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January 2019 Releases


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head shot of man Eminent Artist-in-Residence Eduardo Monteiro to Perform at UW Feb. 15

January 31, 2019 — Brazilian pianist Eduardo Monteiro, the University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Eminent Artist-in-Residence, will be in concert Friday, Feb. 15.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Feb. 4-10

January 31, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Feb. 4-10 at the University of Wyoming:

image of constellations Orion and Taurus UW Planetarium Schedule Explores Some Wyoming Themes During February

January 31, 2019 — Yellowstone National Park and Native American stories of the stars provide some Wyoming flavor to programs at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium during February.

Wyoming Business Tips for Feb. 4-10

January 31, 2019 — A weekly look at issues facing Wyoming business owners and entrepreneurs from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

Young UW Nordic Skiers Place High in Opening Weekend Competition

January 31, 2019 — Names may change, but the results remain the same for the University of Wyoming’s Nordic ski teams.

dancer in a swirly red dress Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana to Perform at UW Feb. 5

January 30, 2019 — Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, a top American dance company, will perform as the first spring semester act for University of Wyoming Presents. The program is Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 7:30 p.m. on the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts main stage.

two men and two women UW English Department Awards Student Study-Abroad Grants

January 30, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Department of English recently awarded nine students with travel grants ranging from $500 to $4,000 for study-abroad trips this spring. Recipients were seven undergraduate students and two graduate students, including seven from Wyoming.

Chi-Chen Wu and John Fadial UW to Host Violin-Piano Recital Feb. 8

January 30, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music presents its first Faculty Recital Series presentation of the spring semester, featuring John Fadial, violin, and Chi-Chen Wu, piano. They will perform “Sonatas for Violin and Piano.”

Kipp Coddington, Fred McLaughlin, Scott Quillinan and Jessica Western UW’s Saturday University Focuses on Carbon Capture Research in Northern Wyoming

January 30, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s carbon capture research in northern Wyoming is the topic of UW’s popular one-day program -- Saturday University -- Saturday, Feb. 23, in Sheridan.

Kipp Coddington, Fred McLaughlin, Scott Quillinan and Jessica Western UW’s Thursday University Focuses on Carbon Capture Research in Campbell County

January 30, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s carbon capture research in Campbell County is the topic of UW’s popular one-day program -- Saturday University -- Thursday, Feb. 21, in Gillette.

logo UW Art Museum to Host ‘Lunchtime Conversations with Curators’ This Spring

January 29, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host a series of gallery walk-through events monthly on select Wednesdays during UW’s spring semester from 12:10-12:50 p.m.

UW Center for Student Involvement and Leadership Grand Opening Jan. 31

January 29, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Center for Student Involvement and Leadership (CSIL) will hold its grand opening Thursday, Jan. 31.

woman at a lake UW College of Arts and Sciences Funds Research Around Wyoming

January 29, 2019 — Research projects on the uplift of the Bighorn Mountains, pigments in the Wyoming landscape, revitalizing the Northern Arapaho language and microbes of the La Prele mammoth site headline this year’s seed grant recipients from the University of Wyoming’s College of Arts and Sciences.

man talking to woman UW College of Business Gains Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

January 29, 2019 — Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship Matthew Fox has joined the University of Wyoming’s College of Business in the Department of Management and Marketing as part of a cluster hire to boost entrepreneurship education in conjunction with the launch of the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE).

UW Reorganizes, Invests in Office of the Registrar

January 29, 2019 — A reorganization of the University of Wyoming’s Office of the Registrar aims to provide a greater opportunity for consistent and uniform experiences for students, faculty and staff by aligning functions central to core registrar functions.

man standing outside Film Chronicles Traditions, Resilience of Wind River Indian Reservation

January 28, 2019 — A new documentary featuring members of the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes debuted last week. The film, titled “Good Medicine,” shows the connections among sacred ceremonies, powwow dancing, and the physical and emotional benefits of skateboarding.

woman standing Harrison-Hopkins Named UW Employee of Fourth Quarter

January 28, 2019 — Focusing on what is best for University of Wyoming employees and creating training resources to help them be successful have earned Kaylen Harrison-Hopkins the UW Staff Employee of the Fourth Quarter Award.

Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue Events Scheduled at UW Feb. 3-9

January 28, 2019 — A number of events that tie into the contributions of black women during the civil rights movement to the present are scheduled during the 15th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue (MLK DOD) Feb. 3-9 at the University of Wyoming.

