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photo of Mars Early Darkness Provides More Night Sky Viewing During December UW Planetarium Programs

November 30, 2016 — The days may be getting shorter, but that just provides more darkness to view objects in the night sky. Mars, the sun and the solar system are subjects of some of the astronomy programs at the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium in December.

photo of students participating in a group exercise Surveys Show High Student Satisfaction at UW

November 30, 2016 — More than 90 percent of University of Wyoming students are pleased with their UW education, according to the latest UW Student Satisfaction Survey (UWSSS).

UW-Casper, Casper College to Host Election Panel Dec. 6

November 30, 2016 — The University of Wyoming at Casper and Casper College will host an election panel Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m. in Room 322 of the Casper College Union/University Building. The event is free and open to the public.

headshot of woman UW Music Faculty, Students to Perform with American Composer Dec. 5

November 30, 2016 — During the 2016-17 concert season, the University of Wyoming Department of Music will host a number of world-renowned eminent artists. The season continues the week of Dec. 5-9 with the music of Eminent Composer-in-Residence and Grammy winner Libby Larsen.

UW Receives DOE Funding for Carbon Capture and Storage Projects

November 30, 2016 — The University of Wyoming will receive nearly $2.4 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for research aimed at laying the groundwork for two commercial carbon capture and storage projects in Wyoming.

Summit Energy Services logo Summit Energy Services Founder to Speak at e2e Sheridan Meeting Dec. 13

November 29, 2016 — In less than three years, Sheridan native Mike Sweeney launched Summit Energy Services and Liquid Logistics; grew the company to more than 175 employees with almost $40 million in annual revenue; and then sold both businesses to Waste Management Inc.

UW Campus Listening Sessions Continue; Staff Session Added

November 29, 2016 — Dialogue and listening sessions to help craft the University of Wyoming’s strategic plan continue in December.

UW Outdoor Gear Swap Saturday

November 29, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Outdoor Gear Swap will take place Saturday, Dec. 3, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

UW President Laurie Nichols UW President to Hold Listening Session in Cheyenne Dec. 6

November 29, 2016 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and other UW leaders will visit Cheyenne Tuesday, Dec. 6, to solicit input on a strategic plan to guide the university for the next five years.

UW President Laurie Nichols UW President to Hold Listening Session in Laramie Dec. 7

November 29, 2016 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and other UW leaders have scheduled a community meeting in Laramie Wednesday, Dec. 7, to solicit input on a strategic plan to guide the university for the next five years.

Wyoming High School State Drama Competition Dec. 1-3 at UW

November 29, 2016 — More than 600 students will participate in the annual Wyoming State Drama competition Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 1-3, at the University of Wyoming. The UW Department of Theatre and Dance hosts the event.

Annual UW Collegiate Chorale Candlelight Concert Nov. 29 and 30

November 28, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Collegiate Chorale will perform by candlelight Tuesday, Nov. 29, and Wednesday, Nov. 30, both at 7:30 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Cathedral, located at 104 S. Fourth St. in Laramie.

headshot of woman Big Horn County 4-H Educator Receives National Award

November 28, 2016 — Big Horn County 4-H educator Gretchen Gasvoda received the Achievement in Service Award from the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA) in October at its annual conference in New Orleans.

Donate Food and Have Parking Fines Reduced at UW

November 28, 2016 — People who have unpaid parking citations of less than $31.50 at the University of Wyoming can have their fines reduced by donating nonperishable items for a holiday food drive.

lunchtime conversations with curators logo UW Art Museum Will Host ‘Lunchtime Conversations with Curators’ Dec. 7

November 28, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators” Wednesday, Dec. 7, from noon-12:30 p.m. 

UW President Laurie Nichols UW President to Hold Listening Session in Casper Dec. 5

November 28, 2016 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and other UW leaders will visit Casper Monday, Dec. 5, to solicit input on a strategic plan to guide the university for the next five years.

