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2019 Releases


e2e logo E2e Wyoming to Host Meeting in Laramie Dec. 17

December 6, 2019 — The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) hosts an e2e Wyoming meeting in Laramie Tuesday, Dec. 17, from 4:30-6 p.m. at Coal Creek Tap Downtown, located at 108 E. Grand Ave.

woman standing UW Associate Professor to Give Sandeen Lecture Dec. 16

December 6, 2019 — Rachel Sailor, an associate professor in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Visual and Literary Arts, will present the Sandeen Lecture in the Humanities Monday, Dec. 16.

teenagers outside with a very large balloon UW Education Students Support ‘Out of This World’ Experience for Wyoming Pupils

December 6, 2019 — Jeff Bell, of Big Piney, and Tyra Relaford, of Sheridan, two University of Wyoming secondary education majors, are supporting the science education of middle and high school students in Wyoming as members of the 2019 LIFT (Learning to Integrate Fundamentals through Teaching) project cohort.

UW’s Gala Holiday Concerts Set Dec. 14-15

December 6, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music will present its annual gala holiday concerts Saturday, Dec. 14, and Sunday, Dec. 15.

Chief Washakie Memorial Endowment Scholarship Applications Available at UW

December 5, 2019 — Scholarship applications are now available for the Chief Washakie Memorial Endowment for the 2020-21 academic year at the University of Wyoming. The application deadline is March 1, 2020.

Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarship Applications for 2020-21 Available at UW

December 5, 2019 — Scholarship applications are now available for the Northern Arapaho Endowment for the 2020-21 academic year at the University of Wyoming. The application deadline is March 1, 2020.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Dec. 9-15

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

UW College of Business Reorganizes Minor Programs It Offers

December 5, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Business (COB) is undergoing a reorganization of the minor programs it offers. Specifically, the plan calls for adding, restructuring and deleting (temporarily and permanently) some existing minors.

woman in uniform UW Winter Commencement Dec. 14

December 5, 2019 — The University of Wyoming will accord degrees to about 660 students during a combined winter commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 14, at 9:30 a.m. in the Arena-Auditorium.

Donate Food and Have Parking Fines Reduced at UW

December 4, 2019 — People who have unpaid parking citations of less than $38 at the University of Wyoming can have their fines reduced by donating nonperishable items for a holiday food drive.

Second Annual ‘Pokes’ Carnival: UW Floats 2’ at UW Dec. 6

December 4, 2019 — A magician, crafts, a film and carnival games are among activities scheduled during the University of Wyoming’s end-of-semester “Pokes’ Carnival: UW Floats 2” Friday, Dec. 6.

UW Nordic Ski Team’s Annual Maggi and Nick Murdock Clinic Dec. 7

December 4, 2019 — Instruction for all levels of experience will be offered during the annual Maggi and Nick Murdock Nordic Ski Clinic hosted by the University of Wyoming Nordic ski team Saturday, Dec. 7.

UW Students Plan Suffrage-Themed Fundraiser at UW Dec. 13

December 4, 2019 — University of Wyoming students in the first-year seminar “Food, Culture, Language” are bringing a piece of history back to life.

woman holding award in front of sculpture in front of Engineering building UW Chemical Engineering Student Wins Poster Award for Breast Cancer Research

December 3, 2019 — Jacy Busboom, a junior chemical engineering student at the University of Wyoming, recently was honored for her poster at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Student Conference.

UW Energy Resources Council Seeks Proposals for Carbon Capture Coal-Based Generation Pilot Project

December 3, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) is seeking proposals from research and technology providers, and other interested entities, regarding the design and construction of a pilot project using advanced coal-based generation technology that captures at least 75 percent of carbon emissions.

man bending over to study rocks on hillside UW Study Shows Southern Arizona Once Looked Like Tibet

December 3, 2019 — A University of Wyoming researcher and his colleagues have shown that much of the southwestern United States was once a vast high-elevation plateau, similar to Tibet today.

head portrait of a man UW’s Bravo Receives Stewardship Award from Outdoor School

December 3, 2019 — University of Wyoming Professor of Practice Domenic Bravo is the recipient of the National Outdoor Leadership School’s (NOLS) Stewardship Award.

Community Holiday Open House Today at UW Gateway Center

December 2, 2019 — University of Wyoming Acting President Neil Theobald will host a Community Holiday Open House today, Dec. 2, from 3:30-6 p.m. at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center for all UW employees and students, their families and members of the Laramie community.

Five people posing for the camera UW-Casper Faculty Member Receives National Teaching Award

December 2, 2019 — A University of Wyoming instructor with the UW-Casper Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) program is the recipient of the 2019 America’s Finest Teacher Award-Ulirang Guro, presented by the Association of Fil-Am Teachers of America (AFTA).

a building UW Faculty Member’s Software Adopted by IBM to Make Weather Forecasts Faster

December 2, 2019 — Suresh Muknahallipatna, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wyoming, led the successful completion of a software program that will allow for accurate weather forecasts up to 12 times faster than traditionally possible.

woman at podium with man beside her UW Mortar Board Honors ‘Top Profs’

December 2, 2019 — Members of the University of Wyoming’s senior honor society recently honored their “Top Profs” at the 40th annual Top Prof Night.

