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2019 Releases


Task Force on UW Housing to Meet Friday

November 21, 2019 — The Task Force on University of Wyoming Housing will meet Friday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m. in Salons D and E of the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 25-Dec. 1

November 21, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Nov. 25-Dec. 1 at the University of Wyoming:

two Christmas trees in the UW Art Museum UW Art Museum Hosts Annual Holiday Events Dec. 5-7

November 21, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will launch the holiday season with the 27th annual Happy Holidays Laramie Festival of Trees Dec. 5-7.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 25-Dec. 1

November 21, 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.

Governor Proposes Funding for UW Endowed Professorships, Energy Research

November 20, 2019 — The University of Wyoming would receive one-time matching dollars for endowed professorships, energy research and the College of Law’s experiential learning clinics under Gov. Mark Gordon’s budget proposal for the upcoming biennium.

Group of people in hardhats and safety vests walking in industrial area UW Career Services Branch Offers Unique Opportunity for Students to Improve Resume Credentials

November 20, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science career services branch is offering the first-ever “Winternship” opportunity during the upcoming 2020 winter break.

UW Trustees Acquire Lower Pilot Hill Properties

November 20, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has acquired 1,233 acres adjacent to UW’s Jacoby Golf Course, setting in motion the potential preservation of about 5,500 acres of undeveloped open space east of Laramie.

UW Women’s Rugby Club Trounces Texas A&M to Reach Elite Eight Round

November 20, 2019 — The University of Wyoming women’s rugby club is moving on to the Elite Eight round in the USA Rugby 2019 Division I national playoffs.

Webcam Shows Progress of UW Science Initiative Building Project

November 20, 2019 — Construction of the University of Wyoming’s Science Initiative building is underway, and people can keep up on the project’s progress through a public webcam.

head portrait of a man E2e Wyoming Hosts Meeting in Laramie Today

November 19, 2019 — The Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC) hosts an e2e Wyoming meeting in Laramie today (Nov. 19) from 4:30-6 p.m. at Bond’s Brewing Co., located at 411 S. Second St.

Retro Soul Band Southern Avenue to Perform at UW Dec. 4

November 19, 2019 — Southern Avenue will bring its retro soul style of music to the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. in The Gardens, located in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

Transgender Day of Remembrance in Laramie Wednesday

November 19, 2019 — Transgender Day of Remembrance will be observed with a free public event at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at United Presbyterian Church, located on the corner of Grand Avenue and 11th Street.

row of people playing saxophones UW Jazz Ensembles Present ‘Rhythm is King’ Nov. 25

November 19, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Jazz Studies program will present "Rhythm is King” Monday, Nov. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

Neil Theobald and Mike Farnsworth ‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration Dec. 5 in Newcastle

November 19, 2019 — Students will learn more about the University of Wyoming, UW alumni will connect with their alma mater, and members of the public will find out more about UW’s presence in their community during a “The World Needs More Cowboys” celebration Thursday, Dec. 5, in Newcastle.

group of people standing in the dark with lit candles Annual UW Collegiate Chorale Candlelight Concert Dec. 6-7

November 18, 2019 — “The Deepening Light” is the theme for the University of Wyoming Collegiate Chorale’s popular candlelight concert Friday, Dec. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Laramie’s St. Matthew’s Cathedral.

Annual UW Holiday Market Dec. 13

November 18, 2019 — Nearly 50 vendors will sell a wide assortment of products at the University of Wyoming Holiday Market Friday, Dec. 13.

International Education Week Events Nov. 18-23 at UW

November 18, 2019 — Events ranging from presentations on scholarship opportunities to country displays and education-abroad opportunities are among activities planned for the University of Wyoming’s International Education Week Nov. 18-23. Events are free and open to the public.

Naturalization Workshop Scheduled at UW College of Law Nov. 24

November 18, 2019 — A naturalization workshop is scheduled at the University of Wyoming from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24.

four people standing on stairs New UW Construction Management RSO Provides Professional Opportunities for Students

November 18, 2019 — Several University of Wyoming students in the construction management degree program have recently formed a new UW recognized student organization (RSO).

UW School of Nursing Receives Full Reaccreditation for All Programs

November 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing has been granted a full 10-year reaccreditation by the school’s accrediting body, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), for all of the school’s programs through Dec. 31, 2029.

bison in a valley Yellowstone’s Migrating Bison Manipulate Springtime Green-Up, UW Scientists Help Show

November 18, 2019 — On a typical June day in Yellowstone, it’s not unusual to see hundreds of bison grazing in the Lamar Valley. The herds appear to aimlessly move back and forth through meadows threaded by a winding river, just passive figures in an idyllic scene. But, as it turns out, that’s far from the full picture.

whsa logo Wyoming State High School Football Championship Results

November 16, 2019 — The University of Wyoming is playing host to the Wyoming State High School Football Championships Friday and Saturday, Nov. 15-16.

Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at UW Nov. 20

November 15, 2019 — A traditional meal of turkey, mashed potatoes, dinner rolls and pie will be served at the annual Thanksgiving dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the University of Wyoming.

UW Women’s Rugby Club Qualifies for National Playoffs

November 15, 2019 — Just two years after being promoted to Division I, the University of Wyoming women’s rugby squad is among the 16 best club teams in the nation.

