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UW Professors Introduce Gaelic Football into Their Classes

October 11, 2018

When University of Wyoming professors Tristan Wallhead and Mark Byra were in Limerick, Ireland, in 2013 for an international conference, they had a stopover in Dublin. Like any good tourists, they took in the local sights, which included a visit to the national Irish stadium to view a sport that, at first glance, can catch Americans...

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UW Researcher, Colleagues Use Poetry to Promote Science

Creativity is crucial in successful scientific inquiry, to communicate science in compelling ways and to enhance learning. Poetry is one creative approach...

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Survey Shows Strong Student Satisfaction at UW

More than 90 percent of University of Wyoming students are...

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UW to Honor Distinguished Alumni During Homecoming

Four University of Wyoming alumni will be honored for their professional achievements and support of the university during this year’s UW Homecoming, Oct....

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UW Sets First-Time Freshman Enrollment Record

The University of Wyoming has enrolled the largest freshman class in its history, with 1,859 first-time students this fall semester.

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UW Botany Professor Heads Innovative Research Project in Costa Rica

What is one thing that researching plants and filming extreme sports have in common? Though it seems unlikely, the answer is drones.

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UW Researchers Part of Study that Shows Synchronous Human Energy Consumption Over the Past 10,000 Years

University of Wyoming researchers contributed to a study that begins to fill in the knowledge gap of whether human societies grow and decline at the same...

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UW Researcher Part of EPSCoR Grant to Study How Bees Overcome Harsh Winter Conditions

A University of Wyoming faculty member is part of a research team that will study how bees overcome harsh winter conditions to successfully emerge and...

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UW Researcher Makes Discoveries in Dune Habitat Trends of Wyoming Endangered Plant Species

A University of Wyoming researcher headed a research project that reconstructs the 70-year past to set the stage for the future of a rare plant species in...

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UW Astronomer Awarded NSF Grant to Study Quasars

Mike Brotherton hopes to shed some light on distant quasars by, simplest terms, looking at some light.

Campus Announcements

New UW Criminal Justice Professors Reflect Gender Movement

Jamie Snyder, Clair White and Katelyn Golladay are all new hires this fall in the University of Wyoming’s Criminal Justice Program. The three professors...

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UWAA Scholarship Applications Available Nov. 1

University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 academic year will be available starting Thursday, Nov. 1. The...

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Rocky Mountain Citizen Science Conference Nov. 29-Dec. 1 in Cody

The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute and the Draper Natural History Museum will host the second Rocky Mountain Citizen Science Conference...

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Shepard Foundation’s Heart Challenge Set at UW

A moving installation to remember murdered University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard is now on display at Coe Library. The installation will be moved in...

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WTBC Sheridan Fires Up Second Annual Start-Up Challenge

Sheridan’s Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) business incubator has named five finalists for this year’s Sheridan Start-Up Challenge entrepreneur...


Tri Delta’s Annual 24-Hour Pancake Breakfast Oct. 20-21 at UW

The University of Wyoming’s Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta) sorority will host the annual St. Jude 24-hour pancake breakfast Saturday, Oct. 20, at 8 a.m....


Grammy Nominee Chris Lake to Perform at UW Oct. 24

Grammy Award-nominated DJ and house music producer Chris Lake will perform at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 8 p.m. Lake is best known for...


Earth Science Events Scheduled Oct. 13 at UW

Art competitions, a virtual reality tour and other hands-on activities are part of Earth Science Week activities Saturday, Oct. 13, at the University of...


Wyoming Jazz Ensemble Presents ‘Ellington in Wyoming’ at UW Oct. 18

The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Wyoming Jazz Ensemble will present “Ellington in Wyoming” Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan...


‘Undercover in North Korea’ Writer to Speak at UW

Award-winning author, journalist and three-time Ucross resident Suki Kim will speak at the University of Wyoming Thursday, Oct. 11.


Guest Viola, Piano Recital Oct. 10 at UW

A guest recital featuring Scott Rawls, viola, and James Douglass, piano, will be presented at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in...


UW Pokes Vote to Offer Voter Education Events

Pokes Vote, a University of Wyoming voter education program, will offer several events to inform the UW community about political candidates and to get...


Entrepreneurship Director to Speak at UW Oct. 19

Douglas Melton will be the H.T. Person Distinguished Speaker for the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Wyoming.

This Week at UW

Cultural Competence Workshop Oct. 16 at UW

A workshop to help attendees learn the tools for understanding different cultures is scheduled at the University of Wyoming Tuesday, Oct. 16.

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UW Takes Steps to Protect Email, Other Systems

The University of Wyoming is taking steps to reduce the number of malicious emails that reach UW employees.

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UW Faculty, Staff Offered Discount Tickets for Homecoming Game

The University of Wyoming Intercollegiate Athletics Department is offering all UW faculty and staff members a special ticket price for the Cowboys’...

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UW Research Office to Host Workshop Oct. 15

Researchers at the University of Wyoming can learn how to take their work to the next level at the Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop Monday, Oct. 15.

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UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Dean Search Committee Selected

A 19-member committee has been appointed to conduct a national search for a new College of Agriculture and Natural Resources dean at the University of Wyoming.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 15-21

These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 15-21 at the University of Wyoming:

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UW in the News

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...

Students in the News

University of Wyoming Summer Semester Graduates: Resident

The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2018 summer semester.

Students in the News

University of Wyoming Summer Semester Graduates: Nonresident

The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2018 summer semester.

Club Sports

UW Rodeo Teams Hang on to Regional Leads

With just one rodeo remaining on the fall schedule, the University of Wyoming teams are the squads that the rest of the regional clubs will be chasing when...

Feature Columns

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 15-21

A weekly look at issues facing Wyoming business owners and entrepreneurs from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC) Network, a collection of...

Feature Columns

UW Religion Today: Rifles, Religion and Grease: India’s Great Mutiny

The modern, democratic nation of India was born in 1947, following independence from Great Britain. But this was not the first time India had sought...

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