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March 2019 Releases


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Jeffrey Dean, Barbara Rasco and J.D. Wulfhorst College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Dean Finalists to Visit UW

March 29, 2019 — Finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources have been identified, and they are scheduled to participate in public forums at UW beginning Wednesday, April 3.

UW Board of Trustees Approves New Degree Programs

March 29, 2019 — Responding to Wyoming workforce needs, the University of Wyoming will offer three new bachelor’s degree programs starting this fall.

two women, one at podium, one in front of screen UW Mortar Board Honors Staff Members

March 29, 2019 — Members of the University of Wyoming’s senior honor society recently selected UW staff members to receive the “Tip of the Cap” award.

UW Trustees Plan Acting Appointment, Open Presidential Search Process

March 29, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will appoint an acting president to serve as the university’s leader at the conclusion of President Laurie Nichols’ contract, in accordance with university regulations.

Nominations for UW Women in STEM Own It! Awards Accepted Through April 8

March 28, 2019 — Nominations are now being accepted for the fourth annual Own It! Awards for women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at the University of Wyoming. The deadline is Monday, April 8.

Three Safe Zone Trainings Scheduled in April at UW

March 28, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Safe Zone will host three trainings during April. Each training will be in Room 315 of the Wyoming Union at noon.

University of Wyoming Calendar for April 1-7

March 28, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled April 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:

head portrait of a woman UW Livestock Judging Team Maintains Top-Four Finish Record

March 28, 2019 — The University of Wyoming livestock judging team finished in the top four at each of its six contests this spring.

Wyoming Business Tips for April 1-7

March 28, 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.

Implicit Bias and Microaggressions Workshop April 2 at UW

March 27, 2019 — A workshop to help attendees learn implicit bias and microaggressions in the workplace is scheduled at the University of Wyoming Tuesday, April 2.

UW Board of Trustees Adds Executive Session Thursday

March 27, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has added an executive session to its agenda for Thursday, March 28.

UW Researcher Contributes to Study Showing Arctic Warming Contributes to Drought

March 27, 2019 — When the Arctic warmed after the ice age 10,000 years ago, it created perfect conditions for drought.

side-by-side photos of two men Producers at Annual Wyoming Conference Tout Organic Benefits

March 26, 2019 — There was no guarantee in 1980 that farmer-by-day and songwriter-when-time-allowed Mark Jones wouldn’t be singing the bankrupt blues in just a few years.

head shot of UW Cowgirl from rodeo team UW Cowgirls Jump Back into Regional Rodeo Contention

March 26, 2019 — Bolstered by the women’s all-around performance of Teisha Coffield, the University of Wyoming Cowgirls jumped back into regional title contention with their best showing of the season last weekend at the Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) rodeo in Torrington.

UW Department of Music Presents Helios Trio April 5

March 26, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Helios Trio will perform “The Music of Claude Debussy” Friday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall.

man standing in front of a planetarium UW Planetarium Schedule Brings Brazilian Planetarian to Campus in April

March 26, 2019 — Visits from two international planetarians and a new full-dome movie that chronicles the history of man’s exploration of space will highlight programs at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium during April.

artwork of falcons Cuban Artist Pavel Acosta to Visit UW April 9-12

March 25, 2019 — Cuba-born, America-based artist Pavel Acosta will visit the University of Wyoming April 9-12. Several free public events will take place during the artist’s visit.

UW Campus Master Plan Surveys to Open Soon

March 25, 2019 — Members of the University of Wyoming community are invited to participate in two surveys to assist with the university’s yearlong master planning process.

UW Information Technology Award Nominations Accepted

March 25, 2019 — University of Wyoming Information Technology is seeking nominations for its semiannual program to recognize individual excellence in the division.

UW President Nichols Will Move to Faculty Position

March 25, 2019 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols’ three-year contract expires June 30, 2019. She will assume a faculty position at the university at that time.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet March 26-29

March 22, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider two new academic programs and receive updates on a wide variety of issues during its regular meeting Tuesday through Friday, March 26-29.

