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July 2019 Releases


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UW Presidential Search Committee Appointed

July 31, 2019 — Sixteen people representing a wide range of interests have been named to the committee that will help select the next president of the University of Wyoming.

UW Students Can Receive Free Movie Tickets in August

July 31, 2019 — University of Wyoming students with valid UW student IDs are eligible for free movie tickets on select Fridays in August.

night sky with mountain in foreground UW Planetarium to Highlight Beauty of Night Sky During August Shows

July 30, 2019 — The beauty of the night sky will be the focus of the August schedule at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium.

Snake River in foreground, Tetons in the background UW Program Turns Focus to Boosting State’s Tourism, Recreation

July 30, 2019 — A University of Wyoming program that has helped find solutions to natural resource challenges is being retooled to work with Wyoming communities in an effort to boost the state’s tourism economy.

Search to Begin for UW Human Resources AVP as Durr Retires

July 29, 2019 — A search for a new head of the Department of Human Resources will begin soon at the University of Wyoming, as Associate Vice President for Human Resources Jeanne Durr will retire this week.

UW to Host EducationUSA Representatives from Four Countries Aug. 2-6

July 29, 2019 — The University of Wyoming will host four global advisers from EducationUSA to highlight the opportunities available to international students. They will be on campus Aug. 2-6.

book cover with person on it UW Listed Among Top Educator Preparation Programs by National Teacher Quality Book

July 26, 2019 — Future teachers will be able to learn more about the University of Wyoming College of Education in a new book published by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ).

people spray painting a stencil on a sidewalk UW Sidewalk Stencil Project Encourages Children to Play Outside

July 26, 2019 — Stencils painted on the Bear River Greenway in Evanston are the latest painted at sites around Wyoming encouraging kids to get outside and play.

five people standing in a row by a wall UW Summer Concert Series Concludes with The Woodpile July 31

July 26, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series wraps up with The Woodpile Wednesday, July 31. The event is free and open to the public.

Nina Haas and Dan Tekiela Herbicides, Bugs on Plant Strategies Wrestle Tenacious Invasive Weed

July 25, 2019 — Cheyenne area rancher Nina Haas walked slowly in the range grass, lush from summer rain, looking down at Dalmatian toadflax plants, and stopped. Something had grabbed her attention, and she went down to one knee for a closer look.

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 29-Aug. 4

July 25, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled July 29-Aug. 4 at the University of Wyoming:

Aaron Bieber, Barney Cosner, Jo Anne McFarland and Brittany Wells Gray UW Alumni Association Presents Four New Alumni Awards to Graduates

July 25, 2019 — Four University of Wyoming graduates will be honored Friday, Sept. 13, with new UW Alumni Association (UWAA) awards.

Wyoming Business Tips for July 29-Aug. 4

July 25, 2019 — 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.

UW McNair Scholars Undergraduate Research Symposium July 29

July 24, 2019 — Fifteen McNair Scholars Program students will present individual work that is the culmination of their internships during the 27th annual research symposium Monday, July 29, in the University of Wyoming Union Family Room.

person in a jungle with a large microphone UW Researcher Contributes to Paper About Climate Changes Occurring Faster Than Animals Adapt

July 24, 2019 — University of Wyoming Department of Zoology and Physiology Assistant Professor Corey Tarwater was among scientists on a study about how climate change can threaten species and that extinctions can affect ecosystem health.

four pictures of people doing things and yellow objects Installation, Performance Artist Trey Duvall to Exhibit at UW Art Museum

July 23, 2019 — A new exhibition, “Trey Duvall: Do, Do, Do, Do, Do,” will open Saturday, Aug. 10, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.

a man and three women standing together Meats Judging Competition Seasons UW Team Members

July 23, 2019 — “Wyoming, please follow the moderator into your competition room,” shouted someone from the front room at the Meat Science Quiz Bowl June 22.

people working on laptop computers UW’s Partnership with Code.org to Improve K-12 Computer Science Instruction

July 23, 2019 — The University of Wyoming has recently created a partnership with Code.org to join a nationwide network of regional partners that support efforts to expand access to computer science in K-12 schools. UW will be the only Code.org regional partner in Wyoming and the only university-based member in the Rocky Mountain region.

head portrait of a man Flesher Appointed to Direct UW American Heritage Center

July 22, 2019 — A longtime University of Wyoming faculty member who founded and directed a key outreach program for more than a decade has been named director of UW’s American Heritage Center (AHC).

head portrait of a man Parolin Appointed as UW Honors College Dean

July 22, 2019 — The current associate dean of the University of Wyoming Honors College has been appointed to lead that college.

head portrait of a man Trustees Remove Interim Title from Health Sciences Dean

July 22, 2019 — David Jones, who has led the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences for the past two years on an interim basis, has been chosen as the college’s dean.

man sitting at a desk UW’s Barrett Receives Service Award from Engineering Education Society

July 22, 2019 — A University of Wyoming professor and associate dean in the College of Engineering and Applied Science recently received an award for his work with an engineering education organization.

closeup of a bee on a flower UW’s Dillon Receives $1.17 Million Grant to Study Cold Tolerance of Bumble Bees at Various Altitudes

July 22, 2019 — A University of Wyoming researcher will receive a $1.17 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study bumblebee cold tolerance across different elevations. The four-year grant begins Oct. 15.

group of teenagers in scrubs learning to do injections Local Students Learn About Health Care Careers at UW Summer Camp

July 19, 2019 — Forty-three high school students from Wyoming and the surrounding area attended the WWAMI Healthcare Careers Summer Camp on the University of Wyoming’s campus, learning about a wide variety of careers in health care that they may pursue in the future.

