University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-4145
Our mission is to enhance the physical, social, and economic well-being of individuals, families, and communities, emphasizing healthy and sustainable living across the lifespan. We fulfill our mission through instructional, research, and outreach/extension efforts that challenge, motivate, and inspire.
Family and Consumer Sciences integrates the fundamental components of human life—food, shelter, clothing, human relationships, and family--with larger societal systems. Through programs in textiles, apparel and design; food and nutrition; and human development and family sciences, our department prepares learners to meet the opportunities and challenges of today’s complex world.