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head portrait of a woman Gabrielson to Give UW Faculty Senate Talk Nov. 15

October 31, 2016 — Associate Professor Teena Gabrielson, head of the University of Wyoming Department of Political Science, will give the fall Faculty Senate Speaker Series talk Tuesday, Nov. 15. The event is free and open to the public.

logo University Community Invited to WyoCloud Launch Tuesday

October 31, 2016 — Members of the University of Wyoming community are invited to an event marking the launch of WyoCloud Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Wyoming Union East Ballroom.

graphic with words and silhouette of woman against abstract background UW Art Museum to Host Reading, Book Signing by Artist-Author Neltje

October 31, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host a reading and book signing to celebrate Wyoming artist Neltje’s memoir, “North of Crazy,” Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 5:30-7 p.m. Laramie’s Second Story Books will sell copies of her memoir during the event.

UW Biodiversity Institute to Host First Wyoming Citizen Science Conference in Lander

October 31, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute will host the first Wyoming Citizen Science Conference and associated workshops Thursday, Dec. 1-Saturday, Dec. 3, in Lander.

UW Graduate Student Nominated for State Literacy Award

October 31, 2016 — University of Wyoming graduate student Katy Brock, of Laramie, was among nominees for the inaugural First Lady’s Leaders in Literacy Award.

head portrait of a woman UW Professor’s Essay Named Top Publication by National Journal

October 31, 2016 — A University of Wyoming associate professor’s research work in the New Orleans criminal justice system that forced persons convicted of certain prostitution offenses to register as sex offenders under an antiquated (1805) statute was named the top essay by a national journal.

people in scrubs agathered around a gurney with adult and infant mannequins on it UW Program Fees Proposal Aims to Boost Student Services

October 31, 2016 — University of Wyoming students would receive enhanced advising, career preparation, assurance of course availability and other student services under a proposal to institute cost-based fees for academic programs.

UW Strategic Planning Listening Sessions Continue This Week

October 31, 2016 — Strong turnout at the University of Wyoming’s strategic planning dialogue and listening sessions has prompted the scheduling of new, larger locations for the remaining sessions.

woman clapping in group of people Ground Broken for Mick and Susie McMurry High Altitude Performance Center

October 29, 2016 — The University of Wyoming broke ground Saturday on the Mick and Susie McMurry High Altitude Performance Center (HAPC). The HAPC will be one of the pre-eminent athletic facilities in the country, adding 71,000 square feet of new space and expanding the current Curtis and Marian Rochelle Athletics Center to over 118,000 square feet.

Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at UW Nov. 16

October 28, 2016 — A traditional holiday feast will be served at the annual Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 6 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. Tickets go on sale Monday, Nov. 7; space is limited.

head portrait of a woman Belfast Research Fellow is Simpson Series Speaker at UW Nov. 4

October 28, 2016 — Northern Ireland’s past and present policies will be discussed during the annual Simpson Speaker Series at the University of Wyoming Friday, Nov. 4.

Campus Construction Update for Oct. 30-Nov. 5

October 28, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 30-Nov. 5 at the University of Wyoming:

head portrait of a man German Consul General to Speak Oct. 31 at UW

October 28, 2016 — Stefan Schlueter, German consul general, will give a free public presentation on race and immigration issues in Europe Monday, Oct. 31, at the University of Wyoming.

man standing in front of poster, holding  award UW Doctoral Student Gains Valuable Experience at Idaho National Laboratory

October 28, 2016 — Rajiv Khadka was one of nearly 350 college and university students nationwide who had the opportunity to intern at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) this past summer and acquire knowledge that will help him become a strong researcher down the road.

UW-Sponsored World Languages Day Starts You Fund Campaign

October 28, 2016 — Sponsors for World Languages Day 2017 are turning to the popular trend of crowdfunding to help support the program that attracts nearly 350 students from across the state each spring to the University of Wyoming.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 6-12

October 28, 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.

view of planet from space, with half lit by sun Dark Matter, Dwarf Planets Highlight November UW Planetarium Programs

October 27, 2016 — The moon, dark matter and dwarf planets are topics of some of the astronomy programs at the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium during November.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 31-Nov. 6

October 27, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 31-Nov. 6 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Gallery 234 Accepting Exhibition Applications

October 27, 2016 — University of Wyoming Gallery 234 is accepting exhibition applications for the spring semester. The deadline is at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18.

