WVU’s top seniors named, eight honored with 2022 Order of Augusta
A Black Appalachian first-generation college student graduating with a cumulative 4.0 grade-point average, a two-term Mountaineer Mascot passionate about finding novel therapies for mental health disorders and a young entrepreneur who has worked to empower small farmers in West Virginia are among the accomplished student leaders who have been honored with West Virginia University’s most prestigious student award, the Order of Augusta.
NASA selects West Virginia University team to tackle moon, Mars exploration challenges
A team of 38 undergraduate aerospace engineering students at West Virginia University were selected to tackle moon and Mars exploration challenges by advancing to the final phase of NASA's Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) competition.
Knotts to deliver 2022 Statler College Commencement Address
Barrios Technology Vice President of Commercial Spaceflight Kerri Knotts, a 1994 graduate of West Virginia University, will be the speaker for the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources 2022 Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 14, at 4 p.m. at the WVU Coliseum.
WVU researcher develops data-driven approach to help reduce drug costs and treat diseases
A new data-driven mechanistic approach that predicts cell types within tissue will help to reduce drug costs and treat diseases that were difficult to develop drugs for, according to a West Virginia University scientist.
Industrial engineering student named finalist in Collegiate Business Plan Competition
A West Virginia University engineering student has been named a finalist in the Collegiate Business Plan Competition and awarded $5,000 for his small business DashPlain.
West Virginia University EcoCAR team selected to compete in new EcoCAR EV Challenge
Following four years of implementing energy efficient technologies and placing amongst top performing universities each year as part of the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, the West Virginia University EcoCAR team has been selected to participate in a new four-year competition that will test students’ ability to engineer a next generation battery electric vehicle.
WVU faculty chosen for sixth IDEA Fellows cohort
Five new West Virginia University faculty members have been selected by the Office of the Provost following a rigorous application process as the recipients of the 2022-24 Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Applied Faculty Fellowship, a multi-disciplinary initiative to bolster WVU’s culture of entrepreneurship and innovation.
WVU names 2022 Foundation Scholars
Focused on discovery and finding creative solutions to the issues that have commanded the attention of their generation, five rising freshmen have been named to the 2022-23 cohort of West Virginia University Foundation Scholars, the highest academic scholarship the University awards.