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two people behind moose climbing to its feet after capture UW Researchers Plan Wildlife Captures in March

March 2, 2015 — Seeking insights to help moose, elk, mule deer and bighorn sheep populations, researchers from the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the U.S. Geological Survey and other partners will spend much of March capturing animals on their winter ranges in western and southern Wyoming.

Top Stories

UW Projects Benefit from State Supplemental Budget

March 6, 2015 — The state supplemental budget approved by Wyoming lawmakers includes significant investments in University of Wyoming employee compensation, UW’s Science Initiative, athletics, and public-private partnerships in energy research and literacy education.

UW’s Dale Among Professors Selected to Recruit Physics Teachers

March 5, 2015 — Daniel Dale is one of nine higher education faculty members to receive recruiting grants to explore new approaches for bolstering the number of high school physics teachers.

UW Board of Trustees Gains Five New Members

March 4, 2015 — A retired school administrator, a former legislator, an attorney, a banking executive and philanthropist, and an education innovator and advocate have been named to the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees.

students cheering at a basketball game UW Spring Semester Enrollment Rises

March 3, 2015 — Enrollment at the University of Wyoming has risen in the spring 2015 semester, with significant increases in Laramie campus, full-time and graduate student numbers.

head portrait of man UW Picks Putrevu as College of Business Dean

March 2, 2015 — An accomplished marketing professor with significant international and administrative experience has been appointed as dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Business.

bee upside down on flower UW Professors Receive NSF Grant to Collaborate on Bumblebee Research, Art

March 2, 2015 — Ecology and art will converge for two University of Wyoming professors who want to create a little buzz about the science of bumblebees by using a little creative expression.

artist's drawing of front of large buidling High Bay Research Facility Groundbreaking March 9

March 2, 2015 — University of Wyoming and state elected officials will break ground Monday, March 9, for a new facility that will allow for large-scale, high-technology research in energy and other fields.

man in room full of equipment holding a core sample UW Researcher Named Senior Scientist for NOAA Cruise Near Puerto Rico in April

February 26, 2015 — Over the years, Michael Cheadle has been a team member on a number of research ships that have explored the floor of the world’s vast oceans. The University of Wyoming faculty member has recently taken a step up, being named senior scientist for an expedition in the waters off the coast of Puerto Rico this April.

man standing in front of a computer screen UW Faculty Members Receive Research Awards to Study Cell Division

February 25, 2015 — Together, Jay Gatlin and John Oakey worked on mitotic spindle assembly research that resulted in a paper published in Science in 2013. The two University of Wyoming faculty members will team up again to continue similar work on a more advanced level this summer.

Campus Announcements

Youth Art Month Classes Available at UW Art Museum

March 6, 2015 — To celebrate “Youth Art Month” in March, the University of Wyoming Art Museum is offering free Saturday classes for children ages 4-11. Classes are scheduled March 7, 14 and 28 from 1-3 p.m.

UW Nursing School Receives Second Grant to Help Transform Health Care

March 5, 2015 — The University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing has been chosen to continue participation in a national initiative aimed at transforming nursing education.

UW Extension Bulletin Explores New Farm Bill, Importance to Wyoming Producers

March 5, 2015 — An overview of the new farm bill and its importance to Wyoming is explored in a new bulletin from University of Wyoming Extension.

UW Extension Offers Wyoming Bee College

March 4, 2015 — Learn the craft of caring for bees at the 2015 Wyoming Bee College Saturday and Sunday, March 21-22, at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne.

UW Students to Learn from Etiquette Dinner

March 3, 2015 — The transition from college student to professional can include a host of challenges, not the least of which is learning how to handle oneself in the social situations that accompany many business interactions.

head portrait of man Trihydro Executive to Speak at March e2e Laramie Meeting

March 3, 2015 — The head of what is considered one of Laramie’s most successful start-up companies will be the guest speaker at this month’s e2e Laramie meeting.

UW College of Education Dean Finalists Selected

March 2, 2015 — Finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education have been identified, and they’re scheduled to visit UW beginning Sunday, March 8.

woman seated at table with boxes and teaching electronics of it UW’s Saturday U Scheduled March 7 in Jackson

March 2, 2015 — The spring term of Saturday U, the University of Wyoming’s free one-day college education program, comes to an end Saturday, March 7, in Jackson.

