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June 2018 Releases


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Campus Construction Update for July 1-7

June 29, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled July 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:

photo of Mars Future of the Universe Theme Prevalent in July Planetarium Schedule at UW

June 28, 2018 — During July, the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium programs will emphasize the future of the universe, including possible colonization of other planets and future space exploration.

man in cowboy hat standing with arm on metal fence New UW Rodeo Coach Likes Competitiveness of Team Members at Summer Pro Rodeos

June 28, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s new head rodeo coach has been competing in professional rodeos this summer and has watched members of his team refine their skills on the circuit.

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 2-8

June 28, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled July 2-8 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Announces Independence Day Closures

June 27, 2018 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed, and classes will be dismissed Wednesday, July 4, for Independence Day.

woman crouched in tall grass with butterfly net Ecology Specialist to Speak at UW-Park Service Research Center

June 26, 2018 — An ecologist will discuss a butterfly species that may provide a window into understanding how climate change may be affecting the world’s mountain ecosystems at the University of Wyoming National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center Thursday, July 5. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

Tickets to Rockies Game on Sale at UW July 9

June 26, 2018 — Tickets for University of Wyoming students to attend the Saturday, July 28, Colorado Rockies baseball game go on sale Monday, July 9.

adults and children standing beside a van UW Ann Simpson Artmobile to Host Parade Workshop July 7

June 26, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum’s Ann Simpson Artmobile will host a Laramie Jubilee Days Parade costume-making workshop Saturday, July 7, from 10 a.m.-noon at the Art Museum.

Two from UW Named to Leadership Wyoming Class

June 25, 2018 — Two University of Wyoming employees are among 47 residents -- representing 16 Wyoming communities -- selected for the 19th Leadership Wyoming class.

UW Transit and Parking Services Office Moves

June 25, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Transit and Parking Services office has moved.

Campus Construction Update for June 24-30

June 22, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 24-30 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Faculty Members Bring Diabetes Prevention Program to Wyoming

June 22, 2018 — Two clinical faculty members in the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy have received a grant to launch a lifestyle change program aimed at preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes in Wyoming.

UW Residence Life and Dining Providing Meals to Badger Creek Firefighters

June 22, 2018 — University of Wyoming Dining Services is delivering breakfast, lunch and dinner to a team of 130 firefighters in the Fox Park area of the Snowy Range.

University of Wyoming Calendar for June 25-July 1

June 21, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled June 25-July 1 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Provost’s Honor Roll: Nonresident

June 21, 2018 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2018 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Provost’s Honor Roll: Resident

June 21, 2018 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2018 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

man standing outside UW Bulletin Highlights Agriculture Research Across Wyoming

June 21, 2018 — The eighth annual Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station (WAES) Field Days Bulletin features 95 reports highlighting an array of research projects across the state, including studies involving cattle, sheep, crops, weeds, wildlife, rangelands, forests and wildfire.

three people beside a building UW Summer Concert Series Continues with Whippoorwill Performance June 27

June 21, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by Whippoorwill Wednesday, June 27. The event is free and open to the public.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls: Nonresident

June 20, 2018 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2018 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls: Resident

June 20, 2018 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2018 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

man standing by poster in large hall UW, Community College Educators Train at Active-Learning Institute

June 20, 2018 — A group of 25 educators from the University of Wyoming and three Wyoming community colleges came away from a recent UW summer institute with new ideas and methods to better engage their students.

UW Report Estimates Economic Impact of Wyoming Agriculture on State

June 20, 2018 — Wyoming’s farms and ranches account for approximately 30.4 million acres of land and $22 billion in investments in land, buildings, machinery and equipment.

herd of elk in snow with mountains behind them Elk Refuge Manager to Speak at UW-Park Service Research Center

June 19, 2018 — The manager of the National Elk Refuge near Jackson will discuss the history and management of that refuge, as well as the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, at the University of Wyoming National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center Thursday, June 28. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester President’s Honor Roll: Nonresident

June 19, 2018 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2018 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester President’s Honor Roll: Resident

June 19, 2018 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2018 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

three women sitting on a bench on a stage UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Presents Classic Durang Comedy

June 19, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s 2018 Snowy Range Summer Theatre season continues with Christopher Durang’s classic comedy “Baby with the Bathwater,” which dives face first into the absurd waters of how -- for better or worse -- family makes us who we are.

UW’s 7220 Entertainment Offers Tickets to Cole Swindell Concert in Cheyenne

June 19, 2018 — University of Wyoming students and the public have the opportunity to attend a concert featuring country singer Cole Swindell with special guests Chase Rice and Morgan Evans Saturday, July 21, at Cheyenne Frontier Days.

monkey sitting on a roof, drinking from a container UW Researchers Explore Whether Smarter Animals Are Bigger Troublemakers

June 18, 2018 — You have probably encountered a raccoon raiding the trash in your neighborhood, seen a rat scurrying through the subway or tried to shoo away birds from your picnic. But have you ever wondered what makes these animals so good at living in suburbs and cities, and whether these same traits also make them such a nuisance?

