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May 16, 2013 — Students from the University of Wyoming and Jackson State University will pair up this summer to focus on research projects centered on hydrology, ecology and geophysics in the Laramie and Snowy ranges.
May 16, 2013 — A longtime University of Wyoming faculty member, who has served in various leadership capacities and has a record of service around the state, has been named the next dean of UW’s Outreach School.
May 15, 2013 — The University of Wyoming has established a policy that will allow students at Wyoming community colleges who earn associate of arts or associate of science degrees to be automatically admitted to the university.
May 15, 2013 — A decline in native Yellowstone cutthroat trout due in part to the introduction of nonnative lake trout has driven a shift in the diets of grizzly bears that helps explain losses in some migratory elk herds in the greater Yellowstone area, according to new research published today.
May 10, 2013 — Citing retiring President Tom Buchanan’s dedication to the arts in Wyoming, the University of Wyoming today (Friday) broke ground to begin construction on the new Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts.
May 9, 2013 — Marc Wall, the U.S. Pacific Command’s foreign policy adviser and a former United States ambassador to Chad, is the new Senior Visiting Scholar in Global Studies at the University of Wyoming.
May 9, 2013 — Carla Moss was a student in an energy exploration class at Riverton High School in 2009 when she heard a presentation about a new degree program at the University of Wyoming by UW School of Energy Resources Director Mark Northam and Deputy Director of Energy Outreach Mary Byrnes.
May 8, 2013 — PlanktOMICS Algae Bioservices recently finalized a spin-out agreement with the University of Wyoming in a deal that will allow the company to further its goal to be an innovative leader in providing biotechnological services and products for the emerging algal biomass industry.
May 6, 2013 — For many first-year students at the University of Wyoming, the introductory general biology course (LIFE1010) is one of the most challenging classes they will take during their freshman year.
May 6, 2013 — The University of Wyoming has eliminated 54 faculty and staff positions as part of its plan to meet a 6 percent reduction in state funding. University officials say they can accommodate the remainder of the budget reduction without eliminating even more positions, by reducing non-personnel support budgets and scholarships.
May 3, 2013 — Talented trumpeter Stephen Wadsack of Gillette says he chose to study music education at the University of Wyoming largely because of the close contact he would have with outstanding music faculty members.
May 2, 2013 — Three University of Wyoming students will work at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) this summer. Specifically, they will contribute to research projects by making computer code work faster and/or allow higher resolutions of computer models.
May 15, 2013 — Wyoming Beverage Inc., Pepsi-Cola manufacturer and distributor, will continue to be the University of Wyoming’s exclusive beverage provider under an agreement that begins Aug. 1.
May 14, 2013 — Open houses in Laramie, Saratoga and Steamboat Springs, Colo., will highlight ecological dynamics as local forests respond and move beyond the bark beetle epidemic.
May 14, 2013 — A collaborative photo project, "Photovoice: Learning the Immigrant Story," is on display at Everyday Joe's Coffee Shop, 144 S. Mason St. (Old Town), in Fort Collins, Colo., throughout May.
May 14, 2013 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum exhibition featuring contemporary Japanese prints, “Redefining the Multiple: 13 Japanese Printmakers,” ends Saturday, May 18.
May 13, 2013 — The University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences will hold its annual awards banquet to honor outstanding former faculty and alumni Saturday, May 18, at the UW Conference Center at the Laramie Hilton Garden Inn. The reception begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m.
May 13, 2013 — The Overseas Press Club of America presented its 2013 Madeline Dane Ross Award to Mark Jenkins, a senior lecturer in the University of Wyoming Department of English.
May 13, 2013 — The University of Wyoming awarded this year’s President’s Faculty Stewardship Award to Jean Garrison, director of the Global and Area Studies program and professor in the Department of Political Science.
May 13, 2013 — The Biodiversity Institute, a division of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming, has selected recipients of its first annual call for proposals for three initiatives this spring. The winners will receive a combined total of $51,000 for their projects.
May 17, 2013 — The bluegrass band BeatGrass will open the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, May 29, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in Simpson Plaza.
May 15, 2013 — To commemorate the University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing's first Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) class, Loretta Ford, co-founder of the national nurse practitioner movement, will participate in an interview with UW’s Distinguished Emeritus Professor Pete Simpson Thursday, May 23, at 2 p.m. in the College of Business Scarlett Auditorium.
May 13, 2013 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees Approved the following personnel items during its meeting Friday, May 10.
May 13, 2013 — All University of Wyoming retirees and near-retirees are invited to attend the May meeting of the UW/State Retirees of Albany County at 10 a.m. Monday, May 20, at the Eppson Center for Seniors, located at 1560 N. Third St.
May 17, 2013 — These are among the construction activities scheduled May 19-25 at the University of Wyoming:
May 17, 2013 — These are among activities scheduled May 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:
May 13, 2013 — 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 17, 2013 — An opportunity to achieve intellectual and personal growth for 85 talented sophomores throughout the state will be presented in the 29th annual Summer High School Institute June 9-29 at the University of Wyoming.
May 16, 2013 — Connie Rodgers of Casper, a nontraditional student who received her Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education through the University of Wyoming/Casper College Center (UW/CC), is one of two recipients of the first Maggi Murdock Scholars Award.
May 16, 2013 — Margaret Welch of Cheyenne, a nontraditional student who completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in criminal justice through the University of Wyoming’s Outreach Credit Programs, is one of two recipients of the first Maggi Murdock Scholars Award.
May 15, 2013 — Wendy Martinez, a University of Wyoming political science/French student from Laramie, is among 30 students nationwide selected for the first GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy (GUALA) -- a 12-month development program.
May 14, 2013 — The University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences has selected its outstanding graduating students for the 2012-13 academic year.
May 13, 2013 — A University of Wyoming entomology doctoral student who helped develop a more efficient and less environmentally hazardous method of rangeland grasshopper control has received the $32,000 Lloyd/Kumar Graduate Fellowship in Entomology.
May 13, 2013 — The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy honored its outstanding students during the school's recent annual honors and awards banquet.
May 6, 2013 — It might not have been the outcome the University of Wyoming rodeo teams wanted this season, but Coach George Howard is looking at the larger picture -- the College National Finals Rodeo.
May 17, 2013 — 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.
April 25, 2013 — 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.
May 8, 2013 — Canadian pop star Justin Bieber’s fans are known as “Beliebers.” According to Wikipedia, this pun, based on Bieber’s name and the word “believer,” refers to his most rabid fans. These fans go beyond typical actions, such as covering their bedrooms with posters and constantly playing his music to sending death threats to women who date Bieber; defacing Wikipedia when he failed to win a Grammy; and (horror of horrors!) putting “biased content on Justin Bieber-related pages on Wikipedia.”
October 8, 2012 — The scope and depth of research at the University of Wyoming will reach unprecedented levels with the opening of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC).