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October 22, 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.
Science Daily, HPC Wire and the Boulder County Business Report were among the numerous media outlets that reported on the opening of the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center. UW was mentioned prominently in many of the news reports.
Third-year UW College of Law student Caitlin Wallace was featured in The Laramie Boomerang about her efforts to bring Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to campus.
Ken Sims, UW Department of Geology and Geophysics associate professor, and his colleagues were featured in National Geographic. The team is conducting research on Ross Island’s Mount Erebus in Antarctica.
The Wyoming Business Report featured the $1 million grant UW Department of Molecular Biology Professor Don Jarvis and a former UW student received for a collaborative effort with a University of Kentucky company to develop new platforms for manufacturing biotechnology products.
The Billings Gazette was among Associated Press members picking up UW’s release about President Buchanan being part of a 14-member national advisory group that helped produce a new report calling for enhanced board oversight of college athletics.
A CNG (compressed natural gas) filling station at UW is being discussed by the Wyoming Legislature, according to The Casper Star-Tribune.
UW criminal justice student Haylee Reay is organizing events in Fremont County to observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month, according to County 10 -- the online media outlet.
UW students in Jon Gardzelewski's architectural design I class in the UW College of Engineering and Applied Science were mentioned in The Casper Star-Tribune about developing plans to house the historic Cowboy Carousel in Buffalo’s downtown art district.
County10 reported groundbreaking ceremonies for the UW Foundation’s Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center.