2020 Student Blogs

Prexy's pasture covered in snow 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.

Flowers with the sun and a building behind it The Courage to Overcome: Trent Slades Story

Courage takes on many forms. 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.

A student climbing ice Climbing Frozen Water: Bailey Laskos 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 leaning against a bridge railing outside 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.

Two students sharing a dorm room 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.

Students playing chess outside on a field Why You Should Get Involved with Clubs and Organizations

Before we get into the how, lets briefly talk about why you should join an 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.

Colorful mural on the side of a building Top 10 Things to Do in Laramie

Here is my top 10 list of things to do while you’re attending school at University of Wyoming. Be sure to check out our Instagram page at @uofwyoming for more fun ideas to help make the most of your college experience!

Student reading peacefully by a window 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. While I can work in fairly noisy places with a lot of people and things going on around me, not everyone can work this way.

Two roommates talking in their dorm 10 Tips for Living with a Roommate

Living with someone new can be tough! I’ve been there several times in my journey through college, but I’ve also made some of my best friends who also happened to be my roommates. It’s not always easy adjusting to a new life away from home, and sometimes we get on one another’s nerves.

Students at the Great Wall of China holding 10 Things I'd Tell My Freshman Self

Before you begin reading this list, I first want to say that the majority of the things I wish I could tell my freshman self can all fit under one category: BE OUTGOING! This seems to be a trend not only in college life but in life as a whole. When older generations are asked to reflect on their liv

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