University of Wyoming

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, Wyoming in southeast Wyoming. UW is a public land-grant research university founded in March 1886 and opened in September 1887.

The University is made up of seven colleges: agriculture and natural resources, arts and sciences, business, education, engineering and applied sciences, health sciences, and law. The university offers over 120 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs including Doctor of Pharmacy and Juris Doctor.

Th campus features the Coe Libary, The American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming Art Museum, the University of Wyoming Geological Museum, the University of Wyoming Anthropology Museum, ad he University of Wyoming Insect Museum.

University of Wyoming athletics teams are named the Cowboys and Cowgirls. UW offers 17 NCAA-sanctioned sports; nine women's sports and eight men's sports. Wyoming's nine NCAA sports for women are: basketball; cross country; golf; soccer; swimming and diving; tennis; indoor track & field; outdoor track and field; and volleyball. UW's eight NCAA sports for men: basketball; cross country; football; golf; swimming and diving; indoor track and field; outdoor track and field; and wrestling. The official song is "Ragtime Cowboy Joe."


UW Presenting Series of One-Act Performances
The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance’s 2021 Snowy Range Summer Theatre season is open with its first public theater production since spring 2020.
David Ives’ evening of one-act plays, titled “All in the Timing,” runs Jun…
UW Makes Strides In Cryptocurrency
The University of Wyoming has reached a new milestone, as the Wyoming Advanced Blockchain Laboratory (WABL) in UW’s Department of Computer Science has not only minted its first block on the Cardano network but in fact, has minted 121 blocks and counting as of June 15.
UW Spinoff Company Receives Dept. of Energy Grant
A business in Laramie that originated at the University of Wyoming has received a $200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in order to develop and commercialize instrumentation platforms for the non-destructive manipulation and analysis of micro-and nano-sized materials...
UW Professor Leads Research on Ecological Trade-Offs
A new study which was led by the University of Wyoming sheds light on the relationship of ecological trade-offs, as well as challenges the nature of this relationship.
Daniel Laughlin, an associate professor in the UW Department of Botany and director of the Global Vegetation Project, led the study, …
UW Law Library Recognized with Award
The George W. Hopper Law Library in the University of Wyoming’s College of Law has been recognized with the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Excellence in Community Engagement Award for a program that was developed to provide legal research training to librarians thr…
UW Art Museum Annual Summer Solstice Celebration
The University of Wyoming Art Museum will be hosting its annual summer solstice celebration Saturday, June 19, from 11 am to 1 pm.
This free event celebrates the longest day of the year and the official beginning of summer.
This year, the UW Art Museum will have limited capacity in the Rotunda Gallery…

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