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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…

University of Wyoming Athletics Launches WHYoming NOW Campaign

The Mountain West Conference recently announced that 2020 fall sports are being postponed indefinitely due to the ongoing challenges with the effective mitigation and management of the COVID-19 virus as it relates to athletic competition.  Due to that postponement of…

UW President makes a trip to SV

——————– ◆ UW looks to build bridges and partnerships. An entourage of UW officials, including newly appointed UW President Ed Seidel, made a trip to Star Valley on Tuesday, July 21. The group toured the valley, met with local business…

‘The World Needs More Cowboys’ Celebration July 21 in Afton

———– 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 their community during a “The World Needs More Cowboys”…

Gordon: ‘Everyone in Wyoming should be concerned’ by dip in oil prices

By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Futures prices for oil fell into the negatives for the first time in recorded history Monday, further straining a Wyoming economy already reeling from months of price declines, continuing…

SVHS graduate helping with UW social distancing economic study

◆ Study illustrates that the net benefits of social distancing are positive. Madison Ashworth, a 2015 graduate of Star Valley High School and Economics PhD student at University of Wyoming, has joined a team of Economics professors at UW to…

UW provost to resign

LARAMIE (WNE) — The University of Wyoming’s provost Kate Miller, will “step down” from her position on June 30, the university announced in a Monday press release. Miller became the university’s top academic officer in August 2016. “We express our…

Craig Bohl and his wife Leia donate $100,000 to fund UW Spring scholorships

University of Wyoming head football Coach Craig Bohl and his wife Leia are making a $100,000 gift to the University of Wyoming Athletics Department to fund the scholarship costs of UW spring sport senior student-athletes who have indicated they wish…