UW Regulation Requires Annual Motor Vehicle Records Check

December 2, 2019 — Individuals who know they will drive on University of Wyoming business during 2020 need to make a new request by Tuesday, Dec. 31.

man and woman embracing behind a table with hats on stands University of Wyoming Calendar for Dec. 2-8

November 27, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Dec. 2-8 at the University of Wyoming:

woman kneeling beside plant in field UW Research Contributes to Delisting of Plant

November 27, 2019 — Research by University of Wyoming scientists has contributed to the removal of federal protection for a plant found in southeast Wyoming, northern Colorado and western Nebraska.

UW Students Benefit from Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grant

November 27, 2019 — The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation awarded $55,000 to the University of Wyoming during the past fiscal year for education and research programs -- and for scholarships for entering freshmen from Wyoming communities.

Wyoming Business Tips for Dec. 2-8

November 27, 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.

Annual UW Senior Design Symposium to Showcase Engineering and Applied Science Student Work

November 26, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science will host its 2019 Senior Design Symposium Thursday, Dec. 5, in the Wyoming Union.

Brazilian Two-Piano Recital at UW Dec. 2

November 26, 2019 — A Brazilian two-piano music concert is 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at the University of Wyoming. The concert is free and open to the public.

logo for giving day More than $175K in Matching for Fifth Annual UW Giving Day

November 26, 2019 — Donors to the University of Wyoming can take advantage of over $175,000 in matching opportunities and double their impact on UW Giving Day Tuesday, Dec. 3.

woman and man using broom to attack people huddled by Christmas tree UW Department of Theatre and Dance to Present Christmas Comedy

November 26, 2019 — Members of the University of Wyoming community and the public can ring in the holiday season this December with “How to Survive Your Family at Christmas,” William Missouri Downs’ new comedy about love, family and what is needed to survive holiday gatherings: forgiveness.

photograph of star cluster forming the Pleiades UW Planetarium Offers Variety of Shows in December

November 26, 2019 — December at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium offers a full lineup of programs.

Carlos Henrique Costa and Kaori Uno-Jack UW Symphony Presents ‘Brazilian Surprises’ at UW Dec. 5

November 26, 2019 — Brazilian-themed music will be performed during the University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra’s (UWSO) Musical Mystery Tour fall series Thursday, Dec. 5.

UW Women’s Rugby Team Falls in Elite Eight Round

November 26, 2019 — The University of Wyoming women’s rugby club’s surprising season ended last weekend in the Elite Eight round of the USA Rugby 2019 Division I national playoffs.

UW Announces Thanksgiving Closures

November 25, 2019 — Most University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28-29, for Thanksgiving. UW classes are dismissed Nov. 25-29.

Caleb Hill, Corrine Knapp and Tawnya Plumb UW Faculty Members Receive Engagement Fellowship Awards

November 25, 2019 — Three University of Wyoming faculty members, representing a wide range of disciplines, are recipients of the 2019 Faculty Engagement Fellowship awards.

lots of everyday items put together as an art work UW Hosts Annual Art Intensive for High School Students

November 25, 2019 — Art students from 14 high schools around the state visited the University of Wyoming earlier this month to participate in the annual High School Art Intensive hosted by the Department of Visual and Literary Arts.

house on top of a car UW Researcher: Prayers Can Crowd Out Donations for Disaster Victims

November 25, 2019 — People who offer prayers for victims of natural disasters may be less likely to donate to those victims, according to research by a University of Wyoming economist.

woman posing with a research poster WWAMI Medical Student Compares Seattle to Laramie for Outcomes in Medical Education

November 25, 2019 — Wyoming WWAMI is Wyoming’s medical school, based at the University of Wyoming.

Wyoming High School State Theater Festival at UW Dec. 5-7

November 22, 2019 — More than 700 students will participate in the annual Wyoming State Thespian Festival (WSTF) Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 5-7, at the University of Wyoming.

Task Force on UW Housing to Meet Friday

November 21, 2019 — The Task Force on University of Wyoming Housing will meet Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m. in Salons D and E of the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 25-Dec. 1

November 21, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Nov. 25-Dec. 1 at the University of Wyoming:

two Christmas trees in the UW Art Museum UW Art Museum Hosts Annual Holiday Events Dec. 5-7

November 21, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will launch the holiday season with the 27th annual Happy Holidays Laramie Festival of Trees Dec. 5-7.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 25-Dec. 1

November 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.

Governor Proposes Funding for UW Endowed Professorships, Energy Research

November 20, 2019 — The University of Wyoming would receive one-time matching dollars for endowed professorships, energy research and the College of Law’s experiential learning clinics under Gov. Mark Gordon’s budget proposal for the upcoming biennium.

Group of people in hardhats and safety vests walking in industrial area UW Career Services Branch Offers Unique Opportunity for Students to Improve Resume Credentials

November 20, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science career services branch is offering the first-ever “Winternship” opportunity during the upcoming 2020 winter break.

