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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Wyoming Newsletter for Sunday September 09, 2018 ( 16 items )  

46 Recommended to Practice Law in Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, Sept. 4 -- The Wyoming State Bar issued the following news release: The Wyoming State Bar today announced that 46 people have been recommended for admission to practice law in Wyoming. PLEASE NOTE: The list below reflects those applicants who have satisfied ALL requirements for admission. The Wyoming Supreme Court and the Wyoming State Bar cannot release results until ALL requirements are met (i.e. MPRE scores received, Character & Fitness checks are complete). The Wyoming   more

Ancient Crops May Find a New Niche in Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, Sept. 5 -- The Wyoming Business Council issued the following news: Wyoming consumers may soon get a taste of ancient civilization -- literally. Researchers at the University of Wyoming are in the first stages of studying the viability of "first grains" as a crop and market in Wyoming. Specifically, they are growing spelt and emmer wheat, two of the first crops that were ever domesticated and cultivated by humans as they transitioned from roaming hunter-gatherers to sedentar  more

Attorneys and Judges to Gather in Laramie
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, Sept. 5 -- The Wyoming State Bar issued the following news release: The Wyoming State Bar today announced that it will be hosting its 2018 Annual Meeting & Judicial Conference at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center in Laramie, Wyoming, September 18 - 21, 2018. The meeting is a combined gathering of the Wyoming State Bar and the Wyoming Judiciary. Four-hundred attorneys and judges are expected to be in attendance. This year's Annual Meeting & Judicial Conference will featur  more

Cody: a Legendary Past and a Bright Future
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, Sept. 7 -- The Wyoming Business Council issued the following news: To travelers, a stop in Cody, Wyoming, carries the promise of a step back in time; and it certainly doesn't disappoint. Cody was founded in the early 1900s by the famed cowboy, buffalo hunter, Army scout, hunting guide, stage actor and investor who would become a symbol of the rough-and-tough American West, William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody. Its downtown main street, Sheridan Ave., is rumored to have been desig  more

Downtown Mash Up Offers Music, Food, Fun for UW Students, Community
LARAMIE, Wyoming, Sept. 7 -- The University of Wyoming issued the following news release: University of Wyoming students and other members of the UW and Laramie communities have an opportunity to enjoy live music and food, compete for a scavenger hunt prize, receive exclusive swag and participate in other activities Friday, Sept. 14, in downtown Laramie. The Downtown Mash Up, hosted by the Laramie Main Street Alliance, UW and other sponsors, will take place from 7-11 p.m. at the corner of Seco  more

Free Language Courses Offered at UW
LARAMIE, Wyoming, Sept. 7 -- The University of Wyoming issued the following news release: Thirteen different language courses will be offered for free this semester at the University of Wyoming. The World Language and Culture Program (WLCP) is offered to both the UW and Laramie communities. Classes in Czech, French, Farsi, German, Hebrew, Indonesian conversation, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tadjik/Dari, Turkish/Kurdish and Uzbek will begin Sept. 17 and end Dec. 7. Classes will be of  more

Governor Appoints New UW Trustee
LARAMIE, Wyoming, Sept. 5 -- The University of Wyoming issued the following news release: A University of Wyoming graduate and licensed clinical social worker from Sweetwater County has been appointed to fill an opening on the UW Board of Trustees. Gov. Matt Mead Tuesday afternoon announced the appointment of Laura Schmid-Pizzato to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of John MacPherson, of Saratoga. "I am pleased Laura has accepted an appointment to the UW Board of Trustees," the gov  more

History, Dance Production on Ellis Island Immigrants Topic of UW President's Speaker Series
LARAMIE, Wyoming, Sept. 4 -- The University of Wyoming issued the following news release: University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance Professor Marsha Knight's research and the production of her original stage work "Six Songs from Ellis" is the topic of the fall semester President's Speaker Series Wednesday, Sept. 12. Knight will discuss the voices of immigrants in one of the greatest human migrations of all time and how she developed "Six Songs from Ellis" for the stage in her free   more

