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WVU Planetarium to host pre-eclipse event

Posted: Aug 17 2017 - 4:33 PM

Submitted to The Dominion PostMORGANTOWN — The WVU Planetarium and Observatory will host a pre-eclipse event from 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 19.The event will include special planetarium shows, mini-lectures and Q&A sessions with astronomers, han...

Coal mine drainage project moves to next phase

Posted: Aug 17 2017 - 4:22 PM

Submitted to The Dominion PostMORGANTOWN — Sens. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) announced Aug. 17 that WVU Research Corporation was selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to move on to a second phase of...

WVU freshmen get a chance to connect

Posted: Aug 16 2017 - 10:16 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU held its first day of classes for the fall 2017 semester Aug. 16, with a record number of first-time freshman students, 6,224, according to a press release.One group of students taking WVUE 119, a freshman orientation clas...

WVU names director of Greek life

Posted: Aug 16 2017 - 1:51 PM

MORGANTOWN — Matthew Richardson has been named director of Greek life at WVU, effective Aug. 28. Richardson is the coordinator of fraternity and sorority life at the University of Pittsburgh.As the director of Greek life, he will provide...

FallFest marks start of new WVU school year

Posted: Aug 15 2017 - 11:35 PM

MORGANTOWN — Another FallFest is in the books, signaling the start of another fall semester at WVU. FallFest is an annual concert held to welcome students on the night before classes begin. This year, FallFest was held at t...

National Science Foundation awards $2M grant to WVU researchers

Posted: Aug 13 2017 - 3:42 PM

MORGANTOWN — WVU researchers have been awarded a five-year, $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to improve classroom experiences for engineering and computer science students. The project, which aims to contin...