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woman and small child walking on mountain trail Citizens Team with UW to Chart Wyoming’s Flora and Fauna

September 1, 2015 — Rebecca Walsh, of Laramie, and her family hit the Blair Wallis Trail east of Laramie before sunrise July 18 to participate in the family’s first citizen science project, Summer Moose Day. The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute sponsored the inaugural event.

Top Stories

schematic diagram Material Surfaces Are Not Just Two-Dimensional, UW Researcher Discovers

September 2, 2015 — A physical science process that may yield a profound understanding for developing future nanomaterials -- such as those used in cellphones or computer chips -- was recently demonstrated and confirmed by a University of Wyoming researcher.

two men in suits talking Collaboration Involves $24 Million to Support UW’s Cutting-Edge Research

August 28, 2015 — Scientific and technical instrument manufacturer FEI will provide state-of-the-art imaging equipment, software and support for cutting-edge digital rock research that will have far-reaching impacts for Wyoming’s oil and gas industry -- and its economy, the University of Wyoming announced today (Friday).

young girl working at table UW Education Programs Receive Highest Possible Ratings

August 27, 2015 — Two University of Wyoming College of Education academic programs received the highest possible rating during a comprehensive set of reviews conducted in preparation for its 2016 reaccreditation process.

woman sitting at table with young boy who is reading Private Giving Continues to Advance UW

August 26, 2015 — Private giving to the University of Wyoming topped $46 million in fiscal year 2015, accomplished with the assistance of nearly 23,000 donors.

A man sitting at a table and holding up a framed set of illustrations of a duck UW Researcher Aims to Improve Recognition of Language Disabilities in Spanish-Speaking Children

August 25, 2015 — Due to a shortage of bilingual providers and a lack of psychometrically sound screening tools, there is a critical need for telehealth language screening measures to determine whether young Spanish-speaking children are developing language skills appropriately.

First UW Presidential Search Committee to Seek Public Input

August 20, 2015 — The first of two committees charged with identifying candidates for the University of Wyoming presidency plans to seek input from the public and UW stakeholder groups regarding desired qualifications and characteristics of a new president.

woman walking across the prairie with mountains in the background UW’s WyCEHG Researchers Travel the Country to Assess Critical Zone Observatories

August 20, 2015 — For the price of gas, food and lodging, University of Wyoming hydrology and geology researchers have traveled across the country the past two summers to examine Critical Zone Observatories (CZOs), projects that have created significant use of UW’s hydrology instrumentation and built important collaborations with scientists from major universities.

Campus Announcements

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Sept. 9-11

September 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hear a proposed revision to UW’s historic preservation plan, consider selection of a construction manager for the expansion of the Rochelle Athletics Center and receive a variety of updates during the board’s regular meeting Sept. 9-11.

two men looking at paperwork on the sidelines of a football game Kevin Rochlitz: Baltimore Ravens Executive and UW Graduate on Campus Sept. 10-11

September 4, 2015 — Winning a Super Bowl in 2012 and knowing it all started at the University of Wyoming is one of the most memorable moments in Baltimore Ravens executive Kevin Rochlitz’s life.

Women in Math, Science and Engineering Programs Set at UW

September 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Women’s Center this fall will support undergraduate and graduate women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields through various Women in Math, Science & Engineering (WiMSE) programs.

abstract image with winding white lines over sections of various colors UW Art Department Opens Visual Arts Gallery Exhibition

September 4, 2015 — An exhibition titled “Richard Notkin & Phoebe Toland” can be seen Sept. 7-Oct. 16 in the University of Wyoming Department of Art and Art History’s Visual Arts Gallery. An opening reception will be held Thursday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the gallery, located in the Visual Arts Building on the corner of 22nd Street and Willett Drive.

black and white vintage photo of woman Fall Semester Exhibitions Open at UW Art Museum

September 2, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will celebrate the opening of its fall semester exhibitions with a free public reception Friday, Sept. 11, from 6-8 p.m.

Cowboy Check-In Encourages UW Student Participation

September 1, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Campus Activities Center (CAC), for the second year, sponsors the opt-in Cowboy Check-In program that encourages student attendance and participation in CAC events.