UW Trustees Acquire Lower Pilot Hill Properties

November 20, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has acquired 1,233 acres adjacent to UW’s Jacoby Golf Course, setting in motion the potential preservation of about 5,500 acres of undeveloped open space east of Laramie.

UW Women’s Rugby Club Trounces Texas A&M to Reach Elite Eight Round

November 20, 2019 — The University of Wyoming women’s rugby club is moving on to the Elite Eight round in the USA Rugby 2019 Division I national playoffs.

Webcam Shows Progress of UW Science Initiative Building Project

November 20, 2019 — Construction of the University of Wyoming’s Science Initiative building is underway, and people can keep up on the project’s progress through a public webcam.

head portrait of a man E2e Wyoming Hosts Meeting in Laramie Today

November 19, 2019 — The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) hosts an e2e Wyoming meeting in Laramie today (Nov. 19) from 4:30-6 p.m. at Bond’s Brewing Co., located at 411 S. Second St.

Retro Soul Band Southern Avenue to Perform at UW Dec. 4

November 19, 2019 — Southern Avenue will bring its retro soul style of music to the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. in The Gardens, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

Transgender Day of Remembrance in Laramie Wednesday

November 19, 2019 — Transgender Day of Remembrance will be observed with a free public event at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at United Presbyterian Church, located on the corner of Grand Avenue and 11th Street.

row of people playing saxophones UW Jazz Ensembles Present ‘Rhythm is King’ Nov. 25

November 19, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Jazz Studies program will present "Rhythm is King” Monday, Nov. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

Neil Theobald and Mike Farnsworth ‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration Dec. 5 in Newcastle

November 19, 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, Dec. 5, in Newcastle.

group of people standing in the dark with lit candles Annual UW Collegiate Chorale Candlelight Concert Dec. 6-7

November 18, 2019 — “The Deepening Light” is the theme for the University of Wyoming Collegiate Chorale’s popular candlelight concert Friday, Dec. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Laramie’s St. Matthew’s Cathedral.

Annual UW Holiday Market Dec. 13

November 18, 2019 — Nearly 50 vendors will sell a wide assortment of products at the University of Wyoming Holiday Market Friday, Dec. 13.

International Education Week Events Nov. 18-23 at UW

November 18, 2019 — Events ranging from presentations on scholarship opportunities to country displays and education-abroad opportunities are among activities planned for the University of Wyoming’s International Education Week Nov. 18-23. Events are free and open to the public.

Naturalization Workshop Scheduled at UW College of Law Nov. 24

November 18, 2019 — A naturalization workshop is scheduled at the University of Wyoming from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24.

four people standing on stairs New UW Construction Management RSO Provides Professional Opportunities for Students

November 18, 2019 — Several University of Wyoming students in the construction management degree program have recently formed a new UW recognized student organization (RSO).

UW School of Nursing Receives Full Reaccreditation for All Programs

November 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing has been granted a full 10-year reaccreditation by the school’s accrediting body, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), for all of the school’s programs through Dec. 31, 2029.

bison in a valley Yellowstone’s Migrating Bison Manipulate Springtime Green-Up, UW Scientists Help Show

November 18, 2019 — On a typical June day in Yellowstone, it’s not unusual to see hundreds of bison grazing in the Lamar Valley. The herds appear to aimlessly move back and forth through meadows threaded by a winding river, just passive figures in an idyllic scene. But, as it turns out, that’s far from the full picture.

whsa logo Wyoming State High School Football Championship Results

November 16, 2019 — The University of Wyoming is playing host to the Wyoming State High School Football Championships Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15-16.

Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at UW Nov. 20

November 15, 2019 — A traditional meal of turkey, mashed potatoes, dinner rolls and pie will be served at the annual Thanksgiving dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the University of Wyoming.

UW Women’s Rugby Club Qualifies for National Playoffs

November 15, 2019 — Just two years after being promoted to Division I, the University of Wyoming women’s rugby squad is among the 16 best club teams in the nation.

UW’s ‘Destination: Cowboy’ Contest Brings the World to Wyoming Students

November 15, 2019 — The University of Wyoming is introducing a program that creates opportunities for the state’s young people to make global connections.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 18-24

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

people with musical instruments lying in a circle on the floor UW Presents Slavic Soul Party! Nov. 21

November 14, 2019 — Brass band Slavic Soul Party! will bring its Balkan-soul-Gypsy-funk style of music to the University of Wyoming Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. The band will be the last performance of the fall UW Presents season.

two people showing an image on a computer screen UW Students, Faculty and Alumnus Collaborate to Make Jet Engine Turbines More Efficient

November 14, 2019 — Two University of Wyoming Department of Mechanical Engineering faculty members are among researchers in an efficient jet engine turbine project funded through a U.S. Department of Energy grant.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 18-24

November 14, 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 talking across a table UW Students, STEM Professionals Participate in ‘Speed Mentoring’ Event

November 13, 2019 — Nearly 50 University of Wyoming undergraduate students received firsthand guidance from 30 professionals in a variety of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines during the recent UW STEM “speed mentoring” event.

