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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.

UW Presidential Search Committee Appointed

July 31, 2019 — Sixteen people representing a wide range of interests have been named to the committee that will help select the next president of the University of Wyoming.

UW Students Can Receive Free Movie Tickets in August

July 31, 2019 — University of Wyoming students with valid UW student IDs are eligible for free movie tickets on select Fridays in August.

night sky with mountain in foreground UW Planetarium to Highlight Beauty of Night Sky During August Shows

July 30, 2019 — The beauty of the night sky will be the focus of the August schedule at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium.

Snake River in foreground, Tetons in the background UW Program Turns Focus to Boosting State’s Tourism, Recreation

July 30, 2019 — A University of Wyoming program that has helped find solutions to natural resource challenges is being retooled to work with Wyoming communities in an effort to boost the state’s tourism economy.

Search to Begin for UW Human Resources AVP as Durr Retires

July 29, 2019 — A search for a new head of the Department of Human Resources will begin soon at the University of Wyoming, as Associate Vice President for Human Resources Jeanne Durr will retire this week.

UW to Host EducationUSA Representatives from Four Countries Aug. 2-6

July 29, 2019 — The University of Wyoming will host four global advisers from EducationUSA to highlight the opportunities available to international students. They will be on campus Aug. 2-6.

book cover with person on it UW Listed Among Top Educator Preparation Programs by National Teacher Quality Book

July 26, 2019 — Future teachers will be able to learn more about the University of Wyoming College of Education in a new book published by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ).

people spray painting a stencil on a sidewalk UW Sidewalk Stencil Project Encourages Children to Play Outside

July 26, 2019 — Stencils painted on the Bear River Greenway in Evanston are the latest painted at sites around Wyoming encouraging kids to get outside and play.

five people standing in a row by a wall UW Summer Concert Series Concludes with The Woodpile July 31

July 26, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series wraps up with The Woodpile Wednesday, July 31. The event is free and open to the public.

Nina Haas and Dan Tekiela Herbicides, Bugs on Plant Strategies Wrestle Tenacious Invasive Weed

July 25, 2019 — Cheyenne area rancher Nina Haas walked slowly in the range grass, lush from summer rain, looking down at Dalmatian toadflax plants, and stopped. Something had grabbed her attention, and she went down to one knee for a closer look.

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 29-Aug. 4

July 25, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled July 29-Aug. 4 at the University of Wyoming:

Aaron Bieber, Barney Cosner, Jo Anne McFarland and Brittany Wells Gray UW Alumni Association Presents Four New Alumni Awards to Graduates

July 25, 2019 — Four University of Wyoming graduates will be honored Friday, Sept. 13, with new UW Alumni Association (UWAA) awards.

Wyoming Business Tips for July 29-Aug. 4

July 25, 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 McNair Scholars Undergraduate Research Symposium July 29

July 24, 2019 — Fifteen McNair Scholars Program students will present individual work that is the culmination of their internships during the 27th annual research symposium Monday, July 29, in the University of Wyoming Union Family Room.

person in a jungle with a large microphone UW Researcher Contributes to Paper About Climate Changes Occurring Faster Than Animals Adapt

July 24, 2019 — University of Wyoming Department of Zoology and Physiology Assistant Professor Corey Tarwater was among scientists on a study about how climate change can threaten species and that extinctions can affect ecosystem health.

four pictures of people doing things and yellow objects Installation, Performance Artist Trey Duvall to Exhibit at UW Art Museum

July 23, 2019 — A new exhibition, “Trey Duvall: Do, Do, Do, Do, Do,” will open Saturday, Aug. 10, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

a man and three women standing together Meats Judging Competition Seasons UW Team Members

July 23, 2019 — “Wyoming, please follow the moderator into your competition room,” shouted someone from the front room at the Meat Science Quiz Bowl June 22.

people working on laptop computers UW’s Partnership with Code.org to Improve K-12 Computer Science Instruction

