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UW’s IMPACT 307 to Host Business Webinar June 28-29

June 24, 2021 — IMPACT 307, a University of Wyoming program, will host “START 307,” a two-day business tutorial webinar event, Monday, June 28, and Tuesday, June 29, from 4-6 p.m. David Bohling, director of IMPACT Laramie, will present the webinar.

Two from UW Recently Receive CRA Credentials

June 23, 2021 — Two employees in the University of Wyoming’s Office of Research and Economic Development recently received the designation of certified research administrator (CRA) from the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC).

astronaut and U.S. flag on the surface of the moon UW Planetarium to Celebrate 1969 Historic Moon Landing with Programs in July

June 23, 2021 — The moon will take center stage in July, with no less than three programs focused on the subject at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium.

black and white photo of a man with a guitar Pat Reedy and His Band to Perform at UW Summer Concert Series June 23

June 22, 2021 — New Orleans musician Pat Reedy and his band, the Longtime Goners, will perform Wednesday, June 23, as part of the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series. The event is free and open to the public.

five pictures of people participating in rodeo events Both UW Teams Eighth at College National Finals Rodeo

June 21, 2021 — Both University of Wyoming teams placed eighth in the final standings Saturday at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper.

Mohamed Ahmed, Dario Grana, Scott Henkel and Kevin Monteith UW Professors Named Wyoming Excellence Chairs

June 21, 2021 — The University of Wyoming has recognized the exceptional scholarship and teaching of four UW professors by naming them Wyoming Excellence Chairs.

UW to Move to New COVID-19 Testing Program in July

June 21, 2021 — The University of Wyoming will move to a new COVID-19 testing program starting the week of July 5 as part of the summer plan approved by the university’s Board of Trustees.

Webb Named UW Acting AVP of Business Enterprises

June 21, 2021 — In an effort to better serve students, staff and faculty, the University of Wyoming is merging Housing, Dining, Transit and Parking, Catering, the University Store, Jacoby Golf Course, Real Estate, and the Copy and Print Center under one umbrella -- UW Business Enterprises.

UW, University of Texas-Austin Study Barriers to Carbon Capture, Use, Storage

June 18, 2021 — A University of Wyoming economist has joined colleagues from the University of Texas-Austin (UT) for a major study of economic and political barriers related to carbon capture, use and storage.

Two men take measurements in Grand Teton National Park. UW Professor Contributes to Study of How Animals Adapt Habitats to Climate Change

June 18, 2021 — Birds build nests to keep eggs and baby nestlings warm during cool weather, but also make adjustments in nest insulation in such a way the little ones can keep cool in very hot conditions. Mammals, such as rabbits or groundhogs, sleep or hibernate in underground burrows that provide stable, moderate temperatures and avoid above-ground conditions that often are far more extreme outside the burrow.

UW rodeo team member gets his rope on a calf in the arena. UW’s Seth Peterson Ties for Top Calf Roping Time of Entire CNFR

June 18, 2021 — It came out of nowhere, and Seth Peterson says it even shocked him.

Two female UW students rehearse a scence from a play. UW’s Snowy Range Summer Theatre Opens with One-Act Comedies

June 18, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance’s 2021 Snowy Range Summer Theatre season opens with its first public, in-person, socially distanced, live theater production since spring 2020.

headshot of man UW’s Tim Robinson Chosen for Fulbright Specialist Program

June 18, 2021 — Tim Robinson has spent the past eight years at the University of Wyoming focusing his attention on medical education. As he transitions back to the faculty as a full professor in the UW Department of Mathematics and Statistics come July 1, he sees his penchant for administration and numbers helping him in another new role.

Greater Yellowstone Climate Assessment Discussion Opens UW’s Harlow Summer Seminars in Jackson

June 17, 2021 — Key findings from the Greater Yellowstone Climate Assessment will be presented to kick off the University of Wyoming’s 2021 Harlow Summer Seminars in Jackson.

Three UW Students Receive Critical Language Scholarships

June 17, 2021 — Three University of Wyoming students have been awarded U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships (CLS) to study languages this summer.

UW’s Chadron Coffield Second in Steer Wrestling Halfway Through Third Round

June 17, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s Chadron Coffield didn’t have the words to describe what he was thinking when his steer quickly got away from him during Wednesday’s bulldogging competition at the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper.

Trustees Approve Reorganization of UW Administrative Units

June 16, 2021 — A reorganization of several administrative units critical to the success of the University of Wyoming was approved by the Board of Trustees today (Wednesday).

UW Leads the Pack in Cryptocurrency

June 16, 2021 — The University of Wyoming has reached an unprecedented milestone.

UW’s Latham, Hoffman Hang onto Goat Tying Average

June 16, 2021 — It will be an anxious three days for University of Wyoming rodeo teammates Taylour Latham and Faith Hoffman.

man working in laboratory UW Spinout Company Receives $200,000 Grant to Fund Research and Development

June 15, 2021 — A Laramie business that originated at the University of Wyoming has received a $200,000 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to develop and commercialize instrumentation platforms for the nondestructive manipulation and analysis of micro- and nano-sized materials.

UW’s Schaack Wins Breakaway Roping Second Round; Several Teammates Remain in Contention

June 15, 2021 — Brandy Schaack knew she had something to prove, and the University of Wyoming Cowgirl showed why she was second in the nation in total points accumulated in breakaway roping this season.

County Data Available on UW Website

June 14, 2021 — Details about the University of Wyoming’s interaction with the state’s 23 counties are available online.

Mullen fire burns near a house in Centennial UW Faculty Member Contributes to Study of Unprecedented Rocky Mountain Subalpine Wildfires

June 14, 2021 — Last fall, the Mullen fire west of Laramie raged for the better part of two months, burning more than 176,000 acres and 70 structures in Carbon and Albany counties, and in Jackson County, Colo.

UW Rodeo Team Members Post Mixed Results on Second Day of CNFR

June 14, 2021 — University of Wyoming Cowgirl Karson Bradley hasn’t had much to worry about this season: She just went about her business to rack up win after win in the Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR) to capture her first barrel racing title and, in doing so, she became the overall national points leader.

