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Cash Prizes for UW Students Offered at Poetry Slam Night Sept. 26

September 21, 2018 — Anthony McPherson, a world poetry slam ranked contestant, will appear at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 8 p.m. A slam poetry competition for UW students -- with cash prizes awarded -- also is planned during the event.

Glow-in-the-Dark Activities Scheduled at UW Sept. 28

September 21, 2018 — Glow-in-the-dark activities are scheduled Friday, Sept. 28, at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union. The event is free and open to UW students.

students in the student section of the football stadium UW Sets First-Time Freshman Enrollment Record

September 21, 2018 — The University of Wyoming has enrolled the largest freshman class in its history, with 1,859 first-time students this fall semester.

UW Wind Symphony Presents Fall Pops Concert Sept. 27

September 21, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Wind Symphony opens the fall concert series with “To the Stars, Moon and Beyond” Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

Susan Aronstein, Kent Drummond and Jeff Lockwood UW’s Saturday University Planned in Pinedale Sept. 27

September 21, 2018 — A special edition of Saturday University -- the half day of college lectures and discussion offered by the University of Wyoming -- is scheduled Thursday, Sept. 27, in Pinedale.

Ashley Hope Carlisle, Anne Guzzo and Jeff Lockwood ‘Locust: The Opera’ Theme for UW’s Saturday University in Jackson Sept. 29

September 21, 2018 — “Locust: The Opera,” a one-hour chamber opera written by two University of Wyoming professors, will premiere in Jackson Sept. 28-29. And to celebrate the performance, a special session of Saturday University -- the half day of college lectures and discussion offered by UW -- is scheduled Saturday, Sept. 29, in Teton County Library’s Ordway Auditorium.

view of a town with mountains in the background New UW Publication Looks at Wyoming Population Shifts

September 20, 2018 — A new publication from the Wyoming Open Spaces Initiative at the University of Wyoming describes recent patterns of population growth and change in Wyoming.

fossil in rock Open House for Rare Mammal Fossil at UW Sept. 24-29

September 20, 2018 — The public is invited to an open house at the Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) to view a rare mammal fossil discovered near Kemmerer.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 24-30

September 20, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 24-30 at the University of Wyoming:

woman with a cello UW Chamber Orchestra Presents ‘Baroque Alchemy’ Sept. 30

September 20, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Chamber Orchestra will present a Baroque-inspired performance Sunday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

two women on spiral metal outdoor stairs UW Faculty Recital Series Features Kaori Uno-Jack Sept. 30

September 20, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series will feature Kaori Uno-Jack with guest pianist Naoko Suga Sunday, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

woman leaning of a piano UW Music Professor to Present Fortepiano Recital Sept. 26

September 20, 2018 — University of Wyoming Department of Music Professor Theresa Bogard will present a fortepiano recital Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

UW Theatre and Dance Season Opens with ‘Below the Navel Above the Knees’

September 20, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance opens the fall season with “Below the Navel Above the Knees,” an adult comedy about a liberal, agnostic California professor who takes a teaching position at a conservative college in rural Kansas.

Jonah Bank Executive to Speak with UW MBA Students

September 19, 2018 — Kim DeVore, senior vice president, chief financial officer and a founding director of Jonah Bank of Wyoming, will speak with University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) students Friday, Sept. 21.

University of Wyoming Summer Semester Graduates: Nonresident

September 19, 2018 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2018 summer semester.

University of Wyoming Summer Semester Graduates: Resident

September 19, 2018 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2018 summer semester.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Wanted: An American Islam

September 19, 2018 — We readily speak of “American Christianity” and “American Judaism” and are even wrapping our minds around the notion of “American Buddhism,” particularly on the West Coast. So, why does the notion of “American Islam” strike us as strange?

group of people standing on a sand hill UW Presents Kicks Off Season with The Dustbowl Revival Sept. 28

September 18, 2018 — The Dustbowl Revival, an Americana-style band, will perform as part of the University of Wyoming Presents 2018 fall lineup Friday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in Laramie’s Gryphon Theatre.

Rachael Calvo, Teisha Coffield and Denton Shaw UW Teams Sweep Opening Fall Rodeo

September 18, 2018 — The University of Wyoming’s rodeo season got off to an impressive start when both the Cowboys and Cowgirls squads swept their respective team titles at the opening competition last weekend in Chadron, Neb.

filled bike racks and people with bikes Bike to UW Day Scheduled Sept. 26

September 17, 2018 — The third Bike to UW Day will take place Wednesday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m.-noon at the University of Wyoming Simpson Plaza.

New Cadets Join UW ROTC Cowboy Battalion

September 17, 2018 — The University of Wyoming ROTC Cowboy Battalion is welcoming 45 new cadets to its ranks this fall.

man sitting UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Recognizes Entomology Professor for Lifetime Achievement

September 17, 2018 — A University of Wyoming professor of entomology who has discovered and named more than 190 insect species from 29 different countries -- and whose career choice was influenced by Dr. Seuss -- is being recognized for his teaching, scholarship and service.

head  portrait of a woman UW Professor Writes Book Detailing Lives of Immigrant/Migrant Girls from Mexico

September 17, 2018 — Lilia Soto can remember her childhood experience of migrating to the United States in the 1980s and the anxiety associated with having to live and learn a new culture and being separated from family.

man kneeling outdoors on sand UW Researchers Part of Study that Shows Synchronous Human Energy Consumption Over the Past 10,000 Years

September 17, 2018 — University of Wyoming researchers contributed to a study that begins to fill in the knowledge gap of whether human societies grow and decline at the same rate and at the same time.

