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UW in the News

November 26, 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 Department of Political Science Professor Gregg Cawley says states, such as Arizona, will have difficulty petitioning to secede from the union, according to The Daily News-Sun in Glendale.

UW Department of Geology and Geophysics researcher Sora Kim discusses the diet of great white sharks in an Inside Higher Ed podcast.

UW’s Political Science Department survey on attitudes toward wolf hunting was the focus on an article on The San Francisco Chronicle and Houston Chronicle websites.

The Billings Gazette was among sites carrying an Associated Press story that mentions UW’s involvement in an alliance of states working to increase the number of students successfully completing college.

Wyoming Public Radio quotes UW Law Professor Sam Kalen in a report on how energy and the environment might fare during President Obama’s second term.

UW’s participation in Microsoft’s plan to use renewable biogas to power a data center research project in Cheyenne was carried by and numerous other sites.

Sheridan Media carried UW’s release about UW’s stratospheric aerosol research using balloons.

During public meetings, residents have helped produce a list of desired qualifications and characteristics for UW officials to seek in the search for a new president, according to The Casper Star-Tribune.

The online news web site County 10 carried UW’s release indicating Wyoming residents have mixed views about health care.

The UW Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center -- which is designated to foster interaction and community -- was featured on the front page of The Laramie Boomerang.

The Casper Star-Tribune gave UW’s petroleum engineering program a thumbs up in its weekly “Cheers and Jeers” column, stating the department is a national leader in providing quality engineers to the industry.

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