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College of Arts and Sciences
  • Humanities

    "The calling of the humanities is to make us truly human in the best sense of the word." ~J. Irwin Miller, American Businessman (1909-2004)

  • Art

    "Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad" ~ Salvador Dali

  • Astronomy

    "Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another." ~Plato

 

    

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College of Arts and Sciences
Dept. 3254, 1000 E. University
113 A&S Building
Laramie, WY 82070
Phone: 307.766.4106
Fax: 307.766.2697
Email: asdean@uwyo.edu
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Prepare for Complete Living

If you want to live a fulfilling and stimulating life, then you need to prepare by cultivating broad perspectives, empathetic approaches to people throughout the world, and the ability to look at situations through a reasonable lens. If you desire to learn how to think, rather than what to think, begin your academic adventures with the College of Arts and Sciences where undergraduate students are encouraged to conduct student-originated research, work one-on-one with a professor through independent studies, and take advantage of study abroad opportunities.

People with liberal arts and sciences degrees can become journalists, public relations professionals, museum curators, national park rangers, archivists, scientific researchers working in the private or public sector, writers and editors, policy makers and politicians, performers on Broadway or with the Metropolitan Opera, professional artists and graphic designers, or they can create their own businesses. Many A&S graduates continue their educations at law, medical, and other professional schools; others continue studying their area of interest in graduate school and become college and university professors. The possibilities are endless!

With a liberal arts and sciences degree from the College of Arts and Sciences, you can realize your ambitions and help to bring about positive change in the world—now that is complete living!

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UW Professors Receive NSF Grant to Collaborate on Bumblebee Research, Art

March 2, 2015 — Ecology and art will converge for two University of Wyoming professors who want to create a little buzz about the science of bumblebees by using a little creative expression.

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UW Researchers Plan Wildlife Captures in March

March 2, 2015 — Seeking insights to help moose, elk, mule deer and bighorn sheep populations, researchers from the University of Wyoming, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the U.S. Geological Survey and other partners will spend much of March capturing animals on their winter ranges in western and southern Wyoming.

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UW Researcher Named Senior Scientist for NOAA Cruise Near Puerto Rico in April

February 26, 2015 — Over the years, Michael Cheadle has been a team member on a number of research ships that have explored the floor of the world’s vast oceans. The University of Wyoming faculty member has recently taken a step up, being named senior scientist for an expedition in the waters off the coast of Puerto Rico this April.

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UW’s Prather Receives NSF CAREER Award to Study Songbirds

February 24, 2015 — Like Mick Jagger or David Lee Roth wooing female fans with their voices, male songbirds use the same technique to get the attention of the female of the species. However, unlike the backstage ritual after a rock concert, it is the female songbird that ultimately chooses her mate based on the quality of the male’s song.

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UW Union, Yellowstone Ballroom Thursday, MARCH 5, 2015, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, MARCH 6, 2015, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Door prizes will be available! Order your caps and gowns and other graduation items and receive important commencement information.

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