Maureen Boddicker and Katrina Zook UW Symphony Orchestra Performs ‘The Magic of Broadway’ Sept. 20

September 17, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra will start the “It’s Magic” season Thursday, Sept. 20, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

head shot of man National Student Affairs President Visits UW Sept. 19

September 14, 2018 — Kevin Kruger, president of the national student affairs association, will be at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Sept. 19, to discuss the future of student affairs.

Speed the Pilgrim Performance Sept. 20 at UW

September 14, 2018 — Indie music groups Speed the Pilgrim, Harpoon the Whale and Figures in Fiction, all from the Cowboy State, will perform Thursday, Sept. 20, at 7 p.m. at the University of Wyoming.

UW Emphasizes Sexual Assault Reporting, Prevention

September 14, 2018 — As the University of Wyoming continues to see an increase in the number of reports of sexual assault, UW leaders say more work is needed to both encourage reporting and reduce the incidence of sexual assault on campus.

photo of purple plant UW Researcher Makes Discoveries in Dune Habitat Trends of Wyoming Endangered Plant Species

September 14, 2018 — A University of Wyoming researcher headed a research project that reconstructs the 70-year past to set the stage for the future of a rare plant species in Wyoming.

Wyoming Conference on Aging Oct. 2-4 at UW

September 14, 2018 — Up-to-date information on a variety of topics important to older adults and the professionals, family and friends in their lives will be shared during the 2018 Wyoming Conference on Aging at the University of Wyoming’s Conference Center.

Beau Clark to Lead UW Rodeo Program into New Season

September 13, 2018 — Beau Clark can honestly say he doesn’t know what to expect this season.

Trivia Nights Begin at UW Sept. 19

September 13, 2018 — A series of trivia nights is scheduled at the University of Wyoming this semester.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 17-23

September 13, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 17-23 at the University of Wyoming:

UW-Casper to Host Master’s Degree in Counseling Informational Meeting Sept. 22

September 13, 2018 — Individuals who are interested in the master’s degree in counseling program at the University of Wyoming at Casper can attend an informational meeting Saturday, Sept. 22.

UW College of Business Hosts Startup Weekend Laramie Sept. 21-23

September 13, 2018 — For those who have always wanted to develop their own business, now is the chance.

three women talking UW Science Initiative Alumna Takes Post at Northwest College

September 13, 2018 — Monia Haselhorst, a 2017 doctoral graduate of the University of Wyoming, recently was named the director of the new Teaching and Learning Center at Northwest College (NWC) in Powell.

UW Trustees Approve Tuition Changes

September 13, 2018 — Tuition for most University of Wyoming students will increase by 4 percent in the 2019-20 academic year, with the exception of online graduate programs for nonresidents and two other specific online programs.

head portrait of a man Wyoming SBDC Offers ‘Foodpreneur’ Training Tour in Wyoming

September 13, 2018 — Entrepreneurs and startups involved in food-related businesses will soon have an opportunity to learn everything they need to know to be successful.

‘Laramie Inside Out’ Matthew Shepard Documentary Screened at UW Sept. 14

September 13, 2018 — “Laramie Inside Out” will be screened as part of the 20th remembrance of Matthew Shepard’s murder. The documentary will be shown Friday, Sept. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union.

Daniels Fund President to Meet with UW MBA Students Friday

September 12, 2018 — Linda Childears, Daniels Fund president and CEO, will speak with University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) students Friday, Sept. 14, in the College of Business.

Free Speech Dialogue on Campus Opens Monthly Brown Bag Series Sept. 18 at UW

September 12, 2018 — Free speech dialogue, focusing on campuses nationwide, is the topic of the first Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue (MLK DOD) Brown Bag Series Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a man Native American Origins Topic of Frison Institute Lecture at UW

September 12, 2018 — “Native American Origins: Reconciling the Evidence of Ancient Genomes and Archaeology” is the topic of the 20th annual George C. Frison Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology Lecture Thursday, Sept. 20, at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a woman Nycole Courtney Named Native Center Interim Director at UW

September 12, 2018 — University of Wyoming Associate Dean of Students Nycole Courtney has been named interim director of UW’s Native American Education, Research and Cultural Center (NAERCC).

head portrait of a man UW Astronomer Awarded NSF Grant to Study Quasars

September 12, 2018 — Mike Brotherton hopes to shed some light on distant quasars by, simplest terms, looking at some light.

Jim and Jill (Lynch) Anderson, Jody Levin, Adalberto Angel Pérez de León and Scott Shaw UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Honors Alumni, Collaborators, Faculty

September 12, 2018 — An advocate for issues affecting Wyoming and the director of a laboratory that benefits livestock industries and people worldwide are outstanding alumni award recipients from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a man Best-Selling Author Jeffrey Selingo to Speak at UW

September 11, 2018 — Best-selling author Jeffrey Selingo will speak Tuesday, Oct. 2, at noon in the University of Wyoming Union Ballroom. His presentation is free and open to the public.

bee on a flower UW Researcher Part of EPSCoR Grant to Study How Bees Overcome Harsh Winter Conditions

September 11, 2018 — A University of Wyoming faculty member is part of a research team that will study how bees overcome harsh winter conditions to successfully emerge and reproduce in the spring.

