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UW flourishes with public, private backing

September 23, 2014

UW president says academic freedom has not been sacrificed in exchange for state and private funding for UW facilities and programs focused on energy.

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UW attempts to rebuild after Sternberg shakeup

September 2, 2014

Administration is taking measures to bring stability to academic affairs, and win back trust by better engaging faculty.

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Don’t saddle Wyoming students with climate-denial politics

March 25, 2014

Gov. Mead’s and state lawmakers’ political take on climate science would earn an “F” in any 7th-grade science course in Wyoming — at the moment.

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Let’s talk about the direction of the University of Wyoming

Commentary by Guest Column March 20, 2014 March 20, 2014

Emeritus professor of geology Peter Shive wants to have a conversation about the fossil fuel industry influence on UW.

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UW trustees wary of enforcing legislature’s public art rule

September 17, 2013

After the 2012 Carbon Sink controversy, University of Wyoming trustees are reluctant to follow a legislative directive to oversee public art on the campus.

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Buchanan on Carbon Sink: UW didn’t kowtow to powerful interests

October 26, 2012

Buchanan on Carbon Sink: UW didn’t kowtow to powerful interests
— An op-ed by Tom Buchanan, University of Wyoming president
Critics of the removal of the “Carbon …

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Carbon Sink; University of Wyo doesn’t have to bend to energy politics

October 18, 2012

When University of Wyoming officials caved to pressure from politicians and the energy industry to remove the Carbon Sink sculpture from campus earlier this year, …

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Wyoming’s leaders reveal weakness in Carbon Sink controversy

October 2, 2012

Gov. Matt Mead announced he will ask the legislature to remove him from a review board that was established to approve or disapprove of artwork …

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A Chilling Critique

August 10, 2012

The removal of a controversial art installation from the University of Wyoming campus has Greg Kearney picturing men in black uniforms and authoritative tones.

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Carbon Sink art censorship discussion continues at WNYC

August 6, 2012

Carbon Sink art censorship discussion continues at WNYC
Prompted by WyoFile’s feature essay, “Behind the Carbon Curtain; Art and Freedom in Wyoming,” WNYC’s Studio 360 has …

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Behind the Carbon Curtain: Art and Freedom in Wyoming

Commentary by Jeffrey Lockwood July 31, 2012 July 31, 2012

The artwork “Carbon Sink: What Goes Around Comes Around” on the University of Wyoming campus was quietly removed in May, just months after it’s installation.

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Art & Energy: Coal’s reaction to ‘Carbon Sink’ sculpture reveals the power of art — and the essence of education

November 8, 2011

When British artist Chris Drury created the “Carbon Sink” sculpture on the University of Wyoming campus earlier this year, it’s message of coal’s spiraling environmental …