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March 10, 2014 — University of Wyoming astronomer Mike Pierce is a member of a team that is planning for the science to be explored with the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), a cooperative international project that will become the most advanced and powerful optical telescope on Earth.
March 7, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting via conference call from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, March 10, to discuss matters in preparation for its regular board meeting in late March.
March 6, 2014 — Anicka Kratina-Hathaway follows the frogs. The University of Wyoming master’s degree student in zoology and physiology spent last summer studying the Columbia spotted frog in and near Sibley Lake, located in the Bighorn National Forest west of Sheridan. And she will be back this summer, tracking the amphibians via transmitters attached around the frogs’ bellies.
March 4, 2014 — The University of Wyoming announced today (Tuesday) the creation of a new collaboration with Halliburton, a leading oil field services company. Halliburton is gifting $2 million to support the construction of a major new UW energy and engineering research complex. In addition, Halliburton is funding $1 million for research into unconventional reservoirs. Halliburton’s support will be doubled to $6 million through state of Wyoming matching dollars and the UW School of Energy Resources research match funding.
March 3, 2014 — The state budget bill approved by the Wyoming State Legislature Monday provides funding for University of Wyoming employee pay raises, upgrades in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, facilities improvement and maintenance, and matching dollars for a variety of projects.
March 3, 2014 — University of Wyoming Associate Professor Kate Northrop has been awarded the $25,000 Jeannette Haien Ballard Writer's Prize, an annual award given to a young writer of proven excellence in poetry or prose.
February 28, 2014 — A preliminary University of Wyoming report of moose habitat in five regions of the state and one in northern Colorado shows habitat is linked to nutrition condition, reproduction and calf survival in moose.
February 27, 2014 — For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Wyoming has been chosen to host one of 20 ExxonMobil Harris Summer Science Camps. UW’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, in cooperation with the Wyoming NASA Space Grant Consortium, will organize and run the event, scheduled June 15-24 on campus.
February 27, 2014 — This past year, Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) clients injected more than $22.6 million in financial capital into Wyoming’s economy, according to the center’s 2013 annual report.
February 26, 2014 — For salmon, being bigger isn’t always better. Being a little smaller -- at least intermediate size -- is more advantageous for maximum spawning in riverbeds, a University of Wyoming researcher recently discovered.
March 11, 2014 — The 2014 Collaboration Program in Natural Resources (CPNR) offered by the University of Wyoming’s Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources is now accepting applications to its second training.
March 11, 2014 — Utility construction associated with the University of Wyoming Half Acre Gymnasium addition and renovation project will take place during spring break.
March 11, 2014 — Anyone interested in becoming a Master Gardener or learning techniques to overcome gardening obstacles can attend the 2014 Wyoming Master Gardeners and Wyoming Farmers Marketing Association Joint Conference March 13-15 in Sheridan.
March 7, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Art Museum will offer two creative opportunities for students as part of the nationwide celebration of Youth Arts Month during March.
March 5, 2014 — Disability support groups at the University of Wyoming will host a number of activities throughout March to reflect upon the diversity and experiences of disabilities.
March 6, 2014 — Felicia Follum’s “East Meets West” will be on display March 10-April 10 in the University of Wyoming Union’s Gallery 234. A reception will be held April 4 from 5-7 p.m. in the lower level of the Wyoming Union. Refreshments will be provided.
March 5, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Department of Music Faculty Recital Series will present “From Paris to Prague: Two Masterpieces,” Thursday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall. The recital is free and open to the public.
March 10, 2014 — The University Store in the Wyoming Union will be closed March 17-21 (spring break week) to walk-in traffic, but the store will resume standard operating hours (Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.) Monday, March 24.
March 10, 2014 — Members of Albany County’s legislative delegation will join veteran Wyoming Public Radio news director Bob Beck to review the recent session of the Wyoming Legislature during the March meeting of the University of Wyoming/State Retirees of Albany County Monday, March 17.
March 7, 2014 — These are among the construction activities scheduled March 9-15 at the University of Wyoming:
March 7, 2014 — These are among activities scheduled March 10-16 at the University of Wyoming:
March 10, 2014 — State, national and international media frequently feature the University of Wyoming and members of its community in stories. Here is a summary of some of the recent articles where UW is making the news.
March 11, 2014 — Students from Casper, Greybull, Laramie and Veteran received the top awards at the recent Wyoming State Science Fair at the University of Wyoming. More than 300 students representing 26 schools attended the annual science fair.
March 10, 2014 — Students from the University of Wyoming will spend their spring breaks working on projects ranging from conservation efforts in Trinidad to assisting homeless youths in San Francisco.
March 11, 2014 — With four individuals in the top 10 after the first race of the United States Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSSA) national championships at Lake Placid, N.Y., the University of Wyoming Cowgirls have claimed the early team lead.
March 7, 2014 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC), part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.
February 26, 2014 — A monthly look at the night skies of the northern Rocky Mountains, written by astronomers Ron Canterna, University of Wyoming; Jay Norris, Challis, Idaho Observatory; and Daryl Macomb, Boise State University.
March 6, 2014 — Poll results released Tuesday indicate that 50 percent of American citizens think that the United States’ Constitution guarantees gay couples the right to marry. The poll, conducted by the Washington Post and ABC News, shows that Americans are increasingly accepting the logic laid out by the Supreme Court in the June 26, 2013, decision ruling unconstitutional the ban on gay marriage found in the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).