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WVU Army ROTC to commission 14 new officers

The West Virginia University Army ROTC Mountaineer Battalion will commission 14 cadets as second lieutenants during the Spring Commissioning Ceremony on May 9.

WVU researchers to share expertise at international conference on mine water, reclamation

West Virginia University will co-host the 2024 Mine Drainage Task Force Symposium and 15th International Mine Water Association Congress, bringing together mining, water and reclamation experts from around the world who will provide the latest updates on research, regulations and practices involving mine drainage, water quality and rare earth element extraction.

Renowned WVU astrophysicists to shed light on their cosmic discovery

Two West Virginia University astrophysicists, credited with helping discover fast radio bursts — intense, unexplained pulses of energy, coming from billions of light years away, that pop for mere milliseconds — will discuss their research and discovery as part of their Shaw Talk for the University.

WVU to host Research Week

West Virginia University will celebrate the University’s standing as an R1 institution, and its volume and caliber of research during the sixth annual Research Week from April 1-5.

WVU invites community to solar eclipse event

West Virginia University will host a community solar eclipse viewing on April 8, offering an opportunity for people of all ages to experience the rare partial eclipse alongside astronomers. The free event is scheduled for 1:30-4:30 p.m. on the Mountainlair Green.

WVU medical students to learn residency placements during Match Day

On Friday (March 15), more than 100 West Virginia University School of Medicine graduating medical students across three campuses — Morgantown, Charleston, Eastern — will participate in what is a national day of celebration when fourth-year medical students find out where they will spend the next several years training as resident physicians.