University of Wyoming

UW begins nuclear energy research project   By Abby Vander Graaff Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — As nuclear energy makes its way into Wyoming, local scientists will join a nationwide effort to learn more about emerging nuclear technologies and potential impacts on...
CHEYENNE — In an already challenging industry, farmers in southeastern Wyoming are feeling the brunt of inflation and record-high fuel prices.  The average diesel fuel price in Wyoming is up to $5.70 per gallon, according to AAA. Feed and fertilizer costs have risen sharply, as well.  Farmers in...
ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands - The brackets and schedule for the 2022 U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam have been finalized, tournament officials announced Tuesday. The Cowboys will face Howard in the opening round in the third ever meeting between the two schools, as Wyoming is 2-0 all-time...
First-generation college students often face a unique set of challenges, and Alison Grendahl is no stranger to such hurdles, personally or professionally.  Grendahl, a 2009 Newcastle High School alumnus and first-generation college student, recently earned her master’s degree in education with a...
Ten Teams Record Perfect 1,000 Single-Year Scores, All Wyoming Teams Far Exceed Multiyear NCAA Benchmark of 930   Laramie, Wyo. (June 14, 2022) --  The NCAA released the most recent Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) data on Tuesday, and University of Wyoming Athletics teams once again...
GILLETTE (WNE) — On June 6, Debbie and Jim McLeland and a small group of friends gathered in front of M&K Oil as a Bobcat lowered a bronze winged shoe, six feet in length, into place on a stump of petrified wood. The sculpture commemorates the eight University of Wyoming cross-country runners...
Maria Oreshkina and Sophie Zehender both ranked for second consecutive season TEMPE, Ariz. (June 9, 2022) – A pair of Wyoming Cowgirls were ranked in the top-20 of the Mountain Region rankings in the end-of-season ITA regional rankings announced this week by the ITA. For the second consecutive...
JACKSON — Two suicides have occurred in Teton County this year, both young adults in their early twenties and both by firearm. The first occurred March 28, a 20-year-old Teton County resident who was attending the University of Wyoming. The latest firearm suicide was a 22-year-old male resident who...
CHEYENNE — Two recent incidents in which suspects were shot and killed by local law enforcement were the first officer-involved shooting deaths in Laramie County in nearly five years, according to information from two agencies. Last weekend, a member or members of the Cheyenne Police/Laramie County...
LARAMIE — The state, city and University of Wyoming are putting more of a focus on some of the newest areas of technology that some hope will become a major economic stimulator for the Cowboy State: blockchain and cryptocurrency. On the heels of state legislative efforts to make the state more...

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