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Campus Construction Update for Aug. 19-25

August 17, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 19-25 at the University of Wyoming:

Household Item Giveaway for UW International Students is Aug. 25

August 17, 2018 — The annual household item giveaway for international students attending the University of Wyoming is scheduled Saturday, Aug. 25, in the parking and circle drive area south of the Cheney International Center.

UW’s Casper Start-Up Challenge to Host Informational Mixer Aug. 22

August 17, 2018 — Individuals who are interested in starting businesses in the Casper area can learn about the Casper Start-Up Challenge at an informational mixer Wednesday, Aug. 22.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 20-26

August 16, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:

UW First-Year English Writing Students Create Works for Publication

August 16, 2018 — Nine University of Wyoming students’ works were selected for the Department of English’s in-house publication.

building being constructed UW’s Centennial Complex to Celebrate 25th Anniversary Sept. 14

August 16, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum and American Heritage Center (AHC) will host a public open house to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their shared building, the Centennial Complex, Friday, Sept. 14, from 1-4 p.m.

Marilyn Kite, Al Simpson, Mike Sullivan and John Turner Discussion on Civility, Collaboration to Mark 25th Anniversary of UW School, Institute

August 15, 2018 — Some of Wyoming’s most influential leaders will discuss the importance of collaboration in solving environmental and natural resource challenges Thursday, Aug. 23, at the University of Wyoming.

New Convocation Tradition to Help Kick Off UW Fall Semester

August 15, 2018 — A ceremony in the University of Wyoming’s Arena-Auditorium for first-year and transfer students will help kick off the 2018-19 academic year at UW.

SBDC Offers Sheridan Workshops to Help Entrepreneurs Find Financing for Innovations

August 15, 2018 — Small-business entrepreneurs in Wyoming can learn how to obtain federal funding to finance their innovations.

head portait of a woman The World Needs More Civility: UW School, Institute Committed to Collaboration on Natural Resources

August 15, 2018 — In a state where 92 percent of its residents regularly hike, camp or enjoy other outdoor activities -- and where the economy is dependent on natural resources -- it should come as no surprise that Wyoming people have intense, often conflicting feelings about how those resources are managed.

bison standing near train Lost Migrations Topic of UW-Park Service Research Center Talk

August 14, 2018 — A historian and a photographer will discuss America’s longest mule deer migration corridor, Interstate 80 as a wildlife barrier and Wyoming’s lost migrations at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center Thursday, Aug. 16. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

prints of ironing boards Printmaking Exhibitions to Open at UW Art Museum Aug. 25

August 14, 2018 — A new exhibition, “Highpoint Editions: Contemporary Prints,” will open Saturday, Aug. 25, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

photo of open land with river running through UW Report: Conservation Easements Yield Broad Economic Benefits

August 14, 2018 — New research from the Wyoming Open Spaces Initiative at the University of Wyoming shows that public investment in private lands conservation yields broad economic benefits for Wyoming communities.

Friendship Families Program Provides Opportunity to Meet International Students

August 13, 2018 — Laramie families can make new friends from around the world by joining the Friendship Families Program offered in conjunction with the University of Wyoming International Students and Scholars office.

Homecoming 2018 logo UW Alumni Association Accepts Information for Homecoming Schedule

August 13, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) requests that campus departments inform the association about activities planned for Homecoming 2018.

photo strip of headshots of woman and man UW Extension Communications Office Wins National Honors

August 13, 2018 — Video and podcasting products from University of Wyoming Extension earned first-place national awards, and print publications received silver and bronze honors in the 2018 Association for Communication Excellence (ACE) critique and awards program.

UW in the News

August 13, 2018 — State, national and international media frequently feature the University of Wyoming and members of its community in stories. Here is a summary of some of the recent articles:

UW Nordic Ski Team ‘Trash 2 Treasures’ Fundraiser Aug. 25

August 13, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Nordic ski team’s annual “Trash 2 Treasures” fundraiser is Saturday, Aug. 25, at 9 a.m. in War Memorial Fieldhouse.

UW Seeks Public Comment on Tuition Recommendations

August 13, 2018 — The University of Wyoming seeks public comment on recommendations regarding student tuition for the 2019-20 academic year.

UW WyoOne ID Office Now Open at New Location

August 13, 2018 — The University of Wyoming WyoOne ID Office is now open at its new location.