UW Saddle Bronc Rider Garrett Uptain Takes Early CNFR Lead

June 14, 2021 — For a guy who did everything right on his first College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) saddle bronc ride, University of Wyoming senior Garrett Uptain still thinks he could have done better.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Wednesday Via Teleconference

June 11, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider issuing up to $260 million in bonds for new campus housing and a parking facility during its regular teleconference meeting Wednesday, June 16.

UW’s Black Studies Center to Launch Cultural Competent Summer Forum Series

June 11, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s Black Studies Center will host two virtual events as part of its inaugural Cultural Competent Summer Forum Series.

UW Professor Leads New Study of How Plant Roots Challenge the Nature of Ecological Trade-Offs

June 10, 2021 — The specific traits of a plant’s roots determine the climatic conditions under which a particular plant prevails. A new study led by the University of Wyoming sheds light on this relationship -- and challenges the nature of ecological trade-offs.

Selmer Named Interim AVP of UW Operations

June 9, 2021 — Longtime University of Wyoming employee Forrest “Frosty” Selmer has been appointed to serve as interim associate vice president of UW Operations while a search is conducted for a successor to retiring AVP John Davis.

UW Libraries Partners with Wyoming Community Colleges, State and County Libraries to Offer Access to New E-Content Provider

June 9, 2021 — University of Wyoming Libraries has partnered with Wyoming’s seven community colleges, the Wyoming State Library and county libraries to provide statewide and university-wide access to e-content provider OverDrive, along with Libby, a one-tap reading app.

UW Vaccination Efforts Bear Fruit; Summer’s Final Walk-In Clinic Thursday

June 9, 2021 — University of Wyoming faculty, staff and students have played a key role in helping UW and the broader Albany County community achieve one of the highest levels of vaccination for COVID-19 in the state.

Five Teams Win Awards in Wind River Startup Challenge

June 8, 2021 — Six teams pitched their business ideas May 22 in the hope of receiving part of the Wind River Startup Challenge’s $30,000 seed fund. Five of the competitors each walked away with a piece of the pie.

photo portrait of a man New Director of Wyoming-WWAMI Medical Education Program Named at UW

June 8, 2021 — Following a national search, Dr. Brant Schumaker, an associate professor with the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory, has been selected as the new director of the Wyoming-WWAMI Medical Education Program at the University of Wyoming.

UW Rodeo Teams Head to CNFR with Depth on Both Ends of the Arena

June 8, 2021 — Entering next week’s College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) in Casper, a grueling weeklong event, won’t change the mindset of the University of Wyoming teams, says UW Coach Beau Clark.

UW Trustees Budget Committee to Meet Wednesday

June 8, 2021 — The Biennium Budget Committee of the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet Wednesday, June 9, from 8-9 a.m. via

head photo of a man UW’s Walker Receives Humanities Stipend for Book Project

June 8, 2021 — Peter Walker, a University of Wyoming assistant professor of history, is the recipient of a summer stipend award from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to work on his book project that focuses on religion and the American Revolution.

Heidi Hanekamp and Sarah Maze Wyoming-WWAMI Graduates Receive Medical Degrees

June 8, 2021 — Twenty-one students from the Wyoming-WWAMI Medical Education Program on the University of Wyoming campus received their medical degrees in a part virtual, part in-person ceremony May 22 in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom.

screen shot of mulitple people in online meeting Seven UW Students to Experience Place-Based Science Education as Storer Scholars

June 7, 2021 — Seven University of Wyoming students will receive hands-on training in place-based science education with Teton Science Schools (TSS) this summer as part of the Storer Scholars Program.

Three UW Employees Selected for Latest Leadership Wyoming Class

June 7, 2021 — Three University of Wyoming employees are among 42 residents selected for the 2022 Leadership Wyoming class. The statewide program is celebrating its 21st anniversary this year.

Two Winners Receive Funding from UW’s MECSL Competition

June 7, 2021 — Two finalists walked away as winners of the Microbial Ecology Collaborative Startup Launchpad (MECSL), a pitch challenge focused on innovation in Wyoming-based startups in the fields of microbial ecology, environmental sustainability, natural resource management or data science.

UW’s George W. Hopper Law Library Honored for Statewide Outreach

June 7, 2021 — The George W. Hopper Law Library in the University of Wyoming’s College of Law has been recognized with the American Association of Law Libraries’ (AALL) Excellence in Community Engagement Award for a program to provide legal research training to librarians around the state.

Wendy Martinez and Ed Seidel ‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration June 22 in Jackson

June 7, 2021 — 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 Tuesday, June 22, in Jackson.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Provost’s Honor Roll: Nonresident

June 4, 2021 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2021 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Provost’s Honor Roll: Resident

June 4, 2021 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2021 spring semester Provost’s Honor Roll.

spot of sunlight on a dollar coin embedded in the floor UW Art Museum to Celebrate Summer Solstice June 19

June 4, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host its annual summer solstice celebration Saturday, June 19, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

family group and woman riding horse in arena UW Cowgirl Overcomes Cancer, Serious Infection to Win Regional Rodeo Breakaway Roping Title

June 4, 2021 — Brandy Schaack remembers waking up in the hospital from a second procedure to clean out an infection -- a highly contagious infection among horses and rare for humans to contract from animals -- in her right leg. Staring at her as she lay in the hospital bed were her parents, doctors and nurses. She could tell her parents were upset.

man using equipment outdoors UW Helps Some Eastern Wyoming Farmers Test New Intermediate Wheatgrass

June 4, 2021 — Some eastern Wyoming farmers nosed their tractors into fields this spring pulling drills planting a new variety of intermediate wheatgrass that may negate Wyoming’s fussy weather and bolster bottom lines ravaged by falling organic wheat prices.