UW President Laurie Nichols UW President to Hold Listening Session in Riverton Dec. 5

November 28, 2016 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and other UW leaders will visit Riverton Monday, Dec. 5, to solicit input on a strategic plan to guide the university for the next five years.

UW Reminds Drivers of Annual Motor Vehicle Records Check

November 28, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Risk Management and Safety Office reminds individuals who know they will drive on UW business during 2017 to make a new request by Thursday, Dec. 1.

Second Annual UW Giving Day Second Annual UW Giving Day is Nov. 29

November 23, 2016 — Tuesday, Nov. 29, is Giving Tuesday, and the University of Wyoming honors this tradition with its second annual UW Giving Day.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 28-Dec. 4

November 23, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled Nov. 28-Dec. 4 at the University of Wyoming:

Religion Column logo UW Religion Today: Building a Nation by Giving Thanks

November 23, 2016 — The Thanksgiving holiday is here again. What will we do? We will get together with family and friends and eat a big meal. And, what is the meaning of this activity? Well, the quick answer is that this is a harvest festival: It celebrates the bountiful crops that have been brought in from the fields during the fall. In other words, we eat to celebrate the harvest that provided the food being eaten.

Women Playing Hamlet UW Theatre and Dance Presents ‘Women Playing Hamlet’

November 23, 2016 — Should a woman play Hamlet or not play Hamlet? That is the question asked in a new comedy for Shakespeare fans and haters alike from the writer and director of “Angry Psycho Princesses” and “The Exit Interview.”

Billiard Club is UW Campus Activities Center’s Featured RSO for November

November 22, 2016 — University of Wyoming’s premier pool group, Billiard Club, has been named the Campus Activities Center’s featured recognized student organization (RSO) for November.

UW President Laurie Nichols Public Event for New UW President Nov. 28 in Douglas

November 22, 2016 — Converse County residents will have an opportunity to meet new University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols during a public reception Monday, Nov. 28, in Douglas.

UW College of Engineering Announces Summer Workshops for Teachers

November 22, 2016 — Organizers are urging Wyoming educators to sign up for the second annual Engineering Summer Program for Teachers (ESP4T), as registration opened Nov. 21.

man standing next to computer servers UW PetaLibrary Provides Digital Storage Service for UW Researchers and Those Worldwide

November 22, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Libraries has extended its reach to assist faculty and student researchers globally by sharing a digital data repository.

UW President Laurie Nichols UW President to Hold Listening Session in Cody Nov. 30

November 22, 2016 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and other UW leaders will visit Cody Wednesday, Nov. 30, to solicit input on a strategic plan to guide the university for the next five years.

UW President Laurie Nichols UW President to Hold Listening Session in Jackson Nov. 30

November 22, 2016 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and other UW leaders will visit Jackson Wednesday, Nov. 30, to solicit input on a strategic plan to guide the university for the next five years.

UW President Laurie Nichols UW President to Hold Listening Session in Rock Springs Dec. 2

November 22, 2016 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and other UW leaders will visit Rock Springs Friday, Dec. 2, to solicit input on a strategic plan to guide the university for the next five years.

UW President Laurie Nichols UW President to Hold Listening Session in Torrington Dec. 2

November 22, 2016 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and other UW leaders will visit Torrington Friday, Dec. 2, to solicit input on a strategic plan to guide the university for the next five years.

UW Survey Results on State Spending, Taxes Highlight Policymaker Challenges

November 22, 2016 — As Wyoming state government considers challenges resulting from decreasing tax revenues, a recent University of Wyoming survey of state residents shows preferences for keeping spending at present levels or increasing spending for a number of policy areas.

photo of hand holding small computer device UW to Host ‘Exploring Computer Science’ Event Dec. 10

November 22, 2016 — As part of Computer Science Education Week in the state, the University of Wyoming will participate in and host several activities Dec. 5-11.

