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August 2019 Releases


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head photo of a woman UW School of Nursing to Honor Distinguished Alumna During Homecoming

August 30, 2019 — Joan Moon is the 2019 Distinguished Alumna for the University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing. She will be honored at the College of Health Sciences’ Distinguished Alumni Reception Friday, Oct. 18.

First Listening Session Sept. 10 for UW President Search

August 29, 2019 — Members of the campus community and the public have an opportunity to weigh in on the search for the University of Wyoming’s next president during a listening session Tuesday, Sept. 10, on the UW campus.

Free Language Courses Offered at UW

August 29, 2019 — Fifteen nonformal world languages and culture courses will be offered free this semester at the University of Wyoming.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 2-8

August 29, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 2-8 at the University of Wyoming:

students holding flags in front of the group UW Students Learn About Cultural, Economic History of Rural Scotland Communities

August 29, 2019 — A dozen University of Wyoming students spent part of their summer in rural Scotland to learn about the cultural and economic histories of communities in that European country.

neon sign that says is this land your land Artist Nikki Pike to Visit UW Sept. 4-7

August 28, 2019 — Denver-based artist Nikki Pike will visit the University of Wyoming Sept. 4-7.

head shot of woman with mountains in background UW’s Zelikova Honored by British Ecological Society

August 28, 2019 — A University of Wyoming Department of Botany research scientist has been honored by the British Ecological Society (BES).

Visiting Iraqi Scholars to Speak at UW Sept. 4

August 28, 2019 — Seven scholars from cities and universities throughout Iraq who have been at the University of Wyoming since July 1 will discuss their experiences in their home country Wednesday, Sept. 4, at UW.

head shot of man Comedian Mentalist to Perform for UW Students Sept. 3

August 27, 2019 — Mentalist Sean Bott will bring his brand of comedy to the University of Wyoming at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. The event, sponsored by the Campus Activities Center’s (CAC) 7220 Entertainment Late-Night Events Committee, is free and open only to UW students.

Involvement Fest for UW Students Sept. 4

August 27, 2019 — An Involvement Fest for University of Wyoming students is scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 4, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Prexy’s Pasture.

head shot of man Michigan’s Ross School of Business Sustainable Enterprise Professor to Speak Sept. 12 at UW

August 27, 2019 — Andrew Hoffman, the Holcim Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Michigan, will discuss personal environmental stewardship Thursday, Sept. 12, at the University of Wyoming.

Former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson, Former U.S. Rep. Brian Baird and Former U.S. Rep. Scott Klug UW AHC’s Simpson Institute to Host ‘The Constitution, Congress and the Presidency: What are the Limits of Power?’

August 27, 2019 — The University of Wyoming American Heritage Center’s (AHC) Simpson Institute for Western Politics and Leadership will host a panel discussion on the theme “The Constitution, Congress and the Presidency: What are the Limits of Power?” Tuesday, Sept. 17.

The Hubble Space Telescope moves slowly away from the space shuttle Discovery. UW Planetarium September Programs Provide an Eclectic Mix

August 27, 2019 — With the school year starting at the University of Wyoming, the Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium has an eclectic lineup of programs for returning students.

Acting President to Host UW Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting Sept. 3

August 26, 2019 — University of Wyoming Acting President Neil Theobald will host the 2019 Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting Tuesday, Sept. 3, in the Event Center of the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

Annual UW Police Auction Set Sept. 4

August 26, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Police Department’s (UWPD) annual found property auction is scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 4.

four men and one woman standing for a photo at a conference Award-Winning Paper by UW Researcher Could Lead to Safer Highway Travel

August 26, 2019 — Amirarsalan Molan, a postdoctoral research associate with the Wyoming Technology Transfer Center at the University of Wyoming, recently received the 2018 Journal of Transportation Engineering Best Paper Award.

woman in an office Hamilton Selected as UW Staff Employee of Second Quarter

August 26, 2019 — Colleagues of Cheryl Hamilton say the University of Wyoming Department of Psychology office associate has an exceptional record of accomplishment in performing her job duties well. She always meets deadlines, performs tasks correctly and takes pride in a job well done.

