University of Wyoming

UW Professor, Grad Student Team with Casper Company to Create Augmented Reality for Medical Applications

University of Wyoming researchers and a Casper medical company have teamed up to bring to market an augmented reality (AR) system that will make ultrasound-guided surgical injection procedures easier, faster and more comfortable.

Wyoming Public Radio Reporter Wins National Edward R. Murrow Award

Wyoming Public Radio (WPR) News received a 2019 National Edward R. Murrow Award in the small market category for Best Use of Sound for Cooper McKim’s story “Scientists Race to Research Stonefly Species Threatened by Climate Change.”

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Honors UW’s Kauffman

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) has named Matt Kauffman, U.S.

Recent UW Graduate Wins Big on ‘Wheel of Fortune’

One highlight of Dean Wilson’s life was being hooded during the spring 2019 commencement ceremony for earning his Ed.D. in educational leadership from the University of Wyoming College of Education.

Another recent big event was when he appeared on the classic TV game show “Wheel of Fortune.”

UW Professor Has Shared Satellite Images with Laramie Schools for Last Decade

Years ago, Ramesh Sivanpillai had a feeling that satellite images taken from afar could help bring some closer perspective to lessons being taught to Laramie students in elementary and middle school.

New Technology Suite at UW to Train Engineers of the Future

The creation of North America’s largest, most technologically advanced center to train the petroleum engineers of the future has taken a major step forward following the installation of a new multimillion-dollar simulator suite at the University of Wyoming.

UW Trustees Plan Teleconference Meeting Wednesday

The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider the university’s 2019-2020 operating budget during the board’s regular teleconference meeting at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 12.

University of Wyoming president to take job in South Dakota

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Outgoing University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols will become president of a South Dakota university.

The Laramie Boomerang reports Nichols will begin work as president of Black Hills State University on July 1, one day after her contract expires in Wyoming.

UW Upgrading Doctor of Education Program

The University of Wyoming has joined with a handful of other institutions around the country to upgrade their Doctor of Education programs through the Carnegie Project.

UW, Company Collaborate on Clean-Coal Test Facility

The University of Wyoming’s efforts to help assure the future of the state’s cornerstone coal industry have taken a step forward with the signing of an agreement aimed at developing a cleaner-burning and more efficient coal in the Powder River Basin.

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