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January 18, 2011 —
State, national and international media frequently feature the University of Wyoming and members of its community in stories. Here is a summary of some of the recent articles where UW is making the news.
Wyofile, the online news service that provides in-depth stories on Wyoming issues, carried a feature on the UW Environment and Natural Resources Program's "Capstone" class that explored ways to use trees killed by bark beetles.
The Wyoming Business Report quoted UW Economics Professor Rob Godby, a member of a panel of experts that examined the economic outlook for southeast Wyoming.
The Billings Gazette was among newspapers that carried an Associated Press article about UW being nationally recognized for its efforts to curb student drinking.
Nature News quoted UW Climatologist Stephen Gray, a researcher in the Department of Chemical and Architectural Engineering, in a feature article on the impacts of climate change on national parks.
The Casper Star Tribune offered a positive review about the performances by the UW singing group, the Singing Statesmen.
The Casper Star Tribune quoted UW Professor Virginia Vincenti in a feature about senior citizens leaving their long-time residence. Vincenti, professor of family and consumer sciences, is featured on the UW Experts List.
The Leadville (Colo.) Herald carried a feature about UW Nordic ski team coach Christie Boggs and Rachel Watson, former Leadville athletes, who will coach the U.S. Nordic team for the 2011 World University Games.