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June 2022 Releases


Site-Specific Audiovisual Exhibition to Open July 2 at UW Art Museum

June 30, 2022 — An audiovisual exhibition designed by a collective of artists and technologists will open Saturday, July 2, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

UW, Other Partners Launch Community Navigator Program

June 30, 2022 — The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, based at the University of Wyoming, is providing business resources to traditionally underserved trailblazing small businesses in Wyoming through the Community Navigator Program (CNP).

UW Announces Independence Day Closures

June 30, 2022 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed, and classes will be dismissed Monday, July 4, for Independence Day.

head photo of a woman Why Wyoming Is Considered One of the Best States for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

June 30, 2022 — Do you have an idea for a product or service, but do not know how to kick-start your business or find the necessary resources needed to grow your idea? This is a major problem that many entrepreneurs face.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Nonresident

June 29, 2022 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2022 spring semester.

photo of a supernova UW Planetarium to Explore Movie ‘Twister’ During July

June 29, 2022 — A new program at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium during July will separate the science from the science fiction in the 1996 movie “Twister.”

people with fake mustaches sitting around a table Wyoming K-12 Teachers Participate in Middle-Level Science Summer Classes at UW

June 29, 2022 — From examining the constellations in the night sky to participating in a fossil dig in Kemmerer, six K-12 Wyoming middle and high school teachers have added to their science knowledge base courtesy of the University of Wyoming.

Wyoming Student Takes Third at National History Day Contest

June 29, 2022 — Lachlan Gebhart, of Lander Middle School, won third place in the Junior Individual Documentary division at the virtual 2022 National History Day Contest with his project, “Wolves: Bloodthirsty Menaces or Stewards of the Land?”

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Resident

June 28, 2022 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2022 spring semester.

two people holding a display made of empty vaccine vials UW College of Health Sciences Students, Volunteers Commemorate Campus Vaccination Effort

June 28, 2022 — Toward the close of the University of Wyoming’s COVID vaccination effort in spring 2021, students from the schools of Nursing and Pharmacy, along with college faculty members and health care workers from throughout Laramie, decided to create a display to commemorate UW’s vaccination effort.

people walking together UW Officials Honored at Eastern Shoshone Powwow

June 28, 2022 — University of Wyoming leaders were honored along with recent high school and college graduates at the 62nd annual Eastern Shoshone Indian Days Powwow in Fort Washakie last week.

map of Wyoming with places marked and connected UW’s Teacher-Mentor Corps Cohort to Improve Teacher Support, Retention

June 28, 2022 — The University of Wyoming has welcomed the inaugural cohort of the Wyoming Teacher-Mentor Corps (WTMC), an initiative led by the UW College of Education.

UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Honors Outstanding Staff, Educators

June 27, 2022 — This spring, the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources celebrated faculty and staff members for their outstanding contributions to the university community.

World Language and Culture Intensive Summer Camp July 18-30 at UW

June 27, 2022 — Seven different language courses will be offered during a summer camp July 18-30 at the University of Wyoming.

older woman in cowboy hat and heavy jewelry holding a coiled lasso New Photography Exhibition on Display at UW Art Museum

June 24, 2022 — A new exhibition at the University of Wyoming Art Museum offers an intimate glimpse into the community of the queer rodeo circuit.

band playing UW Summer Concert Series Resumes With Stay Awhile June 29

June 24, 2022 — Laramie-based Stay Awhile will bring its high-intensity sound to the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, on Simpson Plaza.

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

June 23, 2022 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2022 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

UW’s Center on Aging Announces Healthier Wyoming Initiative

June 23, 2022 — The Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) at the University of Wyoming has established the Healthier Wyoming initiative, which has a goal to empower all Wyoming residents to take charge of their health through the use of a comprehensive statewide directory of chronic disease prevention and management resources.

