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night sky with meteor falling UW Planetarium Programs Focus on Perseid Meteor Shower, Pluto During August

July 29, 2021 — The Perseid meteor shower and Pluto are two celestial subjects that will highlight the schedule at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium during August.

UW Student from Jackson Wins Football Pregame Access Pass for Reporting COVID Vaccination

July 29, 2021 — A senior kinesiology major from Jackson will get a close-up look at the pregame festivities of a University of Wyoming football game after winning the third in a series of weekly drawings for UW students who’ve reported being vaccinated for COVID-19.

UW Summer High School Institute Hosts Two Sessions

July 29, 2021 — A program for talented rising juniors and seniors returned to the University of Wyoming campus this summer with two separate sessions because last year’s annual Summer High School Institute (HSI) was canceled due to the pandemic.

UW Wool Throw Sales Begin, Funds to Benefit State’s Sheep Industry

July 29, 2021 — Sales from the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources wool throw project will be sown back into the state’s sheep industry.

UW Medical Students to Conduct Public Health Survey

July 27, 2021 — University of Wyoming medical students will travel Wyoming in August to interview those who are at-risk and underrepresented in public health to create situation-unique solutions to increase health care access across the state.

UW President Ed Seidel’s Statement on Death of Sen. Mike Enzi

July 27, 2021 — University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel has issued the following statement regarding the death of former U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi:

UW President Seidel to Host Receptions for Staff Employees of the Quarter

July 27, 2021 — University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel will host two separate receptions for the four 2020 and the two 2021 Staff Employees of the Quarter.

UW Professor’s Internationally Acclaimed Book Now Available in Second Edition

July 27, 2021 — It has been 25 years since University of Wyoming Professor Peter Nathanielsz’s widely acclaimed book, “Life Before Birth: The Challenges of Fetal Development,” was first published.

UW Researchers: Emphasize Personal Health Benefits of COVID-19 Vaccination

July 27, 2021 — Messages emphasizing the personal health benefits of COVID-19 vaccines have the best chance of increasing vaccination levels across the nation, according to research conducted by University of Wyoming economists.

UW Trustees Budget Committee to Meet July 28, Aug. 9

July 27, 2021 — The Biennium Budget Committee of the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, and 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 9, via teleconference.

UW Campus Master Plan Wins Honorable Mention from International Group

July 26, 2021 — A new 20-year master plan for the University of Wyoming campus has been recognized by the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP).

UW Extension’s Communications Office Receives National Honors

July 26, 2021 — Members of the Communications and Technology team in University of Wyoming Extension received national recognition during the recent virtual Association for Communication Excellence conference.

woman standing on plains in front of mountains UW-Led Research Finds Body Size, Digestive Systems Shape Ungulate Foraging

July 26, 2021 — Research led by a University of Wyoming graduate student involving about 50 scientists from across the globe has provided new insights into the behavior of ungulates (hoofed animals) as it relates to forage conditions and water availability.

UW Libraries Partners with Wyoming Libraries to Offer Free Access to Language-Learning Resources

July 26, 2021 — University of Wyoming Libraries has partnered with the Wyoming State Library and county libraries to provide free access to Pronunciator, the world’s most comprehensive language-learning service.

head photo of a woman UW Research Scientist Appointed to Wyoming Board of Professional Geologists

July 26, 2021 — A research scientist in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Geology and Geophysics has been named to the Governing Board of Wyoming’s Board of Professional Geologists.

man standing outside UW Student from Worland Invited to View Launch of Capsule Headed to International Space Station

July 26, 2021 — University of Wyoming student Aaron Vigil, of Worland, is among 50 NASA interns scheduled to watch the live launch of the Boeing Starliner Friday, July 30, as part of an unmanned flight to the International Space Station. Liftoff is at 2:53 p.m. EDT -- from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

Ed Seidel, Dean Clower and Jeb Schenck ‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration Aug. 10 in Thermopolis

July 26, 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, Aug. 10, in Thermopolis.

Ed Seidel, Lance Goede and Josey Stender ‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration Aug. 9 in Riverton

July 26, 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 Monday, Aug. 9, in Fremont County.

UW Student from Colorado Wins $300 for Reporting COVID Vaccination

July 22, 2021 — A junior accounting major from Windsor, Colo., is the second winner of a $300 prize in a weekly drawing for University of Wyoming students who’ve reported being vaccinated for COVID-19.

three students standing together ‘Cowboy Comeback’ Welcomes UW Sophomores Back to Campus

July 22, 2021 — Freshmen who began their University of Wyoming careers in fall 2020 went through a year no one could have predicted -- and missed out on a traditional college year. Now, UW will offer a free event to recreate the excitement and anticipation of the first-time college experience for those students.

