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UW Research Scientist Coordinates Satellite Images to Help Control California Fires

November 21, 2018

For nearly two weeks, unprecedented fires have raged in California, resulting in 80 lives lost and thousands missing or displaced, thousands more homes destroyed and the air quality polluted to dangerous levels. Even a historic movie ranch in Agoura Hills used to shoot HBO’s “Westworld” has perished.

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UW Launches Health and Bioscience Innovation Hub

As part of the University of Wyoming’s new Institute of...

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K-12 Teachers Get Jumpstart on Integrating Computer Science into Curriculum at UW Camp

Forty Wyoming teachers -- spanning all grade levels and content areas -- worked with experts at the University of Wyoming last summer to gain new ideas and...

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UW Researcher Contributes to Paper that Evaluates the Effect of Global Climate on Plant Community Traits

How climate drives the functional characteristics of vegetation across the globe has been a key question in ecological research for more than a century. A...

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New Sorority to Open at UW in Fall 2019

Beginning the fall 2019, the University of Wyoming will become home to a new sorority.

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UW Breaks Ground for Science Initiative Facility

University of Wyoming and state elected officials broke ground...

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Comic Book Legend Stan Lee’s Legacy Lives on at UW American Heritage Center

It is hard to imagine, but comic book legend Stan Lee -- known...

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Reports: International Students Contribute to Wyoming Economy

International students enrolled at the University of Wyoming and the state’s community colleges contributed an estimated $25.8 million to Wyoming’s economy...

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UW Launches Construction Management Degree Program

The University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Applied Science will offer a new degree program to meet the demands of industry in the state and...

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UW Hires Experienced Entrepreneur to Lead Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

A successful businessman who has personally founded multiple...

Campus Announcements

Duo Researches the Intersection of Criminal Law and Museums

University of Wyoming College of Law Professor Darrell Jackson and Nicole Crawford, chief curator and assistant director of the UW Art Museum, have teamed up...

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Wyoming Educational Attainment Council Sets Public Input Sessions Nov. 29

Wyoming residents have the opportunity to discuss ways to overcome barriers to completing postsecondary degrees and certificates during meetings at the...

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UW Professors Examine Long Marketing Life of the ‘Oz’ Myth

Little did anyone know that when L. Frank Baum wrote the classic book “The Wonderful World of Oz” -- which, in turn, produced the worldwide phenomenal film...

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Donors to Double Their Money During Fourth Annual UW Giving Day

Not everyone can double his or her money in a single day, but that’s exactly what’s happening at the University of Wyoming Nov. 27 -- UW Giving Day.

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UW Announces Thanksgiving Closures

Most University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22-23, for Thanksgiving. UW classes will be dismissed...

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Award-Winning Program Brings Teens Together for 4-H Camp Training

The idea was simple: Instead of each 4-H camping program preparing teen counselors, get everyone together for a statewide training.

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Crook County 4-H Educator Receives UW Extension Honor

Increasing the depth and scope of Crook County 4-H and building the program through nontraditional ways have helped Sara Fleenor earn the University of...

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UW Extension’s Livestock Marketing Specialist Receives Organization’s Highest Honor

Developing programs for ranchers focusing on increased production and efficiency, and collaboration with peers are among reasons a Uinta County University of...

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UW Invests Further in Wind River Reservation Research, Economic Development

The great-great grandson of the great Eastern Shoshone Chief Washakie has been selected to facilitate research partnerships between the University of Wyoming...


Student Art Exhibition on Display at UW Nov. 29

An art exhibition featuring work created by University of Wyoming students will be on display Thursday, Nov. 29, at 6 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Skylight Lounge.


International Bake Sale Nov. 28-29 at UW

Students in the University of Wyoming’s first-year seminar on “Food Culture and Language” will host an international bake sale in the Wyoming Union Wednesday...


UW Theatre and Dance Presents ‘The Nutcracker’ Dec. 6-9

In celebration of the holiday season, the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance will present its rendition of “The Nutcracker.”


Final Fall Semester Safe Zone Training at UW Nov. 29

A training for members of the University of Wyoming community and the public to learn more about the LGBTQIA community is planned Thursday, Nov. 29, from 4-7...


Final Trivia Night for UW Fall Semester Nov. 28

Prizes will be offered to the top teams during the final Trivia Night competition of the fall semester at the University of Wyoming.


UW Art Museum Hosts Annual Holiday Events Nov. 29-Dec. 1

The University of Wyoming Art Museum will launch the holiday season with the 26th annual Happy Holidays Laramie Festival of Trees Nov. 29-Dec. 1.


UW President Nichols, Tim Nichols to Host Community Holiday Open House Dec. 4

University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols and her husband, Tim, will host the third annual Holiday Open House Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 4-6 p.m. at the...

This Week at UW

UW Information Technology Seeks Award Nominations

University of Wyoming Information Technology is seeking nominations for its semiannual program to recognize individual excellence in the division.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for Nov. 26-Dec. 2

These are among the activities scheduled Nov. 26-Dec. 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 Students Benefit from Rocky Mountain Power Foundation Grant

The Rocky Mountain Power Foundation awarded $55,000 to the University of Wyoming during the past fiscal year for education and research programs -- and for...

Feature Columns

UW Religion Today: How Evil is Today’s World? A Consideration of the World War I Battle of Verdun

Many evangelical Christians believe the world is about to end as Jesus returns to establish his heavenly kingdom on Earth. The reason for this, they think,...

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Wyoming Business Tips for Nov. 12-18

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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