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WVU names 2024 Foundation Scholars

Five exceptionally talented incoming West Virginia University freshmen whose academic interests span the fields of humanities, medicine and science are eager to use their curiosity, creativity and problem-solving skills to generate new ideas and innovative solutions for a better future as the 2024-25 WVU Foundation Scholars, the highest academic scholarship the University awards. 

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WVU researchers utilize DOE grant to design and create promising nanoionics materials in energy technology

Researchers at the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University have been awarded a $500,000 grant from the US Department of Energy’s Office of Basic Energy Science, to develop nanoionic materials with applications for green hydrogen production, clean electricity generation, biofuel production and wastewater treatment.