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UW reacts to North Carolina academic fraud case

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming athletic officials say they see no evidence of academic improprieties like what occurred at the University of North Carolina.

November 23, 2014 10:25 am
Wyoming Catholic College a candidate for accreditation

Wyoming Catholic College a candidate for accreditation

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Catholic College in Lander is seeking federally recognized accreditation.

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No community college tuition hikes in 2015

No community college tuition hikes in 2015

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Students attending Wyoming's seven community colleges will not see their tuition increased next year.

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UW reacts to North Carolina academic fraud case

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming athletic officials say they see no evidence of academic improprieties like what occurred at the University of North Carolina but they plan more steps to make sure doesn't happen.

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Tuition hikes concern some UW faculty, students

Tuition hikes concern some UW faculty, students

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Some faculty and students at the University of Wyoming question whether the tuition increases approved last week by UW trustees put too much of the college’s financial burden on students.

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Yellowstone Christian College receives $50K scholarship donation

Billings’ Yellowstone Christian College announced this week that it has received a $50,000 donation for student scholarships.

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MSUB rolls out new pre-engineering program

MSUB rolls out new pre-engineering program

You won’t find anyone with an engineering degree from Montana State University Billings, but there’s a good chance that in a few years, there’ll be plenty who took the first steps toward earning it there.

November 16, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Frigid temperatures don't hinder medicine wheel ceremony at MSUB

Frigid temperatures don't hinder medicine wheel ceremony at MSUB

As she used a bowl filled with smoldering tobacco to smudge rocks adorned with the names of American military veterans, Montana State University Billings student Kaja Anderson listed off the names she hoped to add to the rocks.

November 12, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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McGinity eyes closer University of Wyoming ties to Legislature

McGinity eyes closer University of Wyoming ties to Legislature

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Finding ways to prevent off-campus violence involving students and alcohol is one of the topics University of Wyoming administrators plan to discuss with state lawmakers in next year’s legislative session, UW President Dick McGinity said.

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Guest opinion: Parents, too, could use a break on student loan debt

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been fighting the good fight for student loan debt reform. As she put it recently: “Millions of young people are just stuck. They can’t buy homes, they can’t buy cars ... all because they are struggling under the weight of student loan debt.”

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UW works out agreement with Shanghai college

UW works out agreement with Shanghai college

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences has entered into an agreement with China's Shanghai University on academic study and research for students and faculty.

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University of Wyoming student dies after off-campus fight

University of Wyoming student dies after off-campus fight

LARAMIE, Wyo. — A 21-year-old University of Wyoming student died Saturday following a fight shortly after midnight in an off-campus home, and another student was seriously injured in an unrelated altercation, authorities said.

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UW accepts 20 students for medical program

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming has accepted 20 new students to its medical education program this fall.

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MSUB career fair slated for Oct. 30

Montana State University Billings will hold the seventh annual Career Services job fair on Oct. 30.

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Sheridan College revamps remedial courses

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — Sheridan College is changing the way it teaches remedial math and English courses after administrators determined one-third of all first-year students start their track to a degree with those classes.

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University of Wyoming Faculty Senate affirms stance against guns

University of Wyoming Faculty Senate affirms stance against guns

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming Faculty Senate is considering taking a formal stance against allowing firearms on campus.

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UW starts tracking stalking, domestic violence

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The inappropriate use of social media is a major contributor to increasing stalking incidents on the University of Wyoming campus, UW Police Chief Mike Samp said.

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UW dedicates new drilling simulation lab

LARAMIE, Wyo. — University of Wyoming students now have a special teaching laboratory to learn about oil and gas drilling rigs.

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UM panel seeks to strengthen programs with low enrollment

UM panel seeks to strengthen programs with low enrollment

MISSOULA — The president of the University of Montana has charged the school’s faculty with identifying ways to strengthen academic programs and better promote the importance of a liberal arts education to students and their parents.

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UW gets $4.25 million grant to explore wind energy

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The U.S. Energy Department has awarded a $4.25 million grant to the University of Wyoming for wind energy research.

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