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April 9, 2012 — 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.
More than 60 sites, including CBS Money Watch, carried UW's announcement of Marathon Oil's $1 million gift to UW.
Find MBA, the online worldwide MBA programs tracker, carried UW's release about UW adding two new MBA program options with a focus in traditional and alternative energy.
Rodney Wambean, from the UW Survey Analysis Center, is quoted in a Casper-Star Tribune article on teenage drinking.
Tami Benham-Deal, UW Department of Kinesiology and Health associate professor, was quoted in a Reuters Health report and in the Chicago Tribune about many preschoolers not getting enough exercise each day.
The global innovation and invention preview site, Innovation Toronto, carried UW's news release about Professor Jeff Woodbury's findings to better understand the sense of touch.
Cheyenne's Wyoming Tribune-Eagle reported on UW's town hall meeting to solicit local ideas to promote internationalization in Wyoming.
Scott Schell, UW Department of Ecosystem Science and Management research scientist, says more insects will be emerging from winter with Wyoming's warming trend, according to The Casper Journal.
The UW Department of Animal Science and the Wyoming Business Council's Agribusiness Division have developed the Wyoming Premium Heifer Program to help producers market quality commercial replacement heifer calves, according to Drovers Cattle Network.
The international website lookfordiagnosis.com , as well as APSnet (The American Phytopathological Society) and The Rocket Miner , carried UW's release about UW Professor Gary Franc's cloud precipitation research.
HighBeam Research carried UW's release about the university creating an advanced computing site to access the NCAR Supercomputing Center.
The Holyoke Enterprise used UW's release about eight UW MBA students participating in an international case study competition.
Steve Paisley, UW extension beef cattle specialist, offers helpful tips to producers during calving season in a Fence Post story.
According to The Missoulian, the UW Art Museum will display, from May through August, 60 sketches and paintings of the last "pre-reservation" warriors of the West, which are on loan from a Great Falls, Mont., gallery.
Song Jin, UW Civil and Architectural Engineering adjunct professor, and his colleagues are featured in Nature Communications for their research paper "Growth of non-phototrophic microorganisms using solar energy through mineral photocatalysis."