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April 2023 UW News

UW and Wyoming Community Navigator Program to Discuss Niche Marketing May 5

Small-business owners can learn how to refine and narrow their marketing to a specific niche Friday, May 5.

UW Fossil Fish Festival Offers Activities for All Ages May 6

Several activities for all ages are planned during the Fossil Fish Festival Saturday, May 6, at the University of Wyoming Geological Museum.

Guest Artist Recital Will Feature UW Music Alumni in Concert May 2

A guest artist recital, hosted by the University of Wyoming Department of Music, will feature UW alumni Meghan Dawson (2008), a soprano from Lander, and tenor Leandro Lacava (2007), originally from Brasilia, Brazil, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

UW College of Health Sciences Pays Tribute to Outstanding Faculty and Staff

UW College of Health Sciences honorees are, from left: front row, Katelyn Kotlarek, Kayleigh Edgar and Christine Porter; back row, Jeffrey Yang, Derek Smith, Jacob Warren and John Willford. (UW Photo) The University of Wyoming College of Health Sciences recently held its faculty and staff awards ceremony, honoring selected faculty and staff members for being outstanding in their professions, dedicated to service and unfailing in support of students.

UW Names Executive Director of New Neltje Center for the Arts

An arts leader, curator and writer with expertise in American modernism and contemporary arts and culture has been chosen to lead the University of Wyoming’s new center for the arts and humanities.

May 20 Public Event for UW Neltje Center Features Author Gretel Ehrlich

The University of Wyoming’s Neltje Center for Excellence in Creativity and the Arts invites the public to a free event and reading with author Gretel Ehrlich Saturday, May 20, from 2-3:30 p.m. at Turned Antiques, located at 1 Lower Piney Creek Road in Banner.

Presidential Scholarly Achievement Awards Recognize Outstanding UW Faculty

University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel has recognized faculty members who demonstrate high achievement in scholarship with 2023 Presidential Scholarly Achievement Awards.

UW School of Computing Names 16 Graduate Computing Scholars

The School of Computing at the University of Wyoming has selected 16 graduate students for the school’s Graduate Computing Scholars Award for the 2023-24 academic year.

UW Symphonic Band and Chamber Ensembles to Perform May 1

“Music with Meaning” will be presented by the University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Symphonic Band at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 1, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

Wyoming Wildlife Fellowship Program Adds Five New UW Undergraduates to Cohort

Five incoming or current University of Wyoming undergraduate students are the latest cohort selections for the Wyoming Wildlife Fellowship Program, which supports students pursuing careers in wildlife and fisheries sciences.

UW Symphony Orchestra Closes Season With ‘Pines of Rome’ May 4

No piece of music ends as impressively as “Pines of Rome.” The score portrays ancient Roman legions returning to the Eternal City, marching closer down the Appian Way, complete with a huge orchestra, six brass behind the audience and the organ playing full out.

UW Planetarium Will Host ‘Mesmerica’ May 5-6

The University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium will play host to James Hood’s “Mesmerica” Friday and Saturday, May 5-6, with one-hour performances at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. each evening.

Ian Munsick Headlines UW Union Fest May 5

Rising country star Ian Munsick, from Sheridan, will headline Union Fest, a year-end celebration for University of Wyoming students, Friday, May 5, with various activities planned throughout the day. Activities on Prexy’s Pasture -- including Munsick’s concert -- are free and open to the public.

Liliane and Christian Haub Fund Professorship in UW’s Haub School

A gift to the University of Wyoming from philanthropists Liliane and Christian Haub will establish the Liliane and Christian Haub Professorship in the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, which will support the school’s work in environment and natural resources.

UW Entrepreneurship Competition Winners Selected

Winners of the University of Wyoming College of Business’ 23rd annual John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition were selected as the contest concluded April 21-22.

UW and Wyoming Community Navigator Program to Discuss Restaurant Financial Metrics May 4

For the past three years, COVID and inflation have significantly changed the restaurant industry and its financial models. Restaurant owners can learn how to better address the financial side of their businesses Thursday, May 4.

UW and Cardiff University Sign Five-Year Partnership

Joint ventures in research and education will be developed between the University of Wyoming and Cardiff University in Wales, United Kingdom, as part of a new strategic partnership.

