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Published August 21, 2023
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:
UW scientists’ research showing rapid evolution of trout in Wyoming’s Wind River Mountains was featured in the Washington Post. Others covering the story included the Jackson Hole News and Guide, Wyoming Public Media and Environmental News Network.
The Casper Star-Tribune published an in-depth feature about UW students who are creating a major exhibition built from the donated materials of Marvel creator Stan Lee at UW’s American Heritage Center. The students have until next May to look through, organize and display Lee’s donations. Their efforts will culminate in an exhibition that will highlight Lee’s life.
A project to develop more efficient hydrogen production led by UW’s Hydrogen Energy Research Center has received support from the U.S. Department of Energy. Among those publishing UW’s release were the Wyoming Tribune Eagle and Hydrogen View.
Wyoming Public Radio reported on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan’s recent visit to UW. WyoFile also reported on his visit to UW and other stops he made in the state. The Casper Star-Tribune noted his UW visit in a related article.
UW President Ed Seidel was among those who celebrated the start of Derecho, the third-generation supercomputer operating at the National Center for Atmospheric Research-Wyoming Supercomputing Center near Cheyenne. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle covered the ceremony.
UW is one of six recipients of grant funding through the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Cybersecurity for Small Business Pilot Program. Each recipient will receive $1 million to assist small businesses in advancing cybersecurity infrastructure and mitigating cyber threats. Yahoo! Finance published the SBA’s release.
Chase Thiel, an associate professor in the UW Department of Management and Marketing, provided comments for an American Banker article titled “‘Open.’ ‘Personal.’ ‘Inappropriate.’: Inside the Truist Leadership Institute.”
Three UW research proposals recently were selected to receive seed funding through the university’s Hydrogen Energy Research Center’s Hydrogen Production and Transportation for Wyoming initiative. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle and Energy Central published UW’s release.
UW is among agencies collaborating with The Nature Conservancy on a study of cheatgrass in Teton County, according to Buckrail.
The Powell Tribune published UW’s release noting that 66 rising high school juniors participated in the recent UW Summer High School Institute.