UW Announces Labor Day Closures

August 26, 2019 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 2, for Labor Day.

head shot of woman UW Extension Educator Honored, Cited for Work with Prairie Dog Management Meetings

August 26, 2019 — A University of Wyoming Extension educator received the Friend of Agriculture Award given out by the Wyoming Department of Agriculture (WDA) at the Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo in Douglas Aug. 16.

UW in the News

August 26, 2019 — 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 coverage:

UW Nordic Ski Team ‘Trash 2 Treasures’ Fundraiser Sept. 7

August 26, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Nordic ski team’s annual “Trash 2 Treasures” fundraiser is Saturday, Sept. 7, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in War Memorial Fieldhouse.

head shot of woman UW’s Burrows Reappointed as Co-Editor of CITE Journal’s Science Section

August 26, 2019 — Associate Professor Andrea Burrows, of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education, recently was selected for reappointment as the co-editor of the CITE (Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education) Journal’s Science Section. She has held this role with the journal since 2016.

UW Homecoming logo Times Change for Some UW Homecoming Events Oct. 19

August 23, 2019 — University of Wyoming Homecoming events scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19, have been adjusted due to the football game kickoff moving to 1 p.m. against the New Mexico Lobos.

four mule deer move across a sagebrush-covered basin UW Study: Migrating Mule Deer Don’t Need Directions

August 23, 2019 — How do big-game animals know where to migrate across hundreds of miles of vast Wyoming landscapes year after year?

Western Thunder Marching Band members playing instruments UW ‘Bringing the Thunder’ to Riverton

August 23, 2019 — Fans in central Wyoming will have an opportunity to see the iconic University of Wyoming marching band closer to home.

head shot of woman UW’s Li-Oakey Receives DOE Grant to Study Liquid Separation Mechanisms Using Smart Materials

August 23, 2019 — A University of Wyoming associate professor of chemical engineering has received a Department of Energy (DOE) Basic Energy Sciences grant to investigate using smart membrane materials to more efficiently remove pollutants or impurities or to recover valuable materials -- such as rare earth elements -- from water or other industrial liquids.

Silent Disco for UW Students Planned Aug. 30

August 22, 2019 — A silent disco for University of Wyoming students will take place Friday, Aug. 30, at 8:30 p.m. on Prexy’s Pasture.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 26-Sept. 1

August 22, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 26-Sept. 1 at the University of Wyoming:

head shot of woman UW Division of Social Work Names New Director

August 22, 2019 — An associate professor emerita from Colorado State University and licensed master social worker has been named director of the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences’ Division of Social Work.

deer blending into the sagebrush on a hillside New Research Details Impact of Energy Development on Deer Habitat Use

August 21, 2019 — For every acre of mule deer habitat taken by roads, well pads and other oil and gas development infrastructure in Wyoming’s Green River Basin, an average of 4.6 other acres of available forage is lost, according to new research by University of Wyoming scientists.

group of people outdoors UW Campus Pass Offers Glimpse of University Life Sept. 14

August 20, 2019 — Students and families interested in learning more about the University of Wyoming should plan to attend Campus Pass in September.

