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UW, Community Colleges, Department of Ed Agree to Share Information

October 19, 2018 — A new partnership involving Wyoming community colleges, the University of Wyoming and the Wyoming Department of Education has set the stage for an increased level of information sharing aimed at improving the performance of the state’s education system.

UW Alumni Association Announces New Scholarship Application, Deadline Dates

October 19, 2018 — To better serve students, the University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) has changed its scholarship application and deadline dates.

two men standing beside a sign UW’s GlycoBac and MilliporeSigma Announce New Partnership

October 19, 2018 — GlycoBac LLC, a University of Wyoming spin-out biotechnology company, and MilliporeSigma recently partnered to offer a rhabdovirus-free insect platform for viral vaccines and gene therapy development.

woman working in a lab Wyoming Research Scholars Program Offers UW Undergraduates a Host of Opportunities

October 19, 2018 — Olivia Glassock’s entire family attended the University of Wyoming, but she has enjoyed opportunities that didn’t exist for her parents, including taking part in funded research starting her first semester.

Laramie Civic Chorus and Community Band to Perform at UW Oct. 29

October 18, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s Community Band and Civic Chorus present “Earth Song” Monday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

group of people standing Larsh Bristol Photojournalism Fellowship 10th Anniversary Celebrated at UW

October 18, 2018 — Two University of Wyoming visual arts majors -- Jamie Lindsey, from Laramie, and Cheyenne’s Tamara Rodgers -- received the 2018 Larsh Bristol Fellowship for work in photojournalism at the 10th anniversary banquet Oct. 12.

man playing saxophone Saxophonist Claude Delangle to Offer Concert, Master Class at UW

October 18, 2018 — Renowned saxophonist Claude Delangle will perform Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 22-28

October 18, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 22-28 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Signs Articulation Agreement with Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

October 18, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources recently signed an articulation agreement with Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), which is located in Calgary.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 22-28

October 18, 2018 — A weekly look at issues facing Wyoming business owners and entrepreneurs from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC) Network, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

‘New Nightmare on Ivinson’ Events for UW Students Oct. 27

October 18, 2018 — The popular “Nightmare on Ivinson” will offer new and exciting events for students at the University of Wyoming Saturday, Oct. 27, at 9 p.m.

woman and man standing side by side Cheyenne UW Student Interns for United States Budget Committee

October 17, 2018 — University of Wyoming management student Morgan Cloud, from Cheyenne, spent the summer as an intern for the United States Budget Committee in Washington, D.C.

woman in front of bookshelves McCracken-Flesher Awarded UW Seibold Professorship

October 17, 2018 — Caroline McCracken-Flesher believes professors research and teach at the interface between what is known and what can become known; between what they do and what can be accomplished.

Matthew Craig, Kara Pratt and Marcus Watson Popular UW Saturday University Program Returns to Gillette Oct. 25

October 17, 2018 — Campbell County residents have the opportunity to be college students once again when three professors from the University of Wyoming and Gillette College present lectures during UW’s popular Saturday University program Thursday, Oct. 25.

UW College of Business Alumni Reunion Oct. 19

October 17, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program will host its alumni reunion Friday, Oct. 19, from 4-5:45 p.m. in the College of Business atrium.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Who is My Neighbor?

October 17, 2018 — All of us have a moral code, whether we think about it explicitly or rely on our intuition to distinguish between right and wrong.

Mark Gordon, Mary Throne, Rex Rammell and Lawrence Struempf Wyoming Gubernatorial Candidates to Debate at UW Oct. 25

October 17, 2018 — All four candidates seeking the office of Wyoming governor will debate Thursday, Oct. 25, at the University of Wyoming. The event is free and open to the public.

Lariat Company Owner to Meet with UW MBA Students Oct. 19

October 16, 2018 — Ed Flaherty, owner of the Lariat Company in Eden Prairie, Minn., will speak to University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) students Friday, Oct. 19, in the College of Business.

Safe Treat at UW Oct. 31

October 16, 2018 — The popular communitywide Safe Treat returns to the University of Wyoming for another year of games and treats Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the lower level of Washakie Dining Center and on UW’s Fraternity and Sorority Row.

