WVU recovery efforts began early, continue after 2016 flood

Within hours of learning about flooding in southern West Virginia last year, the WVU community sprang into action, and is still working on recovery projects in the flood-damaged region as we approach the first anniversary of the devastating event.

WVU student awarded prestigious scholarship from Department of Defense

A West Virginia University engineering student was awarded the Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation Scholarship from the Department of Defense. SMART Scholarships are offered to undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students who have demonstrated special aptitude for excelling in STEM fields.

Late WVU genetics professor honored by former student

A long-time West Virginia University genetics and developmental biology professor who had a profound impact on his students has been honored through the establishment of a graduate fellowship and the naming of a conference room in the new Agricultural Sciences Building.

WVU Law's employment rate beats the national average

Graduates from WVU Law are employed at rates higher than the national average. That is the message in employment data recently released by the American Bar Association (ABA) for the Class of 2016 from 204 law schools.

WVU professor’s patented system could save lives and make cities more resilient after natural disasters

West Virginia University professor Hota GangaRao and Praveen Majjigapu, a Ph.D. student in civil engineering, have developed a system that will increase the strength and endurance of structures in earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and other large blasts, helping communities prevent catastrophe. The system is also beneficial for repairing historic or aging structures.

Gee Mail: A note to the graduating self

As WVU prepares to send more than 4,500 graduating students onto their next journey, President Gordon Gee pens a letter to his younger self in this Gee Mail after pondering, “What if I was a member of the Class of 2017?”