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Moriah Frazier

Moriah Frazier: Protecting drones – by hacking them

Like most rising seniors at West Virginia University, Moriah Frazier began searching for the perfect capstone thesis project as she approached her final year at the University. But Frazier, who hails from Clarksburg, Maryland, is a cybersecurity major at the Benjamin M. Statler College of Mineral Resources and Engineering. A fairly new program, cybersecurity didn’t yet have many established capstone projects for her to choose from. 

2023 Mine Rescue Team

WVU wins eighth consecutive SME mine rescue competition

Two West Virginia University teams earned top honors at the 2023 Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration – Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Organization (ECMRO) Coal National Competition on November 4 at the West Virginia Office of Miners Health Safety and Training center in Julian. This is WVU’s eighth consecutive win in the last four years.  

Brian Powell and members of MSA

Statler college announces 2023 Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion award recipients​

Pedro Mago, Glen H. Hiner Dean of the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University, and the Statler College Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, announced the recipients of the College’s Excellence in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award. The awards were distributed to the recipients in conjunction with WVU’s annual Diversity Week celebration.