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December 5, 2013 — Until the age of 5, Dani Riker was under the impression that everyone could hear out of only one ear.
December 6, 2013 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees today (Friday) appointed Dick McGinity as the university’s interim president, expressing confidence that the university will move forward under his leadership.
December 6, 2013 — Forgetting things -- whether it’s where one has misplaced the car keys or coming home without that gallon of milk -- is something that routinely happens to young and old alike.
December 6, 2013 — The University of Wyoming’s student recruiting efforts are getting a boost with the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.
December 3, 2013 — Can gaming and robotics be used to teach computational thinking skills to middle school students in culturally sensitive ways?
December 2, 2013 — A University of Wyoming husband-and-wife research team was part of a larger group that has made the first significant recovery of layered igneous rocks from the Earth’s lowest ocean crust.
December 2, 2013 — Key University of Wyoming initiatives to retain top employees, launch improvements to the College of Engineering and Applied Science, and upgrade technology would receive state funding under Gov. Matt Mead’s budget recommendations for the 2015-16 biennium.
November 27, 2013 — University of Wyoming researchers will use kochia in a five-year study to help find a solution to weed resistance to herbicides.
November 26, 2013 — Growing up in Casper, Elizabeth Marnell, like millions of other children, enjoyed watching cartoons on television. She particularly was enamored with the cartoons that originated in Japan, a genre known both in that country and the U.S. as anime.
November 22, 2013 — Scraping tools, bison bone and projectile points are all remnants that provide Marcel Kornfeld with clues to reconstruct a puzzle of how the earliest people of Middle Park in Colorado lived 13,000 years ago.
November 22, 2013 — Beginning in summer 2014, the University of Wyoming’s Department of English and the UW Outreach School will offer a distance master’s degree program to a second cohort of students.
November 21, 2013 — In less than two years, the University of Wyoming’s King Air research aircraft will expand its weather forecasting and research capabilities with the use of an advanced form of lidar that will be able to study the behavior of storms at night.
November 20, 2013 — An $875,000 gift from the Windy Ridge Foundation will modernize and transform the University of Wyoming Planetarium through a comprehensive renovation of the existing space and extensive technological upgrades.
December 6, 2013 — Rocky Mountain Power reports that electric power has been restored to the east end of the University of Wyoming campus, including the residence halls, Washakie Dining Center, university apartments between 22nd and 30th streets, and fraternity and sorority houses.
December 5, 2013 — The Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarship Committee is accepting applications from full-time students for scholarship awards at the University of Wyoming. The scholarships are for the 2014 summer session and the 2014-15 academic year.
December 5, 2013 — Wyoming State 4-H Foundation donations to counties increased by more than $53,000 in fiscal year 2013 for a total of $241,041.
December 4, 2013 — With extremely cold weather forecast for the rest of the week, the University of Wyoming is offering free transportation to help students attend classes on Thursday and Friday.
December 4, 2013 — University of Wyoming Professor Jeff Lockwood published his ninth book, “The Infested Mind: Why Humans Fear, Loathe and Love Insects.”
December 4, 2013 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6.
December 4, 2013 — Scholarship applications are now available from the Chief Washakie Memorial awards committee for the 2014-15 academic year at the University of Wyoming. Application deadline is Saturday, March 1.
December 4, 2013 — All University of Wyoming undergraduate, graduate or post-baccalaureate students can submit artwork for cash awards during the UW Art Museum’s “39th Annual Juried University of Wyoming Student Exhibition.”
December 3, 2013 — Celebrate the wonder of the season at the University of Wyoming’s annual Gala Holiday Concerts Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8, at 3 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Concert Hall.
November 27, 2013 — At least 16 students will participate in the University of Wyoming multicultural graduation ceremony Thursday, Dec. 5, at 3 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.
November 27, 2013 — University of Wyoming Department of Music faculty member Chi-Chen Wu will perform a solo piano recital Saturday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 107 S. Seventh St. The event is free and open to the public.
December 2, 2013 — The University of Wyoming Staff Senate is accepting food donations for its annual Employee Holiday Food Baskets.
December 2, 2013 — Anyone who has an unpaid parking citation of less than $30 at the University of Wyoming can have their fines reduced by donating nonperishable items for a holiday food drive.
December 2, 2013 — Wyoming Beverage Inc., a Pepsi manufacturer and distributor, recently donated four new outdoor collection bins to the University of Wyoming.
November 25, 2013 — More than 70 vendors will sell seasonal items at the University of Wyoming Union Holiday Market Monday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on the second floor of the Wyoming Union. The event is open to the public, and refreshments will be provided.
December 6, 2013 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Dec. 8-14 at the University of Wyoming.
December 6, 2013 — These are among activities scheduled Dec. 9-Dec. 15 at the University of Wyoming:
December 2, 2013 — 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.
December 2, 2013 — Members of the University of Wyoming Cap and Gown Chapter of Mortar Board have named their "Top Profs" for the academic year.
December 6, 2013 — 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 22, 2013 — A monthly look at the night skies of the northern Rocky Mountains, written by astronomers Ron Canterna, University of Wyoming; Jay Norris, Challis, Idaho Observatory; and Daryl Macomb, Boise State University.
December 3, 2013 — When Mitt Romney uttered the now famous phrase, “Corporations are people, too” back in 2011, he merely stated a fact. The American legal system classifies corporations as “persons” for the purposes of many laws, such as owning property, bringing a legal suit or being sued. This status does not extend to all laws and rights, however -- a corporation cannot vote in an election or get married, for instance.