Friday/Saturday | Sept. 15-16th, 2023

Join us as we commemorate the golden anniversary of the Ph.D. program at the University of Wyoming College of Business Economics Department. We invite faculty, alumni, students, and friends to celebrate our department's rich history, outstanding achievements, and exciting future.


A reserved block of rooms is available for attendees at the Hilton Garden Inn. To secure your accommodations, simply mention that you are attending the Economics Department's 50th Anniversary Celebration when making your reservation.

Hilton Garden Inn 2229 Grand Ave, Laramie, WY 82070 (307) 745-5500  Visit Website
Photo of the Hilton garden Inn
Other area hotels include:
Holiday Inn Holiday Inn 204 N 30th St, Laramie, WY 82070 (307) 721-9000 | Website
Fairfield Inn Fairfield Inn 1673 Centennial Dr, Laramie, WY 82070 (307) 460-2100 | Website

Events Schedule

Time Event
Afternoon Public Lecture by a UW Econ Alum (details TBA)
6-9pm Reception with BBQ and drinks in the Grand Teton Ballroom, Hilton Garden Inn
Time Event
9:00-Noon Economics Symposium
Noon-1:30 Luncheon and featured speaker Prof. Chuck Mason
1:30-4:30 Outdoor excursions (we'll have a variety of organized excursions from canoeing, hiking, and downtown tours for you to choose from)
5:00-6:30 Meeting at Bond's Brewing for live music and local brew
6:30-8:00 Dinner on your own downtown (here's a list of downtown Laramie's amazing restaurants)
8:00-11:00 Founding Decade Party at The Collective in downtown Laramie
Time Event
8:00-9:30am Breakfast at the Buck
Check-out, Depart

Alums, We want to hear from you!

Do you have a cherished photo or unforgettable memory from your time at the University of Wyoming College of Business Economics Department that you'd like to share with us? We'd love to see and hear about your experiences and feature them as we celebrate our department's rich history!

If you have any questions or require additional information about the 50th Anniversary Celebration event, please don't hesitate to get in touch.
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