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September 2019 Releases


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Release Time for UW Diversity Campus Climate Survey Town Hall Oct. 3

September 30, 2019 — Acting President Neil Theobald has granted 90 minutes of release time for University of Wyoming employees to attend a town-hall meeting Thursday, Oct. 3, to discuss the results of the Diversity Campus Climate Survey taken by students, faculty and staff during spring 2019.

UW Employee of the Fourth Quarter Nominations Now Accepted

September 30, 2019 — Nominations are now being accepted for the University of Wyoming Employee of the Fourth Quarter. The deadline is Friday, Dec. 6.

UW Employees Invited to Wyoming Supplier Fair Oct. 15

September 30, 2019 — University of Wyoming employees have been granted one hour of release time to attend the inaugural Wyoming Supplier Fair Tuesday, Oct. 15.

UW Teams Challenging Again in Regional Rodeo

September 30, 2019 — More than halfway through the fall season, both the University of Wyoming rodeo clubs are proving last season was no fluke.

University of Wyoming Summer Semester Graduates: Nonresident

September 27, 2019 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2019 summer semester.

University of Wyoming Summer Semester Graduates: Resident

September 27, 2019 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2019 spring semester.

UW Extension Partners with Cent$ible Nutrition Program to Build Geodome in Lincoln County

September 27, 2019 — University of Wyoming Extension is partnering with the Cent$ible Nutrition Program (CNP) to make offering fresh produce possible.

logo UW Receives STARS Bronze Rating for Sustainability Achievements

September 27, 2019 — The University of Wyoming has received a STARS Bronze rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

UW’s Phi Lambda Sigma to Host 13th Annual ‘Fall into Good Health Fair’ Oct. 5

September 27, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Phi Lambda Sigma chapter will host its 13th annual “Fall into Good Health Fair” Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8 a.m.-noon in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

Young women sitting at a long table Third Annual WOMENgineering Conference at UW in October

September 26, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Society of Women Engineers (SWE) student chapter will host its third annual WOMENgineering conference Saturday, Oct. 19, at UW’s new Engineering Education and Research Building.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 30-Oct. 6

September 26, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 30-Oct. 6 at the University of Wyoming:

woman sitting outside UW Creative Writing Student Published in The Atlantic

September 26, 2019 — A University of Wyoming Creative Writing Program student’s exploratory article on the push for voting rights by people who are incarcerated was published recently in The Atlantic.

UW Libraries to Host Open Education Symposium Oct. 3

September 26, 2019 — University of Wyoming Libraries will host its second annual Open Education Symposium Thursday, Oct. 3.

spiral galaxy UW Planetarium Offers Mysterious Programs in October

September 26, 2019 — In a nod to Halloween, October at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium offers a lineup of programs that range from the mysterious to the spooky.

old black and white photo of a man with a pile of bones UW Anthropologist’s Mammoth Mystery Solved by Oregon Man

September 25, 2019 — Pat Neill believes in coincidences and, recently, that belief was rewarded.

lodge dining room UW Art Museum Announces Featured Auction Items at Benefit Gala Oct. 4

September 25, 2019 — Vacation packages, artwork and jewelry are among auction items that will be part of the University of Wyoming Art Museum’s 25th annual gala fundraiser Friday, Oct. 4.

people working on a trail UW Collaborates with Local Forest Service for Public Lands Day Events Sept. 28

September 25, 2019 — The Laramie Ranger District of the U.S. Forest Service is collaborating with multiple groups, including the University of Wyoming, to host local volunteer events on National and Wyoming Public Lands Day Saturday, Sept. 28.

UW First-Year English Writing Students Create Works for Peer-Reviewed Journal

September 25, 2019 — Nine University of Wyoming students’ works were selected for the Department of English’s in-house peer-reviewed journal.

UW Joins National Challenge to Increase Probation Success, Protect Public Safety

September 25, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology, in partnership with Denver Adult Probation, has been selected to participate in the Reducing Revocations Challenge.

Businesses Invited to Wyoming Supplier Fair Oct. 15 at UW

September 24, 2019 — Companies interested in doing business with the University of Wyoming from across the state are invited to UW’s first-ever Wyoming Supplier Fair Tuesday, Oct. 15.

