WyoGlobal Voices


WyoGlobal is the hub of the University of Wyoming's international activity. Through five collaborative units, we support everything from studying abroad and international research to visiting scholars and community engagement. Check out our latest WyoGlobal Voices updates to see how the university is becoming more global.

Email Greg Ronco at gronco@uwyo.edu for more information or to contribute.


Want to learn more about the work going on in each of our programs? Explore each unit to see how we promote global citizenship on campus and abroad.

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Student cartwheeling in OregonGardner giving a tour of Abbotsford gardenAziz Abu Sarah giving a WPR interviewEd Seidel and Isa Helfgott at CardiffKea from YSEALI in the makerspaceFaculty on a tour during the WyoGlobal Kenya tripview of the DT Suzuki museum by Greg Ronco


Karlyga Myssayeva giving a presentation COJO and KazNU: A Culture of Collaboration

International partnerships between universities are not only formal agreements but dedicated collaborations. An example of such partnering comes from Cindy Price Schultz and Karlyga Myssayeva, whose commitment to transcontinental academic exchange has fostered both friendship and a culture of collaboration between the University of Wyoming and Kazakhstan.

Gilman Scholarship logo UW Students Studying Abroad with Gilman Scholarships

This spring, eleven University of Wyoming students were awarded scholarships by the U.S. Department of State to study abroad this summer and in the upcoming fall 2024 semester.

Award recipient photo with Isa Helfgott, Ed Seidel, Casidy Mittelstadt, Danish Kumar, Yan Zhang, Kevin Carmen Excellence in Internationalization Awards: 2024

President Ed Seidel and Vice Provost for Global Engagement Isa Helfgott recognized Casidy Mittelstadt, Danish Kumar, Barbara John, and Yan Zhang for excellence in global engagement during a recent awards ceremony.

Sarajevo at night. Photo by Gabriel Hess. Remembrance in Sarajevo

Travel means encountering the unexpected, and learning when our narratives differ from those in other regions. Rebecca Smith details this through her faculty-led trip to Sarajevo, telling a story often overlooked in the US and how it is remembered in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Sayaka Murata and book cover for Convenience Store Woman Social Norms in Convenience Store Woman

Social expectations are something we all struggle with at some point in our lives. But what happens when you never fit the mold? And what do these norms look like in different cultures? Stephanie Santos explores these questions in her review of Convenience Store Woman, by Sayaka Murata.

Sainte Chapelle stained glass windows A French Reflection

Despite the narrative of escape, we bring our whole selves when we travel. Whether it's joy, angst, or sibling rivalries, cultural engagement is a tangle of sense of place with sense of self. Emily Ottoes reflects on this dynamic in her recent family trip to France.

Khaled Hosseini and The Kite Runner book jacket The Kite Runner: A Review

Victoria Madden reviews The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, exploring cultural and critical tensions in the reading community, and the importance of stepping out of our comfort zone.

flyer for Crouching Tiger concert by UWSO Crouching Tiger Concerto

The University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra performed the Crouching Tiger Concerto during their February 29 concert. Haylie Gavin explores the cultural implications of that concerto, as well as the other pieces performed during the concert.

cover of Human Acts (a bird on a ribcage) and picture of Han Kang Human Acts by Han Kang: A Review

A review of the novel Human Acts by Han Kang, exploring the universalities and distinctions of conflict, and the need to examine our own perspectives. Written by Eva Allred.

Isadora Helfgott smiling in her office Discover Wyoming: Isadora Helfgott

Isadora Helfgott, Vice Provost of Global Engagement, introduces us to the Global Engagement Office and Discover Wyoming, and highlights some of the unique opportunities available on campus.

Contact Us

Global Engagement Office
Cheney International Center
1000 E University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 1-307-766-3677
Email: global@uwyo.edu

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