July 23, 2019 — The University of Wyoming has recently created a partnership with Code.org to join a nationwide network of regional partners that support efforts to expand access to computer science in K-12 schools. UW will be the only Code.org regional partner in Wyoming and the only university-based member in the Rocky Mountain region.

head portrait of a man Flesher Appointed to Direct UW American Heritage Center

July 22, 2019 — A longtime University of Wyoming faculty member who founded and directed a key outreach program for more than a decade has been named director of UW’s American Heritage Center (AHC).

head portrait of a man Parolin Appointed as UW Honors College Dean

July 22, 2019 — The current associate dean of the University of Wyoming Honors College has been appointed to lead that college.

head portrait of a man Trustees Remove Interim Title from Health Sciences Dean

July 22, 2019 — David Jones, who has led the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences for the past two years on an interim basis, has been chosen as the college’s dean.

man sitting at a desk UW’s Barrett Receives Service Award from Engineering Education Society

July 22, 2019 — A University of Wyoming professor and associate dean in the College of Engineering and Applied Science recently received an award for his work with an engineering education organization.

closeup of a bee on a flower UW’s Dillon Receives $1.17 Million Grant to Study Cold Tolerance of Bumble Bees at Various Altitudes

July 22, 2019 — A University of Wyoming researcher will receive a $1.17 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study bumblebee cold tolerance across different elevations. The four-year grant begins Oct. 15.

group of teenagers in scrubs learning to do injections Local Students Learn About Health Care Careers at UW Summer Camp

July 19, 2019 — Forty-three high school students from Wyoming and the surrounding area attended the WWAMI Healthcare Careers Summer Camp on the University of Wyoming’s campus, learning about a wide variety of careers in health care that they may pursue in the future.

UW Introduces Pharmacy Early Decision Program

July 19, 2019 — The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy will offer a new option for incoming freshmen this fall: The Pharmacy Early Decision (PED) program offers admission into the professional pharmacy program to qualified freshman applicants.

UW Trustees Adopt Presidential Search Process

July 19, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a presidential search process that will include public listening sessions; a search committee composed of faculty, staff, students, trustees and other stakeholders; and open forums with finalists.

five men standing together Tie Hack to Perform in UW Summer Concert Series July 24

July 18, 2019 — Country band Tie Hack will perform Wednesday, July 24, as part of the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series. The event is free and open to the public.

two people dancing on a stage University of Wyoming Calendar for July 22-28

July 18, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled July 22-28 at the University of Wyoming:

UW College of Business Student Success Center to be Temporarily Closed for Move

July 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Peter M. and Paula Green Johnson Student Success Center in the College of Business will temporarily be closed from Tuesday, July 23, through Friday, July 26. The center’s staff will relocate from the College of Business first floor to a temporary location in the lower level of the building.

screenshot of website UW Launches Platform to Connect Entrepreneurs

July 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) has launched an online platform to connect entrepreneurs across Wyoming and beyond.

man working with large equipment in lab UW Scientists Receive DOE Grant for Memory Storage Research

July 18, 2019 — A group of researchers at the University of Wyoming is looking to make a piece of technology that changed humanity even better.

UW Trustees Approve New Financial Aid for Wyoming Students

July 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming will offer more merit- and need-based aid to Wyoming students starting in the 2020-21 academic year, following action today (Thursday, July 18) by the UW Board of Trustees.

Wyoming Business Tips for July 22-28

July 18, 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 Alumni Association Membership Appreciation Day Planned Sept. 14

July 17, 2019 — A day of fun, football and friendship this fall is planned by the University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) to show appreciation to its members through Membership Appreciation Day Saturday, Sept. 14.

chef in kitchen with plated food in foreground UW Chef Receives Silver Award at National Culinary Challenge

July 17, 2019 — University of Wyoming Chef Debe Honibah Brady received the silver award for her culinary creation during last week’s National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) National Culinary Challenge in Denver.

artist's conception of reception area UW Receives $1.5 Million Gift to Support Student Success

July 16, 2019 — A $1.5 million gift from longtime University of Wyoming supporters will establish the Peter M. and Paula Green Johnson Student Success Center, a new UW College of Business program that supports students throughout their college experiences and will help launch successful careers.

