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man and woman in lab working with cylindrical equipment From Professional Skating to Academics, UW Student Finds Success

May 7, 2015 — It’s a question that Brenna Doherty gets asked quite often. She’s used to it and doesn’t mind answering, but some have a hard time believing it.

Top Stories

man wearing safety goggles sitting at lab table, using lab equipment UW-Led Research: Bacteria Cooperate to Repair Damaged Siblings

May 21, 2015 — A University of Wyoming faculty member led a research team that discovered a certain type of soil bacteria can use their social behavior of outer membrane exchange (OME) to repair damaged cells and improve the fitness of the bacteria population as a whole.

two men holding a large board and placing it Wyoming Conservation Corps Projects Scheduled throughout Wyoming

May 20, 2015 — Projects ranging from sage grouse habitat improvement near Gillette to conservation work at Devils Tower and constructing wildlife-friendly fences at Seedskadee National Wildlife Refuge will be conducted this summer by members of the Wyoming Conservation Corps (WCC).

UW Trustees Select Architects for Science, Athletics Projects

May 15, 2015 — Wyoming firms have been chosen as the architects/engineers for two major construction projects planned at the University of Wyoming.

UW Trustees Vote to Publicly Identify Finalists for President

May 14, 2015 — Finalists for the presidency of the University of Wyoming will be publicly identified and brought to the state for meetings with the public and the campus community before March, the UW Board of Trustees has decided.

a crowd of people around a statue of a bucking horse and rider breaking through a wall ‘Breakin’ Through’ Revealed at UW

May 14, 2015 — “Breakin’ Through,” created by artist D. Michael Thomas, was revealed today (Thursday) in a ceremony at the University of Wyoming Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center. The sculpture celebrates women’s contributions to Wyoming.

artist's drawing of residence hall concept UW Trustees Receive Plan for Residence Hall Replacement

May 13, 2015 — Residence halls at the University of Wyoming do not meet the expectations of today’s students, putting the university at a competitive disadvantage with competitor institutions, a consulting firm hired by UW has concluded.

woman standing outside with mountains in background Incoming UW Geology Grad Student Receives NSF Fellowship

May 13, 2015 — An opportunity to research how geology affects the growth of the world’s biggest trees attracted Lindsay Arvin to graduate studies in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Geology and Geophysics.

two men shaking hands over an oversized check Baker Hughes Grant to UW Helps Ensure Future of Wyoming’s Economy

May 11, 2015 — The University of Wyoming and Baker Hughes Inc., a global oil field services company, today (Monday) announced a $1 million grant to support research that will help ensure the future of Wyoming’s economy.

Campus Announcements

UW Offers Archaeology Field School in Italy

May 27, 2015 — Enrollment is still open for a University of Wyoming archaeology field school in Italy this summer.

artwork of two prehistoric Americans on a cliff overlooking a valley UW Anthropologist to Appear in New PBS Series

May 26, 2015 — A University of Wyoming anthropology professor was interviewed for a segment of the five-part documentary, the “First Peoples,” scheduled to have its premiere Wednesday, June 24, on PBS television.

woman standing by banner-style sign in large lobby UW Professor: Efforts Underway to Combat Corruption in Romania

May 26, 2015 — A University of Wyoming professor says that efforts are being made to fight rampant corruption in Romania, a country that has a history of corruption and bribery in public procurement.

UW Hires New Medical Education Director

May 22, 2015 — A physician who has worked in private practice and as a family residency program director has been selected as the University of Wyoming’s director of medical education.

UW Grants Fund Collaborative Energy Research

May 21, 2015 — Researchers from the University of Wyoming have joined with colleagues in the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) to pursue research intended to provide new insights on geothermal energy and unconventional oil and gas reservoirs.


two men, one playing a guitar and one playing a steel guitar J Shogren Shanghai’d to Perform Concert at UW June 3

May 27, 2015 — Americana band J Shogren Shanghai’d will perform for the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, June 3, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. on Simpson Plaza. The event is free and open to the public.

group of four men standing around against a white background Synth-Punk Band Slow Caves to Open UW Summer Programs Concert Series May 27

May 21, 2015 — Synth-punk band Slow Caves will launch the University of Wyoming Summer Programs concert series Wednesday, May 27, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. on Simpson Plaza. The event is free and open to the public.

elaborate stylized painting of two groups facing each other by a mountain New Summer Exhibitions to Open May 30 at UW Art Museum

May 21, 2015 — Five new summer exhibitions will open Saturday, May 30, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

This Week at UW

Biodiversity Research and Conservation Grants

May 26, 2015 — All University of Wyoming faculty members are eligible for a new research grant program offered by the Biodiversity Institute. Full proposals are due by Tuesday, Sept. 22.

Employee of the Quarter Nomination Deadline Nears

May 26, 2015 — The deadline to nominate someone for Staff Employee of the Second Quarter award is Friday, June 12.

people boarding a bus in a parking lot Wyoming Union Parking Lot to Close for Summer

May 15, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Union parking lot will be closed to all vehicles, including the UWYO Roundup buses, beginning Monday, May 18.

three pieces of heavy construction equipment in a dirt area Campus Construction Update for May 24-30

May 22, 2015 — These are among the construction activities scheduled May 24-30 at the University of Wyoming:

man playing electric guitar behind a microphone while wearing headphones University of Wyoming Calendar for May 25-31

May 22, 2015 — These are among the activities scheduled May 25-31 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

May 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

woman presenting award to another woman Powell’s Miller Receives NCWIT Computing Award at Women in Science Conference

May 27, 2015 — Moriah Miller believes more women should be interested in pursuing careers in technology.

woman using x-ray machine on another woman UW College of Health Sciences Honors Top Students

May 22, 2015 — Divisions within the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences recently honored students for outstanding academic performance and potential to succeed in the health care field.

First Stepans Scholarship Recipients Selected at UW

May 21, 2015 — Inaugural recipients of a major scholarship established in memory of renowned University of Wyoming College of Education faculty member Joseph Stepans have been named by the award’s selection committee.

Chief Washakie Scholarship Recipients Selected at UW

May 21, 2015 — Chief Washakie scholarships recently were awarded to 12 University of Wyoming students for the coming academic year.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for May 24-30

May 15, 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: What the Gay Marriage Vote Reveals about Catholic Attitudes in Ireland

May 27, 2015 — Last week, Ireland voted overwhelmingly to legalize gay marriage. The vote was 62 percent to 38 percent, with all but one district voting in favor. Rural as well as urban districts, senior citizens as well as young people voted for legalization.

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