College of Engineering http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en UW Gets A Big Gift From Hess Corporation http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-gets-big-gift-hess-corporation <p>Hess Corporation President Greg Hill joined Gov. Matt Mead at The University of Wyoming Thursday to announce the company’s plan to donate $4.3 million more to help build UW’s new energy and engineering research complex.</p><p>Hess has now committed a total of $10 million to the university, $8.7 million of which will be matched by state funds.</p><p>The gifts support the High Bay Research Facility, which will be used for large-scale experiments and research aimed at tapping ‘unconventional reservoirs.’</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 01:17:04 +0000 Aaron Schrank 59419 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Gets A Big Gift From Hess Corporation 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 Funding for UW College of Engineering building debated http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/funding-uw-college-engineering-building-debated <p>An attempt to remove funding from the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering failed in the state House of Representatives.&nbsp;<br><br>Jackson Representative Keith Gingery fought to remove $55 million that will be spent to upgrade the UW College of Engineering, because the state has other needs.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 01:21:57 +0000 Bob Beck 36335 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Funding for UW College of Engineering building debated Wyoming hopes to overhaul UW’s outdated College of Engineering facilities http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-hopes-overhaul-uw-s-outdated-college-engineering-facilities <p>Earlier this year the Wyoming legislature set aside some 30 million dollars in matching money to help pay for a major upgrade in U-W&rsquo;s College of Engineering.&nbsp; With an anticipated cost of nearly 100 million dollars, it would be U-W&rsquo;s most expensive building project.&nbsp; The last major addition to the College occurred in 1980.&nbsp; Right now labs are too small, classrooms are crowded and the front portion of the building has a distinct 1920&rsquo;s flavor.&nbsp; As Wyoming Public Radio&rsquo;s Bob Beck reports&hellip;at a time when other building projects were occurring o Fri, 11 May 2012 22:23:31 +0000 Bob Beck 23935 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming hopes to overhaul UW’s outdated College of Engineering facilities