IIE News


UW Program Turns Focus to Boosting State’s Tourism, Recreation

A University of Wyoming program that has helped find solutions to natural resource challenges is being retooled to work with Wyoming communities in an effort to boost the state’s tourism economy.

UW Launches Platform to Connect Entrepreneurs

The University of Wyoming’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) has launched an online platform to connect entrepreneurs across Wyoming and beyond.

UW, WBC Launch Network to Connect Entrepreneurs and Mentors

Budding entrepreneurs across Wyoming will have access to experienced mentors through a new network being launched by the Wyoming Business Council (WBC) and the University of Wyoming’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE).

Sessions explore bread making history, use Wyoming-grown first grains for baking

Those “kneading” bread making immersion this summer can participate in a two-part series in Cody and Worland utilizing Wyoming-grown first grains.

UW Launches Newly Revamped Entrepreneurship Major and Minor

With new coursework and an improved curriculum, the University of Wyoming is relaunching its cross-campus entrepreneurship minor, open to all non-College of Business majors, and its entrepreneurship major for College of Business students starting this fall.

UW Associate Professor Impresses at Entrepreneurship Competition

Katie Li-Oakey knew her coal conversion technology was solid, but getting positive feedback from some of the top venture capitalists in a national competition provided even more validation.

UW’s Role in Growing and Diversifying Wyoming’s Economy

As Wyoming’s flagship and land-grant university, the University of Wyoming has the responsibility to serve the state’s people by providing outstanding educational opportunities; conducting cutting-edge research to address the state’s challenges; and engaging with Wyoming communities to sustain and improve our quality of life.

Next-Generation Workforce

Jack Mason aims to impact future generations as chief operating officer of UW’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

An Entrepreneurial Mindset

Rile Chair of Entrepreneurship and Leadership Patrick Kreiser believes everyone can benefit from entrepreneurship.

Fostering Innovation

The Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship ushers in a new era for students and innovators across the state.

Student Entrepreneurs

From food to fashion, research to tech, UW students have great ideas to power the future.

Startups Across the State

Thanks to UW, Wyoming businesses are getting the help they need to succeed.

Encouraging Entrepreneurship

The planned Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship will work with existing programs to promote entrepreneurship in students, faculty members and people across the state.

UW Hires Experienced Entrepreneur to Lead Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

A successful businessman who has personally founded multiple companies and helped establish many more has been hired to serve as chief operating officer of the University of Wyoming’s new Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE).

IIE Blog

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Why Does Wyoming Need More Failure?

In our travels around Wyoming, we have frequently asked the question, “What do we need to create a more fertile and successful entrepreneurial ecosystem in the state?” The most frequently heard…

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