UW Diversity Office Offers Training Session for Fair, Equitable Position Searches

July 15, 2019 — An open summer session on how to conduct fair and equitable searches to fill vacant and new positions for University of Wyoming employees is scheduled Tuesday, July 30.

orchestra grouped for photo UW’s Griffith Teaches, Leads Orchestra in Shanghai

July 15, 2019 — University of Wyoming Department of Music Professor Michael Griffith completed a two-week teaching excursion at China’s Shanghai University late last month.

UW’s Powell Research Center Field Day July 18

July 12, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Powell Research and Extension Center (PREC) hosts the annual field day at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at 747 Road 9 in Powell.

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 15-21

July 11, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled July 15-21 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Board of Trustees to Meet July 16-19 in Riverton

July 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider tuition levels for the 2020-21 academic year and receive updates on a number of other matters during a meeting Tuesday through Friday, July 16-19, in Riverton.

head portrait of a man UW Graduate Receives Prestigious Oxford Scholarship

July 11, 2019 — Recently graduated University of Wyoming student Jasper Hunt, of Laramie, received a prestigious award for the incoming 2019-2020 class at the University of Oxford in Oxfordshire, England.

UW Issues Statement Following Sentencing of Former Student-Athlete

July 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming has issued the following statement regarding the case of former UW student-athlete Carl Granderson in Albany County District Court:

man playing a saxophone UW Summer Concert Series to Feature ‘Jazz in the Plaza’ July 17

July 11, 2019 — “Jazz in the Plaza” is the theme of the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series’ latest offering Wednesday, July 17. The event is free and open to the public.

Wyoming Business Tips for July 15-21

July 11, 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.

Two men stand on the Greenland Ice Sheet. UW Researchers Lead Team Discovering Ice is Sliding Toward Edges Off Greenland Ice Sheet

July 10, 2019 — Ice on the Greenland Ice Sheet doesn’t just melt. The ice actually slides rapidly across its bed toward the ice sheet’s edges. As a result, because ice motion is from sliding as opposed to ice deformation, ice is being moved to the high-melt marginal zones more rapidly than previously thought.

UW Summer High School Institute Selects Participants

July 10, 2019 — An opportunity to achieve intellectual and personal growth for 69 talented rising juniors will be presented in the 34th annual Summer High School Institute (HSI) July 14-Aug. 3 at the University of Wyoming.

two people talking at a table UW, WBC Launch Network to Connect Entrepreneurs and Mentors

July 9, 2019 — Budding entrepreneurs across Wyoming will have access to experienced mentors through a new network being launched by the Wyoming Business Council (WBC) and the University of Wyoming’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE).

detailed black and white artwork UW Art Student Receives National Scholarship

July 9, 2019 — Aisha Auradou says she strives to create art that makes viewers want to get closer.

deer behind a fence New Poll Examines Public Opinion on Wildlife and Migration Corridors in Wyoming

July 8, 2019 — Results from a new statewide poll of 400 registered voters in Wyoming and an online focus group of 20 Wyoming residents on topics related to wildlife and migration corridors are now available from the Ruckelshaus Institute and Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.

UW Extension Communications Office Receives Golds, Bronzes

July 8, 2019 — Publications, animations and photography produced by University of Wyoming Extension communications personnel received golds and bronzes from the Association for Communication Excellence (ACE).

UW Parking Permits Available Starting July 10

July 8, 2019 — University of Wyoming employee parking permits for 2019-2020 will be available for purchase beginning Wednesday, July 10.

man standing by projected display UW Researcher Contributes to Sky Surveys in Preparation for Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument

July 8, 2019 — When people go camping in Wyoming, they often look to the sky to see the moon and the stars and, perhaps, ponder their place in the universe.

woman talking to a group of people outside at a table Sessions Explore Bread-Making History, Use Wyoming-Grown First Grains for Baking

July 5, 2019 — Those “kneading” bread-making immersion this summer can participate in a two-part series in Cody and Worland utilizing Wyoming-grown first grains.

