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August 2016 Releases


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FCAC Subcommittee Plans Listening Sessions on UW Budget Issues

August 31, 2016 — A special subcommittee of the University of Wyoming’s Financial Crisis Advisory Committee invites UW faculty members and academic professionals to attend upcoming listening sessions.

Media Can Call on UW Faculty for Commentary, Expertise

August 31, 2016 — Whether you need an economist to speak about energy trends occurring in Wyoming or a zoologist to discuss some of the state’s critters, the University of Wyoming has faculty experts in these and many other fields available.

Popular UW Saturday U Program Returns to Sheridan Sept. 17

August 31, 2016 — The fall 2016 term of Saturday U, the University of Wyoming’s popular free one-day college education program, returns to Sheridan Saturday, Sept. 17.

Public Meeting Sept. 7 on New UW Engineering Building Project

August 31, 2016 — A public meeting about construction of the University of Wyoming’s new Engineering Education and Research Building (EERB) is scheduled 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7.

xray image of frog with  bones and joints highlighted in red and blue UW Art Museum Hosts Fall Exhibitions Opening Reception Sept. 9

August 31, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will celebrate the opening of its fall exhibitions with a free public reception Friday, Sept. 9, from 6-8 p.m.

head portrait of a man UW Faculty Recital Series Opens Sept. 2

August 31, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series opens the school year with a free public performance Friday, Sept. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Coming Soon to a Beach Near You

August 31, 2016 — Thanks to the mayors of French Riviera beach towns, the burkini has received international attention, and sales are skyrocketing. They banned Muslim women from wearing this three-part (four-part?) swimming costume at their beaches but, after photographs of three, large French policemen were shown making a Muslim woman take off her outer tunic (to the accompaniment of her crying children) went viral, women around the world are seeing the burkini as a possible fashion choice for beachwear. After all, if it is too hot for the French Riviera, it must be cool.

two women standing by railing with vast area of greenery and a rocket gantry behind them Small-Town Wyoming Sisters Use UW Education to Reach Higher Goals

August 30, 2016 — Growing up on a wheat farm in rural Wyoming, the Sandberg sisters often looked to the big night sky and thought of the possibilities.

logo UW Art Museum Will Host ‘Lunchtime Conversations with Curators’ Sept. 7

August 30, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators” Wednesday, Sept. 7, from noon-12:30 p.m.

UWPD Encourages Bicycle Safety, Registration

August 30, 2016 — With the beginning of the fall semester, the University of Wyoming Police Department (UWPD) reminds bicyclists to follow standards of safety and courtesy, and to register their bikes.

man standing at counter with leaf samples around him, working with a small machine UW’s Stable Isotope Facility Expands Lab Analysis to Plant Samples

August 30, 2016 — For the past two years, the University of Wyoming’s Stable Isotope Facility (SIF) has been the go-to laboratory to analyze National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) soil samples from all across the country. Based on that solid soil work, the facility has added plant samples to its research list.

Annual UW Police Auction Set Sept. 7

August 29, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Police Department’s (UWPD) annual found property auction is scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 7, beginning at 4 p.m. at the UWPD parking lot, 1426 E. Flint St. Viewing for items sold will start at 3 p.m.

head portrait of a man Doug Wachob Named Interim Dean of UW Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

August 29, 2016 — Doug Wachob has been named interim dean of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming. He will serve in this position while the university undertakes a national search for a new dean.

Friendship Families Program Provides Opportunity to Meet International Students

August 29, 2016 — Laramie families can make new friends from around the world by joining the Friendship Families Program offered in conjunction with the University of Wyoming International Students and Scholars office.

group of people holding musical instruments Gipsy Moon to Perform at Welcome Back BBQ Aug. 31

August 29, 2016 — Four-piece band Gipsy Moon will perform during the Welcome Week barbecue for University of Wyoming students at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, on Prexy’s Pasture.