Using Technology to Help Caregivers Topic of UW Program May 3

The growing health care needs of older adults have led providers and technicians to seek technological approaches to enhance the lives of people living with dementia and their caregivers.

UW Team Takes Fourth in Solar House Design Competition

Members of UW’s student Solar Decathlon Build Challenge team show the house they designed near Lander to visitors during a recent open house. UW finished fourth in the national competition. (UW Photo) A University of Wyoming student team’s entry has finished fourth in an international competition to design zero-energy buildings.

UW Planetarium Will Premiere Three New Full-Dome Movies During May

During May, the University of Wyoming Harry C. Vaughan Planetarium will premiere three brand-new science films that explore the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI), supermassive black holes and the moon, respectively.

UW and Laramie County Library System Offer Blood Pressure Cuffs for Checkout

Self-measured blood pressure monitoring kits are now available for checkout at libraries in Cheyenne, Burns, Pine Bluffs and the Laramie County bookmobile. The kits are offered through a collaborative pilot project between the Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) at the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Prevention Program and the Laramie County Library System.

UW’s IMPACT 307 Names New Assistant Director

IMPACT 307, a startup business development program of the University of Wyoming, has a new assistant director serving Laramie, Cheyenne and the surrounding areas.

UW School of Graduate Education and Graduate Council Honor Award Recipients

The University of Wyoming’s School of Graduate Education and Graduate Council have selected the 2023 winners of graduate student and mentor awards for outstanding teaching and research.

UW Team Wins Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Case Competition

For the second consecutive year, a team of undergraduate students from the University of Wyoming’s College of Business has won the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative Case Competition.

UW’s Wyoming APEX Accelerator Part of Aerospace and Defense Industry Conference May 3-5

Wyoming APEX Accelerator will be part of the third annual Aerospace and Defense Industry Conference that will take place in Casper Wednesday-Friday, May 3-5, at the M Building, located at 234 E. First St.

Adam Birnbaum Trio to Perform April 26 at UW

The University of Wyoming Department of Music will host the Adam Birnbaum Trio for an evening of jazz at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

UW Hosts Regional Finale Laramie River Rendezvous Rodeo April 27-29

When the University of Wyoming hosts the Central Rocky Mountain Region’s (CRMR) final rodeo of the combined fall/spring seasons this weekend, fans will see some of the country’s top student-athletes -- many of them wearing the traditional UW brown and gold vests.

UW and Wyoming Community Navigator Program to Discuss Restaurant Challenges May 2

The pandemic fundamentally shifted the entire hospitality industry and revealed such businesses needed to update their models, systems and tools. Restaurant owners can learn how to address key industry challenges they face Tuesday, May 2.

Two UW Students From Casper to Receive Congressional Awards

Two University of Wyoming students from Casper will receive Congressional Award gold medals, the U.S. Congress’ highest honor for youth.

UW College of Education Part of State Partnership on K-12 Instruction

The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) voted last week to move discussions forward in partnership with Gov. Mark Gordon, Superintendent of Public Instruction Megan Degenfelder, the Wyoming Department of Education and the University of Wyoming College of Education on piloting new instruction and assessment strategies for Wyoming students.

UW SER and Cardiff University Launch Hydrogen Energy Webinar Series

The Hydrogen Energy Research Center (H2ERC) in the University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources (SER) is partnering with Cardiff University in Wales, United Kingdom, to launch a webinar series that focuses on emerging topics in hydrogen energy.

UW Hosts Rocky Mountain Professional Landman Conference May 5

The University of Wyoming’s School of Energy Resources (SER) and the Student Chapter of Energy Resources will host the second Rocky Mountain Professional Landman (PLM) Conference Friday, May 5.

UW Libraries to Pause Prospector Service

To improve user experience, University of Wyoming Libraries is upgrading its library management system. As part of the migration, Prospector will be unavailable during the summer and fall semesters.

UW to Host Wellness and Destress Events for Students

A variety of free wellness and destress events and activities are planned for University of Wyoming students as the semester comes to a close.

