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6 hrs ago | KCOL-AM Fort Collins

UW Editorial Says USA Should "Get Over" 9/11

In a student column in the University of Wyoming's student newspaper The Branding Iron , student journalist Jeremy Rowley claims that the US "overdoes" 9/11 rituals. He states "the way the country has viewed September 11th every year since the attacks has been anything but productive."

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Related Topix: Journalism, Ferguson, MO, Opinion

12 hrs ago | Mountain West Connection

2015 Wyoming football recruiting: Cowboys picks up their 7th verbal in wide receiver Joseph Parker

Wyoming dips back into Colorado once again to pick up a verbal from a speedster out of the Denver metro in Joseph Parker. When it comes to football recruiting for the University of Wyoming, Colorado is basically on equal ground to the state of Wyoming.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO

Sun Sep 14, 2014

County 10 News

UW Trustees Vote to Hire Student Housing Consultant, RAC Expansion Planner

Contracts with firms to study student housing at the University of Wyoming and plan for expansion of the Rochelle Athletic Center were authorized by the UW Board of Trustees Friday. The board voted to authorize a contract with Mahlum Architects of Portland, Ore., to develop a master plan for on-campus housing to meet the needs and expectations of students for the future.

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County 10 News

Northern Rockies Skies for September: Lyra, the Musical Instrument of the Heavens

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. Right after sunset, located directly overhead as part of the summer triangle, lies the constellation Lyra.

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Related Topix: Laramie, WY, Astronomy, Science

County 10 News

Wyoming Falls To No. 2 Oregon On The Road

Wyoming took an early 7-0 lead over No. 2 Oregon in front of a crowd of 56,533, but UO reeled off 41-unanswered to take control in the second and third quarters.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Examiner.com

University of Wyoming editorial: It's time to 'move on' from '9/11 rituals'

University of Wyoming student Jeremy Rowley wrote an editorial Thursday for the student newspaper, the Branding Iron , advising Americans that it is time to "move on" from the terror attack that claimed the lives of close to 3,000 innocent people, observing that "the way the country has viewed September 11th every year since the attacks has been anything but productive." Making the point that remembrance for the victims of 9/11 leads to patriotism being "shoved down our throats," Rowley reminds Americans that "[C]ontrary to popular belief, America is not the best country in the world."

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Related Topix: Opinion

Horsetalk

Free web seminar on disaster preparedness for horse owners

A free web seminar on how to give your horse the best chance of survival during a disaster is being streamed this month by My Horse University and its partners. The webinar will provide information on disaster preparation, including training horses to load in a trailer under stressful circumstances, having an animal evacuation plan, and ensuring horses can be identified with the proper paperwork.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Thu Sep 11, 2014

County 10 News

UW Student Helps Riverton Engineering Firm Broaden its Geophysical Capabilities

A University of Wyoming student from Riverton made a big difference for a Riverton engineering firm this summer, especially for a project on Casper Mountain. Mike McClure, a UW senior double majoring in geology and geophysics and history, interned at Inberg-Miller Engineers, primarily as a borehole logger and to broaden the company's opportunities to apply geophysical testing to its work.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, Riverton, WY, Casper Mountain, WY, Geology, Science, Fremont County, WY

Wed Sep 10, 2014

High Country News

Hurdles mount for Northwest coal exports

The U.S. coal industry has had little to celebrate in recent years. Domestic demand for the energy rich, black rock is declining.

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Related Topix: Powder River, WY

Wed Sep 03, 2014

KGWN

University of Wyoming Makes Affordable Colleges List

The University of Wyoming has made the list of the Top 50 most affordable colleges and universities in the Western United States.

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KGWN

No Sanctions for University of Wyoming

In early 2013, Wyoming self-reported impermissible benefits provided by the former coaching staff to student-athletes and participation of a student manager as a practice player.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Python

SkewT 0.1.5

SkewT provides a few useful tools to help with the plotting and analysis of upper atmosphere data.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

KGWN

Captain Len Declercq Retires From Wyoming Patrol After 30 Years

Captain Len DeClercq retired September 1st from the Wyoming Highway Patrol after serving with the Patrol since May of 1984.

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Related Topix: Wyoming, Evanston, WY

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KGWN

University of Wyoming Sees Dip in Private Donations

The University of Wyoming saw a slight dip in private contributions in the last fiscal year but still collected the second-highest amount ever.

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KGWN

University of Wyoming Sees Dip in Private Donations

The University of Wyoming saw a slight dip in private contributions in the last fiscal year but still collected the second-highest amount ever.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

County 10 News

Let Your Creativity Soar This Fall at the Lander Art Center

The Lander Art Center's youth and adult art classes are now open for registration! This fall the Lander Art Center is offering a great variety of art mediums and many class options for all to learn, create and grow in your artistic skills! Youth classes include semester long After school art club classes for ages 6-13 years.

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Related Topix: Lander, WY, Painting, Arts, Laramie, WY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KGWN

Laramie Student Wins 2014 Njtl Arthur Ashe Essay Contest

USTA Foundation, the national charitable organization of the United States Tennis Association , today announced that Lea Bergman of Laramie, Wyo.

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Related Topix: Laramie, WY, Family, Kids, Theater, Arts

Sat Aug 23, 2014

KSL-TV

USD law school ranked 5th for best value

The University of South Dakota School of Law in Vermillion has been ranked as the fifth "best value" nationwide for the fourth year in a row by preLaw magazine.

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Related Topix: University of South Dakota

County 10 News

Governor appoints panel to focus on improving science at UW

Governor Matt Mead appointed a Task Force on Science and Facilities. The panel, composed of accomplished scientists, industry leaders and other professionals, will focus on upgrading the science programs and laboratories at the University of Wyoming.

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Related Topix: Matt Mead, US Governors, Wyoming, University of Washington, Medicine, Surgery, UC San Francisco

Hindustan Times

Indian American author wins award in US

Indian American writer Nina McConigley is the recipient of the prestigious PEN Open Book Award for her collection of short stories, "Cowboys and East Indians".

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Indian-American, Minnesota

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