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WVU Researchers, Health Professionals Lead New Effort to Prevent HIV and Hepatitis C Outbreaks Related to Opioid Epidemic

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When communities face epidemics of drug abuse, a wave of infectious diseases often follows, including hepatitis and HIV. A new federally-funded program in southern West Virginia, led by West Virginia University, will seek to interrupt that cycle. 
16-Aug-2017 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ecosystem Greenhouse Gases Under Rising Temperatures to Be Studied by WVU Researcher

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A WVU professor will study worldwide data to identify ecological similarities and emergent scaling laws of carbon, water and energy exchanges between the land and atmosphere.
10-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

West Virginia University Researchers Receive NSF Funding to Support Student Diversity in Engineering and Computer Science

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NSF funding will help WVU develop inclusive professional identities for engineering students. The program is a cross-campus collaboration between the College of Education and Human Services, the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources...
10-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Completes Study Estimating Urban Forests Provide More Than $59 Million in Ecosystem Services

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Urban forests capture pollutants, store carbons and have other significant benefits that can be quantified
9-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Technology That Connects Aging Adults in Rural Areas with Health Experts Improves Weight Loss

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Melissa Ventura Marra, assistant professor of human nutrition and foods in the WVU Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, is part of a multistate research team that is evaluating how food security and lifestyle choices such as...
21-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Emissions Researchers Help Address Automotive Industry and Regulatory Challenges on Clean-Diesel Issues

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The most recent study from WVU’s Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions measured oxides of nitrogen emissions, or NOx, from five Fiat Chrysler vehicles in real-world and laboratory tests.
15-Jun-2017 5:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Researchers Help Detect Gravitational Waves for the Third Time; Confirm New Population of Black Holes

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West Virginia University professors Zach Etienne and Sean McWilliams and a group of WVU graduate students are part of a global team of scientists who have detected gravitational waves for the third time, demonstrating that a new window in astronomy...
1-Jun-2017 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

WVU Professor’s Patented System Could Save Lives and Make Cities More Resilient After Natural Disasters

West Virginia University professor Hota GangaRao and Praveen Majjigapu, a Ph.D. student in civil engineering, have developed a system that will increase the strength and endurance of structures in earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and other large...
18-May-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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