WVU making progress in mine safety research
A trio of interdisciplinary researchers at West Virginia University are making headway in the tedious battle against surface mining industry injuries and fatalities.
Team from WVU wins international drilling competition
In its first-ever attempt, a team of five students from West Virginia University captured top honors in Drillbotics, an international drilling competition designed to test teams’ ability to create a miniature robotic drilling rig inside a laboratory environment.
WVU team makes strong showing at EcoCAR 3 year 2 competition
The West Virginia University EcoCAR 3 team recently returned from a two week-stint on the west coast, where they showcased their newly integrated hybrid Camaro to industry professionals.
WVU students team with counterparts in Mexico to create app to find support for stray dogs
It’s no secret that Americans loves their dogs, with many admitting that money is no object when it comes to pampering their pooch. But in neighboring countries like Mexico, Colombia and Venezuela, our four-legged friends are not so fortunate, with animal welfare often-times taking a backseat to economic, political and social problems. As a result, countless dogs find themselves on the streets searching for food and struggling to survive.
Engineers Without Borders completes service in Randolph County
Charles Dickens once said “no one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”West Virginia University’sEngineers Without Borderschapter is anything but useless.
WVU collaboration to rebuild Harpers Ferry earns national recognition
In July of 2015, the West Virginia University Extension Servicespearheaded a university-wide effort that rushed to the aid of Harpers Ferry, a town of 300 that had its booming tourism industry threatened by a catastrophic fire.
WVU repeats second place performance in Robo-Ops Competition
For the third consecutive year, the team from West Virginia University found itself on the podium at the NASA's Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts-Academic Linkages or Robo-Ops Competition, held May 24-26, at the Rock Yard at Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The Mountaineers finished second behind University of Oklahoma, with University of Utah finishing third.