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet June 18

June 3, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 7:30 a.m. Friday, June 18, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Laramie.

photo portrait of a man UW Professor Chosen to Present at National Cattle Industry Workshop

June 3, 2021 — A University of Wyoming agricultural economics professor is one of nine presenters at a workshop called by the Committee on Agriculture in the U.S. House of Representatives to analyze cattle market issues, particularly related to price discovery.

dead bird UW Professor Leads Study That Found Fires, Summer Snowstorms Created Unprecedented Migratory Bird Die-Off

June 3, 2021 — Research led by the University of Wyoming shows that extensive and severe wildfires, as well as wildfire-induced smoke, led to patterns of mass mortality events for various bird species in 12 Western states during the 2020 summer fire season. At the same time, snowstorms in late summer also may have impacted bird migration by cutting off the birds’ food supply and pushing their migration before the birds were physiologically ready to make the trip.

UW VP for Research, Economic Development Takes New Position

June 3, 2021 — Vice President for Research and Economic Development Edmund “Ed” Synakowski is leaving the University of Wyoming to become vice president for research at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, effective Aug. 30.

‘Shots, Brats and Brews’ Vaccination Clinic Saturday; Another Walk-In Clinic June 10

June 3, 2021 — University of Wyoming employees and students have more opportunities to be vaccinated for COVID-19 in the next week, with two walk-in clinics scheduled in Laramie.

man outdoors Documentary Film Featuring UW Biologist Launches Today

June 2, 2021 — An adventure documentary film about a University of Wyoming biologist following the migration path of mule deer he studied is set for worldwide release today (Wednesday).

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls: Nonresident

June 2, 2021 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2021 spring semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls: Resident

June 2, 2021 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2021 spring semester academic Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls.

logo UW’s Wyoming Oil and Gas Fair Webinar to Feature Governor, Wyoming Energy Authority Leader

June 2, 2021 — Gov. Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Energy Authority Executive Director Glen Murrell will speak about the state of the state’s oil and gas industry and its future during a webinar Tuesday, June 22, at 10:45 a.m.

photo portrait of a man Carman Begins Full Time June 7 as UW Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

June 1, 2021 — After working half time for several weeks amid a move to the University of Wyoming, new UW Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Kevin Carman starts full time Monday, June 7, in the university’s second-ranking leadership position.

man posing with a laptop computer UW’s Zachary Lebo Receives American Meteorological Society’s Early Career Award

June 1, 2021 — No one could blame Zachary Lebo if he has his head in the clouds.

head photo of a woman WYO-Gold Student Association Names Harris Teacher of the Year at UW

June 1, 2021 — An assistant lecturer in the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has received the Teacher of the Year Award from the WYO-Gold student organization of the UW Alumni Association.

Karson Bradley and Donny Proffit Wyoming Students Enter CNFR as National Points Leaders for UW Rodeo

June 1, 2021 — The next time Donny Proffit sets foot on the floor of the Ford Wyoming Center -- formerly the Casper Events Center -- it will be in a pair of cowboy boots and not a pair of wrestling shoes. For Karson Bradley, she won’t fret too much about competing in collegiate rodeo’s biggest event -- she’s been there before.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester President’s Honor Roll: Nonresident

May 27, 2021 — The University of Wyoming lists the following nonresident students on the 2021 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester President’s Honor Roll: Resident

May 27, 2021 — The University of Wyoming lists the following students from Wyoming on the 2021 spring semester President’s Honor Roll.

marching band in parade UW Plans Traditional Homecoming Activities Oct. 16-23

May 27, 2021 — After the COVID-19 pandemic forced most of the University of Wyoming’s 2020 Homecoming activities into virtual formats, the university is planning a full slate of traditional in-person events for Homecoming 2021 the week of Oct. 16-23.

Bowers, Budowle, Liebelson, Patterson, Shader, Williamson, Young and Zamora-Williams UW Academic Affairs, Graduate Council Select 2021 Graduate Award Recipients

May 26, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s Office of Academic Affairs and the Graduate Council have selected the 2021 winners of graduate student and mentor awards for outstanding teaching and research.

stylized graphic of people watching lava lake with a large planet in the sky UW Planetarium to Celebrate Summer Solstice with Programs June 19

May 26, 2021 — The longest day of the year -- June 20 -- better known as the summer solstice, will be celebrated by the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium with two free programs scheduled the day before.

head photo of a man Buffalo’s Carlos Gonzales is UW Tobin Memorial Award Recipient

May 25, 2021 — Carlos Gonzales, of Buffalo, is the 2021 winner of the Tobin Memorial Award as the University of Wyoming’s outstanding graduating male.

head photo of a woman Caitlin McLennan Receives UW Outstanding Graduate Honor

May 25, 2021 — After transferring from a school in Boston to the University of Wyoming, Caitlin McLennan, of Monterey, Calif., worked several jobs in the Laramie community. Those positions enabled her to meet several people but, more importantly, guided her to build and engage community networks that began her work in helping others to better their communities.

head photo of a woman Madelyn Lundblad Honored with Peg Tobin Excellence Award at UW

May 25, 2021 — Madelyn “Mady” Lundblad, of Aurora, Colo., is the recipient of the Peg Tobin Excellence Award as the University of Wyoming’s outstanding graduating student. The award recognizes students for exhibiting the finest leadership, academic integrity and citizenship qualities.

Kim Krieger, Jody Levin, Carissa Moffat Miller and Susan Lewellyn Pamerleau UW Alumni Association to Host Second Women’s Panelist Event

May 25, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) will debut its second prerecorded women’s panelist event today (Tuesday) via its YouTube channel.

woman at a desk Ferre-Pikal Receives UW’s Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award

May 24, 2021 — A longtime University of Wyoming faculty member who has helped hundreds of students navigate difficult required coursework in electrical engineering has been honored for her excellent work with students.

man standing beside electronic control boards Muknahallipatna Receives UW’s George Duke Humphrey Distinguished Faculty Award

May 24, 2021 — Suresh Muknahallipatna has been a teacher, mentor, inventor and entrepreneur -- and is appreciated for each of his roles.

woman standing outdoors Shannon Person Receives UW Libraries Outstanding Staff Award

May 24, 2021 — Shannon Person, manager of the Circulation Help Desk in Coe Library, is the recipient of the University of Wyoming Libraries Outstanding Staff Award for her contributions in 2020.

