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July 2022 Releases


two people talking Students Learn History of Black 14 in UW Summer Institute

July 29, 2022 — John Griffin hopes that the story of how he and his “13 brothers” were kicked off of the University of Wyoming football team 53 years ago will never be forgotten. Newer generations of students should learn the truth to honor their legacy.

people talking in a meeting room Sweetwater County Innovation Launchpad Finalists Selected

July 29, 2022 — Six local companies are competing for seed money through the inaugural Sweetwater County Innovation Launchpad (SCIL).

snail samples UW Leads Research in Discovery of Rare Snail Species in Wyoming

July 29, 2022 — A group of researchers, led by the University of Wyoming, recently discovered a rare snail species previously unknown to the state.

people in a field UW, Partners Lead Working Lands Field Day in Sheridan Aug. 10

July 27, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Sheridan Research and Extension Center, agency partners and local producers will host a field day Wednesday, Aug. 10, focused on soil health, cover crops and grazing on irrigated forages.

rocket ready to launch at night UW Planetarium to Highlight NASA’s Artemis 1 Program During August

July 27, 2022 — A look at the NASA program Artemis and a five-year anniversary review of the eclipse of 2017 will highlight the schedule at the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium during August.

people looking out of a tour trailer UW Agriculture Experiment Station Hosts Field Day near Lingle Aug. 10

July 26, 2022 — The University of Wyoming will host an open house and field day at the James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center (SAREC) near Lingle Wednesday, Aug. 10.

man standing in a hallway Smith Named UW VP for Governmental Affairs, Community Engagement

July 25, 2022 — An attorney with extensive legislative and public relations experience has been appointed as the University of Wyoming’s vice president for governmental affairs and community engagement.

UW Saddle Up Move-In Volunteers Needed

July 25, 2022 — Volunteers are needed when incoming students move into residence halls next month to begin fall semester classes at the University of Wyoming.

UW McNair Scholars to Present Research Projects Aug. 4

July 22, 2022 — One of the University of Wyoming’s longest-running student-led research programs will celebrate its 30th anniversary next month.

head photo of a man UW President Joins DOE Advisory Committee on Computing

July 22, 2022 — University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel has been named to an important committee that advises the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on scientific computing and its applications.

UW College Renaming Brings Period of Transition

July 21, 2022 — While two major colleges at the University of Wyoming have new names as part of UW’s academic restructuring, the process of incorporating those names in all university platforms will unfold over the coming weeks and months.

herd of sheep UW Launches Wyoming Wool Initiative and Lamb-a-Year Program

July 21, 2022 — At the annual Wyoming Wool Growers Association conference this month, University of Wyoming Extension sheep specialist Whit Stewart announced the launch of the Wyoming Wool Initiative.

UW’s Upward Bound TRIO Program Receives Five-Year Grant

July 20, 2022 — The Upward Bound program, housed in the University of Wyoming’s Student Educational Opportunity (SEO) office, recently received a five-year, $2.8 million TRIO grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

UW School of Energy Resources Seeks Proposals to Investigate Mowry Shale

July 19, 2022 — The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER) is seeking proposals from current UW faculty members to investigate the Mowry Shale in the Powder River Basin (PRB).

head photo of a woman UW’s Holly Krutka Testifies Before US Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

July 19, 2022 — Holly Krutka, the executive director of the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER), testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources this morning (Tuesday).

New Names Selected for Two UW Colleges

July 18, 2022 — A reorganization of the University of Wyoming’s academic programs is proceeding on schedule, including the selection of new names for two colleges.

head photo of a man Turpen Appointed as Interim Dean of UW College of Arts and Sciences

July 18, 2022 — Scott Turpen, who became the acting dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Arts and Sciences July 1, has been appointed as interim dean by UW’s Board of Trustees.

four people standing together Wynona to Perform at UW July 20

July 15, 2022 — Laramie-based band Wynona will perform the penultimate concert in the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, on Simpson Plaza.

head photo of a woman Former UW American Heritage Center Archivist Receives Leadership Award