TEDxUWYO Presentations Available Online

July 5, 2019 — An unfortunate power outage April 20 made it impossible for the public to see firsthand four University of Wyoming professors present their innovative ideas in UW’s first TEDx event.

people throwing spears UW Anthropology Professors to Host Open House at Hell Gap July 13-14

July 5, 2019 — An area where some of North America’s earliest people hunted bison and made tools will be open for public viewing during an Open House Site Tour and Artifact Road Show, hosted by the University of Wyoming’s Department of Anthropology July 13-14.

head portrait of a man UW Researcher to Give Final Talk at UW-National Park Service Research Center

July 5, 2019 — A University of Wyoming research scientist will discuss how big-game animals migrate during the final lecture of the season at the UW-National Park Service Research Center Thursday, July 11. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

person singing into microphone Bob Lefevre and the Already Gone to Perform July 10 at UW

July 3, 2019 — Alternative country/rock band Bob Lefevre and the Already Gone will perform Wednesday, July 10, as part of the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series. The event is free and open to the public.

Mai, Boswell Return to UW in Interim Administrative Roles

July 3, 2019 — Two former administrators at the University of Wyoming are returning to the university to serve in interim roles as part of the administration of Acting President Neil Theobald.

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 8-14

July 3, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled July 8-14 at the University of Wyoming:

two men sitting at a table UW American Heritage Center to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Taco John’s

July 3, 2019 — As the holder of historical records of Taco John’s, the University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center (AHC) will host a “Taco Tuesday with Taco John’s” event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Taco John’s Tuesday, July 23.

group of people on a stage with a microphone UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Season Closes with Hit Musical

July 3, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance’s 2019 Snowy Range Summer Theatre season closes with “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 7:30 p.m. July 9-13 in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theater.

Wyoming Business Tips for July 8-14

July 3, 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.

woman in a lab UW’s Lau Receives National Outstanding Woman in Science Award

July 2, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Kimberly Lau has been named the 2019 recipient of the Geological Society of America’s (GSA) Doris M. Curtis Outstanding Woman in Science Award.

head portrait of a man Wyoming SBDC Network to Host Webinar on Latest Search Engine Trends

July 2, 2019 — One of the leading digital marketing experts in the nation will offer advice to Wyoming entrepreneurs about the latest online search engine trends.

First Gen Scholars Program Launches This Fall at UW

July 1, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Learning Resource Network (LeaRN) is introducing a new program for first-generation students this fall.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Nonresident

July 1, 2019 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2019 spring semester.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Resident

July 1, 2019 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2019 spring semester.

head portrait of a woman UW Education Professor Receives Counseling Service Award

July 1, 2019 — Recently retired University of Wyoming Professor Mary Alice Bruce recently received the Wyoming School Counselor Association (WySCA) Service Award at the organization’s annual conference.

woman, child and man wearing aprons in a kitchen 2019 Marks 50th Anniversary of National Food, Nutrition Program in Wyoming

June 28, 2019 — Fifty years of providing nutrition education for Wyoming youths and families with limited resources are being recognized.

moose Citizen Scientists to Search for Moose July 27

June 28, 2019 — For the fifth year running, citizen scientists have the opportunity to help track moose populations in the mountains outside Laramie on Summer Moose Day.

woman standing outside UW Scientists Use Near-Infrared Light to Control Cellular Process in Mammal

June 28, 2019 — Strange things at the University of Wyoming, as one hears molecular biologist Mark Gomelsky talk about head replacements as routine laboratory procedures.

Wyoming Business Tips for July 1-7

June 28, 2019 — A weekly look at issues facing Wyoming business owners and entrepreneurs from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 1-7

June 27, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled July 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:

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

June 27, 2019 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2019 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

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

June 27, 2019 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2019 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

UW Announces Independence Day Closures

June 27, 2019 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed, and classes will be dismissed Thursday, July 4, for Independence Day.

dancers on stage UW Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival July 17-27

June 27, 2019 — Students ages 12 through adult will participate in the 24th annual Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival July 17-27 at the University of Wyoming.

