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2021 Releases


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.”

Fostering Attachment for Leaders Can Prove Transformational, UW Researcher Finds

April 12, 2021 — Positive daily experiences with their families generally help leaders in their efforts to be transformational in the workplace, according to research by a University of Wyoming faculty member and colleagues.

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.

head portrait of a woman UW Faculty Member Invited to Participate in Literacy Research Survey

April 12, 2021 — Leigh Hall, a University of Wyoming professor of adolescent literacy, has been invited to participate in the International Literacy Association’s annual “What’s Hot in Literacy” survey for 2021.

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.

Study Finds Barber Pole Worm Developing Resistance to Common Treatments

April 9, 2021 — A roundworm that plagues sheep grazing irrigated pastures has been found to be resistant to common classes of dewormers, according to a recently published report online in the Sheep & Goat Research Journal.

UW, EORI Complete Study of Methane Emissions from Abandoned Wells

April 9, 2021 — Abandoned and unplugged oil and gas wells are likely responsible for less than 1 percent of reported methane emissions from the state’s oil and gas operations, according to new research published by the University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI).

Four deer crossing the prairie UW-Led Study Shows Multiple Factors Shape Timing of Birth in Mule Deer

April 9, 2021 — A five-year study of mule deer does and newborn fawns in western Wyoming shows that migrating deer have a lot to balance when it comes to birth timing.

Judges Announced for UW’s John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition

April 8, 2021 — The University of Wyoming College of Business has selected the panel of judges for the 2021 John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition.

a large building with a sign outside it UW College of Business Earns AACSB Reaccreditation

April 8, 2021 — Students graduating from the University of Wyoming’s College of Business can be assured that their degrees will continue to carry a reputation of high quality, as the college has been reaccredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

group of people in white coats on a stage UW School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony Symbolizes Passage into Professional Practice

April 8, 2021 — The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy’s annual White Coat Ceremony took place March 29 in the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

Alex Myers and Rinku Sen UW’s Shepard Symposium on Social Justice Outlines Schedule

April 8, 2021 — “Healing Communities” is the theme for the annual Shepard Symposium on Social Justice at the University of Wyoming.

woman sitting and holding a camera Gift to UW Supports 4-H and Teton County Extension

April 7, 2021 — The University of Wyoming has received a $1.8 million gift from Ann Ramsay in honor of her late mother, Elizabeth McCabe, that will support 4-H and UW Extension employees located in Teton County. The Teton County 4-H Building in Jackson will be named in McCabe’s honor.

UW Student Housing Design Topic of Thursday Meeting

April 7, 2021 — The proposed interior and exterior designs of planned new student housing at the University of Wyoming are the topic of a meeting of the UW Board of Trustees’ Facilities Contracting Committee Thursday, April 8, at 7 a.m.

Without Annual Gala, UW Rodeo Team Turns to Online Auction to Support Program

April 7, 2021 — With the ongoing pandemic, the University of Wyoming rodeo team’s largest fundraiser -- the annual JCA Bucking Horse Gala -- had to be canceled earlier this semester.

UW-Casper Commencement Ceremony May 13 for Fall 2020, Spring 2021 Graduates

April 6, 2021 — Graduation ceremonies for fall and spring University of Wyoming-Casper graduates will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, May 13, at the David Street Station outdoor location.

logo UW Fisher Innovation Launchpad Pitch Day Aims to Launch New Business Ventures

April 6, 2021 — Six student-led teams from the University of Wyoming will pitch their business concepts to a panel of judges in hope of receiving startup funding for their ventures as part of the Fisher Innovation Launchpad Pitch Day Wednesday, April 7.

woman with hands in front of face UW Theatre and Dance Presents '29: A Song Cycle' April 9-17

April 6, 2021 — A coming-of-age musical production that asks “What does it mean to be an adult?” will be presented virtually by the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance.

