Engineers Without Borders

WVU Engineers Without Borders begins development project in Dominican Republic

It's difficult to realize how important clean water is in day-to-day life until it's gone. West Virginia University's Engineers Without Borders chapter spent a week of their summer planning how to give that valuable resource to a community in Caobete, Dominican Republic.

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Harpers Ferry

Engineers from WVU assess fire damage in historic Harpers Ferry

Less than a month ago, fire raged through Harpers Ferry, which sits on a peninsula at the confluence of the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle. The town, which changed hands eight times during the Civil War between 1861 and 1865, is best known as a site of a failed raid on a federal arsenal in 1858 by abolitionist John Brown.
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Jason Davis

WVU alumnus finds calling as space news reporter

Jason Davis isn't an engineer but that doesn't stop him from writing about it. The Fairmont native spent many years in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources, first as a student, then as a student worker, before embarking on a career that would eventually lead him back to the engineering industry.
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Nick Wu

WVU groundbreaking solar energy research published in Nature Photonics

A team of researchers from West Virginia University have had their groundbreaking research on converting solar energy to fuel published in Nature Photonics, a prestigious peer-reviewed scientific journal.
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Engineering fraternity chapter formed at WVU

At a time when Greek organizations across the nation are taking a hit for bad behavior, a new fraternity at West Virginia University is hoping to change that stigma.
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Karl Barth

WVU's Barth tests next step in innovative bridge technology

Most people don't think of bridges as being portable or modular but Karl Barth isn't most people.
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