Wyoming Business Tips for Dec. 4-10

November 22, 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 SBDC Network Receives Technology Accreditation

November 22, 2016 — The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network recently received technology accreditation through the Association of SBDCs’ accreditation committee.

photo of woman smiling Albany County 4-H Educator Receives National Distinguished Service Award

November 21, 2016 — Albany County’s 4-H educator has received a national Distinguished Service Award for her commitment to professional improvement and 4-H.

photos of three UW Extension personnel Conservation Collaboration Prompts Award for UW Extension Specialists

November 21, 2016 — Three University of Wyoming Extension specialists have been recognized for their creativity in helping establish a market framework that encourages conservation and improves natural resources and wildlife.

Internationalization Award Nominations Due Dec. 16 at UW

November 21, 2016 — The deadline to nominate individuals for student, faculty and staff awards for internationalization at the University of Wyoming is 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16.

UW Announces Thanksgiving Closures

November 21, 2016 — Most University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24-25, for Thanksgiving. UW classes will be dismissed Nov. 23-25.

headshots of two women UW Extension Educators in Northeastern Wyoming Receive Honors

November 21, 2016 — Two University of Wyoming Extension educators were honored for their work in northeastern Wyoming during extension’s recent professional development conference in Laramie.

photos of four women from UW Extension UW Nutrition Program Instructors Recognized for Excellence

November 21, 2016 — Educators with the University of Wyoming Extension’s Cent$ible Nutrition Program (CNP) have been recognized for their efforts to help those who income-qualify eat better for less and to assist the communities in which they live.

headshot of man UW’s David Bruch Honored at National Pharmacy Meeting

November 21, 2016 — A University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy faculty member recently was honored for excellence in teaching at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Meeting.

headshot of woman Washakie County 4-H Educator Receives UW Extension’s Highest Honor

November 21, 2016 — A Washakie County 4-H youth development educator recognized for broad efforts in local, state and national programming has received University of Wyoming Extension’s highest honor.

Wyoming Public Media Recognized with Wyoming Business Alliance Wyoming Legacy Award

November 21, 2016 — Wyoming Public Media is the recipient of the Wyoming Business Alliance 2016 Wyoming Legacy Award, which recognizes institutional advancements for a better Wyoming.

Campus Construction Update for Nov. 20-Dec. 3

November 18, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Nov. 20-Dec. 3 at the University of Wyoming:

Alyson Hagy UW Names Hagy Outreach School Interim Dean

November 18, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees today (Friday) approved the appointment of Alyson Hagy as interim dean of the UW Outreach School.

UW Physical Sciences Building Evacuated Due to Hazard

November 18, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Physical Sciences Building was evacuated Friday afternoon due to a potential explosion hazard and will remain closed until Monday morning.

UW Trustees Approve FY 2018 Budget Reduction Plan

November 18, 2016 — The University of Wyoming will eliminate about a dozen 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 approved this week by the UW Board of Trustees.

Willena Stanford Diversity Award Nominations Being Accepted at UW

November 18, 2016 — Nominations for the diversity award honoring Willena Stanford, a former University of Wyoming African American and Diaspora Studies instructor, will be accepted until Wednesday, Nov. 23.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 27-Dec. 3

November 18, 2016 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC), part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 21-27

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

UW Chi Omega Hosts Letter Writing Fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Dec. 2

November 17, 2016 — University of Wyoming’s sorority Chi Omega hosts the third annual “Believing at 7220” letter writing event to raise money for Make-A-Wish Friday, Dec. 2, from 4-8 p.m.

UW Establishes Operations, Facilities Reserve Accounts

November 17, 2016 — As part of an effort to improve financial management, the University of Wyoming will establish reserve accounts at levels appropriate to the size of the institution.

UW Trustees Approve Beer, Wine Sales at Football, Basketball Games

November 17, 2016 — In an effort to generate new revenues and enhance the fan experience, the University of Wyoming will serve beer and wine at football and basketball games beginning in fall 2017.

people in camo walking around Prexy's Pasture ROTC Accelerated Commissioning Program Applications Accepted at UW

November 16, 2016 — Applications for qualified students are now being accepted for the University of Wyoming’s Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) accelerated commissioning program.

