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WVU’s Statler College ranked 28th in nation for value

For the fourth straight year, West Virginia University’s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources has been ranked in the top 10 percent of all engineering schools nationwide for offering the best value for the money for undergraduate degree programs.

WVU President Gee unveils cooperative plan to move WV Forward

West Virginia faces a critical time in its history as it is lags behind a growing national economy, West Virginia University President Gordon Gee told state business leaders Thursday as he unveiled a comprehensive study of how to address those issues and put the state on the road to prosperity.

WVU Engineers Without Borders begins five-year initiative in Uganda

Four students from the West Virginia University Chapter of Engineers Without Borders traveled to the Kasese District of Uganda on August 6-13, to begin a five-year project that will provide a safe water supply for residents in the village of Kabughabugha.

WVU Reed College of Media course tackles the topic of fake news

We first heard about “fake news” during the 2016 Presidential election. Now, the term is being using widely by journalists and politicians alike. This fall, the West Virginia University Reed College of Media is offering a new course in media literacy that tackles the phenomenon of fake news head on.

WVU to celebrate diversity with annual Women of Color Luncheon

West Virginia University will celebrate diversity October 7-14. Diversity Week, sponsored by the WVU Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is an annual week-long event providing opportunities for those on and off campus to come together in unity to celebrate the rich diversity within campus.

U.S.-Cuba baseball diplomacy to be discussed at the WVU College of Law

International relations scholar Daniel Añorve Añorve will deliver the annual Archibald McDougall Lecture on International Law on September 5 at 12:30 p.m. in the Event Hall at the West Virginia University College of Law. Añorve will discuss “The Role of Baseball Diplomacy in U.S.-Cuban Relations.” He is a professor of law, policy and government at the University of Guanajuato in Mexico.

WVU’s Watts Museum exhibit, open house explores coal mining mechanization

From late 19th century coal mining with picks and shovels to the huge longwall machines used today, mine mechanization has transformed underground coal mining from an industry once reliant upon muscle power to one now powered by machines. A new exhibition at West Virginia University’s Watts Museum showcases that transition.