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

June 22, 2022 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2022 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

UW Vanvig Graduate Fellows Recognized for Excellence in Ag, Applied Economics

June 22, 2022 — Two graduate students in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics received the prestigious Andrew and Connie Vanvig Graduate Fellowship for their outstanding performance in the classroom and the university community.

UW’s EORI Publishes Report on Novel Product for Oil Wells

June 22, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) sponsored an evaluation of a novel product that reportedly could help reduce the detrimental effects of paraffin precipitation and deposition in oil wells.

UW’s IMPACT 307 to Host ‘Lunch and Learn’ Series Webinar July 27

June 22, 2022 — IMPACT 307, a University of Wyoming program, will host “How to Recruit, Hire and Retain for Success,” a new “Lunch and Learn” series webinar, Wednesday, July 27, from noon-1 p.m.

UW Researchers to Receive $800,000 From Department of Energy for Nuclear Environmental Justice Project

June 21, 2022 — A University of Wyoming proposal has been selected to receive an $800,000 research award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP).

Dan Gingiss and Marc Willson UW SBDC Network to Host Post-COVID-19 Economy Competitiveness Virtual Summit Webinar

June 21, 2022 — During COVID-19, shoppers changed how they consume products and services and how they determine which businesses they wish to support. To continue to thrive, small-business owners need to be sure of their next steps and how they fit into the economy of a post-pandemic world.

UW Summer High School Institute Selects Participants

June 21, 2022 — More than 60 rising juniors will have the opportunity to experience college life during the 38th annual Summer High School Institute (HSI) July 10-30 at the University of Wyoming.

people at a table Agencies, Tribes, Landowners, Scholars, Students Come Together for Yellowstone at 150

June 20, 2022 — A symposium co-hosted last month by the University of Wyoming’s College of Law and Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources brought together more than 350 people, virtually and in person, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Yellowstone, the nation’s first national park.

Two Shows Remain in UW’s Snowy Range Summer Theatre Season

June 20, 2022 — A how-did-they-do-it comedy and a classic tragicomedy round out the University of Wyoming’s Snowy Range Summer Theatre season this month and early next.

UW A&S Dean Resigns; Acting Dean Appointed

June 20, 2022 — A longtime University of Wyoming Department of Music faculty member and a current associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences has been appointed as acting dean of the college, effective July 1.

head photo of a woman UW Ph.D. Student Awarded Fellowship to Develop Latino School Leaders

June 20, 2022 — A University of Wyoming Ph.D. student in the curriculum and instruction program’s literacy education concentration recently was selected for a fellowship from the Latino Educator and Administrator Development (LEAD) program.

UW Rodeo Teams Wrap Up Season at CNFR

June 20, 2022 — It was not the ending that the University of Wyoming rodeo teams were looking for at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper last weekend.

UW’s IMPACT 307 to Host ‘START 307’ Webinar June 30

June 20, 2022 — IMPACT 307, a University of Wyoming program, will host “START 307,” an introductory webinar for aspiring, fledgling and established entrepreneurs, Thursday, June 30, from 4-5:30 p.m.

Two UW Cowboys Qualify for CNFR’s Short Go

June 18, 2022 — Even though they did not compete in their respective events during the closing of the College National Finals Rodeo’s third round in Casper Friday, University of Wyoming Cowboy team members Austin Hurlburt and Brice Patterson did enough during the week to qualify for Saturday’s short go.

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

June 17, 2022 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2022 spring semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

group of people standing outside a small building UW Science Initiative Collaborates With Snowy Range Academy for Field-Based Research

June 17, 2022 — Eight University of Wyoming faculty, graduate students and undergraduate students recently collaborated with 22 Snowy Range Academy fifth grade students on field-based research projects in Curt Gowdy State Park.

construction site UW Students Compete in Solar Decathlon for Next-Generation Clean Energy Buildings

June 17, 2022 — Students from the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Applied Science are among 23 finalist teams -- representing 23 collegiate institutions spanning four countries -- in the 2023 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 20th annual Solar Decathlon Build Challenge.

man riding a bucking horse UW’s Hurlburt Jumps to Fourth in CNFR Steer Wrestling; Patterson Eighth in Saddle Broncs

June 17, 2022 — It’s a good thing that Austin Hurlburt took a couple of days off to go back to his home state in Nebraska to not think about his final steer wrestling run at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper.