UW Extension’s Five-Day Ranch Camp Seeks Recent High School Graduates, College Students

April 5, 2021 — Teaching about the challenges ranchers face and using hands-on learning are part of the Wyoming Ranch Camp May 24-28 near Evanston, presented by University of Wyoming Extension educators.

head portrait of a woman UW Faculty Member Receives Award to Create Online Lab for School Counselors

April 5, 2021 — An associate professor in the University of Wyoming College of Education’s School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy and Design will develop resources for the state’s school counselors after being named the college’s Patricia McClurg Education Faculty Fellow for 2021-23.

logo UW’s John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition Webinar April 23-24

April 5, 2021 — The University of Wyoming College of Business invites the public to attend the 21st annual entrepreneurship competition, now the John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition, with webinar presentations scheduled Friday and Saturday, April 23-24.

UW Percussion Ensemble Spring Performance April 5

April 1, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Percussion Ensemble will present a free virtual performance at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 5.

group of people in the woods UW’s Haub School Launches New Outdoor Guide Certification

March 31, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources recently launched an innovative, online course for aspiring outdoor guides or enrichment for early-career guides. The noncredit, self-paced course is offered over two six-week periods this spring.

head portrait of a man Aryana Named UW’s Occidental Chair in Energy and Environmental Technologies

March 30, 2021 — Saman Aryana is the first Occidental Chair in Energy and Environmental Technologies in the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources (SER).

woman working in a lab UW’s Crystal Luna Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

March 30, 2021 — Crystal Luna has come a long way, experiencing a winding path in her pursuit of a college education -- a path that included military service and dropping out of university studies due to financial hardship. Now, that path has led to a point of significant achievement: She has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.

Ed Seidel, Sundance Wicks and Joseph Shumway ‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration April 14 in Lovell

March 30, 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 Big Horn County during a “The World Needs More Cowboys” celebration Wednesday, April 14, in Lovell.

Ed Seidel, Gerald Mattinson, Abby O’Donnell and Tommi Olson ‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration April 15 in Worland

March 30, 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 Washakie County during a “The World Needs More Cowboys” celebration Thursday, April 15, in Worland.

student receiving vaccine All UW Students Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination

March 29, 2021 — All members of the University of Wyoming community are now eligible to be vaccinated for COVID-19, another major step toward a return to a traditional fall 2021 semester.

Legacy of Wyoming Sen. Liz Byrd Topic of UW Discussion

March 29, 2021 — “The Legacy of Liz Byrd” is the topic of a Women’s History Month virtual discussion at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, at the University of Wyoming.

UW Auxiliary Units Merge into Division of Finance and Administration

March 29, 2021 — In response to a nearly $55 million budget reduction facing the University of Wyoming in the 2020-22 biennium, President Ed Seidel has directed that UW Student Housing, Dining Services, the University Store, Catering and Events, and Vending Services merge administrative operations into the Division of Finance and Administration.

Karson Bradley and Jase Staudt UW Cowboys, Cowgirls Sweep EWC Rodeo

March 29, 2021 — The University of Wyoming men’s rodeo team won its third consecutive team title of the spring season, while the Cowgirls rebounded from their low-scoring performance -- from the week before -- to complete a UW sweep at the Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) rodeo in Torrington Saturday.

UW Intercultural Graduation Ceremony May 13

March 29, 2021 — Staff members from the University of Wyoming’s Multicultural Affairs and International Students and Scholars offices will host the Intercultural Graduation Ceremony from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, May 13, in the Wyoming Union Ballroom.

UW Mortar Board Honors Staff Members

March 29, 2021 — Members of the University of Wyoming’s senior honor society recently selected UW staff members to receive the “Tip of the Cap” award.

someone holding a handful of turf UW Project Seeks to Glean Factors Limiting High-Elevation Irrigated Meadow Production

March 29, 2021 — University of Wyoming researchers will study soil health and factors that limit yield in high-elevation irrigated hay meadows on 12 ranch sites in Wyoming and Colorado as part of a $500,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant.

UW Trustees to Hold Special Meeting Wednesday

March 29, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting via teleconference at 7 a.m. Wednesday, March 31.

students outside UW Moves to Fully Reopen for Fall Semester

March 26, 2021 — Encouraging numbers regarding COVID-19 infections, along with vaccine availability and acceptance, have made it possible for the University of Wyoming to move forward with plans for a traditional fall 2021 semester with in-person experiences and fewer restrictions.

