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UW in the News

April 30, 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.

According to Reuters, Tim Considine, a UW economics professor, says fracking companies in New York benefit the area's economy by creating jobs.

The Billings Gazette was among Associated Press affiliates that noted UW professor Gary Franc's work, involving bacteria in clouds (ice-nucleating bacteria) that help water droplets freeze and may play a role in creating precipitation and influencing weather patterns.

The online Wyoming Libraries website carried UW's release about Tamsen Leigh Hert receiving the Agnes Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award that honors individuals who have made a significant contribution to UW Libraries.

The Scottsbluff Star-Herald recognized UW Extension Entomologist Alexandre Latchininski and other UW researchers for winning an international award for developing a highly successful Integrated Pest Management system.

Infrared Waves used UW's release about UW professor Michael Pierce creating a large infrared camera, which will be used to study the star-formation history of the universe.

The Women in Academia website, WIR Report, carried UW's release about Donna Barnes, associate professor and chair of the university's Department of Sociology, receiving the Louisiana Literary Award from the Louisiana Library Association.

HorseTalk used UW's release about four students in the new Department of Animal Science equine program who will teach horsemanship to riders in Europe this summer. The Casper Star-Tribune also carried the story.

The global textile-apparel and fashion industry site fibre2fashion linked to UW's news release about the UW Women's Club through-the-ages fashion show.

History of Education in England's website posted UW's release about Michael Day receiving the university's 2012 John P. Ellbogen Lifetime Teaching Award. University Daily News also posted the release.

The Associated Press carried UW's release about Zoology and Physiology Professor Hank Harlow earning UW's top faculty honor, the George Duke Humphrey Distinguished Faculty Award.

Photos from UW's American Heritage Center were featured in a Casper Star-Tribune report on Girl Scout activities at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center during World War II.

KOWB Radio used UW's release about Kansas performing with the university's Symphony Orchestra for a recent concert.

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