On a day that saw 355 pumpkins survive the 11-story drop from atop West Virginia University’s Engineering Sciences Building, it was team 314 from South Middle School in Morgantown that took top honors in the 31st Annual Pumpkin Drop. Their pumpkin landed just one-foot from the target, earning them the $100 first prize.
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A Morgantown couple who has given back to the University, a successful alumnus engineer, an internationally-known professor, a dedicated residence life employee, and a late director of the Mountainlair are being honored as “Most Loyals” during the 71st Mountaineer Week, a celebration of Appalachian Heritage, Oct. 19-28, on West Virginia University’s campus.
For the second year in a row, researchers from West Virginia University have taken home the hardware from the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo.
West Virginia University students who have demonstrated exemplary academic performance and extracurricular involvement will compete in one of Mountaineer Week’s oldest traditions—the title of Mr. and Ms. Mountaineer.
Two students from West Virginia University have been awarded scholarships from Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the computer science honorary.
WVU’s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources will host hundreds of elementary, middle and high school teams from across the state and region for the 31st annual Pumpkin Drop. The competition aims to teach engineering concepts by designing an enclosure with the ability to protect pumpkins from damage when dropped from the roof of a building.
Virginia "Ginny" Thrasher and Morgan King were among five young women from the Honors College to be endorsed by West Virginia University to compete for three prestigious awards: the Rhodes, Marshall and Mitchell scholarships.
Model to predict greenhouse gases, carbon storage in coastal wetlands under changing conditions developed at WVU
A pair of researchers from West Virginia University have developed a new model to reliably predict the greenhouse gas fluxes of carbon dioxide and methane in coastal wetlands under rising temperatures and changing environments.
Czul (pronounced “Sewell”), a late West
Virginia University alumnus raised in Lochgelly and a 1950
graduate of Oak Hill High School, is making certain that future generations
from Fayette County will not struggle to afford college as he did.
The largest estuary in the U.S., the Chesapeake Bay is home to more than 300 species of fish and numerous shellfish and crab species. It’s also home to Vibrio bacteria, a food-borne infection associated with eating undercooked seafood.