UW Program Fee Proposal to be Presented in Student Sessions

October 27, 2016 — A proposal to assess cost-based student fees for academic programs will be explained in a series of town-hall sessions for University of Wyoming students starting Friday.

‘Idiocracy’ to be Shown Nov. 4 at UW

October 27, 2016 — “Idiocracy,” a science fiction comedy film, will be shown Friday, Nov. 4, at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Family Room. Sponsored by 7220 Entertainment and Pokes Vote, the event is free and open to the public.

Governor’s Brucellosis Coordination Team Meeting Set in Greybull

October 26, 2016 — Updates about current brucellosis cases in cattle and bison herds in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, and other related information will be presented at the Governor’s Brucellosis Coordination Team meeting Wednesday, Nov. 2, in Greybull.

ariel view of town New Publication Encourages Involvement in Shaping Local Communities

October 26, 2016 — The purpose, process and benefits of local land-use planning are described in a new publication available free from the Wyoming Open Spaces Initiative at the University of Wyoming.

UW Honorary Degree Nomination Deadline Nov. 1

October 26, 2016 — Nominations for 2017 University of Wyoming honorary degrees are due to the President's Office by Tuesday, Nov. 1.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Raising the Dead

October 26, 2016 — In our modern culture of horror movies, Halloween brings on thoughts of the dead rising from the earth and walking among the living. In recent years, that once-a-year notion has become a large entertainment genre built around zombies, from books to television to film.

‘Choral Collage’ Concert at UW Nov. 4

October 26, 2016 — The University of Wyoming choirs will present a fall “Choral Collage” concert Friday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

marionette of an elderly violinist UW Cultural Programs Presents Cashore Marionettes Nov. 3

October 25, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Cultural Programs presents the Cashore Marionettes Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

UW Survey: Wyoming Voters Prefer Trump to Clinton

October 25, 2016 — A recent survey of Wyoming voters shows Republican nominee Donald J. Trump leading Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton by a substantial margin.

logo ‘Evening Conversations with Curators’ Nov. 1 at UW Art Museum

October 25, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum and the UW Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) will co-host “Evening Conversations with Curators: Intersections of Art and Science” Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 6-7 p.m.

logo University Community Invited to WyoCloud Launch Nov. 1

October 24, 2016 — Members of the University of Wyoming community are invited to an event marking the launch of WyoCloud Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Wyoming Union East Ballroom.

UW Strategic Planning Listening Sessions Continue This Week

October 24, 2016 — Dialogue and listening sessions to help craft the University of Wyoming’s strategic plan continue this week.

Campus Construction Update for Oct. 23-29

October 21, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 23-29 at the University of Wyoming:

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 30-Nov. 5

October 21, 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.

head portraits of Scott Henkel, Jacqueline Shinker and Seth Ward Popular UW Saturday U Program in Gillette Oct. 27

October 20, 2016 — The University of Wyoming will host the final, free one-day college education program of the fall in Gillette Thursday, Oct. 27. The Saturday U discussion features three different topics from a trio of professors.

women dancing on stage University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 24-30

October 20, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 24-30 at the University of Wyoming:

UWAA Scholarship Applications Available Nov. 1

October 20, 2016 — University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) scholarship applications for the 2017-18 academic year will be available starting Tuesday, Nov. 1. The application deadline is Friday, Dec. 30.

people in white suits work on a spacecraft UW Engineering Graduate Helps Launch Innovative Spacecraft

October 20, 2016 — A University of Wyoming alumnus played an integral role in launching a spacecraft to explore an asteroid in our solar system.

Wyoming Conservation Corps Seeks Recycling Trailer Through Crowdfunding Support

October 20, 2016 — Wyoming Conservation Corps (WCC), located at the University of Wyoming, has started a crowdfunding project to purchase a glass recycling trailer.

head portrait of a man ‘Future of the West’ Topic of UW Panel Discussion

October 20, 2016 — The Earth, Wind and Water Series continues at the University of Wyoming Nov. 2-3 with a two-part discussion on “The Future of the West.”

two women in caps and gowns, one with arm in air UW Awards Record 2,860 Degrees in 2015-16

October 19, 2016 — The University of Wyoming granted a record 2,860 degrees in the past academic year, including 246 to students from Colorado.

woman in cap and gown being hugged by someone else in a cap and gown UW Awards Record 2,860 Degrees in 2015-16

October 19, 2016 — The University of Wyoming granted a record 2,860 degrees in the past academic year, including an all-time high of 2,159 bachelor’s degrees.

