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UW in the News

August 29, 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. was among sites publishing the Associated Press story on UW's news release announcing Board of Trustees' approval of the university's budget requests for the 2013-14 biennium.

National Public Radio cited a transition program offered through UW's Veteran's Center in a feature on veterans returning to college.

The Washington Examiner published UW's news release about History Professor Phil Roberts receiving the Oregon-California Trails Association's Outstanding Educator of the Year award.

Matthew A. Painter II, an assistant professor in the UW Department of Sociology, is co-author of an article in news that summarizes research involving participation in voluntary organizations.

The National Jurist lists UW among its Best Value law schools for 2011.

UW's research jet King Air was used to gather data to better understand and quantify the evolution of clouds and snow across Michigan lakes, according to the Technology Marketing Corporation online news website.

The in-depth Wyoming news site WyoFile picked up UW's news release about English Professor Brad Watson's nomination for a national literary award.

Enette Larson Meyer, associate professor in the UW Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, is among contributors to an article on childhood obesity that appears on the Health Nutrition and Fitness website.

The United Business Media online website PR Newswire carried a media release announcing GE's Small Business Supplier Symposium recently in Casper. UW's Wyoming Entrepreneur Small Business Development Center was among the sponsors.

Regional agricultural publication the Western Farmer-Stockman carried UW's news release about the Cooperative Extension Service offering guides to local food groups and producers.

The power industry website Power Engineering was among sites that published UW's announcement about a meeting of the state's Energy Resources Council.

A release from UW's Cooperative Extension Service for Wyoming food producers and local food groups that offers shopping and food preparation tips was carried by the Little Chicago Review in Kemmerer. was among online publications to carry UW's release about the recent Clean Coal Symposium at UW.

The Houston Chronicle carried a UW release about Wyoming military veterans receiving free tickets for the Cowboys game Sept. 10 against Texas State University-San Marcos

The Wall Street Journal's Market Watch carried UW's release about the awarding of the Oil and Gas Lease for UW's mineral interests at, and near, the James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center (SAREC) in Goshen County.

UW graduate student Mark Pedri's 700-mile bike journey this summer for a planned documentary about the state's energy industry was featured in the Casper Star Tribune.

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