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.
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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.
An international partnership is expanding a gateway of cross-campus collaboration while opening avenues for West Virginia University students to travel, conduct research and explore a global perspective.
West Virginia University students, faculty and staff in the Engineering Research Building on the Evansdale Campus are being sent home for the day (Tuesday, Oct. 22) as a precaution after a chemical accident inside one of the laboratories.
Shahab Mohaghegh, professor of petroleum and natural gas engineering at West Virginia University, has been at the forefront of artificial intelligence research since before scientists and professionals in the oil and gas industry were particularly interested in the topic.