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 12-18

August 10, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 12-18 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Alumni Association Plans Kickoff Friday Events

August 10, 2018 — Cowboy football fans are invited to start their game weekends with the University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) every Friday of a UW home football game at the Alumni Center in the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center, located at 222 S. 22nd St.

man standing with screens on either side of him UW Professor Receives $205,000 DOE Grant to Study High Energy Physics

August 10, 2018 — A University of Wyoming associate professor of physics and astronomy has received a Department of Energy (DOE) grant to study cosmic high energy physics.

WTBC Sheridan Sponsors Second Annual Start-Up Challenge

August 10, 2018 — The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC), a business development program of the University of Wyoming, kicked off its second annual Sheridan Area incubator Start-Up Challenge competition at its e2e Wyoming networking event last week.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 13-19

August 9, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 13-19 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet Aug. 24

August 9, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at the BP Collaboration Center in the Energy Innovation Center on the UW campus.

woman standing and speaking and two women seated at a table UW Educators Take Part in Statewide STEAM Conference

August 8, 2018 — University of Wyoming students and educators joined Wyoming K-12 teachers and community college colleagues last week at a conference in Gillette to enhance their hands-on teaching skills.

man with a laptop computer in front of an airplane UW Professor Receives DOE Grant to Study Arctic’s Mixed-Phase Convective Clouds

August 8, 2018 — A University of Wyoming department head has received a Department of Energy (DOE) grant to study mixed-phase convective clouds in the marine boundary layer in the Arctic.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: King Herod: The Economic Power of Government Spending

August 8, 2018 — King Herod the Great has a bad reputation.

UW to Conduct Parking and Transit Study

August 8, 2018 — An in-depth analysis of parking and transportation topics at the University of Wyoming will take place during the coming academic year, following action by the UW Board of Trustees.

UW Trustees Approve Supplemental Budget Request

August 8, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees today (Wednesday) approved a supplemental budget request for the 2019-20 fiscal year that includes dollars to match private donations for scholarships, academics and athletics, as well as to implement UW’s strategic plan.

Two teenage girls working with a woman in a lab UW Camp Gives Students Opportunities to Learn About Health Care Careers

August 7, 2018 — Sixty-five high school students from across Wyoming and beyond experienced a wide range of health care career options during the eighth annual University of Wyoming Health Care Careers Summer Camp.

Nominations for Daniels Fund Ethical Leadership Award Being Accepted

August 6, 2018 — Nominations for the Daniels Fund Ethical Leadership Award are now being accepted. Deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 21.

Photocopier Training Offered Aug. 8-9 at UW

August 6, 2018 — University of Wyoming faculty and staff members can learn about Konica Minolta Business Solutions (KMBS) ShareScan during training and follow-up copier/printer demonstrations Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 8-9.

man standing beside a snowmobile Two UW Atmospheric Science Graduates Ready for Faculty Positions in China

August 6, 2018 — Nanjng University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST) -- considered the premier higher educational school for atmospheric science in China – will soon have two University of Wyoming graduates join its faculty.

head portrait of a man UW Hires Professor in Animal Movement, Migration Ecology

August 6, 2018 — Understanding of Wyoming’s unmatched big-game migrations will be advanced with the creation of a new professorship at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a woman UW Sociology Student Finds European Ancestry Division Persists in Rural Iowa

August 6, 2018 — Ethnic diversity among white people of European descent in rural Iowa decreases feelings of community connectivity, even though these populations have been in the United States for generations, according to new research by a University of Wyoming graduate student.

UW WyoOne ID Office to Move

August 6, 2018 — The University of Wyoming WyoOne ID Office is now residing under Information Technology and will move to a new location next week.

UW’s Casper Start-Up Challenge Kicks Off Third Year of Stimulating New Companies

August 6, 2018 — The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC), a business development program of the University of Wyoming, will continue to build upon the successes of its Casper Start-Up Challenge with a third year of the competition and another $50,000 fund to seed Casper entrepreneurial companies.