UW AHC’s Simpson Institute Partners with Western Wyoming Community College to Host Economic Discussion

September 24, 2019 — The University of Wyoming American Heritage Center’s (AHC) Simpson Institute for Western Politics and Leadership is partnering with Western Wyoming Community College (Western) in Rock Springs to host a moderated discussion, titled “Breaking the Boom and Bust Cycle in Wyoming: Viewpoints from Southwest Wyoming,” Wednesday, Oct. 9.

a drawing of a locust UW Professors’ Original Production ‘Locust: The Opera’ to be Performed in Laramie Oct. 5

September 24, 2019 — “Locust: The Opera,” a one-hour chamber opera written by two University of Wyoming professors, will make its debut in Laramie Saturday, Oct. 5.

woman standing in field of sunflowers ‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration Oct. 10 in Park County

September 24, 2019 — Students will learn more about the University of Wyoming, UW alumni will connect with their alma mater, and members of the public will find out more about UW’s presence in their community during a “The World Needs More Cowboys” celebration Thursday, Oct. 10, in Park County.

head portrait of a man Elijah Anderson to Speak on Race Relations Oct. 3 at UW

September 23, 2019 — One of America’s most prominent scholars will visit the University of Wyoming when Elijah Anderson gives a campus address Thursday, Oct. 3.

woman holding an award Fremont County UW Extension Office Manager Receives Bright Future Award

September 23, 2019 — The manager of the University of Wyoming Extension office in Lander has been recognized for excellence with the organization’s Bright Future Award.

New Supplier Fair Set Sept. 24 at UW

September 23, 2019 — University of Wyoming faculty and staff members who work with lab equipment and supplies can learn more about Fisher Scientific at a supplier fair Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the Wyoming Union.

Restorative Justice Training for UW Employees Oct. 15-16

September 23, 2019 — A two-day restorative justice training for University of Wyoming employees is scheduled Oct. 15-16.

School of Energy Resources to Celebrate Seventh Year of Energy Day with UW Football

September 23, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources has joined with Learfield Sports to sponsor Energy Day Saturday, Sept. 28, at the UW football game vs. the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

two woman holding a plaque Uinta County Administrative Assistant Receives UW Extension High Honor

September 23, 2019 — A 38-year employee of University of Wyoming Extension in Uinta County has received the organization’s Administrative Professional of the Year Award.

UW Acting President to Give ‘State of the University’ Address Oct. 3

September 23, 2019 — University of Wyoming Acting President Neil Theobald will provide updates on key issues and initiatives and outline future plans during his “State of the University” address Thursday, Oct. 3, from 3:30-5 p.m. at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

João Machado and James Przygocki UW Chamber Orchestra Concert to Feature Viola Soloists Sept. 29

September 23, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Chamber Orchestra will feature two viola soloists during its concert Sunday, Sept. 29.

UW Diversity Campus Climate Survey Town Hall Oct. 3

September 23, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) will host a town-hall meeting Thursday, Oct. 3, to share the results of the Diversity Campus Climate Survey taken by students, faculty and staff during spring 2019.

Theresa Bogard and Barbara Thiem UW Faculty Recital Series Presents Thiem/Bogard Duo Sept. 27

September 23, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series presents the Thiem/Bogard Duo Friday, Sept. 27.

UW Presidential Search Listening Sessions This Week

September 23, 2019 — The final two listening sessions that are part of the University of Wyoming’s presidential search are this week.

metal artwork of an insect UW Professor’s Metal Artwork Featured in Casper College Gallery

September 23, 2019 — The metal artwork of University of Wyoming Professor Leah Hardy is featured in the first art exhibition of the 2019-2020 school year at Casper College’s Mildred Zahradnicek Gallery this fall.

head portrait of a woman in a cowboy hat UW Women Take Sheridan College Rodeo Team Title

September 23, 2019 — A hot start to the fall schedule continued for the University of Wyoming women’s rodeo team, as the Cowgirls dominated the Sheridan College rodeo last weekend.

head portrait of a man UW Music Department to Host Composer Jake Runestad Sept. 26-27

September 20, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music will host composer Jake Runestad Thursday and Friday, Sept. 26-27, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts.