UW Collegiate Chorale Presents ‘Enjoy the Silence’ Oct. 27

October 19, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Collegiate Chorale presents its fall concert “Enjoy the Silence” Thursday, Oct. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

SBDC Workshop to Focus on Matchmaking with Federal Contracting Officers

October 18, 2016 — Businesses involved in government contracting, or those thinking selling to the government might be a good market, may want to attend a workshop sponsored by the Wyoming Entrepreneur Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

UW Presents ‘Nightmare on Ivinson’ Oct. 28

October 18, 2016 — The University of Wyoming will host a variety of Halloween events and entertainment for UW students at “Nightmare on Ivinson” Friday, Oct. 28, starting at 9 p.m. in the Wyoming Union.

UW Rodeo Teams Close Fall Season with Second-Place Finishes

October 18, 2016 — This was the type of performance University of Wyoming Rodeo Coach George Howard was looking for from his women’s and men’s teams. Unfortunately, it came during the final rodeo of the fall season.

UW’s Role for Initiative is October’s Featured RSO

October 18, 2016 — Role for Initiative is October’s featured recognized student organization (RSO), selected by the Campus Activities Center staff at the University of Wyoming.

UW Club Hockey Team Splits with Metro State

October 17, 2016 — After falling to Metro State University, of Denver, 6-5 in overtime last Friday, the University of Wyoming club hockey team rebounded to down the Roadrunners 7-6 the following night, also in OT.

UW Strategic Planning Listening Sessions Begin This Week

October 17, 2016 — Members of the University of Wyoming community and the public have the opportunity to express their hopes and dreams for the university in a series of dialogue and listening sessions beginning this week.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

October 17, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during a meeting Wednesday, Oct. 19, via teleconference.

head portrait of a man UW’s Shader Appointed to AORC Scientific Advisory Board

October 17, 2016 — Bryan Shader, a University of Wyoming professor of mathematics and special assistant for research computing, has been named to the Scientific Advisory Board of the Applied Algebra and Optimization Research Center (AORC) at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea.

on a stage, a woman approaches a man on the floor ‘Dracula’ Comes to UW Oct. 25-31

October 17, 2016 — The University of Wyoming brings Halloween season to stage with “Dracula: The Legend in Motion” Oct. 25-31. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25-29 and Oct. 31, and at 2 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre.

‘From Beyond’ on Display at UW Gallery 234

October 17, 2016 — Artwork from University of Wyoming student Zach Bath is on display through Thursday, Oct. 27, in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

Campus Construction Update for Oct. 16-22

October 14, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 16-22 at the University of Wyoming:

Final Presidential Debate Watch Party Oct. 19 at UW

October 14, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s debate team concludes its presidential debate watch series Wednesday, Oct. 19, with a live stream of the final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The event is free and open to the public.

four men standing with guitars in front of them Los Angeles Guitar Quartet to Perform Oct. 21 at UW

October 14, 2016 — University of Wyoming Cultural Programs presents the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) in concert Friday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

person bicycling down a steep hill with mountains in the background Telluride Mountainfilm Tour at Gryphon Theatre Oct. 20-21

October 14, 2016 — The Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour will present outdoor adventure films and documentaries Thursday and Friday, Oct. 20 and 21, at the Gryphon Theatre, 710 E. Garfield St. in Laramie. The screenings are free and open to the public.

UW Accepts Comments on Academic Program Elimination Proposals

October 14, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Office of Academic Affairs is accepting comments on the proposed elimination of 15 low-enrollment academic programs.

picture of a mask with a rose below it UW Ann Simpson Artmobile to Host Exhibition in Crook County

October 14, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum’s Ann Simpson Artmobile will host the exhibition “Surrealism: Visions of the Mind” at three different Crook County locations Nov. 1-4.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 23-29

October 14, 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.

‘Suicide Squad’ to be Shown Oct. 21 at UW

October 14, 2016 — The “super-antihero” film “Suicide Squad” will be shown Friday, Oct. 21, at 6:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Family Room. The event is free and open to the public.