Jeanne Holland, Joy Landeira and Caskey Russell UW’s Saturday University Scheduled at Sheridan College Sept. 15

September 11, 2018 — “Hunting and the Hemingway Code” is the theme for the opening fall semester of Saturday University -- the half day of college lectures and discussion offered by the University of Wyoming -- Saturday, Sept. 15, in Sheridan.

UW Encourages Students, Employees to Observe Constitution Day

September 10, 2018 — The University of Wyoming encourages students, faculty and staff to observe Constitution Day, the annual federal observance that recognizes the ratification of the United States Constitution.

UW Students Need to be Aware of Phishing Scammers Targeting Personal Accounts

September 10, 2018 — Even though no incidents have been reported, University of Wyoming students should be aware of a malicious phishing campaign that has hit some campuses throughout the country.

UW’s SLCE Hosts September Service Saturday

September 10, 2018 — A service day, sponsored by the University of Wyoming’s Service, Leadership and Community Engagement (SLCE) office, will be held Saturday, Sept. 22.

Wrongful Convictions Topic of UW Panel Discussion Sept. 17

September 10, 2018 — Postconviction testing and wrongful conviction in Wyoming are part of a panel discussion Monday, Sept. 17, at the University of Wyoming.

WyoCloud Campus Engagement Survey Open Through Sept. 17

September 10, 2018 — The WyoCloud team at the University of Wyoming has released a campus engagement survey to solicit feedback on the Financial Management system and the upcoming release of the Human Capital Management (HCM) system.

image of several UW cheer squad members Downtown Mash Up Offers Music, Food, Fun for UW Students, Community

September 7, 2018 — University of Wyoming students and other members of the UW and Laramie communities have an opportunity to enjoy live music and food, compete for a scavenger hunt prize, receive exclusive swag and participate in other activities Friday, Sept. 14, in downtown Laramie.

Free Language Courses Offered at UW

September 7, 2018 — Thirteen different language courses will be offered for free this semester at the University of Wyoming.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Sept. 11-14

September 7, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is scheduled to act on tuition rates for the 2019-20 academic year and receive reports on a number of topics during its regular meeting Tuesday through Friday, Sept. 11-14.

Gamelan Candra Wyoga to Perform at UW Sept. 13

September 6, 2018 — Gamelan Candra Wyoga, Wyoming’s Balinese music ensemble, will perform Thursday, Sept. 13, at the University of Wyoming.

two people in an office New Veterans Services Center Dedication Sept. 14 at UW

September 6, 2018 — A “one-of-a-kind” facility that will enhance the success of the University of Wyoming’s 636 military-connected students will be dedicated Friday, Sept. 14.

Singer-Songwriter Night Sept. 13 at UW

September 6, 2018 — StudioWYO will host three musicians for the first singer-songwriter night of the semester, Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. at the University of Wyoming.

two people and an ear-tagged moose in the snow Study Reveals Big-Game Animals Must Learn to Migrate

September 6, 2018 — A team of scientists at the University of Wyoming has provided the first empirical evidence that ungulates (hooved mammals) must learn where and when to migrate, and that they maintain their seasonal migrations by passing cultural knowledge across generations.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 10-16

September 6, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 10-16 at the University of Wyoming:

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: Errand into the Wilderness

September 6, 2018 — The observation that Mormonism is the quintessential American religion has long been a scholarly commonplace. One way this statement holds true is with regard to Mormonism’s parallels with the Puritans, the first religious movement of America’s European settlers.

head portrait of a woman Governor Appoints New UW Trustee

September 5, 2018 — A University of Wyoming graduate and licensed clinical social worker from Sweetwater County has been appointed to fill an opening on the UW Board of Trustees.

Nomination Deadline for Daniels Fund Ethical Leadership Award Sept. 21

September 5, 2018 — The nomination deadline for the Daniels Fund Ethical Leadership Award is Friday, Sept. 21.

UW MBA Students, Faculty Participate in Jackson Leadership Conference

September 5, 2018 — University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) students recently participated in a leadership conference in Jackson featuring global senior executives from diverse industry segments. Executives met with students one on one, in breakout sessions and through panel discussions.

Annual UW Police Auction Sept. 12

September 4, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Police Department’s (UWPD) annual found property auction is scheduled Wednesday, Sept. 12, beginning at 4 p.m. at the UWPD north parking lot, located at 1426 E. Flint St. Viewing of items to be sold will begin at 3 p.m.

head portrait of a woman History, Dance Production on Ellis Island Immigrants Topic of UW President’s Speaker Series

September 4, 2018 — University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance Professor Marsha Knight’s research and the production of her original stage work “Six Songs from Ellis” is the topic of the fall semester President’s Speaker Series Wednesday, Sept. 12.

woman standing with cello Two UW Music Professors Earn Fellowships from Wyoming Arts Council

September 4, 2018 — Ben Markley and Beth Vanderborgh are hitting some high notes for the University of Wyoming. The two Department of Music professors recently were named recipients of 2019 Performing Arts Fellowships by the Wyoming Arts Council.

group of people posing for a photo UW Admissions’ Campus Visitor Center Opens in Wyoming Union

September 4, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Office of Admissions’ new Campus Visitor Center is now open in the Wyoming Union.

