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July 9, 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.
Terry Deshler, UW atmospheric science professor, contributed research with colleagues indicating volcanic eruptions could affect climate worldwide. Their research was published in the international journal, Science, and other worldwide outlets such as Toronto’s Metro newspaper, and online websites Science Daily, Space Daily, San Francisco’s J Weekly and Science Blog.
UW Professor Dimitri Mavriplis and Assistant Professor Hannah Jang-Condell were featured in both The Casper Star Tribune and The Billings Gazette about their research that will be conducted this fall at the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center.
Bill Gern, UW vice president of research and economic development, said in a Wyoming Business Report article that the technology industry in Laramie continues to grow with an average of three new startups annually.
UW English Professor Peter Parolin explains in a Wyoming Tribune Eagle interview how William Shakespeare’s writing translates today in some of his plays,
A UW release about the Extension Disaster Education Network site that contains emergency contacts and information to help homeowners with wildfires and other natural and human-caused disasters, was picked up by The Casper Star-Tribune. Cheyenne Radio station KGAB also carried the media release.
UW Extension entomologist and Associate Professor Alex Latchininsky says the early arrival of mild weather this spring in northern Colorado and southern Wyoming has led to an increased grasshopper population, according to a story in Steamboat Today.
In its news section, Astronomyca.com posted UW’s release about Assistant Professor Hannah Jang-Condell’s research about planet formation in the solar system and around stars.
An article in CattleNetwork.com about increased heifer sale prices includes information about the Wyoming Premium Heifer Program, jointly administered by UW and the Wyoming Business Council.