UW Students Create Computer Model To Determine Surface Shade and Measure Snowmelt in Colorado River Basin

UW Photo December 12, 2013 — In an attempt to measure snowmelt in a mountainous region northwest of Boulder, Colo., two University of Wyoming students are determining surface shade through a computer model they’ve created. They hope their high-performance computing research eventually can be scaled up for use on Mount Moran, UW’s high-performance computing cluster, and be a useful tool for modeling solar radiation for the entire Upper Colorado River Basin.... Continue Reading

Winners of Downtown Laramie’s Holiday Window Contest

The theme for the 2013 Holiday Window Contest in Downtown Laramie is “Ho Ho Holiday … A Country Christmas”. Here are the winners of the contest this year: Martindale’s Western Store – Trey Sherwood Best Use of Theme Winner: Martindale’s Western Store Honorable Mention: The Curiosity Shoppe           Cowgirl Yarn – Trey Sherwood Most Original Winner: Cowgirl Yarn Honorable Mention: The Buckhorn           Sweet Pickles Children’s Store – Trey Sherwood Best Use Of Merchandise Winner: Sweet Pickles Children’s Store Honorable Mention: Eden’s Health           Sweets Cakes and Pastry – Trey Sherwood Most Welcoming Winner: Sweet’s Cakes and Pastry Honorable Mention: Mimi’s Consignment           Killian Florist – Trey Sherwood Best Overall Design Killian Florist               Each winner receives a certificate to display in their business, recognition on Laramie Main Street Alliance’s social media feeds, a downtown gift certificate and $106.10 advertising credit with Hits 106.  ... Continue Reading

Wyoming Conservation Corps on Hold

December 10, 2013 — The Wyoming Conservation Corps (WCC) is not accepting project proposals for the 2014 summer season while administrators work to establish a more sustainable funding system to support the program. Administered by Residence Life and Dining Services (RLDS) in the University of Wyoming Division of Student Affairs, WCC is a grant-supported program that engages students in conservation-based projects throughout the state.... Continue Reading

UW Wrestling Facilities Set for Significant Renovations

UW Photo LARAMIE, Wyo. (Dec. 9, 2013) Thanks to a generous financial pledge from several UW athletics supporters, the University of Wyoming wrestling program will begin a project to significantly renovate its facilities. Private donations from several benefactors, including a former UW wrestler, will allow improvements to the wrestling facilities, starting this winter.... Continue Reading