UW http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Study Gives UW And Most Teaching Colleges Bad Marks http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/study-gives-uw-and-most-teaching-colleges-bad-marks <p>The University of Wyoming’s undergraduate elementary education program has work to do to meet standards for effective teacher training.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">That’s according to a </span><a href="http://www.nctq.org/dmsStage/Teacher_Prep_Review_2014_Report" style="line-height: 1.5;">report </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">released Tuesday by the National Council on Teacher Quality—a think tank that pushes for tougher evaluations of classroom teachers.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 02:00:16 +0000 Aaron Schrank 59991 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Study Gives UW And Most Teaching Colleges Bad Marks UW Nursing School is working to meet needs of changing medical industry http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-nursing-school-working-meet-needs-changing-medical-industry <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New programs at the University of Wyoming’s Fay W. Whitney School of&nbsp;nursing&nbsp;are gathering momentum as the school works to better prepare students to meet the changing needs of the healthcare industry.</span></p><p><br>Many organizations are demanding that&nbsp;nursing&nbsp;job candidates have a Bachelor of Science degree, which was only available at the University in Laramie, until recently.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 00:25:55 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 40903 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Nursing School is working to meet needs of changing medical industry UW offers its blueprint for future top-tier engineering program http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-offers-its-blueprint-future-top-tier-engineering-program <p>The University of Wyoming&nbsp;has sent&nbsp;Governor Matt Mead a blueprint&nbsp;to transform the College of Engineering and Applied Science into a top program nationwide.</p><p>In&nbsp;December, Governor Matt Mead’s Energy, Engineering and STEM Integration Task force released its report on&nbsp;how to&nbsp;turn&nbsp;the College of Engineering and Applied Science&nbsp;into&nbsp;a Tier One academic and research institution. Mead&nbsp;then&nbsp;asked UW to come up with,&nbsp;what Associate Provost Andrew Hansen calls,&nbsp;‘the dream’ vision for achieving that goal.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 00:41:48 +0000 Sara Hossaini 40537 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW offers its blueprint for future top-tier engineering program UW's Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department draws influx of students http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uws-chemical-and-petroleum-engineering-department-draws-influx-students <p>The University of Wyoming says due to the high demand for Petroleum Engineers, there has been a huge increase of students in UW’s Chemical and Petroleum Engineering Department.&nbsp;</p><p>Department Head David Bagley notes that UW reinstated the program after it was dropped in 1996.&nbsp; But due to an increase in energy production, the demand for engineers has skyrocketed.&nbsp; He says that’s why enrollment increased 55-percent from last year.</p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 23:30:51 +0000 Bob Beck 32720 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org