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Corporate coercion could drive away legitimate researchers and replace them with the sort of scientists who used to work for the cigarette companies.
Winter-weary Wyomingites escape high-altitude, ice-encrusted tundra by migrating to the Utah desert, but they don’t always find what they’re looking for.
A new study suggests Powder River Basin coal and other U.S. fossil fuels must remain in the ground to avoid accelerating global warming and human …
A tuition increase approved by the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will provide a salary boosts for professors and other enhancements for students.
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.
Officials say Halliburton’s $3 million gift underscores the close collaboration between the energy industry, state government, and the University of Wyoming.
University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity says UW has little choice but to examine increased student tuition and fees.
Emeritus professor of geology Peter Shive wants to have a conversation about the fossil fuel industry influence on UW.
The conference committee on the budget has a significant amount of power to change the course of Wyoming’s $3.5 billion in General Fund spending.
House and Senate to haggle over hikes in Hathaway scholarships
By Ron Feemster
— February 25, 2014
Ron Feemster, WyoFile reporter
The Joint Interim Education Committee sponsored Senate File …
The Wyoming House and Senate have introduced two amendments to the budget bill to require University of Wyoming deans to meet with the legislature.
UW Professor Emeritus Peter Shive proctors a pop quiz on the Coronation of UW President Dick McGinity.
Lawmakers are proposing the first major Wyoming state employee pay raises since 2009, which may help reduce costly turnover.
The board ignored calls from faculty and staff to include them in the selection process, and raced to permanently appoint Interim President Dick McGinity.
The move drops the “interim” title from McGinity’s job as president, which he has held since the resignation of Robert Sternberg last November 15.
Thanks to Buchanan and Allen UW has been a strong institution, with a clear mission to create and share knowledge and to serve the state.
Wyoming has the smallest state population, but students aren’t limited in their ambitions. UW must therefore be among the “biggest little universities in the world.”
The idea for a task force to advise the College of Law came to former University of Wyoming president Sternberg from trustee David Palmerlee.
WyoFile kicks off its 2014 legislative coverage with a summary of Gov. Mead’s budget proposal and a refresher on interim committee activities.
Robert Sternberg’s resignation as University of Wyoming president has renewed debate on the merits of open or closed executive search.
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