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April 2018 Releases


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head portrait of a woman Dewey Receives UW Faculty Community Engagement Award

April 30, 2018 — The University of Wyoming faculty member who led the establishment of the Wyoming Pathways from Prison (WPfP) project has been honored with UW’s inaugural Marvin Millgate Engaged Faculty Award

Star Valley Middle School Student Tops National Geographic State Bee

April 30, 2018 — Star Valley Middle School eighth-grader Preston Buehler, from Afton, won the 30th anniversary edition of the National Geographic State Bee in Casper Friday, April 6. It was Buehler’s second straight state geography bee title.

Noah Miles, Hillary Yoder and Matthew Chuckwana Adimoraegbu Three Honored for International Excellence at UW

April 30, 2018 — A faculty member who fosters Japanese studies, a graduate student who researches kidney disease in Guatemala and an undergraduate who has built African awareness have been honored for their internationalization efforts at the University of Wyoming.

Two UW College of Business Dean Finalists to Visit This Week

April 30, 2018 — Two finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Business are scheduled to give public presentations at UW this week.

head portrait of a woman UW Graduate Student Honored for Community Engagement

April 30, 2018 — A University of Wyoming Ph.D. student who organized a program that provides free foreign language instruction to the community has received UW’s inaugural Marvin Millgate Student Engagement Award.

head portrait of a man UW IT Trainer Awarded for Community Engagement

April 30, 2018 — A University of Wyoming information technology trainer has been recognized with UW’s inaugural Marvin Millgate Engaged Staff Award for coordinating technology to provide 300 college credits to 200 incarcerated people in Wyoming.

UW Libraries Selects Open Textbook Grant Recipients

April 30, 2018 — University of Wyoming Libraries recently awarded open textbook grants to five faculty members to implement open educational resources in their classes.

UW Trustees to Discuss Potential Dean Hiring Tuesday

April 30, 2018 — A special meeting of the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will take place Tuesday, May 1, at 7:30 a.m. via teleconference.

UW VP for Administration Finalists to Visit Campus

April 30, 2018 — Three finalists for the position of vice president for administration of the University of Wyoming are scheduled to give public presentations at UW this week.

UW Women Win Home Rodeo Team Title

April 30, 2018 — Even though the University of Wyoming women’s rodeo team placed first in its own Laramie River Rendezvous Rodeo Sunday, it was not enough to send the four-member team to next month’s College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR).

head portrait of a man UW’s Kobbe Receives Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award

April 30, 2018 — A University of Wyoming Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering professor has never seen an inspirational instructor such as Ryan Kobbe.

head portrait of a woman UW’s Spiker Receives Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award

April 30, 2018 — Amy Spiker, the associate head of the University of Wyoming Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education, meets the needs and interests of her students while always striving to improve her practice.

head portrait of a man UW’s Teman Receives Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award

April 30, 2018 — Ever since he was in middle school, Eric Teman knew he wanted to be a college professor. And, though he admits he had little idea -- beyond teaching college kids -- what that actually meant at that time, Teman knew he wanted to be a passionate, effective and inspiring teacher.

farm equipment traveling down a dirt road Wyoming Conservation Exchange Receives First UW Partnership Honor

April 30, 2018 — A partnership that provides private-market financial incentives to landowners for engaging in environmentally beneficial activities has been recognized with the University of Wyoming’s inaugural Marvin Millgate Excellence in Community Partnership Award.

Wyoming Public Radio Receives Two Edward R. Murrow Awards

April 30, 2018 — Wyoming Public Radio (WPR) recently won two Edward R. Murrow Regional Awards for reporting.

Campus Construction Update for April 29-May 5

April 27, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled April 29-May 5 at the University of Wyoming:

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

April 27, 2018 — Excellence as a University of Wyoming honors student, service as a volunteer and key leadership roles at UW and around the world have resulted in the selection of Gabriel Selting, of Laramie, for the 2018 Tobin Memorial Award as UW's outstanding graduating man.

head portrait of a woman Sophia Kwende Receives Spitaleri Award at UW

April 27, 2018 — Sophia Kwende, of Cameroon, is the recipient of the Rosemarie Martha Spitaleri Award as the University of Wyoming's outstanding graduating woman.

