UW in the News
January 24, 2011 — 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.
CBS Sunday Morning interviewed UW Professor Randy Lewis for a feature on spider silk research to preview a new PBS program, "Making Stuff."
PBS Newshour also carried a feature on Lewis' spider silk work.
Canadian Business Online was among several websites that listed UW among the partners in a consortium that is working to develop new "clean coal," equipment that would cut down on air pollution from power plants built in China. Yahoo! Canada and Forbes.com were among the other sites that carried this story.
The regional news website, New West, quoted School of Energy Resources Director Mark Northam in a story about the coal industry.
The Gillette News Record was among statewide newspapers to carry an Associated Press version of a UW news release about the student satisfaction survey.
The Casper Journal published a feature about UW's participation in a research project to determine if Chronic Wasting Disease is harming a mule deer population.
The Billings Gazette chose UW's new Berry Center for a featured photo.
The Casper Star Tribune interviewed UW Cooperative Extension Service Educator Tom Heald for a story about a disease that is threatening to kill trees along the Platte River in Casper.