Jack Bennett, a senior mechanical engineering student at West Virginia University, was one of only three scholarship college students from the United States selected to attend the China University of Mining and Technology 2016 Summer School.
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Companies and workers in several northern West Virginia counties affected by downturns in the coal sector will receive assistance transitioning into opportunities in the region’s growing manufacturing sector with assistance from industrial extension agents at WVU.
A West Virginia University engineering professor has been awarded $110,000 from the American Chemical Society’s Petroleum Research Fund to improve natural gas utilization processes.
Students of all ages consider summer break a stress-free chance to relax, play and adventure. Many of their teachers, on the other hand, use those months to advance their teaching skills and curriculum. West Virginia University helped teachers from across the country do just that through Project Lead the Way courses.
Mining engineering alumnus J. Wayne Richards has been named to the WVU Foundation Board of Directors.
Former West Virginia University rifle National Champion Nicco Campriani captured his second Gold medal of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games this afternoon, as he successfully defended his Olympic title in the men’s 50m rifle 3 positions competition at the Olympic Shooting Centre, located inside Deodoro Park, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
At the 2015 Sample Return Robot Challenge, the team of engineering students from West Virginia University and their robot, Cataglyphis, came incredibly close to snagging the $1.5 million prize offered as part of NASA’s Centennial Challenge’s.
The 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games officially opened just 18 hours ago, and the United States and West Virginia University have already won Gold, as Mountaineer sophomore Ginny Thrasher finished first in the women’s 10m air rifle this morning at the Olympic Shooting Centre, located inside Deodoro Park, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Ronald Eck, professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering at West Virginia University, was presented with the National Program Achievement Award by the National Local Technical Assistance Program Association. The award is presented to an individual in recognition of their dedication, leadership and effectiveness in promoting the goals and purposes of the national Local and Tribal Technical Assistance Programs.