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September 2018 Releases


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Jonah Bank Executive to Speak with UW MBA Students

September 19, 2018 — Kim DeVore, senior vice president, chief financial officer and a founding director of Jonah Bank of Wyoming, will speak with University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) students Friday, Sept. 21.

University of Wyoming Summer Semester Graduates: Nonresident

September 19, 2018 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2018 summer semester.

University of Wyoming Summer Semester Graduates: Resident

September 19, 2018 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2018 summer semester.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Wanted: An American Islam

September 19, 2018 — We readily speak of “American Christianity” and “American Judaism” and are even wrapping our minds around the notion of “American Buddhism,” particularly on the West Coast. So, why does the notion of “American Islam” strike us as strange?

group of people standing on a sand hill UW Presents Kicks Off Season with The Dustbowl Revival Sept. 28

September 18, 2018 — The Dustbowl Revival, an Americana-style band, will perform as part of the University of Wyoming Presents 2018 fall lineup Friday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Laramie’s Gryphon Theatre.

Rachael Calvo, Teisha Coffield and Denton Shaw UW Teams Sweep Opening Fall Rodeo

September 18, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s rodeo season got off to an impressive start when both the Cowboys and Cowgirls squads swept their respective team titles at the opening competition last weekend in Chadron, Neb.

filled bike racks and people with bikes Bike to UW Day Scheduled Sept. 26

September 17, 2018 — The third Bike to UW Day will take place Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m.-noon at the University of Wyoming Simpson Plaza.

New Cadets Join UW ROTC Cowboy Battalion

September 17, 2018 — The University of Wyoming ROTC Cowboy Battalion is welcoming 45 new cadets to its ranks this fall.

man sitting UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Recognizes Entomology Professor for Lifetime Achievement

September 17, 2018 — A University of Wyoming professor of entomology who has discovered and named more than 190 insect species from 29 different countries -- and whose career choice was influenced by Dr. Seuss -- is being recognized for his teaching, scholarship and service.

head  portrait of a woman UW Professor Writes Book Detailing Lives of Immigrant/Migrant Girls from Mexico

September 17, 2018 — Lilia Soto can remember her childhood experience of migrating to the United States in the 1980s and the anxiety associated with having to live and learn a new culture and being separated from family.

man kneeling outdoors on sand UW Researchers Part of Study that Shows Synchronous Human Energy Consumption Over the Past 10,000 Years

September 17, 2018 — University of Wyoming researchers contributed to a study that begins to fill in the knowledge gap of whether human societies grow and decline at the same rate and at the same time.

Maureen Boddicker and Katrina Zook UW Symphony Orchestra Performs ‘The Magic of Broadway’ Sept. 20

September 17, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra will start the “It’s Magic” season Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

head shot of man National Student Affairs President Visits UW Sept. 19

September 14, 2018 — Kevin Kruger, president of the national student affairs association, will be at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Sept. 19, to discuss the future of student affairs.

Speed the Pilgrim Performance Sept. 20 at UW

September 14, 2018 — Indie music groups Speed the Pilgrim, Harpoon the Whale and Figures in Fiction, all from the Cowboy State, will perform Thursday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. at the University of Wyoming.

UW Emphasizes Sexual Assault Reporting, Prevention

September 14, 2018 — As the University of Wyoming continues to see an increase in the number of reports of sexual assault, UW leaders say more work is needed to both encourage reporting and reduce the incidence of sexual assault on campus.

photo of purple plant UW Researcher Makes Discoveries in Dune Habitat Trends of Wyoming Endangered Plant Species

September 14, 2018 — A University of Wyoming researcher headed a research project that reconstructs the 70-year past to set the stage for the future of a rare plant species in Wyoming.

Wyoming Conference on Aging Oct. 2-4 at UW

September 14, 2018 — Up-to-date information on a variety of topics important to older adults and the professionals, family and friends in their lives will be shared during the 2018 Wyoming Conference on Aging at the University of Wyoming’s Conference Center.

Beau Clark to Lead UW Rodeo Program into New Season

September 13, 2018 — Beau Clark can honestly say he doesn’t know what to expect this season.

Trivia Nights Begin at UW Sept. 19

September 13, 2018 — A series of trivia nights is scheduled at the University of Wyoming this semester.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 17-23

September 13, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 17-23 at the University of Wyoming:

UW-Casper to Host Master’s Degree in Counseling Informational Meeting Sept. 22

September 13, 2018 — Individuals who are interested in the master’s degree in counseling program at the University of Wyoming at Casper can attend an informational meeting Saturday, Sept. 22.