UW’s International Studies Program Receives Department of Defense Grant for ROTC Students to Study Abroad

July 20, 2021 — A University of Wyoming program that teaches Arabic and Middle East studies is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) award to support Arabic training for ROTC students at home and abroad.

woman working with lab equipment Chandelle Macdonald Named UW Employee of Second Quarter

July 19, 2021 — A laboratory technician in a complex technical analytical facility -- who is a stickler for quality detail, with a strong reputation domestically and internationally, according to colleagues -- is the recipient of the University of Wyoming’s Staff Employee of the Second Quarter Award.

man standing with two horses New Director of Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station Joins UW

July 19, 2021 — The new director of the Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station (WAES) recently joined the University of Wyoming’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

UW McNair Scholars to Present Research July 26

July 19, 2021 — Sixteen undergraduate students will present meaningful individual work during the University of Wyoming’s 29th annual McNair Scholars Research Symposium Monday, July 26.

UW Collaborator Educational Health Center of Wyoming Has New Executive Leadership

July 16, 2021 — A new CEO has been named to the federally qualified health center (FQHC) system that collaborates with the University of Wyoming’s Family Medicine Residency Programs in Cheyenne and Casper, and the Albany Community Health Clinic in Laramie.

UW Student from Rock Springs Wins $300 for Reporting COVID Vaccination

July 16, 2021 — A senior elementary art education major from Rock Springs is the winner of the University of Wyoming’s first drawing for students who have reported being vaccinated for COVID-19.

photos of a watermelon about to be dropped and smashed on the sidewalk after dropping Middle School Students Learn About Science, Space at UW’s Windy Ridge Foundation Astro Camp

July 15, 2021 — A few select middle school students were given a unique problem to solve: determine the height of the University of Wyoming’s Physical Sciences Building by measuring the speed at which a tennis ball, wooden ball and even a watermelon fall from the structure’s roof.

UW Trustees Give Green Light to Development of School of Computing

July 15, 2021 — The University of Wyoming will begin the study and planning for a new School of Computing, following action by the UW Board of Trustees Wednesday.

New UW Extension Publication Helps Connect Consumers, Local Food Producers

July 14, 2021 — A University of Wyoming Extension publication promotes the local food movement across Wyoming, connecting consumers with producers, according to its authors.

group of teens watching an adult demonstrate something Students Study What Makes Planets Habitable at UW’s Teton STEM Academy

July 14, 2021 — Twenty-five high school students from across Wyoming and one from Colorado worked in teams to determine whether planets near different-colored stars could actually be habitable. To help make that determination, the students participated in an experiment using radiometers, which measure light, to record the outer and inner limits of habitability around different types of stars.

UW Proposes Transformation in Light of Budget Reductions, Changing Needs

July 13, 2021 — Aiming to better serve Wyoming, adjust to economic shifts and respond to a changing higher-education landscape, the University of Wyoming is pursuing a transformation of its academic programs to propel new and ongoing initiatives and to deal with budget cuts.

UW Parking Permits Available for Purchase Starting Today

July 12, 2021 — University of Wyoming employee parking permits for 2021-22 will be available for purchase beginning today (Monday).

head photo of a man UW Tardigrade Research to Begin on International Space Station

July 12, 2021 — Tiny creatures from University of Wyoming laboratories hitched a ride in a freezer on SpaceX CRS-22 and were delivered to the International Space Station, where they await to show off their strength.

head photo of a man Jackson Hole Area Sagebrush Restoration Topic of UW’s Harlow Seminar July 15

July 9, 2021 — Restoration of the sagebrush steppe ecosystem in the Jackson Hole area is the topic of the latest free public discussion of the University of Wyoming’s Harlow Summer Seminars program Thursday, July 15, in Jackson.

New Grant Targets Assistance to Energy Sector Small Businesses and Displaced Workers in Wyoming

July 9, 2021 — The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network recently received a Portable Assistance Grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide technical and advising assistance to Wyoming small businesses affected by the economic downturn in the energy industry.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet July 14-16 in Torrington

July 9, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hear proposals for academic restructuring, new initiatives and budget reductions/reallocations during a meeting Wednesday through Friday, July 14-16, in Torrington.

person receiving a vaccine UW Students Can Win Prizes of Up to a Semester’s Tuition and Fees for Reporting Vaccinations

July 9, 2021 — University of Wyoming students who report being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 have an opportunity to win a semester’s tuition and fees, along with other prizes, including cash, a campus parking pass, pregame football sideline passes and dinner with President Ed Seidel.

three photos of dancers performing and rehearsing UW’s Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival Celebrates 25th Anniversary

July 9, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary this month with a 10-day intensive of professional-level training and performance opportunities for participants ages 12 through adult.

five men in a row near a wall Shawn Hess, Country Skillet to Perform at UW Summer Concert Series July 14

July 8, 2021 — Local musicians Shawn Hess and The Country Skillet Band will perform Wednesday, July 14, as part of the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series. The event is free and open to the public.

