After finding success with Grow Ohio Valley, students in Chambers College professor John Saldanha’s Supply Chain Technology class are expanding their work with food deserts in a new partnership with the West Virginia Department of Agriculture.
Students will be integrated into campus life and culture through a series of Welcome Week activities and events designed to introduce them to life as a Mountaineer with a balance of academic, service and social components that will emphasize the importance of working hard, playing smart and serving their new community.
The Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design and WVU Extension Service will host two science, technology, engineering and math camps to showcase the need for and use of these skills in today’s dynamic world.
Topics for this seminar on medical marijuana and industrial hemp include an update on West Virginia legislation, hemp growing, law enforcement issues, permitting and licensing compliance issues, banking and financing for hemp businesses, real estate and zoning issues and more. The seminar takes place Wednesday (July 24).
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of humankind’s first steps on the moon with three full-dome planetarium shows and a featured presentation by Hilda Heady, whose aunt, Bonnie Holmes, was the main assistant to key NASA rocket developer Werner von Braun. Demonstrations include an electromagnetic can crusher and liquid nitrogen ice cream.
WVU Extension will host the grand opening of a community garden at the Underwood Senior Center Tuesday (July 16). Guests will have a chance to participate in the first planting workshop immediately following the celebration.