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December 17, 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.
National Center for Atmospheric Research officials recently met with UW officials to address questions on how university researchers can obtain large allocations of time on the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center, according to The Wyoming Business Report.
The Wyoming Business Report also announced the UW School of Energy Resources' sponsored forum on the future of Wyoming’s coal industry.
Tim Considine, UW Department of Economics and Finance professor, says in an interview with Wyoming Public Radio that Wyoming's coal production outlook is better than expected.
A recent report conducted through UW indicates that snowmobiling in Wyoming generates $147 million in direct annual spending and supports the equivalent of 1,300 jobs, according to a story in The Billings Gazette about winter use in Yellowstone National Park.
The Riverton Ranger mentions that two Riverton High School students are among recent UW graduates in the Wyoming Advising Corps program who are serving as high school counselors encouraging students to attend college.
UW Libraries is among regional interlibrary loan system providers that will give Longmont, Colo., library patrons access to items, according to The Longmont Times Call.
UW President Tom Buchanan spoke to the Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee last week to state the university’s case for employee pay increases, according to The Casper Star-Tribune.