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UW-Led Expedition to Retrace Famous Voyage Starting Next Week

May 16, 2019

After years of preparation, the Sesquicentennial Colorado River Exploring Expedition (SCREE) will embark next week on a 70-day rafting trip to commemorate the 150th anniversary of John Wesley Powell’s famous 1869 expedition.

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UW, Company Collaborate on Clean-Coal Test Facility

The University of Wyoming’s efforts to help assure the future of the state’s cornerstone coal industry have taken a step forward with the signing of an...

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UW Trustees Select Theobald as Acting President

University of Wyoming Vice President for Finance and Administration Neil Theobald has been chosen to serve as the university’s acting president.

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UW’s Science Initiative Awards $1 Million in Seed Grants to 13 Faculty Research Projects

Success of the Wyoming crop and livestock industry has been limited by market accessibility, infertile soils, short growing seasons and low availability of...

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Worland Twins to Embark on Professional Careers After Graduating from UW

DeLancey Hodges remembers getting into a scrap in elementary...

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Warming Climate Threatens Microbes in Alpine Streams, New Research Shows

Changes to alpine streams fed by glaciers and snowfields due to a warming climate threaten to dramatically alter the types of bacteria and other microbes in...

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UW-Led Research Shows Cattle Ranching Could Help Conserve Rare African Antelope, Lions

Endangered African antelope and the lions that prey on them...

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UW Board of Trustees to Interview Three Candidates for Acting President

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will interview three candidates for the office of acting president of the university during an executive session...

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College Factual Ranks UW Department of Geology and Geophysics No. 1

The Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Wyoming has been ranked No. 1 in the nation in a new “best value” list.

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UW Nursing Students Take Part in Wilderness Medicine Training

The University of Wyoming prepares students for nursing careers, from the bachelor’s to doctoral levels, in a variety of clinical and other settings....

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UW Extension Sheep Specialist Shepherds Savory Showdown

The caramelized and long-cooked leg of lamb, skewered marinated kabobs, chops and slow-cooked shoulder meat brought into the classroom were the tip of the...

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Kwanna King Selected New UW Registrar

Kwanna King has been selected as the new University of Wyoming registrar following a national search. She begins her duties Wednesday, May 29.

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UW Trustees Vote to Sell UW Plaza Land to Developer

Ownership of land currently leased by the University of Wyoming for the UW Plaza development will transfer to the company handling the development, following...

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UW Statistics Department Engages with Laramie Middle School Students

The University of Wyoming’s Scott Crawford and Madison Yager recently stopped by Laramie Middle School (LMS) to show students the science behind statistics.

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UW Announces Memorial Day Closures

Most University of Wyoming administrative offices will be closed, and classes will be dismissed Monday, May 27, for Memorial Day.

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Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research Announces Faculty Fellows at UW

The Wyoming Institute for Humanities Research (WIHR) has selected recipients for its 2019-2020 cohort of faculty fellows. Selections are for the Humanities...

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UW’s Christensen Participates in Education Program for Museum Leaders

A University of Wyoming Art Museum curator recently participated in the Getty Leadership Institute’s (GLI) NextGen 2019 education program for museum leaders.

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UW Mortar Board Names Award Recipients

The University of Wyoming’s senior honor society, Mortar Board, has selected the 2019 winners of awards for outstanding advising, service and dedication.


Annual Women in STEM Conference Expected to Draw Nearly 500 to UW May 21

Nearly 500 junior and senior high school female students from across the state will descend upon the University of Wyoming campus Tuesday, May 21, to learn...

This Week at UW

Memorial Service for Former UW Wrestling Coach Steven Suder on Campus May 28

A memorial service for former University of Wyoming head wrestling Coach Steven Suder, who died earlier in the week, will be Tuesday, May 28, at 2 p.m. in...

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University of Wyoming Calendar for May 27-June 2

These are among the activities scheduled May 27-June 2 at the University of Wyoming:

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UW in the News

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...

Students in the News

UW Graduate Credits Research Opportunities for Admission to Yale School of Medicine

Hunter McCurdy was in his second semester at the University of Wyoming at Casper when he learned about research opportunities he could have as an...

Students in the News

Career Event Provides UW Students Look into Industry in Campbell County

Thirteen University of Wyoming students recently participated in a “Live Local, Work Local” career experience in Campbell County. The program provides...

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Wyoming Business Tips for May 27-June 2

A weekly look at issues facing Wyoming business owners and entrepreneurs from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, a collection of...

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