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April 2017 Releases


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Campus Construction Update for April 30-May 6

April 28, 2017 — These are among the construction activities scheduled April 30-May 6 at the University of Wyoming:

head portrait of a man Cheyenne Student Named UW’s Top Graduating Man

April 28, 2017 — Excellence as a University of Wyoming honors student, service as a volunteer and key leadership roles have resulted in the selection of Anthony Farmer, of Cheyenne, for the 2017 Tobin Memorial Award as UW's outstanding graduating man.

Railroad Earth, Rapidgrass to Perform at UW May 5

April 28, 2017 — Railroad Earth will perform with guests Rapidgrass as part of the Wyoming Union Fest activities Friday, May 5, at 5 p.m. on Prexy’s Pasture at the University of Wyoming. The concert is free and open to the public, and food will be provided.

head portrait of a woman Ranchester Student Named UW’s Outstanding Graduating Woman

April 28, 2017 — Sarah Maze, of Ranchester, is the recipient of the Rosemarie Martha Spitaleri Award as the University of Wyoming's outstanding graduating woman.

Two UW Research VP Finalists to Speak Next Week; Input Sought

April 28, 2017 — Two finalists for the position of vice president for research and economic development at the University of Wyoming are scheduled to visit campus next week.

complete solar eclipse with corona of light around dark disc of moon UW Solar Eclipse Expert to Visit Star Valley

April 28, 2017 — How far would you travel to see a total eclipse of the sun?

a woman and a man standing side by side UW Students Elect New President, Senators

April 28, 2017 — University of Wyoming students have elected Ben Wetzel, a current sophomore in molecular biology, from Powell, as the president of the Associated Students of UW (ASUW).

logo UW WTBC’s Sheridan Start-Up Challenge Hosts Public Pitch Day May 23

April 28, 2017 — Five local entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges, with the top three teams receiving cash, legal counsel and a chance to apply for seed funding, during the Wyoming Technology Business Center’s (WTBC) Pitch Day for the Sheridan Start-Up Challenge Tuesday, May 23, at 6 p.m. at the WYO Theater in Sheridan.

WyoCast Links Set for UW VP for Student Affairs Public Presentations

April 28, 2017 — WyoCast links have been established for public presentations by the final two candidates for the position of vice president for student affairs at the University of Wyoming.

Wyoming Business Tips for May 7-13

April 28, 2017 — 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.

First UW Research VP Finalist to Speak Friday

April 27, 2017 — The first finalist for the position of vice president for research and economic development at the University of Wyoming will give a public presentation Friday, April 28, and it will be streamed on the WyoCast system.

stamps with a dark eclipse and a bright moon Postal Service’s New Eclipse Stamp to be Launched at UW

April 27, 2017 — The U.S. Postal Service has chosen the University of Wyoming as the site to launch a first-of-its-kind stamp that changes when you touch it. The stamp will show a total solar eclipse that transforms into an image of the moon from the heat of a finger.

University of Wyoming Calendar for May 1-7

April 27, 2017 — These are among the activities scheduled May 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Collegiate Chorale and Wind Symphony Final Concert May 6

April 27, 2017 — “Translations of Sound’ is the University of Wyoming’s Collegiate Chorale and UW Wind Symphony’s final concert of the academic year Saturday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

crowd of people, many in brown and gold caps and gowns UW Engineering College Launches Honors Program for 2017-18

April 27, 2017 — The University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) is now accepting students into the Engineering Honors Program for the 2017-18 academic year.

people around a table with strips of paper on it UW Graduate Students Participate in International Competition

April 27, 2017 — A team of five students from the University of Wyoming’s Department of Geology and Geophysics competed for the prestigious Imperial Barrel Award (IBA), a rigorous hydrocarbon exploration competition sponsored by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG).

three men standing with arms around each other UW Master’s Degree Student Receives David L. Boren Fellowship

April 27, 2017 — Jeremy Goldsmith, a University of Wyoming master’s degree candidate in international studies, is the recipient of the David L. Boren Fellowship to continue his research overseas.

two pictures showing constellations UW Planetarium Schedules May Programs

April 27, 2017 — May brings the end of the spring semester, but the beginning of a new season of stargazing at the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium.

complete solar eclipse with corona of light around dark disc of moon UW Solar Eclipse Expert to Visit Lander May 1

April 27, 2017 — How far would you travel to see a total eclipse of the sun?

woman sitting at table examining bones UW Student Goes from Tiny Wyoming Town to Harvard Grad Studies

April 27, 2017 — When Dalyn Grindle was deciding on a career, she was encouraged to go into a professional track, such as becoming a teacher or a nurse, because those are solid, always-in-demand employment opportunities for Wyoming students. But, she woke up one day and decided she wanted to be an archaeologist and see the world -- which, in a sense, was terrifying to her.