UW Class Offers ‘Border War Touchdown Transport’ to Students

October 16, 2018 — A first-year seminar class at the University of Wyoming is offering students an opportunity to attend the UW-Colorado State football game Friday, Oct. 26, in Fort Collins, Colo.

UW Graduates First Group of Students in Health Administration Master’s Program

October 16, 2018 — A new University of Wyoming master’s degree program in health care administration has helped advance the expertise and career prospects for a dozen Wyoming professionals and 20 people from outside Wyoming.

UW Looks to Better Leverage Research Relationship with NCAR

October 16, 2018 — The University of Wyoming has had a number of collaborations with the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) over the past several years, including research at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC) in Cheyenne; enhancing high-performance computing on UW’s campus; and having UW students obtain summer internships with NCAR.

logo of the Fisher Innovation Launchpad UW’s Fisher Innovation Launchpad Announces 10 Finalists

October 16, 2018 — Ten innovative businesses formed by University of Wyoming graduate students are finalists that will compete for $125,000 in seed funding to grow their businesses.

Personal Finance Curriculum Available to Wyoming High Schools, Thanks to UW Sponsorship

October 15, 2018 — High school students across Wyoming have an opportunity to increase their financial literacy through a new arrangement between the University of Wyoming and Ramsey Education.

William Kraemer, Mark McKenna, Susan Polston Mills, Pamela Oiler, John Pieper and Maggie Scarlett UW College of Health Sciences to Honor Distinguished Alumni During Homecoming

October 15, 2018 — The University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences will honor six of its alumni during this year’s UW Homecoming.

UW in the News

October 15, 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:

head shot of male rodeo team member UW Men Close out Fall Season Atop Regional Rodeo Leader Board

October 15, 2018 — A wire-to-wire lead throughout the fall season has given the University of Wyoming men’s rodeo team the top regional spot going into the spring season.

head shot of woman Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research Conference Roundup Oct. 19 at UW

October 15, 2018 — Panel discussions and a keynote address are among highlights of the annual Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research (WIHR) Conference Roundup Friday, Oct. 19, at the University of Wyoming.

Katelyn Golladay, Jamie Snyder and Clair White New UW Criminal Justice Professors Reflect Gender Movement

October 12, 2018 — Jamie Snyder, Clair White and Katelyn Golladay are all new hires this fall in the University of Wyoming’s Criminal Justice Program. The three professors reflect a trend of growing female representation in the criminal justice field -- but, more so, they are three highly qualified individuals with a passion for their area of study.

UWAA Scholarship Applications Available Nov. 1

October 12, 2018 — University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 academic year will be available starting Thursday, Nov. 1. The application deadline is Sunday, Dec. 30.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 15-21

October 12, 2018 — A weekly look at issues facing Wyoming business owners and entrepreneurs from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC) Network, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

Cultural Competence Workshop Oct. 16 at UW

October 11, 2018 — A workshop to help attendees learn the tools for understanding different cultures is scheduled at the University of Wyoming Tuesday, Oct. 16.

Grammy Nominee Chris Lake to Perform at UW Oct. 24

October 11, 2018 — Grammy Award-nominated DJ and house music producer Chris Lake will perform at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 8 p.m. Lake is best known for “upbeat mixes and club smashes.”

Tri Delta’s Annual 24-Hour Pancake Breakfast Oct. 20-21 at UW

October 11, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta) sorority will host the annual St. Jude 24-hour pancake breakfast Saturday, Oct. 20, at 8 a.m. through Sunday, Oct. 21, at 8 a.m.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 15-21

October 11, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 15-21 at the University of Wyoming:

men on a field with a round ball UW Professors Introduce Gaelic Football into Their Classes

October 11, 2018 — When University of Wyoming professors Tristan Wallhead and Mark Byra were in Limerick, Ireland, in 2013 for an international conference, they had a stopover in Dublin. Like any good tourists, they took in the local sights, which included a visit to the national Irish stadium to view a sport that, at first glance, can catch Americans off guard.

Earth Science Events Scheduled Oct. 13 at UW

October 10, 2018 — Art competitions, a virtual reality tour and other hands-on activities are part of Earth Science Week activities Saturday, Oct. 13, at the University of Wyoming.