UW Announces Memorial Day Closures

May 24, 2021 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed, and classes will be dismissed Monday, May 31, for Memorial Day.

UW Lifts Requirements for Masks, Distancing

May 24, 2021 — Requirements for social distancing and the wearing of masks at the University of Wyoming have been lifted, following action by the Wyoming Department of Health.

graphic of a person standing on a pile of books UWyo Magazine Spring Issue Highlights Student Voices

May 24, 2021 — More than 30 University of Wyoming students share how UW is preparing them to achieve their hopes and dreams in the spring digital issue of UWyo Magazine.

head photo of a woman UW’s Howe Receives Ellbogen Meritorious Classroom Teaching Award

May 24, 2021 — Over the past two decades, Lori Howe has gone from being a University of Wyoming undergraduate student to one of the university’s most accomplished teachers.

man standing UW’s Molina Recipient of Hollon Family Off-Campus Teaching Award

May 24, 2021 — Adrian Molina is among “the University of Wyoming’s own” who excelled as a student, receiving the Tobin Memorial Award for Outstanding Male Graduate his senior year. He later received a juris doctor degree from the UW College of Law. And now, he has earned a reputation as an excellent and valued UW instructor.

architects' rendering of a large building Designs Approved for New UW Campus Housing, Parking Facility

May 20, 2021 — A plan to create new, modern student housing for University of Wyoming students took a major step forward with recent action by the UW Board of Trustees.

Samantha Baker, Lauren Hamilton, Roland Maldonado and Kristin Wilkes Twelve UW Nursing Students Honored at Virtual Nursing Convocation Ceremony

May 20, 2021 — Twelve recent graduates of the University of Wyoming Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing were honored with awards during this year’s annual nursing convocation ceremony, which was presented in a virtual format.

logo for Wind River Startup Challenge Wind River Startup Challenge Pitch Day May 22

May 20, 2021 — Six finalists are set to pitch their businesses to a virtual audience and panel of judges during the Wind River Startup Challenge (WRSC) Saturday, May 22.

UW Unit Promotes Emergency Broadband Benefit to Assist Wyoming Households with Internet Access

May 19, 2021 — The Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND), an academic unit of the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences, has partnered with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help build consumer awareness about the emergency broadband benefit.

head photo of a woman Conxita Domènech Receives UW’s John P. Ellbogen Lifetime Teaching Award

May 17, 2021 — Conxita Domènech, a University of Wyoming Spanish professor, is the recipient of the John P. Ellbogen Lifetime Teaching Award. The award recognizes the long, distinguished and exemplary career of one senior faculty member who has excelled as a teacher at UW.

Davis to Retire as UW Operations AVP

May 17, 2021 — University of Wyoming Operations Associate Vice President John Davis will retire June 11 after a decade of service to the university.

Finalists Prepare for MECSL Competition at UW

May 17, 2021 — Finalists have been named in the Microbial Ecology Collaborative Startup Launchpad (MECSL), a competition focused on innovative Wyoming-based startups in the fields of microbial ecology, environmental sustainability, natural resource management or data science.

man holding 3D printed mask Tyler Kerr Named UW Staff Employee of the Year

May 17, 2021 — Tyler Kerr, the University of Wyoming makerspace coordinator in the Innovation Wyrkshop, recently was named UW staff employee of the year.

head photo of a woman UW Ph.D. Student Named Postsecondary Career and Technical Education Research Fellow

May 17, 2021 — A University of Wyoming Ph.D. student in the College of Education recently was named a 2021 ECMC Foundation Postsecondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) Research Fellow.

man in sunglasses looking into the distance UW Professor Named Recipient of Electrochemical Society Award

May 17, 2021 — A University of Wyoming chemistry professor recently was selected to receive the Physical and Analytical Electrochemistry Division David C. Grahame Award from The Electrochemical Society (ECS).

UW Transportation Services Office in New Location

May 17, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Transportation Services office has relocated to 1602 E. Spring Creek Drive in the South Express Parking Lot at 15th and Spring Creek.

UW-Casper Offers New Health Services Administration BAS Concentration

May 14, 2021 — The University of Wyoming at Casper will offer a new concentration in health services administration (HSA) in its Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) program starting this fall.

UW Fisher Innovation Launchpad Concludes with Six Teams Moving Forward

May 14, 2021 — Six teams were awarded seed funding recently for their startup companies at the sixth annual University of Wyoming Fisher Innovation Launchpad (FIL) competition, which was held virtually.

UW to Further Ease COVID-19 Restrictions This Summer

May 14, 2021 — The University of Wyoming will further ease some COVID-19 requirements this summer as it transitions to a traditional fall 2021 semester.

photo portrait of a man UW’s Finley Appointed to Professional Geologists Governing Board

May 14, 2021 — A senior geologist with the University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute has been named to the Governing Board of Wyoming’s Board of Professional Geologists.

Wyoming Public Media Wins Three Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

May 14, 2021 — The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has awarded Wyoming Public Media three Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards. Wyoming Public Media is in the small market category in a region that includes all radio stations in Wyoming, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.

theater building New Wyoming Archives and Museum Website Showcases COVID-19 Memories

May 13, 2021 — Wonder what happened in Wyoming last year? Visit the new “COVID-19 in Wyoming” website to catch a glimpse of the past.

UW American Heritage Center Expands Research Access

May 13, 2021 — The University of Wyoming American Heritage Center (AHC) is opening on-site access for researchers beginning this month.

head photo of a man UW Researchers Study Genetic Disruptions That Lead to Infertility, Disease

May 13, 2021 — University of Wyoming scientists will use a $1.65 million National Institutes of Health grant to continue research into understanding endocrine signaling mechanisms between the ovary and uterus that contribute to infertility and diseases when disrupted.

logo for WYTeach Virtual Reality Teaching Competition at UW Named Finalist in Fast Company World Changing Ideas Awards

May 13, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s WYTeach competition has been included in the 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards by Fast Company.