UW’s ‘Destination: Cowboy’ Contest Brings the World to Wyoming Students

November 15, 2019 — The University of Wyoming is introducing a program that creates opportunities for the state’s young people to make global connections.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 18-24

November 14, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Nov. 18-24 at the University of Wyoming:

people with musical instruments lying in a circle on the floor UW Presents Slavic Soul Party! Nov. 21

November 14, 2019 — Brass band Slavic Soul Party! will bring its Balkan-soul-Gypsy-funk style of music to the University of Wyoming Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium. The band will be the last performance of the fall UW Presents season.

two people showing an image on a computer screen UW Students, Faculty and Alumnus Collaborate to Make Jet Engine Turbines More Efficient

November 14, 2019 — Two University of Wyoming Department of Mechanical Engineering faculty members are among researchers in an efficient jet engine turbine project funded through a U.S. Department of Energy grant.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 18-24

November 14, 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.

people talking across a table UW Students, STEM Professionals Participate in ‘Speed Mentoring’ Event

November 13, 2019 — Nearly 50 University of Wyoming undergraduate students received firsthand guidance from 30 professionals in a variety of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines during the recent UW STEM “speed mentoring” event.

UW Symphonic Band to Perform Fall Concert Nov. 18

November 13, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Symphonic Band will present a fall concert Monday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

UW College of Business Introduces Online Undergraduate Accounting Degree

November 12, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Business will launch an online Bachelor of Science degree in accounting.

Ben Markley, Gonzalo Teppa and Andy Wheelock UW Department of Music Faculty Jazz Trio to Perform Nov. 17

November 12, 2019 — Three University of Wyoming Department of Music jazz studies faculty members will perform original compositions and reimagined standards Sunday, Nov. 17.

John Fadial and Michael Griffith UW Symphony to Perform in Jackson Nov. 19

November 12, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra (UWSO) will give a free public performance in Jackson Tuesday, Nov. 19.

Registration Now Open for Inaugural UW Gingerbread House Decorating Contest

November 11, 2019 — Online registration is now open for the inaugural University of Wyoming gingerbread house decorating contest.

woman with a false beard Smithsonian Exhibition Features UW’s Currano

November 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Ellen Currano is co-founder of a new exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History that highlights the unsung achievements of female paleontologists and examines the obstacles they face because of their gender.

group of people standing in front of a castle UW Delegation Visits Scotland, England

November 11, 2019 — A delegation of University of Wyoming faculty members and administrators recently returned from Scotland and England, where the representatives visited several institutions and organizations, with the goal of expanding UW’s education-abroad offerings in the United Kingdom.

UW Faculty Recital Series Features Duo Nov. 15

November 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Faculty Recital Series will feature UW Department of Music faculty members Scott Turpen, alto saxophone, and Theresa Bogard, piano, Friday, Nov. 15.

four men standing together UW International Students Connect with Domestic Students

November 11, 2019 — International students help the University of Wyoming achieve its global engagement mission of creating a university community that engages, thrives and leads in an interconnected and interdependent global society.

John Fadial and Michael Griffith UW Symphony to Perform in Rock Springs Nov. 17

November 11, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra (UWSO) will give a free public performance at Rock Springs High School at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17.

UW’s Sigma Chi Fraternity to Host First Cowboy Breakfast Nov. 17

November 11, 2019 — Gamma Xi, the University of Wyoming’s chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity, will host its first Cowboy Breakfast Sunday, Nov. 17.

students in hard hats at equipment simulator panel Application Period Open for Energy Summer Institute at UW

November 8, 2019 — The application period for the University of Wyoming’s Energy Summer Institute is now open.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Nov. 13-15

November 8, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will receive an update on the presidential search and UW’s housing and campus master plans during the board’s regular meeting Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 13-15.

UW’s Wyoming Institute for Disabilities Receives Grant to Address Newborn Opioid Addiction

November 8, 2019 — The Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) at the University of Wyoming was awarded a $1.4 million U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant to address neonatal abstinence syndrome and neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome.

Fire District Training at UW’s Crane Hall Saturday

November 7, 2019 — If you see emergency vehicles near Crane Hall at the University of Wyoming this Saturday, Nov. 9, don’t be alarmed.

Pop Up Paint Party for UW Students Nov. 13

November 7, 2019 — Pop Up Paint Party and the University of Wyoming’s 7220 Entertainment will host a learn-to-paint event Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Gardens.

man and woman wearing flying harnesses on a stage University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 11-17

November 7, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Nov. 11-17 at the University of Wyoming:

man playing a trumpet UW Department of Music to Host Trumpeter John Adler Nov. 15

November 7, 2019 — Trumpeter John Adler will bring his “Scarlet Rising Moon” album release tour to the University of Wyoming at 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall.

large group of men in suits with a woman at the front of the group UW Singing Statesmen and Happy Jacks to Perform Nov. 14

November 7, 2019 — For the first time, both University of Wyoming men’s singing groups -- the Singing Statesmen and the Happy Jacks -- will perform at the same concert.

UW’s Casper Start-Up Challenge Hosts Pitch Night

November 7, 2019 — Five local entrepreneurs will vie for a cash award and seed funding when they pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges during the Casper Start-Up Challenge tonight.

Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 11-17

November 7, 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.

Laramie Civic Chorus, Community Concert Band to Perform at UW Nov. 11

November 6, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Community Concert Band and Civic Chorus will present “An American Life” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

man gesturing and talking to people outside Parkinson to Give President’s Speaker Series Lecture Nov. 20 at UW

November 6, 2019 — University of Wyoming Professor Bruce Parkinson’s energy research is the topic of the fall semester President’s Speaker Series Wednesday, Nov. 20.

head portrait of a woman UW Faculty Member to Serve on EdTech Genome Project Committee

November 6, 2019 — A University of Wyoming education assistant professor in the School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy and Design will serve on the 30-member steering committee for the EdTech Genome Project.

UW Community Events Focus On Rural Health, Disabilities and Medical Research Nov. 7

November 5, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences will host three informative sessions Thursday, Nov. 7. Two will be in the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center, with the other hosted by Ivinson Memorial Hospital.

head portrait of a man UW Math Professor Named AIAA Associate Fellow

November 5, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Stefan Heinz recently was named an associate fellow for the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

people hiking in the snow UW-Produced Adventure, Conservation Film to be Screened Locally

November 5, 2019 — An adventure and conservation film detailing the 85-mile-long migration path of a Wyoming mule deer doe and the University of Wyoming biologist who has studied her will be screened in four Wyoming communities this month.

UW Researchers: Planning to Avoid Temptations Helps in Goal Pursuit

November 5, 2019 — People who make plans to avoid or handle temptations may be more likely to achieve goals, such as academic and weight loss goals, according to new research by University of Wyoming psychologists.

overhead view of four people in white coats looking at equipment UW’s Brant Leads Research to Boost Oilfield Wastewater Treatment

November 5, 2019 — University of Wyoming civil and architectural engineering Associate Professor Jonathan Brant will lead research into improving oil and gas wastewater discharge in Wyoming’s Green River Basin with a new grant of about $1 million from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Thomas Boothby, Eunsook Park and Todd Schoborg Three New Faculty Members Bolster UW’s Molecular Biology Department

November 4, 2019 — Three new faculty members have brought new expertise and are using a variety of experimental techniques in the Department of Molecular Biology at the University of Wyoming, according to the department head.

Mary Alice Bruce and Amanda DeDiego Two UW Faculty Members Receive Wyoming Counseling Association Service Awards

November 4, 2019 — Two University of Wyoming faculty members in the School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy and Design recently received awards for their service to the Wyoming Counseling Association (WCA) and the counseling profession.

head portrait of a man UW Extension Educator’s Publication Named First in Nation

November 4, 2019 — A University of Wyoming Extension educator’s publication was selected the national winner by the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.

many people on a lying on a stage rehearsing a dance sequence UW Theatre and Dance Presents ‘Wonderland’ Nov. 12-17

November 4, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance will present a vertical dance retelling of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking-Glass.”

UW to Host Student Art Show Nov. 14

November 4, 2019 — An art show featuring work created by University of Wyoming students is planned Thursday, Nov. 14, in the Wyoming Union.

holding a line of ribbons and a trophy UW Horse Judging Team Wins Season’s First Competition

November 1, 2019 — The University of Wyoming horse judging team won the collegiate division of the U.S. National Arabian Horse Show in Tulsa, Okla., in its first competition of the season Friday, Oct. 25.

UW Mathematics Faculty Will Present Five Workshops at National Conference

November 1, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Mathematics and Statistics will be well represented at the Joint Mathematics Meetings this winter.

dancers on a stage UW Presents Ballet Hispanico Nov. 3

November 1, 2019 — Internationally acclaimed dance company Ballet Hispanico will bring its brand of original Latin dance to the University of Wyoming Sunday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Veterans Day Roll Call Event at UW to Honor Fallen Nov. 11

November 1, 2019 — Volunteers are needed to read the names of military members who died serving their country during a Veterans Day event Monday, Nov. 11, at the University of Wyoming.

WTBC Sheridan Start-Up Challenge Winners Announced

November 1, 2019 — Three businesses were named winners of the 2019 Sheridan Start-Up Challenge Oct. 29.

Bingo Night for UW Students Nov. 6

October 31, 2019 — A free bingo night for University of Wyoming students is planned at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. A variety of prizes will be awarded to the winners.

art installation involving a large pile of rope and video screens Installation, Performance Artist Trey Duvall to Visit UW Nov. 11-15

October 31, 2019 — Trey Duvall, an installation and performance artist, will visit the University of Wyoming Nov. 11-15.

Laramie, UW History/Authors Featured on C-SPAN Nov. 1-3

October 31, 2019 — “Laramie Weekend,“ showcasing Laramie and the University of Wyoming’s history and nonfiction literary life of the city, will be featured on C-SPAN Friday-Sunday, Nov. 1-3.

two women standing together Small Lander Business Finds Success Through Local Focus, UW Assistance

October 31, 2019 — A Lander business that set out to fill a need in the community is celebrating success and looking to expand. And, to help get to where it is today, Pingora Yarns received assistance from the Wyoming Small Business Development (SBDC) Network at the University of Wyoming.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 4-10

October 31, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Nov. 4-10 at the University of Wyoming:

‘Good Boys’ Screens at UW Nov. 8

October 31, 2019 — “Good Boys” screens Friday, Nov. 8, at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union Family Room. The event is free and open to the public.