Rocky Mountain Citizen Science Conference Nov. 29-Dec. 1 in Cody

October 10, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute and the Draper Natural History Museum will host the second Rocky Mountain Citizen Science Conference Thursday, Nov. 29-Saturday, Dec. 1, in Cody.

Guest Viola, Piano Recital Oct. 10 at UW

October 9, 2018 — A guest recital featuring Scott Rawls, viola, and James Douglass, piano, will be presented at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

two people with a picket fence display Shepard Foundation’s Heart Challenge Set at UW

October 9, 2018 — A moving installation to remember murdered University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard is now on display at Coe Library. The installation will be moved in various UW venues in coming weeks.

WTBC Sheridan Fires Up Second Annual Start-Up Challenge

October 9, 2018 — Sheridan’s Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) business incubator has named five finalists for this year’s Sheridan Start-Up Challenge entrepreneur competition.

jazz band Wyoming Jazz Ensemble Presents ‘Ellington in Wyoming’ at UW Oct. 18

October 9, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Wyoming Jazz Ensemble will present “Ellington in Wyoming” Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

head portrait of a woman ‘Undercover in North Korea’ Writer to Speak at UW

October 9, 2018 — Award-winning author, journalist and three-time Ucross resident Suki Kim will speak at the University of Wyoming Thursday, Oct. 11.

Entrepreneurship Director to Speak at UW Oct. 19

October 8, 2018 — Douglas Melton will be the H.T. Person Distinguished Speaker for the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Wyoming.

UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Dean Search Committee Selected

October 8, 2018 — A 19-member committee has been appointed to conduct a national search for a new College of Agriculture and Natural Resources dean at the University of Wyoming.

UW Faculty, Staff Offered Discount Tickets for Homecoming Game

October 8, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Intercollegiate Athletics Department is offering all UW faculty and staff members a special ticket price for the Cowboys’ Homecoming game with Utah State University Saturday, Oct. 20.

UW Pokes Vote to Offer Voter Education Events

October 8, 2018 — Pokes Vote, a University of Wyoming voter education program, will offer several events to inform the UW community about political candidates and to get college-aged students engaged in their democratic community by voting.

UW Research Office to Host Workshop Oct. 15

October 8, 2018 — Researchers at the University of Wyoming can learn how to take their work to the next level at the Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop Monday, Oct. 15.

UW Rodeo Teams Hang on to Regional Leads

October 8, 2018 — With just one rodeo remaining on the fall schedule, the University of Wyoming teams are the squads that the rest of the regional clubs will be chasing when action picks up again in the spring.

UW Takes Steps to Protect Email, Other Systems

October 8, 2018 — The University of Wyoming is taking steps to reduce the number of malicious emails that reach UW employees.

bighorn sheep Mountainfilm Series Screened in Laramie Oct. 11-12

October 5, 2018 — Environmental and outdoor adventure films and documentaries will be presented during the Mountainfilm on Tour series Thursday and Friday, Oct 11-12.

Student Meeting on New Recreation and Tourism Degree at UW Oct. 12

October 5, 2018 — Undeclared University of Wyoming students can learn about the new bachelor’s degree in outdoor recreation and tourism management at an informational lunch meeting Friday, Oct. 12.

Caitlin Long, McKenzee Peterson and Juan Vintimilla UW College of Arts and Sciences’ Keith and Thyra Thomson Honors Convocation Oct. 19

October 5, 2018 — The University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences will host its annual Keith and Thyra Thomson Honors Convocation Friday, Oct. 19, at 4 p.m. in the A&S auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

teacher talking with female prisoner UW Pathways from Prison Program Expands with Grants

October 5, 2018 — A collaboration established over the past three years between the University of Wyoming and the Wyoming Department of Corrections has expanded operations. The Wyoming Pathways from Prison (WPfP) program recently received grants from Microsoft and Wyoming Humanities.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

October 5, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during a meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10, via teleconference.

man sitting outside John Wesley Powell Presentation Canceled at UW

October 4, 2018 — Author and photographer Mike Bezemek’s presentation at the University of Wyoming originally scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 10, has been canceled, according to the UW Department of Geography and the Sesquicentennial Colorado River Exploring Expedition (SCREE).

