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WVU geologist selected for NASA’s Mars 2020 team

Benison investigates an acidic salt lake in Western Australia.
When samples from the Mars 2020 expedition eventually make their way to Earth, the scientists of tomorrow will have a WVU Mountaineer to thank. West...

West Liberty unveils new track, athletic complex

West Liberty University has dedicated a new field and athletic complex.
West Liberty University this weekend dedicated a new field and athletic complex, which will serve the school's track, soccer, and cross-country squads. The West Family...

Glenville creates forestry, land surveying scholarships

A forester manages growth in a West Virginia woodland.
The Glenville State College Department of Land Resources has announced new scholarships honoring two professors who pioneered the forest technology and land-surveying technology majors...

WVU awarded $5 million to build acid mine drainage facility

An acidic stream in West Virginia is revealed by yellow-tinged rocks.
The West Virginia Water Research Institute at West Virginia University has been awarded $5 million to scale-up its Rare-Earth Recovery Project, which will include...

WVU, NASA partnership soars with $25 million contract

The Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility
Students at West Virginia University will help ensure space travel is safe for future explorers thanks to the continuation of a long-standing partnership with...

WVU expanding its Charleston presence with new office space

West Virginia University has announced plans to open a new facility in the Equities House in downtown Charleston, West Virginia.
West Virginia University is expanding its presence in Charleston, West Virginia, leasing two floors in Equities House, a central downtown office building that will...

Glenville State College unveils new transfer program

Clark Hall stands near the highest point on the campus of Glenville State College in West Virginia.
Already enjoying increased enrollment, Glenville State College is unveiling a new program that prospective students can use at home to determine the transferability of...

Bethany College welcomes three Fulbright scholars

Fulbright Scholars Léa Serres, left, Aya Atwa, and Chu-Yun Hsueh will teach language courses in French, Arabic, and Chinese at Bethany College in the 2019-2020 academic year.
Bethany College is hosting three recipients of the prestigious Fulbright scholarship who will be teaching foreign languages during the school's 2019-2020 academic year. Engaged through...

WVU Tech Homecoming weekend to feature community events

WVU Tech students socialize along South Kanawha Street in Beckley, West Virginia.
WVU Tech will host its annual Homecoming at its new campus in Beckley, West Virginia, September 23-28, featuring a parade, tailgate, and ribbon cuttings...

Can AI be used to improve U.S. coal plant profitability?

Vapor wafts off a cooling tower at the Willow Island Power Station near Belmont, West Virginia.
Can artificial intelligence be employed to boost coal power usage? One chemical engineer at West Virginia University is tapping into artificial intelligence to improve...

Affordability, student support boost Glenville enrollment

Glenville State College rises on a hill alopng the Little Kanawha River at Glenville, West Virginia.
Affordability and student-support initiatives are boosting fall enrollment at Glenville State College, which welcomed 425 new traditional and online students this semester, bringing total...

Alderson Broaddus ranked top by U.S. News & World Report

Alderson Broaddus has been named Best Value and Best Regional College in the South by U.S. News & World Report.
Alderson Broaddus University received recognition this week as the highest-ranking West Virginia college or university in two categories published by U.S. News & World...

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