Nominations Accepted for UW Strategic Planning Council Through Sept. 9

August 29, 2016 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols is accepting nominations for people to serve on UW’s Strategic Planning Leadership Council through Friday, Sept. 9.

UW Closed Labor Day

August 29, 2016 — Most University of Wyoming offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, for the Labor Day holiday. Regular hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) will resume Tuesday, Sept. 6.

UW Faculty Can Be Added to Experts List

August 29, 2016 — University Communications is looking to expand its University of Wyoming faculty expert list.

UW School of Pharmacy Launches Integrated Pharmacist Program to Tackle Diabetes in Wyoming

August 29, 2016 — Four years ago, approximately eight of every 100 Wyoming citizens had type 2 diabetes and/or suffered from hypertension, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Those numbers are probably higher today.

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 28-Sept. 3

August 26, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 28-Sept. 3 at the University of Wyoming:

Cowboy Check-In Returns for UW-Sponsored Events

August 26, 2016 — Cowboy Check-In will return to Campus Activities Center-sponsored events for the University of Wyoming’s 2016-17 academic year.

Recognized Student Organization Fair Aug. 31 at UW

August 26, 2016 — University of Wyoming students have the opportunity to learn more about on-campus clubs and organizations, and what some Laramie businesses have to offer, at two coming events.

Registration for UW Outdoor Program Events Begins Aug. 29

August 26, 2016 — Registration for fall Outdoor Program events begins Monday, Aug. 29, at the University of Wyoming.

two men and a woman standing in front of a wall UW Quartet, Australian Storyteller to Give Free Concerts in Big Horn County

August 26, 2016 — University of Wyoming instrumental quartet Lights Along the Shore and Australian master storyteller Paul Taylor will give free concerts in Big Horn County in September.

Wyoming Business Tips for Sept. 4-10

August 26, 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 football players running University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 29-Sept. 4

August 25, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 29-Sept. 4 at the University of Wyoming:

image of Saturn with moons UW Planetarium Programs During September Focus on Opposites in the Universe

August 25, 2016 — Light and dark. The seen and unseen. Theory and reality. The past and the future. During September, programs at the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium include an air of dichotomy.

UW Strategic Planning Process to Begin in September

August 25, 2016 — An inclusive, transparent process to develop an integrated, comprehensive strategic plan to guide the University of Wyoming for the next five years will begin in September.

picture of waterfall, seen from a distance Guthrie Teaching Gallery Opens for Fall Semester at UW Art Museum

August 24, 2016 — The Pat Guthrie Special Exhibitions Teaching Gallery will open Saturday, Sept. 3, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. The exhibition will be on view through Saturday, Dec. 17.

UW Research Center in Laramie Combines Family Farm Day, Field Day Activities

August 24, 2016 — Haflinger draft horse team Pistol and Pete sporting brown and gold, children’s games and activities, and scientists presenting research are part of the Laramie Research and Extension Center (LREC) combined field day and family farm day Saturday, Aug. 27, in Laramie.

man standing with labratory in background UW Spin-Out Business Receives Grant to Develop Drug Manufacturing Platforms

August 24, 2016 — GlycoBac LLC’s efforts to create novel, insect cell-based platforms for drug manufacturing continue to be rewarded.

UW Student-Led 7220 Entertainment Looks for Volunteers

August 23, 2016 — The name has changed, but the goal remains the same: Bring quality entertainment to University of Wyoming students.

logo for casino night Casino Night Planned for UW Students Aug. 27

August 22, 2016 — A casino night for University of Wyoming students will kick off weekend activities for the fall semester.

Cowboy Fans Encouraged to Showcase College Colors in Support of UW

August 22, 2016 — As part of the 12th annual College Colors Day celebration, the University of Wyoming is encouraging fan support across social media for the Cowboys. The grand prize is a chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the College Football Playoff National Championship game.

