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Be Prepared for Wyoming Winter Be Prepared for Wyoming Winter

Unbendable optimism. Unshakeable determination. Adventurous spirit. Because you’re a Cowboy, you’ve got all that – and you’ll lean upon it to embrace the wonderful and wild Wyoming winter season that’s fast approaching.

Qurantween: How to Have a Fun Halloween at Home Qurantween: How to Have a Fun Halloween at Home

Halloween is going to look a little different — like everything else has — this year. While we may not be participating in normal Halloween traditions, it doesn’t mean Halloween is ruined. There is still plenty to do on Oct. 31 this year! Not sure how to celebrate in your own quarters? Check out these ideas.

The Courage to Overcome: Trent Slade’s Story The Courage to Overcome: Trent Slade’s Story

Despite battling brain cancer for several years, UW freshman Trent Slade didn’t let this disease take control of his future as a student, son, brother and musician.

Climbing Frozen Water: Bailey Lasko’s ADVENTUROUS Definition Climbing Frozen Water: Bailey Lasko’s ADVENTUROUS Definition

It only takes one glace at kinesiology major Bailey Laskso’s Snapchat story to see that he possesses an adventurous side and lives for the outdoors. Consuming his free time with climbing, running or hiking, Lasko says being outside at least twice a week helps him “recharge his batteries.”

Student Resources for Success Student Resources for Success

When I first started college, I was so excited for my new adventure, but also a little nervous about moving away and being on my own. I was worried about doing well in school, making friends, and finding my place at UW.

Living on Campus Living on Campus

Beginning college comes with so many exciting changes, including moving into your own space. Moving into the residence halls is a great way to meet new people, get used to living on your own, and have all of campus right outside your door.

Why You Should Get Involved with Clubs and Organizations Why You Should Get Involved with Clubs and Organizations

Before we get into the how, lets briefly talk about why you should join a RSO (recognized student organization) or club. Getting involved with a student club or organization can be one of the best ways to meet new people with similar interests and, in-turn, establish lifelong friendships.

Top 10 Things to Do in Laramie Top 10 Things to Do in Laramie

One of my favorite parts of being a college student in Laramie is how much there is to do. Don't be deceived by the small-town feel, there is so much going on here! As one of the top-rated outdoor schools in the U.S., we have no shortage of things to keep you busy and entertained between classes.

The Best Hidden Study Spots The Best Hidden Study Spots

Almost every building on the University of Wyoming’s campus has a place for students to study or do homework. Everyone studies and does homework differently, and not everyone wants to work in the library or Union, so I’ve listed some great places around campus that people aren’t always familiar with that range from isolated to busy. 

10 Tips for Living with a Roommate 10 Tips for Living with a Roommate

Living with someone new can be tough! It’s not always easy adjusting to a new life away from home, and sometimes we get on one another’s nerves. I have found that these tips can lead to healthy relationships that can blossom into livelong friends. Here are my top 10 tips for living with a roommate.

10 Things I'd Tell My Freshman Self 10 Things I'd Tell My Freshman Self

When older generations are asked to reflect on their lives, they almost always say something related to, “I wish I would have done more.” So, if you get anything out of this list, let it be the idea that you should strive to have no regrets during your university experience.

The Endless Number of Food Options at UW The Endless Number of Food Options at UW

As students, there’s a definite need for brain power, and UW is here to supply its community with the necessary foods to get those nutrients. There are several great spots to grab good food on campus, and the Washakie Dining Center provides residential and commuter meal plans all year long.

Why Computer Science at UW is Different Why Computer Science at UW is Different

A computer science degree from the University of Wyoming will challenge you while inspiring innovative learning. Computer science can develop into a career path and be a means for exposure to a new way of thinking.

Want a Job That Gets You Outdoors? Think Haub School. Want a Job That Gets You Outdoors? Think Haub School.

You want a fulfilling career, but the idea of sitting behind a desk from 9 to 5 just isn’t appealing. You’re an outside thinker. You’re looking for something that allows you to make a good living, but lets you get outside, breathe fresh air and feel the Earth under your boots.

The Professional Writing Minor is Calling Your Name The Professional Writing Minor is Calling Your Name

Looking for a minor that could round out your resume? Professional Writing might just be exactly what you need.

Six ways you can better prepare for online studies Six ways you can better prepare for online studies

As you're adjusting to UW's new online learning environment, we want to make sure you have access to helpful tips that can increase your productivity and happiness as finish the semester.

So You're Trying to Park at UW So You're Trying to Park at UW

Whether you're a freshman, graduate student, faculty or staff, you've probably noticed that parking on or near campus can be an issue at certain times of the day.

4 Reasons You Should Get to Know Your Professors 4 Reasons You Should Get to Know Your Professors

You’re busy. You have multiple classes, and maybe a job or internship. You have friends and family obligations. You have laundry. And don’t forget that four-hour stack of homework waiting to get done. But in the midst of all the madness, it can be really beneficial to take some time to get to know your professors, and here’s why.

7 Steps to Enrollment at the University of Wyoming 7 Steps to Enrollment at the University of Wyoming

Being accepted is the first step in becoming a Cowboy or Cowgirl. We've put together this handy checklist to help you complete the enrollment process at the University of Wyoming.

If You Struggle with Technology, These Workshops Might Be for You If You Struggle with Technology, These Workshops Might Be for You

Ashamed about your subpar aptitude for technology? Don't be. You're never going to go wrong with a good ole' pen and some paper, but there's no better time than the present to get out of your comfort zone.

Not Sure What to Major in? Visit ACES. Not Sure What to Major in? Visit ACES.

Choosing a major is a huge decision, and online research isn't always the best method for deciding your path.

Demystifying the Cowboy Commitment Demystifying the Cowboy Commitment

You’ve heard of the Cowboy Commitment at the University of Wyoming. But you have questions.

Why I Chose Computer Science as a Major Why I Chose Computer Science as a Major

Back in 2015, three recipients of the 2015 Computer Science Student of the Year award at the University of Wyoming shared their reasons behind choosing to major in a challenging field. Hear what these three women had to say about Computer Science.

How to Choose the Right College How to Choose the Right College

There are many factors to think about when you are trying to find a college that is the right fit for you. A lot of times, students have one or two check boxes that they absolutely have to have filled, in order to choose a school.

Collaboration, Not Competition. Collaboration, Not Competition.

One of the most advantageous classes I ever took was filled with students from a wide variety of fields. Sitting around that room were computer science majors, English majors, marketing majors, criminal justice majors, and environmental science majors.

Check Out the Artsy Scenes of Laramie Check Out the Artsy Scenes of Laramie

Even though Laramie is known for its outdoorsy, rugged activities, we are also proud of the thriving culture that permeates our vibrant little town.

Audition Tips from Music Department Chair Scott Turpen Audition Tips from Music Department Chair Scott Turpen

Congrats! You've decided to audition for our Department of Music. But now...you're super nervous! Don't worry. We've enlisted department head Scott Turpen to pass along three easy tips to make your audition day a success.

10 Things Only UW Students Know 10 Things Only UW Students Know

Every college experience is different, and no two students go through their time at the University of Wyoming the same way. However, there are some things that are unique to the UW experience and that many students here can relate to.

Music Department Offers Valuable Degrees Music Department Offers Valuable Degrees

You're interested in a Department of Music degree, but not sure what to major in? Let us help!

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