SBDC Offers Lander Workshop to Help Entrepreneurs Start Their Own Businesses

October 4, 2018 — Small-business entrepreneurs in Wyoming looking to start their own businesses can receive a basic overview of what the process entails.

Tie Hack to Perform Oct. 11 at UW

October 4, 2018 — Folk-rock musicians Tie Hack and Timothy John, all from the Laramie area, will perform Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. at the University of Wyoming.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 8-14

October 4, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 8-14 at the University of Wyoming:

woman lying in the grass UW Researcher, Colleagues Use Poetry to Promote Science

October 4, 2018 — Creativity is crucial in successful scientific inquiry, to communicate science in compelling ways and to enhance learning. Poetry is one creative approach that can assist with scientists’ engagement and learning, say researchers, including one from the University of Wyoming.

UW’s Casper Start-Up Challenge Pitch Day Nov. 15

October 4, 2018 — Five Casper entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges during the Casper Start-Up Challenge Pitch Day Thursday, Nov. 15, at 4 p.m. at The Lyric, located at 230 W. Yellowstone in Casper.

‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ Screens at UW Oct. 12

October 4, 2018 — “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” screens Friday, Oct. 12, at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Family Room. The event is free and open to the public.

marching band performing in a parade UW Homecoming Events Planned for Oct. 13-20

October 3, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s 2018 Homecoming is set for Oct. 13-20, with the theme “The World Needs More Cowboys.”

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Rifles, Religion and Grease: India’s Great Mutiny

October 3, 2018 — The modern, democratic nation of India was born in 1947, following independence from Great Britain. But this was not the first time India had sought independence; that came 90 years earlier in 1857.

man sitting John Wesley Powell Anniversary Topic of UW Speaker and Trip

October 2, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Department of Geography and the Sesquicentennial Colorado River Exploring Expedition (SCREE) will host author and photographer Mike Bezemek Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m. in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium.

UW Business Students Get Close Look at IRS Criminal Investigations

October 2, 2018 — Students in the University of Wyoming accounting program will get a firsthand look at Internal Revenue Service criminal investigations during an exercise Friday, Oct. 12, on the UW campus.

head portrait of a woman UW Student Named CeRSER Student Representative

October 2, 2018 — University of Wyoming student Emma Temples, a senior from Longview, Wash., was chosen as one of two student representatives for the Central Rockies Society for Ecological Restoration (CeRSER).

Barrett, Fisher Named to Assist with UW’s Reaccreditation Project

October 1, 2018 — Steve Barrett and Rick Fisher have been named Faculty Accreditation Fellows (FAF) to assist with the University of Wyoming’s Higher Learning Commission (HLC) reaccreditation project.

head portrait of a man Energy Law and Policy Issues Focus of UW Conference Oct. 26

October 1, 2018 — David Bernhardt, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of the Interior, is the keynote speaker for the 2018 Landscape Discussion on Energy Law and Policy in the Rockies at the University of Wyoming Friday, Oct. 26.

Nominations Sought for UW Fall Commencement Student Speaker

October 1, 2018 — One University of Wyoming graduating senior will be selected to speak during UW’s fall commencement ceremony Dec. 15, and the offices of President Laurie Nichols and Provost Kate Miller are accepting nominations for that honor through Friday, Oct. 19.

UW Coe Library Now Serving Peet’s Coffee

October 1, 2018 — Peet’s Coffee will now be served at the Book & Bean, located in the University of Wyoming’s Coe Library.

Caden Camp, Jace Staudt and JC Flake UW Men’s Rodeo Team Sets Record in Dominating Performance to Take Regional Lead

October 1, 2018 — Not only did the University of Wyoming men’s team shatter the school record for most points scored in a single rodeo, but the output also may be a Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR) record.

Marilyn Kite, Susan Lewellyn Pamerleau, John Pieper and Mary Ellbogen Garland UW to Honor Distinguished Alumni During Homecoming

October 1, 2018 — Four University of Wyoming alumni will be honored for their professional achievements and support of the university during this year’s UW Homecoming, Oct. 13-20.

head portrait of a  man Stoicism Scholar Pigliucci to Speak at UW Oct. 9

September 28, 2018 — Massimo Pigliucci, a popular figure in the world of stoicism, will speak at the University of Wyoming Tuesday, Oct. 9.

students walking on campus Survey Shows Strong Student Satisfaction at UW

September 28, 2018 — More than 90 percent of University of Wyoming students are pleased with their UW education, according to the latest UW Student Satisfaction Survey (UWSSS).

