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.
The Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources will celebrate WVU’s 150th birthday in conjunction with Pi Day, an annual celebration of the mathematical constant, Pi. The event will feature “Pi”-ala-Mode and students in Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honorary, will host the “Pi” Face Challenge, which will feature faculty from the College.
Some of the brightest college students in West Virginia will display their work at the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Day at the State Capitol Friday (Feb. 24). Students from 14 colleges and universities will participate, including 53 students from West Virginia University who will present in 39 posters.
Upward Bound students from Clay-Battelle, Grafton and Preston County high schools and WVU students in McNair Scholars and Student Support Services programs will volunteer in the national TRIO Day of Service.
A ceremony will be held to officially open the Statler College’s Career Closet, as well as dedicate its Katherine Johnson Conference Room. The Closet was established by the WVU chapters of Sigma Phi Delta, Alpha Omega Epsilon and the WVU Society of Women Engineers section. It allows students to obtain business attire from clothing donated by WVU faculty, staff, alumni, students and friends.
A special announcement regarding a leadership gift from Robert and Laura Reynolds will be held at 11 a.m. Friday (Feb. 10). The announcement event will take place at West Virginia University’s Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown.
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