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UW in the News

January 7, 2013

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.

The web-based science, research and technology news service,, published UW’s release on research that explores climate impacts on human populations in the Bighorn Basin over the last 13,000 years. Wyoming Public Media conducted an interview with the UW researchers involved and posted a story.

The Casper Star-Tribune carried UW’s release about the new Literacy Research Center and Clinic, which will improve literacy learning, instruction and leadership statewide.

A newly published book “University of Wyoming” that celebrates the university’s 125th anniversary through archived photographs, continues to receive notice in media outlets including KOWB Radio.

UW Wildlife Ecology Professor Merav Ben-David’s polar bear research was the subject of an Associated Press article.

Former Gov. Dave Freudenthal’s experiences as a UW faculty member are mentioned in a Billings Gazette feature article.

The Billings Gazette was among several publications quoting UW atmospheric scientist Bart Geerts in an article on cloud-seeding research.

The Associated Press picked up UW’s release about a new undergraduate program in professional land management.

Casper’s KTWO Radio was among outlets carrying an Associated Press article on a statewide survey that asked residents opinions about UW.

UW students will be among those who will benefit from a Microsoft innovative fuel cell demonstration project, according to a UW release broadcast on Wyoming Public Radio.

Cheyenne’s daily newspaper, the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, quotes UW History Professor Phil Roberts in an article about holiday celebrations in early-day Wyoming.

Scientific Computing World described the CAVE (Automatic Virtual Environment) technology being installed in UW’s Energy Innovation Center.

The news distribution website Media-Newswire carried UW’s release on climate research in the Bighorn Basin. The site also distributed UW’s release on the university’s Excellence Fund endowment that supports the American Indian Studies and Global and Area Studies programs.

The author of a history of UW’s experimental stock farm was profiled in the Laramie Boomerang.

The Scottsbluff, Neb. Star-Herald and Colorado’s Fort Morgan Times published UW’s release on a four-state tour of the ballet “Cinderella: From the Ashes.”

The Gillette News Record was among outlets carrying an Associated Press article about the University of Wyoming Police Department creating a position for a full-time crime prevention officer.

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