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There’s no beauty premium in college football: Aggressive features = higher pay for coaches, say WVU researchers
Football was never intended to be a beauty pageant, and this study by West Virginia University researchers backs it up.
Seven students pursuing doctoral degrees at West Virginia University are receiving funding through the Ruby Scholars Graduate Fellows Program. Lauryn Alexander, Heather Baldwin, Elaine Christman, John Hansen, Emily Hughes, Alyssa Stonebraker and Nicholas Winch have been named to the eighth class of fellows.
A $500,000 donation from West Virginia University graduate Michael Manley of Morgantown will create two endowed scholarships for students in the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.
When West Virginia University first offered cybersecurity classes in 2003, the gravest fear of a casual Internet user might have been opening an infected email attachment that erased computer files or reset their homepage.
In a private ceremony, the West Virginia Robotic Technology Center, operated by the West Virginia University Research Corporation, and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center celebrated ten year of partnership and innovation.
Persistence, combined with a bit of a gambling spirit, carried West Virginia University’s robotic drilling team to another first place finish Thursday (June 6) in NASA’s Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge, the team’s second top finish in three years.
Salvi Singh an MS student in Computer Science from the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering who works in the Laboratory of Dr. Lan Guo, as a Research Assistant was awarded the NSF Travel Award for her presentation at the 9th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM BCB 2018).
Two teams of students from West Virginia University traveled to Oklahoma State University recently to compete in the 10th Annual Mercury Remote Robot Challenge.
Two faculty members in West Virginia University’s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources have been appointed to interim administrative posts.