Former West Virginia University rifle standout Ginny Thrasher remains eligible for consideration for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Award, announced by the NCAA on Tuesday.
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As an energy-producing state that has experienced its share of boom-bust cycles, West Virginia has struggled to create an energy economy with stable, good paying jobs for its residents.
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.
Two West Virginia University engineering students have received prestigious University Fellowships.
Biomedical engineering majors Tanner Filben and Anna Gilpin have been awarded Order of Augusta, WVU’s most prestigious student honor.
Building on the success of its undergraduate program, the West Virginia University Board of Governors has approved a graduate program in biomedical engineering. The program, which will award degrees at both the master’s and doctoral levels, will be offered in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources starting in the fall semester of this year.
Anna Gilpin, a senior biomedical engineering major in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources from Martinsburg has been named a Graduate Research Fellow by the National Science Foundation.