UW Argues for Dismissal of Lawsuit

September 28, 2018 — The University of Wyoming has asked a federal court to dismiss a discrimination lawsuit against UW and the UW Foundation, arguing no evidence has been presented that a former staff member lost her job for reasons other than necessary reorganization resulting from budget reductions.

UW Student Health Service Offers Flu Shots for Students

September 28, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Student Health Service again will offer seasonal flu shots for students this fall.

UW to Host National Print Conference Oct. 3-6

September 28, 2018 — The 2018 Mid America Print Council (MAPC) conference is coming west. The biennial national symposium will be hosted by the University of Wyoming’s Department of Visual and Literary Arts Oct. 3-6 at the Visual Arts Building.

Bingo Night for UW Students Oct. 3

September 27, 2018 — A bingo night for University of Wyoming students is planned Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 8 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

Comedy Night Returns to UW Oct. 4

September 27, 2018 — AJ Finney will bring his brand of entertainment during StudioWYO’s comedy night Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. at the University of Wyoming.

artist's rendering of a black hole October UW Planetarium Schedule Includes Spooky Program Offerings

September 27, 2018 — In keeping with the Halloween theme, spooky solar specters, including black holes and dark matter, highlight October programming at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium.

Craig Hella Johnson and Dave O’Malley Saturday University Remembers Matthew Shepard Oct. 6 at UW

September 27, 2018 — A special edition of Saturday University -- the half day of college lectures and discussion offered by the University of Wyoming -- is scheduled Saturday, Oct. 6, at UW.

two men on stage set like an office, sitting and talking University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 1-7

September 27, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:

UW, Laramie Choirs to Perform ‘Angels’ Concert Oct. 4

September 27, 2018 — “Angel Action” activists will join Laramie choirs as part of the Matthew Shepard 20th Memorial events Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

‘World War I and America’ Art Exhibition on Display at UW Libraries

September 27, 2018 — Documents and images from World War I are showcased in a traveling exhibition on view through Friday, Oct. 12, in the Level 3 Gallery at the University of Wyoming’s Coe Library.

Best-Selling Author’s Talk at UW Live-Streamed on Zoom

September 26, 2018 — An Oct. 2 public appearance by best-selling author Jeffrey Selingo at the University of Wyoming will be live-streamed and recorded via Zoom.

a man Marty Butts Foodpreneur Tour of Wyoming Canceled

September 26, 2018 — Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Marty Butts Tour of Wyoming has been canceled. The series of workshops was scheduled for Sept. 26-28 in Cody, Lander, Laramie, Casper and Gillette.

people in a room under construction UW Geology Professor Makes Most of Russian Collaboration

September 26, 2018 — Science brought University of Wyoming geochronologist Kevin Chamberlain to Siberia, but it was the Russian people and culture that impressed him the most.

UW Honorary Degree Nomination Deadline Nov. 1

September 26, 2018 — Nominations for 2019 University of Wyoming honorary degrees are due to the Office of the President by Thursday, Nov. 1.

head portrait of a woman UW Professor to Discuss Book Chronicling Lives of Migrant Girls Oct. 3

September 26, 2018 — Lilia Soto, a University of Wyoming associate professor of American studies and Latina/o studies, will discuss her book detailing the lives of immigrant/migrant teenage girls Wednesday, Oct. 3, at the University of Wyoming.

challenge logo UW’s Casper Start-Up Challenge Announces Finalists

September 26, 2018 — Five finalists have been named in the Casper Start-Up Challenge, now in its third year of competition and with another $50,000 fund to seed Casper startup businesses.

head portrait of a woman Wyoming Latina Youth Conference Oct. 12-13 at UW

September 26, 2018 — When Ada Montaño Mushati attended her first Wyoming Latina Youth Conference as an eighth-grader nearly a decade ago, she was shocked to see a room full of young women with the same skin color as hers.