Household Item Giveaway for UW International Students is Aug. 31

August 19, 2019 — The annual household item giveaway for international students attending the University of Wyoming is scheduled Saturday, Aug. 31, in the parking and circle drive area south of the Cheney International Center.

head portrait of a man UW Doctoral Student Wins Award from Southeastern Psychology Association

August 19, 2019 — Trent Wondra, a doctoral student in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Psychology, has received the Graduate Student Research Award from the Southeastern Psychology Association.

logo UW Homecoming Parade Applications Available Now

August 19, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) is now accepting applications for the 2019 UW Homecoming parade.

woman in front of a snowy mountain UW Professor Elected President of Mineralogical Society of America

August 19, 2019 — Carol Frost, a professor of isotope geology in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Geology and Geophysics, will assume the presidency of the Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) in September.

logo UW’s Dejam Collaborates with Corva on Real-Time Hydraulic Fracturing Data Analytics

August 19, 2019 — Assistant Professor Morteza Dejam, of the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science’s Department of Petroleum Engineering, is collaborating with an oil and gas analytics company on a research project to solve the most complex hydraulic fracturing operations.

head portrait of a man Wyoming Department of Agriculture Honors State’s Seed Certification Manager

August 19, 2019 — The manager of the Wyoming Seed Certification Service was recently recognized at the Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo for services provided to Wyoming farmers and ranchers.

Potential Economic Impact of Tunnel Collapse Nears $89 Million

August 16, 2019 — Wyoming and Nebraska could suffer an $89 million economic loss if crops on the 107,000 acres affected by an irrigation tunnel collapse near Fort Laramie are a total loss, according to information from the University of Wyoming and Nebraska Extension services.

logo Sheridan Start-Up Challenge Application Period is Open

August 16, 2019 — The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) in Sheridan, a business and economic development program of the University of Wyoming, has launched the kickoff of its third annual Sheridan Start-Up Challenge.

U.S. Fossil Energy Secretary to Visit UW Aug. 23

August 16, 2019 — A top official with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will visit the University of Wyoming next week as part of a trip to the state to get a firsthand look at the state’s investments in fossil energy technology and the mining industry.

man at a desk with a computer and paper files UW American Heritage Center Announces Travel Grant Award Recipients

August 16, 2019 — Ten researchers from around the nation and beyond will connect with the University of Wyoming and advance their studies at UW’s American Heritage Center (AHC) as a result of grants from that premier historical archive.

three people with several laptop computers Second Annual WyoHackathon Grows to Multi-Day Blockchain Stampede at UW

August 15, 2019 — The University of Wyoming will again host the WyoHackathon, but the 2019 event has expanded into a multi-day educational opportunity called the Wyoming Blockchain Stampede at the 2019 WyoHackathon.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 19-25

August 15, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 19-25 at the University of Wyoming:

artwork of iceberg UW Visual Arts Department Faculty to Exhibit at UW Art Museum

August 15, 2019 — A new exhibition that showcases the creative work of University of Wyoming visual arts department faculty members will open Saturday, Aug. 31, at the UW Art Museum.

Wyoming Business Tips for Aug. 10-25

August 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.

four people posing outside American Authors to Headline Cowboy Kickoff Concert Sept. 13 at UW

August 14, 2019 — Tickets are now on sale for the rock band American Authors, headlining the return of the Cowboy Kickoff Concert Friday, Sept. 13, in the University of Wyoming’s Arena-Auditorium.

logo E2e Wyoming Relaunches with Meeting in Laramie Aug. 20

August 14, 2019 — The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) is relaunching e2e Wyoming in Laramie with a meeting Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 4:30-6 p.m. at the downtown Coal Creek Tap, located at 108 Grand Ave.

head portrait of a woman UW Homecoming Events Scheduled Oct. 12-19

August 13, 2019 — Former Wyoming State Auditor Rita Meyer is the grand marshal for the University of Wyoming’s Homecoming parade Saturday, Oct. 19.

