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11 hrs ago | County 10 News

UW Collaborates on Educational Leadership Effort; Initiative kicked off Tuesday

Efforts to improve the performance of Wyoming's public education system depend significantly upon developing strong leaders to guide teachers in the classroom.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, Education Etc.

Mon Jul 21, 2014

County 10 News

Lander/Green Mountain mule deer group meeting on Wednesday

Kevin Montieth, Assistant Professor of Zoology at the University of Wyoming, will be at the meeting to present information on mule deer ecology and his work in the Wyoming Range.

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Related Topix: Lander, WY

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KSL-TV

8 of 11 top positions at UW remain open

Eleven administrators and college deans resigned from the University of Wyoming after about the time former President Bob Sternberg took office a year ago.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Coe questions UW College of Education quality

State lawmakers meeting with University of Wyoming trustees in Casper this week questioned the caliber of UW's College of Education.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

County 10 News

Riverton High School recent graduates conduct research in UW Labs

Recently graduated Riverton High School students Bradley Branson and Virgil Morrison are taking part in an intensive research program at the University of Wyoming designed to promote interest in science careers.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Riverton, WY, Black Hills State University

The Missoula Independent Online

Rockies Today, July 16

Top news links, courtesy of Mountain West News. Groups petition to keep Bakken oil out of older railroad tank cars The Sierra Club and ForestEthics have petitioned the U.S. Department of Transportation to immediately ban the use of older railroad tanker cars, known as DOT-111s, to move Bakken oil, because the older cars rupture when involved in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wyoming Government, Wyoming

ThinkProgress

Wyoming Gubernatorial Candidate Calls For Drilling In Yellowstone National Park

There is perhaps no national park more sacrosanct to America than Yellowstone. Anyone who has marveled at its Old Faithful Geyser or looked out at its large herds of roaming bison or stood in awe at its cascading waterfalls has, whether they knew it or not, been the beneficiary of a massively successful government program: conservation of public ... (more)

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Matt Mead, US Governors, Representative Pete Olson, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michele Bachmann, Rob Bishop

Planet Jackson Hole

Author shifts perceptions on Matthew Shepard case

The gruesome death of 21-year-old Matthew Shepard catapulted hate crimes into the American spotlight, ultimately influencing major gay rights legislation signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2009.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Journalism, Drugs

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Forward

Mystery Mosaic Discovered in Ancient Galilee Synagogue

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Brigham Young University, Trinity University , University of Toronto, and University of Wyoming believe that they have uncovered the first ancient synagogue mosaic to feature a non-biblical narrative.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Brigham Young University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Religion, Judaism, Israel, World News, Middle East

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Metro

NEWIs this the future of the computer mouse?

The gadget, which is fitted with an accelerometer, magnetometer and gyroscope, can function like a regular mouse on a 2D surface as well being used for touchscreen gestures like double taps and swiping left an right.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KCWY13

Miller Moths Invading the Region

And no, you're not going crazy: There actually are more of them this year. In neighboring states, the miller's larvae -- the army cutworm -- were unusually abundant this spring, and that's bad news for wheat and alfalfa crops there.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Entomology

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Using CO2 for more oil topic of Laramie confab

A visiting professor at the University of Wyoming says using carbon dioxide to re-pressurize Wyoming's aging oil fields could yield up to 1 billion barrels of oil.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Wyoming's 500-year old infant mummies mystery

"Chiquita" was born with Native American DNA, blonde hair and no brain nearly 500 years ago in the Pedro Mountains of Wyoming, where she remained buried until her mummy was accidentally unearthed by prospectors seeking gold in Casper.

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Related Topix: Health, Anencephaly

County 10 News

Community Wedding Announcement: David and Rebekah Webber

Congratulations to Lander man David Webber on his wedding to Rebekah Jongert of Salt Lake City! The couple was married at 4:30 p.m. on May 31, 2014, at Louland Falls in Salt Lake City.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Meet Chiquita: Wyoming's 500-year-old mummy

Her fine blond hair arches over her wrinkled, leathery skin. Her arms are wrapped around her, a tiny mouth frozen in an "O."

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Related Topix: Wyoming

Sat Jul 05, 2014

County 10 News

Wyoming Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute to Host Eighth Annual CO2 Conference

More than 250 industry professionals from across the state and country will convene for the eighth annual Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute CO2 Conference in Casper July 9-10 at the Casper Events Center.

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County 10 News

Northern Rockies Skies for July: The Stars of Summer

A monthly look at the night skies of the northern Rocky Mountains, written by astronomers Ron Canterna, University of Wyoming; Jay Norris, Challis, Idaho Observatory; and Daryl Macomb, Boise State University.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Challis, ID

SFGate

Study: Red squirrels cause evolutionary change

When most people think about Yellowstone National Park and animals, the big ones come to mind: bison, wolves or grizzly bears.

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Related Topix: Yellowstone National Park, US National Parks

Fri Jul 04, 2014

County 10 News

Rodi named interim Dean of UW's College of Engineering and Applied Science

University of Wyoming Professor Al Rodi will lead UW's College of Engineering and Applied Science while the search for a new dean moves ahead.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago, Meteorology, Science

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KGWN

LCCC starting credit transfer progrem

Laramie County Community College is looking ahead, not necessarily to their own future, but their student's future's.

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Related Topix: Laramie County, WY

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