UW Phi Kappa Phi Chapter to Hold Initiation Ceremony April 7

March 22, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Phi Kappa Phi chapter -- the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines -- will host its spring initiation ceremony Sunday, April 7, at 2 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Family Room.

University of Wyoming Calendar for March 25-31

March 21, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled March 25-31 at the University of Wyoming:

UW College of Business Department Receives National Recognition

March 21, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Business Department of Accounting and Finance has gained national attention with its rank on College Factual’s nationwide “Best Accounting Colleges for the Money” list and “Best Finance & Financial Management Colleges for the Money” list.

head portrait of a man UW Doctoral Candidate Awarded Chi Sigma Iota Leadership Fellowship

March 21, 2019 — University of Wyoming counselor education and supervision doctoral candidate Benjamin Aiken was recently selected as one of 10 Leadership Fellow and Interns for 2019-2020.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 25-31

March 21, 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.

man speaking into a microphone Gender and Sexuality Expert to Speak at UW, Casper College

March 20, 2019 — Jack Halberstam, one of the world’s leading experts on theories of gender and sexuality, will visit Wyoming as part of the 2019 Bruce Richardson Lecture in the Humanities, speaking at both the University of Wyoming and Casper College.

person holding up a large trout Researchers Find Broad Impacts from Lake Trout Invasion in Yellowstone

March 20, 2019 — Introduction of non-native lake trout in Yellowstone Lake has affected organisms from the microscopic level in the lake to large animals in the region, according to newly published research.

woman talking to a student UW History Department Tabbed a ‘Best Value’

March 20, 2019 — The Department of History and American Studies has joined two other units within the University of Wyoming’s College of Arts and Sciences in garnering national attention.

man in a lab UW Student Accepted to University of Oxford Neuroscience Doctoral Program

March 20, 2019 — Jasper Hunt, a University of Wyoming student who grew up in Laramie, has been accepted into a neuroscience doctoral program at the University of Oxford in Oxfordshire, England. He is a senior majoring in psychology and philosophy, with minors in neuroscience and Honors.

Nicole Crawford, Darrell Jackson, Naomi Pitamber and Jason Toohey UW’s Saturday University Lecture Series Returns to Cody March 30

March 20, 2019 — Saturday University -- the University of Wyoming’s popular one-day lecture program -- returns to Cody with three diverse topics ranging from the popularity of three ancient structures, the discovery of an ancient civilization in the Andes Mountains, and the intersection of criminal law and museums.

Randal Goff, Naomi Pitamber and Jason Toohey UW’s Saturday University Program in Rock Springs March 28

March 20, 2019 — A special edition of the University of Wyoming’s Saturday University -- a free one-day program featuring three lectures -- is Thursday, March 28, in Rock Springs.

people gathered around a man at a desk SBDC Day in Wyoming Scheduled March 20

March 19, 2019 — Gov. Mark Gordon signed a proclamation designating March 20 as Small Business Development Center Day in Wyoming. On Wednesday, Wyoming entrepreneurs will join thousands across the country in sharing their success stories thanks to assistance from their local Small Business Development Center (SBDC).

head portrait of a woman UW College of Health Sciences Research Day Examines Current Evidence on Human Trafficking

March 19, 2019 — Often, health-related research can be pictured as laboratory settings with test tubes and microscopes, with scientists examining human tissue cells.

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet April 5

March 19, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 7:30 a.m. Friday, April 5, in the BP Collaboration Center on the UW campus.

woman sitting UW McNair Scholar to Pursue Graduate Studies at Bowling Green State University

March 19, 2019 — Taylar Stagnar, a McNair Scholar Program student from Riverton, has been accepted into the master’s degree program in American Culture Studies at Bowling Green State University with a full-ride scholarship.

