In the News
West Virginia University’s student Mine Rescue team placed second at the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration’s Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Contest, held in Lexington, Kentucky, April 1.
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.
Students and faculty at West Virginia University aren’t waiting for internet giants like Google and Facebook to provide solutions to fake news.
West Virginia University’s Experimental Rocketry team is gearing up to compete at Spaceport America Cup. The event is designed around IREC—the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition—for student rocketry teams from all over the country and around the world. More than 110 teams from colleges and universities in 11 countries will be launching solid, liquid, and hybrid rockets to target altitudes of 10,000 and 30,000 feet. WVUER will send eight members to compete at the event, which will be held at the Spaceport America Campus near Las Cruces, New Mexico, June 20-24.
Engineering is a time-consuming discipline that involves lab work and involvement in student projects. Despite the time commitment, student organizations housed in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University have already logged more than 4,200 service hours for the 2016-2017 school year.
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.
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.