FCAC Cancels Tuesday Meeting

August 22, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Financial Crisis Advisory Committee has canceled its scheduled meeting Tuesday, Aug. 23.

head portrait of a man Plight of Homeless Peoples in Phnom Penh Topic of UW Discussion

August 22, 2016 — The plight of homeless peoples in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, because of urban growth, is the topic of a discussion Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the University of Wyoming.

head picture of laughing man Richardson Receives National Arts Advocacy Honor

August 22, 2016 — Retired University of Wyoming Senior Lecturer Bruce Richardson has been named winner of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies’ (NASAA) 2016 Distinguished Public Service Award.

UW Homecoming Activities Schedule Deadline Aug. 29

August 22, 2016 — The deadline for campus departments to inform the University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) about activities planned for Homecoming 2016 is Monday, Aug. 29. Events will be listed online, in public calendars, in printed materials and publicity announcements.

UW Regular Hours Begin Aug. 29

August 22, 2016 — University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will observe regular hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) beginning Monday, Aug. 29, the first day of fall semester classes.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

August 22, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during a meeting Wednesday, Aug. 24, via teleconference.

UW’s FCAC Changes Meeting Schedule

August 22, 2016 — With the beginning of the fall semester, the University of Wyoming’s Financial Crisis Advisory Committee (FCAC) will change its meeting schedule.

head portrait of woman with label of award beside it UW’s Proctor Wins Wyoming Business Report’s ‘Woman of Influence’ Award

August 22, 2016 — A University of Wyoming nursing faculty member recently received the “Woman of Influence in Health Care” award at the Wyoming Business Report’s “Wyoming Women of Influence” award ceremony earlier this month.

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 21-27

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

Fall MBA Program Enrollment Increases at UW

August 19, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program’s continued success in experiential learning, leadership development, international programs and job placement has led to an almost 20 percent increase in enrollment this fall.

two pairs of students working at a lab table UW Students Awarded Mini-Grants to Conduct Summer Research

August 19, 2016 — Eleven University of Wyoming students received mini-grants from the Wyoming Research Scholars Program (WRSP) to conduct various research projects earlier this summer.

Wyoming Business Tips for Aug. 28-Sept. 3

August 19, 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 Public Media to Launch New All-Music Service Aug. 24

August 19, 2016 — Wyoming Public Media (WPM) will add an all-music service, “Wyoming Sounds,” beginning Wednesday, Aug. 24.

SBDC Receives $100,000 Portable Assistance Grant to Help Small Wyoming Businesses

August 18, 2016 — Small businesses in Wyoming that have been hit hard by the state’s economic downturn will receive additional assistance in the form of a grant that provides training and advising through the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

young woman pushing cart of belongings in brick hallway University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 22-28

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

graphic for event UW Art Museum to Host ‘After Hours Community Picnic’ Aug. 26

August 18, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host a booth at the Laramie Farmers Market downtown Friday, Aug. 26, from 3-7 p.m., followed by the “After Hours Community Picnic” at Laramie’s Depot Park from 7-10 p.m.

man standing with arms crossed Vacutech CEO is Guest Speaker for e2e Wyoming Laramie Meeting

August 18, 2016 — The CEO of a company that is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of central vacuum systems used in industrial, car wash, commercial and medical markets will be the guest speaker at the e2e Wyoming meeting in Laramie next month.

Exhibition on Spiders at UW-NPS Research Station Starting Sunday

August 17, 2016 — An exhibition celebrating the centennial of the National Park Service, and the beauty and wonder of spiders, opens this weekend at the University of Wyoming-NPS Research Station in Grand Teton National Park.

head portrait of a woman Hispanic Migrations, Nursing Education Topics of UW Television Program

August 17, 2016 — Former University of Wyoming Assistant Professor Vanessa Fonseca will discuss an oral history project she directed on the UW news and information program “Wyoming Signatures” Sunday, Aug. 21, at 5:30 p.m. on Wyoming Public Television.