UW Students Receive Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarships

April 27, 2017 — Fourteen University of Wyoming students are the recipients of Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarships for the summer session and the 2017-18 academic year.

First Finalist for UW Research VP to Visit This Week

April 26, 2017 — Finalists for the position of vice president for research and economic development at the University of Wyoming have been identified, and they are scheduled to visit UW beginning Friday, April 28.

head portrait of a woman Robin Cole Chosen to Speak at UW’s Nursing Convocation Ceremony

April 26, 2017 — Robin S. Cole, a University of Wyoming Master of Science nurse educator candidate, has been chosen by her classmates to be the speaker at the Nursing Convocation ceremony Friday, May 12, 2-4 p.m., in the Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Searches Begin for UW Honors Dean, AVP for Graduate Education

April 26, 2017 — Searches are beginning for key administrative positions in the University of Wyoming’s Office of Academic Affairs.

Searches to Begin for UW Health Sciences, Business Deans

April 26, 2017 — National searches are planned for two academic dean positions at the University of Wyoming, as College of Health Sciences Dean Joe Steiner and College of Business Dean Sanjay Putrevu will depart this summer.

Times Set for UW VP for Student Affairs Public Presentations

April 26, 2017 — Times and locations have been set for public presentations by finalists for the position of vice president for student affairs at the University of Wyoming.

UW Research VP Search Adds Fourth Finalist

April 26, 2017 — A fourth candidate has joined the list of finalists for the position of vice president for research and economic development at the University of Wyoming.

UW SBDC Webinar to Help Small Businesses Work with Big Agencies

April 26, 2017 — Small companies seeking financing to develop an innovative technology need to understand the types of projects big agencies are interested in funding -- and what the playing field looks like.

UW Signing Day Scheduled in Local High Schools

April 26, 2017 — With the national deadline fast approaching for college enrollment confirmation scheduled Monday, May 1, the University of Wyoming Office of Admissions is partnering with Wyoming 4-H to host “UW Signing Day” in various high schools across the state.

orchestra strings section UW Symphony Orchestra to Perform Final Concert of Season May 4

April 26, 2017 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra will perform its last concert of the season Thursday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

Town-Hall Meeting Today on UW’s WyoCloud Financial Management System

April 25, 2017 — University of Wyoming employees are reminded of a town-hall meeting for the UW community today from 1-3 p.m. to share information about WyoCloud, the university’s new cloud-based finance, administrative, research support and business intelligence reporting system.

two women standing behind a table-like display UW at Casper Students Build Solar/Lunar Eclipse Model for Science Zone

April 25, 2017 — Students in the University of Wyoming at Casper Technology Education Engineering Collegiate Association (UWC TEECA) created a solar/lunar eclipse-themed exhibition currently displayed at The Science Zone in Casper.

head portrait of a woman UW President to Visit Kemmerer May 16

April 25, 2017 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will meet with local residents Tuesday, May 16, from 7:15-9 a.m. at the Best Western Plus Fossil Country Inn and Suites, located at 760 Highway 189/30 in Kemmerer.

UW SBDC Webinar to Help Small Businesses with Proprietary Data

April 25, 2017 — When applying for federal SBIR/STTR funds to develop new, high-value ideas, applicants often struggle with how much information to include in their applications. An SBIR/STTR webinar is scheduled to assist small-business owners with their proprietary data.

UW Workshop Highlights Property Values, Resource Protection

April 25, 2017 — Tips and techniques small-acreage landowners can use to improve property values and protect natural resources are the focus of a workshop in Cheyenne Friday, May 19, rescheduled from an earlier date.

