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UW-Led Research: Yellowstone Lake Ice Cover Unchanged Despite Warming Climate

April 9, 2024

The length of time that Yellowstone Lake is covered by ice each year has not changed in the past century, despite warming temperatures in the region, according to new research led by University of Wyoming scientists.

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UW Receives $1.6M Grant From Helmsley Foundation to Support Wyoming Health Care Prof...

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has granted nearly $1.6 million to the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences to train ...

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Two to Receive UW Honorary Degrees

The University of Wyoming will confer its highest award, the honorary doctoral degree, upon two individuals who will be recognized during UW commence...

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UW Blockchain Program Ranks Among Best in Nation

A student higher education resource says the University of Wyoming offers one of the top blockchain education programs in the nation.

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Ancient Wasp Species Named in Honor of UW Professor

It’s not uncommon for buildings or parks to be named after people. But a wasp?

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Two Gifts to UW Support Statewide Literacy and First-Generation Students

Two major gifts totaling $4 million from philanthropist couple Ann Pickard and Dan Smith to the University of Wyoming will support literacy across th...

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A Message from the President: Legislative Actions Regarding UW

The 2024 Budget Session of the Wyoming Legislature has concluded. Now that Gov. Mark Gordon has taken final action on the budget and other legislatio...

Campus Announcements

High-Tech Wildlife Tracking Center to Open at UW

A new center focused on using technology and high-performance computing to track animal movements will launch this month at the University of Wyoming.

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UW’s Knapp Named Inaugural Haub Fellow at Ucross

Corrine Knapp, an associate professor in the University of Wyoming’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, has been selected as the inaug...

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UW’s Blakely Receives Public Health Best Publication Award

An assistant professor of social and administrative pharmacy with the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy is the co-author of a published manusc...

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UW Blockchain Center Anticipates Bitcoin Halving Next Week

A significant impact on bitcoin and the broader digital asset market will occur following the anticipated bitcoin halving this month, says Steve Lupi...

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Tandi Valdez Receives UW Libraries Outstanding Staff Award

Tandi Valdez, a senior library assistant, is the recipient of the University of Wyoming Libraries Outstanding Staff Award for her contributions in 20...

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UW Alumni Association Announces Homecoming 2024 Dates

The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) has announced that the 2024 Homecoming celebration will be the week of Monday-Saturday, Sept. 23-...

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UW’s Peter Receives LIRT Librarian Recognition Award

Sammy Peter, chair of Research and Instruction at University of Wyoming Libraries, is the 2024 recipient of the Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT...

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Fond Memories Topic of UW’s Dementia Program for Caregivers

There is great healing power in concentrating on fond memories. That will be the topic for caregivers of loved ones living with dementia during the n...

Events

‘A Rhythmic World’ to Feature Brazilian Percussionist April 18 at UW

World-class Brazilian percussionist Jorge Alabê brings the rich musical culture of his home country to the University of Wyoming this month as a perf...

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UW Biodiversity Institute to Host Vulture Watch Wyoming Training April 27

When people think of turkey vultures, images are often conjured of the scavenger birds picking at an animal carcass on the side of the road. However,...

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UW Ethics Club Ignites Community Impact Through Innovation

The University of Wyoming Ethics Club will resume its student-led SparkTank -- a “Shark Tank”-style competition dedicated to uplifting Albany County ...

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UW Faculty Recital Series Features Clarinet and Piano Performance April 19

The University of Wyoming Department of Music Faculty Recital Series will feature Blake McGee, clarinet, and Brooks Hafey, piano, in a free public pe...

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UW’s John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition and Entrepreneurial Ecosyste...

Student-led teams will compete for money to launch their own businesses during the University of Wyoming College of Business’ 24th annual John P. Ell...

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UW College of Ag to Host Leadership Symposium April 22

The University of Wyoming’s Ranch Management and Agricultural Leadership Program will host a leadership symposium in Laramie Monday, April 22.

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UW and Wyoming SBDC Network to Host Social Media Safety Webinar April 18

Scammers are taking over social media accounts at an alarming rate and, when they do, small businesses no longer will have access to their businesses...

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UW and Wyoming SBDC Network to Host Business Loan Workshop in Evanston April 18

Small-business owners will have the opportunity to learn how to get a first small-business loan request approved Thursday, April 18.

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Front Range Chamber Players to Perform April 15 at UW

Front Range Chamber Players will present “Theremin: Hollywood to Wyoming” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 15, in the University of Wyoming’s Buchanan Cent...

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‘Queen of Mariachi’ Aída Cuevas to Perform at UW April 17

The University of Wyoming’s Buchanan Center Special Events will present legendary mariachi singer Aída Cuevas Wednesday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m. in th...

This Week at UW

Aaron Wolfinbarger Named UW’s Staff Employee of the Year

Aaron Wolfinbarger, a custodian II for the University of Wyoming’s Custodial Services, is the UW staff employee of the year.

This Week at UW

UW Spring Convocation April 24

University of Wyoming faculty, staff and students are invited to UW’s Spring 2024 Convocation Wednesday, April 24, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Wyoming...

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UW Offers Negotiated Gas Rate to Employees and Retirees

The University of Wyoming is offering employees and retirees an opportunity to choose the negotiated natural gas commodity price under the Choice Gas...

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UW School of Computing Accepting Faculty Fellows Program Applications

Applications are now being accepted for the University of Wyoming School of Computing’s Faculty Fellows program for the 2024-25 academic year. The ap...

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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 so...

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Alpha Chapter of Wyoming Celebrates Academic Excellence at UW

New members of the Alpha Chapter of Wyoming at the University of Wyoming will be inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society during a ...

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UW Wool Judging Team Celebrates Successful 2024 Season

The University of Wyoming’s small but mighty collegiate wool judging team competed in three regional contests this year, beginning with a strong perf...

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UW Cowboys Zero In On Sixth Straight Regional Rodeo Title

When the University of Wyoming hosts its annual JCA Laramie River Rendezvous Rodeo this weekend, the Cowboys -- barring anything crazy -- should win ...

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Wyoming Business Tips for April

A monthly look at issues facing Wyoming business owners and entrepreneurs from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, a collec...

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