Shortcuts likely led to a Boeing 737 MAX with a “mind of its own” leaving the flight crew “helpless,” according to Peter Gall, teaching assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at West Virginia University.
WVU Extension Service will help lead the community in the Hour of Code for Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 14 from 1-3 p.m. in White Hall) with Code.org, a global movement that helps students in more than 180 countries. Participating students will have the chance to learn from a variety of technology-based activities.
Gary LeDonne, executive in residence and MAcc coordinator for West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics, breaks down the Tax Cut and Jobs Act and how changes to the tax structure offer new planning opportunities and considerations for taxpayers at the end of the year.
The inaugural Industry 4.0 Workshop in Advanced Manufacturing (Dec. 11 in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources) is hosted by the Department of Industrial and Management Systems and the Statler Office of Outreach and Enrollment at West Virginia University.
FFA Career Development events (Dec. 12-13 on WVU's Morgantown Campus) help prepare students in grades 7-12 for careers in agriculture by fostering meaningful connections between classroom instruction and real-life scenarios.
For many West Virginia families, homes are ready for the holidays with lights and decorations on the tree. But decorations, lights and even family pets can be a potential fire hazard in the home. West Virginia University Extension Service expert, Mark Lambert, provides some safety tips to spark joy — not fire — this holiday season.
The Second Chances Breakfast & Simulation (Dec. 10 at Evansdale Crossing) is part of the larger effort that aims to document the problem of women’s incarceration, offer evidence-based solutions and create awareness that could lead to changes in policy and practice.
The WV Food Desert Summit (Dec. 10 at the Bridgeport Conference Center) is the third installment of an ongoing effort to generate collaborative strategies to build on the assets and activities already underway in the region. Recognizing the importance of food access to human health and community well-being, the objective of this convening is to understand how food systems efforts can work together toward the same goals, share resources between key players, and build a community-driven plan of action.