Playground Ensemble to Present Chamber Music April 27 at UW

“Unchambered” will be presented by the Playground Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

UW Archivist’s Artwork Featured in ‘Open’ Exhibition at American Heritage Center

Artistic work created by University of Wyoming American Heritage Center (AHC) Archivist Ginny Kilander is part of a traveling exhibition now on display through Tuesday, May 23, at the AHC.

‘Legacies’ Concert Honors Retiring UW Director of Bands April 29

The University of Wyoming Department of Music Spotlight Series will present “Legacies,” featuring the UW Wind Symphony, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

UW Art Museum to Host Gallery Walk-Through of Student Exhibition

The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host a gallery walk-through of the 48th annual Juried UW Student Exhibition Monday, May 1, from 3-4:30 p.m.

UW and D.C. Pharmacy Schools Mark Fifth Anniversary of Health Equity Leadership Program

Beginning in fall 2018, the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy partnered with Howard University’s College of Pharmacy in Washington, D.C., for the Health Equity Leadership Program.

Lander Middle School Students Visit UW’s Wyoming Infrared Observatory

The size of the University of Wyoming’s 2.3-meter telescope at the Wyoming Infrared Observatory (WIRO) left a lasting impression on sixth, seventh and eighth grade students from Lander Middle School.

UW Receives Faculty Advancement Grant From Nuclear Regulatory Commission

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s (NRC) Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research recently announced the University of Wyoming has been selected for a Faculty Development Advancement Award as part of the NRC’s University Nuclear Leadership Program.

UW and Wyoming SBDC Network to Host Business Workshop in Gillette April 29

Small-business owners can learn how to craft marketing messages for their companies during an in-person workshop Saturday, April 29.

UW and Wyoming SBDC Network Host Tourism Industry Hiring Webinar April 27

Small-business owners can learn how to effectively hire seasonal workers for the upcoming peak Wyoming tourist season Thursday, April 27.

UW Art Museum to Host Visiting Artist Jenene Nagy for Talk and Workshop

The University of Wyoming Art Museum will host visiting artist Jenene Nagy for an artist talk Wednesday, April 26, and a two-part workshop Friday and Saturday, April 28-29.

UW Department of Theatre and Dance to Present ‘Carrie: The Musical’ April 26-30

Closing out the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance’s spring season is a musical adaptation of Stephen King’s 1974 horror masterpiece, “Carrie.”

UW and Wyoming SBDC Network to Host Online SBIR/STTR Proposal Workshop With DOD Emphasis

Small-business owners can learn about Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) proposal opportunities Wednesday, April 26.

UW and Wyoming SBDC Network to Host Google Maps Workshop in Powell April 26

Small-business owners can learn how to increase their companies’ visibility on Google Maps Wednesday, April 26.

Small-business owners can learn how to create brand strategy for their companies Friday, April 21.

Ken Gerow, a University of Wyoming professor of statistics since 1993, will give the 2023 Buchanan Lecture Friday, April 21.

UW and Wyoming Community Navigator Program to Discuss Brand Strategy April 21

Small-business owners can learn how to create brand strategy for their companies Friday, April 21.

UW Collegiate Chorale Performance Scheduled April 22

The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Collegiate Chorale will present “To Sit and Dream” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts concert hall.

Judges Announced for UW’s John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition

The University of Wyoming College of Business has selected its panel of judges for the 23rd annual John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition.

UW Doctoral Student Wins Energy Vault Student Competition

University of Wyoming doctoral student Rami Alloush, of Damanhour, Egypt, was named the winner of the Energy Vault Student Competition hosted by the UW School of Energy Resources (SER).

UW Appoints Inaugural Professor for Jackson Fork Ranch-UW Research Project

Joe Holbrook, University of Wyoming assistant professor in carnivore and habitat ecology, has been named the first Wyoming Biodiversity Term Professor for the Jackson Fork Ranch-University of Wyoming Research Project. The position promotes environmental stewardship and conservation across Wyoming, with an initial focus on the greater Yellowstone ecosystem.

UW Graduate and Conservation Fellow Earns Distinguished Legal Writing Award

The Burton Awards has announced that University of Wyoming graduate and current UW Ruckelshaus Institute Conservation Fellow Travis Brammer is among 25 law student writers selected for the Law360 Distinguished Legal Writing Award.