Alzheimer’s Disease Workshops Set Oct. 21 in Laramie

October 13, 2016 — Two workshops focused on Alzheimer’s disease will take place Friday, Oct. 21, from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Conference Center, located at 2229 Grand Ave. in Laramie. The workshops are free and open to the public.

Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarship Applications for 2017-18 Available at UW

October 13, 2016 — The Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarship Committee is accepting applications from full-time students for scholarship awards at the University of Wyoming. The scholarships are for the 2017 summer session and the 2017-18 academic year.

Northwest Region Lamb Workshop Nov. 3-5 at UW

October 13, 2016 — The Lamb 300 workshop that has attracted hundreds of producers, marketers, chefs and educators in the Pacific Northwest since 2006 is coming to the University of Wyoming Nov. 3-5.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 17-23

October 13, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 17-23 at the University of Wyoming:

head portraits of two women BCBSWY Caring Foundation Provides Funding for Nursing Education in Wyoming

October 12, 2016 — The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming (BCBSWY) Caring Foundation has invested in nursing education at the University of Wyoming and the state’s community colleges through the creation of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming Scholars Program, part of the larger initiative, Meeting Wyoming’s Needs Through Nurse Education.

head portraits of two women, Sally Kohn and Tara Setmayer CNN Political Commentators to Square Off at UW Oct. 26

October 12, 2016 — CNN political commentators Sally Kohn and Tara Setmayer will debate on today’s hottest issues Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium. The free public event is sponsored by UW’s 7220 Entertainment.

Mental Health Awareness Week Oct. 15-21 at UW

October 12, 2016 — A variety of mental health awareness events are planned Oct. 15-21 as part of Mental Health Awareness Week at the University of Wyoming. All events are free and open to the public, and no registration is needed.

UW and University of Pittsburgh Debaters Face Off over Clean Power Plan

October 12, 2016 — Student teams from the University of Wyoming and the University of Pittsburgh will participate in a public debate Thursday, Oct. 20, over how states should comply with the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan, a regulatory plan that aims to curb greenhouse gas emissions from American electricity production.

UW Elementary Education Program Ranked No. 5 in Nation

October 12, 2016 — The University of Wyoming elementary education program ranks No. 5 among 781 colleges nationwide, according to a study by a teacher-focused website.

UW Proposes Plan for Second Year of Budget Reductions

October 12, 2016 — The University of Wyoming would eliminate some vacant positions, offer another separation incentive for longtime faculty members, achieve further efficiencies in operations and distribute additional reductions across campus units under a plan presented today (Wednesday) by President Laurie Nichols and UW’s Financial Crisis Advisory Committee (FCAC).

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: The Day of Atonement and the Days of Awe

October 12, 2016 — This past week, Jews around the world observed the Day of Atonement, known in Hebrew as Yom Kippur. This is a solemn day during which Jews approach God in remorse, repenting sins committed during the previous year and seeking forgiveness. But, what is the religious logic of having an entire day set aside for repentance?

UW’s EORI Takes Part in Field Demonstration Project

October 12, 2016 — A collaborative field demonstration project conducted by True Oil LLC, UW chemical engineering Professor Vladimir Alvarado, Chemical Tracers Inc. (CTI) and the UW School of Energy Resources’ Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) was completed in the West Gibbs Field northeast of Gillette during August.

man in uniform standing beside bicycle with Chicago PD logo behind him Chicago Officer to Examine Police Actions and Accountability Oct. 12 at UW

October 11, 2016 — Police actions and accountability will be discussed by a veteran Chicago police officer as part of the William D. Griffith Speaker Series Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the University of Wyoming.

Chief Washakie Scholarship Applications for 2017-18 Available at UW

October 11, 2016 — Scholarship applications are now available from the Chief Washakie Memorial awards committee for the 2017-18 academic year at the University of Wyoming. The application deadline is Wednesday, March 1.

wyocloud logo New UW Website Established for WyoCloud Project

October 11, 2016 — A new website has been established to inform the University of Wyoming community about WyoCloud, UW’s new Oracle cloud-based systems for financial management, human capital management, grants management, budgeting and planning, supply chain management, and reporting and analytics.

