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May 2, 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.
The Associated Press sent to its member media outlets UW's news release about plans to begin drilling for an underground carbon dioxide storage project in Sweetwater County.
The carbon drilling project release was also picked up by the trade press, including the Carbon Capture Journal.
Another UW news release, about student satisfaction with the Wyoming Union, was also picked up by the Associated Press.
The Fort Collins Coloradoan quotes UW Economics Professor Charles Mason in an article about the Japanese nuclear power threat causing a delay in the development of a regional uranium mine.
The Salt Lake Tribune cites UW research findings in an Earth Day opinion piece about the Clean Air Act.
Cheyenne newspaper the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle quotes UW School of Energy Resources Director Mark Northam in an article about Wyoming's nuclear energy industry.
The Billings Gazette published an article about a planned split between the Community Health Center of Central Wyoming and the UW Family Medicine Residency Program in Casper.
Cheyenne's Wyoming Tribune Eagle was among news sites that carried a UW news release promoting the 50th anniversary of the freedom writers.
Evanston's Uinta County Herald was among statewide papers carrying an Associated Press release that quotes UW researcher Michael Urynowicz in an article about using microbes to convert coal into gas.
The watchdog news website, the Cowboy State Free Press, carried UW's news release about the students selected to attend the annual Summer High School Institute at the university.