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UW in the News

March 12, 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.

UW political science Professor Jim King said in a Casper Star-Tribune interview, that presidential candidate Mitt Romney will probably emerge with the most delegates when Wyoming GOP members hold their convention.

NBC Sports was among media outlets carrying a story about Kenny Sailors' selection to the College Basketball Hall of Fame, noting the UW basketball legend's invention of the modern-day jump shot.

Diane Panozzo, a UW Department of English lecturer, was among judges for the seventh Wyoming high school Poetry Out Loud Competition in Cheyenne, according to a story in The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle.

Regional agricultural publication, The Prairie Star, noted a poultry workshop later this month at the UW Research and Extension Center in Powell.

Another agricultural publication, the High Plains Journal, published UW's news release about research awards presented to faculty members Don Jarvis and Jeff Beck.

The Billings Gazette carried UW's release on National Geographic field writer Mark Jenkins' photo-illustrated presentation of the devastation and suffering caused by Cambodian landmines later this month at Northwest College in Powell. Jenkins is a part-time writer in residence with UW's MFA Program in Creative Writing.

The UW Art Museum has acquired the Salgo art collection from Papua New Guinea, according to an Associated Press article of UW's news release that appeared in The Casper Star-Tribune.

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