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UW in the News
June 20, 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.
LexisNexis News carried UW's news release about Michael Lundquist, a Ph.D. student in UW's Department of Physics and Astronomy who conducted research aboard NASA's powerful Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy.
The Latin Business Chronicle quotes UW Professor Emeritus of Political Science Steve Ropp in an article about economic growth in Panama.
The in-depth Wyoming news site, Wyofile, ran a UW news release about resuming drilling at a carbon storage project in Sweetwater County, and in the same blog discusses the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center.
Financial Advisor Magazine cites figures provided by UW Economics Professor Timothy Considine in an article about the economic potential of natural gas within the Marcellus shale in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and New York.
Red Orbit and several other websites highlighted an article by UW Department of Management and Marketing faculty members Eric Arnould and Melea Press. Published in the Journal of Consumer Research, their article described how people's lives can be changed by identifying with an organization or workplace.
The NCAR Wyoming Supercomputing facility being constructed near Cheyenne was the focus of a feature article in the Casper Star-Tribune and in Cheyenne's Wyoming Tribune Eagle. UW will have access to 20 percent of the new supercomputer's operations.
The regional news and cultural site, New West, cites a UW survey in an article about how much time children spend outdoors.
A technique invented by UW Physics and Astronomy Professor Paul Johnson is the focus of an article in Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News. The article describes the use of fluorescent tadpoles for medical and environmental testing applications.
A UW news release about high-speed Internet connections being provided to rural hospitals was picked up by the international website FierceHealthIT.
Associated Press sent to its member outlets UW's news release about Keener Fry's appointment as executive director of the UW alumni Association.
Cheyenne's Wyoming Tribune Eagle ran a feature on UW's annual Snowy Range Summer Theatre and Dance Festival.
A UW study led by civil engineering Professor Khaled Ksaibati continues to appear in articles about reducing speed limits on county roads. The Jackson Hole Weekly is among the newspapers that carried the article.