Christmas trees scattered around a large room UW Art Museum Hosts Annual Holiday Events Dec. 1-3

November 16, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will launch the holiday season with two free public celebrations, the Festival of Trees and the 24th annual Happy Holidays, Laramie!, Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 1-3.

UW Copy and Print Center Sets December Course Packet Deadlines for Spring Semester

November 16, 2016 — As the spring 2017 semester approaches, the Copy and Print Center has set deadlines for all University of Wyoming faculty members who have course packets or are considering creating them.

UW Extension Sponsors Producer Profit Beef Convention Nov. 22

November 16, 2016 — Helping cattle producers make more money is the focus of the 2016 Southeast Wyoming Beef Production Convention in Torrington.

woman standing at podium with microphone with man standing behind her UW Mortar Board Names ‘Top Profs’

November 16, 2016 — Members of the University of Wyoming Cap and Gown Chapter of Mortar Board recently honored their “Top Profs” at the 37th annual Top Prof Night.

head portrait of a woman UW President Plans Listening Sessions Around State

November 16, 2016 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and other UW leaders will visit 10 communities across the state beginning Wednesday, Nov. 30, to solicit statewide input on a strategic plan to guide the university for the next five years.

group of people standing in front of a wall UW’s Fisher Innovation Challenge Qualifies Six Student Companies

November 16, 2016 — Six innovative businesses -- ranging from a company that engineers and manufactures custom lightweight components to minimize vehicle weight, to one that helps poultry farms convert to cage-free operations -- created by University of Wyoming students were selected to receive seed funding through the Fisher Innovation Challenge.

International Education Week Underway at UW

November 15, 2016 — International Education Week at the University of Wyoming continues through Saturday, Nov. 19, with a full slate of events.

head portrait of a woman Public Event for New UW President Nov. 21 in Evanston

November 15, 2016 — Uinta County residents will have an opportunity to meet new University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols during a public reception Monday, Nov. 21, in Evanston.

SBDC Workshop to Focus on Proposal Preparation, Cost Accounting

November 15, 2016 — The federal government sets aside more than $2 billion annually to fund early-stage development of new high-tech ideas being pursued by the nation’s innovative small firms. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs focus on funding high-risk, high-payoff projects that have significant commercial potential.

Thanksgiving Potluck at UW Nov. 20

November 15, 2016 — The University of Wyoming International Studies Student Club will host a Thanksgiving potluck dinner for international students Sunday, Nov. 20, at 4 p.m. in the Cheney International Center lounge.

UW Club Hockey Team Takes Two of Three

November 15, 2016 — After a tough last-minute goal that gave Brigham Young University (BYU) a close win, the University of Wyoming club hockey team rebounded with a pair of wins last weekend.

chipmunk in cage UW Wildlife Majors Learn to Conduct Research by Catching Chipmunks

November 15, 2016 — For the last decade, Merav Ben-David and her wildlife students at the University of Wyoming have been chasing least chipmunks up at Happy Jack, located outside of Laramie.

County Data Now Available on UW Website

November 14, 2016 — Details about the University of Wyoming’s interaction with the state’s 23 counties are available online.

two men with tranquilized moose in snow UW Ecologist Wins Award for Study of How Hunting Affects Horn, Antler Size in Trophy Big Game

November 14, 2016 — University of Wyoming ecologist Kevin Monteith is a recipient, along with five co-authors, of a 2016 Wildlife Publication Award from The Wildlife Society for a study analyzing trends in horn and antler sizes of trophy big game species in North America.

UW Kappa Kappa Gamma Hosts Chili con Kappa Nov. 19

November 14, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority is hosting the annual Chili con Kappa chili feed from noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Kappa house, located at 1604 E. Sorority Row. Admission is $5 or a donation of two children’s books.

man in suit standing outside with arms crossed UW Names Associate VP for Budgeting and Fiscal Planning

November 14, 2016 — An experienced financial manager who has helped design the University of Wyoming’s new management systems will join the university as its associate vice president for budgeting and fiscal planning.

