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Cowboys picked to finish tied for eighth in Mountain West Pre-season Poll

LARAMIE, Wyo. (Oct. 20, 2021) – The University of Wyoming men’s basketball team has been picked to finish tied for eighth in the Mountain West, as the conference announced its 2021-22 preseason media poll and all-conference team today prior to…

UW eyes federal relief funds to ease reorganization

By Daniel Bendtsen, WyoFile.com In the wake of drastic budget cuts and significant restructuring plans, the University of Wyoming’s trustees hope American Recovery Plan Act funds can provide a lifeline for certain programs. Trustees are narrowing in on a list…

UW offers incentives for vaccination

GILLETTE (WNE) — The University of Wyoming is preparing for the upcoming school year by announcing an incentive program to encourage students to get a COVID-19 vaccination with a grand prize being a semester’s worth of tuition and fees. Other…

Body found on UW property

LARAMIE (WNE) — The Laramie Police Department received notification Wednesday afternoon of a dead body found on University of Wyoming property on the 1900 block of East Harney Street. Officials said the body found is not connected to the dead…

Construction resumes on wind project that has generated national attention 

By Carrie Haderlie Laramie Boomerang Via- Wyoming News Exchange LARAMIE – Construction on the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project in Carbon County started again for the season on April 12, and the project has generated its fair share…

Governor Unveils Higher Education Initiative with New Approach and Collaboration between UW, Community Colleges

The following is a press release from the office of Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has unveiled a proposal for modernizing and refocusing Wyoming’s higher education system. The initiative, called the Wyoming Innovation Network (WIN),…

UW to identify $20 million in cuts

CASPER (WNE) — The University of Wyoming is aiming to find $15-20 million to cut from academic programs by July, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Anne Alexander told the Board of Trustees in a work session Friday….

UW, community colleges plan transfer agreements

RAWLINS (WNE) — For the past five years, students in many popular degree programs at Wyoming community colleges have been able to seamlessly transfer to the University of Wyoming as a result of dozens of “2-plus-2” articulation agreements between academic…

Experts discuss health impacts of oil, gas drilling

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — A pair of public health experts spoke on the effects of oil and gas drilling development in Wyoming and Colorado during a locally organized panel recently. Thursday’s virtual…

UW research targets horn fly scourge variables

◆ Horn flies feast on cows blood. By Steve Miller UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Two cows. Same University of Wyoming McGuire Ranch pasture northeast of Laramie near Sybille Canyon. One cow has 383 horn flies sucking her…