WVU’s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources will host hundreds of elementary, middle and high school teams from across the state and region for the 31st annual Pumpkin Drop. The competition aims to teach engineering concepts by designing an enclosure with the ability to protect pumpkins from damage when dropped from the roof of a building.
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Czul (pronounced “Sewell”), a late West
Virginia University alumnus raised in Lochgelly and a 1950
graduate of Oak Hill High School, is making certain that future generations
from Fayette County will not struggle to afford college as he did.
Two researchers from West Virginia University have received a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration to train miners for mine emergency prevention and preparedness.
Since the age of 7, West Virginia University sophomore Benjamin Twiest has always wanted to be an Imagineer.
At least one member of the West Virginia University Class of 2019 already knows where she will be headed post-graduation.
Researchers at West Virginia University have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study methane emissions from natural gas well sites. The three-year grant comes with more than $320,000 in funding.
West Virginia University is one of 10 higher education institutions in the United States to be awarded an Innovation Fund grant to grow study abroad partnerships with Argentina. The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced the winning teams as part of the Argentina-U.S. Workforce Development competition sponsored by Chevron and the U.S. Department of State.
While many students traveled far and wide to participate in internships, three students in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University found the best opportunities right on campus.
West Virginia University researchers are opening a new facility to capture valuable materials from a novel source – acid mine drainage from coal mining – turning the unwanted waste into critical components used in today’s technology-driven society.