Some of the content on this website requires JavaScript to be enabled in your web browser to function as intended. While the website is still usable without JavaScript, it should be enabled to enjoy the full interactive experience.

Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

News|Science Posse

Science Posse in the News!


Phil and his research is in the news! Read all about it here!

Click here to read Phil's blog about his adventures on the research trip to study lake effect snow.

Follow this link to read about the research project into lake effect snow that Phil will be part of this winter. It's cool. . .literally!


Cockreach projectFollow this link to read about how Marjie and her cockroaches are inspiring pre-service elementary teachers become excited about teaching science, and listen to Coordinator Jan Truchot describe how this hissing cockroach project relates to the Science Posse's mission here.


Follow this link to read all about Reilly and her research on horned lizards, and listen to Reilly here!



Follow this link to read all about Marjie MacGregor and her research on coyotes and listen to Marjie here! Listen to Willow Belden's story on Marjie's preliminary results and the next steps being taken in her research here.


December 11, 2012
Three Full-time Trappers Hunt Natrona County Coyotes as Officials Seek Long-term Solution, featuring Marjie MacGregor's research, Casper Star Tribune

August 29, 2012
Coyote Contraception a Potential Alternative featuring Marjie MacGregor's research, Jackson Hole News
Reprinted in:
Laramie Boomerang
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

August 20, 2012
Women in Engineering: Amy DiRienzo
Amy Feature in Women in Engineering
August 10, 2012
Researchers Study Contraception as a Potential Coyote Management Tools  (Featuring research by Marjie MacGregor), Willow Belden, Open Spaces, Wyoming Public Radio
Marjie and her Coyote
June 14, 2012
UW Hosts Students in Energy Summer Institute, University of Wyoming

April 10, 2012
UW’s Science Posse Wins Media Category Award at Recent NSF K-12 STEM Conference, University of Wyoming
Reprinted by
Biotechnology Institute, STEM Education in the News
Rock Springs Rocket-Miner

Posse Pic

Posse members from left to right: Ashley Driscoll, Coordinator Megan Schnorenberg, Cara Wiblemo, Sabrina Cales, SER GA Sarah Ramsey-Walters, SMTC GA Sam Singer, Rachel Farris, Marjie MacGregor, Tommy Servantez, Amy DiRienzo, Alicia Martin, Charles Schmidt, Coordinator Jan Truchot

March 7, 2012
The Science Posse's Tommy Servantez presented his research and ways he brings it into the classroom at the NSF GK-12 National Meeting, March 16, 2012, University of Wyoming

October 18, 2011
Science Posse Program Trains New Teachers, The Laramie Boomerang
Reprinted by
Popular Science
The Daily Journal, Franklin, IN
Billings Gazette, Billings, MT
Education Week
The Republic, Columbus, IN
KGWN TV, Cheyenne, WY
Washington Examiner, Washington, D.C.
KULR8 News, Montana
American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education
Deseret News, Salt Lake City, UT
WJAC-TV, Johnstown, PA
The Sheridan Press, Sheridan, WY
Technology News
Newstimes, Danbury, CT
Greenwich Time, Greenwich, CT
Stamford Advocate, Stamford, CT
CT Post, Bridgeport, CT, Reno, NV
Times Union, Albany, NY, Beaumont, TX
My San, San Antonio, TX
Gillette News Record, Gillette, WY, Atlanta, GA
Casper Star Tribune, Casper, WY

September 27, 2011
Taking Angry Birds Outside, The Laramie Boomerang

September 25, 2011
Posse Coordinator Megan Schnorenberg is interviewed on Wyoming Signatures.

August 31, 2011
The Science Posse Rides Again, University of Wyoming

Summer, 2011
Promoting Diversity Through Undergraduate Research Fellowship, University of Wyoming

June 9, 2011
Winston-Salem Students Return to Laramie for Summer Undergraduate Research Opportunities, University of Wyoming

February 10, 2011
Science Posse Visits West Elementary, Platte County Record Times

December 7, 2010
Filling the STEM Pipeline, Tom Buchanan and Myron Allen, The Laramie Boomerang

November 23, 2010
UW Science Posse Accepting Applications for 2011 Fellowships, University of Wyoming

November 4, 2010
"Science Posse" Visits Sundance Elementary, The Sundance Times

November 2, 2010
Did You Know - Didymo Is Here!, The Sublette Examiner

September, 2010
UW Science Posse Lassos Young Scientists, The Partnership, A Newsletter of the Wyoming School-University Partnership, page 5

August 28, 2010
UW Science Posse Works with Wyoming Teachers at Workshop, University of Wyoming

August 5, 2010
UW Initiative Strengthens Campus Diversity, University of Wyoming News (The Science Posse and the NASA Space Grant Consortium sponsored a 6-week research internship for undergraduate students from Winston Salem State University.)

June 14, 2010
STEM Fellows Enhance Science Education by Debra Shapiro, NSTA Reports, published online

May 7, 2010
Math and science: it's fun, really by Nathan Pane, City Editor, Gillette News Record

April 14, 2010
Wyoming's Science Posse by Kelly Herbinson broadcast on Open Spaces, Wyoming Public Radio's news and public affairs program

Spring, 2010
The Science Posse: Innovative Outreach Connecting Graduate Fellows and K-12 Students by Kelly Herbinson and Maggie Renken, APS 2010 Spring Newsletter

Nov. and Dec. 2009
Indian Paintbrush After School Science Enrichment Program: Jamie Crait and Clark Cotton, Albany County School District Website( no longer posted)
Indian Paintbrush After School Science Enrichment Program: Megan Schnorenberg, Albany County School District Website (no longer posted)

Nov. 23, 2009
UW Science Posse Benefits from NSF Grant, The University of Wyoming,
Reprinted by:
The Cowboy State Free Press
HummingbirdMinds%7e Michael Shay's Blog
The Wyoming Business Report (online and in print)
Little Chicago Review, Fontenelle, WY
Solutions for Our
University of Washington, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, Student Chapter

June 12, 2008
National Publication Cites Contribution of UW's Science Posse, University of Wyoming

June 4, 2008
UW Science Posse to Hold Summer Workshop Series, University of Wyoming

Spring 2008
Wanted: Science's Next Generation, UWYO Magazine

March 3, 2008
UW's Science Posse, Albany County Educators to Visit India, University of Wyoming

May 14, 2007
Free Summer Science Workshop Offered at UW, University of Wyoming

November 1, 2006
Science Makeover Sought, Laramie Boomerang

Share This Page:

Footer Navigation

University of Wyoming Medallion
1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071 // UW Operators (307) 766-1121 // Contact Us // Download Adobe Reader