Skip to Main Navigation. Each navigation link will open a list of sub navigation links.

Skip to Main Content

Apply to the University of Wyoming apply now

Global Resource Navigation

Visit Campus
Download UW Viewbook
Give to UW

UW in the News

March 9, 2015

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.

Sheridan, a group of radio stations serving northeastern Wyoming, used UW’s release announcing five new Board of Trustees members. The Sheridan Press and Wyoming Public Media also had the story.

Lawmakers discussed with The Wyoming Tribune Eagle the recent legislative session, which included supplemental funding projects for UW.

The Laramie Boomerang reported that Sanjay Putrevu, a marketing professor at the State University of New York at Albany, was named UW’s new College of Business dean last week.

The Boomerang also noted that UW’s spring enrollment has increased by 162 students. The Casper Star-Tribune reported that UW College of Engineering and Applied Science had the highest increase among UW colleges.

A UW Extension bulletin explaining the new farm bill was announced in the Billings Gazette. The paper also announced the groundbreaking for the planned High Bay Research Facility.

Microsoft has partnered with UW, the state of Wyoming and Fuel Cell Energy to build the first zero-carbon data center, according to Yahoo News.

Actors From the London Stage performed “Macbeth” at UW and around the state, reported The Casper Star Tribune.

Anne Alexander, UW International Programs director, was interviewed by The Laramie Boomerang in a story about how falling oil prices are causing a ripple effect that locals will notice.

The Jackson Hole News and Guide noted UW Assistant Professor Matt Kauffman’s big-game migration research work has gone high tech with the use of online posts and Twitter feeds. The UW release also was picked up by Environment Guru and Environmental Protection Magazine.

Former United Nations coordinator Ahmed Rhazaoui, a UW senior visiting scholar in global studies, spoke at Northwest College last week to discuss the Syrian crisis, The Cody Enterprise reported.

KGWN TV broadcast a report indicating that finalists for the dean position at the UW College of Education have been named and are scheduled to visit the university this week.

The spring semester’s final Saturday U program -- UW’s one-day educational program -- was held last weekend in Jackson, reported The Jackson Hole News and Guide.

Oil City, Casper’s online news outlet, carried UW’s release announcing the UW-Casper director candidates and their public schedules in both Casper and on the UW campus.

UW’s release announcing the winners of the Dorothy Jacoby Student Soloist Competition was posted on the Wyoming Arts Council website.

Shortgo, Cheyenne’s news stream website, carried UW’s spring enrollment release.

The on-air news show, Public Pulse, on Sheridan, aired an interview with UW Institutional Communications Director Chad Baldwin, who discussed writer-in-residence Mark Jenkins’ deep cave experience. Jenkins’ talk was in Sheridan last week.

The Wyoming Arts Council reprinted UW’s release on the “Freedom Riders” documentary shown on campus last week.

Share This Page:

Contact Us

Institutional Communications

Bureau of Mines Building, Room 137


Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2929


Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window) Find us on Twitter (Link opens a new window)

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
UW Operators (307) 766-1121 | Contact Us | Download Adobe Reader

Twitter Icon Youtube Icon Instagram Icon Facebook Icon

Accreditation | Virtual Tour | Emergency Preparedness | Employment at UW | Gainful Employment | Privacy Policy | Harassment & Discrimination | Accessibility Accessibility information icon