A West Virginia University engineering professor has won a prestigious grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for work that can help model and classify distant objects and their features quicker than ever before.
After two stagnant months, the Mountain State Business Index released today (Jan. 29) indicates West Virginia's business performance grew 0.2 percent in December, returning the state to growth territory.
Sarah Melanson runs - miles and miles in a row - and never tires. In fact, she swims and cycles like that, too. At just 17, she became the youngest female to ever complete an Ironman distance triathlon - combining a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run.
With concern growing about the safety of the nation's bridges and other infrastructure, West Virginia University researchers studying how composite materials can be used to address the issues have received two National Science Foundation grants totaling more than $1 million to support their work.
Despite being his political opposition, Republicans have more incentives than ever to work with President Barack Obama, according to Patrick Hickey, assistant professor of political science at West Virginia University.