Nominations Accepted for UW Spring Commencement Student Speakers

March 25, 2021 — Nominations are now being accepted for student speakers for the University of Wyoming’s spring commencement ceremonies May 14-15. The nomination deadline is Friday, April 2.

photos of the planets and Pluto in a poster format UW Planetarium Will Offer New Films, Programs During April

March 25, 2021 — New movies and live talks on various astronomical subjects dot the program lineup for the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium during April.

woman standing outside in desert area UW’s Shoemaker Named ESA Early Career Fellow

March 25, 2021 — Lauren Shoemaker, a University of Wyoming assistant professor in the Department of Botany, has been selected as a 2021-25 Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America (ESA).

night time photo of a jaguar UW, University of Arizona Study Identifies Jaguar Presence at U.S.-Mexico Border

March 24, 2021 — The recent image of a jaguar near the United States-Mexico border by a University of Arizona graduate student with ties to the University of Wyoming suggests that habitat connectivity might remain between the southwestern U.S. and the northernmost jaguar subpopulation in Sonora, Mexico -- more than 100 miles south of the border.

UW’s Casper Start-Up Challenge Announces Finalists

March 24, 2021 — IMPACT Casper, a business development program of the University of Wyoming with business incubators in Laramie, Casper and Sheridan, will continue to build upon the successes of its Casper Start-Up Challenge with a fifth year of the competition and another $50,000 seed fund.

people standing near a trailer UW Research Scientist Makes Important Contribution to Use of POD Sampler

March 23, 2021 — A University of Wyoming senior research scientist has made important field contributions in the use of the POD sampler, an instrument used to accurately sample pollution levels.

Strategic Scenario Planning Session for UW Students, Parents March 23

March 22, 2021 — A strategic scenario planning session for University of Wyoming students and parents is scheduled from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 23.

UW Cowboys Sweep Weekend Rodeos, Cowgirls Pick Up Team Title

March 22, 2021 — The University of Wyoming men’s and women’s teams secured three of a possible four team titles at a pair of rodeos last weekend in the opening weekend of the spring season in the Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR).

people playing musical instruments UW Jazz Ensembles to Perform Combined Concert March 25

March 22, 2021 — University of Wyoming Department of Music jazz musicians will present a combined virtual concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 25.

people playing musical instruments UW Symphonic Band Virtual Spring Concert Today

March 22, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Symphonic Band will present its spring concert virtually today (Monday) at 7:30 p.m.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet March 24-25 Via Teleconference

March 19, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will receive updates on a range of topics during the board’s regular meeting Wednesday and Thursday, March 24-25.

UW to Continue In-Person Experiences After Spring Break

March 19, 2021 — A significant decline in COVID-19 cases and the increasing availability of vaccines have prompted the University of Wyoming to adjust its spring semester plan, allowing students and faculty the option of continuing in-person experiences throughout the semester.

Lauren McVeigh, Annie Smidt and Chae Sutherland Wyoming WWAMI Ceremony Overcomes Challenges to Celebrate Students’ Medical School Success

March 19, 2021 — Overcoming challenges has become the new normal for academics, and the Wyoming WWAMI Medical Education Program on the University of Wyoming campus is no exception.

Regional Transmission Organization Executive to Speak with UW MBA Students

March 18, 2021 — Kara Fornstrom, the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) director of state regulatory policy, will speak with University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) students Friday, March 19.

UW, Partners to Discuss Improving State of Social Media

March 18, 2021 — The University of Wyoming College of Business is among 12 Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Collegiate Program consortium schools hosting a screening of the popular Netflix docudrama “The Social Dilemma” at 7 p.m. Monday, March 29.

Coach Beau Clark, Chadron Coffield and Faith Hoffman UW Cowboys, Cowgirls Prepare for Two Rodeos in Gillette This Weekend

March 17, 2021 — The University of Wyoming men’s and women’s teams open the spring season with a pair of Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR) rodeos this weekend in Gillette.

open room with couches and floor-sized chess set UW Opens New Campus Space for Students

March 17, 2021 — University of Wyoming students now have a new comfortable, relaxing place where they can gather.

three people hiking down a hillside UW Documentary Film ‘Deer 139’ to Premiere Online March 20

March 16, 2021 — After a successful year and a half on the film festival and screening circuit, the University of Wyoming’s 55-minute science, adventure and conservation documentary film, “Deer 139,” will premiere online on the spring equinox.

