A new engineering research project at West Virginia University has the potential to make a demonstrable impact on the efficiency of electricity generation in the United States, decreasing carbon emissions and lowering costs for consumers.
Understanding the financial challenges ahead of students today, Keith Harvey, president
and CEO of Kaiser Aluminum, and his wife, Cindy Harvey, have donated $50,000 to
West Virginia University to establish a scholarship for students interested
in pursuing a career in engineering.
One silver lining to COVID-19 restrictions, based on a recent report, is a 2.4 billion-ton plummet in global carbon emissions. Yet worldwide carbon output remains astronomical – 34 billion tons – and experts project an uptick in 2021.
After hearing about West Virginia University while studying in Saudi Arabia at King Fahd University of Petroleum, Taoreed Lawal knew this was the University that would provide him an advantage in his career.
To address the challenges of COVID-19 testing shortages and lagging turnaround times, West Virginia University and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources have teamed up to create a new testing laboratory at the Health Sciences Center thanks to funding made possible by Gov. Jim Justice.
As the fictional Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles roam sewers to fight their archenemy Shredder and his goons, a team of real-life West Virginia University superhero scientists lurk around the portals to the underground land of drainage and waste to battle a more sinister villain: COVID-19.