Bureau of Mines Building, Room 137
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-2929
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 19, 2015 — A decade after Hurricane Katrina hammered America’s Gulf Coast, measures are being taken there to protect against similar devastation from natural disasters -- as well as against long-term, gradual impacts resulting from climate change.
August 18, 2015 — With a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), University of Wyoming and Wind River Indian Reservation partners will evaluate the health impacts of food gardens with 100 Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho families who would like to try home gardening.
August 28, 2015 — The Wyoming Governor’s Energy, Engineering, STEM Integration Task Force will meet Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 8 a.m. via teleconference.
August 27, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Outdoor Program will offer nearly 40 different trips, clinics and programs this fall. Sign-up begins Monday, Aug. 31, at 9 a.m. in the new Outdoor Program office on the northeast corner of Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center.
August 26, 2015 — With hundreds of bicyclists on campus as fall semester classes begin, the University of Wyoming Police Department (UWPD) reminds riders to keep safety and courtesy in mind.
August 24, 2015 — The Wyoming Union parking lot reopened today (Monday) for “A” permit and visitor parking, following a three-month rehabilitation project.
August 19, 2015 — Beginning this fall, the Gem City Grand bus route will be renamed LaramieLink and will provide free access from the University of Wyoming campus to the Laramie community, with drop-off and pick-up at the Wyoming Union and Spanish Walk Apartment bus stops.
August 28, 2015 — An exploration of the primary celestial objects in the sky will kick off the fall schedule at the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium.
August 25, 2015 — Fiber craft, craftspeople and sheep will be celebrated with workshops and demonstrations during the WyoFiber Live! Festival Friday through Sunday, Sept. 18-20, at the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site (WTP), according to Debbie Gorski of the Wyoming Women’s Business Center (WWBC) at the University of Wyoming.
August 24, 2015 — Jennifer Chavez, director of Information Technology Application and Database Services at the University of Wyoming, was a finalist for the Wyoming Women of Influence designation sponsored by the Wyoming Business Report.
August 24, 2015 — An assessment of the University of Wyoming’s financial and reporting system will begin this week, with certain UW employees asked to complete a survey and participate in interviews.
August 10, 2015 — Personnel in the University of Wyoming departments of English and Modern and Classical Languages, who previously occupied Hoyt Hall, have relocated to Crane Hall through the end of the spring 2016 semester.
August 10, 2015 — Applications to participate in the 2015 University of Wyoming Homecoming parade are now available. The parade will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, with the theme “Once a Cowboy, Always a Cowboy.”
August 28, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 30-Sept. 5 at the University of Wyoming:
August 28, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 31-Sept. 6 at the University of Wyoming:
August 24, 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.
August 28, 2015 — The addition of a new drone will enhance the educational experiences of students at the University of Wyoming at Casper.
August 26, 2015 — Wheatland High School ninth grade physical science teacher Janet Jorgensen says her school district is focused on the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concept and how to better educate its students.
August 28, 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.
August 19, 2015 — The school year is arriving again. This seems like a good moment to revisit that continually confused and confusing issue, prayer in schools. There is a great deal of misinformation and misunderstanding of what kind of prayer is permitted in the public schools of the United States of America. So, let me take this column to review what is and what is not allowed with regard to prayer in public schools.