UW College of Business Hosts Startup Weekend Laramie Sept. 21-23

September 13, 2018 — For those who have always wanted to develop their own business, now is the chance.

three women talking UW Science Initiative Alumna Takes Post at Northwest College

September 13, 2018 — Monia Haselhorst, a 2017 doctoral graduate of the University of Wyoming, recently was named the director of the new Teaching and Learning Center at Northwest College (NWC) in Powell.

UW Trustees Approve Tuition Changes

September 13, 2018 — Tuition for most University of Wyoming students will increase by 4 percent in the 2019-20 academic year, with the exception of online graduate programs for nonresidents and two other specific online programs.

head portrait of a man Wyoming SBDC Offers ‘Foodpreneur’ Training Tour in Wyoming

September 13, 2018 — Entrepreneurs and startups involved in food-related businesses will soon have an opportunity to learn everything they need to know to be successful.

‘Laramie Inside Out’ Matthew Shepard Documentary Screened at UW Sept. 14

September 13, 2018 — “Laramie Inside Out” will be screened as part of the 20th remembrance of Matthew Shepard’s murder. The documentary will be shown Friday, Sept. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union.

Daniels Fund President to Meet with UW MBA Students Friday

September 12, 2018 — Linda Childears, Daniels Fund president and CEO, will speak with University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) students Friday, Sept. 14, in the College of Business.

Free Speech Dialogue on Campus Opens Monthly Brown Bag Series Sept. 18 at UW

September 12, 2018 — Free speech dialogue, focusing on campuses nationwide, is the topic of the first Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue (MLK DOD) Brown Bag Series Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a man Native American Origins Topic of Frison Institute Lecture at UW

September 12, 2018 — “Native American Origins: Reconciling the Evidence of Ancient Genomes and Archaeology” is the topic of the 20th annual George C. Frison Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology Lecture Thursday, Sept. 20, at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a woman Nycole Courtney Named Native Center Interim Director at UW

September 12, 2018 — University of Wyoming Associate Dean of Students Nycole Courtney has been named interim director of UW’s Native American Education, Research and Cultural Center (NAERCC).

head portrait of a man UW Astronomer Awarded NSF Grant to Study Quasars

September 12, 2018 — Mike Brotherton hopes to shed some light on distant quasars by, simplest terms, looking at some light.

Jim and Jill (Lynch) Anderson, Jody Levin, Adalberto Angel Pérez de León and Scott Shaw UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Honors Alumni, Collaborators, Faculty

September 12, 2018 — An advocate for issues affecting Wyoming and the director of a laboratory that benefits livestock industries and people worldwide are outstanding alumni award recipients from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a man Best-Selling Author Jeffrey Selingo to Speak at UW

September 11, 2018 — Best-selling author Jeffrey Selingo will speak Tuesday, Oct. 2, at noon in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. His presentation is free and open to the public.

bee on a flower UW Researcher Part of EPSCoR Grant to Study How Bees Overcome Harsh Winter Conditions

September 11, 2018 — A University of Wyoming faculty member is part of a research team that will study how bees overcome harsh winter conditions to successfully emerge and reproduce in the spring.

Jeanne Holland, Joy Landeira and Caskey Russell UW’s Saturday University Scheduled at Sheridan College Sept. 15

September 11, 2018 — “Hunting and the Hemingway Code” is the theme for the opening fall semester of Saturday University -- the half day of college lectures and discussion offered by the University of Wyoming -- Saturday, Sept. 15, in Sheridan.

UW Encourages Students, Employees to Observe Constitution Day

September 10, 2018 — The University of Wyoming encourages students, faculty and staff to observe Constitution Day, the annual federal observance that recognizes the ratification of the United States Constitution.

UW Students Need to be Aware of Phishing Scammers Targeting Personal Accounts

September 10, 2018 — Even though no incidents have been reported, University of Wyoming students should be aware of a malicious phishing campaign that has hit some campuses throughout the country.

UW’s SLCE Hosts September Service Saturday

September 10, 2018 — A service day, sponsored by the University of Wyoming’s Service, Leadership and Community Engagement (SLCE) office, will be held Saturday, Sept. 22.

Wrongful Convictions Topic of UW Panel Discussion Sept. 17

September 10, 2018 — Postconviction testing and wrongful conviction in Wyoming are part of a panel discussion Monday, Sept. 17, at the University of Wyoming.

WyoCloud Campus Engagement Survey Open Through Sept. 17

September 10, 2018 — The WyoCloud team at the University of Wyoming has released a campus engagement survey to solicit feedback on the Financial Management system and the upcoming release of the Human Capital Management (HCM) system.

image of several UW cheer squad members Downtown Mash Up Offers Music, Food, Fun for UW Students, Community

September 7, 2018 — University of Wyoming students and other members of the UW and Laramie communities have an opportunity to enjoy live music and food, compete for a scavenger hunt prize, receive exclusive swag and participate in other activities Friday, Sept. 14, in downtown Laramie.

Free Language Courses Offered at UW

September 7, 2018 — Thirteen different language courses will be offered for free this semester at the University of Wyoming.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Sept. 11-14

September 7, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is scheduled to act on tuition rates for the 2019-20 academic year and receive reports on a number of topics during its regular meeting Tuesday through Friday, Sept. 11-14.

Gamelan Candra Wyoga to Perform at UW Sept. 13

September 6, 2018 — Gamelan Candra Wyoga, Wyoming’s Balinese music ensemble, will perform Thursday, Sept. 13, at the University of Wyoming.

two people in an office New Veterans Services Center Dedication Sept. 14 at UW

September 6, 2018 — A “one-of-a-kind” facility that will enhance the success of the University of Wyoming’s 636 military-connected students will be dedicated Friday, Sept. 14.

Singer-Songwriter Night Sept. 13 at UW

September 6, 2018 — StudioWYO will host three musicians for the first singer-songwriter night of the semester, Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. at the University of Wyoming.

two people and an ear-tagged moose in the snow Study Reveals Big-Game Animals Must Learn to Migrate

September 6, 2018 — A team of scientists at the University of Wyoming has provided the first empirical evidence that ungulates (hooved mammals) must learn where and when to migrate, and that they maintain their seasonal migrations by passing cultural knowledge across generations.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 10-16

September 6, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 10-16 at the University of Wyoming:

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Errand into the Wilderness

September 6, 2018 — The observation that Mormonism is the quintessential American religion has long been a scholarly commonplace. One way this statement holds true is with regard to Mormonism’s parallels with the Puritans, the first religious movement of America’s European settlers.

head portrait of a woman Governor Appoints New UW Trustee

September 5, 2018 — A University of Wyoming graduate and licensed clinical social worker from Sweetwater County has been appointed to fill an opening on the UW Board of Trustees.

Nomination Deadline for Daniels Fund Ethical Leadership Award Sept. 21

September 5, 2018 — The nomination deadline for the Daniels Fund Ethical Leadership Award is Friday, Sept. 21.

UW MBA Students, Faculty Participate in Jackson Leadership Conference

September 5, 2018 — University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) students recently participated in a leadership conference in Jackson featuring global senior executives from diverse industry segments. Executives met with students one on one, in breakout sessions and through panel discussions.

Annual UW Police Auction Sept. 12

September 4, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Police Department’s (UWPD) annual found property auction is scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 12, beginning at 4 p.m. at the UWPD north parking lot, located at 1426 E. Flint St. Viewing of items to be sold will begin at 3 p.m.

head portrait of a woman History, Dance Production on Ellis Island Immigrants Topic of UW President’s Speaker Series

September 4, 2018 — University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance Professor Marsha Knight’s research and the production of her original stage work “Six Songs from Ellis” is the topic of the fall semester President’s Speaker Series Wednesday, Sept. 12.

woman standing with cello Two UW Music Professors Earn Fellowships from Wyoming Arts Council

September 4, 2018 — Ben Markley and Beth Vanderborgh are hitting some high notes for the University of Wyoming. The two Department of Music professors recently were named recipients of 2019 Performing Arts Fellowships by the Wyoming Arts Council.

group of people posing for a photo UW Admissions’ Campus Visitor Center Opens in Wyoming Union

September 4, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Office of Admissions’ new Campus Visitor Center is now open in the Wyoming Union.

UW-Casper Offers Options for End-of-Year Celebration

September 4, 2018 — Students at the University of Wyoming at Casper, already looking forward to graduation, will be offered options for celebrating their accomplishments next spring.

UW Construction Report Emails to Cease

September 4, 2018 — The weekly report on construction activities at the University of Wyoming campus no longer will be emailed weekly to employees and students at UW.

Wyoming SBDC Network Receives Grant to Commercialize Tech Innovations

September 4, 2018 — The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network will continue to provide high-caliber assistance to technology startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses, thanks to a $125,000 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration.


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