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UW in the News

May 9, 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.

From a UW Experts' List advisory, Political Science Professors Jean Garrison and History Professor Marianne Kamp were quoted in a Casper Star Tribune article that examine the implications of Osama Bin Laden's death.

Yahoo Finance was among dozens of sites worldwide that carried an Associated Press article from a UW press release about UW's carbon storage project in Sweetwater County.

The research news website Science Daily published a UW article about how small aquatic birds survive in extremely cold climates.

The Chicago Sun-Times was among national publications that mentioned UW in an article about a report on state aid to flagship universities.

Several websites, including Boston Globe Online, posted an article about efforts by universities, including UW, to reduce binge drinking.

Directions Magazine published UW's news release about a new land use planning initiative being launched in Wyoming.

United Press International was among news sites announcing a sustainable foods system grant awarded to UW and other institutions.

Legendary UW Botanist Aven Nelson is quoted in a MyDesert.com story about the colorful Indian Paintbrush flower.

American Studies historic preservationist Mary Humstone is featured in a Casper Star Tribune article on preserving Wyoming's old school buildings.

UW Economics Professor Edward Barbier wrote a feature blog for the independent public opinion site Truthout.

UW's Laura Peterson, president of the Public Risk Management Association, is quoted in an article in Risk and Insurance.



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