For the second straight year, the staff in the Statler College’s Office of Marketing and Communications has been recognized for their work in the 32nd Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report.
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The Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources has opened the first-ever Career Closet at West Virginia University. Engineering students can now obtain business attire on campus when needed thanks to generous donations from WVU faculty, staff, alumni, students and members of the community.
Civil engineering major Morgan King and Savannah Lusk, who majors in exercise physiology, know first-hand how difficult it can be for women to succeed in male-dominated fields of study. But the pair found inspiration from someone whose story only recently came to light: Katherine Johnson.
The United States Department of Energy has marked an engineering research project at West Virginia University as a high potential opportunity to make a demonstrable impact on the country’s energy portfolio and to do it quickly.
Two individuals with proven track records in their respective roles have been appointed to assistant dean positions in West Virginia University’s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources.
West Virginia University has joined a national effort to turn natural gas into valuable products and do it at the well. This serves a real-world need for many production locations in the Marcellus Shale, especially those in West Virginia, where some shale gas resources are stranded without pipeline infrastructure, affecting access and price.
Scott Cushing, who earned his Ph.D. in physics and astronomy from WVU in 2015, has won the 2016 Council of Graduate Schools/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award for his dissertation Plasmonic Enhancement Mechanisms in Solar Energy Harvesting.
A full slate of activities, including Engineer Appreciation Day and Student Org Pride Day, highlight a week of activities planned at West Virginia University’s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources as part of National Engineers Week, February 19-25.