UW Top of List for Outdoor Enthusiasts

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UW Top of List for Outdoor Enthusiasts

A magazine says the University of Wyoming is one of the top institutions in the country when it comes to outdoor adventures.Outside magazine published an article on its online edition on Aug. 14, ranking UW as No. 15 on a list of 25 top colleges and universities for its adventure-seeking readers.It cited the university's proximity to public lands, its selection of outdoor-oriented educational programs, the programs it offers through the Outdoor Program and the national championships the Nordic ski team. The article even mentioned that legendary climber Todd Skinner was a graduate.

Dan McCoy coordinates UW"s Outdoor Program. McCoy tells the Laramie Boomerang that the ranking shows the efforts of students, UW administrators in pushing for and supporting outdoor activities and programs.