Paul Ziemkiewicz has been working to clean up streams for decades, but the discovery that acid mine drainage or AMD, holds the elements used in electronics has made that effort not only noble, but potentially profitable.
Successors: WVU alum flies into storms for science
A team known as the “Hurricane Hunters” gets up close and personal with these storms. While local officials and meteorologists signal caution to their viewers that may be in areas of danger, West Virginia University graduate Nick Underwood and his colleagues fly directly into them.Read→
Solving for the real world
Researchers from across campus crowded into the sleek Media Innovation Center with coffee in hand — curious and committed to nearly 36 hours of working together with some people they knew and a lot of others they did not. Provost Maryanne Reed stood at a lectern to kick off a hackathon — the kind of challenge found in Silicon Valley.Read→
AMA President, alumna Patrice Harris Urges Americans to Stay Home
As the new coronavirus spreads the COVID-19 disease across the world, West Virginia University Magazine spoke with alumna Dr. Patrice Harris, current president of the American Medical Association, about the advice her association is giving the medical community and the rest of us at home.Read→