UW-Casper Offers Options for End-of-Year Celebration

September 4, 2018 — Students at the University of Wyoming at Casper, already looking forward to graduation, will be offered options for celebrating their accomplishments next spring.

UW Construction Report Emails to Cease

September 4, 2018 — The weekly report on construction activities at the University of Wyoming campus no longer will be emailed weekly to employees and students at UW.

Wyoming SBDC Network Receives Grant to Commercialize Tech Innovations

September 4, 2018 — The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network will continue to provide high-caliber assistance to technology startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses, thanks to a $125,000 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Campus Construction Update for Sept. 2-8

August 31, 2018 — Starting next week, the report on construction activities at the University of Wyoming campus no longer will be emailed weekly to employees and students at UW.

man holding a microphone Comedian Dave Coulier to Perform Sept. 12 at UW

August 31, 2018 — Comedian Dave Coulier will perform at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Coulier will be joined by guest Kellen Erskine. The event is free and open to the public.

Matthew Shepard Memorial Events Scheduled at UW

August 31, 2018 — A performance by a Grammy-winning choir, panel discussions, film screenings and receptions are among events scheduled for the University of Wyoming’s 20th anniversary remembrance of Matthew Shepard’s murder.

New UW Extension Short Course Helps Start Estate Planning

August 31, 2018 — Creating a valid will in Wyoming, making health care decisions and setting up trusts are explained in a new online course from the University of Wyoming Extension.

UW Wellness Center Schedules Open House Sept. 5

August 31, 2018 — Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center is hosting an open house for the University of Wyoming campus community Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in the Wellness Center, located in the west lobby of the facility.

woman outside UW’s Liu Part of $6 Million NSF Grant to Study Toxin Resistance

August 31, 2018 — A University of Wyoming faculty member is part of a multi-university research effort to predict and manage the interactions between toxic plants and the animals that consume these plants.

Save the Date: Free Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing and Pizza for UW Students Sept. 13

August 30, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Student Health Service is offering free sexually transmitted disease (chlamydia, gonorrhea and HIV) testing for UW students Thursday, Sept. 13, from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Free pizza will be available to students.

artistic representation of the Big Bang with light exploding outward September Planetarium Schedule at UW Explores Mysteries of the Universe

August 30, 2018 — New full-dome movies that explore the mysteries of the universe and programs during Family Weekend highlight the September schedule at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 3-9

August 30, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 3-9 at the University of Wyoming:

Wyoming Farmers’ Market Conference and Annual Meeting in Casper Sept. 28-29

August 30, 2018 — Farmers, market managers and vendors will have the opportunity to network at the Wyoming Farmers’ Market Conference and Annual Meeting Friday and Saturday, September 28-29, at the Agricultural Resource and Learning Center, located at 2011 Fairgrounds Road in Casper, to learn from the experts at this information-packed conference.

UWPD Encourages Bicycle Safety, Registration

August 29, 2018 — With the beginning of the fall semester, the University of Wyoming Police Department (UWPD) reminds bicyclists to follow standards of safety and courtesy, as well as to register and secure their bikes.

man standing in a lab UW’s Mengqiang Zhu Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study Phosphorus in Soils

August 29, 2018 — Phosphorus is an essential element for all life forms. However, the ways it behaves in soils and shapes the ecosystem structure and functions are something of a mystery because of the difficulty analyzing phosphorus chemical composition.

head portrait of a woman UW Professors’ ‘Locust: The Opera’ to be Performed in Jackson Sept. 28-29

August 28, 2018 — “Locust: The Opera,” a one-hour chamber opera written by two University of Wyoming professors, will premiere in Jackson Sept. 28-29.

UW Closed Labor Day

August 27, 2018 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed, and classes will be dismissed Monday, Sept. 3, for Labor Day.

UW Copy and Print Center Open During Construction of New Student Visit Day Center

August 27, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Copy and Print Center is open for business as usual during the construction of the new Student Visit Day Center, located in the Wyoming Union in front of the center.

UW Employee of the Quarter Nomination Deadline is Sept. 14

August 27, 2018 — The deadline to nominate someone for the University of Wyoming Employee of the Third Quarter is Friday, Sept. 14, at 5 p.m.

UW Faculty Can Be Added to Experts List

August 27, 2018 — University of Wyoming Institutional Communications is looking to expand its UW faculty expert list.

UW Faculty Members Encouraged to Submit Papers for Release in Advance

August 27, 2018 — University of Wyoming faculty members who have upcoming research papers that will be published in the following journals -- Nature, Science or the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences -- are encouraged to let UW Institutional Communications know well in advance.

UW Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting Tuesday

August 27, 2018 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will provide updates on key issues and initiatives, and outline future plans during the UW Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 1 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

UW Health Clinic to Expand Patient Access, Services at New Location

August 27, 2018 — In response to a growing need for space, the Albany Community Health Clinic (ACHC), operated by the University of Wyoming, is moving to a larger building in Laramie.

