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WVU Department of History to host 54th annual Callahan Lecture March 22

The Department of History at West Virginia University will feature author and historian William Beezley as the speaker for the 2018 Callahan Lecture.
13-Mar-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Going the Distance

Eight West Virginia University students traveled to the Galapagos Islands January 5-14 to compete at Model UN’s annual international conference.
6-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


WVU Center for Excellence in STEM Education receives $100,000 Eberly Foundation grant to expand WVUteach program

Through WVUteach, the West Virginia University Center for Excellence in STEM Education is set to produce nearly 25 STEM teachers each year, accelerating the pace of placing certified teachers in vacant West Virginia classrooms. A $100,000 grant from...
28-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


WVU Launches New Transatlantic MA in International History and Security Studies

The West Virginia University Department of History has partnered with Collegium Civitas in Warsaw, Poland to launch a new transatlantic Master of Arts in international history and security studies for fall 2018.
26-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


WVU Students Selected for Legislative Internships

Eleven students from the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University have been selected to intern at the West Virginia State Legislature this semester.
20-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


WVU Alumna Named 2018 Outstanding West Virginian

West Virginia University alumna Caitlin Ahrens (BS Geology and Physics, 2015) was chosen as the 2018 Jaycees Outstanding Young West Virginian for her role as a NASA ambassador and advocacy for young women in science.
13-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


It's a Match

A West Virginia University researcher is uncovering how firearm evidence and latent fingerprint evidence. Keith Morris, the Ming Hsieh Distinguished Professor of Forensic and Investigative Science, focuses on the variability in the impressions that...
25-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites



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

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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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