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June 10, 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 Parks Traveler was among media outlets using UW’s release about migratory elk returning to Yellowstone with fewer calves due to predation and drought, while elk on public and private lands outside the park flourished in comparison. UW Ph.D. student Arthur Middleton led the study.
Former Firehole Technologies CEO Jerad Stack is the main speaker at an event hosted by the Wyoming Technology Business Center at UW. His talk is in Casper, according to The Wyoming Business Report.
UW education researcher Heather Duncan is quoted in a Casper Star-Tribune article on the “Go for It” lessons offered at nine Casper Schools.
UW history Professor Phil Roberts discussed his new book, “Cody’s Cave,” in a Wyoming Public Media interview.
Another Wyoming Public Media feature highlighted the success of a software company, Happy Jack Software, that started out in UW’s business incubator, the Wyoming Technology Business Center.
The Associated Press distributed to its members UW’s announcement of faculty member Randi Martinsen’s selection as president-elect of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
UW economist Anne Alexander is quoted in a Wyoming Tribune Eagle story about financial literacy.
A report by UW economics doctoral student Matthew Oliver is cited in a Bangor (Maine) Daily News article on new natural gas pipelines.
A UW study on low calf numbers in a migratory elk herd was the focus of a Billings Gazette article.
The UW Carbon Management Institute’s discovery of vast lithium deposits in southwest Wyoming was mentioned in a Billings Gazette article on FMC Corp.’s application for a state mineral lease in the area.
The Cody Enterprise listed area students selected for the annual Wyoming High School Institute at UW this month.
UW Extension Cent$sible Nutrition Coordinator Karla Case is quoted in a Casper Star-Tribune article about the health benefits of eggs.
Cheyenne’s KGAB Radio reported on the UW Reflections magazine awards.
The success of the UW bass fishing team was reported in the Billings Gazette.
Idaho’s Magicvalley.com published UW’s announcement that local student Paula Hart of Twins Falls received a special award from the UW Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing.
Seven new exhibitions opened last week at the UW Art Museum, according to KGAB Radio’s coverage of a UW news release.
The Farm and Ranch Guide reported that UW researchers have developed economical ways of controlling grasshopper populations on rangeland.