WVU students build community, advance learning outside the classroom, offset cost of higher education

Opportunities to serve faculty, staff and fellow students abound for student employees at West Virginia University who also advance their learning outside the classroom and offset the cost of earning their degrees. Two students, employed by the Division of Student Life creates programs that advance the University’s mission, develop and build community on campus and help campus offices operate more efficiently, have been recognized for their leadership and service through the Herman L. Moses Scholarship.

Scholarships help WVU graduate students focus on their research

Nine graduate students from around the world and the U.S. will be able to focus on their research first as West Virginia University Foundation Scholarships help relieve their financial stresses as they work towards the completion of their thesis.

Remembering Gen. Charles ‘Chuck’ Yeager

Dale Olson, Lt. Col. (Ret) of the United States Air Force and adjunct professor in the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at West Virginia University, reflects on the occasions he met his hero, the late Gen. Charles “Chuck” Yeager, an Air Force legend. Yeager, the World War II fighter pilot ace became the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound in 1947, passed away on Monday (Dec. 7) at 97.