Two Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards from UW Biodiversity Institute

October 30, 2019 — A scientist and an educator who have enhanced the knowledge and conservation of biological diversity in Wyoming will receive lifetime achievement awards from the University of Wyoming’s Biodiversity Institute.

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet Nov. 15

October 30, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at Laramie’s Hilton Garden Inn.

photo of the Andromeda galaxy UW Planetarium Offers Many Opportunities to View the Cosmos During November

October 29, 2019 — November at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium offers a lineup of programs stargazers can be thankful for. Shows include various movies, programs about the moon and astronaut pioneers, and a laser show with music from the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

three people hiking on a snowy mountainside UW-Produced Adventure, Conservation Films to Screen at UW Nov. 7

October 29, 2019 — Two adventure documentary films detailing University of Wyoming biologists following the migration paths of mule deer they studied in Wyoming will screen on the UW campus Thursday, Nov. 7.

Flittie Sabbatical Augmentation Proposals Accepted at UW

October 28, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Office of Academic Affairs is accepting applications for the Flittie Sabbatical Augmentation Award.

woman standing outside Nina McConigley to Give UW Faculty Senate Speaker Series Talk Nov. 5

October 28, 2019 — Nina McConigley, an assistant professor in the University of Wyoming Honors College, will give the fall Faculty Senate Speaker Series talk Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Nominations Accepted for UW Winter Commencement Student Speaker

October 28, 2019 — Nominations are now being accepted for a student speaker for the University of Wyoming’s winter commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 14. The nomination deadline is Thursday, Nov. 7.

woman leaning against tree UW Professor, Award-Winning Author Alyson Hagy to Speak at UW Nov. 12

October 28, 2019 — Alyson Hagy, an award-winning author and a University of Wyoming professor, will discuss her latest book, “Scribe: A Novel,” Tuesday, Nov. 12, at UW.

UW Psychologists Analyze Language to Categorize Human Goals

October 28, 2019 — Categorizing the goals of people has long been a challenge for psychologists, with wide disagreement regarding any set of terms intended to cover all of the factors that motivate human behavior.

UW Strategic Improvement Working Group Makes Progress

October 28, 2019 — The University of Wyoming working group, formed in response to UW’s “Great Colleges to Work For” campus climate survey, has made some progress in recent months for the campus community.

women's suffrage celebration logo UW to Host Women’s Suffrage Symposium Nov. 7-8

October 28, 2019 — A keynote address by an award-winning broadcast journalist and presentations by experts on women’s suffrage in Northern Plains states highlight a Nov. 7-8 symposium at the University of Wyoming marking the 150th anniversary of Wyoming’s groundbreaking women’s suffrage law.

woman in waders standing in stream UW Research: Trout Habitat Improvements Also Benefit Nongame Native Fish

October 25, 2019 — Habitat improvements in the Laramie River intended to boost the brown trout fishery also have benefited native nongame fish, according to newly published research by University of Wyoming scientists.

two men working with lab equipment UW Study Shows Ability to Detect Light from UV to the IR Optical Regimes Using Spin Currents

October 25, 2019 — A University of Wyoming researcher and his team have shown that the spin Seebeck effect (SSE) can be used to detect light across a broad optical range – ultraviolet through visible to near-infrared. This work has future implications on novel spin current-based technologies.

large group of women posing outside UW’s Bel Canto Women’s Chorus to Celebrate 150th Anniversary of Wyoming Suffrage Nov. 3

October 25, 2019 — A performance by the University of Wyoming Bel Canto Women's Chorus to celebrate the 150th anniversary of women’s right to vote will be Sunday, Nov. 3, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

head portrait of a man UW’s Shader Selected to Co-Lead Mathematics Research Community

October 25, 2019 — A University of Wyoming mathematics professor has been selected to co-lead a Mathematics Research Community next summer.

head portrait of a woman Award-Winning Marketing Strategist to Speak at UW Oct. 28

October 24, 2019 — Award-winning market strategist and creative director Polly Beale will discuss the racial and gender divide in marketing at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at the University of Wyoming.

head portrait of a man Former Mayor of Anaheim, UW Business Alumnus to Speak at UW

October 24, 2019 — Accomplished and notable University of Wyoming alumnus Tom Tait will be on campus Monday, Oct. 28, for visits to the Honors College and the College of Business, presenting on the topic of kindness and business ethics.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 28-Nov. 3

October 24, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 28-Nov. 3 at the University of Wyoming:

IRS special investigator badge and pin UW Business Students Get Close Look at IRS Criminal Investigations

October 24, 2019 — Nearly 30 University of Wyoming accounting and finance program students received a firsthand look at Internal Revenue Service criminal investigations during an exercise earlier this month on the UW campus

man standing with arms crossed UW Visiting Fulbright Professor to Discuss Democracy Nov. 5 in Sheridan

October 24, 2019 — A visiting Fulbright professor at the University of Wyoming will discuss “Democracy in America and Around the World” Tuesday, Nov. 5, in Sheridan.

