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UW Top-Tier Science Programs and Facilities Initiative

The UW Science Initiative began in 2014 when Governor Mead and the Wyoming Legislature challenged the University of Wyoming to develop a plan to address outdated science laboratories at UW and improve the quality of instruction and research in the sciences.  A task force, appointed by Governor Mead and informed by faculty representatives, developed a transformational vision for UW's core science programs in Botany, Zoology & Physiology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, and Physics & Astronomy.  The developed plan charts a clear course for these science programs to rise to top-tier status in the nation and builds upon Wyoming's STEM initiatives (the location of the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center in Wyoming, the construction of the Enzi STEM teaching facility, and the Wyoming Governor's Energy, Engineering STEM Integration Task Force).

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The Learning Actively Mentoring Program is a comprehensive, sustained mentoring and professional development program with an emphasis on how to best adopt active learning strategies in large-scale active learning classrooms at UW. 

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The Wyoming Research Scholars Program is a university-wide program that pairs undergraduate students with faculty mentors to participate in cutting-edge research starting as early as their freshman year. 

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