UW Senior Honor Society Names New Members

April 27, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s senior honor society has selected 47 new members for the 2018-19 academic year.

movie poster New Movie About Mayan Understanding of Universe Highlights May Planetarium Schedule at UW

April 26, 2018 — During May, visitors to the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium will have four opportunities to see the new full-dome movie, titled “Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe.”

University of Wyoming Calendar for April 30-May 6

April 26, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled April 30-May 6 at the University of Wyoming:

man looking at vegetables UW Chef Mathew Branson Wins Silver Medal in Regional Culinary Challenge

April 26, 2018 — University of Wyoming Washakie Dining Center Chef Mathew Branson won a silver medal (third place) during the regional National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) Culinary Challenge last month.

logo UW Art Museum Will Host ‘Lunchtime Conversations with Curators’ May 2

April 25, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host “Lunchtime Conversations with Curators” Wednesday, May 2, from 12:10-12:50 p.m.

Alyssa (Clegg) Conway, Julianne Gern, Hannah Toland and Catherine Young UW Defender Aid Clinic Earns Giant Victory in Wyoming Supreme Court

April 25, 2018 — The University of Wyoming College of Law’s Defender Aid Program recently achieved a major victory in one of its cases that has spanned a few years.

man and woman holding certificate UW Mortar Board Honors Staff Members

April 25, 2018 — Members of the University of Wyoming’s senior honor society recently selected UW staff members to receive the “Tip of the Cap” award.

head portrait of a man UW Researchers Help Citizen Group Setting Vision for Senior-Friendly Laramie

April 24, 2018 — Baby boomers are booming, according to U.S. census data, and a citizen coalition boosted by efforts from University of Wyoming researchers wants Laramie residents’ opinions about what is lacking in the city for seniors.

UW Symphonic Band Presents ‘Wind Odyssey’ April 30

April 24, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Symphonic Band, directed by Bryan Raya, presents “A Wind Odyssey” Monday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

a woman and a man conducting music UW Symphony Orchestra Final Concert Thursday

April 24, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra’s final concert Thursday, April 26, promises to be an event filled with large entertainment.

UW to Host Laramie River Rendezvous Rodeo April 27-29

April 24, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s 69th annual Laramie River Rendezvous Rodeo will have added meaning this weekend: The women’s team still has a chance to send a full team to the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR), and the home rodeo marks the first time in 20 years that the competition will be held without Coach George Howard.

head portrait of a man Wealth Management Adviser to Meet with UW MBA Students Friday

April 24, 2018 — A wealth management adviser will discuss financial planning and other related topics with University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) students Friday, April 27, in the College of Business.

‘Creating Inclusive Organizations’ Event Thursday at UW

April 24, 2018 — A virtual institute, titled “Creating Inclusive Organizations,” will take place at the University of Wyoming Thursday, April 26, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in Room 123 of the College of Business Building.

man writing on a chalkboard Jafari Receives UW’s Ellbogen Lifetime Teaching Award

April 23, 2018 — University of Wyoming Department of Mathematics Professor Farhad Jafari was recognized in 2015 with UW’s George Duke Humphrey Award, the university’s top faculty honor, for his overall contributions to UW.

Listening Session Wednesday on UW Engagement Task Force Report

April 23, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s Engagement Task Force has completed its draft report and is seeking input on the document from the UW community.

Second UW College of Health Sciences Dean Finalist to Speak Today

April 23, 2018 — The second finalist for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Health Sciences is scheduled to give a public presentation this afternoon.

Jordan Crocker and Josh Crocker Speakers Bring Experience for Native Wellness Workshops at UW

April 23, 2018 — Three presenters for a Native Wellness Institute (NWI) workshop at the University of Wyoming will bring a wealth of experience that focuses on positive changes in the lifestyles, relationships, education and overall wellness for participants.