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 26-Sept. 1

August 24, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 26-Sept. 1 at the University of Wyoming:

lunchtime conversations logo UW Art Museum to Host ‘Lunchtime Conversations with Curators’ This Fall

August 24, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host a series of gallery walk-through events the first Wednesday of each month during UW’s fall semester from 12:10-12:50 p.m.

man and woman UW Homecoming Events Scheduled Oct. 13-20

August 24, 2018 — Gov. Matt Mead and first lady Carol Mead are the grand marshals for the University of Wyoming’s Homecoming parade Saturday, Oct. 20.

event logo Business Professionals Invited to WyoHackathon at UW

August 23, 2018 — Organizers of the WyoHackathon are inviting business-minded individuals to attend the event at the University of Wyoming’s War Memorial Fieldhouse and contribute to the development of blockchain and cryptocurrency ideas.

Club and Organization Fair for UW Students Aug. 29

August 23, 2018 — A Club and Organization Fair for University of Wyoming students is scheduled Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Prexy’s Pasture.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 27-Sept. 2

August 23, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 27-Sept. 2 at the University of Wyoming:

drawing of mountain lake with band logo UW Welcome BBQ Features Trout Steak Revival Aug. 29

August 23, 2018 — Several events are scheduled for the University of Wyoming’s Welcome BBQ at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, on Prexy’s Pasture.

Farm-to-Table Dinner, Family Activities at UW Research Center Days in Laramie

August 22, 2018 — A farm-to-table evening dinner at the greenhouse and a Field and Family Farm Day the next day are featured by the Laramie Research and Extension Center (LREC) Friday and Saturday, Aug. 24-25.

artwork with stylized fish, boat and person on it Three Exhibitions to Open at UW Art Museum in September

August 22, 2018 — Three new exhibitions will open at the University of Wyoming Art Museum in September.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: It’s OK to Pray in Your School

August 22, 2018 — The school year is arriving again.

man leaning over huge leg bone UW Anthropology Department Asks for Public’s Help in Mammoth Mystery

August 21, 2018 — Everyone loves a good mystery, especially if it’s eventually solved. That’s where University of Wyoming Department of Anthropology Professor Todd Surovell needs help.

Business Pitches Topic of Aug. 24 Event at UW

August 20, 2018 — Small-business owners and entrepreneurs can learn the best practices for pitching business ideas to potential investors Friday, Aug. 24, from 8-10:15 a.m. at the Wyoming Technology Business Center on the University of Wyoming campus.

New UW MBA Students Kick Off Year with Unique Experiential Learning Opportunities

August 20, 2018 — The fall 2018 semester doesn’t begin officially until Aug. 29 at the University of Wyoming, but the incoming class of UW Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program students already is fully engaged.

Updated UW Campus Map Available Online

August 20, 2018 — University of Wyoming Real Estate Operations has updated the university’s campus map.

UW Employees Granted Release Time to Vote in Primary Election

August 20, 2018 — University of Wyoming employees have a maximum of one hour of release time to vote in Tuesday’s Wyoming primary election, in accordance with state law and UW policy.

head portrait of a man UW Extension Educator Receives Distinguished Service Honor

August 20, 2018 — A Natrona County University of Wyoming Extension educator has received a Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA).

head portrait of a woman UW Extension Educator Recognized for Excellence

August 20, 2018 — A Washakie County University of Wyoming Extension educator has received an Achievement Award from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA).

UW Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting Aug. 28

August 20, 2018 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will provide updates on key issues and initiatives, and outline future plans during the UW Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 1 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

homecoming logo UW Homecoming Parade Applications Now Being Accepted

August 20, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) is now accepting applications for the 2018 UW Homecoming parade.

UW Reminds Employees, Students of Film and Photography Policy

August 20, 2018 — With a new school year about to begin, election season underway and high-profile events scheduled on campus, the University of Wyoming’s Central Scheduling office asks employees and students to review UW’s film and photography policy when planning events.

WyoCloud HCM System to Go Live Jan. 22

August 20, 2018 — The WyoCloud team at the University of Wyoming has established a new go-live date for UW’s Human Capital Management (HCM) system.

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 19-25

August 17, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 19-25 at the University of Wyoming:

Household Item Giveaway for UW International Students is Aug. 25

August 17, 2018 — The annual household item giveaway for international students attending the University of Wyoming is scheduled Saturday, Aug. 25, in the parking and circle drive area south of the Cheney International Center.

UW’s Casper Start-Up Challenge to Host Informational Mixer Aug. 22

August 17, 2018 — Individuals who are interested in starting businesses in the Casper area can learn about the Casper Start-Up Challenge at an informational mixer Wednesday, Aug. 22.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 20-26

August 16, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:

UW First-Year English Writing Students Create Works for Publication

August 16, 2018 — Nine University of Wyoming students’ works were selected for the Department of English’s in-house publication.

building being constructed UW’s Centennial Complex to Celebrate 25th Anniversary Sept. 14

August 16, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum and American Heritage Center (AHC) will host a public open house to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their shared building, the Centennial Complex, Friday, Sept. 14, from 1-4 p.m.