UW Transit and Parking Services Office to Relocate

June 18, 2018 — With site preparation getting underway for the University of Wyoming Science Initiative building construction project, UW’s Transit and Parking Services office is moving.

Campus Construction Update for June 17-23

June 15, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 17-23 at the University of Wyoming:

three young woman working at a sand table Native American Students Connect with UW, One Another

June 15, 2018 — For many high school students attending the University of Wyoming’s second annual Native American Summer Institute, their decision to participate represented a major step out of their comfort zones.

UW Extension Offers Free Tax Course

June 15, 2018 — Ever wonder how sales and property taxes are determined and why they differ from county to county? A new course by the University of Wyoming Extension community development team walks curious citizens through the basics.

UW Plans Cheatgrass Management Research Field Day

June 15, 2018 — Using bioherbicides and the herbicide Esplanade for cheatgrass control are among topics at the Cheatgrass Management and Research Field Day Wednesday, July 11, through the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

architect's rendering of a large sandstone brick building UW to Begin Preparing Site for Science Initiative Building

June 15, 2018 — Construction of the University of Wyoming’s new Science Initiative building isn’t scheduled to begin until next spring, but work will be underway shortly to prepare for the $100 million project.

computer keyboard Blockchain Hackathon Event Poised to Elevate UW’s Technology Profile

June 14, 2018 — The University of Wyoming will host a groundbreaking event this fall that will showcase its commitment to blockchain technology.

group of people standing in a row Kazakhstan Journalism Students Visit UW

June 14, 2018 — Although they are nearly 6,000 miles apart, Kazakhstan and Laramie have some things in common, according to nine master’s degree students who are visiting the University of Wyoming this week.

man with other people in the background and light streaks in front The Lonesome Heroes to Perform in UW Summer Concert Series June 20

June 14, 2018 — Indie rock and country band The Lonesome Heroes will perform Wednesday, June 20, as part of the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series. The event is free and open to the public.

University of Wyoming Calendar for June 18-24

June 14, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled June 18-24 at the University of Wyoming:

head portrait of a man UW Chooses Dean for College of Business

June 14, 2018 — A longtime faculty member and administrator in the Carson College of Business at Washington State University has been selected as the dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Business.

UW’s Smith Misses Out on Bull Riding Finals

June 14, 2018 — The season is over for University of Wyoming bull rider Jacob Smith.

young man looking through a small telescope Former UW AstroCamp Event Finds New Funding, Receives New Moniker

June 13, 2018 — From 2010-15, middle school students from Wyoming and other parts of the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains regions were transformed into stargazers and scientists during the University of Wyoming’s “AstroCamp: Journey to the Stars” summer science camp.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: The Supreme Court and the Refusal to Bake a Cake

June 13, 2018 — It seems that nearly everyone who has written about the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Masterpiece Cakeshop case agrees: The Supreme Court wimped out.

UW Team Ropers’ Season Comes to an End

June 13, 2018 — In less than seven seconds, the season came to an abrupt end Tuesday night for University of Wyoming team ropers Justene Hirsig and Denton Shaw at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper.

UW Trustees Approve 2018-19 Budget, Including Employee Salary Adjustment

June 13, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s operating budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year includes investments in UW’s faculty and staff resources, including the first broad-based pay raise for UW employees in three years.

UW’s 7220 Entertainment Offers Discounted Tickets to Rockies Game

June 13, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s 7220 Entertainment will offer discounted tickets to the Sunday, July 15 baseball game between the Colorado Rockies and the Seattle Mariners at Coors Field in Denver.

Sage Grouse Presentation to Kick Off 2018 Harlow Summer Seminars

June 12, 2018 — A University of Wyoming researcher will discuss the effectiveness of Wyoming’s sage grouse core-area strategy to kick off the 2018 Harlow Summer Seminars at the University of Wyoming National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center Thursday, June 21. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

children gathered around watching a spot of light on the cement floor UW Art Museum to Celebrate Summer Solstice June 21

June 12, 2018 — The public is invited to attend the University of Wyoming Art Museum’s annual summer solstice celebration Thursday, June 21, from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The celebration will include appetizers and live music.

 bare expanse of ground with burned trees nearby UW Bulletin Details Soils Research at Rogers Research Site

June 12, 2018 — A new University of Wyoming bulletin provides important baseline data for current and future studies at the UW-owned Rogers Research Site (RRS) and surrounding lands in the Laramie Mountains of southeast Wyoming.

UW Competitors Record Good Times at CNFR Tuesday Afternoon

June 12, 2018 — University of Wyoming team members rebounded Tuesday for better results at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper.

head portrait of a man UW Student Receives Physics Leadership Scholarship

June 12, 2018 — A University of Wyoming student is one of 10 nationwide to receive a Society of Physics Students (SPS) Leadership Scholarship.

