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UW in the News
August 1, 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 Wall Street Journal is the latest nationally-circulated site to carry a feature about research conducted by UW Economics Professor Tim Considine.
The Mother Nature Network quotes UW Assistant Professor Matthew Kaufmann in an article about the biological consequences of killing large predators.
The Staten Island Advance was among national publications carrying UW's new release about a $5 million research grant to fund neuroscience research led by Professor Bill Flynn.
LexisNexis News was among sites carrying UW's news release about a grant to support upgrading the Wyoming Infrared Observatory within the UW Department of Physics and Astronomy.
UW Carbon Management Institute Deputy Director Robin Hurless was named to Gov. Matt Mead's advisory staff on energy issues, according to the Casper Star Tribune.
The Spectrum in St. George, Utah, carried a news brief about the state's Division of Water Quality using the services of UW's Survey & Analysis Center to seek input that will help guide decisions on how to best manage Utah's lakes and rivers.
In a Casper Star Tribune story, the Natrona County UW Cooperative Extension Service site is one of three Showcase Garden winners among the more than 90 public gardens in the Rocky Mountains and High Plains.
The Billings Gazette was among newspapers to carry a feature about the Wyoming Conservation Corp program, which is under the auspices of UW's William D. Ruckelshaus Institute and Otto Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources.
The Wyoming Business Report carried UW's release about student Mark Pedri's 700-mile mountain bicycle ride, filming a documentary to answer questions about energy's future.
UW Student Employee of the Year, Amy Rieser, was featured in her hometown on the Jacksonholeradio.com web site.