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June 4, 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's Conservation Corps student volunteers worked on cleaning up an old refinery site in Laramie, according to The Laramie Boomerang.
Bridger Feuz, a Uinta County-based livestock marketing specialist for UW Extension, is quoted in a Lancaster Farming agriculture publication about sheep ranchers enjoying rising market prices.
UW representatives continue to receive notice, this time by K2 Radio, for their participation to discuss critical issues of advanced coal use at a conference in China.
Cheyenne's KGAB Radio was among outlets publicizing UW's new releases about the university being one of the top "green" college campuses in America.
Using the services of the UW's Survey and Analysis Center, the City of Austin has commissioned the Police Executive Research Forum to conduct a study of the Austin Police Department, according to The Austin American-Statesman.
Professor Michael Pierce, a UW physics and astronomy associate professor, was featured in a Casper Star -Tribune story for his invention of a Near-Infrared Imaging Spectrograph, which is the first infrared camera to be developed in Wyoming in almost 20 years. A story about the infrared camera also appeared in the Billings Gazette.