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UW in the News

March 26, 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.

The popular website praised UW's amenities in its recent Sunday Spotlight.

Lena Newlin, UW AWARE Program coordinator, was interviewed by Inside Higher Ed on high-risk drinking among college-age students and how UW has implemented written screenings, which also are being used on a trial basis for all medical visits.

The global digital media network Digital Journal quotes a report by UW Economics Professor Timothy Considine in an article about the steel industry's role in leading manufacturing's post-recession resurgence.

Jim King, UW Department of Political Science chairman, commented on the return of political cartoonist Greg Kearney in WyoFile, the Wyoming online, in-depth reporting outlet.

A groundbreaking ceremony for a joint UW/Casper College facility made front-page news in the Casper Star-Tribune. It also appeared in World Interior Design Network and The Wyoming Business Report publications.

The Gillette News Record and the The Wyoming Business Report were among sites carrying the announcement of the McMurry Foundation's $1 million gift to the UW School of Nursing.

In an interview with Modern Steel Construction, UW Department of Economics and Finance Professor Tim Considine says America's steel industry is playing a significant role in leading manufacturing out of the recession. It also appeared in such media outlets as The Sacramento Bee and Market Watch.

K2 Radio was among media outlets announcing the rededication of UW's Viet Nam Memorial March 30, on campus.

The Deseret News was among regional media outlets carrying an Associated Press story detailing tuition and fee increases at UW that will help pay for a variety of expenses.

Youth summer camps at UW were the focus of an article in

The Riverton Ranger was among media outlets that picked up an Associated Press story detailing UW's support from the state legislature for capital construction projects.

A university center, built in conjunction with UW at Laramie County Community College, is among planned projects on the Cheyenne campus, according to KGWN TV.

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