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UW in the News

July 5, 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.

Research conducted by UW Economics Professor Tim Considine is cited in a article about the release of crude oil from the federally owned Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

Scientific American reports on UW Atmospheric Science Department research that shows precipitation is caused by airplanes around airports.

Bloomberg quotes UW Finance Professor Sherrill Shaffer in an article on investment strategies by billionaire Andy Beal.

The San Francisco Chronicle is among dozens of sites nationwide that announced federal funding for UW and other universities involved in EPSCoR (the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research). was among sites carrying feature stories on an international Sir Walter Scott conference scheduled at UW.

The Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette was among outlets citing a study by UW Political Science Professor Jim King in an opinion piece endorsing single-member political districts.

The Casper Star Tribune quotes UW law student William Reese in an article that refers to former Gov. Dave Freudenthal's teaching experience in the UW College of Law.

The Jackson Hole News and Guide cites UW research in an opinion piece about the effectiveness of offering tax breaks to the oil industry.

The Rock Springs Rocket-Miner published UW's news release about the second phase of drilling at a UW underground carbon storage research site in Sweetwater County.

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