One hundred and fifty years — and what a ride it’s been. From humble beginnings as an agricultural college in 1867, West Virginia University has become a premier research institution with a focus on world-changing innovations that are making a lasting impact in the fields that matter most.Explore Our History
It's a birthday party 150 years in the making — and you're invited.
You've been sharing your reasons with us. Now it's time to compile the list. We will unveil a new reason each day.
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Compare photos of historical landmarks over time.