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April 4, 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.
National Geographic featured an article about UW Geology Professor Ken Sims' adventures at Nyiragongo, a two-mile-high volcano towering over the eastern edge of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is one of the most active volcanoes on the planet and also one of the least studied.
Science Daily was among numerous sites worldwide that carried a news release about a study on biodiversity conservation led by UW Botany Professor Steve Jackson. It was published in the journal Science.
The Associated Press and its member media outlets carried UW's news release about free legal services offered to veterans attending UW.
The Wyoming Business Report published a UW news release about the students who won the College of Business $10K Entrepreneurship Competition.
The Wyoming Business Report also published UW's News Release promoting the American Heritage Center Simpson Institute's scheduled panel discussion on the effects of energy development in the Pinedale area.
UW Entomologist Scott Schell is quoted in a Casper Star Tribune article about a projected grasshopper invasion this summer.
WyoFile, the in-depth Wyoming news site, published UW student Quinn Lance's analysis of the pine beetle epidemic.
The Nebraska Rural Radio Network was among outlets announcing the High Plains Ranch Practicum sponsored by the UW Cooperative Extension Service and the University of Nebraska.