Maureen Boddicker and Ana Huerta Fernández UW Symphony to Perform Mahler’s No. 4 March 18

March 16, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra (UWSO) closes the spring semester performing a traditional “big” piece, Mahler’s Symphony No. 4, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18.

Wyoming Conservation Corps Sets Spring Glass Recycling Dates

March 16, 2021 — The Wyoming Conservation Corps (WCC) has scheduled five glass recycling events throughout this spring.

UW College of Education Dean Finalist Presentation Moved to Tuesday

March 15, 2021 — The public presentation of one of the finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education has been postponed due to the weather-related closure of UW campus.

Fisher Innovation Launchpad Accepting Applications from UW Students

March 12, 2021 — University of Wyoming students can take their ideas from the dorm room to the board room through the 2021 Fisher Innovation Launchpad.

people sitting in chairs in a gymnasium with other people walking around Many UW Employees, Eligible Students Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

March 12, 2021 — Close to 1,700 Albany County residents, including many University of Wyoming employees and students, are being vaccinated for COVID-19 this week, helping set the stage for the return to a more traditional semester this fall.

John Fadial and Chi-Chen Wu UW Faculty to Present Works for Violin, Piano Tonight

March 12, 2021 — University of Wyoming Department of Music faculty members John Fadial and Chi-Chen Wu will present “The Complete Works of Fauré for Violin and Piano” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 12 (tonight).

UW Identifies College of Education Dean Finalists

March 12, 2021 — Finalists for the position of dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education have been identified, and they are scheduled to participate in virtual public forums at UW starting Monday.

dancers rehearsing on stage UW Theatre and Dance to Present Virtual ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’

March 12, 2021 — A new dance adaptation of Shakespeare’s beloved and fantastical comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” from the University of Wyoming’s Department of Theatre and Dance, takes to the stage next week as a virtual production.

‘Speak No Evil’ Program Offered to UW Personnel, Community

March 12, 2021 — “Speak No Evil,” a male focus group that focuses conversations on race, racism and American society, will be offered to University of Wyoming administrators, faculty and staff, and community members ages 21 and up, beginning next month.

UW Adds In-Person Ceremonies for Spring Commencement

March 11, 2021 — Responding to expressions of support for an in-person graduation experience, the University of Wyoming has decided to conduct its 2021 spring commencement with face-to-face ceremonies that are livestreamed.

head photo of a woman UW Names Helfgott AVP for Global Engagement

March 11, 2021 — The chair of the University of Wyoming’s Department of History and American Studies has been named UW’s associate vice provost for global engagement.

woman leaning against a railing outside UW Undergraduate in Division of Communication Disorders Receives National Scholarship

March 11, 2021 — An undergraduate student with the University of Wyoming’s Division of Communication Disorders is the recipient of a 2021 National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) Undergraduate Scholarship.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 15-21

March 11, 2021 — A weekly look at issues facing Wyoming business owners and entrepreneurs from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

Careers for Humanities Majors Topic of UW Discussion March 17

March 10, 2021 — A University of Wyoming discussion on current research that demonstrates the way students move from majoring in the humanities to employment will be presented virtually Wednesday, March 17.

UW, Cardiff University, Community Colleges to Pilot Software Development Program

March 10, 2021 — About 20 students from the University of Wyoming and several of the state’s community colleges will gain hands-on training in software development starting later this month.

A pit filled with human bones and dirt UW Faculty Members Contribute to Study of Victims of 6,200-Year-Old Massacre

March 10, 2021 — In previous research, ancient massacre sites found men who died while pitted in battle or discovered executions of targeted families. At other sites, evidence showed killing of members of a migrant community in conflict with previously established communities, and even murders of those who were part of religious rituals.

head photo of a man UW Names Carman Provost/Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

March 10, 2021 — A distinguished scholar and administrator who led academic and research improvements at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) has been selected as the University of Wyoming’s provost/senior vice president for academic affairs.

head photo of a woman Youths Have Access to Pros During UW Extension’s Virtual Career Night

March 10, 2021 — Wyoming youths are invited to participate in a Virtual Career Night hosted by University of Wyoming Extension starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 23.

