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UW in the News

September 10, 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.

The Casper Star-Tribune was among the many media outlets reporting that UW President Tom Buchanan will retire at the end of the fiscal year.

The Billings Gazette was among media outlets citing Marian Rochelle’s donation of $10 million for the UW Foundation’s Gateway Center.

UW’s affiliation with the National Center for Atmospheric Research and how the supercomputer is vital to the state was featured in Global Corporate Xpansion.

Kelli Trujillo, UW Geological Museum manger, was interviewed by KGWN Channel 5 about the renovations and upgrades of the Geological Museum.

Wyoming Business Report ran a story about UW hosting the Rocky Mountain Rendezvous Sept. 21-24. The regional job fair is sponsored by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) and the Society for Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).

The Laramie Boomerang ran a front page story about UW’s 125th anniversary and the importance of the university in the community.

Anowarul Islam, UW Department of Plant Sciences assistant professor, judged the recent state hay contest at the Wyoming State Fair, according to The Casper Star-Tribune.

UW Extension educator Alex Malcolm was quoted in a Riverton Ranger story about the shortage of hay this year in Fremont County.

Wyoming Business Report was among media outlets that picked up UW’s release on the Energy Systems Engineering (ESE) bachelor’s degree program receiving accreditation from ABET.

Marjie MacGregor, a UW zoology doctoral candidate, presented research at the International Conference on Fertility Control in Wildlife in Jackson. She explores using contraception as an alternative solution to controlling coyotes, according to The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.

KOWB Radio used UW’s release citing Groathouse Construction of Laramie as the contractor for the major renovation project to Half Acre Gym.

The latest UW Art Museum exhibitions were featured in The Casper Star Tribune.

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