UW Professors Produce Report on Denver Probation Revocations

July 8, 2021 — Two University of Wyoming Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology professors produced a report on transforming probation using Denver, Colo., as the target of their study.

UW School of Energy Resources to Host Public CarbonSAFE Project Program in Gillette Aug. 3

July 8, 2021 — The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources’ (SER) Center for Economic Geology Research (CEGR) -- along with Basin Electric Power Cooperative -- will host a public outreach meeting at the Integrated Test Center at Dry Fork Station in Gillette at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3.

head photo of a woman UW’s Chapman Named President of Wyoming Chapter of Social Workers

July 8, 2021 — Billie Chapman, the University of Wyoming’s Division of Social Work field education director, recently was appointed president of the Wyoming chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Nonresident

July 7, 2021 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2021 spring semester.

University of Wyoming Spring Semester Graduates: Resident

July 7, 2021 — The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2021 spring semester.

UW’s WIND Partners with Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado and Wyoming

July 7, 2021 — The Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) at the University of Wyoming has partnered with the Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado and Wyoming.

UW’s Farrell Rapp Named to Inaugural Class of ‘Future of the Field’ Honorees

July 6, 2021 — Farrell Rapp, director of research services in the University of Wyoming’s Office of Research and Economic Development, has been selected to the Society of Research Administrators International’s (SRAI) inaugural class of “Future of the Field” honorees.

Wyoming Public Media Wins Four National Awards

July 6, 2021 — Wyoming Public Media (WPM) has won four Public Media Journalists Association (PMJA) national awards.

Grizzly Bear Recovery Topic of UW’s Harlow Summer Seminars in Jackson July 8

July 1, 2021 — Recovery and the high rates of human-caused mortality among grizzly bears in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem (GYE) are the topic of the second seminar of the University of Wyoming’s Harlow Summer Seminars program Thursday, July 8, in Jackson.

people in hardhats, tools and backpacks walking in mountins UW to Launch New Master’s Degree in Environment, Natural Resources and Society

June 30, 2021 — A new master’s degree program that prepares students to become collaborative, interdisciplinary leaders in environmental and natural resource fields will launch this fall, following action by the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees.

UW’s Myers Receives $240,000 DOE Grant to Fund Research

June 30, 2021 — A University of Wyoming faculty member has received a $240,000 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant that will be used to determine how to schedule observations of spectra of more than 30 million galaxies to be able to study dark energy.

three men standing together with the middle one holding a plaque Student of Year Honor Awarded to UW Engineering Doctoral Candidate

June 29, 2021 — Anas Alrejjal, a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Applied Science, from Amman, Jordan, received an award for his work in transportation research.

UW Announces Independence Day Closures

June 28, 2021 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed, and classes will be dismissed Monday, July 5, for Independence Day -- which falls on a Sunday this year.

UW Parking Permits Available Starting July 12

June 28, 2021 — University of Wyoming employee parking permits for 2021-22 will be available for purchase beginning Monday, July 12.

UW Selects First Recipients of Grand Challenges Initiative Planning Grants

June 28, 2021 — Five 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 Research and Economic Development.

New WYO BIO Innovation Summit in Casper Aug. 12-13

June 25, 2021 — Advance Casper, Natrona County’s economic development organization, will host the first WYO BIO Innovation Summit at Casper College Thursday, Aug. 12, and Friday, Aug. 13. The summit is a joint project of the University of Wyoming, Advance Casper, IMPACT 307, Casper College and many other partners throughout Wyoming.

photo of a woman UW College of Agriculture Grads Find Growth Opportunities in Job Market

June 25, 2021 — Recent spring graduates in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming have discovered job market opportunities during COVID-era restrictions.

UW Plans Events to Welcome First-Time Students to Campus for Fall Semester

June 25, 2021 — The University of Wyoming has planned a number of in-person activities to welcome first-time and transfer students as it prepares for a traditional fall 2021 semester.

UW President Seidel to Host Lunch July 1 in Prexy’s Pasture

June 25, 2021 — Members of the University of Wyoming community are invited to have lunch with President Ed Seidel Thursday, July 1, in Prexy’s Pasture.

elephant UW Researchers: Elephants Solve Problems with Personality

June 25, 2021 — Just as humans have their own individual personalities, new research in the Journal of Comparative Psychology shows that elephants have personalities, too. Moreover, an elephant’s personality may play an important role in how well that elephant can solve novel problems.

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.

logo 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.

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