man standing behind table displaying many spheres UW Professor Determines Prehistoric Stone Objects May Have Served as Hunting Weapons

August 17, 2016 — Prehistoric stone objects, once thought to be used only as tools to shape and grind other materials or process food, are now receiving further analysis: as potential projectile weapons used for hunting to injure or kill large mammals.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: It’s OK to Pray in Your School

August 17, 2016 — The school year is arriving again. This seems like a good moment to revisit that continually confused and confusing issue, prayer in schools. There is a great deal of misinformation and misunderstanding of what kind of prayer is permitted in the public schools of the United States of America. So, let me take this column to review what is and what is not allowed with regard to prayer in public schools.

man standing, wearing virtual reality headset and holding controllers Lander Teacher Learns from UW-Led Technology Program

August 16, 2016 — Dean Cyphers says it is never too early for students, even as young as elementary age, to learn computer science and programming/coding.

woman standing, wearing virtual reality headset and holding controllers Riverton Teacher Receives Hands-On Experience in UW-Led Technology Program

August 16, 2016 — Riverton High School physics instructor Ceira Lee says an intensive summer workshop at the University of Wyoming will help her teach students about STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects.

woman sitting and working at a computer Sheridan Teacher Learns from UW-Led Technology Program

August 16, 2016 — Sheridan Junior High School seventh/eighth-grade science teacher Rachael Esh is like many of her students, with limited exposure to many STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields.

two women sitting at computers UW-Led Program Focuses on Increasing Graduation Rates in Natrona County School District

August 16, 2016 — When Natrona County School District (NCSD) leaders and teachers created a strategic plan to increase graduation rates, one area that needed attention was boosting student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

woman working on a computer UW-Led Technology Program Helps Glendo Teacher

August 16, 2016 — Tesha Frederick sees the endless possibilities of teaching science, thanks to a University of Wyoming program that promotes STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers.

woman looking at a computer screen UW-Led Technology Program Helps Kaycee Teacher Explore New Possibilities

August 16, 2016 — Kaycee teacher Victoria Davis can’t wait to pass on to her students what she learned during an intense summer STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) program at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a woman National CPA Organization Honors UW’s Ainsworth

August 15, 2016 — The American Institute of CPAs has selected University of Wyoming Professor Penne Ainsworth as the winner of the organization’s 2016 Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award.

head portrait of a man SBDC Workshop in Laramie to Focus on Business Startup Strategies

August 15, 2016 — Entrepreneurs can learn how to apply the Lean Start-Up model to the commercial innovation process during a workshop sponsored by the Wyoming Entrepreneur Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

UW Budget Reductions Approach Target for Current Fiscal Year

August 15, 2016 — The University of Wyoming has realized reductions totaling about $16 million for the current fiscal year, under its target of $19.3 million.

UW Faculty Writing Workshop Aug. 26

August 15, 2016 — Helping busy University of Wyoming faculty members find the time to focus on writing so necessary to a successful academic career is the goal of a half-day workshop hosted by the UW College of Education’s three endowed chairs.

UW President Grants Release Time to Vote Tuesday

August 15, 2016 — The 2016 Wyoming primary election is scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 14-20

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

Cheatgrass Among Field Day Topics at UW Research Center Near Lingle

August 12, 2016 — Cheatgrass renovation efforts, Roundup Ready alfalfa and recognition of the Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station’s 125 years in Wyoming are among field day topics Thursday, Aug. 25, at the James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center (SAREC) near Lingle.

Jackson Forum to Address Sovereign Wealth Fund Issues

August 12, 2016 — Challenges and obligations facing governments in managing sovereign wealth funds will be explored by international leaders during the Stroock Public Forum on Sovereign Wealth Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 6-8 p.m. in Jackson.

people watching a weather balloon ascend UW Heads Wyoming Outreach Project Using Weather Balloons to Record Eclipse

August 12, 2016 — Two University of Wyoming doctoral students see the August 2017 solar eclipse as a prime opportunity for community outreach, combining weather balloons with student participation to provide a closer look at this once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon.