Marilyn Kite, Al Simpson, Mike Sullivan and John Turner Discussion on Civility, Collaboration to Mark 25th Anniversary of UW School, Institute

August 15, 2018 — Some of Wyoming’s most influential leaders will discuss the importance of collaboration in solving environmental and natural resource challenges Thursday, Aug. 23, at the University of Wyoming.

New Convocation Tradition to Help Kick Off UW Fall Semester

August 15, 2018 — A ceremony in the University of Wyoming’s Arena-Auditorium for first-year and transfer students will help kick off the 2018-19 academic year at UW.

SBDC Offers Sheridan Workshops to Help Entrepreneurs Find Financing for Innovations

August 15, 2018 — Small-business entrepreneurs in Wyoming can learn how to obtain federal funding to finance their innovations.

head portait of a woman The World Needs More Civility: UW School, Institute Committed to Collaboration on Natural Resources

August 15, 2018 — In a state where 92 percent of its residents regularly hike, camp or enjoy other outdoor activities -- and where the economy is dependent on natural resources -- it should come as no surprise that Wyoming people have intense, often conflicting feelings about how those resources are managed.

bison standing near train Lost Migrations Topic of UW-Park Service Research Center Talk

August 14, 2018 — A historian and a photographer will discuss America’s longest mule deer migration corridor, Interstate 80 as a wildlife barrier and Wyoming’s lost migrations at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center Thursday, Aug. 16. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

prints of ironing boards Printmaking Exhibitions to Open at UW Art Museum Aug. 25

August 14, 2018 — A new exhibition, “Highpoint Editions: Contemporary Prints,” will open Saturday, Aug. 25, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

photo of open land with river running through UW Report: Conservation Easements Yield Broad Economic Benefits

August 14, 2018 — New research from the Wyoming Open Spaces Initiative at the University of Wyoming shows that public investment in private lands conservation yields broad economic benefits for Wyoming communities.

Friendship Families Program Provides Opportunity to Meet International Students

August 13, 2018 — Laramie families can make new friends from around the world by joining the Friendship Families Program offered in conjunction with the University of Wyoming International Students and Scholars office.

Homecoming 2018 logo UW Alumni Association Accepts Information for Homecoming Schedule

August 13, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) requests that campus departments inform the association about activities planned for Homecoming 2018.

photo strip of headshots of woman and man UW Extension Communications Office Wins National Honors

August 13, 2018 — Video and podcasting products from University of Wyoming Extension earned first-place national awards, and print publications received silver and bronze honors in the 2018 Association for Communication Excellence (ACE) critique and awards program.

UW Nordic Ski Team ‘Trash 2 Treasures’ Fundraiser Aug. 25

August 13, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Nordic ski team’s annual “Trash 2 Treasures” fundraiser is Saturday, Aug. 25, at 9 a.m. in War Memorial Fieldhouse.

UW Seeks Public Comment on Tuition Recommendations

August 13, 2018 — The University of Wyoming seeks public comment on recommendations regarding student tuition for the 2019-20 academic year.

UW WyoOne ID Office Now Open at New Location

August 13, 2018 — The University of Wyoming WyoOne ID Office is now open at its new location.

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 12-18

August 10, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 12-18 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Alumni Association Plans Kickoff Friday Events

August 10, 2018 — Cowboy football fans are invited to start their game weekends with the University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) every Friday of a UW home football game at the Alumni Center in the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center, located at 222 S. 22nd St.

man standing with screens on either side of him UW Professor Receives $205,000 DOE Grant to Study High Energy Physics

August 10, 2018 — A University of Wyoming associate professor of physics and astronomy has received a Department of Energy (DOE) grant to study cosmic high energy physics.

WTBC Sheridan Sponsors Second Annual Start-Up Challenge

August 10, 2018 — The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC), a business development program of the University of Wyoming, kicked off its second annual Sheridan Area incubator Start-Up Challenge competition at its e2e Wyoming networking event last week.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 13-19

August 9, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 13-19 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet Aug. 24

August 9, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at the BP Collaboration Center in the Energy Innovation Center on the UW campus.

woman standing and speaking and two women seated at a table UW Educators Take Part in Statewide STEAM Conference

August 8, 2018 — University of Wyoming students and educators joined Wyoming K-12 teachers and community college colleagues last week at a conference in Gillette to enhance their hands-on teaching skills.

man with a laptop computer in front of an airplane UW Professor Receives DOE Grant to Study Arctic’s Mixed-Phase Convective Clouds

August 8, 2018 — A University of Wyoming department head has received a Department of Energy (DOE) grant to study mixed-phase convective clouds in the marine boundary layer in the Arctic.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: King Herod: The Economic Power of Government Spending

August 8, 2018 — King Herod the Great has a bad reputation.

UW to Conduct Parking and Transit Study

August 8, 2018 — An in-depth analysis of parking and transportation topics at the University of Wyoming will take place during the coming academic year, following action by the UW Board of Trustees.

UW Trustees Approve Supplemental Budget Request

August 8, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees today (Wednesday) approved a supplemental budget request for the 2019-20 fiscal year that includes dollars to match private donations for scholarships, academics and athletics, as well as to implement UW’s strategic plan.

Two teenage girls working with a woman in a lab UW Camp Gives Students Opportunities to Learn About Health Care Careers

August 7, 2018 — Sixty-five high school students from across Wyoming and beyond experienced a wide range of health care career options during the eighth annual University of Wyoming Health Care Careers Summer Camp.

