After eight months of developing designs, building crucial components, and spending
hundreds of hours testing their Mars rover, the
West Virginia University Mountaineer Robotics team was selected to advance
to the final round of the University Rover Challenge 2022 (URC).
Harnessing creativity and determination while classrooms and extracurricular activities were upended by the pandemic, the newest cohort of Bucklew Scholars has forged new paths to begin a journey at West Virginia University focused on discovery and finding creative solutions to the issues that have commanded the attention of its generation.