedicated to student support in the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) will be renamed to honor a longtime staff member who touched countless lives in higher education.

Dario Grana - Society of Exploration Geophysicists Society of Exploration Geophysicists Honors UW's Grana

June 13, 2016 — A University of Wyoming faculty member has been recognized by the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) for his contributions to the field of rock physics.

Jacob Smith UW's Jacob Smith Second in CNFR Bull Riding After Opening Round

June 13, 2016 — If University of Wyoming Cowboys Jacob Smith and Jaden Clark were nervous about making their first College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) appearance, they sure didn’t show it with a pair of top 10 performances Sunday afternoon.

Homecoming Logo UW Alumni Association Seeks Information for Homecoming Schedule

June 13, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association requests that campus departments inform the association about activities planned for Homecoming 2016.

UW Copy and Print Center Gives Back to the Environment

June 13, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Copy and Print Center provided money to the UW Facilities Architecture office to buy trees that will be planted on the UW campus. This is the second year the copy center has made the donation.

UW Move-In Volunteers Needed for Fall Semester

June 13, 2016 — Volunteer sign-ups are now being accepted to welcome new and returning students and their families to the University of Wyoming for the fall semester.

Mark Gomelsky research papers UW Researcher's Papers Ranked Among 'Most Influential'

June 13, 2016 — Telling bacteria “Stay!” or “Go!” really is like giving commands to man’s best friend to sit or fetch -- you just need to know the key words in micro-speak to unlock the language.

UW Rodeo Team Solid on Second Day of CNFR

June 13, 2016 — It was nothing fancy, just a solid second day at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) for the University of Wyoming’s rodeo teams.

Campus Construction Update for June 12-18

June 10, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 12-18 at the University of Wyoming:

hands using a laptop computer with several small robots beside it Crowdfunding Effort Begins to Raise Money for Laramie Robotics Club

June 10, 2016 — A fundraising campaign began Thursday to raise money for an educational club within the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a woman Public Events for New UW President July 8 in Torrington, Wheatland

June 10, 2016 — Residents of Goshen and Platte counties will have an opportunity to meet new University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols during public events Friday, July 8.

children clustered around a shining spot on the floor UW Art Museum to Celebrate Summer Solstice June 20

June 10, 2016 — The public is invited to attend the University of Wyoming Art Museum’s annual summer solstice celebration Monday, June 20, from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet June 15

June 10, 2016 — Plans to reduce the University of Wyoming’s budget by more than $41 million in the upcoming biennium will come before UW’s Board of Trustees Wednesday, June 15.

Wyoming Business Tips for June 19-25

June 10, 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.

Small Business Webinar About Franchising Scheduled July 7

June 9, 2016 — Franchising a business will be the subject of the next Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) webinar.

man standing talking to man sitting University of Wyoming Calendar for June 13-19

June 9, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled June 13-19 at the University of Wyoming:

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

June 9, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2016 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

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

June 9, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2016 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

woman talking to man, both sitting on bed UW Summer Theatre Season Opens with ‘The Missionary Position’ June 14-18

June 9, 2016 — Pragmatism and piety collide in the 2016 Snowy Range Summer Theatre season opener, “The Missionary Position,” Keith Reddin’s timely comedy about the backroom dealings on a presidential campaign trail.

UW Teams Prepare for College National Finals Rodeo

June 9, 2016 — It took the 10th and final rodeo of the regular season for the University of Wyoming women’s rodeo team to finally figure out just how good it is.

four people posing with shiny balloons and foil everywhere Denver Band DeCollage to Perform at UW June 15

June 8, 2016 — DeCollage will perform Wednesday, June 15, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. on Simpson Plaza at the University of Wyoming as part of the Summer Programs concert series. The event is free and open to the public.

Three Wyoming Students Selected for GEAR UP Leadership Training in Washington, D.C.

June 8, 2016 — Three Wyoming students have been selected as GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy (GUALA) representatives. Only 24 students were chosen from a nationwide pool of applicants.

animal hide with small pictures of buffalo, people and horses and teepees all over it UW Art Museum Hosts Summer Exhibitions Opening Reception June 14

June 8, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will celebrate summer exhibitions with a free public opening reception Tuesday, June 14, from 6-8 p.m.

head portrait of a man Ritter to Kick Off Renewable Energy Summit at UW

June 7, 2016 — Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter will discuss the forces behind renewable energy development Sunday, June 12, kicking off a two-day Renewable Energy Summit at the University of Wyoming.

logo UW to Host Physical Education International Conference June 8-11

June 7, 2016 — Many of the world’s leading academics on the topic of physical education and sport pedagogy will descend on the University of Wyoming campus June 8-11 for the Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP) International Conference.

UW’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute to Host 10th Annual Conference in Casper

June 7, 2016 — For the 10th year, the University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) will host its annual EORCO2 Conference in Casper July 12-14 at the Casper Events Center.

