West Virginia Secretary of Commerce H. Wood “Woody” Thrasher, a 1977 graduate of West Virginia University, will be the speaker for the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources 2017 Commencement. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 13, at 1 p.m., at the WVU Coliseum.
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Gene Cilento , Glen H. Hiner Dean of the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University, announced the winners of the College's outstanding teacher, adviser and researcher awards for 2016-2017. The awards were handed out at the College's annual Honors Ceremony, which took place on April 7.
For the second straight year, a team from West Virginia University captured first place in the steel bridge competition at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Virginias Conference, held at Old Dominion University, in Norfolk, Virginia, March 30–April 1.
Nine members from West Virginia University’s Chapter of Engineers Without Borders traveled to Boone County during spring break in an attempt to provide relief to residents of Prenter, who have been living without a maintained water source for more than 10 years.
Three students at West Virginia University played a key role in creating a local non-profit organization that provides resources to students and community members in need.
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.
A couple who has provided distinguished leadership to the state and University, a successful engineer, a service-oriented faculty member and a dedicated athletics employee are being honored as Most Loyals during the 69th annual Mountaineer Week, a celebration of Appalachian Heritage, Oct. 28-Nov. 6, on West Virginia University’s campus.
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.
Two professors at West Virginia University claimed top honors at the state section meeting of the American Society of Civil Engineers.