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UW Ecology Student Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Samuel Case, a second-year Ph.D. student at UWYou could say that Samuel Case’s education has gone to the birds. The University of Wyoming Ph.D. student received a feather in his cap, recently earning a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.

Case, currently a second-year Ph.D. student in UW’s   Program in Ecology, will use his fellowship to investigate the role of introduced game birds as seed dispersers in Hawaiian forests.

I'm exploring the impacts of these birds on Hawaiian forests by examining their diet; effects of gut passage on seed germination; and movement ecology,” explains Case, who is from Eden Prairie, Minn.

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UW Department of Physics and Astronomy Grad Student Wins NASA Fellowship

Jessica Sutter, Astrophysics Student at the University of Wyoming

Jessica Sutter, a third-year graduate student in the University of Wyoming’s Department of Physics and Astronomy, is one of eight astrophysics students, out of 177 applicants, to receive a $45,000 NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF).

Sutter’s faculty adviser, Professor Daniel Dale, will serve as the principal investigator of their project, “Determining the Nature of [CII] 158 Micron Emission: An Improved Star Formation Rate Indicator.”

Sutter’s research focuses on the rate at which galaxies form new stars, and that information, ultimately, will help astronomers replay the events that created our own Milky Way galaxy.

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UW Graduate Students, Mentor Receive Annual Awards


The University of Wyoming’s Office of Academic Affairs and the Graduate Council have selected the 2018 winners of graduate student and mentor awards for outstanding teaching and research.

The Distinguished Graduate Faculty Mentor Award recognizes outstanding faculty commitment to graduate student mentoring. The John P. Ellbogen Outstanding Graduate Assistant Teaching Awards go to graduate teaching assistants to honor their excellence in teaching. The Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award recognizes a graduate student for an exemplary master’s thesis. And the Outstanding Dissertation Award is granted to a graduate student for an exemplary doctoral dissertation. Each award carries a stipend.

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Take the reins on your graduate education - apply to the University of Wyoming today!


Graduate Assistant Funding Available to Departments and Faculty

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Diversity Graduate Assistantships Available!

Diversity Graduate Assistantships Available. URDM Graduate Assistantships provide support for under-represented domestic minority and women applicants in traditionally under-represented disciplines. URDM supports American-born or naturalized citizens of African-American, Hispanic/Latino, American-Indian/Alaskan native, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Asian-American applicants on a competitive basis. Applicants should contact their department of interest directly to visit with potential faculty mentors and programs available. Mention the 'URDM GA'.

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