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Latina/o Film Series for UW Students Scheduled

A film depicting a 1954 mine strike in New Mexico kicks off the Latina/o Film Series Tuesday, Feb. 9, for University of Wyoming students. “Salt of the Earth” will be at 7 p.m. in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center. Vanessa Fonseca, assistant professor of Latina/o studies and English, and Scott Henkel, English assistant professor, will be the moderators.... Continue Reading
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New Book Describes Wyoming’s Wild Mammals

Wyoming’s 117 native wild mammal species — ranging from grizzly bears to bats and pygmy shrews — are the subject of a new book written by Steve Buskirk, University of Wyoming professor emeritus of zoology. He will speak and sign copies of the book, titled “Wild Mammals of Wyoming and Yellowstone National Park,” Tuesday, Feb.... Continue Reading
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Martin Luther King Jr. Events Begin Monday at UW

The annual Willena Stanford Community Supper and march open this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue (MLK DOD) celebration Monday, Feb. 1, at the University of Wyoming. The program will take place at 6 p.m. in the Wyoming Union Ballroom with the committee’s co-chairs, Ryan Dinneen O’Neil and Macki Snyder, along with UW Vice President for Academic Affairs David Jones giving opening remarks.... Continue Reading
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Cowgirl Basketball Faces Colorado State in Border War

The Wyoming women’s basketball team will close out the week on the road with a tough challenge against the Colorado State Rams. Saturday’s game is set for a 2 p.m. MT tip at Moby Arena in Fort Collins.  UW is currently 10-9 overall and 3-6 in league play after a 49-42 loss against the league-leading Fresno State Bulldogs on Wednesday night.... Continue Reading
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Let’s Work Together To Keep Our Recyclables Value Up!

We all love our recycling options, but many of us don’t know about the “contamination rate” that brings the value of our recyclables down when it goes to the regional recycler/sorter. Please watch for these commonly mistaken items that often show up in recycling carts and bins: NO SHREDDED PAPER – Small strips of paper will clog and damage sorting equipment.... Continue Reading