Women in AG

Let’s talk about women in ag! Growing up as a fifth-generation cattle rancher in rural Colorado I quickly learned there was no such thing as gendered jobs. In a family of three girls and one boy, we all had to pitch in and do the not-so-fun jobs, regardless of if that job would be considered … Read more

COWBOY TOUGH: Mental Health Matters

Wyoming is a state that is incredibly well-known for many different things. It is the first state to allow women to vote thus advancing the women’s rights movement you can still see in action today. It is home to seven national parks including Yellowstone, Devil’s Tower, Grand Teton National Park, Fossil Butte, Fort Laramie, and … Read more

Where The Pronghorn Play

In honor of zoology and wildlife biology moving to the College of Agriculture, Life Sciences, and Natural Resources, I would like to highlight one of the amazing animals native to UW’s hometown: the pronghorn. A little-known fact about me is that I love pronghorn antelopes and my interest in them has grown considerably since moving … Read more

What it means to be a cowboy

The dictionary defines cowboy as a man, typically one on horseback, who herds and tends cattle, especially in the western US, and as represented in westerns and novels. The University of Wyoming defines a cowboy as a selfless, dedicated student willing to work hard to achieve their goals. Personally, I like the latter. From experience, … Read more

For the Hunger of Knowledge

Many of this year’s ag ambassador blogs have been very helpful to incoming and current students. Ambassadors have discussed topics such as self-love and finding ways to make yourself happy, along with advice on becoming a better student, by building relationships with your professors and branching out to take advantage of various opportunities. As a … Read more