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 5- 11

August 3, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 5-11 at the University of Wyoming:

person suspended by wires in front of a rock face UW Presents ‘Vertical Dance at Vedauwoo’ Aug. 25-26

August 3, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Dancing between Earth and Sky: Vertical Dance at Vedauwoo” Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25 and 26.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

August 3, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during a meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, via teleconference.

the planet Saturn and a nebula August Planetarium Schedule at UW Explores Ancient and Unseen Aspects of Astronomy

August 2, 2018 — During August, shows at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium will take a closer look into the ancient and unseen aspects of astronomy.

New UW Extension Short Course Highlights Credit Practices, Pitfalls

August 2, 2018 — Credit score information and learning ways to build credit are part of a free, self-paced online course offered through University of Wyoming Extension.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 6-12

August 2, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 6-12 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Extension Assists with Wheatland Hoop Houses to Provide for Food Bank, Children

August 2, 2018 — Two hoop houses built in Wheatland through a statewide effort will extend the local growing season and provide fresh fruits and vegetables to the Platte County Food Bank this fall, and to food bags for youths at risk of hunger.

man holding a glass cylinder with liquid in it UW Professor Leads Research on Reducing Energy Consumption of CO2 Capture

August 2, 2018 — Carbon-based fuels have sustained the world for centuries. However, their use has resulted in large amounts of CO2 emissions.

President to Speak at UW Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting; Fall Kickoff Events Scheduled

August 1, 2018 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will provide updates on key issues and initiatives, and outline future plans during the UW Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 1 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

woman and preschooler with puzzle UW Elementary Education Students Gain Experience in Nepal

August 1, 2018 — Nine University of Wyoming elementary education majors -- also earning an early childhood education birth through 8 years of age endorsement -- gained valuable experience in the field serving alongside educators at preschools in Nepal this summer.

woman standing beside a chart UW Student Earns Vegetation Science Award

August 1, 2018 — A University of Wyoming Ph.D. student had her work recognized at an international symposium last week.

Rob Deemer, Anne Guzzo and Holly Mulcahy Wyoming Music Festival Featured in Grand Teton National Park Aug. 8-9

August 1, 2018 — Two days of music will be featured Wednesday, Aug. 8, and Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center, and the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center, both located in Grand Teton National Park.

$2.5 Million Gift Advances UW Petroleum Engineering, Tier-1 Engineering Initiative

July 31, 2018 — Alumnus David D. Le Norman’s transformational $2.5 million gift to the University of Wyoming will support engineering, energy and STEM programs, and the future of Wyoming’s economy.

Grammy-Winning Conspirare to Perform ‘Considering Matthew Shepard’ Oct. 6 at LHS

July 31, 2018 — Grammy-winning Conspirare, a choir inspired by the power of music to change lives, will perform during the University of Wyoming’s 20th remembrance of Matthew Shepard’s murder.

head portrait of a man UW Professor Part of Nearly $1.4 Million Special Education Research Grant

July 30, 2018 — University of Wyoming Professor Martin Agran is part of a research team that recently received a nearly $1.4 million grant to examine relationships between educational placement and outcomes of elementary students with significant cognitive disabilities (SCD).

woman holding up a book UW Professor Publishes New Academic Book on Visual Culture of Women’s Activism

July 30, 2018 — For a decade, Colleen Denney toiled on an academic book that focused on women’s activism in some of Europe’s largest cities. However, it was attending a play at the Globe Theatre in London that brought the theme of the book into clear focus for her.

head portrait of a man UW’s Peterson Receives Top Award from International Macromarketing Society

July 30, 2018 — Mark Peterson, a University of Wyoming professor of marketing and sustainable business practices, is a recipient of the Macromarketing Society’s Shelby D. Hunt Award.

head portrait of a woman UW’s Rush Receives Award for Outstanding Research in English Education

July 30, 2018 — Leslie Rush, the University of Wyoming’s School of Teacher Education director, is the recipient of an award from the English Language Arts Teacher Educators (ELATE) of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Campus Construction Update for July 29-Aug. 4

July 27, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled July 29-Aug. 4 at the University of Wyoming:

people climbing a snowy mountainside Eight UW Students to Test Themselves in Gannett Peak Excursion Course

July 27, 2018 — In most college classes, it’s up to the individual student to decide how hard he or she wants to work to obtain a desired grade. When you climb Gannett Peak, it’s a whole different ballgame

abstract scupture Sharon Louden Installation to be on Display at UW Art Museum

July 27, 2018 — Renowned artist, educator and advocate for the arts Sharon Louden will be in-residence at the University of Wyoming Art Museum to install a new suspended, temporary custom sculpture in the Centennial Complex lobby Aug. 6-17.

