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UW in the News

October 27, 2014

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.

WyoFile, the in-depth online news website, detailed the governor’s task force work on drafting a $100 million plan to remake the teaching of science at UW.

UW Economics Professor Chuck Mason discussed with Wyoming Public Radio lifting the ban on crude oil exports, which would lead to lower gas prices and more oil production in the United States. Mason also was interviewed by The Ventura County Star.

The Laramie Boomerang and Wyoming Business Report were among media outlets announcing the grand opening of the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center, the newest building on the UW campus.

UW scientists are among researchers studying how atmospheric particles influence ice formation in clouds that affect the Earth's energy budget and influence precipitation, according to

The Billings Gazette picked up an Associated Press story indicating that UW is working with Wyoming’s seven community colleges to ease the transfer process.

A UW release announcing the Residence Life and Dining Services’ new mobile ordering app was printed in The Casper Star-Tribune.

County10, an online news website, published UW’s release on UW’s renovated planetarium, which will offer many opportunities to campus and the public beginning in November. a group of radio stations serving northeastern Wyoming, also broadcast UW’s audio release on the subject.

UW’s 20 medical school (WWAMI) program students were featured in several media outlets, including KULR 8 TV in Billings.

The Gillette News Record published UW’s release about researchers studying elevated CO2 and climate warming in mixed grasslands.

The Casper Star-Tribune, in its weekly entertainment section, included UW’s releases about Cherub, a Nashville electro-pop duo; the UW Symphony Orchestra performance of harp and wooden flute; and KaZual, an Atlanta-based a capella quartet.

WKCY-TV in Cleveland featured former Wyoming Cowboy defensive back Tasahun Gipson, who leads the NFL in interceptions for the second straight year as a safety for the Cleveland Browns.

“Traveling Art Show: Celebrating Wyoming’s Wilderness,” which commemorates Wyoming’s wilderness, opens next month at the UW Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center, noted The Laramie Boomerang.

9News in Denver aired a segment on students, including several from UW, who took part in an ethics training workshop sponsored by the Daniels Fund.

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