UW Cowboys Wrap Up Fourth Consecutive Regional Title and Cowgirls’ Late Push Continues

With just one more Central Rocky Mountain Region (CRMR) rodeo left on the season, the University of Wyoming men’s team has wrapped up its fourth straight regional rodeo title, while the Cowgirls still have an outside shot of pulling off the same feat.

UW Wool Judging Team Wraps Up Successful 2023 Season

In a final competition at the Houston Livestock Show last month, the University of Wyoming collegiate wool judging team wrapped up a successful 2023 season.

EWC Team Again Wins UW-Led Wyoming Collegiate Business Ethics Case Competition

A team from Eastern Wyoming College (EWC) recently won the third annual Wyoming Collegiate Business Ethics Case Competition at the University of Wyoming.

Firearms Industry Conference Auction to Benefit UW Firearms Research Center

Federal firearm regulators, trade association representatives, arms manufacturers, attorneys and compliance professionals will gather in Atlanta May 1-3 for the ninth annual Firearms Industry Conference. During the conference, Orchid LLC, one of the conference organizers, will sponsor a silent auction on behalf of the newly launched Firearms Research Center (FRC) at the University of Wyoming.

UW Jazz Combos to Perform April 19

The University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Jazz Combos will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

Jazz Ensembles Concert April 20 at UW

“Sounds of Today” is the University of Wyoming Department of Music’s Spotlight Series concert Thursday, April 20.

UW Undergraduate Research and Inquiry Day April 22

Nearly 300 undergraduate students from the University of Wyoming and various Wyoming colleges will take part in UW’s Undergraduate Research and Inquiry Day Saturday, April 22.

UW Wellness Center Receives Campus Prevention Network Seal of Prevention

For the third consecutive year, the University of Wyoming’s Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center has received the Campus Prevention Network (CPN) Seal of Prevention from Vector Solutions for its commitment to student wellness.

Guest Pianist in Residency to Give Recital April 21 at UW

The University of Wyoming Department of Music will host guest pianist Catherine Kautsky for a two-day residency that will culminate with a public recital Friday, April 21.

UW School of Pharmacy Clinical Professor Named ASHP Fellow

A clinical professor of pharmacy practice with the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy has been named a 2023 fellow by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).

University of Wyoming Extension will celebrate spring with a honey-tasting event and educational program in Casper Saturday, April 29.

In a collaborative project with nuclear energy and regulatory experts across the U.S., University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources’ (SER) research staff and faculty members co-wrote a report that outlines potential markets and evaluates state-level legal, regulatory, economic and technology implications for nuclear microreactor applications in U.S. markets.

UW Extension to Host Workshop on Honey and Pollinators April 29

University of Wyoming Extension will celebrate spring with a honey-tasting event and educational program in Casper Saturday, April 29.

UW Extension to Provide Updates on Wyoming Drought Conditions and Predictions

For Wyomingites interested in current and predicted drought status, temperatures and precipitation levels, the Wyoming Conditions and Monitoring Team (WCMT) facilitates monthly webinars open to the public.

UW Education Dean Named President of Vermont College

Scott Thomas, the John P. “Jack” Ellbogen Dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Education, has been named president of Sterling College in Craftsbury Common, Vt., effective July 1.

Jazz Duo to Perform April 17 at UW

The University of Wyoming Department of Music will present an evening of jazz with pianist Ben Markley and saxophonist Peter Sommer Monday, April 17.

Large Landsat Puzzle Created by UW Researcher Introduces Wyoming’s Geography to Children

From Yellowstone National Park to Devils Tower and all points in between, preschool- and elementary school-age children and their parents received a glimpse of Wyoming’s diverse and rich geography by assembling a giant floor puzzle of the state as part of the recent “Earth Extravaganza” Family Day event.

Eight Teams to Compete in UW’s John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition April 21-22

Eight student-led teams will vie for seed prize money to get their business plans off the ground in the John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition at the University of Wyoming.

UW Choirs to Host Choral Music Educator April 14

The University of Wyoming choirs will host a guest artist residency with Jessica Nápoles, professor of choral music education at the University of North Texas (UNT), Friday, April 14, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts.

