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WVU Biology Students Investigate the Impact of Climate Change on Appalachian Forests


Biology students at West Virginia University are studying the impact of climate change on the forests of the Appalachian Mountains. Justin Mathias and Nanette Raczka, Ph.D. students in the Department of Biology, have received Smithsonian Center for...
20-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Change Never Ages


As the second-oldest state in the nation, West Virginia is in dire need for professionals who can work with its aging population. To meet this need, the School of Social Work at West Virginia University has launched a new undergraduate gerontology...
18-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Physicists Chase New ‘Wave’ of Condensed Matter Research


Just one year after arriving at West Virginia University, physicist Lian Li is taking physics research to new frontiers. In collaboration with fellow WVU condensed matter experiment expert Cheng Cen, they are breaking the rules of classical physics...
14-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Native American Studies Program to host 25th anniversary peace tree events Oct. 8-10


The Native American Studies Program at West Virginia University welcomes the public to its annual Peace Tree Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. This year’s guest of honor is Onondaga Chief Oren Lyons, a leader known...
13-Sep-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovering the Art of Waste

Stephanie Foote is the first West Virginia University faculty member to be chosen for a National Humanities Center Fellowship. Foote is in residence at the National Humanities Center in Durham, N.C. for the 2017-18 academic year while working on her...
12-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Department of History to Host 7th Annual Sen. Rush D. Holt Guest Lecture Sept. 26


The Department of History at West Virginia University will feature historian and religious studies scholar Jon Butler for its annual Sen. Rush D. Holt Lecture Series. Butler will present his lecture, “Protestantism, American Religion and the...
11-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Growing the Future


As part of the Center for Bioenergy Innovation led by the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Steve DiFazio and Jonathan Cumming received $1.25 million to increase the viability of the bioproducts industry by enhancing trees’...
7-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU World Languages Chair Receives Fulbright Specialist Grant


Ángel Tuninetti, world languages, literatures, and linguistics department chair at West Virginia University, will travel to Paraguay this fall to build Spanish-language and culture programs for international students.
5-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Increasing Health Care Access for Active-Duty Military


16-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Geologist Discovers Whirlwind Phenomena in Andes Mountains


24-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

A 'Minor Apocalypse'


Little is known about the history of Warsaw, Poland during World War I. Public memory of Warsaw’s role in the Great War has been obscured by the terror, violence, genocide and physical destruction during World War II. West Virginia University...
1-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST

New Book Explores Correlation Between Pornography, Violence Against Women


“Violence Against Women in Pornography,” a new book written by Dekeseredy, the Anna Deane Carlson Endowed Chair of Social Sciences and director of the WVU Research Center on Violence, delves into the impact the pornography industry has had on...
13-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT

How Is Our Control Over Our Actions Influenced by Luck?

Does a person’s negative circumstances – particularly those including poverty, lack of education, lack of strong parental support – affect whether they are morally responsible for their behavior? That’s just one of the questions Matthew...
15-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Prevention-Focused Mental Health Care Education Wins Top Nod in Journal of Social Work


2-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST

WVU Political Science Professor to Help Observe Ukrainian Local Elections Sunday


23-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Life and Works of First Native American Female Author to Be Presented at Washington, D.C. Meeting of Indigenous Studies Association


Sarah Winnemucca, a 19th century Northern Paiute woman who dedicated her life to improving the living conditions for American Indians in the West, was known for her activism. While her life has been documented in a loose autobiography in the...
3-Jun-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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