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UW in the News


October 3, 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.

Forbes quoted Jason Shogren, UW Department of Economics and Finance natural resources professor, about the economic impact of the Obama administration's plans to add hundreds of plants and animals under the Endangered Species Act.

UW Department of Economics and Finance professors Alex James and David Aadland's 2010 research paper about how resource-dependent counties fare economically is cited in a Washington Post story about the Central Appalachian region.

The Houston Chronicle was among publications nationwide carrying stories about the hydraulic fracturing forum sponsored by the UW School of Energy Resources (SER) and Ruckelshaus Institute of Environment and Natural Resources.

The Wyoming Business Report noted that Anne Alexander, UW's director of International Programs, will be among speakers during the Nov. 10 Southeast Economic Forecast lunch scheduled at Little America in Cheyenne.

The public transportation online trade publication, Metro Magazine, carried UW's news release about the rebranding of UW's transit system to the new name, Roundup.

Yahoo! News cites a UW cookbook recipe in an article on how to eat on $7 or less a day.

The leading global resource for the interior design industry, World Interior Design Network, carried UW's media release about the College of Business receiving gold certification from LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).

Planet Jackson Hole carried a feature about the Quilting in the Tetons event that the UW Cooperative Extension Service has offered for 25 years.

UW Department of Anthropology Associate Professor Todd Surovell's appearance on the Discovery Channel was cited by Cheyenne station KGWN Channel 5.

The Casper Star Tribune was among publications carrying a UW release about various college readiness town hall meetings and also proposed changes to admissions standards.

The national online news website The Republic carried an Associated Press story about UW receiving a federal grant to expand a program offering management courses for prospective ranchers.

Sheridan Media was among websites carrying a UW release and audio about the $3.6 million GEAR UP program that helps low-income Wyoming students graduate from high school and prepare for college.

The Associated Press carried a UW release, quoting Sara Axelson, vice president for Student Affairs, about UW's increased fall enrollment.

Several UW faculty members are speakers at this week's Wyoming Counseling Association's Annual Fall Conference in Casper, according to the Casper Star Tribune.

In another Casper Star Tribune story, the public will have two opportunities Wednesday to comment on a new 90,000 square-foot building on the Casper College campus. The building is a joint project between Casper College and UW.

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