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Engagement Resources
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-5124
Email: williadd@uwyo.edu

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Service Area

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A-Team

A campus-community coalition that works to develop, recommend, and assess best practices in policy, prevention and intervention, and enforcement to reduce underage drinking and excessive alcohol use.

UW and greater Laramie community

American Heritage Center

The American Heritage Center (AHC) is the University of Wyoming's (UW) repository of manuscripts collections, rare books, and the university archives. Internationally known for its historical collections the AHC first and foremost serves the students and citizens of Wyoming. The AHC sponsors a wide range of scholarly and popular programs including lectures, symposia, and exhibits. Not a dusty attic or an exclusive sanctuary, the AHC is a welcoming, lively, place where both experts and novices engage with the original sources of history. Access is free and open to all.

Worldwide

Area Health Education Center

Our mission is to increase access to quality health care and to use educational methods to attract and retain health care providers in areas of need. Programs and services offered through Wyoming AHEC are community-based and focus on community and academic partnerships

Wyoming

The UW Art Museum

The University of Wyoming Art Museum presents and collects world-class art, furthers programs than engage students and visitors in discussions that broaden an understanding of diverse perspectives, viewpoints, and cultures, and advances service to the state.

Wyoming

The Art Museum's Touring Exhibition Service

The Touring Exhibition Service offers exhibitions at no charge to Wyoming organizations plus one-way shipping (roundtrip shipping to out of state organizations). These exhibitions are designed for sites such as libraries, schools, community centers, galleries and museums. Insurance, press releases, publicity photos and exhibition interpretation is provided by the Art Museum.

Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Utah, Montana and North and South Dakota

Astrocamp: The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp at the University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming is host to one of 20 ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camps.  Forty-eight campers will be selected to learn about science, math, and engineering.  They will observe the universe with professional telescopes, study astronomical images on computers, contruct scientific spectrographs to identify chemical elements, and build and launch model rockets. 

Wyoming and surrounding states

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Barnyards and Backyards

The mission of this project is to provide Wyoming landowners with the information they need to sustainably manage their land. We strive to help landowners maintain or improve the quality of life in Wyoming by raising healthier crops, lawns, and animals, while protecting their natural resources such as water, soil and plants.

Wyoming primarily with impacts across the western region

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Cent$ible Nutrition Program

With consistent and measurable success, the Cent$ible Nutrition Program educates low-income families to help them eat nutritious, good-tasting food on a limited budget. The lesson series focuses on basic food and nutrition principles, using a proven curriculum developed with the latest research and best practices, and hands-on learning impacting the quality of many Wyoming lives.

Wyoming, including the Wind River Indian Reservation

Center for Rural Health Research and Education

 

A unit of the UW College of Health Sciences, the CRHRE's mission is to provide tools, technology, and support services that enable practitioners, administrators, educators, researchers, policy makers, and students to improve the quality of health care and services in rural areas of Wyoming.

Wyoming

College of Business Johnson Career Center

The University of Wyoming College of Business Peter M. and Paula Green Johnson Career Center (JCC) is dedicated to assisting business students with comprehensive career planning services.

Local, Wyoming, Nationwide, in some cases International

College of Law Defender Aid Program

The Wyoming Defender Aid Program is a statewide legal assistance program for indigent persons convicted of crimes. Third-year law students assist assigned counsel and public defenders in criminal appeals, and, on rare occasions, in trial court proceedings.

Wyoming

College of Law Legal Services Program

The University of Wyoming College of Law's Legal Services Program (UWLSP) and the DV Legal Assistance Project (DVLAP) strive to address the unmet legal needs of Wyoming's low income population. Law students enrolled in UWLSP and the DVLAP work hard to bridge the justice gap that exists in our state by providing comprehensive legal representation in civil, non-fee generating cases to people whose income is at or below 125% of the federal poverty level, including those who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault. 

Wyoming

College of Law Prosecution Assistance Program

Third-year students can gain practical legal experience in trial and appellate work through the Wyoming Prosecution Assistance Program. The program, which was founded more than 20 years ago, provides assistance to Wyoming County and Prosecuting Attorneys, to the Wyoming Attorney General, and to the United States Attorney for the District of Wyoming in criminal cases and in selected civil cases involving questions of significant public interest.

Wyoming

College of Law, George W. Hopper Law Library

The George William Hopper Law Library is located in the College of Law building at the University of Wyoming. We are open to the public for researching, browsing, borrowing, or studying. While our collection is primarily geared toward law students and legal professionals, there is much here that is of general interest.

