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West Virginia University biologist Jonathan Cumming is studying willow and poplar trees by analyzing their differential sensitivity to soils that are left behind after mining.
18-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

West Virginia Dialect Project Launches 'WVU Voices' Documentary


West Virginia University's West Virginia Dialect Project has created a documentary, "WVU Voices," to showcase the diversity of dialect on campus.
11-Jan-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

When Lightning Strikes


WVU physicists among collaborators granted $7 million to form U.S. Department of Energy center of excellence. the collaboration conducts up to five physics experiments per Z shot, considered a high standard in sharing runtime economically at...
13-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

WVU Physicists Tune the Dynamics of Exotic Quantum Particles

Physicists at West Virginia University have discovered a way to control a newly discovered quantum particle, potentially leading to faster computers and other electronic devices.
5-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

WVU Students Receive NASA Space Grant Fellowships


Five students from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University have been awarded undergraduate fellowships from the NASA West Virginia Space Grant Consortium.
4-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Human Dimensions of Water


Water is the driving force of all nature, but how do people react when an area begins to run out of water? Martina Angela Caretta, assistant professor of geography at West Virginia University, seeks to answer that question in a report she...
30-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Sound of Silence

Sound waves could be the future of biomedical research, diagnosing and treatment, says Peng Li, a chemistry professor at West Virginia University. Li is a data analyst for an ongoing research study using an acoustic device to separate...
24-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Maggie Anderson, Author of ‘Dear All,’ to Give Reading Oct. 30

The Department of English at West Virginia University will host a reading by poet Maggie Anderson on Monday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the WVU Downtown Library’s Milano Room.
19-Oct-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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More Than a Mentor: WVU Social Work Professor Honored for Mentorship


West Virginia University social work professor Carrie Rishel will be honored this fall as an effective mentor in the Council on Social Work Education’s Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work Education Mentor Recognition Program.
17-Oct-2017 7:05 AM EDT

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

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