UW Wind Symphony to Present ‘Intensity’ Nov. 7

October 24, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Wind Symphony opens the fall concert series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 28-Nov. 3

October 24, 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.

Neil Theobald and Kris Thorvaldson ‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration Nov. 7 in Rawlins

October 24, 2019 — Students will learn more about the University of Wyoming, UW alumni will connect with their alma mater, and members of the public will find out more about UW’s presence in their community during a “The World Needs More Cowboys” celebration Thursday, Nov. 7, in Carbon County.

head portrait of a man Notable Petroleum Engineering Alumnus to Speak at UW

October 23, 2019 — Accomplished and notable University of Wyoming alumnus Eric Marsh will be on campus Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 24-26, for a visit across the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the College of Business to give a presentation to Master of Business Administration students.

horses in a parade UW Homecoming Parade Winners Announced

October 23, 2019 — Toyota of Laramie was named the overall winner in the University of Wyoming Homecoming parade Saturday, Oct. 19.

person at a computer UW Machine Learning and Data Science Event Attracts Internationally Renowned Computer Scientists

October 23, 2019 — University of Wyoming computer science Assistant Professor Lars Kotthoff recently organized an intensive, three-day introduction to data science and machine learning workshop at the UW Conference Center. The event was designed to provide UW and the wider community with technical skills that are increasingly in demand in many sciences and industry.

logo UW’s Fisher Innovation Launchpad Announces 10 Finalists

October 23, 2019 — Ten innovative businesses -- that range from a company that has created a digital assistant to track workouts and diet, to a virtual reality system to help children learn music instruments -- are finalists in a University of Wyoming entrepreneurship competition.

five women Female A Cappella Quintet from Zimbabwe Opens UW Presents Series Oct. 27

October 22, 2019 — Internationally acclaimed female a cappella quintet Nobuntu will perform at the University of Wyoming Sunday, Oct. 27, at 2 p.m. in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

man playing drums UW Percussion Ensemble to Perform with Special Guest Ivan Trevino Nov. 4

October 22, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Percussion Ensemble, along with percussionists from Laramie High School, will present “Crossroads: The Music of Ivan Trevino” Monday, Nov. 4.

woman standing by sign and books Lori Gonzales Selected as UW Staff Employee of Third Quarter

October 21, 2019 — Colleagues of Lori Gonzales say the University of Wyoming Global Engagement Office administrative associate consistently goes above and beyond her assigned duties to ensure those around her are successful. She is efficient, organized and a team player.

group of people Nineteen Participants Receive Healthy U Leaders Certification at UW

October 21, 2019 — Nineteen people from around the state recently received certification through a series of workshops sponsored by the University of Wyoming and the Wyoming Department of Health to become leaders of the Healthy U program.

Safe Treat Returns Again to UW Oct. 31

October 21, 2019 — All the little ghouls, goblins, princesses, zombies and superheroes are invited to Safe Treat on the University of Wyoming campus on Halloween from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31. Events hosted by UW departments are free and open to the community for a safe and dry evening.

Doug Wachob and Cameron Wright UW Interim Deans Appointed as Searches Underway

October 21, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of interim deans for the College of Engineering and Applied Science and the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources.

head portrait of a woman UW School of Nursing Faculty Member Receives Teaching Award

October 21, 2019 — Paula Belknap, an assistant lecturer in the University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing, is this year’s recipient of the Wyoming Innovations in Teaching Award, presented by the Wyoming Department of Education.

head portrait of a woman UW’s Alexander to Participate in Society for Neuroscience Roundtable

October 21, 2019 — The manager of the University of Wyoming’s Shell 3D Visualization Center has been selected to participate in a roundtable at the upcoming annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, the world’s largest source of emerging news about brain science and health.

people at tables in a large room UW’s Wyoming Supplier Fair Draws Over 32 Suppliers

October 21, 2019 — More than 30 suppliers representing nine different industries connected with units of the University of Wyoming during UW’s inaugural Wyoming Supplier Fair Oct. 15.

head portrait of a man Governor’s Chief Energy Adviser is Energy Law and Policy Conference Keynote Speaker at UW

October 18, 2019 — Gov. Mark Gordon’s chief energy adviser, Randall Luthi, will be the keynote speaker at the annual Energy Law and Policy in the Rockies conference Friday, Oct. 25, at the University of Wyoming.

Jewish Scholar to Speak at UW Oct. 24

October 18, 2019 — Menachem Mor, a well-regarded scholar of Jewish history, will present “Exile and Restoration in the Samaritan Tradition” at the University of Wyoming Thursday, Oct. 24.

UW Collegiate Chorale to Present ‘The Spirits Among Us’ Oct. 31

October 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Collegiate Chorale will present a fall concert Thursday, Oct. 31.

group of people standing outside UW Soil Judging Team Wins Regional Contest

October 18, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s soil judging team bested those from three other universities to win the regional competition Oct. 10-12 at Utah State University in Logan.

poster for Rocky Horror Picture Show Rocky Horror Picture Show Extravaganza at UW Oct. 25

October 17, 2019 — A screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” a mummy-wrapping contest and mini-pumpkin painting are among events planned for the Rocky Horror Picture Show Extravaganza at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the University of Wyoming. Events will be in the Wyoming Union’s upper level.

two men Two-Man ‘Macbeth’ Production Oct. 25 and 26 at UW

October 17, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance, in conjunction with the UW Honors College, will feature 2015 Eminent Artist-in-Residence Paul O’Mahony and Troels Hagen Findsen in their acclaimed Out of Chaos production of “Macbeth.”