Nominations for Daniels Fund Ethical Leadership Award Being Accepted

August 6, 2018 — Nominations for the Daniels Fund Ethical Leadership Award are now being accepted. Deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 21.

Photocopier Training Offered Aug. 8-9 at UW

August 6, 2018 — University of Wyoming faculty and staff members can learn about Konica Minolta Business Solutions (KMBS) ShareScan during training and follow-up copier/printer demonstrations Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 8-9.

man standing beside a snowmobile Two UW Atmospheric Science Graduates Ready for Faculty Positions in China

August 6, 2018 — Nanjng University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST) -- considered the premier higher educational school for atmospheric science in China – will soon have two University of Wyoming graduates join its faculty.

head portrait of a man UW Hires Professor in Animal Movement, Migration Ecology

August 6, 2018 — Understanding of Wyoming’s unmatched big-game migrations will be advanced with the creation of a new professorship at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a woman UW Sociology Student Finds European Ancestry Division Persists in Rural Iowa

August 6, 2018 — Ethnic diversity among white people of European descent in rural Iowa decreases feelings of community connectivity, even though these populations have been in the United States for generations, according to new research by a University of Wyoming graduate student.

UW WyoOne ID Office to Move

August 6, 2018 — The University of Wyoming WyoOne ID Office is now residing under Information Technology and will move to a new location next week.

UW’s Casper Start-Up Challenge Kicks Off Third Year of Stimulating New Companies

August 6, 2018 — The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC), a business development program of the University of Wyoming, will continue to build upon the successes of its Casper Start-Up Challenge with a third year of the competition and another $50,000 fund to seed Casper entrepreneurial companies.

Campus Construction Update for Aug. 5- 11

August 3, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled Aug. 5-11 at the University of Wyoming:

person suspended by wires in front of a rock face UW Presents ‘Vertical Dance at Vedauwoo’ Aug. 25-26

August 3, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Dancing between Earth and Sky: Vertical Dance at Vedauwoo” Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25 and 26.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

August 3, 2018 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during a meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, via teleconference.

the planet Saturn and a nebula August Planetarium Schedule at UW Explores Ancient and Unseen Aspects of Astronomy

August 2, 2018 — During August, shows at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium will take a closer look into the ancient and unseen aspects of astronomy.

New UW Extension Short Course Highlights Credit Practices, Pitfalls

August 2, 2018 — Credit score information and learning ways to build credit are part of a free, self-paced online course offered through University of Wyoming Extension.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Aug. 6-12

August 2, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled Aug. 6-12 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Extension Assists with Wheatland Hoop Houses to Provide for Food Bank, Children

August 2, 2018 — Two hoop houses built in Wheatland through a statewide effort will extend the local growing season and provide fresh fruits and vegetables to the Platte County Food Bank this fall, and to food bags for youths at risk of hunger.

man holding a glass cylinder with liquid in it UW Professor Leads Research on Reducing Energy Consumption of CO2 Capture

August 2, 2018 — Carbon-based fuels have sustained the world for centuries. However, their use has resulted in large amounts of CO2 emissions.

President to Speak at UW Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting; Fall Kickoff Events Scheduled

August 1, 2018 — University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will provide updates on key issues and initiatives, and outline future plans during the UW Fall Faculty and Staff Meeting Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 1 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

woman and preschooler with puzzle UW Elementary Education Students Gain Experience in Nepal

August 1, 2018 — Nine University of Wyoming elementary education majors -- also earning an early childhood education birth through 8 years of age endorsement -- gained valuable experience in the field serving alongside educators at preschools in Nepal this summer.

woman standing beside a chart UW Student Earns Vegetation Science Award

August 1, 2018 — A University of Wyoming Ph.D. student had her work recognized at an international symposium last week.

Rob Deemer, Anne Guzzo and Holly Mulcahy Wyoming Music Festival Featured in Grand Teton National Park Aug. 8-9

August 1, 2018 — Two days of music will be featured Wednesday, Aug. 8, and Thursday, Aug. 9, at the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center, and the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center, both located in Grand Teton National Park.

$2.5 Million Gift Advances UW Petroleum Engineering, Tier-1 Engineering Initiative

July 31, 2018 — Alumnus David D. Le Norman’s transformational $2.5 million gift to the University of Wyoming will support engineering, energy and STEM programs, and the future of Wyoming’s economy.

Grammy-Winning Conspirare to Perform ‘Considering Matthew Shepard’ Oct. 6 at LHS

July 31, 2018 — Grammy-winning Conspirare, a choir inspired by the power of music to change lives, will perform during the University of Wyoming’s 20th remembrance of Matthew Shepard’s murder.

head portrait of a man UW Professor Part of Nearly $1.4 Million Special Education Research Grant

July 30, 2018 — University of Wyoming Professor Martin Agran is part of a research team that recently received a nearly $1.4 million grant to examine relationships between educational placement and outcomes of elementary students with significant cognitive disabilities (SCD).

woman holding up a book UW Professor Publishes New Academic Book on Visual Culture of Women’s Activism

July 30, 2018 — For a decade, Colleen Denney toiled on an academic book that focused on women’s activism in some of Europe’s largest cities. However, it was attending a play at the Globe Theatre in London that brought the theme of the book into clear focus for her.

head portrait of a man UW’s Peterson Receives Top Award from International Macromarketing Society

July 30, 2018 — Mark Peterson, a University of Wyoming professor of marketing and sustainable business practices, is a recipient of the Macromarketing Society’s Shelby D. Hunt Award.

head portrait of a woman UW’s Rush Receives Award for Outstanding Research in English Education

July 30, 2018 — Leslie Rush, the University of Wyoming’s School of Teacher Education director, is the recipient of an award from the English Language Arts Teacher Educators (ELATE) of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE).