Survey Open Through Friday on UW’s WyoCloud Human Capital Management

April 23, 2018 — University of Wyoming employees are reminded that they have the opportunity to share their expertise and experience to help build and improve UW’s WyoCloud system through a new survey.

UW College of Business Dean Finalists Selected

April 23, 2018 — Finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Business have been identified, and they’re scheduled to give public presentations at UW beginning Tuesday, April 24.

UW Information Technology Seeks Award Nominations

April 23, 2018 — University of Wyoming Information Technology is seeking nominations for its semiannual program to recognize individual excellence in the division.

three men looking at a grasshopper that one of the men in holding UW Team that Revolutionized Grasshopper Control Recognized

April 23, 2018 — A University of Wyoming Extension team that changed how grasshopper outbreaks are treated around the world has received the 2018 Western Extension Directors Association Award of Excellence for its efforts.

UW to Host Business Innovation Summit April 26-27

April 23, 2018 — Business leaders and entrepreneurs are invited to the University of Wyoming Business Innovation Summit Thursday and Friday, April 26-27.

UW to Host Symposium on Drone Technologies in May

April 23, 2018 — Experts in the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), or drones, will discuss recent developments in the industry, along with the future of drone technology, during a symposium at the University of Wyoming May 30-31.

two women looking at sprouting plants UW Undergraduate Research Day Scheduled April 28

April 23, 2018 — More than 500 University of Wyoming students will participate in the 18th annual Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day Saturday, April 28.

UW VP for Administration Finalists to Visit Campus

April 23, 2018 — Finalists for the position of vice president for administration of the University of Wyoming have been identified, and they’re scheduled to give public presentations at UW beginning this week.

man sitting Weatherford Receives UW’s George Duke Humphrey Distinguished Faculty Award

April 23, 2018 — In his 27 years with the University of Wyoming Department of Management and Marketing, Larry Weatherford has consistently exemplified the qualities of outstanding teaching, research and service

Campus Construction Update for April 22-28

April 20, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled April 22-28 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Signing Days Scheduled at Local High Schools in May

April 20, 2018 — Local athletes are not the only students who have the opportunity to be recognized for signing on to attend the colleges of their choice.

head portrait of a man Whitman Leads UW Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute Engagement Efforts

April 20, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) is undertaking a number of activities to enhance connections with the industry in Wyoming, as petroleum industry veteran Lon Whitman leads the institute’s outreach and stakeholder engagement efforts.

Native Wellness Institute Training Offered at UW April 23-24

April 19, 2018 — Representatives from the Native Wellness Institute (NWI) will be at the University of Wyoming April 23-24 for training workshops intended to bring positive changes in the lifestyles, relationships, education and overall wellness of not only Native Americans, but also other members of the UW community.

RSO Awards of Excellence Banquet April 23 at UW

April 19, 2018 — The 16th annual Recognized Student Organization (RSO) Awards of Excellence banquet will take place Monday, April 23, at 6:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.

Theatrical Circus and Workshop at UW April 28

April 19, 2018 — Eco-Wakening, a theatrical circus production that uses performance art as a way to bring awareness about environmental issues to audiences, is coming to the University of Wyoming Saturday, April 28.

people perched on and around ladders University of Wyoming Calendar for April 23-29

April 19, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled April 23-29 at the University of Wyoming:

two men and a woman UW Presents End-of-Season Piano Trio April 27

April 19, 2018 — The Lysander Piano Trio closes UW Presents’ spring season with a performance at the University of Wyoming Friday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

man and woman sitting UW Students Elect New President, Senators

April 19, 2018 — University of Wyoming students have elected Seth Jones, a current junior in communications and political science, from Upton, as president of the Associated Students of UW (ASUW).

Year-End Union Fest for UW Students May 4

April 19, 2018 — Union Fest, the annual year-end celebration for University of Wyoming students, will be Friday, May 4, with various activities planned throughout the day. Union Fest is free and open to the public.

head portrait of a man Oil and Gas Executive to Meet with UW MBA Students Friday

April 18, 2018 — The environmental health and safety director of U.S. onshore exploration and production for Anadarko Petroleum will discuss his career with University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) students Friday, April 20, in the College of Business.

