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UW Trustees Set Agenda for March 21-23 Meeting

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The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider student tuition and fees, and a wide range of other issues, during its regular meeting Wednesday through Friday, March 21-23.

Study: ‘Fatty Liver’ in Fetus Can Result in Childhood Obesity, Other Problems

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New research published in the Journal of Physiology indicates that an obese pregnant mother and exposure to a high-fat, high-sugar diet during pregnancy produces a “fatty liver” in the fetus, potentially predisposing children to obesity, metabolic and cardiovascular disorders later in life.

UW Receives Grant to Provide Scholarships to Nontraditional Students

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The offices of Student Educational Opportunity and Nontraditional and Gender Programs at the University of Wyoming have secured a grant to provide need-based scholarships for nontraditional students.

First grizzly bears emerge from hibernation in Yellowstone

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(AP) — Grizzly bears have started to emerge from hibernation in Yellowstone National Park.

Native American Artist to Give Performance

Contemporary Native American artist Sidney Pursel will give a performance and talk next week in the Whitney Center for the Arts Concert Hall at Sheridan College.

SPD Release Details of Saturday Morning Incident

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The Sheridan Police Department issued a news release Monday that stated at approximately 7am Saturday, 65-year-old Mark Underhill called 9-1-1 and told dispatch that he was in a parking lot adjoining the police department, and that he was armed with a firearm and intended on taking his life.

Wyoming Ranks No. 5 on ‘Best States for Higher Education’ List

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The low cost of higher education in Wyoming, combined with low student debt and a relatively high community college graduation rate, have placed the state No. 5 on U.S. News & World Report’s new “Best States for Higher Education” list.

Students Encouraged to Apply for UW Engineering Summer Program

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High school juniors interested in making the next great discovery or improving the quality of life for the world’s population are encouraged to participate in the Engineering Summer Program (ESP), hosted by the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS).

UW Energy Resources Council to Meet March 23

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The University of Wyoming Energy Resources Council (ERC) will meet at 8 a.m. Friday, March 23, at the BP Collaboration Center in the Energy Innovation Center on the University of Wyoming campus.

Wyoming Republican Party Executive Committee Suspends Curley

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The Wyoming Republican Party Executive Committee met via teleconference on March 7, 2018. The committee is comprised of the state party officers plus seven State Central Committee members from around the state.

Bradshaw to Retire From G&F

Sheridan Region Fish Management Biologist Bill Bradshaw has announced his retirement from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department after over 31 years of service. His last day of work will be March 15, 2018.

Work to Commence on Antelope Butte Chairlifts This Summer

With donations increasing in both frequency and amount, Antelope Butte Foundation (ABF) will begin work on refurbishing the chairlifts this summer. A recent challenge grant of $180,000 by Tom Scott will cover the first 50% of the refurbishment costs.

UW College of Health Sciences 2018 Research Day April 5

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Members of the public and the University of Wyoming community have the opportunity to hear from experts in the field of Alzheimer’s disease research, and learn about other UW College of Health Sciences faculty and student research, during the college’s 2018 Research Day Thursday, April 5.

Barrasso Statement on Senate Democrats’ Infrastructure Proposal

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso, who is the chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, released the following statement on the Senate Democrats’ proposal to pay for infrastructure by reversing much of the tax relief law passed by Congress and raising taxes on Americans.

University of Pennsylvania Professor Emerita to Speak at UW Nursing Scholarship Day

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Kathleen McCauley, professor emerita of cardiovascular nursing at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Nursing, will be the Whitney Distinguished Lecturer at the University of Wyoming Nursing Scholarship Day Wednesday, April 25, at 8:30 a.m.

Two Casper Residents Sentenced for Crimes Related to Drug Trafficking

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Christopher Eads, 35, and Santana Keener, 26, of Casper, Wyoming, were sentenced on February 22, 2018, and March 1, 2018, respectively, to serve sentences related to a June 3, 2017, drug trafficking investigation initiated by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Wyoming Highw

Johnson County Small Business Expo

The Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 2018 Johnson County Small Business Expo on Friday, March 16th and Saturday, March 17th at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center, located at 63 N. Burritt Ave.
On Friday, March 16th doors will be open to the public from 3pm – 7pm.

Sheridan College Names All-Wyoming Team Representatives

Three Sheridan College students have been chosen to represent the college as the 2018 All-Wyoming Academic Team.

UW Part of Campaign that Targets Prescription Drug Misuse Among Wyoming’s Young

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In Wyoming, a leading form of drug abuse in 12-25-year-olds is prescription painkillers, such as hydrocodone or oxycodone.

Wyoming Oil and Gas is Focus of New Summer High School Course at UW

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Wyoming’s stature among energy-producing states in the U.S. is a lofty one, and a new course within the University of Wyoming’s Summer High School Institute (HSI) will help students understand why that is important.