UW’s Casper Start-Up Challenge Announces Pitch Night April 13

IMPACT Casper has scheduled the 2023 Casper Start-Up Challenge Pitch Night Thursday, April 13, at Casper College’s Wheeler Concert Hall. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Catalyst Program to Enhance Leadership Skills for UW Students

Various aspects of India's culture and history will be showcased at the University of Wyoming during "Celebrate India" March 26-31, sponsored by the Indian students' organization, Milaap. All events are free.

UW Solar Decathlon House Near Lander Scoring Near Top

Various aspects of India's culture and history will be showcased at the University of Wyoming during "Celebrate India" March 26-31, sponsored by the Indian students' organization, Milaap. All events are free.

UW Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies Hosts Lecture on Bullying and Stoicism

The University of Wyoming Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies will host a lecture from professor and author Matthew Sharpe at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in Room 127 of the UW College of Business Building.

UW’s Annual Student Organization Awards Wednesday

The University of Wyoming Student Organizations office will conduct the annual student organization awards ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, in the Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom.

Rachel Flores Selected as UW’s Staff Employee of the Year

University of Wyoming custodian Rachel Flores -- assigned to the College of Health Sciences Building’s third floor and half of the third and fourth floors in the School of Pharmacy wing -- is the UW staff employee of the year.

UW Makes New Financial Aid Commitments to Transfer Students Beginning This Fall

Beginning this fall, the University of Wyoming will make transferring easier and more affordable than ever with the addition of the Wyoming Transfer Commitment and the Pokes Transfer Commitment. The transfer financial pledges are for new first-time transfer students.

UW’s WyCEI and Honors College Offer Three-Week Summer Entrepreneurship Course

The University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (WyCEI) and the Honors College will host the course “Innovate Wyoming: A 3-Week Journey in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Education” May 22-June 7.

UW and Campbell County Public Library System Offer Blood Pressure Cuffs for Checkout

elf-measured blood pressure monitoring kits are now available for checkout at the libraries in Gillette and Wright. The kits are offered through a collaborative pilot project among the Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) at the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Prevention Program and the Campbell County Public Library System.

Apply Now to Serve Your Community as UW Extension AmeriCorps Member

University of Wyoming Extension has partnered with AmeriCorps to offer part-time community service opportunities in county offices across the state and on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

Phi Beta Kappa Selects New Members at UW

he Alpha Chapter of Wyoming at the University of Wyoming has selected 36 new members for the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Among the new inductees are four juniors who have been awarded $1,000 scholarships for their academic achievements.

UW Board of Trustees to Meet Wednesday via Teleconference

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will hold its regular teleconference meeting Wednesday, April 12.

UW Dental Admissions Program Opens Doors to Professional Dental Schools

While many rural communities in Wyoming are experiencing the expansion of technologies such as telehealth for remote access to physicians and therapists, patients needing dental care almost always need in-person access to a dentist.

Wyoming Business Tips for April

A monthly 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.

UW and Wyoming Community Navigator Program to Provide Introduction to Project Management Software April 13

Small-business owners will have an opportunity to get a better handle on their to-do lists and keep their work projects on track Thursday, April 13.

UW’s John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition Scheduled April 21-22

The University of Wyoming College of Business will host the 23rd annual John P. Ellbogen $50K Entrepreneurship Competition Friday and Saturday, April 21-22.

UW Among Hosts of Intertribal Tourism Summit April 21 in Fremont County

The University of Wyoming and the Wind River Visitors Council -- collaborating with the Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone business councils -- will host an Intertribal Tourism Summit at the Wind River Hotel and Casino and the Shoshone Rose Casino and Hotel Friday, April 21.

UW Extension Offers New ‘Taming Toxic Plants’ Video Series

For ranchers and ranch managers concerned about livestock poisoning from toxic plants, University of Wyoming Extension has launched a new YouTube series titled “Taming Toxic Plants.”

Three to Receive UW Honorary Degrees May 13

The University of Wyoming will confer its highest award, the honorary doctoral degree, upon a master painter and printmaker, a distinguished economist and an award-winning high school mathematics instructor during UW commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 13.

Second Annual Access UW Day Is Friday

Members of the University of Wyoming community are invited to participate in the second annual Access UW Day Friday, April 7.