UW American Heritage Center Announces 2021 Fellowship Recipients

May 12, 2021 — A professor, three graduate students and a historian are recipients of fellowships from the University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center (AHC).

UW Economist Helps Demonstrate Global Benefits of Keeping Water Clean

May 12, 2021 — A University of Wyoming economist contributed to a new paper that demonstrates why keeping local lakes and other water bodies clean can deliver valuable social benefits both locally and globally.

CWC Team Wins UW-Led Wyoming Collegiate Business Ethics Case Competition

May 11, 2021 — A team from Central Wyoming College (CWC) recently won the inaugural Wyoming Collegiate Business Ethics Case Competition (WCBECC) hosted virtually by the University of Wyoming College of Business’ Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program. Eight Rocky Mountain region community colleges were invited to compete.

photo of a woman Grad Student from Star Valley Plays Key Role in UW Economists’ Pandemic Research

May 11, 2021 — Madison Ashworth entered the University of Wyoming in 2015 after graduating from Star Valley High School, where she was a stellar student and athlete. She’s now well on her way to receiving a Ph.D. in economics from UW, where she has played a key role in cutting-edge research that has attracted national and international attention regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

two women in caps and gowns Sheridan Mother-Daughter Duo to Graduate Together at UW

May 11, 2021 — Maria Montaño has been waiting to graduate with a college degree since the day her father told her that there was no point for her, as a woman, to pursue an education. That was 37 years ago.

UW Sales Students Raise More Than $20K for Local Nonprofits

May 11, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Center for Professional Selling and the UW Ethics Club recently collaborated to provide a unique selling experience for College of Business students majoring in professional selling by raising money for four local nonprofit organizations.

photo of a woman UW Studio Artist Alexandra Box Receives AHC Undergraduate Research Award

May 11, 2021 — Alexandra “Alex” Box, a University of Wyoming student from Fairhope, Ala., is the recipient of the American Heritage Center’s (AHC) Undergraduate Research Award.

mule deer in the wild UW Study Reveals Environmental Characteristics for Three Genetic Groups of Wyoming Mule Deer

May 11, 2021 — Despite the fact that Wyoming mule deer are a highly mobile species found throughout the state, University of Wyoming researchers discovered that mule deer in the state represent three different genetic groups.

UW College of Health Sciences Honors 2021 Outstanding Faculty and Staff

May 10, 2021 — The University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences honored members of its faculty and staff for outstanding contributions to service and education during a virtual reception April 29.

UW Libraries Partners with The Washington Post to Provide Complimentary Access

May 10, 2021 — University of Wyoming Libraries and The Washington Post have partnered to provide university-sponsored access to WashingtonPost.com for all UW students, faculty and staff.

Kent Noble and Christine Wade UW Mortar Board Selects Award Recipients

May 10, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s senior honor society, Mortar Board, recently selected this year’s winners of awards for outstanding advising, service and dedication.

UW Plans Commencement Ceremonies May 14-15

May 10, 2021 — The University of Wyoming is scheduled to accord degrees upon 1,515 undergraduate students, 363 graduate students, 71 College of Law students and 53 School of Pharmacy students during spring commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday, May 14-15.

UW Summer Hours Begin May 17

May 10, 2021 — University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will observe summer hours (7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) beginning Monday, May 17, through Friday, Aug. 20. Fall semester classes will begin Monday, Aug. 23.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet May 12-14

May 7, 2021 — Plans for financing and construction of new student residence halls, the fall 2021 semester and updates on a number of other topics are on the agenda for the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees during its regular meeting Wednesday-Friday, May 12-14.

woman examining plants on the ground UW Faculty Member Contributes to Study of What Farms in the UK Should Look Like

May 7, 2021 — In a post-Brexit world, United Kingdom residents have a strong preference for diverse farm landscapes that include low-intensity livestock and trees, with a general dislike of wind turbines and crop monocultures.

UW Trustees Budget Committee Hearings Monday, Tuesday

May 7, 2021 — Units of the University of Wyoming will present their proposed 2021-22 budgets to the Budget Committee of the UW Board of Trustees Monday and Tuesday, May 10-11.

John Houghton and Boone Schieffer UW Cowboy Coaches to Produce Student Podcast

May 6, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s Office of Student Success and Graduation has introduced a new student-created podcast.

wildebeast herd silhouetted against an orange sunset UW Researchers Help Launch New Global Initiative to Map Ungulate Migrations

May 6, 2021 — An international team of 92 scientists and conservationists, including a few from the University of Wyoming, has joined forces to create the first-ever global atlas of ungulate (hooved mammal) migrations, working in partnership with the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), a United Nations treaty.

UW Students Participate in Monthlong Pi Day Competition to Solve Unique Math Problems

May 6, 2021 — For a good month, some University of Wyoming students enjoyed the life of pi.

head photo of a woman UW Professor Receives Fulbright Award for Energy Research in France

May 5, 2021 — Tara Righetti, a professor in the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources (SER) and College of Law, has received a Fulbright Scholarship to conduct research related to energy transitions. She will conduct research at the Centre de Recherche Droits et Perspectives du Droit -- Center for Legal Research and Perspectives in Law -- at the University of Lille College of Law in France.

UW’s EORI Publishes Report on Polymer Flooding for Oil Recovery

May 5, 2021 — A report detailing the potential benefits of polymer flooding the Minnelusa formation in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin is now available from the University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI).

group of students around a table looking at photos Students Will Learn About Interdisciplinary Sciences at UW’s Teton STEM Academy July 10-18

May 4, 2021 — Twenty-four students from across Wyoming will have an opportunity to explore the interdisciplinary sciences during the Teton STEM Academy July 10-18 on the University of Wyoming campus.

exterior and interior photos of the bookstore in the 1950s University Store Celebrates 100 Years at UW

May 4, 2021 — The University Store is celebrating its 100th year serving the University of Wyoming campus.