UW Students Supporting Veterans Host COMBAT Color Run April 20

March 19, 2019 — A University of Wyoming student group, Students Supporting Veterans (SSV), will celebrate military veterans with the 11th COMBAT Color Fun Run and the fourth such event in Laramie Saturday, April 20.

head portrait of a man Former Natural Resources and Environment Undersecretary to Speak at UW April 4

March 18, 2019 — Robert Bonnie, former Natural Resources and Environment undersecretary at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is scheduled to discuss the evolution from old models of wildlife and natural resource conservation on public lands towards approaches that integrate incentives and collaboration across land ownership boundaries at the University of Wyoming.

Release Time for UW Staff Recognition Day

March 18, 2019 — More than 200 University of Wyoming employees will be honored during Staff Recognition Day Thursday, April 4, at 10 a.m. in the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center. Free parking is available, and shuttle buses will run to the Gateway Center.

man standing in front of board wall UW Entrepreneurship Summit Expands to Two Days of Support, Training

March 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Business will host the third annual UW Entrepreneurship Summit April 17-18 at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

UW Faculty Senate Speaker Series Award Nominations Accepted

March 18, 2019 — Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019-2020 University of Wyoming Faculty Senate Speaker Series. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. Friday, April 26.

head portrait of a man in a cowboy hat UW Men Take Opening Rodeo of Spring Season

March 18, 2019 — If the University of Wyoming men’s rodeo team is going to win its first Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR) team title since the 2006 season, the Cowboys will need more strong results such as last weekend’s spring opener.

head portrait of a woman UW Professor Named Recipient of Counseling Leadership Award

March 18, 2019 — University of Wyoming Assistant Professor Amanda DeDiego recently was named the recipient of the Robert H. Rencken Emerging Professional Leader Award for 2019.

head portrait of a woman UW Professor’s Book Aims to Improve Student Research, Critical Thinking Skills

March 18, 2019 — Leslie Rush began her career leading a high school English classroom, where she experienced firsthand the need to teach students how to conduct research and effectively report their results in writing. This need only became more apparent as she transitioned into academia.

WWAMI Program Med School Scores High National Rankings

March 18, 2019 — The medical school connected with the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) Medical Education Program has been rated highly in the U.S. News and World Report “Best Graduate Schools” rankings for 2019.

cross-country skier holding a University of Wyoming banner UW Women Nordic Skiers Third at National Competition

March 17, 2019 — It was a week of thirds for the University of Wyoming women’s Nordic ski team at this week’s United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) national championships in Jackson.

tow women working on human skulls College of Arts and Sciences to Host UW Day at the Museums May 15

March 15, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s College of Arts and Sciences is inviting sixth-grade students from across the state to visit Laramie for a “UW Day at the Museums” event May 15.

children and teenagers interacting in a room Students Compete in World Languages Day at UW

March 15, 2019 — Some 307 students and 33 teachers representing 17 junior high and high schools from across Wyoming participated in the annual World Languages Day competition March 8-9 at the University of Wyoming.

woman standing by display UW Art Museum Hosts Gallery Walk-Through with Student Award Winners

March 15, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host a free gallery walk-through featuring student award winners from the 44th annual Juried UW Student Exhibition Thursday, March 28, from 6-8 p.m.

UW Planetarium Offers Morning Program During Spring Break Week

March 15, 2019 — For parents home with their children over spring break looking for something to do next week, the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium is offering a special morning program about telescopes.

UW Women’s Nordic Ski Team Remains Third at Nationals

March 15, 2019 — It has been a tough week of racing at the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) national championships in Jackson, but the University of Wyoming Nordic ski teams have held it together going into the final event.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 18-24

March 15, 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.

Jeff Hamilton Trio Performance Canceled Tonight at UW

March 14, 2019 — A performance featuring drummer Jeff Hamilton and his jazz trio, sponsored by UW Presents, has been canceled. The performance was scheduled Thursday, March 14.

University of Wyoming Calendar for March 18-24

March 14, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled March 18-24 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Campus to Reopen Friday Following Weather Closure

March 14, 2019 — With weather and travel conditions improving following this week’s storm, the University of Wyoming will reopen for classes and regular business activities Friday, March 15.

