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May 7, 2015 — It’s a question that Brenna Doherty gets asked quite often. She’s used to it and doesn’t mind answering, but some have a hard time believing it.
May 21, 2015 — A University of Wyoming faculty member led a research team that discovered a certain type of soil bacteria can use their social behavior of outer membrane exchange (OME) to repair damaged cells and improve the fitness of the bacteria population as a whole.
May 20, 2015 — Projects ranging from sage grouse habitat improvement near Gillette to conservation work at Devils Tower and constructing wildlife-friendly fences at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge will be conducted this summer by members of the Wyoming Conservation Corps (WCC).
May 15, 2015 — Wyoming firms have been chosen as the architects/engineers for two major construction projects planned at the University of Wyoming.
May 14, 2015 — Finalists for the presidency of the University of Wyoming will be publicly identified and brought to the state for meetings with the public and the campus community before March, the UW Board of Trustees has decided.
May 14, 2015 — “Breakin’ Through,” created by artist D. Michael Thomas, was revealed today (Thursday) in a ceremony at the University of Wyoming Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center. The sculpture celebrates women’s contributions to Wyoming.
May 13, 2015 — Residence halls at the University of Wyoming do not meet the expectations of today’s students, putting the university at a competitive disadvantage with competitor institutions, a consulting firm hired by UW has concluded.
May 13, 2015 — An opportunity to research how geology affects the growth of the world’s biggest trees attracted Lindsay Arvin to graduate studies in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Geology and Geophysics.
May 11, 2015 — The University of Wyoming and Baker Hughes Inc., a global oil field services company, today (Monday) announced a $1 million grant to support research that will help ensure the future of Wyoming’s economy.
May 8, 2015 — University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences commencement speaker Dr. Brent Eastman traces his inspiration to become a surgeon to a fatal train wreck that took place in his Evanston hometown more than 60 years ago.
May 6, 2015 — As a child growing up in Buffalo, N.Y., and Charlotte, N.C., Marlin Holmes asked a lot of questions. When his parents and grandparents didn’t have the answers, they encouraged him to find out for himself, often taking him to the local library to do research -- and enrolling him in summer science camps to further stimulate his interests.
May 4, 2015 — Two researchers who are developing a Museum of Memory to remind the world of the horrific genocide that took place in Cambodia are being recognized with the University of Wyoming’s Award for Faculty Achievement in Internationalization.
May 1, 2015 — Callie Berman, who will graduate in May with a triple major in geology, environment/natural resources and international studies, with a minor in Spanish, is the recipient of the Rosemarie Martha Spitaleri Award as the University of Wyoming's outstanding graduating woman.
May 1, 2015 — Excellence as a University of Wyoming honors student in molecular biology and chemistry, service as a student senator and in other leadership roles, and work as a mentor to other students have resulted in the selection of Joshua Messer for the 2015 Tobin Memorial Award as UW's outstanding graduating man.
May 21, 2015 — Researchers from the University of Wyoming have joined with colleagues in the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) to pursue research intended to provide new insights on geothermal energy and unconventional oil and gas reservoirs.
May 18, 2015 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 25, for Memorial Day.
May 15, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Union parking lot will be closed to all vehicles, including the UWYO Roundup buses, beginning Monday, May 18.
May 21, 2015 — Synth-punk band Slow Caves will launch the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, May 27, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. on Simpson Plaza. The event is free and open to the public.
May 21, 2015 — Five new summer exhibitions will open Saturday, May 30, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.
May 18, 2015 — The deadline to nominate individuals for the University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute awards is 5 p.m. Monday, June 1.
May 18, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved the following personnel items during its meeting Friday, May 15.
May 15, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled May 17-23 at the University of Wyoming:
May 15, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled May 18-24 at the University of Wyoming:
May 18, 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.
May 21, 2015 — Inaugural recipients of a major scholarship established in memory of renowned University of Wyoming College of Education faculty member Joseph Stepans have been named by the award’s selection committee.
May 21, 2015 — Chief Washakie scholarships recently were awarded to 12 University of Wyoming students for the coming academic year.
May 20, 2015 — The spring semester at the University of Wyoming may have ended, but nine UW College of Business students will extend their studies when they conduct some fascinating market research this week in Malaysia, Scotland, Portugal, Spain and Jacksonville, Fla.
May 20, 2015 — Seven University of Wyoming students are the recipients of Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarships for the summer session and the 2015-16 academic year.
May 19, 2015 — Three graduate students in the University of Wyoming Global and Area Studies Program will present the results of their international field work Wednesday, June 3, at 5:30 p.m. at the Albany County Public Library branch in Centennial.
May 19, 2015 — Pins honoring their completion of a semester-long public school residency were presented to 21 University of Wyoming at Casper (UW-Casper) education graduates at a recent reception. The graduates then presented their mentor teachers with UW-Casper sports bags as a gesture of gratitude for fostering their growth as educators.
May 19, 2015 — A University of Wyoming graduate -- who has multiple degrees from UW -- is setting her sights on another degree with help from a local scholarship.
May 18, 2015 — Members of Mortar Board, the senior honor society at the University of Wyoming, selected UW staff members to receive the “Tip of the Cap” award. The award honors those who offered “exceptional contributions to the University of Wyoming and inspiration of students."
May 15, 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.
May 13, 2015 — The Pew Research Center for Religion and the Public Life has just released a new survey about the religious identity of Americans. The researchers interviewed more than 35,000 people so that they were able to provide results not just for the United States as a whole, but also for each state. This is the first time that a scientific study of Wyoming’s religious character has taken place.