UW-Casper Director Finalists to Visit

March 2, 2015 — Finalists for the position of director of the University of Wyoming at Casper have been identified, and they are scheduled to take part in community forums in Casper beginning Tuesday, March 3. Events on the Laramie campus are planned as well.


man standing in front of blue and white background CMA New Artist of the Year Brett Eldredge to Perform at UW April 14

March 6, 2015 — Tickets go on sale Monday, March 9, at the University of Wyoming for Country Music Association New Artist of the Year award winner Brett Eldredge.

man playing a guitar and singing into a microphone Singer-Songwriter Iron & Wine to Perform at UW May 1

March 6, 2015 — Singer-songwriter Sam Beam, better known by his recording name Iron & Wine, will perform a solo acoustic concert Friday, May 1, at 8 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

UW Student Pop-up Gallery Exhibition March 7

March 6, 2015 — A University of Wyoming student-produced art show will be exhibited Saturday, March 7, above the Pedal House, 207 S. First St.

‘Created Equal’ Documentary and Discussion Series March 5 at UW

March 4, 2015 — A documentary about the Freedom Riders -- the civil rights activists who in 1961 rode interstate buses into the segregated southern United States to challenge the non-enforcement of the U.S. Supreme Court decision which ruled that segregated public buses were unconstitutional -- will be shown Thursday, March 5, at the University of Wyoming.

‘Pink Prom’ Dance Friday at UW

March 2, 2015 — “Pink Prom,” an LGBTQ friendly dance, is scheduled Friday, March 6, at 9 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. The free event is open to both students and the public.

man with back to camera staring at sunset sky ‘To Make a Farm’ Film Screening at UW Kicks off Laramie Conservation Expo

March 2, 2015 — A film, which offers a hopeful look at small-scale food production, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, at the University of Wyoming Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium. The film is part of the Laramie Conservation Expo.

people on a stage kneeling around a man wearing a crown Actors From The London Stage to Perform ‘Macbeth’ at UW

February 27, 2015 — Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS), a self-directed ensemble of five professional British actors, will appear in William Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Macbeth,” Saturday, March 7, at the University of Wyoming. The UW Department of Theatre and Dance sponsors the two productions.

This Week at UW

Ski Bus to Snowy Range Ski Area Available Saturday

March 4, 2015 — Seats are still available to ride the University of Wyoming bus to the Snowy Range Ski Area Saturday, March 7.

woman standing in front of library Vaske Receives UW Libraries Outstanding Staff Award

March 2, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Libraries has presented its Outstanding Staff Award to Deisy Vaske, senior library assistant in technical services. The award recognized her contributions during 2014.

UW Staff Senate Welcomes Award Nominations

March 2, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Staff Senate is accepting nominations for 20 annual awards. Voting also is open for Employee of the Year. Deadline is Friday, March 20.

Survey Seeks Statewide Engagement Details

March 2, 2015 — A report released in 2014 quantified the statewide economic footprint of the University of Wyoming, including details of the wide variety of university activity around Wyoming.

Campus Construction Update for March 8-14

March 6, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled March 8 -14 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Calendar for March 9-15

March 6, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled March 9-15 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

March 2, 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 Graduates: Resident

March 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2014 fall semester.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Graduates: Nonresident

March 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2014 fall semester.

woman sitting at grand piano Sarah Kim Wins UW Jacoby Soloist Competition

March 3, 2015 — Pianist Sarah Kim was named the winner of the University of Wyoming’s Dorothy Jacoby Student Soloist Competition last week at the UW Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

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

February 16, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following resident students on the 2014 fall semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

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

February 16, 2015 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2014 fall semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

Club Sports

UW Men Maintain Lead at National Nordic Ski Competition

March 4, 2015 — The University of Wyoming men’s Nordic ski team kept a firm grip on the overall team lead after Wednesday’s competition in the United States Collegiate Ski Association (USCSA) championships at Mount Bachelor in Bend, Ore.

Two UW Nordic Skiers Win National Titles on Opening Day

March 3, 2015 — It was a good day to be a University of Wyoming Cowgirl and Cowboy.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for March 15-21

March 6, 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.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Preventing Terrorism by Studying Humanity

March 4, 2015 — The big news on the ISIS front last week was the identity of “Jihadi John,” the guy who has been cutting off heads in the ISIS videos. He is Mohammed Emwazi, who grew up in London, immersed in British culture. He attended the University of Westminster, earning a degree in computer science.

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