Room 137, Bureau of Mines Building
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-2929
November 25, 2014 — A panel of accomplished scientists, industry leaders and other professionals has endorsed a plan to improve science education and student success at the University of Wyoming, while creating world-class facilities to propel research on issues important to the state and nation.
November 21, 2014 — The University of Wyoming’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program has been fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, an achievement that will strengthen delivery of both primary and mental health care in Wyoming.
November 20, 2014 — Obesity in female sheep during pregnancy can impact the metabolic profile and health of the animals’ granddaughters, as well as their daughters, suggests a study published in the International Journal of Obesity Oct. 30.
November 20, 2014 — Former University of Wyoming basketball player Bienvenu “Benny” Songondo is one step closer to gaining U.S. citizenship, thanks to the International Human Rights Clinic in the UW College of Law.
November 19, 2014 — Designated wilderness areas provide important habitat for five of Wyoming’s migratory big-game species, according to a first-of-its-kind mapping project involving wildlife researchers at the University of Wyoming and cartographers at the University of Oregon.
November 17, 2014 — Economic indicators that omit the depletion and degradation of natural resources and ecosystems are misleading, according to a commentary by University of Wyoming economist Edward Barbier that appeared in the Nov. 6 edition of the international journal Nature.
November 14, 2014 — The University of Wyoming’s Department of Computer Science recently garnered a big name -- Microsoft -- to become a partner of its Industrial Affiliates Program.
November 12, 2014 — Nonscience majors at the University of Wyoming gain a lasting understanding of and appreciation for science by taking a freshman-level course emphasizing real-world applications, a new study shows.
November 7, 2014 — The University of Wyoming is reaching out to make health care more accessible to the state’s many rural residents.
November 6, 2014 — The University of Wyoming has created and printed 5,000 copies of a new “Wyoming Student Atlas” that is being distributed to all Wyoming school districts.
November 5, 2014 — The University of Wyoming and Microsoft will celebrate their collaboration in developing a zero-emission green data center that is fueled by methane biogas and allows the university to run high-performance computing and modeling applications from the Laramie campus.
November 4, 2014 — University of Wyoming graduate student Brandon Durant has spent much of the last four years in laboratories on the fourth floor of UW’s Physical Sciences Building, laboring largely by himself in search of ways to produce less-expensive, more efficient solar energy cells.
November 25, 2014 — Wyoming citizens are deeply divided on how to approach legislation pertaining to undocumented immigrants, as are Americans in general.
November 25, 2014 — Scholarship applications are now available from the Chief Washakie Memorial awards committee for the 2015-16 academic year at the University of Wyoming. Application deadline is Sunday, March 1.
November 25, 2014 — University of Wyoming alumni, friends, educators and others in eastern Wyoming have opportunities to meet with UW College of Education Interim Dean Michael Day and mark the college’s 100th anniversary next week.
November 24, 2014 — Ann Hild, professor in the University of Wyoming Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, has been appointed as UW interim associate vice president for graduate studies. Her appointment is through Aug. 31, 2015.
November 24, 2014 — With many faculty, staff and students on the road this week for Thanksgiving, the University of Wyoming Risk Management and Safety Office offers some reminders to ensure safe driving during the holiday season.
November 21, 2014 — The official call for entries is available online for the University of Wyoming Art Museum’s 40th annual Juried Student Exhibition in the spring.
November 20, 2014 — A night of song, historical school fashion and celebration of the University of Wyoming College of Education’s centennial marks “A Tribute to Teachers,” scheduled Tuesday, Dec. 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the UW Education auditorium.
November 20, 2014 — A majority of Wyomingites now support same-sex marriage, according to a recent University of Wyoming survey.
November 18, 2014 — Laramie’s Friday night lineup of things to do once again includes gazing at the stars -- now that the newly renovated Harry C. Vaughn University of Wyoming Planetarium has reopened.
November 18, 2014 — The people of Wyoming continue to disapprove of the Affordable Care Act, often referred to as “Obamacare,” according to a recent University of Wyoming poll.
November 25, 2014 — Teton Gravity Research’s film “Jeremy Jones’ Higher” will be shown free Wednesday, Dec. 3, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and space is limited.
November 20, 2014 — Paintings of the relationship between gender and identity are on display through Dec. 4 at the University of Wyoming Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.
November 24, 2014 — The American Concrete Institute (ACI) has elected University of Wyoming Professor Charles Dolan as an honorary member of the institute.
November 24, 2014 — Innovative programs and quick response to the needs of her clientele earned a University of Wyoming Extension educator the organization’s Diversity Enhancement Award.
November 24, 2014 — The deadline to nominate someone for Staff Employee of the Fourth Quarter award is Friday, Dec. 5.
November 24, 2014 — University of Wyoming Information Technology will upgrade the university’s enterprise lecture capture system, WyoCast On-Demand, during the first week of January 2015. IT will implement a new catalog during the upgrade.
November 21, 2014 — Most University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27-28, for Thanksgiving. Normal business hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) will resume Monday, Dec. 1. UW classes will be dismissed Nov. 26-28.
November 17, 2014 — Individuals who know they will drive on University of Wyoming business during 2015 need to make a new request by Dec. 1, 2014.
November 21, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Nov. 23-Dec. 6 at the University of Wyoming.
November 25, 2014 — These are among the activities scheduled Dec. 1-7 at the University of Wyoming:
November 24, 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.
November 25, 2014 — U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, seven University of Wyoming students and a T-bone steak have something in common: meat judging.
November 24, 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.
November 24, 2014 — With more than five feet of snow in Buffalo, N.Y., and temperatures having fallen into negative territory across most of the northern states, winter has arrived, no matter what date the calendar labels as the season’s official start. Forgotten are August’s grain harvest and September’s apple picking. We are bundled up against the winter wind, shoveling our walks and winterizing our vehicles.