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UW in the News

April 11, 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.

UW Economics Professor Timothy Considine is quoted in a Time magazine feature article that asks if shale gas could power the world; click the page numbers at the bottom to get to page 3.

The New York Times quoted UW researcher  Michael Urynowicz in an Associated Press article on the use of microbes to convert Wyoming coal into gas.

The Chicago Tribune cites a UW cookbook in an article about eating well for less.

USA Today published an article about the finalists, including a team from UW, scheduled to compete at the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.

Wyofile, the in-depth Wyoming news site, quoted UW Economics Professor Jay Shogren in an article about International efforts to address climate change.

OnEarth quotes UW Economics Professor Tim Considine in an article about the Department of Interior's announcement  to lease vast tracts of the Powder River Basin for coal mining.

The Wyoming Business Report published UW's news release about University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources' request for proposals for research in the field of in-situ uranium extraction.

Ascribe, the public interest newswire, mentioned UW's College of Business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The Associated Press sent to its affiliates a short version of UW's news release about the four individuals selected to receive honorary degrees.

A UW research effort to understand causes of obesity by studying lambs continues to appear in the scientific press, including an article in Science Magazine.

The Billings Gazette was among publications that carried a feature about UW American studies students visiting the Heart Mountain Relocation Center site in Park County.

The Casper Star Tribune published an editorial applauding Larry Shyatt's selection as UW's new men's basketball coach.

The Casper Star Tribune carried a feature article about UW's King Air research aircraft studies of experimental cloud seeding in the region's mountains.

The government watchdog site, the Cowboy State Free Press, carried UW's news release announcing this year's honorary degree recipients.

The Cowboy State Free Press also ran UW's release about the availability of scholarships for older, nontraditional students.

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