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Undergraduate Research and Inquiry

20170824_tcb1326.jpgNatalie Thibault, left, and Logan Fairbourn, both of Cheyenne, dye and perform abrasion tests on sustainable fabric in the Family and Consumer Sciences Textiles lab.

“By combining multiple fields of research, we [are] able to demonstrate to students throughout the state that the only limit to what they can achieve and study in STEM lies within their own imagination”  - Logan Fairburn, Microbiology Major

Our Mission:

To facilitate engagement in original research, scholarship, and creative activities through mentoring and relationship building for all undergraduate students.



2020 Undergraduate Research and Inquiry Days UPDATE


Following President Theobald's directive and to help reduce the possible spread of COVID-19 the 2020 Undergraduate Research and Inquiry Days have been canceled.



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Petroleum engineering major Luis Salinas is a born innovator. His diverse academic and personal experiences, have helped him to see connections across several scientific disciplines. Luis has been able to explore his many interests while studying at the University of Wyoming. One of his accomplishments has been to apply for a patent on a system he and a colleague invented that could revolutionize security at border crossings. Read more.

Sanchez-Walk presents at undergraduate research day

Andrea Sanchez-Walk presents at undergraduate research day.

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