UW Wind Symphony Presents Fall Pops Concert Sept. 26

September 20, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Wind Symphony will open its fall concert series with a program of popular music Thursday, Sept. 26.

UW’s Casper Start-Up Challenge Announces Finalists

September 20, 2019 — The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC), a business development program of the University of Wyoming with business incubators in Laramie, Casper and Sheridan, will continue to build upon the successes of its Casper Start-Up Challenge with a third year of the competition and another $50,000 fund to seed Casper startup businesses.

UW’s ‘Archives on the Air’ Program Honored by State Historical Society

September 20, 2019 — The University of Wyoming American Heritage Center (AHC) and Wyoming Public Media (WPM) recently received a first-place award from the Wyoming State Historical Society (WSHS) in the audiovisual category for their collaborative “Archives on the Air” radio segment.

Chestnut Appointed UW’s Acting VP for Student Affairs

September 19, 2019 — Kimberly Chestnut, associate vice president and dean of students for the University of Wyoming, has been named acting vice president for student affairs, pending approval of the university’s Board of Trustees.

Consultant Selected for UW Presidential Search; Listening Sessions Next Week

September 19, 2019 — A national firm whose specialties include higher education executive searches has been selected to assist in the search for the University of Wyoming’s next president.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 23-29

September 19, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 23-29 at the University of Wyoming:

woman holding a flute UW Faculty Recital Series Presents ‘Old, New, Borrowed, Blue’ Sept. 23

September 19, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series will feature flutist Nicole Riner with pianist Xin Chang Monday, Sept. 23.

Wyoming Business Tips for Sept. 23-29

September 19, 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.

Bike to UW Day Scheduled Sept. 25

September 18, 2019 — The fourth Bike to UW Day will take place Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Simpson Plaza.

two young men and an older woman Patient Actors Help UW Health Sciences Students Hone Skills

September 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming WWAMI Medical Education Program recently hosted an interprofessional training in the College of Health Sciences, which included students from WWAMI Medical Education, the School of Nursing and the School of Pharmacy.

Brigitta van Rheinberg and Eric Weitz UW History Department to Host Two Speakers Sept. 27

September 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Department of History and American Studies will host two guest speakers Friday, Sept. 27. Brigitta van Rheinberg will present in the morning, followed by Eric Weitz in the afternoon. Both events are free and open to the public.

two people working outside UW Study Explores How Rock Expands Near Soil Surface in Southern Sierra Nevada

September 18, 2019 — A University of Wyoming researcher and his team discovered that weathering of subsurface rock in the Southern Sierra Nevada Mountains of California occurs due more to rocks expanding than from chemical decomposition, as previously thought.

two artworks of constructed creatures - a walrus and a bird in a cage Artists Gomez de Molina, Abbott to Visit UW Oct. 1-5

September 17, 2019 — Cuban-born taxidermy artist Enrique Gomez de Molina and American technology artist Troy Abbott will visit the University of Wyoming Oct. 1-5.

woman in an urban area Education Abroad Grows Significantly at UW

September 17, 2019 — The number of University of Wyoming students studying abroad has increased significantly in the past two years, helping achieve UW’s objective of giving students the international skills they need in an increasingly global world.

Family Weekend Sept. 27-29 at UW

September 17, 2019 — Registrations for Family Weekend Sept. 27-29 are being accepted at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a man New UW Meat Lab Manager Looks to Keep Facility a Cut Above

September 17, 2019 — The meat industry wasn’t originally on this Texan’s radar when he first started college.

UW Offers Certificate in American Sign Language Studies

September 17, 2019 — A new certificate program at the University of Wyoming will prepare future professionals in health and education fields to communicate with and understand people who are deaf.

planes in a hangar UW Receives $15.8 Million NSF Grant for Instrumentation for New King Air Research Aircraft

September 17, 2019 — The University of Wyoming received a $15.8 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that will provide weather instrumentation and other equipment for a new King Air research aircraft the university plans to purchase.

