A majority of the Joint Appropriations Committee traveled to UW for an unscheduled, apparently announced, session to learn more about funding requests.
School of Energy Resources
As major coal-producing regions in our respective countries, Wyoming and Shanxi are in a very similar position.
The UW Foundation would raise $100M in matching donations for the $200M initiative, and play a key role in choosing the endowed chairs.
UW president says academic freedom has not been sacrificed in exchange for state and private funding for UW facilities and programs focused on energy.
Officials say Halliburton's $3 million gift underscores the close collaboration between the energy industry, state government, and the University of Wyoming.