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February 20, 2012 — 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.
National Geographic chose UW geology and geochemistry Professor Ken Sims to be one of 200 "Explorers" whose research will be partly funded and featured on the organization's website, according to The Casper Star-Tribune.
In his column, Denver Post writer Chuck Murphy discussed how many more Colorado students are enrolling at UW rather than staying in-state schools because of lower tuition fees and costs.
UW's College of Health Sciences is among 20 hospitals and professional organizations that make up the Wyoming Integrated Care Network, which was developed to better coordinate care among the state's various providers, according to a story in The Casper Star Tribune.
UW's Beth Cable, Wyoming State Science Fair/STEM Outreach Coordinator, discussed Greybull student Travis Sylvester's recent visit with President Obama as part of the annual White House science fair in a story in The Billings Gazette.
Alyssa Wechsler, a UW Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center assistant research scientist, is assisting Sublette County commissioners on strategies to determine which kind of winter ozone studies should be conducted in the near future, according to a Sublette Examiner story.
The Casper Star-Tribune was among many publications and media outlets announcing UW's and the Mountain West Conference's merger with Conference USA.
UW School of Energy Resources Director Mark Northam discussed with The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle preparing students for careers in the energy sector.
Dr. Tom Radosevich, clinical assistant professor with the UW Family Medicine Residency Program at Casper, was interviewed by The Casper Star-Tribune about the federal Affordable Care Act and how it will affect Wyoming patients.
The Seattle Times reported that UW's Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute is working with Nikron Technologies to identify areas that are candidates for enhanced oil recovery technologies.
The president of an energy technology firm says he looks forward to cooperating with UW to advance new water treatment technologies, according to The Wyoming Business Report.
The international technology resource website Laser Focus World published UW's news release about Gene Watson's scheduled talk in Sheridan, sponsored by the Wyoming Technology Business Center.
The Torrington Telegram reported that the UW Goshen County Extension Spring Garden Conference will be next month at the county fairground facilities in Torrington.
The Wyoming Business Report advanced this week's 10th annual GRO-Biz Conference and Idea Expo, which includes several UW sponsors and speakers.