WVU to join nation in ‘Celebrating Einstein’

See Einstein’s theory of relativity come to life through interpretive dance and a symphony performance, both titled “A Shout Across Time,” during West Virginia University’s Eberly College of Arts and Sciences month-long “Celebrating Einstein.” Friday (March 31) kicks off the month-long celebration that includes a series of lectures, nightly rooftop telescope observing events, robotics and the Space Race Fun Run.

WVU Experimental Rocketry team taking off for competitions

West Virginia University’s Experimental Rocketry team is preparing to take off for competition at the Spaceport America Cup in Las Cruces, New Mexico, where it will compete against 110 teams from 11 countries. The team has built its own 12-foot fiber glass rocket designed to carry 8.8 pounds of payload 10,000 feet into the sky, which it will test next month at a Tripoli Rocketry Association event.

WVU expert compares effects of climate change to eroding infrastructure

A West Virginia University professor in the School of Public Health began teaching about climate change more than 20 years ago, hoping reasonable people would see a trend and take action to prevent melting ice caps and rising seas. Instead, the issue has become a political dispute, with many key elected officials saying they don’t believe it’s happening

WVU Continuing Professional Education ‘brews up a meal’

Eat scrumptious cuisine and learn what styles of craft beer to pair—or not to pair—during this fun and relaxing evening hosted by West Virginia University Continuing Professional Education. Learn from the experts during “Brewing Up a Meal,” at Table 9 in Morgantown on Thursday, March 30, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

WVU medical students to receive white coats March 18

The 100 members of the WVU School of Medicine Class of 2019 will soon don the most significant symbol of their chosen profession – the white coat – for the first time at the annual John W. Traubert White Coat Ceremony.