NASA Space Shuttle scientist to speak at WVU
A rocket scientist who oversaw many of NASA’s Space Shuttle launches will present a lecture at West Virginia University on Monday, November 6.
Team from Greater Beckley Christian School wins 30th annual WVU Pumpkin Drop
While nearly 400 pumpkins flew off the roof of West Virginia University’s Engineering Sciences Building one—from team no. 102A from the Greater Beckley Christian School in Prosperity —not only survived the 11-story drop but landed closest to the target.
Hammock named to "Most Loyals"
Jon Hammock, president and CEO of KeyLogic Systems in Morgantown, has been selected as Most Loyal Alumni Mountaineer. The Most Loyal Alumni Mountaineer exemplifies faithfulness to the ideas and goals of the University and exhibits support for WVU activities and operations through leadership and service.
Owens Corning Chairman of the Board, CEO to deliver annual Hiner Lecture
Michael Thaman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Owens Corning, will present “Owens Corning: Building a Sustainable Enterprise,” on Friday, October 27, at 3 p.m., at West Virginia University. The lecture, part of the Glen H. Hiner Distinguished Lecture Series in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, will be held in room 113 of the Mineral Resources Building on the Evansdale campus.
WVU awarded grant to develop critical mineral reserves
With a national reputation as a leader in rare earth extraction research, West Virginia University is poised to take another step in developing a domestic supply of rare earth minerals that are critical to national defense and U.S. economic security.
WVU engineering students win best poster awards at prestigious international biometrics conference
Doctoral students from West Virginia University’s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources captured best poster awards at the International Joint Conference on Biometrics held October 1-4, in Denver, Colorado.
WVU engineering alumni put careers on hold for volunteer opportunity in Africa
Two graduates from the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University decided to put their professional engineering careers on hold in hopes of transforming the lives of people residing in remote villages in Sierra Leone, Africa.