UW Introduces Pharmacy Early Decision Program

July 19, 2019 — The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy will offer a new option for incoming freshmen this fall: The Pharmacy Early Decision (PED) program offers admission into the professional pharmacy program to qualified freshman applicants.

UW Trustees Adopt Presidential Search Process

July 19, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a presidential search process that will include public listening sessions; a search committee composed of faculty, staff, students, trustees and other stakeholders; and open forums with finalists.

five men standing together Tie Hack to Perform in UW Summer Concert Series July 24

July 18, 2019 — Country band Tie Hack will perform Wednesday, July 24, as part of the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series. The event is free and open to the public.

two people dancing on a stage University of Wyoming Calendar for July 22-28

July 18, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled July 22-28 at the University of Wyoming:

UW College of Business Student Success Center to be Temporarily Closed for Move

July 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Peter M. and Paula Green Johnson Student Success Center in the College of Business will temporarily be closed from Tuesday, July 23, through Friday, July 26. The center’s staff will relocate from the College of Business first floor to a temporary location in the lower level of the building.

screenshot of website UW Launches Platform to Connect Entrepreneurs

July 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) has launched an online platform to connect entrepreneurs across Wyoming and beyond.

man working with large equipment in lab UW Scientists Receive DOE Grant for Memory Storage Research

July 18, 2019 — A group of researchers at the University of Wyoming is looking to make a piece of technology that changed humanity even better.

UW Trustees Approve New Financial Aid for Wyoming Students

July 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming will offer more merit- and need-based aid to Wyoming students starting in the 2020-21 academic year, following action today (Thursday, July 18) by the UW Board of Trustees.

Wyoming Business Tips for July 22-28

July 18, 2019 — 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.

UW Alumni Association Membership Appreciation Day Planned Sept. 14

July 17, 2019 — 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 through Membership Appreciation Day Saturday, Sept. 14.

chef in kitchen with plated food in foreground UW Chef Receives Silver Award at National Culinary Challenge

July 17, 2019 — University of Wyoming Chef Debe Honibah Brady received the silver award for her culinary creation during last week’s National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS) National Culinary Challenge in Denver.

artist's conception of reception area UW Receives $1.5 Million Gift to Support Student Success

July 16, 2019 — A $1.5 million gift from longtime University of Wyoming supporters will establish the Peter M. and Paula Green Johnson Student Success Center, a new UW College of Business program that supports students throughout their college experiences and will help launch successful careers.

UW Diversity Office Offers Training Session for Fair, Equitable Position Searches

July 15, 2019 — An open summer session on how to conduct fair and equitable searches to fill vacant and new positions for University of Wyoming employees is scheduled Tuesday, July 30.

orchestra grouped for photo UW’s Griffith Teaches, Leads Orchestra in Shanghai

July 15, 2019 — University of Wyoming Department of Music Professor Michael Griffith completed a two-week teaching excursion at China’s Shanghai University late last month.

UW’s Powell Research Center Field Day July 18

July 12, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Powell Research and Extension Center (PREC) hosts the annual field day at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at 747 Road 9 in Powell.

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 15-21

July 11, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled July 15-21 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Board of Trustees to Meet July 16-19 in Riverton

July 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider tuition levels for the 2020-21 academic year and receive updates on a number of other matters during a meeting Tuesday through Friday, July 16-19, in Riverton.

head portrait of a man UW Graduate Receives Prestigious Oxford Scholarship

July 11, 2019 — Recently graduated University of Wyoming student Jasper Hunt, of Laramie, received a prestigious award for the incoming 2019-2020 class at the University of Oxford in Oxfordshire, England.

UW Issues Statement Following Sentencing of Former Student-Athlete

July 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming has issued the following statement regarding the case of former UW student-athlete Carl Granderson in Albany County District Court:

man playing a saxophone UW Summer Concert Series to Feature ‘Jazz in the Plaza’ July 17

July 11, 2019 — “Jazz in the Plaza” is the theme of the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series’ latest offering Wednesday, July 17. The event is free and open to the public.

Wyoming Business Tips for July 15-21

July 11, 2019 — 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.