Search Planned for UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Dean

April 18, 2018 — A national search is planned for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, as longtime Dean Frank Galey has announced his retirement from UW effective June 30.

UW College of Health Sciences Dean Finalist to Speak Thursday

April 18, 2018 — One of two finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Health Sciences will give a public presentation at UW Thursday.

UW Offers Negotiated Gas Rate to Employees and Retirees

April 18, 2018 — The University of Wyoming is offering employees and retirees an opportunity to choose the negotiated natural gas rate under the Choice Gas program.

head portrait of a woman UW President to Visit Newcastle, Lusk May 2

April 18, 2018 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will meet with local residents at two events Wednesday, May 2, in Newcastle and Lusk.

sage grouse UW Researchers Study How Well Greater Sage Grouse Habitat Protects Other Species

April 18, 2018 — Researchers in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Zoology and Physiology and Program in Ecology discovered that size does matter -- as it pertains to the effectiveness of secondary species’ wildlife protection relative to the size of a wildlife reserve set aside for an umbrella species.

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

April 17, 2018 — The nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa (PBK), has selected 42 new members for the University of Wyoming chapter. Students were selected based upon their demonstrated excellence in the liberal arts and sciences.

two people dancing outside in the dark UW, Laramie Organizations to Host Sans Façon April 26

April 17, 2018 — A joint planning committee of University of Wyoming and Laramie organizations will host a free public art storytelling event with Charles Blanc and Tristan Surtees, collectively known as Sans façon, Thursday, April 26.

group of people posing with giant check UW College of Business to Host Entrepreneurship Summit April 26

April 17, 2018 — Current and potential entrepreneurs from throughout Wyoming are invited to the University of Wyoming College of Business’s annual Entrepreneurship Summit Thursday, April 26, at UW’s Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

head portrait of a woman UW President to Visit Rawlins April 30

April 17, 2018 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will meet with local residents Monday, April 30, from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Econo Lodge dining room, 1801 E. Cedar St. in Rawlins.

man surrounded by others on stage UW Theatre and Dance Season Closes with ‘Six Songs from Ellis’

April 17, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance closes its “Finding Freedom” season with “Six Songs from Ellis,” an original work that captures the voices of immigrants who passed through Ellis Island in one of the greatest human migrations of all time.

Natalie Eggleston, Kayla Morrison and Lindsay White WWAMI Students Elected to Alpha Omega Alpha

April 17, 2018 — Three students in the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (WWAMI) Medical Education Program have been elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) national medical honor society.

man leaning against a police car Ira Werger Named UW Staff Employee of First Quarter

April 16, 2018 — Ira Werger is known as an advocate for the improvement of the University of Wyoming campus, with a passion for the safety of all individuals.

man holding a a dik-dik, and African antelope Jake Goheen UW Faculty Senate Speaker April 25

April 16, 2018 — Jake Goheen, a University of Wyoming Department of Zoology and Physiology associate professor, will discuss wildlife conservation efforts in Kenya as part of the UW Faculty Senate Speaker Series Wednesday, April 25.

Listening Session April 25 on UW Engagement Task Force Report

April 16, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s Engagement Task Force has completed its draft report and is seeking input on the document from the UW community.

head portrait of a woman Murdock Selected to Give Buchanan Lecture at UW April 27

April 16, 2018 — A recently retired University of Wyoming professor and administrator will give UW’s 2018 Buchanan Lecture Friday, April 27.

UW College of Health Sciences Dean Finalists to Visit Campus

April 16, 2018 — Finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Health Sciences have been identified, and they’re scheduled to give public presentations at UW beginning this week.

