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UW in the News

November 28, 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 Department of Economics and Finance Distinguished Professor Sherrill Shaffer was quoted in a Bloomberg News article about the Federal Reserve and major banks keeping details of the largest bailout in U.S. history a secret from the public.

UW College of Law Professor Larry MacDonnell is quoted in a Pueblo Chieftain  article about Colorado water laws.

UW College of Agriculture and Natural Resources faculty members are among speakers at the bi-annual Range Beef Cow Symposium later this month in Mitchell, Neb., according to The Rapid City Journal.

According to an Associated Press story in The Billings Gazette, the Wyoming School Boards Association will monitor how school districts handle new UW admission standards that take effect in 2013.

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle was among publications carrying a UW release about American Heritage Center members compiling an oral history about the potential oil boom in eastern Laramie, Goshen and Platte counties.

UW President Tom Buchanan's Op-Ed on the university's adoption of higher admissions standards appeared in the Casper Star-Tribune.

The Republic, a national online news service, reported representatives from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center, with the main office located at UW, told a group of potential Jackson Hole entrepreneurs how they can develop their own businesses.

UW and Wyoming community college officials are marking plans for possible budget reductions, according to an article in The Wyoming Tribune Eagle.

UW political science Professor Jim King and Anne Alexander, International Programs director, were quoted in a Casper Star-Tribune article about a nationwide political group that wants to change the way presidential candidates are nominated.

UW's efforts to assist community college students in transferring to the university were described in Cheyenne's Wyoming Tribune Eagle.


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