UW in the News
May 31, 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.
USA Today published a feature on UW social work student Becca Skinner's project to photograph changes in Sumatra that have taken place following the devastating 2004 earthquake and tsunami.
The Washington Examiner carried a story about the Wyoming Conservation Corps, a program sponsored by UW's Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources.
The Washington Examiner also carried a story taken from UW's news release about an environmental tool kit developed by UW's Ruckelshaus Institute.
Sites worldwide, including the Environment News Service, continued to publicize research by UW Professor Seth Newsome and others who are investigating sea otters as health indicators of coastal waters and marine resources from California north through Canada and Alaska.
The Associated Press distributed UW's news release on the School of Energy Resources' summer energy institute for teachers.
UW research findings are cited in a YubaNet.com story about the effects of lead shot on mortality of California condors. The website is the news source for communities in Nevada County, Calif.
The international power industry website Power-Gen Worldwide published UW's release announcing a meeting of the Energy Resources Council and Clean Coal Taskforce.
The regional agricultural publication Ag Weekly ran an article about UW research to develop production alternatives for cash-strapped producers.
The Casper Star Tribune entertainment calendar carried UW's news release information about the summer Snowy Range Theatre and Dance Festival.
Two poems by UW Assistant Professor Danielle Pafunda appeared in the New York-based web discussion site, the Awl.