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

June 26, 2019 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2019 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

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

June 26, 2019 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2019 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

Brown and Gold Report Offers Detailed Information on UW

June 25, 2019 — Visitors to the University of Wyoming website can get an in-depth look at statistics regarding many aspects of the university in a newly refreshed and updated Brown and Gold Report.

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

June 25, 2019 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2019 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

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

June 25, 2019 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2019 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

poster with astronauts UW Planetarium Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing During July

June 25, 2019 — “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

Case Selected as Director of Manufacturing Works

June 24, 2019 — A Cheyenne-based businessman with diverse experience in sales, management, business analysis and negotiation has been chosen to lead a Wyoming program that helps manufacturers achieve success.

Four from UW Named to Leadership Wyoming Class

June 24, 2019 — Four University of Wyoming employees are among 49 residents -- representing 19 Wyoming communities -- selected for the 20th Leadership Wyoming class.

LeaRN to Pilot New First-Year Course This Fall at UW

June 24, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Learning Resource Network (LeaRN) is piloting a new first-year experience (FYE) course for freshmen this fall. The course offers guidance in academic success, campus engagement and self-exploration for new students.

Two men standing together in front of a building UW Faculty Members Join Innovative Philosophy Network

June 24, 2019 — University of Wyoming faculty members Rob Colter and Brad Rettler are finding time away from the office this summer, but they are making good use of it.

painting with a tree and altered reflection UW Professor Wins National Art Exhibition

June 24, 2019 — Ricki Klages is a reminder that the University of Wyoming’s Department of Visual and Literary Arts boasts award-winning faculty.

head portrait of a man UW’s Matthew Painter Receives National Award

June 24, 2019 — University of Wyoming Associate Professor Matthew Painter is the recipient of the 2019 Laura Taddeucci Downs National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) National Advisor of the Year award.

head portrait of a woman UW, Wyoming SBDC Network to Host Innovation Funding Workshop June 25

June 21, 2019 — Innovators in Wyoming can learn about receiving funding to research and develop their inventions or ideas, thanks to the University of Wyoming Health and Bioscience Innovation Hub and the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network.

head portrait of a woman UW Selects Dean for Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing

June 21, 2019 — A tenured professor and retired colonel in the U.S. Air Force Reserves from Wright State University (WSU) in Dayton, Ohio, has been selected as dean of the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing in the University of Wyoming’s College of Health Sciences.

person leading a horse in an arena Volunteers Teach Horse Sense at Annual 4-H Camp

June 21, 2019 — For two days in Thermopolis this month, a fifth “H” was added to the 4-H’s of head, heart, hands and health.

man holding clipboard Phenology Scientist to Speak at UW-National Park Service Research Center

June 20, 2019 — A research scientist will discuss the phenology shifts in the Teton Range at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center Thursday, June 27. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

a woman and two men sitting on a couch University of Wyoming Calendar for June 24-30

June 20, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled June 24-30 at the University of Wyoming:

three men standing in sagebrush UW Research Details Response of Sagebrush to 2017 Solar Eclipse

June 20, 2019 — The total solar eclipse’s swath across Wyoming and the United States in August 2017 provided an opportunity for scientists to study a variety of celestial and earthly phenomena, from learning more about the sun’s corona to the behavior of animals and plants.

