2018 UW News

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Provosts Honor Roll: Resident

The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2017 fall semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Provosts Honor Roll: Nonresident

The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2017 fall semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Dean's and Deans Freshman Honor Rolls: Resident

The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2017 fall semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Dean's and Deans Freshman Honor Rolls: Nonresident

The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2017 fall semester academic Dean's and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 29

These are among the activities scheduled Jan. 29-Feb. 4 at the University of Wyoming:

Poetry Slam Competition at UW Feb. 14

The University of Wyoming’s 7220 Entertainment will host a poetry slam competition in The Gardens, located in the Wyoming Union, Wednesday, Feb. 14, at 8 p.m. Sign-ups begin Friday, Jan. 26, and will continue until the event.

UW Student Scientists Connect Individual Research with Local Murals

Scientists have long appreciated the arts and used art forms in their practice. And, even though scientists strive for objectivity, they bring their own perspectives and preconceptions to public art, according to a University of Wyoming research scientist.

UW Seeks Public Comment on Tuition Recommendations

The University of Wyoming is seeking public comment on recommendations regarding student tuition for the 2018-19 academic year.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Presidents Honor Roll: Nonresident

The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2017 fall semester President’s Honor Roll.

Presentation on UW Science Initiative Jan. 29 in Buffalo

A University of Wyoming faculty member is scheduled to speak about UW’s Science Initiative Monday, Jan. 29, at the Buffalo Kiwanis Club’s regular weekly meeting.

Young UW Nordic Ski Teams Open Season

Being low in numbers and fielding young clubs for both the men’s and women’s Nordic ski teams mean a rebuilding season for the University of Wyoming.

UW Art Museum to Offer Family Workshop Feb. 3

The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host Family Saturday Workshop Feb. 3 from 10 a.m.-noon.

UW Alumni Association Scholarship Reception/Auction April 20

The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) 26th annual Scholarship Reception and Auction is set for 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, at the Sweetwater County Events Complex Exhibit Hall in Rock Springs. Proceeds from the event contribute to the funding of the UWAA scholarship program.

University of Wyoming Fall Semester Presidents Honor Roll: Resident

The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2017 fall semester President’s Honor Roll.

Trustees Begin Evaluation of UW President

Wyoming residents and members of the University of Wyoming community will have an opportunity to participate in the evaluation of President Laurie Nichols by the UW Board of Trustees.

Trivia Nights for UW Students Begin Wednesday

The University of Wyoming’s 7220 Entertainment program will host three Trivia Nights during the spring semester.

Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue Scheduled Jan. 29

Several events are planned next week at the University of Wyoming to commemorate the ideals and teachings of Martin Luther King Jr.

UW Welcome Back Event for Students Jan. 26

The semiannual Welcome Back event for University of Wyoming students is 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, in the Wyoming Union.

Nominations Accepted for UW Outstanding Graduating Male and Female

Nominations are now being accepted for the Tobin Memorial Award for the University of Wyoming’s outstanding graduating male and the Rosemarie Martha Spitaleri Award for the outstanding graduating female.

Judges Needed for Wyoming State Science Fair at UW in March

Volunteer judges are being sought to help judge student projects for the 2018 Wyoming State Science Fair March 4-6 at the University of Wyoming.

WyoCloud Planning and Budgeting System Released to UW Campus

The University of Wyoming’s Budget Office is pioneering the effort to modernize UW’s budgeting and planning processes with the implementation of Oracle’s Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service.

UW Researcher Leads Study of First Quantifiable Observation of Cloud Seeding

A University of Wyoming researcher contributed to a paper that demonstrated, for the first time, direct observation of cloud seeding -- from the growth of the ice crystals through the processes that occur in the clouds to the eventual fallout of the ice crystals that become snow -- and how the impac

UW Institutional Communications Staff Members Honored for Writing Excellence

A pair of University of Wyoming Institutional Communications specialists received awards during the Jan. 18-20 Wyoming Press Association (WPA) associates’ group annual contest.

UW Connects with Prospective Students and Alumni at National Western Stock Show

Chants of “Go Pokes!” and “W-Y-O!” echoed through the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) grounds as visitors trekked through the evening darkness. Ahead was the Denver Coliseum, lit with the University of Wyoming logo of bucking horse and rider, beckoning them to “UW Night at the Rodeo.”

Presentation on UW Science Initiative Jan. 23 in Jackson

Two University of Wyoming faculty members and an undergraduate student are scheduled to speak about UW’s Science Initiative at a Rotary Club meeting in Jackson Tuesday, Jan. 23.

Campus Construction Update for Jan. 21

These are among the construction activities scheduled Jan. 21-27 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Ph.D. Student Starts Access to Books Project to Help Expand Literacy in Africa

University of Wyoming doctoral student Adeline Borti initiated the “Access to Books Project” in 2016, with the hope of providing opportunities for struggling students to improve their reading abilities in her native Ghana.

