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August 15, 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 Edward Barbier's opinion piece on deficit reduction issues was published in Newsweek's online breaking news and commentary site, the DailyBeast.
UW geology graduate student Brady Foreman is a member of the Smithsonian's all star team of scientists conducting research at a dig site in northern Wyoming's Bighorn Basin.
USA Today carried an Associated Press Story about students in UW Professor Tracy Patton's cross-cultural communication class who are aiding children in a Kenyan orphanage.
Yahoo News Canada cites results of a UW study in an article about the impacts of invasive species on shipping in the St. Lawrence Seaway.
The financial media company, TheStreet, was among cites that announced Paul Lang's selection as Arch Coal's executive vice president, operations. He is a member of the Energy Resources Council that advises the UW School of Energy Resources.
Cycling News listed UW's Jill Behlen on the under age 23 cross team representing the United States at the 2011 International Cycling Union's Mountain Bike World Championships.
The Cowboy State Free Press was among sites carrying UW's news release announcing information on the start of the fall semester.
GetEducated.com, an online education research group that publishes online university rankings, ranks UW as second on its list of the Top Online Colleges for an affordable, low-cost online business degree.The Casper Star-Tribune was the first to announce that its editor, Chad Baldwin, has accepted the position of UW director of institutional communications