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Profiles of University of Wyoming Alumni

UW Alumnae Nichole Rider

Always an Athlete

After a car accident in college left former Cowgirl basketball player Nichole Rider paralyzed, she took on a number of other sports, from sailing to half marathons.

UW Alumni Rachel Smullen

A Love of Science

Rachel Smullen used her time at UW to conduct undergraduate research, prepare for graduate school and teach children a passion for science.

UW Alumni Jerry Reif

50 State Tour

UW alumnus Jerry Rief completed a marathon in each of the 50 states in under three hours by the time he turned 50.
UW Alumni Isaac Hayward

Path to Success

Alumnus Isaac Hayward discovered a new path at UW and is now on his way to medical school. 
Benjamin Vetter

How Engineering Alumnus Benjamin Vetter Goes for Gold

UW Engineering Alumnus Benjamin Vetter Goes for Gold with Bobcat Co.
Higgins siblings

The Fantastic Four

Four siblings from California share how the UW Department of Theatre and Dance has helped shape their futures.
Milo Page

Finding His Path

Alumnus Milo Page credits UW professors with helping him achieve academic success.

Perry Baptista

The UW Decision

Recent Department of Agriculture and Applied Economics graduate Perry Baptista says attending UW was one of the best decisions she ever made.
Samuel Singer Reaching for the Stars

UW Alumnus Samuel Singer aims to promote scientific literacy through astronomy and education and to connect people with the brilliant Wyoming skies.

Logan Armstrong The Hardest Job He’ll Ever Love

Alumnus Logan Armstrong is making the most of his time in the Peace Corps.

Tal Wammen Back in Space

UW graduate Tal Wammen is designing and testing fuel tank technology for NASA’s Space Launch System.

Orion Skinner Outstanding Explorer

Orion Skinner found a passion for geology at UW and went on to win top explorer awards in the oil and gas industry.

Paul Johnson Future Physicians

WWAMI graduate Paul Johnson now helps to educate the next generation of Wyoming doctors.

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