UW Soccer Camps Offer Discount to UW Employees

April 16, 2018 — Families of University of Wyoming employees are eligible for a discount on the cost of attending UW soccer camps this summer.

head portrait of a man UW Theater Student Shines at National Acting Competition

April 16, 2018 — University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance student Andrew Thornton, of Riverton, won two prestigious awards at the National Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship auditions at the John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., over the weekend.

Campus Construction Update for April 15-21

April 13, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled April 15-21 at the University of Wyoming:

head portrait of a woman Cultural Anthropologist is UW Mulloy Lecture Speaker April 20

April 13, 2018 — A professor whose areas of interest include linguistic and cultural anthropology, and who specializes in public discourses of race, class and language, is the University of Wyoming Department of Anthropology’s 22nd annual Mulloy Lecture speaker Friday, April 20.

UW Faculty Recital Series Features Trio das Naçoes April 22

April 13, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series will feature Trio das Naçoes Sunday, April 22, at 3 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

UW Student Short Film Festival April 20

April 13, 2018 — University of Wyoming students will showcase their own short films during a Student Short Film Festival Friday, April 20.

head portrait of a man LCCC’s Beau Clark Selected as UW Rodeo Coach

April 12, 2018 — Beau Clark, whose current Laramie County Community College (LCCC) men’s team is on the brink of winning the Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR), has been selected as the head rodeo coach at the University of Wyoming.

man waving a Universty of Wyoming flag Nesbitt Receives UW Willena Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award

April 12, 2018 — Dimitri Nesbitt, of Torrington, recently was named the recipient of the University of Wyoming’s 2018 Willena Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award.

Holly Ernest, Franz-Peter Griesmaier and Mark Neels Popular UW Lecture Series Scheduled in Rock Springs Saturday

April 12, 2018 — The spring term of Saturday U -- the half day of college lectures and discussion offered by the University of Wyoming -- concludes Saturday, April 14, in Rock Springs.

University of Wyoming Calendar for April 16-22

April 12, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled April 16-22 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Students to Vote in ASUW Election April 16-18

April 12, 2018 — University of Wyoming students are encouraged to participate in student government elections Monday, April 16, through 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18.

head portrait of a woman Youmans Keynote Speaker for 2018 UW Undergraduate Research Day Banquet

April 12, 2018 — Bonnie Youmans, a University of Wyoming alumna, McNair Scholar and current researcher at the University of Minnesota, is the keynote speaker for the 2018 UW Undergraduate Research Day banquet Saturday, April 28.

people looking at pen full of rams Annual UW Ram Tests Offer Producers Firm Data

April 11, 2018 — Utah sheep producer Lanny Frampton has definite opinions about data versus word of mouth when he makes production decisions.

head portrait of a woman Tourism Executive Director to Speak with UW MBA Students April 13

April 11, 2018 — An executive from Wyoming’s tourism industry and University of Wyoming College of Business Advisory Board member will speak with UW Master of Business Administration (MBA) students Friday, April 13, at 10:30 a.m. in the College of Business boardroom.

man sitting UW Scientists Find Excess Mitochondrial Iron, Huntington’s Disease Link

April 11, 2018 — Scientists at the University of Wyoming have found that mice engineered to have Huntington’s disease (HD) have an over-accumulation of iron in their mitochondria.

UW Wind Symphony Presents Season Finale Concert April 21

April 11, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Wind Symphony will present its season finale, “Winds of Change,” Saturday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

Wyoming to Receive Support for Higher Educational Attainment Efforts

April 11, 2018 — Efforts to increase postsecondary educational attainment of Wyoming citizens have received a significant boost, as the state has been chosen to participate in a task force that aims to lead the nation in developing policy and practice to close higher education attainment gaps.

New Mobile Safety App Available for UW Students, Staff, Faculty

April 10, 2018 — University of Wyoming students, staff and faculty now have access to a free mobile app, Rave Guardian, which turns any smartphone into a personal safety device.

man at a lab table with a drone and other equipment UW Electrical Engineering Standout Earns Prestigious Scholarship

April 10, 2018 — Unlike some college students, David Mohler, from Evanston, knows exactly what he will be doing when he graduates from the University of Wyoming.

