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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.

Top Stories

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.

UW Professor Receives Fulbright Award to Teach in Romania

UW Professor Receives Fulbright Award to Teach in Romania

April 7, 2014 — Linda Kidwell, associate professor in the University of Wyoming College of Business Department of Accounting, has received a Fulbright Scholarship to study and teach next spring semester in Romania’s Bucharest University of Economic Studies.

UW’s Piri Named Wyoming Excellence Chair in Petroleum Engineering

UW’s Piri Named Wyoming Excellence Chair in Petroleum Engineering

April 7, 2014 — A University of Wyoming professor who is an international leader in the study of the flow of fluid in porous media has been appointed to a prestigious endowed professorship at UW.

Wyoming, UW Finish Collecting Cloud Seeding Statistical Information

Wyoming, UW Finish Collecting Cloud Seeding Statistical Information

April 4, 2014 — A cloud-seeding research project originally commissioned by the state of Wyoming nearly a decade ago and involving the University of Wyoming has been completed -- at least on the statistical gathering front. Now, it’s time to crunch the collected data before results are presented to state legislators at the end of this year.

UW Literacy Center Promises Statewide Impact

UW Literacy Center Promises Statewide Impact

April 3, 2014 — A University of Wyoming facility vision that began as a focal point for literacy education research is now open as an outreach hub designed to initiate and support programs across the state -- and to host collaborative research with scholars around the nation and the world.

GlycoBac Receives NIH Grant to Expand Research of Glycoprotein Drugs

GlycoBac Receives NIH Grant to Expand Research of Glycoprotein Drugs

April 1, 2014 — A University of Wyoming spin-out business has received a $150,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to improve the effectiveness of drugs that can potentially help diabetes and cancer patients.

Campus Announcements

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.

UW Symposium Examines Black Life in American West

UW Symposium Examines Black Life in American West

April 17, 2014 — University of Wyoming students will present new research findings at a symposium on the lives and historical contributions of African Americans to Wyoming and the American West.

UW Students Conduct Community Clothing Drive

April 16, 2014 — University of Wyoming students are leaving bags on doors throughout Laramie to collect items for an Earth Day clothing drive.

April 21 Webinar Targets Technology in Online Instruction

April 21 Webinar Targets Technology in Online Instruction

April 15, 2014 — Two instructional technologists in the University of Wyoming’s Outreach School will demonstrate ways to use innovative technologies in online classrooms during a webinar Monday, April 21, at 11 a.m.

Events

Expert on Drug Addiction to Speak at UW Thursday

Expert on Drug Addiction to Speak at UW Thursday

April 17, 2014 — An internationally acclaimed leader in the field of drug addiction will speak Thursday, April 24, at 7 p.m. in Room 214 of the University Wyoming Classroom Building.

UW Celebrates Earth Day 2014

UW Celebrates Earth Day 2014

April 14, 2014 — To celebrate Earth Day, students and organizations at the University of Wyoming are planning a campus cleanup, glass recycling drop-off and clothing drive, plus speakers, forums, film screenings and numerous other activities.

This Week at UW

UW Employees Honored at Staff Recognition Day

UW Employees Honored at Staff Recognition Day

April 16, 2014 — Bill Finnerty, a facilities/grounds attendant with Custodial Services, today (Wednesday) was named the University of Wyoming's outstanding employee of the year during the annual Staff Recognition Day at UW.

UW Offers Negotiated Gas Rate to Employees and Retirees

April 16, 2014 — 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 24, to sign up for the special UW rate.

Release Time for UW Staff Recognition Day Wednesday

April 14, 2014 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity has granted up to two hours of release time to attend Staff Recognition Day that begins at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 16, in the Crane-Hill dining hall. More than 275 employees will be honored at the event.

WyoWeb Changes to Be Explained at Town Meetings

April 14, 2014 — Information Technology will present a series of informational town meetings to explain new features and how to obtain information on the University of Wyoming’s new WyoWeb page that will be launched Friday, May 16.

Framed Print Added to UW Staff Senate Raffle

Framed Print Added to UW Staff Senate Raffle

April 14, 2014 — A framed print of Laurie Lee’s “High Country Oasis” has been added to the list of items being raffled by University of Wyoming Staff Senate. The drawing will be held during Staff Recognition Day Wednesday, April 16.

Retirees to Hear UW Extension Educator

Retirees to Hear UW Extension Educator

April 14, 2014 — Services and programs offered by the local UW Extension Office will be presented during the April meeting of the University of Wyoming/State Retirees of Albany County Monday, April 21, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Eppson Center for Seniors, 1560 N. Third St.

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 14, 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

UW Students Elect President and Senators

UW Students Elect President and Senators

April 17, 2014 — University of Wyoming students have elected Ahmed Balogun of Kwara, Nigeria, a junior in mechanical engineering, as the first-ever international student to be president of the Associated Students of the University of Wyoming (ASUW).

Students from Around Wyoming Selected as Winners at State History Day

Students from Around Wyoming Selected as Winners at State History Day

April 16, 2014 — Judges have selected winners in the recent Wyoming History Day competition held at the University of Wyoming.

UW College of Arts and Sciences Names 2014 Outstanding Graduates

April 15, 2014 — The University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences has selected its outstanding graduating students for the 2013-14 academic year.

UW Students Receive Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarships

April 15, 2014 — Eight University of Wyoming students are the recipients of Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarships for the coming summer session and the 2014-15 academic year.

Wyoming State 4-H Foundation Announces $62,000 in Scholarships

April 15, 2014 — The Wyoming State 4-H Foundation has awarded more than $62,000 in scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year.

UW Graduate Award Recipients Announced

UW Graduate Award Recipients Announced

April 14, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Graduate Council has selected this year's graduate award winners.

Club Sports

UW Men Third Again in Weekend Regional Rodeo

April 15, 2014 — It’s tough to catch the top two teams when both place ahead of you in the standings.

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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