UW Names Interim Title IX, ADA Coordinators

November 14, 2016 — With University of Wyoming Director of Employment Practices Oneida Blagg accepting a position at Pierce College District in Washington state, UW Interim General Counsel Tara Evans has appointed Manager of Investigations Jim Osborn as interim Title IX coordinator.

UW Opens Search for Dean of Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

November 14, 2016 — The University of Wyoming has opened the search for a new dean of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources.

UW Regulation Requires Annual Motor Vehicle Records Check

November 14, 2016 — Individuals who know they will drive on University of Wyoming business during 2017 need to make a new request by Dec. 1, 2016.

UW Reminds Campus of New Policy on Minors Participating in University Programs

November 14, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Office of General Counsel reminds UW employees and volunteers who work with minors about UW’s policy on minors participating in university-sponsored or university-approved programs. The policy applies to all programs advertised after Jan. 1, 2017.

UW Strategic Planning Listening Sessions Continue This Week

November 14, 2016 — Dialogue and listening sessions to help craft the University of Wyoming’s strategic plan continue this week.

UW Trustees Education Initiative Board to Meet Nov. 21

November 14, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Trustees Education Initiative Board is scheduled to meet Monday, Nov. 21.

WyoCloud Launches at UW

November 14, 2016 — University of Wyoming faculty and staff members participated in a town-hall style meeting Nov. 1 to learn more about WyoCloud, the new cloud-based Oracle solution that will provide support for many of the university’s financial, administrative and research support systems effective July 1, 2017.

Wyoming High School Athletic Association logo Wyoming State High School Football Championship Results

November 12, 2016 — The University of Wyoming is playing host to the Wyoming State High School Football Championships Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11-12.

Campus Construction Update for Nov. 13-19

November 11, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Nov. 13-19 at the University of Wyoming:

head portrait of a woman Granddaughter of Notorious Nazi SS Captain Amon Goeth to Speak at UW Nov. 16

November 11, 2016 — Author Jennifer Teege, who grew up not knowing that her grandfather was Amon Goeth, the vicious World War II Nazi SS captain and the commandant of the Kraków-Płaszów concentration camp, will discuss her family’s history Wednesday, Nov. 16, at the University of Wyoming.

UW Trustees Set Agenda for Nov. 16-18 Meeting

November 11, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a plan to reduce UW’s fiscal year 2017-18 budget during the board’s regular November meeting Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 16-18.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 20-26

November 11, 2016 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC), part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

Geography Awareness Week Events Nov. 14-18 at UW

November 10, 2016 — A reception to celebrate the University of Wyoming Department of Geography’s 50th anniversary is part of Geography Awareness Week Nov. 14-18.

orchestra seen from distance Guest Artists Featured in UW Symphony Orchestra Concert Nov. 17

November 10, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra’s Thursday, Nov. 17 concert will present a work the composer called a hymn to the greatness of man’s spirit: Symphony No. 5 by Sergei Prokofiev.

woman shooting basketball over other players' outstretched arms University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 14-20

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

head portrait of a man UW Cultural Programs Presents Young Pianist Daniel Hsu Nov. 18

November 10, 2016 — University of Wyoming Cultural Programs presents 19-year-old pianist Daniel Hsu, who will perform Friday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

head portrait of a woman Women’s Struggles in Public Service Topic of Nov. 14 Talk at UW

November 10, 2016 — Despite the fact that women in public service have increased nationwide, the pay gap continues to lag behind men. That will be the topic of a University of Wyoming lecture Monday, Nov. 14.