UW Pivots in Biodiversity Science

July 27, 2018 — The University of Wyoming is working to position itself as a national and global leader in biodiversity science.

Jenna Baker and Will Rice Visitor Use in Grand Teton Topic of UW-Park Service Research Center Talk

July 27, 2018 — A lecture on the role of ecological and social science research in the country’s national parks, especially in Grand Teton National Park, will be discussed at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center Thursday, Aug. 2. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 30-Aug. 5

July 26, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled July 30-Aug. 5 at the University of Wyoming:

three young women standing beside a table UW Apprentice Program Takes High School Students to Lab and Field

July 26, 2018 — While many high school students are sleeping in or flipping burgers during their summer break, 12 high school juniors, seniors and recent graduates were conducting research for six weeks as part of the University of Wyoming’s annual Summer Research Apprentice Program (SRAP).

two women in orange jumpsuits studying at a table UW Personnel Bring Philosophy Coursework to Inmates

July 26, 2018 — One day, a prison guard came to a Wyoming inmate’s room and said he was taking the chair from the room. It had been in that inmate’s cell the entire time he was incarcerated, but now the officer said it wasn’t his.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: How Evil is Today’s World? A Consideration of the World War I Battle of Verdun

July 25, 2018 — Many evangelical Christians believe the world is about to end as Jesus returns to establish his heavenly kingdom on Earth. The reason for this, they think, is that the people of the world have become so evil and are doing so many horrible things that more wickedness is not possible.

man sitting in a chair, talking into a microphone PBS’s Heffner to Speak on Civil Discourse Sept. 11 at UW

July 24, 2018 — Alexander Heffner, the host of PBS’s “The Open Mind,” will be a keynote speaker for a program on civil discourse at the University of Wyoming Sept. 11.

statue of a horse and rider breaking through a wall WyoHackathon Registration at UW Now Open to Developers

July 24, 2018 — Applications are being accepted for a groundbreaking technology event hosted by the University of Wyoming in September.

people standing in a field Solutions Remain Elusive for Landowners Undergoing Cheatgrass Assault

July 23, 2018 — Fearsome cheatgrass taking over land can generate enough horror to make one reach for silver bullets.

woman standing on an interior balcony Woods Selected as UW Employee of Second Quarter

July 23, 2018 — Extensive knowledge of campus materials and resources, and extremely conscious of her office workflow and department efficiency are some of the qualities attributed to Janet Woods, the University of Wyoming Staff Employee of the Second Quarter.

Campus Construction Update for July 22-28

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

head portrait of a woman Kimberly Chestnut Named UW Associate Vice President and Dean of Students

July 20, 2018 — Kimberly Chestnut has been selected as the University of Wyoming associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students. Her appointment, contingent upon approval by the Board of Trustees, is scheduled to begin Aug. 20.

UW Alumni Association Plans Membership Appreciation Day Sept. 15

July 20, 2018 — A day of fun, football and friendship this fall is planned by the University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) to show appreciation to its members.

UW Provides Western Experiences at Cheyenne Frontier Days

July 20, 2018 — Visitors to Cheyenne Frontier Days this year can build a ranch, change a stream flow, meet Wyoming’s most (un)wanted outlaw weeds, eat a beef stick from UW Cowboy Branded Meats and test their wool-grading skills.

wing of aircraft above billows of wildfire smoke UW Scientist, Aircraft Join Wildfire Smoke Research

July 20, 2018 — In recent years, smoke from wildfires has blanketed many states in the West, and Wyoming is no exception. But exactly how that smoke affects air quality, climate and weather is the subject of a comprehensive study this summer that includes University of Wyoming Assistant Professor Shane Murphy’s research group.

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 23-29

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

woman standing in darkness UW Summer Concert Series Wraps Up July 25

July 19, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series wraps up with The Still Tide Wednesday, July 25. The event is free and open to the public.