UW Symphonic Band to Perform Fall Concert Nov. 18

November 13, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Symphonic Band will present a fall concert Monday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

UW College of Business Introduces Online Undergraduate Accounting Degree

November 12, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Business will launch an online Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.

Ben Markley, Gonzalo Teppa and Andy Wheelock UW Department of Music Faculty Jazz Trio to Perform Nov. 17

November 12, 2019 — Three University of Wyoming Department of Music jazz studies faculty members will perform original compositions and reimagined standards Sunday, Nov. 17.

John Fadial and Michael Griffith UW Symphony to Perform in Jackson Nov. 19

November 12, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra (UWSO) will give a free public performance in Jackson Tuesday, Nov. 19.

Registration Now Open for Inaugural UW Gingerbread House Decorating Contest

November 11, 2019 — Online registration is now open for the inaugural University of Wyoming gingerbread house decorating contest.

woman with a false beard Smithsonian Exhibition Features UW’s Currano

November 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Ellen Currano is co-founder of a new exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History that highlights the unsung achievements of female paleontologists and examines the obstacles they face because of their gender.

group of people standing in front of a castle UW Delegation Visits Scotland, England

November 11, 2019 — A delegation of University of Wyoming faculty members and administrators recently returned from Scotland and England, where the representatives visited several institutions and organizations, with the goal of expanding UW’s education-abroad offerings in the United Kingdom.

UW Faculty Recital Series Features Duo Nov. 15

November 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Faculty Recital Series will feature UW Department of Music faculty members Scott Turpen, alto saxophone, and Theresa Bogard, piano, Friday, Nov. 15.

four men standing together UW International Students Connect with Domestic Students

November 11, 2019 — International students help the University of Wyoming achieve its global engagement mission of creating a university community that engages, thrives and leads in an interconnected and interdependent global society.

John Fadial and Michael Griffith UW Symphony to Perform in Rock Springs Nov. 17

November 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra (UWSO) will give a free public performance at Rock Springs High School at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17.

UW’s Sigma Chi Fraternity to Host First Cowboy Breakfast Nov. 17

November 11, 2019 — Gamma Xi, the University of Wyoming’s chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity, will host its first Cowboy Breakfast Sunday, Nov. 17.

students in hard hats at equipment simulator panel Application Period Open for Energy Summer Institute at UW

November 8, 2019 — The application period for the University of Wyoming’s Energy Summer Institute is now open.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Nov. 13-15

November 8, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will receive an update on the presidential search and UW’s housing and campus master plans during the board’s regular meeting Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 13-15.

UW’s Wyoming Institute for Disabilities Receives Grant to Address Newborn Opioid Addiction

November 8, 2019 — The Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) at the University of Wyoming was awarded a $1.4 million U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant to address neonatal abstinence syndrome and neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome.

Fire District Training at UW’s Crane Hall Saturday

November 7, 2019 — If you see emergency vehicles near Crane Hall at the University of Wyoming this Saturday, Nov. 9, don’t be alarmed.

Pop Up Paint Party for UW Students Nov. 13

November 7, 2019 — Pop Up Paint Party and the University of Wyoming’s 7220 Entertainment will host a learn-to-paint event Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Gardens.

man and woman wearing flying harnesses on a stage University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 11-17

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

man playing a trumpet UW Department of Music to Host Trumpeter John Adler Nov. 15

November 7, 2019 — Trumpeter John Adler will bring his “Scarlet Rising Moon” album release tour to the University of Wyoming at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall.

large group of men in suits with a woman at the front of the group UW Singing Statesmen and Happy Jacks to Perform Nov. 14

November 7, 2019 — For the first time, both University of Wyoming men’s singing groups -- the Singing Statesmen and the Happy Jacks -- will perform at the same concert.

UW’s Casper Start-Up Challenge Hosts Pitch Night

November 7, 2019 — Five local entrepreneurs will vie for a cash award and seed funding when they pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges during the Casper Start-Up Challenge tonight.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 11-17

November 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.

Laramie Civic Chorus, Community Concert Band to Perform at UW Nov. 11

November 6, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Community Concert Band and Civic Chorus will present “An American Life” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

man gesturing and talking to people outside Parkinson to Give President’s Speaker Series Lecture Nov. 20 at UW

November 6, 2019 — University of Wyoming Professor Bruce Parkinson’s energy research is the topic of the fall semester President’s Speaker Series Wednesday, Nov. 20.

head portrait of a woman UW Faculty Member to Serve on EdTech Genome Project Committee

November 6, 2019 — A University of Wyoming education assistant professor in the School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy and Design will serve on the 30-member steering committee for the EdTech Genome Project.

UW Community Events Focus On Rural Health, Disabilities and Medical Research Nov. 7

November 5, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences will host three informative sessions Thursday, Nov. 7. Two will be in the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center, with the other hosted by Ivinson Memorial Hospital.

head portrait of a man UW Math Professor Named AIAA Associate Fellow

November 5, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Stefan Heinz recently was named an associate fellow for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

people hiking in the snow UW-Produced Adventure, Conservation Film to be Screened Locally

November 5, 2019 — An adventure and conservation film detailing the 85-mile-long migration path of a Wyoming mule deer doe and the University of Wyoming biologist who has studied her will be screened in four Wyoming communities this month.