‘An Iliad’ Reading, Discussion Rescheduled to Friday at Civic Center

March 14, 2019 — A free community engagement play reading and discussion of Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare’s “An Iliad” has been rescheduled for Friday, March 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Laramie Plains Civic Center.

UW Classes and Activities Canceled Thursday

March 13, 2019 — The National Weather Service blizzard warning remains in effect until 6 p.m. MDT Thursday. This storm system is expected to continue to bring extremely dangerous blizzard conditions to the area. All University of Wyoming classes, labs and activities are canceled tomorrow, Thursday, March 14. Washakie Dining Center, High Altitude Performance Center and Training Table, and residence halls remain open. All other university activities and events are canceled.

people cross-country skiing UW Nordic Ski Teams Hold Steady at National Competition

March 13, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Nordic teams skied well on the second day of the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) national championships in Jackson.

UW Program Announces Cancellation of Women’s History Month Lecture

March 13, 2019 — Philosopher Alison Jaggar’s Women’s History Month lecture, sponsored by the University of Wyoming’s Gender and Women’s Studies Program, has been canceled. Her talk was scheduled Thursday, March 14.

moose walking through snow UW Research: Hungry Moose More Tolerant of Wolves’ Presence

March 13, 2019 — Driven by the need for food, moose in western Wyoming are less likely to change their behavior to avoid wolves as winter progresses, according to new research by University of Wyoming scientists.

UW Rodeo Teams Ready for Spring Season

March 13, 2019 — Beau Clark, a former All-Big Sky Conference football player for Montana State University, knows the grind of two-a-day practices and competing against the same teammates all week. And when the regular season begins, it’s actually somewhat of a relief to compete against an opposing team.

woman leaning on a fence UW Student Selected to Attend National Ag Teacher Symposium

March 13, 2019 — University of Wyoming agricultural education major Alyssa Lewark, of Frisco, Colo., has been selected from a large pool of candidates from across the nation to attend the National Teach Ag Campaign Future Agriscience Teacher (FAST) Symposium.

head portrait of a woman Wyoming SBDC, UW School of Pharmacy Offer Webinar on Advancing Innovation

March 13, 2019 — Academic researchers and various small-business owners have an opportunity to learn more about programs offered by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR).

photo strip of head shots of three men Cross-Campus Collaboration Highlights UW Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

March 12, 2019 — Not many projects bring deans from law, engineering and business together like the University of Wyoming’s new Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE).

woman standing outside UW Program to Host Speaker for Women’s History Month

March 12, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Gender and Women’s Studies Program will host famous philosopher Alison Jaggar to help celebrate Women’s History Month in March.

UW Trustees Plan Special Meeting Wednesday

March 12, 2019 — A special meeting of the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is scheduled Wednesday, March 13, at noon via teleconference.

UW Women Sit Third, Men Sixth at Nordic Nationals

March 12, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Nordic ski teams are off to a solid start at the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) national championships, with the women sitting in third place and the men sixth after the first day of the competition in Jackson.

wind turbines New UW Study Offers Insights on Wind Development Costs, Taxes

March 11, 2019 — A new analysis of state taxation policies regarding wind energy in the West shows New Mexico is the lowest-cost state for wind farm development, followed by Montana, Colorado and Wyoming.

head portrait of a man Professional Range Organization Recognizes UW Extension Specialist

March 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Extension range management specialist received an Outstanding Young Professional Award at the annual Society for Range Management (SRM) conference in Minneapolis, Minn., in February.

Public Invited to Comment as Part of UW Accreditation Review

March 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming is seeking comments from the public about the university in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency.