UW’s EORI Contributes to Survey of CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery Projects

May 4, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) contributed to a new, comprehensive status report of active carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (CO2EOR) projects in the U.S. from 2015-19.

UW’s Ethics Club Raises Money for SparkTank Local Community Service Project

May 4, 2021 — A University of Wyoming College of Business student group recently awarded nearly $60,000 to four Laramie community nonprofit organizations.

Ed Seidel, Shannon Moore, Kevin McKinney and Sydney Burek ‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration May 18 in Wheatland

May 4, 2021 — 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 Tuesday, May 18, in Wheatland.

Links Established for UW Spring Faculty Meeting May 6

May 3, 2021 — University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel invites all faculty members to the annual spring faculty meeting Thursday, May 6, from 12:30-1:20 p.m. in virtual format.

man sitting at a desk Two to Receive UW Honorary Degrees

May 3, 2021 — The University of Wyoming will confer its highest award, the honorary doctoral degree, upon two individuals who will be recognized during UW commencement ceremonies May 14-15.

head photo of a woman UW Literacy Research Center and Clinic Appoints New Executive Director

May 3, 2021 — Amy Spiker has been selected as the new executive director of the University of Wyoming Literacy Research Center and Clinic (LRCC). She will assume this new role July 1 and is scheduled to serve for four years.

Faith Hoffman and Jase Staudt UW Rodeo Teams Complete Wire-to-Wire Regional Championships

May 3, 2021 — From the opening rodeo last fall until the final event this past weekend, there was no doubt that the University of Wyoming had the teams to beat in the Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR).

UW Student Organization Awards Recognize Excellence During Pandemic

May 3, 2021 — University of Wyoming student-led organizations were recently honored for their overall work, especially for overcoming many challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic this past year.

UW Transportation Services Office Moving

May 3, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Transportation Services office will open at a new location Monday, May 17.

a flag designed to look like a dishtowel UW Visual Arts Building Displays Flag Marking Centennial of 19th Amendment

May 3, 2021 — A flag flying outside the University of Wyoming’s Visual Arts Building is part of a nationwide art project commemorating the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which legislated women’s right to vote in the United States.

Bebout, Greear Join Enhanced Oil Recovery Commission

April 30, 2021 — A former longtime state legislator and the current speaker pro tempore of the Wyoming House have been appointed to the state’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Commission, which oversees the University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute.

split screen photo with woman on the top and virtual students on the bottom High School Students Win Awards in UW Teaching Competition

April 30, 2021 — Emma Daly, a student at West Grand High School in Kremmling, Colo., was named the first-place winner of the inaugural WYTeach contest -- a University of Wyoming program. Daly received a $500 scholarship for her winning presentation.

UW Receives DOE Funding for Carbon Ore, Rare Earth and Critical Minerals Initiatives in Wyoming

April 30, 2021 — The University of Wyoming will receive nearly $3 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for research focused on expanding and transforming the use of coal and coal-based resources to produce coal-based products, using carbon ore, rare earth elements (REE) and critical minerals (CM).

UW Student Team Third in Business Ethics Competition

April 30, 2021 — A University of Wyoming undergraduate team placed third in the recent Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program Case Competition. The program challenges students’ ethical reasoning, provides tools for ethical decision-making and raises awareness of the importance of principle-based ethics.

head photo of a woman UW Student’s Research into Upper Green River Basin Water Demand Issues Earns Outstanding Thesis Honor

April 30, 2021 — A study by a University of Wyoming agricultural and applied economics student exploring a proposed water demand management program on the Upper Green River Basin has received the Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA) Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award.

head photo of a woman UW’s Malcolm Wallop Civic Engagement Program Launches Virtual Health Library

April 30, 2021 — Lessons to help youths ages 14-18 build and maintain healthy romantic relationships are among a virtual curriculum for Wyoming teachers developed through the University of Wyoming’s Malcolm Wallop Civic Engagement Program.

Awards Announced for Virtual UW John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition

April 29, 2021 — Six finalists will share a total of $77,000 in prize money after being selected as winners of the University of Wyoming College of Business John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition, which was held virtually April 23-24.

a woman and two men in front of a large banner Chief Washakie Foundation Establishes Fund to Benefit UW and Wind River Reservation

April 29, 2021 — The Chief Washakie Foundation has established an endowment fund -- the Zedora Teton Enos Excellence Fund -- at the University of Wyoming that benefits the Wind River Indian Reservation community.

UW Trustees to Hold Special Meeting Friday

April 29, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting via teleconference at 7 a.m. Friday, April 30.

art gallery with exhibits UW Art Museum Hosts In-Person and Virtual Gallery Walk-Through with Student Award Winners

April 28, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host a free gallery walk-through featuring student award winners from the 46th annual Juried UW Student Exhibition Thursday, May 6, from 5:30-7 p.m.

UW College of Health Sciences Students, Faculty Present Research

April 28, 2021 — For the first time, the University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences Research Day was held virtually April 15, but this in no way lessened the excitement of both student and faculty presenters in highlighting their research projects, using prerecorded and live poster displays and oral presentations.

UW Trustees to Hold Special Meeting Thursday

April 28, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting via teleconference at 7 a.m. Thursday, April 29.

UW Virtual Awareness Day for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls May 5

April 28, 2021 — A virtual event to observe this year’s National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls will be Wednesday, May 5. The University of Wyoming’s Native American Education, Research and Cultural Center (NAERCC) sponsors the event.

Tina Nirk, Ashleigh Pilkerton and Rachel Ratliff Two Stewart Family Serviceship Awards Presented at UW

April 27, 2021 — Two projects were selected for the first Stewart Family Serviceship Awards through the University of Wyoming’s School of Politics, Public Affairs and International Studies (SPPAIS), and office of Service, Leadership and Community Engagement (SLCE).

logo UW Alumni Association to Host Free Virtual 5K June 18-20

April 27, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) will host the second annual Tracing Our Roots Virtual 5K for alumni and friends Friday through Sunday, June 18-20, to commemorate the association’s first meeting 126 years ago.

picture of a woman on top of photos of galaxies UW Planetarium Explores Star Formation, 2017 Eclipse During May Programs

April 27, 2021 — Activities at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium may start slowly during May, but they will soon pick up speed like a hurtling comet.

