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WVU Davis College announces 150th anniversary ice cream flavors

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream,” and not just any ice cream, but Appalachian Apple Crumble and Land Grant Crunch, two flavors recently voted as most desired in an online poll held by the  West Virginia University  Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design.

After more than 150 votes were tallied, these two flavors tied for first, and they will serve as the Davis College’s signature desserts throughout its yearlong 150th anniversary celebration next year.

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WVU design students showcase talents, compete to have t-shirt design produced

To West Virginia University design students, a t-shirt is much more than just an article of clothing.

Earlier this semester, students from WVU’s graphic design and fashion, dress and merchandising programs joined an elite group of designers from five universities to compete in the Student Design League.

Powered by Robin Ruth, an international casual lifestyle and traveler’s brand, the unique competition was created to empower student designers and give them a chance to showcase their talents.

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From Mars to a greenhouse near you: WVU team transitions robot from rover to pollinator

Robot Agriculture — Pictured are researchers, Nicole Waterland, Yong Lak Park, Xin Li and Jason Gross.

Pollinators play a significant role in the production of more than 150 food crops in the United States with almost all fruit and grain crops requiring pollination to produce their crop. Pollinators come in all shapes and sizes and if a research team from  West Virginia University has its way, they may also one day come in the form of a robot.

And it’s not just any robot; it’s  Cataglyphis, winner of the Sample Return Robot Challenge, part of NASA’s Centennial Challenge.

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