engineering http://wyomingpublicradio.net en UW to host hands-on workshop to inspire women to pursue science http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/uw-host-hands-workshop-inspire-women-pursue-science <p></p><p></p><p>More than 500 girls from across Wyoming will gather at the University of Wyoming Tuesday for the annual Women in Science Conference.</p><p>The Wyoming NASA Space Grant Consortium hosts the event, during which the middle- and high-school students learn about various applications of science, technology, math and engineering. In past years, students have identified animal skulls, developed computer games, and learned about anatomy in UW’s Human Cadaver Lab. Many of the scientists leading the programs are women.</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 22:45:45 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 40720 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net UW to host hands-on workshop to inspire women to pursue science UW trustees mull new engineering, applied science facilities http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/uw-trustees-mull-new-engineering-applied-science-facilities <p>University of Wyoming Trustees met today to discuss the construction of new College of Engineering and Applied Science facilities. &nbsp;Lawmakers set aside matching money this year to get the project started.</p><p>UW Associate Provost Andy Hansen says the current facilities don&#39;t meet the students&rsquo; needs.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 23:42:05 +0000 Irina Zhorov 23547 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net UW trustees mull new engineering, applied science facilities