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 21-27

October 17, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 21-27 at the University of Wyoming:

woman in a lab UW Ph.D. Student Wins International Research Paper Competition

October 17, 2019 — University of Wyoming petroleum engineering doctoral student Elizabeth Barsotti won first place in the 2019 International Student Paper Contest hosted by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).

UW Trustees Approve Position Description, Timeline for Presidential Search

October 17, 2019 — The search for the next president of the University of Wyoming is moving forward, following action Wednesday by UW’s Board of Trustees.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 21-27

October 17, 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 Department of Music to Host Vocal Festivals Oct. 25-26

October 16, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music will offer two vocal festivals to promote male and female singing Friday and Saturday, Oct. 25-26.

a photo of a butterfly and a photo of an elk UW Photojournalism Display, Larsh Bristol Fellowship Reception Oct. 18

October 16, 2019 — Photojournalism depicting Wyoming’s natural wonders will be on display this month at the University of Wyoming, highlighting some of the work made possible through the Larsh Bristol Photojournalism Fellowship.

head portrait of a man Former NFL Quarterback to Discuss Breaking Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness at UW

October 15, 2019 — Former National Football League (NFL) quarterback Eric Hipple will present a program about breaking the stigma surrounding mental illness Monday, Oct. 21, at the University of Wyoming.

seven head portraits of women UW College of Health Sciences to Honor Seven Alumni During Homecoming

October 15, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences has chosen distinguished alumni whose contributions to community and education, career achievement and “giving back” will be recognized during a college reception Friday, Oct. 18.

man with drums UW Department of Music to Host Drummer Ari Hoenig Oct. 22-24

October 15, 2019 — World-renowned drummer, composer and educator Ari Hoenig will be in residence at the University of Wyoming Oct. 22-24.

three people gathered around equipment UW Study Significantly Advances Alignment of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes Along Common Axis

October 15, 2019 — A University of Wyoming researcher and his team have shown, for the first time, the ability to globally align single-wall carbon nanotubes along a common axis. This discovery can be valuable in many areas of technology, such as electronics, optics, composite materials, nanotechnology and other applications of materials science.

UW Honorary Degree Nomination Deadline Nov. 1

October 14, 2019 — Nominations for 2020 University of Wyoming honorary degrees are due to the Office of the President by Friday, Nov. 1.

UW Information Technology Seeks Award Nominations

October 14, 2019 — University of Wyoming Information Technology is seeking nominations for its semiannual program to recognize individual excellence in the division.

UW Libraries to Screen ‘Paywall’ Documentary Oct. 21

October 14, 2019 — University of Wyoming Libraries will screen “Paywall: The Business of Scholarship” Monday, Oct. 21.

Chelsea Biondolillo and Caleb Johnson UW MFA Program to Host Alumni for Public Reading

October 14, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Creative Writing Program will host alumni Chelsea Biondolillo and Caleb Johnson for a Guest Author Reading Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m.

Taylour Latham and Donny Proffit UW Rodeo Teams Close Out Fall Season Atop Regional Standings

October 14, 2019 — The University of Wyoming men’s rodeo club closed out the fall season with the second-best point production in school history to take the regional team lead, while the Cowgirls are running away with the women’s division.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

October 14, 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, Oct. 16.

woman and man outside, holding a plaque UW College of Business Student Wins National Competition

October 11, 2019 — Ecaterina “Kate” Botten, a senior accounting major in the University of Wyoming’s College of Business, placed first in the 2019 Project Run With It competition.

man with a chalkboard behind him UW Graduate, Economist to Speak at UW Oct. 18

October 11, 2019 — A pioneer in the field of behavioral economics and a University of Wyoming graduate will give a talk Friday, Oct. 18, at UW.

UW’s Wyoming SBDC Network Receives Full Accreditation

October 11, 2019 — After a rigorous review process, the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, based at the University of Wyoming, has received national accreditation through December 2024.

‘On the Basis of Sex’ Screens at UW Oct. 18

October 11, 2019 — “On the Basis of Sex” screens Friday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Family Room. The event is free and open to the public.

Jasmine Ellis and Jenny Zigrino Comedian Jenny Zigrino to Perform Oct. 14 at UW

October 10, 2019 — Comedian Jenny Zigrino will perform in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium Monday, Oct. 14, at 8 p.m.