Trivia Night for UW Students Jan. 30

January 28, 2019 — Prizes will be offered to the top teams during the first Trivia Night competition of the spring semester at the University of Wyoming.

UW Alumni Association Scholarship Reception Scheduled April 12

January 28, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) 27th annual Scholarship Reception and Auction is set for 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 12, at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center on the UW campus.

UW Faculty Can Be Added to Experts List

January 28, 2019 — University of Wyoming Institutional Communications is looking to expand its UW faculty expert list.

UW Faculty Members Encouraged to Submit Papers for Release in Advance

January 28, 2019 — University of Wyoming faculty members who have upcoming research papers that will be published in the following journals -- Nature, Science or the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences -- are encouraged to let UW Institutional Communications know well in advance.

Winter Club and Organization Fair at UW Jan. 30

January 28, 2019 — The Winter Club and Organization Fair will be held Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union breezeway and the lower level Fireplace Lounge.

Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research Faculty Fellows Selected at UW

January 28, 2019 — The inaugural cohort of University of Wyoming faculty fellows for the Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research’s (WIHR) new Humanities Research Group program has been selected.

Big Horn Basin Students Can Access Academic, Career Opportunities at Worland Event

January 25, 2019 — Big Horn Basin students can gain information from agricultural and non-agricultural businesses, four community colleges and the University of Wyoming during the Youth Career Event Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Worland.

Black History Month Events Scheduled at UW

January 25, 2019 — The anniversary of the Black 14 football players, a mobile museum, workshops, panel discussions and a film are among highlights of Black History Month Jan. 31-March 1 at the University of Wyoming.

Free Language Courses Offered at UW

January 25, 2019 — Fifteen different language courses will be offered for free during the University of Wyoming’s spring semester.

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

January 25, 2019 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2018 fall semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

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

January 25, 2019 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2018 fall semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

UW Entrepreneurship Leader to Speak at Torrington Rotary

January 25, 2019 — The chief operating officer of the University of Wyoming’s new Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) is scheduled to speak Monday, Feb. 4, at the Torrington Rotary Club’s regular weekly meeting.

Biodiversity Institute to Serve as Arm of New UW Research Enterprise

January 24, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Biodiversity Institute (BI) will become the outreach and education arm of a new campuswide biodiversity research enterprise, following action by the UW Board of Trustees.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 28-Feb. 3

January 24, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Jan. 28-Feb. 3 at the University of Wyoming:

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

January 24, 2019 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2018 fall semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

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

January 24, 2019 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2018 fall semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

man sitting at a piano UW Department of Music Presents Guest Pianist Brooks Hafey Feb. 2

January 24, 2019 — Guest pianist Brooks Hafey will perform “The Arithmetic of Sound: Piano Music of Claude Debussy” Saturday, Feb. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The UW Department of Music sponsors the free public concert.

UW Entrepreneurship Leader to Speak at Laramie Rotary, Kiwanis Clubs

January 24, 2019 — The chief operating officer of the University of Wyoming’s new Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) is scheduled to speak to two Laramie service clubs in the next two weeks.

woman sitting on the ground and looking at a book while cupping something in one hand UW’s Gomez-Murillo Receives Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Internship

January 24, 2019 — Laura Gomez-Murillo, a University of Wyoming master’s degree student from Colombia, begins a research adventure in Panama Jan. 28 by virtue of receiving a Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute internship (STRI).

Wyoming Business Tips for Jan. 28-Feb. 3

January 24, 2019 — A weekly look at issues facing Wyoming business owners and entrepreneurs from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

Casper Area WTBC to Co-Host Global Game Jam

January 23, 2019 — Innovation, experimentation and collaboration will be the focus of the annual Global Game Jam event hosted by Bison Kings Games and the University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) in Casper Jan. 25-27.

two men holding musical instruments Clarinet-Guitar Duo to Perform Jan. 30 at UW

January 23, 2019 — Clarinet-guitar duo Jâca will perform Wednesday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming’s Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The Department of Music sponsors the free public concert.

two men and a woman experimenting with a small ramp STEM Scholars Saturday This Weekend at UW

January 23, 2019 — A group of 100 Wyoming youth will descend on the University of Wyoming campus for STEM Scholars Saturday this weekend.

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

January 23, 2019 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2018 fall semester President’s Honor Roll.

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

January 23, 2019 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2018 fall semester President’s Honor Roll.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Farewell

January 23, 2019 — This year marks the 20th year since I began writing “Religion Today.”

Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award Nominations Due Feb. 25 at UW

January 22, 2019 — Nominations for the Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award for University of Wyoming faculty members will be accepted through Monday, Feb. 25.

head portrait of a man Former UW President Veal Dies at Age 87

January 22, 2019 — Donald Veal, former president of the University of Wyoming and a longtime UW faculty member, died Sunday, Jan. 20, in Longmont, Colo. He was 87 years old.

Meat Processing Facility, BeefChain on Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days Agenda

January 22, 2019 — The president of the Ranchester-based Padlock Ranch will present “Ranching With a Purpose” during lunch Wednesday, and pairing the right dogs with the right predators is the Thursday lunch topic during Fremont County Farm and Ranch Days Wednesday-Thursday, Feb. 6-7, in Riverton.

magazine cover and woman lifting weights UW Communications, Marketing Staff Members Honored for Excellence

January 22, 2019 — University of Wyoming Institutional Communications and Marketing specialists, and other UW personnel received awards during the Jan. 17-19 Wyoming Press Association (WPA) Associates’ group annual contest.

 a woman UW Faculty Member Receives Fellowship to Strengthen Leadership Skills

January 22, 2019 — A University of Wyoming faculty member has received a fellowship to build leadership skills to benefit herself and family medicine educators.

head portrait of a woman UW Professor Publishes Article on Sex and Gender in Psychopathology

January 22, 2019 — Cynthia Hartung’s recently published article recommends more consistently and systematically considering sex and gender in all aspects of psychopathology research.

group of people with awards UW Wool Judging Team Grabs National Western Stock Show Crown

January 22, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s wool judging team won the competition, and a team member was overall champion at the National Western Stock Show in Denver last week.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Jan. 22-25

January 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will receive updates on a wide variety of issues during its regular meeting Tuesday through Friday, Jan. 22-25.

group of people standing on a rock slab with rock formations behind them Professor Helps Expand Undergraduate Research at UW

January 17, 2019 — Ask Danny Dale about what is most rewarding as a professor at the University of Wyoming, and he is likely to mention the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. His involvement in REU for UW’s Department of Physics and Astronomy and his dedication to students have now led him to assist other units on campus with their own endeavors in the program.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 21-27

January 17, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Jan. 21-27 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Online MBA Program Achieves National Rankings

January 17, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Online MBA Program has been ranked as a top program in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 “Best Online MBA Programs” report.

Curtis Biggs and Chavawn Kelley UW Trustees Education Initiative Taps Directors

January 17, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Trustees Education Initiative (TEI) is positioned to continue its vision to elevate the UW College of Education to the status of a pre-eminent college in professional educator preparation with two recent hires.

Wyoming Business Tips for Jan. 21-27

January 17, 2019 — A weekly look at issues facing Wyoming business owners and entrepreneurs from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

UW College of Agriculture Teams Compete at Denver National Western Stock Show

January 16, 2019 — Teams and individual contestants from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming will test their skills at the Denver National Western Stock Show (NWSS) now through Sunday, Jan. 27.

head portrait of a man UW Livestock Judging Team Wins Championship

January 16, 2019 — The University of Wyoming livestock judging team won champion team overall, and a team member won high individual overall at the Livestock Judging Classic in Phoenix Dec. 31.

moon during eclipse UW Planetarium to Host Viewing of Total Lunar Eclipse Jan. 20

January 16, 2019 — The University of Wyoming community and the public can view a rare treat -- a total lunar eclipse -- from the rooftop of the UW Physical Sciences Building Sunday, Jan. 20. The rooftop will open at 8:30 p.m., with the viewing from 9:45-10:45 p.m. Rooftop capacity is 25 at any one time.

abstract sculpture UW Art Museum’s Vogel Collection to be Exhibited in Entirety for First Time

January 15, 2019 — For the first time, the University of Wyoming Art Museum’s collection of works from the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel national gift program, “Fifty Works for Fifty States,” will be exhibited in its entirety from Feb. 9, 2019-March 21, 2020.

Francesca King, Bryan Maitland and Macy Ricketts UW College of Arts and Sciences Names Dean’s Graduate Scholars

January 15, 2019 — A total of 23 University of Wyoming students recently were named Dean’s Graduate Scholars by the College of Arts and Sciences. The annual funding from the dean’s office provides master’s and doctoral-level students a $2,500 award to be used for one month’s summer salary and special travel funds.

woman looking at holographic image UW Launches Center for Design Thinking

January 15, 2019 — Great ideas -- from products to apps -- only go so far if they don’t appeal to consumers with a desirable and functional design. That’s where the University of Wyoming’s new Center for Design Thinking comes in.

