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Profiles of University of Wyoming Students

Wendy Martinez
The GEAR UP program for low-income students helped Wendy Martinez enroll and excel in college.
Sierra Jeck and the Nordic Ski Club
Sierra Jech and her Nordic Ski Club teammates train daily and work to raise $80.000 a year.
Students participate in atmospheric science with weather balloon data collection
The UW College of Engineering and Applied Science’s Engineering Summer Program invites high school juniors to learn engineering hands-on during a weeklong campus stay.
Kia Murdoch A Life-Changing Experience

A UW service and educational trip abroad inspires senior Kia Murdoch to pursue a career in international law.

Dianbing Chen A Global Classroom

Graduate student Dianbing Chen hopes to carry culturally responsive educational leadership strategies back to his home country of China.

Abdullahi Ali Saving the Hirola Antelope

UW graduate student Abdullahi Ali works in Kenya to help save the world’s most endangered antelope.

Daniel DeCecco Think Globally, Acting Locally

Student Daniel DeCecco has devoted his life to helping end human trafficking.

Ann Gibbons First Generation Engineer

With help from programs including Upward Bound, Ann Gibbons is earning her engineering degree and becoming the first in her family to attend college

Diem Thu Pham International Impact

Graduate student Diem Thu Pham works to improve public health in Vietnam and to showcase the work of other UW students conducting international research.

Lori Lewis A Lifelong Learning Adventure

Returning student and UW staffer Lori Lewis proves the power of finishing what you start.

Shelby Kappler The Courage to See Things Differently

First-year student Shelby Kappler doesn't let her visual impairment slow down her college or career plans.

Spotlight on Talent from around the World: Lambert Spotlight on Talent from around the World: Lambert Kabwar and Erika Sanchez

Lambert "Nike" Kabwar and Erika Sanchez recently participated in the International Student Talent Show. They tell us about their UW experience.

ASUW inaugural leadership team in from of the Wyoming Union ASUW's 100th Anniversary

One of the oldest student organizations in the United States, ASUW is commemorating its 100th anniversary.

International student in front of Wyoming union International Students and Scholars

UW’s International Students and Scholars program fosters global citizenship.

UW Pride Welcome Back Students

"One of my greatest sources of pride as president is the extraordinary caliber of the students who choose to attend the University of Wyoming." - Tom Buchanan

Robert Drapeau UW Energy Graduate Initiative

UW energy initiative attracts top graduate students for important research.

Sabrina Forbis School of Energy Resources Graduate Interns with Encana

One of the first graduates of UW's School of Energy Resources interns with Encana on chemical optimization project.

SRAP Student in lab Summer Research Apprentice Program

“We don’t just look for minority, female and first-generation students. We look for students who really want this experience,” - SRAP Coordinator Lisa Abeyta

student harvesting onions at UW's ACRES Student Farm UW's ACRES Student Farm

What are the benefits of having food locally grown by UW’s ACRES Student Farm?

Jake Peters doing research in lab. Student awarded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship

"Our undergraduate research support is unparalleled" - Peters, Harvard-bound UW graduate and NSF Fellowship awardee.

UW students and faculty on a faculty led trip to India. UW Study Abroad

UW's study abroad program helps students see the world.

Dan Adams on the foot bridge over the Union Pacific railyard in Laramie, WY Student Success at UW

UW's commitment to student success continues beyond graduation.

Becca Skinner in Indonesia Chris Michael and Rebecca Skinner

UW Students provide Post-Tsunami account for National Geographic.

Kyle Ridgeway and Marci Crank after placing second at a national ABA competition. College of Law students place 2nd at national ABA competition
UW College of Law students place 2nd at national ABA Student Client Counseling Competition.
ASUW members on the indoor running track at Half Acre Gym Half Acre Gym Renovations
ASUW and UW leadership succeed in bringing improvements to Half Acre Gym.
Joe LeBlanc takes down opponent Cowboy Wrestling
UW Cowboy Wrestling team rises to national prominence and carries title hopes into next week's NCAA Championships.
Caskey Russell and Melvin Arthur McNair Scholars Program
McNair Scholars Program aids UW students traditionally underrepresented in graduate education.
Graduate student Brady Foreman works with Geology and Geophysics Department Head Paul Heller Graduate School Initiative
New graduate recruiting initiatives energize UW's burgeoning research enterprises.
Stafford Diversity Award winner Arla Mistica - 2012 Willena Stanford Diversity Award Winner
Willena Stanford Diversity Award winner embraces dance to balance her many leadership roles.
Veterans Transition Course coin UW Supports Military Veterans
The University of Wyoming provides military veterans with tools for academic success.
In Memory of 8 Cross Country Runners Graphic Memory of 8 - Come Run With Me
UW remembers the passing of eight cross country and track student athletes.
Student talks with chemistry professor.

Alyssa Pearson
Graduate assistantship funding allows Alyssa Pearson to spend upwards of 60 hours a week in the lab. 

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