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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.

Department News

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 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 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.

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.

man showing off magazine headline UW Professor’s Book Offers New Insight into Puzzling Historical Events

September 16, 2015 — A University of Wyoming professor’s recent book explains a previously misunderstood but highly significant episode in British intellectual history.

head portrait of woman UW’s Fonseca Appointed to Two National Organizations

September 21, 2015 — Vanessa Fonseca, University of Wyoming assistant professor of Latina/o studies and English, has been appointed to a pair of national organizations that focus on minority women’s issues and Chicano/a studies.

man looking at paper he is writing on UW Launches Independent Program in Creative Writing

July 24, 2015 — An independent Creative Writing Program will be launched this fall within the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences.

UW’s Top First-Year Course Instructors Honored

May 11, 2015 — The University of Wyoming has presented PIE (Promoting Intellectual Engagement) Awards to instructors who inspire excitement, inquiry and autonomy in first-year courses.

Student News

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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