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April 17, 2015 — An initiative with the potential to significantly expand the literacy resources available to the state’s school children is heading toward a pilot phase at the University of Wyoming’s College of Education.
April 20, 2015 — University of Wyoming Department of Mathematics colleagues were asked to nominate one of their own for the George Duke Humphrey Distinguished Faculty Award, which recognizes a faculty member “who, in addition to acclaim as a teacher, has achieved distinction as a scholar in research or other creative activity, and who has given distinguished service to the university.”
April 20, 2015 — During a career that has spanned more than 30 years at the University of Wyoming at Casper, Bruce Richardson has inspired thousands of students in courses ranging from Shakespeare to technical writing to contemporary Wyoming authors.
April 16, 2015 — A recent University of Wyoming master’s degree graduate will use her knowledge and skills to improve soils research in Nepal starting this summer through a Fulbright U.S. Student Award.
April 14, 2015 — Pikas, those furry little mammals that scurry and skitter between rocks at high elevations, are being studied as a model organism for avoiding temperature stress by a pair of University of Wyoming researchers. Pikas may be more resilient than once thought.
April 13, 2015 — The University of Wyoming unveiled plans today for a $44 million renovation and expansion that will triple the size of Rochelle Athletics Center. This major new addition will be called the High Altitude Performance Center.
April 13, 2015 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity has recommended to the UW Board of Trustees that it initiate a search for a new president to succeed him at the conclusion of his contract in summer 2016.
April 8, 2015 — As we continue to mourn the student deaths suffered by the UW family in recent days, I feel a desire to reach out personally to each one of you -- especially our students.
April 8, 2015 — In June 1985, a group of students who had just completed their sophomore year in high school arrived at the University of Wyoming for a three-week educational experience to expose them to college life. They were the first class selected to attend the UW Summer High School Institute (HSI).
April 2, 2015 — A University of Wyoming researcher directed a study that suggests that, when brains are organized into modules, they are better at learning new information without forgetting prior knowledge.
April 20, 2015 — University of Wyoming Professor Bruce Parkinson, recognized internationally as a leading researcher in harnessing solar energy, has been selected to receive an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Award.
April 20, 2015 — A meeting to launch planning to implement the University of Wyoming’s Science Initiative is scheduled Thursday, April 23, from 4-6 p.m. at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.
April 17, 2015 — A plant scientist experienced in teaching, research and extension will begin May 18 as director of the University of Wyoming Sheridan Research and Extension (R&E) Center.
April 15, 2015 — University of Wyoming Libraries personnel are reporting an increase in thefts, as thieves are targeting unsuspecting students who leave their belongings unattended.
April 15, 2015 — “The Memory of Genocide and Building Reconciliation in Cambodia” is the topic of discussion in a spring seminar series Friday, April 17, at noon in Room 229 of the Cheney International Center at the University of Wyoming.
April 14, 2015 — University of Wyoming students, faculty and staff members can reap the stress-relieving benefits of therapy dogs Wednesday and Thursday, April 15-16, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Prexy’s Pasture.
April 17, 2015 — Comedian Nick Vatterott will perform Wednesday, April 22, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.
April 17, 2015 — Activities ranging from glass recycling to a clothing drive and a sustainability fair are scheduled to celebrate Earth Day Wednesday, April 22, at the University of Wyoming.
April 16, 2015 — The final concert of the University of Wyoming Department of Music’s spring Faculty Recital Series will feature guest fortepianist David Kim Sunday, April 26, at 3 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Cathedral, 104 S. Fourth St. in Laramie. Kim’s performance is free and open to the public.
April 16, 2015 — Want to have a good time dancing and be a part of a world record at the same time? Then join the University of Wyoming Cowboy Country Swing Club as it attempts to break the Guinness world record for the world’s largest swing dance Thursday, April 30, at 8 p.m. at UW’s War Memorial Fieldhouse.
April 15, 2015 — “The Modern Romantic,” a contemporary chamber music concert, is featured in the University of Wyoming Department of Music’s spring Faculty Recital Series Friday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the UW Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts. The performance is free and open to the public.
April 15, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Pan Band will perform Thursday, April 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
April 20, 2015 — The deadline is Friday, May 1, to nominate someone for the University of Wyoming Information Technology program to recognize individual excellence in the division.
April 17, 2015 — Today’s early closure of classes and business operations at the University of Wyoming has not shut down everything on campus for the weekend.
April 15, 2015 — The University of Wyoming is offering employees and retirees an opportunity to choose the negotiated natural gas rate under the Choice Gas program. Employees who have not selected a supplier and rate have until 5 p.m. Thursday, April 23, to sign up for the special UW rate.
April 6, 2015 — With warmer spring weather, the University of Wyoming Police Department is asking bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists to follow standards of courtesy and safety.
April 6, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Staff Senate is selling tickets now for a chance to win a mountain bike or a specially prepared barbecue package of meat.
April 17, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled April 19-24 at the University of Wyoming:
April 17, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled April 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:
April 20, 2015 — 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.
April 17, 2015 — University of Wyoming student Annette Estella Hein, a home-schooled student who became interested in science while hiking and experiencing nature in the geologic formations around Casper, has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship.
April 16, 2015 — Laramie High School graduate Karren Lewis, who is attending the University of Washington School of Medicine through the University of Wyoming WWAMI medical education program, is among 85 doctoral students nationwide selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood.
April 14, 2015 — Certificates recently were presented to 14 new members of the Round Table Honor Society, an organization of honor students at the University of Wyoming at Casper (UW-Casper.)
April 14, 2015 — With just two regional rodeos left in the season, the University of Wyoming men’s club is in danger of not sending a full team to the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) this summer.
April 10, 2015 — 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.
April 15, 2015 — In research worthy of science fiction writer Isaac Asimov’s “I, Robot,” Bertram Malle is working to design a moral robot.