A loyal alumnus and his wife have continued their history of giving to West Virginia University with a $6 million gift that will expand opportunities for students, increase support for faculty, research and other programs in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources.
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The West Virginia Water Research Institute at West Virginia University has been awarded $5 million by the U.S. Department of Energy to scale up its successful Rare Earth Recovery Project, which will include building a facility at a new acid mine drainage treatment plant near Mount Storm.
A $767,000 donation from the Asphalt Pavement Association of West Virginia will fund the creation of a new endowed faculty chair within West Virginia University’s Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources. The gift will be paired with donations made earlier by the group that funded a faculty professorship.
A three-day Pedestrian Safety Symposium and Summit is planned for June 11-13.
Water is the essence of life. And electricity.
Kaitlyn Greg, Tatianna Evanisko and Hanna Byxbee may shrug it off, but they are pioneers in West Virginia University’s long-standing partnership with the China University of Mining Technology.
West Virginia University President Gordon Gee’s knack for risk-taking is generally well-known, as is his encouragement to students to live lives based on their passions, not their fears. In his weekend (May 10-12) commencement addresses to WVU graduates across campus, Gee urged future risk balanced on what they’ve learned.
A pair of researchers from West Virginia University have discovered watershed similitude to identify the dominant controls of stream water quality and ecosystem health.