Survey on UW Academic Calendar Open Through Friday

March 11, 2019 — University of Wyoming students, faculty and staff have until Friday, March 15, to provide input to the committee charged with developing UW’s academic calendar, starting with the 2020-21 school year.

woman studying at a table Two UW Departments Rank Highly on ‘Best Value’ Lists

March 11, 2019 — Two departments within the University of Wyoming’s College of Arts and Sciences have gained national attention.

people in boats in a lake UW Researcher Connects Dots Among Ocean Dynamics, Drought and Forests

March 11, 2019 — In a time of drastic change, humans look for predictability. A recent study led by a University of Wyoming researcher found that even in dramatically changing climates, mechanisms can be found that predict how those changes will play out. The last ice age was 11,000 years ago and, since then, climates have continuously changed, triggering constant shifts in the landscape.

Greybull, Laramie, Southeast Students Top State Science Fair at UW

March 8, 2019 — Students from Greybull High School, Laramie High School and Southeast High School had the top projects at the Wyoming State Science Fair held on the University of Wyoming campus March 3-5.

woman with saxophone Mikayla Peterson Wins Dorothy Jacoby Concerto Competition at UW

March 8, 2019 — University of Wyoming senior Mikayla Peterson, a saxophonist from Rock Springs, was selected the winner of the annual Dorothy Jacoby Concerto Competition Thursday, March 7, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts.

UW Trustees Plan Special Meeting Monday

March 8, 2019 — A special meeting of the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is scheduled Monday, March 11, at 8:30 a.m. via teleconference.

University of Wyoming Calendar for March 11-17

March 7, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled March 11-17 at the University of Wyoming:

man playing drums UW Presents Jeff Hamilton Jazz Trio March 14

March 7, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music and UW Presents are partnering to showcase the Jeff Hamilton Trio Thursday, March 14, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 11-17

March 7, 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.

‘The People’s Supper’ at UW March 13

March 7, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Service, Leadership and Community Engagement (SLCE) program and the Good Mule Project will host “The People’s Supper” Wednesday, March 13.

man with chair lifts in the background Former Jackson Hole Mountain Resort President to Speak March 14 at UW

March 6, 2019 — Jerry Blann, former president and CEO of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR), will discuss the future of the ski industry at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at the University of Wyoming.

person digging on burned out hillside UW Bulletin Details Post-Wildfire Soil Microbial Research at Rogers Research Site

March 6, 2019 — A new University of Wyoming bulletin will aid researchers, land managers and others in understanding some of the underlying mechanisms of ponderosa pine ecosystem recovery following high-intensity wildfires.

head photo of bighorn sheep UW Researcher Studies Genetic Outcomes of Translocation of Bighorn Sheep in Arizona

March 6, 2019 — Translocation is an important management tool that has been used for more than 50 years to increase bighorn sheep population numbers in Arizona and to restore herds to suitable habitat throughout their historical range. Yet, translocation also can alter the underlying genetic diversity and spatial structure of managed wildlife species in both beneficial and detrimental ways.

UW Spring Faculty and Staff Town Hall Thursday

March 6, 2019 — Members of the University of Wyoming community will receive updates on the 2019 Wyoming legislative session and a number of other topics during the Spring Faculty and Staff Town Hall Thursday, March 7, from 1:20-2:35 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

man with a bird UW’s Benkman Honored by Ornithological Society

March 6, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Craig Benkman is known for his award-winning research, and this year is no different.

head portrait of a man Amazon Executive and Former U.S. Ambassador from Wyoming to Speak March 8 at UW

March 5, 2019 — Wyoming native Michael Punke, a vice president for global public policy with Amazon Web Services and a former U.S. ambassador, will discuss his insight on current trade and business trends Friday, March 8, at the University of Wyoming.

people perfoming classical dance Collaborative Concert Dance by Two UW Professors Brings Healing After Loss

March 5, 2019 — The experience of losing a loved one to terminal illness is not foreign to many. Neither does it have any shortage of representation in film and books. But “What Remains,” a new concert dance by Assistant Professor of Dance André Megerdichian and Assistant Professor of Music Andrew Wheelock, tells a different kind of story about a family’s journey through a battle with terminal cancer.

man in cowboy hat standing outside New York Times Best-Selling Author C.J. Box to Speak at UW March 20

March 5, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center (AHC) will host noted Wyoming author C.J. Box for his latest novel, “Wolf Pack,” Wednesday, March 20.

