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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 coverage:
The Casper Star-Tribune (CS-T), The Wyoming Tribune Eagle, Hits 106, Big Horn Basin Radio and Laramie Live were among media outlets publishing UW’s release announcing that the university will have an in-person spring graduation experience, with face-to-face ceremonies that will be livestreamed. The events will take place Friday and Saturday, May 14-15.
Two new members were selected and two others were reappointed for a second term on the UW Board of Trustees. Wyoming News Now, The Laramie Boomerang, Sheridan Media and Wyo4News were among media publishing UW’s release on the notice.
Sheridan Media was among media outlets publishing UW’s release noting how the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory (WSVL) tests up to 2,500 COVID-19 samples per day. Will Laegreid, a UW professor in the Department of Veterinary Sciences and the WSVL director, was interviewed for the article. Erudera College News, The Boomerang and Wyoming News Now published similar articles.
UW’s Board of Trustees members, last week, selected Kevin Carman as the next provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. Wyoming Public Radio noted that Carman served as the provost at the University of Nevada, Reno from 2013-2020.
E&E News interviewed UW economist Rob Godby and cited several ongoing university initiatives for an article, titled “Coal-rich Wyoming eyes net-zero emissions. Is that possible?” Godby also was interviewed by Newsrust for an article focusing on wind farms being developed in Wyoming’s coal country.
Laramie Live and KGAB Radio published UW’s release noting that UW Professor James Ahern was among the authors of a published paper that detailed the deaths from a 6,200-year-old massacre in Croatia. Ahren also is UW’s associate vice provost for graduate education. Health Medicine Network and Science Blog published similar articles.
A study, titled “Social License for Wyoming’s Energy Future: What Do Residents Want?,” by Jessica Western, a research scientist at UW’s Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, was the focus of a Laramie Boomerang article.
Wyoming Public Radio reported that a University of New Mexico study noted that a handful of schools in the region, including UW, report that more than 30 percent of students are food insecure, and that the numbers are much higher for LGBTQ students and students of color.
UW is among partners with Cardiff University in Wales in a program that will, later this semester, offer hands-on training in software development. Sheridan Media was among media outlets publishing UW’s release on the details.
Laramie Live published UW’s release noting that the Central Asian Student Association will celebrate its seventh annual Central Asian Awareness Day and Navruz with a virtual program Saturday, March 20.