UW Researchers: Planning to Avoid Temptations Helps in Goal Pursuit

November 5, 2019 — People who make plans to avoid or handle temptations may be more likely to achieve goals, such as academic and weight loss goals, according to new research by University of Wyoming psychologists.

overhead view of four people in white coats looking at equipment UW’s Brant Leads Research to Boost Oilfield Wastewater Treatment

November 5, 2019 — University of Wyoming civil and architectural engineering Associate Professor Jonathan Brant will lead research into improving oil and gas wastewater discharge in Wyoming’s Green River Basin with a new grant of about $1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Thomas Boothby, Eunsook Park and Todd Schoborg Three New Faculty Members Bolster UW’s Molecular Biology Department

November 4, 2019 — Three new faculty members have brought new expertise and are using a variety of experimental techniques in the Department of Molecular Biology at the University of Wyoming, according to the department head.

Mary Alice Bruce and Amanda DeDiego Two UW Faculty Members Receive Wyoming Counseling Association Service Awards

November 4, 2019 — Two University of Wyoming faculty members in the School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy and Design recently received awards for their service to the Wyoming Counseling Association (WCA) and the counseling profession.

head portrait of a man UW Extension Educator’s Publication Named First in Nation

November 4, 2019 — A University of Wyoming Extension educator’s publication was selected the national winner by the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.

many people on a lying on a stage rehearsing a dance sequence UW Theatre and Dance Presents ‘Wonderland’ Nov. 12-17

November 4, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance will present a vertical dance retelling of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking-Glass.”

UW to Host Student Art Show Nov. 14

November 4, 2019 — An art show featuring work created by University of Wyoming students is planned Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Wyoming Union.

holding a line of ribbons and a trophy UW Horse Judging Team Wins Season’s First Competition

November 1, 2019 — The University of Wyoming horse judging team won the collegiate division of the U.S. National Arabian Horse Show in Tulsa, Okla., in its first competition of the season Friday, Oct. 25.

UW Mathematics Faculty Will Present Five Workshops at National Conference

November 1, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Mathematics and Statistics will be well represented at the Joint Mathematics Meetings this winter.

dancers on a stage UW Presents Ballet Hispanico Nov. 3

November 1, 2019 — Internationally acclaimed dance company Ballet Hispanico will bring its brand of original Latin dance to the University of Wyoming Sunday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Veterans Day Roll Call Event at UW to Honor Fallen Nov. 11

November 1, 2019 — Volunteers are needed to read the names of military members who died serving their country during a Veterans Day event Monday, Nov. 11, at the University of Wyoming.

WTBC Sheridan Start-Up Challenge Winners Announced

November 1, 2019 — Three businesses were named winners of the 2019 Sheridan Start-Up Challenge Oct. 29.

Bingo Night for UW Students Nov. 6

October 31, 2019 — A free bingo night for University of Wyoming students is planned at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. A variety of prizes will be awarded to the winners.

art installation involving a large pile of rope and video screens Installation, Performance Artist Trey Duvall to Visit UW Nov. 11-15

October 31, 2019 — Trey Duvall, an installation and performance artist, will visit the University of Wyoming Nov. 11-15.

Laramie, UW History/Authors Featured on C-SPAN Nov. 1-3

October 31, 2019 — “Laramie Weekend,“ showcasing Laramie and the University of Wyoming’s history and nonfiction literary life of the city, will be featured on C-SPAN Friday-Sunday, Nov. 1-3.

two women standing together Small Lander Business Finds Success Through Local Focus, UW Assistance

October 31, 2019 — A Lander business that set out to fill a need in the community is celebrating success and looking to expand. And, to help get to where it is today, Pingora Yarns received assistance from the Wyoming Small Business Development (SBDC) Network at the University of Wyoming.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 4-10

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

‘Good Boys’ Screens at UW Nov. 8

October 31, 2019 — “Good Boys” screens Friday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Family Room. The event is free and open to the public.

Two Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards from UW Biodiversity Institute

October 30, 2019 — A scientist and an educator who have enhanced the knowledge and conservation of biological diversity in Wyoming will receive lifetime achievement awards from the University of Wyoming’s Biodiversity Institute.

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet Nov. 15

October 30, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at Laramie’s Hilton Garden Inn.

photo of the Andromeda galaxy UW Planetarium Offers Many Opportunities to View the Cosmos During November

October 29, 2019 — November at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium offers a lineup of programs stargazers can be thankful for. Shows include various movies, programs about the moon and astronaut pioneers, and a laser show with music from the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

three people hiking on a snowy mountainside UW-Produced Adventure, Conservation Films to Screen at UW Nov. 7

October 29, 2019 — Two adventure documentary films detailing University of Wyoming biologists following the migration paths of mule deer they studied in Wyoming will screen on the UW campus Thursday, Nov. 7.

