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UW in the News
March 11, 2013 — 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.
UW’s release on spring semester enrollment was carried by the Billings Gazette and several other outlets.
Casper’s KTWO Radio broadcast an Associated Press announcement of the three new members of the UW Board of Trustees. The station also carried UW’s release about a community forum on literacy hosted by First Lady Carol Mead.
The Laramie Boomerang featured the UW School of Nursing’s clinic in rural Honduras. The clinic, founded by UW Lecturer Penelope Caldwell, is staffed by nursing students and serves a rural community. The Boomerang also featured groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Michael B. Enzi STEM facility.
Wyoming Public Media (WPM) interviewed UW economist Anne Alexander about potential effects of the federal sequester and how it will impact Wyoming. WPM also noted that UW researchers were among those who detailed why Wyoming should diversify its energy production methods.
Susan Dewey, UW Women’s Studies assistant professor, was interviewed in The Denver Post about the rising sex traffic trade in the Denver metro area.
Gov. Matt Mead thanks energy companies for $11 million in UW donations for energy/research programs, according to The Casper Star-Tribune.
In a Great Falls Tribune story, the Justice Department commissioned a study by UW Department of Geography chair Gerald Webster that will be used in a federal lawsuit that alleges inequality for Indian voters, mainly in Montana, and the West.
The Associated Press distributed to its member outlets a summary of legislative action affecting UW.
UW Extension’s “Ask an Expert” tool, designed to help the public with questions, is now available on the Extension’s web page, according to the agriculture-related publication The Prairie Star.
K2 Radio in Casper carried UW’s release about Professor Amy Banic’s research on how scientists and academics can better interpret, explore and analyze data through interfacing with three-dimensional environments.