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Recordings of UW’s Wyoming Blockchain Stampede, Wyoming Cybersecurity Conference Available

October 4, 2022 — Registration is still available for those who missed the 2022 Wyoming Blockchain Stampede and WyoHackathon featuring the Wyoming Cybersecurity Conference Sept. 19-23 at the University of Wyoming.

head photo of a woman UW’s Nguyen Receives Grant to Study Reliability of Clean Power Systems Through Machine Learning

October 4, 2022 — A University of Wyoming assistant professor has received a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to study how to optimize the operation of energy storage systems to improve reliability of the electric grid while handling the rapid move to renewable energy resources and electric vehicles (EVs) by the United States and the world.

Final ‘Feedback Lab’ on UW Draft Strategic Plan Wednesday

October 3, 2022 — The final “feedback lab” to provide input on the University of Wyoming’s draft strategic plan is Wednesday, Oct. 5, from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Grant to UW Creates New Career Track in Community Health

October 3, 2022 — A new program that will train professionals in one of the nation’s fastest-growing health careers soon will be offered by the University of Wyoming, thanks to a $3 million grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Craig Alford, Elizabeth McCabe and Larry Prager UW College of Ag Recognizes Outstanding Alumni, Supporters

October 3, 2022 — The University of Wyoming College of Agriculture, Life Sciences and Natural Resources honored notable alumni and supporters during its annual Ag Appreciation weekend Sept. 29-Oct 1.

UW Cowboys Back to Rodeo Winning Ways; Cowgirls Second Again

October 3, 2022 — It was back to winning for the University of Wyoming men’s rodeo team, while the Cowgirls were the runners-up for the third consecutive weekend.

Joseph Leimkuhler, Carissa Moffat Miller, Jim Neiman and Douglas Stark UW to Honor Distinguished Alumni During Homecoming

October 3, 2022 — Four University of Wyoming graduates will be honored for their professional achievements and support of the university during Homecoming Oct. 17-22.

UW to Host National Workshop on Faculty-Led Study-Abroad Programs

October 3, 2022 — The University of Wyoming will welcome over 50 faculty members and administrators from colleges and universities across the United States for a one-day national workshop, “Developing More Impactful Experiential Learning: Best Practices for Faculty-led Study Abroad,” Friday, Oct. 7, at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

woman with an owl at night UW’s Biodiversity Institute, Extension Honor WNP Participants

October 3, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute and its partners recently honored those who participated in the Wyoming Naturalist Program (WNP). The group held its second annual meeting Sept. 24 in Casper to celebrate its members’ accomplishments over the past year.

logo Wyoming Manufacturing Program Launches

October 3, 2022 — The University of Wyoming and other partners last week marked the launch of a new program called CONNEX™ Wyoming, an online software platform designed to strengthen the state’s local and domestic manufacturing supply chain.

UW, Partners to Host Collaborative ‘Lunch and Learn’ Program in Wheatland

September 30, 2022 — Small-business owners in Wyoming can learn about the importance of understanding cash flow and making their businesses recession-proof during a collaborative “Lunch and Learn” program among the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Platte County Chamber of Commerce.

UW, Wyoming SBDC Network to Host Workshop in Jackson

September 30, 2022 — Small-business entrepreneurs in Wyoming looking to start their own businesses can receive a basic overview of what the process entails.

woman standing beside a poster UW Department of Atmospheric Science Graduate Students Selected for Early Career Awards

September 30, 2022 — Two University of Wyoming Department of Atmospheric Science graduate students recently won student paper awards at the third annual Pan Global Atmospheric System Studies (Pan-GASS) meeting, Understanding and Modeling Atmospheric Processes (UMAP 2022).

Two woman posing with an award UW LRCC Names 2021 Recipient of Carol Mead Leaders in Literacy Award

September 30, 2022 — Susan Bednasek, of Wheatland, founder and director of the Platte County Early Literacy Project (PCELP), is the recipient of the 2021 Carol Mead Leaders in Literacy Award from the University of Wyoming Literacy Research Center and Clinic (LRCC) Outreach Advisory Board.

head photo of a woman UW Assistant Dean of Students Recognized by Local Community Organization

September 29, 2022 — Libby Thorson, the University of Wyoming’s assistant dean of students, recently received Albany County SAFE Project’s Jane Warren Commitment to Advocacy Award.

man conduction music UW Department of Music Spotlight Series Features Jazz Ensemble, Combo Oct. 6

September 29, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music Spotlight Series presents the Wyoming Jazz Ensemble and UW Jazz Combo I in a fall concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

logo UW Energy Law and Policy in the Rockies Conference Oct. 14

September 29, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s annual Landscape Discussion on Energy Law and Policy in the Rockies is returning for an in-person forum Friday, Oct. 14.

UW Wind Symphony Fall Pops Concert Postponed to Oct. 9

September 29, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Wind Symphony’s Fall Pops Concert has been postponed until Sunday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. The concert was originally scheduled for today (Thursday, Sept. 29).

logo UW’s Biodiversity Institute to Host Virtual Rocky Mountain Community Science Conference Dec. 1-2

September 29, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute, in partnership with Audubon Rockies, will host the 2022 Rocky Mountain Community Science Conference in a virtual format Thursday and Friday, Dec. 1-2.

head photo of a woman UW’s Laegreid Named Andrew Allen Excellence Fellow in Western History

September 29, 2022 — Renee Laegreid, a University of Wyoming professor of history, was recently named the Andrew Allen Excellence Fellow in Western History.

Wyoming Business Tips for Oct. 3-9

September 29, 2022 — 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.

Graduate Certificate in Community and Public Health Launched at UW

September 28, 2022 — An online, asynchronous graduate certificate in community and public health -- that will help better serve regional public health practitioners and University of Wyoming students -- was launched this fall.

New Meal Plan for UW Campus Community Launched

September 28, 2022 — University of Wyoming Dining Services is launching a new meal plan for the campus community -- the Cowboy Combo.