Wyoming Business Tips for June 24-30

June 20, 2019 — A weekly look at issues facing Wyoming business owners and entrepreneurs from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

man playing guitar Hunter Hicks and The Country Skillet to Perform at UW June 26

June 19, 2019 — Local indie rock/country band Hunter Hicks and The Country Skillet will perform Wednesday, June 26, as part of the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series. The event is free and open to the public.

two men wearing augmented reality goggles look at computer UW Professor, Grad Student Team with Casper Company to Create Augmented Reality for Medical Applications

June 19, 2019 — University of Wyoming researchers and a Casper medical company have teamed up to bring to market an augmented reality (AR) system that will make ultrasound-guided surgical injection procedures easier, faster and more comfortable.

two men standing in water by a boat Wyoming Public Radio Reporter Wins National Edward R. Murrow Award

June 19, 2019 — Wyoming Public Radio (WPR) News received a 2019 National Edward R. Murrow Award in the small market category for Best Use of Sound for Cooper McKim’s story “Scientists Race to Research Stonefly Species Threatened by Climate Change.”

a woman and two men sitting on a couch UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Features Tour Production of ‘Adopt a Sailor’

June 18, 2019 — The 2019 Snowy Range Summer Theatre will host the latest production in a nationwide tour of the acclaimed play “Adopt a Sailor.” The event is a benefit for the Charles J. Evered House, an artist residency for veterans and those who work in conflict zones.

man on gameshow set Recent UW Graduate Wins Big on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

June 17, 2019 — One highlight of Dean Wilson’s life was being hooded during the spring 2019 commencement ceremony for earning his Ed.D. in educational leadership from the University of Wyoming College of Education.

five people and an elk Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Honors UW’s Kauffman

June 17, 2019 — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) has named Matt Kauffman, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) research scientist at the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit and an assistant professor in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Zoology and Physiology, the recipient of the foundation’s Conservationist of the Year Award for 2018.

group of people sitting and working together UW, Community College Educators Train at Active-Learning Summer Institute

June 17, 2019 — Twenty-three educators from the University of Wyoming and three Wyoming community colleges completed intensive active-learning training last week at Sheridan College.

UW Strategic Improvement Working Group Sets Its Agenda

June 17, 2019 — The University of Wyoming committee formed in response to UW’s “Great Colleges to Work For” campus climate survey has identified a number of specific issues it aims to address in coming months.

Kathryn Hardin and Joneen Lowman UW to Host Maggie Scarlett Summer Speaker Series June 27-28

June 17, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Division of Communication Disorders in the College of Health Sciences will host its second annual Maggie Scarlett Summer Speaker Series (MSSS) Thursday and Friday, June 27-28, at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

UW Women Take Fifth at CNFR, Cowboys Place Eighth

June 17, 2019 — If only Rachael Calvo had gone for broke during every round in the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) barrel racing competition.

a woman and three men sitting and holding up stylized pictures of birds UW Summer Concert Series Features The Littlest Birds June 19

June 14, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series continues with a performance by The Littlest Birds Wednesday, June 19. The event is free and open to the public.

man in a cowboy hat UW’s Peterson Bulldogs Way to Short-Go Bid

June 14, 2019 — Seth Peterson can’t thank teammate JC Flake enough.

Rachael Calvo, Teisha Coffield and Ty Everson Three UW Rodeo Teammates in Line for CNFR Short Round Bids

June 13, 2019 — All Ty Everson needed was 5.9 seconds to become the national steer wrestling leader during the College National Finals Rodeo’s (CNFR) third round Wednesday night.

University of Wyoming Calendar for June 17-23

June 13, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled June 17-23 at the University of Wyoming:

man speaking to classroom of young teens UW Professor Has Shared Satellite Images with Laramie Schools for Last Decade

June 13, 2019 — Years ago, Ramesh Sivanpillai had a feeling that satellite images taken from afar could help bring some closer perspective to lessons being taught to Laramie students in elementary and middle school.

woman in a western hat Both UW Rodeo Teams Move into CNFR Title Contention

June 12, 2019 — All it took was one solid round for both University of Wyoming rodeo clubs to jump into College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) team championships contention.

chair, controls and screen of drilling simulator New Technology Suite at UW to Train Engineers of the Future

June 12, 2019 — The creation of North America’s largest, most technologically advanced center to train the petroleum engineers of the future has taken a major step forward following the installation of a new multimillion-dollar simulator suite at the University of Wyoming.

