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Profiles of University of Wyoming Students

Kayla Woodward during basketball game

Cowgirl Spirit
Basketball player Kayla Woodward shares her life off the court and her goals for the future.

UW education student teaching in Nepal. UW Early Childhood Education Students Gain Skills, Perspective in Nepal
Students say they will be better teachers as a result of their experiences.
Kayla Woodward during basketball game

A Passion for Art and Service
Art student Molly Markow is making the most of her college experience, taking her art studies on the road and participating in service and community leadership.

Lander Student Melanie Vigil. Lander Student Named Top Graduating Woman at UW
Recipient of the Rosemarie Martha Spitaleri Award as the University of Wyoming's outstanding graduating woman.
Casper Student Photo Casper Student Named UW’s Top Graduating Man
Recipient of the 2014 Tobin Memorial Award as the University of Wyoming's outstanding graduating man.
Ahmed Balogun Mohammed Becoming a Leader
Nigerian engineering student Ahmed Balogun Mohammed plans to use his education to help lower unemployment in his home country.
Wendy Martinez Dreaming Big
The GEAR UP program for low-income students helped Wendy Martinez enroll and excel in college.
Sierra Jeck and the Nordic Ski Club When You Keep a Promise, Keep It
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 Future Engineers
The UW College of Engineering and Applied Sciences 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.

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