UW, Wyoming SBDC Network to Host Webinar on Growing Business Remotely

September 28, 2022 — Whether an entrepreneur is looking to hire employees or an independent contractor is searching for clients, the work-from-home revolution has the potential to elevate or hinder a business.

UW, Wyoming SBDC Network to Host Workshop in Meeteetse

September 28, 2022 — For anyone contemplating starting a small business, the thought alone can be daunting. However, advice and assistance are available.

Raymonda Burgman Gallegos,  Holly Krutka and Ed Seidel and Ben Moritz UW Hosts Articulation Summit With State Community Colleges

September 28, 2022 — The University of Wyoming recently hosted the Wyoming Articulation Summit -- an annual statewide gathering of higher education administrators, faculty, staff and other professionals to discuss transfer articulation efforts, impacts and plans.

woman beside a fawn UW’s Monteith Shop Produces Film on the Struggles of Collared Mule Deer

September 28, 2022 — A new short film produced by the Monteith Shop in the University of Wyoming’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources -- along with other collaborators -- is now debuting on the Vimeo platform.

Avian Influenza Found in Two More Turkey Vultures at UW

September 27, 2022 — Two more turkey vultures on the University of Wyoming’s main campus have tested positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI).

man standing in front of shelves with books and memorabilia UW’s Means Compiles List of Recent Accomplishments Focusing on Native Americans

September 27, 2022 — Jeffrey Means, an associate professor and head of the University of Wyoming Department of History, has been compiling quite a list of recent accomplishments, with the focus of his work on the subject of Native Americans.

Afghanistan Expert to Speak at UW Wednesday

September 26, 2022 — A former longtime official in Afghanistan who advocates for freedom and democracy in that nation is scheduled to speak Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the University of Wyoming.

photo portrait of a man Nobel Prize-Winning Economist to Speak at UW Tuesday

September 26, 2022 — Nobel Prize-winning economist Vernon Smith is scheduled to speak at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the University of Wyoming’s Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.

UW Black Studies Center to Examine Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Book

September 26, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Black Studies Center will host a book examination in October that focuses on Martin Luther King Jr.’s final book.

UW Cowgirls Second, Cowboys Fourth at CWC Rodeo

September 26, 2022 — It was bound to happen at some point.

UW Homecoming Set Oct. 17-22

September 26, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s annual Homecoming celebration will take place Oct. 17-22, with the theme “Dancing in the Dirt.”

UW President to Speak at National Conference on Public-Private Partnerships

September 26, 2022 — University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel will highlight the Wyoming Innovation Partnership (WIP) during a conference of national leaders in higher education, industry and government Thursday, Sept. 29, in Denver.

man holding a book UW’s Blackler Publishes Book About German Identity in Southwest Africa

September 26, 2022 — Adam Blackler, a University of Wyoming assistant professor of history, recently published his first book titled “An Imperial Homeland: Forging German Identity in Southwest Africa.”

woman with a flute and man with a guitar Guest Artists Duo Cintemani to Perform Sept. 30 at UW

September 23, 2022 — Critically acclaimed flute-guitar group Duo Cintemani, featuring guitarist Nicholas Ciraldo and flutist Rachel Taratoot Ciraldo, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, at the University of Wyoming.

woman holding a raccoon UW Raccoon Research Ties Temperament With Learning Ability

September 23, 2022 — Results of a four-year University of Wyoming research project involving hundreds of raccoons in Laramie have been published, providing new insights into how wildlife adapts to change in urban settings.

wind symphony seen from the back by the drums UW Wind Symphony to Present Fall Pops Concert Sept. 29

September 23, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Wind Symphony will present its Fall Pops Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

UW’s LeaRN Brings Author, Podcaster Singal to Campus Oct. 3

September 23, 2022 — University of Wyoming students, faculty, staff and the public are invited to join Jesse Singal, the co-host of the podcast “Blocked and Reported” and the author of “The Quick Fix,” in a live conversation Monday, Oct. 3, at 5 p.m. in the Wyoming Union’s Yellowstone Ballroom.

Oyibo Afoaku, Zebadiah Hall, Jennifer Nolan and Herman Shelton UW Visits Underway for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion VP Finalists

September 22, 2022 — Two finalists for the position of vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion at the University of Wyoming have visited campus and given public presentations, with two more to go.

man with microphone speaking to audience UW’s Wyoming Blockchain Stampede Features Prominent Speakers

September 22, 2022 — Charles Hoskinson, a world leader in digital asset technology and entrepreneurship, will be the keynote speaker Friday, Sept. 23, at 6:15 p.m. to close the fifth annual Wyoming Blockchain Stampede and WyoHackathon at the University of Wyoming Conference Center.

Watch Party for White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, Health Sept. 28 at UW

September 22, 2022 — A watch party for the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health is scheduled throughout the day Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the University of Wyoming College of Agriculture, Life Sciences and Natural Resources.

Wyoming Business Tips for Sept. 26-Oct. 2

September 22, 2022 — A 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.

art work with words on it ‘Habitat: Artists’ Books’ Exhibition on View at UW’s Coe Library

September 22, 2022 — An exhibition where artists explore the relationship between words and images is now on display through Sunday, Oct. 30, at the University of Wyoming’s Coe Library.

Eight Finalists Compete for $25,000 in Seed Money at 307 Startup Challenge at UW

September 21, 2022 — Eight entries have been selected as finalists for the inaugural 307 Startup Challenge during the Wyoming Blockchain Stampede and WyoHackathon.

sculpture with bones UW Art Museum to Host Visiting Artist Anton Ginzburg Sept. 30-Oct. 1

September 21, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host visiting artist Anton Ginzburg for an artist talk Friday, Sept. 30, and a workshop Saturday, Oct. 1.

UW Trustees Seek Input for President’s Performance Evaluation

September 21, 2022 — As part of its performance evaluation of President Ed Seidel, the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is seeking input from UW faculty, staff, students and external stakeholders.

Student Orgs Summit Set Sept. 24 at UW

September 20, 2022 — University of Wyoming students interested in developing their leadership skills are invited to attend the annual Student Orgs Summit Saturday, Sept. 24.