Women’s Team, UW Individuals Compete for CNFR Berths in Home Rodeo

April 25, 2017 — There is more than just a team berth at stake for the University of Wyoming women’s rodeo team. Competitors also can qualify for this summer’s College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in their respective events.

Staff Members Honored for Service to UW Students

April 24, 2017 — Members of Mortar Board, the senior honor society at the University of Wyoming, recently selected UW staff members to receive the “Tip of the Cap” award. The award honors those who offered “exceptional contributions to the University of Wyoming and inspiration of students.”

four people standing together facing the camera Student from Colorado Named UW Student Employee of the Year

April 24, 2017 — Madison “Maddie” Deutsch, a senior from Littleton, Colo., has been selected as the University of Wyoming’s Student Employee of the Year.

UW College of Arts and Sciences to Honor Faculty at Annual Awards Luncheon

April 24, 2017 — Ten University of Wyoming faculty members will receive Extraordinary Merit Awards in research and teaching during the UW College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) annual awards luncheon Saturday, May 6.

head portraits of Matthew Greenhous, Klaus Hanson and Bruce Smith UW College of Arts and Sciences to Honor Outstanding Former Faculty Member and Alumni

April 24, 2017 — A former University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) faculty member and two outstanding alumni will be honored Saturday, May 6.

UW Employee of the Quarter Nominations Now Accepted

April 24, 2017 — Nominations are now being accepted for the University of Wyoming Employee of the Second Quarter. Deadline is Friday, June 9.

photos of five people UW Graduate Students Honored with Annual Awards

April 24, 2017 — Each year, the University of Wyoming’s Office of Academic Affairs and the Graduate Council solicit nominations for awards that honor graduate students and their mentors. This year’s winners draw from colleges across campus and celebrate outstanding graduate teaching and research.

UW Student Wins $15,000 in Entrepreneurship Competition

April 24, 2017 — A doctoral candidate’s idea for saving chemists, engineers and surgeons hours of time, and their employers tens of thousands of dollars, won the top prize of $15,000 last week at the University of Wyoming’s John P. Ellbogen $30K Entrepreneurship Competition.

UW Teams Tune up for Home Rodeo This Week

April 24, 2017 — With just the final home rodeo this weekend, the University of Wyoming Cowgirls team is in good position to draw a bid to the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) this summer in Casper.

‘Dear World’ Portrait Project at UW This Week

April 24, 2017 — Members of the University of Wyoming community have an opportunity to share messages and tell their stories through a unique portrait project this week.

Campus Construction Update for April 23-29

April 21, 2017 — These are among the construction activities scheduled April 23-29 at the University of Wyoming:

Tibet Museum Director to Speak at UW April 25

April 21, 2017 — The director of the Tibet Museum in Dharamsala, India, will discuss at the University of Wyoming the history and current state of Tibet, and how he created exhibitions that present complex subjects to a diverse audience -- while living in exile in India.

conversation bubble logo UW Art Museum Will Host ‘Lunchtime Conversations with Curators’ May 3

April 21, 2017 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators” Wednesday, May 3, from noon-12:30 p.m.

UW Names Finalists for VP for Student Affairs

April 21, 2017 — Finalists for the position of vice president for student affairs at the University of Wyoming have been identified, and they are scheduled to visit UW beginning Monday, April 24.

head portrait of a woman UW President to Visit Buffalo May 1

April 21, 2017 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will meet with local residents Monday, May 1, from 7:15-9 a.m. at the Cowboy Carousel Center, located at 59 N. Lobban Ave. in Buffalo.

head portrait of a woman UW President to Visit Dubois May 4

April 21, 2017 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will meet with local residents Thursday, May 4, from 7:15-9 a.m. at the Headwaters Arts and Conference Center, located at 20 Stalnaker St. in Dubois.

head portrait of a woman UW President to Visit Pinedale May 4

April 21, 2017 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will meet with local residents Thursday, May 4, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Hampton Inn and Suites, located at 55 Bloomfield Ave. in Pinedale.

head portrait of a woman UW President to Visit Sundance May 1

April 21, 2017 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will meet with local residents Monday, May 1, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Cowgirl Pizza, located at 1620 E. Cleveland St. in Sundance.

