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WVU Engineers Week to feature lectures, prizes, competitions

A full slate of activities, including lectures by two corporate executives, the chance to win great prizes and a first-ever video competition, highlight a week of activities planned in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University as part of National Engineers Week, scheduled for February 21-27.
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WVU alumni track statistics for Super Bowl-bound Carolina Panthers

Two West Virginia University alumni have had the experience of a lifetime tracking statistics for the National Football League's Carolina Panthers, the number one ranked team in the National Football Conference.
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Scientific video journal visits WVU research facility

JoVE, a peer reviewed scientific video journal, recently visited West Virginia University to film a segment on technology created at the Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions.
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WVU's Watts honored as History Hero

Royce J. Watts, associate dean for administration in West Virginia University's Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, was selected as a 2016 West Virginia History Hero. Watts was honored during held a History Day program and ceremony held at the Culture Center in Charleston.
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Watts Museum's sponsors Huntington highway historical marker

West Virginia University's Royce J. and Caroline B. Watts Museum has sponsored a West Virginia highway historical marker designating the former location of a mine rescue train car. The car was one of seven original Pullman Company train cars purchased by the U.S. Bureau of Mines in 1910, and was retrofitted for use in mine safety and rescue operations throughout Appalachia's coalfields.
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WVU engineering student proposal accepted to NASA's Micro-g NExT program

A group of West Virginia University engineering students have been accepted to NASA's Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Designs Team program, which challenges undergraduate students to design, build and test a tool or device that addresses a current space exploration problem.
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