Two UW Cowgirls Still in CNFR Goat Tying Short Go Contention

June 16, 2022 — Two days before the start of the fall rodeo season, University of Wyoming Cowgirl Kelsey Lensegrav’s goat tying horse developed a serious abscess in its back hoof. The veterinarian had to drill into the hoof to drain the swollen area. The Interior, S.D., graduate student was left without a horse for the remainder of the semester.

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

June 15, 2022 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2022 spring semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

UW’s Short Go Contenders Come Up Short at CNFR’s Third Round

June 15, 2022 — Two University of Wyoming men’s rodeo team members were sitting high and in contention for short go bids at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper after two rounds. The third was not kind to the Cowboy pair Tuesday night.

UW Cowboys, Cowgirls Make Move in CNFR Second Round

June 14, 2022 — Three University of Wyoming Cowboys made their move Tuesday morning in a bid to reach the College National Finals Rodeo short go Saturday night. Three UW Cowgirls also remained in contention in goat tying.

photo portrait of a man UW School of Pharmacy Faculty Member Receives Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award

June 14, 2022 — A faculty member with the University of Wyoming’s School of Pharmacy has received the 2022 Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award, presented by the Colorado Pharmacists Society.

Tony Aquila Erwin Gianchandani Gov. Mark Gordon Greg Hill Ed Seidel John Wagner Deborah Wince-Smith Mountain West Innovation Summit at UW Unites National Leaders to Advance U.S. Competitiveness

June 13, 2022 — The University of Wyoming will host distinguished leaders from across American industry, higher education, national laboratories and government to develop concrete policy recommendations aimed at keeping the United States at the forefront of innovation and economic competitiveness.

magazine cover Spring Issue of UWyo Magazine Offers Guide for Incoming Students

June 13, 2022 — The spring issue of UWyo Magazine -- the University of Wyoming’s flagship publication -- provides a guide for new students with advice from experts and Cowboy Coach upperclassmen.

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

June 13, 2022 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2022 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

UW Bronc Riders Record Mixed Bag on Opening Day at CNFR

June 13, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s roughstock riders were a large part of the Cowboys’ team success this year, dominating in the Central Rocky Mountain Region.

group of four people UW-Casper’s Li, Maddox Receive Zimmerman Award

June 13, 2022 — Li Li and Paul Maddox are the first recipients of the Zimmerman Faculty Fellowship that supports the work of junior and midcareer faculty members at the University of Wyoming-Casper.

UW Cowgirl Faith Hoffman Second After First Round of Goat Tying

June 13, 2022 — It was time for one of the University of Wyoming Cowgirl rodeo team members to step up at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) Monday at Casper’s Ford Wyoming Center.

UW Extension Celebrates Outstanding Performance With 2021 Awards

June 13, 2022 — At its annual spring conference in Laramie, University of Wyoming Extension congratulated the following 2021 award recipients for their dedication and service.

man playing drums Andy Wheelock Band to Perform in UW Summer Concert Series June 15

June 10, 2022 — The Andy Wheelock Band will perform in the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, on Simpson Plaza.

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

June 10, 2022 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2022 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Wednesday via Teleconference

June 10, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider UW’s budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year during the board’s regular teleconference meeting Wednesday, June 15.

map with places marked on it. UW Extension, Partners Launch Summer Internship for Beginning Ranchers, Farmers

June 10, 2022 — University of Wyoming Extension, in partnership with local producers and UW’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, has launched an internship program for beginning ranchers and farmers.