Wyoming

Consumer Issues Conference

The Consumer Issues Conference is an ongoing interdisciplinary project under the auspices of several University of Wyoming Colleges, including Law, Agriculture, Health and Business, as well as partnering organizations like Colorado State University Extension and the Wyoming Department of Health. It is designed to focus on public policy issues affecting consumers and the consumer marketplace, and to inspire people to be active in bringing about change in the legal and market environment.

Nationwide

Counselor Education Training Clinic

The Counselor Education Training Clinic offers FREE and confidential counseling services for individuals, couples, families, adults, adolescents, and children. Our services are offered to UW students as well as to the Laramie community.

Greater Laramie, Wyoming  community

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Disability Support Services

University Disability Support Services (UDSS) was established to provide leadership and assistance to the University of Wyoming in its efforts to comply with the intent and specific regulations of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. UDSS strives to ensure successful access and services for students with disabilities. UDSS provides disability-related accommodations for UW students and visitors with disabilities as well as technical assistance, consultation and resource information for students, faculty, staff, campus visitors, and for University departments seeking to improve accessibility for individuals with disabilities.

Laramie Wyoming community

Drug Information Center

The UW School of Pharmacy maintains the Drug Information Center to provide accurate and complete drug information to health care professionals and residents within the state of Wyoming and to UW alumni.

Wyoming

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EVOLVE Leadership Institutes

EVOLVE is a community-based leadership model that helps to build informed and capable leaders. By investing in the development of leaders a community can grow and become stronger. Learn more about the EVOLVE leadership model, how to participate in an EVOLVE leadership institute, or bring an EVOLVE institute to your community.

Wyoming

Economic Development

Services are provided so that scholarly activities accomplished at UW enhance the creation of the new knowledge, new applications of existing knowledge, and positively impact economic development and society in general.

Wyoming

Energy Summer Institute (School of Energy Resources)

Provides Wyoming 9th-grade and 10th-grade students with an opportunity to take part in an exceptional summer program relating to the energy industry.

Wyoming

English as a Second Language (K-12) Endorsement Program

The English as a Second Language Graduate Certificate Program provides a graduate certificate as well as a Wyoming state endorsement that can be attached to any teaching license. It focuses on both the theory and practice of language sensitive pedagogy that builds towards the specific attention to English as a second language methodology.

Wyoming

Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute

The Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) works to help the State of Wyoming and its energy producers to recover a large resource of stranded oil in depleted oil reservoirs as rapidly, responsibly, and economically as possible. EORI is the only institution devoted to enhanced oil recovery in Wyoming oil fields.

Wyoming

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Faculty Immigration Coordinator

Provide information for the hiring of international employees and factors relating to permanent residency.

Wyoming

Fine Arts Outreach

Present artistic and educational opportunities to Wyoming's public schools, UW students, and communities.

Wyoming

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GEAR UP Wyoming

Prepare and encourage students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to complete high school and successfully pursue the postsecondary opportunities that await them.

Wyoming

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Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources

The mission of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) is to advance the understanding and resolution of complex environmental and natural resources challenges.

Wyoming, The West, and National

High Plains Ranch Practicum School

An eight-day, five-session, hands-on educational program designed to give participants the skills and application of management tools needed in today's complex ranching industry.

Eastern Wyoming and Western Nebraska

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Leadership Wyoming

Provide leaders who are committed to excellence and progress in Wyoming the opportunity to better understand general public policy issues, economic and social diversity and the challenges facing our state; and to prepare them, through shared mutual interests and the leadership skills developed, to be active in building a better Wyoming.

Wyoming

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Manufacturing-Works

Manufacturing-Works provides broad technical assistance, engineering solutions, general business assistance, marketing assistance, and financial counseling. Manufacturing-Works is committed to helping businesses by delivering solutions for creating wealth.

Wyoming

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Nontraditional Student Center

Provides a supportive center where nontraditional students can receive information, resources, and services to assist their transition to, retention at, and eventual graduation from UW & also gather for academics, socialization, & exchanging ideas, etc.

UW and adult learners coming to UW from Wyoming and other states.

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Office of Institutional Analysis

The Office of Institutional Analysis serves as a reliable source for comprehensive and authoritative information about the University.   

The University and the public

Office of Wyoming State Archaeologist

The Office of Wyoming State Archaeologist interprets and protects prehistoric and early historic resources by researching archaeological evidence, providing collections management, conducting educational outreach and offering technical assistance for Wyoming’s citizens and governmental entities.

