UW in the News
January 6, 2014 — 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 Admissions Director Shelley Dodd was quoted in a Wyoming Tribune Eagle story about scholarship opportunities for Laramie County students.
The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reported UW’s goals and priorities when the legislative session opens in February.
An interview with UW Interim President Dick McGinity was featured on Wyoming Public Radio’s “Open Spaces” program.
The Wyoming Tribune Eagle profiled Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics Associate Professor Mariah Ehmke about her research work on how consumers’ choices are influenced.
UW economics Professor Charles Mason told The Casper Star-Tribune that Wyoming energy companies will not see much change in production as major companies are expected to diversify in other states.
The Laramie Boomerang named Mike Massie, UW director of government relations, one of the top community volunteers for the past year.
UW Extension Educator Karla Case in Natrona County was interviewed in The Casper Star-Tribune about successful weight loss programs.
Statewide building projects, including those at UW, were detailed in a report in a recent WyoFile article.
The Wyoming Business Report indicated UW and Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute researchers are offering a software program developed to assist Wyoming oil operators with estimating the economic feasibility of using CO2 as an enhanced oil recovery method.
Mike Kmetz, a UW graduate and Laramie businessman, will be the e2e speaker later this month in Casper, according to The Casper Star-Tribune. His talk is part of the Wyoming Technology Business Center speaker series.
The Riverton Ranger reported that Fremont County received $9,000 in additional funds this past year from the state 4-H office at UW.
The popular “Hopalong Cassidy” collection is available online at the UW Art Museum, according to Sheridan Media.com.
Wyoming Public Media noted that UW Professor Jeff Lockwood was interviewed on the nationally broadcast radio show “Science Friday” about his latest book, “The Infested Mind: Why Humans Fear, Love, and Loathe Insects.”