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6 hrs ago | Planet Jackson Hole

Identity, Loss and Reinvention

When we first meet Helen, one of two protagonists in Dinaw Mengestu's brilliant new novel, All Our Names, Helen describes herself first by invoking her mother.


Related Topix: Teton County, WY, Arts, Jackson, WY, Literature

10 hrs ago | How Stuff Works

Secret to Surviving Extinction? Don't Be a Picky Eater

Cougars, which will eat meat, guts, bones - the proverbial whole enchilada, survived the mass extinction event 12,000 years ago, while their finicky cousins the saber tooth cat and American lion bit the dust.


Related Topix: Vanderbilt University

14 hrs ago | County 10 News

Andrea Clifford announces run in HD 33; Seeking to replace her uncle in legislature

An enrolled member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe, Clifford was born and raised on the Wind River Indian Reservation.


Related Topix: Veteran, WY

19 hrs ago | National Geographic

Longest Land Mammal Migration in Lower 48 Discovered

Deer are among the most ubiquitous animals in North America, giving humans ample chances to observe their habits.


Related Topix: Wyoming

Yesterday | Washington Times

Colorado lawmakers set limits on pot edibles possession

The Mile High City was jammed with pot revelers Sunday for the annual 4/20 festival, but the mood was far from celebratory Monday as state legislators moved to tighten rules on marijuana products in the wake of two tragic deaths.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Colorado, Colorado Government, Wyoming Government, Wyoming

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Trinadad Express

A need for understanding

It is devastating enough for a parent to outlive their child; it's worse when a child's life is snuffed out because of crime.


Related Topix: Prison, Gay/Lesbian, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

County 10 News

UW commencement ceremonies to begin May 10th for 1,629 graduates; Maxfield, Spence among speakers

April 21, 2014 - Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield and famed Wyoming trial lawyer and author Gerry Spence will be among speakers during University of Wyoming spring commencement ceremonies.


Related Topix: Wyoming, Medicine, Nursing, Vanderbilt University, Green River, WY, Agriculture, Science

CE News

SSSBA to host free webinar on short-span steel bridge design

In cooperation with the American Galvanizers Association , the Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance will host a free one-hour webinar on the design of short span steel bridges on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time.


Related Topix: Engineering, Civil Engineering, Science

Sun Apr 20, 2014


AMS Colloquium: Stability of detonation waves

In the study of the stability of detonation waves, it is often common practice to ignore the effects of diffusion and still construct an accurate enough representation of the waves in question.


Sat Apr 19, 2014

Denver Post

Will offers incentive to use Wyoming ranch for agricultural education

The will of a wealthy Denver philanthropist who has died contains a large financial incentive for the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University to use a ranch for agricultural education rather than sell the property, the executor of her estate said Thursday.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Colorado State University

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Mail

'Ole Miss has a race problem': Fraternity shutdown after three...

'Ole Miss has a race problem': Fraternity is shut down after three members 'tied a NOOSE around the neck of statue of school's first black student' A student admitted that the university has a race problem but insisted it was not limited just to his school The students are not likely to face any hate crime charges after authorities said NO laws ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Mississippi, Student Society, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Fraternities

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Davis dies, will provides for ranch use by UW, CSU

The will of a wealthy Denver philanthropist who has died contains an incentive for the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University to use a ranch for agricultural education rather than sell the property.


Related Topix: Colorado State University

County 10 News

UW Extension to host Grazing School near Glenrock

A four-day school to coax more out of pastures, extend grazing seasons and reduce or eliminate the need for harvested feed is being sponsored in Glenrock by the University of Wyoming Extension.


Related Topix: Glenrock, WY, Wheatland, WY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The DATC Presents 'The Laramie Project'

On Oct. 7, 1998, Matthew Shepard, a young student attending the University of Wyoming, was abducted by two men, tied to a fence, tortured and left for dead in a remote location on the outskirts of Laramie, Wyoming.


Related Topix: Crime Movies, Drama Movies, The Laramie Project, Laramie, WY, Prison, Gay/Lesbian

The Indianapolis Star

Westboro Baptist Church targets Indy 500

North Central High School students counter protest members of the Westboro Baptist Church of Topeka, Kansas who protested the schools production of The Laramie Project, a play about the 1998 murder and of University of Wyoming gay student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Indianapolis, IN

Stars and Stripes

Honors Music Festival draws nearly 160 DODDS-Europe students

Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link But the 17-year-old Incirlik High School senior is thrilled to have the chance to sing tenor for a Brazilian folk song, a Carly Simon tune and a 19th-century German ... (more)


OC Weekly

Troy High Students Stop Chik-fil-A From Being Sold on Their Campus

Remember the Fullerton superintendent who pulled the plug on Troy High School's production of The Laramie Project , an oral history of the event surrounding the murder of gay University of Wyoming Student Matthew Shepard? Dr. George Giokarsis? Well, Fullerton Joint Union High School District Gay-Straight Alliances aren't just upset with him for ... (more)


Related Topix: Fullerton, CA, Gay/Lesbian, Education Etc.

Market Wire

Sutter Gold Mining Inc. Announces Appointment of New CFO

Sutter Gold Mining Inc. announces that the Board of Directors has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer in an effort to further reduce ongoing general and administrative costs while maintaining financial and reporting standards.


Related Topix: Amador County, CA

The Heartland Institute

Western Forests Recovering from Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation

The mountain pine beetle infestation that has ravaged forests in the western United States and Canada in recent years appears to be losing its grip.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Entomology, Science, University of Arizona, Medicine Bow, WY

Tue Apr 15, 2014

City of Temple

"Hell On Wheels" Arrives at the Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum

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