Article by UW’s Field Chosen for Journal’s Web Collection

June 11, 2018 — A 2014 article by University of Wyoming Department of Atmospheric Science senior research scientist Robert Field has been selected for inclusion in a web collection on planetary health by the editor of the journal Environmental Science Processes and Impacts (ESPI).

image of options in WyoCloud New Training System Goes Live on WyoCloud

June 11, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s new training system, Employee LearnCenter, is now live.

UW Dean of Student Candidates to Speak on Campus

June 11, 2018 — Students and other members of the University of Wyoming community are encouraged to meet the two candidates coming to campus for the associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students search.

UW Rodeo Team Members Struggle at CNFR

June 11, 2018 — It has come down to one ride for Jacob Smith: Cover, and he advances to Saturday’s short go at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR); fail to mark, and it means his University of Wyoming bull riding career is over.

head portrait of a man UW Selects AVP for Global Engagement

June 11, 2018 — A seasoned scholar-practitioner who has directed international education programming at several public universities has been selected as the University of Wyoming’s first associate vice provost for global engagement.

UW’s Smith Marks on First Bull at CNFR

June 11, 2018 — Even though Jacob Smith had no prior intel on his bull, it was no problem.

Campus Construction Update for June 10-16

June 8, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 10-16 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

June 8, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during a meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, via teleconference.

six people standing in a row and holding stringed musical instruments Local Band The Woodpile to Perform at UW June 13

June 7, 2018 — Local indie folk band The Woodpile will perform Wednesday, June 13, as part of the Summer Concert Series at the University of Wyoming. The Summer Concert Series is free and open to the public.

University of Wyoming Calendar for June 11-17

June 7, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled June 11-17 at the University of Wyoming:

Native American man dancing in traditional costume Native ‘Circle of Dance’ Performance June 12 at UW

June 6, 2018 — A cultural event, “Circle of Dance,” a dynamic exhibition of dance and traditional regalia from Native peoples across the northern plains, will be on display in conjunction with next week’s Native Student Summer Institute at the University of Wyoming.

man kneeling and moving a log Pole Mountain Trail Project Wins National Award

June 6, 2018 — A cooperative effort to build and maintain trails in the Pole Mountain unit of the Medicine Bow National Forest has received national recognition from the Coalition for Recreational Trails.

UW Rodeo Teams Prepare for College National Finals Rodeo

June 6, 2018 — Only two qualifiers for each of the University of Wyoming rodeo teams for next week’s College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR)?

two impalas Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence to Identify, Count, Describe Wild Animals

June 5, 2018 — A new paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) reports how a cutting-edge artificial intelligence technique called deep learning can automatically identify, count and describe animals in their natural habitats.

UW, State Blockchain Efforts Boosted by Technology Pioneer

June 5, 2018 — A major push for improved technology in Wyoming by the Legislature and the University of Wyoming received a boost recently when the inventor of critical internet infrastructure visited Laramie.

two people walking amid burned trees UW Bulletin Details Post-Fire Ponderosa Pine Restoration at Rogers Research Site

June 5, 2018 — A new University of Wyoming bulletin contributes to the building knowledge base of post-fire ponderosa pine restoration across Wyoming and the West.

four women on a stage UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Opens with ‘Marvelous Wonderettes’

June 5, 2018 — A musical trip down memory lane opens the University of Wyoming’s 2018 Snowy Range Summer Theatre season.

woman in hard hat using shovel Wyoming Conservation Corps Begins Summer 2018 Projects

June 5, 2018 — Projects ranging from building trails to preserving historic buildings at sites around Wyoming will be conducted this summer by members of the Wyoming Conservation Corps (WCC).

young man and young woman standing at a table Students to Experience College Life at Native Summer Institute at UW

June 4, 2018 — Some Native students do not have the opportunity to learn about the University of Wyoming because of the distance to the campus in Laramie. But a UW summer program changes all that.

UW Pharmacy Students Rank Nationally for Residency Program Placement

June 4, 2018 — The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy is ranked among the top schools in the nation for the percentage of students placed in postgraduation residency positions.

aquatic beetle UW Researchers Study Aquatic Beetles Native Only to Central Wyoming

June 4, 2018 — University of Wyoming researchers are shedding light on a rare aquatic beetle native only to central Wyoming.

UW Student Receives Scholarship to Study in Indonesia

June 4, 2018 — A University of Wyoming undergraduate student has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Indonesian in Malang, Indonesia, this summer.

Campus Construction Update for June 3-9

June 1, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 3-9 at the University of Wyoming:

SBDC Webinar to Teach Part-Time Businesses to Become Lucrative

June 1, 2018 — Many people with part-time business ideas have probably wondered if they could turn their ideas into lucrative side businesses.

painting of Native American man Three Exhibitions Open This Month at UW Art Museum

June 1, 2018 — Three new exhibitions will open this month at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

UW Students Can Receive Free Movie Tickets This Summer

June 1, 2018 — University of Wyoming students with valid UW student IDs are eligible for free movie tickets on select Fridays this summer.


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