UW Vice President for Student Affairs Candidate Withdraws

April 21, 2017 — One of the finalists for the position of vice president for student affairs at the University of Wyoming has withdrawn from consideration, meaning the first campus visit by a candidate will be Thursday and Friday, April 27-28.

Wyoming Business Tips for April 30-May 6

April 21, 2017 — 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.

Friday Guest Speaker at UW to Discuss Future of Coal Industry

April 20, 2017 — An energy expert will discuss the future of the U.S. coal industry Friday, April 21, at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a man Phi Beta Kappa Names New Members to UW Chapter

April 20, 2017 — The nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society has selected 36 new members for the University of Wyoming chapter, including a former UW president elected to honorary membership.

University of Wyoming Calendar for April 24-30

April 20, 2017 — These are among the activities scheduled April 24-30 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Offers Negotiated Gas Rate to Employees and Retirees

April 20, 2017 — The University of Wyoming is offering employees and retirees an opportunity to choose the negotiated natural gas rate under the Choice Gas program. Employees who have not selected a supplier and rate have until 10 p.m. Thursday, April 27, to sign up for the special UW rate.

young man riding a bike UWPD Seeks Help in Identifying Bike Theft Suspect

April 20, 2017 — The University of Wyoming Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect in a recent bicycle theft while warning that UW typically sees an increase in property thefts, including bicycles, toward the end of spring semester.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting

April 20, 2017 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has scheduled a special meeting via conference call Friday, April 21, to discuss a personnel matter.

UW Undergraduate Research Day April 29

April 20, 2017 — Nearly 500 University of Wyoming students will take part in the Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day Saturday, April 29.

Meeting on UW Strategic Plan Draft Tuesday in Casper

April 19, 2017 — The public is invited to learn about and comment on the University of Wyoming’s draft strategic plan during a town-hall meeting Tuesday, April 25, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in Strausner Hall at Casper College.

head portrait of a woman UW Makes Changes to Operate More Effectively and Efficiently

April 19, 2017 — In my first year as president of the University of Wyoming, I have made it a priority to travel around the state to hear from Wyoming people about their thoughts and expectations for the state’s university.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: The Coffin of Archbishop Bancroft and the King James Bible

April 19, 2017 — Canterbury Cathedral in Canterbury, England, is the center of the worldwide Anglican Church -- the third largest Christian organization in the world.

UW Student Group Supports Veterans Through COMBAT Color Run April 22

April 19, 2017 — A University of Wyoming student group will celebrate military veterans with a Laramie community event this weekend.

Ellbogen $30K Entrepreneurship Competition, Business Summit Thursday at UW

April 18, 2017 — Ten student-led finalists will compete for the chance to earn money for their startup business plans during the annual John P. Ellbogen $30K Entrepreneurship Competition at the University of Wyoming Thursday, April 20.

two men examining sculpture Energy Students Learn Diverse Communication Skills in Innovative UW Class

April 18, 2017 — You might not expect to find a group of University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources students studying at the UW Art Museum, but this semester’s “Communication Across Topics in Energy” class has a curriculum like never before -- aimed at providing students with real-world experiences researching, writing emails and project proposals, as well as presenting and using diverse technologies.

pictures of Eric Nigh, Yara Thomas and Lukas Lindquist UW Students Receive Prestigious Awards from Center for Global Studies

April 18, 2017 — Three University of Wyoming students are the recipients of the most prestigious awards presented by the Center for Global Studies at UW.

head portrait of a man UW to Host Researcher Known for International Trade Issue Studies

April 18, 2017 — An agricultural economist known for his research on international trade issues pertaining to the food industry will speak at the University of Wyoming Friday, April 21.

head portrait of a man Bergman to Give Buchanan Lecture at UW April 28

April 17, 2017 — A recently retired University of Wyoming professor and director will give UW’s 2017 Buchanan Lecture Friday, April 28.

man holding a clipboard with a wind turbine in the background Jonathan Naughton to Give UW Faculty Senate Speaker Talk April 25

April 17, 2017 — Jonathan Naughton, University of Wyoming Department of Mechanical Engineering professor, will give the spring Faculty Senate Speaker Series talk Tuesday, April 25.