Wyoming

Outreach School

Extend the University of Wyoming's educational programs to the people of the state of Wyoming and beyond with innovative distance learning programs and unique opportunities for learners of many ages, interests, locations, and motivations.

Wyoming and worldwide

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Rainbow Resource Center

The Rainbow Resource Center (RRC) serves as resource for the students, faculty, and staff of the University of Wyoming, as well as for members of the Laramie, and Southeastern Wyoming communities. Our goal is to provide a safe and supportive place for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning, and queer individuals and their families and friends.

University of Wyoming, as well as for members of the Laramie, and Southeastern Wyoming communities

Religious Studies: Islam, Judaism and Middle East

Lecturers, Consulting and Advising about all matters related to Islam, Judaism, Middle East, Israel, Palestine, Hebrew and Arabic languages. Expert testimony on various aspects of these religions in religious civil rights cases.

Wyoming, Colorado, adjoining states, national

Research Products Center

The Research Products Center has an outreach mission to assist any Wyoming entrepreneur or inventor across the state. We will work closely and supportively with Wyoming citizens and companies to help them identify, protect and commercialize their intellectual property.

Wyoming

Rocky Mountain Herbarium

Contains the largest collection of Rocky Mountain plants and fungi in existence, as well as a good representation of the floras of other parts of the Northern Hemisphere.

Wyoming

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Student Educational Opportunity (SEO)

SEO helps eligible students access educational opportunities and achieve academic success.  SEO is composed of numerous projects, many of them funded by federal grants, and all working to provide services that promote access to higher education in Wyoming.

Wyoming

SafeRide is an on-call public transportation service that operates late nights on the weekends to offer nonjudgmental "safe" rides home. Rides are offered to UW students, faculty, staff, and Laramie community members and visitors.

UW and city of Laramie

Science Posse

Since 2006, the Science Posse's scientists, mathematicians and engineers have brought their excitement about science and their passion for outreach to students and teachers across the state.  NSF granted us an extension through April 30, 2015 which will allow us continue to connect our graduate Fellows with teachers and students on a limited basis and provide a bridge as we secure funding for the next iteration of the Science Posse.

Wyoming

Science and Mathematics Teaching Center

The MISSION of the Science and Mathematics Teaching Center (SMTC) is to prepare highly qualified[1] teacher-leaders through graduate study and professional development opportunities in content knowledge and critical pedagogy.  The PURPOSE of our programs is to engage teachers in place-based, culturally relevant, and socially-just pedagogical strategies to facilitate best practices in order to empower their students to use scientific processes and critical mathematics in everyday life, work, and play.

Wyoming and Western United States

Shepard Symposium on Social Justice

The Shepard Symposium on Social Justice, an annual event at the University of Wyoming since 1997, has evolved into a major national conference, seeking to engage participants in discussion and analyses of strategies and actions that can eliminate social inequality.

Wyoming and Nationwide

Social Justice Research Center

The Social Justice Research Center (SJRC) at the University of Wyoming is an interdisciplinary center dedicated to the generation of scholarship connected to addressing practical and theoretical questions arising from the pursuit of social justice.

Wyoming

Service, Leadership, and Community Engagement (SLCE)

The UW Center for Service, Leadership & Community Engagement (SLCE) is a one-stop-shop for students, faculty and staff who want to get involved in the UW and Laramie communities and make a difference on campus.

Wyoming

Summer High School Institute

The mission of the Summer High School Institute is to provide a place where some the state's most intellectually talented sophomores could gather before their junior and senior years, live and study in an environment with no pressure for grades, and share ideas and friendship with other gifted students.

Wyoming

Summer Research Apprentice Program (SRAP)

An intensive, six week, paid summer research program held at the University of Wyoming to provide minorities, first-generation college bound, and female students the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in science, mathematics, engineering, and other related science research.

The Rocky Mountain Region

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UW Extension Renewable and Efficient Energy

Provides information regarding renewable energy (e.g. geothermal, hydroelectric, solar, and wind) and energy efficiency (e.g. lighting retrofits and irrigation motors) for residential, commercial, agricultural, and public entities.

Wyoming

University Extension

Since 1914, UW Extension has helped Wyoming citizens and communities respond to challenges and changes. We have offices in each of the state’s 23 counties and the Wind River Indian Reservation. Although our roots are in agriculture, UW Extension has broadened its educational mission to encompass many of the contemporary challenges facing Wyoming’s people and its rural communities. We’re committed to providing lifelong learning opportunities as we bring the resources of the University of Wyoming home to you!

