(St. Stephens, Wyo.) – The Principal at St. Stephens Indian School today responded to Wednesday’s investigation findings into allegations of violations of student’s rights a week and a-half ago with an expression of disappointment. Cheryl Meyers noted that none of the St. Stephens students involved in the alleged shoplifting incident were ever questioned by the university’s investigators, and that their investigation “missed the point” of the school’s chief complaint. That is that the students were singled out because they were Native American. She called the report insulting to her, the students and the school.
BREAKING: UW Investigation finds no instance of Racial Profiling or Discrimination against St. Stephens Students
(Laramie, Wyo.) – The University of Wyoming’s Equal Opportunity Report and Response Unit has completed its investigation of an incident at the University Store on Sept. 26 involving six students and two chaperones from St. Stephens Indian School. The report findings concluded there was no evidence of racial profiling or discrimination. The report was passed along this afternoon by Chad Baldwin, UW’s Associate Vice President for Communications and Marketing.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – The first of two committees charged with identifying candidates for the University of Wyoming presidency plans to seek input from the public and UW stakeholder groups regarding desired qualifications and characteristics of a new president.
(Wind River Reservation, Wyo.) With a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), University of Wyoming and Wind River Indian Reservation partners will evaluate the health impacts of food gardens with 100 Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho families who would like to try home gardening.
Emily Dayton, of Riverton, left, and Daylin Cox, of Rock Springs, sharpen their battle skills in a stage combat class during the Summer High School Institute at the University of Wyoming. They were among more than 80 sophomores from 31 Wyoming school districts attending the annual three-week institute that allows the students to explore their intellectual, social and creative interests. (UW Photo)
(Laramie, Wyo.) – An opportunity to achieve intellectual and personal growth for 84 talented sophomores throughout the state will be offered at the 30th annual Summer High School Institute (HSI) June 7-27, at the University of Wyoming.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – A University of Wyoming alumnus whose career has spanned work as an elementary school teacher to a university provost has been named dean of UW’s College of Education.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – The University of Wyoming unveiled plans Monday for a $44 million renovation and expansion of the Rochelle Athletics Center that will triple the size of the facility. This major new addition to the Rochelle Athletics Center will be called the High Altitude Performance Center.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity has recommended to the UW Board of Trustees that it initiate a search for a new president to succeed him at the conclusion of his contract in summer 2016.
(Laramie, Wyo.) — Visitors to the Harry C. Vaughan University of Wyoming Planetarium will not only be treated to programs about Jupiter and Neptune under the dome in April. They will be able to go outside and observe the night skies as well, perhaps catching a glimpse of those planets.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – An accomplished scholar with experience in the private sector and government has been selected as the new dean of the University of Wyoming’s College of Law.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – The University of Wyoming announced today a transformational investment of $15 million from Hess Corporation, bringing its total investment in UW since 2013 to $25 million.
(Laramie, Wyo.) — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted today (Friday) to use $11.5 million in operating reserves and other UW resources to complete the renovation and expansion of the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts and the Half Acre Recreation and Wellness Center.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – The University of Wyoming Alumni Association (UWAA) is celebrating 120 years of service.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – Which capital city, located about 20 miles from the Adriatic Sea, is a major industrial center for Albania? Which state is larger in area, West Virginia or Florida?
(Laramie, Wyo.) – The University of Wyoming men’s basketball team is headed to the NCAA championship and will square off against the University of Northern Iowa in Round 1 in Seattle.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – Students from Lander and Wind River won first place honors at the Wyoming State Science Fair held last week at the University of Wyoming.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – Researchers specializing in hydrology and in nuclear size control mechanisms in the cell won outstanding research and early career research awards from the Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of Wyoming.