Statler College to host Middle and Elementary School Engineering Challenge Camps

The Statler College will host two Engineering Challenge Camps the week of July 23. Engineering the Grand Challenges will immerse middle school campers in activities related to the National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenges. Highlights include activities related to infrastructure, cybersecurity and virtual reality. Move and Improve, a camp for elementary school students, will feature activities ranging from building composite bones to constructing and assembling module houses.

WVU to host commissioning ceremony for rare earth extraction facility to test commercialization of cutting-edge technology

The West Virginia Water Research Institute, WVU Energy Institute and National Research Center for Coal and Energy Brief remarks on the research objectives, potential results and impending commercialization impact will be delivered by director of the WVU Energy Institute Brian Anderson, WVU President Gordon Gee, U.S. Department of Energy’s Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Steven Winberg, and Paul J. McRoberts, regional industry mining, metals and cement manager at Rockwell Automation, Inc. Representatives from the National Energy Technology Laboratory will also attend.

Statler College to host Engineering in Action and Coding Challenge Camps

The Statler College will host two Engineering Challenge Camps the week of July 8. Engineering in Action, a camp for high school students, will include activities related to recreational activities like baseball, biking and boating. Also for high school students, Engineering in Coding will include activities related to application development, hacking and robotics.