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August 2016 UW News

Miller Retires as UW General Counsel; Evans Receives Interim Appointment

With University of Wyoming Vice President and General Counsel Rick Miller returning to retirement, President Laurie Nichols has appointed Deputy General Counsel Tara Evans as interim general counsel.

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet Aug. 19

The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 19, at the BP Collaboration Center in the Energy Innovation Center on the UW campus.

Recent UW Grad Receives Science Teaching Fellowship

Two-time University of Wyoming graduate Michael Huntington has been named a 2016 Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) fellow.

Proposals Accepted for First Wyoming Citizen Science Conference

The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute is accepting presentation proposals for the first Wyoming Citizen Science Conference and associated workshops, scheduled Thursday, Dec. 1-Saturday, Dec. 3, in Lander. Proposals are due Sunday, Aug. 21; K-16 educators may submit proposals until Sunday,

Volunteers Needed for UW Move

Volunteers are still needed to welcome new and returning students and their families to the University of Wyoming for the fall semester.

UW Nordic Ski Team 'Trash 2 Treasure' Fundraiser Aug. 27

The University of Wyoming Nordic ski team’s annual “Trash 2 Treasure” fundraiser is Saturday, Aug. 27, at 9 am. in the UW Fieldhouse.

UW Adult Wellness Program Offered Fall Semester

Campus Recreation will offer a 12-week wellness program for University of Wyoming employees Monday, Sept. 12-Friday, Dec. 2.

New UW Excellence Chair Savors Literacy Opportunities

Opportunities to collaborate with others to enhance literacy education opportunities for Wyoming’s children are among the many reasons that Cindy Brock chose to spend the next chapter of her professional life as a scholar-leader at the University of Wyoming’s Literacy Research Center and Clinic (LRC

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 7

These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 7-13 at the University of Wyoming:

Wyoming Business Tips for Aug. 14

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.

UW Trustees Select Contractor for Phase 2 of Arena

A Wyoming company has been selected to handle the second phase of improvements to the University of Wyoming Arena-Auditorium.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 8

These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 8-14 at the University of Wyoming:

Music Part of National Park Services 100th Anniversary at Grand Teton National Park Aug. 9

A blend of the natural world and music is part of an event to help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service Aug. 9-10 in Grand Teton National Park.

UW Nontraditional Engineering Student Places in Innovation Challenge

James Kretzschmar wants to use something as simple as color to help companies save thousands in costs and help the environment.

UW Employees Invited to Share Efficiency Ideas

University of Wyoming employees are invited to share thoughts and ideas with Huron Consulting Group on how UW can become more efficient during the Tuesday, Aug. 9, meeting of the university’s Financial Crisis Advisory Committee (FCAC).

UW Art Museum to Host Early Childhood Educator Workshop

The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host an early childhood educator workshop Saturday, Aug. 27, from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Public Reception for New UW President Aug. 11 in Rock Springs

Sweetwater County residents will have an opportunity to meet new University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols during a public reception Thursday, Aug. 11, in Bunning Hall at the Freight Station in Rock Springs.

UW Religion Today: King Herod: President of the Olympic Games

With the Olympic Games about to open, we can look forward to enjoying athletic competitions among the best of the world’s athletes. And in between the contests, we will hear about how much more expensive these games are than any before them and learn about different sponsors -- companies, taxpayers

New Trail Crew Program to Benefit Wyoming Veterans

A new Wyoming Veterans Trail Crew (WyVTC) will begin in 2017 as part of the Wyoming Conservation Corps (WCC), which is housed within the University of Wyoming.

UW Surpasses All Previous Private Giving Records

The University of Wyoming has set a new single-year fundraising record, receiving $63.1 million in private support during the 2016 fiscal year.

Household Item Giveaway for UW International Students is Aug. 27

The annual household item giveaway for international students attending the University of Wyoming is scheduled Saturday, Aug. 27, in the parking and circle drive area south of the Cheney International Center. People dropping off items are asked to enter between 11th and 12th streets off of Ivinson S

UWs Frontline Connections Offers Information to Help Students

Information on how to link students with resources will be presented at the University of Wyoming’s Frontline Connections Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 17-18, in Room 105 of the Classroom Building.

UW Hosts National Summer Institute on Minority Womens Issues Aug. 3

A national organization that focuses on minority women’s issues will hold its summer institute Wednesday, Aug. 3, through Saturday, Aug. 6, at the University of Wyoming.

Contact Us

Institutional Communications
Bureau of Mines Building, Room 137
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-2929

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