Flittie Sabbatical Augmentation Proposals Accepted at UW

October 28, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Office of Academic Affairs is accepting applications for the Flittie Sabbatical Augmentation Award.

woman standing outside Nina McConigley to Give UW Faculty Senate Speaker Series Talk Nov. 5

October 28, 2019 — Nina McConigley, an assistant professor in the University of Wyoming Honors College, will give the fall Faculty Senate Speaker Series talk Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Nominations Accepted for UW Winter Commencement Student Speaker

October 28, 2019 — Nominations are now being accepted for a student speaker for the University of Wyoming’s winter commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 14. The nomination deadline is Thursday, Nov. 7.

woman leaning against tree UW Professor, Award-Winning Author Alyson Hagy to Speak at UW Nov. 12

October 28, 2019 — Alyson Hagy, an award-winning author and a University of Wyoming professor, will discuss her latest book, “Scribe: A Novel,” Tuesday, Nov. 12, at UW.

UW Psychologists Analyze Language to Categorize Human Goals

October 28, 2019 — Categorizing the goals of people has long been a challenge for psychologists, with wide disagreement regarding any set of terms intended to cover all of the factors that motivate human behavior.

UW Strategic Improvement Working Group Makes Progress

October 28, 2019 — The University of Wyoming working group, formed in response to UW’s “Great Colleges to Work For” campus climate survey, has made some progress in recent months for the campus community.

women's suffrage celebration logo UW to Host Women’s Suffrage Symposium Nov. 7-8

October 28, 2019 — A keynote address by an award-winning broadcast journalist and presentations by experts on women’s suffrage in Northern Plains states highlight a Nov. 7-8 symposium at the University of Wyoming marking the 150th anniversary of Wyoming’s groundbreaking women’s suffrage law.

woman in waders standing in stream UW Research: Trout Habitat Improvements Also Benefit Nongame Native Fish

October 25, 2019 — Habitat improvements in the Laramie River intended to boost the brown trout fishery also have benefited native nongame fish, according to newly published research by University of Wyoming scientists.

two men working with lab equipment UW Study Shows Ability to Detect Light from UV to the IR Optical Regimes Using Spin Currents

October 25, 2019 — A University of Wyoming researcher and his team have shown that the spin Seebeck effect (SSE) can be used to detect light across a broad optical range – ultraviolet through visible to near-infrared. This work has future implications on novel spin current-based technologies.

large group of women posing outside UW’s Bel Canto Women’s Chorus to Celebrate 150th Anniversary of Wyoming Suffrage Nov. 3

October 25, 2019 — A performance by the University of Wyoming Bel Canto Women's Chorus to celebrate the 150th anniversary of women’s right to vote will be Sunday, Nov. 3, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

head portrait of a man UW’s Shader Selected to Co-Lead Mathematics Research Community

October 25, 2019 — A University of Wyoming mathematics professor has been selected to co-lead a Mathematics Research Community next summer.

head portrait of a woman Award-Winning Marketing Strategist to Speak at UW Oct. 28

October 24, 2019 — Award-winning market strategist and creative director Polly Beale will discuss the racial and gender divide in marketing at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a man Former Mayor of Anaheim, UW Business Alumnus to Speak at UW

October 24, 2019 — Accomplished and notable University of Wyoming alumnus Tom Tait will be on campus Monday, Oct. 28, for visits to the Honors College and the College of Business, presenting on the topic of kindness and business ethics.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 28-Nov. 3

October 24, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 28-Nov. 3 at the University of Wyoming:

IRS special investigator badge and pin UW Business Students Get Close Look at IRS Criminal Investigations

October 24, 2019 — Nearly 30 University of Wyoming accounting and finance program students received a firsthand look at Internal Revenue Service criminal investigations during an exercise earlier this month on the UW campus

man standing with arms crossed UW Visiting Fulbright Professor to Discuss Democracy Nov. 5 in Sheridan

October 24, 2019 — A visiting Fulbright professor at the University of Wyoming will discuss “Democracy in America and Around the World” Tuesday, Nov. 5, in Sheridan.

UW Wind Symphony to Present ‘Intensity’ Nov. 7

October 24, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Wind Symphony opens the fall concert series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 28-Nov. 3

October 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.

Neil Theobald and Kris Thorvaldson ‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration Nov. 7 in Rawlins

October 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, Nov. 7, in Carbon County.

head portrait of a man Notable Petroleum Engineering Alumnus to Speak at UW

October 23, 2019 — Accomplished and notable University of Wyoming alumnus Eric Marsh will be on campus Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 24-26, for a visit across the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the College of Business to give a presentation to Master of Business Administration students.

horses in a parade UW Homecoming Parade Winners Announced

October 23, 2019 — Toyota of Laramie was named the overall winner in the University of Wyoming Homecoming parade Saturday, Oct. 19.

person at a computer UW Machine Learning and Data Science Event Attracts Internationally Renowned Computer Scientists

October 23, 2019 — University of Wyoming computer science Assistant Professor Lars Kotthoff recently organized an intensive, three-day introduction to data science and machine learning workshop at the UW Conference Center. The event was designed to provide UW and the wider community with technical skills that are increasingly in demand in many sciences and industry.

