Our rangeland ecology and watershed management degree program is the largest accredited program of its kind in the nation. For more information check out the web site: http://www.uwyo.edu/esm/undergraduate-programs/minors/rewm-minor.html
Eleven percent of the college’s full-time instructional faculty members have won one or more university-wide, regional, or national teaching excellence awards.
Molecular Biology Assistant Professor Jay Gatlin is the first University of Wyoming faculty member to receive a prestigious 2014 Pew Scholar award. Gatlin is among 22 newly selected Pew Scholars nationally.
Professor Holly Ernst’s research focuses on practical answers for better prevention, control, and management of diseases that threaten wildlife populations, livestock well-being, and human health. She holds the Wyoming Excellence Chair in Disease Ecology and is a faculty member in the Department of Veterinary Sciences.
Although the smallest college on campus, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources leads the institution in research dollars awarded per faculty member and ranked second among all UW colleges in total research grant dollars awarded. In 2013/2014 a total of $15,374,147 was awarded to the college.
In the past three years, 35 percent of all patents filed by the university were generated from departments within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Labs provide analytical and diagnostic services to the public and governmental agencies. Research stations conduct producer-oriented crop, livestock, irrigation, and range management research. Labs located across the state of Wyoming include the Wyoming See Analysis Laboratory, Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory and Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station Research and Extension Centers.