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Carl Wieman

An Important STEM Experiment to Watch

James M. Gentile | Posted 08.28.2013 | College
James M. Gentile

Can major universities bring evidence-based teaching into the institutional culture and emulate the successes in student learning, and enhanced retention and degree completion for their large cohorts of students, that is found with much smaller cohorts of students in private, traditionally STEM-strong private liberal arts institutions?

Carl Wieman and the Challenge of Science Education

James M. Gentile | Posted 08.15.2012 | Science
James M. Gentile

Carl Wieman, the Nobel-Prize-winning physicist who has been a key science official in the White House since 2010, has resigned from his government post for personal reasons. His departure provides an opportunity to reflect on his contributions in government as well as academia.

'Clicker' Quizzes At CU Boulder Gaining National Attention

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 07.13.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- Who's better at teaching difficult physics to a class of more than 250 college students: the highly rated veteran professor using time-t...

Carl Wieman, CU Nobel Prize Winner, Appointed To National Science Post

Daily Camera | Brittany Anas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

President Barack Obama has nominated Carl Wieman -- a Nobel-prize winning scientist from the University of Colorado -- to be the nation's Associate Di...