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Category: Student Perspectives

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Coming to UW in the Real World

This one goes out to those of you coming into the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources virtually. I feel for you. Due to the current state of the world, your first semester (at least) at the University of Wyoming …

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Make the Move

It was April of my senior year of high school and I worked for my county fair. One early Saturday morning we were tagging in steers and a bunch of us seniors were talking about our plans for the following …

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Finding your passion at the University of Wyoming

Having a passion provides you with a reason to continue learning, a meaning, a purpose, and excitement. To me, passion is the driving force behind triumph and happiness that allows us to live greater lives. Depending on what phase of …

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Nice to see you again

“It’s nice to meet you.” It’s such a simple exchange we have on a daily basis with new people. Being an Ag Ambassador, we get to meet so many interesting and important people, from donors, alumni, and perspective students. Being …

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Indeed, the world does need more cowboys

Most of you are probably familiar with the University of Wyoming’s slogan that came to be in 2018 that reads “The World Needs More Cowboys.” This slogan seems to present a different picture to each person who reads it; for

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Passion for agriculture

Hello!  My name is Jared Marquardt, and I am a Junior here attending the University of Wyoming.  This is my second year serving as an Ag Ambassador. I am studying Ag Business. I grew up in Cheyenne, Wyoming. I was …

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Plans change and that’s OK

I am a planner. I plan everything! I didn’t realize I was a planner until I was a senior in high school, fall semester, everyone in my graduating class had an idea of where they were going to college if …

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Don’t be afraid to go home

People ask me all the time why I moved 1,307 miles away from where I was raised, for which I tell them all the time, “Why not?”

I definitely play it off as pure confidence and as an act of …

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Study abroad in France

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming provides many opportunities for its students. One of the opportunities they provide is study abroad programs based on agriculture. I was fortunate enough to receive an opportunity to …

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Does agriculture exist in the city?

When most people picture Ohio, they probably picture field after field of corn and soybeans. Although this is an accurate depiction of most of Ohio, it is not the Ohio I grew up in. I grew up just outside of …

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A passion for agriculture!

I’m Courtney Newman, and I’m a junior at the University of Wyoming studying Agriculture Business and Economics with a minor in Animal Science. I have been lucky enough to grow up in the agriculture community around Fort Collins, Colorado. Growing …

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Life After the Diploma

The university is blessed with phenomenal teachers that are so smart and insightful and willing to share all that they know with students.
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