Half Acre Gym with dawn light reflected on it UW Closed Labor Day

August 31, 2015 — Most University of Wyoming offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, for the Labor Day holiday. Regular hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) will resume Tuesday, Sept. 8.

young men wearing UW tee-shirts in a crowd Celebrate College Colors Day at UW

August 31, 2015 — As part of the 11th annual College Colors Day celebration, the University of Wyoming is participating in the inaugural College Colors Challenge and encouraging fan support across social media for the Cowboys. The grand prize is a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to the College Football Playoff National Championship game.


smiling man in front of yellow painted brick wall Hypnotist chrisjones to Perform at UW Sept. 11

September 4, 2015 — Popular hypnotist chrisjones returns Friday, Sept. 11, to perform a free show at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom.

man reaching into rushing stream Event to Highlight UW Water Research

September 4, 2015 — For the past three years, the Wyoming Center for Environmental Hydrology and Geophysics (WyCEHG) has conducted valuable water research around the state and throughout the nation. That work will be discussed next month during the 2015 Water Interest Group (WIG) meeting.

man swinging a sledgehammer at a graffiti-painted mock-up of the Berlin Wall as others look on UW Celebrates German Unification with Fall Events

September 3, 2015 — Activities ranging from a wire arch representing the Iron Curtain to Berlin’s influences on pop icon David Bowie will be among a series of University of Wyoming fall programs celebrating 25 years of German unity.

two people suspended with harnesses performing with trio of musicians in the background Vertical Dance and Lights Along the Shore Present ‘Set on Stone’ Sept. 9

September 3, 2015 — A first-of-its-kind vertical dance concert, titled “Set on Stone,” will take place Wednesday, Sept. 9, on the north face of the University of Wyoming Physical Sciences Building.

abstract picture with orange leaf shapes Gallery 234 Displaying Exhibition ‘Inspired by Botanicals’

September 3, 2015 — An exhibition, titled “Inspired by Botanicals,” is on display through Thursday, Sept. 17, in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union.

Friday Night Fever Opens with Student Craft Night

September 2, 2015 — Friday Night Fever will host a craft night open to all University of Wyoming students at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

French Film Series Begins Thursday, Sept. 3

September 1, 2015 — Bénédicte Sohier, a University of Wyoming Department of Modern and Classical Languages assistant lecturer, will host a series of six French films this semester. All films are free and open to the public.

graphic image with four men at the bottom and the words Grant Farm at the top Grant Farm to Perform during Wednesday Barbecue at UW

August 31, 2015 — Colorado Front Range-based Grant Farm will perform during the Welcome Week barbecue for University of Wyoming students Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 5 p.m. in Prexy’s Pasture.

three men with guitars and drum set on an outdoor stage Wyoming Union Gardens to Open Three Days Weekly

August 31, 2015 — Following discussions on whether it should remain open, the Wyoming Union Gardens will be open three days a week with emphasis on special events and programs beginning Wednesday, Sept. 2.

This Week at UW

Add-Drop Class Deadline Sept. 10 for UW Students

September 1, 2015 — The last day for University of Wyoming students to add or drop semester-long classes is now on the same day: Thursday, Sept. 10, which corresponds to the eighth business day of the fall semester.

group of people in hard hats and neon vests listening to a man talk in a lab under construction Campus Construction Update for Sept. 6-12

September 4, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Sept. 6-12 at the University of Wyoming:

women playing volleyball in a gym University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 7-13

September 4, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 7-13 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

August 31, 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.

Students in the News

young American men dancing within a circle of young Chinese men UW Students Form Ties to China

September 2, 2015 — Thirteen University of Wyoming students did more than just tour China this past summer -- they helped some of the region’s poorest families through a series of charity work projects.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for Sept. 13-19

September 4, 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.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: King James and His Bible

September 2, 2015 — King James grew up as a king. After Queen Elizabeth executed his mother, Mary Queen of Scots, when he was just 1 year old, he became King James VI of Scotland and the intended heir to the English throne after Elizabeth’s death. He was raised by a team of Scottish Presbyterian ministers under the control of his regent but, upon his ascension to the English crown in 1603, he seemed suddenly more attuned to English religious politics than Scottish beliefs.

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