The West Virginia University Mountaineer is not just a mascot—it is a symbol of West Virginia history and identity embraced throughout the Mountain State. Rosemary Hathaway, folklorist and associate professor of English in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, explores the spirit of the Mountaineer in her new book, Mountaineers Are Always Free.
Students at West Virginia University have the opportunity to enhance their cultural intelligence through the visits of educators, engineers, healthcare workers and urban planners from all over the world who have traveled here for professional development and integration into community life.
An international partnership is expanding a gateway of cross-campus collaboration while opening avenues for West Virginia University students to travel, conduct research and explore a global perspective.
The wisdom of the past, especially as articulated by Abraham Lincoln, provides a guidepost for the future, especially for the land-grant universities he signed into law, West Virginia University President Gordon Gee said Monday (Oct. 14) in his annual State of the University address.
After three days and 50 hours, Infinity Processing and Flux Iron overcame a field of 30 students in six teams to win WV Forward’s inaugural Impact Challenge Weekend competition held at West Virginia University’s LaunchLab in Evansdale Crossing.
West Virginia University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion has been recognized by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine with the 2018 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity for the fourth consecutive year.
Several changes in approaching freshmen retention issues, plus a multi-year emphasis on keeping students at West Virginia University have resulted in an improved retention rate this semester Provost Maryanne Reed told the Board of Governors Friday.