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January 14, 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.
Tami Benham-Deal, a UW Kinesiology and Health professor, was quoted by Reuters Health on how parents can help children become more active as a way to improve their overall health.
Inside Higher Ed carried The Casper Star-Tribune’s story about proposed legislation that would create two additioal Board of Trustees positions from outside the state.
The Scottsbluff Star-Herald promoted UW’s release about the Department of Theatre and Dance tour of the ballet “Cinderella: From the Ashes.”
The newly remodeled UW Geological Museum opened its doors again to the public last weekend, according to a UW media released picked up by KOWB Radio.
The Billings Gazette reported that UW police will review the university’s emergency response plan later this month.
UW Constitutional Law Professor Stephen Feldman was interviewed by The Casper-Star Tribune concerning legislation being introduced on the abortion issue.
The Rapid City Journal reports that Scott Lake, a UW Extension beef specialist, is among speakers at the Northern States Beef Conference at South Dakota State University.
Retired UW Professor Jim Rose led a panel of researchers that concluded that when caught on a hook, fish are impervious to pain because fish do not have the necessary brain power, according to a story in the U.K’s Daily Telegraph.