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December 17, 2014 — University of Wyoming atmospheric science researchers recently secured a $1.15 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study storms that occur at night in the southern Great Plains.
December 17, 2014 — The University of Wyoming’s efforts to combat diseases affecting wildlife, livestock and humans in the state have received a boost with the arrival of a new faculty member in UW’s Department of Veterinary Sciences.
December 16, 2014 — The University of Wyoming played a key role in a nearly decade-long study by the state that concluded cloud seeding has some effect, with a 5-15 percent positive impact on snow accumulation shown after the weather modification technique is used.
December 15, 2014 — Ellen Currano works in a field in which women are traditionally underrepresented, but with the help of a recent grant award, she hopes to portray that it is a suitable job for a woman.
December 10, 2014 — Next year, the Michael B. Enzi STEM Facility is scheduled to open and play an important role in the University of Wyoming’s Science Initiative that focuses on active learning. Two UW professors are already ahead of the curve.
December 9, 2014 — Two University of Wyoming graduates played key roles in last week’s successful NASA test flight of a spacecraft designed to eventually take humans to Mars.
December 8, 2014 — Wyoming’s struggling mule deer populations are receiving significant attention from University of Wyoming researchers, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and others, with at least five studies underway that could assist efforts to enhance deer numbers and their habitats.
December 8, 2014 — The University of Wyoming has been designated as a “Top School” in the Military Advanced Education’s (MAE) latest issue of “Guide to Colleges and Universities.” The guide measures best practices in military and veterans education.
December 4, 2014 — Two University of Wyoming researchers have found that scaling of cell and nuclear sizes shortly after fertilization contributes to the regulation of gene transcription and cell cycle elongation in African clawed frogs. Such scaling may have future implications for controlling the rate of cancerous growth in human cells.
December 16, 2014 — Students who take courses at Sheridan College and Gillette College now have the assurance that those courses will meet requirements for a bachelor’s degree in English at the University of Wyoming, as a result of a new articulation agreement between UW and the Northern Wyoming Community College District (NWCCD).
December 16, 2014 — Opportunities for agricultural producers, irrigation districts and other water users to develop small hydropower resources at existing water infrastructure will be covered in a series of meetings and roundtables in Worland, Powell and Basin Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 7-8.
December 16, 2014 — The Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarship Committee is accepting applications from full-time students for scholarship awards at the University of Wyoming. The scholarships are for the 2015 summer session and the 2015-16 academic year.
December 12, 2014 — Lynne Cheney and her husband, former Vice President Dick Cheney, will visit the University of Wyoming Tuesday, Feb. 17, for a public discussion and book signing in conjunction with her new book, “James Madison: A Life Reconsidered.”
December 11, 2014 — Links to the University of Wyoming’s WyoCast system have been established for people to view public presentations for all three finalists for the position of dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Science.
December 11, 2014 — Presentation proposals are being accepted through Friday, Jan. 30, for the annual Shepard Symposium on Social Justice at the University of Wyoming. The 19th annual event is April 8-11.
December 11, 2014 — Next week is the final opportunity to view two exhibitions at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.
December 17, 2014 — With the third finalist scheduled to give a public presentation this afternoon, the search committee for a new dean of the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science is seeking input on the candidates.
December 15, 2014 — The WyoOne ID office will move temporarily Jan. 2-12 while new carpet is installed in its regular office in Room 28 of Knight Hall.
December 1, 2014 — Donations are now being accepted for the University of Wyoming’s 2014 Holiday Food Drive, sponsored by the Staff and Faculty Senates and UW Transit and Parking Services.
December 12, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Dec. 14-20 at the University of Wyoming.
December 12, 2014 — These are among the activities scheduled Dec. 15-21 at the University of Wyoming:
December 15, 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.
December 15, 2014 — Barbie doll figures and super model-thin looks were challenged in a poster campaign titled “Real Women, Real Bodies” at the University of Wyoming, and that, in turn, has led to a club that teaches students to accept the way they look.
December 12, 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.
November 25, 2014 — A monthly look at the night skies of the northern Rocky Mountains, written by astronomers Ron Canterna, University of Wyoming, and Jay Norris, Challis, Idaho Observatory.
December 10, 2014 — OK, admit it. You like the Christmas song, “White Christmas.” Or at least you did until you heard it too many times as muzak. Well, maybe I am overdoing it. But, even if only half of us enjoy the song, that fact illustrates the piece’s popularity and success. In fact, this song may be the best-liked song in the USA, and not just for Christmas. It has been recorded more times and those recordings have sold more copies than any other song.