UW Cowboys Roll to Opening Rodeo Victory

September 20, 2022 — New season. Same result. Nothing has changed except some of the names.

symphony orchestra rehearsing UW Symphony Orchestra to Open 2022-23 Season Sept. 22

September 20, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra (UWSO) will open its “Expect the Unexpected” season Thursday, Sept. 22.

people posing for camera UW’s WIND, WyTN Celebrate Telehealth Awareness Week

September 20, 2022 — The Wyoming Telehealth Network (WyTN), which includes the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) at the University of Wyoming, is celebrating Telehealth Awareness Week Sept. 18-24.

deer fording a river New UW Research Predicts Migratory Pathways of Mule Deer

September 19, 2022 — How do researchers understand where big-game animals migrate across vast landscapes each spring and fall? That is the question asked by biologists from the University of Wyoming and Idaho Department of Fish and Game in a study published this week in the scientific journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

logo Team Application Opens for 23rd Annual UW Entrepreneurship Competition

September 19, 2022 — The application period for teams to enter the University of Wyoming’s 23rd annual John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition is now open and runs until noon Monday, Oct. 17. The UW College of Business hosts the student event.

overhead view of people in a large atrium UW College of Business Draws 300 Students, 85 Companies to Recent Career Fair

September 19, 2022 — This year, the University of Wyoming College of Business embarked on a mission to develop a more inclusive and equitable career fair for its business students.

UW Extension 4-H Educators Earn National and Regional Recognition

September 19, 2022 — University of Wyoming Extension 4-H educators from Washakie, Campbell and Teton counties received national and regional recognition for their innovative 2022 programming.

photo portrait of a woman UW President Appoints Special Assistant

September 19, 2022 — An experienced leader who has filled a variety of roles in higher education has been appointed as a special assistant to University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel.

UW Security and Fire Safety Report Now Available

September 19, 2022 — The 2022 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the University of Wyoming is now available.

man standing in front of liquid tank UW Welcomes New Leader of Department of Petroleum Engineering

September 19, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved the appointment of Vamegh Rasouli as the new LeNorman Endowed Leadership Chair of Petroleum Engineering in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

man working on a model ship UW’s Coe Library Houses Model of Schooner Wyoming

September 19, 2022 — An exhibit featuring a model of the schooner Wyoming that was built by a UW alumnus and former professor is on permanent display in the University of Wyoming’s Coe Library.

photo portrait of a man UW’s Kean Named VP for Budget and Finance, CFO

September 19, 2022 — Alex Kean, who has filled several roles in the University of Wyoming’s Division of Budget and Finance, has been promoted to the position of vice president for budget and finance and chief financial officer.

art for film ‘My Wild Land’ Film Screening Thursday in Laramie

September 19, 2022 — new documentary series highlighting ranching families that have gone to exceptional lengths to preserve Western ranching and steward big-game populations will be screened in Laramie Thursday, Sept. 22.

UW Names Finalists for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion VP

September 16, 2022 — Finalists for the position of vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion at the University of Wyoming have been identified, and they’re scheduled to give public presentations at UW beginning Monday, Sept. 19.

woman posing outside holding an oboe UW Oboist Jennifer Stucki to Perform Sept. 25

September 16, 2022 — Oboist Jennifer Stucki will perform Sunday, Sept. 25, as part of the University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series.

UW Trustees Approve Block Tuition Model, 4 Percent Increase

September 16, 2022 — Starting in the 2023-24 academic year, University of Wyoming undergraduate students taking 12-18 credit hours per semester will pay the same amount of tuition, following action by the UW Board of Trustees Thursday.

man holding a book UW’s Shader Co-Author of New Mathematics Research Book That Explores Inverse Problems

September 16, 2022 — Whether it relates to measuring vibrations in the architectural design of a skyscraper or the frequency and amplitude of a piano string, most inverse problems become mathematical puzzles to solve.

head portrait of a woman UW’s Spoonhunter to Give Harlow Speaker Series Talk Sept. 21

September 16, 2022 — Tarissa Spoonhunter, the new director of the High Plains American Indian Research Institute at the University of Wyoming, is the featured speaker for the Harlow Speaker Series event Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the renovated UW-National Park Service (NPS) Research Station. The facility is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

Wyoming Blockchain Stampede Examines Latest in Digital Asset Laws and Regulations Sept. 19-23 at UW

September 16, 2022 — A two-day legislative committee meeting kicks off the start of the fifth annual Wyoming Blockchain Stampede Sept. 19-23.

Emilygrace Piel and River von Waldron WYOpen Stages to Present ‘coop: the lesbian chicken play’ Sept. 23-24 at UW

September 16, 2022 — WYOpen Stages, a diversity initiative of the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance, will present the premiere of playwright River von Waldron’s “coop: the lesbian chicken play” Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24.

logo 307 Startup Challenge Deadline Is Sept. 19 for UW Event

September 15, 2022 — The application deadline for new blockchain businesses to compete in the 307 Startup Challenge is Monday, Sept. 19, at 8 a.m. The challenge is Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 1 p.m. as part of the Wyoming Blockchain Stampede.

head photo of a man Anonymous Gift of $1 Million Creates UW International Wildlife Conservation Chair

September 15, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources received a $1 million planned gift from an anonymous donor that will establish the International Wildlife Conservation Chair.

Reception for Latest UW Staff Employees of the Quarter Sept. 21

September 15, 2022 — A combined reception for the past three University of Wyoming Staff Employees of the Quarter is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the College of Business Building atrium. The event is open to the campus community.

students in yellow shirts filling in an outline of the letter W on the football field UW Sees Another Increase in Enrollment of First-Time Students

September 15, 2022 — The number of first-time students attending the University of Wyoming has grown by 10.2 percent this fall, the second year in a row that UW’s incoming class has topped the previous year’s enrollment.

Four-Time Defending Regional Champion UW Rodeo Teams Open at Chadron This Weekend

September 14, 2022 — After winning four straight Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR) titles, the University of Wyoming rodeo teams want to take it to the next level.