SBDC Webinar Focuses on Winning Customers

October 11, 2016 — With the holiday season fast approaching, customer service will be a major contributor to client loyalty at a time business staff is typically stressed out due to the demands of the holiday season.

head portrait of a man Fletcher Named UW School of Pharmacy 2016 Distinguished Alumnus

October 10, 2016 — Courtney Fletcher has been selected as the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy’s 2016 distinguished alumnus.

head portrait of a woman Latina Youth Conference Oct. 14-15 at UW

October 10, 2016 — More than 100 students from across the state are expected for the 2016 Wyoming Latina Youth Conference Oct. 14-15 at the University of Wyoming.

Town-Hall Meeting on UW Fiscal Plan Wednesday

October 10, 2016 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and UW’s Financial Crisis Advisory Committee (FCAC) will detail their plan to reduce UW’s 2017-18 fiscal year budget during a town-hall meeting Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Wyoming Union ballroom.

UW Club Hockey Opens with Win over Air Force

October 10, 2016 — Just like their football counterparts, the University of Wyoming club hockey team members downed the Air Force Falcons 5-3 in the team’s regular season opener Sunday at the Laramie Ice and Events Center.

UW Cowgirls Take Team Title at CWC

October 10, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Cowgirls’ late-season surge has the team in Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR) contention

UW Creates Policy on Minors Participating in University-Sponsored or Approved Programs

October 10, 2016 — The University of Wyoming has adopted a policy to promote the safety and well-being of minors who participate in university-sponsored or university-approved programs. The policy applies to all programs advertised after Jan. 1, 2017.

UW Homecoming Parade Winners Announced

October 10, 2016 — UniWyo Federal Credit Union was named the overall winner in the University of Wyoming Homecoming parade Saturday, Oct. 8. Sigma Chi fraternity was named the winner of the Homecoming student competition.

UW Safe Treat to be Held at Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Oct. 28

October 10, 2016 — Safe Treat, the University of Wyoming’s annual trick-or-treating event for children, is returning with a new venue on campus.

‘Sausage Party’ to be Screened Oct. 14 at UW

October 10, 2016 — The adult computer-animated comedy film “Sausage Party” will be shown Friday, Oct. 14, at 6:30 p.m., 9 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Family Room. The event, sponsored by 7220 Entertainment, is free and open to the public.

Campus Construction Update for Oct. 9-15

October 7, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Oct. 9-15 at the University of Wyoming:

children playing in sand table with colored projection overlay Event to Celebrate Earth Sciences Oct. 15 at UW

October 7, 2016 — To celebrate earth sciences, the University of Wyoming Geological Museum and the Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) will host “Earth Science Day” Saturday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the museum. The event is free and open to the public.

head portrait of a man Former UW Professor to be Inducted into Wyoming Outdoor Hall of Fame

October 7, 2016 — A former University of Wyoming professor who founded the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit will be inducted into the Wyoming Outdoor Hall of Fame this month.

Town-Hall Meeting on UW Fiscal Plan Wednesday

October 7, 2016 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and UW’s Financial Crisis Advisory Committee (FCAC) will detail their plan to reduce UW’s 2017-18 fiscal year budget during a town-hall meeting Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Wyoming Union ballroom.

two men shaking hands as a woman speaks with them UW Breaks Ground on Engineering Education and Research Building

October 7, 2016 — The University of Wyoming broke ground Friday on the Engineering Education and Research Building, a new state-of-the-art engineering facility that fosters innovation and collaboration among students and faculty.

UW Department of Music Presents ‘Soldier’s Tale’ and ‘Devil’s Tale’ Oct. 10

October 7, 2016 — Just in time for the Halloween season, the University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series presents two major companion works: Igor Stravinsky’s classic chamber and narrative piece, “The Soldier’s Tale,” followed by James Stephenson’s follow-up piece, “The Devil’s Tale.”

UW Symphony Orchestra Opening Night Oct. 13

October 7, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra’s fall season opens with a performance Thursday, Oct. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 16-22

October 7, 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.

‘Walkout’ Film Screened at UW for Hispanic Heritage Month Oct. 12

October 7, 2016 — To celebrate and recognize Hispanic Heritage Month, the University of Wyoming’s 7220 Entertainment and the UW Latina(o) Studies Program sponsor the film “Walkout” Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. in the College of Business auditorium.

SBDC Workshops Focus on How to Succeed in Changing Economy

October 6, 2016 — Today’s economy is rapidly changing. Two Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network workshops next month will provide some answers as to how businesses can better understand how today’s economy has changed; how today’s customers and employees have changed in response to these economic shifts; and how businesses can adapt and thrive in response to these innovations.