Large building with flower bed in front UW Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center Receives National Award

April 10, 2018 — After transferring from a different school, Hali Lewis says she has found a second home at the University of Wyoming’s Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center, saying the facility is where she and her friends feel the most comfortable.

UW Men Second, Women Sixth at CSU Rodeo

April 10, 2018 — The University of Wyoming men’s rodeo team put together its strongest performance of the season in taking second place at the Colorado State University (CSU) rodeo in Fort Collins last weekend.

UW President Grants Release Time to Attend Shepard Symposium

April 10, 2018 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will allow a maximum of two hours total of release time for employees to attend the 22nd annual Shepard Symposium on Social Justice April 11-14 on campus.

rectangular items on display pedestals Artist Jon Lodge to Visit UW April 17-19

April 9, 2018 — Artist Jon Lodge will lead a gallery walk-through of his exhibition, “Jon Lodge: Interface,” as part of his visit to the University of Wyoming April 17-19.

young people sitting at computers Free UW Cybersecurity Camps Offered to Wyoming Teachers, Students

April 9, 2018 — Teachers and middle and high school students throughout Wyoming can attend a free weeklong educational camp this summer to learn about computer science, hosted by the University of Wyoming.

Woman working with deer on the ground Mule Deer Doe’s Epic Migration, Reappearance Stun UW Researchers

April 9, 2018 — University of Wyoming wildlife biologists recently tracked down a lost mule deer doe that made a world-record migration from the Red Desert over the Teton Range in 2016, only to abruptly disappear.

Release Time for UW Spring Faculty and Staff Town Hall Tuesday

April 9, 2018 — University of Wyoming employees are reminded that President Laurie Nichols has granted two hours of release time for the Spring Faculty and Staff Town Hall Tuesday, April 10, at 3 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

UW College of Law Ranked Among Best Schools for Practical Training

April 9, 2018 — For the fourth year running, the University of Wyoming College of Law has been ranked as one of the best law schools for practical training by preLaw and National Jurist magazines.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

April 9, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during a meeting at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 11, via teleconference.

WyoCloud Survey Released to UW Community

April 9, 2018 — University of Wyoming employees are invited to share their expertise and experience to help build and improve UW’s WyoCloud system through a new survey.

Campus Construction Update for April 8-14

April 6, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled April 8-14 at the University of Wyoming:

large building Retired UW Researcher Contributes to State’s 100 Most Significant Sites, Buildings Website

April 6, 2018 — When she was a research scientist in American studies at the University of Wyoming, Mary Humstone says she spent a lot of time at Sunrise Mine, leading field research at the iron ore mine and company town operated from 1898-1980.

State Forage Field Day Near Lingle June 12

April 6, 2018 — The sixth annual state Forage Field Day will include more than 11 producer, University of Wyoming and industry presentations, plus field demonstrations Tuesday, June 12, near Lingle.

UW Extension Garden Conference Scheduled in Cheyenne

April 6, 2018 — The Gardening for Success conference at Laramie County Community College (LCCC) in Cheyenne is for beginners, backyard gardeners, 4-H youth and leaders, master gardeners, community gardeners and farmers market gardeners Saturday, April 14, and Sunday, April 15.

UW’s Air Force ROTC Receives Regional Honors

April 6, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s Air Force ROTC (AFROTC) Detachment 940 was recently named the best small detachment in the Northwest Region for the 2016-17 academic year.

Innovation Road Tour Scheduled in Seven Wyoming Communities

April 5, 2018 — A statewide tour -- that will make stops at Wyoming’s community colleges -- begins next week and will bring funding and business assistance resources to entrepreneurs, inventors and innovators.

head portrait of a woman Judy Shepard Keynote Speaker for UW’s Shepard Symposium on Social Justice

April 5, 2018 — This October marks the 20th anniversary of the death of University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard, who was murdered outside of Laramie during the 1998 fall semester.

