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Department of Philosophy|College of Arts & Sciences

Grad Fair

Grad Fair for Spring 2016 will be on Thursday, February 25 from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm and Friday, February 26 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Yellowstone Ballroom in the Wyoming Union. (At the fair you can reserve your cap and gown, order senior rings, order announcements, check all graduation requirements, fill out response card for Arts and Sciences commencement ceremony.)

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Department of Philosophy
Department Head:
Franz-Peter Griesmaier
Office Associate:
Clayleen Rivord
Ross Hall, Room 122
Dept. 3392
1000 E. University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-3204
Fax: 307-766-2096
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Commencement Fall 2016

A Time of Celebration!

When: Friday, December 9, 2016

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One stop "shopping" at the annual ***GRAD FAIR *** This event is for all graduating students in the spring semester only. 

Prepare for Commencement Day!

1) Contact the Registrar's Office

All students must declare their graduation dates in writing to the Office of the Registrar. This may be sent through the mail or by fax. The fax number is 307-766-3960 and the mailing address is Office of the Registrar, Dept 3964, 1000 E University Ave, Laramie, WY 82071

2) Pay Diploma Fee online: or at the Cashier's Office in Knight Hall

3) RSVP with the A&S Dean's Office

4) Order regalia with Jostens. Be sure to note the pickup and return dates/times. 


5) Use this helpful chart to guide your way, "Graduating Soon"

6) Graduate Students. Refer to the "Graduate Student Graduation Information" page on the Office of the Registrar's website for necessary steps towards graduation.

Spring 2016 Commencement

2016 commencement

Christopher Cameron (M.A.), Dr. Griesmaier, Cody Mehrer, Anne Herrold, and Luis Guerro-Berrera (Outstanding Graduating Student)

Spring 2015 Commencement

2015 graduates

Back Row: Anna Day-Marshall, Liz Bell, Elizabeth Cantalamessa, Dr. Griesmaier

Front Row: Amanda Julian, Hunter Hebestreet

Spring 2014 Commencement

Philosophy May 2014 Commencement

Back Row: Dr. Lockwood, Dr. Colter, Nicholas Webster, Dr. Arico, Christopher Cameron

Front Row: Dr. Griesmaier, Dr. Goodin, Rick Foland

December 2013 Commencement

December 2013 Commencement

Dr. Susanna Goodin and Dr. Edward Sherline pose with Philosophy graduate, Doug Balmain.

Spring 2013 Commencement

Congratulations to 2013 Outstanding Graduates in Philosophy - Bradley Boyles (major) and Stuart Smith (minor)!

Spring 2013 Graduating students

Spring 2012 Commencement

Outstanding Grads

Outstanding Graduates for 2012: included are Philosophy minors Christopher Michaels and Holly Tysse

Philosohy Graduates

Philosophy Graduates: Nicole Ginger (minor), Adam Donze (major) and Ethan Slaton (major)

Humanities Fine Arts Graduates

Humanities/Fine Arts Graduates Caitlin Simons, Vicki Watkins.

Fall 2011 Commencement

Humanities Fine Arts Graduates

Humanities/Fine Arts Graduates

Spring 2011 Commencement

Congratulations to Philosophy major, Kaleb Skog, and Philosophy minor, Braxton Beemer in their Outstanding Graduate 2011 Award! They've worked hard and their efforts have been rewarded. Way to Go!

Skog_Outstanding Graduate

Outstanding Graduate: Kaleb Skog with family, Dean Walter and advisor Dr. Susanna Goodin

HUFA_Spr11 Graduates

Humanities/Fine Arts Graduates: Kelsey Lindner, Dr. Ed Sherline, UWCC Student

Philosophy_Spring 11 Graduates

Philosophy Graduates: Larry Wagner, Pablo Zavala, Joe Mayes, Dr. Susanna Goodin and Michael Fitzgerald

2010 Fall Commencement

HUFA 2010 fall commencementHumanities/Fine Arts Graduate Tiffany Newton

2009 Graduates

Philosophy Graduates

Philosophy Graduates
Sara Halliday, Dr. Rob Colter, Daniel Nichter

HUFA_Spr 11 Graduates

Humanities/Fine Arts Graduates
Laura Riotto, Marisela Cardona, Sally, Dona, Dr. Ed Sherline

2008 Graduates

Philosophy Graduates

Back Row: Dr. Marc Moffett, Dr. Franz-Peter Griesmaier, Greg Shisler, Will Reese, Will Jensen, Kenneth Englund
Front Row: Nick Haderlie, Vanessa Cassat, Erik Hoversten, Jeremy Weiss, Scott Dixon

2007 Graduates

Philosophy Graduates

Back Row: Adam Thompson, Jason Williams, Aaron Lyttle, Aaron Pierce
Front Row: Allison Fritz, Randall Rothwell, Bridgette Savino

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Commencement would not be complete without faculty!

Dr. Edward Sherline, student voted Top 10 instructor for 2012.

May 5, 2012 Commencement

May 5, 2012 Commencement

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