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UW in the News

July 16, 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.

As $20 million, five-year National Science Foundation grant to study water resource issues is the single largest grant in UW’s history. Researchers and educators from four UW colleges and 11 departments will take part in the water study. Carrying UW’s media release were The National Science Foundation, Wyoming Public Radio, K2 Radio, Chadron, Neb. radio station KCSR, the Montana Associated Technology Rountables website and The Billings Gazette.

UW student Keylee Sayler, and five other university equestrian students, are writing a blog for America’s Horse Daily about their adventures in Denmark, where they are giving clinics this summer to the locals.

Heather Duncan, UW Educational Leadership Program coordinator, is quoted in a Casper Star-Tribune story about “The Casper Project,” which teaches families to teach children how to succeed.

The UW College of Business is among sponsors of a workshop in Gillette designed to help professionals create their own business and personal code of ethics, according to a brief in The Casper Star Tribune.

The Billings Gazette noted a UW Agricultural Experiment Station Field Days bulletin that highlights agriculture research.

The Casper Star-Tribune gave a thumbs up to Hannah Jang-Condell, a University of Wyoming assistant professor of physics and astronomy, for her grant study of how planets are formed that will require the use of the new National Center for Atmospheric Research Wyoming Supercomputing Center.

In a Prairie Star story, UW Extension Educator Sandra Frost says most crops and hay have developed earlier than normal in the state.

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