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UW in the News

October 1, 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.

UW’s release about zoology and physiology Assistant Professor Jacob Goheen’s research work discovering the first documented case of a mammal regenerating tissue after shedding its skin was picked up by Sheridan and the National Association of Science Writers.

World Interior Design Network reported the ground-breaking for UW’s planned Indoor Golf Practice Facility.

UW's creation of a graduate minor in computational sciences was reported by Primeur Weekly! Magazine, an online news service for the European High Performance Computing and Networking community based in The Netherlands.

Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative carried UW’s release about UW’s School of Pharmacy playing a key role in health care in Wyoming.

Wyoming Public Radio carried UW’s release about the sale of IDES, the university’s first spinoff company. The station also did a feature on UW’s release on the Comprehensive Teacher Performance Assessment.

The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle quotes UW Political Science Professor Jim King in an article about the Democratic Party in Wyoming.

UW President Tom Buchanan is among speakers at the annual AgriFuture conference later this month at the UW Conference Center, according to The Wyoming Business Report.

The Billings Gazette published UW’s release about a Sheridan meeting to promote a service learning project in Kenya.

The national touring exhibition, the King James Bible, which will be on display at UW beginning Oct. 7, was featured in The Casper Star-Tribune.

In its weekly entertainment section, the Casper Star-Tribune carried UW’s releases promoting performances of Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” and a concert by Spencer Bohren.

UW Frison Institute fellows Robert and Gigi York’s presentation on slings and slingstones was the topic of an article in the Saipan Tribune, the leading newspaper in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

UW’s Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources provided two facilitators, Elizabeth Spaulding and Steven Smutko, for discussions among the Upper Green River Basin Air Quality Citizens Advisory Task force, according to The Sublette Examiner.

Cheyenne’s KGAB Radio cited UW’s release about Jackie Leonard’s appointment as the university’s new Science and Mathematics Teaching Center director.

The UW Art Museum was among 11 statewide museums participating in Museum Day Live, an annual event sponsored by Smithsonian Magazine, according to KOWB Radio.

The Riverton Ranger featured UW students participating in a Wyoming Conservation Corps project this summer, working on the Ramshorn Trail near Dubois.

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