University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 20

These are among the activities scheduled Jan. 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:

Newcastle School Superintendent Appointed to UW Board of Trustees

A longtime Wyoming public school administrator with deep roots in the Black Hills has been named to the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Jan. 22-24

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will receive an update on the presidential search and presentations on a variety of topics during the board’s regular meeting Wednesday through Friday, Jan. 22-24.

Wind River Indian Reservation Startup Challenge Launched by UW

The University of Wyoming launched the Wind River Startup Challenge this month, giving tribal member entrepreneurs the opportunity to receive funding to start businesses.

Stitches Acute Care Center Partners with UW School of Pharmacy for Telemedicine Clinic Expansion

For many people throughout Wyoming, a visit to the doctor’s office may involve an extensive expedition. Patients sometimes need to travel long distances, on highways that can be nearly impassable, if not closed, during winter.

UW Human Resources Department Moving to Hill Hall

The University of Wyoming’s Department of Human Resources will start its move from Wyoming Hall to the third floor of Hill Hall this week.

Wyoming-Utah Ag Days Jan.27-28 in Evanston

This year’s Wyoming-Utah Ag Days, featuring workshops to help cattle producers, sheep producers, landowners and even alternative crop producers, are scheduled Monday-Tuesday, Jan. 27-28, in Evanston. Sessions both days at the community’s Roundhouse are from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and include two track

UW College of Business to Host Entrepreneurship Research Conference Jan. 17

The University of Wyoming College of Business will host the inaugural Rocky Mountain Entrepreneurship Research Conference Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17-18.

UW College of Arts and Sciences Funds Interdisciplinary Research

Research projects on Wyoming’s dual-language immersion programs and the state’s first coal town are among this year’s seed grant recipients from the University of Wyoming’s College of Arts and Sciences.

UW Staff Recognition Day Scheduled March 24

Staff Recognition Day at the University of Wyoming is Tuesday, March 24, from 10 a.m.-noon at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

UW Millgate Engagement Award Nomination Deadline Feb. 21

The University of Wyoming’s Office of Engagement and Outreach is accepting nominations for the 2020 Marvin Millgate Community Engagement Awards.

UW Alumni Association Scholarship Reception April 17 in Sheridan

The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) 28th annual Scholarship Reception and Auction is 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 17, at the Historic Sheridan Inn.

UW Announces MLK/Equality Day Closures

Most University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Wyoming Equality Day.

UW Research Provides Methodology to Estimate Recreational Use for Remote, High

A new research brief from the University of Wyoming’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources shows how to estimate visitor use at remote high-elevation sites.

Wyoming Business Tips for Jan. 13-19

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

University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 13

These are among the activities scheduled Jan. 13-19 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Taps New AVP for Human Resources

An experienced human resources administrator has been selected as the University of Wyoming’s associate vice president for human resources.

The World Needs More Cowboys Celebration Jan. 25 in Rock Springs

Students will learn more about the University of Wyoming, UW alumni will connect with their alma mater, and members of the public will find out more about UW’s presence in their community during a “The World Needs More Cowboys” celebration Saturday, Jan. 25, in Sweetwater County.

UW Alumni Association Scholarship Applications Available Now

University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) scholarship applications for the 2020-21 academic year are now available. The application deadline is Sunday, March 15.

Finalists for School of Energy Resources Executive Director Coming to UW

Three finalists for the position of executive director of the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources are scheduled for campus visits and public presentations starting this week.

UW Saturday U Program to Address Energy Issues in Rock Springs, Pinedale

The future of Wyoming’s energy industry is the topic of two presentations by University of Wyoming experts Jan. 23 and 25 in western Wyoming.

UW Researcher Studies Near-Surface Wind Effects on Landscape Evolution

The accurate characterization of near-surface winds is critical to understanding past and modern climate. Dust lifted by these winds has the potential to modify surface and atmospheric conditions, according to a University of Wyoming researcher who was part of a study on the subject.

$1 Million Gift from Ellis Family Foundation Supports UW Scholarships

A $1 million gift from the Ellis Family Foundation, doubled to $2 million by the state matching funds program, will create the F.E. “Tut” and V. Diane Ellis President’s Endowed Scholarship, supporting the best and brightest Wyoming students seeking engineering degrees at UW.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Jan. 6

These are among the activities scheduled Jan. 6-12 at the University of Wyoming:

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