Central Asian Awareness Day Virtual Program March 20 at UW

March 9, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s Central Asian Student Association (CASA) will celebrate its seventh annual Central Asian Awareness Day and Navruz with a virtual program Saturday, March 20.

person working in lab State Vet Lab Serves as UW’s COVID Testing Center

March 9, 2021 — The director of the laboratory testing University of Wyoming COVID-19 samples was describing how the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory (WSVL) came to be testing 2,500 samples a day when he stopped midsentence and changed facial expressions.

UW Trustees to Hold Special Meeting Wednesday

March 9, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting via teleconference at 7 a.m. Wednesday, March 10The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting via teleconference at 7 a.m. Wednesday, March 10.

UW’s WIND to Host School-Based Health Education Miniseries

March 9, 2021 — Two programs of the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) at the University of Wyoming will host a school-based health education miniseries.

person receiving vaccine All UW Employees Can Schedule Vaccination Appointments Starting Today

March 8, 2021 — Albany County’s COVID-19 vaccination program today (Monday) enters Phase 1c, priority groups 1-3, of the Wyoming Department of Health priority tiers, meaning all University of Wyoming employees are eligible to make appointments.

Elizabeth Greenwood and Carol Linton Two New Appointments, Two Reappointed to UW Board of Trustees

March 8, 2021 — An attorney from Sublette County and a businesswoman and former educator from Teton County have been named to the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees.

head photo of a man UW’s Fay Receives College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Lifetime Achievement Honor

March 8, 2021 — A molecular biologist whose research and publication prowess are internationally known has received the Andrew Vanvig Distinguished Faculty Lifetime Achievement Award from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming.

artist's rendering of building 9H Research Foundation Partners with UW on New Solar Energy Research Facility

March 5, 2021 — A University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science alumnus is using his Laramie ranch to create a solar energy research facility that will donate its energy proceeds to the university while also creating research and curriculum opportunities for students and faculty members.

Candlelight Vigil Monday Following Deaths of UW Students

March 5, 2021 — A candlelight vigil in recognition of the four student lives lost in recent weeks is scheduled Monday, March 8, at 5:30 p.m. at the University of Wyoming.

head photo of a man National Engineering Leader to Join UW as Strategic Adviser

March 5, 2021 — A distinguished national engineering leader has agreed to join the University of Wyoming as a senior strategic adviser to President Ed Seidel for science, technology and engineering.

UW Professor, Student Contribute Pages to 2021 AI Index

March 5, 2021 — Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the major pillars of modern society and the economy, with research teams across the world working to build systems that seem like science fiction today.

UW Student Housing Interior Design Topic of Tuesday Meeting

March 5, 2021 — The proposed interior design of planned new student housing at the University of Wyoming is the topic of a meeting of the UW Board of Trustees’ Facilities Contracting Committee Tuesday, March 9, from 3-5 p.m.

UW Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management Seniors Undertake Wyoming Projects

March 4, 2021 — Students in the University of Wyoming’s new outdoor recreation and tourism management degree program are completing projects in southeast Wyoming as part of an innovative, applied experience called the professional semester.

UW SLCE Hosts Food Drive for Laramie Interfaith March 13

March 4, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s Service, Leadership and Community Engagement (SLCE) office will host a food drive for Laramie Interfaith from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 13. The event is free and open to the public.

UW’s EORI Studies Impact of Federal Moratorium on Legacy Oil Fields

March 4, 2021 — The University of Wyoming’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) has reviewed the impact of President Joe Biden’s temporary moratorium on new oil and gas leases on federal lands, finding significant potential impacts on Wyoming oil and gas production, access to existing and future reserves, as well as state revenue.

Wyoming Business Tips for March 8-14

March 4, 2021 — A weekly look at issues facing Wyoming business owners and entrepreneurs from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.

man sitting Cheyenne Attorney to Speak with UW MBA Students

March 3, 2021 — Matt Kaufman, a partner with the law firm of Hathaway & Kunz LLP in Cheyenne, will speak with University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) students Friday, March 5.

man talking to child looking at insect collection Crop Association Honors UW Extension Entomologist for Diagnosing Pest Problems

March 3, 2021 — University of Wyoming Extension entomologist Scott Schell has received the Wyoming Crop Improvement Association (WCIA) Excellence in Service Award for his contributions to the Wyoming seed industry.

woman with screen of virtual students UW College of Education Launches Virtual WYTeach Competition for High School Students

March 3, 2021 — The University of Wyoming College of Education and UW Trustees Education Initiative are collaborating with Mursion, a company that develops virtual reality training simulations, to present the inaugural WYTeach competition for high school students interested in becoming teachers.

man outside Wright to Continue as UW Engineering Dean Through August 2023

March 3, 2021 — Cameron Wright, who has served as interim dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Applied Science since August 2019, has been named acting dean through August 2023 by the UW Board of Trustees.