UW Underrepresented Employees, Graduate Students Invited to Meet and Greet Wednesday

September 17, 2019 — University of Wyoming underrepresented employees and graduate students are invited to a meet and greet Wednesday, Sept. 18, hosted by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

head portrait of a man UW’s Leonard Receives NSF Grant for Materials Science Research

September 17, 2019 — Modification of functional materials is one of the greatest challenges facing materials scientists, and this fine-tuning process is critical for future technological applications -- such as batteries, smart windows and ultra-thin electronic components such as transistors and capacitors.

Free Language Courses Begin Sept. 16 at UW

September 16, 2019 — Classroom locations and times are scheduled for 15 nonformal world languages and culture courses offered free this semester at the University of Wyoming.

Caden Camp, Taylour Latham and Jacey Thompson Newcomers Lead UW Cowgirls to Opening Rodeo Win

September 16, 2019 — A pair of community college transfers helped lead the University of Wyoming Cowgirls to the team title at the opening Chadron (Neb.) State College rodeo last weekend.

head portrait of a woman New Coordinator to Assist UW Graduate Online and Professional Degree Programs

September 16, 2019 — University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program Coordinator Tanner Russell is transitioning to a new position within the College of Business.

three men standing in a row Pop Group AJR to Perform at UW Oct. 4

September 16, 2019 — Student tickets go on sale at the University of Wyoming today (Monday) for a concert by the pop band AJR.

Release Time for ‘UW Accredi-Carnival’ Sept. 26

September 16, 2019 — University of Wyoming employees have been granted one hour of release time to learn more about the Higher Learning Commission accreditation process Thursday, Sept. 26.

four men sitting at a table Unique UW Professorship Team to Provide Entrepreneurial Solutions for Several Regional Businesses

September 16, 2019 — Two faculty members from the University of Wyoming’s Department of Mechanical Engineering recently were appointed to a team professorship designed to create entrepreneurial solutions for a number of technical businesses in the region.

head portrait of a man UW Counseling Student Receives Fellowship to Support Minority Populations

September 16, 2019 — A University of Wyoming doctoral candidate in counselor education and supervision recently was selected for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP) from the NBCC Foundation.

UW Economist Finds Mixed Values of ‘Thoughts and Prayers’

September 16, 2019 — Groundbreaking research by a University of Wyoming economist has shed new light on the controversial topic of the value of “thoughts and prayers” in response to natural and human-caused disasters.

UW Security and Fire Safety Report Now Available

September 16, 2019 — The 2019 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the University of Wyoming is now available.

head portrait of a man UW’s Benjamin Cook Named MBA Program Director

September 16, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Business has named Benjamin Cook the new Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program director. He began his duties Aug. 1.

Award-Winning Documentary ‘Hearts of Glass’ to be Shown at UW Sept. 25

September 13, 2019 — An award-winning documentary about an innovative startup company in Jackson will be screened at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Sept. 25.

People with stethoscopes walking in front of a building Gift of $1M Honors Retiring UW Dean, Supports Statewide Mental Health

September 13, 2019 — A $1 million gift to the University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing by longtime supporter the McMurry Foundation aims to boost the delivery of psychiatric mental health nursing and integrated care in Wyoming through UW’s undergraduate and graduate programs.

Safe Zone Trainings Scheduled for Fall Semester at UW

September 13, 2019 — Six sessions are planned in the fall semester for the University of Wyoming community to learn more about the LGBTQIA+ community.

Two UW Department of Music Faculty Members to Perform Sept. 16

September 13, 2019 — Daniel Watt will perform in his first faculty recital, in collaboration with Xin Chang, Monday, Sept. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming’s Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. Admission is free and open to the public.

UW Trustees Take Steps Toward Residence Hall Construction

September 13, 2019 — A multiphase project to create new, modern student housing for University of Wyoming students has taken a major step forward with action by the UW Board of Trustees Thursday.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 16-22

September 12, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 16-22 at the University of Wyoming:

Teisha Coffield and Seth Peterson UW Teams Set to Defend Regional Rodeo Titles

September 12, 2019 — Winning regional championships in the same season for the first time in 13 years, the University of Wyoming rodeo teams aim to take the next step as national title contenders. The groundwork has been established heading into the 2019-2020 schedule.

