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UW Student Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 23, 2014 — If ever a student exemplifies the goals of the McNair Scholars Program, it is Josh Heyer, a University of Wyoming student from Windsor, Colo., who will graduate this spring with a triple major in geography, environment and natural resources, and Spanish.

Top Stories

UW’s Hall Receives Princeton’s Prestigious von Neumann Fellowship

UW’s Hall Receives Princeton’s Prestigious von Neumann Fellowship

April 24, 2014 — Chris Hall soon will roam the halls where a mathematical giant once stood.

UW Helps Lure Company’s Tech Center to Wyoming

April 21, 2014 — Gov. Matt Mead announced today (Monday) that Underwriters Laboratories (UL) will open a technology center in Wyoming, initially at the University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Technology Business Center.

Clennan Receives Top UW Faculty Honor

Clennan Receives Top UW Faculty Honor

April 21, 2014 — A longtime University of Wyoming professor who has mentored dozens of graduate students, maintained a long-running research program and gained international distinction in the field of physical organic chemistry has received UW’s highest faculty honor.

UW Faculty Have Until May 15 to Apply for Supercomputer Use

UW Faculty Have Until May 15 to Apply for Supercomputer Use

April 21, 2014 — University of Wyoming faculty members interested in using the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC) in Cheyenne for their computational research have until May 15 to submit an application to request a large core-hour allocation on the powerful machine for a year.

UW Researchers to Detail Newly Discovered Deer Migration April 22

UW Researchers to Detail Newly Discovered Deer Migration April 22

April 18, 2014 — A team of researchers including University of Wyoming scientists has documented the longest migration of mule deer ever recorded, the latest development in an initiative to understand and conserve ungulate migration in Wyoming.

More Than 360 Students to Participate in Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day at UW

More Than 360 Students to Participate in Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day at UW

April 17, 2014 — Jeffrey Santos, Josh Sharpe and Qian Yang may be exploring different research topics, but all three University of Wyoming students are in the same position as hundreds of other students: they will present their work at the 15th annual Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day.

UW Expands Access to Papers of Conservation Movement Leaders the Murie Family

UW Expands Access to Papers of Conservation Movement Leaders the Murie Family

April 10, 2014 — As the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the University of Wyoming has expanded accessibility to the legacy of the Murie family’s 80 years of commitment to protect wildlife and wilderness.

Campus Announcements

Immigration Topic of Fall Symposium at UW

Immigration Topic of Fall Symposium at UW

April 23, 2014 — Complex social, economic and political issues resulting from U.S. immigration law will be the focus of a symposium Sept. 17-18 at the University of Wyoming.

e2e Wyoming Conference Focuses on Developing Software and Hardware Companies

April 23, 2014 — Developing successful software- and hardware-related businesses is the focus of the annual e2e Wyoming conference Tuesday, May 13, at the University of Wyoming Conference Center and the Laramie Hilton Garden Inn.

Pet Owners Advised to Vaccinate Against Rabies

April 22, 2014 — Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory (WSVL) scientists are urging pet owners -- especially those in Laramie and Goshen counties -- to have pets vaccinated against rabies.

UW Gateway Center Brings People Together

UW Gateway Center Brings People Together

April 18, 2014 — A gathering place for all -- that is what the University of Wyoming’s Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center will be.

Events

UW Symphony Orchestra to Perform ‘Butterfly Lovers Concerto’ May 1

UW Symphony Orchestra to Perform ‘Butterfly Lovers Concerto’ May 1

April 24, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra (UWSO) will close the spring concert series with a performance of the hugely popular “Butterfly Lovers Concerto” Thursday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

Fifth Annual Run Josh Run April 26 To Benefit Kenyan Children

Fifth Annual Run Josh Run April 26 To Benefit Kenyan Children

April 22, 2014 — Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at the University of Wyoming will sponsor a 24-hour, run/walk to raise funds to benefit Kenyan children.

USFS and UW Ruckelshaus Institute to Premiere Bark Beetle Video Series

USFS and UW Ruckelshaus Institute to Premiere Bark Beetle Video Series

April 22, 2014 — The U.S. Forest Service and University of Wyoming Ruckelshaus Institute will host a premiere public screening of their collaborative video series, “Our Future Forests: Beyond Bark Beetles,” Tuesday, April 29, at 5:30 p.m. at the UW Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center. Admission is free.

UW Announces Commencement Schedule and Speakers

April 21, 2014 — Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield and famed Wyoming trial lawyer and author Gerry Spence will be among speakers during University of Wyoming spring commencement ceremonies.

This Week at UW

UW Employees Can Meet Coach Bohl Tuesday

UW Employees Can Meet Coach Bohl Tuesday

April 23, 2014 — University of Wyoming faculty and staff members will have an opportunity to meet new UW head football coach Craig Bohl and his staff from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in the Wyoming Union West Yellowstone Ballroom.

Drummond Receives Hollon Family Award

Drummond Receives Hollon Family Award

April 21, 2014 — During his 25 years teaching off-campus courses, University of Wyoming Department of Management and Marketing Associate Professor Kent Drummond has used the emergent and evolving technologies of the day -- from the early days of recording his lectures on VHS tape to use of today’s online advances.

Going the Extra Mile Awards Presented at UW

Going the Extra Mile Awards Presented at UW

April 21, 2014 — University Disability Support Services (UDSS) presented its "Going the Extra Mile" award to University of Wyoming faculty, staff and departments.

UW Launches Fund to Support Efficiency and Conservation

April 21, 2014 — With the launch of a new Conservation and Efficiency Revolving Fund (CERF), the University of Wyoming now has an innovative mechanism to reduce on-campus energy, water, and waste use and expenditures.

Campus Construction Update for April 20-26

Campus Construction Update for April 20-26

April 18, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled April 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Calendar for April 21-27

University of Wyoming Calendar for April 21-27

April 18, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled April 21-27 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

April 21, 2014 — State, national and international media frequently feature the University of Wyoming and members of its community in stories. Here is a summary of some of the recent articles where UW is making the news.

Students in the News

Walker Receives Education Award at UW-Casper

Walker Receives Education Award at UW-Casper

April 23, 2014 — Breanne Walker, a senior in the elementary education program at the University of Wyoming at Casper (UW-Casper), recently was awarded the Sue Jorgensen Excellent Student in Education award.

UW Students Win National Landman Scholarships

UW Students Win National Landman Scholarships

April 22, 2014 — The University of Wyoming’s Professional Land Management Program is less than a year old, but already its students are successfully competing with top scholars around the nation.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for April 27-May 3

April 18, 2014 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC), part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

Northern Rockies Skies for April: The Zodiac in April

March 26, 2014 — A monthly look at the night skies of the northern Rocky Mountains, written by astronomers Ron Canterna, University of Wyoming; Jay Norris, Challis, Idaho Observatory; and Daryl Macomb, Boise State University.

UW Religion Today Column for the Week of April 20-26: America’s Religious Freedom Lacks Religious Diversity

UW Religion Today Column for the Week of April 20-26: America’s Religious Freedom Lacks Religious Diversity

April 16, 2014 — There are two religious stories that Americans tell about the United States of America. One is that our nation is the land of religious freedom. We like to boast that we are the world’s most religiously tolerant and, that from the beginning, people came here to escape religious persecution and laws that prevented them from worshipping according to their conscience.

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