David Bagley http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en 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