We take a look back at the people, places and events that helped make WVU truly unique.
Some students come from across the world just to attend WVU. Some students' parents immigrated to the U.S. And many students were born here. However they got here, they're all Mountaineers.
A chemical spill that affected the Charleston area water system impacted over 300,000 people. See how WVU students and faculty responded to the emergency.
WVU researchers are looking for a key to unlock the secrets of neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia. New technology is enabling them to map the brain and look for answers.
The Center for Black Culture and Research celebrates 25 years of embracing diversity at WVU.
Did you know that Jay Chattaway, who won an Emmy for composing the score of the series finale of Star Trek: Voyager, is a WVU grad?
WVU College of Law students provide valuable resources for land planning in Beckley and other West Virginia towns
Thinking, shopping, and buying local. Journalism students show small communities how to develop and cash in on buying local initiatives.
Using some top-notch technology, the WVU Visitors Center introduces prospective students to the University.
Eve Faulkes isn’t an average designer; she might design lanyards using weed eater string one day and host a conference on political communication design the next.
Perhaps his nickname can be “stream doctor.” Todd Petty diagnoses stream ecology problems and prescribes a course of action to make it better for fish populations.
Cardiologist Larry Rhodes delves into each patient’s case with his whole heart. Treating children with major heart problems is what makes him tick.
She wants to save the world. Cyanne Loyle is researching how to end conflict through rule of law and justice.
Kristen Matak is a food scientist who is thinking creatively to bring new food (egg stick, anybody?) to a grocery store near you.
Drilling for natural gas within Marcellus Shale is booming and controversial. Shikha Sharma is working to make sure it’s safe for the environment.
Sandy Baldwin doesn’t just sit and play online games like a typical user. He immerses himself and his students in very unusual and creative ways.
Take a seat at our dinner table where we will tackle critical issues (like energy, the environment, healthcare) facing West Virginia and the world. Our dinner conversation has never been so animated.
What do community planning, sustainable clothing, and robots have in common? They are all part of WVU’s direct influence on jobs and the economy.
Three special Mountaineers have very different visions of greatness that they brought to life. A professional wrestler, an inventor, and a documentary maker are all passionate about achieving their dreams.
The universe is sending us 10,000 messages every day. You can’t see them. You can’t understand them. But then again, neither can anybody else.
Changing culture is never easy but sometimes necessary. Read how Mountaineers are approaching the need for change.
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, alumnus Rustin Moore led the largest horse rescue in the nation’s history.
Take a virtual tour of the new Art Museum of WVU before you visit in person.
She helped to free more than 2,000 enslaved fishermen in Indonesia. Then she and her team won the Pulitzer Prize for their reporting. Here’s how Margie Mason did it.
The U.S. and China are global powers locked in competition. WVU is building a bridge between the two.
The WVU Bluegrass Band is bringing songs from Appalachia's past into the life of school children throughout West Virginia.
Filmmaker returns home to tell one of Mountaineer history’s sweetest stories.
After she left WVU, this researcher went on to design the astronaut exercise program still used on the International Space Station.
Meet the "patients" that students practice on before they ever meet a human patient.
Check out these wild sculptures from lizard wings to a medieval torture device.