WVU awarded two prestigious DOE grants to develop new methods for energy generation and storage

When it comes to energy research - the kind that will transform the country's economic, security and environmental outlook - the nation needs more than first downs. It needs touchdowns, and West Virginia University is about to drive two into the end zone.

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WVU mining professor wins prestigious award from Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration

Aaron Noble, assistant professor of mining engineering at West Virginia University, has been awarded an inaugural Academic Career Development Grant from the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration. The three-year, $300,000 award supports junior faculty members with an eye toward ensuring the academic sustainability of mining programs in the U.S.
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Herbst named chair of mining engineering at WVU

John A. Herbst, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, has been named the Robert E. Murray Endowed Chair of West Virginia University's Department of Mining Engineering, effective August 16, 2015.
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Joel Mejia

WVU faculty member attends minority leadership institute

Academic institutions across the country are seeking ways to lessen the underrepresentation of minority leadership in science, technology, engineering and math. West Virginia University's Joel Mejia, assistant professor of freshman engineering, recently attended the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Sciences' Summer Leadership Institute to become a part of the movement.
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Stefania Rossi, WVU President E. Gordon Gee and Sharrafti Kuzmar look over blue prints for the Solar Decathlon STILE house.

WVU and UTV partner to make a comeback in Solar Decathlon 2015

The West Virginia University and University of Rome Tor Vergata Solar Decathlon team is back, and the nearly 50 students involved are ready to design, build and operate an energy-efficient solar-powered house.
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WVU recommits to collaboration with UTV

WVU and the University of Rome Tor Vergata have renewed their memorandum of understanding, providing students and faculty from both schools the chance to foster international understanding, academic cooperation and faculty collaboration.
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