Free Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing and Pizza for UW Students Sept. 25

September 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Student Health Service is offering free sexually transmitted disease (chlamydia, gonorrhea and HIV) testing for UW students Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free pizza will be available to students.

Trivia Night for UW Students Sept. 18

September 11, 2019 — A free trivia night for University of Wyoming students is scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 8 p.m. in The Gardens, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

a woman and two men looking at something in their hands Wool Growers, UW Extension Create Emerging Producer Group

September 11, 2019 — Aspiring wool producers would support each other and draw expertise from established producers and from outside sources in an effort being crafted by the Wyoming Wool Growers Association and University of Wyoming Extension.

Native American woman in traditional clothing Native American Partnerships Grow at UW

September 10, 2019 — The Wind River Indian Reservation and the University of Wyoming are growing partnerships across the board -- from education and research to economic development -- and it’s all having a positive effect on UW’s American Indian enrollment.

Robert Grieve and Jason Fearneyhough UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Recognizes Outstanding Alumni, Influencers

September 10, 2019 — Alumni who take the path of exceptionalism and leverage opportunities distinguish themselves as College of Agriculture and Natural Resources award recipients at the University of Wyoming.

bicycles on campus UWPD Urges Driver, Bicycle, Pedestrian Safety

September 10, 2019 — With the beginning of the fall semester, the University of Wyoming Police Department (UWPD) reminds drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists to follow standards of safety and courtesy.

Native American man in traditional clothing Fall Issue of UWyo Magazine Features Native American Partnerships

September 9, 2019 — University of Wyoming/Native American partnerships are the focus of the fall 2019 digital edition of UWyo Magazine.

Peace Corps Hosts Application Workshop at UW Sept. 17

September 9, 2019 — The Peace Corps will host an application workshop at the University of Wyoming Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Room 315 of the Wyoming Union.

UW Libraries Joins University Press of Colorado

September 9, 2019 — University of Wyoming Libraries recently was accepted as a member of the University Press of Colorado (UPC), a nonprofit scholarly publisher supported by seven institutions in Colorado and one in Utah.

Timothy Burns and Peter Sommer UW Music Department Presents Guest Saxophone, Piano Recital Sept. 12

September 9, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music will present a guest recital with Peter Sommer, alto saxophone, and Timothy Burns, piano, Thursday, Sept. 12.

UW’s Dementia Support Center to Host Workshop Oct. 2-4

September 9, 2019 — A workshop to help attendees better understand dementia and its effects on people with intellectual disabilities is planned Oct. 2-4 in Laramie.

UW’s Shadwell Exhibits Art at Sheridan Gallery

September 9, 2019 — Works by University of Wyoming Associate Professor Shelby Shadwell will be displayed at the Whitney Center for the Arts in Sheridan starting Thursday, Sept. 12.

National Suicide Prevention/Awareness Month Events Scheduled at UW

September 6, 2019 — A library display, documentary screening and Gatekeepers training are among National Suicide Prevention/Awareness Month events scheduled during September at the University of Wyoming.

Release Time for Presidential Search Listening Session Tuesday

September 6, 2019 — University of Wyoming employees have been granted two hours of release time to participate in a public listening session Tuesday, Sept. 10, for UW’s presidential search.

dinosaur looking at a bird in a cage UW Art Museum to Host Fall Exhibitions Opening Reception Sept. 20

September 6, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will feature “(re)Evolution: Enrique Gomez de Molina & Troy Abbott” during a free reception to celebrate the exhibitions for the fall semester Friday, Sept. 20, from 6-8 p.m.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Sept. 10-13

September 6, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will receive annual updates on UW’s strategic plan, athletics, UW Foundation investments, diversity efforts and graduate medical education during the board’s regular meeting Tuesday through Friday, Sept. 10-13.

crowd of people in brown caps and gowns Wall Street Journal Ranks UW No. 2 Among Land-Grant Universities on Student Value

September 6, 2019 — The University of Wyoming stands No. 2 among the nation’s land-grant universities, and No. 5 overall, in the Wall Street Journal’s 2020 “Is Your College Worth the Cost?” rankings, which are based on student perceptions of the value of their education.