UW Students Receive American Heritage Center Undergraduate Research Award

June 10, 2022 — Three University of Wyoming students are the recipients of the UW American Heritage Center (AHC) Undergraduate Research Award.

UW Construction Management Program Graduates First Class

June 9, 2022 — Twenty-seven University of Wyoming students are the first to obtain a Bachelor of Science in construction management through the UW College of Engineering and Applied Science.

UW College of Engineering and Applied Science Graduates First Process Control Minor Class

June 8, 2022 — The first two University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science Department of Chemical Engineering students with minors in process control were part of the university’s spring 2022 graduating class.

UW’s Snowy Range Summer Theatre Announces Schedule Change for ‘Charlie Brown’ Musical

June 8, 2022 — The opening weekend of the University of Wyoming’s Snowy Range Summer Theatre production of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances and to ensure the best experience for patrons.

Nicole Riner and Brittany Trotter Wyoming Summer Flute Intensive Recital June 9 at UW

June 8, 2022 — Faculty and student teaching assistants in the Wyoming Summer Flute Intensive will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9, in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The program is free and open to the public.

man singing into a microphone Kaspen Haley to Perform in UW Summer Concert Series June 8

June 7, 2022 — Casper-based singer-songwriter Kaspen Haley will bring his brand of Americana, blues, rock and country to the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series Wednesday, June 8.

UW School of Energy Resources, College of Law Launch 3+3 Accelerated Degree Program

June 7, 2022 — The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER) has launched an accelerated degree program in collaboration with the College of Law.

UW Teams Prepare for College National Finals Rodeo June 12-18

June 7, 2022 — In 1961, John F. Kennedy’s presidency had just begun; Western classics “Gunsmoke” and “The Guns of Navarone” dominated black and white televisions and movie box offices nationally; and gas was just 31 cents per gallon.

University of Wyoming Press Seeks Book Proposals, Offers Editorial Support

June 6, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Press (UWyoP), a new imprint of the University Press of Colorado consortium, is seeking proposals for book-length scholarly manuscripts from UW scholars.

UW Art Museum Receives Grant to Support ‘New West’ Exhibition

June 6, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum has received a $43,000 grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art to support an upcoming exhibition.

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet June 24

June 6, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 7:30 a.m. Friday, June 24, at Laramie’s Hilton Garden Inn for its regularly scheduled quarterly meeting.

people walking through a park in the evening UW’s Biodiversity Institute to Host Summer Bat Walks Around Wyoming

June 6, 2022 — Some cities and towns in Wyoming will be going a little batty this summer.

zebra finches in a cage New Research Shows Long-Term Personality Traits Influence Problem-Solving in Zebra Finches

June 3, 2022 — Personality is not unique to humans. New research published in the Royal Society Open Science journal demonstrates that zebra finches have personalities, and some traits are consistent over two years of the birds’ lives.

UW Names Finalists for Human Resources AVP

June 3, 2022 — Finalists for the position of associate vice president for human resources at the University of Wyoming have been identified, and they’re scheduled to give public presentations at UW beginning Tuesday, June 7.

UW Oral History Team to Collect Information From Kemmerer, Diamondville Residents

June 2, 2022 — A University of Wyoming team of students, faculty and professionals will be in Kemmerer and Diamondville June 15-24 for a 10-day field school to collect oral histories and videography to chronicle local residents’ experiences.

logo June Public Events Celebrate Pride Month at UW

June 1, 2022 — Free public events are scheduled each Friday in June to celebrate Pride Month at the University of Wyoming.

Boyi Dai, Ray Fertig, Kam Ng and Pejman Tahmasebi UW Academic Affairs, Graduate Council Select 2022 Graduate Award Recipients

June 1, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Office of Academic Affairs and the Graduate Council have selected the 2022 winners of graduate student and mentor awards for outstanding teaching and research.

UW’s Snowy Range Summer Theatre Opens With ‘Charlie Brown’ Musical

June 1, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Snowy Range Summer Theatre opens its 69th season with “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.”

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