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The Biodiversity Institute works with scientists, resource managers,
educators, and the public to further the understanding and
conservation of biodiversity.
The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences looks forward to the
opportunity to engage students and teachers in hands-on learning to build
knowledge and understanding in the field of engineering.
The Educational Opportunity Centers program provides advising and
information on college admissions to qualified adults, veterans, active duty
military families, and high school students who want to enter or continue a
program of postsecondary education. The program also provides services to
improve the financial and economic literacy of participants.
The Equality State Research Network (ESRN) is a statewide network
committed to engaging in community-based research to improve the overall
health of Wyoming residents. The ESRN incorporates community engagement,
quality improvement, and scientific inquiry to discover innovative solutions to
Wyoming’s unique healthcare challenges.
The Wallop Civic Engagement Program was launched to address the need for
Wyoming’s institutions of higher education to be contributing, meaningful, and
relevant partners in our communities broadly, and specifically in K-12
The ultimate goal of the WY INBRE is to help Wyoming build its biomedical
research and education infrastructure. This is being pursued by promoting the
development, coordination, training, and sharing of research resources and
expertise that will expand research opportunities for community college and
university students and faculty and increase the number of competitive
investigators in Wyoming.
The primary mission of the Science and Mathematics Teaching Center (SMTC)
is to improve the learning and teaching of science and mathematics across the
The Roadshow can take your research and students across Wyoming by bring
hands-on active STEM curriculum into K-12 classrooms, afterschool programs,
and community groups. We collaborate with K-12 educators to link research to
the specific learning objectives and science standards taught in the classroom.
This model creates a mutually beneficial collaboration between UW and the
state while also providing development and training in outreach best practices
for students at UW.
The Wyoming Research Scholars Program can help to educate and increase
undergraduate involvement in research by pairing students with faculty
mentors to participate in cutting-edge research starting as early as their
LAMP trains faculty and students on how to best adopt active learning
strategies in classrooms at UW. This is a comprehensive, sustained mentoring
and professional development program that can provide researchers with novel
ways of including research in the classroom and create collaborative
opportunities for science instructors across Wyoming to improve learning
experiences for all Wyoming students as they transition through educational
The Science Kitchen and Wyoming NASA Space Grant Consortium offer
a variety of opportunities for researchers to share their research activities.
From working with school-age children and teachers to community
college outreach and undergraduate research opportunities, we can help
you engage students in STEM and showcase your research to society!
UW ECHO Networks provide ongoing support for educators, healthcare
providers, and families in a rural state where specialized knowledge is not
always locally available. By removing these barriers to specialized
knowledge, outcomes for students, patients, and families are improved.
The Research and Evaluation Team measures outcomes of ECHO
networks such as knowledge, skills, intentions to implement, and
connections with the professional network.
Upward Bound is a TRIO program that is grant funded. We serve high
school students who are first generation college bound, and/or come from
income eligible families. The goal of Upward Bound is to help our
students gain the skills they will need to be successful in college, and to
provide them with experiences to aid in meeting that goal.
WySCI offers numerous broader impacts/public engagement resources
and programs for the UW community.
UW Teton STEM Academy is a privately funded 8-day residential STEM
camp at UW for Wyoming 9-11th graders. We hire in-service teachers
and college students as counselors. We like to partner with other outreach
activities to achieve broader impacts.
Wyoming Assistive Technology Resources (WATR) is a program of the
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND), located on the University of
Wyoming campus. WATR is dedicated to providing information about
assistive technology to increase knowledge and to facilitate participation
in life activities for individuals with disabilities.
The Wyoming Latina Youth Center is focused on empowering young
Latinas through mentorship, education, and cultural awareness. Our motto
is "The Power of Choice: A Positive Mindset for Growth, Leadership and
Wyoming Pathways from Prison is UW's prison education program. WPfP
provides college-level educational opportunities to incarcerated students
across the Wyoming Department of corrections.
The Wyoming State Science Fair (WSSF) provides a forum for Wyoming
student scientists to conduct and share their original science, technology,
engineering or math research. Participation engages students in real-life
science & engineering research experiences, and gives them opportunities
to interact with professionals.
The Wyoming Telehealth Network (WyTN) supports healthcare entities,
providers, and specialists to increase access to care and improve health
outcomes for Wyoming residents, through professional development,
collaboration, and leveraging of telecommunications technology.
The IMPACT STEM Transfer learning community is a unique transfer
ecosystem focused on improving educational outcomes for students whose
STEM educational paths include transfer from a 2- to 4-year institution.
This National learning community consists of fifteen unique institutional
teams among 2- and 4-year institutions, totaling nearly fifty institutions.
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