Fall Issue of UWyo Magazine Features Native American Partnerships | New

Fall Issue of UWyo Magazine Features Native American Partnerships |  New


September 9, 2019

Partnerships between the University of Wyoming and Native Americans are at the center of the Fall 2019 digital edition of UWyo magazine.

In-depth stories take readers inside UW’s Native American Education, Research and Cultural Center; UW Native American and Native Studies Program; UW and the work of the Northern Arapaho tribe to revitalize the Arapaho language; UW programs that support Native American high school students on their way to college; and the EPSCoR (Program Established to Stimulate Competitive Research) partnerships on the Wind River Indian Reservation to promote economic diversification, mentorship and citizen science.

Additionally, the magazine features UW’s High Plains American Indian Research Institute (HPAIRI); UW Extension’s work on the Wind River reserve; and UW / Wind River research and partnerships on various health-related issues.

The magazine’s departments focus on the Wind River Indian Reservation Agricultural Resource Management Plan; a humanities project focusing on the cultural significance of elk to the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho; The Kaw Nation ancestry of UW wrestling trainer Mark Branch; a story about Native American scholarships at UW; and profiles of HPAIRI Director James Trosper, Native American Programs Advisor Reinette Tendore and student Taryn Jim.

The magazine can be viewed here.

Also included is a welcome message from Acting President Neil Theobald; a gallery of photos taken during the UW Circle of Dance show; updates on a variety of UW initiatives and research; and the activities of the UW Alumni Association and its members, including this year’s Homecoming events and recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award.

UWyo Magazine, the university’s flagship publication, is published twice a year in print and digital format, and once a year in digital format only. It is a partnership between UW Institutional Marketing and the Alumni Association, with the support of the Office of Economic Research and Development, the Division of Student Affairs, the Office of Academic Affairs and the Office of the President.

For more information, visit www.uwyo.edu/uwyo.


Amanda P. Whitten

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