head portrait of a woman Former ACLU President to Speak at UW Oct. 8

September 25, 2018 — Nadine Strossen, former president of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), will be at the University of Wyoming to discuss free speech on campus Monday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the College of Education auditorium.

woman and several children study anatomical model Future Science Teachers Get Hands-On Experience at UW

September 25, 2018 — This time next year, students currently in University of Wyoming School of Teacher Education Associate Professor Andrea Burrows’ “Science Methods II” course will be leading their own secondary science classes in schools throughout Wyoming and the country. Luckily for them, UW offers many opportunities to work with K-12 students during their coursework.

head portrait of a man Modest Music Professor Builds Legacy at UW

September 25, 2018 — Bob Belser’s request for this story is simple. “I don’t want it to be about me,” he says. “It needs to be about the kids.”

view of dense jungle from above UW Botany Professor Heads Innovative Research Project in Costa Rica

September 25, 2018 — What is one thing that researching plants and filming extreme sports have in common? Though it seems unlikely, the answer is drones.

UW Cowgirls Hold Regional Rodeo Lead; Cowboys in Second

September 25, 2018 — It’s only the second week of competition in the Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR), but the University of Wyoming rodeo teams are proving that they have enough quality competitors to remain a factor among the top teams.

Interrupting and Stopping Bias Workshop at UW Sept. 25

September 24, 2018 — A workshop to help attendees learn the tools for interrupting and stopping incidents of bias is scheduled at the University of Wyoming Tuesday, Sept. 25.

Navigating Difficult Situations More Effectively Topic of UW Workshop Sept. 27

September 24, 2018 — The first of two workshops on how to navigate difficult, triggering situations more effectively is scheduled Thursday, Sept. 27, at the University of Wyoming.

Research Workshop Scheduled at UW Oct. 15

September 24, 2018 — Individuals who are conducting research at the University of Wyoming can learn how to take their work to the next level at the Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop Monday, Oct. 15.

two women holding plaques UW Extension State Office Associate Receives Professional of Year Honor

September 24, 2018 — Ann Roberson, in the University of Wyoming Extension state office, has received the organization’s 2018 Administrative Professional of the Year Award.

WyoCloud ‘Deep Dive’ Wednesday

September 24, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s WyoCloud team will host a campus “deep dive” session regarding the new recruitment processes within Human Capital Management.

Cash Prizes for UW Students Offered at Poetry Slam Night Sept. 26

September 21, 2018 — Anthony McPherson, a world poetry slam ranked contestant, will appear at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 8 p.m. A slam poetry competition for UW students -- with cash prizes awarded -- also is planned during the event.

Glow-in-the-Dark Activities Scheduled at UW Sept. 28

September 21, 2018 — Glow-in-the-dark activities are scheduled Friday, Sept. 28, at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union. The event is free and open to UW students.

students in the student section of the football stadium UW Sets First-Time Freshman Enrollment Record

September 21, 2018 — The University of Wyoming has enrolled the largest freshman class in its history, with 1,859 first-time students this fall semester.

UW Wind Symphony Presents Fall Pops Concert Sept. 27

September 21, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Wind Symphony opens the fall concert series with “To the Stars, Moon and Beyond” Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

Susan Aronstein, Kent Drummond and Jeff Lockwood UW’s Saturday University Planned in Pinedale Sept. 27

September 21, 2018 — A special edition of Saturday University -- the half day of college lectures and discussion offered by the University of Wyoming -- is scheduled Thursday, Sept. 27, in Pinedale.

Ashley Hope Carlisle, Anne Guzzo and Jeff Lockwood ‘Locust: The Opera’ Theme for UW’s Saturday University in Jackson Sept. 29

September 21, 2018 — “Locust: The Opera,” a one-hour chamber opera written by two University of Wyoming professors, will premiere in Jackson Sept. 28-29. And to celebrate the performance, a special session of Saturday University -- the half day of college lectures and discussion offered by UW -- is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 29, in Teton County Library’s Ordway Auditorium.

view of a town with mountains in the background New UW Publication Looks at Wyoming Population Shifts

September 20, 2018 — A new publication from the Wyoming Open Spaces Initiative at the University of Wyoming describes recent patterns of population growth and change in Wyoming.