Joint Economic Development Conference to Be Held in Evanston Sept. 18-21
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, Sept. 5 -- The Wyoming Business Council issued the following news: The Wyoming Economic Development Association, Wyoming Main Street and Wyoming Chamber organizations will come together for a joint 2018 Fall Conference on Sept. 18-21 at the Roundhouse & Railyards Events Complex, 1500 Main Street, in Evanston. The Wyoming Working Together Conference will include two days of economic and community development discussions, from how to become a consumer destination to ways to fo  more

Study Reveals Big-Game Animals Must Learn to Migrate
LARAMIE, Wyoming, Sept. 6 -- The University of Wyoming issued the following news release: A team of scientists at the University of Wyoming has provided the first empirical evidence that ungulates (hooved mammals) must learn where and when to migrate, and that they maintain their seasonal migrations by passing cultural knowledge across generations. The results were reported today (Thursday) in Science, one of the world's top journals. Biologists have long suspected that, unlike many bird, fis  more

Two UW Music Professors Earn Fellowships From Wyoming Arts Council
LARAMIE, Wyoming, Sept. 4 -- The University of Wyoming issued the following news release: Ben Markley and Beth Vanderborgh are hitting some high notes for the University of Wyoming. The two Department of Music professors recently were named recipients of 2019 Performing Arts Fellowships by the Wyoming Arts Council. "This is a huge honor for Beth and Ben," says Scott Turpen, chair of UW's Department of Music. "Their musicianship skills are among the best in the world. These awards help highligh  more

UW Admissions' Campus Visitor Center Opens in Wyoming Union
LARAMIE, Wyoming, Sept. 4 -- The University of Wyoming issued the following news release: The University of Wyoming Office of Admissions' new Campus Visitor Center is now open in the Wyoming Union. Beginning today (Tuesday), the center will serve as the check-in location and launching place for daily campus tours for prospective students and guests. The center is located directly in front of the UW Copy and Print Center and next to the University Store on the west side of the Wyoming Union. T  more

UW MBA Students, Faculty Participate in Jackson Leadership Conference
LARAMIE, Wyoming, Sept. 5 -- The University of Wyoming issued the following news release: University of Wyoming Master of Business Administration (MBA) students recently participated in a leadership conference in Jackson featuring global senior executives from diverse industry segments. Executives met with students one on one, in breakout sessions and through panel discussions. The Jackson Leadership Conference, in its eighth year, began as an idea from Bill Newton, a retired professional who   more

Western Watersheds Project: Thunder Basin National Grasslands to Get Added Scrutiny to Ensure Success of Ferret Reintroduction
LARAMIE, Wyoming, Sept. 6 -- The Western Watersheds Project issued the following news release: Western Watersheds Project is increasing its oversight of the Thunder Basin National Grassland in order to push back against efforts to undermine the reintroduction of the endangered black-footed ferret and efforts to escalate the poisoning of prairie dogs on public lands. In a strongly-worded letter delivered yesterday to the U.S. Forest Service, which manages the Thunder Basin National Grassland, th  more

Wyoming Main Street Offering Grants to Historic Property Owners
CHEYENNE, Wyoming, Sept. 5 -- The Wyoming Business Council issued the following news: Wyoming Main Street is offering $20,000 in grants to assist with the costs of architectural assessment and design work for the rehabilitation of historic properties. Private, nonprofit and government property owners are invited to apply for the Historic Architecture Assistance Fund money by Sept. 15. Wyoming Main Street is a program of the Wyoming Business Council, the state's economic development agency. Th  more

Wyoming SBDC Network Receives Grant to Commercialize Tech Innovations
LARAMIE, Wyoming, Sept. 4 -- The University of Wyoming issued the following news release: The Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network will continue to provide high-caliber assistance to technology startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses, thanks to a $125,000 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The Wyoming SBDC Network is one of 24 recipients of this year's Federal and State Technology (FAST) Grant. The money will be used to increase awareness, participation  more