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woman talking to group of students by a whiteboard Top UW Teachers Prepare to Engage Freshmen in New Courses

June 26, 2015 — Bruce Parkinson is recognized internationally as an accomplished scholar in the field of solar energy, with an academic pedigree that includes publishing more than 200 papers in scientific journals, securing four U.S. patents and earning a raft of honors from professional organizations.

Top Stories

Fred Ogden UW Researcher Discovers Groundwater Modeling Breakthrough 84 Years in the Making

July 1, 2015 — A University of Wyoming professor has made a discovery that answers a nearly 100-year-old question about water movement, with implications for agriculture, hydrology, climate science and other fields.

people sitting at a bar Wyoming’s Bars Contribute to State’s Cultural Legacy

June 23, 2015 — When defining the essence of Wyoming culture during the past 125 years, don’t overlook the unique bars scattered throughout the state’s small towns.

man standing in front of bookshelves Speaker: Humorist Bill Nye’s Legacy Continues in Modern Newspapers

June 18, 2015 — Newspaper humorists in the 19th century laid the foundation for Will Rogers and others who became quite famous in the 20th century, according to a speaker at a recent University of Wyoming conference celebrating 125 years of Wyoming statehood.

man sitting beside computer monitor UW Professor Uses Graphic Novella to Help Prevent Hearing Loss in Spanish-Speaking Ag Workers

June 17, 2015 — Graphic novels usually conjure up dark images of superheroes cleaning up the mean streets of Gotham or Metropolis. Mark Guiberson may not be a superhero, but he is trying to improve life for a particular population.

UW Trustees Adopt Presidential Search Process, Timeline

June 15, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will use a consulting firm, two search committees and “search recruiter” in pursuit of a new UW president, trustees decided today (Monday).

UW Trustees Advance Education Initiative

June 15, 2015 — A University of Wyoming Board of Trustees initiative aimed at lifting UW’s College of Education to national prominence in preparing professional educators is moving forward, following board action today (Monday).

woman sitting beside microscope and computer screen NIGMS Provides Key Scientific Funding Resource for UW’s Neuroscience Center

June 11, 2015 — Dori Pitynski garnered widespread media attention for a recent study she conducted that determined consuming too much or too little salt is a key factor in stunting the start of puberty in humans.

UW Online Graduate Programs in Education Rank Highly

June 9, 2015 — Two University of Wyoming educational administration programs are second on a national “Online Doctorate in Education” ranking generated by GoGrad.org.

two women and a man looking at a computer screen with a projection behind them UW Life Sciences Program Earns High Marks in National Pilot Project

June 8, 2015 — Students taking undergraduate biology courses at the University of Wyoming are studying in an outstanding program that is at the forefront of national efforts to improve biology education, an organization funded by the National Science Foundation has concluded.

Campus Announcements

Improved Services Coming to Tri-County Medical Center

July 2, 2015 — Improved health care services will be in place at the Tri-County Medical Center in Pine Bluffs beginning in mid-July.

University of Wyoming Hosts Field Days in Sheridan, Powell

July 2, 2015 — People can “ask a scientist” during field days at University of Wyoming Research and Extension (R&E) centers in Sheridan and Powell this July.

children standing around art supplies Free Summer Art Classes at the UW Art Museum

June 30, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will offer a series of free art classes, called Paint Pony Express, for children ages 4 to 11 during three weeks in July.

man sitting and smiling with hands clasped in front of him French University to Honor UW’s Jay Shogren

June 29, 2015 — Add an honorary degree from a French university to the growing list of accolades for University of Wyoming Economics Professor Jay Shogren.

Application Deadlines Near for Nontraditional Student Scholarships at UW

June 26, 2015 — Four scholarships for qualifying nontraditional students are available at the University of Wyoming, but the application deadlines are approaching soon.

an otter on a log in water Wildlife Conservation and its Effects on River Otters Topic of AMK Ranch Talk

June 25, 2015 — The North American model of wildlife conservation (NAM) and its effects on river otters is the topic of discussion during the weekly Harlow Summer Seminars Thursday, July 2, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

Online Energy Accounting Class for CPAs Offered through UW

June 25, 2015 — A new online energy accounting class for certified public accountants (CPAs) will be offered this fall through the University of Wyoming College of Business.

picture of the planet Saturn Stargazing, Exploring Exoplanets and Einstein Highlight July Planetarium Schedule

June 25, 2015 — Astronomy buffs will have opportunities to stargaze, explore exoplanets and bone up on their knowledge of Einstein’s theory of relativity during July shows at the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium.