UW Art Museum to Host Panel Discussion Jan. 30

The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host “Panel Discussion: This is Indian Country” in conjunction with UW’s Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue (MLK DOD) events Tuesday, Jan. 30.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 22

These are among the activities scheduled Jan. 22-28 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Religion Today: Religion in American History

In a recent survey, college seniors were asked questions from a high school-level test on American history. Over 75 percent scored a D or below!

UW Outdoor Program Spring Sign

The University of Wyoming Outdoor Program will offer more than 60 trips, clinics and programs this spring. Sign-ups begin Monday, Jan. 22, at 9 a.m.

Trump Ag Advisory Committee Member Keynotes Annual Worland Event

A member of President Donald Trump’s Agriculture Advisory Committee and columnist for the High Plains Journal publication is the keynote speaker to open WESTI Ag Days, scheduled Wednesday-Thursday, Feb. 14-15, in Worland.

Presentations on UW Science Initiative Jan. 22 and 25 in Casper

Two University of Wyoming faculty members and a graduate student are scheduled to speak about UW’s Science Initiative at Rotary Club meetings in Casper Jan. 22 and Jan. 25.

Western States Bank Executives to Speak at E2e Wyoming Meeting in Laramie

Two high-ranking executives with Western States Bank will be the next e2e Wyoming speakers in Laramie Wednesday, Jan. 24.

Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award Applications Due Feb. 16 at UW

Nominations for the Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award for University of Wyoming faculty will be accepted through Friday, Feb. 16.

Adult Wellness Program Available to UW Faculty and Staff

A wellness program for University of Wyoming faculty and staff is being offered this semester through Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center.

Weston County Food Safety and Nutrition Educator Receives UW Extensions Highest Honor

Whether handing out recipes and food samples at farmers markets; teaching menu planning and how to read a nutrition label; or team teaching food safety practices with the local health inspector, Vicki Hayman, Weston County nutrition and food safety educator for the northeast area of the state, engag

UW Names New Director of Scholarships and Financial Aid

An experienced administrator in student financial aid and enrollment who has been the financial aid director at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University since 2014 has been appointed as the director of scholarships and financial aid at the University of Wyoming.

Campus Construction Update for Jan. 14

These are among the construction activities scheduled Jan. 14-20 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Trustees Set Agenda for Jan. 17

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is scheduled to consider a 10-year housing plan and receive recommendations regarding enrollment capacity and nonresident tuition levels during its regular meeting Wednesday through Friday, Jan. 17-19.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 15

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

Top Science Video Features UW Research

The work of researchers at the University of Wyoming was featured in a year-end review of content produced by a prestigious international journal.

Presentation on UW Science Initiative Jan. 17 in Rock Springs

A leading University of Wyoming faculty member and a graduate student are scheduled to speak about UW’s Science Initiative at a Rock Springs Kiwanis Club meeting Wednesday, Jan. 17.

Presentations on UW Science Initiative Jan. 16

A leading University of Wyoming faculty member and a graduate student are scheduled to speak about UW’s Science Initiative at Rotary Club meetings in Riverton and Lander Jan. 16-17.

Second Annual Wyoming

Topics ranging from the cattle market outlook to sage grouse and deworming sheep are among topics at Wyoming-Utah Ag Days Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 23-24, in Evanston.

GRO-Biz Conference and Idea Expo Registration Open

Wyoming’s premier event for small-business owners and entrepreneurs will feature some big-name speakers, unique networking opportunities and assistance with several valuable resources.

Wind River Efforts Prompt Educator of the Year Award

Cent$ible Nutrition Program (CNP) educator Kelly Pingree has been recognized with the program’s Educator of the Year Award.

UW Announces MLK/Equality Day Closures

Most University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 15, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Wyoming Equality Day. Normal business hours will resume Tuesday, Jan. 16.

Campus Construction Update for Jan. 7

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

University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 8

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

SBDC Webinar Series to Help Self

Self-employed business owners in Wyoming can get the tax help they need.

UWs Ty Shockley Named All

Ty Shockley, a member of the University of Wyoming livestock judging team, was one of 11 college seniors named All-Americans at the 112th National Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Ky., Nov. 14.

UW Livestock Judging Team Records Best Finish in 30 Years

The University of Wyoming livestock judging team finished eighth at the North American International Livestock Exposition in November in Louisville, Ky. This marks the first top-10 finish at the national championship in at least 30 years, according to Coach Caleb Boardman.

UW Engineering Alumnus Honored for Outreach STEM Work

Dwight Lee Bates has a passion for inspiring young people to learn about math and science. His work in that area earned him a national honor recently.

Presentation on UW Science Initiative Jan. 9 in Cheyenne

Two University of Wyoming faculty members and two students are scheduled to speak about UW’s Science Initiative Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the Cheyenne Rotary After Hours Club’s weekly meeting.

Presentation on UW Science Initiative Jan. 8 in Torrington

Two University of Wyoming faculty members and two students are scheduled to speak about UW’s Science Initiative Monday, Jan. 8, at the Torrington Rotary Club’s regular weekly meeting.

Goshen County 4-H Educator Honored for Innovative Programming

Innovative programming and working across generations are among reasons Goshen County 4-H educator Megan Brittingham received the Newer Employee Award from University of Wyoming Extension.

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