Wyoming 

University Extension 4-H and Youth Development

4-H is a National Youth Development Program that has been in existence for over 100 years.  The primary goal of 4-H is to assist youth in developing life skills that help them live productive and satisfying lives. Some important life skills include making decisions, solving problems, relating to others, planning and organizing, communicating with others, leading self and others, and applying science and technology.

Wyoming

University Extension Entomology

Mission is to provide accurate information on the identification and management of arthropods such as insects, spiders, scorpions, and millipedes to the general public.

Wyoming

UW Speech and Hearing Clinic

The Clinic is a training center for graduate and undergraduate students in speech-language pathology and audiology under the direct supervision of licensed and ASHA-certified speech-language pathologists (CCC-SLP) and audiologists (CCC-A). The Clinic is open to the public. A sliding fee scale is available for speech services based on financial need and UW student status. The Clinic serves people of all ages and with a variety of communication, cognitive, hearing, and swallowing disorders.

Wyoming

Upward Bound/Math Science Program

College preparatory programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education which assist eligible students in preparing for successful entry into college.

Wyoming

University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency at Casper

The UWFMRP clinic is managed by the University of Wyoming and the residency program. In addition to our faculty and resident providers, we also have three physician assistants on staff who help take care of patients day-to-day. This clinic serves as the outpatient clinical site of the residency program, and its underserved patient population provides a wealth of educational experience and opportunity to our residents.

Casper, Wyoming Area

University of Wyoming Libraries

Provides information and knowledge from the University of Wyoming Libraries including electronic information resources to both on and off-campus users.

Wyoming and the Rocky Mountain Region

University of Wyoming Extension Master Gardeners

Master Gardener trainees receive educational training in horticulture from UW Extension Educators and learn about botany, soils, flowers, trees, shrubs, lawns, vegetables, fruits, entomology, pesticide safety, and diagnosing plant problems.

Wyoming

University of Wyoming String Project

Provides instruction on violin, viola, cello and double bass to children beginning in 3rd grade and continuing through high school and serves as a teacher training program.

Laramie and surrounding areas

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Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)

 

The mission of the Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) is to assist individuals with developmental and other disabilities and their families by promoting and supporting full community inclusion, community membership, independence, productivity and social participation. WIND provides early intervention activities, training and technical assistance to professionals, research on disability issues and is home to the state assistive technology program and accessible instructional material coordinating center.

Wyoming

Water Resources Data System

The Water Resources Data System (WRDS) is a clearinghouse of hydrological and climatological data for the State of Wyoming.

Wyoming and region-wide

Williams Conservatory

The Conservatory serves as a place of learning and an oasis of tranquility for university students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Regional

Women's Center

The Women's Center provides a supportive environment for discussion, knowledge, & programming that celebrates, encourages and recognizes women and their allies.

UW and the Laramie community

Wyoming Entrepreneur PTAC Program

Assist Wyoming firms with identifying and securing federal, state, and local government contracting opportunities.

Wyoming

Wyoming Geographic Alliance (WGA)

To motivate and enable each new generation of teachers and students to become geographically literate by providing teachers with quality training, programs, and instructional materials to enable them to provide students with a 21st century geographic education.

Wyoming

Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC)

WyGISC is an interdisciplinary research institute at the University of Wyoming focused on the development of geospatial information and technologies and their applications in science, education, government and business.

Wyoming and Rocky Mountain region

Wyoming Geriatric Education Center (WYGEC)

The Wyoming Geriatric Education Center (WyGEC) provides educational opportunities for Wyoming health care professionals who serve an aging population. We offer resources in gerontology education and interdisciplinary geriatric training via lectures, conferences, newsletters and links to other information.

Wyoming

Wyoming Hay List

To promote Wyoming ‘s high quality hay.

Wyoming

Wyoming Humanities Council

Exploring and enriching the human experience – our lives, our communities, and our world. For forty years, the Wyoming Humanities Council has been the sole nonprofit public humanities organization in the state. Through community grants and programs the council fosters community building through conversation and critical thinking– the core of an informed, engaged citizenry. The humanities are about making a difference through the power of ideas–discovery, exploration and exchange of ideas. The humanities supplement the arts which foster creative expression and the sciences which thrive on quantitative theory.

