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UW in the News

September 17, 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.

Philanthropy News Digest carried UW’s release about the $10 million give from Marian H. Rochelle for the planned Gateway Center, the signature entrance to greet visitors to campus. It also was picked up by American School and University.

UW Geography Professor William Baker discussed fire management procedures in an interview with High Country News, a magazine that focuses on public policy and environmental issues.

UW Department of Molecular Biology Professor Don Jarvis’ research work that focuses on glycoprotein production was featured in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News.

The Associated Press carried UW’s release announcing the annual Rocky Mountain Rendezvous geology job fair is scheduled for Sept. 21-24 at the UW Conference Center and Hilton Garden Inn.

UW’s College of Engineering and Applied Science’s energy systems engineering bachelor’s degree programs accreditation was noted by The Casper Star-Tribune.

The consolidated news and media website Noodls carried UW’s release of the Cultural Programs’ schedule.

UW Professor of Music Michael Griffith discussed the new Wyoming Symphony season with Wyoming Public Radio.

Statistics kept by UW Transit and Parking Services show a dramatic increase this semester in the number of shuttle bus riders, according to an Associated Press article in The Billings Gazette and other sources.

Agriculture publication Western Farmer-Stockman noted UW Department of Animal Science head Doug Hixon’s Distinguished Service Award from the Western Section of the American Society for Animal Science.

The Laramie Boomerang noted Mark Jenkins, writer-in-residence in the UW MFA Program in Creative Writing, will discuss this week his trek up Mount Everest.

Subscription drug abuse is the topic of a forum at UW later this week, according to The Wyoming Business Report.

KOWB Radio carried UW’s Hispanic Heritage Month schedule, including the keynote talk by author Nelson Maldonado-Torres this week.

The Wyoming Film Office blog posted UW’s release about UW’s weather modification project chosen as a segment for a documentary film called “Desert Haze,” which chronicles the pioneering spirit of the West. A Belgium film crew was in Laramie Aug. 17-19.

The UW Extension office in Fremont County will host the Wind River Agriculture Summit to discuss agricultural issues, according to The Riverton Ranger.

The UW Art Museum donated additional materials for the traveling "Discover Earth: A Century of Change,” display at the Laramie County Library, according to The Wyoming Tribune Eagle.

The Wyoming Business Report mentioned UW’s Center for Advising and Career Services job fair next month on campus.

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