fossil in rock Open House for Rare Mammal Fossil at UW Sept. 24-29

September 20, 2018 — The public is invited to an open house at the Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) to view a rare mammal fossil discovered near Kemmerer.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 24-30

September 20, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 24-30 at the University of Wyoming:

woman with a cello UW Chamber Orchestra Presents ‘Baroque Alchemy’ Sept. 30

September 20, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Chamber Orchestra will present a Baroque-inspired performance Sunday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

two women on spiral metal outdoor stairs UW Faculty Recital Series Features Kaori Uno-Jack Sept. 30

September 20, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series will feature Kaori Uno-Jack with guest pianist Naoko Suga Sunday, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

woman leaning of a piano UW Music Professor to Present Fortepiano Recital Sept. 26

September 20, 2018 — University of Wyoming Department of Music Professor Theresa Bogard will present a fortepiano recital Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

UW Theatre and Dance Season Opens with ‘Below the Navel Above the Knees’

September 20, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance opens the fall season with “Below the Navel Above the Knees,” an adult comedy about a liberal, agnostic California professor who takes a teaching position at a conservative college in rural Kansas.

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.

Campus Construction Update for Sept. 2-8

August 31, 2018 — Starting next week, the report on construction activities at the University of Wyoming campus no longer will be emailed weekly to employees and students at UW.

man holding a microphone Comedian Dave Coulier to Perform Sept. 12 at UW

August 31, 2018 — Comedian Dave Coulier will perform at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Coulier will be joined by guest Kellen Erskine. The event is free and open to the public.

Matthew Shepard Memorial Events Scheduled at UW

August 31, 2018 — A performance by a Grammy-winning choir, panel discussions, film screenings and receptions are among events scheduled for the University of Wyoming’s 20th anniversary remembrance of Matthew Shepard’s murder.

New UW Extension Short Course Helps Start Estate Planning

August 31, 2018 — Creating a valid will in Wyoming, making health care decisions and setting up trusts are explained in a new online course from the University of Wyoming Extension.

UW Wellness Center Schedules Open House Sept. 5

August 31, 2018 — Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center is hosting an open house for the University of Wyoming campus community Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in the Wellness Center, located in the west lobby of the facility.

woman outside UW’s Liu Part of $6 Million NSF Grant to Study Toxin Resistance

August 31, 2018 — A University of Wyoming faculty member is part of a multi-university research effort to predict and manage the interactions between toxic plants and the animals that consume these plants.

Save the Date: Free Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing and Pizza for UW Students Sept. 13

August 30, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Student Health Service is offering free sexually transmitted disease (chlamydia, gonorrhea and HIV) testing for UW students Thursday, Sept. 13, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free pizza will be available to students.

artistic representation of the Big Bang with light exploding outward September Planetarium Schedule at UW Explores Mysteries of the Universe

August 30, 2018 — New full-dome movies that explore the mysteries of the universe and programs during Family Weekend highlight the September schedule at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 3-9

August 30, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 3-9 at the University of Wyoming:

Wyoming Farmers’ Market Conference and Annual Meeting in Casper Sept. 28-29

August 30, 2018 — Farmers, market managers and vendors will have the opportunity to network at the Wyoming Farmers’ Market Conference and Annual Meeting Friday and Saturday, September 28-29, at the Agricultural Resource and Learning Center, located at 2011 Fairgrounds Road in Casper, to learn from the experts at this information-packed conference.

UWPD Encourages Bicycle Safety, Registration

August 29, 2018 — With the beginning of the fall semester, the University of Wyoming Police Department (UWPD) reminds bicyclists to follow standards of safety and courtesy, as well as to register and secure their bikes.

man standing in a lab UW’s Mengqiang Zhu Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study Phosphorus in Soils

August 29, 2018 — Phosphorus is an essential element for all life forms. However, the ways it behaves in soils and shapes the ecosystem structure and functions are something of a mystery because of the difficulty analyzing phosphorus chemical composition.

head portrait of a woman UW Professors’ ‘Locust: The Opera’ to be Performed in Jackson Sept. 28-29

August 28, 2018 — “Locust: The Opera,” a one-hour chamber opera written by two University of Wyoming professors, will premiere in Jackson Sept. 28-29.


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