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About the Wyoming Space Grant Consortium

Wyoming Space Grant sponsors educational and research programs in the state of Wyoming in support of NASA's missions. We also serve as a link between citizens of the state and NASA programs. Wyoming Space Grant Consortium is one of 52 consortia representing each state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.  Our programs include research fellowships for students at Wyoming's 2- and 4-year colleges, scholarship programs for community college students pursuing math and science careers, resources for Wyoming's K-12 teachers, and educational programs for the general public.

Wyoming NASA Space Grant Goals include:

  • To promote science, math, engineering and technology education from elementary through university levels
  • To enhance space science/engineering research infrastructure at Wyoming’s community colleges and the University of Wyoming
  • To recruit women, underrepresented minorities and the disabled for careers in math, science, engineering and technology
  • To encourage interdisciplinary research in space science and engineering
  • To enhance public awareness of the benefits of space-related research and exploration

Wyoming NASA Space Grant Mission:

  • To promote a strong educational base in science, math, engineering, and technology from the elementary grades through the university levels.
  • To encourage cooperation and communication among industry, government, and educational institutions.
  • To encourage interdisciplinary training, research, and public service programs related to aerospace.
  • To recruit and train professionals, especially women and underrepresented minorities, for careers in STEM.
  • To develop state research infrastructure to enhance workforce and economic development of Wyoming.
  • To raise awareness of Space Grant programs and partnerships.

Space Grant Staff


Dr. Paul Johnson       Dr. Shawna McBride            Michele Turner      
pjohnson@uwyo.edu     smcbride@uwyo.edu              mturner@uwyo.edu
Director                       Associate Director            
     Project Coordinator

Picture of Paul Johnson       Shawna McBride

 

                                                                              

                                                                              

                                                                             

 

 

 

This page was last updated Thursday, July 19, 2012 03:23 PM

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