WVU geologist selected for NASA’s Mars 2020 team
West Virginia University geologist Kathy Benison is representing the Mountain State
as one of 10 scientists selected as a Return Sample Selection Participating Scientist
for NASA’s Mars 2020 expedition. She is responsible for helping to select the rocks
and sediments that will be gathered, or cached, by the Mars 2020 rover.
West Virginia University geographers are linking the political and human rights
issues at borders today to the legacies of foreign and domestic policy across
the globe since World War I.
WV Log Cabins Have a Story to Tell
Reapportionment and West Virginia
- 021320Moral Vulnerability in a Time of Political Crisis
- 0203202020 Seedy Talks
- 012820Crystal Wilkinson, author of 'The Birds of Opulence,' to give reading
- 121019Poetry reading by Jose Olivarez
- 120919Women's and Gender Studies Showcase
- 120719Children's Chemistry Show
- 120619Lunchtime Looks with Amy Hirshman
- 120419Open house for the Center for Resilient Communities
- 111419Just Vision
- 110819Mountaineers Are Always Free
- 110519Discovery of Pulsars: A Graduate Student's Story
- 102819You Can Do Sociology Anywhere
Geography student named WVU's 24th Truman Scholar
Kassandra Colón is committed to improving cultural representation in the classroom through her research.Read more about her initiative.
We offer several student organizations to help you make the most of of your education.
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Selected students are awarded a $3,500 stipend for eight weeks of mentored research. An additional $2,000 is available for travel to a professional conference or for supplies.
Live WVU Weather Station
The Brooks Hall weather station obtains real-time meteorological data for teaching and research in physical geography, and it presents current weather conditions on campus. It was the first weather station bought with NSF funding.