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February 4, 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.
National Geographic, Science Daily and Science Recorder were among numerous media outlets that ran stories that mentioned Jeff Clune, a UW associate professor of computer science who, while at Cornell University, worked with a research team to crack the code of how modular design evolves in biological networks.
UW graduate Kevin Rochlitz from Powell was part of the Super Bowl-winning Baltimore Ravens’ staff. The Ravens’ vice president for corporate sales was featured in a Casper Star-Tribune front-page article the day before the big game.
Wyoming Public Media featured a story about the School of Energy Resources’ new professional land management concentration -- the people who look for untapped oil and gas resources.
UW’s Bim Kendall House received LEED Gold certification, noted American School and University, an online news service focusing on school facilities.
USA Education News carried UW’s release about doctoral student Abdullahi Hussein Ali’s research in the first-ever attempt to placed GPS collars on wild hirola antelope in their native range in Kenya.
Boone and Crockett-class trophies are holding steady in both quantity and quality in the West region, according to Kevin Monteith, Wyoming Cooperative Unit post-doctoral researcher. His study was carried by MyOutdoorBuddy.com, a hunting website.
The Billings Gazette reported Wyoming firms have been chosen to provide architect/engineering services for a major upgrade of UW College of Engineering and Applied Science facilities.
UW Extension is offering ranch management institutes at Evanston and at Ucross later this month, according to The High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal.
The Laramie Boomerang profiled UW graduate Julia Scozzafava, who is competing in a national opera contest.