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October 29, 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.
A Huffington Post story showed that UW had the lowest tuition and fees among public institutions in an article about rising college tuition costs and stalled financial aid for students.
UW law student Caitlin Wallace’s successful effort to bring Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to campus was summarized in the ABA Journal.
Scalia’s speech on the UW campus was picked up by numerous media outlets, including The Casper Star-Tribune.
UW College of Education faculty members Audrey Kleinsasser and Allen Trent are quoted in a feature story on character building programs that appeared in WyoFile, the statewide in-depth news website.
Cheyenne television station KGWN CBS 5 carried UW’s release detailing positions that are being held open in response to Gov. Matt Mead’s request to reduce state agency budgets.
The Laramie Boomerang was among media outlets detailing committee members selected to help choose the next UW president.
UW Department of Geography Professor Gerald Webster provided geographical data of Montana Native American voters suing for early-voting satellite offices on three different reservations in the state, according to Indian Country Today Media Network.com.
In an article about declining community college enrollment, The Wyoming Tribune-Eagle noted that UW’s enrollment increased this fall.
The national beef business website Drovers Cattle Network announced the Wyoming Premium Heifer program’s first sale of bred and replacement heifers, sponsored by the UW Department of Animal Science and the Wyoming Business Council.
International students at UW were featured in The Laramie Boomerang playing their native sport, cricket, on Prexy’s Pasture.
Alexandre Latchininsky, UW Department of Ecosystem Science and Management associate professor, was profiled in The Laramie Boomerang as an Extension entomologist and a gold-medal winning senior athlete in international badminton.