First UW Provost’s Strategic Investment Fund Collaborator Awards Selected

April 26, 2021 — Ten collaborative projects aimed at providing multidimensional benefits to the University of Wyoming and the state are moving forward with funding from a new program in UW’s Office of Academic Affairs.

Faith Hoffman and Seth Peterson Record-Setting Performance Boosts UW Cowboys, Cowgirls First in Home Rodeo

April 26, 2021 — It is only fitting that the University of Wyoming men’s rodeo team close out its home rodeo with a record-setting performance.

Ronn Smith, Andy Arnette and Mitch Oler UW College of Business Taps Senior Associate Dean, Department Chairs

April 26, 2021 — Three members of the faculty in the University of Wyoming’s College of Business will step into new leadership roles in coming weeks.

head portrait of a woman UW Faculty Member Explores How Discrimination Affects Wellness in BIPOC Students

April 26, 2021 — Assistant Professor Amanda DeDiego, who teaches at the University of Wyoming-Casper, was a co-author of a recently published article examining how discrimination experienced by counseling students who identify as Black, Indigenous or people of color (BIPOC) can negatively affect their wellness.

UW Libraries to Partner in $10 Million National Library of Medicine Cooperative Agreement

April 26, 2021 — University of Wyoming Libraries will partner with the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library (EHSL) at the University of Utah to implement a five-year, $10 million cooperative agreement from the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

Trail camera photo of an elk YouFund Campaign Supports UW Student Research on Impacts of Recreation on Pilot Hill Wildlife

April 26, 2021 — A new study organized by faculty members in the University of Wyoming’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources seeks to identify the potential impacts of nonmotorized recreation on wildlife at the newly acquired Pilot Hill property east of Laramie.

man carrying a young woman on a football field Advocacy a Way of Life for UW Medical Student

April 23, 2021 — Training future physicians includes more than medical education. Leadership, especially in patient advocacy and community health education, is one of the additional skills prioritized for students in the Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho (WWAMI) Medical Education Program at the University of Wyoming.

Phi Beta Kappa Selects New Members at UW

April 23, 2021 — America's oldest and most prestigious academic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa (PBK), has selected 31 new members-in-course for the University of Wyoming chapter, based upon their demonstrated excellence in the liberal arts and sciences.

three people talking in a busy room UW Graduate Publishes Work on Native American Caregivers

April 23, 2021 — Kyliah Ferris, of Rawlins, a recent graduate of University of Wyoming’s Division of Communication Disorders, recently had part of her master’s thesis accepted for peer-reviewed publication in the journal Topics in Language Disorders.

two young women working with equipment outside UW to Host Virtual Women in STEM Conference May 18

April 23, 2021 — Nearly 270 junior and senior high school female students from across the state will connect virtually with the University of Wyoming campus Tuesday, May 18, to learn more about science and its various disciplines.

UW Webinar to Examine Allyship, White Privilege and Social Justice Racism

April 23, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s Black Studies Center will host “Allyship, White Privilege and Social Justice Racism,” a free webinar, Wednesday, April 28, at 5:30 p.m.

Bob Bowman, Dan Jonas, Ben Markley and Andy Wheelock Jazz Quartet to Give Virtual Performance at UW April 28

April 22, 2021 — University of Wyoming Department of Music faculty members Ben Markley and Andy Wheelock will team up with bassist Bob Bowman and trumpeter Dan Jonas for a virtual performance Wednesday, April 28.

UW Foundation Chief Investment Officer to Speak with MBA Students

April 22, 2021 — Philip Treick, chief investment officer of the University of Wyoming Foundation, will speak with Master of Business Administration (MBA) students Friday, April 23.

people on a rocky slope UW Scientists Probe Mysterious Melting of Earth’s Crust in Western North America

April 22, 2021 — A group of University of Wyoming professors and students has identified an unusual belt of igneous rocks that stretches for over 2,000 miles from British Columbia, Canada, to Sonora, Mexico.

UW’s Rob Godby Interviewed for Discovery Channel Program Tonight on Climate Change

April 22, 2021 — A program that focuses on climate change will air on the Discovery Channel tonight (April 22), and a University of Wyoming economic and environmental expert was interviewed for commentary.

logo Windy Ridge Foundation Astro Camp July 11-17 at UW

April 22, 2021 — A few select middle school students will have an opportunity this summer to explore exoplanets during the Windy Ridge Foundation Astro Camp July 11-17 on the University of Wyoming campus.

Kristine Fink, Aaron Moody, Thomas Pointon and Corey Strom UW MBA Students Receive Awards

April 21, 2021 — Four University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) students and two College of Business faculty members recently received year-end program awards.

row of people wrapped in colorful blankets UW Native American Ceremony Canceled, Summer Student Institute to be Virtual

April 21, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) spring graduation ceremony has been canceled, while the Native American Summer Institute (NASI) will be offered virtually to high school students.

UW Receives NSF Grant to Train Rural Wyoming High School Teachers in Computer Science Research Applications

April 21, 2021 — The University of Wyoming has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to provide computer science curricular models that have been tailored specifically for schools in rural communities.

UW School of Pharmacy Degree Program Adds Expanded Specialty Tracks to Focus on Specific Areas

April 21, 2021 — The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy Master of Science in Health Services Administration (MSHSA) degree program now includes a list of 18 expanded specialty tracks for the fall semester, enabling students to focus more directly on specific health care areas of interest.

