• Researchers join national natural gas utilization program

    Researchers join national natural gas utilization program

    The University has joined the newest branch of the United States Department of Energy's National Network of Manufacturing Institutes. This serves a real-world need for many production locations in the Marcellus Shale, especially those in West Virginia, where some shale gas resources are stranded without pipeline infrastructure, which affects access and price.


  • Celebrating 150 Years

    Celebrating 150 Years

    President Gee joins WVU students Xue Bai and Chenyi Li in the photo booth at WVU's 150th anniversary celebration on February 7, 2017 in the Mountainlair.

    One hundred and fifty years — and what a ride it's been. From humble beginnings as an agricultural college in 1867, West Virginia University has become a premier research institution with a focus on world-changing innovations that are making a lasting impact in the fields that matter most.


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    Breaking Award Records

    WVU students were awarded 30 global scholarships and fellowships during the last academic year. These revered awards support dreams of researching and making contributions to science, discovering new languages, teaching abroad, studying different cultures and forming solutions to critical world issues.