A new partnership between West Virginia University and one of the world’s largest energy companies will promote discoveries that could provide cleaner, cheaper energy to countries across the globe, bolstering economies and providing a better future for the world’s citizens.
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On a day that saw a record number 110 pumpkins survive the 11-story drop from atop WVU’s Engineering Sciences Building, it was team no. 57 from Mountaineer Middle School in Morgantown that took top honors in the 29th Annual Pumpkin Drop. Their pumpkin landed just two-feet, one-inch from the target, earning them the $100 first prize.
A civil engineering professor from West Virginia University and one of his former students, who is now on the faculty at Marshall University, have teamed up to create a cost-effective bridge construction system for short-span steel bridges.
Nearly 400 pumpkins will be raining from the sky during West Virginia University’s annual Pumpkin Drop on Friday, October 28. The event will begin at 9 a.m., on the bridge adjacent to the Engineering Sciences Building on the Evansdale Campus.
There’s nothing more the supply chain management competition team from West Virginia University wanted on October 15 than to keep the Race to the Case crown in Morgantown.
WVU student Sabrina Ridenour always loved cars growing up - and with the help of folks at the Statler College, she's turning that love into a career.
West Virginia University’s Department of Mining and Industrial Extension has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration that will allow it to enhance its training for fire brigade and mine rescue teams.
The demand for qualified professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics is high, but the supply of STEM workers to fill these positions is at risk, especially if underrepresented groups are not engaged in these fields. According to the National Action Council for Minorities in Education, underrepresented groups earned only 12.5 percent of all STEM degrees in 2011.
Two professors at West Virginia University claimed top honors at the state section meeting of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
For the second straight year, researchers at West Virginia University have received a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to study the use of composite materials for pipe design and gas transport.