Estate Gift Benefits UW Education Students

June 24, 2015 — An estate gift of $1.8 million from retired educator Raymond D. Kennedy, of Laramie, will support scholarships for generations of students enrolled in the University of Wyoming’s College of Education through the Raymond D. Kennedy College of Education Scholarship endowment.

people around a table working with clay UW Art Museum’s Summer Teaching Institute to Explore Importance of Place

June 23, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum’s 2015 Summer Teaching Institute, “The NeWest: Contemporary Conversations of Place,” will examine the intersection of diverse voices and artistic vision that inform contemporary dialogues of place. The institute is set for July 27-31.

Events

AMK Ranch Talk - elk migration Yellowstone Elk Migration Project Topic of AMK Ranch Talk July 9

July 2, 2015 — The greater Yellowstone elk migration project, photographed by University of Wyoming graduate Joe Riis, is the topic of discussion during the weekly Harlow Summer Seminars Thursday, July 9, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

William Missouri Downs UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Closes with Award-Winning Farce

July 1, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Snowy Range Summer Theatre concludes its 62nd season with “Mad Gravity,” a wacky new farce about living authentically and the meaning of life.

four band members standing together Rock Band to Perform for Summer Concert Series at UW

July 1, 2015 — Rock band Stella Luce will perform as part of the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, July 8, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. on Simpson Plaza. The event is free and open to the public.

two women looking at book Cambodian Genocide Topic of UW Program in Centennial

June 30, 2015 — “The Khmer Rouge Genocide and Cambodia’s Museum of Memory” will be the topic of a University of Wyoming presentation Wednesday, July 8, at the Albany County Public Library Centennial branch.

Tickets on Sale at UW for Elitch Gardens Trip July 10

June 26, 2015 — Tickets are now on sale at the University of Wyoming for a UW Summer Programs-sponsored trip to Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park in Denver Friday, July 10.

This Week at UW

head portrait of woman Pharmacy Association Honors UW’s Brown

June 29, 2015 — The Wyoming Pharmacy Association and Cardinal Health recently presented the Cardinal Health Generation Rx award to Antoinette Brown, assistant lecturer in the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy.

new recycling cabinet with mutliple openings for items against a wall UW Receives New Recycling Collection Bins

June 29, 2015 — New recycling collection bins and cabinets are being distributed on the University of Wyoming campus this summer.

UW Closed July 3 for Independence Day Holiday

June 26, 2015 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed and summer classes dismissed Friday, July 3, for the Independence Day holiday.

Submit Homecoming Events Now

June 22, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association reminds campus units to inform the association about activities planned for Homecoming 2015. Events will be listed online, in public calendars and in printed schedules and publicity announcements. The deadline for submissions is Monday, Aug. 3.

building being constructed with equipment all around Campus Construction Update for June 28-July 11

June 26, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled June 28-July 11 at the University of Wyoming:

Stella Luce Simpson Plaza concert University of Wyoming Calendar for July 6-12

July 2, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled July 6-12 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

June 29, 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

man helping woman put on white coat Students Complete First Year Medical Studies at UW

June 30, 2015 — Having recently completed their first year of medical studies at the University of Wyoming, 20 students from across the state will move in the fall to the University of Washington School of Medicine as part of the WWAMI Medical Education Program.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Provost’s Honor Roll: Resident

June 24, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2015 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Provost’s Honor Roll: Nonresident

June 24, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2015 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls: Resident

June 18, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2015 spring semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls: Nonresident

June 18, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2015 spring semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester President’s Honor Roll: Resident

June 9, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2015 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester President’s Honor Roll: Nonresident

June 9, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2015 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

Club Sports

UW’s Dinwoodie Misses Mark-Out in Final Ride at CNFR

June 22, 2015 — Brady Dinwoodie stood along the fence, shaking his head. Then he threw up his hands in frustration.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for July 19-25

July 2, 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: A Biblical Education for America?

June 24, 2015 — At its state convention earlier in June, the central committee of the Idaho Republican Party voted to encourage the Idaho Legislature to pass a bill permitting the use of the Christian Bible as a source of information for a long list of humanities, social science and science subjects in grades K-12.

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