July 14, 2022 — Sara Davis, a former University of Wyoming archivist, is the recipient of the prestigious Mark A. Greene Emerging Leader Award from the Society of American Archivists (SAA).

group of people outside in a field UW Extension Hosts Sheridan Research and Extension Center Field Day July 27

July 13, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Sheridan Research and Extension Center will host its annual field day and open house at 1090 Dome Loop Wednesday, July 27.

man at a laptop UW’s Dario Grana to Receive Outstanding Educator Award From Society of Exploration Geophysicists

July 13, 2022 — Dario Grana, a professor and Wyoming Excellence Chair in the University of Wyoming Department of Geology and Geophysics, will receive the Outstanding Educator Award from the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).

magazine cover UW Extension Communications Professionals Receive National Recognition

July 11, 2022 — Two members of the University of Wyoming Extension communications team recently received national honors from the Association for Communication Excellence (ACE).

two men standing outside UW Study Examines Economic Incentives for Deploying Carbon Capture, Sequestration in Wyoming

July 11, 2022 — University of Wyoming researchers recently published a policy analysis article in a leading environmental research journal that examines the potential role of economic and policy incentives to facilitate carbon capture and storage (CCS) deployment in the state.

photo of a man UW’s Evan Johnson Explains Importance of Hydration on International Podcast

July 11, 2022 — Evan Johnson, an associate professor in the University of Wyoming’s Division of Kinesiology and Health, recently took part in a podcast presented through the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA).

group of people, two with guitars, posing in front of an old wagon UW Summer Concert Series Resumes With Unknown Knowns July 13

July 8, 2022 — The Unknown Knowns, a Wyoming-based band, will bring its northern psychedelic sound to the University of Wyoming’s Summer Concert Series from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, on Simpson Plaza.

State Sees Progress on Educational Attainment as Efforts Enter New Phase

July 7, 2022 — Nearly four years since launching an ambitious effort to increase the educational attainment of Wyomingites, the state’s Educational Attainment Executive Council has wrapped up its work after establishing a foundation for further progress.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet July 13-15 in Pinedale

July 7, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will discuss priorities and vision for the university during a meeting Wednesday through Friday, July 13-15, in Pinedale.

UW President Seidel’s Statement on Simpson Presidential Medal of Freedom Honor

July 7, 2022 — University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel has issued the following statement regarding the bestowal of the Presidential Medal of Freedom on UW alumnus and former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson during a ceremony today (Thursday) at the White House:

man with a squirrel on his hand UW’s Koprowski to Receive Aldo Leopold Memorial Award

July 7, 2022 — The dean of the University of Wyoming’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, John Koprowski, has been named the 2022 recipient of The Wildlife Society’s Aldo Leopold Memorial Award, the highest award given by the 11,000-member organization of professional wildlife scientists.

Nomination Deadline for Statewide Bill Daniels Ethical Leadership Award July 31

July 6, 2022 — Nominations for the statewide Bill Daniels Ethical Leadership Award are now being accepted through Sunday, July 31.

Science Initiative and Grant Enable UW, Northwest College Educators to Pursue Inclusive Excellence

July 6, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Science Initiative and the state’s community colleges will use a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Inclusive Excellence 3 grant (HHMI IE3) to promote inclusive excellence.

UW Parking Permits Available Starting Wednesday

July 5, 2022 — University of Wyoming parking permits for 2022-23 will be available for purchase beginning Wednesday, July 6. Some permits first require individuals to enter a waitlist, with the first round of awards being issued Wednesday.

UW School of Energy Resources Seeks Proposals Across Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain

July 5, 2022 — The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER) is seeking proposals from current UW faculty members on hydrogen energy. Topics of interest for the proposals include all levels of the supply chain, such as hydrogen production, use, transportation and storage.

two rows of people posing for the camera Semifinalists Chosen for Sweetwater County Innovation Launchpad

July 1, 2022 — Nine semifinalist companies have been selected to move on to the next stage of the inaugural Sweetwater County Innovation Launchpad, a startup competition. The contest is administered by IMPACT Sweetwater, a partnership between the University of Wyoming’s IMPACT 307 and Western Wyoming Community College.

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