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UW’s Phi Beta Kappa Chapter to Host Renowned Mathematician April 23-24

April 8, 2024

A renowned mathematician, data scientist and educator will headline several University of Wyoming Phi Beta Kappa Society chapter events on campus Tuesday and Wednesday, April 23-24.

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UW Researchers Invited to Take Part in NSF Innovation Corps

University of Wyoming faculty members, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers interested in converting their laboratory-scale research into c...

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UW Nuclear Energy Research Center Selects Faculty Scholars

The Nuclear Energy Research Center (NERC) at the University of Wyoming has selected faculty members Xiang Zhang and Wes Eaton to receive funding unde...

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UW’s Wyo BEE Curriculum to Enhance Blockchain and Digital Literacy in High Schools

A University of Wyoming program to enhance blockchain, finance and digital literacy learning for Wyoming high school students will be available throu...

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UW Spinoff Wins NSF Grant for Orthopedic Stem Cell Therapy

CellDrop Biosciences Inc. has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Phase 2 Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant for $999,999 t...

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UW Researchers Examine Yellowstone Hydrothermal System in Unprecedented Detail

University of Wyoming Department of Geology and Geophysics Professor Ken Sims made his mark as a National Geographic Explorer conducting research in ...

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UW Leads Activities in Wyoming Schools During Computer Science Education Week

To commemorate this year’s Computer Science Education Week -- an annual call to action across the country to inspire K-12 students to learn more abou...

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UW Receives $6M NSF Grant for Research Commercialization Effort

The University of Wyoming is one of 18 institutions nationwide selected to receive a total of $100 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF)...

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UW Science Initiative Roadshow Reaches Record Number of Wyoming Students

This fall, the University of Wyoming’s Science Initiative Roadshow reached 4,209 K-12 students in six counties through 14 individual events -- the pr...

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Charlotte While Is UW Staff Employee of Fourth Quarter

Charlotte While Charlotte While plays a critical role behind the scenes in the success of the Department of Atmospheric Science in the University of ...

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UW Celebrates Inaugural Research and Innovation Excellence Awards

The University of Wyoming’s Research and Economic Development Division last week recognized the achievements of UW’s outstanding faculty and departme...

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NSF Awards Innovation Grant of up to $160M to UW and Partner Institutions

A collaborative initiative involving the University of Wyoming, Wyoming community colleges and Colorado institutions has been selected by the Nationa...

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UW and CSU to Test Algae-Based Carbon Technology at Wyoming Integrated Test Center

Wyoming’s Integrated Test Center will host a new $2.5 million project with Colorado State University, the University of Wyoming and Living Ink Techno...

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UW Is Doubling Down to Support Economic Growth in Wyoming

American universities, as engines of innovation and economic growth across the nation, are the envy of the world, and nowhere is this more important ...

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Wyoming State Science Fair Students Qualify for National STEM Challenge

Three Wyoming student science researchers have been invited to the National STEM Challenge in Washington, D.C., in April.

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UW Students Invited to Participate in Wyoming Pi Days

It’s time to celebrate all things mathematics.

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A Message from the President: Tragic Loss for Our Community

The University of Wyoming family has suffered a tremendous loss.

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Celebration of Life for UW Swimmers March 6

A celebration of life is planned Wednesday, March 6, at 6 p.m. in the University of Wyoming’s Arena-Auditorium to honor the three UW swimmers who die...

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UW Professor Named American Astronomical Society Trustee

Daniel “Danny” Dale, the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Professor of Astronomy and a College of Engineering and Physical Sciences associate d...

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UW Mortar Board Honors ‘Top Profs’

Members of the University of Wyoming’s senior honor society recently honored their “Top Profs” at the 44th annual Top Prof Night.

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Lunar Eclipse Highlights UW Planetarium Schedule During March

Programs about the upcoming lunar eclipse, as well as the sun and the moon, highlight the schedule at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Plan...

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UW Team Studies Possible Effects of Cold Air Outbreaks on Arctic Ice Melt

In the last decade or so, the Arctic ice sheet has been shrinking more every summer than in the historical record. And a particular type of cloud reg...

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Windy Ridge Foundation Astro Camp Scheduled June 16-22 at UW

Select middle school students from four states will have an opportunity this summer to explore traveling to and colonizing planets during the Windy R...

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Students Will ‘Journey to Mars’ at UW’s Teton STEM Academy June 16-23

Twenty-four students from across Wyoming will have an opportunity this summer to explore the interdisciplinary sciences as they relate to a mission t...

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UW’s Department of Physics and Astronomy Receives Award for Graduating Students in P...

The University of Wyoming’s Department of Physics and Astronomy has received the 5+ Club award for graduating students in physics teaching during the...

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UW Grad Student Wins Lyman and Margie McDonald Research Award for Wildlife Quantitat...

University of Wyoming statistics graduate student Allie Midkiff, from Liberty, Mo., recently was named the winner of the Lyman and Margie McDonald Re...

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UW Professor Receives Fulbright Scholar Award for Energy Transition Research in Aust...

Saman Aryana, professor and Occidental Chair in Energy and Environmental Technologies, as well as head of the University of Wyoming’s Department of C...

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UW’s Zhang Receives NSF Award for Advanced Composite Materials Research

University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Assistant Professor Xiang Zhang has received nearly $600,000 from the National Sci...

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UW Professor Emeritus to Co-Chair Study on Nation’s Mineral Resources

Professor Emeritus Carol Frost, of the University of Wyoming’s Department of Geology and Geophysics, will co-chair a consensus study led by the Natio...

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UW Researchers Publish Study on Geological Hydrogen Storage

A collaborative study on hydrogen storage from researchers in the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Physical Sciences and the School...

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UW’s Yang Wins NASA Grant to Study Land Use and Fire in Western US Forests

University of Wyoming School of Computing Assistant Professor Di Yang has been awarded a NASA Early Career Investigator Program grant to study how la...

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Scientists Receive UW-National Park Service Research Grants

Six University of Wyoming scientists and six researchers from other institutions have been selected for funding by the UW-National Park Service (NPS)...

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UW’s 3D Visualization Center Develops Tool for Understanding Carbon Storage

The 3D Visualization Center at the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER) is developing a powerful outreach and communication applica...

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Upcoming Solar Eclipse Focus of UW Planetarium Schedule During April

Multiple programs about the April 8 solar eclipse highlight programming at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium next month.

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