Campus Construction Update for July 29-Aug. 4

July 27, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled July 29-Aug. 4 at the University of Wyoming:

people climbing a snowy mountainside Eight UW Students to Test Themselves in Gannett Peak Excursion Course

July 27, 2018 — In most college classes, it’s up to the individual student to decide how hard he or she wants to work to obtain a desired grade. When you climb Gannett Peak, it’s a whole different ballgame

abstract scupture Sharon Louden Installation to be on Display at UW Art Museum

July 27, 2018 — Renowned artist, educator and advocate for the arts Sharon Louden will be in-residence at the University of Wyoming Art Museum to install a new suspended, temporary custom sculpture in the Centennial Complex lobby Aug. 6-17.

UW Pivots in Biodiversity Science

July 27, 2018 — The University of Wyoming is working to position itself as a national and global leader in biodiversity science.

Jenna Baker and Will Rice Visitor Use in Grand Teton Topic of UW-Park Service Research Center Talk

July 27, 2018 — A lecture on the role of ecological and social science research in the country’s national parks, especially in Grand Teton National Park, will be discussed at the University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Center Thursday, Aug. 2. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 30-Aug. 5

July 26, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled July 30-Aug. 5 at the University of Wyoming:

three young women standing beside a table UW Apprentice Program Takes High School Students to Lab and Field

July 26, 2018 — While many high school students are sleeping in or flipping burgers during their summer break, 12 high school juniors, seniors and recent graduates were conducting research for six weeks as part of the University of Wyoming’s annual Summer Research Apprentice Program (SRAP).

two women in orange jumpsuits studying at a table UW Personnel Bring Philosophy Coursework to Inmates

July 26, 2018 — One day, a prison guard came to a Wyoming inmate’s room and said he was taking the chair from the room. It had been in that inmate’s cell the entire time he was incarcerated, but now the officer said it wasn’t his.

religious studies logo UW Religion Today: How Evil is Today’s World? A Consideration of the World War I Battle of Verdun

July 25, 2018 — Many evangelical Christians believe the world is about to end as Jesus returns to establish his heavenly kingdom on Earth. The reason for this, they think, is that the people of the world have become so evil and are doing so many horrible things that more wickedness is not possible.

man sitting in a chair, talking into a microphone PBS’s Heffner to Speak on Civil Discourse Sept. 11 at UW

July 24, 2018 — Alexander Heffner, the host of PBS’s “The Open Mind,” will be a keynote speaker for a program on civil discourse at the University of Wyoming Sept. 11.

statue of a horse and rider breaking through a wall WyoHackathon Registration at UW Now Open to Developers

July 24, 2018 — Applications are being accepted for a groundbreaking technology event hosted by the University of Wyoming in September.

people standing in a field Solutions Remain Elusive for Landowners Undergoing Cheatgrass Assault

July 23, 2018 — Fearsome cheatgrass taking over land can generate enough horror to make one reach for silver bullets.

woman standing on an interior balcony Woods Selected as UW Employee of Second Quarter

July 23, 2018 — Extensive knowledge of campus materials and resources, and extremely conscious of her office workflow and department efficiency are some of the qualities attributed to Janet Woods, the University of Wyoming Staff Employee of the Second Quarter.

Campus Construction Update for July 22-28

July 20, 2018 — These are among the construction activities scheduled July 22-28 at the University of Wyoming:

head portrait of a woman Kimberly Chestnut Named UW Associate Vice President and Dean of Students

July 20, 2018 — Kimberly Chestnut has been selected as the University of Wyoming associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students. Her appointment, contingent upon approval by the Board of Trustees, is scheduled to begin Aug. 20.

UW Alumni Association Plans Membership Appreciation Day Sept. 15

July 20, 2018 — A day of fun, football and friendship this fall is planned by the University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) to show appreciation to its members.

UW Provides Western Experiences at Cheyenne Frontier Days

July 20, 2018 — Visitors to Cheyenne Frontier Days this year can build a ranch, change a stream flow, meet Wyoming’s most (un)wanted outlaw weeds, eat a beef stick from UW Cowboy Branded Meats and test their wool-grading skills.

wing of aircraft above billows of wildfire smoke UW Scientist, Aircraft Join Wildfire Smoke Research

July 20, 2018 — In recent years, smoke from wildfires has blanketed many states in the West, and Wyoming is no exception. But exactly how that smoke affects air quality, climate and weather is the subject of a comprehensive study this summer that includes University of Wyoming Assistant Professor Shane Murphy’s research group.

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 23-29

July 19, 2018 — These are among the activities scheduled July 23-29 at the University of Wyoming:


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