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In a letter from Vice President of WVU Talent and Culture, Cris DeBord addresses employee expectations for the Return to Campus in the fall.
In the United States we throw away a lot of energy.
Sometimes, a little friendly competition can go a long way — and in this case of an alumnus reconnecting with his alma mater to join the effort to create personal protective equipment in the fight against COVID-19 — it certainly did.
Students will return to West Virginia University’s three campuses to begin fall classes on Wednesday, Aug. 19, the University announced Wednesday (June 3).
Andrew Dittmer, a freshman mechanical and aerospace engineering major at West Virginia University, dedicates his free time to giving back to his community while juggling a full-time college course load in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources.
Each year the WVU Academic Advising Council at the direction of the Provost’s Office selects honorees for the Nicholas Evans Awards for Advising Excellence in recognition of outstanding advising and mentoring provided by faculty and professional advisors at WVU. The awards are in honor of Dr. Nicholas Evans, a lifelong proponent and exemplar of undergraduate advising at WVU.
An unexpected end to the semester: WVU engineering student balances course load with creating protective gear for health care workers
When Logan Forquer began working in the Innovation Hub in January, he never imagined that he would be a part of a critical effort to supply personal protective equipment to local health care facilities in the state.
Earl Scime, Interim Dean of the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University, announced the winners of the College's outstanding teaching, research and advising awards for the 2019-2020 academic year in mid-April.
WVU partnerships help WVU Medicine community and beyond amidst personal protective equipment shortage
Engineers in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University are using their expertise and equipment in a campus-wide effort to create personal protective equipment (PPE) to keep up with the needs of health care providers in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.