Second Presidential Debate Watch Party Oct. 9 at UW

October 6, 2016 — The University of Wyoming debate team’s second sponsored presidential debate watch party will be a town hall-style event Sunday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m. in the College of Business auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

group of children staring at t-rex skull University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 10-16

October 6, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 10-16 at the University of Wyoming:

two men in suits standing in front of a display case UW Phi Beta Kappa Chapter to Dedicate Display Case Oct. 14

October 6, 2016 — Members of the University of Wyoming Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) chapter will dedicate a display case that features the nation’s oldest academic honor society and the local chapter Friday, Oct. 14.

people geting off a bus UW Transit and Parking Enhances Services

October 6, 2016 — With two shiny new buses and a new “on-demand” feature on its mobile app, University of Wyoming Transit and Parking Services has enhanced its service to the thousands of UW students and employees who use the system each day.

‘Healthy U’ Workshops Scheduled at UW Nov. 1-Dec. 13

October 6, 2016 — The Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) is partnering with the University of Wyoming Wellness Center for “Healthy U,” a six-week chronic disease self-management workshop. The free public sessions will be in Room 002 of the Wyoming Union.

students walking on campus UW Fall 2016 Enrollment Declines

October 5, 2016 — Enrollment of students from Wyoming has held steady, but a drop in out-of-state students has resulted in a decrease in enrollment at the University of Wyoming, according to fall 2016 enrollment numbers.

woman holding toad UW-Led Study Highlights the ‘Fluid’ Nature of Surface Water

October 5, 2016 — Wetlands are critically important for water availability, forage production and maintaining biodiversity. Using satellite imagery, researchers at the University of Wyoming and The Nature Conservancy developed a novel approach to predict the presence of surface water in semi-arid landscapes to identify these crucial wetlands and their change over time.

head portrait of a woman UW Names New HR Director

October 5, 2016 — Jeanne Durr, currently the executive director of human resources at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, will join the University of Wyoming as associate vice president for human resources Oct. 17.

UWPD to Host ‘Coffee with a Cop’ Oct. 7

October 5, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Police Department (UWPD) will host “Coffee with a Cop” Friday, Oct. 7, from 9-10:30 a.m. in the Wyoming Union breezeway.

woman in kitchen with pancakes on griddle UW Sorority Serves Pancakes to Fight Childhood Cancer

October 5, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta) sorority will host its annual 24-hour pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, to 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Tri Delta house, located at 1616 Sorority Row.

Both UW Rodeo Teams Place High at Colorado Competition

October 3, 2016 — In their best outings of the young fall season, both University of Wyoming rodeo teams placed among the top three in their respective competitions.

Discounted UW Homecoming Football Tickets Available for Faculty, Staff

October 3, 2016 — Discounted University of Wyoming Homecoming football tickets for faculty and staff are still available.

Safe Treat at UW Canceled This Fall Semester

October 3, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Union’s popular community-wide Safe Treat, the trick-or-treating event for children, has been canceled this fall due to staffing reductions and budget restrictions on campus.

woman leaning on piano UW Faculty Recital Series Closes Oct. 9

October 3, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series closes the fall semester with a free public performance Sunday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts.

UW Homecoming Week Activities Underway

October 3, 2016 — University of Wyoming Homecoming activities are underway this week, including traditional events such as the parade, football game and student competitions.

screenshot of homepage UW Launches Redesigned Website

October 3, 2016 — A major redesign of the University of Wyoming’s website takes effect today (Monday), resulting in an improved user experience, especially with mobile devices.

UW Provost Names Co-Leaders for Strategic Planning Sessions

October 3, 2016 — University of Wyoming Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Kate Miller has selected co-leaders for dialogue and listening sessions that are part of UW’s newly launched strategic planning process.

Volunteers Can Join the UW Homecoming Parade

October 3, 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 Homecoming parade Saturday, Oct. 8.

head portrait of a woman Wyoming History Day Has New State Coordinator

October 3, 2016 — Jessica Flock, a Wyoming educator with a long association with teacher training and humanities programming in the state, has been appointed state coordinator for Wyoming History Day.

Wyoming State Historical Society Honors UW Podcast

October 3, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s “Today” podcast recently placed first in the Wyoming State Historical Society’s annual contest.


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