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UW Early Childhood Education Students Gain Skills, Perspective in Nepal

August 13, 2014 — Six students in the University of Wyoming’s early childhood education program say they will be better teachers as a result of experiences they gained during a three-week visit to Nepal this summer.

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UW Extends Contract of Athletics Director

UW Extends Contract of Athletics Director

August 20, 2014 — Citing successes in coach hiring, academics and fundraising, University of Wyoming President Richard McGinity has extended the contract of UW Athletics Director Tom Burman by one year, through June 2019.

UW President Extends Appointment of Vice President for Academic Affairs

UW President Extends Appointment of Vice President for Academic Affairs

August 18, 2014 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity has extended the appointment of Vice President for Academic Affairs David Jones, citing his excellent work as an administrator and a need to move forward on important university initiatives.

UW Professor Studies Communication Patterns of Hyenas in BBC Documentary

UW Professor Studies Communication Patterns of Hyenas in BBC Documentary

August 15, 2014 — Sarah Benson-Amram is a fan of the Disney classic “The Lion King.” However, she takes issue with the animated film’s portrayal of hyenas as skulking scavengers that are none too bright.

UW Researchers Make Discovery in Fight Against Food Pathogen

UW Researchers Make Discovery in Fight Against Food Pathogen

August 8, 2014 — University of Wyoming researchers have discovered a substance that greatly increases the survival of listeria monocytogenes, a food-borne bacterial pathogen that contaminates processed meat and milk products, as well as fresh produce.

UW Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Students Learn Various Technologies for People with Communication Difficulties

UW Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Students Learn Various Technologies for People with Communication Difficulties

August 5, 2014 — Alisa Konishi, Brooke Mickelsen and Ashley Fisher huddle around an iPad, punching various buttons. The three University of Wyoming speech-language pathology majors review and critique a software application called “ChatAble” that is designed to help people with communication difficulties communicate more easily.

UW Students Receive Enhanced Classroom Experience with Cellphone Use

August 5, 2014 — When University of Wyoming students in Mary Jo Cooley Hidecker’s Aural Rehabilitation class pull out their cell phones and send text messages, it doesn’t mean they’re not paying attention. Rather, they are using their electronic devices to learn their course material.

UW Trustees Approve Supplemental Budget Request

August 5, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees Monday approved a supplemental budget request for the 2015-16 fiscal year that includes dollars to match private donations for academics and athletics, as well as to expand outreach programs in nursing and counselor education.

UW Author Wins International PEN Book Award

UW Author Wins International PEN Book Award

July 30, 2014 — University of Wyoming Department of English Lecturer Nina McConigley is the recipient of a $5,000 PEN Open Book Award. The prestigious international organization announced the winners Wednesday.

Campus Announcements

UW Bulletin Highlights Agriculture Research across Wyoming

August 20, 2014 — Cattle, sheep, traditional and alternative farm crops, weed control and fertilization are among research projects covered in the fourth annual University of Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station (WAES) Field Days Bulletin.

UW College of Education Sets 100th Anniversary Kickoff

August 20, 2014 — The University of Wyoming’s College of Education, which marks its 100th anniversary in the 2014-15 academic year, will kick off a celebration of its centennial with several events Sept. 5-6.

UW to Host Symposium on Historic Big Horn River Adjudication

August 19, 2014 — A lengthy, high-profile and often contentious case involving the adjudication of water rights in Wyoming’s Wind-Big Horn River system is the subject of a Sept. 10-12 symposium in Riverton sponsored by the University of Wyoming.

Former Taco John’s CEO to Speak at e2e Wyoming Meetings in Gillette and Sheridan

Former Taco John’s CEO to Speak at e2e Wyoming Meetings in Gillette and Sheridan

August 19, 2014 — The former CEO of Taco John’s International will be the guest speaker at e2e Wyoming’s September meetings in Gillette and Sheridan.

UW Classes Begin Sept. 3

UW Classes Begin Sept. 3

August 18, 2014 — University of Wyoming fall semester classes will begin Wednesday, Sept. 3.

Final AMK Ranch Talk of 2014 Features Wyoming Stargazing Founder

August 15, 2014 — Insights on viewing objects in the night skies of Wyoming will be discussed Thursday, Aug. 21, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

Symposium at UW to Highlight Clean Coal Research

Symposium at UW to Highlight Clean Coal Research

August 14, 2014 — Some of the nation’s top scientists pursuing advancements in clean coal technology will discuss their research findings during a symposium next week at the University of Wyoming.

Seville Appointed as Interim UW-Casper Director

Seville Appointed as Interim UW-Casper Director

August 14, 2014 — A longtime Casper-based faculty member and administrator will serve as interim director of the University of Wyoming at Casper during the search for a new director.

Events

Bark Beetles Films Explore Changes in Wyoming Forests

Bark Beetles Films Explore Changes in Wyoming Forests

August 19, 2014 — Short films exploring the recent bark beetle outbreak in Wyoming will be shown Thursday, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. at Hotel Terra in Teton Village. The event is free and open to the public.

Final Week to View Recent Acquisitions Exhibition at UW Art Museum

Final Week to View Recent Acquisitions Exhibition at UW Art Museum

August 18, 2014 — The final day to view the University of Wyoming Art Museum exhibition “New Acquisitions: UW Art Museum Collection” is Saturday, Aug. 23.

This Week at UW

Williams Named Interim University Assessment Specialist

Williams Named Interim University Assessment Specialist

August 18, 2014 — Longtime faculty member and administrator Karen Williams will serve as the University of Wyoming interim university assessment specialist until June 30, 2015.

Frontline Connections Offers Information to Help UW Students

August 18, 2014 — Essential information to answer common questions about attending the University of Wyoming will be presented Aug. 20-21 in Room 105 of the UW Classroom Building.

UW President Grants Release Time to Vote Tuesday

August 18, 2014 — The 2014 Wyoming primary election is scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 19, from 7 a.m-7 p.m. University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity will allow a maximum of one hour release time to exercise your right to vote.

Parking Permits Available Online

July 28, 2014 — University of Wyoming parking permits for 2014-15 can be purchased online at www.uwyo.edu/tap.

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 17-23

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 17-23

August 15, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 17-23 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 18-24

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 18-24

August 15, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled Aug. 18-24 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

August 18, 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

Wyoming Conservation Corps Completes Projects in Fremont County

Wyoming Conservation Corps Completes Projects in Fremont County

August 14, 2014 — Members of the Wyoming Conservation Corps (WCC) recently volunteered, alongside State Lands’ staff members, for a 10-day conservation and resource management project sponsored by Devon Energy in Crooks Creek, Middle Cottonwood and Cooper Creek, all located within Fremont County.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for Aug. 17-Aug. 23

August 8, 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 August

July 29, 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 Week of Aug. 10-16: Morality: The Face of Public Christianity

UW Religion Today Column for Week of Aug. 10-16: Morality: The Face of Public Christianity

August 6, 2014 — A non-Christian who read recent newspapers to learn about Christianity might arrive at the following picture. Christianity believes that marriage is between a man and woman, so no marriage between members of the same sex. Christianity believes life begins at conception, so no abortion and no stem cell research. Christianity believes that that God created the universe, so evolution should not be taught. Sexual activity belongs in marriage, so no premarital sex.

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