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December 2019 Releases


head portrait of a man UW Agricultural Economics Professor Receives Vanvig Distinguished Faculty Award

December 23, 2019 — A University of Wyoming faculty member whose career exemplifies research, outreach, teaching and service is this year’s recipient of the Andrew Vanvig Lifetime Distinguished Faculty Award in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

group of people behind a long table UW College of Business Students Pitch Marketing Ideas to Boost Town of Dubois

December 23, 2019 — Two student teams in the University of Wyoming’s College of Business MKT 4450 course recently pitched their marketing ideas and recommendations to Dubois DRIVE (Dubois Regional Initiative for a Vital Economy), a new economic development nonprofit in the town in northwest Wyoming.

woman in front of a bookshelf UW’s Seeley Named Co-Leader of Inaugural International Collaborative Writing Group

December 23, 2019 — The director of the University of Wyoming’s Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning recently was appointed to a leadership position for an inaugural international collaborative writing group.

group of men and women behind a table filled with ribbons, awards and prizes UW Livestock Judging Team’s Season Performance Among Best Ever

December 20, 2019 — A top-10 finish at all seven livestock judging contests this fall continues to be the success story for the University of Wyoming livestock judging team.

graphic UW Research Group Advances Microscopic Understanding of Electric Field Treatment

December 20, 2019 — A University of Wyoming researcher’s group is revealing microscopic clues of the electric field treatment on organic solar cells.

Six UW Students Study Abroad Under U.S. State Department Program

December 19, 2019 — Six University of Wyoming students have been selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or work as interns abroad during this academic year.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Dec. 23-Jan. 5

December 19, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Dec. 23-Jan. 5 at the University of Wyoming:

Wyoming Business Tips for Dec. 23-29

December 19, 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.

man at a stall in a farmers' market UW Extension Researchers Test Ancient Grains Development in Wyoming

December 18, 2019 — Here’s how one University of Wyoming Extension educator surveying malting barley markets in the Big Horn Basin, and an agricultural economics scientist browsing a table recipe book in France, came to the same conclusion.

UW Student Short Film Festival Submissions Accepted

December 18, 2019 — Locally produced film submissions for the fourth annual 7220 Entertainment Student Short Film Festival are now being accepted at the University of Wyoming. Both students and community members are eligible to submit films.

Willena Stanford Diversity Award Nominations Being Accepted at UW

December 18, 2019 — Nominations for the Willena Stanford Commitment to Diversity Award will be accepted through Monday, Jan. 13. The award honors Stanford, a former University of Wyoming African American and Diaspora Studies instructor.

Final HR AVP Candidate to Speak at UW Today

December 16, 2019 — A finalist for the position of associate vice president for human resources will participate in a public forum today (Dec. 16) at 2 p.m. in the College of Business auditorium.

University of Wyoming sign, buildings and trees covered with snow UW Announces Holiday Closures

December 16, 2019 — Most University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 24-Wednesday, Jan. 1, for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, as well as winter break.

UW Trustees Select Parking Structure Architect, Wyo Hall Infrastructure Relocation Engineer

December 16, 2019 — Two actions to help pave the way for construction of new student housing at the University of Wyoming have been taken by UW’s Board of Trustees.

head portrait of a man UW’s WTBC-Casper Director Selected for 2020 Rural Health Fellows Program

December 16, 2019 — The director of the University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) in Casper has been selected as one of 15 fellows to participate in the National Rural Health Association (NRHA) 2020 Rural Health Fellows program.

Patricio Arriagada, Alice Stears and Kathryn Tay UW College of Arts and Sciences Names Dean’s Graduate Scholars

December 13, 2019 — A total of 23 University of Wyoming students recently were named Dean’s Graduate Scholars by the College of Arts and Sciences.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Dec. 16-22

December 12, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Dec. 16-22 at the University of Wyoming:

two men holding an oversized check UW Literacy Center Honors Natrona County School, Lander Educator

December 12, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Literacy Research Center and Clinic’s (LRCC) Outreach Advisory Board bestowed the 2019 Carol Mead Leaders in Literacy Award upon Natrona County School District 1’s Evansville Elementary School.