A Message from the President: Finding Strength in Diversity, Unity and Community

April 20, 2021 — I cannot let today come to a close without acknowledging the anguish that some of you have and are experiencing due to the George Floyd murder trial and all the events that led to today’s historic verdict. We need more dialogue followed up by actions to bridge the divides related to systemic racism and violence against people of color. I stand in solidarity with all of you affected by racial hate and discrimination.

woman in mask preparing vaccine COVID Vaccinations Increase in UW Community

April 20, 2021 — As COVID-19 vaccines continue to roll out among members of the University of Wyoming community, employees and students are reminded to report their vaccinations to allow the university to track overall numbers.

deer in brown grass UW-Led Research Outlines Innovative Legal Strategies for Conserving Big-Game Migration Corridors

April 20, 2021 — A new interdisciplinary study led by University of Wyoming researchers brings together approaches from ecology, economics and law to explore emerging big-game migration corridor conservation strategies meant to protect the phenomenon of migration across vast and complex landscapes.

Ed Seidel, Dave Denniston and Rachel Boyer ‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration May 5 in Evanston

April 20, 2021 — 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 Wednesday, May 5, in Uinta County.

head portrait of a woman Jess Willford Named UW Employee of First Quarter

April 19, 2021 — A program manager who oversees initiatives that benefit members of the campus community is the recipient of the University of Wyoming’s Staff Employee of the First Quarter Award.

logo Nine Teams to Compete in UW Virtual Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition April 23-24

April 19, 2021 — Nine student-led teams are vying for seed prize money to get their business plans off the ground in the John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition sponsored by the University of Wyoming’s College of Business.

UW Casper Start-Up Challenge Finalists to Make Pitches Tuesday

April 19, 2021 — IMPACT Casper, the business incubator and development program in the University of Wyoming’s Business Resource Network, will hold its Pitch Night for the 2021 Casper Start-Up Challenge Tuesday, April 20, at 5 p.m.

UW Cowboys, Cowgirls All but Wrap Up Third Straight Regional Rodeo Team Titles

April 19, 2021 — It’s probably safe to say that both of the University of Wyoming rodeo teams can be called the three-time regional champions with just two events left in the season.

group of people standing in a row UW Livestock Judging Team Sets Bar High for Fall Season

April 19, 2021 — A top-10 finish at six livestock judging contests this spring boasts for a hopeful fall season for the University of Wyoming livestock judging team.

UW Researcher Examines Long-Living Cacti in Bolivia

April 19, 2021 — David Williams, a University of Wyoming professor of botany, and his colleagues at other institutions recently published a paper in the journal Conservation Physiology regarding what may be the world’s longest-living cactus species.

UW Shipping and Receiving Updates Forms

April 19, 2021 — University of Wyoming Shipping and Receiving has updated its domestic and international shipping forms.

Two men standing out side in front of a sculpture UW Students Elect New President, Senators

April 19, 2021 — University of Wyoming students have elected Hunter Swilling, a current junior studying molecular biology and physiology, from Cheyenne, as president of the Associated Students of UW (ASUW).

UW Trustees to Hold Special Meeting Wednesday

April 19, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting via teleconference at 7 a.m. Wednesday, April 21.

card featuring a photo of a man leaning against a painting, circa the early 1900s UW Professors Provide Narration for ‘American Oz’ Program About L. Frank Baum

April 15, 2021 — Two University of Wyoming faculty members will help lead viewers down the Yellow Brick Road and pull back the curtain on author L. Frank Baum’s life during “American Oz,” the latest entry in the “American Experience” series that will air on PBS from 8-10 p.m. MDT Monday, April 19.

head photo of a man Thomas Selected as John P. ‘Jack’ Ellbogen Dean of UW College of Education

April 14, 2021 — An experienced educator and administrator who has held multiple academic dean positions at other institutions has been selected to lead the University of Wyoming’s College of Education.

two students working at a table with computers UW WySLICE Program Readies K-8 Teachers, Librarians to Meet Future State Computer Science Requirements

April 14, 2021 — Some Wyoming K-8 teachers and librarians already have a leg up in preparation for offering computer science education in their schools come fall 2022, when it will be required. And they have the Wyoming Hub for Computer Science Outreach at the University of Wyoming to thank.

photo portrait of a man Allen to Give Buchanan Lecture at UW April 23

April 13, 2021 — Longtime University of Wyoming mathematics professor and administrator Myron Allen will give the 2021 Buchanan Lecture Friday, April 23.

Leading Arab Biotech Innovator Visits Wyoming, to Speak Wednesday

April 13, 2021 — The CEO and founder of a leading biotechnology company in the Arab region is visiting Wyoming this week at the invitation of University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel.

Utility Work Prompts Closure of 15th Street Between Grand, Lewis

April 13, 2021 — Utility work related to the demolition of Wyoming Hall in preparation for eventual construction of new student housing has prompted the closure of 15th Street from Grand Avenue to Lewis Street starting Monday, April 19.

UW Summer Plan Eases Some Restrictions, Keeps Others in Transition to ‘Fully Reopen’ Fall

April 13, 2021 — The University of Wyoming is preparing to ease some COVID-19 requirements but maintain others this summer as it transitions to a traditional fall 2021 semester.

UW’s Educational Leadership Master’s Program Named ‘Best in the West’

April 13, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s online master’s degree program in educational leadership was named “Best in the West” for 2021 by Intelligent.com in its ranking of the “Top 50 Master’s in Educational Leadership Degree Programs.”

Wyoming Hunger Initiative Launches ‘Grow a Little Extra’

April 13, 2021 — First lady Jennie Gordon’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative is partnering with University of Wyoming Extension to launch a program under the “Food from the Farm + Ranch” banner called “Grow a Little Extra.”

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Wednesday Via Teleconference

April 12, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold a regular teleconference meeting Wednesday, April 14.

UW Names Top First-Year Course Instructors

April 12, 2021 — Thirty-eight University of Wyoming instructors who inspire excitement, inquiry and autonomy in first-year courses are Promoting Intellectual Engagement (PIE) Award recipients.

Wyoming Middle School Student Names New Supercomputer ‘Derecho’

April 12, 2021 — A Wyoming middle school student has won a statewide competition to name one of the world’s fastest supercomputers.

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