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57 WVU Students Travel to Nicaragua to Address Medical Needs


For the last nine years, the West Virginia University Global Medical and Dental Brigades groups have worked in collaboration with Global Brigades to facilitate work in Latin America. This spring, the largest group to ever travel from WVU worked in...
19-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU's Popp Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award


Brian Popp, assistant professor of chemistry at West Virginia University, has been awarded the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER award.
18-Apr-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Passion of Politics


A scholarship gift from West Virginia University alumni will support political science undergraduate students.
12-Apr-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Microwave Chemistry Research Heats Up at WVU


Similar to how microwave ovens heat soup but not the bowl, researchers at West Virginia University are exploring the possibility of heating one solution component selectively over others in chemical reactions.
11-Apr-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Creating Pathways to Flexible Humanities Degrees, Careers


Ryan Claycomb, a professor in the West Virginia University Department of English and interim director of the WVU Humanities Center, is working to create pathways for more flexible doctoral degrees in the humanities, particularly English and history,...
9-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Department of History Receives American Historical Association Grant to Support Career Diversity Initiative


West Virginia University is one of 20 institutions in the U.S. to receive a 2018 Career Diversity Implementation Grant from the American Historical Association (AHA) to support a career diversity initiative for graduate students in the Department of...
9-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Debate Team Members Qualify for National Debate Tournament


Two students on the West Virginia University Debate Team have qualified for the National Debate Tournament for the first time since 1986.
3-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Reclaiming Appalachian Identity


Joshua Stuart, an interdisciplinary studies major at West Virginia University will present research at the Appalachian Studies Association conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, April 5-8. His presentation focuses on queer culture in Appalachia, where he...
2-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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WVU Geographer Helps Prepare for Internal Climate Migration Through New World Bank Report


Internal climate migrants are rapidly becoming the human face of climate change, according to a new report from World Bank. Brent McCusker, a professor of geography at West Virginia University, has contributed to a study of migration projections...
5-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Cassese Named First Harriet E. Lyon Professor in Women's and Gender Studies


Erin Cassese, an associate professor of political science at West Virginia University, has been named the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences’ first Harriet E. Lyon Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies.
29-Mar-2018 7:05 AM EDT

Jackson Named Fellow of American Academy of Forensic Sciences


Glen Jackson, a professor of forensic and investigative science at West Virginia University, has been promoted to the rank of Fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. The rank is one of the highest recognitions for researchers in the...
28-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT

WVU Researcher Illuminating Gender Dynamics in 2018 Election


Erin Cassese, an associate professor of political science at West Virginia University , has been selected to contribute her expertise on gender in American politics to Gender Watch 2018, a non-partisan project dedicated to tracking, analyzing and...
23-Mar-2018 7:05 AM EDT

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

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