logo UW’s Fisher Innovation Launchpad Announces 10 Finalists

October 23, 2019 — Ten innovative businesses -- that range from a company that has created a digital assistant to track workouts and diet, to a virtual reality system to help children learn music instruments -- are finalists in a University of Wyoming entrepreneurship competition.

five women Female A Cappella Quintet from Zimbabwe Opens UW Presents Series Oct. 27

October 22, 2019 — Internationally acclaimed female a cappella quintet Nobuntu will perform at the University of Wyoming Sunday, Oct. 27, at 2 p.m. in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

man playing drums UW Percussion Ensemble to Perform with Special Guest Ivan Trevino Nov. 4

October 22, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Percussion Ensemble, along with percussionists from Laramie High School, will present “Crossroads: The Music of Ivan Trevino” Monday, Nov. 4.

woman standing by sign and books Lori Gonzales Selected as UW Staff Employee of Third Quarter

October 21, 2019 — Colleagues of Lori Gonzales say the University of Wyoming Global Engagement Office administrative associate consistently goes above and beyond her assigned duties to ensure those around her are successful. She is efficient, organized and a team player.

group of people Nineteen Participants Receive Healthy U Leaders Certification at UW

October 21, 2019 — Nineteen people from around the state recently received certification through a series of workshops sponsored by the University of Wyoming and the Wyoming Department of Health to become leaders of the Healthy U program.

Safe Treat Returns Again to UW Oct. 31

October 21, 2019 — All the little ghouls, goblins, princesses, zombies and superheroes are invited to Safe Treat on the University of Wyoming campus on Halloween from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. Events hosted by UW departments are free and open to the community for a safe and dry evening.

Doug Wachob and Cameron Wright UW Interim Deans Appointed as Searches Underway

October 21, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of interim deans for the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources.

head portrait of a woman UW School of Nursing Faculty Member Receives Teaching Award

October 21, 2019 — Paula Belknap, an assistant lecturer in the University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing, is this year’s recipient of the Wyoming Innovations in Teaching Award, presented by the Wyoming Department of Education.

head portrait of a woman UW’s Alexander to Participate in Society for Neuroscience Roundtable

October 21, 2019 — The manager of the University of Wyoming’s Shell 3D Visualization Center has been selected to participate in a roundtable at the upcoming annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, the world’s largest source of emerging news about brain science and health.

people at tables in a large room UW’s Wyoming Supplier Fair Draws Over 32 Suppliers

October 21, 2019 — More than 30 suppliers representing nine different industries connected with units of the University of Wyoming during UW’s inaugural Wyoming Supplier Fair Oct. 15.

head portrait of a man Governor’s Chief Energy Adviser is Energy Law and Policy Conference Keynote Speaker at UW

October 18, 2019 — Gov. Mark Gordon’s chief energy adviser, Randall Luthi, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Energy Law and Policy in the Rockies conference Friday, Oct. 25, at the University of Wyoming.

Jewish Scholar to Speak at UW Oct. 24

October 18, 2019 — Menachem Mor, a well-regarded scholar of Jewish history, will present “Exile and Restoration in the Samaritan Tradition” at the University of Wyoming Thursday, Oct. 24.

UW Collegiate Chorale to Present ‘The Spirits Among Us’ Oct. 31

October 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Collegiate Chorale will present a fall concert Thursday, Oct. 31.

group of people standing outside UW Soil Judging Team Wins Regional Contest

October 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s soil judging team bested those from three other universities to win the regional competition Oct. 10-12 at Utah State University in Logan.

poster for Rocky Horror Picture Show Rocky Horror Picture Show Extravaganza at UW Oct. 25

October 17, 2019 — A screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” a mummy-wrapping contest and mini-pumpkin painting are among events planned for the Rocky Horror Picture Show Extravaganza at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the University of Wyoming. Events will be in the Wyoming Union’s upper level.

two men Two-Man ‘Macbeth’ Production Oct. 25 and 26 at UW

October 17, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance, in conjunction with the UW Honors College, will feature 2015 Eminent Artist-in-Residence Paul O’Mahony and Troels Hagen Findsen in their acclaimed Out of Chaos production of “Macbeth.”

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 21-27

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

woman in a lab UW Ph.D. Student Wins International Research Paper Competition

October 17, 2019 — University of Wyoming petroleum engineering doctoral student Elizabeth Barsotti won first place in the 2019 International Student Paper Contest hosted by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).

