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  • Gretchen Swanson Family Foundation

    UW Gift Supports Water Management in Wyoming

    A gift from the Gretchen Swanson Family Foundation in honor of rancher, large-animal veterinarian and legislator Kurt Bucholz will support something Bucholz was very passionate about -- ethical water rights management and hydrology research in Wyoming and the West.

    The major gift from the Gretchen Swanson Family Foundation supports the Dr. Kurt S. Bucholz Irrigation Science Excellence Fund, which fosters excellence and provides financial support to the University of Wyoming Department of Ecosystem Science and Management.

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  • Peabody

    Peabody Gift to UW School of Energy Resources Supports Long-Term Energy Innovation

    A $500,000 gift by Peabody, a leading coal producer, to the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources will support innovation in the field of carbon engineering and carbon management. In addition to the initial gift, Peabody has made a sustaining commitment of 1 cent per ton of Wyoming coal sold by Peabody to support these efforts.

    The gift will create the Peabody Education, Innovation and Technology Fund to support SER’s pioneering solutions in carbon management and other technologies that are important to reduce carbon emissions while also meeting the world’s energy needs.

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  • Ellbogen Foundation

    UW Education Creates Named Professorship to Support Early Childhood Education

    The John P. Ellbogen Foundation has provided $500,000, which has been matched dollar for dollar by the University of Wyoming Foundation, to establish the John P. Ellbogen Foundation Professorship in Early Childhood Education.

    The John P. Ellbogen Foundation is a longtime partner of the UW College of Education. The foundation has supported UW’s early literacy efforts, countless university faculty and students, and the university’s first-ever named academic deanship -- the highly regarded John P. “Jack” Ellbogen Deanship.

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