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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.

from left: Eric Loy, Powsiri Klinkhachorn, Devyn Gentzyel and David Cutright at the Rock Yard in Houston, Texas

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.