UW Law Practicum to Support Wyoming Entrepreneurs and Startups

August 13, 2019 — Wyoming entrepreneurs will receive legal advising services, and University of Wyoming law students will gain hands-on experience in the field of business startups, as a result of a new UW program starting this fall.

two men with stethoscopes at a laptop computer UW Medical Education Program Prepares Students for Practice in Rural, Underserved Communities

August 13, 2019 — With a total of 544 physicians serving a population of about 580,000 people spread across 97,818 square miles, Wyoming ranks 44th in the nation when it comes to having a sufficient physician workforce.

people standing and looking at papers on a table Students Learn College, Career Readiness Skills in UW-Led Summer Program

August 12, 2019 — Students from Sweetwater County learned college and career readiness skills this summer in a program facilitated by the University of Wyoming’s College of Health Sciences Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND).

homecoming logo UW Alumni Association Accepting Information Items for Homecoming Schedule

August 12, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) is gathering information for the 2019 Homecoming schedule.

head portrait of a man UW’s Geerts Elected to Fellowship with American Meteorological Society

August 12, 2019 — University of Wyoming Department of Atmospheric Science chair and Professor Bart Geerts recently was named a fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS).

woman talking to another woman Six UW Alumni, Professors Earn Fellowships from Wyoming Arts Council

August 9, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s art community is full of inspiring creatives, and people are starting to notice.

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet Aug. 23

August 9, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, in the BP Collaboration Center on the UW campus.

head portrait of a man UW Students Receive National and Wyoming Landman Scholarships

August 9, 2019 — University of Wyoming student Trenton Cassibry, of Colorado Springs, Colo., was awarded a scholarship from the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL).

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

August 9, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during the board’s regular teleconference meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 14.

woman working with girl on computer Three-Year Grant to UW Promotes Computer Science Education in Wyoming

August 8, 2019 — The National Science Foundation recently awarded nearly $1 million to support the inclusion of computer science education in Wyoming schools and libraries.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 12-18

August 8, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 12-18 at the University of Wyoming:

event logo UW Art Museum Benefit Gala to Celebrate New Fall Exhibition

August 8, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host its 25th annual gala fundraiser Friday, Oct. 4, at 6 p.m. at the Centennial Complex.

man working on a painting UW Student’s Work Accepted to National Art Exhibition

August 8, 2019 — Ross Everett thinks it was worth it.

Wyoming Business Tips for Aug. 12-18

August 8, 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.

people at a gathering outside at night Downtown Mash-Up Offers Music, Food, Fun for UW Students, Community

August 7, 2019 — 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. 27, in downtown Laramie.

man working in a lab UW Researchers Receive $8 Million DOE Grant to Field Test Foam-Assisted Hydrocarbon Gas Injection in Bakken Formation

August 7, 2019 — The University of Wyoming received an $8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to field test a foam-assisted hydrocarbon gas injection technology that could ultimately recover a higher percentage of stranded oil from unconventional reservoirs in North Dakota’s Bakken Formation.

seven people standing in a row outside a building UW’s LAMP Funds K-12 Teachers to Participate in Roadmap to STEAM Conference

August 7, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Science Initiative’s Learning Actively Mentoring Program (LAMP) awarded seven scholarships to K-12 educators from Wyoming schools, enabling them to participate in the Roadmap to STEAM Conference at UW.

three teenage girls working in a lab Students Receive College Experience at UW’s Native American Summer Institute

August 6, 2019 — Personal growth, leadership development and encouragement to seek higher education were among the activities for participants in the recent Native American Summer Institute (NASI) on the University of Wyoming campus.

two women presenting to a group UW Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship to Connect Startups and Interns

August 6, 2019 — Startup businesses across Wyoming will have a pipeline to student interns from the University of Wyoming as a result of a new program of UW’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE).

UW Alumni Association to Host Kickoff Friday Events

August 5, 2019 — Cowboy football fans are invited to start their game weekends with the University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) every Friday of a UW home football game.

circles arrayed in a circle UW Biodiversity Institute to Host Reception for Soil-Inspired Exhibition Aug. 8

August 5, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute will host a reception for “SOIL: The rainbow beneath,” a soil-inspired exhibition, Thursday, Aug. 8.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 5-11

August 1, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 5-11 at the University of Wyoming:

Wyoming Business Tips for Aug. 5-11

August 1, 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.

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