Two men stand on the Greenland Ice Sheet. UW Researchers Lead Team Discovering Ice is Sliding Toward Edges Off Greenland Ice Sheet

July 10, 2019 — Ice on the Greenland Ice Sheet doesn’t just melt. The ice actually slides rapidly across its bed toward the ice sheet’s edges. As a result, because ice motion is from sliding as opposed to ice deformation, ice is being moved to the high-melt marginal zones more rapidly than previously thought.

UW Summer High School Institute Selects Participants

July 10, 2019 — An opportunity to achieve intellectual and personal growth for 69 talented rising juniors will be presented in the 34th annual Summer High School Institute (HSI) July 14-Aug. 3 at the University of Wyoming.

two people talking at a table UW, WBC Launch Network to Connect Entrepreneurs and Mentors

July 9, 2019 — Budding entrepreneurs across Wyoming will have access to experienced mentors through a new network being launched by the Wyoming Business Council (WBC) and the University of Wyoming’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE).

detailed black and white artwork UW Art Student Receives National Scholarship

July 9, 2019 — Aisha Auradou says she strives to create art that makes viewers want to get closer.

deer behind a fence New Poll Examines Public Opinion on Wildlife and Migration Corridors in Wyoming

July 8, 2019 — Results from a new statewide poll of 400 registered voters in Wyoming and an online focus group of 20 Wyoming residents on topics related to wildlife and migration corridors are now available from the Ruckelshaus Institute and Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.

UW Extension Communications Office Receives Golds, Bronzes

July 8, 2019 — Publications, animations and photography produced by University of Wyoming Extension communications personnel received golds and bronzes from the Association for Communication Excellence (ACE).

UW Parking Permits Available Starting July 10

July 8, 2019 — University of Wyoming employee parking permits for 2019-2020 will be available for purchase beginning Wednesday, July 10.

man standing by projected display UW Researcher Contributes to Sky Surveys in Preparation for Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument

July 8, 2019 — When people go camping in Wyoming, they often look to the sky to see the moon and the stars and, perhaps, ponder their place in the universe.

woman talking to a group of people outside at a table Sessions Explore Bread-Making History, Use Wyoming-Grown First Grains for Baking

July 5, 2019 — Those “kneading” bread-making immersion this summer can participate in a two-part series in Cody and Worland utilizing Wyoming-grown first grains.

TEDxUWYO Presentations Available Online

July 5, 2019 — An unfortunate power outage April 20 made it impossible for the public to see firsthand four University of Wyoming professors present their innovative ideas in UW’s first TEDx event.

people throwing spears UW Anthropology Professors to Host Open House at Hell Gap July 13-14

July 5, 2019 — An area where some of North America’s earliest people hunted bison and made tools will be open for public viewing during an Open House Site Tour and Artifact Road Show, hosted by the University of Wyoming’s Department of Anthropology July 13-14.

head portrait of a man UW Researcher to Give Final Talk at UW-National Park Service Research Center

July 5, 2019 — A University of Wyoming research scientist will discuss how big-game animals migrate during the final lecture of the season at the UW-National Park Service Research Center Thursday, July 11. The center is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

person singing into microphone Bob Lefevre and the Already Gone to Perform July 10 at UW

July 3, 2019 — Alternative country/rock band Bob Lefevre and the Already Gone will perform Wednesday, July 10, as part of the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series. The event is free and open to the public.

Mai, Boswell Return to UW in Interim Administrative Roles

July 3, 2019 — Two former administrators at the University of Wyoming are returning to the university to serve in interim roles as part of the administration of Acting President Neil Theobald.

University of Wyoming Calendar for July 8-14

July 3, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled July 8-14 at the University of Wyoming:

two men sitting at a table UW American Heritage Center to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Taco John’s

July 3, 2019 — As the holder of historical records of Taco John’s, the University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center (AHC) will host a “Taco Tuesday with Taco John’s” event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Taco John’s Tuesday, July 23.

group of people on a stage with a microphone UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Season Closes with Hit Musical

July 3, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance’s 2019 Snowy Range Summer Theatre season closes with “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 7:30 p.m. July 9-13 in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theater.

Wyoming Business Tips for July 8-14

July 3, 2019 — 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.

woman in a lab UW’s Lau Receives National Outstanding Woman in Science Award

July 2, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Kimberly Lau has been named the 2019 recipient of the Geological Society of America’s (GSA) Doris M. Curtis Outstanding Woman in Science Award.

head portrait of a man Wyoming SBDC Network to Host Webinar on Latest Search Engine Trends

July 2, 2019 — One of the leading digital marketing experts in the nation will offer advice to Wyoming entrepreneurs about the latest online search engine trends.

First Gen Scholars Program Launches This Fall at UW

July 1, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Learning Resource Network (LeaRN) is introducing a new program for first-generation students this fall.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Nonresident

July 1, 2019 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2019 spring semester.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Resident

July 1, 2019 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2019 spring semester.

head portrait of a woman UW Education Professor Receives Counseling Service Award

July 1, 2019 — Recently retired University of Wyoming Professor Mary Alice Bruce recently received the Wyoming School Counselor Association (WySCA) Service Award at the organization’s annual conference.

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