Energy Law and Policy Issues Focus of UW Conference Oct. 25

October 10, 2019 — National, regional and local experts will discuss current energy topics and securing a sustainable natural resource future at the Center for Law and Energy Resources in the Rockies (CLERR) conference Friday, Oct. 25, at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

head portrait of a man Stovall Named New SBDC Casper Regional Director

October 10, 2019 — The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network named Steen Stovall as the new regional director for Converse, Natrona, Niobrara and Platte counties.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 14-20

October 10, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 14-20 at the University of Wyoming:

man outside writing on a clipboard UW Researcher Contributes to Paper Posing Three Challenges to Wind Energy Potential

October 10, 2019 — A University of Wyoming faculty member is among a team of international authors inviting the scientific community to address three “grand challenges” that will drive the innovation needed for wind to become one of the world’s primary sources of low-cost electricity generation.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 14-20

October 10, 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.

head portrait of a woman New York Times Bestselling Author to Speak at UW Oct. 14

October 9, 2019 — New York Times bestselling author Terese Mailhot will discuss “Rising to the Occasion of a Dream” Monday, Oct. 14, at the University of Wyoming.

classroom full of people in lab coats UW Students Partner with Riverton Seventh Graders to Study Landfill Solutions

October 9, 2019 — Nearly sixty Riverton Middle School (RMS) students visited the University of Wyoming’s campus Monday, Oct. 7, to learn about phytoremediation, which is the ability of plants to clean up soil, air and water contaminated with hazardous pollutants.

Houston Brown, Austin Hurlburt and Casey Reimler UW Cowboys Roll Up Points to Take First Fall Rodeo

October 8, 2019 — Just think if the University of Wyoming could keep all its results from its entire roster, and not just those selected for the weekly points team. If that were the case, the Cowgirls and Cowboys would run away with the regional title this season.

head portrait of a woman UW Professor Receives Grant to Study Icelandic Immigration

October 8, 2019 — Rural communities in Iceland are more similar to Wyoming’s than you think, according to the University of Wyoming’s Pamela Innes.

UW Researcher Shows That Maternal Obesity Speeds Up Aging in Offspring

October 8, 2019 — It has long been known that obesity impairs metabolism and predisposes to diabetes and heart disease. New research shows that the effects of maternal obesity even pass across generations to offspring, accelerating the rate of aging of metabolic problems that occur in normal life.

woman hugging man in stage performance UW Theatre and Dance Season Opens with Noel Coward’s ‘Present Laughter’

October 8, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance opens the 2019-2020 production season with the classic Noel Coward comedy “Present Laughter.”

David Emery, Ret. Col. Robert Fiero, Stan Grad and John List UW to Honor Distinguished Alumni During Homecoming

October 8, 2019 — Four University of Wyoming graduates will be honored for their professional achievements during Homecoming Oct. 12-19.

Applications Accepted for Associate Dean of UW Honors College

October 7, 2019 — An internal search for associate dean of the Honors College at the University of Wyoming is underway.

Finalists for WTBC Sheridan Start-Up Challenge Announced

October 7, 2019 — Five finalists for the 2019 Sheridan Start-Up Challenge entrepreneur competition will compete for funds to get their business plans off the ground.

map with areas designated by colors UW College of Law Plans Events on Wind River Uranium Contamination, Herrera v. Wyoming

October 7, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Law is set to host two public events this month focusing on the timely American Indian topics of water contamination on the Wind River Indian Reservation and a Crow hunting rights case recently decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

UW Operations Outlines Recommended Cold Weather Procedures

October 7, 2019 — With low temperatures near zero forecast Wednesday and Thursday nights in Laramie, University of Wyoming Operations has issued recommendations to ensure safety and security in all buildings during lengthy closures or anticipated periods of extremely cold weather.

UW to Assist in Casper Aquifer Study

October 7, 2019 — University of Wyoming research scientists will assist Albany County officials with a study of the Casper Aquifer, a major source of drinking water in Laramie.

C-SPAN to Highlight Laramie, UW History, Authors

October 4, 2019 — C-SPAN's Cities Tour is visiting Laramie and the University of Wyoming Oct. 6-10 to record the history and nonfiction literary life of the city.

Gov. Mark Gordon, Rebecca Dulaney and Dax Galloway Gov. Mark Gordon to Speak at UW Honors Convocation Oct. 18

October 4, 2019 — The University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences will host its annual Keith and Thyra Thomson Honors Convocation Friday, Oct. 18, at 4 p.m. in the A&S auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

UW College of Business, CWC Launch Statewide Entrepreneur Education Course

October 4, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s College of Business and Central Wyoming College (CWC) are partnering to support Wyoming’s entrepreneurial ecosystem with the launch of a new statewide education program called Entrepreneur Essentials.

three people with packs and skis hiking on a snowy mountainside UW-Produced Adventure, Conservation Film to Premiere at Banff Mountain Film Festival

October 4, 2019 — An adventure and conservation film detailing the 85-mile-long migration path of a Wyoming mule deer doe and the University of Wyoming biologist who has studied her has been selected to premiere at the Banff Mountain Film Festival in Alberta, Canada, Nov. 3.

head portrait of a woman Annual Wyoming Latina Youth Conference Oct. 11-12 at UW

October 3, 2019 — A record 300 participants, including students and school chaperones, are expected for the 19th annual Wyoming Latina Youth Conference (WLYC) Oct. 11-12 on the University of Wyoming campus.

head portrait of a man Theobald: UW Stepping Up to Meet Challenges Facing State

October 3, 2019 — In his State of the University address, University of Wyoming Acting President Neil Theobald stressed that, in this time of change, the university is going to step up to meet challenges facing the state -- whether they relate to energy, agriculture, affordability or serving more students in every part of the state.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Oct. 7-13

October 3, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Oct. 7-13 at the University of Wyoming:

copy of award UW Assistant Professor Honored for Peer-Review Contributions

October 3, 2019 — University of Wyoming Department of Petroleum Engineering Assistant Professor Morteza Dejam has been honored as a 2019 Top Peer Reviewer in Publons’ Global Peer Review Awards.

