Future geologists and engineers studying at West Virginia University are using the same advanced software as oil and natural gas professionals thanks to an in-kind gift from Petroleum Experts Limited worth nearly $6.4 million.
West Virginia University announced recommendations Wednesday (Sept. 20) aimed at creating a more focused and cost-efficient suite of academic support services to assist colleges and schools while better serving students’ needs. Separate from the recent Academic Program Portfolio Review, an evaluation of the 20 ASUs in the Provost’s Office began in May.
Representing West Virginia University and the entire Mountain State, “The Pride of West Virginia,” the Mountaineer Marching Band, will participate in the 2024 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, marking the second appearance for the band in the historic parade.
A $4 million gift to West Virginia University from Antero Resources and Antero Midstream is expanding educational opportunities at the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources to help prepare future petroleum and natural gas engineers.
West Virginia University College of Law students committed to criminal justice, public service and child advocacy will benefit from three gifts — totaling $250,000 — made by pioneering alumna Margaret Workman in memory of her late children.
West Virginia University, the state’s flagship, land-grant R1 institution, reported a record $231 million in externally supported expenditures, which are mainly designated for research, for fiscal year 2023.
This year's Ruby Scholars Graduate Fellows are Christopher Anderson, Jessica Hovingh, Annalisa Huckaby, Nicole Krahulik and Travis Rawson. Each student will receive a $34,000 stipend, a $2,000 travel grant and tuition waiver to allow them to continue their doctoral-level research at West Virginia University.
The planned gift from Gregory and Amber Nailler, of Mars, Pennsylvania, will provide support for the West Virginia University football program, the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, WVU Medicine Children’s and the Country Roads program led by the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities.