West Virginia University
The College of Business and Economics’ new MBA class put on their business and volunteer hats to help with ongoing flood relief in southern West Virginia. Students met with 33 businesses that had received grants through the RISE West Virginia program. Read about their experience.
WVU was the only school in the nation to send two teams to NASA’s Mars Ice Challenge. In the end, one team — Mountaineer Ice Drilling Automated System or MIDAS — had the golden touch and captured top overall honors in the competition. Read about the victory.
Our future alumni come from 107 countries. Some of them immigrated to the U.S. as children. Others are the children of immigrants. And some just arrived in the U.S. to attend college. Read the stories of Mountaineers from around the world.
In graduate school, you can delve into research with real-life implications. Praveen Majjigapu, a civil engineering doctoral student, and Professor Hota GangaRao developed a system to increase the strength and endurance of structures and help communities prevent catastrophe.