UW Bulldoggers, Team Ropers Come Up Big Tuesday Morning

June 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s three bulldoggers and team ropers came alive during Tuesday’s second slack round at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) at the Casper Events Center.

conductor with orchestra UW Professor Conducts, Offers Master Class in Brazil

June 10, 2019 — University of Wyoming Department of Music Professor Michael Griffith recently was a guest conductor and taught a master class for young conductors in Brazil.

UW to Host Top High School Seniors at Engineering Summer Program

June 10, 2019 — With a goal of inspiring future engineers, the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Applied Science will host the 32nd annual Engineering Summer Program (ESP) for high school students June 16-22.

man wrestling a steer UW’s Calvo Rides to Second in CNFR Barrel Racing; Cowgirls Stand Sixth

June 10, 2019 — With no chance to practice back home in Nebraska because of persistent flooding this spring, University of Wyoming Cowgirl Rachael Calvo didn’t know what to expect on her first barrel racing run Monday at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper.

UW’s Donnelly Comes Through on First Day of CNFR Competition

June 10, 2019 — Payton Donnelly should know that father knows best.

Grazing Management Field Day June 22 Near Dayton

June 7, 2019 — An opportunity for ranchers and small-acreage landowners to learn more about grazing management is Saturday, June 22, at Amsden Creek Wildlife Habitat Management Area near Dayton.

man on stage with a guitar J Shogren Shanghai’d to Perform at UW June 12

June 7, 2019 — Local band J Shogren Shanghai’d will perform Wednesday, June 12, as part of the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series. The event is free and open to the public.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

June 7, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider the university’s 2019-2020 operating budget during the board’s regular teleconference meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 12.

University of Wyoming Calendar for June 10-16

June 6, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled June 10-16 at the University of Wyoming:

group of people gathered around an exterior sign UW Officials Visit Chinese Universities, Sign Two Agreements

June 5, 2019 — Students from Chinese universities will have opportunities to earn University of Wyoming master’s degrees in atmospheric science, and study and train in Nordic skiing and other high-altitude sports at UW, as a result of agreements signed during a visit of UW officials to China last month.

Full UW Rodeo Teams Take Aim at CNFR Success

June 4, 2019 — Even though more than half of the 10 University of Wyoming College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) qualifiers will compete in their first finals next week, that does not mean they lack experience, first-year Coach Beau Clark says.

group of people, mostly children, gathered around a spot of light on the floor UW Art Museum to Celebrate Summer Solstice June 21

June 4, 2019 — The public is invited to attend the University of Wyoming Art Museum’s annual summer solstice celebration Friday, June 21, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

circle with wedges of sun photos UW Planetarium Schedule Includes Program at Albany County Public Library in June

June 4, 2019 — A special planetarium program at the Albany County Public Library will highlight offerings at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium during June.

UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Season Opens with ‘First Date’

June 4, 2019 — That most perilous of human endeavors, the dreaded blind date, takes center stage in the 2019 Snowy Range Summer Theatre season opener “First Date,” a lighthearted musical comedy and a date night out for attendees.

Bagley Named UW Faculty Fellow for Academic Policy and Leadership

June 3, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Office of Academic Affairs has named Department of Chemical Engineering Professor David Bagley as Faculty Fellow for Academic Policy and Leadership.

man in a swirl of movement The Lonesome Heroes to Open UW Summer Concert Series June 5

June 3, 2019 — The Lonesome Heroes, an indie rock and country band, will open the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series Wednesday, June 5.