UW Healthy U Program Offers Free In-Person, Virtual Workshops

September 14, 2022 — The Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) at the University of Wyoming will offer a free Healthy U workshop series with in-person and virtual options for Wyoming residents.

logo Wyoming Manufacturing Works Center Brings Supply Chain Support to Manufacturers

September 14, 2022 — Connecting Wyoming manufacturers and suppliers will soon be a lot easier. The Wyoming Manufacturing Extension Partnership, Manufacturing Works, will launch a new program called CONNEX Wyoming Sept. 29 to strengthen the local and domestic manufacturing supply chain.

Federal Grant to Expand UW Center on Aging’s Healthy U Program

September 13, 2022 — A $670,000 federal grant will help the University of Wyoming’s Center on Aging (WyCOA) and its state partners strengthen and expand chronic disease self-management education and support programs across the state.

four people posing together WWC Engineering Names Three UW Recipients of Paul Rechard Memorial Scholarship

September 13, 2022 — Three University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Physical Sciences students recently received the WWC Engineering 2022 Paul Rechard Memorial Scholarship for their “outstanding pursuit of civil and architectural engineering or construction management degree programs.”

Arch Resources Supports UW School of Energy Resources With $500,000 Gift

September 12, 2022 — Arch Resources Inc. has committed a $500,000 gift to the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER) to advance the school’s globally recognized carbon management initiatives as well as its ongoing efforts to drive innovative land reclamation practices.

Chelsea Escalante, Ray Fertig, Adrienne Freng and Mark Lyford Seidel Names Inaugural UW Presidential Fellows

September 12, 2022 — Four University of Wyoming faculty members have been selected by President Ed Seidel from among 26 applicants to serve in the first cohort of UW’s Presidential Fellows Program.

Staff Members Win Door Prizes at UW Employee Social

September 12, 2022 — Six University of Wyoming staff members won door prizes during last week’s UW Employee Social in Pokes Pub and Gameroom on the bottom floor of the Wyoming Union.

people watching a presentation Sweetwater County Innovation Launchpad Pitch Night Set Sept. 27

September 12, 2022 — The first Sweetwater County Innovation Launchpad (SCIL) is down to six finalist teams that will compete in a Pitch Night competition Tuesday, Sept. 27. This is a date change from when the event was originally scheduled.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Sept. 14-16

September 12, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a proposal to move to a block tuition model for most UW students during the board’s regular meeting Wednesday-Friday, Sept. 14-16.

UW Encourages Observance of Constitution Day Sept. 17

September 12, 2022 — The University of Wyoming encourages students, faculty and staff to observe Constitution Day, the annual federal observance that recognizes the ratification of the United States Constitution.

man standing outside UW Students Invited to Chancey Williams Concert for Free at Wyoming Blockchain Stampede

September 12, 2022 — Chancey Williams returns to the University of Wyoming with a concert Friday, Sept. 23, celebrating the fifth annual Wyoming Blockchain Stampede and WyoHackathon.

UW Wallop Engagement Program Expands Partnership With Teachers, Launches Community Project

September 12, 2022 — The Malcolm Wallop Civic Engagement Program at the University of Wyoming is expanding its partnership with Wyoming teachers and launching a community resilience conversations program, with three planned listening sessions later this month.

‘More Than Just an Armband’ Black 14 Exhibition Opens at UW American Heritage Center

September 12, 2022 — “More Than Just an Armband,” an exhibition about the dismissal of the Black 14 players from the University of Wyoming football team in 1969 and the impact of that historical event, is now on display through December at UW’s American Heritage Center (AHC).

cookbook cover with treats pictured on it UW Extension Releases New High-Altitude Cookbook

September 9, 2022 — University of Wyoming Extension recently released its new “High-Altitude Baking” cookbook, a collection of original elevation-adjusted and user-tested recipes ranging from cakes and cookies to scones, muffins, breads and pizza.

photo portrait of a woman UW Names Spoonhunter Director of High Plains American Indian Research Institute

September 9, 2022 — An experienced scholar in American Indian studies who grew up on Montana’s Blackfeet Indian Reservation and has worked for nearly a decade on Wyoming’s Wind River Indian Reservation has been selected to facilitate research partnerships between the University of Wyoming and the Wind River tribes.

logo UW School of Energy Resources, Wold Foundation Host Symposium on Wyoming’s Energy Future

September 9, 2022 — The University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER) and the Wold Foundation will host a joint symposium Thursday, Sept. 15, that focuses on the state’s energy future.

a group of people standing in a large room UW STEM Carnival, Science Initiative Building Grand Opening Sept. 16

September 9, 2022 — Members of the University of Wyoming community and the public will celebrate the opening of UW’s Science Initiative Building and participate in a variety of science activities during UW’s inaugural STEM Carnival Friday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

people looking at a computer screen UW’s Boothby Receives NASA Grant to Study Effects of Water Loss on Tardigrades

September 9, 2022 — Thomas Boothby, a University of Wyoming assistant professor of molecular biology, recently received an $857,794 NASA grant to study the effects of water loss on tardigrades.

two people setting up equipment in a forested area Former UW Ph.D. Student Leads Research That Finds Forest Drought Affected by Differences in Underlying Bedrock Composition

September 8, 2022 — Russell Callahan, a former University of Wyoming Ph.D. student, led research in California that found differences in underlying bedrock composition are a key factor in how tree stands in forests respond to drought after wildfires.

Nicole Riner and Chi-Chen Wu Riner, Wu to Perform in UW Faculty Recital Series Sept. 18

September 8, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series continues Sunday, Sept. 18, with a performance by Nicole Riner, flute, and Chi-Chen Wu, piano.

group of people standing beneath a wall sign UW College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Students Take Career Trek to Seattle

September 8, 2022 — Several University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Physical Sciences students participated in a career trek to Seattle, Wash., during their summer break.

man getting an award from another man UW Professor Named Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust ‘Partner of the Year’

September 8, 2022 — Kevin Monteith, a University of Wyoming professor and Wyoming Excellence Chair, recently was named the 2022 Partner of the Year by the Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust (WWNRT).

head portrait of a woman Development of Chaco Canyon Topic of Frison Institute Lecture Sept. 22 at UW

September 7, 2022 — “From Frontier to Center Place: The Dynamic Trajectory of the Chaco World” is the topic of the 23rd annual George C. Frison Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology Lecture Thursday, Sept. 22, at the University of Wyoming.

two men standing in front of a building Medical Students Gain Experience as Rural Health Care Providers, Researchers in UW Summer Program

September 7, 2022 — The WWAMI Medical Education Program on the University of Wyoming campus is home to state-of-the-art teaching classrooms, where students can experience learning at the highest level taught in any medical school.