UW Trustees Approve Position Description, Timeline for Presidential Search

October 17, 2019 — The search for the next president of the University of Wyoming is moving forward, following action Wednesday by UW’s Board of Trustees.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 21-27

October 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 Department of Music to Host Vocal Festivals Oct. 25-26

October 16, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music will offer two vocal festivals to promote male and female singing Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26.

a photo of a butterfly and a photo of an elk UW Photojournalism Display, Larsh Bristol Fellowship Reception Oct. 18

October 16, 2019 — Photojournalism depicting Wyoming’s natural wonders will be on display this month at the University of Wyoming, highlighting some of the work made possible through the Larsh Bristol Photojournalism Fellowship.

head portrait of a man Former NFL Quarterback to Discuss Breaking Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness at UW

October 15, 2019 — Former National Football League (NFL) quarterback Eric Hipple will present a program about breaking the stigma surrounding mental illness Monday, Oct. 21, at the University of Wyoming.

seven head portraits of women UW College of Health Sciences to Honor Seven Alumni During Homecoming

October 15, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences has chosen distinguished alumni whose contributions to community and education, career achievement and “giving back” will be recognized during a college reception Friday, Oct. 18.

man with drums UW Department of Music to Host Drummer Ari Hoenig Oct. 22-24

October 15, 2019 — World-renowned drummer, composer and educator Ari Hoenig will be in residence at the University of Wyoming Oct. 22-24.

three people gathered around equipment UW Study Significantly Advances Alignment of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes Along Common Axis

October 15, 2019 — A University of Wyoming researcher and his team have shown, for the first time, the ability to globally align single-wall carbon nanotubes along a common axis. This discovery can be valuable in many areas of technology, such as electronics, optics, composite materials, nanotechnology and other applications of materials science.

UW Honorary Degree Nomination Deadline Nov. 1

October 14, 2019 — Nominations for 2020 University of Wyoming honorary degrees are due to the Office of the President by Friday, Nov. 1.

UW Information Technology Seeks Award Nominations

October 14, 2019 — University of Wyoming Information Technology is seeking nominations for its semiannual program to recognize individual excellence in the division.

UW Libraries to Screen ‘Paywall’ Documentary Oct. 21

October 14, 2019 — University of Wyoming Libraries will screen “Paywall: The Business of Scholarship” Monday, Oct. 21.

Chelsea Biondolillo and Caleb Johnson UW MFA Program to Host Alumni for Public Reading

October 14, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Creative Writing Program will host alumni Chelsea Biondolillo and Caleb Johnson for a Guest Author Reading Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m.

Taylour Latham and Donny Proffit UW Rodeo Teams Close Out Fall Season Atop Regional Standings

October 14, 2019 — The University of Wyoming men’s rodeo club closed out the fall season with the second-best point production in school history to take the regional team lead, while the Cowgirls are running away with the women’s division.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

October 14, 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, Oct. 16.

woman and man outside, holding a plaque UW College of Business Student Wins National Competition

October 11, 2019 — Ecaterina “Kate” Botten, a senior accounting major in the University of Wyoming’s College of Business, placed first in the 2019 Project Run With It competition.

man with a chalkboard behind him UW Graduate, Economist to Speak at UW Oct. 18

October 11, 2019 — A pioneer in the field of behavioral economics and a University of Wyoming graduate will give a talk Friday, Oct. 18, at UW.

UW’s Wyoming SBDC Network Receives Full Accreditation

October 11, 2019 — After a rigorous review process, the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, based at the University of Wyoming, has received national accreditation through December 2024.

‘On the Basis of Sex’ Screens at UW Oct. 18

October 11, 2019 — “On the Basis of Sex” screens Friday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Family Room. The event is free and open to the public.

Jasmine Ellis and Jenny Zigrino Comedian Jenny Zigrino to Perform Oct. 14 at UW

October 10, 2019 — Comedian Jenny Zigrino will perform in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium Monday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m.

Energy Law and Policy Issues Focus of UW Conference Oct. 25

October 10, 2019 — National, regional and local experts will discuss current energy topics and securing a sustainable natural resource future at the Center for Law and Energy Resources in the Rockies (CLERR) conference Friday, Oct. 25, at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

head portrait of a man Stovall Named New SBDC Casper Regional Director

October 10, 2019 — The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network named Steen Stovall as the new regional director for Converse, Natrona, Niobrara and Platte counties.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 14-20

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

man outside writing on a clipboard UW Researcher Contributes to Paper Posing Three Challenges to Wind Energy Potential

October 10, 2019 — A University of Wyoming faculty member is among a team of international authors inviting the scientific community to address three “grand challenges” that will drive the innovation needed for wind to become one of the world’s primary sources of low-cost electricity generation.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 14-20

October 10, 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.

head portrait of a woman New York Times Bestselling Author to Speak at UW Oct. 14

October 9, 2019 — New York Times bestselling author Terese Mailhot will discuss “Rising to the Occasion of a Dream” Monday, Oct. 14, at the University of Wyoming.

classroom full of people in lab coats UW Students Partner with Riverton Seventh Graders to Study Landfill Solutions

October 9, 2019 — Nearly sixty Riverton Middle School (RMS) students visited the University of Wyoming’s campus Monday, Oct. 7, to learn about phytoremediation, which is the ability of plants to clean up soil, air and water contaminated with hazardous pollutants.

Houston Brown, Austin Hurlburt and Casey Reimler UW Cowboys Roll Up Points to Take First Fall Rodeo

October 8, 2019 — Just think if the University of Wyoming could keep all its results from its entire roster, and not just those selected for the weekly points team. If that were the case, the Cowgirls and Cowboys would run away with the regional title this season.

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