Four hundred West Virginia high school seniors can enter a pipeline of future workers in the oil and gas industry through an industry-specific training program initiated by West Virginia University Extension Service Safety and Health Extension,
The 2019 honorees are Robert "Bob" and Dorthea "Tia" McMillan, Most Loyal West Virginians; Rhonda Wade, Most Loyal Alumni; Kevin Berry, Most Loyal Faculty/Professional Staff; and Debbie Koon-Friel, Most Loyal Staff Mountaineer. The group will be recognized during the halftime ceremonies of the Saturday, Nov. 9 WVU-Texas Tech football game at Milan Puskar Stadium.
Carla Brigandi, assistant professor at West Virginia University’s College of Education and Human Services, believes that the number of identified "gifted" students in West Virginia’s is not representative of the talent in our local communities. The real issue is that students with gifts and talents aren’t being identified as such.
Cells can’t text each other the way we can, but they can still communicate. WVU School of Medicine researcher David Klinke is studying one means of their communication: tiny “packets” of information called exosomes. He’s focusing on the exosomes that cancer cells release. Deciphering them may suggest new targets for cancer immunotherapies.
In a major step toward preparing students to succeed in the global market, the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources and the School of Chemical Engineering and Technology at the China University of Mining and Technology are teaming up to create a 3+1+1 academic program that will allow eligible students from CUMT to study at West Virginia University.
West Virginia University students pursuing careers in literacy will now graduate from the award-winning Literacy Education Program, selected as one of only two programs in the nation to receive a National Recognition with Certificate of Distinction for the Preparation of Literacy Professionals.
West Virginia University students who have demonstrated exemplary academic performance and extracurricular involvement will compete in one of Mountaineer Week’s oldest traditions—the title of Mr. and Ms. Mountaineer.
A variety of musical performances, a record number of old-time craft demonstrations, new student contests and an ample supply of traditional Appalachian cuisine will be featured as part of West Virginia University’s 72nd Mountaineer Week Nov. 1-9.