7220 Entertainment Open House for UW Students Sept. 11

September 5, 2019 — An open house for students to learn more about the University of Wyoming’s 7220 Entertainment programs will be held from 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, in Room 012 of the Wyoming Union.

logo E2e Wyoming Hosts Meeting in Laramie Sept. 17

September 5, 2019 — The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) hosts an e2e Wyoming meeting in Laramie Tuesday, Sept. 17, 4:30-6 p.m., at Bond’s Brewing Co., located at 411 S. Second St.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 9-15

September 5, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 9-15 at the University of Wyoming:

two people looking at things stored in shallow filing drawers UW Receives National Endowment for Humanities Grant

September 5, 2019 — A University of Wyoming project is among 215 humanities projects nationwide selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to receive a total of $29 million in grants.

a building seen from above Grand Opening for UW Engineering Education and Research Building Sept. 13

September 4, 2019 — The University of Wyoming will celebrate the grand opening of the new $105 million Engineering Education and Research Building (EERB) at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 13, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the new facility. The free public event will be held inside the EERB, located at 1114 E. Bradley St., east of the Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility.

rock paintings UW Adventurer Mark Jenkins to Present Latest Tour Discussions

September 4, 2019 — Mark Jenkins, a University of Wyoming engagement and outreach specialist, will discuss one of his worldwide adventures -- 4,000-year-old hidden paintings in the mountains in Namibia -- with a series of September talks in six Wyoming communities.

UW Receives Grant to Help Entrepreneurs Develop Innovations

September 4, 2019 — Entrepreneurs will continue to receive no-cost support from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network to research and develop their innovations, thanks to a $125,000 grant awarded to the University of Wyoming.

‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration Sept. 19 in Gillette

September 4, 2019 — Students will learn more about the University of Wyoming, UW alumni will connect with their alma mater, and members of the public will find out more about UW’s presence in their community during a “The World Needs More Cowboys” celebration Thursday, Sept. 19, in Gillette.

poster Black 14 Football Players to be Honored Sept. 10-14 at UW

September 3, 2019 — A tribute unveiling of a plaque telling the story of the Black 14 football players highlights a 50th commemoration of the events that took place at the University of Wyoming.

exoskeleton strapped around a person UW Assistant Professor Paves the Way for Back Pain Relief with Intelligent Trunk Exoskeletons

September 3, 2019 — Assistant Professor Domen Novak in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering recently received a grant of more than $520,000 from the National Science Foundation for research on trunk exoskeletons that can prevent and relieve back pain.

UW Campus Master Plan Open House Sept. 13

September 3, 2019 — Members of the campus community are invited to attend an open house with Sasaki -- the university’s campus planning consultants -- to become acquainted with the draft campus master plan and provide feedback.

head portrait of a man UW College of Education Dean Receives Highest Honor from International Literacy Association

September 3, 2019 — University of Wyoming College of Education Dean D. Ray Reutzel has been awarded the most prestigious honor from the International Literacy Association (ILA), the William S. Gray Citation of Merit.

UW Faculty Can Be Added to Experts List

September 3, 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

September 3, 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.

UW Hosts Future Leaders in Energy and Natural Resources Seminar

September 3, 2019 — About 75 alumni of two prestigious U.S. Department of State programs will be on the University of Wyoming campus this week for a workshop aimed at helping produce future leaders in energy and natural resources.

UW Libraries Names Open Textbook Grant Recipients for Fall Semester

September 3, 2019 — University of Wyoming Libraries recently awarded open textbook grants to seven faculty members and one graduate student to implement open educational resources (OER) in their classes this fall.

logo UW WTBC, Forward Greater Cheyenne Partner on Southeast Wyoming Innovation Launchpad

September 3, 2019 — Prospective entrepreneurs in southeastern Wyoming have a new incentive to start up. The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC), the University of Wyoming’s business incubation program, is launching a new regional startup challenge for Albany and Laramie counties.

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