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2022 Releases


Burkhart Joins Enhanced Oil Recovery Commission

January 27, 2022 — A longtime state legislator from Rawlins has been appointed to the state’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Commission, which oversees the University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute.

grid of pictures of nebulae Music Light Shows Return to UW Planetarium During February

January 27, 2022 — A little psychedelic indie rock and progressive metal will pump up the volume at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium during February.

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

January 27, 2022 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2021 fall semester President’s Honor Roll.

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

January 27, 2022 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2021 fall semester President’s Honor Roll.

woman standing UW Student Nadia Dworian to Work on Wyoming Gold-Copper Mine Project

January 27, 2022 — Nadia Dworian, a University of Wyoming undergraduate student from Anchorage, Alaska, will work with U.S. Gold Corp. on the Copper King (CK) Gold Project, located near Curt Gowdy State Park in southeastern Wyoming.

UW Mortar Board Chapter Honors ‘Top Profs’

January 26, 2022 — University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel hosted the members of UW’s Cap and Gown Chapter of Mortar Board for the 42nd annual Top Prof dinner to honor the professors each member selected who have positively influenced their lives at UW.

UW Offers Free Leadership Development Opportunity for Students

January 26, 2022 — University of Wyoming students are encouraged to register online for the inaugural Student Leadership Conference (SLC) that will take place from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5, in the upper level of the Wyoming Union.

photo of a man UW SER Publishes Study on Domestic Critical Mineral Production From Coal Byproducts

January 26, 2022 — Researchers in the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources (SER) have published a collaborative study on the potential for domestic critical mineral (CM) and rare earth element (REE) production from unconventional sources in the United States.

two people kneeling beside a sign IMPACT 307’s Startup Unlocked Labs Accepted Into IndieBio San Francisco Accelerator Program

January 25, 2022 — A University of Wyoming startup company focused on developing a gout probiotic has been accepted into IndieBio’s newest San Francisco cohort.

Third UW Student Wins Tuition, Fees Grand Prize for Reporting Vaccination

January 25, 2022 — A junior from Tucson, Ariz., will receive up to $4,500 in tuition and fees after winning the third grand prize in a drawing for University of Wyoming students who have reported being vaccinated for COVID-19.

Parag Chitnis, Danny Dale, Jayne Morrow and Beth Plale UW Names Four Finalists for Research VP

January 25, 2022 — Finalists for the position of vice president for research and economic development at the University of Wyoming have been identified, and they are scheduled to give public presentations at UW beginning Thursday, Jan. 27.

moutain lion lying down in the wild UW Researcher Leads Study Indicating Southern California Mountain Lions’ Genetic Connectivity Dangerously Low

January 25, 2022 — Urbanization is decreasing wildlife habitat and connectivity worldwide, including for mountain lions in California. Mountain lion or puma populations along that state’s central and southern coastal habitats have experienced rapid fragmentation from development, leading to a call for demographic and genetic management.

Dedicated Wyoming Philanthropist Once Again Transforms UW Programs

January 24, 2022 — A gift of more than $1 million from Wyoming philanthropist Susie McMurry will support the Western Thunder Marching Band and the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing at the University of Wyoming.

Learn Do’s and Don’ts of UW and Laramie Recycling Programs

January 24, 2022 — Members of the University of Wyoming community have the opportunity to recycle many waste materials in Laramie, but there are differences in the university’s on-campus recycling program and the program operated by the city of Laramie.

photo portrait of a woman UW Director of Education Abroad Shelley Jewell Selected as Gilman Advisor Ambassador

January 24, 2022 — Shelley Jewell, the education abroad director for the University of Wyoming’s Global Engagement Office, has been selected by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) to serve as an inaugural Gilman Advisor Ambassador.

photo of phone screen UW Introduces New Student Success Platform

January 24, 2022 — Access to the multitude of resources at the University of Wyoming now can be found at the fingertips of current students.

UW Libraries to Participate in Streaming Media Study

January 24, 2022 — University of Wyoming Libraries will participate in a study to better understand the educational need for streaming media and improve related services and infrastructure.

UW Student Health Service Offers Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine, Flu Shots Tuesday

January 24, 2022 — University of Wyoming students can receive Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses and boosters as well as flu shots during a special clinic at UW’s Student Health Service Tuesday, Jan. 25, from 1-4 p.m.

man sitting on mountainside working on something UW’s Toohey, Murphy Receive NSF Grant to Study Archaeological Evidence of Economic Inequality in Peruvian Andes

January 24, 2022 — Two University of Wyoming anthropology professors recently received a five-year National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to conduct archaeological research in the northern Peruvian Andes focused on understanding the origins and development of economic inequality in emerging complex societies.