UW Committee Selects Incoming Faculty Member to Use Flittie House

June 3, 2019 — A world-renowned expert in carbon science has been selected to use the University of Wyoming’s Flittie House in the 2019-2020 academic year.

head portrait of a woman UW Professor Elected to Literacy Research Association Board

June 3, 2019 — Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair in Literacy Education Cynthia Brock recently was elected to a three-year term on the Literacy Research Association (LRA) Board of Directors.

head portrait of a woman UW Professor Named Co-Editor of Journal of Urban Mathematics Education

June 3, 2019 — University of Wyoming College of Education Professor Jacqueline Leonard recently was selected from a pool of nominees to be a co-editor of the Journal of Urban Mathematics Education (JUME).

man and woman standing in front of a bank of video screens Four UW Students to Participate in Internship Program at Idaho National Laboratory

May 31, 2019 — Midstream oil and gas operations are increasingly faced with costly, highly scrutinized events that stem from aging (leaks and explosions), natural occurrences (floods, seismic activity and extreme weather), and cyber intrusion and attack. One approach to address these issues involves the use of integrated, intelligent monitoring and control systems -- or secure embedded intelligence (SEI).

three women standing together UW-Casper Social Work Grads Make Earning a Bachelor’s Degree a Family Affair

May 31, 2019 — Traci Keating and her daughter, Whitney Henrichsmeyer, have something unique in common besides being members of a close-knit family consisting of Keating, her husband of 25 years and their seven children.

Business Innovation Expo Pairs UW Students with Real-World Projects

May 30, 2019 — University of Wyoming College of Business faculty and students recently participated in the third semiannual Business Innovation Expo.

University of Wyoming Calendar for June 3-9

May 30, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled June 3-9 at the University of Wyoming:

computer servers with Cheyenne spelled out on the outside of them UW Faculty Have Until June 21 to Apply for Supercomputer Use

May 30, 2019 — University of Wyoming faculty members who are interested in using the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC) in Cheyenne for their computational research have until June 21 to submit an application to request a large core-hour allocation on Cheyenne, the current supercomputer at the NWSC.

Mendick Receives UW Libraries Outstanding Staff Award

May 28, 2019 — Laurie Mendick, University of Wyoming Libraries executive business manager, is the recipient of the UW Libraries Outstanding Staff Award for her contributions during 2018.

UW Article Examining Farm Productivity Receives Agricultural Economics Journal Honor

May 28, 2019 — A paper examining farm productivity and innovation, co-written by a faculty member in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, has received honors from the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.

woman sitting outside UW Nursing Faculty Member Invited to Apple Digital Innovation Boot Camp

May 28, 2019 — University of Wyoming nursing faculty member J’Laine Proctor was selected by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to participate in the 2019 AACN-Apple Digital Innovation Boot Camp in Austin, Texas, this summer.

Wellness Center Offers Self-Improvement Programs for UW Faculty, Staff, Students

May 28, 2019 — A recently published summer schedule of programs to promote wellness is offered through the Wellness Center, located in the University of Wyoming’s Half Acre Recreation facility.

head portrait of a man Wyoming SBDC Network Selects Associate State Director

May 28, 2019 — A University of Wyoming alumnus who has 25 years of small business experience has been hired to serve as associate state director of the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network.

Memorial Service for Former UW Wrestling Coach Steven Suder on Campus May 28

May 24, 2019 — A memorial service for former University of Wyoming head wrestling Coach Steven Suder, who died earlier in the week, will be Tuesday, May 28, at 2 p.m. in the UniWyo Sports Complex. At the time of his death, Suder was an academic advising professional for UW’s Advising Career and Exploratory Studies.

people carving leg of lamb UW Extension Sheep Specialist Shepherds Savory Showdown

May 24, 2019 — The caramelized and long-cooked leg of lamb, skewered marinated kabobs, chops and slow-cooked shoulder meat brought into the classroom were the tip of the iceberg in the animal science class at the University of Wyoming.

woman standing outside Kwanna King Selected New UW Registrar

May 23, 2019 — Kwanna King has been selected as the new University of Wyoming registrar following a national search. She begins her duties Wednesday, May 29.

University of Wyoming Calendar for May 27-June 2

May 23, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled May 27-June 2 at the University of Wyoming:

man in lab coat working in a lab UW Graduate Credits Research Opportunities for Admission to Yale School of Medicine

May 23, 2019 — Hunter McCurdy was in his second semester at the University of Wyoming at Casper when he learned about research opportunities he could have as an undergraduate through the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Wyoming IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Program.

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