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Diversity Graduate Assistantships Available. URDM Graduate Assistantships provide support for under-represented domestic minority and women applicants in traditionally under-represented disciplines. URDM supports American-born or naturalized citizens of African-American, Hispanic/Latino, American-Indian/Alaskan native, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Asian-American applicants on a competitive basis. Applicants should contact their department of interest directly to visit with potential faculty mentors and programs available. Mention the 'URDM GA'.

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Featured UW Graduate Students


Please welcome the following Agriculture Economics Graduate Students to UW!

victoria_omojeso_142x181.png Victoria Omojeso, from Nigeria, holds a Diploma in Agricultural Technology from Federal College of Agriculture, Azure, and a Bachelors of Agricultural Technology from the Federal University of Technology. She served as a teaching assistant at Kogi State University, Anyigba in 2015. In 2016, she worked with Fortis Microfinance Bank, financing farmers at the Bottom of the Pyramid (BoP) and the economically active poor. There she gained practical experiences in rural microfinancing, agricultural value chain financing, digital financing, and promoting and financing green energy while working on several international projects, such as USAID Feed the Future (FTF), USAID-Maximizing Agricultural Revenue and Key Enterprises in Targeted Sites II (MARKETS II), IFC-Lighting Africa Project, USAID-Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project (REEEP). She also has research publications in the European Journal of Business, Economics and Accountancy, and in the Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics and Sociology. Her research interests are in biofuel production and conversion of organic agricultural plant (biomass) and animal wastes into bioenergy. She enjoys reading and traveling.

 

brooke_shaw_142x186.pngBrooke Shaw, from Peoria, IL, graduated with a BS in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics from Colorado State University.  Brooke started her academic career at the University of Michigan, assisting in ecology research to examine mercury concentrations in temperate forests.  She soon realized her interests aligned with natural resource economics and transferred to Colorado State University.  Brooke also has research experience with nonmarket valuation relating to water quality improvements from her time at U.S. Geological Survey.  For four months she lived in France learning about agricultural production and viticulture in the southern region.  In addition to her studies, as an AmeriCorps member she worked for a non-profit that works to eliminate socio-economic barriers for adults to earn their GED.  Other interests include mountain biking, skiing, hiking, and reading.

UW Ecology Student Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Samuel Case, a second-year Ph.D. student at UWYou could say that Samuel Case’s education has gone to the birds. The University of Wyoming Ph.D. student received a feather in his cap, recently earning a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.

Case, currently a second-year Ph.D. student in UW’s   Program in Ecology, will use his fellowship to investigate the role of introduced game birds as seed dispersers in Hawaiian forests.

I'm exploring the impacts of these birds on Hawaiian forests by examining their diet; effects of gut passage on seed germination; and movement ecology,” explains Case, who is from Eden Prairie, Minn.

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UW Graduate Students, Mentor Receive Annual Awards


The University of Wyoming’s Office of Academic Affairs and the Graduate Council have selected the 2018 winners of graduate student and mentor awards for outstanding teaching and research.

The Distinguished Graduate Faculty Mentor Award recognizes outstanding faculty commitment to graduate student mentoring. The John P. Ellbogen Outstanding Graduate Assistant Teaching Awards go to graduate teaching assistants to honor their excellence in teaching. The Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award recognizes a graduate student for an exemplary master’s thesis. And the Outstanding Dissertation Award is granted to a graduate student for an exemplary doctoral dissertation. Each award carries a stipend.

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Take the reins on your graduate education - apply to the University of Wyoming today!


Graduate Assistant Funding Available to Departments and Faculty

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Diversity Graduate Assistantships Available!

Diversity Graduate Assistantships Available. URDM Graduate Assistantships provide support for under-represented domestic minority and women applicants in traditionally under-represented disciplines. URDM supports American-born or naturalized citizens of African-American, Hispanic/Latino, American-Indian/Alaskan native, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Asian-American applicants on a competitive basis. Applicants should contact their department of interest directly to visit with potential faculty mentors and programs available. Mention the 'URDM GA'.

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