UW to Host Leadership Symposium April 20

The University of Wyoming Ranch Management and Agricultural Leadership Program will host a leadership symposium in Laramie Thursday, April 20.

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Vice President to Speak at UW April 11

Nicholas Sly, vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City -- and regional economist for Wyoming, Colorado and northern New Mexico -- will give a free public talk Tuesday, April 11, at the University of Wyoming College of Business.

UW ‘Global Gathering’ April 11 at Rendezvous Café

Members of the University of Wyoming community are invited to a “Global Gathering” with Vice Provost for Global Engagement Isa Helfgott and members of the Global Engagement Office team Tuesday, April 11, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Rendezvous Café.

National Lab Day April 12-13 at UW

National Lab Day -- an event to learn about and explore opportunities for partnerships with U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories -- is scheduled Wednesday and Thursday, April 12-13, at the University of Wyoming’s Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center. UW and DOE are co-hosts of the conference.

ALOK Is Shepard Symposium on Social Justice Keynote Speaker April 19 at UW

Alok Vaid-Menon, an American writer, performance artist and media personality who performs under the moniker “ALOK,” is the keynote speaker for the University of Wyoming’s Shepard Symposium on Social Justice.

UW and Weston County Library System Offer Blood Pressure Cuffs for Checkout

Self-measured blood pressure monitoring kits are now available for checkout at the libraries in Newcastle and Upton. The kits are offered through a collaborative pilot project among the Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) at the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Prevention Program and the Weston County Library System.

‘UW in Your Community’ Event April 18 in Park County

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 Park County during a “UW in Your Community” gathering Tuesday, April 18, in Cody.

UW and Crook County Public Library System Offer Blood Pressure Cuffs for Checkout

Self-measured blood pressure monitoring kits are now available for checkout at libraries in Hulett, Moorcroft and Sundance. The kits are offered through a collaborative pilot project among the Wyoming Center on Aging (WyCOA) at the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Prevention Program and the Crook County Public Library System.

UW Biodiversity Institute to Host Salamander Migration Initiative During April

The University of Wyoming’s Biodiversity Institute once again will put the spotlight on the Western tiger salamander this spring.

UW Symphony Orchestra to Perform in Casper, Pinedale and Teton Village in April

Known for exciting performances and innovative repertoire, the University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra (UWSO) will perform in three Wyoming communities this month.

UW Researchers Use Wind Farm Site Field Data to Test Supercomputer Modeling

A collaboration between University of Wyoming researchers and a wind energy company has provided new insights into the use of high-performance computing to predict wind resources.

UW Duo Recital to Feature Works of French Composer for Violin and Piano April 10

University of Wyoming Department of Music faculty members John Fadial and Chi-Chen Wu will perform a violin and piano recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 10, in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts recital hall. The concert is free and open to the public.

UW Cowgirls and Cowboys Win Big at CSU Rodeo

This is the win the University of Wyoming Cowgirls have been waiting for all season. And, for the Cowboys, it was business as usual at the Colorado State University (CSU) rodeo last weekend.

UW Clinic to Host Free Tax Preparation Help Sessions This Week

Members of the University of Wyoming community can receive free help in preparing their income tax returns Tuesday, April 4, and Thursday, April 6.

UW and Laramie Main Street Alliance Host Flavor Festival April 4-8

More than 20 Laramie restaurants will highlight flavors from approximately 40 countries during the Laramie International Flavor Festival Tuesday through Saturday, April 4-8.

Jennifer Kirk Receives UW Libraries Outstanding Staff Award

Jennifer Kirk, University of Wyoming Libraries marketing and communications specialist, is the recipient of the UW Libraries Outstanding Staff Award for her contributions in 2022.

‘Coffee and Conversation With President Seidel’ Canceled April 5 at UW

The final “Coffee and Conversation” session of the spring semester with University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel Wednesday, April 5, in Rendezvous Café has been canceled. The event will resume in the fall semester.

Waitlists for UW Summer Parking Permits Open April 19

With work nearing completion on the University of Wyoming’s new parking garage and the Brown Zone 101 parking lot, waitlists to purchase parking permits for these areas will open Wednesday, April 19, at 7:30 a.m.

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Phone: (307) 766-2929
Email: cbaldwin@uwyo.edu


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