WWAMI Medical Education Co-Sponsors Free ‘Stop the Bleed’ Classes

January 15, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s WWAMI Medical Education Program, in collaboration with Ivinson Memorial Hospital, is offering free “Stop the Bleed” classes to the public.

Exception Requests Accepted Under New UW Logo Policy

January 14, 2019 — Units of the University of Wyoming are reminded of the university’s new standard administrative policy and procedure aimed at maintaining a UW brand that is consistent and creates an enduring message of quality, reliability, effectiveness and leadership.

man studying wool fleece First UW Wool Judging Team in Years Preps for National Western Stock Show

January 14, 2019 — Finding a wool judging team at the University of Wyoming only makes sense, as the state is one of the top five wool producers in the nation.

Laramie Main Street Seeks Input on Downtown from UW Community

January 14, 2019 — University of Wyoming employees and students are invited to provide feedback on what they want Laramie’s downtown to be like in the future.

UW Announces MLK/Equality Day Closures

January 14, 2019 — Most University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Wyoming Equality Day. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, Jan. 22.

easels and drawing boards set up around display of many objects UW Hosts Annual Art Intensive for High School Students

January 11, 2019 — More than 120 students from 11 Wyoming high schools participated in the High School Art Intensive at the University of Wyoming last semester. The annual event, hosted by the Department of Visual and Literary Arts, is partially funded by an “inreach” grant from the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office.

head portrait of a man Cheyenne UW Student Receives Prestigious Internship

January 10, 2019 — University of Wyoming student Jelard Aquino, from Cheyenne, received a three-month research internship with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama beginning in February.

Eighteen Sessions at Wyoming-Utah Ag Days in Evanston

January 10, 2019 — Wyoming-Utah Ag Days are Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 30-31, at the Roundhouse in Evanston.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 14-20

January 10, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Jan. 14-20 at the University of Wyoming:

woman with backpack standing outside in mountainous area UW Second-Year WWAMI Student Works on Health Project in Nepal

January 10, 2019 — A second-year medical student from Ranchester has been recognized for her efforts to combat a gestational disease in Nepal.

Five-Session UW Program in Powell Focuses on Women in Agriculture

January 9, 2019 — University of Wyoming Extension is offering Annie’s Project January through March in Powell.

license plates Wyoming Tribal License Plates to Benefit Native American Scholarships at UW

January 9, 2019 — New Native American license plates introduced in 2018 that honor Wyoming’s two Wind River Indian Reservation tribes are now available through the University of Wyoming Alumni Association office. Proceeds will fund Native American student scholarships at UW.

UW Auxiliary Services Restructures

January 8, 2019 — A major restructuring of University of Wyoming Auxiliary Services has been approved by President Laurie Nichols, with the intent of adjusting reporting lines to best fit the needs of the units and their customers.

two women examining specimens at a table UW’s Erica Belmont Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study Wildfire Emissions

January 8, 2019 — A University of Wyoming researcher received a big boost to help her study wildfire emissions and how they change the atmosphere.

head portrait of a woman Garrison Selected to Lead New UW Office of Engagement and Outreach

January 7, 2019 — A longtime University of Wyoming faculty member who has led wide-ranging outreach programs around the state has been selected to lead UW’s new Office of Engagement and Outreach.

two people working with system of ropes and a tarp UW Researchers Part of Socio-Economic Study of Panama Canal Watershed

January 7, 2019 — A recently completed research project led by University of Wyoming researchers allowed novel socio-economic analysis aimed at finding out if ecological infrastructure investments are feasible in various scenarios to improve reliability of the Panama Canal.

UW Staff Award Nominations Accepted Through Feb. 21

January 7, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Staff Senate seeks nominations for individual awards and a new team award to be presented during its 2019 Staff Recognition Day.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 7-13

January 3, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Jan. 7-13 at the University of Wyoming:

head portrait of a man UW Professor’s Book Earns Prix Millepages Award

January 3, 2019 — Brad Watson’s “Miss Jane” already is an award-winning novel in English, but it recently earned another accolade for the French translation as well.

head portrait of a man Entrepreneurship Education at UW Gains New Expert

January 2, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s entrepreneurship efforts have received a boost with the hiring of Patrick Kreiser as the new Rile Chair of Entrepreneurship and Leadership in the College of Business.

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