John Fadial and Michael Griffith UW Symphony Opening Night Oct. 10

October 3, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra’s (UWSO) “A Musical Mystery Tour” season opens Thursday, Oct. 10, with a concert featuring works by Tchaikovsky, Dvořák and Gwyneth Walker.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 7-13

October 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.

Release Time for ‘State of the University’ Address Thursday

October 2, 2019 — University of Wyoming employees have been granted 90 minutes of release time to hear Acting President Neil Theobald deliver his “State of the University” address Thursday, Oct. 3.

students filling their section at the stadium UW Graduates Record Numbers, Enrolls Second-Largest Freshman Class

October 2, 2019 — The University of Wyoming has enrolled the second-largest freshman class in its history this fall, after graduating a record number of students in the past academic year.

UW LGBTQ+ Graduate Students, Faculty, Staff Reception Oct. 16

October 2, 2019 — University of Wyoming LGBTQ+ faculty, staff and graduate students are invited to a celebratory reception Wednesday, Oct. 16, hosted by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

logo UW to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Fall of Berlin Wall

October 2, 2019 — To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, several events are planned at the University of Wyoming this fall.

UW’s The Big Event Scheduled Oct. 12

October 2, 2019 — The University of Wyoming will kick off Homecoming week by hosting the seventh annual The Big Event service day to the community Saturday, Oct. 12. UW’s Service, Leadership and Community Engagement (SLCE) office sponsors the volunteer project.

Skiier with one leg Telluride Mountainfilm Series Screenings in Laramie Oct. 10-11

October 1, 2019 — Environmental and outdoor adventure films and documentaries will be presented during the Mountainfilm on Tour Thursday and Friday, Oct. 10-11.

man standing and holding a trumpet UW Music to Present Guest Artist Recital Oct. 7

October 1, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music will present a chamber recital Monday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m.

Roger Coupal, Susan Dewey and Kristen Landreville UW’s Saturday University Lecture Series Returns to Jackson Oct. 19

October 1, 2019 — Saturday University -- the University of Wyoming’s popular one-day lecture program -- returns to Jackson Saturday, Oct. 19, with three diverse topics including transforming the lives of incarcerated Wyoming residents, dealing with fake news, and how energy markets and technology change the demand for Wyoming energy.

Release Time for UW Diversity Campus Climate Survey Town Hall Oct. 3

September 30, 2019 — Acting President Neil Theobald has granted 90 minutes of release time for University of Wyoming employees to attend a town-hall meeting Thursday, Oct. 3, to discuss the results of the Diversity Campus Climate Survey taken by students, faculty and staff during spring 2019.

UW Employee of the Fourth Quarter Nominations Now Accepted

September 30, 2019 — Nominations are now being accepted for the University of Wyoming Employee of the Fourth Quarter. The deadline is Friday, Dec. 6.

UW Employees Invited to Wyoming Supplier Fair Oct. 15

September 30, 2019 — University of Wyoming employees have been granted one hour of release time to attend the inaugural Wyoming Supplier Fair Tuesday, Oct. 15.

UW Teams Challenging Again in Regional Rodeo

September 30, 2019 — More than halfway through the fall season, both the University of Wyoming rodeo clubs are proving last season was no fluke.

University of Wyoming Summer Semester Graduates: Nonresident

September 27, 2019 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2019 summer semester.

University of Wyoming Summer Semester Graduates: Resident

September 27, 2019 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2019 spring semester.

UW Extension Partners with Cent$ible Nutrition Program to Build Geodome in Lincoln County

September 27, 2019 — University of Wyoming Extension is partnering with the Cent$ible Nutrition Program (CNP) to make offering fresh produce possible.

logo UW Receives STARS Bronze Rating for Sustainability Achievements

September 27, 2019 — The University of Wyoming has received a STARS Bronze rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).

UW’s Phi Lambda Sigma to Host 13th Annual ‘Fall into Good Health Fair’ Oct. 5

September 27, 2019 — The University of Wyoming’s Phi Lambda Sigma chapter will host its 13th annual “Fall into Good Health Fair” Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8 a.m.-noon in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

Young women sitting at a long table Third Annual WOMENgineering Conference at UW in October

September 26, 2019 — The University of Wyoming Society of Women Engineers (SWE) student chapter will host its third annual WOMENgineering conference Saturday, Oct. 19, at UW’s new Engineering Education and Research Building.

University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 30-Oct. 6

September 26, 2019 — These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 30-Oct. 6 at the University of Wyoming:

UW Libraries to Host Open Education Symposium Oct. 3

September 26, 2019 — University of Wyoming Libraries will host its second annual Open Education Symposium Thursday, Oct. 3.

spiral galaxy UW Planetarium Offers Mysterious Programs in October

September 26, 2019 — In a nod to Halloween, October at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium offers a lineup of programs that range from the mysterious to the spooky.

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