Protecting Your Identity Topic of Wyoming Cybersecurity Conference at UW Sept. 23

September 7, 2022 — How cyberpsychology can be applied to everyday life and business will be examined in the keynote address at the 2022 Wyoming Cybersecurity Conference Friday, Sept. 23, at the University of Wyoming.

UW Prepares for Net Increase in Parking Adjacent to Central Campus

September 7, 2022 — Construction of new residence halls at the University of Wyoming, scheduled to begin later this semester, will necessitate the closure of parking areas east of the Wyoming Union, McWhinnie Hall and Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center.

UW WyoHackathon Kickoff Party Thursday in Cheyenne

September 7, 2022 — A free kickoff event for the fifth annual WyoHackathon will be held Thursday, Sept. 8, from 8-9 p.m. at the headquarters of Tacen Inc., located at 211 W. 19th St. in Cheyenne.

logo UW’s IMPACT 307 Announces First-Ever Carbon County Start-Up Challenge

September 7, 2022 — IMPACT 307 has expanded into Carbon County and is launching the first-ever Carbon County Start-Up Challenge (CCSC).

photo portrait of a man UW Reaches ‘New Starting Point,’ President Says

September 6, 2022 — With the COVID pandemic easing, the financial outlook improving and academic reorganizations unfolding, the University of Wyoming has reached “a new starting point,” President Ed Seidel says.

UW Rolls Out Improved SafeRide Service

September 6, 2022 — The University of Wyoming recently launched an enhanced version of SafeRide, a tech-enabled transportation service that offers free rides within Laramie city limits.

UW Welcome Celebration Wednesday in Prexy’s Pasture

September 6, 2022 — All members of the University of Wyoming community are invited to the President’s Welcome Celebration Wednesday, Sept. 7, starting at 5 p.m. in Prexy’s Pasture.

group of people posing outdoors UW’s Sensory Biology Center Receives $10.5 Million COBRE Phase II NIH Grant

September 6, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Sensory Biology Center (SBC) recently received a five-year, $10.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance research activities from 2022-27, which include exploring curing diseases.

UW College of Education Names 2022 Award Recipients

September 2, 2022 — The University of Wyoming College of Education has honored five faculty members, a staff member and two graduate students for their outstanding accomplishments and service to the college.

UW Extension Releases New Publication on Personal Income Trends in Wyoming

September 2, 2022 — A bulletin recently published by University of Wyoming Extension provides a valuable new resource for public officials, community planners, local business owners and citizens interested in personal income trends in Wyoming.

woman standing in a boat and holding a large fish UW’s Wagner Part of NSF Grant Team That Will Study African Lake Affected by Climate Change

September 2, 2022 — Katie Wagner, an associate professor in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Botany, is part of a research team that received a $2.5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant designed to look at the effects of climate change on a large lake crucial to the ecosystem and the people living in Africa’s Great Rift Valley.

logo for Dunham Family Fellows Dunham Family Gift Supports UW Student Teachers

September 1, 2022 — A recent gift from Dave and Kelly Dunham to the University of Wyoming College of Education has created the Dunham Family Fellows program to develop future teacher leaders for Wyoming.

people in a vineyard listening to a speaker UW Extension Leads Grape-Growing Symposium in Lander Sept. 17

September 1, 2022 — University of Wyoming Extension will offer a one-day educational program on growing grapes in Wyoming Saturday, Sept. 17, at Central Wyoming College’s campus in Lander, located at 120 Enterprise Blvd.

logo UW Nordic Ski Team ‘Trash 2 Treasures’ Garage Sale Fundraiser Sept. 11

September 1, 2022 — It may be on a different day, but the University of Wyoming Nordic ski team’s annual “Trash 2 Treasures” (T2T) fundraiser still promises plenty of bargains for the campus and Laramie communities.

photo portrait of a woman UW Pharmacy School Grad Wins Spot in Princeton Ph.D. Prep Program

September 1, 2022 — A recent graduate of the University of Wyoming’s School of Pharmacy in the College of Health Sciences has been accepted into Princeton University’s Prospective Ph.D. Preview (P3) Program.

UW to Offer Free Language, Culture Sessions via Zoom This Fall

September 1, 2022 — Registrations are now being accepted for the popular World Language and Culture Program (WLCP) at the University of Wyoming this semester. A total of 19 nonformal world language and culture sessions are available free via Zoom.

scientific equipment in sandy area with mountains in background UW, Other Partners Update Yellowstone Volcano, Earthquake Monitoring Plan

August 31, 2022 — The Yellowstone Volcano Observatory (YVO), a consortium of nine regional scientific agencies, has released a new 10-year plan to improve monitoring and hazards assessment of volcanic, hydrothermal and earthquake activity in the Yellowstone Plateau region.

overhead view of grasslands with stream running through them UW Sheridan R&E Center to Host Invasive Grasses Summit Sept. 6

August 31, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Sheridan Research and Extension Center will host an open panel discussion Tuesday, Sept. 6, on invasive grass management, led by the Institute for Managing Annual Grasses Invading Natural Ecosystems (IMAGINE).

logo for challenge 307 Startup Challenge Competition at UW Seeks Entries From New Blockchain Businesses

August 30, 2022 — New blockchain businesses will compete in the 307 Startup Challenge Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Wyoming Blockchain Stampede.

two people looking at images on a computer UW’s Boothby Receives NASA Grant to Study How Hardy Organisms Cope With Radiation Exposure in Space

August 30, 2022 — Thomas Boothby, a University of Wyoming assistant professor of molecular biology, recently received a nearly $100,00 NASA grant to study the effects of long-term radiation on tardigrades and nematode worms in an effort to help better prepare astronauts for space flight.

photo portrait of a woman UW’s Wyoming SBDC Network to Host Economic Diversification Conference Sept. 21

August 30, 2022 — The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network will host the Wyoming Small Business Economic Diversification Conference Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Best Western Downtown Casper Hotel, formerly the Clarion Inn, at 123 W. E St.

