A full slate of activities, including lectures by two corporate executives, the chance to win great prizes and a first-ever video competition, highlight a week of activities planned in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University as part of National Engineers Week, scheduled for February 21-27.
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West Virginia University's Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum has sponsored a West Virginia highway historical marker designating the former location of a mine rescue train car. The car was one of seven original Pullman Company train cars purchased by the U.S. Bureau of Mines in 1910, and was retrofitted for use in mine safety and rescue operations throughout Appalachia's coalfields.
A group of West Virginia Universityengineering students have been accepted to NASA's Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Designs Team program, which challenges undergraduate students to design, build and test a tool or device that addresses a current space exploration problem.
Among the chrome and lights of one of the largest auto shows in the world, West Virginia University researchers picked up their own metal.
Daily, news headlines speak of activists fighting for causes across the globe. Thanks to a West Virginia University researcher, their fight just got easier.
Ryan Maurer's imagination carries him above the clouds, where rockets soar, and below the earth, to uncharted caverns. At WVU, he's been able to pursue both his passions, while refining his ability to think, to see and to preserve his explorations for all time. To find out more about Maurer, visit: ProjectME
For the first time, West Virginia University's online graduate program in software engineering has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
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.
West Virginia University's Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources will host its second essay contest as part of its annual Engineers Week activities.