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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.
In a major step towards preparing students to succeed in the global market, the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources and the School of Chemical Engineering and Technology at the China University of Mining and Technology are teaming up to create a 3+1+1 academic program that will allow eligible students from CUMT to study at West Virginia University.
The West Virginia University mine rescue team took home its second straight first place finish in the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration—2019 Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue National Competition.
Joshua Brady, interim director of the Department of Mining and Industrial Extension in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University, has been selected as the department’s permanent director, effective Oct. 27, 2019.
Today, hundreds of pumpkins plummeted 11-stories from atop West Virginia University’s Engineering Sciences Building at the 32nd annual Pumpkin Drop. It was team 153 from Doddridge Middle School in West Union that went home with the top honors. Their pumpkin landed just one foot and two inches from the target, earning them the $100 first prize.
Mike Train, president of Emerson, will present “Hype or Hero: How Internet of Things and Digital Transformation are Impacting Industry and Jobs,” on Wednesday, October 30 at 3 p.m., at West Virginia University. The lecture, part of the Glen H. Hiner Distinguished Lecture Series in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, will be held in room 113 of the Mineral Resources Building on the Evansdale Campus.
West Virginia 4-H’ers enhance teamwork, problem-solving skills with the help of cast and crew of Barnwood Builders
Learn by doing. That phrase is deeply engrained in 4-H’ers all over the country. A group of 4-H’ers from Ohio County recently had a chance to put that motto to the test.
MEDIA ADVISORY: WVU Department of Mining and Industrial Extension to host national mine rescue competition
The Department of Mining and Industrial Extension at West Virginia University will host several teams of students from WVU, Virginia Tech, Penn State University and the University of Kentucky, in the 2019 Fall Eastern Collegiate National Mine Rescue Contest.