Blog | 2023 Student Articles


Duncan Lewis in Western Thunder Marching Band uniform It's OK to Change Your Mind & Your Major

When we get to college, a lot of people think they know exactly what it is they want to study. Some of us get it right, but many of us will begin to question ourselves and our major somewhere along the way. I was one of those students - I changed my major four times throughout my college career at UW.

Student swimmer smiles at camera in pool while wearing googles and a swim cap Your Love of Sports Doesn't Have to End With High School

Our club and intramural sports programs here at UW provide opportunities for students to continue playing sports or try out something new during their time here in school. These programs are made for everyone at every skill level. So, whether you have been playing soccer your whole life and want to continue or you always wanted to give hockey a try, you will be able to find your team.

Marching band conductor leads the band on the football field with back to camera Half-Time Is My Time: A Love Letter To Western Thunder

There’s not a day that goes by where marching band doesn’t make me happy in some way, and it has only made me a better version of myself. From personal growth to my homework technique, here are just some of the ways that marching band has helped me through the ups and downs of my eventful college career.

Student smiling at camera with shovel ready to work! The BIG Event: Making a BIG Impact

This year marked the 10-year anniversary of The Big Event here at UW and over that time there have been more than 4,808 student volunteers who have participated in over 14,308 hours of community service as a way of saying “thank you” to the Laramie community.

Student with a saxophone and giving day 2023 logo Why You Should Care About Giving Day

In the past few years, Giving Day has opened up campaigns to student organizations and student clubs on campus. In 2022, there were over 40 RSOs registered to create Giving Day campaigns. Through these campaigns, these 40+ RSOs were able to raise over $300,000.

Top 10 Fall Activities to do in Laramie

Discover the Top 10 Must-Do Activities for the Fall Semester at the University of Wyoming! From thrilling sporting events to swing dancing and exploring downtown Laramie, we've got your ultimate guide to maximizing your Laradise experience.

Student with VR headset on Decoding Opportunities: The Power of a Computing Minor

A computing minor at the University of Wyoming enhances your studies by giving you tech skills that boost your job prospects, problem-solving abilities and idea implementation.

Sophia smiles with her diploma at UW graduation What I Learned From College

If you were to ask me to sum up my college experience and what I’ve learned at UW in a sentence, I would likely tell you that it’s impossible and no one could do that, but for the sake of this blog I’ll try my best. College and growing up is scary, but if you’re in the right place and you can turn anything into something you can learn and develop from it.

Three students in UW clothing sit together smiling against a green landscape. Online & On-Campus Summer Classes: The Boost You Need

Looking to get ahead or graduate early? Maybe falling behind and needing to catch up? Summer session is a terrific way to knock out some of your toughest college courses. As a student athlete, with a busy golf schedule I have taken advantage of my summer and winter breaks to get ahead in my classes and am on track to graduate a year early!

UW Students with Study Abroad Banners Summer Study Abroad

Hundreds of UW students study abroad each year, traveling to every corner of the world. UW is home to one of the largest education-abroad endowments of any public land-grand university, making education abroad affordable. And Summer Session can be the perfect time for students to fit an international experience into their degree plan.

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