UW-Led Habitat Restoration Workshop Sept. 8-9 in Casper

August 12, 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 Sept. 8-9.

logo of board with words UW to Host Sci-Art Symposium Sept. 9-10

August 12, 2016 — “Re-envisioning the Laboratory: 2016 Sci-Art Symposium” will take place Sept. 9-10 at the University of Wyoming Visual Arts Building and UW Art Museum. The symposium will feature a keynote address by artist and biologist Brandon Ballengée.

Wyoming Business Tips for Aug. 21-27

August 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.

American Foreign Policy, 2016 Elections Topic of UW Discussion Aug. 26

August 11, 2016 — A program focusing on American foreign policy and the 2016 elections is scheduled at 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, in Room 121 of the University of Wyoming College of Business.

FCAC to Meet Friday in Union Family Room

August 11, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Financial Crisis Advisory Committee (FCAC) will hear an update on budget reductions for the current fiscal year during its meeting Friday, Aug. 12, from noon-2 p.m.

knife with many blades sticking out and a stylized bird figure at the end Final Week to View Summer Exhibitions at UW Art Museum

August 11, 2016 — The final day to see three summer exhibitions at the University of Wyoming Art Museum is Saturday, Aug. 20.

man with arms crossed leaning against a building History of Grand Teton National Park Topic of Presentation at UW Research Center Aug. 18

August 11, 2016 — The creation of Grand Teton National Park is the topic of the final Harlow Summer Seminars Thursday, Aug. 18, 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.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 15-21

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

SBDC Webinar Focuses on Bank Financing for Small Businesses

August 10, 2016 — Obtaining bank financing can be a challenge for small businesses. A Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network webinar will provide some answers for such companies to be successful in this venture.

young man in lab coat using swab in the mouth of a young woman in lab coat UW Summer Camp Prepares Students for Careers in Health Care Field

August 10, 2016 — Eighty-three Wyoming high school students were exposed to a variety of health care career options during the sixth annual Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.

people standing in water in a gigantic cave UW Writer-in-Residence Mark Jenkins Opens New Program Aug. 30

August 10, 2016 — National Geographic and University of Wyoming writer-in-residence Mark Jenkins, from Laramie, will open a new series of events and programs during the fall semester under the theme “Earth, Wind and Water.”

Miller Retires as UW General Counsel; Evans Receives Interim Appointment

August 9, 2016 — With University of Wyoming Vice President and General Counsel Rick Miller returning to retirement, President Laurie Nichols has appointed Deputy General Counsel Tara Evans as interim general counsel.

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet Aug. 19

August 9, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at the BP Collaboration Center in the Energy Innovation Center on the UW campus.

Proposals Accepted for First Wyoming Citizen Science Conference

August 8, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute is accepting presentation proposals for the first Wyoming Citizen Science Conference and associated workshops, scheduled Thursday, Dec. 1-Saturday, Dec. 3, in Lander. Proposals are due Sunday, Aug. 21; K-16 educators may submit proposals until Sunday, Sept. 4.

Science Teaching Felllowship Recent UW Grad Receives Science Teaching Fellowship

August 8, 2016 — Two-time University of Wyoming graduate Michael Huntington has been named a 2016 Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) fellow.

UW Adult Wellness Program Offered Fall Semester

August 8, 2016 — Campus Recreation will offer a 12-week wellness program for University of Wyoming employees Monday, Sept. 12-Friday, Dec. 2.

UW Nordic Ski Team 'Trash 2 Treasure' Fundraiser Aug. 27

August 8, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Nordic ski team’s annual “Trash 2 Treasure” fundraiser is Saturday, Aug. 27, at 9 am. in the UW Fieldhouse.

