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Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Symposium May 30-31 at UW

Recent developments in drone usage, along with technology challenges, acquiring data and legal issues, are among topics at the upcoming Wyoming Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Symposium at the University of Wyoming. Sessions are Wednesday-Thursday, May 30-31, at the UW Conference…

UW Athletics made $104,000 in alcohol sales

By Jeff Victor Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming sold less alcohol than it anticipated during the first football season in which beer and wine were available for purchase inside War Memorial Stadium. But…

UW team that revolutionized grasshopper control is recognized

A University of Wyoming Extension team that changed how grasshopper outbreaks are treated around the world has received the 2018 Western Extension Directors Association Award of Excellence for its efforts. Prior to 2010, large-scale applications of broad-spectrum pesticide neurotoxins were…

Wyoming News Briefs: April 9, 2018

The Star Valley Independent is part of the Wyoming News Exchange (WNE). These stories are from the WNE. Campbell County boy killed in explosion of homemade cannon GILLETTE (WNE) — A 14-year-old boy died last week after a cannon he…

BYU-Idaho tops safety rankings from Alarms.org

According to a recent study released by alarms.org, many of the nation’s safest college campuses are in the region and none are safer than Brigham Young University-Idaho. According to information from the website “located in Rexburg, Idaho. Once known as…

Governor Backs UW Science Initiative Building, Proposes No New Cuts

The University of Wyoming would proceed with construction of a new Science Initiative building under Gov. Matt Mead’s budget proposal for the upcoming biennium. The governor’s proposal, announced Thursday, calls for no further cuts in UW’s state block grant, following…