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December 5, 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.
Colorado's Grand Junction Sentinel was among sites publishing the Associated Press version of UW's news release on the first two students receiving bachelor's degrees through the School of Energy Resources.
Professor Jon Naughton, director of UW's Wind Energy Research Center, is quoted in a Casper Star-Tribune story about wind energy economics.
UW's fall commencement news release was picked up by the Associated Press and appeared on several news outlets, including Cheyenne's CBS affiliate KGWN-TV. The Festival of Trees release also was picked up by KGWN.
The High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal published UW's news release about improvement in brucellosis research and testing at UW.
UW 4-H educator Rachel Vardiman has led a successful program in Johnson County that pairs 4-H kids with local businesses to learn about the particular business and learn different skills associated with them, according to a Sheridan Media.com story.
The regional agricultural publication Tri-State Livestock News carried UW's news release about the horse judging team's second-place finish at the American Quarter Horse Association's world championship.
KOWB Radio carried UW's release about the College of Engineering and Applied Science's 17th annual Senior Design Symposium.
WIA Report (Women in Academia) noted that Dorothy Yates, UW associate vice president for research, received the Herbert B. Chermside Award for Distinguished Contribution to Research Administration from the Society of Research Administrators.
UW and Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are planning a $500,000 research project to study nutrition, habitat and movements of the Wyoming Range mule deer herd in southwest Wyoming, according to a story in The Billings Gazette.