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July 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 Scientific American article dealing with the economics of using hydrofracturing to obtain petroleum.
The international environmental website EarthTimes quotes UW Economics Professor Ed Barbier in an article about green technology in China.
UW School of Energy Resources Director Mark Northam describes the process of coal gasification in a sidebar to a New West Energy article about clean coal and also is quoted in a WyoFile energy report.
Professor Emeritus of Political Science Steve Ropp is quoted in a Wharton School release about economic prosperity in Panama.
The energy and sustainability website Green Car Congress carried UW's news release about recent funding from the state's Clean Coal Task Force.
UW English Professor and award-winning author Brad Watson was profiled in the Beaumont, Texas, Enterprise, in a story that first appeared in the Casper Star Tribune.
The Wyoming Business Report carried UW's news release about the Community Health Center of Central Wyoming and the Casper Family Medicine Residency Center efforts to work together to facilitate a smooth transition for patients in Central Wyoming. The Business Report also ran UW's release about a field day scheduled at UW's Powell Research and Extension Center.
The Casper Star Tribune expanded upon UW's news release about capabilities offered through the university's Center for Rural Health Research and Education that coordinates telemedicine services throughout Wyoming.
UW's Wyoming Technology Business Center's role in creating jobs within the state was the focus of a Casper Star Tribune business article.