Student-Led Fiesta Primavera Returns to UW April 7

April 5, 2018 — Fiesta Primavera (spring festival), sponsored by the UW student organization MEChA (Movimiento Estuduantil Chicano de Aztlan), returns to the University of Wyoming Saturday, April 7, at 6:30 p.m.

Students Supporting Veterans at UW to Host COMBAT Color Fun Run April 21

April 5, 2018 — Students Supporting Veterans at the University of Wyoming, a student veterans organization, will host the eighth COMBAT Color Fun Run -- the third such event in Laramie -- at Optimist Park Saturday, April 21, at 11 a.m. Registration begins at 10 a.m.

University of Wyoming Calendar for April 9-15

April 5, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled April 9-15 at the University of Wyoming:

woman sitting at a microscope UW Ph.D. Student Receives Chinese Government Award

April 5, 2018 — Rui Guo, a University of Wyoming Ph.D. student in the School of Pharmacy Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program, has been awarded the 2017 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.

Save the Date: Free Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing and Pizza for UW Students April 18

April 4, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Student Health Service is offering free sexually transmitted disease (chlamydia, gonorrhea and HIV) testing for UW students Wednesday, April 18, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Center Ballroom. Free pizza will be available to students.

Neltje and Maggie Scarlett Two to Receive UW Honorary Degrees

April 4, 2018 — The University of Wyoming will confer its highest award, the honorary doctoral degree, upon two individuals who will be recognized during UW commencement ceremonies May 12.

smartphone with photo of painting UW Art Museum to Offer Two-Day Smartphone Photography Workshop

April 4, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host a two-day Smartphone Photography Workshop inspired by the exhibition “Warhol in Wyoming: The Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Gift.”

Kelsey Fullerton, Paige Leonard, Lauren Mochowski and Sara Pepper UW Marcia Dale Aspire Scholars Attend National Nurses Conference

April 4, 2018 — Four University of Wyoming nursing students -- all Marcia Dale Aspire Scholars -- recently attended the American Nurses Association (ANA) Quality and Innovation Conference in Florida.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Romans, Jews and Christians at Legio, Israel: Early Evidence for Christianity in Ancient Palestine

April 4, 2018 — According to Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus told his disciples to “Go and make disciples of all nations.” And, that is the story the New Testament tells.

‘Words to Action’ Program Targets Anti-Semitism April 9 at UW

April 4, 2018 — University of Wyoming students are invited to learn about how to combat anti-Semitism and hate during an interactive education program Monday, April 9, from 6-8 p.m. in the Wyoming Union West Ballroom.

headshot of man Author Samuel Western to Lead Second Discussions at UW April 5

April 2, 2018 — Wyoming writer and instructor Samuel Western will lead the second of two interactive evening presentations Thursday, April 5, to explore how Wyoming can build a dynamic future that honors its past.

Release Time for UW Spring Faculty and Staff Town Hall April 10

April 2, 2018 — President Laurie Nichols has granted two hours of release time for University of Wyoming employees to attend the Spring Faculty and Staff Town Hall Tuesday, April 10, at 3 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

two women standing in front of the Capitol Two UW Nursing Students Advocate for Profession at D.C. Summit

April 2, 2018 — Two University of Wyoming nursing students recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to advocate for issues important to the nursing profession at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing’s (AACN) annual Student Policy Summit.

two men posing in front of poster UW Law Students Take Second in National Energy Law Negotiation Competition

April 2, 2018 — Two University of Wyoming College of Law students finished second in the fourth annual Energy Law Negotiation Competition March 24-25 at the South Texas College of Law in Houston.

headshot of woman UW Master’s Student Wins American Counseling Association Essay Contest

April 2, 2018 — A University of Wyoming College of Education graduate student recently was named co-grand prize winner of the American Counseling Association’s (ACA) graduate student essay contest.

headshot of man UW’s Nickerson Receives Writing Award from Cowboy, Western Heritage Museum

April 2, 2018 — Greg Nickerson, a Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit associate research scientist at the University of Wyoming, will be honored by the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, Okla., for a historical piece on Native Americans in the Sheridan Rodeo in the early 1950s.


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