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woman sitting in rocking chair reading Surveys Show High UW Student Satisfaction

January 21, 2015 — More than 90 percent of University of Wyoming students are pleased with their UW education and would recommend the university to friends and relatives, according to the latest UW Student Satisfaction Survey (UWSSS).

Top Stories

head portrait of woman UW Professor: Many Religious People View Science Favorably, But Reject Certain Scientific Theories

January 29, 2015 — A new study by a University of Wyoming professor finds that many U.S. adults -- approximately one in five -- are deeply religious, know a lot about science, and support many practical uses of science and technology in everyday life, but reject scientific explanations of creation and evolution.

UW President McGinity Statement on the Death of Harriet ‘Liz’ Byrd

January 28, 2015 — University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity issued the following statement upon learning of the death of former legislator Harriet Elizabeth “Liz” Byrd of Cheyenne, who was honored as a UW distinguished alumnus in 2012:

two men standing on a snow field UW Researchers Measure Meltwater Drainage on Southwest Greenland Ice Sheet

January 27, 2015 — The southwest Greenland ice sheet is not one giant, solid mass but, rather, a tapestry of gushing rivers, lakes and streams that efficiently drains meltwater off its surface -- and stores about 25 percent of this runoff deep below, either in the body of the ice itself or at the base of the ice sheet between the ice and underlying rock.

head portrait of man Leading Biomedical Researcher Joins UW Faculty

January 23, 2015 — One of the world’s foremost experts in the science of how conditions during fetal development shape the lives of humans and animals has joined the faculty of the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of man UW Taps Texas A&M’s Michael Pishko as Engineering Dean

January 21, 2015 — An accomplished chemical engineer and experienced administrator at Texas A&M University has been appointed as dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Applied Science.

license plate with gold background and brown bucking horse and numbers Success of UW License Plate Program Means More Scholarships

January 16, 2015 — Since the program started in 2008, more than 6,200 brown-and-gold license plates have been sold to Wyoming motorists, generating $624,000 for scholarships that have helped dozens of students attend the University of Wyoming.

UW Trustees Select Construction Manager for Engineering Project

January 16, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has selected a Wyoming firm to serve as construction manager at risk for a major upgrade of facilities for UW’s College of Engineering and Applied Science.

group of people watching planetarium show, with planets shown above them UW Cuts Ribbon on Newly Renovated Harry C. Vaughan UW Planetarium

January 16, 2015 — The University of Wyoming cut the ribbon today (Friday) on the Harry C. Vaughan UW Planetarium, which has undergone a comprehensive renovation of the existing space and extensive technological upgrades, thanks to a gift from the Windy Ridge Foundation.

Campus Announcements

UW College of Business Dean Finalists Selected

January 29, 2015 — Finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Business have been identified, and they’re scheduled to give public presentations at UW beginning Monday, Feb. 2.

Cowboy Check-In Program in Place for UW Students

January 28, 2015 — As University of Wyoming students check into campus life again, the UW Campus Activities Center (CAC) reminds them of Cowboy Check-In, a recently launched initiative to encourage attendance and participation in CAC-sponsored events.

Meetings to Explore Southeast Wyoming Small Hydropower Possibilities

January 28, 2015 — Opportunities for agricultural producers, irrigation districts and other water users to develop small hydropower at existing water infrastructures will be covered in a Torrington roundtable and Wheatland workshop Tuesday, Feb. 17.

RSO Club and Organization Fair Set Thursday at UW

January 26, 2015 — University of Wyoming students will have an opportunity to learn about the different clubs and organizations that are available to them Thursday, Jan. 29, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Wyoming Union breezeway.

Events

Laser Tag Outing Friday for UW Students

January 27, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Friday Night Fever program will offer a free laser tag event Friday, Jan. 30, from 9 p.m.-midnight at All Points West Laser Tag Family Fun Center, located at 1560 Snowy Range Road.

UW Graduate’s Exhibition on Display in Gallery 234

January 26, 2015 — Oil painted portraits by recent University of Wyoming artist Chancelor Havlik will be on display through Feb. 5 in Gallery 234, located in the lower level of the University of Wyoming Union.

This Week at UW

line of people standing outdoors on rock with rocks in the background UW Outdoor Program Spring Sign-ups Underway

January 29, 2015 — Sign-ups for almost 40 spring programs, clinics and outings through the University of Wyoming’s Outdoor Program are underway.

woman standing in health clinic room Amy Robohm is UW Staff Employee of the Quarter

January 26, 2015 — Going above and beyond for students, lending a helping hand with whatever is needed and providing fair, thorough health care for patients are qualities that helped Amy Robohm earn the University of Wyoming’s Outstanding Staff Employee of the Fourth Quarter award.

head portrait of woman Questions Invited for Cheney Appearance at UW

January 26, 2015 — Members of the University of Wyoming community and the public are invited to submit questions for Lynne Cheney about her book, “James Madison: A Life Reconsidered,” in advance of her public appearance Tuesday, Feb. 17, at UW.

Campus Construction Update for Jan. 25-31

January 23, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Jan. 25-31 at the University of Wyoming.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 26-Feb. 1

January 23, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Jan. 26-Feb. 1 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

January 26, 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

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

January 28, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2014 fall semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

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

January 28, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2014 fall semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

Albany County 4-Hers Earn Top National Western Stock Show and Rodeo Catch-a-Calf Honors

January 23, 2015 — Two Albany County 4-Hers recently corralled top honors at the catch-a-calf show at the National Western Stock Show and Rodeo (NWSS) in Denver.

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

January 22, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2014 fall semester President’s Honor Roll.

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

January 22, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2014 fall semester President’s Honor Roll.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for Feb. 1-Feb. 7

January 23, 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.

man sitting in front of planets and space background Northern Rockies Skies for December: The Rich Winter Skies

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.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Charlie Hebdo’s True Goal

January 21, 2015 — The Muslim terrorists who murdered the staff at Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical magazine, claimed to be retaliating for the magazine’s attacks on Islam and on Muhammad, its founding prophet. Islam was not Charlie Hebdo’s only religious target. Jews, Catholics, the Pope and even Jesus were often subjects of the publication’s cartoons.

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