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UW Students to Present International Research Results Across Wyoming

February 24, 2016

Three University of Wyoming students next month will visit Cody, Jackson and Sheridan to present results of their international fieldwork.

The students will make presentations at the Sheridan Fulmer Library Thursday, March 3, at 6 p.m.; the Park County Library in Cody Saturday, March 5, at 1 p.m.; and the National Museum of Wildlife Art auditorium in Jackson Sunday, March 6, at 4 p.m. The presentations are free and open to the public.

The students will discuss their independent research conducted abroad as part of the “What in the World?” program. The program highlights the varied fieldwork that UW students complete for their degrees.

Listed are the students, hometowns and their presentations:

Lindsey Ehinger, Jackson, “Kyrgyzstan’s Community-Based Tourism.” She is an M.A. candidate in international studies in the Global and Area Studies Program.

BJ Bender, Lake Forest, Calif., “Managing Resources from Wyoming to Patagonia.” He is a senior majoring in rangeland ecology and watershed management, and environment and natural resources.

Guy Litt, Lancaster, Ohio, “Panama Canal Watershed Management.” He is a Ph.D. candidate in hydrology in the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering.

The program is sponsored by UW’s Center for Global Studies, UW’s Global and Area Studies Program, the Wyoming Humanities Council, the UW Foundation and Laramie County Library, with additional support from the Ruth R. Ellbogen Foundation.

For more information, contact Center for Global Studies Director Jean Garrison at (307) 766-6119 or email

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