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February 25, 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.
Jerry Buss’s connection to UW was mentioned in the Los Angeles Times and more than 100 business, entertainment and sports news sites announcing the death of the L.A. Lakers owner who grew up in Kemmerer and attended UW.
The Associated Press distributed UW’s announcement of Paula Lutz becoming the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
UW’s participation in weather modification studies was discussed in a Wyoming Public Radio feature story.
Casper’s KTWO Radio was among sites carrying an Associated Press story about the UW Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center’s LEED Gold certification for its environmentally and user-conscious building features.
Wyoming voters will vote on a proposed constitutional amendment to add two nonresident members to the UW Board of Trustees, according to the Associated Press.
According to The Chinook Observer, UW veterinary scientists are helping to test samples from elk calves in several locations to help determine the cause of hoof disease in elk in southwest Washington.
The Wyoming Premium Heifer Program, a joint venture of the UW Department of Animal Science and others, finished its first year of sales yielding positive results for livestock producers who participated in the initiative, according to The Casper Star-Tribune.
Washington Post editor and columnist David Ignatius’ scheduled talk at UW was covered by the Laramie Boomerang.
The Casper Star-Tribune noted that more than 150 UW administrators and staff members recently participated in a review of the university's emergency response plan.
UW’s Stacia Slowey was among 10 students nationwide honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers.