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UW in the News

October 17, 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 Billings Gazette was among publications citing a UW release about veterinary medicine Assistant Professor Jeff Adamovicz, who recently appeared on the PBS broadcast "Frontline" to dispute the FBI's assertion that his former colleague Bruce Ivins was responsible for the mailing of anthrax-laced letters in 2001.

The Casper-Star Tribune editorialized about the significance of the NCAR Wyoming Supercomputing Center.

Men's Health carried a brief on research conducted by Matthew Painter, assistant professor in the UW Department of Sociology.

Casper physician Tom Radosevich ,an assistant clinical professor of family medicine at the UW Family Practice Clinic, was recently profiled in The Casper Journal.

A UW study found a declining number of songbirds in high-intensity drill sites, according to a story in The Billings Gazette.

UW Associate Admissions Director Rob Dennis was featured on a Channel 5 (Cheyenne) segment about the importance of students attending college fairs to learn more about the admissions process. The station also announced UW's news release of the Homecoming schedule.

UW Department of English Professor Alyson Hagy won her second High Plains Book Award last weekend. "Ghosts of Wyoming," a collection of short stories, won the best fiction award, according to The Billings Gazette.

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle was among publications covering former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev's public presentation last week at the University of Wyoming.

The UW Cooperative Extension Service this week is hosting a sheep symposium, according to the regional agriculture-related publication The High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal.

Indian Country Today quoted Larry MacDonnell, a UW water law professor, who discussed water rights between Wind River Indian Reservation tribes, the state of Wyoming and landowners.

The UW American Heritage Center's exhibition "Terror in the Theater: Fifties Fears," an exhibition of movie posters and props that shows how 1950s science fiction films reflected American anxieties toward atomic weapons, communism and the Soviet Union in the Cold War era, is featured in The Washington Examiner.

UW's Western Thunder Marching Band and Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps recently sponsored the Marching Invitational at the UW Athletics indoor practice facility, according to a Casper Star Tribune article.

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