Wyoming Business Tips for Dec. 16-22

December 12, 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.

Another HR AVP Candidate to Visit UW Thursday

December 11, 2019 — A fourth finalist for the position of associate vice president for human resources has been identified at the University of Wyoming, and she’s scheduled to participate in a public forum Thursday, Dec. 12.

logo Fifth Annual UW Giving Day Breaks Record

December 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s fifth annual Giving Day surpassed all expectations, raising a record-breaking $1,609,870 in gifts and pledges from 1,110 donors.

a group of people in hard hats and yellow safety vests Career Event Provides UW Students Look into Industry in Sweetwater County

December 10, 2019 — Ten University of Wyoming students recently participated in a “Live Local, Work Local” career experience in Sweetwater County. The program provides students opportunities to live and work in Wyoming.

two men sitting side by side UW Doctoral Student Named 2019 Wyoming Milken Educator of the Year

December 10, 2019 — Brian Cox, the principal of Cheyenne’s Johnson Junior High School who is pursuing a doctorate in educational leadership at the University of Wyoming, is the recipient of the 2019-2020 Wyoming Milken Educator of the Year Award.

head portrait of a man in a cowboy hat Beef Specialist Receives UW Extension’s Top Honor

December 9, 2019 — Helping with one of the livestock industry’s most critical programs and his outreach efforts on behalf of 4-H are some of the reasons a beef specialist has received the University of Wyoming Extension’s top honor.

head portrait of a woman Southeast Wyoming UW Extension Educator Recognized for Serving Communities

December 9, 2019 — A southeast Wyoming food and safety nutrition educator for University of Wyoming Extension has received the organization’s newer employee recognition award.

Stress Management and Wellness Events for UW Students Scheduled

December 9, 2019 — With the end of the semester approaching, the University of Wyoming Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center is doing its part to help students with a variety of healthy stress management events the next two weeks.

man sitting with arms crossed on table UW Extension Communication Team Member Receives Creative Excellence Honor

December 9, 2019 — Steve Miller, a member of the University of Wyoming Extension communications and technology team, received the organization’s Creative Excellence Award at the annual extension training conference in November in Laramie.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

December 9, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a number of issues during the board’s regular teleconference meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11.

AVP for HR Finalists Coming to UW Campus

December 6, 2019 — Three finalists for the position of associate vice president for human resources have been identified at the University of Wyoming, and they’re scheduled to participate in public forums beginning Monday, Dec. 9.

e2e logo E2e Wyoming to Host Meeting in Laramie Dec. 17

December 6, 2019 — The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) hosts an e2e Wyoming meeting in Laramie Tuesday, Dec. 17, from 4:30-6 p.m. at Coal Creek Tap Downtown, located at 108 E. Grand Ave.

woman standing UW Associate Professor to Give Sandeen Lecture Dec. 16

December 6, 2019 — Rachel Sailor, an associate professor in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Visual and Literary Arts, will present the Sandeen Lecture in the Humanities Monday, Dec. 16.

teenagers outside with a very large balloon UW Education Students Support ‘Out of This World’ Experience for Wyoming Pupils

December 6, 2019 — Jeff Bell, of Big Piney, and Tyra Relaford, of Sheridan, two University of Wyoming secondary education majors, are supporting the science education of middle and high school students in Wyoming as members of the 2019 LIFT (Learning to Integrate Fundamentals through Teaching) project cohort.

UW’s Gala Holiday Concerts Set Dec. 14-15

December 6, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music will present its annual gala holiday concerts Saturday, Dec. 14, and Sunday, Dec. 15.

Chief Washakie Memorial Endowment Scholarship Applications Available at UW

December 5, 2019 — Scholarship applications are now available for the Chief Washakie Memorial Endowment for the 2020-21 academic year at the University of Wyoming. The application deadline is March 1, 2020.