University of Wyoming Press to Offer Workshop, Open House Sept. 14 at UW

August 29, 2022 — Representatives of the University of Wyoming Press (UWyoP) will be on campus to meet with members of the UW community Wednesday, Sept. 14.

UW Announces Labor Day Closures

August 29, 2022 — Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed, and classes will be dismissed Monday, Sept. 5, for Labor Day.

UW Army ROTC Cadets to Test Football Game Cannon Tuesday

August 29, 2022 — Midmorning Tuesday, Aug. 30, don’t be surprised to hear some noise coming from War Memorial Stadium.

Jiwon Han and Daniel Watt UW Department of Music Presents ‘American Trombone’ Sept. 7

August 29, 2022 — “American Trombone,” featuring music from a trombonist and pianist duo, will be presented as part of the University of Wyoming Department of Music Faculty Recital Series Wednesday, Sept. 7.

UWPD Found Property Auction Sept. 7

August 29, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Police Department (UWPD) will hold a found property auction Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 4 p.m. at the UWPD north parking lot, located at 1426 E. Flint St.

UW School of Graduate Education to Open Thursday

August 29, 2022 — The University of Wyoming is proving its commitment to providing top-tier graduate education programs and research opportunities with the formation of the School of Graduate Education.

Ed Seidel and Vanessa Sorrels-Peahora ‘UW in Your Community’ Event Sept. 8 on Wind River Reservation

August 29, 2022 — 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 “UW in Your Community” gathering Thursday, Sept. 8, on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

wool blanket in gold, brown and white with UW logo woven into it UW’s Wyoming Wool Initiative Releases 2022 Blanket Design

August 26, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Wool Initiative’s 2022 limited-edition wool throw is now available for sale online.

man posting outside a building Wright Named Carrell Family Dean of UW College of Engineering and Physical Sciences

August 26, 2022 — Cameron Wright, who has served as acting dean since 2019, has been appointed as the Carrell Family Dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Friendship Families Program Provides Opportunity to Meet UW International Students

August 24, 2022 — Local families can make new friends from around the world by joining the Friendship Families of Laramie program offered in conjunction with the University of Wyoming’s International Students and Scholars office.

photo portrait of a woman Righetti Named UW’s Occidental Chair in Energy and Environmental Policies

August 24, 2022 — Tara Righetti is the inaugural Occidental Chair in Energy and Environmental Policies, an endowed chair jointly administered by the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources (SER) and the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources.

cabins seen across a field of wildflowers Special UW Harlow Speaker Series Event in Grand Teton National Park Aug. 31

August 24, 2022 — After a nearly three-year halt in programming, a special Harlow Speaker Series event will return Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the renovated University of Wyoming-National Park Service (UW-NPS) Research Station. The facility is located at the AMK Ranch in Grand Teton National Park.

man standing outside UW’s Tian Receives NSF Grant to Study, Bolster Quantum Information Science and Engineering

August 24, 2022 — Jifa Tian, an assistant professor in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, received a $5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) Expanding Capacity in Quantum Information Science and Engineering (QISE) grant designed to develop research and education capacities in this emerging field at UW through a collaboration with Purdue University, where QISE research and education programs are already well established.

WyoHackathon Part of UW’s Wyoming Blockchain Stampede

August 24, 2022 — Registration is underway for the 2022 WyoHackathon, presented by the University of Wyoming Center for Blockchain and Digital Innovation (CBDI) Sept. 9-23.

man standing by a piano UW Department of Music Hosts Guest Pianist Diego Caetano Aug. 29

August 23, 2022 — Diego Caetano, a 2012 University of Wyoming alumnus from Brazil, opens the Department of Music’s fall season with a piano recital Monday, Aug. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The recital is free and open to the public.

head photo of a man UW Part of NSF-Funded Institute That Will Probe Biology in Absence of Water

August 23, 2022 — A University of Wyoming molecular biologist whose research on tiny creatures called tardigrades included a project on the International Space Station is now part of a new national institute that will explore how organisms survive extremely dry conditions for long periods.

UW Seeks Input on Draft Strategic Plan

August 23, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Strategic Planning Team and Council have completed a draft plan to guide the university in coming years, and they are seeking input from the UW community.

UW’s Big Event Community Service Project Oct. 8

August 23, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s ninth annual Big Event -- a student volunteer service project in the Laramie community -- will be Saturday, Oct. 8.

woman standing in a hallway Tabatha Spencer Selected as UW Staff Employee of Second Quarter

August 22, 2022 — Tabatha Spencer is known for her professionalism and her acute awareness for detail in all tasks assigned in her everyday duties at the University of Wyoming.

UW Faculty Members Can Be Added to Experts List

August 22, 2022 — University of Wyoming Institutional Communications is looking to expand its UW faculty expert list.

UW Faculty Members Encouraged to Submit Papers for Release in Advance

August 22, 2022 — University of Wyoming faculty members who have upcoming research papers that will be published in the following journals -- Nature, Science or the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences -- are encouraged to let UW Institutional Communications know well in advance.

UW Libraries Names Alternative Textbook Grant Recipients

August 22, 2022 — University of Wyoming Libraries recently awarded alternative textbook grants to eight faculty members and two graduate students to implement open educational resources (OER) in their classes for the academic year.

UW Libraries Partners With New York Times to Provide Complimentary Memberships

August 22, 2022 — University of Wyoming Libraries and The New York Times (NYT) have partnered to provide school-sponsored NYT memberships to all UW and Wyoming community college students, faculty and staff.