Economic and Environmental Demands in Wyoming Topic of UW Television Program

November 9, 2016 — How Wyoming might adapt to changing economic and environmental demands, and the future of pipeline expansion for transporting oil and natural gas will be topics on the University of Wyoming news and information program “Wyoming Signatures” Sunday, Nov. 13, at 5:30 p.m. on Wyoming Public Television.

three people sitting with musical instruments Helios Piano Trio to Perform Nov. 13 at UW

November 9, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Helios Piano Trio will perform Sunday, Nov. 13, at 3 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

head portrait of a woman SBDC Webinar to Help Small Businesses Understand Exempt, Nonexempt Employees

November 9, 2016 — Businesses with employees need to understand the ramifications of the new Department of Labor (DOL) rules regarding exempt and nonexempt employees that take effect Dec. 1.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Religion in American History

November 9, 2016 — In a recent survey, college seniors were asked questions from a high school-level test on American history. Over 75 percent scored a D or below!

man in gold basketball uniform waving with people behind him For UW’s Jason McManamen, You Can Go Home Again

November 8, 2016 — Jason McManamen was out of his comfort zone standing in two different gymnasiums full of adoring fans in his hometown.

man standing in field of dead corn stalks, holding small ear of corn UW Studies How Producers Can Best Use Land, Crops Devastated by Hail

November 8, 2016 — Mother Nature planted seeds that turbulent evening of July 27 for the Oct. 18 producer hail field day at the University of Wyoming research center near Lingle.

‘Ashes to Ashes’ on Display at UW Gallery 234

November 8, 2016 — “Ashes to Ashes,” a photography exhibition by Lisa Kinney, is on display through Thursday, Nov. 17, in the University of Wyoming Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

woman and man holding framed award and shaking hands The Wildlife Society Honors UW’s Ben-David

November 7, 2016 — University of Wyoming Professor Merav Ben-David is the recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Wildlife Education Award from The Wildlife Society.

UW Information Technology to Recognize Excellence

November 7, 2016 — University of Wyoming Information Technology is seeking nominations for its semiannual program to recognize individual excellence in the division.

UW President Grants Release Time to Vote Tuesday

November 7, 2016 — The 2016 general election is scheduled Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

UW Professor Co-Writes Report on Nuclear Power Challenges

November 7, 2016 — Nuclear power has the potential to help the United States in its efforts to reduce carbon emissions, but low natural gas prices and increased operating costs threaten the future of the U.S. nuclear industry, a report co-written by a University of Wyoming professor concludes.

man standing outside with red clay cliffs in the background UW Professor’s Book Unearths Past to Predict Future

November 7, 2016 — A University of Wyoming professor explains how the study of our cultural past can predict the future of humanity in his recently published book.

head portrait of a man UW Research: Food Poverty During Pregnancy Can Cause Early Aging of Baby’s Heart

November 7, 2016 — New research has shown that the child of a slightly undernourished mother is more likely to suffer early aging of the heart.

UW Strategic Planning Listening Sessions Continue This Week

November 7, 2016 — Dialogue and listening sessions to help craft the University of Wyoming’s strategic plan continue this week.

parking meter UW Transit and Parking Services Introduces Parkmobile, New Day Lot Pay Kiosks

November 7, 2016 — The University of Wyoming day lot, located east of Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center, now features expiry reminders by phone and the option to add additional time from a cellphone through the smartphone app Parkmobile.

Veterans Day Roll Call Event at UW to Honor Fallen Soldiers Nov. 11

November 7, 2016 — Volunteers are needed to read the names of military veterans who have died serving their country during a Veterans Day event Friday, Nov. 11, at the University of Wyoming.

Campus Construction Update for Nov. 6-12

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

head portrait of a man InMotion Software Executives to be Guest Speakers for e2e Wyoming Laramie Meeting

November 4, 2016 — Executives of a software company that creates and deploys custom web and mobile experiences for many of America’s most respected brands will be the guest speakers at e2e Wyoming’s next meeting in Laramie.

helicopter over mountain lake UW Part of Study to Uncover Yellowstone’s Subsurface Mysteries

November 4, 2016 — A new study providing an unprecedented regional view of the earth’s crust beneath Yellowstone National Park will begin with a helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic (HEM) survey with a SkyTEM system Monday, Nov. 7.