Town-Hall Meeting April 25 on UW’s WyoCloud Financial Management System

April 17, 2017 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will host a town-hall meeting for the UW community Tuesday, April 25, to share information about WyoCloud, the university’s new cloud-based finance, administrative, research support and business intelligence reporting system.

woman holding polar bear cubs UW Professor Elected as TWS Fellow by the Wildlife Society

April 17, 2017 — In recognition of her exceptional service to the wildlife profession, Merav Ben-David was recently elected as a TWS (The Wildlife Society) Fellow by The Wildlife Society Council.

people in a green field UW Researcher Helps Quantify Grasslands’ Carbon Storage Value

April 17, 2017 — When grasslands feature a wide array of plant species, they provide a variety of benefits for humans and animals, including enhanced carbon storage capacity that can be quantified economically, according to a new scientific paper co-written by a University of Wyoming researcher.

head portrait of a man UW’s Robertson Co-Writes Book on Engaging Student Readers

April 17, 2017 — University of Wyoming College of Education Assistant Professor Dana Robertson has been recognized for his contribution to the field of literacy.

UW’s Top First-Year Course Instructors Honored

April 17, 2017 — The University of Wyoming has presented PIE (Promoting Intellectual Engagement) Awards to 38 instructors who inspire excitement, inquiry and autonomy in first-year courses.

Campus Construction Update for April 16-22

April 14, 2017 — These are among the construction activities scheduled April 16-22 at the University of Wyoming:

Comedian Josh Wolf to Perform at UW April 19

April 14, 2017 — Comedian Josh Wolf brings his style of stand-up comedy to the University of Wyoming Wednesday, April 19, at 9 p.m. in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. The event is free and open to the public.

three theater students holding hands Sondheim Musical ‘Company’ Closes UW Theatre and Dance Season

April 14, 2017 — Legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim’s musical comedy “Company” closes out the 2016-17 University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance production season.

group of people with hands in air cheering UW Pi Kappa Alpha Hosts Successful Cycle for Life Event

April 14, 2017 — The University of Wyoming chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha hosted a 12-hour Cycle for Life event in remembrance of Taylor Trudeau and raised money for a foundation in his memory.

composite time-lapse photo of Mongolian people in a camp UW Scientist Explores Archaeological Record by Studying Mongolian Reindeer Herder Camps

April 14, 2017 — For years, Todd Surovell has studied an ancient Paleoindian site in Colorado and wondered why he would find concentrations of tools in one spot or a particular type of tool in another. He had to go to Mongolia to find the answers.

‘In the Distance’ Exhibition at UW Gallery 234

April 14, 2017 — “In the Distance,” featuring Holly Wood’s journey through Taipei, Taiwan, intermixed with her experiences in Laramie, will be on display beginning Monday, April 17, in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union.

Central Asian Awareness Day April 23 at UW

April 13, 2017 — The Central Asian Student Organization (CASA) at the University of Wyoming will celebrate Central Asian Awareness Day and New Year (Navruz) Sunday, April 23.

head portriats of Daniel Tressel, Fangye Sun and Xiao Xue Sun Guest Chamber Musicians to Perform at UW April 20

April 13, 2017 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series continues with guest chamber musicians Xiao Xue Sun, piano; Fangye Sun, violin; and Daniel Tressel, cello, Thursday, April 20.

University of Wyoming Calendar for April 17-23

April 13, 2017 — These are among the activities scheduled April 17-23 at the University of Wyoming:

UW College of Health Sciences Research Day April 14

April 13, 2017 — Students in the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences will showcase their research and hear from two experts on autism during the college’s annual Grand Rounds/Research Day Friday, April 14.

female college student standing next to a fish mascot UW Master’s Degree Student Receives Fulbright Award to Conduct Research in Indonesia

April 13, 2017 — A University of Wyoming student is the recipient of a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award to conduct research in Indonesia for the 2017-18 academic year.

head portrait of a man Award-Winning Author to Speak on Art and Science April 17 at UW

April 12, 2017 — A longtime New Yorker writer, acclaimed author and director emeritus of the New York Institute for the Humanities will discuss art and science Monday, April 17, at the University of Wyoming.

UW Extension Offers Online GMO Information Course

April 12, 2017 — Issues surrounding genetically modified organisms (GMO) will be examined during a six-week online course through University of Wyoming Extension.

