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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...

Alderson Broaddus celebrates ten percent enrollment increase

Alderson Broaddus's Opening Convocation event commences a new academic year by welcoming the Class of 2023.
Alderson Broaddus University is celebrating a 10-percent increase in enrollment as the academic year launches, welcoming students from nearly 20 countries and 35 states,...

WVU developing ‘critical’ rare earth elements from coal waste

WVU engineer developing ‘critical’ rare earth elements from coal waste.
West Virginia University mining engineers are developing a method to create a self-supply of rare earth elements in the United States from coal waste. “Rare...

Glenville College to perform at World Bluegrass Conference

Members of the Glenville State College Bluegrass Band, left to right, include Lydia Boyd, Alex Leport, Logan Phares, Isaac Putnum, Chase Arbogast, Nick Blake, Sammy Murphy, and George Lilly.
The Glenville State College Bluegrass Band will join 13 collegiate bluegrass bands from seven states at the International Bluegrass Music Association Foundation’s Bluegrass College...

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