Historic Carnegie Libraries Exhibition on View at UW’s Coe Library

July 18, 2018 — A traveling exhibition that highlights the historic Carnegie libraries of Wyoming will be on display at the University of Wyoming’s Coe Library until Saturday, Sept. 1.

woman wearing a scarf Legal Analysis from UW Proposes Alternate Solution to Reforming Endangered Species Act

July 18, 2018 — A new research brief from the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming describes a legal analysis that explores the legislative history of the 1973 Endangered Species Act and proposes a solution that would give states greater authority to manage listed species without needing to reform the act itself.

man sitting at desk in front of computer UW’s Liu Receives DOE Grant to Improve Predictability of Interactions Between Mixed-Phase Clouds, Aerosols

July 18, 2018 — A University of Wyoming Excellence Chair has received a Department of Energy (DOE) grant to study how to improve the predictability of mixed-phase clouds and aerosol interactions at high latitudes.

puma and kitten on rocky ledge Lives of Mountain Lion Kittens Topic of UW-Park Service Research Center Talk

July 17, 2018 — The lead scientist of Panthera’s Puma Program will detail the lives of mountain lion kittens at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center Thursday, July 26. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

head portrait of a man MacPherson Resigns from UW Board of Trustees

July 17, 2018 — Citing a desire to effect positive change, University of Wyoming Trustee John MacPherson, of Saratoga, has resigned from the UW Board of Trustees.

UW’s Final ‘What in the World?’ Summer Program in Centennial Aug. 15

July 17, 2018 — Jean Garrison, the University of Wyoming’s Center for Global Studies (CGS) director, will give the final “What in the World?” summer program presentation at the Albany County Public Library Centennial branch Wednesday, Aug. 15.

Marilyn Kite, Al Simpson, Mike Sullivan and John Turner UW’s Haub School, ENR to Host ‘Civility: The Case for Collaboration’ Panel Discussion

July 17, 2018 — To celebrate its 25th anniversary and look ahead to the next 25 years, the Haub School and Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming will host a public reception and panel discussion in August.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Nonresident

July 16, 2018 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2018 spring semester.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Resident

July 16, 2018 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2018 spring semester.

UW Campus ID Office to Move

July 16, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Campus ID Office, now residing under Information Technology, will move to a new location early next month.

stereoscope image of horses pulling a stagecoach through a canyon UW Libraries Receives Grant to Digitize Stereograph Images of Wyoming

July 16, 2018 — University of Wyoming Libraries recently received a grant from the Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) to digitize stereograph images of Wyoming.

Campus Construction Update for July 15-21

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

UW President Provides Welcome at Powell Research Center Field Day July 19

July 13, 2018 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will welcome attendees to the Powell Research and Extension Center field day Thursday, July 19.

The word Cheyenne in holographic lettering on server cases Seven UW Research Projects Garner Use of Cheyenne Supercomputer

July 12, 2018 — Seven University of Wyoming research projects, many of which will directly impact Wyoming and the nation, have been chosen to receive computational time and storage space at the supercomputer in Cheyenne. Energy, the atmosphere, watersheds and wind farms are some of the research topics.

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 16-22

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

UW McNair Scholars Present Summer Research Projects July 30

July 12, 2018 — Thirteen students will present their summer research projects during the University of Wyoming’s 26th annual McNair Scholars Research Symposium Monday, July 30, in the Wyoming Union Family Room.

collage of photos of people UW Proceeds with New Marketing Campaign

July 12, 2018 — The University of Wyoming is proceeding with a new marketing campaign intended to help grow its enrollment and raise its national and international profile, with a primary campaign tagline of “The World Needs More Cowboys.”

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Between Life and Death

July 12, 2018 — Pop culture has two new icons.

musicians on a stage UW Summer Concert Series Features Franklin Good Boy July 18

July 12, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series features local band Franklin Good Boy Wednesday, July 18. The event is free and open to the public.

small creature with a large tuft of grass in its mouth standing on a rock Climate’s Effect on Yellowstone Species Topic of UW-Park Service Research Center Talk

July 11, 2018 — A postdoctoral research scientist will discuss how certain species cope with climate change in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem (GYE) at the University of Wyoming National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center Thursday, July 19. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

International Low-Temperature Chemistry Conference Underway at UW

July 11, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Department of Chemistry is hosting an internationally recognized scientific conference, titled “Chemistry and Physics at Low Temperature (CPLT),” this week.

