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July 2, 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.
Quoted in The Times of India, Rajan Zed, Universal Society of Hinduism president, applauded UW’s Summer High School Institute -- for leading high school sophomores -- for offering a course in ancient Hindu scriptures that opens students to world cultures and religion. Other sites using the same story include Oye! Times in Toronto; newKerala.com in Kerala, India; and India Blooms in West Bengal, India.
Gene Murrell, UW Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute associate director, is quoted in PennEnergy about new processes for extracting greater amounts of oil from wells that could become increasingly important to the industry.
HPC Wire carried UW’s release about IBM being selected to design and build UW’s high-performance computing center for faculty members to use for their computational science research this fall. A story about the same subject appeared in Wyoming Business Report.
UW students Cati Calvetti and Sarah Meier, both from Cheyenne, were interviewed by The Wyoming Tribune Eagle about their internship experience last semester in Sen. Mike Enzi’s Washington, D.C., office.
UW Political Science Professor Jim King was interviewed by Wyoming Public Radio about the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold most of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act.
UW’s ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp for students entering sixth, seventh and eighth grades was featured in The Laramie Boomerang.
Billings television KULR8 carried UW’s release about the Extension Disaster Education Network site that has emergency information to help homeowners with wildfires and other natural and human-caused disasters.
UW Extension is hosting a “field day” for Fremont County hay producers, according to the online news service County 10 News.
UW Family and Consumer Sciences Professor Randy Weigel discussed a new online resource for safety and health-related information, according to Beef Magazine.com.