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UW in the News

June 25, 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.

Enette Larson-Meyer, a UW associate professor of human nutrition, was among three experts interviewed in The New York Times about whether serious athletes or regular people who just want to be healthy and fit can perform well on a vegan diet.

Robert Howell, a UW associate professor of geology and geophysics, was quoted in a National Geographic story about why the summer solstice is the longest day of the year.

Glen Murrell, UW Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute research scientist, was quoted by Reuters about how enhanced oil recovery methods affect the industry.

The Casper Star-Tribune wrote a story about the first seven UW faculty members who will use the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center in Cheyenne this fall.

Primeur Magazine posted six of UW’s releases about faculty research that will be performed at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center this fall.

The Billings Gazette posted a story from UW’s news release about the two-week-long Rocky Mountain Mathematics Consortium.

UW Anthropology Professor Todd Surovell is quoted in The Janesville Gazette (Janesville, Wis.) about a bowler who rolled two consecutive perfect games.

Michael Urynowicz, UW Center for Biogenic Natural Gas Research director, was quoted in The Laramie Boomerang during the Secondary Biogenic Coal-Bed Natural Gas International Conference at the UW Conference Center. Wyoming Business Report also wrote a story about the coal conference.

The Pueblo Chieftain published a feature article about UW cowboy Tyler Schnaufer, who, with partner Shay Carroll, won a national championship in team roping at the recent College National Finals Rodeo.

According to a Riverton Ranger feature, UW students Cedric Bennett and Eric Fabrizius, both from Riverton, are summer interns at Precision Analysis, which conducts soil and water testing, and similar scientific analysis for the energy industry.

UW senior Lexie Madden, representing Goshen County, was named Miss Wyoming, according to KGOS Radio in Torrington.

UW Geography Professor William Baker was quoted in the online news publication Arizona Central in a feature about restoring trees after devastating fires wipe out forests in the state.

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