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UW in the News

March 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.

KGWN TV was among several media outlets that used UW’s release which noted that incoming President Robert Sternberg is visiting the campus this week.

The Los Angeles news and information website LAist includes UW research to develop goats that produce milk containing spider silk protein in a list of “key moments in cloning.”

Wyoming Public Radio reported on a UW Extension effort to teach agricultural producers how to set up their own Community Supported Agriculture operations.

The Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at UW is targeted for a budget reduction of $100,000, according to an Ag Weekly article about proposed Game and Fish Department budget cuts.

Representatives from the UW Extension Office Cent$ible Nutrition Program and others prepared bags of flour mix to distribute to needy Casper families, according to The Casper Star Tribune.

The Laramie Boomerang featured UW students Nate Storey and Paul Bennick’s innovative business, Bright Agrotech, a greenhouse in which plants don’t grow from soil, but hang from towers suspended in the air, which minimizes environmental impact while yielding consistent produce in harsh climates.

UW’s renovated Counselor Education Clinic, that prepares future school counselors, was featured by Sheridan

The agricultural publication The Prairie Star reported that the Cheyenne and Torrington Extension offices this week are offering marketing strategies and technologies that can lead to greater success in agriculture.

The Laramie Boomerang noted that Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough will speak at UW next month.

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