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Laramie, WY 82071
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chair-desk combinations in a newly redone classroom UW’s Hoyt Hall Receives New Look

September 2, 2016 — A 100-year-old University of Wyoming building has received a makeover in time for the fall semester.

Department News

head picture of laughing man Richardson Receives National Arts Advocacy Honor

August 22, 2016 — Retired University of Wyoming Senior Lecturer Bruce Richardson has been named winner of the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies’ (NASAA) 2016 Distinguished Public Service Award.

head portrait of woman English Professor McCracken-Flesher Receives UW’s Highest Faculty Award

May 2, 2016 — Recognized as one of the world’s leading scholars in 19th century literature and Scottish studies, English Professor Caroline McCracken-Flesher has been selected to receive the University of Wyoming’s highest faculty honor, the George Duke Humphrey Distinguished Faculty Award.

head portrait of man Caskey Russell Receives Ellbogen Teaching Award

May 2, 2016 — Caskey Russell, University of Wyoming Department of English associate professor and head of the American Indian Studies Program, knows what it means to give back to the state of Wyoming.

person's hands holding open a medieval text UW Podcast Examines Harper Lee, Rare Books

February 29, 2016 — English Professor Jeanne Holland will discuss the worldwide popularity of author Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” on this week’s UW podcast, “The University of Wyoming Today.”

man seated and leaning on harpsichord with open lid and words on the inside of the lid Reverand Receives Governor’s Arts Award

December 21, 2015 — Cedric Reverand, who brought hundreds of world-renowned artists to Wyoming as the founding director of University of Wyoming Cultural Programs, was among six recipients of Gov. Matt Mead’s 2015 Governor’s Arts Awards.

head portrait of man laughing Richardson Selected to Give 2015 Buchanan Lecture

November 2, 2015 — University of Wyoming at Casper faculty member Bruce Richardson, senior lecturer in the Department of English, is the speaker for UW’s 2015 Buchanan Lecture that honors retired UW President Tom Buchanan.

head portrait of woman Clan Scott Society Honors UW Professor

October 5, 2015 — The Clan Scott Society recently presented its highest award, the Order of the Stag, to Caroline McCracken-Flesher, a professor in the University of Wyoming Department of English.

head portrait of man UW Recognized as Top Phi Beta Kappa Chapter

October 19, 2015 — The Phi Beta Kappa Society honored the University of Wyoming as one of the nation’s two top public university chapters during its recent Triennial Council meeting in Denver.

Student News

UW English Students to Present Undergraduate Work April 22

April 21, 2016 — University of Wyoming Department of English undergraduates will present their work during an “English Matters” symposium Friday, April 22, in the Wyoming Union.

UW Arts and Sciences College Names Outstanding Graduates

April 12, 2016 — The University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences has selected its outstanding graduating students for the 2015-16 academic year.

Spring 2015 Student Awards

April 1, 2015 — The Department of English announces the student award winners for Spring 2015.

English Department Awards Travel Grants

November 1, 2014 — The generosity of donors will enable five students in the English department to make trips related to their studies with grants of up to $2,000 each. A committee in the department evaluates applications twice a year, in October and February, and the latest round of winners was announced October 31st.

Distance Master’s Degree Program Cohort Members Graduate from UW

May 30, 2014 — A new program that allows students to obtain their University of Wyoming Master of Arts degrees in English without leaving their hometowns is proving to be successful, with 14 students recently graduating.

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