WVU rural water, wastewater systems workshop planned in Flatwoods

To help small communities manage their water utilities, West Virginia University is offering a free workshop entitled, “Sustainable Management of Rural and Small Water and Wastewater Systems.” The workshop will be held Friday, August 11, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Days Inn & Suites Conference Center in Flatwoods.

Statler College to host Growing Roots in STEM, Engineering Around the World Challenge Camps

The Statler College will host two Engineering Challenge Camps the weeks of June 25. Growing Roots in STEM, a camp for female high school students, will give campers the opportunity to design and build hands-on engineering projects, tour industry facilities and work in teams and with professionals to learn about career paths and opportunities within STEM. Engineering Around the World, for middle school-aged children, will take campers from Japan to India to Brazil as they explore bridge building, dam construction and wind turbines.

Statler College to host Growing Roots in STEM, Engineering Around the World Challenge Camps

West Virginia University’s Statler College will host two Engineering Challenge Camps the week of June 25. Growing Roots in STEM, a camp for female high school students, will give campers the opportunity to design and build hands-on engineering projects, tour industry facilities and work in teams and with professionals to learn about career paths and opportunities within STEM. Engineering Around the World, for middle school-aged children, will take campers from Japan to India to Brazil as they explore bridge building, dam construction and wind turbines.

WVU continues 150th birthday celebration with Morgantown community events

WVU’s 150th birthday celebration continues this weekend as the Morgantown Farmers Market will turn gold and blue with special give-aways available at the WVU table. WVU Magazine’s Jake Stump will lead a read aloud of Musket’s Big Adventure Tuesday morning with students at Mylan Park Elementary. Musket himself will be at the Black Bears baseball game on July 1, when the first 500 people through the gate will get an ice cream bar, and there are special gifts for 150 people with a “birthday card” under their seats.

Statler College to host Engineering in Coding, Engineering Around the World Challenge Camps

The Statler College will host two Engineering Challenge Camps the weeks of June 18. Engineering in Coding, a camp for high school students, will focus on how computer science and engineering skills can be applied to topics like robotics, cyber security, the “Internet of Things,” biometrics and the human-computer interface. Engineering Around the World, for middle schoolers, will take campers from Japan to India to Brazil as they explore bridge building, dam construction and wind turbines.

WVU-based NAFTC conducts alternative fuel vehicles workshop in partnership with WV Division of Energy’s Clean State Program

Unstable fuel prices, coupled with concerns for the environment and air quality, have led many Americans to seek information about alternatives to gasoline, diesel fuel, and other petroleum-based products. The National AFV Day Odyssey at the Capitol workshop and vehicle display will provide attendees with information about AFVs and local alternative fueling infrastructure.