UW Revamps UWYO Roundup Transit Services

August 22, 2022 — Updates to UWYO Roundup, the University of Wyoming’s transit system, include extended hours and a new app now in effect.

man holding an award UW’s Trumbull Receives Top National Collegiate Mail Services Award

August 22, 2022 — Bob Trumbull, the University of Wyoming Postal Services manager, recently received the Presidential Award from the National Association of College and University Mail Services (NACUMS) for his long-standing leadership and dedication to the position.

UW Construction Management Program Receives Full National Accreditation

August 19, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management has received full accreditation for its Construction Management Program from the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).

person riding a horse New Films Celebrate Wyoming Ranchers’ Dedication to Open Spaces, Big Game

August 18, 2022 — A new documentary series highlights Wyoming ranching families that have gone to exceptional lengths to preserve Western ranching and steward big-game populations that depend on working lands.

man standing amid plants Registration Opens for UW Extension’s Online Master Gardener Training

August 18, 2022 — University of Wyoming Extension’s fall/winter online Master Gardener training will be offered Sept. 15, 2022-Feb. 16, 2023. The 16-week course, which includes breaks for holidays, features about 48 hours of gardening instruction led by subject matter experts in UW Extension.

Larry “Sissy” Goodwin and Gregory Hinton UW AHC Announces Cowboy State Tour of ‘A Sissy in Wyoming’ Stage Reading Production

August 18, 2022 — The University of Wyoming American Heritage Center (AHC), along with other entities, is sponsoring the Cowboy State tour of “A Sissy in Wyoming,” a playwright’s reading based on the remarkable life of Wyoming educator, Vietnam veteran, activist and cross-dresser Larry “Sissy” Goodwin, who died in 2020.

head photo of a man UW’s Nathanielsz Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

August 18, 2022 — University of Wyoming animal science Professor Peter Nathanielsz is the 2022 recipient of the Barker Medal of the International Society for the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease. He will receive the award from the association in Vancouver, British Columbia, later this month.

wide view of an art gallery UW Art Museum to Host Artist Anne Samat Aug. 25-26

August 17, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host Malaysian artist Anne Samat for an artist talk Thursday, Aug. 25, and a community weaving workshop Friday, Aug. 26.

head photo of a woman UW Master’s Degree Student Earns American Sheep Industry Association Scholarship

August 17, 2022 — University of Wyoming College of Agriculture, Life Sciences and Natural Resources master’s degree student Courtney Newman recently received the prestigious 2022 American Sheep Industry Association Sheep Heritage Foundation Scholarship.

UW SER, Wood, Atlas Carbon Collaborate on Potential Field Demonstration Project Near Gillette

August 17, 2022 — Representatives of the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources (SER), Wood PLC and Atlas Carbon LLC will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, to launch the site of a coal refinery field demonstration project near Gillette.

woman speaking at a podium Wyoming Blockchain Stampede Celebrates Fifth Anniversary Sept. 19-23

August 17, 2022 — Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the 2022 Wyoming Blockchain Stampede will be held Sept. 19-23 at the University of Wyoming Conference Center in Laramie. Registration for the free event is underway at www.wyohackathon.io.

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet Aug. 26

August 16, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Laramie’s Hilton Garden Inn for the council’s regularly scheduled quarterly meeting.

Fall Convocation, ‘State of the University’ Sept. 1 at UW

August 15, 2022 — University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel will provide updates on key issues and initiatives and outline future plans during his “State of the University” address Thursday, Sept. 1.

man writing on a whiteboard Two UW Faculty Researchers Receive Thomas Jefferson Fund Grants

August 15, 2022 — Two University of Wyoming researchers will receive Thomas Jefferson Fund grants to collaborate with French scientists on separate research projects that assess water storage capacity in mountain watersheds and enhance crop production worldwide to ensure future food security.

head photo of a woman UW AHC Hires Project Archivist to Assist Wyoming Libraries, Museums

August 15, 2022 — The University of Wyoming American Heritage Center (AHC) recently hired a project archivist focused on a collaborative effort among the AHC, the Wyoming State Archives and the Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB).

people listening to a person speaking in front of a T-Rex statue UW Cuts Ribbon on Thorson Geology Field Camp

August 15, 2022 — The University of Wyoming has cut the ribbon on the Tom A. Thorson Geology Field Camp, a venerable century-long tradition made new by a $1 million gift from family in honor of Tom Thorson, president of the Wyoming company Black Hills Bentonite LLC.

UW Employees Granted Release Time to Vote in Primary Election

August 15, 2022 — University of Wyoming employees have a maximum of one hour of release time to vote in Tuesday’s Wyoming primary election, in accordance with state law and UW policy.

UW Researchers Tapped to Help Improve Post-Pandemic Disease Models

August 15, 2022 — Researchers at the University of Wyoming and seven other top universities have been selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to lay the groundwork for models that more accurately predict the spread of infectious diseases.

UW Updates Student Code of Conduct

August 15, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s Dean of Students Office has released an updated Student Code of Conduct that goes into effect today (Monday).

Application Period Open for Sixth Annual Sheridan Start-Up Challenge

August 12, 2022 — Kickoff of the 2022 Sheridan Start-Up Challenge is Monday, Aug. 15, with the opening of the application period. This will be the sixth consecutive year for Sheridan’s annual entrepreneur competition.

head photo of a man Jerred Selected as UW IMPACT 307’s Senior Director

August 12, 2022 — Derrek Jerred has been selected as the new senior director of IMPACT 307, the University of Wyoming’s statewide network of innovation-driven business incubators committed to growing and strengthening Wyoming’s entrepreneurial community by providing resources and support for founders to thrive.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Wednesday via Teleconference

August 12, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider UW’s supplemental budget request for the 2023 legislative session during the board’s regular teleconference meeting Wednesday, Aug. 17.

UW Faculty Member Wins Grant to Develop Study-Abroad Program in Brazil

August 12, 2022 — A University of Wyoming faculty member is developing a study-abroad program that will bring UW undergraduate students together with members of the Pataxó Indigenous community in Brazil who are working to revitalize their endangered language.

UW’s Planetarium Temporarily Closed; Public Shows Canceled

August 12, 2022 — The University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium will be temporarily closed, at least for the next two weeks and perhaps beyond.

