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young woman in lab coat putting something in a beaker in a lab UW Summer Outreach Program Prepares Students for College and Career

July 20, 2016 — Briley James wants a career in which she can help people, and that is why she aims to become an engineer.

Top Stories

man in hallway with telescope UW Professor Heads State Portion of NASA Project to View August 2017 Eclipse

July 19, 2016 — The next total solar eclipse to cross the United States is scheduled to occur Aug. 21, 2017. And the University of Wyoming will help provide a bird’s-eye view and front-row seat to this historic phenomenon.

woman sitting on scaffold with painting in background UW Student Commissioned to Paint Work for 75th Pearl Harbor Day Anniversary

July 14, 2016 — There was a time Cassidy Newkirk, a self-described “ranch kid,” was told by her high school teachers she would never amount to much pursuing her love of art.

UW Targets $15 Million Reduction for 2018 Fiscal Year

July 13, 2016 — A committee charged with consulting with University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols to prepare a plan to reduce spending in the 2018 fiscal year has recommended a total of $15 million in cuts across the university, based upon current budget allocations.

students outside watching experiments on sidewalk UW Works with School Districts to Improve Science Education

July 7, 2016 — With Wyoming’s new science education standards in the final stages of approval, some school districts are well ahead of the curve, thanks to partnerships with the University of Wyoming that have helped them understand and begin to implement the new K-12 standards.

group of people posing between huge ancient carved stone animals UW Early Childhood Students Gain Insights, Experience in Nepal

July 6, 2016 — Twelve students in the University of Wyoming’s early childhood education program gained insights they say will help them become better teachers during a three-week visit to Nepal this summer.

curved view of rows of computer servers Nine UW Projects Awarded Summer Use of Supercomputer in Cheyenne

June 28, 2016 — Nine projects, a number of which have applications to atmospheric science issues, were recently chosen to receive computational time and storage space on the supercomputer in Cheyenne.

Campus Announcements

man pointing at something on a table as other people look on State Teachers Receive Engineering Education at Unique UW Program

July 26, 2016 — Craig Heald remembers days as a youngster when he could disassemble a television and know exactly which parts made the thing work. But, as technology advances nearly every day, the Cheyenne teacher realizes that same task wouldn’t be as easy in 2016.

man working with small children in gym UW’s Physical Education Teacher Education Program Receives National Recognition

July 25, 2016 — The University of Wyoming’s Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) program, in the Division of Kinesiology and Health, has received “Nationally Recognized” status from a leading authority on physical education.

woman standing by blue ribbons on wall UW’s Dousay Receives Honors, Opportunities at National Maker Faire

July 25, 2016 — A trip to Washington, D.C., to represent the University of Wyoming at the 2016 National Maker Faire this summer yielded the expected opportunities to spotlight UW’s emerging work in the movement for College of Education faculty member Tonia Dousay, along with a couple of surprising twists -- including an invitation from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

head portrait of a woman UW’s Burman Named American Academy of Nursing Fellow

July 25, 2016 — Mary Burman, dean of the University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN).

UW Trustees to Hold Annual Retreat Aug. 3-5 in Saratoga

July 25, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold its annual retreat Wednesday through Friday, Aug. 3-5, at the Platte Valley Community Center in Saratoga.

UW Programs Receive Competitive Grant for State’s Small Businesses

July 22, 2016 — Innovative, research-oriented small businesses in Wyoming will benefit from a $125,000 FAST grant to the University of Wyoming from the U.S. Small Business Administration's (SBA) Federal and State Technology (FAST) partnership program.

man with backpack on a mountainside with peaks in the background Gravity Waves, Stargazing Topics of Presentation at UW Research Center July 28

July 21, 2016 — Two programs are scheduled for the Harlow Summer Seminars Thursday, July 28, 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.

Events

a man and a woman leaning against a wall painted with large, colorful triangles UW Summer Concert Series Concludes with Still Tide Aug. 3

July 27, 2016 — The University of Wyoming Summer Programs weekly outdoor concert series concludes with Denver-based Still Tide performing from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, on Simpson Plaza. The event is free and open to the public.

This Week at UW

man working with machinery Bill Kuestner is UW Employee of the Quarter

July 25, 2016 — Bill Kuestner’s commitment to self-motivation, drive and the willingness to work extra hours to complete the challenging tasks given to him are among the attributes that have earned him the University of Wyoming Staff Employee of the Second Quarter award.

UW Employees Can Take One Course Per Semester for Free

July 5, 2016 — University of Wyoming employees are reminded that they’re entitled to take one UW course per semester, with the university covering tuition.

UW Parking Permits Available Beginning June 27

June 20, 2016 — University of Wyoming parking permits for 2016-17 will be available for purchase beginning Monday, June 27.

Campus Construction Update for July 24-30

July 22, 2016 — These are among the construction activities scheduled July 24-30 at the University of Wyoming:

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 25-31

July 21, 2016 — These are among the activities scheduled July 25-31 at the University of Wyoming:

UW in the News

July 25, 2016 — 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

McNair Scholars Present Summer Research Projects at UW Aug. 1

July 27, 2016 — Fifteen students will present their summer research projects during the University of Wyoming’s 24th annual McNair Scholars Research Symposium Monday, Aug. 1, in the Wyoming Union Family Room.

woman sitting UW Doctoral Student Receives Competitive International Fellowship

July 26, 2016 — University of Wyoming doctoral student Adeline Borti arrived in Laramie earlier this year with not only a goal and a literacy education research agenda. A few months later, she won an international award with financial support from a highly competitive American Association of University Women (AAUW) 2016-17 International Fellowship.

Five UW Students Receive Plummer Scholarships from Haub School

July 12, 2016 — Five University of Wyoming students won Plummer Interdisciplinary Achievement Scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Resident

June 23, 2016 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2016 spring semester.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Nonresident

June 23, 2016 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2016 spring semester.

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

June 22, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2016 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

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

June 22, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2016 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

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

June 16, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2016 spring semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

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

June 15, 2016 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2016 spring semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for July 31-Aug. 6

July 22, 2016 — 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 Are the Benefits of Being Saved?

July 20, 2016 — From its beginnings some 2,000 years ago, Christianity has claimed that it provides something for its believers not available in any other religion. That something is salvation, a new condition for believers that has been defined in a wide variety of ways across the centuries and the continents where Christianity has grown. Usually, salvation involves a resurrection after one’s death into an eternal, heavenly existence, but how one attains salvation and the other benefits it includes has been defined in many different ways.

Articulation Agreements

Agreements Benefit CC Students Transferring to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in nine popular degree programs at Casper College now have the assurance that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

young woman in rocking chair, reading Agreements Benefit EWC Students Transferring to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in eight popular degree programs at Eastern Wyoming College now have the assurance that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

students in green coveralls and brown boots watching an animal necropsy Agreements Benefit LCCC Students Transferring to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in 12 popular degree programs at Laramie County Community College now have the assurance that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

Agreements Benefit NWCCD Students Who Transfer to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in 11 popular degree programs offered by the Northern Wyoming Community College District in Sheridan and Gillette are now assured that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

woman in lab coat and goggles working with lab equipment and glassware Northwest College Transfer Agreements with UW Benefit Students

October 9, 2015 — Students in seven popular degree programs at Northwest College now have the assurance that courses they are taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

students going in and out of business building Agreements Benefit WWCC Students Transferring to UW

October 9, 2015 — Students in five popular degree programs at Western Wyoming Community College now have the assurance that courses they’re taking will meet requirements for bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

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