UW Offers Tickets to Colorado Rapids Match

July 11, 2018 — Tickets for University of Wyoming students to attend the Saturday, Aug. 11, Colorado Rapids/San Jose Earthquakes soccer match go on sale Monday, July 23.

UW Joins Institute of International Education’s Generation Study Abroad Initiative

July 10, 2018 — The University of Wyoming is among more than 800 entities committed to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Generation Study Abroad initiative to help more Americans gain international experience through study-abroad programs.

two people collecting samples in a corn field UW’s $20 Million Microbial Grant Research Projects Underway This Summer

July 10, 2018 — Microbes -- those living, single-celled organisms too small for the naked eye to see -- could end up doing some mighty big things for the University of Wyoming.

UW Information Technology Recognizes Excellence

July 9, 2018 — University of Wyoming Information Technology has recognized individuals who demonstrate excellence in the division. Winners were selected from nominations by UW faculty and staff members.

UW Parking Permits Available July 10

July 9, 2018 — University of Wyoming parking permits for 2018-19 will be available for purchase beginning tomorrow (July 10).

UW Vehicles Part of Highway Patrol K-9 Training Exercise

July 9, 2018 — If you see University of Wyoming vehicles being searched by law enforcement officers and their drug-sniffing dogs Tuesday morning south of Laramie, don’t be concerned.

Campus Construction Update for July 8-14

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

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 9-15

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

UW Board of Trustees to Meet July 10-13 in Cody

July 5, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hear a report on implementation of UW’s strategic plan and receive updates on a number of other matters during a meeting Tuesday through Friday, July 10-13, in Cody.

man holding gps antenna UW Ecology Student Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

July 5, 2018 — You could say that Samuel Case’s education has gone to the birds. The University of Wyoming Ph.D. student received a feather in his cap, recently earning a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.

people performing music on a stage UW Summer Concert Series Features 10¢ Stranger July 11

July 5, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series features 10¢ Stranger Wednesday, July 11. The event is free and open to the public.

tree with golf course behind it UW’s Jacoby Golf Course Lifts Its Profile

July 5, 2018 — Investments in improvements to the University of Wyoming’s Glenn “Red” Jacoby Golf Course are paying dividends, as the course is attracting more high-level competitions.

man and woman standing side-by-side Cheyenne Student Receives UW Optometry Scholarship

July 3, 2018 — Sarah Morton, of Cheyenne, is the recipient of the University of Wyoming’s James A. Boucher O.D. and Julie M. Uhlmann Ph.D. Optometry Scholarship.

man on horseback looking at camera Emeritus Professor to Discuss Yellowstone’s Geysers at UW-Park Service Research Center

July 3, 2018 — A distinguished professor of geophysics and geology will discuss the anatomy of Old Faithful and Yellowstone National Park at the University of Wyoming National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center Thursday, July 12. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

two men and two women at a table on stage Snowy Range Summer Theatre Closes with Musical About Love

July 3, 2018 — Everything you have ever secretly thought about dating, romance, marriage, lovers, husbands, wives and in-laws, but were afraid to admit, plays out center stage in the Snowy Range Summer Theatre’s finale.

UW Offers Tickets to Ron White Show in Cheyenne

July 3, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s 7220 Entertainment will offer discounted tickets to comedian Ron White’s show Saturday, Aug. 4, at 8 p.m. at the Cheyenne Civic Center.

Seventeen UW Researchers to Make Presentations at Ecological Society of America Meeting

July 2, 2018 — Seventeen University of Wyoming faculty, staff and students will present their research findings at the 103rd annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America Aug. 5-10 in New Orleans, La.

head portrait of a man UW’s Reutzel Appointed to International Literacy Association Panel

July 2, 2018 — University of Wyoming College of Education Dean D. Ray Reutzel recently was selected to serve on the International Literacy Association (ILA) Literacy Research Panel (LRP).

woman and a man standing side by side Wyoming Public Radio Wins Two National PRNDI Awards

July 2, 2018 — Wyoming Public Radio (WPR) recently won two national first-place awards from Public Radio News Directors Inc. (PRNDI) during the organization’s conference in Philadelphia.

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.

Health Sciences Dean Candidate to Speak at UW June 26

June 18, 2018 — A candidate for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Health Sciences is scheduled to visit campus June 26-27.

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.

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.


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