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WVU team wins second consecutive international mine rescue competition

For the second year in a row, the West Virginia University Mine Rescue Team from the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources is the champion of the 2024 Intercollegiate Mine Emergency Response Competition. The team competed in the event held Feb. 23-24 in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada.

WVU Foundation mourns passing of former president and CEO

As president and CEO of the WVU Foundation, F. Duke Perry used his fundraising skills and experience to achieve new philanthropic milestones in support of West Virginia University. Following his death last week at age 84, he is credited with helping transform WVU into a modern land-grant university.

WVU students take research road trip to West Virginia Capitol

West Virginia University undergraduate researchers demonstrated the importance of research led by the state’s flagship, land-grant institution for lawmakers firsthand during Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol Thursday (Feb. 22).

WVU extends several deadlines due to FAFSA delays

West Virginia University is extending multiple key deadlines for current and incoming students following delays at the federal level for the 2024-2025 Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA.

WVU pharmacy faculty member launches study to make vaccines more effective

With a $323,000 grant from Merck & Co. Inc., Sharan Bobbala, assistant professor in the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy, is exploring how lipid nanoparticles can precisely deliver adjuvants — the molecules in vaccines that stimulate the immune system — to white blood cells.

WVU researchers use AI to predict, detect Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers at West Virginia University have identified a set of diagnostic metabolic biomarkers that can help them develop artificial intelligence tools to detect Alzheimer’s disease in its early stages, as well as determine risk factors and treatment interventions.