Lilian Schmidt and Yi-Chen Sung Six UW Students to Perform in Jacoby Competition Thursday

March 5, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s finest student musicians will compete for top honors in the annual Dorothy Jacoby Concerto Competition Thursday, March 7.

four people standing together Student Becomes UW’s First Coverdell Fellow

March 5, 2019 — University of Wyoming graduate student Coletan Nutter, an “Air Force kid” who grew up in multiple states across the country before landing in Laramie, has chosen to make Wyoming his focus for betterment through UW’s new Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program.

UW Awards Top Scholarship to 101 Wyoming Students

March 5, 2019 — Some 101 outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2019 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of Wyoming's top academic scholarship.

Damon Horowitz and Jody Lewen UW to Host Education in Prison Conference March 29-30

March 5, 2019 — Advancing the field of education in prison and efforts to support formerly incarcerated people in their transition to freedom is the purpose of the University of Wyoming’s Symposium on Transformative Education in Prison and Beyond.

UW ‘Grand Challenges’ Research Planning Open Forum on WyoCast

March 5, 2019 — An open forum for University of Wyoming faculty, staff and students to learn about and discuss UW’s research strategic planning effort will be available via WyoCast Wednesday.

‘An Iliad’ Reading, Discussion at Civic Center March 13

March 5, 2019 — A free community engagement play reading and discussion of Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare’s “An Iliad” will be presented Wednesday, March 13, at 7 p.m. in the Phoenix Ballroom, located in Suite 271 of the Laramie Plains Civic Center. The event is free and open to the public.

American Heritage Center Finalists Interview This Week at UW

March 4, 2019 — Finalists for the position of director of the American Heritage Center (AHC) at the University of Wyoming are scheduled to give public presentations this week.

Open Forum on ‘Grand Challenges’ Research Planning Wednesday at UW

March 4, 2019 — The floor will be open for University of Wyoming faculty, staff and students to learn about and discuss UW’s research strategic planning effort during an open forum Wednesday, March 6, at 3:10 p.m. in Room 129 of the Classroom Building.

Plans Taking Shape for UW Fall 2019 Move-In Activities

March 4, 2019 — Fall 2019 residence hall move-in and Cowboy Connect will be Friday, Aug. 30, starting at 7 a.m. at the University of Wyoming.

Survey on UW Academic Calendar Open Through March 15

March 4, 2019 — The University of Wyoming committee charged with developing UW’s academic calendar, starting with the 2020-21 school year, is seeking input from students, faculty and staff.

UW Employee of the Quarter Nominations Now Accepted

March 4, 2019 — Nominations are now being accepted for the University of Wyoming Employee of the First Quarter. The deadline is Friday, March 8.

bus UW Marketing Campaign Receives High National, Regional Honors

March 4, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s “The World Needs More Cowboys” campaign video has been recognized as the best single-spot television ad among all national higher education advertising in the past year.

head portrait of a woman UW Professor’s Book Outlines Culturally Specific Strategies of Teaching Math

March 4, 2019 — Jacqueline Leonard, a University of Wyoming professor of elementary and early childhood education, recently published the second edition of her book, “Culturally Specific Pedagogy in the Mathematics Classroom: Strategies for Teachers and Students.”

people walking in rough, dry terrain UW Research Provides Insight on Survivability of Rare Wyoming Plant

March 4, 2019 — A rare plant found only at two sites in central Wyoming has persisted, in part, because it can recover from relatively low densities and grows at different rates within each location, according to new research led by a University of Wyoming scientist.

head portrait of a man Award-Winning Author Dave Barry to Speak at UW April 18

March 1, 2019 — Acclaimed humorist and award-winning author Dave Barry will speak Thursday, April 18, at the University of Wyoming.

man at a computer UW Cell Isolation Research Yields Promising Results

March 1, 2019 — John Oakey’s work at the cellular and molecular level could radically change the way cancer is treated.

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