UW Survey Finds Hageman Leading Cheney in Wyoming GOP Primary

August 11, 2022 — Wyoming Republican primary candidate Harriet Hageman is leading incumbent Liz Cheney by nearly 30 points in the primary race for Wyoming’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, according to a new survey by the University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center (WYSAC).

two girls at a table looking at impressions in bread slices Laramie Elementary, Middle School Students Participate in UW’s COWGIRLS in STEM Camp

August 10, 2022 — A number of elementary and middle school students built computer games using Scratch programming, worked with robots and learned Earth’s geology by completing a time grid and making candy-filled sandwiches to understand how rock layers compress.

people dressed as gladiators sparring UW Offers ‘Gladiators and Cinema’ Course This Fall

August 9, 2022 — Laura De Lozier probably will stop short of brandishing a sword and wearing sandals in class while bellowing “Are you not entertained?” like Russell Crowe in the 2000 film “Gladiator.” But she hopes her fall course “Gladiators and Cinema” will more than excite University of Wyoming students with an interest in what are considered some of the world’s first entertainers.

logo UW Prepares to Host Inaugural Saddle Up Program

August 9, 2022 — The excitement around the inaugural week of Saddle Up is building as the University of Wyoming prepares to welcome incoming students to campus for a brand-new experience starting Sunday, Aug. 14.

UW Cross-Discipline Academic Writing Fellows Program Seeks Applicants

August 8, 2022 — Applications for the third year of the University of Wyoming’s Academic Writing Fellows (UWAWF) program are now being accepted.

woman holding a page with pressed plants UW Demonstration Projects Receive Wyoming DataHub Grants

August 8, 2022 — The Wyoming DataHub, a component of the Wyoming Innovation Partnership (WIP), recently announced summer grant awards to support innovative data-sharing projects at the University of Wyoming.

children in matching t-shirts posing as a group Laramie County 4-H Students Debrief Robotics Projects -- With Governor

August 5, 2022 — This summer, 11 4-H students ages 7-15 met at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne to debrief their robotics projects -- with the top elected official of their state.

small herd of deer running on snowy hillside UW Donor-Funded Fellowship Supports Wyoming Migration Initiative

August 5, 2022 — Before her death, Diane Mott knew she wanted to do two things: to honor her parents and to do her part to protect Wyoming’s landscapes. So, she gave a major estate gift to establish the Harold and Jean Mott Fellowship in Migration and Conservation at the University of Wyoming.

large claw-shaped mechanism UW Student Team First From Wyoming to Participate in NASA Design Challenge

August 5, 2022 — A team of University of Wyoming students was the first from Wyoming to be selected and participate in NASA’s 2022 Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams (NExT) engineering design challenge.

woman standing outdoors beside a large sign UW’s Wyoming Institute for Disabilities Speech-Language Pathologist Honored

August 5, 2022 — A speech-language pathologist at the University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Institute for Disabilities has been awarded the 2022 Bright Star Distinguished Educator Award by the Wyoming Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities.

a man and two women standing together UW Ph.D. Student Receives Grant to Study Mechanisms of ACL Injuries in Sports

August 4, 2022 — A University of Wyoming doctoral student recently received a Student Research Grant at the 40th Conference of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports (ISBS) in Liverpool, England.

book cover with a photo of Earth from space UW Professor Publishes Book on Isotopic Constraints on Earth System Processes

August 4, 2022 — University of Wyoming geology Professor and National Geographic Explorer Ken Sims has published a new book on the application of isotopes to understanding earth system processes.

two people looking at a computer moniter UW Spinout Company Receives $1.2M Grant to Fund Research and Development of Advanced Technologies

August 3, 2022 — A Laramie business that originated at the University of Wyoming has received a $1.2 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant from the U.S. Department of Energy that will be used to fund the continued development and commercialization of instrumentation platforms for the nondestructive manipulation and analysis of micro- and nano-sized materials.

Woman on a rock face UW’s Vietti Leads Student Expedition Into Three Kemmerer Fossil Fish Quarries

August 3, 2022 — Laura Vietti and two University of Wyoming researchers recently accompanied some UW students to three fossil fish quarries near Kemmerer. Their mission: to gather ash samples in the fossil fish layers to discover how quickly the fossil lake filled up millions of years ago.

woman working on a taxidermied boar UW Museum of Vertebrates Receives Gift of Significant Collection of Animal Mounts

August 2, 2022 — The University of Wyoming has been gifted a large collection of animal mounts to be used for display and research purposes within UW’s Museum of Vertebrates.

man sitting at a desk with an open book UW School of Pharmacy Conference Examines Legal Aspects in Pharmacy Practice

August 2, 2022 — The University of Wyoming’s School of Pharmacy recently hosted its inaugural Legal Aspects in Pharmacy Conference, including a number of presenters highlighting how rules, regulations and laws impact the practice of pharmacy.

UW Awarded $1.2M to Improve Postsecondary Enrollment, Completion Among Rural Students

August 1, 2022 — The University of Wyoming College of Education and the UW Trustees Education Initiative were awarded a three-year, $1.2 million grant to improve postsecondary enrollment and completion among rural students.

woman standing near a headdress UW Education-Abroad Course Reunites Arapaho Student With Tribal Headdress

August 1, 2022 — University of Wyoming College of Law student and Northern Arapaho member Alyson White Eagle-SoundingSides is working with law Professor Darrell Jackson and UW Art Museum Director Nicole Crawford to bring home from the British Museum a headdress that belonged to her great-great-grandfather, Northern Arapaho leader Chief Yellow Calf.

head photo of a man UW Names New AVP for Human Resources

August 1, 2022 — An experienced human resources leader and administrator has been selected as the University of Wyoming’s associate vice president for human resources.

moose in water Volunteers Spot 16 Animals During UW’s Biodiversity Institute Summer Moose Day

August 1, 2022 — For the seventh year, community scientists helped identify moose populations in the mountains outside of Laramie for Summer Moose Day. And the numbers were comparable to previous summer counts.

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