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Peaks To Plains beetle kill

Beetle killed trees impede elk and elk hunters

November 25, 2014

Data from unique research in the Sierra Madres in Wyoming could help forest managers across the West understand how to deal with the aftermath of …

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University of Wyoming battles faculty turnover

November 11, 2014

Former University of Wyoming faculty comment on turnover, the importance of research grant funding, and the role of energy research on campus

Featured Election 2014

Voters across Wyoming endorse Republicans and local control

November 5, 2014

In Wyoming’s Republican sweep, voters favored incumbents and local control in education issues, and said ‘no’ to out-of-state university trustees.

Energy Report WyoFile Energy Report

UW professor previews book critical of energy influence

October 31, 2014

Jeffrey Lockwood says the book documents how the energy industry has colluded with government in Wyoming to censor freedom of speech and education.

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Voters will decide: Should UW have non-resident trustees?

October 28, 2014

A legislator proposes amending the state constitution so non-residents can be trustees at the University of Wyoming, but former trustees say it’s an unneeded change.

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Group plans $100 million project to remake science at UWYO

October 23, 2014

A task force is nearing completion on a $100 M “Science Initiative” plan to remake the teaching of science at the University of Wyoming.

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University of Wyoming opens oil & gas drilling simulation lab

October 7, 2014

$1M in taxpayer funds used to match $1M gift from WPX Energy to build drilling rig simulator for UW students.

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Essay: Futility Refuted

Commentary by Jeffrey Lockwood September 30, 2014 September 30, 2014

University of Wyoming professor says the work of stewardship will never be done — that is the curse and the blessing of being human.

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The Pete Simpson Forum: Focus on the future, not the past

September 30, 2014

Wyoming’s people and leaders need to be bold about our future and courageous with our investments by investing in early childhood, education, technology and health …

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Tribes, youth, faith and science leaders focus on environment

September 30, 2014

Mary Walker of the Wyoming Association of Churches noticed that too many people were not communicating with one another about their shared appreciation of the …

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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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Wyoming Tribune Eagle opinion: Legislative meddling hurting UW

September 18, 2014

Lawmakers are selling the school’s academic freedom to the energy industry. They need to back off.

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UW law school says it meets needs of state, energy industry

September 16, 2014

Lawmakers and faculty discussed the University of Wyoming College of Law, and expressed hope for a new era of cooperation after last fall’s chaos.

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After 40 years, water claims are settled in Bighorn Basin

September 16, 2014

The culmination of 40-year water adjudication case sets the legal framework for an uncertain water future.

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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.

The Pitch

37-year lawsuit over water, tribal rights on Wind-Big Horn examined in UW event

September 1, 2014

The “general stream adjudication” of the Wind-Big Horn River will be officially wrapped up at the lower court level on Friday, Sept. 5. District Judge …

Environment mule deer

Development, CWD weigh on diminishing deer

August 26, 2014

In areas where Chronic Wasting Disease is present, the prevalence of the disease is 37 percent.

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Wyoming, China dream of a coal-chemical bridge to future energy

August 19, 2014

Coal-rich partners eye byproducts from coal as a commercial driver to eventual zero-CO2 emissions coal power plants.

Environment mule-deer

Help sought for ravaged mule deer

August 19, 2014

Across Wyoming, an iconic species’ numbers have dropped 36 percent. Fawn production has declined 20 percent in the last quarter century.

The Pitch

University of Wyoming among federal grant recipients for CO2 storage efforts

August 7, 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy announced the selection of 13 projects to develop technologies and methodologies for geologic storage of carbon dioxide.