With a national reputation as a leader in rare earth extraction research, West Virginia University is poised to take another step in developing a domestic supply of rare earth minerals which are critical to national defense and U.S. economic security.
For the first time, scientists have directly detected gravitational waves—ripples in space and time—from the spectacular collision of two neutron stars. Light from the collision was also observed by telescopes, marking the first time that a cosmic event has been viewed in both gravitational waves and light.
A week of Homecoming activities at West Virginia University culminated today (Oct. 14) with the crowning of Morgan Cunningham and Charlie Hageboeck as the 2017 king and queen. The announcement was made during the half-time ceremony at Saturday’s Homecoming football game against Texas Tech.
West Virginia University Health Sciences Vice President and Executive Dean Clay B. Marsh, MD, will address the Congressional Academic Medicine Caucus as part of a panel discussion on how medical schools and teaching hospitals are working to treat patients with opioid use disorders and ultimately stem the tide of overdoses in hard-hit and underserved areas of the country.
Doctoral students from West Virginia University’s Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources captured best poster awards at the International Joint Conference on Biometrics held October 1-4, in Denver, Colorado.
West Virginia University will look at the state’s emerging energy economy through industry experts, public policy organizations, environmental groups and academic institutions at the sixth annual National Energy Conference Oct. 20.
West Virginia University’s LaunchLab Network has been awarded nearly $750,000 from the United States Economic Development Administration to provide the resources to stimulate business ventures and help transform the state’s economy.
Jay Chattaway, a trumpet player who majored in music composition and music education, returns to Morgantown this weekend for the first time since his 1968 graduation to conduct the WVU Marching Band as it performs his original work “Jubilee 150,” written in honor of the University’s 150th birthday for WVU's Homecoming.