UW Plans to Take Back Swing Dance World Record

April 12, 2017 — The University of Wyoming Cowboy Country Swing Club (CCSC) is planning an event -- to take back the Guinness world record for swing dance participants previously held by UW -- Saturday, April 29, at 8 p.m. in War Memorial Fieldhouse.

plane on a runway in a snowstorm with three people nearby UW Wraps Up Cloud-Seeding Project in Southwestern Idaho

April 12, 2017 — Jeff French learned very quickly that clouds over Boise, Idaho, are much different from those he had previously observed over the Snowy Range.

Free Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing Available to UW Students

April 11, 2017 — The University of Wyoming Student Health Service is offering free sexually transmitted disease (chlamydia, gonorrhea and HIV) testing for UW students Thursday, April 13, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Center Ballroom. Free pizza will be available to students.

photo collage of six people acting UW Cultural Programs Season Closes with Broadway’s Next H!T Musical April 21

April 11, 2017 — The popular interactive, improvisational musical comedy Broadway’s Next H!T Musical (BNHM) closes the University of Wyoming’s Cultural Programs spring semester season Friday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

man sitting between rows of computer servers, holding a model airplane UW Mechanical Engineering Professor to Give President’s Talk

April 11, 2017 — Using mathematics and computer science to solve complex engineering problems is the topic of University of Wyoming Professor Dimitri Mavriplis’ 2017 Spring President’s Speakers Series talk.

head portrait of a man UW Weed Scientist Finds Slight Rise in Herbicide Chronic Toxicity

April 11, 2017 — A University of Wyoming weed scientist -- frustrated with the noise surrounding genetically modified organisms and glyphosate use -- analyzed data to see for himself if biotech adoption has had a negative or positive effect on herbicide use.

Wyoming High School Students Receive Daniels Fund Scholarships

April 11, 2017 — Wyoming high school students participating in two University of Wyoming college preparatory programs are the recipients of Daniels Fund Scholarships, a competitive award that covers full college costs not met through other types of financial aid.

Wyoming Honors Children of Military Parents

April 11, 2017 — Mix Army, Coast Guard, Air Force, Marine and Navy personnel in a room and you will see purple.

Meeting on UW Strategic Plan Draft is Today

April 10, 2017 — A second town-hall meeting on the University of Wyoming’s draft strategic plan is 1:30 p.m. today in Room 138 of the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center.

abstract painting with pastel grays, yellows and pinks UW Art Museum Presents Two Exhibitions Featuring Jon Schueler

April 10, 2017 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum is presenting two exhibitions by American abstract expressionist painter Jon Schueler.

head portrait of a woman in a western hat UW Cowgirls Take CSU Rodeo Title

April 10, 2017 — Coming off their toughest rodeo of the season two weeks ago, the University of Wyoming Cowgirls bounced back in a big way, coming through with their first regional team title of the spring season.

woman sitting on the edge of a desk UW Employees Honored at Staff Recognition Day

April 10, 2017 — Judy Yates, a UW Department of Secondary Education office associate, today (Monday) was named the University of Wyoming’s outstanding employee of the year during the annual Staff Recognition Day at UW.

UW Recipient of Innovation Fund Grant for Student-Led Research Projects

April 10, 2017 — The University of Wyoming is among seven schools -- three from the United States, two from Brazil, and one each in Colombia and Mexico -- to receive grant money for collaborative research projects, and to increase bilateral mobility of U.S., Latin American and Caribbean students through study abroad program development.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

April 10, 2017 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during a meeting Wednesday, April 12, via teleconference.

Applications Accepted for ISA Talent and Fashion Show at UW

April 7, 2017 — Applications are now being accepted for the University of Wyoming International Student Association (ISA) Talent and Fashion Show Saturday, April 15, at 6 p.m. in the College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Campus Construction Update for April 9-15

April 7, 2017 — These are among the construction activities scheduled April 9-15 at the University of Wyoming:

Take Back the Night at UW April 19

April 7, 2017 — A Take Back the Night candlelight vigil is planned Wednesday, April 19, at 7:30 p.m. on Prexy’s Pasture at the University of Wyoming in honor of Whitney French and all victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Wyoming Business Tips for April 16-22

April 7, 2017 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC), part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

woman at table with bones on it Contextualizing Violence Past and Present is Topic of Mulloy Lecture at UW

April 6, 2017 — A professor whose research into the areas of nonlethal violence and inequality, gender differences and disease, and the bioarchaeology of human experience with a focus on groups living in marginalized and challenging environments is the University of Wyoming Department of Anthropology’s 21st annual Mulloy Lecture speaker Thursday, April 27.

