West Virginia University students will be able to help ensure space travel is safe for future explorers thanks to the continuation of a long-standing partnership with NASA announced Wednesday (Oct. 2). NASA approved a contract of up to $24.9 million for support services at the agency’s Katherine Johnson Independent Verification & Validation facility in Fairmont.
Paul Ziemkiewicz, director of the Water Research Institute at West Virginia University’s Energy Institute, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Tuesday, May 14, on recent research advances on the development of a domestic source of rare earth elements.
The West Virginia University Board of Governors today (Feb. 8) gave final approval to a trio of updated policies, and also sent out for comment the latest updated rule as it works to complete policy revisions in the wake of the adoption of laws permitting more independence from the state Higher Education Policy Commission. The three rules, unanimously approved, deal with conflicts of interest, outside consulting and ethics; identify theft detection and prevention; and a tobacco-free campus.
A clarification and tightening of West Virginia University’s tobacco-free campus rules was approved for comment Friday by the Board of Governors. The move is part of an ongoing revision of University governance stemming from the state Legislature’s adoption last year of laws permitting more independence from the state Higher Education Policy Commission.
In this edition of Gee Mail, West Virginia University President Gordon Gee visits with students who have undergone life experiences that are different from others on campus. They are veterans of the United States Armed Forces, and their journeys beyond the military have stretched to the campus of WVU.
The West Virginia University Board of Governors on Friday continued adjusting the institution’s governance rules in response to the state Legislature’s adoption of laws permitting more independence from the state Higher Education Policy Commission.
West Virginia University and Morgantown city leaders are working together to create solutions for the area’s health problems at their source by creating a community that supports wholeness and improves physical, mental and social well-being for residents.
When Bob Roberts first walked on to the West Virginia University campus, he was a 23-year-old non-commissioned officer with the U.S. Air Force, working with ROTC. Now, more than 37 years, later, he’s preparing to retire after 33 years – the last 28-plus as chief of what is now the University Police Department.