Volunteers Needed for UW Move-In 2016

August 8, 2016 — Volunteers are still needed to welcome new and returning students and their families to the University of Wyoming for the fall semester.

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 7-13

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

head portrait of a woman New UW Excellence Chair Savors Literacy Opportunities

August 5, 2016 — Opportunities to collaborate with others to enhance literacy education opportunities for Wyoming’s children are among the many reasons that Cindy Brock chose to spend the next chapter of her professional life as a scholar-leader at the University of Wyoming’s Literacy Research Center and Clinic (LRCC).

UW Trustees Select Contractor for Phase 2 of Arena-Auditorium Renovation

August 5, 2016 — A Wyoming company has been selected to handle the second phase of improvements to the University of Wyoming Arena-Auditorium.

Wyoming Business Tips for Aug. 14-20

August 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.

Music Part of National Park Service’s 100th Anniversary at Grand Teton National Park Aug. 9-10

August 4, 2016 — A blend of the natural world and music is part of an event to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service Aug. 9-10 in Grand Teton National Park.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 8-14

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

people working at a table with paper and glue UW Art Museum to Host Early Childhood Educator Workshop

August 4, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host an early childhood educator workshop Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

UW Employees Invited to Share Efficiency Ideas

August 4, 2016 — University of Wyoming employees are invited to share thoughts and ideas with Huron Consulting Group on how UW can become more efficient during the Tuesday, Aug. 9, meeting of the university’s Financial Crisis Advisory Committee (FCAC).

head portrait of a man in front of a whiteboard UW Nontraditional Engineering Student Places in Innovation Challenge

August 4, 2016 — James Kretzschmar wants to use something as simple as color to help companies save thousands in costs and help the environment.

head portrait of a woman Public Reception for New UW President Aug. 11 in Rock Springs

August 3, 2016 — Sweetwater County residents will have an opportunity to meet new University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols during a public reception Thursday, Aug. 11, in Bunning Hall at the Freight Station in Rock Springs.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: King Herod: President of the Olympic Games

August 3, 2016 — With the Olympic Games about to open, we can look forward to enjoying athletic competitions among the best of the world’s athletes. And in between the contests, we will hear about how much more expensive these games are than any before them and learn about different sponsors -- companies, taxpayers and governments -- who have contributed money to pay the cost. Indeed, sometimes it seems that the Olympics limps from games to games, trying to determine how to pay the bills.

New Trail Crew Program to Benefit Wyoming Veterans

August 2, 2016 — A new Wyoming Veterans Trail Crew (WyVTC) will begin in 2017 as part of the Wyoming Conservation Corps (WCC), which is housed within the University of Wyoming.

UW Surpasses All Previous Private Giving Records

August 2, 2016 — The University of Wyoming has set a new single-year fundraising record, receiving $63.1 million in private support during the 2016 fiscal year.

UW Trustees Education Initiative Director Selected

August 2, 2016 — An experienced administrator who has helped lead education reform efforts in Ohio has been selected to direct the University of Wyoming Trustees Education Initiative, aimed at elevating UW’s College of Education to national pre-eminence in preparing K-12 teachers, counselors and administrators.

Household Item Giveaway for UW International Students is Aug. 27

August 1, 2016 — The annual household item giveaway for international students attending the University of Wyoming is scheduled Saturday, Aug. 27, in the parking and circle drive area south of the Cheney International Center. People dropping off items are asked to enter between 11th and 12th streets off of Ivinson Street.

head portrait of a woman UW Hosts National Summer Institute on Minority Women’s Issues Aug. 3-6

August 1, 2016 — A national organization that focuses on minority women’s issues will hold its summer institute Wednesday, Aug. 3, through Saturday, Aug. 6, at the University of Wyoming.

UW’s Frontline Connections Offers Information to Help Students

August 1, 2016 — Information on how to link students with resources will be presented at the University of Wyoming’s Frontline Connections Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 17-18, in Room 105 of the Classroom Building.


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