Wyoming

Wyoming NASA Space Grant Consortium

Wyoming Space Grant sponsors educational and research programs in the state of Wyoming in support of NASA's missions.

Wyoming

Wyoming Natural Diversity Database

A service and research unit of the University of Wyoming that maintains a comprehensive database on the distribution and ecology of rare plants, rare animals, and important plant communities in Wyoming.

Wyoming

Wyoming Open Spaces Initiative

The Wyoming Open Spaces Initiative is a long-term project designed to support working landscapes for agriculture, wildlife, and sustainable communities through applied research, information, education, and community-based decision making. The initiative supports Wyoming citizens' effective maintenance our state's open spaces through research, information, education, and decision-making assistance. The research group considers agricultural sustainability, community planning and development, wildlife, and other related cultural, economic, and environmental issues of importance to Wyoming.

Wyoming

Wyoming Public Media

Wyoming Public Media connects Wyoming through news and cultural programming that informs, inspires, and educates.

Wyoming

Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center

Establishing a premier regional center for restoration, reclamation, and rehabilitation of disturbed ecosystems based on sound ecological, agricultural, and economical practices.

Wyoming

Wyoming Rural AIDS Prevention Projects

Offer information about health, HIV resources for rural residents, helpful links and resources, and surveys, which provide researchers with valuable information about rural residents.

National

Wyoming SBIR/STTR Initiative

Wyoming SBIR/STTR Initiative (WSSI), a joint venture between the Wyoming Business Council (WBC) and the University of Wyoming (UW) Research Office. The Initiative is funded by the WBC and is administered by the UW Vice President for Research. The Mission of the WSSI is to assist all qualified Wyoming small businesses and individuals in accessing the funding opportunities provided by the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs,

Wyoming

Wyoming Small Business Development Center

The Wyoming Entrepreneur Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has advisors throughout the state ready to help your business succeed.  Assistance is available for entrepreneurs at all stages of business, from start-up to exiting.  The SBDC is here to assist people who are growing, selling, or buying a business.

Wyoming

Wyoming State Climate Office

The Wyoming State Climate Office (SCO) is a branch of the Wyoming Water Resources Data System (WRDS). Together, WRDS and the SCO are the single largest providers of water and climate-related data in the state. Our office provides a variety of services, ranging from the development of enhanced drought-monitoring products to the online dissemination of water and climate data.

Wyoming

Wyoming State Geological Survey

The Wyoming State Geological Survey's mission is to promote the beneficial and environmentally sound use of Wyoming's vast geologic, mineral, and energy resources while helping protect the public from geologic hazards. By providing accurate information and expanding knowledge through the application of geologic principles, the Geological Survey contributes to economic growth and improvement in the quality of life for Wyoming's residents.

Wyoming

Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory

The mission of the Department of Veterinary Sciences and Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory is to provide accessible, timely, accountable, and accurate diagnostic services, animal disease research, & education to veterinarians, students, others interested in animal health, and the people of Wyoming.

Wyoming and adjoining states

Wyoming Survey & Analysis Center (WYSAC)

The Wyoming Survey & Analysis Center at the University of Wyoming seeks to provide clear, accurate and useful information to decision-makers, on a contract basis, through applied social research, scientific polling, information technology services, and rigorous program evaluation. Without bias and with the highest standards of validity, WYSAC collects, manages, analyzes, and reports data for the public and private sectors in Wyoming and throughout the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains.

Wyoming, Rocky Mountains and Great Plains region, and nationally

Wyoming Technology Business Center (WTBC)

The WTBC focuses on developing early stage, technology-based companies, with an emphasis on high-growth firms. All client companies located in the incubator have access to one-on-one business counseling and executive coaching services provided by the WTBC staff. Statewide networking opportunities are available through an educational networking group called e2e Wyoming. Our program is designed to help client companies grow larger and faster than they would otherwise, and to increase the ability of the entrepreneurs to grow and manage their own businesses.

Wyoming

Wyoming Women's Business Center (WWBC)

The WWBC, with an emphasis on small business development, was created as an alternative to low paying jobs available to Wyoming’s most marginalized people, women, people of color, people with low incomes and people with disabilities. In recent years our passion has expanded to working with artists who want to sustain themselves and their families through their creativity.

Wyoming

WYSTEM brings together institutions, programs, and people involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educational outreach, and career technical education (CTE) across the state of Wyoming. Our goal is to make STEM and CTE educational opportunities for preschoolers through undergraduate students accessible to students, parents, and other interested citizens.

Wyoming

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