For the third time in four years, teams from West Virginia University finished at or near the top in the Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe competitions at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Virginias Conference and the American Institute of Steel Construction Competition held recently at George Mason University, in Fairfax, Virginia.
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A pair of researchers from West Virginia University have won the Delmonte Award for Excellence for the development of their patented NextGen Multifunctional Composite System, presented by the Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineers North America.
Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, recently inducted 18 new members into the West Virginia University chapter.
Morgan King has been awarded a Marshall Scholarship, one of the country’s top awards, to study in the United Kingdom.
Members of Leah Berhanu’s family were looking for a way to honor her legacy of lending a helping hand to those who needed it. They chose to create the Leah Berhanu Financial Rescue Scholarship at West Virginia University, her alma mater.
For Morgan King, the first weekend in November this year will be one to remember. She will fly back to the United States from Spain where she is on a Fulbright Scholarship to interview with the British Marshall scholarship committee in Washington, D.C., and then travel to New York to interview with the Schwarzman Scholarship committee.
A Morgantown couple who has given back to the University, a successful alumnus engineer, an internationally-known professor, a dedicated residence life employee, and a late director of the Mountainlair are being honored as “Most Loyals” during the 71st Mountaineer Week, a celebration of Appalachian Heritage, Oct. 19-28, on West Virginia University’s campus.
For the second year in a row, researchers from West Virginia University have taken home the hardware from the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo.
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.
Virginia "Ginny" Thrasher and Morgan King were among five young women from the Honors College to be endorsed by West Virginia University to compete for three prestigious awards: the Rhodes, Marshall and Mitchell scholarships.