UW’s WLC Service Program Offers Free Language and Culture Sessions Via Zoom for Spring Semester

January 24, 2022 — Registration for free world language and culture sessions from the University of Wyoming’s World Language and Culture Program (WLCP) will open Feb. 1-7.

man with a squirrel perched on his hand UW Haub School Dean to Give Virtual Public Talk on Groundhog Day Feb. 2

January 21, 2022 — John Koprowski, the dean of the University of Wyoming’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources and an international squirrel expert, will give a free virtual talk to discuss the importance of Groundhog Day Wednesday, Feb. 2.

abstract image done in blacks, whites and grays Two New Exhibitions on Display at UW Art Museum

January 20, 2022 — Two new exhibitions are now on display for the spring semester at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

event poster with photo of trio performing UW Trio to Perform at New York’s Carnegie Hall March 1

January 20, 2022 — Helios Piano Trio, a dynamic ensemble composed of award-winning artist faculty from the University of Wyoming, will perform its debut recital March 1 in New York City’s Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.

Elk crossing a road with the word Barriers superimposed on th picture New UW-Produced Film Explores Barriers to Big-Game Migration

January 18, 2022 — A new wildlife documentary puts the spotlight on obstacles that elk, mule deer and other hooved mammals face during their migrations, and how people are working together to help animals keep moving.

deer with mountains in background UW Extension Releases Wildlife Migration Corridor Landowner Benefits Bulletin

January 18, 2022 — University of Wyoming Extension has released a bulletin publication titled “RD2H Migration Corridor Landowner Benefits” that outlines the benefits of wildlife migration corridors to landowners and Wyoming.

UW Faculty Members Can Be Added to Experts List

January 18, 2022 — University of Wyoming Institutional Communications is looking to expand its UW faculty expert list.

UW Faculty Members Encouraged to Submit Papers for Release in Advance

January 18, 2022 — University of Wyoming faculty members who have upcoming research papers that will be published in the following journals -- Nature, Science or the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences -- are encouraged to let UW Institutional Communications know well in advance.

woman UW Professor Elected President of Association for Science Teacher Education

January 18, 2022 — University of Wyoming Professor Andrea Burrows has been elected to serve as president of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) in 2023. The organization is a leading voice in conversations about science teacher education research, policy and practice.

UW Researcher Receives Grant for Improved Understanding of Plant Water Limitations Across Species

January 18, 2022 — A University of Wyoming researcher and her colleague recently received a grant to increase the understanding of plant water limitations across various species.

UW Responds to High Court Ruling on Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers

January 15, 2022 — The University of Wyoming is working to comply with a federal COVID-19 vaccination mandate for its units that serve Medicaid and Medicare patients, following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday.

UW to Provide High-Quality Masks As Spring Semester Begins

January 15, 2022 — Masks that provide optimal protection against the spread of the COVID-19 Omicron variant will be distributed around the University of Wyoming campus when spring semester classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Reception for Keener Fry Jan. 20 at UW’s Gateway Center

January 14, 2022 — A reception for Keener Fry, who will retire at the end of January as the executive director of the University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA), is 3-5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, in the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center’s Legacy Hall.

drawing of mountains and people on horseback UW Joins Buffalo Bill Center, UK Institutions in Digital Humanities Project

January 14, 2022 — Researchers at the University of Wyoming and the Buffalo Bill Center of the West have joined international colleagues in Wales in a new project aimed at developing digital tools to analyze historical book illustrations to gain a more thorough understanding of history.

large building UW Names Anthropology Building for Late Archaeologist George Frison

January 14, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Anthropology Building now bears the name of George Frison, a Worland native and UW graduate who achieved international acclaim as an archaeologist during a lengthy career as a UW faculty member.

UW’s EORI Publishes Interactive Mapping App for Wyoming Pipeline Corridor Initiative

January 14, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) has published a new Wyoming Pipeline Corridor Initiative (WPCI) mapping application, offering users access to information on Wyoming’s carbon dioxide industrial facilities, WPCI corridor routes, active pipelines, and CO2 usage and storage sites.

three people working with scientific equipment outside UW Trustees Approve Launch of School of Computing

January 13, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s commitment to raise its performance in computing and technology, both to improve students’ education and better serve the state and nation, has taken a major step forward with the creation of a new School of Computing.

UW College of Health Sciences Offers New Program to Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

January 12, 2022 — University of Wyoming students, staff and faculty from across campus are invited to join a new diabetes prevention program -- offered through the UW College of Health Sciences -- aimed at preventing Type 2 diabetes.

UW Ranks Highly in List of Economics Graduate Programs

January 12, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Ph.D. program in economics has received high marks in a new worldwide ranking based on the academic success of graduates.

photo collage with a penguin, a deer, an owl, a seal and salmon UW, Other Researchers Find Concerns for Animals Tied to Same Habitats

January 11, 2022 — Some wildlife are stuck in their ways. Like humans, wild animals often return to the same places to eat, walk on the same paths to travel and use the same places to raise their young.

photo portrait of a woman UW’s McConigley Receives National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship

January 11, 2022 — An assistant professor in the University of Wyoming Honors College has been selected by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to receive a 2022 Creative Writing Fellowship of $25,000.

