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The University of Wyoming Foundation is an independent nonprofit corporation dedicated to securing, managing, and stewarding private gifts in support of the University of Wyoming's missions in teaching, research, and public service. Because UW is the state's premier four-year institution of higher education, private support from alumni and friends has never been more important.

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A Wider Field of Possibilities

bluprintsGeorge Willson’s innovative career in engineering was trailblazing. He credits a large amount of his success to the education he received at the University of Wyoming, and he hopes to give students the same opportunities, so he established the George B. Willson Scholarship endowment for civil engineering students.

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Governor’s Budget Recommendations Include Significant Funding for UW

December 2, 2014 — Gov. Matt Mead has recommended funding to retain top University of Wyoming faculty and staff members, operating and planning dollars for UW’s Science Initiative, and matching funds for academics and athletics.

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Four Projects Headed by UW Researchers Selected for Supercomputer Use

September 30, 2014 — Carbon sequestration, planet formation and two projects that focus on water are the subjects of research University of Wyoming faculty members are conducting with the assistance of the supercomputer in Cheyenne.

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Johnsons to Receive UW Medallion Service Award

September 29, 2014 — When Peter M. Johnson (B.S. ’72) and Paula Green Johnson (B.S. ’72) launched the Peter M. and Paula Green Johnson Career Center at the University of Wyoming College of Business, they were trying to solve a basic problem.

Three to Receive UW Distinguished Alumni Awards

September 29, 2014 — Three University of Wyoming graduates will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards during UW Homecoming activities Saturday, Oct. 18.

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UW Receives $4.25 Million DOE Grant to Explore Wind Energy

September 26, 2014 — The University of Wyoming has received a $4.25 million Department of Energy-EPSCoR grant to research wind farm modeling, transmission grid monitoring and the economics derived from wind-generated power.

UW Transfer Initiative Nets First Agreements to Benefit Students

September 23, 2014 — Students who take business courses at Laramie County Community College now have the assurance that those courses will meet requirements for two specific bachelor’s degrees in business at the University of Wyoming, as a result of new articulation agreements between the two institutions.

Private Giving to UW tops $50 Million for Second Year

August 28, 2014 — For the fiscal year ending June 30, private giving to the University of Wyoming reached $50.7 million, the second year in a row that UW fundraising has exceeded $50 million.

UW Entomologists Discover Mummy-Making Wasps in Ecuador

May 14, 2014 — Jimmy Fallon, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Ellen DeGeneres have more in common than being celebrity talk show hosts. They also have new wasp species named after them as a result of work conducted by University of Wyoming entomologist Scott Shaw.

UW’s Women in Science Conference to Host More Than 500 Students from Wyoming

May 8, 2014 — More than 500 female high school and middle school students from Wyoming will converge on the University of Wyoming Tuesday, May 13, to discover their potential future -- one that may very well include a career as a scientist or an engineer.

UW Offers In-State Tuition for Military Veteran Students

May 7, 2014 — Through a new state law, the University of Wyoming now offers in-state tuition to qualified military veteran students.

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Keeping Up with Teaching Trends

The field of teaching is always growing and changing, and faculty at the University of Wyoming are keen to keep up with the trends. The John P. Ellbogen Summer Institute—and the endowment that supports it—allows them to do just that.

The 'Wow' of the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center

The Marian H. Rochelle Center
This video by Advent captures the excitement of the new Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center! Advent ( is the nationwide branding firm that created the displays in the center.

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