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An Angus bull stands in a field beside a fence  

University helps cattlemen boost efficiency and profitability during 51st annual Wardensville Bull Test and Sale

More than 250 cattlemen will gather March 22 at noon at the WVU Reymann Memorial Farm to participate in the 51st annual Wardensville Bull Sale, during which 100 performance tested bulls will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. The sale is the culminating event of the Wardensville Bull Evaluation Program, more commonly referred to as the Wardensville Bull Test.

 Golden Bears gather for Hall of Fame 2018 inductions.  WVU Tech alumni, employees, students and friends gathered in Beckley for the University’s second-annual Golden Bear Alumni Weekend on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3.  

WVU Tech celebrates standouts at Golden Bear Weekend

WVU Tech alumni, employees, students and friends recently gathered in Beckley for the University’s second-annual Golden Bear Alumni Weekend. From campus tours and award receptions to catching up with old classmates and professors, the event brought together hundreds of Golden Bears and their families to celebrate outstanding members of the WVU Tech community.

Man standing behind opaque glass pointing at a lock composed of 1's and 0's.  

WVU Board of Governors approves both undergraduate and graduate cybersecurity programs

In response to the surging, global demand for cybersecurity professionals, the West Virginia University Board of Governors Tuesday (March 6) approved both undergraduate and graduate academic programs in cybersecurity. The approvals by the WVU board set into motion collaborative and independent curricula by the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources and the College of Business and Economics starting in the fall semester of this year.

WVU student working at the Model United Nations conference.  

WVU students travel to Galapagos Islands for Model United Nations conference

Earlier this year, eight students found themselves on top of an inactive volcano in the Galapagos Islands, wielding machetes to remove an invasive species that was endangering the cacao plant growing on the volcano. The students, all members of WVU’s Model United Nations student organization, traveled to the island January 5-14 to compete at Model UN’s annual international conference.

The Cross Currents Clay and Culture NCECA Pittsburgh, March 14-17, 2018 graphic.  

School of Art & Design co-hosting NCECA

The School of Art & Design will host the Annual Conference of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts in the greater Pittsburgh area March 14–17.

Networking Reception graphic - March 5th, 2018 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., Student Life House  

JobFest to bring more than 50 employers to WVU Tech campus

WVU Tech’s popular JobFest is back, and it’s bringing more than 50 employers from regional engineering, business, healthcare and public service companies and agencies. The event will be hosted in the Van Meter Gym today (March 6) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rena Kobelak, Ryan Jadra and Amy Toscano with their plaque.  

WVU business school named divisional champions at international supply chain competition

West Virginia University’s Global Supply Chain Management program has not be around a long time, but you would never know that from the accolades it has received in its short life. Those accolades kept right on coming this past weekend, as a student supply chain competition team from the WVU College of Business and Economics was named divisional champion of the international Supply Chain Skills Challenge on Feb. 24 at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.