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November 14, 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 Los Angeles Times was among several media outlets quoting UW Economics Professor Tim Considine about California's efforts to develop solar energy sources. Considine also was interviewed on NBC LA about California's rising energy rates.
Salt Lake City's Deseret News was among outlets that carried a story about UW's participation in a multi-university study of water resources in the Intermountain West.
FirstScience News mentions UW's participation in an interagency study of bighorn sheep populations in northwest Wyoming in an article that appeared in The USGS News.
Environmental Experts.com was among media outlets using UW's release about IBM being selected to install critical components of a petascale supercomputing system at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center.
Water Online carried UW's release about Jonathan Brant, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering assistant professor, who received a $300,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study the ability of water treatment plants to remove manufactured nanomaterials from drinking water.
Casper rancher and UW graduate Bob Kidd received the national Friend of Extension Award last month by Epsilon Sigma Phi, which provides professional development in the extension service, according to online news outlet The Republic.