UW Survey Finds Deep Divisions on Immigration Policy

November 4, 2016 — Wyoming citizens are deeply divided on U.S. immigration policy, with a majority favoring a ban on Muslims traveling into the country, according to a survey conducted by the University of Wyoming.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 13-19

November 4, 2016 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC), part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

Sen. Barrasso Staffer to Visit UW Herbarium

November 3, 2016 — Jamie Gronski, U.S. Sen. John Barrasso’s field representative in Cheyenne, will visit the University of Wyoming’s Rocky Mountain Herbarium Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 1:30 p.m. as part of the Biological Sciences Congressional District Visits program.

Specialty Crop Grower Topics Focus of Cheyenne Two-Day Conference

November 3, 2016 — All-day workshops the first day and numerous sessions the next -- all focused on specialty crop grower themes -- are part of the Farm to Market Conference in Cheyenne Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11-12.

man throwing basketball with another man trying to stop him University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 7-13

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

artwork and scuptures in a gallery UW Art Museum Accepts Works for Juried Student Exhibition

November 3, 2016 — The official call for entries is available online for the University of Wyoming Art Museum’s 42nd annual Juried UW Student Exhibition.

UW MBA Students Travel to Germany for On-Site Visits

November 3, 2016 — Fifteen University of Wyoming second-year students in the College of Business MBA Program recently received global business experience by working with two of their fellow UW International MBA Program classmates and Pforzheim University’s MBA students on business-related projects.

woman at microphone Holocaust Remembrance Week Nov. 7-11 at UW

November 2, 2016 — As part of the University of Wyoming Holocaust Remembrance Week Nov. 7-11, Holocaust survivor Estelle Nadel will speak Friday, Nov. 11, at 12:10 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

New UW Scholarship Available for Veterans

November 2, 2016 — The Students Supporting Veterans (SSV) scholarship committee at the University of Wyoming is accepting applications for the newly created Connor Montgomery Cloud Memorial Scholarship for Veterans. The application deadline is Friday, Nov. 11.

Piano, Violin Concert Scheduled at Casper College, UW

November 2, 2016 — “Beethoven: Piano-Violin Sonata Cycle Part I” will be performed Friday, Nov. 4, at Casper College, and also at the University of Wyoming Sunday, Nov. 6. Both performances are free and open to the public.

drawing with mask at top and rose below UW Ann Simpson Artmobile to Host Exhibition at Niobrara County Library

November 2, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum’s Ann Simpson Artmobile will host the exhibition “Surrealism: Visions of the Mind” at the Niobrara County Library in Lusk Nov. 14-17.

Bus Shuttle Service to Polling Place Offered to UW Students on Election Day

November 1, 2016 — University of Wyoming Transit and Parking Services and Pokes Vote will offer residential students an easy way to get to their polling place Tuesday, Nov. 8.

SBDC Webinar to Help Small Businesses Secure SBIR Grants

November 1, 2016 — The federal government sets aside more than $2 billion annually to fund early-stage development of new high-tech ideas being pursued by the nation’s innovative small firms. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs focus on funding high-risk, high-payoff projects that have significant commercial potential.

Today’s WyoCloud Launch Available on WyoCast

November 1, 2016 — Members of the University of Wyoming community who are unable to attend today’s launch of WyoCloud can participate via UW’s WyoCast system.

UW Election Survey: Wyoming Residents Disapprove of Obamacare

November 1, 2016 — The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is decidedly unpopular with Wyoming citizens, according to results from a University of Wyoming election survey.

UW Hockey Club Sweeps Weekend Series with Montana State

November 1, 2016 — The University of Wyoming club hockey team climbed over the .500 mark with a weekend sweep of Montana State University (MSU).

artwork of an ocelot on a branch peering at fish in water ‘Illustrating Animals’ Exhibition Closes Nov. 12 at UW Art Museum

November 1, 2016 — The final day to see “Audubon & Van Hoesen: Illustrating Animals” is Saturday, Nov. 12, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.


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