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UW in the News

November 12, 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.

Kristen Landreville, UW Communications and Journalism assistant professor, was interviewed by CNN Politics about how social media was used during the political season, especially how political humor influenced voters.

UW Department of Economics and Finance Professor Ed Barbier said in China Daily that duties on Chinese solar imports may stand in the way of U.S.-China cooperation on renewable energy and environmental issues.

UW President Tom Buchanan was interviewed by Fremont County’s online news website. To view the transcript, click County10 on Nov. 8 for part one and County10 Nov. 9 for part two.

UW’s petroleum engineering degree program has received accreditation, according to The Casper Star-Tribune.

Chemical and Engineering News featured UW chemistry Professor Bruce Parkinson’s research work -- his attempt to turn sunlight into fuel and finding the right catalyst.

The Billings Gazette was among outlets carrying an announcement about the Simpson family’s performance of “John Brown’s Body” at UW and other locations.

The Cody Enterprise was among media outlets carrying UW’s release noting that the Wyoming State High School Football Championships were scheduled at War Memorial Stadium for the fourth year.

The new UW Visual Arts Building received a Portland 2030 Challenge Design Award at the recent American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment Green Champions Summit, according to an Associated Press article The Gillette News Record.

UW’s Student Veteran Organization conducted a National Roll Call Remembrance Day ceremony on Veterans Day, according to The Laramie Boomerang.

KGAB Radio and K2 Radio in Casper carried UW’s release about the university’s efforts to improve the efficiency of the student transfer process.

KOWB Radio and KGAB Radio ran UW’s release about the university’s student satisfaction survey results.

Climate Change posted UW’s release about Professor Neil Humphrey’s research of the melt rate of the Greenland Ice Sheet.

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