Open House Tours of UW Biocontainment Facility Postponed

January 10, 2022 — Open house tours of the University of Wyoming’s Biocontainment Facility set for Jan. 21 have been postponed due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in the Laramie area.

UW Announces MLK/Equality Day Closures

January 10, 2022 — Most University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 17, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Wyoming Equality Day.

UW Literacy Research Center and Clinic Launches Teaching Reading, Writing Podcast

January 10, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Literacy Research Center and Clinic (LRCC) has launched a podcast to help teachers and families improve literacy instruction.

UW Service Organization Collaborates With United Way for MLK Day of Service Jan. 17

January 10, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Service, Leadership and Community Engagement (SLCE) office is collaborating with United Way of Albany County to support Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day of Service Monday, Jan. 17.

UW Violence Prevention Program Receives Technology Grant

January 10, 2022 — A $5,000 technology grant will help purchase updated software for Green Dot -- the University of Wyoming’s bystander intervention program.

UWYO Roundup Updates, Adds Routes for Spring Semester

January 10, 2022 — UWYO Roundup, the University of Wyoming’s transit system, is starting the new year with updates to the popular Express routes and the return of the Campus Commuter service beginning today (Monday).

Reception for UW’s Theobald Jan. 13 at Gateway Center

January 7, 2022 — Members of the University of Wyoming community are invited to a reception for former Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration Neil Theobald Thursday, Jan. 13, from 4:45-6 p.m. at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center’s Legacy Hall.

UW Adjusts COVID Approach From Containment to Management; Eliminates Mass Testing Requirement

January 7, 2022 — The rapid spread of the Omicron variant -- and the need to move from attempting to contain COVID-19 to managing the virus -- have prompted changes in the University of Wyoming’s plans for the spring semester.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Jan. 12-14

January 7, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a proposal to create a new School of Computing and receive updates on other issues during the board’s regular meeting Wednesday-Friday, Jan. 12-14.

UW Students, Employees Can Avoid Quarantine by Reporting COVID-19 Boosters

January 7, 2022 — University of Wyoming students and employees now have the ability to report receiving booster shots of COVID-19 vaccines on the Student Health Service and employee HCM online systems.

UW Research Project Seeks State Residents’ Input on Community Needs Through Pictures

January 6, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s “Profiles in Wyoming Resilience” research project is gathering citizen input to help obtain a better picture -- documented through submitted photographs -- of the opportunities and barriers the Cowboy State’s residents face in the areas of academic attainment, employment opportunities and community resilience, as related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

More Prizes for UW Students Who’ve Reported Vaccination

January 5, 2022 — Two more University of Wyoming students who have reported being vaccinated for COVID-19 will win up to $4,500 in tuition and fees for the spring semester in drawings in coming weeks.

Required COVID Testing for UW Students, Employees Jan. 12-16

January 5, 2022 — All University of Wyoming employees and students who will spend any time on campus in the spring semester are required to be tested for COVID-19 next week, in a one-time testing program similar to the one that took place at the start of the fall semester.

drill site Wyoming CarbonSAFE Project Team Drills Second Exploratory Well at Dry Fork Station

January 5, 2022 — Led by the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER) and in collaboration with Basin Electric Power Cooperative, a team of researchers and partners on the Wyoming CarbonSAFE Project recently began drilling a second deep test well for site characterization.

Elizabeth Case and Jonathan Fox UW Biosafety Lab Launches After More Than a Decade of Effort

January 4, 2022 — The launch of a long-awaited biosafety laboratory at the University of Wyoming this month will enable scientists to investigate deadly biological agents, including the bacteria that cause brucellosis.

UW Offers Support to Students Affected by Colorado Fires

January 4, 2022 — The University of Wyoming is individually reaching out and offering support to a number of students and prospective students who live in the area northwest of Denver devastated by last week’s wildfires.

man outdoors with shovel UW Reclamation Resource Scientist Receives Lifetime Teaching Honor

January 4, 2022 — A professor whose teaching and research focus on reclamation issues that have state and international significance has received a lifetime teaching honor from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.

man sitting beside a computer UW Students Use Remote Sensing to Solve Family Land Issues

January 4, 2022 — Two University of Wyoming agroecology majors are using free satellite images to help knock out musk thistle strangling rangeland productivity and to scrutinize the effects of damage into the future from a heavy rain-caused event washing away dry beans.

logo UW to Host WYTeach High School Competition to Spark Interest in Teaching

January 4, 2022 — The University of Wyoming College of Education and UW Trustees Education Initiative are collaborating with Mursion, a company that develops virtual reality training simulations, to present the second annual WYTeach competition for high school students.

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