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July 16, 2015 — Polar bears are unlikely to physiologically compensate for extended food deprivation associated with the ongoing loss of sea ice, according to one-of-its-kind research conducted by University of Wyoming scientists and others, and published today in the journal Science.
July 31, 2015 — The University of Wyoming will receive research and development funding from the National Water Center in exchange for the center harnessing a UW researcher’s water management model -- technology deemed vital to improving national weather and flood forecasting.
July 27, 2015 — A new University of Wyoming study further demonstrates that combining the strengths of Wyoming wind with California wind and solar will reduce the intermittency of renewable energy and smooth the power supply -- leading to benefits for utilities and energy consumers alike.
July 21, 2015 — A $2.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to the University of Wyoming will strengthen geriatric care and training throughout Wyoming.
July 17, 2015 — The University of Wyoming will soon receive a new piece of equipment that will more accurately measure aquifer levels in the ground.
July 15, 2015 — Two committees composed of University of Wyoming trustees, students, faculty and staff members, and UW Foundation representatives, in addition to members of the public, have been appointed to narrow the expected list of candidates in the search for a new UW president.
July 15, 2015 — Four projects that have applications to Wyoming issues -- including wind farm efficiency, aerosol impacts from wildfires, and water storage -- recently were chosen to receive computational time and storage space on the supercomputer in Cheyenne.
July 14, 2015 — After spending two weeks this summer working with astronomy and education experts at the University of Wyoming, nearly two dozen teachers from kindergarten to high school will return to their classrooms this fall with new skills and ideas to stimulate young people’s interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
July 13, 2015 — Who wants to play in a sandbox while standing in the shadows of some of the world’s best-preserved dinosaur collections? Nearly everyone who enters the University of Wyoming Geological Museum, that’s who.
August 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has adopted a new policy and procedure for major UW capital construction projects, requiring more involvement of trustees, policymakers and the public throughout the project development and construction process.
August 4, 2015 — Those attending the Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo can reach into a cow’s rumen -- if they have a mind to -- and learn about digestion of hay and grain, take home a custom wildflower mix and enter a social media contest with a chance to win an iPad mini.
August 3, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider UW’s state budget request for the coming biennium during a conference call meeting Wednesday, Aug. 5, beginning at 8 a.m.
July 31, 2015 — Leaders and laggards in environmental governance and management are the topics of discussion during the weekly Harlow Summer Seminars Thursday, Aug. 6, at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.
July 30, 2015 — During August, visitors to the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium will have the opportunity to explore the sun and the moon; discover more about the planet Uranus; learn the history of astronomy; and even make ice cream from liquid nitrogen.
July 29, 2015 — Forty-seven residents representing 18 Wyoming communities are members of the 16th Leadership Wyoming class.
July 29, 2015 — Harriman Exit, a local indie rock band, will perform as part of the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. on Simpson Plaza. The event is free and open to the public.
August 3, 2015 — Recognized nationally for her teaching and scholarly work, Donna Brown has been named the executive director of the University of Wyoming Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning (ECTL).
August 3, 2015 — Tonja Woods, associate dean of the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy, has been nominated for the Wyoming Women of Influence designation, according to the Wyoming Business Report.
August 3, 2015 — Three representatives from the University of Wyoming are among those selected to participate in the 16th Leadership Wyoming class.
August 3, 2015 — Up-to-date information on how to help students and fun Wyoming facts will be presented at the University of Wyoming's Frontline Connections Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 19-20, in Room 21 of the UW College of Business Building.
July 31, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 2-8 at the University of Wyoming:
July 31, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 3-9 at the University of Wyoming:
August 3, 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 4, 2015 — Lander high school student Sydney Polson’s desire to be an orthopedic surgeon was solidified when she attended the recent Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.
August 3, 2015 — If LaGrange students Arely Payan and Chloe Haas had any doubts about what careers they wanted to pursue, they both know now that health care is right for them.
July 31, 2015 — Naomi Zizzo, of Ten Sleep, came to a University of Wyoming health care career camp with thoughts of becoming an ophthalmologist, and she left camp knowing there are many other medical career opportunities to explore.
July 30, 2015 — Influenced by their experiences at a recent camp at the University of Wyoming, seven high school students from Rock Springs are seriously considering careers in the health care field.
July 29, 2015 — A Gillette student participating in a University of Wyoming college preparatory program has been selected as the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP) GEAR UP Youth of the Year.
July 29, 2015 — Lovell student Moriagh Reynosa has a clear view of what it takes to have a career in the health care field after attending the recent Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.
July 28, 2015 — Douglas student Bailey Kane’s ambition for a career in health care was reinforced when she attended the recent Wyoming Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Health Care Careers Summer Camp at the University of Wyoming.
July 9, 2015 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2015 spring semester.
July 8, 2015 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2015 spring semester.
July 24, 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.
July 22, 2015 — Important religious buildings, such as synagogues, mosques, temples or cathedrals, derive their significance from their members’ activities in the building. Believers may gather there for worship; they may make personal pilgrimages to it; they may believe that their god dwells there. In other words, the building’s fame and attraction comes from its role as a place of religious activity for its religion’s adherents.