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UW in the News


August 12, 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 President Bob Sternberg stressed the importance of preparing students for success during a Wyoming Public Media interview. The Casper Star-Tribune also editorialized about Sternberg’s future vision for UW.

A Laramie Boomerang editorial praised the Wyoming Technology Business Center at UW and the Wyoming Business Council for their efforts to help diversify the state’s economy.

Phys.Org and Wyoming Business Report were among media outlets that posted UW’s story about the efforts of the university’s Enhanced Oil Recovery Research Laboratory to recover stranded oil reserves from aging fields in Wyoming’s Big Horn, Wind River and Powder River basins.

UW’s radio release about a new Department of Psychology telehealth program that offers free counseling to abuse victims in three Wyoming counties was broadcast by Sheridan Media.com. Associate Professor Matt Gray was interviewed about the program.

The Laramie Boomerang reported that Richard McGinity, the Bill Daniels Chair of Business Ethics in the UW College of Business, will serve as interim vice president for academic affairs.

The high-performance computing website HPC Wire carried UW’s release about the Front Range HPC symposium scheduled at the university Aug. 13-15.

Wyoming Public Media featured a UW program that helps bring Wyoming high school Latinas to campus and to help steer them to higher education. UW Extension Specialist Brian Mealor was interviewed by WPM about controlling invasive weed species in the state.

The American Society of Mammologists recognized UW doctoral researcher Abdullahi Hussein Ali for his work an endangered antelope in Kenya, according to the Edge of Existence website.

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