Two UW Students Win EPSCoR’s ‘Communicating About Water in Wyoming’ Contest

June 6, 2016 — In Wyoming, water plays a key role in politics, community relationships, agriculture, natural resources debates and more. A University of Wyoming writing contest allows college students to weigh in on the subject and further examine the state’s valuable resource.

two German shepherd dogs held by two policemen posing with a woman holding certificates UW Canine Officers Recognized at Laramie Kennel Club Show

June 6, 2016 — A pair of University of Wyoming Police Department (UWPD) German shepherd canine officers were recognized with certificates of appreciation during the recent Laramie Kennel Club (LKC) show.

UW Employee of the Quarter Nominations Due June 10

June 6, 2016 — The deadline to nominate someone for University of Wyoming Employee of the Second Quarter is Friday, June 10.

a woman in a dance leotard supsended upside down in a harness with a woman in a harness beside him UW Indoor Vertical Dance and Lights Along the Shore Set Performance June 9

June 6, 2016 — Vertical Dance and Lights Along the Shore will team up once again for a special free public performance Thursday, June 9, at 5:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center atrium.

Campus Construction Update for June 5-11

June 3, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 5-11 at the University of Wyoming:

woman working with lab equipment with a computer display in the background UW, INL Researchers Study Pulling Rare Earth Elements from Industrial Waters

June 3, 2016 — University of Wyoming researchers have joined colleagues from the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to study the potential for retrieving rare earth elements from water produced in oil and gas production and geothermal projects.

person lying in the grass wearing a bee-like mask and holding flowers UW Art Museum Collaborates with Wyoming Art Party to Host Parade Workshops

June 3, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host the Wyoming Art Party's “Parade Project” for two free workshops Saturday, June 4, and Saturday, July 2, from 10 a.m.-noon as part of the museum's “Family Saturday Art Class” and “Open Studio.”

man and woman sitting and cleaning items from archaeological dig UW to Host International Archaeology Symposium July 26-31

June 3, 2016 — The University of Wyoming will host the 21st Suyanggae International Symposium, an international archaeology conference, on campus July 26-31.

Wyoming Business Tips for June 12-18

June 3, 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.

Wyoming Center on Aging and Wyoming Alzheimer’s Association to Provide Training for Community Educators

June 3, 2016 — The Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA), housed in the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences, and the Wyoming Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association are partnering to offer a class to train volunteers to take Alzheimer’s disease information back to their communities.

five men wearing suits and standing in a row holding brass instruments Boston Brass to Perform Free Concerts at UW

June 2, 2016 — Boston Brass, world-renowned musicians and recording artists, will perform three free concerts during a weeklong summer intensive June 5-11 at the University of Wyoming.

Central Wyoming Housing, Economy Information Meeting in Casper

June 2, 2016 — Effects of the energy industry’s downturn on central Wyoming’s housing and economy will be described during a free public session in Casper Tuesday, June 7.

five men standing in a row holding brass instruments University of Wyoming Calendar for June 6-12

June 2, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled June 6-12 at the University of Wyoming:

UW College of Engineering Creates Scholarship for Displaced Coal Workers, Families

June 2, 2016 — A new scholarship fund has been created by the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) to assist displaced coal industry employees around Wyoming.

two people on a rocky mountain ridge iwth moutains in the background UW Scientists Gain Supervolcano Insights from Wyoming Granite

June 2, 2016 — Geophysical monitoring of the ground above active supervolcanoes shows that it rises and falls as magma moves beneath the surface of the Earth. Silica-rich magmas -- like those in the Yellowstone region and along the western margin of North and South America -- can erupt violently and explosively, throwing vast quantities of ash into the air, followed by slower flows of glassy, viscous magma.

UW Survey: Citizens Back Legislative Actions but Support Medicaid Expansion

June 2, 2016 — Wyoming citizens generally support measures taken by the Legislature to balance the state budget, but they disagree with lawmakers’ decision to not accept federal funding for Medicaid expansion, according to a new survey by University of Wyoming researchers.

a woman and two men sitting Edison to Perform at UW Summer Programs Concert Series June 8

June 1, 2016 — Denver-based Edison will perform Wednesday, June 8, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. on Simpson Plaza at the University of Wyoming as part of the Summer Programs concert series. The event is free and open to the public.

Summer High School Institute Begins June 5 at UW

June 1, 2016 — An opportunity to achieve intellectual and personal growth for 48 talented juniors throughout the state will be presented in the 31st annual Summer High School Institute (HSI) June 5-25 at the University of Wyoming.

children around a large table, engaged in art projects UW Art Museum to Host Summer Art Camps

June 1, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will offer two Summer Art Camp sessions this month for students ages 6-15.

UW Nursing Students Taylor, Teichert Named Jonas Scholars

June 1, 2016 — Two University of Wyoming doctoral nursing students will represent the next generation of nursing leaders in the state.


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