Northern Arapaho Endowment Scholarship Applications for 2020-21 Available at UW

December 5, 2019 — Scholarship applications are now available for the Northern Arapaho Endowment for the 2020-21 academic year at the University of Wyoming. The application deadline is March 1, 2020.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Dec. 9-15

December 5, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Dec. 9-15 at the University of Wyoming:

UW College of Business Reorganizes Minor Programs It Offers

December 5, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Business (COB) is undergoing a reorganization of the minor programs it offers. Specifically, the plan calls for adding, restructuring and deleting (temporarily and permanently) some existing minors.

woman in uniform UW Winter Commencement Dec. 14

December 5, 2019 — The University of Wyoming will accord degrees to about 660 students during a combined winter commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 14, at 9:30 a.m. in the Arena-Auditorium.

Donate Food and Have Parking Fines Reduced at UW

December 4, 2019 — People who have unpaid parking citations of less than $38 at the University of Wyoming can have their fines reduced by donating nonperishable items for a holiday food drive.

Second Annual ‘Pokes’ Carnival: UW Floats 2’ at UW Dec. 6

December 4, 2019 — A magician, crafts, a film and carnival games are among activities scheduled during the University of Wyoming’s end-of-semester “Pokes’ Carnival: UW Floats 2” Friday, Dec. 6.

UW Nordic Ski Team’s Annual Maggi and Nick Murdock Clinic Dec. 7

December 4, 2019 — Instruction for all levels of experience will be offered during the annual Maggi and Nick Murdock Nordic Ski Clinic hosted by the University of Wyoming Nordic ski team Saturday, Dec. 7.

UW Students Plan Suffrage-Themed Fundraiser at UW Dec. 13

December 4, 2019 — University of Wyoming students in the first-year seminar “Food, Culture, Language” are bringing a piece of history back to life.

woman holding award in front of sculpture in front of Engineering building UW Chemical Engineering Student Wins Poster Award for Breast Cancer Research

December 3, 2019 — Jacy Busboom, a junior chemical engineering student at the University of Wyoming, recently was honored for her poster at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Student Conference.

UW Energy Resources Council Seeks Proposals for Carbon Capture Coal-Based Generation Pilot Project

December 3, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) is seeking proposals from research and technology providers, and other interested entities, regarding the design and construction of a pilot project using advanced coal-based generation technology that captures at least 75 percent of carbon emissions.

man bending over to study rocks on hillside UW Study Shows Southern Arizona Once Looked Like Tibet

December 3, 2019 — A University of Wyoming researcher and his colleagues have shown that much of the southwestern United States was once a vast high-elevation plateau, similar to Tibet today.

head portrait of a man UW’s Bravo Receives Stewardship Award from Outdoor School

December 3, 2019 — University of Wyoming Professor of Practice Domenic Bravo is the recipient of the National Outdoor Leadership School’s (NOLS) Stewardship Award.

Community Holiday Open House Today at UW Gateway Center

December 2, 2019 — University of Wyoming Acting President Neil Theobald will host a Community Holiday Open House today, Dec. 2, from 3:30-6 p.m. at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center for all UW employees and students, their families and members of the Laramie community.

Five people posing for the camera UW-Casper Faculty Member Receives National Teaching Award

December 2, 2019 — A University of Wyoming instructor with the UW-Casper Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) program is the recipient of the 2019 America’s Finest Teacher Award-Ulirang Guro, presented by the Association of Fil-Am Teachers of America (AFTA).

a building UW Faculty Member’s Software Adopted by IBM to Make Weather Forecasts Faster

December 2, 2019 — Suresh Muknahallipatna, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wyoming, led the successful completion of a software program that will allow for accurate weather forecasts up to 12 times faster than traditionally possible.

woman at podium with man beside her UW Mortar Board Honors ‘Top Profs’

December 2, 2019 — Members of the University of Wyoming’s senior honor society recently honored their “Top Profs” at the 40th annual Top Prof Night.

UW Regulation Requires Annual Motor Vehicle Records Check

December 2, 2019 — Individuals who know they will drive on University of Wyoming business during 2020 need to make a new request by Tuesday, Dec. 31.

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