UW Among Sponsors of ‘Varsity Blues’ College Admissions Cheating Scandal Virtual Program

March 2, 2021 — The University of Wyoming College of Business is among four Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative collegiate programs hosting a virtual presentation that details “Operation Varsity Blues,” the seminal case widely known as the college admissions scandal.

Ben Facundo, Yuqing He and Madison Ryan UW Jacoby Finalists Virtual Recital March 7

March 2, 2021 — Finalists for the University of Wyoming’s annual Dorothy Jacoby Student Soloist Competition will present a free virtual recital with piano Sunday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m.

woman filling syringe UW Plays Big Role in COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

March 2, 2021 — Students and employees of the University of Wyoming are playing a key role in Albany County’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts, ranging from scheduling appointments via telephone to providing facilities to actually administering the vaccine shots.

UW Awards Top Scholarship to 101 Wyoming Students

March 1, 2021 — Some 101 outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2021 Trustees’ Scholars Award, the University of Wyoming’s top academic scholarship.

UW Construction Management Program Offers Two New Scholarships

March 1, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Construction Management Program is now offering its first two scholarships.

UW Economics Team’s Paper Named Top Article by National Journal

March 1, 2021 — When a University of Wyoming Department of Economics team produced a research paper on the net benefits to social distancing policies during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, team members anticipated that there would be a broad interest in their results.

UW Libraries Partners with Wall Street Journal to Provide Complimentary Memberships

March 1, 2021 — University of Wyoming Libraries and The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) have partnered to provide school-sponsored WSJ memberships to all UW students, faculty and staff.

screen shot of a woman UW Professor Collaborates on Book Noting Sir Walter Scott’s 250th Anniversary

March 1, 2021 — Ten years ago, the University of Wyoming hosted the ninth International Conference on Sir Walter Scott, marking only the third time the international conference had been held in North America. Participants came from Australia, France, Scotland, England, Germany and Hong Kong.

UW Trustees to Hold Special Meeting Wednesday

March 1, 2021 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting via teleconference at 7 a.m. Wednesday, March 3.

UW Kicks Off Strategic Scenario Planning Listening Tour

February 26, 2021 — With more than 100 members of the University of Wyoming community serving on groups charged with developing a university strategic plan, various university constituents and Wyoming residents are invited to attend upcoming virtual sessions as part of the Strategic Scenario Planning Listening Tour.

UW Sees Significant Drop in COVID-19 Cases from Fall Semester

February 26, 2021 — The number of COVID-19 cases at the University of Wyoming during the spring semester so far is significantly lower than the fall semester, in concert with a trend of declining cases in the state and nation.

head photo of a man Global Business Executive to Speak with UW MBA Students

February 25, 2021 — John Accardo, a global business executive from Cody, will speak with University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) students Friday, Feb. 26, and Thursday, March 4.

UW Classics Community Engagement to Present Virtual Greek Comedy Reading March 4

February 25, 2021 — A free virtual reading of “The Wasps,” a Greek comedy by playwright Aristophanes, will be presented Thursday, March 4, as part of a University of Wyoming Department of Modern and Classical Languages course.

view of Mars from Perseverance craft UW Planetarium Program Will Explore Perseverance Mission to Mars During March

February 25, 2021 — A show about Perseverance, the most recent NASA mission to Mars that touched down on the planet this month to look for signs of past life, will highlight the program lineup at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium during March.

rendering of indoor living space UW Student Earns Design Honor for Veterans’ Facility Plans

February 25, 2021 — A veterans’ living facility that addresses the tenets of social sustainability and equity earned a University of Wyoming student third place in the Pacific West region in the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) competition.

UW Wool Judging Team Notches Honors Through Season

February 25, 2021 — Earning high team overall at its first contest set the stage for the University of Wyoming wool judging team to maintain a strong season while building and creating leaders.

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