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Higher ed in state is more than university, leaders stress

May 24, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Community college officials want to engage the public and industry leaders in efforts to promote the benefits of higher education outside of the University of ... [more]

Digest

May 17, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Cities mull anti-discrimination ordinances
CASPER -- Laramie's ordinance prohibiting discrimination against gays and transgender people will be used as ... [more]

Cunningham ending long UW Extension tenure

May 14, 2015 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  After serving 38 years to the day as the University of Wyoming Extension School's senior profitable and sustainable agricultural systems educator, Ron ... [more]

UW to provide student-athletes $3,200 for expenses

May 12, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- For student-athletes, it's good news.
For schools having to fund it, it's a challenge. Yet it's something most feel they have to do to remain ... [more]

UW getting $1M to study oil and gas reservoirs

May 12, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- An oilfield services company is giving the University of Wyoming $1 million to support research on unconventional oil and gas reservoirs in the ... [more]

Plea deal expected in death of UW student

May 10, 2015 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  LARAMIE -- The suspect in the death of a University of Wyoming student from Lander is expected to plead guilty to manslaughter next month in exchange for a ... [more]

UW to cut requirements for upper-level classes

May 5, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming will reduce the number of course credits required for upper-level students.
The UW Faculty Senate on Monday approved a ... [more]

Cowboys put out second depth chart of spring

Apr 23, 2015 - From staff reports:  As the Wyoming Cowboy football team enters its final week of Spring Football this week, head coach Craig Bohl and his staff announced an updated depth chart on ... [more]

Digest

Apr 14, 2015 - The Associated Press:  UW facility to get $44M expansion
LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming announced plans for a $44 million expansion and renovation of its athletic ... [more]

McGinity to step down next year as UW president

Apr 14, 2015 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity says he will step down from the job when his contract expires next year.
"The university needs ... [more]

University chief stresses value of cooperation with Cheyenne

Apr 5, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A strong relationship with Cheyenne may be key to maintaining and improving the University of Wyoming.
Economic development and partnerships with ... [more]

Riverton student on UW range management team that placed third at contest

Apr 3, 2015 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming placed third and five team members placed in the top 10 percent among the 158 students from 25 colleges and universities competing in ... [more]

Digest

Apr 3, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Lawmakers set ed study topics
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming lawmakers will be fine tuning the school funding model and studying 11 education topics over the ... [more]

UW dean searches nearly done

Apr 3, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Four high-ranking administrators departed during the short, rocky administration of former president Robert Sternberg.

LARAMIE -- The University of ... [more]

UW arena upgrades delayed

Mar 31, 2015 - By Scott Nulph, Tribune News Service:  Rising construction costs have taken a toll on the University of Wyoming's plans for Phase II of the reconstruction of the Arena-Auditorium.
Phase I -- the ... [more]

Wyoming digest

Mar 29, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Plane lands on highway near Thermopolis
THERMOPOLIS -- A pilot safely landed his single-engine plane on a highway in rural central Wyoming after the ... [more]

Hess Corp gives $15 million for energy studies

Mar 27, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- Energy firm Hess Corp. has donated $15 million to the University of Wyoming to bolster research into extracting hard-to-get oil and gas ... [more]

Study: EPA regs threaten state coal

Mar 20, 2015 - The Associated Press:  The University of Wyoming paper also says Wyoming would benefit from opening exports to Asia.

CHEYENNE -- A new economic study says pending federal ... [more]

Former Riverton school administrator named to UW board of trustees

Mar 12, 2015 - From staff reports:  Mel Baldwin spent 26 years with Fremont County School District 25.

A former Riverton school administrator has been named to the University of Wyoming ... [more]

Digest

Mar 10, 2015 - The Associated Press:  Famed businessman McMurry dead
CASPER -- Casper businessman and philanthropist Mick McMurry has died.
Casper police confirmed McMurry died at his home ... [more]

Groundbreaking set for Monday on UW's High Bay lab facility

Mar 8, 2015 - The Associated Press:  The building will contain about 90,000 square feet of high-bay and traditional laboratory space.

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming and state elected ... [more]

UW offering two new MBA programs

Mar 5, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming College of Business is offering two new master's of business administration programs for students.
The new international ... [more]

Quicker EMT licensing clears Legislature

Mar 5, 2015 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- A bill that seeks to get emergency medical technicians working sooner in Wyoming has been approved by state lawmakers.
Senate File 136 has passed ... [more]

UW posts spring enrollment increase

Mar 5, 2015 - The Associated Press:  The figure follows a 105-student increase in fall enrollment.

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming has enrolled 12,627 students for the spring ... [more]

UW Extension specialist: Workers may qualify for federal tax credit

Mar 4, 2015 - From staff reports:  UW Extension wants to make life a little easier for workers by alerting them about a special tax credit that can put money in their pockets, said an extension ... [more]

New video setup at UW called best in conference

Mar 3, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Tucked away in the long hall beyond the locker rooms for the Wyoming Cowboys and Cowgirls basketball teams ,and under the new seats in the remodeled Arena ... [more]

Legislature set to put big money in UW sports, with winning in mind

Feb 24, 2015 - By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer:  Before Christmas, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead, University of Wyoming Athletic Director Tom Burman and others took a road trip to Nebraska.
"We wanted to show the ... [more]

Organizers seek input on American Indian exhibit at UW

Feb 15, 2015 - From staff reports:  The University of Wyoming's art museum is interested in sponsoring an American Indian museum exhibit with the Wyoming Women's Business Center.
The WWBC is ... [more]

Surveys show high rate of student satisfaction at UW

Jan 25, 2015 - The Associated Press:  LARAMIE -- A survey of University of Wyoming students shows that more than 90 percent are pleased with their education at the state's only four-year, public ... [more]

After Lander death, UW considers new party rules

Jan 21, 2015 - The Associated Press:  The University of Wyoming is working with Laramie police on a proposed party registration system to try to prevent student parties off campus from getting out ... [more]