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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:
Nycole Courtney, UW associate vice president and dean of student success and graduation, was quoted in a Casper Star-Tribune article about the drop in enrollment among certain student demographics. She said financial and work burdens were among significant barriers to retention during the pandemic. Associated Students of UW President Hunter Swilling also gave comments.
S&P Global Market Intelligence spoke with UW economist Rob Godby on how some U.S. coal miners are experimenting with greener business projects as long-term demand for the carbon-intensive fuel collapses.
Gabrielle Allen, UW’s new School of Computing director, explained to Wyoming Public Radio how the school will bring a new focus to the practical applications for computing and its multidisciplinary collaborations across campus.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) reported that the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission recently gave preliminary approval of $2.5 million to support a state-of-the-art mule deer monitoring program. The innovative project is a collaboration between the WGFD and UW.
Sherrill Smith, the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing dean, discussed how UW could help with the nursing shortage in Wyoming. Smith says increasing collaborations with Wyoming’s community colleges and health partners is among factors in solving the shortage, according to a Laramie Boomerang article that appeared in The Jackson Hole News & Guide.
High Country News cited the Wyoming Migration Initiative, based at UW, and its efforts in researching mule deer migration habits. UW researchers on the migration study collared one such deer that was featured in the article titled “How one Wyoming mule deer won friends and influenced science.”
UW College of Law Professor Michael Duff was quoted by Law360 for an article that focused on how U.S. courts and prosecutors do not always agree on National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) injunctions. Duff is a former NLRB attorney.
Early Learning Nation published an article that focused on the unstable child care workforce. Nikki Baldwin, a senior lecturer in the UW School of Teacher Education, was interviewed for the article.
UW Assistant Professor Tim Zhang discussed with The Ascent how the weather, including climate change, can affect homeowners insurance.
Wyoming News Now published UW’s release announcing that the Y Cross Ranch Endowment is providing support to the university’s Y Cross Scholars while also helping to ensure the future of agriculture and ranching in Wyoming and beyond.
UW’s Central Asian Student Association will celebrate Central Asian Awareness Day and Navruz Saturday, April 2, in the Wyoming Union Ballroom. Wyoming News Now published UW’s announcement.
KGAB Radio posted UW’s release announcing that 168 students from six junior high and high schools across the Cowboy State participated in the university’s annual World Languages Day competition.
Laramie and Lander students were highlighted, respectively, by The Laramie Boomerang and WyoToday Media for their winning projects from the recent Wyoming State Science Fair, hosted virtually by UW. Hits 106 and Wyoming News Now published UW’s media release that included a link to a complete list of all category winners.