Curiosity and tenacity are only two of the many descriptions one can give to Ryan Mezan and Zachary Short, this year’s Goldwater Scholarship recipients from West Virginia University.
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Ready to take on the world, West Virginia University’s latest class of Foundation Scholars were announced Tuesday (May 17), representing top high school seniors from across the state. All five will be pursuing science-based careers, using their talents to make contributions in this world and beyond.
Researchers at West Virginia University will partner with their colleagues at GE on a project designed to increase the performance of solid oxide fuel cells.
A West Virginia University researcher has been awarded $1.7 million to conduct research into how immunotherapy can strengthen the body’s own defenses to improve treatment for breast and lung cancers.
Gene Cilento, Glen H. Hiner Dean of the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University, announced the winners of the College's outstanding teacher, adviser and researcher awards for 2015-2016. The awards were handed out at the College's annual Honors Ceremony, which took place today (April 8).
Programmatic changes in two areas have led to name changes for two departments in West Virginia University’s Statler College of Engineering in Mineral Resources .
When West Virginia University alumnus Preston Wu Shyon Chen received his honorary doctorate this past spring, he credited his mentor, the late Chin-Yung Wen, with helping him find the drive to succeed. Wen, who like Chen hailed from Taiwan, served as chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering at WVU from 1970-1981.
One of the provisions in the historic $45 million gift made to West Virginia University by Ben and Jo Statler called for the establishment of three endowed faculty positions in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources. The first of these positions has now been filled.
Career fairs can be nerve-wracking. For freshmen, sophomore and junior students, the future of their careers can ride on placement into a respected internship or co-op. For seniors about to graduate, the pressure to find a position in the real-world can add overwhelming anxiety to a year already filled with tough classes and rigorous schedules.