Dr. Jenny Tanner (Engineering) & Nicholas Owen perform flat jack testing “to evaluate the modulus of elasticity of a brick wall.” Nick earned his undergraduate at UW in architectural engineering. Jenny holds degrees from Oklahoma State, U of Costa Rica, and UT Austin. “UW Civil and Architectural Engineering is very practical and hands-on,” says Jenny. “Students in our program get the opportunity to see materials fail and understand how construction works.”

Dr. Jenny Tanner (Engineering) & Nicholas Owen perform flat jack testing “to evaluate the modulus of elasticity of a brick wall.” Nick earned his undergraduate at UW in architectural engineering. Jenny holds degrees from Oklahoma State, U of Costa Rica, and UT Austin. “UW Civil and Architectural Engineering is very practical and hands-on,” says Jenny. “Students in our program get the opportunity to see materials fail and understand how construction works.”

Dr. George Kamberelis, a Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair in Literacy Education, joined the University of Wyoming in January 2010 from the University at Albany-SUNY where he was a professor in the Department of Reading. A former middle and high school English teacher, George received degrees in education, psychology, religious studies, and philosophy and religion.

Dr. George Kamberelis, a Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair in Literacy Education, joined the University of Wyoming in January 2010 from the University at Albany-SUNY where he was a professor in the Department of Reading. A former middle and high school English teacher, George received degrees in education, psychology, religious studies, and philosophy and religion.

Chris Primus directs the Disability Support Services Program, which assists over 450 UW students. She and her husband Mike (associate professor in Communications Disorders) enjoy UW football and basketball and being outdoors cross-country skiing and gardening. “I’ve been at UW for almost 29 years and continue to enjoy what I do. We all have those ‘moments’ but I wouldn’t still be doing this if I didn’t find the job challenging and rewarding. Every day has some of both,” Chris says.

Chris Primus directs the Disability Support Services Program, which assists over 450 UW students. She and her husband Mike (associate professor in Communications Disorders) enjoy UW football and basketball and being outdoors cross-country skiing and gardening. “I’ve been at UW for almost 29 years and continue to enjoy what I do. We all have those ‘moments’ but I wouldn’t still be doing this if I didn’t find the job challenging and rewarding. Every day has some of both,” Chris says.

UW’s 24th president, Bob Sternberg: “I couldn’t be more excited to get better acquainted with all of the great folks who work for and study at the university, as well as to meet more of the wonderful people of the state." Welcome, President Sternberg!

UW’s 24th president, Bob Sternberg: “I couldn’t be more excited to get better acquainted with all of the great folks who work for and study at the university, as well as to meet more of the wonderful people of the state." Welcome, President Sternberg!

Faces of UW  Chicory Bechtel appreciates how supportive UW is of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Days of Dialogue. Chicory had the pleasure of being a co-chair on the planning committee. “My favorite thing is working with a really dynamic, intelligent, creative, and passionate group of colleagues and students." https://www.facebook.com/UniversityofWyomingFoundation/photos/a.157246614291343.34687.154453691237302/1035780736437922/?type=1&theater

Faces of UW Chicory Bechtel appreciates how supportive UW is of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Days of Dialogue. Chicory had the pleasure of being a co-chair on the planning committee. “My favorite thing is working with a really dynamic, intelligent, creative, and passionate group of colleagues and students." https://www.facebook.com/UniversityofWyomingFoundation/photos/a.157246614291343.34687.154453691237302/1035780736437922/?type=1&theater

Faces of UW  Alastair Mitchelson decided to come to Wyoming from Tasmania, Australia, because of Yellowstone and the mountains. He’s a senior majoring in rural sciences (agriculture), and when he graduates, he’ll become an opium farmer—a legal profession in Australia, where 60% of the world’s legal supply of opium comes from.  https://www.facebook.com/UniversityofWyomingFoundation/photos/a.157246614291343.34687.154453691237302/1000698503279479/?type=1&theater

Faces of UW Alastair Mitchelson decided to come to Wyoming from Tasmania, Australia, because of Yellowstone and the mountains. He’s a senior majoring in rural sciences (agriculture), and when he graduates, he’ll become an opium farmer—a legal profession in Australia, where 60% of the world’s legal supply of opium comes from. https://www.facebook.com/UniversityofWyomingFoundation/photos/a.157246614291343.34687.154453691237302/1000698503279479/?type=1&theater

Faces of UW - Ann Marie Hart used to live in DC and hated the city and the traffic, so she and her husband decided to move. She earned her master’s in nursing from UW in 1996 and a Ph.D. from the Colorado. She returned to UW in 2003 as faculty and has been here ever since.  “Nurse practitioner practice really revolves around the relationships that we have with our patients, and if you don’t have a good relationship, then you’re not truly practicing as a nurse practitioner,” says Hart.

Faces of UW - Ann Marie Hart used to live in DC and hated the city and the traffic, so she and her husband decided to move. She earned her master’s in nursing from UW in 1996 and a Ph.D. from the Colorado. She returned to UW in 2003 as faculty and has been here ever since. “Nurse practitioner practice really revolves around the relationships that we have with our patients, and if you don’t have a good relationship, then you’re not truly practicing as a nurse practitioner,” says Hart.

Faces of UW  Vanessa Fonseca had never been to Wyoming before applying for a job here, but she loves the state and the University of Wyoming. “I really like my job,” says Vanessa. “I like the autonomy I have and that I’m part of a really small program where we can do some really impactful changes.”  https://www.facebook.com/UniversityofWyomingFoundation/photos/a.157246614291343.34687.154453691237302/1019957028020293/?type=1&theater

Faces of UW Vanessa Fonseca had never been to Wyoming before applying for a job here, but she loves the state and the University of Wyoming. “I really like my job,” says Vanessa. “I like the autonomy I have and that I’m part of a really small program where we can do some really impactful changes.” https://www.facebook.com/UniversityofWyomingFoundation/photos/a.157246614291343.34687.154453691237302/1019957028020293/?type=1&theater

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