Haub School Dean Finalists Interviews Scheduled at UW

April 6, 2017 — Three candidates for the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources dean position will be interviewed on campus later this month at the University of Wyoming.

Soul and Funk Band The Sextones to Perform at UW April 13

April 6, 2017 — Soul and funk band The Sextones will perform Thursday, April 13, at 8 p.m. in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union. The event is free and open to the public.

University of Wyoming Calendar for April 10-16

April 6, 2017 — These are among the activities scheduled April 10-16 at the University of Wyoming:

UW SBDC Hosts HUBZone Workshop in Riverton May 4

April 6, 2017 — Every year, the federal government spends millions of dollars in Wyoming. For small-business owners interested in selling their products and services to the federal government, the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering a workshop on the subject.

painting of women sitting on the ground and sewing Chinese-American Artist Hung Liu to Visit UW April 17-18

April 5, 2017 — Chinese-American artist Hung Liu will visit the University of Wyoming April 17-18.

birghtly painted trailer with grahic of child on it and people going in Curiosity Cube Brings Science to UW April 11-12

April 5, 2017 — The Curiosity Cube -- essentially science in a shipping container -- is coming to the University of Wyoming.

First Meeting on UW Strategic Plan Draft is Thursday

April 5, 2017 — A draft strategic plan for the University of Wyoming calls for advancements in academic quality, enrollment, statewide engagement, diversity and economic development over the next five years.

Panel to Discuss ‘Objects of Inquiry’ at UW April 10

April 5, 2017 — A panel discussion will explore questions museum objects can generate in research and teaching when approached from different scholarly points of view Monday, April 10, at the University of Wyoming.

UW Debate Team Extends Streak of Reaching ‘Big Dance’ to 14 Years

April 5, 2017 — Even the University of Wyoming debate team qualified for March Madness’ “Big Dance,” receiving an invitation to the National Debate Tournament (NDT) for the 14th consecutive year.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Businesses, Sports and Public Debates Over National Moral Character

April 5, 2017 — This week saw the end of one boycott and the start of another.

Alchemy Sciences Donates $2.5 Million to Support UW Enhanced Oil Recovery Research

April 4, 2017 — The University of Wyoming announced today (April 4) $2.5 million in funding from Alchemy Sciences Inc. that will support research on enhanced oil recovery and production.

head portrait of a woman Grammy-Winning Eminent Composer-in-Residence at UW This Week

April 4, 2017 — Grammy-winning Eminent Composer-in-Residence Libby Larsen is conducting workshops, lecturing and scheduling a free public performance with University of Wyoming Department of Music faculty and students this week.

Star Valley Student Wins Wyoming National Geographic State Bee

April 4, 2017 — Preston Buehler, a Star Valley Middle School seventh-grader, took top honors at last week’s Wyoming National Geographic State Bee held at Casper College.

UW President Grants Release Time to Attend Shepard Symposium

April 4, 2017 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will allow a maximum of two hours total of release time for employees to attend the 21st annual Shepard Symposium on Social Justice April 5-8 on campus.

two men standing with a rain gauge in front of a group of children UW Partnership Provides Infrastructure for Precipitation Study at Laramie Junior High

April 3, 2017 — This spring, sixth-graders at Laramie Junior High School began taking their study of the water cycle to a whole new level, thanks to equipment and expertise provided by the University of Wyoming and generous donors.

UW Staff Recognition Day April 10

April 3, 2017 — More than 200 employees will be honored during Staff Recognition Day Monday, April 10, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.

head portrait of a man UW’s Reutzel to Serve on Book Trust’s Academic Advisory Board

April 3, 2017 — D. Ray Reutzel, University of Wyoming College of Education dean, has been named to the Academic Advisory Board of Book Trust, a national literacy nonprofit organization.


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