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UW Sets First-Time Freshman Enrollment Record

September 21, 2018

The University of Wyoming has enrolled the largest freshman class in its history, with 1,859 first-time students this fall semester.

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UW Botany Professor Heads Innovative Research Project in Costa Rica

What is one thing that researching plants and filming extreme sports have in common? Though it seems unlikely, the answer is drones.

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UW Researchers Part of Study that Shows Synchronous Human Energy Consumption Over the Past 10,000 Years

University of Wyoming researchers contributed to a study that begins to fill in the knowledge gap of whether human societies grow and decline at the same...

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UW Researcher Part of EPSCoR Grant to Study How Bees Overcome Harsh Winter Conditions

A University of Wyoming faculty member is part of a research team that will study how bees overcome harsh winter conditions to successfully emerge and...

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UW Researcher Makes Discoveries in Dune Habitat Trends of Wyoming Endangered Plant Species

A University of Wyoming researcher headed a research project that reconstructs the 70-year past to set the stage for the future of a rare plant species in...

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UW Astronomer Awarded NSF Grant to Study Quasars

Mike Brotherton hopes to shed some light on distant quasars by, simplest terms, looking at some light.

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Study Reveals Big-Game Animals Must Learn to Migrate

A team of scientists at the University of Wyoming has provided the first empirical evidence that ungulates (hooved mammals) must learn where and when to...

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UW’s Mengqiang Zhu Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study Phosphorus in Soils

Phosphorus is an essential element for all life forms. However, the ways it behaves in soils and shapes the ecosystem structure and functions are something...

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Governor Appoints New UW Trustee

A University of Wyoming graduate and licensed clinical social worker from Sweetwater County has been appointed to fill an opening on the UW Board of Trustees.

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Matthew Shepard Memorial Events Scheduled at UW

A performance by a Grammy-winning choir, panel discussions, film screenings and receptions are among events scheduled for the University of Wyoming’s 20th...

Campus Announcements

Modest Music Professor Builds Legacy at UW

Bob Belser’s request for this story is simple. “I don’t want it to be about me,” he says. “It needs to be about the kids.”

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UW Extension State Office Associate Receives Professional of Year Honor

Ann Roberson, in the University of Wyoming Extension state office, has received the organization’s 2018 Administrative Professional of the Year Award.

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UW’s Saturday University Planned in Pinedale Sept. 27

A special edition of Saturday University -- the half day of college lectures and discussion offered by the University of Wyoming -- is scheduled Thursday,...

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‘Locust: The Opera’ Theme for UW’s Saturday University in Jackson Sept. 29

“Locust: The Opera,” a one-hour chamber opera written by two University of Wyoming professors, will premiere in Jackson Sept. 28-29. And to celebrate the...

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Open House for Rare Mammal Fossil at UW Sept. 24-29

The public is invited to an open house at the Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) to view a rare mammal fossil discovered near Kemmerer.

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New UW Publication Looks at Wyoming Population Shifts

A new publication from the Wyoming Open Spaces Initiative at the University of Wyoming describes recent patterns of population growth and change in Wyoming.


Former ACLU President to Speak at UW Oct. 8

Nadine Strossen, former president of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), will be at the University of Wyoming to discuss free speech on campus Monday,...


UW Wind Symphony Presents Fall Pops Concert Sept. 27

The University of Wyoming Wind Symphony opens the fall concert series with “To the Stars, Moon and Beyond” Thursday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan...


Glow-in-the-Dark Activities Scheduled at UW Sept. 28

Glow-in-the-dark activities are scheduled Friday, Sept. 28, at 9 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Union. The event is free and open to UW students.


Cash Prizes for UW Students Offered at Poetry Slam Night Sept. 26

Anthony McPherson, a world poetry slam ranked contestant, will appear at the University of Wyoming Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 8 p.m. A slam poetry competition...


UW Faculty Recital Series Features Kaori Uno-Jack Sept. 30

The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Faculty Recital Series will feature Kaori Uno-Jack with guest pianist Naoko Suga Sunday, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m....


UW Music Professor to Present Fortepiano Recital Sept. 26

University of Wyoming Department of Music Professor Theresa Bogard will present a fortepiano recital Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center...


UW Chamber Orchestra Presents ‘Baroque Alchemy’ Sept. 30

The University of Wyoming Chamber Orchestra will present a Baroque-inspired performance Sunday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the...


UW Theatre and Dance Season Opens with ‘Below the Navel Above the Knees’

The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance opens the fall season with “Below the Navel Above the Knees,” an adult comedy about a liberal,...

This Week at UW

Navigating Difficult Situations More Effectively Topic of UW Workshop Sept. 27

The first of two workshops on how to navigate difficult, triggering situations more effectively is scheduled Thursday, Sept. 27, at the University of Wyoming.

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Interrupting and Stopping Bias Workshop at UW Sept. 25

A workshop to help attendees learn the tools for interrupting and stopping incidents of bias is scheduled at the University of Wyoming Tuesday, Sept. 25.

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Research Workshop Scheduled at UW Oct. 15

Individuals who are conducting research at the University of Wyoming can learn how to take their work to the next level at the Responsible Conduct of...

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WyoCloud ‘Deep Dive’ Wednesday

The University of Wyoming’s WyoCloud team will host a campus “deep dive” session regarding the new recruitment processes within Human Capital Management.

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University of Wyoming Calendar for Sept. 24-30

These are among the activities scheduled Sept. 24-30 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

Future Science Teachers Get Hands-On Experience at UW

This time next year, students currently in University of Wyoming School of Teacher Education Associate Professor Andrea Burrows’ “Science Methods II” course...

Students in the News

University of Wyoming Summer Semester Graduates: Resident

The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following students from Wyoming at the completion of the 2018 summer semester.

Students in the News

University of Wyoming Summer Semester Graduates: Nonresident

The University of Wyoming accorded degrees upon the following nonresident students at the completion of the 2018 summer semester.

Club Sports

UW Cowgirls Hold Regional Rodeo Lead; Cowboys in Second

It’s only the second week of competition in the Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR), but the University of Wyoming rodeo teams are proving that they have...

Feature Columns

UW Religion Today: Wanted: An American Islam

We readily speak of “American Christianity” and “American Judaism” and are even wrapping our minds around the notion of “American Buddhism,” particularly on...

Initiatives for the Future of the University of Wyoming

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