West Virginia University sent two teams to the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration–Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Organization National Mine Rescue Contest in Beckley, October 27-28. Both ended up on the winner’s platform.
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Keith Hainer, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Contura Energy, will speak on Thursday, September 21, as part of West Virginia University’s Department of Mining Engineering’s William N. Poundstone Lecture Series. The lecture, entitled “A Career of Opportunities,” will begin at 5 p.m., in Grand Hall A, of the Erickson Alumni Center.
West Virginia University’s student Mine Rescue team placed second at the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration’s Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Contest, held in Lexington, Kentucky, April 1.
An organization that brings awareness to the nation’s coal miners has endowed a scholarship at West Virginia University to help educate the next generation of mining engineers.
Two assistant professors at West Virginia University have been named the inaugural J. Wayne and Kathy Richards Faculty Fellows in Engineering.
Two teams from West Virginia University have been selected to participate in the first-ever Mars Ice Challenge, a special edition competition under NASA’s Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkage brand of competitions.