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April 25, 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.
Science Daily was among sites around the world that published finding by Mark Clementz, professor in the UW Department of Geology and Geophyics. While studying evolutionary ecology of ancient sea cows, Clementz acquired new evidence about the world's climate 50 million years ago.
The San Francisco Chronicle carried a story about UW Delta Delta Delta sorority President Katie Cusak's involvement in a group that is lobbying for fraternity and sorority issues.
The Jackson Hole News and Guide carried UW's news release about Mary Centrella, a UW student who won a Goldwater Scholarship.
Media sites including the Tulsa World continued to publish an Associated Press story that quotes UW researcher Michael Urynowicz, who has studied using microbes to turn coal into methane.
Carleton College News carried UW's news release on Robert Bonner's selection to receive a UW honorary degree.
The national design and décor site Curbed National featured the College of Education's new Sullivan Family Center.
Websites including the Victoria Advocate continued to publish the Associated Press version of UW's news release announcing this year's commencement ceremonies.
Boulder's Daily Camera published an article about UW student Andi Noakes' plans to walk 50 miles in four days to raise money for a school in rural Uganda.
The Pinedale Roundup published an article about UW students conducting an oral history project about the area's oil and gas boom.
The Rock Springs Rocket-Miner was among newspapers carrying UW's news release about Professor Steve Jackson's research published in the prestigious journal, Science.